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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 24 27 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 40 25 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 8.20% 5.06% 8.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.64% 17.61% 32.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 12
Average daily rate
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£170 £125 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £117 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £385 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £250 £267
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 10
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.63 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% -5.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
156 142 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 31.97% 28.74% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 42 57
Average daily rate £425 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £140 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £510 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 46 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.38 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -9.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £9.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £23.46 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 September 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
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 September 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 -1 22 £135 - 1
Brentwood - 5 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 3 - -
Basildon 0 2 - -
Chelmsford +4 1 £180 - 1
Harlow - - - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 48 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 48 (50.00%) MS Office
4 47 (48.96%) Citrix
5 40 (41.67%) MS Excel
6 36 (37.50%) Blackberry
6 36 (37.50%) Finance
7 30 (31.25%) Incident Management
8 29 (30.21%) Windows XP
9 23 (23.96%) Document Management
10 22 (22.92%) Law
11 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (16.67%) ITIL
13 14 (14.58%) MS Exchange
14 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 12 (12.50%) TCP/IP
14 12 (12.50%) SCCM
14 12 (12.50%) Windows 8
15 11 (11.46%) Migration
16 10 (10.42%) DNS
16 10 (10.42%) DHCP
17 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
18 8 (8.33%) VMware
18 8 (8.33%) Cisco
18 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (8.33%) VB
18 8 (8.33%) VBA
19 7 (7.29%) Ingres
19 7 (7.29%) MCSE

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 14 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.04%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.04%) CICS
4 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (50.00%) MS Office
2 40 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 10 (10.42%) DHCP
2 10 (10.42%) DNS
3 6 (6.25%) Broadband
3 6 (6.25%) Firewall
4 4 (4.17%) VPN
5 3 (3.13%) Wireless
5 3 (3.13%) IP Telephony
6 2 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.08%) iSCSI
6 2 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.29%) Ingres
3 6 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (4.17%) DTS
4 4 (4.17%) DB2
5 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.08%) WebFOCUS
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.04%) MS Access
7 1 (1.04%) IDMS
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) MSI
General
1 36 (37.50%) Finance
2 22 (22.92%) Law
3 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.17%) French Language
4 1 (1.04%) Legal
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (55.21%) Analyst
2 30 (31.25%) Help Desk Analyst
2 30 (31.25%) Service Analyst
2 30 (31.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 18 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 9 (9.38%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
5 8 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (7.29%) Developer
6 7 (7.29%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (6.25%) Desktop Support
7 6 (6.25%) IT Support
8 5 (5.21%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (5.21%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (5.21%) VB Developer
9 4 (4.17%) Project Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) Rollout Engineer
9 4 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.25%) CSS
1 6 (6.25%) XML
1 6 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (2.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.04%) XHTML
3 1 (1.04%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 36 (37.50%) Blackberry
2 6 (6.25%) iPhone
3 3 (3.13%) Clustering
4 2 (2.08%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.04%) NHS
5 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (30.21%) Windows XP
3 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 5 (5.21%) Windows Vista
6 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.17%) Solaris
7 3 (3.13%) Linux
7 3 (3.13%) AIX
7 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.04%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (31.25%) Incident Management
2 23 (23.96%) Document Management
3 16 (16.67%) ITIL
4 11 (11.46%) Migration
5 6 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery
6 5 (5.21%) Project Management
6 5 (5.21%) Service Management
6 5 (5.21%) Regression Testing
7 4 (4.17%) Asset Management
7 4 (4.17%) Time Management
8 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.08%) Data Protection
10 1 (1.04%) Data Architecture
10 1 (1.04%) Data Governance
10 1 (1.04%) Master Data Management
10 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.04%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.33%) VB
1 8 (8.33%) VBA
2 6 (6.25%) VB6
2 6 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 5 (5.21%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (7.29%) MCSE
4 5 (5.21%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.17%) MCDST
6 2 (2.08%) MCITP
6 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.04%) CCNA
7 1 (1.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.04%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.21%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.17%) XenApp
5 3 (3.13%) MetaFrame
5 3 (3.13%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (12.50%) SCCM
2 7 (7.29%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.13%) WSUS
3 3 (3.13%) OpenView
3 3 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.04%) Opsview
5 1 (1.04%) SCOM
5 1 (1.04%) Cacti
5 1 (1.04%) Nagios
Vendors
1 48 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 47 (48.96%) Citrix
3 8 (8.33%) VMware
3 8 (8.33%) Cisco
4 7 (7.29%) Dell
4 7 (7.29%) McAfee
4 7 (7.29%) Symantec
5 6 (6.25%) HP
6 5 (5.21%) EMC
7 4 (4.17%) Oracle
7 4 (4.17%) IBM
7 4 (4.17%) Sophos
7 4 (4.17%) Panasonic
8 3 (3.13%) Remedy
8 3 (3.13%) Avaya
9 2 (2.08%) Wyse
9 2 (2.08%) Lotus
9 2 (2.08%) Teradata
10 1 (1.04%) Nimsoft
10 1 (1.04%) AppSense
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