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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 82 55 42
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1194 1538 1962
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 2.53% 3.27% 4.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.86% 14.30% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 605 679 802
Average daily rate £200 £195 £234
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -16.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 262 355 464
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.05 £22.03 £23.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
10068 10753 10166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.34% 22.84% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6175 6265 5621
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 727 875 941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £15.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% +1.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £36.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 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 10 February 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 10 February 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 -19 494 £200 +2.56% 87
South East -26 236 £200 -23.44% 60
East of England 0 111 £185 +17.46% 32
South West -5 98 £185 +8.82% 20
North West -6 98 £275 +22.22% 18
Yorkshire -21 64 £118 -31.88% 6
West Midlands -41 46 £168 +4.68% 9
East Midlands -34 35 £143 -2.56% 9
North East -19 13 £125 -20.63% 1
Midlands 0 1 - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 2705 (100.00%) Windows
2 1507 (55.71%) Active Directory
3 1151 (42.55%) Microsoft
4 993 (36.71%) MS Office
5 575 (21.26%) MS Excel
6 566 (20.92%) Windows Server
7 549 (20.30%) Windows XP
8 537 (19.85%) ITIL
9 524 (19.37%) Citrix
10 508 (18.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 488 (18.04%) SCCM
12 480 (17.74%) Windows 8
13 436 (16.12%) Finance
14 383 (14.16%) MS Exchange
15 381 (14.09%) VMware
16 351 (12.98%) Blackberry
17 281 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
18 279 (10.31%) Windows Server 2012
19 259 (9.57%) Security Cleared
20 231 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
21 227 (8.39%) Migration
22 225 (8.32%) Office 365
23 216 (7.99%) Microsoft Certification
24 205 (7.58%) TCP/IP
25 201 (7.43%) Cisco
26 196 (7.25%) DNS
27 185 (6.84%) SLA
28 183 (6.77%) HP
29 176 (6.51%) LAN
30 166 (6.14%) VPN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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
1 383 (14.16%) MS Exchange
2 161 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 106 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 104 (3.84%) Skype for Business
5 96 (3.55%) SharePoint
6 64 (2.37%) IBM Notes
7 51 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 48 (1.77%) IIS
9 44 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2013
10 42 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
11 13 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (0.44%) WebSphere
13 11 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (0.37%) Confluence
15 9 (0.33%) iPlanet
15 9 (0.33%) JBoss
15 9 (0.33%) MQSeries
15 9 (0.33%) WebLogic
16 8 (0.30%) Documentum
16 8 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 993 (36.71%) MS Office
2 575 (21.26%) MS Excel
3 63 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (0.52%) MS Project
6 8 (0.30%) Acrobat
7 4 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.11%) PTC Creo
9 2 (0.074%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.074%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.074%) Windchill
10 1 (0.037%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 24 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
2 19 (0.70%) Eikon
3 9 (0.33%) BusinessWare
3 9 (0.33%) SAP R/3
4 5 (0.18%) SystmOne
5 4 (0.15%) Faxination
5 4 (0.15%) TradeThru
6 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.11%) Misys Opics
6 3 (0.11%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.074%) assyst
7 2 (0.074%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.037%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.037%) Radian6
8 1 (0.037%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.037%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.037%) SAP CCM
8 1 (0.037%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.037%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 225 (8.32%) Office 365
