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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 110 61 41
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1068 1573 2146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.16% 3.14% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.39% 14.07% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 807 1032
Median daily rate £200 £220 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £417 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £190 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 379 463
Median hourly rate £15.36 £15.13 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.52% +0.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £21.55 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
11370 11182 11317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.95% 22.33% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7297 6652 6564
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 593 875 957
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -59 372 £200 -11.11% 75
South East -50 207 £225 -27.41% 61
East of England +10 134 £150 -16.66% 11
South West -13 110 £205 +15.49% 17
West Midlands -10 71 £120 -46.66% 17
North East -22 58 £223 +43.54% 3
Yorkshire -21 49 £245 +30.40% 16
North West -81 36 £198 +3.94% 18
East Midlands -16 30 £225 - 10
Midlands -7 1 £425 +70.00%
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 2182 (100.00%) Windows
2 1337 (61.27%) Active Directory
3 900 (41.25%) Microsoft
4 834 (38.22%) MS Office
5 556 (25.48%) Windows Server
6 516 (23.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 509 (23.33%) Citrix
8 460 (21.08%) MS Excel
9 451 (20.67%) ITIL
10 445 (20.39%) Windows 8
11 436 (19.98%) SCCM
12 377 (17.28%) VMware
13 364 (16.68%) Finance
14 328 (15.03%) Windows XP
15 326 (14.94%) MS Exchange
16 289 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
17 260 (11.92%) Windows 10
18 257 (11.78%) Blackberry
19 246 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
20 243 (11.14%) Office 365
21 215 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
22 214 (9.81%) DNS
23 200 (9.17%) Security Cleared
24 194 (8.89%) Incident Management
24 194 (8.89%) Cisco
25 192 (8.80%) DHCP
25 192 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
26 185 (8.48%) PowerShell
27 157 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
28 156 (7.15%) 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
1 326 (14.94%) MS Exchange
2 157 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 110 (5.04%) Skype for Business
4 98 (4.49%) SharePoint
5 92 (4.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 54 (2.47%) IIS
7 48 (2.20%) IBM Notes
8 47 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 47 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 41 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
12 10 (0.46%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.37%) Live Communications Server
13 8 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
14 7 (0.32%) IBM Domino
15 6 (0.27%) Apache
15 6 (0.27%) Confluence
15 6 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 834 (38.22%) MS Office
2 460 (21.08%) MS Excel
3 45 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.64%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.46%) MS Project
6 4 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 3 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.046%) ProjectWise
9 1 (0.046%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.046%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 17 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.46%) Eikon
3 7 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.18%) BusinessWare
5 4 (0.18%) SAP R/3
6 3 (0.14%) BASE24
6 3 (0.14%) Misys Opics
6 3 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.092%) Infor CRM
7 2 (0.092%) Infor M3
7 2 (0.092%) Primavera
8 1 (0.046%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.046%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.046%) Staffware
8 1 (0.046%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 243 (11.14%) Office 365
2 28 (1.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (0.78%) Mimecast
4 15 (0.69%) Google Apps
5 12 (0.55%) OneDrive
6 9 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (0.41%) PaaS
7 5 (0.23%) IaaS
8 4 (0.18%) SaaS
9 3 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.14%) SoftLayer
10 2 (0.092%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.092%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.046%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.046%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 214 (9.81%) DNS
2 192 (8.80%) DHCP
3 156 (7.15%) TCP/IP
4 149 (6.83%) LAN
5 135 (6.19%) WAN
6 122 (5.59%) VPN
7 116 (5.32%) Firewall
8 85 (3.90%) SAN
9 70 (3.21%) Internet
10 59 (2.70%) Wireless
11 54 (2.47%) VoIP
12 44 (2.02%) Remote Desktop
12 44 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
13 43 (1.97%) Skype
14 26 (1.19%) 3G
