The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East of England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 31 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 162 107 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.14% 4.75% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.44% 19.21% 15.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 43 41
Average daily rate £225 £190 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £100 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £452 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 29
Average hourly rate £13.75 £16.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% +16.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £34.75 £21.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
691 557 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.92% 24.73% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 226 336
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £115 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 115 139
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.81
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -11.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Essex +3 49 £375 +97.36% 3
Norfolk +22 27 £125 +25.00% 3
Hertfordshire 0 27 £175 -48.14% 4
Cambridgeshire -11 27 £225 +50.00% 5
Bedfordshire -13 24 £375 -4.76% 5
Suffolk -7 10 £138 -69.44%
Windows 7
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 316 (100.00%) Windows
2 114 (36.08%) Active Directory
3 103 (32.59%) Windows XP
4 97 (30.70%) Microsoft
5 85 (26.90%) MS Office
6 83 (26.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 67 (21.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 65 (20.57%) Migration
9 64 (20.25%) MS Excel
10 50 (15.82%) SCCM
11 48 (15.19%) Citrix
12 43 (13.61%) MS Exchange
13 40 (12.66%) ITIL
14 38 (12.03%) Blackberry
15 36 (11.39%) Finance
15 36 (11.39%) Cisco
16 34 (10.76%) HP
16 34 (10.76%) Security Cleared
17 32 (10.13%) Firewall
18 31 (9.81%) VMware
19 27 (8.54%) SQL Server
20 25 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2010
21 24 (7.59%) Hyper-V
21 24 (7.59%) SC Cleared
21 24 (7.59%) PowerShell
22 22 (6.96%) HTML
22 22 (6.96%) VB
23 21 (6.65%) Telecoms
23 21 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2003
24 20 (6.33%) Windows 8

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 43 (13.61%) MS Exchange
2 25 (7.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (1.90%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (1.58%) OpenROAD
7 4 (1.27%) IIS
8 3 (0.95%) Lync
9 2 (0.63%) JOnAS
10 1 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.32%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.32%) FormScape
Applications
1 85 (26.90%) MS Office
2 64 (20.25%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.63%) MS Project
5 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.63%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.22%) Office 365
2 4 (1.27%) SaaS
3 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.63%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.13%) Firewall
2 17 (5.38%) Cisco ASA
3 15 (4.75%) Wireless
3 15 (4.75%) LAN
4 13 (4.11%) VoIP
4 13 (4.11%) TCP/IP
5 12 (3.80%) DNS
6 9 (2.85%) WAN
7 8 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (2.53%) VPN
7 8 (2.53%) DHCP
8 6 (1.90%) FTP
9 5 (1.58%) SAN
9 5 (1.58%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.95%) Internet
11 2 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (0.63%) iSCSI
11 2 (0.63%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.63%) Intranet
11 2 (0.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (4.11%) Ingres
4 12 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.95%) MS Access
5 3 (0.95%) Cognos Impromptu
6 2 (0.63%) DTS
7 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.32%) MySQL
7 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
7 1 (0.32%) QlikView
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.43%) MSI
2 3 (0.95%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.63%) AdminStudio
4 1 (0.32%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.32%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.32%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.32%) Subversion
4 1 (0.32%) Redmine
4 1 (0.32%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 36 (11.39%) Finance
2 21 (6.65%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.85%) Law
4 7 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 5 (1.58%) Retail
5 5 (1.58%) French Language
6 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.63%) Legal
7 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.63%) Publishing
7 2 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.32%) Local Government
8 1 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (25.95%) Analyst
2 38 (12.03%) Support Engineer
3 34 (10.76%) Desktop Support
4 32 (10.13%) Support Analyst
5 28 (8.86%) IT Support