2 20 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (0.52%) Mimecast
4 13 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.37%) SaaS
6 7 (0.26%) Google Apps
7 4 (0.15%) OneDrive
8 3 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.074%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.074%) IaaS
10 1 (0.037%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 205 (7.58%) TCP/IP
2 196 (7.25%) DNS
3 176 (6.51%) LAN
4 166 (6.14%) VPN
5 151 (5.58%) DHCP
6 149 (5.51%) Firewall
6 149 (5.51%) WAN
7 126 (4.66%) Internet
8 85 (3.14%) Wireless
9 79 (2.92%) VoIP
10 78 (2.88%) Remote Desktop
11 74 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
12 59 (2.18%) SAN
13 38 (1.40%) ATM
14 30 (1.11%) SSL
15 25 (0.92%) Skype
16 24 (0.89%) VLAN
17 22 (0.81%) IP Telephony
18 20 (0.74%) NetScaler
19 18 (0.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 40 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 39 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 20 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (0.48%) Big Data
5 13 (0.48%) GIS
6 12 (0.44%) Oracle Database
7 11 (0.41%) DB2
8 10 (0.37%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.33%) DB2 UDB
10 8 (0.30%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (0.26%) EDRMS
11 7 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.22%) MS Access
12 6 (0.22%) MySQL
12 6 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 4 (0.15%) Oracle Exadata
13 4 (0.15%) RDBMS
13 4 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (1.55%) MSI
2 30 (1.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 13 (0.48%) Visual Studio
5 12 (0.44%) JIRA
6 10 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (0.37%) TeamCity
7 9 (0.33%) InstallShield
8 8 (0.30%) AdminStudio
8 8 (0.30%) Git (software)
9 7 (0.26%) Subversion
10 5 (0.18%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.18%) ClearQuest
10 5 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (0.15%) MSTest
11 4 (0.15%) Xcode
12 3 (0.11%) FishEye
12 3 (0.11%) GitLab
12 3 (0.11%) VisualVM
12 3 (0.11%) Yeoman
General
1 436 (16.12%) Finance
2 149 (5.51%) Legal
3 145 (5.36%) Law
4 122 (4.51%) Banking
5 74 (2.74%) Telecoms
6 55 (2.03%) Retail
7 35 (1.29%) Front Office
8 34 (1.26%) Back Office
9 30 (1.11%) Investment Banking
10 24 (0.89%) German Language
11 23 (0.85%) Advertising
12 22 (0.81%) Financial Institution
13 20 (0.74%) Manufacturing
14 19 (0.70%) Local Government
15 18 (0.67%) Retail Banking
16 12 (0.44%) Billing
17 9 (0.33%) Aerospace
17 9 (0.33%) French Language
17 9 (0.33%) Marketing
17 9 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 814 (30.09%) Analyst
2 515 (19.04%) Support Engineer
3 479 (17.71%) Desktop Support
4 401 (14.82%) 2nd Line Support
5 369 (13.64%) Service Analyst
6 353 (13.05%) Service Desk Analyst
7 325 (12.01%) Support Analyst
8 295 (10.91%) Desktop Engineer
9 233 (8.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 227 (8.39%) IT Support
11 196 (7.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 194 (7.17%) 1st Line Support
13 192 (7.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 182 (6.73%) Windows Engineer
15 164 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 138 (5.10%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
17 137 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
18 134 (4.95%) Service Desk Support
19 102 (3.77%) Help Desk Analyst
20 97 (3.59%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (2.55%) .NET
2 20 (0.74%) Web Services
3 15 (0.55%) ASP.NET
3 15 (0.55%) WinForms
4 14 (0.52%) ADO.NET
5 11 (0.41%) X-Windows
6 9 (0.33%) MSMQ
7 8 (0.30%) CSS
7 8 (0.30%) HTML
7 8 (0.30%) jQuery
8 6 (0.22%) Software Packaging
8 6 (0.22%) XML
9 5 (0.18%) .NET Framework
9 5 (0.18%) COM+
9 5 (0.18%) J2EE
10 4 (0.15%) ATL
10 4 (0.15%) POCO
10 4 (0.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (0.11%) 802.1X
11 3 (0.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 351 (12.98%) Blackberry
2 120 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (3.18%) Data Centre
4 81 (2.99%) iPad
4 81 (2.99%) iPhone
4 81 (2.99%) Video Conferencing
5 74 (2.74%) NHS
6 71 (2.62%) Driving Licence
7 50 (1.85%) Management Information System
8 39 (1.44%) Fat Client
8 39 (1.44%) Thin Client
9 28 (1.04%) Statistics
10 27 (1.00%) Mathematics
11 25 (0.92%) Client/Server
12 21 (0.78%) CMDB
13 20 (0.74%) Computer Science
14 19 (0.70%) Data Structures
15 18 (0.67%) AS400
16 17 (0.63%) BYOD
16 17 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2705 (100.00%) Windows
2 566 (20.92%) Windows Server
3 549 (20.30%) Windows XP
