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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 127 71 49
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 979 1485 2074
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.97% 2.81% 3.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.34% 13.12% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 714 994
Median daily rate £185 £188 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% -14.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £118 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £420 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 344 509
Median hourly rate £14.56 £15.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
10482 11321 11613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.11% 21.43% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6683 6767 6836
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 572 880 1022
Median hourly rate £16.29 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +2.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -79 323 £185 -1.98% 77
South East -46 193 £160 -28.88% 54
South West -11 128 £150 - 16
East of England -5 83 £195 +30.00% 19
North West -18 67 £238 +35.71% 28
Yorkshire -17 58 £150 +11.11% 17
West Midlands -24 58 £263 -12.50% 5
East Midlands +3 44 £163 +41.30% 10
North East -8 24 £276 +45.00% 4
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 2046 (100.00%) Windows
2 1287 (62.90%) Active Directory
3 895 (43.74%) Microsoft
4 803 (39.25%) MS Office
5 519 (25.37%) Windows Server
6 465 (22.73%) ITIL
7 463 (22.63%) Citrix
8 450 (21.99%) SCCM
9 447 (21.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 436 (21.31%) MS Excel
11 413 (20.19%) Windows 8
12 361 (17.64%) Windows 10
13 341 (16.67%) VMware
14 318 (15.54%) Windows XP
15 313 (15.30%) MS Exchange
16 304 (14.86%) Finance
17 290 (14.17%) Office 365
18 282 (13.78%) Windows Server 2012
19 214 (10.46%) Blackberry
20 207 (10.12%) DNS
21 203 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
22 197 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
23 191 (9.34%) DHCP
24 184 (8.99%) Security Cleared
25 180 (8.80%) PowerShell
26 170 (8.31%) Microsoft Certification
27 164 (8.02%) SLA
28 162 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2010
29 159 (7.77%) Incident Management
30 154 (7.53%) XenApp

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
1 313 (15.30%) MS Exchange
2 162 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 116 (5.67%) SharePoint
4 103 (5.03%) Skype for Business
5 81 (3.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 63 (3.08%) IBM Notes
7 59 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 56 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 42 (2.05%) IIS
10 32 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (0.44%) Documentum
14 8 (0.39%) CMS
14 8 (0.39%) Live Communications Server
14 8 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.20%) Apache
15 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2000
15 4 (0.20%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 803 (39.25%) MS Office
2 436 (21.31%) MS Excel
3 26 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (0.93%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.34%) MS Project
7 5 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 5 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 5 (0.24%) InDesign
8 3 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.098%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.049%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.049%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.049%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 11 (0.54%) Eikon
2 10 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.15%) BASE24
4 3 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.098%) Infor M3
5 2 (0.098%) Primavera
5 2 (0.098%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.049%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.049%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 290 (14.17%) Office 365
2 37 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (0.78%) OneDrive
4 13 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.64%) Google Apps
5 12 (0.59%) Mimecast
6 9 (0.44%) PaaS
7 5 (0.24%) IaaS
8 4 (0.20%) SaaS
9 3 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.15%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.15%) Google Drive
10 2 (0.098%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.098%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.098%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.098%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 207 (10.12%) DNS
2 191 (9.34%) DHCP
3 151 (7.38%) TCP/IP
4 121 (5.91%) LAN
5 104 (5.08%) WAN
6 101 (4.94%) Internet
7 96 (4.69%) VPN
8 83 (4.06%) SAN
9 81 (3.96%) Firewall
10 61 (2.98%) Wireless
11 48 (2.35%) VoIP
12 45 (2.20%) Skype
13 42 (2.05%) Remote Desktop
14 38 (1.86%) Wi-Fi
15 28 (1.37%) Ethernet
15 28 (1.37%) Intranet
16 22 (1.08%) 3G
17 21 (1.03%) VLAN
18 19 (0.93%) IP Telephony
19 13 (0.64%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (5.23%) SQL Server
