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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 48 51 38
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 88 96 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.54% 3.41% 4.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.18% 15.71% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 31 49
Median daily rate £198 £150 £153
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.66% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £100 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £210 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £186 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-6.87% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 49
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
544 611 760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.86% 21.72% 24.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 275 402
Median daily rate £330 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 99 126
Median hourly rate £16.50 £27.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +54.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £43.85 £34.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 September 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 September 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 +15 32 £200 +110.52% 4
Hertfordshire 0 22 £260 +48.57% 9
Cambridgeshire +9 14 £174 +7.07% 4
Norfolk +8 13 £160 +6.66% 1
Bedfordshire -17 4 £415 +277.27% 3
Suffolk -3 3 - -
Windows 7
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 222 (100.00%) Windows
2 152 (68.47%) Active Directory
3 125 (56.31%) MS Office
4 98 (44.14%) MS Excel
5 88 (39.64%) Citrix
6 83 (37.39%) Microsoft
7 67 (30.18%) Incident Management
8 64 (28.83%) Windows 8
9 45 (20.27%) Finance
10 44 (19.82%) ITIL
11 40 (18.02%) Blackberry
12 36 (16.22%) SCCM
13 34 (15.32%) Law
13 34 (15.32%) Document Management
14 33 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
15 28 (12.61%) Office 365
16 25 (11.26%) Windows Server
17 22 (9.91%) Windows XP
17 22 (9.91%) MS Exchange
18 20 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
18 20 (9.01%) Windows 10
19 19 (8.56%) Apple
19 19 (8.56%) SLA
20 18 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
21 16 (7.21%) Service Management
21 16 (7.21%) HP
22 15 (6.76%) SharePoint
22 15 (6.76%) VMware
23 13 (5.86%) MCSE
23 13 (5.86%) VPN

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 22 (9.91%) MS Exchange
2 15 (6.76%) SharePoint
3 10 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.70%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.25%) IIS
5 5 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.35%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.90%) Documentum
8 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 125 (56.31%) MS Office
2 98 (44.14%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.45%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.90%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.61%) Office 365
2 9 (4.05%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.86%) VPN
2 10 (4.50%) VLAN
3 6 (2.70%) DNS
3 6 (2.70%) VoIP
4 5 (2.25%) DHCP
4 5 (2.25%) LAN
4 5 (2.25%) WAN
5 4 (1.80%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (1.80%) Internet
5 4 (1.80%) iSCSI
5 4 (1.80%) SAN
5 4 (1.80%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.80%) WebEx
6 3 (1.35%) Firewall
6 3 (1.35%) Skype
7 2 (0.90%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.90%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.90%) SSL
7 2 (0.90%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.60%) MySQL
2 7 (3.15%) SQL Server
3 5 (2.25%) GIS
3 5 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.35%) OLTP
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (20.27%) Finance
2 34 (15.32%) Law
3 8 (3.60%) Local Government
4 4 (1.80%) French Language
5 3 (1.35%) Legal
6 2 (0.90%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.90%) Retail
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 125 (56.31%) Analyst
2 71 (31.98%) Help Desk Analyst
3 67 (30.18%) Service Analyst
4 66 (29.73%) Service Desk Analyst
5 49 (22.07%) Support Analyst
6 34 (15.32%) Help Desk Support
6 34 (15.32%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 33 (14.86%) Active Directory Analyst
8 31 (13.96%) Active Directory Support
8 31 (13.96%) Active Directory Support Analyst
8 31 (13.96%) Citrix Analyst
8 31 (13.96%) Citrix Support
8 31 (13.96%) Citrix Support Analyst
8 31 (13.96%) Windows Support Analyst
9 29 (13.06%) Desktop Support
10 24 (10.81%) IT Analyst
11 23 (10.36%) Support Engineer
12 19 (8.56%) Desktop Engineer
13 15 (6.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 13 (5.86%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.35%) Middleware
1 3 (1.35%) SAML
2 2 (0.90%) .NET
2 2 (0.90%) HTML
3 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (18.02%) Blackberry
2 12 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.25%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.25%) Fat Client
3 5 (2.25%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.25%) Thin Client
4 4 (1.80%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.80%) EPoS
5 3 (1.35%) CCTV
5 3 (1.35%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.35%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (1.35%) PKI
5 3 (1.35%) Smartphone
5 3 (1.35%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.90%) BYOD
6 2 (0.90%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.90%) Robotics
6 2 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.45%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 222 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (28.83%) Windows 8
3 33 (14.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (11.26%) Windows Server
5 22 (9.91%) Windows XP
6 20 (9.01%) Windows 10
7 18 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (5.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (4.50%) Linux
10 9 (4.05%) Windows Vista
11 7 (3.15%) Mac OS
12 5 (2.25%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.80%) CentOS
13 4 (1.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.80%) Ubuntu
14 3 (1.35%) Solaris
15 2 (0.90%) Android
15 2 (0.90%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.45%) Unix
16 1 (0.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (30.18%) Incident Management
2 44 (19.82%) ITIL
3 34 (15.32%) Document Management
4 16 (7.21%) Service Management
5 12 (5.41%) Service Delivery
6 10 (4.50%) Information Security
6 10 (4.50%) ITIL V3
7 8 (3.60%) ITSM
7 8 (3.60%) Project Management
8 4 (1.80%) Change Management
8 4 (1.80%) PRINCE2
8 4 (1.80%) Software Deployment
8 4 (1.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (1.35%) High Availability
9 3 (1.35%) Network Architecture
9 3 (1.35%) Open Source
9 3 (1.35%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (1.35%) Presales
9 3 (1.35%) Security Architecture
9 3 (1.35%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.60%) PowerShell
1 8 (3.60%) SQL
2 7 (3.15%) Java
3 5 (2.25%) C++
4 3 (1.35%) VBScript
5 2 (0.90%) C
5 2 (0.90%) C#
5 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.45%) Perl
6 1 (0.45%) PHP
6 1 (0.45%) Python
6 1 (0.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (9.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.86%) MCSE
3 11 (4.95%) MCP
4 10 (4.50%) Degree
4 10 (4.50%) Security Cleared
5 7 (3.15%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.70%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.25%) CISSP
8 4 (1.80%) A+ Certification
9 3 (1.35%) CCNA
9 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.35%) MCSA
10 2 (0.90%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.90%) MCITP
10 2 (0.90%) MCTS
10 2 (0.90%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.56%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 152 (68.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (1.80%) vSphere
4 2 (0.90%) XenApp
4 2 (0.90%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (16.22%) SCCM
2 5 (2.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.80%) WSUS
4 3 (1.35%) OpenView
4 3 (1.35%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.90%) Control-M
6 1 (0.45%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.45%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 88 (39.64%) Citrix
2 83 (37.39%) Microsoft
3 19 (8.56%) Apple
4 16 (7.21%) HP
5 15 (6.76%) VMware
6 12 (5.41%) Cisco
7 11 (4.95%) Dell
7 11 (4.95%) Oracle
8 6 (2.70%) BMC
8 6 (2.70%) IBM
9 5 (2.25%) Cognos
9 5 (2.25%) Remedy
10 4 (1.80%) CheckPoint
10 4 (1.80%) Google
10 4 (1.80%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.80%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.80%) Veeam
11 3 (1.35%) Kaspersky
11 3 (1.35%) Sun
11 3 (1.35%) WorldPay
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