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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
South East / Berkshire
Rank 80 71 42
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -29
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 24 54 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.21% 2.13% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.86% 11.18% 18.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 56
Median daily rate £200 £350 £296
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +18.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £147 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £194
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 9
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -11.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £14.30 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.91 £55.55 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.80
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%

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
271 483 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.71% 19.04% 19.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 280 270
Median daily rate £450 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.65% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 33
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.06 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 -10 12 £190 -15.55% 2
Bracknell +4 8 £413 +17.85%
Slough +5 2 £180 -48.57% 1
Wokingham -5 1 £338 -3.57%
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (65.31%) Active Directory
3 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
4 14 (28.57%) Windows 10
4 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 11 (22.45%) Citrix
5 11 (22.45%) MS Office
6 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
7 9 (18.37%) Migration
7 9 (18.37%) VMware
7 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
7 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (16.33%) SCCM
9 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
10 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
10 6 (12.24%) DNS
10 6 (12.24%) Office 365
11 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
11 5 (10.20%) OneDrive
11 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (10.20%) LAN
11 5 (10.20%) ITIL
11 5 (10.20%) Android
11 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
12 4 (8.16%) XenApp
12 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
12 4 (8.16%) SLA

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 6 (12.24%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (22.45%) MS Office
2 9 (18.37%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.04%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.24%) Office 365
2 5 (10.20%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.04%) PaaS
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) DNS
2 5 (10.20%) LAN
3 3 (6.12%) DHCP
3 3 (6.12%) Firewall
3 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.12%) VPN
4 2 (4.08%) SAN
4 2 (4.08%) Skype
5 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.04%) NAS
5 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) MS Access
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Redmine
General
1 2 (4.08%) Finance
1 2 (4.08%) Local Government
1 2 (4.08%) Retail
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (34.69%) Support Engineer
2 9 (18.37%) Desktop Support
3 8 (16.33%) Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (12.24%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (12.24%) IT Support
6 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (8.16%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (8.16%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) IT Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) IT Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Server Engineer
7 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Support
7 4 (8.16%) Support Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Consultant
8 3 (6.12%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Clustering
2 2 (4.08%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.08%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.04%) FMCG
3 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.57%) Windows 10
2 14 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 10 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (10.20%) Android
6 5 (10.20%) Apple iOS
7 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
8 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (4.08%) Windows Phone
10 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Migration
2 5 (10.20%) ITIL
3 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.12%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.12%) Data Migration
4 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.12%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
5 2 (4.08%) High Availability
5 2 (4.08%) Identity Management
5 2 (4.08%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.08%) Regression Testing
5 2 (4.08%) Service Management
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (2.04%) ITSM
6 1 (2.04%) Project Management
6 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.04%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (2.04%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (2.04%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
2 2 (4.08%) VBScript
3 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
2 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.12%) MCSE
4 2 (4.08%) MCP
4 2 (4.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.04%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.04%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (65.31%) Active Directory
2 7 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.16%) BitLocker
3 4 (8.16%) VMware ESX
3 4 (8.16%) XenApp
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.08%) vSphere
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (16.33%) SCCM
2 1 (2.04%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.04%) Netcool
2 1 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.04%) SCSM
2 1 (2.04%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.45%) Citrix
3 9 (18.37%) VMware
4 3 (6.12%) Cisco
4 3 (6.12%) NetApp
4 3 (6.12%) Oracle
5 2 (4.08%) EMC
5 2 (4.08%) HP
5 2 (4.08%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Apple
6 1 (2.04%) AppSense
6 1 (2.04%) CommVault
6 1 (2.04%) Dell
6 1 (2.04%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.04%) Google
6 1 (2.04%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.04%) Meridio
6 1 (2.04%) Remedy
6 1 (2.04%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.04%) Veritas