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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 45 50 54
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2106 1751 1680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 4.14% 3.66% 3.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 16.21% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 985 776 724
Average daily rate
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£215 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £135 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £288 £263
% change year-on-year
-23.47% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 370 314
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £24.40 £31.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
11585 10803 11354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.77% 22.55% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6705 6140 5909
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 993 944 1127
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.91 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -3.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +10 811 £200 -32.77% 125
South East +10 483 £250 -23.07% 84
East of England 0 176 £173 -31.00% 23
South West -6 152 £214 +22.14% 11
North West +8 136 £228 -29.76% 30
West Midlands +9 121 £301 +7.32% 19
East Midlands +17 94 £305 +103.33% 9
Yorkshire -3 88 £155 -42.59% 27
North East -21 25 £225 - 1
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 4220 (100.00%) Windows
2 1827 (43.29%) Active Directory
3 1609 (38.13%) Microsoft
4 1415 (33.53%) Windows XP
5 1314 (31.14%) MS Office
6 876 (20.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 857 (20.31%) Citrix
8 809 (19.17%) MS Excel
9 722 (17.11%) SCCM
10 685 (16.23%) ITIL
11 634 (15.02%) MS Exchange
12 584 (13.84%) Migration
13 581 (13.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 503 (11.92%) VMware
15 498 (11.80%) Blackberry
16 489 (11.59%) Finance
17 399 (9.45%) Windows 8
18 385 (9.12%) Security Cleared
19 319 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
20 307 (7.27%) Cisco
21 295 (6.99%) Microsoft App-V
22 277 (6.56%) SC Cleared
23 271 (6.42%) TCP/IP
24 270 (6.40%) HP
24 270 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
25 263 (6.23%) Microsoft Certification
26 252 (5.97%) DNS
27 248 (5.88%) LAN
28 235 (5.57%) DHCP
29 233 (5.52%) XenApp

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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
1 634 (15.02%) MS Exchange
2 270 (6.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 215 (5.09%) SharePoint
4 153 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 143 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 136 (3.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 126 (2.99%) IBM Notes
8 108 (2.56%) Lync
9 54 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 48 (1.14%) IIS
11 42 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
12 28 (0.66%) WorkSite
13 25 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
14 16 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
15 15 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
16 8 (0.19%) Tomcat
16 8 (0.19%) Documentum
17 6 (0.14%) OpenROAD
17 6 (0.14%) WebSphere
18 5 (0.12%) FileNet
Applications
1 1314 (31.14%) MS Office
2 809 (19.17%) MS Excel
3 64 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 43 (1.02%) MS Project
5 33 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 27 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 12 (0.28%) Acrobat
8 11 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
9 8 (0.19%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.14%) MicroStation
11 5 (0.12%) InfoPath
11 5 (0.12%) RoboHelp
11 5 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 4 (0.095%) PaintShop Pro
13 2 (0.047%) Photoshop
13 2 (0.047%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 1 (0.024%) CATIA
14 1 (0.024%) CorelDRAW
14 1 (0.024%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 11 (0.26%) Eikon
2 10 (0.24%) assyst
3 8 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.095%) Misys Midas
6 3 (0.071%) JDE OneWorld
6 3 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.047%) SmartPlant
7 2 (0.047%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.024%) Maximo
8 1 (0.024%) ENOVIA
8 1 (0.024%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.024%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.024%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.024%) Academy Housing
8 1 (0.024%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 118 (2.80%) Office 365
2 10 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (0.17%) SaaS
4 6 (0.14%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.095%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.071%) IaaS
7 1 (0.024%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 271 (6.42%) TCP/IP
