The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 62 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1525 2090 1724
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.95% 4.23% 3.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.65% 18.51% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 990 770
Average daily rate
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£200 £212 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% -26.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 339 480 361
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £21.57 £24.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Windows 7
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11170 11294 10484
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.61% 22.87% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6719 6498 5858
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £311 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.54% -4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 865 972 988
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the England region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in England

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in England

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the England region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in England

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
London -28 554 £200 -5.88% 103
South East -6 384 £300 +20.00% 62
South West -7 144 £150 -14.28% 21
East of England -19 136 £180 -5.26% 24
North West -14 131 £190 -9.52% 40
Yorkshire -39 61 £140 -20.00% 21
West Midlands -25 59 £300 +9.09% 12
East Midlands -42 33 £225 -23.07% 13
North East -25 23 £190 -15.55% 2
Midlands -1 2 £250 -16.66%
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 3217 (100.00%) Windows
2 1617 (50.26%) Active Directory
3 1396 (43.39%) Microsoft
4 1082 (33.63%) MS Office
5 777 (24.15%) Windows XP
6 697 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 641 (19.93%) Citrix
8 635 (19.74%) ITIL
9 612 (19.02%) MS Excel
10 589 (18.31%) SCCM
11 535 (16.63%) VMware
12 479 (14.89%) MS Exchange
13 454 (14.11%) Windows 8
14 415 (12.90%) Security Cleared
15 393 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 383 (11.91%) Finance
17 376 (11.69%) Migration
18 332 (10.32%) Windows Server 2012
19 321 (9.98%) Blackberry
20 283 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
21 275 (8.55%) DNS
22 273 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
23 259 (8.05%) Cisco
24 250 (7.77%) LAN
25 236 (7.34%) SQL
26 235 (7.30%) SLA
27 230 (7.15%) HP
28 227 (7.06%) WAN
29 225 (6.99%) SC Cleared
30 215 (6.68%) DHCP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 479 (14.89%) MS Exchange
2 213 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 184 (5.72%) SharePoint
4 139 (4.32%) Lync
5 109 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 91 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 76 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2013
8 67 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
9 51 (1.59%) IBM Notes
10 43 (1.34%) WorkSite
11 42 (1.31%) IIS
12 30 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
13 19 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
14 18 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
15 11 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
16 10 (0.31%) Tomcat
17 7 (0.22%) Office Communications Server
18 4 (0.12%) Confluence
18 4 (0.12%) Node.js
18 4 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1082 (33.63%) MS Office
2 612 (19.02%) MS Excel
3 53 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 52 (1.62%) MS Visio
5 38 (1.18%) MS Project
6 10 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.22%) Maya
8 5 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.062%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.031%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.031%) Shockwave
10 1 (0.031%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 24 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.34%) SAP CRM
3 7 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.19%) Eikon
5 5 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.12%) Kondor+
6 4 (0.12%) Misys Midas
6 4 (0.12%) IntelliMatch
7 3 (0.093%) Oracle General Ledger
7 3 (0.093%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.093%) assyst
8 2 (0.062%) CODA-Financials
8 2 (0.062%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.062%) SAP CCM
8 2 (0.062%) Oracle Receivables
8 2 (0.062%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.062%) Oracle Assets
