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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 48 50 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2108 1837 1612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.03% 3.81% 3.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.99% 16.61% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1002 798 701
Average daily rate
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£215 £275 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.81% -1.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £130 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £429 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 417 322
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £22.50 £30.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
11715 11058 11146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.42% 22.93% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6869 6352 5808
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1042 979 1123
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 829 £203 -34.93% 154
South East +6 495 £250 -16.66% 76
South West -10 160 £203 +1.25% 28
East of England -4 144 £160 -9.85% 25
North West +5 131 £250 -23.07% 36
West Midlands 0 127 £250 - 13
East Midlands +4 97 £250 +25.00% 10
Yorkshire -3 84 £185 +12.12% 19
North East -33 27 £225 - 3
Midlands -10 7 £220 -41.33% 2
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 4284 (100.00%) Windows
2 1884 (43.98%) Active Directory
3 1644 (38.38%) Microsoft
4 1374 (32.07%) MS Office
5 1370 (31.98%) Windows XP
6 893 (20.85%) Citrix
7 874 (20.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 819 (19.12%) MS Excel
9 726 (16.95%) SCCM
10 698 (16.29%) ITIL
11 625 (14.59%) MS Exchange
12 575 (13.42%) Migration
13 570 (13.31%) Windows Server 2003
14 532 (12.42%) VMware
15 513 (11.97%) Finance
16 492 (11.48%) Blackberry
17 428 (9.99%) Windows 8
18 387 (9.03%) Security Cleared
19 334 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
20 321 (7.49%) Cisco
21 290 (6.77%) TCP/IP
22 275 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
23 274 (6.40%) LAN
23 274 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
24 273 (6.37%) Microsoft App-V
25 270 (6.30%) HP
25 270 (6.30%) DNS
26 268 (6.26%) SC Cleared
27 252 (5.88%) DHCP
28 237 (5.53%) XenApp

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 625 (14.59%) MS Exchange
2 275 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 224 (5.23%) SharePoint
4 153 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 152 (3.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 136 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 132 (3.08%) Lync
8 123 (2.87%) IBM Notes
9 53 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 47 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
11 46 (1.07%) IIS
12 33 (0.77%) WorkSite
13 28 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
14 13 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
15 9 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
15 9 (0.21%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.19%) Apache
16 8 (0.19%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.19%) Documentum
17 5 (0.12%) FileNet
Applications
1 1374 (32.07%) MS Office
2 819 (19.12%) MS Excel
3 69 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 45 (1.05%) MS Project
5 30 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 29 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
8 10 (0.23%) Acrobat
9 9 (0.21%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.14%) MicroStation
11 5 (0.12%) RoboHelp
11 5 (0.12%) Fireworks
11 5 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.093%) PaintShop Pro
13 2 (0.047%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.047%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 1 (0.023%) Adobe Illustrator
14 1 (0.023%) CATIA
14 1 (0.023%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.023%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 16 (0.37%) Eikon
2 13 (0.30%) assyst
3 9 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.093%) ENOVIA
5 4 (0.093%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.093%) Misys Midas
6 3 (0.070%) JDE OneWorld
7 2 (0.047%) SmartPlant
7 2 (0.047%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.047%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.047%) Maximo
7 2 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.023%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.023%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.023%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.023%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.023%) arcHouse
8 1 (0.023%) Academy Housing
