The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East of England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 24 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 194 120 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 6.39% 5.02% 4.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.31% 19.51% 16.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 40 33
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £110 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £355 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 38 42
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £26.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.72 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
798 615 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.30% 25.73% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 234 360
Average daily rate £295 £295 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £159 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 117 141
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.47 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.41% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £37.50 £41.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 7
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +5 60 £130 -42.22% 7
Essex +18 43 £225 -7.69% 1
Hertfordshire +7 35 £176 -11.87% 2
Norfolk +13 27 £175 +75.00%
Suffolk -13 17 £175 +59.09% 1
Bedfordshire -22 13 £308 -8.88% 7
Windows 7
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 349 (100.00%) Windows
2 167 (47.85%) Active Directory
3 118 (33.81%) Microsoft
3 118 (33.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (25.79%) Windows XP
5 74 (21.20%) MS Excel
5 74 (21.20%) MS Office
6 73 (20.92%) Migration
7 66 (18.91%) Citrix
7 66 (18.91%) SCCM
8 61 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 57 (16.33%) MS Exchange
10 46 (13.18%) Finance
11 38 (10.89%) ITIL
12 37 (10.60%) TCP/IP
12 37 (10.60%) Blackberry
13 36 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010
13 36 (10.32%) Windows 8
14 34 (9.74%) VMware
15 33 (9.46%) Cisco
15 33 (9.46%) HP
16 30 (8.60%) SQL Server
17 26 (7.45%) VB
17 26 (7.45%) DNS
18 24 (6.88%) Firewall
19 23 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2003
19 23 (6.59%) SLA
19 23 (6.59%) Hyper-V
20 21 (6.02%) PowerShell
20 21 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 36 (10.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (3.72%) IBM Notes
6 9 (2.58%) Lync
7 5 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.43%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.43%) OpenROAD
8 3 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 74 (21.20%) MS Office
1 74 (21.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (10.60%) TCP/IP
2 26 (7.45%) DNS
3 24 (6.88%) Firewall
4 19 (5.44%) LAN
4 19 (5.44%) WAN
5 18 (5.16%) DHCP
6 16 (4.58%) Wireless
7 10 (2.87%) Cisco ASA
7 10 (2.87%) VPN
8 9 (2.58%) SAN
9 8 (2.29%) VoIP
10 5 (1.43%) Internet
10 5 (1.43%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.15%) FTP
12 3 (0.86%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.86%) Network Security
13 2 (0.57%) iSCSI
14 1 (0.29%) Unified Communications
14 1 (0.29%) Fibre Channel
14 1 (0.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 17 (4.87%) Ingres
3 16 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (4.01%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (1.43%) Oracle Exadata
5 5 (1.43%) DTS
6 4 (1.15%) MS Access
7 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.57%) WebFOCUS
7 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (4.58%) MSI
2 3 (0.86%) InstallShield
2 3 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.57%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.57%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 46 (13.18%) Finance
2 14 (4.01%) Law
3 10 (2.87%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.72%) Retail
5 5 (1.43%) French Language
5 5 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.15%) Publishing
7 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.57%) Back Office
8 2 (0.57%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 103 (29.51%) Analyst
2 63 (18.05%) Support Engineer
3 51 (14.61%) Support Analyst
4 35 (10.03%) Service Analyst
5 34 (9.74%) Service Desk Analyst
6 32 (9.17%) 2nd Line Support
7 29 (8.31%) 3rd Line Support
8 28 (8.02%) Developer
9 26 (7.45%) Desktop Support
10 24 (6.88%) Help Desk Analyst
11 18 (5.16%) IT Support
12 15 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 15 (4.30%) 1st Line Support
13 14 (4.01%) Technical Analyst
13 14 (4.01%) Desktop Engineer
