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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 29 16
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 40 24 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.15% 5.19% 8.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.21% 20.51% 29.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 16
Average daily rate
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£200 £325 £164
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +98.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £157 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £290 £263
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 11
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
147 117 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 29.94% 25.32% 28.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 39 82
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.45 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 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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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
Colchester +2 17 £300 - 2
Chelmsford +5 3 £180 -
Basildon 0 2 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 2 - - 1
Harlow - 1 £350 -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (55.32%) Microsoft
3 40 (42.55%) Active Directory
4 36 (38.30%) MS Excel
5 35 (37.23%) Citrix
6 34 (36.17%) Windows XP
6 34 (36.17%) MS Office
7 25 (26.60%) Blackberry
7 25 (26.60%) Finance
7 25 (26.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (20.21%) Systems Analysis
8 19 (20.21%) Incident Management
9 18 (19.15%) Ingres
10 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
10 16 (17.02%) Law
11 15 (15.96%) CSS
11 15 (15.96%) XML
11 15 (15.96%) HTML
11 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
12 14 (14.89%) VB
12 14 (14.89%) ITIL
13 13 (13.83%) Document Management
14 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
14 12 (12.77%) VBA
14 12 (12.77%) Migration
14 12 (12.77%) VB6
15 11 (11.70%) Regression Testing
16 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
17 9 (9.57%) SCCM

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 9 (9.57%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.32%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (5.32%) OpenROAD
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.06%) CICS
3 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.06%) SharePoint
Applications
1 36 (38.30%) MS Excel
2 34 (36.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.45%) DNS
2 7 (7.45%) DHCP
3 4 (4.26%) FTP
3 4 (4.26%) IP Telephony
4 3 (3.19%) Firewall
4 3 (3.19%) VPN
4 3 (3.19%) Broadband
5 2 (2.13%) SAN
5 2 (2.13%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.15%) Ingres
2 16 (17.02%) SQL Server
3 12 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (5.32%) DTS
5 4 (4.26%) MS Access
6 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.13%) DB2
7 2 (2.13%) WebFOCUS
7 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (1.06%) IDMS
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) MSI
General
1 25 (26.60%) Finance
2 16 (17.02%) Law
3 5 (5.32%) French Language
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 38 (40.43%) Analyst
2 23 (24.47%) Help Desk Analyst
2 23 (24.47%) Developer
3 22 (23.40%) Service Analyst
3 22 (23.40%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (11.70%) VB Developer
4 11 (11.70%) Support Analyst
5 8 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Help Desk Support
6 7 (7.45%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (6.38%) Access Developer
8 5 (5.32%) OpenROAD Developer
8 5 (5.32%) Desktop Support
9 4 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (4.26%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.26%) Project Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) VB6 Developer
9 4 (4.26%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (15.96%) CSS
1 15 (15.96%) XML
1 15 (15.96%) HTML
2 5 (5.32%) Ajax
2 5 (5.32%) XHTML
3 2 (2.13%) .NET
4 1 (1.06%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.06%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.60%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.38%) iPhone
3 4 (4.26%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.13%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.13%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.06%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.06%) Clustering
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 94 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (36.17%) Windows XP
3 25 (26.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (8.51%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.32%) Windows Vista
5 5 (5.32%) UNIX
6 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.13%) Solaris
9 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.06%) Linux
9 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.06%) AIX
9 1 (1.06%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) Systems Analysis
1 19 (20.21%) Incident Management
2 14 (14.89%) ITIL
3 13 (13.83%) Document Management
4 12 (12.77%) Migration
5 11 (11.70%) Regression Testing
6 5 (5.32%) Project Management
6 5 (5.32%) Service Management
7 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.26%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.26%) Time Management
8 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.13%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.13%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.06%) Data Architecture
10 1 (1.06%) Master Data Management
10 1 (1.06%) Data Governance
10 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.06%) Data Management
10 1 (1.06%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.96%) JavaScript
2 14 (14.89%) VB
3 12 (12.77%) VBA
3 12 (12.77%) VB6
4 5 (5.32%) Shell Script
5 4 (4.26%) C
6 3 (3.19%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.13%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.06%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (10.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.32%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.32%) MCSE
3 4 (4.26%) MCDST
4 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.06%) BC Cleared
5 1 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.06%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.06%) CCNA
5 1 (1.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (42.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.32%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.26%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.06%) XenApp
5 1 (1.06%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 9 (9.57%) SCCM
2 6 (6.38%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.19%) OpenView
4 2 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.13%) WSUS
4 2 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.06%) Opsview
5 1 (1.06%) Cacti
5 1 (1.06%) AppDNA
5 1 (1.06%) Nagios
Vendors
1 52 (55.32%) Microsoft
2 35 (37.23%) Citrix
3 8 (8.51%) Cisco
4 7 (7.45%) VMware
4 7 (7.45%) Dell
5 6 (6.38%) Symantec
5 6 (6.38%) McAfee
6 5 (5.32%) HP
7 4 (4.26%) Sophos
7 4 (4.26%) Panasonic
8 3 (3.19%) ICL
8 3 (3.19%) Remedy
8 3 (3.19%) EMC
9 2 (2.13%) Oracle
9 2 (2.13%) Avaya
9 2 (2.13%) Lotus
9 2 (2.13%) Wyse
9 2 (2.13%) Teradata
10 1 (1.06%) Nimsoft
10 1 (1.06%) LANDesk
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