6 25 (7.91%) Service Analyst
7 24 (7.59%) Service Desk Analyst
8 21 (6.65%) Desktop Engineer
8 21 (6.65%) Consultant
9 19 (6.01%) Developer
9 19 (6.01%) 2nd Line Support
9 19 (6.01%) IT Support Analyst
10 18 (5.70%) Deployment Engineer
11 16 (5.06%) 1st Line Support
11 16 (5.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 13 (4.11%) Desktop Analyst
12 13 (4.11%) Technical Analyst
13 12 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
14 10 (3.16%) Help Desk Analyst
14 10 (3.16%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.96%) HTML
2 15 (4.75%) Application Packaging
3 11 (3.48%) CSS
3 11 (3.48%) XML
4 4 (1.27%) Software Packaging
4 4 (1.27%) Ajax
4 4 (1.27%) XHTML
5 3 (0.95%) Flash
6 2 (0.63%) .NET
6 2 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.63%) COM
7 1 (0.32%) COM+
7 1 (0.32%) ODBC
7 1 (0.32%) ADO.NET
7 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
7 1 (0.32%) Middleware
7 1 (0.32%) DirectX
7 1 (0.32%) XMPP
7 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.03%) Blackberry
2 11 (3.48%) iPhone
3 4 (1.27%) Fat Client
3 4 (1.27%) Thin Client
4 3 (0.95%) Mainframe
4 3 (0.95%) NHS
4 3 (0.95%) EqualLogic
5 2 (0.63%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.63%) CMDB
5 2 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.63%) Clustering
5 2 (0.63%) VAX
6 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.32%) SecurID
6 1 (0.32%) Replication
6 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.32%) iPad
6 1 (0.32%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 316 (100.00%) Windows
2 103 (32.59%) Windows XP
3 83 (26.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 67 (21.20%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (6.33%) Windows 8
6 10 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (2.22%) UNIX
7 7 (2.22%) Windows Vista
8 5 (1.58%) Linux
8 5 (1.58%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.58%) Android
8 5 (1.58%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.63%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.63%) Solaris
9 2 (0.63%) VMS
10 1 (0.32%) AIX
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (20.57%) Migration
2 40 (12.66%) ITIL
3 18 (5.70%) Incident Management
4 15 (4.75%) Systems Analysis
4 15 (4.75%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (3.16%) Document Management
6 9 (2.85%) Test Management
7 8 (2.53%) Test Strategy
7 8 (2.53%) Service Delivery
8 7 (2.22%) Email Migration
8 7 (2.22%) Customer Engagement
9 6 (1.90%) Time Management
9 6 (1.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (1.90%) Project Management
9 6 (1.90%) CRM
10 5 (1.58%) Asset Management
11 4 (1.27%) Test Scripting
11 4 (1.27%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (1.27%) Network Management
11 4 (1.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 24 (7.59%) PowerShell
2 22 (6.96%) VB
3 19 (6.01%) VBScript
4 12 (3.80%) SQL
5 11 (3.48%) JavaScript
6 9 (2.85%) VB6
7 8 (2.53%) VBA
8 5 (1.58%) Shell Script
9 4 (1.27%) C
10 3 (0.95%) Java
11 2 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (10.76%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.59%) SC Cleared
3 20 (6.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (4.75%) MCSE
5 12 (3.80%) MCP
6 7 (2.22%) MCITP
7 4 (1.27%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (1.27%) ISEB
8 3 (0.95%) CCNA
8 3 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.63%) Degree
9 2 (0.63%) MOS
9 2 (0.63%) MCDST
9 2 (0.63%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.32%) MCSA
10 1 (0.32%) CCA
10 1 (0.32%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.32%) CCEA
10 1 (0.32%) PMP
10 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.01%) SLA
2 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 114 (36.08%) Active Directory
2 24 (7.59%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (3.16%) vSphere
6 7 (2.22%) Terminal Services
7 3 (0.95%) XenApp
8 2 (0.63%) XenServer
8 2 (0.63%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.32%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.32%) Cygwin
9 1 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 50 (15.82%) SCCM
2 10 (3.16%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.95%) SCOM
3 3 (0.95%) WSUS
4 2 (0.63%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.63%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.63%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.32%) AppDNA
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 97 (30.70%) Microsoft
2 48 (15.19%) Citrix
3 36 (11.39%) Cisco
4 34 (10.76%) HP
5 31 (9.81%) VMware
6 15 (4.75%) Dell
7 11 (3.48%) Altiris
8 7 (2.22%) Lotus
9 6 (1.90%) Becrypt
9 6 (1.90%) Symantec
10 5 (1.58%) McAfee
10 5 (1.58%) Avaya
10 5 (1.58%) NetApp
10 5 (1.58%) Wyse
11 4 (1.27%) Remedy
11 4 (1.27%) IBM
12 3 (0.95%) Google
12 3 (0.95%) ICL
12 3 (0.95%) Red Gate
12 3 (0.95%) SolarWinds
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