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 28 May 2015 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 37 17 41
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 19 52 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 3.48% 8.50% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.70% 30.77% 12.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% +61.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £140 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £425 £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average 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
121 169 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 22.16% 27.61% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 65 40
Average daily rate £400 £400 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +31.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £165 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 31
Average hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £23.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% -30.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £40.40 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Essex region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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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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
Colchester +5 8 - - 1
Basildon -8 2 - - 1
Chelmsford -14 2 £90 -35.71%
Brentwood - 1 - -
Harlow - 1 - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (69.57%) Active Directory
3 28 (60.87%) MS Office
4 26 (56.52%) MS Excel
4 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
5 24 (52.17%) Citrix
6 22 (47.83%) Incident Management
7 20 (43.48%) Finance
8 18 (39.13%) Blackberry
9 15 (32.61%) Document Management
10 13 (28.26%) Law
11 11 (23.91%) ITIL
12 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (15.22%) Service Management
13 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
13 7 (15.22%) Windows Vista
14 6 (13.04%) SCCM
14 6 (13.04%) Cisco
14 6 (13.04%) Dell
15 5 (10.87%) MCSE
15 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
16 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (8.70%) Panasonic
16 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (8.70%) MCDST
16 4 (8.70%) Time Management
16 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
16 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
16 4 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.17%) Lync
3 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (60.87%) MS Office
2 26 (56.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.17%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.17%) MS Project
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Google Apps
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) VoIP
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (2.17%) DHCP
2 1 (2.17%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.17%) iSCSI
2 1 (2.17%) VLAN
2 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
2 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MSI
General
1 20 (43.48%) Finance
2 13 (28.26%) Law
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Analyst
2 23 (50.00%) Service Analyst
2 23 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 18 (39.13%) Help Desk Analyst
4 8 (17.39%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Project Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) IT Support
7 2 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) ICT Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (2.17%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.17%) Applications Packager
8 1 (2.17%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.17%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.17%) Life Science
3 1 (2.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Windows XP
2 7 (15.22%) Windows Vista
3 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.17%) Linux
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.17%) UNIX
6 1 (2.17%) Android
6 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Incident Management
2 15 (32.61%) Document Management
3 11 (23.91%) ITIL
4 7 (15.22%) Service Management
5 4 (8.70%) Time Management
5 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.52%) Migration
7 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.17%) Project Management
7 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.17%) Change Management
7 1 (2.17%) ITSM
7 1 (2.17%) CRM
7 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.17%) Data Centre Operations
7 1 (2.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.87%) MCSE
3 4 (8.70%) MCDST
3 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) vSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.04%) SCCM
2 1 (2.17%) ZENworks
2 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 24 (52.17%) Citrix
3 6 (13.04%) Cisco
3 6 (13.04%) Dell
4 4 (8.70%) Panasonic
4 4 (8.70%) McAfee
4 4 (8.70%) Sophos
5 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 2 (4.35%) Adobe
5 2 (4.35%) Apple
6 1 (2.17%) Symantec
6 1 (2.17%) Lotus
6 1 (2.17%) Clearswift
6 1 (2.17%) HP
6 1 (2.17%) IBM
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle
6 1 (2.17%) Sybase
6 1 (2.17%) Altiris
6 1 (2.17%) SonicWALL
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