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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 109 57 41
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1063 1611 2143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.16% 3.28% 4.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.63% 14.70% 19.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 776 1014
Median daily rate £200 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £421 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £200 £203
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 227 405 454
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £21.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £14.17 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.21% -5.51%
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
11038 10957 10926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.48% 22.28% 22.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 6990 6420 6301
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 570 892 985
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £38.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 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
London -72 360 £200 -11.11% 83
South East -50 222 £250 -10.71% 43
East of England +5 124 £150 -14.28% 13
South West -3 117 £294 +46.87% 17
West Midlands -3 73 £125 -21.87% 14
North East -30 48 £230 +91.66% 5
North West -69 47 £175 -9.09% 15
Yorkshire -20 45 £185 +6.47% 14
East Midlands -7 25 £203 -15.62% 11
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 England region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 2244 (100.00%) Windows
2 1347 (60.03%) Active Directory
3 948 (42.25%) Microsoft
4 861 (38.37%) MS Office
5 559 (24.91%) Windows Server
6 525 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
7 492 (21.93%) Citrix
8 478 (21.30%) ITIL
9 455 (20.28%) MS Excel
10 434 (19.34%) Windows 8
11 423 (18.85%) SCCM
12 384 (17.11%) Finance
13 373 (16.62%) Windows XP
14 371 (16.53%) VMware
15 328 (14.62%) MS Exchange
16 295 (13.15%) Windows Server 2012
17 280 (12.48%) Blackberry
18 243 (10.83%) Office 365
19 241 (10.74%) Windows Server 2003
20 222 (9.89%) Windows 10
21 215 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
22 200 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
23 199 (8.87%) Security Cleared
24 194 (8.65%) Cisco
25 187 (8.33%) DNS
26 175 (7.80%) Incident Management
27 174 (7.75%) PowerShell
28 171 (7.62%) TCP/IP
29 165 (7.35%) Migration
30 162 (7.22%) DHCP

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
1 328 (14.62%) MS Exchange
2 159 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (4.68%) Skype for Business
4 95 (4.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 92 (4.10%) SharePoint
6 51 (2.27%) IBM Notes
7 50 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2007
8 46 (2.05%) IIS
9 45 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
10 40 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
11 17 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
12 11 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.45%) Confluence
14 9 (0.40%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.36%) Live Communications Server
16 7 (0.31%) IBM Domino
17 6 (0.27%) iPlanet
17 6 (0.27%) MQSeries
17 6 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
17 6 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 861 (38.37%) MS Office
2 455 (20.28%) MS Excel
3 51 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.53%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.40%) MS Project
6 6 (0.27%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.045%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 19 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 13 (0.58%) Eikon
3 6 (0.27%) BusinessWare
3 6 (0.27%) SAP R/3
4 4 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.13%) BASE24
5 3 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.13%) Misys Opics
6 2 (0.089%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.089%) Primavera
7 1 (0.045%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.045%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.045%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.045%) Staffware
7 1 (0.045%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 243 (10.83%) Office 365
2 27 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (0.89%) Mimecast
4 12 (0.53%) OneDrive
5 10 (0.45%) Google Apps
6 9 (0.40%) PaaS
7 7 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.22%) IaaS
9 4 (0.18%) SaaS
