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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 103 70 50
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1039 1467 1967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.25% 2.89% 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.69% 13.44% 16.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 641 952
Median daily rate £175 £180 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £115 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £375 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £188
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 389 484
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.21 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £23.95 £20.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
9722 10913 11955
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.08% 21.50% 23.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 6157 6480 7193
Median daily rate £400 £388 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 923 1041
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 £12.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.59 £41.50 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -60 346 £175 - 66
South East -24 207 £225 - 53
South West +10 134 £146 -10.00% 17
East of England -11 84 £220 +46.66% 17
Yorkshire -25 59 £150 +25.00% 21
North East +4 56 £251 +100.40% 4
East Midlands +10 53 £133 +15.46% 4
North West -64 49 £185 -27.80% 19
West Midlands -36 48 £193 -3.75% 25
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 2000 (100.00%) Windows
2 1245 (62.25%) Active Directory
3 899 (44.95%) Microsoft
4 746 (37.30%) MS Office
5 479 (23.95%) ITIL
6 467 (23.35%) Windows Server
7 432 (21.60%) SCCM
8 405 (20.25%) MS Excel
8 405 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 404 (20.20%) Citrix
10 398 (19.90%) Windows 10
11 364 (18.20%) Windows 8
12 341 (17.05%) VMware
13 289 (14.45%) Office 365
14 282 (14.10%) MS Exchange
15 268 (13.40%) Windows XP
16 263 (13.15%) Finance
17 247 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
18 221 (11.05%) DNS
19 214 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
20 201 (10.05%) Windows Server 2003
21 194 (9.70%) Blackberry
22 187 (9.35%) Security Cleared
23 186 (9.30%) DHCP
24 172 (8.60%) SLA
25 167 (8.35%) TCP/IP
26 157 (7.85%) XenApp
26 157 (7.85%) Migration
27 144 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
28 143 (7.15%) 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
1 282 (14.10%) MS Exchange
2 133 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 105 (5.25%) SharePoint
4 100 (5.00%) Skype for Business
5 86 (4.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 66 (3.30%) IBM Notes
7 61 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2007
8 57 (2.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 44 (2.20%) IIS
10 21 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
11 12 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.40%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.35%) CMS
14 7 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
15 6 (0.30%) Documentum
15 6 (0.30%) Tuxedo
16 5 (0.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 746 (37.30%) MS Office
2 405 (20.25%) MS Excel
3 24 (1.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 14 (0.70%) MS Project
6 13 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.35%) InDesign
9 5 (0.25%) SOLIDWORKS
10 4 (0.20%) Acrobat
11 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.050%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.050%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (0.80%) Eikon
2 6 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.20%) Demantra
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.10%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.050%) assyst
6 1 (0.050%) Infor M3
6 1 (0.050%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.050%) Primavera
6 1 (0.050%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.050%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 289 (14.45%) Office 365
2 53 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (0.95%) OneDrive
4 14 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.60%) G Suite
6 8 (0.40%) IaaS
7 7 (0.35%) PaaS
7 7 (0.35%) SaaS
