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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 28 46
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 107 142 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.18% 6.23% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.44% 22.12% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 47 30
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% -19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £113 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £348 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £260
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 47 23
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.87 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.96% -15.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £23.20 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -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
651 642 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.45% 28.15% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 302 259
Average daily rate £300 £325 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £150 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 113 107
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.30 £38.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Essex +7 31 £160 -47.75% 4
Cambridgeshire +2 31 £125 -46.80% 6
Norfolk -4 15 £175 +55.55% 1
Hertfordshire -26 12 £128 -58.87% 11
Suffolk +2 11 £120 -20.00% 1
Bedfordshire -20 7 £98 -35.00% 2
Windows 7
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 261 (100.00%) Windows
2 140 (53.64%) Active Directory
3 111 (42.53%) MS Office
4 91 (34.87%) Microsoft
5 68 (26.05%) ITIL
5 68 (26.05%) Finance
6 64 (24.52%) Citrix
7 63 (24.14%) MS Excel
7 63 (24.14%) Windows XP
8 60 (22.99%) Blackberry
9 41 (15.71%) Incident Management
10 38 (14.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (14.56%) Migration
11 35 (13.41%) Document Management
12 34 (13.03%) MS Exchange
13 31 (11.88%) SCCM
14 29 (11.11%) Law
15 27 (10.34%) TCP/IP
15 27 (10.34%) Windows 8
16 25 (9.58%) Windows Server 2003
17 22 (8.43%) DNS
18 20 (7.66%) SLA
19 19 (7.28%) VPN
19 19 (7.28%) DHCP
20 18 (6.90%) HP
20 18 (6.90%) WAN
20 18 (6.90%) Service Management
21 17 (6.51%) Telecoms
21 17 (6.51%) LAN
22 16 (6.13%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (13.03%) MS Exchange
2 12 (4.60%) Lync
2 12 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.15%) IBM Notes
5 3 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.38%) CICS
7 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 111 (42.53%) MS Office
2 63 (24.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) MS Project
5 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.15%) SaaS
2 2 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (10.34%) TCP/IP
2 22 (8.43%) DNS
3 19 (7.28%) VPN
3 19 (7.28%) DHCP
4 18 (6.90%) WAN
5 17 (6.51%) LAN
6 9 (3.45%) Firewall
7 7 (2.68%) Wireless
8 6 (2.30%) SAN
8 6 (2.30%) VoIP
8 6 (2.30%) Broadband
9 3 (1.15%) ADSL
10 2 (0.77%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (0.77%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.77%) Internet
11 1 (0.38%) IPv6
11 1 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.07%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.53%) DB2
3 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.38%) Ingres
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.38%) IDMS
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (1.53%) MSI
2 2 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
General
1 68 (26.05%) Finance
2 29 (11.11%) Law
3 17 (6.51%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.77%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.77%) Local Government
6 1 (0.38%) Banking
6 1 (0.38%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 115 (44.06%) Analyst
2 67 (25.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 67 (25.67%) Service Analyst
3 46 (17.62%) Support Analyst
4 36 (13.79%) Help Desk Analyst
4 36 (13.79%) Desktop Support
5 35 (13.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 28 (10.73%) Support Engineer
7 19 (7.28%) IT Support
8 18 (6.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 18 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
8 18 (6.90%) Rollout Engineer
8 18 (6.90%) Desktop Analyst
9 11 (4.21%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (4.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (3.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 10 (3.83%) IT Support Analyst
10 10 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 9 (3.45%) Project Manager
12 8 (3.07%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.30%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.15%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 60 (22.99%) Blackberry
2 14 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (3.83%) NHS
4 6 (2.30%) iPad
5 5 (1.92%) iPhone
6 4 (1.53%) Fat Client
6 4 (1.53%) Thin Client
7 3 (1.15%) Clustering
7 3 (1.15%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.15%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.77%) CCTV
8 2 (0.77%) Statistics
8 2 (0.77%) FMCG
8 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.38%) Handset
9 1 (0.38%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.38%) Wiki
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 261 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (24.14%) Windows XP
3 38 (14.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (10.34%) Windows 8
5 25 (9.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 14 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.21%) Windows Vista
8 10 (3.83%) Mac OS X
9 7 (2.68%) Linux
10 5 (1.92%) Apple iOS
10 5 (1.92%) Android
11 3 (1.15%) AIX
11 3 (1.15%) Solaris
12 2 (0.77%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.38%) UNIX
13 1 (0.38%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (26.05%) ITIL
2 41 (15.71%) Incident Management
3 38 (14.56%) Migration
4 35 (13.41%) Document Management
5 18 (6.90%) Service Management
6 12 (4.60%) Service Delivery
7 10 (3.83%) Project Management
8 6 (2.30%) Asset Management
8 6 (2.30%) PRINCE2
9 5 (1.92%) Time Management
10 4 (1.53%) Data Migration
11 3 (1.15%) ITSM
11 3 (1.15%) Change Management
11 3 (1.15%) Load Balancing
11 3 (1.15%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (0.77%) Change Control
12 2 (0.77%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (0.77%) Software Deployment
12 2 (0.77%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (0.77%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.60%) SQL
2 4 (1.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
3 2 (0.77%) VBA
4 1 (0.38%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.38%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.45%) MCP
3 9 (3.45%) MCSE
4 6 (2.30%) MCDST
5 5 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.53%) Degree
6 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.15%) A+ Certification
7 3 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (1.15%) MOS
7 3 (1.15%) MCITP
8 1 (0.38%) MCSD
8 1 (0.38%) MCSA
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.38%) CCNA
8 1 (0.38%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.66%) SLA
System Software
1 140 (53.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.92%) XenApp
6 4 (1.53%) vSphere
7 3 (1.15%) MetaFrame
7 3 (1.15%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 31 (11.88%) SCCM
2 7 (2.68%) WSUS
3 6 (2.30%) SCOM
3 6 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.53%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 3 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.77%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.38%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.38%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.38%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 91 (34.87%) Microsoft
2 64 (24.52%) Citrix
3 18 (6.90%) HP
4 16 (6.13%) Cisco
5 15 (5.75%) Symantec
5 15 (5.75%) VMware
6 10 (3.83%) Dell
7 9 (3.45%) Avaya
7 9 (3.45%) Apple
7 9 (3.45%) McAfee
7 9 (3.45%) Sophos
8 8 (3.07%) Altiris
9 7 (2.68%) Remedy
10 6 (2.30%) Wyse
10 6 (2.30%) Oracle
11 5 (1.92%) Panasonic
12 4 (1.53%) Polycom
12 4 (1.53%) Google
12 4 (1.53%) IBM
12 4 (1.53%) Adobe
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