Cloud Services
1 108 (2.52%) Office 365
2 11 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.19%) SaaS
4 6 (0.14%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.093%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.070%) IaaS
6 3 (0.070%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 290 (6.77%) TCP/IP
2 274 (6.40%) LAN
3 270 (6.30%) DNS
4 252 (5.88%) DHCP
5 224 (5.23%) VPN
6 211 (4.93%) WAN
7 159 (3.71%) Firewall
8 133 (3.10%) SAN
9 130 (3.03%) Wireless
10 101 (2.36%) Internet
11 84 (1.96%) VoIP
12 48 (1.12%) NetScaler
13 45 (1.05%) 3G
14 42 (0.98%) IP Telephony
14 42 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
15 35 (0.82%) MPLS
16 29 (0.68%) Intranet
17 25 (0.58%) Broadband
17 25 (0.58%) DSL
18 23 (0.54%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 78 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 48 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (0.86%) MS Access
4 37 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 18 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (0.23%) Ingres
7 9 (0.21%) DTS
8 8 (0.19%) QlikView
9 7 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (0.16%) SQL Server 2000
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle Exadata
10 6 (0.14%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.093%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.093%) Relational Database
12 4 (0.093%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.093%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (0.093%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.093%) DB2
Development Applications
1 174 (4.06%) MSI
2 44 (1.03%) InstallShield
3 39 (0.91%) Wise Package Studio
4 26 (0.61%) AdminStudio
5 15 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (0.26%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.19%) Subversion
8 6 (0.14%) Moq
9 5 (0.12%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (0.12%) Selenium
9 5 (0.12%) NUnit
10 4 (0.093%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.093%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.093%) JIRA
10 4 (0.093%) Oracle Forms
11 3 (0.070%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.047%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.047%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 2 (0.047%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.047%) IntelliJ
General
1 513 (11.97%) Finance
2 208 (4.86%) Banking
3 153 (3.57%) Legal
4 144 (3.36%) Law
5 88 (2.05%) Telecoms
6 81 (1.89%) Retail
7 70 (1.63%) Investment Banking
8 62 (1.45%) Back Office
9 45 (1.05%) Front Office
10 44 (1.03%) Financial Institution
11 32 (0.75%) French Language
12 26 (0.61%) Local Government
13 24 (0.56%) Manufacturing
14 18 (0.42%) Advertising
15 17 (0.40%) Military
16 14 (0.33%) German Language
16 14 (0.33%) Publishing
17 11 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.26%) Marketing
18 10 (0.23%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1033 (24.11%) Analyst
2 623 (14.54%) Support Engineer
3 571 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 478 (11.16%) Support Analyst
5 466 (10.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 372 (8.68%) Service Analyst
7 368 (8.59%) Service Desk Analyst
8 359 (8.38%) Desktop Engineer
9 235 (5.49%) 1st Line Support
10 207 (4.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 179 (4.18%) Rollout Engineer
12 164 (3.83%) Project Manager
13 162 (3.78%) Desktop Analyst
14 160 (3.73%) IT Support
15 154 (3.59%) 3rd Line Support
16 150 (3.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 136 (3.17%) Deployment Engineer
18 133 (3.10%) Help Desk Analyst
19 117 (2.73%) Applications Packager
20 113 (2.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (3.92%) Application Packaging
2 51 (1.19%) .NET
3 37 (0.86%) XML
4 35 (0.82%) WSH
5 27 (0.63%) Software Packaging
6 26 (0.61%) HTML
7 18 (0.42%) CSS
8 15 (0.35%) XMPP
9 13 (0.30%) JSP
9 13 (0.30%) Web Services
9 13 (0.30%) AngularJS
10 12 (0.28%) WebSockets
11 11 (0.26%) STL
12 9 (0.21%) X-Windows
12 9 (0.21%) OLE
12 9 (0.21%) ODBC
12 9 (0.21%) SOAP
12 9 (0.21%) ASP.NET
12 9 (0.21%) jQuery
13 8 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 492 (11.48%) Blackberry
2 163 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (2.38%) Thin Client
3 102 (2.38%) Fat Client
4 97 (2.26%) NHS
5 93 (2.17%) iPhone
6 72 (1.68%) iPad
7 69 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 61 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
9 48 (1.12%) Hedge funds
10 34 (0.79%) Client/Server
11 31 (0.72%) Clustering
12 27 (0.63%) Handset
13 25 (0.58%) Smartphone
14 24 (0.56%) PDA
15 22 (0.51%) Statistics
16 21 (0.49%) E-Learning
17 19 (0.44%) CMDB
18 17 (0.40%) EPoS
