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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 100 56 41
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1153 1715 2207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.25% 3.33% 4.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.23% 14.92% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 794 1009
Average daily rate £220 £225 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £223 £209
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 252 432 461
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.42 £21.00 £23.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
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
11269 11494 11001
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.99% 22.32% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 7123 6615 6289
Average daily rate £390 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 615 938 984
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.80 £37.50 £35.14
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 1 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 1 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the England region over the 3 months to 1 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -56 422 £225 +2.27% 100
South East -51 241 £280 -6.66% 56
South West +2 118 £225 +12.50% 13
East of England +10 117 £160 - 22
West Midlands -12 81 £115 -28.12% 22
North West -57 69 £175 -34.27% 20
Yorkshire -38 39 £165 -34.00% 18
North East -12 38 £230 +70.37% 4
East Midlands -24 29 £180 -16.27% 6
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 2345 (100.00%) Windows
2 1356 (57.83%) Active Directory
3 973 (41.49%) Microsoft
4 880 (37.53%) MS Office
5 563 (24.01%) Windows Server
6 508 (21.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 484 (20.64%) Citrix
8 474 (20.21%) ITIL
9 458 (19.53%) MS Excel
10 443 (18.89%) Windows 8
11 416 (17.74%) SCCM
12 396 (16.89%) Windows XP
13 392 (16.72%) Finance
14 365 (15.57%) VMware
15 335 (14.29%) MS Exchange
16 305 (13.01%) Blackberry
17 299 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
18 260 (11.09%) Windows Server 2003
19 239 (10.19%) Office 365
20 219 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
21 206 (8.78%) Security Cleared
22 202 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
23 190 (8.10%) DNS
24 189 (8.06%) Migration
25 185 (7.89%) Cisco
26 180 (7.68%) SLA
26 180 (7.68%) Windows 10
27 174 (7.42%) TCP/IP
28 168 (7.16%) LAN
29 167 (7.12%) Incident Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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
1 335 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 156 (6.65%) Exchange Server 2010
3 96 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 95 (4.05%) SharePoint
5 93 (3.97%) Skype for Business
6 60 (2.56%) IBM Notes
7 54 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 52 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
9 45 (1.92%) IIS
10 38 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
11 17 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
12 16 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.43%) Confluence
14 9 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.38%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.34%) IBM Domino
16 6 (0.26%) iPlanet
16 6 (0.26%) JBoss
16 6 (0.26%) MQSeries
16 6 (0.26%) WebLogic
Applications
1 880 (37.53%) MS Office
2 458 (19.53%) MS Excel
3 53 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 12 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 11 (0.47%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.43%) MS Project
7 8 (0.34%) Acrobat
8 3 (0.13%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.085%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.043%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.043%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.043%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.043%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 19 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
2 16 (0.68%) Eikon
3 6 (0.26%) BusinessWare
3 6 (0.26%) SAP R/3
4 5 (0.21%) SystmOne
5 4 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.17%) TradeThru
6 3 (0.13%) BASE24
6 3 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.13%) Misys Opics
7 2 (0.085%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.085%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.043%) Primavera
8 1 (0.043%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.043%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.043%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.043%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.043%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 239 (10.19%) Office 365