2 252 (5.97%) DNS
3 248 (5.88%) LAN
4 235 (5.57%) DHCP
5 210 (4.98%) VPN
6 190 (4.50%) WAN
7 159 (3.77%) Firewall
8 130 (3.08%) SAN
9 126 (2.99%) Wireless
10 105 (2.49%) Internet
11 69 (1.64%) VoIP
12 45 (1.07%) NetScaler
13 44 (1.04%) IP Telephony
14 41 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
15 40 (0.95%) 3G
16 33 (0.78%) MPLS
17 31 (0.73%) Intranet
18 23 (0.55%) DSL
19 20 (0.47%) Broadband
19 20 (0.47%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (4.36%) SQL Server
2 66 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 59 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (0.76%) MS Access
5 31 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (0.57%) Ingres
7 16 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.24%) DTS
9 9 (0.21%) QlikView
10 7 (0.17%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (0.14%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.12%) Oracle Exadata
12 5 (0.12%) EDRMS
13 4 (0.095%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.095%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.095%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.095%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.071%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.071%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 3 (0.071%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 181 (4.29%) MSI
2 48 (1.14%) InstallShield
3 46 (1.09%) Wise Package Studio
4 28 (0.66%) AdminStudio
5 15 (0.36%) Visual Studio
6 11 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (0.19%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.14%) Selenium
8 6 (0.14%) Ant
8 6 (0.14%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.14%) Subversion
9 5 (0.12%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (0.12%) Moq
10 4 (0.095%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.095%) JIRA
10 4 (0.095%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.095%) NUnit
11 3 (0.071%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.047%) JMeter
12 2 (0.047%) TestDirector
General
1 489 (11.59%) Finance
2 204 (4.83%) Banking
3 135 (3.20%) Legal
4 130 (3.08%) Law
5 83 (1.97%) Telecoms
6 81 (1.92%) Retail
7 69 (1.64%) Investment Banking
8 59 (1.40%) Back Office
9 58 (1.37%) Front Office
10 52 (1.23%) Financial Institution
11 31 (0.73%) French Language
12 28 (0.66%) Local Government
13 19 (0.45%) Manufacturing
14 16 (0.38%) Advertising
15 15 (0.36%) Dutch Language
16 14 (0.33%) German Language
16 14 (0.33%) Military
17 12 (0.28%) Publishing
18 10 (0.24%) Marketing
19 9 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 929 (22.01%) Analyst
2 618 (14.64%) Support Engineer
3 574 (13.60%) Desktop Support
4 456 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 437 (10.36%) Support Analyst
6 369 (8.74%) Desktop Engineer
7 324 (7.68%) Service Analyst
8 321 (7.61%) Service Desk Analyst
9 237 (5.62%) 1st Line Support
10 210 (4.98%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 165 (3.91%) Deployment Engineer
12 164 (3.89%) Project Manager
13 163 (3.86%) Rollout Engineer
14 150 (3.55%) Desktop Analyst
15 146 (3.46%) IT Support
16 145 (3.44%) 3rd Line Support
17 138 (3.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
18 133 (3.15%) Help Desk Analyst
19 132 (3.13%) Applications Packager
20 113 (2.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (4.17%) Application Packaging
2 52 (1.23%) XML
3 51 (1.21%) .NET
4 41 (0.97%) WSH
5 40 (0.95%) HTML
6 30 (0.71%) Software Packaging
7 26 (0.62%) CSS
8 14 (0.33%) JSP
9 12 (0.28%) WebSockets
9 12 (0.28%) AngularJS
10 11 (0.26%) Web Services
11 10 (0.24%) XMPP
11 10 (0.24%) Flash
12 8 (0.19%) ASP.NET
12 8 (0.19%) jQuery
13 7 (0.17%) Ajax
13 7 (0.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 7 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (0.17%) SOAP
13 7 (0.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 498 (11.80%) Blackberry
2 98 (2.32%) iPhone
3 96 (2.27%) Fat Client
3 96 (2.27%) Thin Client
4 93 (2.20%) NHS
5 70 (1.66%) iPad
6 66 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 59 (1.40%) Video Conferencing
8 50 (1.18%) Hedge funds
9 30 (0.71%) Clustering
10 28 (0.66%) Statistics
11 27 (0.64%) Handset
12 26 (0.62%) Client/Server
13 23 (0.55%) E-Learning
14 20 (0.47%) Fixed Income
14 20 (0.47%) Smartphone
15 19 (0.45%) PDA
15 19 (0.45%) EPoS
15 19 (0.45%) CMDB
16 16 (0.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4220 (100.00%) Windows
2 1415 (33.53%) Windows XP
3 876 (20.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 581 (13.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 399 (9.45%) Windows 8
6 207 (4.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 175 (4.15%) Windows Vista
8 131 (3.10%) Linux
9 69 (1.64%) Mac OS X
10 68 (1.61%) Android
11 63 (1.49%) UNIX
12 58 (1.37%) Windows 2000
13 51 (1.21%) Apple iOS
14 38 (0.90%) Solaris
15 24 (0.57%) Mac OS
