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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 88 33 51
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 38 127 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.58% 5.00% 3.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.19% 24.90% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 67 29
Median daily rate £150 £364 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.76% +3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £170 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £417 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 25 21
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +6.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.70 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £24.12 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.02 £14.42 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.80% -3.85%
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
464 510 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.25% 20.08% 21.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 253 253
Median daily rate £375 £375 £348
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 33
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.33 £24.12 £25.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -50 15 £148 -56.29% 2
Bracknell -1 9 £298 +9.35%
Slough +5 4 £125 -13.79%
Newbury +2 2 £150 -
Maidenhead -12 2 £123 -69.18% 1
Wokingham - 2 - -
Ascot - 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (66.30%) Active Directory
3 39 (42.39%) Microsoft
3 39 (42.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (42.39%) Windows Server
4 31 (33.70%) MS Office
5 22 (23.91%) Windows 8
5 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (22.83%) Windows XP
6 21 (22.83%) Remedy
7 20 (21.74%) ITIL
8 19 (20.65%) SLA
8 19 (20.65%) Citrix
9 18 (19.57%) Linux
9 18 (19.57%) Security Cleared
9 18 (19.57%) SCCM
10 17 (18.48%) Incident Management
11 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
12 14 (15.22%) MS Exchange
12 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (14.13%) DV Cleared
13 13 (14.13%) HP
13 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
14 12 (13.04%) Unix
14 12 (13.04%) NetBackup
15 11 (11.96%) SQL
15 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
16 10 (10.87%) SAN
16 10 (10.87%) Blackberry
17 9 (9.78%) OpenView Configuration Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 14 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (8.70%) Live Communications Server
3 3 (3.26%) IIS
3 3 (3.26%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.17%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 31 (33.70%) MS Office
2 13 (14.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Office 365
1 2 (2.17%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.09%) IaaS
2 1 (1.09%) PaaS
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.87%) SAN
2 4 (4.35%) DHCP
3 3 (3.26%) DNS
3 3 (3.26%) Firewall
3 3 (3.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.26%) VPN
4 2 (2.17%) Internet
4 2 (2.17%) IPX
4 2 (2.17%) Skype
4 2 (2.17%) VoIP
4 2 (2.17%) Wireless
5 1 (1.09%) Broadband
5 1 (1.09%) IMAP
5 1 (1.09%) LAN
5 1 (1.09%) SMTP
5 1 (1.09%) WAN
5 1 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.70%) MS Access
3 6 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.09%) DB2
5 1 (1.09%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Xcode
2 3 (3.26%) MSI
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Marketing
3 2 (2.17%) Banking
3 2 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) Law
4 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (39.13%) Support Engineer
2 17 (18.48%) Desktop Support
2 17 (18.48%) Windows Engineer
3 16 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 15 (16.30%) Desktop Engineer
5 14 (15.22%) Analyst
5 14 (15.22%) Linux Engineer
5 14 (15.22%) Windows Support Engineer
6 12 (13.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (11.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 11 (11.96%) Linux Support
7 11 (11.96%) Linux Support Engineer
8 9 (9.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (8.70%) Junior
9 8 (8.70%) Junior Linux Engineer
10 7 (7.61%) Applications Packager
10 7 (7.61%) IT Support
10 7 (7.61%) Service Analyst
10 7 (7.61%) Service Desk Analyst
10 7 (7.61%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.78%) .NET
2 5 (5.43%) ATL
2 5 (5.43%) POCO
3 1 (1.09%) MAPI
3 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Blackberry
2 8 (8.70%) Fat Client
2 8 (8.70%) Thin Client
3 7 (7.61%) Statistics
4 3 (3.26%) iPhone
4 3 (3.26%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.17%) NHS
6 1 (1.09%) Clustering
6 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.09%) FMCG
6 1 (1.09%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (42.39%) Windows Server
2 39 (42.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (23.91%) Windows 8
3 22 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (22.83%) Windows XP
5 18 (19.57%) Linux
6 14 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (13.04%) Unix
8 6 (6.52%) Windows 10
9 5 (5.43%) Apple iOS
10 4 (4.35%) Android
11 2 (2.17%) CentOS
11 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.74%) ITIL
2 17 (18.48%) Incident Management
3 7 (7.61%) Problem Management
4 5 (5.43%) Migration
5 3 (3.26%) Application Packaging
6 2 (2.17%) Application Discovery
7 1 (1.09%) CRM
7 1 (1.09%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.09%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.09%) OO
7 1 (1.09%) Project Management
7 1 (1.09%) Security Management
7 1 (1.09%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.09%) Software Delivery
7 1 (1.09%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
1 11 (11.96%) SQL
2 6 (6.52%) C++
3 5 (5.43%) Objective-C
4 4 (4.35%) C#
5 2 (2.17%) C
6 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 13 (14.13%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.35%) CCNA
4 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.35%) HNC
4 4 (4.35%) MCSE
4 4 (4.35%) RHCSA
4 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.26%) DBS Check
6 2 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (1.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (20.65%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (66.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.61%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (5.43%) XenApp
4 3 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.09%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.09%) UAG
5 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (19.57%) SCCM
2 12 (13.04%) NetBackup
3 9 (9.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (8.70%) Netcool
4 8 (8.70%) Unicenter
4 8 (8.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 4 (4.35%) Nagios
6 2 (2.17%) SCOM
7 1 (1.09%) cPanel
7 1 (1.09%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 39 (42.39%) Microsoft
2 21 (22.83%) Remedy
3 19 (20.65%) Citrix
4 13 (14.13%) HP
5 8 (8.70%) EMC
5 8 (8.70%) Meridio
5 8 (8.70%) Oracle
5 8 (8.70%) Veritas
6 5 (5.43%) VMware
7 4 (4.35%) Altiris
8 2 (2.17%) AppSense
8 2 (2.17%) Lotus
8 2 (2.17%) Polycom
9 1 (1.09%) Apple
9 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.09%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.09%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.09%) Lumension
9 1 (1.09%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.09%) ServiceNow
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