9 1 (0.031%) Agresso
9 1 (0.031%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.031%) TeleForm
Cloud Services
1 176 (5.47%) Office 365
2 13 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (0.40%) Google Apps
3 11 (0.34%) OneDrive
4 6 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.19%) SaaS
5 4 (0.12%) Google Drive
6 3 (0.093%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.093%) Yammer
7 2 (0.062%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.062%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 275 (8.55%) DNS
2 250 (7.77%) LAN
3 227 (7.06%) WAN
4 215 (6.68%) DHCP
5 208 (6.47%) TCP/IP
6 190 (5.91%) VPN
7 182 (5.66%) Firewall
8 121 (3.76%) SAN
9 108 (3.36%) Internet
10 75 (2.33%) MPLS
11 67 (2.08%) Wireless
12 53 (1.65%) Wi-Fi
13 47 (1.46%) VoIP
14 34 (1.06%) ATM
15 28 (0.87%) DSL
15 28 (0.87%) VLAN
16 27 (0.84%) SMTP
17 26 (0.81%) BIG-IP
17 26 (0.81%) Intranet
18 25 (0.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (5.47%) SQL Server
2 43 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
4 23 (0.71%) Oracle Database
5 20 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 18 (0.56%) MySQL
7 8 (0.25%) MS Access
7 8 (0.25%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.19%) SSDT
8 6 (0.19%) FileMaker
9 5 (0.16%) IDOL
9 5 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.12%) NoSQL
10 4 (0.12%) QlikView
10 4 (0.12%) DTS
10 4 (0.12%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.093%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.093%) EDRMS
11 3 (0.093%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 82 (2.55%) MSI
2 20 (0.62%) Visual Studio
3 17 (0.53%) InstallShield
4 14 (0.44%) Jenkins
5 13 (0.40%) AdminStudio
6 11 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (0.31%) Git (software)
8 7 (0.22%) Subversion
9 6 (0.19%) CruiseControl
9 6 (0.19%) HP UFT
9 6 (0.19%) TeamCity
9 6 (0.19%) WinDbg
9 6 (0.19%) MSBuild
9 6 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 5 (0.16%) Yeoman
10 5 (0.16%) StarTeam
10 5 (0.16%) Eclipse
11 4 (0.12%) Wise Package Studio
12 3 (0.093%) VisualVM
12 3 (0.093%) FishEye
General
1 383 (11.91%) Finance
2 128 (3.98%) Law
3 111 (3.45%) Legal
4 100 (3.11%) Banking
5 82 (2.55%) Retail
6 54 (1.68%) Telecoms
7 41 (1.27%) Back Office
8 33 (1.03%) Financial Institution
9 27 (0.84%) Manufacturing
10 21 (0.65%) Investment Banking
11 20 (0.62%) Marketing
12 18 (0.56%) Local Government
13 17 (0.53%) German Language
14 16 (0.50%) French Language
15 13 (0.40%) Publishing
16 9 (0.28%) Games
16 9 (0.28%) Spanish Language
16 9 (0.28%) Japanese Language
17 8 (0.25%) Advertising
18 7 (0.22%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 906 (28.16%) Analyst
2 478 (14.86%) Support Engineer
3 452 (14.05%) Desktop Support
4 407 (12.65%) Service Analyst
5 400 (12.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 386 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 380 (11.81%) Support Analyst
8 294 (9.14%) Desktop Engineer
9 188 (5.84%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 178 (5.53%) 1st Line Support
11 151 (4.69%) IT Support
12 135 (4.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 123 (3.82%) Desktop Analyst
14 116 (3.61%) Deployment Engineer
15 111 (3.45%) Project Manager
16 104 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 101 (3.14%) 3rd Line Support
18 98 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 95 (2.95%) Rollout Engineer
20 91 (2.83%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (2.89%) Application Packaging
2 67 (2.08%) .NET
3 17 (0.53%) HTML
4 16 (0.50%) XML
5 10 (0.31%) Web Services
5 10 (0.31%) Middleware
6 9 (0.28%) X-Windows
7 7 (0.22%) CSS
7 7 (0.22%) Software Packaging
8 5 (0.16%) WCF
9 4 (0.12%) LINQ
9 4 (0.12%) Flash
10 3 (0.093%) ODBC
10 3 (0.093%) JDBC
10 3 (0.093%) J2EE
11 2 (0.062%) MFC
11 2 (0.062%) STL
11 2 (0.062%) COM+
11 2 (0.062%) WSH
12 1 (0.031%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 321 (9.98%) Blackberry
2 172 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (2.89%) iPhone
4 86 (2.67%) NHS
5 82 (2.55%) iPad
6 80 (2.49%) Thin Client
6 80 (2.49%) Fat Client
7 73 (2.27%) Data Centre
8 46 (1.43%) Management Information System
9 39 (1.21%) Client/Server
10 30 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
11 24 (0.75%) Clustering
12 23 (0.71%) EPoS
13 22 (0.68%) Smartphone
14 21 (0.65%) PDA
15 20 (0.62%) User Experience
16 17 (0.53%) HP Storage
17 16 (0.50%) Mathematics
18 15 (0.47%) Computer Science
19 14 (0.44%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 3217 (100.00%) Windows
2 777 (24.15%) Windows XP
3 697 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 454 (14.11%) Windows 8
