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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
UK / England
Rank 118 75 55
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 879 1209 1570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.12% 2.64% 3.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.21% 12.42% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 600 720
Median daily rate £180 £185 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £113 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £350 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £190 £175
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 277 373
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.91 £25.00 £20.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.74% +8.03%

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
8606 9737 10672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.71% 21.27% 23.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5512 5895 6352
Median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 520 749 872
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.50 £36.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 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
London -56 301 £175 -2.77% 77
South East -5 203 £250 +11.11% 50
South West +10 94 £163 -14.47% 5
East of England -21 69 £333 +101.51% 14
East Midlands +14 49 £150 +5.26% 4
Yorkshire -16 47 £134 +11.45% 13
West Midlands -18 46 £230 +31.42% 13
North West -32 39 £165 -40.00% 22
North East +4 31 £200 +60.00% 3
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 1879 (100.00%) Windows
2 1160 (61.73%) Active Directory
3 861 (45.82%) Microsoft
4 669 (35.60%) MS Office
5 472 (25.12%) ITIL
6 434 (23.10%) Windows Server
7 400 (21.29%) Windows 10
8 380 (20.22%) SCCM
9 374 (19.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 366 (19.48%) MS Excel
11 352 (18.73%) Citrix
12 340 (18.09%) VMware
13 294 (15.65%) Windows 8
14 287 (15.27%) Office 365
15 267 (14.21%) Finance
16 243 (12.93%) Windows XP
17 235 (12.51%) MS Exchange
18 234 (12.45%) Windows Server 2012
19 232 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
20 213 (11.34%) DNS
21 209 (11.12%) Windows Server 2003
22 204 (10.86%) Security Cleared
23 189 (10.06%) Blackberry
24 173 (9.21%) TCP/IP
25 172 (9.15%) Migration
26 166 (8.83%) SLA
27 165 (8.78%) DHCP
28 144 (7.66%) HP
29 143 (7.61%) Cisco
30 142 (7.56%) Apple

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 235 (12.51%) MS Exchange
2 123 (6.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 110 (5.85%) SharePoint
4 92 (4.90%) Skype for Business
5 80 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 64 (3.41%) IBM Notes
7 57 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 55 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 39 (2.08%) IIS
10 20 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2003
12 12 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (0.64%) WebLogic
13 7 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.32%) CMS
14 6 (0.32%) Documentum
14 6 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.32%) Tuxedo
15 5 (0.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 669 (35.60%) MS Office
2 366 (19.48%) MS Excel
3 18 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
4 16 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 14 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.53%) MS Project
7 6 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 5 (0.27%) InDesign
9 4 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
10 3 (0.16%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (1.06%) Eikon
2 10 (0.53%) Oracle 11i
2 10 (0.53%) Oracle Applications
3 6 (0.32%) Demantra
4 5 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.11%) SystmOne
7 1 (0.053%) assyst
7 1 (0.053%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.053%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.053%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (0.053%) Primavera
7 1 (0.053%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.053%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 287 (15.27%) Office 365
2 67 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (1.28%) OneDrive
4 15 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.53%) G Suite
6 8 (0.43%) IaaS
6 8 (0.43%) SaaS
7 7 (0.37%) PaaS
8 5 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 3 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.16%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.16%) Mimecast
10 3 (0.16%) Yammer
11 1 (0.053%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 213 (11.34%) DNS
2 173 (9.21%) TCP/IP
3 165 (8.78%) DHCP
4 112 (5.96%) LAN
5 109 (5.80%) VPN
6 88 (4.68%) WAN
7 81 (4.31%) Firewall
8 79 (4.20%) Wireless
9 74 (3.94%) Internet
10 69 (3.67%) SAN
11 60 (3.19%) VoIP
12 54 (2.87%) Skype
13 44 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
14 34 (1.81%) Remote Desktop
