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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 31 40 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 133 136 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.24% 4.55% 6.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.42% 17.19% 24.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 71 99
Median daily rate £149 £180 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.36% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £155 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £381
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £190 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 39 49
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.15 £10.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £23.50 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
621 791 803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.46% 26.46% 27.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 428 378
Median daily rate £350 £325 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 100 122
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.60 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Essex +15 60 £175 -50.87% 1
Cambridgeshire +14 31 £140 -45.36% 2
Bedfordshire +9 11 £140 -26.31%
Hertfordshire +9 11 £460 +162.85% 6
Suffolk -5 10 £160 -7.91% 2
Norfolk -21 9 £107 -38.85%
East Anglia - 1 - -
Windows 7
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 241 (100.00%) Windows
2 156 (64.73%) Active Directory
3 138 (57.26%) MS Office
4 109 (45.23%) MS Excel
5 93 (38.59%) Citrix
6 88 (36.51%) Microsoft
7 74 (30.71%) Incident Management
8 62 (25.73%) Windows 8
9 60 (24.90%) Finance
10 52 (21.58%) Blackberry
11 49 (20.33%) ITIL
12 45 (18.67%) Law
12 45 (18.67%) Document Management
13 33 (13.69%) Windows Server 2008
14 31 (12.86%) SLA
15 30 (12.45%) SCCM
16 25 (10.37%) Windows Server
16 25 (10.37%) Windows XP
16 25 (10.37%) MS Exchange
17 24 (9.96%) Apple
17 24 (9.96%) Windows Server 2003
18 22 (9.13%) SharePoint
19 18 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (7.47%) Office 365
20 17 (7.05%) DNS
21 16 (6.64%) Windows Server 2012
22 15 (6.22%) Windows 10
22 15 (6.22%) VMware
22 15 (6.22%) Security Cleared
23 14 (5.81%) IIS

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 25 (10.37%) MS Exchange
2 22 (9.13%) SharePoint
3 14 (5.81%) IIS
4 12 (4.98%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (3.73%) Skype for Business
6 8 (3.32%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (2.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (2.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (1.24%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.24%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.83%) Documentum
11 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 138 (57.26%) MS Office
2 109 (45.23%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.41%) MS Project
4 1 (0.41%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.41%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.83%) BASE24
3 1 (0.41%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 18 (7.47%) Office 365
2 5 (2.07%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.05%) DNS
2 11 (4.56%) LAN
2 11 (4.56%) WAN
3 8 (3.32%) VPN
4 7 (2.90%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.49%) DHCP
6 5 (2.07%) SAN
6 5 (2.07%) VoIP
7 4 (1.66%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (1.66%) Skype
7 4 (1.66%) WebEx
8 3 (1.24%) Internet
8 3 (1.24%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.83%) Firewall
9 2 (0.83%) iSCSI
9 2 (0.83%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.83%) SSL
9 2 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (0.83%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.07%) MySQL
2 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.24%) GIS
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.41%) MS Access
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (0.83%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.41%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.41%) ClearCase
2 1 (0.41%) ClearQuest
General
1 60 (24.90%) Finance
2 45 (18.67%) Law
3 8 (3.32%) Local Government
4 4 (1.66%) French Language
5 3 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.83%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.41%) Advertising
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) Avionics
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 120 (49.79%) Analyst
2 75 (31.12%) Help Desk Analyst
3 72 (29.88%) Service Analyst
4 71 (29.46%) Service Desk Analyst
5 41 (17.01%) Support Analyst
6 37 (15.35%) Desktop Support
7 35 (14.52%) Support Engineer
8 28 (11.62%) Citrix Support
9 27 (11.20%) Active Directory Support
9 27 (11.20%) Help Desk Support
9 27 (11.20%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 26 (10.79%) Citrix Analyst
10 26 (10.79%) Citrix Support Analyst
11 25 (10.37%) Active Directory Analyst
11 25 (10.37%) Windows Support Analyst
12 24 (9.96%) Active Directory Support Analyst
12 24 (9.96%) Desktop Engineer
12 24 (9.96%) IT Analyst
13 20 (8.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 18 (7.47%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.24%) HTML
2 2 (0.83%) .NET
3 1 (0.41%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (21.58%) Blackberry
2 8 (3.32%) iPhone
3 7 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.90%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.07%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.07%) Fat Client
4 5 (2.07%) Thin Client
5 4 (1.66%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.24%) CCTV
6 3 (1.24%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.24%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.24%) Statistics
7 2 (0.83%) BYOD
7 2 (0.83%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.83%) EPoS
7 2 (0.83%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.83%) iPad
7 2 (0.83%) NHS
7 2 (0.83%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 241 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (25.73%) Windows 8
3 33 (13.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (10.37%) Windows Server
4 25 (10.37%) Windows XP
5 24 (9.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (6.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (6.22%) Windows 10
8 11 (4.56%) Mac OS
9 10 (4.15%) Apple iOS
10 8 (3.32%) Windows Vista
11 3 (1.24%) Android
11 3 (1.24%) Linux
11 3 (1.24%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.83%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.41%) CentOS
13 1 (0.41%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.41%) Unix
13 1 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (30.71%) Incident Management
2 49 (20.33%) ITIL
3 45 (18.67%) Document Management
4 10 (4.15%) CRM
5 9 (3.73%) Information Security
5 9 (3.73%) Service Delivery
5 9 (3.73%) Service Management
6 8 (3.32%) Software Deployment
7 7 (2.90%) ITIL V3
7 7 (2.90%) ITSM
7 7 (2.90%) Project Management
8 6 (2.49%) Migration
9 5 (2.07%) Performance Management
10 4 (1.66%) Application Packaging
10 4 (1.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (1.24%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (1.24%) Time Management
11 3 (1.24%) UML
12 2 (0.83%) Data Analysis
12 2 (0.83%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (4.98%) SQL
2 7 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.07%) C
4 4 (1.66%) C++
4 4 (1.66%) Java
5 3 (1.24%) VBScript
6 2 (0.83%) C#
6 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.41%) ANSI C
7 1 (0.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (7.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (6.22%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.39%) MCSE
4 9 (3.73%) Degree
5 8 (3.32%) MCP
5 8 (3.32%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.07%) MCSA
8 3 (1.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (1.24%) CCNA
8 3 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (1.24%) CISSP
8 3 (1.24%) DBS Check
8 3 (1.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.41%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.41%) MCITP
9 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (12.86%) SLA
2 3 (1.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.41%) ECSS
System Software
1 156 (64.73%) Active Directory
2 12 (4.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.73%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (2.49%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.66%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.83%) vSphere
7 1 (0.41%) Cygwin
7 1 (0.41%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.41%) XenApp
7 1 (0.41%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (12.45%) SCCM
2 7 (2.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (1.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.83%) Control-M
6 1 (0.41%) SCOM
6 1 (0.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 93 (38.59%) Citrix
2 88 (36.51%) Microsoft
3 24 (9.96%) Apple
4 15 (6.22%) VMware
5 13 (5.39%) HP
6 11 (4.56%) Cisco
7 8 (3.32%) Symantec
8 6 (2.49%) Dell
8 6 (2.49%) Oracle
9 5 (2.07%) Cognos
9 5 (2.07%) Remedy
10 4 (1.66%) Google
10 4 (1.66%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.24%) Altiris
11 3 (1.24%) Avaya
11 3 (1.24%) BMC
11 3 (1.24%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.24%) Kaspersky
11 3 (1.24%) WorldPay
12 2 (0.83%) Red Hat
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