5 393 (12.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 332 (10.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 108 (3.36%) Android
8 105 (3.26%) Linux
9 98 (3.05%) Mac OS X
10 65 (2.02%) Apple iOS
11 59 (1.83%) Windows Vista
12 41 (1.27%) UNIX
13 31 (0.96%) Mac OS
14 29 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
15 22 (0.68%) Windows 2000
16 14 (0.44%) Ubuntu
17 13 (0.40%) Solaris
17 13 (0.40%) CentOS
18 11 (0.34%) Windows Phone
18 11 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 635 (19.74%) ITIL
2 376 (11.69%) Migration
3 137 (4.26%) Service Management
4 110 (3.42%) Incident Management
5 108 (3.36%) Project Management
6 88 (2.74%) Change Management
7 77 (2.39%) Problem Management
8 67 (2.08%) PRINCE2
9 66 (2.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 64 (1.99%) Asset Management
11 63 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
12 62 (1.93%) Time Management
13 57 (1.77%) ITSM
14 56 (1.74%) Service Delivery
14 56 (1.74%) CRM
14 56 (1.74%) Configuration Management
15 54 (1.68%) Document Management
16 45 (1.40%) Application Discovery
17 44 (1.37%) Disaster Recovery
18 42 (1.31%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 236 (7.34%) SQL
2 136 (4.23%) PowerShell
3 90 (2.80%) VBScript
4 54 (1.68%) C#
5 52 (1.62%) VB
6 28 (0.87%) Java
7 22 (0.68%) Perl
8 21 (0.65%) VBA
8 21 (0.65%) Python
9 20 (0.62%) C
10 18 (0.56%) C++
11 17 (0.53%) T-SQL
12 15 (0.47%) Bash Shell
13 10 (0.31%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.25%) JavaScript
15 6 (0.19%) C++/CLI
16 5 (0.16%) Lua
17 3 (0.093%) VB.NET
17 3 (0.093%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.031%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 415 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 283 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 225 (6.99%) SC Cleared
4 144 (4.48%) MCSE
5 123 (3.82%) DV Cleared
6 116 (3.61%) MCP
7 76 (2.36%) Degree
8 75 (2.33%) MCSA
9 69 (2.14%) MCITP
10 61 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
11 56 (1.74%) CCNA
12 46 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
13 36 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 36 (1.12%) MCTS
14 35 (1.09%) A+ Certification
15 34 (1.06%) MCDST
16 29 (0.90%) MOS
17 21 (0.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 15 (0.47%) CCNP
18 15 (0.47%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 235 (7.30%) SLA
2 48 (1.49%) QA
3 17 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.22%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.031%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.031%) GMP
6 1 (0.031%) GxP
6 1 (0.031%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.031%) P3O
6 1 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1617 (50.26%) Active Directory
2 273 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 174 (5.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 162 (5.04%) XenApp
5 136 (4.23%) Hyper-V
6 95 (2.95%) XenDesktop
7 76 (2.36%) vSphere
8 51 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
9 47 (1.46%) Xen
10 31 (0.96%) Terminal Services
11 30 (0.93%) BitLocker
12 27 (0.84%) VMware ESX
13 26 (0.81%) NLBS
14 24 (0.75%) VMware Workstation
15 16 (0.50%) Terminal Server
15 16 (0.50%) XenServer
16 12 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 11 (0.34%) DFS Replication
18 10 (0.31%) ISA Server
19 4 (0.12%) UAG
Systems Management
1 589 (18.31%) SCCM
2 64 (1.99%) WSUS
3 54 (1.68%) Backup Exec
4 34 (1.06%) AirWatch
5 31 (0.96%) SCOM
6 28 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 26 (0.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 18 (0.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 16 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
10 13 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 12 (0.37%) Puppet
11 12 (0.37%) Tivoli
11 12 (0.37%) DameWare
11 12 (0.37%) ARCserve
12 11 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
12 11 (0.34%) ZABBIX
12 11 (0.34%) Casper Suite
12 11 (0.34%) EdgeSight
13 10 (0.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 10 (0.31%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1396 (43.39%) Microsoft
2 641 (19.93%) Citrix
3 535 (16.63%) VMware
4 259 (8.05%) Cisco
5 230 (7.15%) HP
6 132 (4.10%) Apple
7 120 (3.73%) Symantec
8 93 (2.89%) Dell
9 76 (2.36%) CheckPoint
10 75 (2.33%) McAfee
11 72 (2.24%) AppSense
11 72 (2.24%) Oracle
12 71 (2.21%) Remedy
13 54 (1.68%) Lotus
14 49 (1.52%) Sophos
15 47 (1.46%) LANDesk
16 43 (1.34%) SAP
17 36 (1.12%) Wyse
17 36 (1.12%) Bloomberg
18 34 (1.06%) Reuters
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