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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 82 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 32 96 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.42% 3.73% 3.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.96% 18.60% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 46 44
Median daily rate £143 £318 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.11% +5.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £120 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £475 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £215
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 34 19
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.39% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £12.50 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £35.00 £47.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
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
460 516 517
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.42% 20.03% 20.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 266 238
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 63 33
Median hourly rate £25.03 £20.91 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.73% +19.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £36.00 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.84 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.01% +5.25%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -24 15 £160 -61.63% 1
Slough +4 6 £115 -4.16% 5
Bracknell -1 4 - -
Maidenhead -1 2 £101 -59.60%
Newbury -4 1 £140 -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (73.24%) Active Directory
3 41 (57.75%) Microsoft
4 40 (56.34%) MS Office
5 31 (43.66%) Windows Server
6 26 (36.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (28.17%) SCCM
7 20 (28.17%) Citrix
8 18 (25.35%) HP
8 18 (25.35%) MS Excel
9 17 (23.94%) Windows XP
10 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
11 14 (19.72%) Windows 8
11 14 (19.72%) DV Cleared
11 14 (19.72%) MS Exchange
12 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
13 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (15.49%) EMC
13 11 (15.49%) Veritas
13 11 (15.49%) ITIL
13 11 (15.49%) SLA
13 11 (15.49%) Problem Management
14 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (14.08%) NetBackup
14 10 (14.08%) SQL
15 9 (12.68%) SAN
15 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2003
15 9 (12.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
15 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
16 8 (11.27%) Windows 10

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 (19.72%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (11.27%) Live Communications Server
4 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.23%) Documentum
5 3 (4.23%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.82%) IIS
6 2 (2.82%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.41%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (56.34%) MS Office
2 18 (25.35%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.23%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.45%) Office 365
2 1 (1.41%) IaaS
2 1 (1.41%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.41%) PaaS
2 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) SAN
2 7 (9.86%) VPN
3 6 (8.45%) DHCP
4 5 (7.04%) DNS
5 4 (5.63%) VoIP
6 3 (4.23%) LAN
6 3 (4.23%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (4.23%) Wireless
7 2 (2.82%) Firewall
7 2 (2.82%) Internet
7 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.82%) WAN
8 1 (1.41%) Broadband
8 1 (1.41%) IMAP
8 1 (1.41%) IPX
8 1 (1.41%) Network Security
8 1 (1.41%) Skype
8 1 (1.41%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.27%) MS Access
3 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.41%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MSI
General
1 5 (7.04%) Finance
2 2 (2.82%) Banking
2 2 (2.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Billing
3 1 (1.41%) Law
3 1 (1.41%) Local Government
3 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (38.03%) Support Engineer
2 16 (22.54%) Desktop Engineer
3 13 (18.31%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (18.31%) Desktop Support
3 13 (18.31%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (16.90%) Analyst
5 11 (15.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 11 (15.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 10 (14.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (14.08%) IT Support
7 9 (12.68%) Windows Support Engineer
8 8 (11.27%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (8.45%) IT Analyst
9 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
10 5 (7.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 5 (7.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (5.63%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) MAPI
1 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Fat Client
1 8 (11.27%) Statistics
1 8 (11.27%) Thin Client
2 6 (8.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) iPhone
3 2 (2.82%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.41%) Clustering
4 1 (1.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.41%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.41%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.41%) FMCG
4 1 (1.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (43.66%) Windows Server
3 26 (36.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (23.94%) Windows XP
5 14 (19.72%) Windows 8
6 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (11.27%) Windows 10
9 6 (8.45%) Linux
10 5 (7.04%) Unix
11 3 (4.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (2.82%) Android
12 2 (2.82%) Apple iOS
12 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.41%) CentOS
13 1 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.49%) ITIL
1 11 (15.49%) Problem Management
2 6 (8.45%) Data Privacy
2 6 (8.45%) Migration
3 4 (5.63%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.23%) Network Management
5 2 (2.82%) Application Packaging
5 2 (2.82%) Change Control
5 2 (2.82%) IT Asset Management
6 1 (1.41%) Application Discovery
6 1 (1.41%) Data Management
6 1 (1.41%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.41%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.41%) Multithreading
6 1 (1.41%) OO
6 1 (1.41%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.41%) Project Management
6 1 (1.41%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.08%) SQL
2 9 (12.68%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) C
3 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (22.54%) Security Cleared
2 14 (19.72%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.41%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (73.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) XenApp
3 2 (2.82%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) UAG
4 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (28.17%) SCCM
2 10 (14.08%) NetBackup
3 9 (12.68%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (11.27%) Netcool
4 8 (11.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (11.27%) Unicenter
5 3 (4.23%) WSUS
6 2 (2.82%) SCOM
6 2 (2.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.41%) cPanel
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 41 (57.75%) Microsoft
2 20 (28.17%) Citrix
3 18 (25.35%) HP
4 11 (15.49%) EMC
4 11 (15.49%) Veritas
5 8 (11.27%) Meridio
5 8 (11.27%) Oracle
6 4 (5.63%) Cisco
6 4 (5.63%) Remedy
7 3 (4.23%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.23%) Symantec
8 2 (2.82%) Altiris
8 2 (2.82%) Apple
8 2 (2.82%) Dell
8 2 (2.82%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.41%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.41%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.41%) Lumension
9 1 (1.41%) NetApp
9 1 (1.41%) Polycom