15 28 (1.49%) Ethernet
16 21 (1.12%) NAS
17 17 (0.90%) SSL
17 17 (0.90%) VLAN
18 15 (0.80%) 3G
19 12 (0.64%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 23 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 16 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
6 14 (0.75%) Relational Database
7 13 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 12 (0.64%) MySQL
9 10 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (0.43%) MS Access
11 7 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.32%) DB2
12 6 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.21%) DTS
13 4 (0.21%) OLTP
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.21%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 37 (1.97%) MSI
2 15 (0.80%) Visual Studio
3 10 (0.53%) Oracle Forms
3 10 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (0.43%) InstallShield
5 6 (0.32%) JIRA
6 5 (0.27%) AdminStudio
6 5 (0.27%) CA Gen
7 4 (0.21%) eggPlant
7 4 (0.21%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.21%) JDeveloper
8 3 (0.16%) Git (software)
8 3 (0.16%) NMock
8 3 (0.16%) WiX
9 2 (0.11%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.11%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.11%) NuGet
9 2 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.11%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.11%) WinDbg
General
1 267 (14.21%) Finance
2 79 (4.20%) Legal
3 78 (4.15%) Banking
4 60 (3.19%) Retail
5 53 (2.82%) Law
6 32 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.33%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.22%) Back Office
9 22 (1.17%) Retail Banking
10 14 (0.75%) Investment Banking
10 14 (0.75%) Local Government
11 13 (0.69%) Advertising
12 10 (0.53%) Billing
12 10 (0.53%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.53%) Marketing
12 10 (0.53%) Publishing
13 6 (0.32%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.32%) Electronics
13 6 (0.32%) Games
14 5 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 548 (29.16%) Analyst
2 430 (22.88%) Support Engineer
3 340 (18.09%) Desktop Support
4 321 (17.08%) 2nd Line Support
5 265 (14.10%) Support Analyst
6 259 (13.78%) Service Analyst
7 252 (13.41%) Service Desk Analyst
8 201 (10.70%) Desktop Engineer
9 197 (10.48%) IT Support
10 169 (8.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 150 (7.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 146 (7.77%) Windows Engineer
13 145 (7.72%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 127 (6.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 126 (6.71%) Service Desk Support
16 114 (6.07%) 1st Line Support
16 114 (6.07%) IT Analyst
17 111 (5.91%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
18 86 (4.58%) IT Engineer
19 83 (4.42%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (1.54%) .NET
2 20 (1.06%) XML
3 12 (0.64%) Web Services
4 10 (0.53%) Middleware
5 9 (0.48%) .NET Framework
5 9 (0.48%) X-Windows
6 5 (0.27%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.27%) Software Packaging
7 4 (0.21%) HTML
7 4 (0.21%) SAML
8 3 (0.16%) WPF
9 2 (0.11%) XMPP
10 1 (0.053%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.053%) ADO
10 1 (0.053%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.053%) ODBC
10 1 (0.053%) PostGIS
10 1 (0.053%) Series 60
10 1 (0.053%) WAP
10 1 (0.053%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 189 (10.06%) Blackberry
2 92 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (4.63%) iPad
4 76 (4.04%) iPhone
5 63 (3.35%) Management Information System
6 62 (3.30%) Fat Client
6 62 (3.30%) Thin Client
7 54 (2.87%) Smartphone
8 44 (2.34%) Video Conferencing
9 43 (2.29%) Data Centre
10 31 (1.65%) Client/Server
10 31 (1.65%) Driving Licence
11 18 (0.96%) BYOD
12 17 (0.90%) CMDB
13 16 (0.85%) Computer Science
13 16 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (0.80%) Clustering
14 15 (0.80%) NHS
15 13 (0.69%) Mathematics
16 12 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1879 (100.00%) Windows
2 434 (23.10%) Windows Server
3 400 (21.29%) Windows 10
4 374 (19.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 294 (15.65%) Windows 8
6 243 (12.93%) Windows XP
7 234 (12.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 209 (11.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 96 (5.11%) Android
10 88 (4.68%) Mac OS X
11 73 (3.89%) Linux
12 68 (3.62%) Apple iOS
13 41 (2.18%) Mac OS
14 30 (1.60%) Windows Vista
15 25 (1.33%) Unix
16 22 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 20 (1.06%) Windows 2000
18 15 (0.80%) HPUX
18 15 (0.80%) Solaris
19 8 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 472 (25.12%) ITIL
2 172 (9.15%) Migration
3 112 (5.96%) Incident Management
4 99 (5.27%) Service Management
5 94 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 72 (3.83%) Service Delivery
7 65 (3.46%) ITSM
8 64 (3.41%) Time Management
9 62 (3.30%) Asset Management
10 56 (2.98%) Change Management
11 45 (2.39%) Project Management
