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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 33 52 42
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 112 80 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.67% 3.29% 3.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.93% 15.07% 16.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 32 34
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +29.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £236 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 15 16
Average hourly rate £21.55 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.60% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £18.02 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
468 531 560
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.52% 21.81% 23.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 234 243
Average daily rate £398 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.77% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 24 36
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.63 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £21.80 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +24 78 £417 +39.00% 13
Maidenhead +5 10 £398 +7.79%
Bracknell +3 9 £170 -28.42% 1
Slough +6 3 - - 2
Wokingham +2 1 £310 +40.90%
Newbury -4 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

1 267 (100.00%) Windows
2 152 (56.93%) Active Directory
3 135 (50.56%) Microsoft
4 126 (47.19%) Security Cleared
5 88 (32.96%) DV Cleared
6 82 (30.71%) SCCM
7 54 (20.22%) MS Excel
8 52 (19.48%) MS Office
9 49 (18.35%) Microsoft App-V
10 48 (17.98%) SC Cleared
11 43 (16.10%) Windows XP
12 41 (15.36%) Microsoft Certification
13 38 (14.23%) HP
14 36 (13.48%) DNS
14 36 (13.48%) ITIL
14 36 (13.48%) Windows 8
15 34 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
16 32 (11.99%) MS Visio
17 31 (11.61%) Firewall
18 30 (11.24%) WAN
18 30 (11.24%) Migration
19 28 (10.49%) LAN
19 28 (10.49%) .NET
20 27 (10.11%) C#
20 27 (10.11%) MCSE
20 27 (10.11%) VPN
21 26 (9.74%) SLA
22 24 (8.99%) Cisco
22 24 (8.99%) MCP
22 24 (8.99%) CheckPoint

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 14 (5.24%) MS Exchange
2 7 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.50%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.50%) Lync
4 2 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.37%) IIS
5 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 54 (20.22%) MS Excel
2 52 (19.48%) MS Office
3 32 (11.99%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) CODA-Financials
2 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.37%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 36 (13.48%) DNS
2 31 (11.61%) Firewall
3 30 (11.24%) WAN
4 28 (10.49%) LAN
5 27 (10.11%) VPN
6 24 (8.99%) MPLS
7 22 (8.24%) SMTP
8 21 (7.87%) HTTP
9 12 (4.49%) TCP/IP
10 10 (3.75%) DHCP
11 6 (2.25%) Internet
11 6 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (1.12%) Wireless
12 3 (1.12%) LTE
13 1 (0.37%) SMS
13 1 (0.37%) WLAN
13 1 (0.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.75%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.37%) DB2
3 1 (0.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 20 (7.49%) MSI
2 4 (1.50%) StarTeam
3 3 (1.12%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.12%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (1.12%) HP UFT
3 3 (1.12%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.75%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.37%) Xcode
5 1 (0.37%) WinRunner
5 1 (0.37%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (3.75%) Finance
2 4 (1.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (1.50%) Retail
3 3 (1.12%) Back Office
4 2 (0.75%) Banking
4 2 (0.75%) Law
5 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.37%) Publishing
5 1 (0.37%) Electronics
5 1 (0.37%) Marketing
5 1 (0.37%) French Language
Job Titles
1 51 (19.10%) Applications Packager
2 40 (14.98%) Analyst
2 40 (14.98%) Support Engineer
3 32 (11.99%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (8.99%) Desktop Engineer
4 24 (8.99%) Rollout Engineer
5 22 (8.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 21 (7.87%) Desktop Support
7 17 (6.37%) Architect
8 15 (5.62%) Service Analyst
8 15 (5.62%) Service Desk Analyst
9 14 (5.24%) Support Analyst
10 12 (4.49%) Infrastructure Architect
10 12 (4.49%) Desktop Analyst
11 11 (4.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 10 (3.75%) Technical Manager
