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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
UK / England
Rank 119 83 58
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 846 1189 1527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.02% 2.49% 3.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.94% 11.71% 14.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 580 689
Median daily rate £188 £203 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.52% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 273 349
Median hourly rate £14.24 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £11.00 £10.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £22.50 £22.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.78
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.89%

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
8513 10153 10661
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.35% 21.28% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5509 6243 6229
Median daily rate £400 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 700 847
Median hourly rate £16.63 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £46.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 22 February 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 -70 274 £175 -22.22% 91
South East +1 215 £210 -6.66% 53
South West -5 77 £208 +10.66% 14
East of England -20 67 £170 -10.52% 11
West Midlands -1 52 £185 +12.12% 14
Yorkshire +15 50 £125 +13.63% 15
East Midlands +11 44 £165 -13.15% 14
North West -26 41 £125 -54.54% 26
North East +3 27 £185 +48.00% 3
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 1883 (100.00%) Windows
2 1168 (62.03%) Active Directory
3 887 (47.11%) Microsoft
4 655 (34.78%) MS Office
5 446 (23.69%) ITIL
6 444 (23.58%) Windows Server
7 417 (22.15%) Windows 10
8 386 (20.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 363 (19.28%) SCCM
9 363 (19.28%) VMware
10 347 (18.43%) MS Excel
11 342 (18.16%) Citrix
12 304 (16.14%) Office 365
13 284 (15.08%) Windows 8
14 254 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
15 248 (13.17%) Finance
16 241 (12.80%) Windows Server 2012
17 240 (12.75%) MS Exchange
18 221 (11.74%) Windows XP
19 214 (11.36%) DNS
20 208 (11.05%) Windows Server 2003
21 203 (10.78%) Security Cleared
22 180 (9.56%) Migration
23 177 (9.40%) TCP/IP
24 172 (9.13%) Blackberry
25 171 (9.08%) Cisco
26 169 (8.98%) SLA
27 154 (8.18%) DHCP
28 145 (7.70%) HP
29 141 (7.49%) SC Cleared

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
1 240 (12.75%) MS Exchange
2 124 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 104 (5.52%) SharePoint
4 103 (5.47%) Skype for Business
5 75 (3.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 61 (3.24%) IBM Notes
7 52 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2013
8 47 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 38 (2.02%) IIS
10 21 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
11 20 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (0.53%) WebLogic
13 9 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
15 7 (0.37%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
16 6 (0.32%) Tuxedo
17 5 (0.27%) JBoss
17 5 (0.27%) WildFly
18 4 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 655 (34.78%) MS Office
2 347 (18.43%) MS Excel
3 23 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
4 15 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.69%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.58%) MS Project
7 5 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.21%) InDesign
8 4 (0.21%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.053%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.053%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (0.90%) Eikon
2 11 (0.58%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.37%) Demantra
3 7 (0.37%) SnowdropKCS
4 5 (0.27%) BusinessWorks
4 5 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.21%) Pegasus Opera
5 4 (0.21%) SystmOne
6 2 (0.11%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.053%) assyst
7 1 (0.053%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.053%) Primavera
7 1 (0.053%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 304 (16.14%) Office 365
2 70 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (1.54%) OneDrive
4 17 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (0.58%) G Suite
5 11 (0.58%) SaaS
6 9 (0.48%) IaaS
7 7 (0.37%) PaaS
8 5 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.27%) Yammer