10 3 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.13%) SoftLayer
11 2 (0.089%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.045%) IBM PureFlex
12 1 (0.045%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 187 (8.33%) DNS
2 171 (7.62%) TCP/IP
3 162 (7.22%) DHCP
4 156 (6.95%) LAN
5 133 (5.93%) WAN
6 127 (5.66%) Firewall
7 126 (5.61%) VPN
8 78 (3.48%) SAN
9 67 (2.99%) Internet
10 64 (2.85%) Wireless
11 53 (2.36%) Remote Desktop
12 52 (2.32%) VoIP
13 46 (2.05%) Wi-Fi
14 39 (1.74%) Skype
15 21 (0.94%) 3G
15 21 (0.94%) Network Security
16 19 (0.85%) IP Telephony
17 15 (0.67%) Intranet
18 14 (0.62%) ATM
19 13 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (4.37%) SQL Server
2 45 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (0.58%) Relational Database
6 11 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.45%) MS Access
8 8 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
8 8 (0.36%) DB2
8 8 (0.36%) GIS
8 8 (0.36%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (0.27%) DB2 UDB
9 6 (0.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.22%) RDBMS
10 5 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.18%) QlikView
12 3 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 46 (2.05%) MSI
2 16 (0.71%) Jenkins
3 14 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
3 14 (0.62%) TeamCity
4 11 (0.49%) InstallShield
5 9 (0.40%) Subversion
5 9 (0.40%) Visual Studio
6 8 (0.36%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.36%) JIRA
6 8 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (0.31%) ClearCase
7 7 (0.31%) ClearQuest
7 7 (0.31%) StarTeam
8 6 (0.27%) AdminStudio
8 6 (0.27%) Xcode
9 5 (0.22%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 5 (0.22%) WinDbg
10 3 (0.13%) Hudson
10 3 (0.13%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.089%) FishEye
General
1 384 (17.11%) Finance
2 128 (5.70%) Law
3 111 (4.95%) Legal
4 85 (3.79%) Banking
5 48 (2.14%) Telecoms
6 39 (1.74%) Retail
7 32 (1.43%) Back Office
8 27 (1.20%) Front Office
8 27 (1.20%) Investment Banking
9 21 (0.94%) Local Government
10 19 (0.85%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.71%) Advertising
12 14 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 14 (0.62%) German Language
13 13 (0.58%) Billing
14 11 (0.49%) French Language
15 9 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.40%) Publishing
15 9 (0.40%) Spanish Language
16 7 (0.31%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 678 (30.21%) Analyst
2 422 (18.81%) Support Engineer
3 396 (17.65%) Desktop Support
4 333 (14.84%) Service Analyst
5 321 (14.30%) Service Desk Analyst
6 301 (13.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 293 (13.06%) Support Analyst
8 247 (11.01%) Desktop Engineer
9 198 (8.82%) IT Support
10 187 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 172 (7.66%) Windows Engineer
12 152 (6.77%) 1st Line Support
13 145 (6.46%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 121 (5.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 118 (5.26%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
15 118 (5.26%) Service Desk Support
16 117 (5.21%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 117 (5.21%) IT Analyst
17 114 (5.08%) Help Desk Analyst
18 105 (4.68%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (1.83%) .NET
2 15 (0.67%) HTML
2 15 (0.67%) Web Services
3 13 (0.58%) XML
4 11 (0.49%) .NET Framework
5 10 (0.45%) jQuery
6 9 (0.40%) WPF
7 7 (0.31%) CSS
8 6 (0.27%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.27%) ATL
8 6 (0.27%) MSMQ
8 6 (0.27%) POCO
9 5 (0.22%) ODBC
9 5 (0.22%) OOXML
9 5 (0.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (0.22%) WinForms
10 3 (0.13%) MFC
10 3 (0.13%) Middleware
10 3 (0.13%) STL
10 3 (0.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 280 (12.48%) Blackberry
2 93 (4.14%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (3.07%) Smartphone
4 68 (3.03%) iPhone
5 67 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 67 (2.99%) Fat Client
5 67 (2.99%) Thin Client
6 57 (2.54%) iPad
7 53 (2.36%) Video Conferencing
8 47 (2.09%) Management Information System
9 44 (1.96%) Driving Licence
10 32 (1.43%) Computer Science
11 28 (1.25%) Client/Server
11 28 (1.25%) Mathematics
12 26 (1.16%) NHS
13 23 (1.02%) Statistics
14 22 (0.98%) Hedge funds
15 21 (0.94%) AS400
16 17 (0.76%) CMDB
17 13 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2244 (100.00%) Windows
2 559 (24.91%) Windows Server
3 525 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 434 (19.34%) Windows 8
5 373 (16.62%) Windows XP
