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 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 35 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 153 138 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.99% 5.84% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.32% 22.37% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 32 35
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£153 £165 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.57% -45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £111 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £225 £270
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 44 44
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.13 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £10.33 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.65 £18.75 £35.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.01 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -10.00%
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
753 617 902
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.54% 26.09% 28.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 245 340
Average daily rate £340 £288 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.26% -15.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £142 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 115 153
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.38 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -23.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.13 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £37.50 £41.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.76%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 30 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
Cambridgeshire +15 56 £138 -27.63% 12
Essex -7 40 £168 +34.00% 7
Hertfordshire -28 29 £160 -3.03% 7
Norfolk -9 14 £130 +4.00% 1
Bedfordshire -27 8 £275 +27.90% 2
Suffolk +1 5 £223 +58.92% 1
Windows 7
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 352 (100.00%) Windows
2 189 (53.69%) Active Directory
3 122 (34.66%) Microsoft
4 111 (31.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 105 (29.83%) MS Office
6 89 (25.28%) Windows XP
7 79 (22.44%) MS Excel
8 78 (22.16%) Citrix
9 64 (18.18%) Finance
10 59 (16.76%) MS Exchange
11 58 (16.48%) SCCM
12 53 (15.06%) Blackberry
13 50 (14.20%) ITIL
14 48 (13.64%) TCP/IP
14 48 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
15 47 (13.35%) Migration
16 45 (12.78%) Windows 8
17 38 (10.80%) VMware
17 38 (10.80%) DNS
18 36 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2010
19 35 (9.94%) Cisco
20 33 (9.38%) Incident Management
21 32 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
22 31 (8.81%) DHCP
23 30 (8.52%) HP
24 27 (7.67%) SLA
25 25 (7.10%) SQL Server
26 24 (6.82%) LAN
27 23 (6.53%) WAN
27 23 (6.53%) Document Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 59 (16.76%) MS Exchange
2 36 (10.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (5.40%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (2.27%) Lync
6 7 (1.99%) IBM Notes
7 6 (1.70%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.28%) CICS
9 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 105 (29.83%) MS Office
2 79 (22.44%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.99%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.85%) SaaS
1 3 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 38 (10.80%) DNS
3 31 (8.81%) DHCP
4 24 (6.82%) LAN
5 23 (6.53%) WAN
6 21 (5.97%) VPN
6 21 (5.97%) Firewall
7 17 (4.83%) SAN
8 15 (4.26%) Wireless
9 12 (3.41%) VoIP
10 7 (1.99%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.70%) Broadband
12 4 (1.14%) Internet
12 4 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.85%) Network Security
13 3 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (0.85%) IPv6
13 3 (0.85%) ADSL
14 2 (0.57%) IP Telephony
14 2 (0.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.99%) Ingres
4 7 (1.99%) Oracle Exadata
5 4 (1.14%) DB2
5 4 (1.14%) DTS
6 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.57%) WebFOCUS
7 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.28%) MS Access
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.28%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 13 (3.69%) MSI
2 5 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.57%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.57%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.57%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 64 (18.18%) Finance
2 22 (6.25%) Law
3 15 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (0.85%) French Language
6 2 (0.57%) Back Office
6 2 (0.57%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Retail
7 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.28%) Local Government
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 127 (36.08%) Analyst
2 67 (19.03%) Support Engineer
3 60 (17.05%) Support Analyst
4 55 (15.63%) Service Analyst
4 55 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 40 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
6 34 (9.66%) Help Desk Analyst
7 29 (8.24%) 3rd Line Support
8 23 (6.53%) Desktop Support
9 21 (5.97%) IT Support
10 19 (5.40%) Desktop Engineer
11 18 (5.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 16 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
13 15 (4.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (3.69%) IT Support Analyst
14 13 (3.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 12 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 12 (3.41%) Developer
16 10 (2.84%) Technical Support
17 9 (2.56%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.99%) HTML
2 6 (1.70%) Application Packaging
2 6 (1.70%) CSS
2 6 (1.70%) XML
3 2 (0.57%) .NET
4 1 (0.28%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.28%) XHTML
4 1 (0.28%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.28%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.06%) Blackberry
2 16 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (2.84%) Thin Client
3 10 (2.84%) Fat Client
4 8 (2.27%) iPhone
4 8 (2.27%) NHS
5 6 (1.70%) Smartphone
5 6 (1.70%) CCTV
6 4 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (0.85%) iPad
7 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.85%) Clustering
8 2 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.57%) HP StorageWorks
9 1 (0.28%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.28%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 352 (100.00%) Windows
2 111 (31.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (25.28%) Windows XP
4 48 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (12.78%) Windows 8
6 32 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (4.55%) Windows Vista
7 16 (4.55%) Linux
8 5 (1.42%) Android
9 4 (1.14%) Solaris
10 3 (0.85%) AIX
10 3 (0.85%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.85%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.57%) UNIX
12 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.28%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (14.20%) ITIL
2 47 (13.35%) Migration
3 33 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 23 (6.53%) Document Management
5 16 (4.55%) Service Management
6 12 (3.41%) Project Management
7 8 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (2.27%) Service Delivery
7 8 (2.27%) PRINCE2
7 8 (2.27%) Change Control
8 6 (1.70%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (1.70%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (1.42%) Asset Management
9 5 (1.42%) Regression Testing
10 4 (1.14%) Load Balancing
10 4 (1.14%) Time Management
11 3 (0.85%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (0.85%) ITSM
11 3 (0.85%) Network Management
11 3 (0.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.97%) PowerShell
2 19 (5.40%) VB
3 13 (3.69%) VBScript
4 8 (2.27%) SQL
4 8 (2.27%) VBA
5 6 (1.70%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.70%) VB6
6 5 (1.42%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (4.26%) Security Cleared
2 13 (3.69%) MCSE
3 10 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.27%) MCP
4 8 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (1.70%) MOS
6 4 (1.14%) MCDST
7 3 (0.85%) MCITP
7 3 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (0.85%) MCSA
8 2 (0.57%) CCNA
8 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.57%) Degree
8 2 (0.57%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.28%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.28%) MCSD
9 1 (0.28%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.67%) SLA
System Software
1 189 (53.69%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 18 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (5.11%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.70%) XenApp
3 6 (1.70%) Terminal Services
4 4 (1.14%) vSphere
5 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
5 3 (0.85%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.57%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 58 (16.48%) SCCM
2 14 (3.98%) WSUS
3 13 (3.69%) Backup Exec
4 8 (2.27%) SCOM
5 6 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.85%) ARCserve
6 3 (0.85%) OpenView
6 3 (0.85%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.85%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.28%) Nagios
8 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.28%) Opsview
8 1 (0.28%) Cacti
Vendors
1 122 (34.66%) Microsoft
2 78 (22.16%) Citrix
3 38 (10.80%) VMware
4 35 (9.94%) Cisco
5 30 (8.52%) HP
6 22 (6.25%) Symantec
7 16 (4.55%) Remedy
8 15 (4.26%) Dell
9 13 (3.69%) Avaya
10 12 (3.41%) Oracle
11 11 (3.13%) Altiris
12 8 (2.27%) Lotus
13 7 (1.99%) BMC
13 7 (1.99%) CA
13 7 (1.99%) AppSense
13 7 (1.99%) McAfee
13 7 (1.99%) Polycom
14 6 (1.70%) Wyse
14 6 (1.70%) Google
15 5 (1.42%) EMC
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