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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 25 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 18 37 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 4.41% 6.47% 7.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.24% 23.87% 20.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Median daily rate £198 £155 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.41% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £107 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £405 £267
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £188
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 29 23
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
147 155 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 36.03% 27.10% 34.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 68 100
Median daily rate £350 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £170 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £550 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 49 27
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -2 13 - -
Chelmsford +5 2 £279 -30.31%
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (91.23%) Active Directory
3 44 (77.19%) Citrix
4 41 (71.93%) MS Office
5 38 (66.67%) MS Excel
6 37 (64.91%) Microsoft
7 34 (59.65%) Incident Management
8 27 (47.37%) Windows 8
9 11 (19.30%) Finance
10 8 (14.04%) Law
10 8 (14.04%) Document Management
10 8 (14.04%) Blackberry
11 7 (12.28%) Service Management
12 6 (10.53%) ITIL
13 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
13 5 (8.77%) Information Security
14 4 (7.02%) Dell
14 4 (7.02%) GIS
14 4 (7.02%) VPN
14 4 (7.02%) SLA
14 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (7.02%) CISSP
14 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (7.02%) Thin Client
14 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
14 4 (7.02%) Fat Client
14 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
15 3 (5.26%) Windows Vista
15 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills

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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 41 (71.93%) MS Office
2 38 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) VPN
2 1 (1.75%) Firewall
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) GIS
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Law
3 3 (5.26%) Legal
4 1 (1.75%) French Language
Job Titles
1 49 (85.96%) Analyst
2 34 (59.65%) Help Desk Analyst
2 34 (59.65%) Support Analyst
3 26 (45.61%) Help Desk Support
3 26 (45.61%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 24 (42.11%) Active Directory Analyst
4 24 (42.11%) Active Directory Support
4 24 (42.11%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 24 (42.11%) Windows Support Analyst
5 23 (40.35%) Citrix Analyst
5 23 (40.35%) Citrix Support
5 23 (40.35%) Citrix Support Analyst
6 13 (22.81%) Service Analyst
6 13 (22.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) IT Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (7.02%) Security Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Support
9 3 (5.26%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 2 (3.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.02%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.02%) Thin Client
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (47.37%) Windows 8
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.26%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.75%) Linux
5 1 (1.75%) Unix
5 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.75%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Incident Management
2 8 (14.04%) Document Management
3 7 (12.28%) Service Management
4 6 (10.53%) ITIL
5 5 (8.77%) Information Security
5 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.51%) Project Management
7 1 (1.75%) Change Management
7 1 (1.75%) Data Cleansing
7 1 (1.75%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) Network Management
7 1 (1.75%) OO
7 1 (1.75%) OOP
7 1 (1.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
2 3 (5.26%) C++
3 1 (1.75%) Java
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
3 1 (1.75%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) CISSP
1 4 (7.02%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.75%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (91.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 44 (77.19%) Citrix
2 37 (64.91%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.02%) Dell
4 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.51%) HP
4 2 (3.51%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.75%) Cisco
5 1 (1.75%) VMware