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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 119 67 44
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1014 1525 2090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.04% 2.95% 4.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.15% 13.64% 18.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 802 990
Median daily rate £198 £200 £212
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -5.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £417 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 339 480
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.60 £23.00 £21.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
11086 11182 11315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.27% 21.62% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 7140 6730 6513
Median daily rate £400 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 554 865 972
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -61 359 £200 - 77
South East -46 206 £175 -41.66% 44
East of England +9 116 £162 -10.00% 17
South West -20 97 £240 +60.00% 10
West Midlands -23 61 £135 -55.00% 11
Yorkshire -13 50 £150 +7.14% 14
North West -60 50 £195 +2.63% 25
North East -21 41 £226 +19.07%
East Midlands +1 33 £160 -28.88% 2
Midlands -6 1 £425 +70.00%
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2167 (100.00%) Windows
2 1336 (61.65%) Active Directory
3 938 (43.29%) Microsoft
4 830 (38.30%) MS Office
5 536 (24.73%) Windows Server
6 514 (23.72%) Citrix
7 513 (23.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 469 (21.64%) Windows 8
9 458 (21.14%) MS Excel
10 455 (21.00%) ITIL
11 443 (20.44%) SCCM
12 375 (17.31%) VMware
13 351 (16.20%) Finance
14 339 (15.64%) MS Exchange
15 317 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
16 315 (14.54%) Windows 10
17 311 (14.35%) Windows XP
18 246 (11.35%) Office 365
19 235 (10.84%) Blackberry
20 227 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
21 221 (10.20%) DNS
22 208 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
23 207 (9.55%) Security Cleared
24 202 (9.32%) DHCP
25 195 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
26 191 (8.81%) Incident Management
27 188 (8.68%) PowerShell
28 177 (8.17%) Cisco
29 170 (7.84%) SLA
30 161 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 339 (15.64%) MS Exchange
2 161 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 108 (4.98%) Skype for Business
4 106 (4.89%) SharePoint
5 83 (3.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 55 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
7 52 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 50 (2.31%) IIS
9 49 (2.26%) IBM Notes
10 37 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.37%) Live Communications Server
15 7 (0.32%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.28%) Apache
16 6 (0.28%) SharePoint Server
17 5 (0.23%) CMS
17 5 (0.23%) IBM Domino
17 5 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 830 (38.30%) MS Office
2 458 (21.14%) MS Excel
3 42 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.55%) MS Project
6 5 (0.23%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.18%) InDesign
7 4 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.092%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.092%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.046%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.046%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.046%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.046%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
2 8 (0.37%) Eikon
3 7 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.18%) BusinessWare
4 4 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.18%) SAP R/3
5 3 (0.14%) BASE24
5 3 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.092%) Infor M3
6 2 (0.092%) Primavera
6 2 (0.092%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.046%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.046%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.046%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.046%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 246 (11.35%) Office 365
2 30 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (0.83%) Mimecast
4 15 (0.69%) Google Apps
5 14 (0.65%) OneDrive
6 11 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (0.42%) PaaS
8 5 (0.23%) IaaS
9 4 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 4 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.18%) SaaS
9 4 (0.18%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.092%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.092%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.046%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.046%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 221 (10.20%) DNS
2 202 (9.32%) DHCP
3 148 (6.83%) TCP/IP
4 147 (6.78%) LAN
5 138 (6.37%) WAN
6 111 (5.12%) VPN
7 108 (4.98%) Firewall
8 91 (4.20%) SAN
9 87 (4.01%) Internet