13 9 (3.37%) Infrastructure Manager
13 9 (3.37%) Team Leader
13 9 (3.37%) Deployment Engineer
13 9 (3.37%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.49%) .NET
2 21 (7.87%) Application Packaging
3 2 (0.75%) WSH
4 1 (0.37%) OLE
4 1 (0.37%) ATL
4 1 (0.37%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.37%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.87%) Blackberry
3 5 (1.87%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.12%) Smartphone
6 2 (0.75%) EPoS
6 2 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.75%) iPhone
6 2 (0.75%) iPad
7 1 (0.37%) PDA
7 1 (0.37%) DTV
7 1 (0.37%) Replication
7 1 (0.37%) Clustering
7 1 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 267 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (16.10%) Windows XP
3 36 (13.48%) Windows 8
4 34 (12.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (7.49%) Linux
6 19 (7.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.50%) Mac OS X
7 4 (1.50%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.12%) Android
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.75%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.75%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.37%) Fedora
10 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.37%) AIX
10 1 (0.37%) CentOS
10 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (13.48%) ITIL
2 30 (11.24%) Migration
3 23 (8.61%) Configuration Management
4 22 (8.24%) Project Management
5 9 (3.37%) Service Delivery
5 9 (3.37%) Customer Engagement
6 6 (2.25%) Problem Management
6 6 (2.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (2.25%) Transition Management
7 5 (1.87%) Patch Management
7 5 (1.87%) Service Management
7 5 (1.87%) Validation
8 4 (1.50%) Change Management
8 4 (1.50%) Incident Management
8 4 (1.50%) Software Delivery
8 4 (1.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (1.50%) Operations Management
9 3 (1.12%) Software Distribution
9 3 (1.12%) ITSM
9 3 (1.12%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 27 (10.11%) C#
2 14 (5.24%) SQL
3 9 (3.37%) VBScript
3 9 (3.37%) VB
4 8 (3.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (1.50%) C
6 3 (1.12%) Java
7 1 (0.37%) C++
7 1 (0.37%) VBA
7 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 126 (47.19%) Security Cleared
2 88 (32.96%) DV Cleared
3 48 (17.98%) SC Cleared
4 41 (15.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 27 (10.11%) MCSE
6 24 (8.99%) MCP
7 15 (5.62%) MCITP
8 10 (3.75%) MCTS
9 6 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (2.25%) CCNA
9 6 (2.25%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (2.25%) Degree
10 5 (1.87%) MCSA
10 5 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.12%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.75%) MCSD
13 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.37%) ISTQB
13 1 (0.37%) MOS
13 1 (0.37%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (9.74%) SLA
2 4 (1.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 152 (56.93%) Active Directory
2 49 (18.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 18 (6.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.12%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.87%) XenApp
6 4 (1.50%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.12%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.12%) vSphere
7 3 (1.12%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.37%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 82 (30.71%) SCCM
2 21 (7.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (1.50%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (1.12%) SCOM
5 2 (0.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.75%) WSUS
6 1 (0.37%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.37%) SCDPM
6 1 (0.37%) Netcool
6 1 (0.37%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.37%) Nagios
6 1 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.37%) WMI
Vendors
1 135 (50.56%) Microsoft
2 38 (14.23%) HP
3 24 (8.99%) Cisco
3 24 (8.99%) CheckPoint
4 21 (7.87%) Citrix
5 20 (7.49%) VMware
6 18 (6.74%) Symantec
7 7 (2.62%) McAfee
8 5 (1.87%) Remedy
9 4 (1.50%) Borland
9 4 (1.50%) Oracle
10 3 (1.12%) Dell
10 3 (1.12%) AppSense
10 3 (1.12%) Lumension
10 3 (1.12%) Becrypt
11 2 (0.75%) Meru Networks
11 2 (0.75%) MobileIron
11 2 (0.75%) ServiceNow
11 2 (0.75%) Aerohive Networks
11 2 (0.75%) Sophos
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