12 40 (2.13%) Patch Management
13 39 (2.08%) CRM
14 37 (1.97%) Application Packaging
14 37 (1.97%) Data Migration
15 35 (1.86%) Software Deployment
16 34 (1.81%) ITIL V3
16 34 (1.81%) Mobile Device Management
17 33 (1.76%) Validation
18 31 (1.65%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 135 (7.18%) SQL
2 132 (7.03%) PowerShell
3 59 (3.14%) VBScript
4 48 (2.55%) Java
5 24 (1.28%) C
6 22 (1.17%) VB
7 21 (1.12%) C#
8 13 (0.69%) PL/SQL
9 11 (0.59%) Python
9 11 (0.59%) VBA
10 10 (0.53%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.43%) JavaScript
12 7 (0.37%) T-SQL
13 6 (0.32%) C++
13 6 (0.32%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.27%) Perl
15 3 (0.16%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.11%) C++/CLI
16 2 (0.11%) PHP
16 2 (0.11%) XAML
Qualifications
1 204 (10.86%) Security Cleared
2 140 (7.45%) SC Cleared
3 133 (7.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 65 (3.46%) MCSE
5 62 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
6 60 (3.19%) MCP
7 53 (2.82%) DV Cleared
8 49 (2.61%) Degree
9 46 (2.45%) DBS Check
10 45 (2.39%) MCSA
11 35 (1.86%) A+ Certification
12 33 (1.76%) MCITP
13 28 (1.49%) MCDST
14 27 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
15 22 (1.17%) CCNA
16 18 (0.96%) BPSS Clearance
16 18 (0.96%) Network+ Certification
17 15 (0.80%) ACHDS
17 15 (0.80%) ACTC
17 15 (0.80%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 166 (8.83%) SLA
2 17 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.64%) JSP 440
4 8 (0.43%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.16%) QA
6 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.053%) BS25999
7 1 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1160 (61.73%) Active Directory
2 232 (12.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 137 (7.29%) XenApp
4 102 (5.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 77 (4.10%) Hyper-V
6 71 (3.78%) XenDesktop
7 65 (3.46%) VMware ESX
8 56 (2.98%) Virtual Desktop
9 49 (2.61%) vSphere
10 38 (2.02%) BitLocker
11 26 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
12 18 (0.96%) Terminal Services
13 17 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
14 16 (0.85%) Firmware
15 14 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
16 8 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
17 7 (0.37%) Xen
18 6 (0.32%) XenServer
19 4 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
20 3 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 380 (20.22%) SCCM
2 48 (2.55%) WSUS
3 28 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 24 (1.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 21 (1.12%) AirWatch
6 18 (0.96%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 17 (0.90%) Backup Exec
7 17 (0.90%) SCOM
8 13 (0.69%) DameWare
9 12 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
10 11 (0.59%) HP SiteScope
11 9 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
12 8 (0.43%) BladeLogic
12 8 (0.43%) Casper Suite
12 8 (0.43%) EdgeSight
12 8 (0.43%) Sysprep
13 7 (0.37%) NetBackup
14 6 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
15 5 (0.27%) SCSM
15 5 (0.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 861 (45.82%) Microsoft
2 352 (18.73%) Citrix
3 340 (18.09%) VMware
4 144 (7.66%) HP
5 143 (7.61%) Cisco
6 142 (7.56%) Apple
7 78 (4.15%) Dell
8 64 (3.41%) Lotus
9 60 (3.19%) Bloomberg
10 53 (2.82%) Reuters
11 52 (2.77%) Oracle
12 49 (2.61%) AppSense
13 48 (2.55%) Remedy
13 48 (2.55%) Symantec
14 47 (2.50%) Avaya
15 45 (2.39%) LANDesk
16 44 (2.34%) ServiceNow
17 35 (1.86%) Google
18 32 (1.70%) Altiris
19 31 (1.65%) Intel Security
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £14.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Holmfirth, West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £10 - £11 Per Hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Liss, Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £160.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: Up to £10 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £0 to £140 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £23000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £12.50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £0 to £140 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £120 - £200 per day + Depending on exp + 45ppm
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £100.00 - £150.00 per day + subsidised restaurant & gym
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £270 to £370 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £320 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £13 - £14 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
onezeero.
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Reed Technology
Rate: £125 - £130 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £120 - £140 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Omni RMS
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago