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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / East of England
Rank 54 32 38
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 72 114 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.36% 4.86% 4.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.98% 20.54% 16.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 46 48
Median daily rate £333 £165 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+101.51% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £118 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £235 £180
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £200 £170
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 53 40
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.10 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.40 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £14.42
% change year-on-year
-11.47% +5.73%

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
515 555 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.07% 23.65% 26.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 279 342
Median daily rate £350 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £145 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 125 126
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £50.68 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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
Norfolk +18 23 £365 +143.33%
Cambridgeshire -8 19 £235 +35.05% 4
Hertfordshire -11 17 £165 +4.76% 4
Essex -27 10 £186 -0.40% 3
Suffolk -13 3 £288 +43.75% 1
Windows 7
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 91 (57.96%) Active Directory
3 59 (37.58%) Microsoft
4 52 (33.12%) MS Office
5 49 (31.21%) MS Excel
6 45 (28.66%) ITIL
7 38 (24.20%) Citrix
8 36 (22.93%) VMware
9 33 (21.02%) Windows 8
10 31 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (19.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (17.83%) SQL
13 27 (17.20%) Finance
14 23 (14.65%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (14.65%) SharePoint
15 22 (14.01%) Incident Management
16 20 (12.74%) SCCM
16 20 (12.74%) DNS
17 19 (12.10%) Avaya
17 19 (12.10%) CRM
17 19 (12.10%) BizTalk Server
17 19 (12.10%) VMware ESX
17 19 (12.10%) Virtual Desktop
18 18 (11.46%) Windows Server
18 18 (11.46%) Windows 10
18 18 (11.46%) MS Exchange
19 17 (10.83%) Epicor
20 16 (10.19%) IIS
21 15 (9.55%) Linux
21 15 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure

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 23 (14.65%) SharePoint
2 19 (12.10%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (11.46%) MS Exchange
4 16 (10.19%) IIS
5 7 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.91%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.64%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 52 (33.12%) MS Office
2 49 (31.21%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 15 (9.55%) Office 365
2 4 (2.55%) OneDrive
3 2 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.74%) DNS
2 8 (5.10%) VPN
3 6 (3.82%) VLAN
4 5 (3.18%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.91%) Internet
6 2 (1.27%) ADSL
6 2 (1.27%) DHCP
6 2 (1.27%) Firewall
6 2 (1.27%) LAN
6 2 (1.27%) LDAP
6 2 (1.27%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.64%) Intranet
7 1 (0.64%) SAN
7 1 (0.64%) Skype
7 1 (0.64%) VoIP
7 1 (0.64%) WAN
7 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (1.91%) MySQL
1 3 (1.91%) OLTP
1 3 (1.91%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.91%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.27%) GIS
3 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.64%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (17.20%) Finance
2 6 (3.82%) Local Government
3 4 (2.55%) Law
3 4 (2.55%) Legal
4 2 (1.27%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 65 (41.40%) Analyst
2 39 (24.84%) Support Analyst
3 29 (18.47%) Support Engineer
4 25 (15.92%) Service Analyst
5 24 (15.29%) Help Desk Analyst
5 24 (15.29%) Service Desk Analyst
6 22 (14.01%) IT Support
7 21 (13.38%) Help Desk Support
7 21 (13.38%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 18 (11.46%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (11.46%) Active Directory Analyst
8 18 (11.46%) Windows Support Analyst
9 17 (10.83%) Active Directory Support
9 17 (10.83%) Active Directory Support Analyst
10 16 (10.19%) IT Analyst
11 15 (9.55%) Citrix Analyst
11 15 (9.55%) Citrix Support
11 15 (9.55%) Citrix Support Analyst
12 14 (8.92%) Operations Engineer
13 13 (8.28%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.55%) X-Windows
2 3 (1.91%) Middleware
2 3 (1.91%) SAML
3 1 (0.64%) HTML
3 1 (0.64%) PostGIS
3 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.18%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.55%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.91%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.91%) Fat Client
4 3 (1.91%) Mobile Payment
4 3 (1.91%) PKI
4 3 (1.91%) Thin Client
4 3 (1.91%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.27%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.64%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.64%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.64%) Handset
6 1 (0.64%) iPad
6 1 (0.64%) iPhone
6 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.64%) Social Media
6 1 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 157 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (21.02%) Windows 8
3 30 (19.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (14.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (11.46%) Windows 10
5 18 (11.46%) Windows Server
6 15 (9.55%) Linux
7 13 (8.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.82%) Windows XP
9 5 (3.18%) Mac OS X
9 5 (3.18%) Windows Vista
10 3 (1.91%) Solaris
11 2 (1.27%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.27%) Unix
12 1 (0.64%) Android
12 1 (0.64%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (28.66%) ITIL
2 22 (14.01%) Incident Management
3 19 (12.10%) CRM
4 14 (8.92%) Service Delivery
5 12 (7.64%) Service Management
6 9 (5.73%) Migration
6 9 (5.73%) PRINCE
6 9 (5.73%) PRINCE2
7 8 (5.10%) ITSM
8 7 (4.46%) Data Migration
9 6 (3.82%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (3.82%) Project Management
9 6 (3.82%) Risk Management
9 6 (3.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (3.18%) Requirements Management
11 4 (2.55%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.55%) Document Management
11 4 (2.55%) High Availability
11 4 (2.55%) Information Security
11 4 (2.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (17.83%) SQL
2 4 (2.55%) C
2 4 (2.55%) Java
3 3 (1.91%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.27%) C#
5 1 (0.64%) C++
5 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.64%) Perl
5 1 (0.64%) PL/SQL
5 1 (0.64%) Progress 4GL
5 1 (0.64%) Python
5 1 (0.64%) VBA
5 1 (0.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (6.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (4.46%) DBS Check
3 7 (4.46%) MCP
4 6 (3.82%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.82%) MCSE
5 5 (3.18%) Degree
6 4 (2.55%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.91%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.27%) CISSP
8 2 (1.27%) MCITP
8 2 (1.27%) MCTS
8 2 (1.27%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (1.27%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.37%) SLA
2 7 (4.46%) JSP 440
3 5 (3.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (57.96%) Active Directory
2 31 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (12.10%) Virtual Desktop
3 19 (12.10%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.55%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.27%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.27%) XenApp
5 2 (1.27%) XenServer
6 1 (0.64%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (12.74%) SCCM
2 5 (3.18%) DameWare
3 3 (1.91%) OpenView
3 3 (1.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.91%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.64%) Casper Suite
4 1 (0.64%) SCSM
4 1 (0.64%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 59 (37.58%) Microsoft
2 38 (24.20%) Citrix
3 36 (22.93%) VMware
4 19 (12.10%) Avaya
5 17 (10.83%) Epicor
6 14 (8.92%) Apple
7 6 (3.82%) LANDesk
7 6 (3.82%) Red Hat
8 5 (3.18%) Cisco
8 5 (3.18%) IBM
9 4 (2.55%) Dell
9 4 (2.55%) Oracle
10 3 (1.91%) BMC
10 3 (1.91%) HP
10 3 (1.91%) Sun
11 2 (1.27%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.27%) Remedy
11 2 (1.27%) Samsung
12 1 (0.64%) Google
12 1 (0.64%) ProCurve
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