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 April 2015 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 45 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 96 155 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.63% 5.04% 4.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.75% 22.73% 18.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 84 43
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.68% -1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £118 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £425 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 23 29
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.79 £9.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £23.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
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
651 682 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.58% 22.19% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 301 220
Average daily rate £338 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 86 117
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.03 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.35 £38.05 £37.48
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015.

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 April 2015. 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 +8 34 £165 -24.13% 7
Hertfordshire 0 19 £148 -14.49% 9
Norfolk -3 14 £135 +8.00% 2
Essex -23 12 £90 -76.00% 1
Suffolk +4 10 £158 +14.54% 1
Bedfordshire -13 7 £323 -14.00% 4
Windows 7
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 206 (100.00%) Windows
2 111 (53.88%) Active Directory
3 74 (35.92%) MS Office
4 73 (35.44%) Microsoft
5 70 (33.98%) ITIL
6 48 (23.30%) Windows XP
7 45 (21.84%) Citrix
8 41 (19.90%) MS Excel
9 40 (19.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 36 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 36 (17.48%) Migration
11 35 (16.99%) Blackberry
12 32 (15.53%) SCCM
13 28 (13.59%) Finance
13 28 (13.59%) MS Exchange
14 24 (11.65%) Incident Management
15 21 (10.19%) Windows 8
16 20 (9.71%) VMware
17 19 (9.22%) Service Delivery
18 18 (8.74%) Cisco
19 17 (8.25%) HP
19 17 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
20 15 (7.28%) SLA
20 15 (7.28%) Microsoft Certification
20 15 (7.28%) WAN
20 15 (7.28%) SQL
21 14 (6.80%) Service Management
21 14 (6.80%) Document Management
21 14 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
22 13 (6.31%) Law

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 28 (13.59%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.80%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (4.85%) Lync
4 9 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (3.88%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (2.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.46%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.49%) IIS
8 1 (0.49%) CMS
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 74 (35.92%) MS Office
2 41 (19.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.49%) SAP Business One
1 1 (0.49%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.49%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 15 (7.28%) WAN
2 13 (6.31%) LAN
2 13 (6.31%) TCP/IP
3 11 (5.34%) VPN
3 11 (5.34%) Firewall
4 9 (4.37%) DNS
5 8 (3.88%) SAN
5 8 (3.88%) Wireless
6 6 (2.91%) DHCP
7 5 (2.43%) Internet
8 4 (1.94%) VoIP
9 3 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.49%) ADSL
11 1 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.88%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.97%) MSI
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 28 (13.59%) Finance
2 13 (6.31%) Law
3 10 (4.85%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.46%) Local Government
5 1 (0.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 83 (40.29%) Analyst
2 44 (21.36%) Service Analyst
2 44 (21.36%) Service Desk Analyst
3 37 (17.96%) Desktop Support
4 34 (16.50%) Support Analyst
5 32 (15.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 31 (15.05%) Support Engineer
7 22 (10.68%) Help Desk Analyst
8 20 (9.71%) Desktop Engineer
9 15 (7.28%) Rollout Engineer
9 15 (7.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 14 (6.80%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 14 (6.80%) Desktop Analyst
10 14 (6.80%) IT Support
11 11 (5.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (4.85%) 1st Line Support
13 7 (3.40%) Field Engineer
13 7 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 7 (3.40%) Deployment Engineer
13 7 (3.40%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.91%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.46%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.49%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 35 (16.99%) Blackberry
2 9 (4.37%) iPhone
2 9 (4.37%) iPad
3 8 (3.88%) NHS
4 6 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.94%) Statistics
7 2 (0.97%) Wiki
7 2 (0.97%) FMCG
7 2 (0.97%) VLE
7 2 (0.97%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.97%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.97%) GIS
7 2 (0.97%) BYOD
8 1 (0.49%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.49%) CCTV
8 1 (0.49%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 206 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (23.30%) Windows XP
3 40 (19.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (10.19%) Windows 8
6 17 (8.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (5.83%) Mac OS X
8 8 (3.88%) Windows Vista
9 5 (2.43%) Android
10 4 (1.94%) Apple iOS
11 3 (1.46%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.97%) Linux
12 2 (0.97%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (33.98%) ITIL
2 36 (17.48%) Migration
3 24 (11.65%) Incident Management
4 19 (9.22%) Service Delivery
5 14 (6.80%) Service Management
5 14 (6.80%) Document Management
6 9 (4.37%) Project Management
7 7 (3.40%) Change Management
8 6 (2.91%) Change Control
9 5 (2.43%) Asset Management
10 4 (1.94%) E-Commerce
10 4 (1.94%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (1.94%) Time Management
10 4 (1.94%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (1.94%) Systems Analysis
10 4 (1.94%) Information Security
11 3 (1.46%) Problem Management
11 3 (1.46%) Data Migration
11 3 (1.46%) CAD
12 2 (0.97%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.28%) SQL
2 3 (1.46%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (7.28%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.40%) MCSE
2 7 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.91%) MCP
3 6 (2.91%) CCNA
4 4 (1.94%) Degree
5 3 (1.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (1.46%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (1.46%) A+ Certification
5 3 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (1.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.46%) MCDST
6 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.28%) SLA
2 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 111 (53.88%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.91%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (2.91%) Hyper-V
2 6 (2.91%) XenApp
2 6 (2.91%) BitLocker
3 3 (1.46%) Terminal Server
3 3 (1.46%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.97%) XenServer
5 1 (0.49%) vSphere
5 1 (0.49%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (15.53%) SCCM
2 4 (1.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.46%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.97%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.97%) SAP Afaria
5 1 (0.49%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.49%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 73 (35.44%) Microsoft
2 45 (21.84%) Citrix
3 20 (9.71%) VMware
4 18 (8.74%) Cisco
5 17 (8.25%) HP
6 10 (4.85%) Apple
6 10 (4.85%) Symantec
7 8 (3.88%) Dell
8 7 (3.40%) Sophos
8 7 (3.40%) Altiris
9 6 (2.91%) Remedy
9 6 (2.91%) Adobe
10 5 (2.43%) Avaya
10 5 (2.43%) Wyse
11 4 (1.94%) McAfee
12 3 (1.46%) Google
12 3 (1.46%) LANDesk
12 3 (1.46%) MobileIron
12 3 (1.46%) Panasonic
12 3 (1.46%) Mapinfo
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