15 23 (1.05%) IP Telephony
16 21 (0.96%) Network Security
17 16 (0.73%) Intranet
18 15 (0.69%) Ethernet
18 15 (0.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (5.04%) SQL Server
2 47 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (1.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 14 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (0.55%) Oracle Database
6 12 (0.55%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (0.46%) MySQL
9 9 (0.41%) MS Access
9 9 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (0.27%) DB2
10 6 (0.27%) GIS
11 5 (0.23%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
12 4 (0.18%) DB2 UDB
12 4 (0.18%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (0.18%) QlikView
12 4 (0.18%) RDBMS
13 3 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (2.15%) MSI
2 15 (0.69%) Jenkins
2 15 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
2 15 (0.69%) TeamCity
3 12 (0.55%) InstallShield
3 12 (0.55%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.41%) JIRA
4 9 (0.41%) Subversion
5 8 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.37%) StarTeam
5 8 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.27%) AdminStudio
6 6 (0.27%) ClearCase
6 6 (0.27%) ClearQuest
6 6 (0.27%) Xcode
7 5 (0.23%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 5 (0.23%) WinDbg
8 3 (0.14%) Hudson
8 3 (0.14%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.046%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 364 (16.68%) Finance
2 131 (6.00%) Law
3 108 (4.95%) Legal
4 73 (3.35%) Banking
5 36 (1.65%) Back Office
6 30 (1.37%) Retail
7 26 (1.19%) Telecoms
8 20 (0.92%) Manufacturing
9 16 (0.73%) Local Government
10 15 (0.69%) Advertising
10 15 (0.69%) Front Office
10 15 (0.69%) German Language
10 15 (0.69%) Investment Banking
11 14 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 13 (0.60%) Billing
13 12 (0.55%) French Language
14 9 (0.41%) Italian Language
14 9 (0.41%) Military
14 9 (0.41%) Publishing
14 9 (0.41%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 692 (31.71%) Analyst
2 393 (18.01%) Support Engineer
3 357 (16.36%) Desktop Support
4 342 (15.67%) Service Analyst
5 329 (15.08%) Service Desk Analyst
6 302 (13.84%) Support Analyst
7 288 (13.20%) 2nd Line Support
8 239 (10.95%) Desktop Engineer
9 194 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
10 181 (8.30%) IT Support
11 166 (7.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 142 (6.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 138 (6.32%) IT Analyst
14 131 (6.00%) Help Desk Analyst
15 130 (5.96%) 1st Line Support
16 118 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 107 (4.90%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
18 105 (4.81%) 1st/2nd Line Support
19 103 (4.72%) Service Desk Support
20 98 (4.49%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (2.06%) .NET
2 19 (0.87%) HTML
3 17 (0.78%) Web Services
4 14 (0.64%) XML
5 13 (0.60%) .NET Framework
6 10 (0.46%) WPF
7 9 (0.41%) CSS
7 9 (0.41%) jQuery
8 7 (0.32%) ODBC
9 6 (0.27%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.27%) ATL
9 6 (0.27%) POCO
10 5 (0.23%) OOXML
10 5 (0.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (0.23%) WinForms
11 4 (0.18%) HTML5
11 4 (0.18%) MSMQ
12 3 (0.14%) MFC
12 3 (0.14%) Middleware
12 3 (0.14%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 257 (11.78%) Blackberry
2 94 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (3.39%) iPhone
4 72 (3.30%) Fat Client
4 72 (3.30%) Thin Client
5 64 (2.93%) Smartphone
6 63 (2.89%) Data Centre
7 57 (2.61%) iPad
8 40 (1.83%) Management Information System
9 39 (1.79%) Driving Licence
10 36 (1.65%) Video Conferencing
11 34 (1.56%) Computer Science
12 32 (1.47%) Client/Server
13 27 (1.24%) Mathematics
14 25 (1.15%) Hedge funds
15 22 (1.01%) Statistics
16 20 (0.92%) NHS
17 19 (0.87%) AS400
17 19 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
18 17 (0.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 2182 (100.00%) Windows
2 556 (25.48%) Windows Server
3 516 (23.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 445 (20.39%) Windows 8
5 328 (15.03%) Windows XP
6 289 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 260 (11.92%) Windows 10
8 246 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 121 (5.55%) Linux
10 88 (4.03%) Android
11 79 (3.62%) Apple iOS
12 64 (2.93%) Mac OS X
13 45 (2.06%) Mac OS
14 42 (1.92%) Unix
15 33 (1.51%) Windows Vista
16 22 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 14 (0.64%) Ubuntu
18 13 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
19 8 (0.37%) Solaris
19 8 (0.37%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (20.67%) ITIL
2 194 (8.89%) Incident Management
3 151 (6.92%) Migration
4 119 (5.45%) Service Management
5 94 (4.31%) Problem Management
6 92 (4.22%) Document Management
7 83 (3.80%) Service Delivery
8 80 (3.67%) ITSM
9 75 (3.44%) Change Management
10 68 (3.12%) Project Management
11 48 (2.20%) ITIL V3
12 45 (2.06%) Configuration Management
13 44 (2.02%) Software Delivery