6 295 (13.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 241 (10.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 222 (9.89%) Windows 10
9 133 (5.93%) Linux
10 92 (4.10%) Android
11 84 (3.74%) Apple iOS
12 63 (2.81%) Mac OS X
13 44 (1.96%) Unix
14 35 (1.56%) Mac OS
15 30 (1.34%) Windows Vista
16 25 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 19 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
18 14 (0.62%) Ubuntu
19 9 (0.40%) CentOS
20 8 (0.36%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (21.30%) ITIL
2 175 (7.80%) Incident Management
3 165 (7.35%) Migration
4 121 (5.39%) Service Management
5 90 (4.01%) Service Delivery
6 89 (3.97%) Problem Management
7 85 (3.79%) Change Management
8 83 (3.70%) Document Management
9 82 (3.65%) ITSM
10 64 (2.85%) Project Management
11 52 (2.32%) Configuration Management
12 47 (2.09%) ITIL V3
13 44 (1.96%) Asset Management
14 40 (1.78%) Continuous Improvement
15 39 (1.74%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (1.69%) Application Packaging
16 38 (1.69%) Software Deployment
17 34 (1.52%) CRM
18 33 (1.47%) Stakeholder Management
19 32 (1.43%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 174 (7.75%) PowerShell
2 137 (6.11%) SQL
3 75 (3.34%) VBScript
4 53 (2.36%) C
5 40 (1.78%) VB
6 37 (1.65%) Java
7 26 (1.16%) VBA
8 20 (0.89%) C#
9 17 (0.76%) C++
10 15 (0.67%) JavaScript
11 11 (0.49%) Python
12 10 (0.45%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.31%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.27%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.27%) PHP
15 4 (0.18%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.089%) ANSI C
16 2 (0.089%) Ruby
16 2 (0.089%) XAML
17 1 (0.045%) DCL
Qualifications
1 200 (8.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 199 (8.87%) Security Cleared
3 118 (5.26%) MCSE
4 113 (5.04%) SC Cleared
5 89 (3.97%) MCP
6 77 (3.43%) Degree
7 60 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
8 54 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
9 52 (2.32%) MCDST
10 50 (2.23%) CCNA
11 49 (2.18%) DV Cleared
12 37 (1.65%) MCSA
13 33 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
14 25 (1.11%) DBS Check
15 24 (1.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 23 (1.02%) A+ Certification
17 17 (0.76%) MCITP
18 14 (0.62%) CTC Cleared
18 14 (0.62%) MCTS
19 13 (0.58%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (7.13%) SLA
2 31 (1.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 19 (0.85%) QA
4 11 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.40%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.13%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.13%) MiFID
7 2 (0.089%) DICOM
7 2 (0.089%) ECSS
7 2 (0.089%) HL7
7 2 (0.089%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.045%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1347 (60.03%) Active Directory
2 215 (9.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 152 (6.77%) XenApp
4 96 (4.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 92 (4.10%) Hyper-V
6 82 (3.65%) XenDesktop
7 51 (2.27%) vSphere
8 41 (1.83%) BitLocker
8 41 (1.83%) VMware ESX
9 24 (1.07%) XenServer
10 17 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
11 9 (0.40%) Terminal Server
12 8 (0.36%) NFS
12 8 (0.36%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.27%) ClearTrust
14 5 (0.22%) UAG
14 5 (0.22%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
15 4 (0.18%) vCloud
15 4 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 423 (18.85%) SCCM
2 45 (2.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 38 (1.69%) WSUS
4 32 (1.43%) SCOM
4 32 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 31 (1.38%) Backup Exec
6 26 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
7 21 (0.94%) NetBackup
8 17 (0.76%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 16 (0.71%) Nagios
9 16 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
10 15 (0.67%) Puppet
11 14 (0.62%) SCVMM
12 13 (0.58%) Ansible
13 11 (0.49%) HP SIM
14 10 (0.45%) logstash
14 10 (0.45%) Unicenter
15 8 (0.36%) Casper Suite
15 8 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
15 8 (0.36%) Netcool
Vendors
1 948 (42.25%) Microsoft
2 492 (21.93%) Citrix
3 371 (16.53%) VMware
4 194 (8.65%) Cisco
5 148 (6.60%) HP
6 102 (4.55%) Apple
7 83 (3.70%) Symantec
8 80 (3.57%) Oracle
9 75 (3.34%) AppSense
10 73 (3.25%) Dell
11 64 (2.85%) Remedy
12 60 (2.67%) Intel Security
13 51 (2.27%) Lotus
14 49 (2.18%) Bloomberg
15 43 (1.92%) LANDesk
16 42 (1.87%) CheckPoint
16 42 (1.87%) Reuters
17 41 (1.83%) Avaya
18 37 (1.65%) iManage
18 37 (1.65%) Juniper
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