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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 41 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 146 119 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.70% 5.03% 4.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.01% 19.77% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 28 36
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.92% -40.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £114 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £330 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £250 £265
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 40 35
Average hourly rate £16.40 £15.63 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.96% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.50 £14.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £25.90 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
768 602 880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.74% 25.47% 28.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 235 360
Average daily rate £350 £280 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £141 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 115 142
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.53 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +9 50 £130 -33.33% 7
Essex +4 39 £170 +36.00% 3
Hertfordshire -17 30 £160 -3.03% 9
Norfolk -7 12 £130 - 1
Bedfordshire -24 8 £275 -16.66% 2
Suffolk -1 6 £190 +35.71% 1
Windows 7
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 351 (100.00%) Windows
2 187 (53.28%) Active Directory
3 118 (33.62%) Microsoft
4 115 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 104 (29.63%) MS Office
6 87 (24.79%) Windows XP
7 76 (21.65%) Citrix
7 76 (21.65%) MS Excel
8 64 (18.23%) SCCM
9 61 (17.38%) MS Exchange
10 59 (16.81%) Finance
11 57 (16.24%) Migration
12 51 (14.53%) Blackberry
12 51 (14.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 49 (13.96%) TCP/IP
14 45 (12.82%) ITIL
14 45 (12.82%) Windows 8
15 40 (11.40%) VMware
16 38 (10.83%) DNS
17 37 (10.54%) Exchange Server 2010
18 36 (10.26%) Cisco
19 32 (9.12%) Incident Management
19 32 (9.12%) Windows Server 2012
20 30 (8.55%) HP
20 30 (8.55%) DHCP
21 26 (7.41%) SLA
21 26 (7.41%) SQL Server
22 23 (6.55%) LAN
22 23 (6.55%) Firewall
23 22 (6.27%) Document Management

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 61 (17.38%) MS Exchange
2 37 (10.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2003
4 16 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.56%) IBM Notes
6 8 (2.28%) Lync
7 7 (1.99%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.28%) CICS
10 1 (0.28%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 104 (29.63%) MS Office
2 76 (21.65%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.85%) SaaS
1 3 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (13.96%) TCP/IP
2 38 (10.83%) DNS
3 30 (8.55%) DHCP
4 23 (6.55%) LAN
4 23 (6.55%) Firewall
5 22 (6.27%) WAN
6 20 (5.70%) VPN
7 17 (4.84%) SAN
8 16 (4.56%) Wireless
9 11 (3.13%) VoIP
10 8 (2.28%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (1.71%) Broadband
12 4 (1.14%) Internet
12 4 (1.14%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.85%) Network Security
13 3 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
13 3 (0.85%) IPv6
13 3 (0.85%) ADSL
14 2 (0.57%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (1.99%) Ingres
5 6 (1.71%) Oracle Exadata
6 4 (1.14%) DB2
6 4 (1.14%) DTS
7 3 (0.85%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.57%) WebFOCUS
8 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.28%) MS Access
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.28%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 14 (3.99%) MSI
2 4 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.57%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.57%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.57%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 59 (16.81%) Finance
2 21 (5.98%) Law
3 14 (3.99%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.42%) French Language
6 2 (0.57%) Back Office
6 2 (0.57%) Publishing
7 1 (0.28%) Retail
7 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.28%) Local Government
7 1 (0.28%) Legal
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 120 (34.19%) Analyst
2 68 (19.37%) Support Engineer
3 60 (17.09%) Support Analyst
4 47 (13.39%) Service Analyst
5 46 (13.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 39 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 32 (9.12%) Help Desk Analyst
8 30 (8.55%) 3rd Line Support
9 23 (6.55%) Desktop Support
10 21 (5.98%) IT Support
11 19 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
12 18 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 15 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (4.27%) 1st Line Support
