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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 39 23 39
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 129 171 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.68% 5.76% 4.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.53% 24.36% 16.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 90 40
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£175 £203 £195
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £135 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £425 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
- -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 31 27
Average hourly rate £14.85 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.19% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £23.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.42 £15.00 £14.81
% change year-on-year
-3.85% +1.26%
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
736 702 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.69% 23.63% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 306 230
Average daily rate £325 £300 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 95 115
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +3 40 £200 -6.97% 4
Norfolk +11 30 £170 -2.85% 2
Hertfordshire -17 20 £183 -3.94% 8
Essex -19 19 £90 -78.82% 6
Suffolk +13 11 £168 +8.06%
Bedfordshire -10 9 £195 -41.79% 3
Windows 7
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 228 (100.00%) Windows
2 126 (55.26%) Active Directory
3 75 (32.89%) Microsoft
4 73 (32.02%) MS Office
5 70 (30.70%) Citrix
6 69 (30.26%) ITIL
7 64 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 56 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 46 (20.18%) MS Excel
10 45 (19.74%) Windows XP
11 44 (19.30%) VMware
12 40 (17.54%) HP
13 37 (16.23%) Blackberry
14 36 (15.79%) SCCM
15 35 (15.35%) SLA
16 34 (14.91%) SQL
17 31 (13.60%) SAN
17 31 (13.60%) Migration
18 30 (13.16%) Symantec
18 30 (13.16%) MS Exchange
19 29 (12.72%) Finance
20 28 (12.28%) Incident Management
21 26 (11.40%) SharePoint
22 25 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
23 24 (10.53%) Cisco
24 23 (10.09%) Windows 8
25 21 (9.21%) Backup Exec
26 20 (8.77%) CRM
27 19 (8.33%) SAP
27 19 (8.33%) Xen

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 30 (13.16%) MS Exchange
2 26 (11.40%) SharePoint
3 18 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (6.58%) BizTalk Server
5 14 (6.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (3.07%) Lync
7 5 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (1.75%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.44%) IIS
9 1 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.44%) CMS
9 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 73 (32.02%) MS Office
2 46 (20.18%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.44%) MS Project
3 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.44%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 17 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (3.51%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.44%) TeleForm
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (13.60%) SAN
2 14 (6.14%) VPN
3 13 (5.70%) LAN
3 13 (5.70%) WAN
3 13 (5.70%) Firewall
4 12 (5.26%) DNS
5 11 (4.82%) TCP/IP
6 10 (4.39%) Wireless
7 8 (3.51%) DHCP
8 6 (2.63%) Internet
9 5 (2.19%) VoIP
10 3 (1.32%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.44%) NAS
12 1 (0.44%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
12 1 (0.44%) PBX
12 1 (0.44%) ADSL
12 1 (0.44%) Intranet
12 1 (0.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.44%) MySQL
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.32%) MSI
2 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 29 (12.72%) Finance
2 15 (6.58%) Law
3 7 (3.07%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.32%) Local Government
5 1 (0.44%) Retail
5 1 (0.44%) Legal
5 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 88 (38.60%) Analyst
2 45 (19.74%) Service Analyst
2 45 (19.74%) Service Desk Analyst
3 40 (17.54%) Support Engineer
4 38 (16.67%) Desktop Support
5 36 (15.79%) Support Analyst
6 30 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support
7 26 (11.40%) Help Desk Analyst
8 23 (10.09%) Desktop Engineer
9 18 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 15 (6.58%) IT Support
10 15 (6.58%) Operations Engineer
11 12 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 11 (4.82%) Rollout Engineer
12 11 (4.82%) Desktop Analyst
12 11 (4.82%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 10 (4.39%) 1st Line Support
14 8 (3.51%) Help Desk Support
14 8 (3.51%) Deployment Engineer
15 7 (3.07%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.51%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.88%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.23%) Blackberry
2 9 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.95%) iPhone
3 8 (3.51%) iPad
4 6 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 6 (2.63%) NHS
5 4 (1.75%) Statistics
6 3 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.88%) GIS
7 2 (0.88%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.88%) Wiki
7 2 (0.88%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.88%) VLE
8 1 (0.44%) CCTV
8 1 (0.44%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.44%) Life Science
8 1 (0.44%) BYOD
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 228 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (28.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (24.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 45 (19.74%) Windows XP
5 25 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (10.09%) Windows 8
7 13 (5.70%) Mac OS X
8 8 (3.51%) Windows Vista
9 5 (2.19%) Android
9 5 (2.19%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (2.19%) Linux
10 3 (1.32%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (30.26%) ITIL
2 31 (13.60%) Migration
3 28 (12.28%) Incident Management
4 20 (8.77%) CRM
5 18 (7.89%) Service Delivery
6 17 (7.46%) Document Management
7 10 (4.39%) Service Management
7 10 (4.39%) Change Control
8 9 (3.95%) Project Management
9 8 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (3.07%) Change Management
11 5 (2.19%) Asset Management
11 5 (2.19%) Network Management
11 5 (2.19%) Process Management
11 5 (2.19%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (1.75%) E-Commerce
12 4 (1.75%) Time Management
12 4 (1.75%) Systems Analysis
12 4 (1.75%) Information Security
13 3 (1.32%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.91%) SQL
2 5 (2.19%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.44%) C
3 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.44%) VB
3 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (6.14%) Security Cleared
3 10 (4.39%) Degree
4 8 (3.51%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (3.07%) SC Cleared
5 7 (3.07%) MCSE
5 7 (3.07%) MCP
5 7 (3.07%) CCNA
6 3 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (1.32%) MCDST
6 3 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.88%) MCSA
8 1 (0.44%) MCTS
8 1 (0.44%) MOS
8 1 (0.44%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (15.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 126 (55.26%) Active Directory
2 19 (8.33%) Xen
3 14 (6.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (4.82%) Hyper-V
5 8 (3.51%) XenApp
6 6 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.32%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.32%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.88%) vSphere
8 2 (0.88%) XenServer
9 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.44%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 36 (15.79%) SCCM
2 21 (9.21%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.19%) ARCserve
4 4 (1.75%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.88%) SAP Afaria
5 2 (0.88%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.44%) WSUS
6 1 (0.44%) SCOM
6 1 (0.44%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 75 (32.89%) Microsoft
2 70 (30.70%) Citrix
3 44 (19.30%) VMware
4 40 (17.54%) HP
5 30 (13.16%) Symantec
6 24 (10.53%) Cisco
7 19 (8.33%) SAP
8 17 (7.46%) Hitachi
9 10 (4.39%) Dell
9 10 (4.39%) Apple
10 7 (3.07%) Altiris
10 7 (3.07%) Sophos
11 5 (2.19%) CA
11 5 (2.19%) Adobe
11 5 (2.19%) Oracle
11 5 (2.19%) Remedy
11 5 (2.19%) Wyse
12 4 (1.75%) McAfee
12 4 (1.75%) Avaya
12 4 (1.75%) Lotus
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