9 3 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.16%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.11%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.053%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 214 (11.36%) DNS
2 177 (9.40%) TCP/IP
3 154 (8.18%) DHCP
4 129 (6.85%) LAN
5 119 (6.32%) VPN
6 99 (5.26%) WAN
7 95 (5.05%) Firewall
8 84 (4.46%) Wireless
9 72 (3.82%) SAN
10 68 (3.61%) Internet
10 68 (3.61%) VoIP
11 63 (3.35%) Skype
12 46 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
13 37 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
14 24 (1.27%) Ethernet
15 22 (1.17%) NAS
16 19 (1.01%) 3G
16 19 (1.01%) SSL
17 16 (0.85%) Cisco IOS
18 15 (0.80%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
5 19 (1.01%) Oracle Database
6 14 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (0.64%) Relational Database
8 11 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
9 9 (0.48%) MS Access
9 9 (0.48%) MySQL
10 8 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
11 6 (0.32%) DB2
12 5 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.21%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.21%) DTS
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.21%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 38 (2.02%) MSI
2 13 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 11 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
4 9 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.27%) CA Gen
5 5 (0.27%) InstallShield
5 5 (0.27%) JIRA
6 4 (0.21%) AdminStudio
6 4 (0.21%) eggPlant
6 4 (0.21%) HP UFT
6 4 (0.21%) JDeveloper
7 3 (0.16%) NMock
7 3 (0.16%) WiX
8 2 (0.11%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.11%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.053%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.053%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.053%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.053%) Subversion
9 1 (0.053%) TeamCity
General
1 248 (13.17%) Finance
2 76 (4.04%) Legal
3 73 (3.88%) Banking
4 54 (2.87%) Retail
5 47 (2.50%) Law
6 25 (1.33%) Manufacturing
6 25 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 24 (1.27%) Back Office
8 19 (1.01%) Retail Banking
9 16 (0.85%) Advertising
10 13 (0.69%) Investment Banking
10 13 (0.69%) Local Government
11 11 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.42%) Publishing
13 7 (0.37%) Marketing
14 6 (0.32%) Games
14 6 (0.32%) Military
15 5 (0.27%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.27%) Billing
16 4 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 519 (27.56%) Analyst
2 437 (23.21%) Support Engineer
3 331 (17.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 329 (17.47%) Desktop Support
5 258 (13.70%) Support Analyst
6 246 (13.06%) Service Analyst
7 240 (12.75%) Service Desk Analyst
8 201 (10.67%) IT Support
9 197 (10.46%) Desktop Engineer
10 165 (8.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 158 (8.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 154 (8.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 147 (7.81%) Windows Engineer
14 135 (7.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 130 (6.90%) Service Desk Support
16 121 (6.43%) 1st Line Support
17 109 (5.79%) IT Analyst
18 106 (5.63%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
18 106 (5.63%) IT Engineer
19 86 (4.57%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (1.59%) XML
2 26 (1.38%) .NET
3 11 (0.58%) Web Services
4 9 (0.48%) X-Windows
5 8 (0.42%) .NET Framework
5 8 (0.42%) Middleware
6 6 (0.32%) HTML
7 5 (0.27%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.27%) Software Packaging
8 4 (0.21%) XMPP
9 3 (0.16%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.11%) ADO
10 2 (0.11%) Electron Framework
10 2 (0.11%) Node.js
10 2 (0.11%) React
10 2 (0.11%) SAML
10 2 (0.11%) SAP Smart Forms
10 2 (0.11%) WAP
10 2 (0.11%) WPF
11 1 (0.053%) Series 60
Miscellaneous
1 172 (9.13%) Blackberry
2 99 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 82 (4.35%) iPad
4 70 (3.72%) iPhone
5 65 (3.45%) Fat Client
5 65 (3.45%) Thin Client
6 62 (3.29%) Management Information System
7 58 (3.08%) Smartphone
8 46 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
9 39 (2.07%) Data Centre
10 32 (1.70%) Driving Licence
11 28 (1.49%) Client/Server
12 21 (1.12%) Computer Science
13 16 (0.85%) BYOD
13 16 (0.85%) Clustering
14 14 (0.74%) CMDB
14 14 (0.74%) NHS
14 14 (0.74%) User Experience
15 12 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
16 10 (0.53%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1883 (100.00%) Windows
