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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 76 49 39
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 45 85 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.77% 3.13% 4.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.83% 16.41% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 44 39
Average daily rate £350 £296 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.24% +24.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £139 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 29
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £12.30 £13.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £40.10 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
458 518 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.02% 19.10% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 262 267
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £202 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 32 54
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.25 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.33 £55.65 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 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
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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -26 24 £225 +10.29% 4
Bracknell -1 7 £350 +27.98%
Wokingham - 7 £350 - 2
Slough +8 5 £350 +52.17%
Maidenhead -1 5 £350 -11.94%
Newbury +9 2 - -
Windsor - 1 £365 -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 93 (66.43%) Active Directory
3 74 (52.86%) Microsoft
4 51 (36.43%) Security Cleared
5 46 (32.86%) SCCM
6 45 (32.14%) DV Cleared
7 40 (28.57%) Windows XP
8 30 (21.43%) Windows 8
9 26 (18.57%) ITIL
9 26 (18.57%) SLA
9 26 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 25 (17.86%) Windows Server
11 24 (17.14%) MS Office
12 21 (15.00%) HP
12 21 (15.00%) Citrix
13 19 (13.57%) .NET
13 19 (13.57%) MS Excel
13 19 (13.57%) Microsoft App-V
13 19 (13.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 18 (12.86%) Remedy
15 16 (11.43%) C#
16 15 (10.71%) DNS
16 15 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (9.29%) MCSE
17 13 (9.29%) VMware
18 11 (7.86%) Blackberry
19 10 (7.14%) Incident Management
20 9 (6.43%) Windows Vista
20 9 (6.43%) Apple iOS
20 9 (6.43%) Firewall

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.43%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (17.14%) MS Office
2 19 (13.57%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) SAP CCM
1 1 (0.71%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.71%) DNS
2 9 (6.43%) Firewall
2 9 (6.43%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.00%) DHCP
4 5 (3.57%) LAN
4 5 (3.57%) WAN
5 3 (2.14%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.43%) VoIP
6 2 (1.43%) VPN
6 2 (1.43%) Wireless
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.71%) Internet
7 1 (0.71%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.71%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (2.14%) InstallShield
1 3 (2.14%) Xcode
2 1 (0.71%) MSI
General
1 9 (6.43%) Finance
2 4 (2.86%) Banking
2 4 (2.86%) Marketing
3 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.71%) Back Office
4 1 (0.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (26.43%) Support Engineer
2 28 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 23 (16.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 22 (15.71%) Analyst
5 19 (13.57%) Desktop Engineer
6 18 (12.86%) Windows Engineer
7 16 (11.43%) Applications Packager
7 16 (11.43%) DV Cleared Application Packager
8 15 (10.71%) Service Analyst
8 15 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
8 15 (10.71%) Support Analyst
9 12 (8.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 11 (7.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 10 (7.14%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
12 9 (6.43%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 9 (6.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (6.43%) Service Desk Support
12 9 (6.43%) Service Desk Support Analyst
12 9 (6.43%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (13.57%) .NET
2 3 (2.14%) ATL
2 3 (2.14%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.86%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.43%) iPhone
4 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.43%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.43%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (0.71%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.71%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.71%) NHS
5 1 (0.71%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.71%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 30 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 26 (18.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (17.86%) Windows Server
6 19 (13.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (6.43%) Apple iOS
7 9 (6.43%) Linux
7 9 (6.43%) Windows Vista
8 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.57%) Android
9 5 (3.57%) Unix
9 5 (3.57%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.71%) CentOS
10 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.57%) ITIL
2 10 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 9 (6.43%) Configuration Management
4 7 (5.00%) Migration
5 4 (2.86%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (2.86%) Software Distribution
6 3 (2.14%) Change Management
6 3 (2.14%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (2.14%) Patch Management
6 3 (2.14%) Security Patching
7 2 (1.43%) Security Management
8 1 (0.71%) CRM
8 1 (0.71%) E-Commerce
8 1 (0.71%) ERP
8 1 (0.71%) ITSM
8 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2
8 1 (0.71%) Project Management
8 1 (0.71%) Service Delivery
8 1 (0.71%) Service Management
8 1 (0.71%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.43%) C#
2 5 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.14%) C++
3 3 (2.14%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.43%) C
4 2 (1.43%) SQL
4 2 (1.43%) VBScript
5 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (36.43%) Security Cleared
2 45 (32.14%) DV Cleared
3 15 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (9.29%) MCSE
5 8 (5.71%) MCP
6 7 (5.00%) CCNA
6 7 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.57%) SC Cleared
8 4 (2.86%) DBS Check
8 4 (2.86%) HNC
8 4 (2.86%) RHCSA
9 2 (1.43%) Degree
10 1 (0.71%) MCITP
10 1 (0.71%) MCSA
10 1 (0.71%) MCTS
10 1 (0.71%) MOS
10 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (18.57%) SLA
System Software
1 93 (66.43%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (4.29%) XenApp
4 5 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.86%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.43%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 46 (32.86%) SCCM
2 5 (3.57%) Nagios
2 5 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.43%) SCOM
3 2 (1.43%) WSUS
4 1 (0.71%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.71%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.71%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 74 (52.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.00%) Citrix
2 21 (15.00%) HP
3 18 (12.86%) Remedy
4 13 (9.29%) VMware
5 5 (3.57%) Cisco
5 5 (3.57%) Intel Security
6 4 (2.86%) Altiris
6 4 (2.86%) Becrypt
7 3 (2.14%) AppSense
7 3 (2.14%) Juniper
8 2 (1.43%) CA
8 2 (1.43%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.43%) Symantec
9 1 (0.71%) Apple
9 1 (0.71%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.71%) JD Edwards
9 1 (0.71%) Lotus
9 1 (0.71%) SAP
9 1 (0.71%) Sophos
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