4 508 (18.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 480 (17.74%) Windows 8
6 281 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 279 (10.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 127 (4.70%) Android
9 121 (4.47%) Linux
10 107 (3.96%) Apple iOS
11 94 (3.48%) Windows 10
12 72 (2.66%) Mac OS X
13 48 (1.77%) Windows Vista
14 35 (1.29%) Mac OS
15 32 (1.18%) Unix
16 18 (0.67%) Ubuntu
17 17 (0.63%) Windows 2000
18 13 (0.48%) CentOS
18 13 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 537 (19.85%) ITIL
2 227 (8.39%) Migration
3 125 (4.62%) Service Management
4 114 (4.21%) Incident Management
5 84 (3.11%) Service Delivery
6 75 (2.77%) Project Management
7 73 (2.70%) Change Management
8 72 (2.66%) ITSM
9 68 (2.51%) Problem Management
10 65 (2.40%) Asset Management
11 49 (1.81%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (1.81%) Configuration Management
12 48 (1.77%) ITIL V3
13 45 (1.66%) Document Management
13 45 (1.66%) PRINCE2
14 41 (1.52%) Application Packaging
14 41 (1.52%) User Acceptance Testing
15 40 (1.48%) Software Deployment
15 40 (1.48%) Time Management
16 37 (1.37%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 153 (5.66%) PowerShell
2 137 (5.06%) SQL
3 58 (2.14%) VBScript
4 51 (1.89%) C
5 47 (1.74%) C#
6 32 (1.18%) Java
7 25 (0.92%) C++
8 24 (0.89%) VBA
9 11 (0.41%) VB
10 9 (0.33%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.22%) Python
12 5 (0.18%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.18%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.18%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.15%) Ada
13 4 (0.15%) Ada 83
13 4 (0.15%) Ada 95
13 4 (0.15%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.15%) Perl
14 2 (0.074%) ANSI C
Qualifications
1 259 (9.57%) Security Cleared
2 216 (7.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 154 (5.69%) SC Cleared
4 117 (4.33%) MCSE
5 74 (2.74%) MCP
6 71 (2.62%) Degree
7 66 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
8 65 (2.40%) DV Cleared
9 46 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
9 46 (1.70%) MCSA
10 40 (1.48%) A+ Certification
10 40 (1.48%) MCDST
11 34 (1.26%) CCNA
12 32 (1.18%) DBS Check
13 21 (0.78%) MCITP
14 16 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 16 (0.59%) MOS
15 11 (0.41%) ISTQB
15 11 (0.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 10 (0.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (6.84%) SLA
2 22 (0.81%) QA
3 17 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.11%) JSP 440
5 2 (0.074%) ECSS
6 1 (0.037%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.037%) HL7
6 1 (0.037%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.037%) ISO27002
6 1 (0.037%) P3O
6 1 (0.037%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1507 (55.71%) Active Directory
2 231 (8.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (4.77%) XenApp
4 100 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 81 (2.99%) XenDesktop
6 76 (2.81%) Hyper-V
7 37 (1.37%) BitLocker
8 32 (1.18%) vSphere
9 27 (1.00%) XenServer
10 23 (0.85%) VMware ESX
11 19 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
12 16 (0.59%) Terminal Services
13 13 (0.48%) ISA Server
13 13 (0.48%) Terminal Server
14 12 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 9 (0.33%) ClearTrust
16 6 (0.22%) vCloud
17 5 (0.18%) Firmware
17 5 (0.18%) NFS
18 4 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 488 (18.04%) SCCM
2 46 (1.70%) SCOM
3 37 (1.37%) WSUS
4 36 (1.33%) Backup Exec
5 24 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
6 22 (0.81%) Nagios
7 18 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 17 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
9 16 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 15 (0.55%) Puppet
11 14 (0.52%) Casper Suite
12 11 (0.41%) SCVMM
13 10 (0.37%) Ansible
13 10 (0.37%) logstash
14 9 (0.33%) CA Single Sign-On
14 9 (0.33%) DameWare
14 9 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
14 9 (0.33%) NetBackup
14 9 (0.33%) SCSM
15 8 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 1151 (42.55%) Microsoft
2 524 (19.37%) Citrix
3 381 (14.09%) VMware
4 201 (7.43%) Cisco
5 183 (6.77%) HP
6 123 (4.55%) Apple
7 86 (3.18%) Remedy
8 76 (2.81%) Bloomberg
9 74 (2.74%) Symantec
10 73 (2.70%) Dell
11 67 (2.48%) Lotus
12 64 (2.37%) iManage
13 63 (2.33%) Reuters
14 55 (2.03%) Oracle
15 45 (1.66%) CheckPoint
15 45 (1.66%) LANDesk
16 41 (1.52%) AppSense
17 37 (1.37%) Intel Security
18 32 (1.18%) Juniper
19 31 (1.15%) ServiceNow
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