The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 23 50 33
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 34 14 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 6.03% 2.22% 5.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.15% 8.92% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 1 12
Average daily rate £205 £160 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -49.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £160 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £195
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 8
Average hourly rate £13.25 £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.21% -4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £9.60 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £17.50 £13.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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 Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
130 157 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.05% 24.92% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 64 78
Average daily rate £375 £390 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £197 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 33 18
Average hourly rate £15.00 £21.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £10.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £33.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Hertfordshire region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Hertfordshire region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stevenage +5 10 £120 -
Rickmansworth - 6 £300 -
Hemel Hempstead +5 4 - - 2
Watford -1 3 £173 -
Borehamwood - 3 £150 - 1
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 16 (33.33%) MS Office
5 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
6 8 (16.67%) Citrix
6 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 6 (12.50%) SCCM
8 6 (12.50%) Office 365
8 6 (12.50%) ITIL
8 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
9 5 (10.42%) XenApp
10 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
10 4 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (8.33%) AppSense
10 4 (8.33%) Local Government
10 4 (8.33%) XenDesktop
10 4 (8.33%) iPhone
10 4 (8.33%) NetScaler
10 4 (8.33%) XenMobile
10 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
10 4 (8.33%) MS Exchange
10 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
10 4 (8.33%) Linux
10 4 (8.33%) Finance
10 4 (8.33%) Symantec
11 3 (6.25%) MPLS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (33.33%) MS Office
2 4 (8.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.33%) NetScaler
3 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) MPLS
3 3 (6.25%) VPN
4 2 (4.17%) LAN
4 2 (4.17%) SpaceWire
5 1 (2.08%) DHCP
5 1 (2.08%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Bugzilla
1 2 (4.17%) ClearCase
1 2 (4.17%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
1 4 (8.33%) Local Government
2 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Automotive
3 2 (4.17%) Avionics
4 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Support Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (18.75%) Desktop Support
3 7 (14.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) IT Support
5 5 (10.42%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Deployment Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 4 (8.33%) iPhone
2 3 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.17%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
3 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.33%) Linux
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.50%) ITIL
2 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
2 3 (6.25%) Service Management
3 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (4.17%) Project Management
3 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.17%) UML
3 2 (4.17%) Validation
4 1 (2.08%) Change Management
4 1 (2.08%) CMMI
4 1 (2.08%) IT Audit
4 1 (2.08%) ITSM
4 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) ANSI C
1 2 (4.17%) C
1 2 (4.17%) Java
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
1 2 (4.17%) MCP
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) CCNA
2 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
2 1 (2.08%) MCDST
2 1 (2.08%) MCSA
2 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) ECSS
2 1 (2.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) XenApp
3 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.17%) Cygwin
4 2 (4.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) SCCM
2 4 (8.33%) XenMobile
3 2 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (8.33%) AppSense
3 4 (8.33%) Symantec
4 3 (6.25%) Apple
4 3 (6.25%) Avaya
4 3 (6.25%) Remedy
4 3 (6.25%) Sun
4 3 (6.25%) ThinPrint
4 3 (6.25%) VMware
5 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) Dell
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) Wyse