14 13 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
14 13 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
15 12 (3.42%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 12 (3.42%) Developer
16 11 (3.13%) Technical Support
16 11 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.99%) HTML
1 7 (1.99%) Application Packaging
2 6 (1.71%) CSS
2 6 (1.71%) XML
3 2 (0.57%) .NET
4 1 (0.28%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.28%) XHTML
4 1 (0.28%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.28%) Ajax
4 1 (0.28%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 51 (14.53%) Blackberry
2 15 (4.27%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (3.13%) iPhone
3 11 (3.13%) Thin Client
3 11 (3.13%) Fat Client
4 8 (2.28%) NHS
5 6 (1.71%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.42%) CCTV
7 4 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (0.85%) iPad
8 3 (0.85%) HP StorageWorks
8 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.85%) Clustering
9 2 (0.57%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.57%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.28%) GIS
10 1 (0.28%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 351 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 87 (24.79%) Windows XP
4 51 (14.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 45 (12.82%) Windows 8
6 32 (9.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (5.13%) Windows Vista
8 15 (4.27%) Linux
9 6 (1.71%) Android
10 4 (1.14%) Solaris
11 3 (0.85%) AIX
11 3 (0.85%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.57%) UNIX
12 2 (0.57%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.57%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.28%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.28%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.24%) Migration
2 45 (12.82%) ITIL
3 32 (9.12%) Incident Management
4 22 (6.27%) Document Management
5 13 (3.70%) Service Management
6 12 (3.42%) Project Management
7 8 (2.28%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (2.28%) Service Delivery
7 8 (2.28%) PRINCE2
7 8 (2.28%) Change Control
8 7 (1.99%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (1.71%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (1.42%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (1.42%) Test Management
10 5 (1.42%) Asset Management
10 5 (1.42%) Regression Testing
11 4 (1.14%) Time Management
11 4 (1.14%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (1.14%) Load Balancing
11 4 (1.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (6.27%) PowerShell
2 19 (5.41%) VB
3 14 (3.99%) VBScript
4 8 (2.28%) SQL
4 8 (2.28%) VBA
5 6 (1.71%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.71%) VB6
6 5 (1.42%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.57%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.28%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (4.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.99%) MCSE
4 9 (2.56%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.28%) MCP
6 7 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.71%) MOS
8 4 (1.14%) MCDST
9 3 (0.85%) MCITP
9 3 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.85%) MCSA
9 3 (0.85%) A+ Certification
9 3 (0.85%) ISEB
10 2 (0.57%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.57%) CCNA
10 2 (0.57%) Degree
11 1 (0.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.28%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.28%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 187 (53.28%) Active Directory
2 20 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (2.28%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.71%) XenApp
7 5 (1.42%) vSphere
8 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.85%) MetaFrame
9 2 (0.57%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 64 (18.23%) SCCM
2 14 (3.99%) WSUS
3 13 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 7 (1.99%) SCOM
5 6 (1.71%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (0.85%) ARCserve
6 3 (0.85%) OpenView
6 3 (0.85%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 3 (0.85%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.28%) Nagios
8 1 (0.28%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.28%) ZENworks
8 1 (0.28%) Opsview
8 1 (0.28%) Cacti
Vendors
1 118 (33.62%) Microsoft
2 76 (21.65%) Citrix
3 40 (11.40%) VMware
4 36 (10.26%) Cisco
5 30 (8.55%) HP
6 21 (5.98%) Symantec
7 15 (4.27%) Dell
8 13 (3.70%) Avaya
9 12 (3.42%) Remedy
10 11 (3.13%) Oracle
11 10 (2.85%) Lotus
11 10 (2.85%) Altiris
12 7 (1.99%) AppSense
12 7 (1.99%) McAfee
12 7 (1.99%) CA
13 6 (1.71%) BMC
13 6 (1.71%) Polycom
13 6 (1.71%) Google
13 6 (1.71%) Wyse
14 5 (1.42%) EMC
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