16 21 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
17 15 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
18 14 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 13 (0.31%) Windows NT
20 9 (0.21%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 685 (16.23%) ITIL
2 584 (13.84%) Migration
3 138 (3.27%) Incident Management
4 135 (3.20%) Service Management
5 128 (3.03%) Project Management
6 106 (2.51%) User Acceptance Testing
7 95 (2.25%) Service Delivery
8 93 (2.20%) PRINCE2
9 79 (1.87%) Change Management
10 76 (1.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 72 (1.71%) Asset Management
11 72 (1.71%) Document Management
12 62 (1.47%) ITSM
12 62 (1.47%) Time Management
13 55 (1.30%) Software Deployment
14 52 (1.23%) Problem Management
15 45 (1.07%) Capacity Planning
15 45 (1.07%) Disaster Recovery
16 40 (0.95%) Test Scripting
17 33 (0.78%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 204 (4.83%) SQL
2 181 (4.29%) PowerShell
3 137 (3.25%) VB
4 108 (2.56%) VBScript
5 64 (1.52%) C#
6 45 (1.07%) JavaScript
7 43 (1.02%) C
8 42 (1.00%) Java
9 41 (0.97%) VBA
10 34 (0.81%) Python
10 34 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 27 (0.64%) Perl
12 18 (0.43%) VB6
13 17 (0.40%) C++
14 12 (0.28%) PL/SQL
15 7 (0.17%) Korn
15 7 (0.17%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.14%) Scala
16 6 (0.14%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 385 (9.12%) Security Cleared
2 277 (6.56%) SC Cleared
3 263 (6.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 122 (2.89%) MCP
5 104 (2.46%) MCSE
6 66 (1.56%) MCITP
7 61 (1.45%) DV Cleared
8 58 (1.37%) Degree
9 50 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
10 40 (0.95%) A+ Certification
11 39 (0.92%) MCSA
12 34 (0.81%) MCTS
12 34 (0.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 30 (0.71%) MCDST
14 27 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 24 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
15 24 (0.57%) ISEB
16 19 (0.45%) MOS
17 18 (0.43%) Citrix Certification
18 15 (0.36%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (5.00%) SLA
2 53 (1.26%) QA
3 14 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.024%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1827 (43.29%) Active Directory
2 319 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 295 (6.99%) Microsoft App-V
4 233 (5.52%) XenApp
5 173 (4.10%) Hyper-V
6 121 (2.87%) XenDesktop
7 72 (1.71%) vSphere
8 56 (1.33%) Terminal Services
9 40 (0.95%) VMware ESX
10 32 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 30 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
12 27 (0.64%) XenServer
13 20 (0.47%) NLBS
14 19 (0.45%) Xen
15 13 (0.31%) Terminal Server
15 13 (0.31%) NFS
16 9 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
17 8 (0.19%) ISA Server
18 7 (0.17%) Samba
18 7 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 722 (17.11%) SCCM
2 82 (1.94%) WSUS
3 66 (1.56%) Backup Exec
4 60 (1.42%) SCOM
5 59 (1.40%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 36 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
7 34 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
8 30 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 26 (0.62%) WMI
10 24 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
10 24 (0.57%) AppDNA
11 19 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 19 (0.45%) ARCserve
12 17 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 15 (0.36%) SCVMM
14 14 (0.33%) SCDPM
15 13 (0.31%) ZENworks
16 11 (0.26%) NetBackup
16 11 (0.26%) SCOrch
17 10 (0.24%) DameWare
Vendors
1 1609 (38.13%) Microsoft
2 857 (20.31%) Citrix
3 503 (11.92%) VMware
4 307 (7.27%) Cisco
5 270 (6.40%) HP
6 136 (3.22%) Apple
7 135 (3.20%) Symantec
8 133 (3.15%) Lotus
9 131 (3.10%) Dell
10 124 (2.94%) AppSense
11 88 (2.09%) Remedy
12 79 (1.87%) McAfee
13 71 (1.68%) Altiris
14 56 (1.33%) Lumension
15 55 (1.30%) Oracle
16 53 (1.26%) CA
17 52 (1.23%) EMC
18 51 (1.21%) Bloomberg
19 45 (1.07%) Reuters
20 44 (1.04%) Sophos
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Roc Search
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £17.07 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
NES Global Talent
Rate: £15 to £18 per hour
Posted: 11 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Robert Walters
Rate: £23 per hour
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £120 - £180 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
CPS Group UK
Rate: £120 - £180 per day + DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £150 - 180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Rate: £70 - £80 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £190 - £215 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £10
Posted: Yesterday
London
Forman Computer Staff
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Information Technology Services
Rate: £15 - 18 per hour
Posted: Yesterday