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 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 89 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 32 99 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.46% 3.98% 4.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.39% 19.92% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 49 50
Median daily rate £255 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £145 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £475 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 26 22
Median hourly rate £14.00 £30.90 £17.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.69% +81.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £45.78 £22.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
433 497 522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.70% 19.96% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 254 260
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £197 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 48 40
Median hourly rate £20.00 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.27% +81.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.23 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -26 12 £210 -48.30% 2
Slough +2 7 £158 +31.25% 2
Bracknell -5 7 £425 +41.66%
Maidenhead -9 2 £700 +225.58% 2
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (69.57%) Active Directory
3 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 38 (55.07%) MS Office
5 29 (42.03%) Windows Server
6 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (31.88%) Citrix
8 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
9 18 (26.09%) HP
9 18 (26.09%) SCCM
10 17 (24.64%) MS Excel
11 16 (23.19%) Windows XP
11 16 (23.19%) DV Cleared
12 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
13 13 (18.84%) SLA
14 12 (17.39%) ITIL
14 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
14 12 (17.39%) Windows 8
15 11 (15.94%) Problem Management
15 11 (15.94%) EMC
15 11 (15.94%) Veritas
15 11 (15.94%) SQL
16 10 (14.49%) Oracle
16 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (14.49%) NetBackup
16 10 (14.49%) Windows 10
17 9 (13.04%) Fat Client
17 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
17 9 (13.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
17 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003

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 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (11.59%) Live Communications Server
4 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.35%) Documentum
5 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.90%) IIS
7 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 38 (55.07%) MS Office
2 17 (24.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) IaaS
2 2 (2.90%) PaaS
2 2 (2.90%) SaaS
3 1 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) SAN
1 8 (11.59%) VPN
2 5 (7.25%) DHCP
2 5 (7.25%) DNS
3 4 (5.80%) LAN
4 3 (4.35%) VoIP
4 3 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.90%) Firewall
5 2 (2.90%) Skype
5 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.90%) Wireless
6 1 (1.45%) Broadband
6 1 (1.45%) Internet
6 1 (1.45%) Network Security
6 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) MS Access
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.45%) EDRMS
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MSI
2 1 (1.45%) Redmine
General
1 5 (7.25%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
2 2 (2.90%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Billing
3 1 (1.45%) Local Government
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Support Engineer
2 13 (18.84%) Desktop Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Desktop Support
3 12 (17.39%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Analyst
5 10 (14.49%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (14.49%) 3rd Line Support
5 10 (14.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (13.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (13.04%) Windows Support Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) IT Support
8 5 (7.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) IT Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.80%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.04%) Fat Client
1 9 (13.04%) Thin Client
2 8 (11.59%) Statistics
3 2 (2.90%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) Clustering
4 1 (1.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.45%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.45%) FMCG
4 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (42.03%) Windows Server
3 23 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (23.19%) Windows XP
5 12 (17.39%) Windows 8
6 10 (14.49%) Windows 10
6 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (5.80%) Linux
8 4 (5.80%) Unix
9 3 (4.35%) Android
9 3 (4.35%) Apple iOS
10 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.90%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) ITIL
2 11 (15.94%) Problem Management
3 6 (8.70%) Data Privacy
3 6 (8.70%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.80%) Migration
5 3 (4.35%) Network Management
6 2 (2.90%) Application Packaging
6 2 (2.90%) Change Control
6 2 (2.90%) IT Asset Management
6 2 (2.90%) Regression Testing
6 2 (2.90%) Service Management
7 1 (1.45%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 1 (1.45%) Application Discovery
7 1 (1.45%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.45%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (1.45%) Patch Management
7 1 (1.45%) Project Management
7 1 (1.45%) Service Design
7 1 (1.45%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 1 (1.45%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) SQL
2 9 (13.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 16 (23.19%) DV Cleared
3 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.90%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.84%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 48 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.80%) XenApp
3 3 (4.35%) BitLocker
3 3 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.45%) UAG
5 1 (1.45%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (26.09%) SCCM
2 10 (14.49%) NetBackup
3 9 (13.04%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (11.59%) Netcool
4 8 (11.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 8 (11.59%) Unicenter
5 3 (4.35%) WSUS
6 2 (2.90%) SCOM
6 2 (2.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.45%) SCSM
Vendors
1 39 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 22 (31.88%) Citrix
3 18 (26.09%) HP
4 11 (15.94%) EMC
4 11 (15.94%) Veritas
5 10 (14.49%) Oracle
6 8 (11.59%) Meridio
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco
7 4 (5.80%) VMware
8 3 (4.35%) NetApp
8 3 (4.35%) Symantec
9 2 (2.90%) Altiris
9 2 (2.90%) Apple
9 2 (2.90%) AppSense
9 2 (2.90%) Dell
9 2 (2.90%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.90%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.90%) Remedy
9 2 (2.90%) SAP