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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 30 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 128 126 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.19% 4.55% 5.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.11% 17.00% 24.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 56 93
Median daily rate £150 £175 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £116 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £294 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £190 £203
% change year-on-year
- -6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 44 32
Median hourly rate £16.50 £14.93 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.55% -2.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.09 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.55 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.02 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.32% -3.33%
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
579 741 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.49% 26.78% 24.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 369 312
Median daily rate £350 £325 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.84% +10.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 105 94
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.40 £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 May 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Essex +21 51 £119 +31.94% 4
Cambridgeshire -1 25 £120 -40.00% 4
Hertfordshire +7 16 £171 -6.16% 2
Norfolk -13 14 £150 -14.28%
Suffolk +1 12 £160 -4.47%
Bedfordshire +2 9 £140 -28.20%
East Anglia - 1 - -
Windows 7
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 240 (100.00%) Windows
2 155 (64.58%) Active Directory
3 135 (56.25%) MS Office
4 93 (38.75%) MS Excel
4 93 (38.75%) Microsoft
5 78 (32.50%) Citrix
6 61 (25.42%) Incident Management
6 61 (25.42%) Windows 8
7 58 (24.17%) ITIL
8 54 (22.50%) Finance
9 51 (21.25%) Blackberry
10 37 (15.42%) Law
10 37 (15.42%) Document Management
11 33 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (13.33%) Windows XP
13 30 (12.50%) MS Exchange
14 29 (12.08%) SCCM
15 28 (11.67%) Apple
16 27 (11.25%) SLA
17 25 (10.42%) Windows Server
18 22 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
18 22 (9.17%) SharePoint
18 22 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
19 21 (8.75%) Office 365
20 20 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
21 18 (7.50%) MCSE
22 17 (7.08%) DNS
23 16 (6.67%) Security Cleared
24 15 (6.25%) VMware
24 15 (6.25%) LAN

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 30 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.17%) SharePoint
3 15 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.58%) IIS
5 9 (3.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (3.75%) Skype for Business
6 8 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.83%) Documentum
9 2 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.83%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 135 (56.25%) MS Office
2 93 (38.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.83%) AutoCAD
3 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.42%) MS Project
4 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.83%) BASE24
3 1 (0.42%) Sage 50
3 1 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.75%) Office 365
2 5 (2.08%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.08%) DNS
2 15 (6.25%) LAN
3 13 (5.42%) TCP/IP
4 12 (5.00%) WAN
5 7 (2.92%) VoIP
6 6 (2.50%) Firewall
6 6 (2.50%) VPN
7 5 (2.08%) DHCP
7 5 (2.08%) SAN
7 5 (2.08%) Skype
8 4 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.67%) WebEx
8 4 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.67%) Wireless
9 3 (1.25%) IP Telephony
9 3 (1.25%) MPLS
10 2 (0.83%) SpaceWire
11 1 (0.42%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.42%) NAS
11 1 (0.42%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.83%) MySQL
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.42%) MS Access
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Bugzilla
1 2 (0.83%) ClearCase
1 2 (0.83%) ClearQuest
General
1 54 (22.50%) Finance
2 37 (15.42%) Law
3 8 (3.33%) Local Government
4 7 (2.92%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.08%) Retail
6 3 (1.25%) French Language
6 3 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.83%) Automotive
7 2 (0.83%) Avionics
7 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.42%) Advertising
8 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.42%) Back Office
8 1 (0.42%) Electronics
8 1 (0.42%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 105 (43.75%) Analyst
2 64 (26.67%) Service Analyst
3 63 (26.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 62 (25.83%) Help Desk Analyst
5 48 (20.00%) Desktop Support
6 42 (17.50%) Support Engineer
7 36 (15.00%) Support Analyst
8 26 (10.83%) Desktop Engineer
9 24 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 23 (9.58%) Active Directory Support
10 23 (9.58%) Help Desk Support
11 22 (9.17%) Citrix Support
11 22 (9.17%) Help Desk Support Analyst
12 21 (8.75%) 2nd Line Support
12 21 (8.75%) IT Analyst
13 20 (8.33%) Citrix Analyst
13 20 (8.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
14 19 (7.92%) Active Directory Analyst
14 19 (7.92%) Windows Support Analyst
15 18 (7.50%) Active Directory Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.83%) .NET
2 1 (0.42%) Classic ASP
2 1 (0.42%) HTML
2 1 (0.42%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 51 (21.25%) Blackberry
2 15 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 10 (4.17%) iPhone
4 5 (2.08%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (1.67%) Mathematics
5 4 (1.67%) NHS
5 4 (1.67%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.25%) CCTV
7 2 (0.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.83%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.83%) EPoS
7 2 (0.83%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.83%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.83%) iPad
7 2 (0.83%) Robotics
7 2 (0.83%) Statistics
7 2 (0.83%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 240 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (25.42%) Windows 8
3 33 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 25 (10.42%) Windows Server
6 22 (9.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 11 (4.58%) Apple iOS
10 10 (4.17%) Mac OS
11 7 (2.92%) Windows Vista
12 3 (1.25%) Android
12 3 (1.25%) Linux
13 2 (0.83%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.83%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.42%) Unix
14 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (25.42%) Incident Management
2 58 (24.17%) ITIL
3 37 (15.42%) Document Management
4 13 (5.42%) Service Management
5 11 (4.58%) Service Delivery
6 10 (4.17%) CRM
6 10 (4.17%) ITSM
7 9 (3.75%) ITIL V3
7 9 (3.75%) Migration
8 8 (3.33%) Software Deployment
9 6 (2.50%) Information Security
10 5 (2.08%) Application Packaging
10 5 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (2.08%) Performance Management
11 4 (1.67%) Asset Management
11 4 (1.67%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (1.67%) UML
12 3 (1.25%) Configuration Management
12 3 (1.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.00%) SQL
2 6 (2.50%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.67%) C
4 3 (1.25%) Java
5 2 (0.83%) ANSI C
5 2 (0.83%) C#
5 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
5 2 (0.83%) VBScript
6 1 (0.42%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (7.50%) MCSE
3 16 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.33%) Degree
6 7 (2.92%) MCP
7 6 (2.50%) SC Cleared
8 5 (2.08%) MCSA
9 3 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 3 (1.25%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.83%) CCNA
10 2 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (0.42%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.42%) MCDST
11 1 (0.42%) MCITP
11 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (11.25%) SLA
2 3 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.83%) ECSS
4 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 155 (64.58%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.50%) VMware ESX
4 5 (2.08%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.83%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.42%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) XenApp
6 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (12.08%) SCCM
2 7 (2.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.83%) Control-M
6 1 (0.42%) SCOM
Vendors
1 93 (38.75%) Microsoft
2 78 (32.50%) Citrix
3 28 (11.67%) Apple
4 15 (6.25%) VMware
5 12 (5.00%) Cisco
6 10 (4.17%) HP
7 9 (3.75%) Symantec
8 6 (2.50%) Avaya
9 5 (2.08%) Oracle
9 5 (2.08%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.67%) Google
10 4 (1.67%) Remedy
11 3 (1.25%) Altiris
11 3 (1.25%) BMC
11 3 (1.25%) WorldPay
12 2 (0.83%) Adobe
12 2 (0.83%) Blue Prism
12 2 (0.83%) Cognos
12 2 (0.83%) Dell
12 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
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