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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 85 36 55
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 38 119 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.59% 4.62% 2.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 24.39% 13.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 59 27
Median daily rate £138 £373 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.08% +10.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £134 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 38 16
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.55 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.79% +28.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £32.13 £17.93
UK excluding London median 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
494 488 513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.65% 18.94% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 239 227
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 65 28
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +17.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £35.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -33 17 £145 -61.33% 3
Bracknell -12 7 £298 +75.29%
Slough +7 6 £115 -4.16%
Maidenhead -5 2 £101 -74.59% 1
Newbury -3 1 £140 - 2
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (65.06%) Active Directory
3 41 (49.40%) Microsoft
3 41 (49.40%) Windows Server
4 38 (45.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (43.37%) MS Office
6 21 (25.30%) SLA
6 21 (25.30%) Citrix
7 20 (24.10%) ITIL
8 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (20.48%) Windows 8
9 17 (20.48%) Linux
9 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
9 17 (20.48%) Windows XP
10 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
11 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
11 15 (18.07%) HP
11 15 (18.07%) Remedy
11 15 (18.07%) SCCM
12 13 (15.66%) MS Exchange
13 12 (14.46%) Unix
13 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (14.46%) Incident Management
14 11 (13.25%) Veritas
14 11 (13.25%) SQL
14 11 (13.25%) DV Cleared
15 10 (12.05%) SAN
15 10 (12.05%) NetBackup
16 9 (10.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
16 9 (10.84%) 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 13 (15.66%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.64%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (9.64%) Live Communications Server
3 3 (3.61%) IIS
3 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.41%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 36 (43.37%) MS Office
2 16 (19.28%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.61%) Office 365
2 2 (2.41%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.20%) IaaS
3 1 (1.20%) PaaS
3 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.05%) SAN
2 5 (6.02%) DHCP
2 5 (6.02%) VPN
3 4 (4.82%) DNS
3 4 (4.82%) VoIP
4 3 (3.61%) Internet
4 3 (3.61%) LAN
4 3 (3.61%) Wireless
5 2 (2.41%) Firewall
5 2 (2.41%) IPX
5 2 (2.41%) Skype
5 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.41%) WAN
5 2 (2.41%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.20%) Broadband
6 1 (1.20%) IMAP
6 1 (1.20%) Network Security
6 1 (1.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.64%) MS Access
2 8 (9.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.20%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Xcode
2 2 (2.41%) MSI
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Banking
2 2 (2.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.20%) Billing
3 1 (1.20%) Law
3 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (38.55%) Support Engineer
2 19 (22.89%) Windows Engineer
3 16 (19.28%) Windows Support Engineer
4 14 (16.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (16.87%) Analyst
4 14 (16.87%) Desktop Engineer
5 13 (15.66%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 12 (14.46%) Desktop Support
6 12 (14.46%) Linux Engineer
7 11 (13.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (13.25%) IT Support
8 10 (12.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 9 (10.84%) Junior
9 9 (10.84%) Linux Support
9 9 (10.84%) Linux Support Engineer
10 8 (9.64%) Junior Linux Engineer
11 6 (7.23%) IT Analyst
11 6 (7.23%) Service Analyst
11 6 (7.23%) Service Desk Analyst
11 6 (7.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) .NET
1 3 (3.61%) ATL
1 3 (3.61%) POCO
2 1 (1.20%) MAPI
2 1 (1.20%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.64%) Blackberry
1 8 (9.64%) Fat Client
1 8 (9.64%) Statistics
1 8 (9.64%) Thin Client
2 2 (2.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.41%) iPhone
2 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.20%) Clustering
3 1 (1.20%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.20%) FMCG
3 1 (1.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (49.40%) Windows Server
3 38 (45.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (22.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (20.48%) Linux
5 17 (20.48%) Windows 8
5 17 (20.48%) Windows XP
6 12 (14.46%) Unix
6 12 (14.46%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (9.64%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.41%) Android
9 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.20%) CentOS
10 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.10%) ITIL
2 12 (14.46%) Incident Management
3 8 (9.64%) Problem Management
4 7 (8.43%) Migration
5 6 (7.23%) Data Privacy
6 2 (2.41%) Application Discovery
6 2 (2.41%) Application Packaging
6 2 (2.41%) Change Control
7 1 (1.20%) CRM
7 1 (1.20%) Data Management
7 1 (1.20%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.20%) Multithreading
7 1 (1.20%) OO
7 1 (1.20%) Patch Management
7 1 (1.20%) Project Management
7 1 (1.20%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.20%) Software Delivery
7 1 (1.20%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.20%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.25%) SQL
2 9 (10.84%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.82%) C++
4 3 (3.61%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (18.07%) Security Cleared
2 11 (13.25%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.20%) Degree
5 1 (1.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.30%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (65.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.82%) XenApp
3 2 (2.41%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.41%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.20%) UAG
4 1 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (18.07%) SCCM
2 10 (12.05%) NetBackup
3 9 (10.84%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 9 (10.84%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 8 (9.64%) Netcool
4 8 (9.64%) Unicenter
5 2 (2.41%) SCOM
6 1 (1.20%) cPanel
6 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (1.20%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (49.40%) Microsoft
2 21 (25.30%) Citrix
3 15 (18.07%) HP
3 15 (18.07%) Remedy
4 11 (13.25%) Veritas
5 8 (9.64%) EMC
5 8 (9.64%) Meridio
5 8 (9.64%) Oracle
6 3 (3.61%) Cisco
6 3 (3.61%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.41%) Altiris
7 2 (2.41%) Lotus
7 2 (2.41%) Polycom
7 2 (2.41%) Symantec
8 1 (1.20%) AppSense
8 1 (1.20%) Intel Security
8 1 (1.20%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.20%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.20%) Lumension
8 1 (1.20%) VMware