18 17 (0.40%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4284 (100.00%) Windows
2 1370 (31.98%) Windows XP
3 874 (20.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 570 (13.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 428 (9.99%) Windows 8
6 217 (5.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 182 (4.25%) Windows Vista
8 138 (3.22%) Linux
9 77 (1.80%) Android
10 76 (1.77%) Mac OS X
11 69 (1.61%) Apple iOS
12 63 (1.47%) UNIX
13 57 (1.33%) Windows 2000
14 36 (0.84%) Solaris
15 26 (0.61%) Mac OS
16 21 (0.49%) Windows 2000 Server
17 15 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
18 14 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 13 (0.30%) Windows NT
20 10 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (16.29%) ITIL
2 575 (13.42%) Migration
3 160 (3.73%) Incident Management
4 142 (3.31%) Service Management
5 122 (2.85%) Project Management
6 105 (2.45%) Service Delivery
7 94 (2.19%) User Acceptance Testing
8 91 (2.12%) PRINCE2
9 80 (1.87%) Asset Management
10 79 (1.84%) Document Management
11 77 (1.80%) Change Management
12 76 (1.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 65 (1.52%) Time Management
14 59 (1.38%) Problem Management
15 57 (1.33%) Software Deployment
16 54 (1.26%) ITSM
17 46 (1.07%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (1.00%) Capacity Planning
19 42 (0.98%) Disaster Recovery
20 39 (0.91%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 199 (4.65%) SQL
2 179 (4.18%) PowerShell
3 122 (2.85%) VB
4 111 (2.59%) VBScript
5 66 (1.54%) C#
6 47 (1.10%) C
7 42 (0.98%) Java
8 39 (0.91%) VBA
9 33 (0.77%) Python
9 33 (0.77%) JavaScript
10 26 (0.61%) Perl
11 23 (0.54%) Shell Script
12 17 (0.40%) C++
13 11 (0.26%) Korn
14 10 (0.23%) VB6
15 9 (0.21%) Bash Shell
16 8 (0.19%) Bourne shell
17 7 (0.16%) T-SQL
17 7 (0.16%) PL/SQL
18 6 (0.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 387 (9.03%) Security Cleared
2 274 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 268 (6.26%) SC Cleared
4 127 (2.96%) MCP
5 122 (2.85%) MCSE
6 74 (1.73%) DV Cleared
7 61 (1.42%) MCITP
8 53 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
9 52 (1.21%) Degree
10 50 (1.17%) MCSA
11 45 (1.05%) A+ Certification
12 33 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 32 (0.75%) MCTS
14 29 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
15 28 (0.65%) MOS
16 25 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 25 (0.58%) MCDST
17 22 (0.51%) Citrix Certification
18 20 (0.47%) ISEB
18 20 (0.47%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (5.39%) SLA
2 45 (1.05%) QA
3 14 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.047%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.047%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1884 (43.98%) Active Directory
2 334 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 273 (6.37%) Microsoft App-V
4 237 (5.53%) XenApp
5 167 (3.90%) Hyper-V
6 136 (3.17%) XenDesktop
7 81 (1.89%) vSphere
8 50 (1.17%) Terminal Services
9 43 (1.00%) VMware ESX
10 33 (0.77%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 31 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
12 28 (0.65%) XenServer
13 22 (0.51%) NFS
14 21 (0.49%) Xen
14 21 (0.49%) NLBS
15 15 (0.35%) Terminal Server
16 12 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
17 9 (0.21%) VMware Server
18 8 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
19 7 (0.16%) Samba
Systems Management
1 726 (16.95%) SCCM
2 88 (2.05%) WSUS
3 66 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 55 (1.28%) SCOM
5 48 (1.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 38 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
7 37 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
8 26 (0.61%) WMI
8 26 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 22 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
10 20 (0.47%) AppDNA
10 20 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 18 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 18 (0.42%) NetBackup
12 16 (0.37%) ARCserve
13 15 (0.35%) ZENworks
14 12 (0.28%) SCVMM
15 9 (0.21%) Unicenter
15 9 (0.21%) Nagios
15 9 (0.21%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1644 (38.38%) Microsoft
2 893 (20.85%) Citrix
3 532 (12.42%) VMware
4 321 (7.49%) Cisco
5 270 (6.30%) HP
6 157 (3.66%) Symantec
7 134 (3.13%) Dell
8 128 (2.99%) Lotus
9 126 (2.94%) Apple
10 117 (2.73%) AppSense
11 112 (2.61%) Remedy
12 81 (1.89%) McAfee
13 70 (1.63%) Altiris
14 66 (1.54%) Oracle
15 64 (1.49%) EMC
16 56 (1.31%) Lumension
17 51 (1.19%) CA
18 50 (1.17%) Sophos
18 50 (1.17%) Bloomberg
19 47 (1.10%) Reuters
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Posted: 11 hours ago
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