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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 44 42 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 85 112 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.77% 4.30% 5.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.86% 18.42% 19.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 64
Median daily rate £220 £150 £134
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £114 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £261 £192
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £187
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 56 52
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
572 608 787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.35% 23.32% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 286 432
Median daily rate £338 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £500 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 137 122
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.15 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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
Cambridgeshire -9 25 £135 -18.18% 5
Hertfordshire +4 23 £220 +46.66% 5
Essex -15 19 £198 +27.41% 1
Norfolk +5 10 £368 +145.33%
Bedfordshire +6 5 £80 -64.44%
Suffolk -1 3 - -
Windows 7
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 184 (100.00%) Windows
2 119 (64.67%) Active Directory
3 76 (41.30%) MS Office
4 68 (36.96%) Microsoft
5 61 (33.15%) Citrix
6 60 (32.61%) MS Excel
7 46 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 42 (22.83%) ITIL
9 39 (21.20%) Incident Management
10 30 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (15.76%) SCCM
11 29 (15.76%) VMware
12 26 (14.13%) Finance
13 23 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (12.50%) MS Exchange
14 22 (11.96%) Windows 10
14 22 (11.96%) Windows Server
15 21 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (10.33%) Office 365
17 17 (9.24%) VPN
17 17 (9.24%) SQL
18 16 (8.70%) Linux
18 16 (8.70%) Apple
19 15 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
20 14 (7.61%) SLA
20 14 (7.61%) SharePoint
21 13 (7.07%) Service Delivery
22 12 (6.52%) Service Management
22 12 (6.52%) Blackberry
22 12 (6.52%) DNS

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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.61%) SharePoint
3 11 (5.98%) IIS
4 9 (4.89%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (1.63%) Skype for Business
8 3 (1.63%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.54%) ThingWorx
10 1 (0.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 76 (41.30%) MS Office
2 60 (32.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.54%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.33%) Office 365
2 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.17%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.24%) VPN
2 12 (6.52%) DNS
3 10 (5.43%) VLAN
4 6 (3.26%) Internet
4 6 (3.26%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.17%) iSCSI
5 4 (2.17%) SAN
5 4 (2.17%) VoIP
6 3 (1.63%) DHCP
6 3 (1.63%) Firewall
6 3 (1.63%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.09%) ADSL
7 2 (1.09%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.09%) LAN
7 2 (1.09%) SSL
7 2 (1.09%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.54%) Intranet
8 1 (0.54%) LDAP
8 1 (0.54%) Skype
8 1 (0.54%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.26%) MySQL
2 5 (2.72%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.17%) GIS
4 3 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.63%) OLTP
4 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.54%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (14.13%) Finance
2 10 (5.43%) Law
3 5 (2.72%) Local Government
4 4 (2.17%) Legal
5 2 (1.09%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.09%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.54%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) French Language
6 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 86 (46.74%) Analyst
2 51 (27.72%) Support Analyst
3 38 (20.65%) Help Desk Analyst
4 33 (17.93%) Service Analyst
5 32 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
6 28 (15.22%) Help Desk Support
6 28 (15.22%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 28 (15.22%) Support Engineer
7 26 (14.13%) Active Directory Analyst
7 26 (14.13%) Windows Support Analyst
8 25 (13.59%) Active Directory Support
8 25 (13.59%) Active Directory Support Analyst
9 24 (13.04%) Citrix Analyst
9 24 (13.04%) Citrix Support
9 24 (13.04%) Citrix Support Analyst
10 21 (11.41%) Desktop Support
11 20 (10.87%) IT Support
12 18 (9.78%) 2nd Line Support
13 16 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
14 15 (8.15%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.17%) X-Windows
2 3 (1.63%) Middleware
2 3 (1.63%) SAML
3 2 (1.09%) HTML
4 1 (0.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.52%) Blackberry
2 11 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.89%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.72%) Fat Client
5 5 (2.72%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.17%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.63%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.63%) PKI
7 3 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.09%) EPoS
8 2 (1.09%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.54%) BYOD
9 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.54%) Handset
9 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 184 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 30 (16.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (11.96%) Windows 10
5 22 (11.96%) Windows Server
6 16 (8.70%) Linux
7 15 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (5.98%) Windows XP
9 7 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.80%) Windows Vista
10 6 (3.26%) Mac OS X
11 4 (2.17%) CentOS
11 4 (2.17%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.63%) Mac OS
12 3 (1.63%) Solaris
13 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.54%) Android
14 1 (0.54%) Unix
14 1 (0.54%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.83%) ITIL
2 39 (21.20%) Incident Management
3 13 (7.07%) Service Delivery
4 12 (6.52%) Service Management
5 10 (5.43%) Document Management
6 9 (4.89%) CRM
7 8 (4.35%) Project Management
8 7 (3.80%) Information Security
8 7 (3.80%) ITSM
8 7 (3.80%) PRINCE2
8 7 (3.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (3.26%) PRINCE
10 4 (2.17%) Change Management
10 4 (2.17%) Data Migration
10 4 (2.17%) ITIL V3
10 4 (2.17%) Migration
11 3 (1.63%) High Availability
11 3 (1.63%) Performance Testing
11 3 (1.63%) Presales
11 3 (1.63%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.24%) SQL
2 6 (3.26%) Java
2 6 (3.26%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.72%) C++
4 4 (2.17%) C
5 1 (0.54%) C#
5 1 (0.54%) Perl
5 1 (0.54%) Python
5 1 (0.54%) VBA
5 1 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.35%) MCP
4 7 (3.80%) MCSE
5 6 (3.26%) DBS Check
5 6 (3.26%) Degree
5 6 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.72%) SC Cleared
7 4 (2.17%) CISSP
8 3 (1.63%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.63%) DV Cleared
9 2 (1.09%) MCITP
9 2 (1.09%) MCTS
9 2 (1.09%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (0.54%) CCNA
10 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.54%) MCSA
10 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.61%) SLA
2 4 (2.17%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 119 (64.67%) Active Directory
2 21 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.89%) Virtual Desktop
3 9 (4.89%) VMware ESX
4 4 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.17%) vSphere
4 4 (2.17%) XenApp
5 3 (1.63%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.09%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.09%) XenServer
7 1 (0.54%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.54%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (15.76%) SCCM
2 5 (2.72%) DameWare
3 4 (2.17%) WSUS
4 3 (1.63%) OpenView
4 3 (1.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.63%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.54%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.54%) SCSM
5 1 (0.54%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 68 (36.96%) Microsoft
2 61 (33.15%) Citrix
3 29 (15.76%) VMware
4 16 (8.70%) Apple
5 10 (5.43%) Avaya
6 9 (4.89%) Dell
6 9 (4.89%) Epicor
7 8 (4.35%) HP
8 7 (3.80%) IBM
8 7 (3.80%) Red Hat
9 6 (3.26%) Cisco
9 6 (3.26%) LANDesk
9 6 (3.26%) Oracle
10 4 (2.17%) CheckPoint
10 4 (2.17%) Veeam
11 3 (1.63%) BMC
11 3 (1.63%) Cognos
11 3 (1.63%) Kaspersky
11 3 (1.63%) Sun
12 2 (1.09%) TIBCO
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