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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 35 44 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 118 135 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.69% 4.34% 6.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.97% 17.05% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 70 97
Median daily rate £150 £180 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £147 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £376 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 37 50
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.04% +14.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.68 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.50 £22.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
622 792 779
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.71% 25.47% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 444 395
Median daily rate £350 £325 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £165 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 99 124
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +28.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £42.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 23 July 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
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 23 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 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 +19 54 £175 -50.87% 5
Cambridgeshire +16 26 £174 -32.09% 6
Hertfordshire +6 17 £230 +31.42% 4
Norfolk -18 11 £107 -38.85% 2
Bedfordshire +3 7 £265 +47.73% 2
Suffolk -6 3 £125 -30.55%
Windows 7
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 244 (100.00%) Windows
2 156 (63.93%) Active Directory
3 137 (56.15%) MS Office
4 105 (43.03%) MS Excel
5 96 (39.34%) Citrix
6 87 (35.66%) Microsoft
7 74 (30.33%) Incident Management
8 66 (27.05%) Windows 8
9 58 (23.77%) Finance
10 51 (20.90%) Blackberry
10 51 (20.90%) ITIL
11 43 (17.62%) Law
11 43 (17.62%) Document Management
12 35 (14.34%) Windows Server 2008
13 33 (13.52%) SCCM
14 32 (13.11%) SLA
15 27 (11.07%) Windows Server
16 26 (10.66%) Windows XP
17 25 (10.25%) MS Exchange
17 25 (10.25%) Apple
18 23 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
19 22 (9.02%) SharePoint
20 21 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
20 21 (8.61%) VMware
21 20 (8.20%) Office 365
22 18 (7.38%) Windows 10
22 18 (7.38%) DNS
23 17 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
24 16 (6.56%) HP
24 16 (6.56%) MCSE

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 25 (10.25%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.02%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.74%) IIS
4 10 (4.10%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (2.87%) Skype for Business
7 6 (2.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (2.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.05%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2000
10 3 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (1.23%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.82%) Documentum
11 2 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 137 (56.15%) MS Office
2 105 (43.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.41%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.82%) BASE24
3 1 (0.41%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.20%) Office 365
2 7 (2.87%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (7.38%) DNS
2 12 (4.92%) VPN
3 10 (4.10%) LAN
3 10 (4.10%) WAN
4 8 (3.28%) SAN
5 7 (2.87%) DHCP
5 7 (2.87%) VoIP
6 6 (2.46%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.05%) iSCSI
8 4 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (1.64%) Internet
8 4 (1.64%) Skype
8 4 (1.64%) VLAN
8 4 (1.64%) WebEx
9 3 (1.23%) Firewall
10 2 (0.82%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.82%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.82%) SSL
10 2 (0.82%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.05%) MySQL
2 5 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.23%) GIS
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.41%) MS Access
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (0.82%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.41%) ClearQuest
General
1 58 (23.77%) Finance
2 43 (17.62%) Law
3 10 (4.10%) Local Government
4 4 (1.64%) French Language
5 3 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.82%) Retail
6 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Avionics
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 125 (51.23%) Analyst
2 75 (30.74%) Help Desk Analyst
3 70 (28.69%) Service Analyst
4 69 (28.28%) Service Desk Analyst
5 49 (20.08%) Support Analyst
6 42 (17.21%) Desktop Support
7 35 (14.34%) Support Engineer
8 30 (12.30%) Citrix Support
9 29 (11.89%) Help Desk Support
9 29 (11.89%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 28 (11.48%) Citrix Analyst
10 28 (11.48%) Citrix Support Analyst
11 27 (11.07%) Active Directory Analyst
11 27 (11.07%) Active Directory Support
11 27 (11.07%) Windows Support Analyst
12 26 (10.66%) Active Directory Support Analyst
12 26 (10.66%) Desktop Engineer
13 23 (9.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 23 (9.43%) IT Analyst
14 21 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.23%) HTML
2 2 (0.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.41%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (20.90%) Blackberry
2 9 (3.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.46%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.05%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.05%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.05%) iPhone
4 5 (2.05%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.64%) EPoS
6 3 (1.23%) CCTV
6 3 (1.23%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.23%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.23%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.82%) BYOD
7 2 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.82%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.82%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.82%) NHS
7 2 (0.82%) Robotics
7 2 (0.82%) Statistics
7 2 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 244 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (27.05%) Windows 8
3 35 (14.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (11.07%) Windows Server
5 26 (10.66%) Windows XP
6 23 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (7.38%) Windows 10
8 17 (6.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (4.51%) Mac OS
10 10 (4.10%) Apple iOS
10 10 (4.10%) Windows Vista
11 7 (2.87%) Linux
12 5 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.64%) Android
13 4 (1.64%) CentOS
13 4 (1.64%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.82%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.82%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (30.33%) Incident Management
2 51 (20.90%) ITIL
3 43 (17.62%) Document Management
4 11 (4.51%) Service Delivery
5 10 (4.10%) CRM
5 10 (4.10%) Information Security
5 10 (4.10%) Service Management
6 8 (3.28%) ITIL V3
6 8 (3.28%) ITSM
6 8 (3.28%) Project Management
6 8 (3.28%) Software Deployment
7 5 (2.05%) Performance Management
8 4 (1.64%) Application Packaging
8 4 (1.64%) Change Management
8 4 (1.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (1.23%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (1.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (1.23%) Migration
9 3 (1.23%) UML
10 2 (0.82%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.92%) SQL
2 6 (2.46%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.05%) C
4 4 (1.64%) C++
4 4 (1.64%) Java
5 3 (1.23%) VBScript
6 2 (0.82%) C#
6 2 (0.82%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.41%) ANSI C
7 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (6.56%) MCSE
2 16 (6.56%) Security Cleared
3 9 (3.69%) Degree
3 9 (3.69%) MCP
4 8 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (3.28%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.05%) MCSA
6 3 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (1.23%) CCNA
6 3 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.23%) CISSP
6 3 (1.23%) DBS Check
6 3 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.41%) MCITP
7 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.11%) SLA
2 3 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) ECSS
System Software
1 156 (63.93%) Active Directory
2 15 (6.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.69%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (2.46%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.05%) vSphere
5 5 (2.05%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.23%) XenApp
7 1 (0.41%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (13.52%) SCCM
2 7 (2.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (1.64%) WSUS
4 3 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.82%) Control-M
Vendors
1 96 (39.34%) Citrix
2 87 (35.66%) Microsoft
3 25 (10.25%) Apple
4 21 (8.61%) VMware
5 16 (6.56%) HP
6 10 (4.10%) Cisco
7 9 (3.69%) Dell
8 8 (3.28%) Oracle
9 7 (2.87%) Symantec
10 5 (2.05%) Cognos
10 5 (2.05%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.05%) Remedy
10 5 (2.05%) Veeam
11 4 (1.64%) Google
11 4 (1.64%) ServiceNow
12 3 (1.23%) Altiris
12 3 (1.23%) Avaya
12 3 (1.23%) CheckPoint
12 3 (1.23%) Kaspersky
12 3 (1.23%) WorldPay
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