2 31 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (0.78%) MySQL
4 15 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (0.54%) MS Access
7 9 (0.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (0.29%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.29%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.24%) GIS
10 4 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.20%) OLTP
10 4 (0.20%) QlikView
11 3 (0.15%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.15%) Power BI
12 2 (0.098%) SQL Server 2014
12 2 (0.098%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 51 (2.49%) MSI
2 18 (0.88%) Visual Studio
3 14 (0.68%) InstallShield
4 8 (0.39%) JIRA
4 8 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (0.34%) ClearCase
5 7 (0.34%) TeamCity
5 7 (0.34%) WinDbg
6 6 (0.29%) StarTeam
7 5 (0.24%) ClearQuest
7 5 (0.24%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.24%) MSBuild
7 5 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.20%) AdminStudio
8 4 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.15%) Subversion
10 2 (0.098%) NMock
10 2 (0.098%) NuGet
10 2 (0.098%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.098%) WiX
General
1 304 (14.86%) Finance
2 85 (4.15%) Law
3 75 (3.67%) Legal
4 68 (3.32%) Banking
5 41 (2.00%) Retail
6 30 (1.47%) Telecoms
7 20 (0.98%) Billing
8 19 (0.93%) Back Office
9 16 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.73%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.68%) Local Government
11 14 (0.68%) Marketing
12 11 (0.54%) Advertising
12 11 (0.54%) French Language
12 11 (0.54%) Retail Banking
13 10 (0.49%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.44%) Military
15 8 (0.39%) Italian Language
16 6 (0.29%) Publishing
17 5 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 693 (33.87%) Analyst
2 393 (19.21%) Support Engineer
3 373 (18.23%) Desktop Support
4 334 (16.32%) Service Analyst
5 327 (15.98%) Service Desk Analyst
6 316 (15.44%) Support Analyst
7 295 (14.42%) 2nd Line Support
8 240 (11.73%) Desktop Engineer
9 197 (9.63%) IT Support
10 181 (8.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 171 (8.36%) Windows Engineer
12 153 (7.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 153 (7.48%) IT Analyst
13 132 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
14 128 (6.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 121 (5.91%) 1st Line Support
16 117 (5.72%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 117 (5.72%) Service Desk Support
17 116 (5.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
18 102 (4.99%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (2.10%) .NET
2 16 (0.78%) Web Services
3 9 (0.44%) HTML
4 8 (0.39%) .NET Framework
5 7 (0.34%) XML
6 6 (0.29%) CSS
6 6 (0.29%) ODBC
6 6 (0.29%) WPF
7 5 (0.24%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.24%) X-Windows
8 4 (0.20%) HTML5
8 4 (0.20%) Middleware
8 4 (0.20%) SAML
9 3 (0.15%) JDBC
9 3 (0.15%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.098%) DHTML
10 2 (0.098%) OOXML
10 2 (0.098%) WinForms
10 2 (0.098%) XHTML
10 2 (0.098%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 214 (10.46%) Blackberry
2 92 (4.50%) Analytical Skills
3 78 (3.81%) iPhone
4 69 (3.37%) Fat Client
4 69 (3.37%) Thin Client
5 63 (3.08%) iPad
5 63 (3.08%) Smartphone
6 58 (2.83%) Data Centre
7 46 (2.25%) Management Information System
8 40 (1.96%) Driving Licence
9 30 (1.47%) Client/Server
10 29 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
11 26 (1.27%) Computer Science
12 24 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (0.88%) Clustering
13 18 (0.88%) Statistics
14 17 (0.83%) Hedge funds
15 15 (0.73%) Mathematics
15 15 (0.73%) NHS
16 13 (0.64%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2046 (100.00%) Windows
2 519 (25.37%) Windows Server
3 447 (21.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 413 (20.19%) Windows 8
5 361 (17.64%) Windows 10
6 318 (15.54%) Windows XP
7 282 (13.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 203 (9.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 64 (3.13%) Linux
9 64 (3.13%) Mac OS X
10 63 (3.08%) Apple iOS
11 56 (2.74%) Android
12 37 (1.81%) Windows Vista
13 35 (1.71%) Mac OS
14 26 (1.27%) Unix
15 14 (0.68%) Solaris
15 14 (0.68%) Windows 2000
16 13 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 11 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
18 9 (0.44%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (22.73%) ITIL
2 159 (7.77%) Incident Management
3 144 (7.04%) Migration
4 123 (6.01%) Service Management
5 91 (4.45%) Problem Management
6 84 (4.11%) Service Delivery
7 71 (3.47%) Document Management
8 68 (3.32%) ITSM
9 65 (3.18%) Change Management
10 60 (2.93%) Project Management
11 48 (2.35%) ITIL V3
12 47 (2.30%) Asset Management
13 41 (2.00%) Configuration Management
14 39 (1.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 38 (1.86%) Software Delivery
16 37 (1.81%) Application Packaging
16 37 (1.81%) Time Management
17 33 (1.61%) Software Deployment
18 31 (1.52%) Patch Management