10 61 (2.81%) Wireless
11 54 (2.49%) VoIP
12 43 (1.98%) Skype
13 42 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
14 39 (1.80%) Remote Desktop
15 28 (1.29%) 3G
15 28 (1.29%) Intranet
16 21 (0.97%) IP Telephony
16 21 (0.97%) Network Security
17 17 (0.78%) Ethernet
17 17 (0.78%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (5.54%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (0.46%) MySQL
6 9 (0.42%) MS Access
7 7 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.28%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.18%) DB2
9 4 (0.18%) DB2 UDB
9 4 (0.18%) QlikView
10 3 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.14%) GIS
10 3 (0.14%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.14%) Power BI
10 3 (0.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 57 (2.63%) MSI
2 16 (0.74%) InstallShield
3 13 (0.60%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 9 (0.42%) Octopus Deploy
4 9 (0.42%) TeamCity
5 8 (0.37%) ClearCase
5 8 (0.37%) ClearQuest
5 8 (0.37%) JIRA
6 7 (0.32%) StarTeam
7 6 (0.28%) AdminStudio
8 5 (0.23%) Subversion
8 5 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 5 (0.23%) WinDbg
9 4 (0.18%) Xcode
10 3 (0.14%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.14%) MSBuild
11 2 (0.092%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (0.092%) TestDirector
General
1 351 (16.20%) Finance
2 122 (5.63%) Law
3 100 (4.61%) Legal
4 73 (3.37%) Banking
5 32 (1.48%) Retail
6 30 (1.38%) Telecoms
7 28 (1.29%) Back Office
8 26 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 18 (0.83%) Advertising
9 18 (0.83%) Billing
10 15 (0.69%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.60%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.60%) French Language
11 13 (0.60%) German Language
11 13 (0.60%) Marketing
12 11 (0.51%) Local Government
13 9 (0.42%) Military
14 8 (0.37%) Front Office
14 8 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 704 (32.49%) Analyst
2 395 (18.23%) Support Engineer
3 367 (16.94%) Desktop Support
4 334 (15.41%) Service Analyst
5 327 (15.09%) Support Analyst
6 325 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 283 (13.06%) 2nd Line Support
8 243 (11.21%) Desktop Engineer
9 192 (8.86%) IT Support
10 183 (8.44%) Windows Engineer
11 173 (7.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 150 (6.92%) IT Analyst
13 144 (6.65%) Help Desk Analyst
14 142 (6.55%) 1st Line Support
15 137 (6.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 117 (5.40%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 110 (5.08%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
18 106 (4.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 104 (4.80%) Service Desk Support
20 103 (4.75%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (2.03%) .NET
2 17 (0.78%) Web Services
3 15 (0.69%) HTML
4 12 (0.55%) XML
5 10 (0.46%) .NET Framework
6 9 (0.42%) WPF
7 8 (0.37%) CSS
8 7 (0.32%) ODBC
9 5 (0.23%) OOXML
9 5 (0.23%) WinForms
10 4 (0.18%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.18%) ATL
10 4 (0.18%) HTML5
10 4 (0.18%) MSMQ
10 4 (0.18%) POCO
11 3 (0.14%) JDBC
11 3 (0.14%) MFC
11 3 (0.14%) STL
12 2 (0.092%) DCOM
12 2 (0.092%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 235 (10.84%) Blackberry
2 96 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (3.18%) iPhone
4 66 (3.05%) Data Centre
4 66 (3.05%) Fat Client
4 66 (3.05%) Thin Client
5 55 (2.54%) Smartphone
6 52 (2.40%) iPad
7 49 (2.26%) Management Information System
8 38 (1.75%) Driving Licence
9 35 (1.62%) Client/Server
10 34 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
11 32 (1.48%) Computer Science
12 23 (1.06%) Hedge funds
13 22 (1.02%) Mathematics
14 20 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
15 19 (0.88%) AS400
16 18 (0.83%) Statistics
17 17 (0.78%) NHS
18 16 (0.74%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2167 (100.00%) Windows
2 536 (24.73%) Windows Server
3 513 (23.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 469 (21.64%) Windows 8
5 317 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 315 (14.54%) Windows 10
7 311 (14.35%) Windows XP
8 227 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
9 114 (5.26%) Linux
10 75 (3.46%) Android
11 69 (3.18%) Apple iOS
12 55 (2.54%) Mac OS X
13 43 (1.98%) Mac OS
14 41 (1.89%) Unix
15 37 (1.71%) Windows Vista
16 25 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 12 (0.55%) Solaris
18 11 (0.51%) Ubuntu
19 10 (0.46%) Windows 2000 Server
20 8 (0.37%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 455 (21.00%) ITIL
2 191 (8.81%) Incident Management
3 156 (7.20%) Migration
4 118 (5.45%) Service Management
5 92 (4.25%) Document Management
6 84 (3.88%) Problem Management
7 80 (3.69%) Service Delivery
8 75 (3.46%) ITSM
9 69 (3.18%) Change Management
10 60 (2.77%) Project Management
11 51 (2.35%) ITIL V3
12 47 (2.17%) Application Packaging
13 44 (2.03%) Stakeholder Management
14 43 (1.98%) Software Delivery
15 39 (1.80%) Configuration Management
16 38 (1.75%) Asset Management