14 41 (1.88%) Application Packaging
14 41 (1.88%) Stakeholder Management
15 40 (1.83%) CRM
16 39 (1.79%) Asset Management
17 38 (1.74%) Agile Software Development
18 34 (1.56%) Software Deployment
19 33 (1.51%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 185 (8.48%) PowerShell
2 147 (6.74%) SQL
3 84 (3.85%) VBScript
4 49 (2.25%) VB
5 45 (2.06%) C
6 36 (1.65%) Java
7 26 (1.19%) VBA
8 23 (1.05%) C#
9 20 (0.92%) C++
10 19 (0.87%) JavaScript
11 16 (0.73%) T-SQL
12 12 (0.55%) Python
13 10 (0.46%) PHP
14 8 (0.37%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.27%) Objective-C
16 3 (0.14%) Go
16 3 (0.14%) Ruby
16 3 (0.14%) XAML
17 2 (0.092%) PL/SQL
18 1 (0.046%) Perl
Qualifications
1 200 (9.17%) Security Cleared
2 192 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 120 (5.50%) MCSE
4 117 (5.36%) SC Cleared
5 93 (4.26%) MCP
6 79 (3.62%) Degree
7 56 (2.57%) Cisco Certification
8 50 (2.29%) MCDST
9 49 (2.25%) CCNA
10 47 (2.15%) DV Cleared
10 47 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
10 47 (2.15%) MCSA
11 42 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
12 28 (1.28%) A+ Certification
13 25 (1.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 23 (1.05%) DBS Check
15 17 (0.78%) MCITP
15 17 (0.78%) MCTS
16 14 (0.64%) CISSP
17 13 (0.60%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (6.97%) SLA
2 33 (1.51%) Disclosure Scotland
3 14 (0.64%) QA
4 10 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.41%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.18%) JSP 440
7 3 (0.14%) MiFID
8 2 (0.092%) DICOM
8 2 (0.092%) HL7
9 1 (0.046%) ECSS
9 1 (0.046%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.046%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1337 (61.27%) Active Directory
2 215 (9.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 156 (7.15%) XenApp
4 105 (4.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 94 (4.31%) Hyper-V
6 88 (4.03%) XenDesktop
7 51 (2.34%) vSphere
8 50 (2.29%) VMware ESX
9 41 (1.88%) BitLocker
10 37 (1.70%) Virtual Desktop
11 28 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
12 23 (1.05%) XenServer
13 21 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (0.41%) Terminal Server
14 9 (0.41%) Terminal Services
15 7 (0.32%) NFS
15 7 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
16 6 (0.27%) Docker
16 6 (0.27%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 436 (19.98%) SCCM
2 53 (2.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 41 (1.88%) WSUS
4 40 (1.83%) SCOM
5 34 (1.56%) Backup Exec
6 31 (1.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 20 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
8 18 (0.82%) NetBackup
8 18 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (0.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 16 (0.73%) Ansible
11 15 (0.69%) Puppet
12 12 (0.55%) McAfee ePO
12 12 (0.55%) Nagios
12 12 (0.55%) SCVMM
13 10 (0.46%) HP SIM
13 10 (0.46%) logstash
13 10 (0.46%) Unicenter
13 10 (0.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
14 8 (0.37%) Casper Suite
Vendors
1 900 (41.25%) Microsoft
2 509 (23.33%) Citrix
3 377 (17.28%) VMware
4 194 (8.89%) Cisco
5 136 (6.23%) HP
6 100 (4.58%) Apple
7 82 (3.76%) Oracle
7 82 (3.76%) Symantec
8 81 (3.71%) AppSense
9 68 (3.12%) Dell
9 68 (3.12%) Intel Security
10 60 (2.75%) Remedy
11 48 (2.20%) Lotus
12 44 (2.02%) CheckPoint
13 40 (1.83%) Bloomberg
14 36 (1.65%) iManage
15 34 (1.56%) Avaya
15 34 (1.56%) LANDesk
15 34 (1.56%) Reuters
16 33 (1.51%) Google
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £8.30 - £8.35 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Acorn
Rate: From £9 to £11 per hour
Posted: 44 minutes ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £90 - £100 per day
Posted: 50 minutes ago
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 46 minutes ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £160 - £225 per day + Fantastic Day Rate - Pot to go Perm
Posted: 3 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Executive Resource Group
Rate: £90 - 105 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £14.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Rate: £24,500 per annum, pro rata
Posted: 5 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £12 - £16 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
LA International
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £14.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Vadis People
Rate: £130 - £160 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Streamline Connections
Rate: £150 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
FPSG Connect
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
Vadis People
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Lancashire
Connectus
Rate: £43 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Michael Page Technology
Rate: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
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Norfolk
Marcus Donald People
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