The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 16 25 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 42 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 9.17% 6.04% 7.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.00% 23.26% 25.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 10
Median daily rate £175 £356 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.87% +78.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £128 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £399 £374
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £195 £213
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 17 14
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows 7
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
140 172 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.57% 25.98% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 70 62
Median daily rate £350 £381 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £218 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £583 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 39 28
Median hourly rate £16.50 £29.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.10% +75.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Essex region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Essex region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 August 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
Colchester +1 33 £175 -
Chelmsford +8 3 £350 +75.00% 3
Basildon +1 1 £113 -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (90.43%) Active Directory
3 80 (85.11%) Citrix
4 77 (81.91%) MS Office
5 74 (78.72%) MS Excel
6 70 (74.47%) Incident Management
7 41 (43.62%) Finance
7 41 (43.62%) Blackberry
8 40 (42.55%) Law
8 40 (42.55%) Document Management
9 34 (36.17%) Microsoft
10 32 (34.04%) Windows 8
11 6 (6.38%) Windows XP
12 5 (5.32%) VPN
12 5 (5.32%) ITIL
12 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
13 4 (4.26%) ServiceNow
14 3 (3.19%) Skype for Business
14 3 (3.19%) C++
14 3 (3.19%) SLA
14 3 (3.19%) Project Management
14 3 (3.19%) CISSP
14 3 (3.19%) HP
14 3 (3.19%) Dell
14 3 (3.19%) Thin Client
14 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
14 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (3.19%) Fat Client
14 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
14 3 (3.19%) Kaspersky

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (3.19%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 77 (81.91%) MS Office
2 74 (78.72%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.32%) VPN
2 1 (1.06%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) GIS
2 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (43.62%) Finance
2 40 (42.55%) Law
3 1 (1.06%) French Language
3 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 89 (94.68%) Analyst
2 72 (76.60%) Help Desk Analyst
3 51 (54.26%) Service Analyst
3 51 (54.26%) Service Desk Analyst
4 35 (37.23%) Support Analyst
5 32 (34.04%) Citrix Analyst
5 32 (34.04%) Citrix Support
5 32 (34.04%) Citrix Support Analyst
5 32 (34.04%) Help Desk Support
5 32 (34.04%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 30 (31.91%) Active Directory Analyst
6 30 (31.91%) Active Directory Support
6 30 (31.91%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 30 (31.91%) Windows Support Analyst
7 18 (19.15%) IT Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Desktop Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Security Analyst
8 3 (3.19%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (3.19%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (43.62%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.19%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.19%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.06%) NHS
3 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (34.04%) Windows 8
3 6 (6.38%) Windows XP
4 5 (5.32%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.13%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.06%) Linux
7 1 (1.06%) Unix
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (74.47%) Incident Management
2 40 (42.55%) Document Management
3 5 (5.32%) ITIL
4 3 (3.19%) Information Security
4 3 (3.19%) Project Management
5 2 (2.13%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.06%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.06%) Fault Analysis
6 1 (1.06%) OO
6 1 (1.06%) OOP
6 1 (1.06%) Planning and Forecasting
6 1 (1.06%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.19%) C++
1 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.06%) Java
2 1 (1.06%) Perl
2 1 (1.06%) Python
2 1 (1.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.06%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.19%) CISSP
2 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (90.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) SCCM
Vendors
1 80 (85.11%) Citrix
2 34 (36.17%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.26%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.19%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.19%) Dell
4 3 (3.19%) HP
4 3 (3.19%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.06%) Apple
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