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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 35 55 67
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 104 79 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.27% 3.11% 2.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.85% 13.12% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 28 28
Average daily rate
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£300 £391 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.32% +15.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £149 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £250 £265
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 27 14
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.45% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £23.50 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
524 602 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.53% 23.66% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 279 223
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 44 30
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £25.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014. 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 +23 51 £300 -33.33% 15
Slough -8 5 - -
Maidenhead -1 4 £338 +16.88% 1
Newbury - 4 £363 -
Bracknell -14 2 £133 -69.18% 4
Wokingham - 1 - -
Windsor - - - -
Hungerford - - - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

1 187 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 66 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 56 (29.95%) Windows XP
5 55 (29.41%) Citrix
6 53 (28.34%) Security Cleared
7 48 (25.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 46 (24.60%) DV Cleared
9 40 (21.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (20.32%) MS Office
11 36 (19.25%) Windows 8
12 35 (18.72%) MS Exchange
13 34 (18.18%) MS Excel
14 32 (17.11%) Migration
15 28 (14.97%) SCCM
16 22 (11.76%) ITIL
16 22 (11.76%) VMware
17 21 (11.23%) DNS
17 21 (11.23%) DHCP
18 17 (9.09%) HP
19 16 (8.56%) Microsoft App-V
20 15 (8.02%) Blackberry
20 15 (8.02%) VPN
20 15 (8.02%) LAN
21 14 (7.49%) Cisco
21 14 (7.49%) EMC
21 14 (7.49%) Windows Server 2012
22 13 (6.95%) Firewall
22 13 (6.95%) VMware Infrastructure
23 12 (6.42%) SC Cleared

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 35 (18.72%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (3.74%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (2.14%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.14%) Lync
5 4 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.07%) IIS
7 1 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (0.53%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (20.32%) MS Office
2 34 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.53%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.14%) Office 365
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.23%) DHCP
1 21 (11.23%) DNS
2 15 (8.02%) LAN
2 15 (8.02%) VPN
3 13 (6.95%) Firewall
4 12 (6.42%) WAN
4 12 (6.42%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.81%) Internet
6 6 (3.21%) VoIP
6 6 (3.21%) SAN
7 3 (1.60%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.07%) Wireless
8 2 (1.07%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.07%) DMZ
8 2 (1.07%) Intranet
8 2 (1.07%) BGP
8 2 (1.07%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.53%) DSL
9 1 (0.53%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.53%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.14%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.14%) MS Access
4 2 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 7
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.53%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.14%) MSI
2 3 (1.60%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (1.07%) TestDirector
General
1 11 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (1.60%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.60%) Legal
3 2 (1.07%) Games
3 2 (1.07%) Retail
3 2 (1.07%) Law
4 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (17.65%) Support Engineer
2 30 (16.04%) Rollout Engineer
3 28 (14.97%) Analyst
4 22 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 16 (8.56%) Support Analyst
6 14 (7.49%) Desktop Support
7 13 (6.95%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (5.88%) Windows Support Engineer
8 11 (5.88%) IT Support
9 9 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (4.81%) Support Technician
9 9 (4.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 9 (4.81%) IT Support Technician
10 8 (4.28%) Service Analyst
10 8 (4.28%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (4.28%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (4.28%) Escalation Engineer
11 7 (3.74%) Deployment Engineer
12 6 (3.21%) Technical Analyst
12 6 (3.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.35%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.53%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.53%) .NET
2 1 (0.53%) Web Services
2 1 (0.53%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.02%) Blackberry
2 12 (6.42%) Thin Client
2 12 (6.42%) Fat Client
3 5 (2.67%) iPhone
3 5 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.14%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (1.60%) iPad
5 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.60%) Replication
6 2 (1.07%) PKI
6 2 (1.07%) EPoS
6 2 (1.07%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.53%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.53%) Handset
7 1 (0.53%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.53%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 187 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (29.95%) Windows XP
3 48 (25.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (21.39%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (19.25%) Windows 8
6 14 (7.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (6.42%) UNIX
8 11 (5.88%) Linux
9 6 (3.21%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.07%) Android
11 2 (1.07%) VMS
11 2 (1.07%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.53%) AIX
12 1 (0.53%) Solaris
12 1 (0.53%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.11%) Migration
2 22 (11.76%) ITIL
3 7 (3.74%) Configuration Management
4 6 (3.21%) Service Management
5 5 (2.67%) Project Management
5 5 (2.67%) Data Security
5 5 (2.67%) Time Management
5 5 (2.67%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (2.14%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (1.60%) Waterfall
7 3 (1.60%) High Availability
7 3 (1.60%) Incident Management
7 3 (1.60%) Information Security
7 3 (1.60%) Service Delivery
7 3 (1.60%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (1.07%) ITSM
8 2 (1.07%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.07%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.07%) Workflow
8 2 (1.07%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.35%) VB
2 9 (4.81%) PowerShell
2 9 (4.81%) C
3 8 (4.28%) Perl
3 8 (4.28%) Bourne shell
3 8 (4.28%) Korn
4 6 (3.21%) SQL
5 3 (1.60%) Shell Script
6 2 (1.07%) VBScript
7 1 (0.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 53 (28.34%) Security Cleared
2 46 (24.60%) DV Cleared
3 12 (6.42%) SC Cleared
4 11 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (4.81%) MCSE
6 8 (4.28%) Degree
7 5 (2.67%) MCP
7 5 (2.67%) HNC
7 5 (2.67%) CCA
7 5 (2.67%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.60%) CCNP
8 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.07%) JNCIP
9 2 (1.07%) MCTS
9 2 (1.07%) ISEB
9 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
9 2 (1.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.53%) DCSE
10 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.42%) SLA
2 4 (2.14%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.07%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 85 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.56%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (6.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.88%) Terminal Services
5 10 (5.35%) Hyper-V
6 9 (4.81%) NFS
7 8 (4.28%) vSphere
8 7 (3.74%) XenApp
9 5 (2.67%) XenDesktop
10 2 (1.07%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.53%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 28 (14.97%) SCCM
2 10 (5.35%) NetBackup
2 10 (5.35%) WMI
3 8 (4.28%) Nagios
4 6 (3.21%) SCOM
5 3 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (1.07%) SCDPM
6 2 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (0.53%) WSUS
7 1 (0.53%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 66 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 55 (29.41%) Citrix
3 22 (11.76%) VMware
4 17 (9.09%) HP
5 14 (7.49%) Cisco
5 14 (7.49%) EMC
6 10 (5.35%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.81%) Symantec
7 9 (4.81%) AppSense
8 8 (4.28%) Isilon
9 7 (3.74%) Altiris
10 6 (3.21%) Apple
11 5 (2.67%) Veritas
11 5 (2.67%) Dell
11 5 (2.67%) Lumension
11 5 (2.67%) MobileIron
12 4 (2.14%) CA
12 4 (2.14%) Lotus
13 3 (1.60%) McAfee
14 2 (1.07%) Sophos
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