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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 20 35 24
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 33 19 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 7.62% 3.63% 8.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.40% 13.48% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 5
Median daily rate £200 £108 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% -40.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £92 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £131 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £212
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 5 19
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
125 141 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 28.87% 26.91% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 53 62
Median daily rate £338 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £163 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £589 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 30 28
Median hourly rate £16.50 £35.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.85% +112.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 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
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 25 September 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 +3 23 - -
Chelmsford +7 6 £279 -
Basildon +7 1 £113 - 1
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (92.39%) Active Directory
3 77 (83.70%) Citrix
4 73 (79.35%) MS Excel
5 72 (78.26%) MS Office
6 65 (70.65%) Incident Management
7 38 (41.30%) Microsoft
8 37 (40.22%) Finance
9 35 (38.04%) Blackberry
10 34 (36.96%) Law
10 34 (36.96%) Document Management
11 33 (35.87%) Windows 8
12 7 (7.61%) Windows Server
12 7 (7.61%) ITIL
13 6 (6.52%) Information Security
14 5 (5.43%) Dell
14 5 (5.43%) GIS
14 5 (5.43%) Windows XP
14 5 (5.43%) VPN
14 5 (5.43%) Thin Client
14 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (5.43%) CISSP
14 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
14 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (5.43%) Fat Client
15 4 (4.35%) ServiceNow
15 4 (4.35%) SLA
15 4 (4.35%) Service Management
16 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
16 3 (3.26%) Project Management

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 (3.26%) MS Exchange
1 3 (3.26%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 73 (79.35%) MS Excel
2 72 (78.26%) MS Office
3 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) VPN
2 1 (1.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.09%) Internet
2 1 (1.09%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) GIS
2 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 37 (40.22%) Finance
2 34 (36.96%) Law
3 3 (3.26%) Legal
4 1 (1.09%) French Language
Job Titles
1 85 (92.39%) Analyst
2 67 (72.83%) Help Desk Analyst
3 44 (47.83%) Service Analyst
3 44 (47.83%) Service Desk Analyst
4 36 (39.13%) Support Analyst
5 33 (35.87%) Help Desk Support
5 33 (35.87%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 31 (33.70%) Active Directory Analyst
6 31 (33.70%) Active Directory Support
6 31 (33.70%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 31 (33.70%) Citrix Analyst
6 31 (33.70%) Citrix Support
6 31 (33.70%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 31 (33.70%) Windows Support Analyst
7 19 (20.65%) IT Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Security Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Service Desk Support
9 3 (3.26%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 3 (3.26%) Support Engineer
10 2 (2.17%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (38.04%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.43%) Fat Client
2 5 (5.43%) Thin Client
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.17%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 92 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (35.87%) Windows 8
3 7 (7.61%) Windows Server
4 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.43%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.26%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.09%) Linux
7 1 (1.09%) Unix
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (70.65%) Incident Management
2 34 (36.96%) Document Management
3 7 (7.61%) ITIL
4 6 (6.52%) Information Security
5 4 (4.35%) Service Management
6 3 (3.26%) Project Management
6 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.17%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.09%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.09%) Data Cleansing
8 1 (1.09%) Fault Analysis
8 1 (1.09%) Network Management
8 1 (1.09%) OO
8 1 (1.09%) OOP
8 1 (1.09%) Planning and Forecasting
8 1 (1.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.26%) C++
3 1 (1.09%) Java
3 1 (1.09%) Perl
3 1 (1.09%) Python
3 1 (1.09%) SQL
3 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) CISSP
2 1 (1.09%) DBS Check
2 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 85 (92.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) SCCM
2 1 (1.09%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 77 (83.70%) Citrix
2 38 (41.30%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.43%) Dell
4 4 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.26%) CheckPoint
5 3 (3.26%) HP
5 3 (3.26%) Kaspersky
6 1 (1.09%) Apple
6 1 (1.09%) VMware