The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 35 35 31
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 159 129 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.08% 5.34% 5.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.36% 21.25% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 29 42
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.93% -18.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £114 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £351 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 46 36
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.88 £25.30 £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Windows 7
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
781 607 885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.94% 25.11% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 239 365
Average daily rate £340 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 112 141
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £35.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the East of England region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the East of England region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Cambridgeshire +13 55 £130 -39.53% 8
Essex +3 35 £200 -38.46% 3
Hertfordshire -18 30 £160 -24.70% 4
Norfolk +7 23 £173 - 2
Suffolk -8 10 £204 +85.22%
Bedfordshire -34 6 £275 -16.66% 2
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 342 (100.00%) Windows
2 171 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 119 (34.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 118 (34.50%) Microsoft
5 90 (26.32%) MS Office
6 89 (26.02%) Windows XP
7 74 (21.64%) MS Excel
8 65 (19.01%) SCCM
9 64 (18.71%) Citrix
10 61 (17.84%) Migration
11 57 (16.67%) MS Exchange
12 53 (15.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 47 (13.74%) Finance
14 46 (13.45%) TCP/IP
15 44 (12.87%) ITIL
16 42 (12.28%) Blackberry
17 39 (11.40%) Windows 8
18 37 (10.82%) Exchange Server 2010
19 36 (10.53%) Cisco
20 35 (10.23%) VMware
21 34 (9.94%) DNS
22 31 (9.06%) HP
23 29 (8.48%) SQL Server
24 28 (8.19%) Windows Server 2012
25 26 (7.60%) DHCP
26 25 (7.31%) SLA
27 23 (6.73%) VB
27 23 (6.73%) Firewall
27 23 (6.73%) Incident Management
28 22 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 57 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 37 (10.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.63%) IBM Notes
5 9 (2.63%) Lync
6 5 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.46%) SharePoint
7 3 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.58%) OpenROAD
9 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.29%) CICS
9 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 90 (26.32%) MS Office
2 74 (21.64%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.88%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.58%) SaaS
1 2 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.45%) TCP/IP
2 34 (9.94%) DNS
3 26 (7.60%) DHCP
4 23 (6.73%) Firewall
5 22 (6.43%) LAN
5 22 (6.43%) WAN
6 16 (4.68%) SAN
6 16 (4.68%) VPN
7 15 (4.39%) Wireless
8 11 (3.22%) VoIP
9 9 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.46%) Internet
11 4 (1.17%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.88%) Network Security
12 3 (0.88%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (0.88%) IPv6
12 3 (0.88%) Broadband
13 2 (0.58%) FTP
13 2 (0.58%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 14 (4.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (3.80%) Ingres
4 5 (1.46%) DTS
4 5 (1.46%) Oracle Exadata
5 3 (0.88%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.58%) WebFOCUS
6 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (0.58%) DB2
6 2 (0.58%) MS Access
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.29%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 14 (4.09%) MSI
2 3 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.58%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.58%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.58%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 47 (13.74%) Finance
2 17 (4.97%) Law
3 12 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 7 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.46%) French Language
6 3 (0.88%) Retail
7 2 (0.58%) Back Office
7 2 (0.58%) Publishing
8 1 (0.29%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 105 (30.70%) Analyst
2 69 (20.18%) Support Engineer
3 54 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 37 (10.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 36 (10.53%) Service Analyst
6 35 (10.23%) Service Desk Analyst
7 30 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
8 28 (8.19%) Help Desk Analyst
9 24 (7.02%) Desktop Support
10 21 (6.14%) IT Support
11 20 (5.85%) Developer