2 23 (0.98%) Mimecast
3 22 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (0.47%) SaaS
5 10 (0.43%) Google Apps
6 9 (0.38%) OneDrive
7 8 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (0.30%) PaaS
9 5 (0.21%) IaaS
10 3 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.085%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.085%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.085%) SoftLayer
12 1 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Cloud
12 1 (0.043%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.043%) IBM PureFlex
12 1 (0.043%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 190 (8.10%) DNS
2 174 (7.42%) TCP/IP
3 168 (7.16%) LAN
4 155 (6.61%) DHCP
5 141 (6.01%) WAN
6 138 (5.88%) VPN
7 131 (5.59%) Firewall
8 81 (3.45%) Internet
9 73 (3.11%) SAN
10 70 (2.99%) Wireless
11 62 (2.64%) Remote Desktop
12 55 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
13 54 (2.30%) VoIP
14 32 (1.36%) Skype
15 22 (0.94%) IP Telephony
16 21 (0.90%) Network Security
17 20 (0.85%) 3G
18 18 (0.77%) SSL
19 15 (0.64%) ATM
19 15 (0.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (4.69%) SQL Server
2 48 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (0.55%) Relational Database
6 11 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (0.43%) GIS
8 8 (0.34%) DB2
8 8 (0.34%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (0.26%) DB2 UDB
10 6 (0.26%) MS Access
10 6 (0.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (0.21%) RDBMS
12 4 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
13 3 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
13 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (0.13%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 44 (1.88%) MSI
2 16 (0.68%) Jenkins
2 16 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 13 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 13 (0.55%) TeamCity
4 12 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (0.43%) JIRA
5 10 (0.43%) Subversion
6 9 (0.38%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.38%) InstallShield
7 8 (0.34%) ClearCase
7 8 (0.34%) ClearQuest
8 6 (0.26%) AdminStudio
8 6 (0.26%) Xcode
9 5 (0.21%) StarTeam
9 5 (0.21%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
10 4 (0.17%) MSTest
10 4 (0.17%) WinDbg
11 3 (0.13%) Hudson
11 3 (0.13%) SoapUI
General
1 392 (16.72%) Finance
2 133 (5.67%) Law
3 112 (4.78%) Legal
4 106 (4.52%) Banking
5 59 (2.52%) Telecoms
6 44 (1.88%) Retail
7 33 (1.41%) Investment Banking
8 32 (1.36%) Back Office
9 29 (1.24%) Front Office
10 23 (0.98%) Manufacturing
11 20 (0.85%) Local Government
12 17 (0.72%) Advertising
12 17 (0.72%) German Language
13 14 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 13 (0.55%) Billing
15 10 (0.43%) Publishing
15 10 (0.43%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.38%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.34%) French Language
17 8 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 700 (29.85%) Analyst
2 441 (18.81%) Support Engineer
3 421 (17.95%) Desktop Support
4 333 (14.20%) 2nd Line Support
5 328 (13.99%) Service Analyst
6 316 (13.48%) Service Desk Analyst
7 301 (12.84%) Support Analyst
8 271 (11.56%) Desktop Engineer
9 206 (8.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 203 (8.66%) IT Support
11 177 (7.55%) Windows Engineer
12 160 (6.82%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 152 (6.48%) 1st Line Support
14 142 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 135 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 127 (5.42%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
17 117 (4.99%) Help Desk Analyst
18 114 (4.86%) Service Desk Support
19 110 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
20 108 (4.61%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (2.35%) .NET
2 16 (0.68%) ASP.NET
2 16 (0.68%) Web Services
3 14 (0.60%) HTML
4 13 (0.55%) XML
5 11 (0.47%) .NET Framework
6 10 (0.43%) jQuery
7 9 (0.38%) CSS
7 9 (0.38%) WPF
8 6 (0.26%) ATL
8 6 (0.26%) MSMQ
8 6 (0.26%) POCO
9 5 (0.21%) OOXML
9 5 (0.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (0.21%) WinForms
9 5 (0.21%) X-Windows
10 4 (0.17%) Middleware
10 4 (0.17%) Software Packaging
11 3 (0.13%) MFC
11 3 (0.13%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 305 (13.01%) Blackberry
2 91 (3.88%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (2.99%) iPhone
4 68 (2.90%) Data Centre
5 64 (2.73%) iPad
6 58 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
7 55 (2.35%) Fat Client
7 55 (2.35%) Thin Client
8 52 (2.22%) Driving Licence
9 46 (1.96%) Management Information System
10 40 (1.71%) NHS
11 34 (1.45%) Mathematics
12 31 (1.32%) Computer Science
13 27 (1.15%) Client/Server
14 21 (0.90%) AS400
