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 28 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 47 42 23
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 23 30 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.84% 3.80% 6.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.68% 14.93% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 8
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£171 £160 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.03% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £112 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £238 £327
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 11
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.86% -7.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.75 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £16.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
- +7.64%
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
197 201 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.29% 25.44% 26.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 98 51
Average daily rate £390 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £115 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £29.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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
Stevenage +1 7 £186 - 1
Watford -7 6 £123 -23.43%
Hemel Hempstead +7 3 £315 -
St Albans 0 1 - -
Royston -3 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 14 (33.33%) SCCM
4 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (30.95%) Citrix
4 13 (30.95%) ITIL
4 13 (30.95%) VMware
5 12 (28.57%) MS Office
6 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
7 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (16.67%) XenApp
9 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
10 6 (14.29%) HP
10 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
11 5 (11.90%) DNS
11 5 (11.90%) Cisco
11 5 (11.90%) Dell
11 5 (11.90%) SAN
11 5 (11.90%) Apple
12 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
12 4 (9.52%) Migration
12 4 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
12 4 (9.52%) Project Management
12 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 12 (28.57%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) DNS
1 5 (11.90%) SAN
2 4 (9.52%) LAN
2 4 (9.52%) WAN
2 4 (9.52%) DHCP
2 4 (9.52%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.14%) NetScaler
4 2 (4.76%) Firewall
5 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.38%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.76%) Local Government
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (11.90%) Architect
4 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Consultant
6 2 (4.76%) Administrator
6 2 (4.76%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Administrator
7 1 (2.38%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) GIS
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.76%) Visualisation
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) VLE
3 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (2.38%) FMCG
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (30.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.52%) Android
6 4 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (7.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Project Management
2 4 (9.52%) Service Delivery
2 4 (9.52%) Migration
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL V3
3 3 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (7.14%) Information Security
3 3 (7.14%) Service Management
4 2 (4.76%) Change Management
4 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.76%) Application Discovery
5 1 (2.38%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (2.38%) Change Control
5 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.38%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.38%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (2.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) VB
2 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) CCNA
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.14%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) XenApp
3 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 4 (9.52%) XenDesktop
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.76%) vSphere
6 1 (2.38%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.38%) XenServer
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (9.52%) AirWatch
3 3 (7.14%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (30.95%) Citrix
1 13 (30.95%) VMware
2 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.29%) HP
4 5 (11.90%) Dell
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco
4 5 (11.90%) Apple
5 3 (7.14%) AppSense
5 3 (7.14%) Lumension
6 2 (4.76%) Symantec
7 1 (2.38%) IBM
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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