Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 23 October 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 51 29
Rank change year-on-year -2 -22 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 39 36 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.09% 2.89% 5.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.70% 12.29% 29.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 28 30
Wiltshire median daily rate £411 £140 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +193.75% -28.21% -17.89%
10th Percentile £108 £108 £106
90th Percentile £488 £345 £427
South West median daily rate £250 £155 £150
% change year-on-year +61.29% +3.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 22
Wiltshire median hourly rate £15.25 £13.00 £19.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.31% -31.69% -4.85%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £13.08
90th Percentile £19.25 £14.00 £22.25
South West median hourly rate £15.75 £14.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -0.79%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 198 293 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 15.70% 23.55% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 200 113
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £365 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.74% +8.15% +8.00%
10th Percentile £128 £135 £145
90th Percentile £526 £550 £500
South West median daily rate £350 £360 £370
% change year-on-year -2.78% -2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 42
Wiltshire median hourly rate £15.25 £40.00 £19.27
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -61.88% +107.63% -3.96%
10th Percentile £13.00 £21.70 £12.50
90th Percentile £31.50 £47.50 £38.25
South West median hourly rate £18.63 £15.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +18.25% -10.00% +4.82%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Wiltshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Wiltshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Wiltshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Wiltshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +6 23 £344 +164.42% 1
Chippenham -2 2 - -
Corsham -4 2 £478 -
Salisbury -4 1 £95 -66.52%
Trowbridge - 1 - -
Windows 7
South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
3 23 (58.97%) Windows 10
4 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
5 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (33.33%) Finance
7 10 (25.64%) VPN
7 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
7 10 (25.64%) Linux
7 10 (25.64%) Apple iOS
8 9 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (23.08%) NVQ Level 4
8 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
8 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
8 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (23.08%) Ethernet
9 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
9 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
9 8 (20.51%) Windows 8
10 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
10 7 (17.95%) Office 365
10 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
10 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (15.38%) Electronics
11 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
11 6 (15.38%) SAP
11 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (15.38%) Citrix
11 6 (15.38%) Programme Management

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) VPN
2 9 (23.08%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.13%) Firewall
3 2 (5.13%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) SMS
4 1 (2.56%) IPsec
4 1 (2.56%) NAS
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
4 1 (2.56%) VoIP
4 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) FileMaker
2 1 (2.56%) MS Access
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.56%) Redmine
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Telecoms
3 6 (15.38%) Electronics
3 6 (15.38%) Manufacturing
3 6 (15.38%) Marketing
4 2 (5.13%) Military
4 2 (5.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (33.33%) Administrator
2 9 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (20.51%) Desktop Support
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (12.82%) Service Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.26%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Migration Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Office 365 Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Desktop Technician
8 2 (5.13%) Support Technician
8 2 (5.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) LAMP
2 1 (2.56%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.69%) RIA
2 3 (7.69%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) PDA
3 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.56%) iPad
4 1 (2.56%) iPhone
4 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (58.97%) Windows 10
3 19 (48.72%) Windows Server
4 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (25.64%) Apple iOS
5 10 (25.64%) Linux
6 9 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (20.51%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.56%) Android
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
3 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 5 (12.82%) Migration
5 4 (10.26%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Service Management
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.56%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.56%) CRM
7 1 (2.56%) Document Management
7 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.56%) System Testing
7 1 (2.56%) Time Management
7 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) NVQ Level 4
1 9 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 7 (17.95%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.56%) DCSE
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) McAfee ePO
1 4 (10.26%) Nagios
1 4 (10.26%) WSUS
2 3 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.38%) Citrix
2 6 (15.38%) SAP
3 4 (10.26%) Dell KACE
3 4 (10.26%) McAfee
3 4 (10.26%) NetApp
4 2 (5.13%) Apple
4 2 (5.13%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.13%) Cadence
4 2 (5.13%) Dell
4 2 (5.13%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) Samsung
5 1 (2.56%) Sophos