12 18 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 17 (4.97%) Desktop Engineer
14 15 (4.39%) 1st Line Support
15 14 (4.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 13 (3.80%) Technical Analyst
16 13 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 12 (3.51%) IT Support Analyst
18 11 (3.22%) Technical Support
18 11 (3.22%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.09%) HTML
2 13 (3.80%) CSS
2 13 (3.80%) XML
3 8 (2.34%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.46%) XHTML
4 5 (1.46%) Ajax
5 2 (0.58%) Flash
5 2 (0.58%) .NET
6 1 (0.29%) XMPP
6 1 (0.29%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.28%) Blackberry
2 15 (4.39%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (3.80%) iPhone
4 10 (2.92%) Thin Client
4 10 (2.92%) Fat Client
5 6 (1.75%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.46%) NHS
7 4 (1.17%) CCTV
7 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.88%) iPad
8 3 (0.88%) HP StorageWorks
8 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.88%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.58%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.58%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.29%) Clustering
10 1 (0.29%) GIS
10 1 (0.29%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 342 (100.00%) Windows
2 119 (34.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (26.02%) Windows XP
4 53 (15.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (11.40%) Windows 8
6 28 (8.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (5.26%) Windows Vista
8 12 (3.51%) Linux
9 5 (1.46%) Android
10 4 (1.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.17%) UNIX
11 3 (0.88%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.88%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.58%) Solaris
13 1 (0.29%) AIX
13 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.29%) OpenVMS
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (17.84%) Migration
2 44 (12.87%) ITIL
3 23 (6.73%) Incident Management
4 14 (4.09%) Document Management
5 13 (3.80%) Systems Analysis
6 12 (3.51%) Service Management
7 10 (2.92%) Project Management
8 9 (2.63%) Service Delivery
8 9 (2.63%) Regression Testing
9 8 (2.34%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (2.34%) Change Control
10 7 (2.05%) PRINCE2
10 7 (2.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (1.75%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (1.75%) Test Management
12 5 (1.46%) Time Management
12 5 (1.46%) Asset Management
12 5 (1.46%) Test Strategy
13 4 (1.17%) Email Migration
13 4 (1.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 23 (6.73%) VB
2 20 (5.85%) PowerShell
3 14 (4.09%) VBScript
4 13 (3.80%) JavaScript
5 10 (2.92%) VB6
5 10 (2.92%) VBA
6 8 (2.34%) SQL
7 7 (2.05%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.58%) C
8 2 (0.58%) Java
8 2 (0.58%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 17 (4.97%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (4.09%) MCSE
4 9 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (1.46%) MCDST
6 5 (1.46%) MCP
7 3 (0.88%) MCSA
7 3 (0.88%) A+ Certification
7 3 (0.88%) ISEB
7 3 (0.88%) Degree
7 3 (0.88%) MOS
7 3 (0.88%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.58%) MCITP
8 2 (0.58%) CCNA
9 1 (0.29%) MCSD
9 1 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.31%) SLA
System Software
1 171 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.85%) Hyper-V
3 17 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (4.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (2.63%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.17%) vSphere
7 2 (0.58%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.58%) XenApp
8 1 (0.29%) XenServer
8 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.29%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 65 (19.01%) SCCM
2 12 (3.51%) Backup Exec
2 12 (3.51%) WSUS
3 6 (1.75%) SCOM
3 6 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.88%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.88%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.88%) ARCserve
4 3 (0.88%) OpenView
4 3 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.58%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.58%) ZENworks
5 2 (0.58%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.29%) Opsview
6 1 (0.29%) Cacti
6 1 (0.29%) Nagios
6 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 118 (34.50%) Microsoft
2 64 (18.71%) Citrix
3 36 (10.53%) Cisco
4 35 (10.23%) VMware
5 31 (9.06%) HP
6 20 (5.85%) Symantec
7 13 (3.80%) Dell
8 12 (3.51%) Avaya
9 11 (3.22%) Altiris
10 10 (2.92%) Remedy
10 10 (2.92%) Lotus
11 8 (2.34%) Oracle
12 7 (2.05%) CA
12 7 (2.05%) McAfee
13 6 (1.75%) AppSense
14 5 (1.46%) Sophos
14 5 (1.46%) Polycom
14 5 (1.46%) Panasonic
14 5 (1.46%) Apple
14 5 (1.46%) BMC
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