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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 40 49
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 22 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.34% 3.37% 1.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 12.36% 12.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 3
Median daily rate £208 £205 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £100 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £335 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -16.27% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.90 £14.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £102.80 £20.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 105 178 111
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 16.41% 27.30% 15.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 103 36
Median daily rate £355 £363 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +2.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 18 18
Median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +118.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.35 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.15 £46.43 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -1 6 £135 - 2
Chippenham -2 2 - -
Melksham - 1 - -
Windows 7
South West

Windows 7
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 12 (50.00%) ITIL
4 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
5 9 (37.50%) VMware
6 8 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (25.00%) MS Office
9 5 (20.83%) Finance
9 5 (20.83%) Migration
9 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (16.67%) Office 365
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
10 4 (16.67%) CMDB
10 4 (16.67%) QAD
10 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (16.67%) SAP
10 4 (16.67%) Oracle
10 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
10 4 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 4 (16.67%) ERP

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (8.33%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) SAN
2 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.33%) VoIP
3 1 (4.17%) DHCP
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) Skype
3 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Back Office
2 2 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) IT Support
2 6 (25.00%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (20.83%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 4 (16.67%) ERP Support
4 4 (16.67%) IT Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) SAP Support
4 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Support
5 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Technician
6 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) CMDB
2 2 (8.33%) CESG
2 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 2 (8.33%) Linux
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.17%) Android
7 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Migration
3 4 (16.67%) ERP
3 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.17%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (4.17%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.17%) MCDST
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (8.33%) JSP 440
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) VMware
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.67%) Cisco
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) Pegasus
3 4 (16.67%) QAD
3 4 (16.67%) SAP
4 3 (12.50%) Apple
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) 3PAR
5 2 (8.33%) HP
5 2 (8.33%) Sophos
5 2 (8.33%) Veeam
6 1 (4.17%) Forcepoint
6 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.17%) MobileIron