The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Hertfordshire region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 41 39 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 26 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.36% 3.30% 3.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.15% 13.13% 15.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 14
Average daily rate £175 £268 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.57% -0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £254 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £394 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
161 160 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.83% 25.12% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 76 95
Average daily rate £280 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 37
Average hourly rate £13.25 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.95 £33.00 £36.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
East of England

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford -15 5 £100 - 2
Borehamwood - 4 - -
Stevenage -2 3 £225 -10.00%
Rickmansworth - 1 £160 -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Hertford - - - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (54.93%) Windows XP
3 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (36.62%) Security Cleared
4 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
5 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (33.80%) MS Office
6 22 (30.99%) SC Cleared
7 17 (23.94%) Telecoms
8 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
9 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
10 12 (16.90%) MS Exchange
10 12 (16.90%) VB
11 11 (15.49%) VBScript
11 11 (15.49%) Blackberry
12 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
12 10 (14.08%) HTML
12 10 (14.08%) VMware
13 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
14 8 (11.27%) SCCM
15 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
15 7 (9.86%) Citrix
15 7 (9.86%) ITIL
16 6 (8.45%) DNS
16 6 (8.45%) SLA
16 6 (8.45%) Application Packaging
17 5 (7.04%) iPhone
17 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
17 5 (7.04%) NetApp
17 5 (7.04%) HP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 (16.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (33.80%) MS Office
2 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Google Apps
1 2 (2.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
2 6 (8.45%) DNS
3 4 (5.63%) VoIP
4 3 (4.23%) DHCP
5 1 (1.41%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.41%) LAN
5 1 (1.41%) WAN
5 1 (1.41%) VPN
5 1 (1.41%) Firewall
5 1 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) MSI
2 1 (1.41%) Redmine
2 1 (1.41%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.41%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.41%) InstallShield
2 1 (1.41%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.41%) Subversion
General
1 17 (23.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.63%) Retail
3 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (19.72%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Support Engineer
3 11 (15.49%) IT Support
4 9 (12.68%) Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Support Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) Service Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) IT Support Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Desktop Support
7 5 (7.04%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.63%) Applications Packager
8 4 (5.63%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (4.23%) Designer
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Support Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Engineer
9 3 (4.23%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.23%) Support Consultant
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.23%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) HTML
2 6 (8.45%) Application Packaging
3 3 (4.23%) Flash
4 2 (2.82%) .NET
4 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.41%) COM+
5 1 (1.41%) ADO.NET
5 1 (1.41%) Middleware
5 1 (1.41%) XMPP
5 1 (1.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Blackberry
2 5 (7.04%) iPhone
3 1 (1.41%) iPad
3 1 (1.41%) HP StorageWorks
3 1 (1.41%) CMDB
3 1 (1.41%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (54.93%) Windows XP
3 28 (39.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
6 4 (5.63%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (4.23%) Android
8 2 (2.82%) Linux
9 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.41%) AIX
9 1 (1.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (9.86%) ITIL
2 3 (4.23%) Service Delivery
3 2 (2.82%) Migration
3 2 (2.82%) Software Engineering
3 2 (2.82%) Integration Testing
4 1 (1.41%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (1.41%) Time Management
4 1 (1.41%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (1.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.41%) CAD
4 1 (1.41%) Configuration Management
4 1 (1.41%) Information Management
4 1 (1.41%) Logistics
4 1 (1.41%) Asset Management
4 1 (1.41%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.90%) VB
2 11 (15.49%) VBScript
3 10 (14.08%) PowerShell
4 3 (4.23%) Java
4 3 (4.23%) SQL
5 2 (2.82%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.41%) VB6
Qualifications
1 26 (36.62%) Security Cleared
2 22 (30.99%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.23%) MCP
4 2 (2.82%) MOS
4 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.82%) MCSE
5 1 (1.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.41%) vSphere
5 1 (1.41%) Cygwin
5 1 (1.41%) XenServer
5 1 (1.41%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) SCCM
2 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.82%) ZENworks
2 2 (2.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.41%) SCOM
3 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.08%) VMware
3 7 (9.86%) Citrix
4 5 (7.04%) NetApp
4 5 (7.04%) HP
5 4 (5.63%) Altiris
5 4 (5.63%) Avaya
5 4 (5.63%) Symantec
6 3 (4.23%) Cisco
6 3 (4.23%) Google
7 1 (1.41%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.41%) IBM
7 1 (1.41%) Oracle
7 1 (1.41%) Dell
7 1 (1.41%) McAfee
7 1 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.41%) Websense
7 1 (1.41%) Capita
7 1 (1.41%) Toshiba