14 21 (0.90%) Hedge funds
15 19 (0.81%) CMDB
15 19 (0.81%) Statistics
16 16 (0.68%) Smartphone
17 12 (0.51%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2345 (100.00%) Windows
2 563 (24.01%) Windows Server
3 508 (21.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 443 (18.89%) Windows 8
5 396 (16.89%) Windows XP
6 299 (12.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 260 (11.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 180 (7.68%) Windows 10
9 128 (5.46%) Linux
10 105 (4.48%) Android
11 92 (3.92%) Apple iOS
12 64 (2.73%) Mac OS X
13 43 (1.83%) Unix
14 37 (1.58%) Mac OS
15 34 (1.45%) Windows Vista
16 21 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 18 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
18 17 (0.72%) Ubuntu
19 14 (0.60%) Windows 2000
20 11 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 474 (20.21%) ITIL
2 189 (8.06%) Migration
3 167 (7.12%) Incident Management
4 111 (4.73%) Service Management
5 93 (3.97%) Change Management
6 84 (3.58%) Service Delivery
7 78 (3.33%) ITSM
7 78 (3.33%) Problem Management
8 77 (3.28%) Document Management
8 77 (3.28%) Project Management
9 47 (2.00%) Asset Management
9 47 (2.00%) Configuration Management
10 43 (1.83%) ITIL V3
11 42 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (1.75%) Software Deployment
13 40 (1.71%) PRINCE2
14 37 (1.58%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (1.54%) CRM
16 35 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
17 34 (1.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 146 (6.23%) PowerShell
2 133 (5.67%) SQL
3 62 (2.64%) VBScript
4 59 (2.52%) C
5 44 (1.88%) Java
6 32 (1.36%) VB
7 29 (1.24%) VBA
8 21 (0.90%) C#
9 16 (0.68%) C++
10 15 (0.64%) JavaScript
11 9 (0.38%) Python
12 8 (0.34%) T-SQL
13 7 (0.30%) VB.NET
14 6 (0.26%) Objective-C
14 6 (0.26%) PHP
15 5 (0.21%) PL/SQL
16 2 (0.085%) ANSI C
16 2 (0.085%) XAML
17 1 (0.043%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.043%) DCL
Qualifications
1 206 (8.78%) Security Cleared
2 202 (8.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 126 (5.37%) SC Cleared
4 110 (4.69%) MCSE
5 81 (3.45%) MCP
6 75 (3.20%) Degree
7 54 (2.30%) Cisco Certification
8 52 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
9 44 (1.88%) CCNA
9 44 (1.88%) MCDST
10 41 (1.75%) DV Cleared
11 40 (1.71%) MCSA
12 30 (1.28%) A+ Certification
13 25 (1.07%) DBS Check
14 23 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
15 21 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 17 (0.72%) MCITP
17 14 (0.60%) CTC Cleared
17 14 (0.60%) MCTS
18 12 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 180 (7.68%) SLA
2 27 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 20 (0.85%) QA
4 11 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.13%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.13%) MiFID
7 2 (0.085%) DICOM
7 2 (0.085%) ECSS
7 2 (0.085%) HL7
7 2 (0.085%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.043%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1356 (57.83%) Active Directory
2 219 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 138 (5.88%) XenApp
4 90 (3.84%) Microsoft App-V
5 89 (3.80%) Hyper-V
6 84 (3.58%) XenDesktop
7 42 (1.79%) vSphere
8 39 (1.66%) BitLocker
9 38 (1.62%) VMware ESX
10 27 (1.15%) XenServer
11 18 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (0.34%) NFS
12 8 (0.34%) Terminal Server
13 7 (0.30%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.26%) ClearTrust
15 5 (0.21%) ISA Server
15 5 (0.21%) Terminal Services
15 5 (0.21%) UAG
16 4 (0.17%) Firmware
16 4 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 416 (17.74%) SCCM
2 40 (1.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 40 (1.71%) WSUS
3 35 (1.49%) Backup Exec
4 31 (1.32%) SCOM
5 30 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
5 30 (1.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 18 (0.77%) Nagios
7 16 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
8 15 (0.64%) NetBackup
8 15 (0.64%) Puppet
9 13 (0.55%) Ansible
9 13 (0.55%) SCVMM
10 12 (0.51%) HP SIM
11 11 (0.47%) logstash
11 11 (0.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
12 9 (0.38%) ServiceCenter
13 8 (0.34%) DameWare
14 7 (0.30%) Casper Suite
15 6 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 973 (41.49%) Microsoft
2 484 (20.64%) Citrix
3 365 (15.57%) VMware
4 185 (7.89%) Cisco
5 148 (6.31%) HP
6 102 (4.35%) Apple
7 83 (3.54%) Symantec
8 75 (3.20%) Remedy
9 74 (3.16%) Dell
10 72 (3.07%) Oracle
11 67 (2.86%) AppSense
12 60 (2.56%) Lotus
13 56 (2.39%) Bloomberg
14 55 (2.35%) Intel Security
15 49 (2.09%) Reuters
16 45 (1.92%) CheckPoint
17 39 (1.66%) iManage
17 39 (1.66%) Juniper
18 38 (1.62%) LANDesk
19 36 (1.54%) Avaya
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