17 35 (1.62%) Software Deployment
18 34 (1.57%) CRM
19 32 (1.48%) PRINCE2
20 31 (1.43%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 188 (8.68%) PowerShell
2 142 (6.55%) SQL
3 88 (4.06%) VBScript
4 57 (2.63%) VB
5 47 (2.17%) Java
6 43 (1.98%) C
7 20 (0.92%) T-SQL
8 19 (0.88%) C++
9 18 (0.83%) C#
10 16 (0.74%) VBA
11 14 (0.65%) JavaScript
12 11 (0.51%) PHP
13 9 (0.42%) Python
14 6 (0.28%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.18%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.14%) Go
16 3 (0.14%) Ruby
16 3 (0.14%) XAML
17 2 (0.092%) VB6
18 1 (0.046%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 207 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 195 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 118 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 114 (5.26%) MCSE
5 90 (4.15%) MCP
6 79 (3.65%) Degree
7 56 (2.58%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (2.58%) MCSA
8 51 (2.35%) CCNA
9 48 (2.22%) DV Cleared
9 48 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
10 47 (2.17%) BPSS Clearance
11 46 (2.12%) MCDST
12 32 (1.48%) A+ Certification
13 24 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 23 (1.06%) DBS Check
15 20 (0.92%) MCTS
16 18 (0.83%) MCITP
17 14 (0.65%) CCNP
17 14 (0.65%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (7.84%) SLA
2 36 (1.66%) Disclosure Scotland
3 16 (0.74%) QA
4 12 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.14%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.14%) MiFID
7 2 (0.092%) DICOM
7 2 (0.092%) HL7
7 2 (0.092%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.046%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.046%) ECSS
8 1 (0.046%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1336 (61.65%) Active Directory
2 208 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 156 (7.20%) XenApp
4 110 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
5 107 (4.94%) Hyper-V
6 94 (4.34%) XenDesktop
7 51 (2.35%) vSphere
8 44 (2.03%) VMware ESX
9 43 (1.98%) BitLocker
10 31 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
11 30 (1.38%) Virtual Desktop
12 26 (1.20%) XenServer
13 21 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
14 17 (0.78%) Terminal Services
15 11 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
16 7 (0.32%) VMware Server
17 6 (0.28%) Docker
17 6 (0.28%) Firmware
17 6 (0.28%) UAG
18 5 (0.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 443 (20.44%) SCCM
2 57 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 48 (2.22%) WSUS
4 44 (2.03%) SCOM
5 33 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 32 (1.48%) Backup Exec
7 21 (0.97%) NetBackup
7 21 (0.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 19 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
9 14 (0.65%) SCVMM
10 13 (0.60%) McAfee ePO
11 12 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
12 10 (0.46%) Ansible
12 10 (0.46%) HP SIM
12 10 (0.46%) Unicenter
12 10 (0.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
13 9 (0.42%) AirWatch
14 8 (0.37%) Netcool
14 8 (0.37%) Puppet
15 7 (0.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 938 (43.29%) Microsoft
2 514 (23.72%) Citrix
3 375 (17.31%) VMware
4 177 (8.17%) Cisco
5 148 (6.83%) HP
6 111 (5.12%) Apple
7 86 (3.97%) Symantec
8 82 (3.78%) AppSense
9 80 (3.69%) Oracle
10 72 (3.32%) Dell
11 69 (3.18%) Intel Security
12 51 (2.35%) Remedy
13 49 (2.26%) Lotus
14 40 (1.85%) NetApp
15 39 (1.80%) CheckPoint
16 38 (1.75%) Bloomberg
17 33 (1.52%) Reuters
18 32 (1.48%) Google
18 32 (1.48%) IBM
19 31 (1.43%) Avaya
London
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: market rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Thetford, Norfolk
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £16.00 - £21.00 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £16 - £18 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Networkers
Rate: £11 - £13.50 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Computer People
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £12 - £13 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £80 - £120 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £180.00 - £230.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £255 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Norfolk
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £130.00 - £140.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £180 - £210 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £400 - 450 per day + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston
aap3
Rate: £30 - £43 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
onezeero.
Rate: £380 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Flow Communications Uk Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Royal Geographical Society
Rate: From £18,081 to £19,338 per annum (3 days per week)
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day TBC
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Posted: 5 days ago