14 13 (3.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 12 (3.44%) Deployment Engineer
15 12 (3.44%) VB Developer
15 12 (3.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 11 (3.15%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.58%) HTML
2 15 (4.30%) CSS
2 15 (4.30%) XML
3 12 (3.44%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.43%) XHTML
4 5 (1.43%) Ajax
5 3 (0.86%) Flash
6 2 (0.57%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.29%) XMPP
7 1 (0.29%) ODBC
7 1 (0.29%) .NET
7 1 (0.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.60%) Blackberry
2 14 (4.01%) iPhone
3 11 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
4 10 (2.87%) Fat Client
4 10 (2.87%) Thin Client
5 7 (2.01%) NHS
5 7 (2.01%) Smartphone
6 4 (1.15%) CCTV
6 4 (1.15%) iPad
7 3 (0.86%) HP StorageWorks
7 3 (0.86%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.57%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.57%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.29%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.29%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 349 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (33.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 90 (25.79%) Windows XP
4 61 (17.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (10.32%) Windows 8
6 21 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (4.87%) Windows Vista
8 10 (2.87%) Linux
9 7 (2.01%) UNIX
10 6 (1.72%) Android
11 5 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.29%) Solaris
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (20.92%) Migration
2 38 (10.89%) ITIL
3 20 (5.73%) Incident Management
4 19 (5.44%) Systems Analysis
5 11 (3.15%) Service Management
5 11 (3.15%) Test Management
6 10 (2.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (2.87%) Document Management
6 10 (2.87%) Service Delivery
7 9 (2.58%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (2.58%) Test Strategy
7 9 (2.58%) Email Migration
8 8 (2.29%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (2.29%) Change Control
9 7 (2.01%) Customer Engagement
10 6 (1.72%) Project Management
11 5 (1.43%) Asset Management
11 5 (1.43%) Test Scripting
12 4 (1.15%) PRINCE2
13 3 (0.86%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.45%) VB
2 21 (6.02%) PowerShell
3 19 (5.44%) VBScript
4 15 (4.30%) JavaScript
5 12 (3.44%) VBA
5 12 (3.44%) VB6
6 8 (2.29%) SQL
7 7 (2.01%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.15%) C
9 3 (0.86%) Java
10 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (4.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (3.72%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.44%) MCSE
4 6 (1.72%) MCP
4 6 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (1.72%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.43%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (1.43%) ISEB
6 3 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.86%) MCSA
6 3 (0.86%) CCNA
6 3 (0.86%) A+ Certification
6 3 (0.86%) MCDST
6 3 (0.86%) MCITP
6 3 (0.86%) MOS
7 2 (0.57%) Degree
8 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.29%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.29%) CCA
8 1 (0.29%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 167 (47.85%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.59%) Hyper-V
3 19 (5.44%) Microsoft App-V
4 15 (4.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (2.29%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.86%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.57%) XenApp
7 2 (0.57%) XenServer
7 2 (0.57%) vSphere
8 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 66 (18.91%) SCCM
2 10 (2.87%) Backup Exec
3 7 (2.01%) WSUS
4 4 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.86%) OpenView
5 3 (0.86%) ARCserve
5 3 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.57%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.29%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.29%) Opsview
7 1 (0.29%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.29%) SCOM
7 1 (0.29%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.29%) Cacti
7 1 (0.29%) Nagios
7 1 (0.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 118 (33.81%) Microsoft
2 66 (18.91%) Citrix
3 34 (9.74%) VMware
4 33 (9.46%) HP
4 33 (9.46%) Cisco
5 14 (4.01%) Lotus
5 14 (4.01%) Symantec
6 12 (3.44%) Dell
7 10 (2.87%) Avaya
7 10 (2.87%) Remedy
8 8 (2.29%) Altiris
9 7 (2.01%) AppSense
9 7 (2.01%) CA
10 6 (1.72%) Oracle
10 6 (1.72%) Becrypt
11 5 (1.43%) BMC
11 5 (1.43%) Polycom
12 4 (1.15%) Wyse
12 4 (1.15%) McAfee
13 3 (0.86%) Sophos
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