8 5 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 4 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.20%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.15%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.050%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.050%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.050%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 221 (11.05%) DNS
2 186 (9.30%) DHCP
3 167 (8.35%) TCP/IP
4 108 (5.40%) VPN
5 102 (5.10%) Internet
6 99 (4.95%) LAN
7 77 (3.85%) Firewall
8 76 (3.80%) SAN
9 70 (3.50%) WAN
10 67 (3.35%) Wireless
11 60 (3.00%) VoIP
12 53 (2.65%) Skype
13 46 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
14 38 (1.90%) Remote Desktop
15 28 (1.40%) Ethernet
16 24 (1.20%) NAS
17 22 (1.10%) Intranet
17 22 (1.10%) VLAN
18 19 (0.95%) SSL
19 18 (0.90%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (5.20%) SQL Server
2 25 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (0.75%) MySQL
6 13 (0.65%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (0.45%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.30%) MS Access
10 5 (0.25%) DB2
10 5 (0.25%) GIS
11 4 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.20%) DTS
11 4 (0.20%) OLTP
11 4 (0.20%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (0.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.20%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 38 (1.90%) MSI
2 18 (0.90%) Visual Studio
3 11 (0.55%) JIRA
4 10 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (0.45%) InstallShield
6 5 (0.25%) CA Gen
6 5 (0.25%) ClearCase
7 4 (0.20%) eggPlant
7 4 (0.20%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.20%) JDeveloper
7 4 (0.20%) NMock
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.20%) WiX
8 3 (0.15%) ClearQuest
8 3 (0.15%) StarTeam
9 2 (0.10%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.10%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.10%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.10%) WinDbg
General
1 263 (13.15%) Finance
2 77 (3.85%) Banking
3 75 (3.75%) Legal
4 62 (3.10%) Law
5 53 (2.65%) Retail
6 42 (2.10%) Telecoms
7 25 (1.25%) Manufacturing
8 20 (1.00%) Back Office
8 20 (1.00%) Billing
9 19 (0.95%) Investment Banking
10 17 (0.85%) Retail Banking
11 13 (0.65%) Advertising
11 13 (0.65%) Local Government
11 13 (0.65%) Marketing
12 11 (0.55%) Publishing
13 8 (0.40%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.30%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.30%) Military
15 5 (0.25%) Electronics
15 5 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 612 (30.60%) Analyst
2 428 (21.40%) Support Engineer
3 383 (19.15%) Desktop Support
4 317 (15.85%) 2nd Line Support
5 304 (15.20%) Support Analyst
6 279 (13.95%) Service Analyst
7 273 (13.65%) Service Desk Analyst
8 221 (11.05%) Desktop Engineer
9 194 (9.70%) IT Support
10 182 (9.10%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 163 (8.15%) Windows Engineer
12 149 (7.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 141 (7.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 132 (6.60%) 1st Line Support
15 125 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 121 (6.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
17 120 (6.00%) Service Desk Support
18 118 (5.90%) IT Analyst
19 100 (5.00%) Desktop Analyst
20 95 (4.75%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (2.05%) .NET
2 18 (0.90%) Web Services
3 13 (0.65%) XML
4 12 (0.60%) .NET Framework
5 10 (0.50%) Middleware
6 8 (0.40%) ASP.NET
6 8 (0.40%) X-Windows
7 7 (0.35%) HTML
8 4 (0.20%) SAML
8 4 (0.20%) Software Packaging
9 3 (0.15%) CSS
9 3 (0.15%) JDBC
10 2 (0.10%) DHTML
10 2 (0.10%) WPF
10 2 (0.10%) XHTML
11 1 (0.050%) FIX Protocol
11 1 (0.050%) HTML5
11 1 (0.050%) JSON
11 1 (0.050%) REST
11 1 (0.050%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 194 (9.70%) Blackberry
2 100 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 85 (4.25%) iPad
4 77 (3.85%) iPhone
5 60 (3.00%) Fat Client
5 60 (3.00%) Thin Client
6 55 (2.75%) Management Information System
7 53 (2.65%) Smartphone
8 45 (2.25%) Data Centre
9 42 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
10 40 (2.00%) Driving Licence
11 37 (1.85%) Client/Server
12 25 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (0.95%) Computer Science
14 16 (0.80%) Clustering
15 13 (0.65%) BYOD
15 13 (0.65%) Mathematics
16 12 (0.60%) CMDB
16 12 (0.60%) NHS
17 10 (0.50%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2000 (100.00%) Windows
2 467 (23.35%) Windows Server
3 405 (20.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 398 (19.90%) Windows 10
5 364 (18.20%) Windows 8
6 268 (13.40%) Windows XP
