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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 37 37 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 111 110 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 4.66% 4.30% 5.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.79% 17.11% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 50 55
Average daily rate £185 £158 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% -17.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £100 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £241 £352
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 38 43
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £13.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.40 £21.00 £22.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
534 643 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 22.41% 25.13% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 308 316
Average daily rate £345 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 125 113
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.67 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Hertfordshire +26 34 £205 +28.12% 8
Essex -2 29 £187 +16.87% 6
Cambridgeshire +2 24 £174 +58.18% 10
Norfolk -15 12 £195 +11.42%
Suffolk +2 8 £200 +66.66% 1
Bedfordshire +3 4 £175 -4.76% 6
Windows 7
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 216 (100.00%) Windows
2 139 (64.35%) Active Directory
3 102 (47.22%) MS Office
4 93 (43.06%) Microsoft
5 67 (31.02%) MS Excel
6 66 (30.56%) Citrix
7 52 (24.07%) ITIL
8 46 (21.30%) Windows 8
9 44 (20.37%) Finance
10 41 (18.98%) Windows XP
11 34 (15.74%) MS Exchange
12 33 (15.28%) Blackberry
12 33 (15.28%) Incident Management
13 32 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
14 26 (12.04%) Windows Server
15 22 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (9.26%) VMware
16 20 (9.26%) SCCM
16 20 (9.26%) MCSE
16 20 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
17 18 (8.33%) SLA
17 18 (8.33%) Law
17 18 (8.33%) Document Management
18 17 (7.87%) Security Cleared
18 17 (7.87%) Office 365
19 16 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
20 15 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
20 15 (6.94%) Data Centre
21 13 (6.02%) HP
21 13 (6.02%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 34 (15.74%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.24%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.93%) IIS
7 1 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 102 (47.22%) MS Office
2 67 (31.02%) MS Excel
3 5 (2.31%) MS Project
4 3 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.93%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.31%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.93%) assyst
3 1 (0.46%) Radian6
3 1 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (7.87%) Office 365
2 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.02%) TCP/IP
2 12 (5.56%) LAN
3 10 (4.63%) Firewall
4 9 (4.17%) WAN
5 8 (3.70%) DNS
6 7 (3.24%) DHCP
7 5 (2.31%) VPN
7 5 (2.31%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.85%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.85%) SAN
8 4 (1.85%) Wireless
9 3 (1.39%) MPLS
9 3 (1.39%) VoIP
10 2 (0.93%) Internet
10 2 (0.93%) Intranet
10 2 (0.93%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.93%) SpaceWire
11 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.46%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.85%) Oracle Exadata
1 4 (1.85%) SQL Server
1 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (0.93%) GIS
2 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (2.31%) MSI
2 4 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.93%) Bugzilla
3 2 (0.93%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.93%) ClearQuest
3 2 (0.93%) HP UFT
3 2 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 44 (20.37%) Finance
2 18 (8.33%) Law
3 12 (5.56%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.85%) Local Government
4 4 (1.85%) Retail
5 3 (1.39%) Automotive
5 3 (1.39%) Banking
6 2 (0.93%) Avionics
6 2 (0.93%) Legal
6 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.46%) Back Office
7 1 (0.46%) Electronics
7 1 (0.46%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.46%) French Language
7 1 (0.46%) German Language
7 1 (0.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.46%) Military
7 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 69 (31.94%) Analyst
2 43 (19.91%) Service Analyst
3 41 (18.98%) Service Desk Analyst
4 37 (17.13%) Desktop Support
5 34 (15.74%) Support Engineer
6 30 (13.89%) Help Desk Analyst
7 26 (12.04%) 1st Line Support
7 26 (12.04%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (10.65%) Support Analyst
9 21 (9.72%) Help Desk Support
10 20 (9.26%) Desktop Engineer
10 20 (9.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 16 (7.41%) Active Directory Support
12 14 (6.48%) IT Support
13 13 (6.02%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 13 (6.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 12 (5.56%) Help Desk Support Analyst
15 11 (5.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 11 (5.09%) Citrix Support
15 11 (5.09%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.93%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.28%) Blackberry
2 15 (6.94%) Data Centre
3 12 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.63%) iPhone
5 7 (3.24%) Driving Licence
6 5 (2.31%) iPad
6 5 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.85%) CCTV
7 4 (1.85%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.39%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.39%) NHS
8 3 (1.39%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.93%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.93%) BYOD
9 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.46%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.46%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.46%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.46%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 216 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (21.30%) Windows 8
3 41 (18.98%) Windows XP
4 32 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (12.04%) Windows Server
6 20 (9.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (4.63%) Linux
9 5 (2.31%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.39%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.93%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.93%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.46%) Android
12 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (24.07%) ITIL
2 33 (15.28%) Incident Management
3 18 (8.33%) Document Management
4 13 (6.02%) Service Management
5 12 (5.56%) Migration
6 7 (3.24%) ITSM
7 6 (2.78%) CRM
8 5 (2.31%) Asset Management
8 5 (2.31%) Service Delivery
8 5 (2.31%) Time Management
9 4 (1.85%) ITIL V3
9 4 (1.85%) Mobile Device Management
9 4 (1.85%) Project Management
9 4 (1.85%) Software Licensing
9 4 (1.85%) Validation
10 3 (1.39%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (1.39%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (1.39%) Problem Management
10 3 (1.39%) Release Management
10 3 (1.39%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.17%) SQL
2 7 (3.24%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.31%) C
4 2 (0.93%) ANSI C
4 2 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 22 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (9.26%) MCSE
3 17 (7.87%) Security Cleared
4 15 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.31%) MCITP
7 4 (1.85%) Degree
7 4 (1.85%) MCDST
8 3 (1.39%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (1.39%) MCP
9 2 (0.93%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.93%) ISEB
9 2 (0.93%) MCSA
10 1 (0.46%) CCNA
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.46%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.46%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.46%) PMP
10 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.33%) SLA
2 2 (0.93%) ECSS
3 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) ISO27002
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 139 (64.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (5.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (4.17%) XenApp
4 8 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (3.24%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.24%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.39%) XenServer
7 2 (0.93%) Cygwin
7 2 (0.93%) vSphere
8 1 (0.46%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 20 (9.26%) SCCM
2 4 (1.85%) SCOM
2 4 (1.85%) XenMobile
3 2 (0.93%) AppDNA
3 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.46%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.46%) EdgeSight
4 1 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (43.06%) Microsoft
2 66 (30.56%) Citrix
3 20 (9.26%) VMware
4 13 (6.02%) HP
5 12 (5.56%) Cisco
6 10 (4.63%) Apple
6 10 (4.63%) Remedy
7 8 (3.70%) Avaya
8 6 (2.78%) Symantec
8 6 (2.78%) WorldPay
9 5 (2.31%) AppSense
10 4 (1.85%) BMC
10 4 (1.85%) Oracle
10 4 (1.85%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.39%) Dell
11 3 (1.39%) IBM
11 3 (1.39%) Sun
11 3 (1.39%) ThinPrint
12 2 (0.93%) Intel Security
12 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
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