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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 40 23 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 131 198 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.29% 6.54% 4.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.37% 24.87% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 93 36
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £118 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.19% -24.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 49 38
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.94 £11.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £22.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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
754 796 603
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.69% 26.30% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 412 229
Average daily rate £325 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £460 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 129 116
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £39.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Essex -10 36 £356 +58.33% 2
Norfolk +6 33 £175 -
Cambridgeshire -30 27 £288 +121.15% 4
Hertfordshire -18 20 £164 -7.09% 13
Suffolk -4 8 £180 +2.85% 1
Bedfordshire +5 7 £179 -41.66% 4
Windows 7
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 235 (100.00%) Windows
2 121 (51.49%) Active Directory
3 78 (33.19%) Citrix
4 75 (31.91%) Microsoft
5 73 (31.06%) MS Office
6 67 (28.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (25.53%) ITIL
8 55 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
8 55 (23.40%) VMware
9 47 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 45 (19.15%) MS Exchange
10 45 (19.15%) HP
11 40 (17.02%) SCCM
12 39 (16.60%) SAN
12 39 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (15.74%) SLA
14 36 (15.32%) SharePoint
15 34 (14.47%) SQL
16 33 (14.04%) Windows XP
17 31 (13.19%) Symantec
18 30 (12.77%) Blackberry
18 30 (12.77%) Cisco
19 28 (11.91%) CRM
19 28 (11.91%) Exchange Server 2010
20 27 (11.49%) Finance
21 26 (11.06%) Xen
21 26 (11.06%) Windows 8
22 24 (10.21%) Incident Management
22 24 (10.21%) Backup Exec
23 23 (9.79%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 45 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 36 (15.32%) SharePoint
3 28 (11.91%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (8.09%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (6.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.28%) Lync
7 3 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.28%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.85%) Oracle UPK
9 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.43%) IIS
9 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
Applications
1 73 (31.06%) MS Office
2 47 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (8.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (4.68%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.43%) TeleForm
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Assets
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.26%) Office 365
2 2 (0.85%) Taleo
3 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 39 (16.60%) SAN
2 19 (8.09%) LAN
3 18 (7.66%) WAN
4 17 (7.23%) Firewall
5 15 (6.38%) VPN
6 13 (5.53%) TCP/IP
7 12 (5.11%) DNS
8 11 (4.68%) DHCP
8 11 (4.68%) Wireless
9 6 (2.55%) VoIP
10 4 (1.70%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.70%) Internet
11 2 (0.85%) Intranet
11 2 (0.85%) PBX
11 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (0.43%) NAS
12 1 (0.43%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.43%) WebEx
12 1 (0.43%) ADSL
12 1 (0.43%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (4.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.43%) MySQL
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.43%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (2.55%) MSI
2 2 (0.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 27 (11.49%) Finance
2 13 (5.53%) Law
3 5 (2.13%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.85%) Local Government
4 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.43%) Banking
5 1 (0.43%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 81 (34.47%) Analyst
2 41 (17.45%) Support Engineer
2 41 (17.45%) Service Analyst
2 41 (17.45%) Service Desk Analyst
3 31 (13.19%) 2nd Line Support
3 31 (13.19%) Desktop Support
4 29 (12.34%) Support Analyst
5 23 (9.79%) Help Desk Analyst
6 22 (9.36%) Desktop Engineer
7 20 (8.51%) Operations Engineer
8 17 (7.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 13 (5.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 11 (4.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 10 (4.26%) IT Support
12 8 (3.40%) Desktop Analyst
13 7 (2.98%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 7 (2.98%) Help Desk Support
13 7 (2.98%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
13 7 (2.98%) IT Support Engineer
13 7 (2.98%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.43%) .NET
2 1 (0.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.77%) Blackberry
2 10 (4.26%) HP Storage
2 10 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.40%) iPhone
4 7 (2.98%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.55%) NHS
5 6 (2.55%) Data Centre
5 6 (2.55%) iPad
6 3 (1.28%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.28%) Thin Client
6 3 (1.28%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.28%) CCTV
6 3 (1.28%) Fat Client
7 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.85%) CMDB
7 2 (0.85%) Statistics
7 2 (0.85%) VLE
7 2 (0.85%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.85%) GIS
7 2 (0.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 235 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (28.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (16.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (14.04%) Windows XP
6 26 (11.06%) Windows 8
7 14 (5.96%) Mac OS X
8 8 (3.40%) Linux
9 6 (2.55%) Android
10 5 (2.13%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.85%) UNIX
12 2 (0.85%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.43%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (25.53%) ITIL
2 28 (11.91%) CRM
3 24 (10.21%) Incident Management
4 21 (8.94%) Migration
5 14 (5.96%) Document Management
6 13 (5.53%) Service Delivery
7 11 (4.68%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (4.68%) Change Control
8 10 (4.26%) Project Management
9 9 (3.83%) Service Management
10 8 (3.40%) Network Management
11 6 (2.55%) Information Security
12 5 (2.13%) Asset Management
12 5 (2.13%) Process Management
12 5 (2.13%) Change Management
13 4 (1.70%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (1.70%) ITSM
13 4 (1.70%) Systems Analysis
13 4 (1.70%) Time Management
13 4 (1.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 34 (14.47%) SQL
2 6 (2.55%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.43%) C
3 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.43%) VB
3 1 (0.43%) VB.NET
3 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (8.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (8.09%) Security Cleared
3 12 (5.11%) MCSE
4 11 (4.68%) SC Cleared
5 10 (4.26%) Degree
6 9 (3.83%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.40%) CCNA
8 6 (2.55%) MCP
9 5 (2.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (1.70%) Citrix Certification
10 4 (1.70%) MCDST
11 3 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.28%) PMP
11 3 (1.28%) PMI Certification
11 3 (1.28%) MCSA
11 3 (1.28%) DV Cleared
12 2 (0.85%) CISSP
12 2 (0.85%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.85%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.85%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (15.74%) SLA
2 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 121 (51.49%) Active Directory
2 26 (11.06%) Xen
3 19 (8.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (6.38%) Hyper-V
5 11 (4.68%) XenApp
6 8 (3.40%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.70%) XenDesktop
7 4 (1.70%) Terminal Server
8 3 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.85%) vSphere
9 2 (0.85%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.85%) XenServer
10 1 (0.43%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.43%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.43%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 40 (17.02%) SCCM
2 24 (10.21%) Backup Exec
3 8 (3.40%) ARCserve
4 5 (2.13%) SCOM
5 4 (1.70%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.85%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.43%) SAP Afaria
7 1 (0.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 78 (33.19%) Citrix
2 75 (31.91%) Microsoft
3 55 (23.40%) VMware
4 45 (19.15%) HP
5 31 (13.19%) Symantec
6 30 (12.77%) Cisco
7 23 (9.79%) SAP
8 21 (8.94%) Hitachi
9 14 (5.96%) Dell
10 12 (5.11%) Oracle
11 10 (4.26%) Apple
12 8 (3.40%) CA
13 7 (2.98%) Remedy
14 6 (2.55%) Sophos
14 6 (2.55%) LANDesk
15 5 (2.13%) Avaya
16 4 (1.70%) Altiris
16 4 (1.70%) Wyse
16 4 (1.70%) Lumension
16 4 (1.70%) ServiceNow
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