19 30 (1.47%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 180 (8.80%) PowerShell
2 135 (6.60%) SQL
3 74 (3.62%) VBScript
4 55 (2.69%) Java
5 47 (2.30%) VB
6 27 (1.32%) C
7 24 (1.17%) C#
8 23 (1.12%) T-SQL
9 13 (0.64%) JavaScript
10 12 (0.59%) C++
10 12 (0.59%) VBA
11 11 (0.54%) PHP
12 8 (0.39%) Python
13 7 (0.34%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.29%) Perl
15 4 (0.20%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.20%) XAML
16 3 (0.15%) Go
16 3 (0.15%) Ruby
17 2 (0.098%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 184 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 170 (8.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 101 (4.94%) MCSE
3 101 (4.94%) SC Cleared
4 87 (4.25%) MCP
5 72 (3.52%) Degree
6 53 (2.59%) MCSA
7 52 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
8 47 (2.30%) DV Cleared
9 44 (2.15%) A+ Certification
9 44 (2.15%) MCDST
10 43 (2.10%) BPSS Clearance
11 33 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
12 31 (1.52%) CCNA
13 24 (1.17%) DBS Check
13 24 (1.17%) MCITP
14 20 (0.98%) MCTS
14 20 (0.98%) Network+ Certification
15 15 (0.73%) ACHDS
15 15 (0.73%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (8.02%) SLA
2 33 (1.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 9 (0.44%) QA
4 8 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.15%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.049%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.049%) DICOM
6 1 (0.049%) HL7
6 1 (0.049%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.049%) MiFID
6 1 (0.049%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1287 (62.90%) Active Directory
2 197 (9.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (7.53%) XenApp
4 105 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 103 (5.03%) Hyper-V
6 82 (4.01%) XenDesktop
7 53 (2.59%) vSphere
8 41 (2.00%) BitLocker
9 33 (1.61%) VMware ESX
10 29 (1.42%) Virtual Machines
11 24 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
11 24 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
12 22 (1.08%) Terminal Services
13 19 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
13 19 (0.93%) XenServer
14 9 (0.44%) Firmware
14 9 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
15 6 (0.29%) Docker
16 5 (0.24%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 450 (21.99%) SCCM
2 50 (2.44%) WSUS
3 49 (2.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 43 (2.10%) SCOM
5 23 (1.12%) Backup Exec
5 23 (1.12%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 19 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 16 (0.78%) NetBackup
8 13 (0.64%) AirWatch
8 13 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
8 13 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
9 11 (0.54%) Casper Suite
9 11 (0.54%) SCVMM
10 10 (0.49%) SCSM
10 10 (0.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 9 (0.44%) Netcool
11 9 (0.44%) Unicenter
12 8 (0.39%) DameWare
12 8 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
12 8 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 895 (43.74%) Microsoft
2 463 (22.63%) Citrix
3 341 (16.67%) VMware
4 149 (7.28%) HP
5 136 (6.65%) Cisco
6 121 (5.91%) Apple
7 77 (3.76%) Oracle
8 72 (3.52%) Dell
8 72 (3.52%) Symantec
9 68 (3.32%) AppSense
10 63 (3.08%) Lotus
11 51 (2.49%) Intel Security
12 42 (2.05%) Bloomberg
13 36 (1.76%) NetApp
14 35 (1.71%) Remedy
14 35 (1.71%) Reuters
15 33 (1.61%) Google
16 32 (1.56%) Avaya
17 31 (1.52%) Altiris
18 29 (1.42%) ServiceNow
Gloucestershire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £14 per hour
Posted: 22 hours ago
Billingham, Cleveland
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £11 - £30000 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Affinity Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: Market related
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £12 - £13 per hour
Posted: 21 hours ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £15.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £110 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £13.00 - £14.83 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Technology Sourcing Limited
Rate: Market Leading
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £130 - £160 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Rate: Up to £28,000 per annum Pro Rata + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £12.66 per hour + £12.66 per hour, £18.99 weekend shifts
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
TEKsystems
Rate: £110.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
LA International
Rate: £251 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Nutriculture UK Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Rate: £210 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £160 - £180 per day + opportunity to go permanent
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Lennon Wright
Rate: From £150 to £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Rate: £20000 - £26000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Experis Ltd
Rate: £240 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago