The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 55 41 52
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 75 110 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.83% 4.27% 3.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 16.01% 17.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 40 26
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£145 £243 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.20% -25.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £129 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £403 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 25 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.50 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.55 £27.12 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -11.46%
Windows 7
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
525 687 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.82% 26.66% 17.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 325 188
Average daily rate £335 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £210 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 56 50
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.50 £13.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £38.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +10 43 £150 -36.17% 8
Bracknell -1 5 £273 +30.22% 4
Newbury +1 3 - -
Maidenhead -19 3 £400 -
Slough -13 2 £230 +26.02% 3
Wokingham - 1 £130 -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 185 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (57.30%) Active Directory
3 72 (38.92%) Microsoft
4 70 (37.84%) Security Cleared
5 59 (31.89%) DV Cleared
6 52 (28.11%) Windows XP
7 46 (24.86%) Citrix
8 45 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (23.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (18.92%) MS Office
11 33 (17.84%) SCCM
12 32 (17.30%) HP
13 31 (16.76%) MS Exchange
14 27 (14.59%) DHCP
15 26 (14.05%) DNS
15 26 (14.05%) MS Excel
15 26 (14.05%) VMware
15 26 (14.05%) SC Cleared
16 25 (13.51%) Migration
16 25 (13.51%) ITIL
17 23 (12.43%) SLA
17 23 (12.43%) Microsoft Certification
17 23 (12.43%) Windows 8
18 21 (11.35%) MCSE
19 20 (10.81%) Symantec
20 17 (9.19%) VB
20 17 (9.19%) NetBackup
21 16 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
21 16 (8.65%) SQL
21 16 (8.65%) LAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (16.76%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (3.24%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.16%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (2.16%) Lync
5 4 (2.16%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.54%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (18.92%) MS Office
2 26 (14.05%) MS Excel
3 11 (5.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.24%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (14.59%) DHCP
2 26 (14.05%) DNS
3 16 (8.65%) LAN
4 15 (8.11%) WAN
4 15 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 14 (7.57%) Internet
6 11 (5.95%) VPN
7 9 (4.86%) SAN
8 7 (3.78%) Firewall
9 5 (2.70%) FTP
10 4 (2.16%) HTTP
11 3 (1.62%) SNA
11 3 (1.62%) Wireless
11 3 (1.62%) DSL
11 3 (1.62%) APPN
12 2 (1.08%) SSH
12 2 (1.08%) Intranet
12 2 (1.08%) VoIP
12 2 (1.08%) ADSL
12 2 (1.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (1.62%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.62%) DB2
3 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 7
3 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.54%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.24%) MSI
2 3 (1.62%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (4.86%) Retail
2 8 (4.32%) Finance
3 3 (1.62%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.54%) Back Office
5 1 (0.54%) Automotive
5 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 33 (17.84%) Support Engineer
2 32 (17.30%) Rollout Engineer
3 23 (12.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (11.89%) Analyst
5 21 (11.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (7.03%) Support Analyst
6 13 (7.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (7.03%) Linux Engineer
7 12 (6.49%) IT Support
7 12 (6.49%) Desktop Support
8 11 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) Support Technician
9 9 (4.86%) Field Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) IT Support Technician
10 8 (4.32%) Windows Support Engineer
11 7 (3.78%) Service Analyst
11 7 (3.78%) Service Desk Analyst
11 7 (3.78%) Linux Support
11 7 (3.78%) Linux Support Engineer
12 6 (3.24%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.16%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.62%) X-Windows
2 3 (1.62%) APPC
3 1 (0.54%) .NET
3 1 (0.54%) LINQ
3 1 (0.54%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.95%) Thin Client
1 11 (5.95%) Fat Client
2 10 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.62%) AS400
3 3 (1.62%) PKI
3 3 (1.62%) iSeries
4 2 (1.08%) EPoS
4 2 (1.08%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.54%) Xbox
5 1 (0.54%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.54%) Handset
5 1 (0.54%) Replication
5 1 (0.54%) Clustering
5 1 (0.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 185 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (28.11%) Windows XP
3 45 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (23.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (12.43%) Windows 8
6 15 (8.11%) Linux
6 15 (8.11%) UNIX
7 14 (7.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.62%) OS/400
9 3 (1.62%) i5/OS
9 3 (1.62%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.08%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.08%) VMS
11 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.51%) Migration
1 25 (13.51%) ITIL
2 16 (8.65%) Configuration Management
3 9 (4.86%) Incident Management
4 7 (3.78%) Project Management
5 6 (3.24%) Service Management
6 5 (2.70%) Time Management
7 4 (2.16%) Data Security
8 3 (1.62%) ITIL V3
9 2 (1.08%) Performance Management
9 2 (1.08%) Data Migration
9 2 (1.08%) Network Planning
9 2 (1.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (1.08%) Server Monitoring
9 2 (1.08%) Change Control
10 1 (0.54%) Software Deployment
10 1 (0.54%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (0.54%) High Availability
10 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2
10 1 (0.54%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.19%) VB
2 16 (8.65%) SQL
3 15 (8.11%) PowerShell
4 14 (7.57%) C
5 9 (4.86%) Perl
5 9 (4.86%) Korn
5 9 (4.86%) Bourne shell
6 6 (3.24%) VBScript
7 3 (1.62%) RPG
7 3 (1.62%) COBOL
8 1 (0.54%) Java
8 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 59 (31.89%) DV Cleared
3 26 (14.05%) SC Cleared
4 23 (12.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (11.35%) MCSE
6 12 (6.49%) MCP
7 9 (4.86%) HNC
8 6 (3.24%) CCA
8 6 (3.24%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.16%) CCNA
9 4 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.62%) RHCSA
10 3 (1.62%) IBM Certification
11 2 (1.08%) MCTS
11 2 (1.08%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.08%) MCSA
12 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.54%) Dell Certification
12 1 (0.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.43%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 106 (57.30%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.03%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.41%) NFS
5 6 (3.24%) XenApp
5 6 (3.24%) vSphere
5 6 (3.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (2.70%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.62%) PowerHA
7 3 (1.62%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.08%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 33 (17.84%) SCCM
2 17 (9.19%) NetBackup
3 13 (7.03%) Nagios
4 7 (3.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 5 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (1.62%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (1.62%) Tivoli NetView
6 3 (1.62%) WSUS
6 3 (1.62%) SCOM
7 2 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.08%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.54%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.54%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.54%) WMI
8 1 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 72 (38.92%) Microsoft
2 46 (24.86%) Citrix
3 32 (17.30%) HP
4 26 (14.05%) VMware
5 20 (10.81%) Symantec
6 15 (8.11%) EMC
7 14 (7.57%) Red Hat
8 11 (5.95%) Isilon
9 9 (4.86%) Remedy
9 9 (4.86%) Altiris
10 8 (4.32%) Veritas
11 7 (3.78%) Cisco
12 6 (3.24%) IBM
13 5 (2.70%) Oracle
13 5 (2.70%) CA
13 5 (2.70%) Dell
14 4 (2.16%) AppSense
14 4 (2.16%) NetIQ
14 4 (2.16%) Lotus
15 3 (1.62%) Borland
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