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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 46 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 20 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.54% 5.41% 3.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.58% 21.82% 14.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 7
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% -11.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £120 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £248 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.19% -24.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 8
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.70 £12.50 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £16.04 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.44%
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
189 165 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 23.98% 24.81% 28.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 70 70
Average daily rate £335 £288 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.52% -7.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £151 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £490 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 40 18
Average hourly rate £9.50 £15.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.95 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.75 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 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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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
Watford -5 5 £123 -23.43% 3
Hemel Hempstead +3 4 £175 -7.89% 4
Stevenage -4 4 £168 - 1
Royston - 1 - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) MS Office
2 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
3 14 (34.15%) ITIL
3 14 (34.15%) SCCM
3 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (31.71%) VMware
5 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
5 12 (29.27%) Citrix
6 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
7 10 (24.39%) Windows XP
7 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (19.51%) HP
8 8 (19.51%) Apple
9 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
9 7 (17.07%) Migration
9 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
10 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
10 6 (14.63%) LAN
10 6 (14.63%) WAN
10 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
10 6 (14.63%) SAN
10 6 (14.63%) Dell
10 6 (14.63%) DNS
11 5 (12.20%) CCNA
11 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (12.20%) DHCP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 12 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.44%) Lync
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 15 (36.59%) MS Office
2 7 (17.07%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) LAN
1 6 (14.63%) WAN
1 6 (14.63%) DNS
1 6 (14.63%) SAN
1 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.20%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) Firewall
4 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.88%) VoIP
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
5 1 (2.44%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.88%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (17.07%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Network Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.88%) Rollout Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.44%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) GIS
3 2 (4.88%) VLE
3 2 (4.88%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (4.88%) Visualisation
3 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.44%) NHS
4 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Wiki
4 1 (2.44%) FMCG
4 1 (2.44%) iPhone
4 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (24.39%) Windows XP
4 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (12.20%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (12.20%) Android
6 4 (9.76%) Windows 8
7 3 (7.32%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Migration
3 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
4 5 (12.20%) Project Management
5 4 (9.76%) Information Security
5 4 (9.76%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (7.32%) ITIL V3
6 3 (7.32%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (7.32%) Service Management
7 2 (4.88%) Change Management
7 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.88%) Information Management
7 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.88%) Change Control
7 2 (4.88%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (4.88%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.88%) Application Discovery
8 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Supplier Management
8 1 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 1 (2.44%) VB
2 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.20%) CCNA
2 5 (12.20%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (9.76%) Degree
4 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (12.20%) XenApp
4 2 (4.88%) XenServer
5 1 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.44%) vSphere
5 1 (2.44%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) SCCM
2 3 (7.32%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Afaria
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) VMware
2 12 (29.27%) Citrix
3 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
4 8 (19.51%) HP
4 8 (19.51%) Apple
5 6 (14.63%) Dell
6 4 (9.76%) Cisco
7 3 (7.32%) Symantec
7 3 (7.32%) Lumension
8 2 (4.88%) Oracle
8 2 (4.88%) Altiris
8 2 (4.88%) Avaya
9 1 (2.44%) IBM
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