7 247 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 201 (10.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 82 (4.10%) Android
10 80 (4.00%) Mac OS X
11 75 (3.75%) Linux
12 73 (3.65%) Apple iOS
13 42 (2.10%) Mac OS
14 33 (1.65%) Windows Vista
15 27 (1.35%) Unix
16 22 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 16 (0.80%) Windows 2000
18 14 (0.70%) Solaris
19 12 (0.60%) Ubuntu
20 9 (0.45%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (23.95%) ITIL
2 157 (7.85%) Migration
3 110 (5.50%) Incident Management
4 99 (4.95%) Service Management
5 92 (4.60%) Problem Management
6 74 (3.70%) Service Delivery
7 59 (2.95%) Change Management
8 58 (2.90%) Asset Management
9 57 (2.85%) Time Management
10 54 (2.70%) ITSM
11 48 (2.40%) Project Management
12 42 (2.10%) Application Packaging
12 42 (2.10%) Document Management
13 37 (1.85%) Patch Management
13 37 (1.85%) PRINCE2
14 35 (1.75%) CRM
15 32 (1.60%) ITIL V3
16 31 (1.55%) Software Deployment
17 30 (1.50%) Data Migration
17 30 (1.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (6.60%) PowerShell
2 123 (6.15%) SQL
3 61 (3.05%) Java
4 48 (2.40%) VBScript
5 30 (1.50%) VB
6 24 (1.20%) C#
7 23 (1.15%) C
8 15 (0.75%) T-SQL
9 13 (0.65%) VBA
10 11 (0.55%) JavaScript
11 10 (0.50%) Python
12 9 (0.45%) C++
13 8 (0.40%) Bash Shell
14 6 (0.30%) PL/SQL
14 6 (0.30%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.25%) Perl
15 5 (0.25%) PHP
15 5 (0.25%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.10%) VB6
16 2 (0.10%) XAML
Qualifications
1 187 (9.35%) Security Cleared
2 144 (7.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 121 (6.05%) SC Cleared
4 74 (3.70%) MCP
5 71 (3.55%) MCSE
6 65 (3.25%) ITIL Certification
7 57 (2.85%) Degree
8 53 (2.65%) MCSA
9 48 (2.40%) A+ Certification
10 44 (2.20%) DV Cleared
11 36 (1.80%) DBS Check
12 34 (1.70%) MCDST
13 27 (1.35%) BPSS Clearance
14 25 (1.25%) MCITP
15 24 (1.20%) Network+ Certification
16 23 (1.15%) Cisco Certification
17 19 (0.95%) CCNA
18 18 (0.90%) ACDT
18 18 (0.90%) ACHDS
18 18 (0.90%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (8.60%) SLA
2 21 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.50%) JSP 440
4 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.30%) QA
6 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.10%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.050%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1245 (62.25%) Active Directory
2 214 (10.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 157 (7.85%) XenApp
4 107 (5.35%) Microsoft App-V
5 91 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 86 (4.30%) XenDesktop
7 50 (2.50%) VMware ESX
8 41 (2.05%) BitLocker
9 39 (1.95%) vSphere
10 35 (1.75%) Virtual Desktop
11 26 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
12 25 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
13 22 (1.10%) Terminal Services
14 16 (0.80%) Firmware
14 16 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
15 12 (0.60%) XenServer
16 9 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
17 8 (0.40%) Xen
18 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 3 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 432 (21.60%) SCCM
2 47 (2.35%) WSUS
3 34 (1.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 31 (1.55%) SCOM
5 21 (1.05%) AirWatch
6 18 (0.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 17 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 16 (0.80%) Backup Exec
8 16 (0.80%) DameWare
9 14 (0.70%) Microsoft Intune
10 10 (0.50%) Casper Suite
10 10 (0.50%) NetBackup
10 10 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
11 8 (0.40%) EdgeSight
11 8 (0.40%) McAfee ePO
11 8 (0.40%) SCVMM
12 7 (0.35%) SCSM
13 6 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 6 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 6 (0.30%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 899 (44.95%) Microsoft
2 404 (20.20%) Citrix
3 341 (17.05%) VMware
4 143 (7.15%) Apple
5 136 (6.80%) HP
6 132 (6.60%) Cisco
7 69 (3.45%) Dell
8 66 (3.30%) Lotus
9 61 (3.05%) Bloomberg
10 58 (2.90%) Oracle
11 56 (2.80%) Symantec
12 52 (2.60%) AppSense
12 52 (2.60%) Reuters
13 36 (1.80%) Altiris
14 35 (1.75%) ServiceNow
15 34 (1.70%) Google
16 33 (1.65%) Avaya
16 33 (1.65%) Intel Security
17 31 (1.55%) Remedy
18 30 (1.50%) LANDesk
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West Midlands (County)
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Middlesex
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