2 444 (23.58%) Windows Server
3 417 (22.15%) Windows 10
4 386 (20.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 284 (15.08%) Windows 8
6 241 (12.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 221 (11.74%) Windows XP
8 208 (11.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 104 (5.52%) Android
10 91 (4.83%) Mac OS X
11 79 (4.20%) Linux
12 62 (3.29%) Apple iOS
13 34 (1.81%) Mac OS
14 28 (1.49%) Unix
15 25 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 24 (1.27%) Windows Vista
17 21 (1.12%) Windows 2000
18 16 (0.85%) HPUX
19 11 (0.58%) Solaris
20 9 (0.48%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 446 (23.69%) ITIL
2 180 (9.56%) Migration
3 110 (5.84%) Incident Management
4 93 (4.94%) Service Management
5 91 (4.83%) Problem Management
6 68 (3.61%) Service Delivery
7 67 (3.56%) Asset Management
8 61 (3.24%) ITSM
9 57 (3.03%) Change Management
10 56 (2.97%) Time Management
11 51 (2.71%) Project Management
12 44 (2.34%) Data Migration
13 42 (2.23%) Patch Management
14 37 (1.96%) Application Packaging
15 36 (1.91%) CRM
15 36 (1.91%) Mobile Device Management
16 34 (1.81%) PRINCE2
17 32 (1.70%) ITIL V3
17 32 (1.70%) Stakeholder Management
18 31 (1.65%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 139 (7.38%) PowerShell
2 127 (6.74%) SQL
3 61 (3.24%) VBScript
4 36 (1.91%) Java
5 27 (1.43%) C
6 19 (1.01%) C#
7 17 (0.90%) VB
8 14 (0.74%) PL/SQL
9 11 (0.58%) Bash Shell
9 11 (0.58%) JavaScript
10 10 (0.53%) Python
11 9 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 9 (0.48%) VBA
12 6 (0.32%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.21%) C++
14 3 (0.16%) Perl
15 2 (0.11%) PHP
16 1 (0.053%) Progress 4GL
16 1 (0.053%) REXX
16 1 (0.053%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 203 (10.78%) Security Cleared
2 141 (7.49%) SC Cleared
3 138 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 60 (3.19%) MCSE
5 56 (2.97%) ITIL Certification
6 54 (2.87%) Degree
7 53 (2.81%) DBS Check
8 51 (2.71%) DV Cleared
8 51 (2.71%) MCP
9 47 (2.50%) MCSA
10 37 (1.96%) MCITP
11 31 (1.65%) A+ Certification
12 29 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
13 25 (1.33%) CCNA
14 24 (1.27%) MCDST
15 17 (0.90%) BPSS Clearance
16 13 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
17 12 (0.64%) ACDT
17 12 (0.64%) ACHDS
17 12 (0.64%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 169 (8.98%) SLA
2 16 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
2 16 (0.85%) JSP 440
3 9 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.11%) BS25999
5 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.11%) QA
System Software
1 1168 (62.03%) Active Directory
2 254 (13.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 131 (6.96%) XenApp
4 100 (5.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 83 (4.41%) VMware ESX
6 78 (4.14%) Hyper-V
7 76 (4.04%) XenDesktop
8 62 (3.29%) Virtual Desktop
9 56 (2.97%) vSphere
10 42 (2.23%) BitLocker
11 24 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
12 15 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
13 14 (0.74%) Firmware
13 14 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
14 12 (0.64%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
15 8 (0.42%) Xen
16 5 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 5 (0.27%) ProxySG
16 5 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 363 (19.28%) SCCM
2 48 (2.55%) WSUS
3 24 (1.27%) AirWatch
3 24 (1.27%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 22 (1.17%) SCOM
5 19 (1.01%) Backup Exec
6 17 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 17 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 13 (0.69%) DameWare
7 13 (0.69%) HP SiteScope
7 13 (0.69%) Norton AntiVirus
8 12 (0.64%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (0.53%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.42%) BladeLogic
10 8 (0.42%) EdgeSight
10 8 (0.42%) Sysprep
11 7 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
11 7 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
12 6 (0.32%) SCVMM
12 6 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 887 (47.11%) Microsoft
2 363 (19.28%) VMware
3 342 (18.16%) Citrix
4 171 (9.08%) Cisco
5 145 (7.70%) HP
6 140 (7.43%) Apple
7 86 (4.57%) Dell
8 61 (3.24%) Lotus
9 58 (3.08%) Remedy
10 56 (2.97%) Symantec
11 55 (2.92%) LANDesk
12 54 (2.87%) Bloomberg
13 52 (2.76%) AppSense
14 48 (2.55%) Oracle
14 48 (2.55%) ServiceNow
15 47 (2.50%) Avaya
15 47 (2.50%) Reuters
16 38 (2.02%) Google
17 34 (1.81%) NetApp
18 31 (1.65%) Intel Security
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