Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 7
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 50 39
Rank change year-on-year +12 -11 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 26 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.55% 1.90% 3.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.98% 8.02% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 10
Swindon median daily rate £375 £130 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +188.46% -29.73% -31.48%
10th Percentile £181 £117 £104
90th Percentile £543 £318 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £415 £140 £195
% change year-on-year +196.43% -28.21% -22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 16
Swindon median hourly rate £15.25 - £18.27
10th Percentile £13.00 - £13.13
90th Percentile £18.75 - £20.63
Wiltshire median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £19.03
% change year-on-year +17.31% -31.69% -4.85%

Windows 7 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 137 162 133
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 18.72% 23.65% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 119 76
Swindon median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £131 £198 £181
90th Percentile £500 £550 £525
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £355 £344
% change year-on-year +5.63% +3.27% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 21
Swindon median hourly rate £13.00 - £17.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -68.29% +95.24% -7.45%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Swindon

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Swindon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Swindon

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Swindon over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Swindon

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
3 15 (57.69%) Windows 10
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (34.62%) Windows 8
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
5 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 8 (30.77%) Office 365
5 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
5 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Finance
6 7 (26.92%) Migration
6 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (26.92%) Citrix
7 5 (19.23%) NetApp
7 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (15.38%) Dell KACE
8 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (15.38%) SQL
8 4 (15.38%) Nagios
8 4 (15.38%) McAfee
8 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
8 4 (15.38%) WSUS
8 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
9 3 (11.54%) RIA
9 3 (11.54%) Smartphone
9 3 (11.54%) HP
9 3 (11.54%) Windows XP

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Internet
1 2 (7.69%) SMS
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MS Access
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Desktop Support
2 8 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Migration Specialist
4 4 (15.38%) Office 365 Specialist
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (7.69%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) RIA
1 3 (11.54%) Smartphone
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) PDA
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Windows 10
3 9 (34.62%) Windows 8
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.85%) Android
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Migration
1 7 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (15.38%) Asset Management
2 4 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Service Management
3 2 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (3.85%) Break/Fix
4 1 (3.85%) Document Management
4 1 (3.85%) System Testing
4 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (15.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
1 1 (3.85%) DCSE
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 20 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (15.38%) Nagios
1 4 (15.38%) WSUS
2 2 (7.69%) SCCM
3 1 (3.85%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) NetApp
4 4 (15.38%) Dell KACE
4 4 (15.38%) McAfee
5 3 (11.54%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) Cadence
6 2 (7.69%) Dell
7 1 (3.85%) Micro Focus
7 1 (3.85%) Novell
7 1 (3.85%) Oracle
7 1 (3.85%) Samsung
7 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
7 1 (3.85%) VMware