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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 45 22 46
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 31 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 3.69% 6.53% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.05% 23.88% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 3
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.78 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.52% -8.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.27 £26.00 £19.90
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 Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
206 134 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.52% 27.35% 25.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 46 77
Average daily rate £335 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.66% -29.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £140 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 20 30
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £39.25 £34.05
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 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 19 September 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 19 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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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
Welwyn Garden City +2 8 - -
Watford -3 5 £215 -4.44% 1
St Albans +3 3 - -
Stevenage -6 2 - -
Baldock - - - -
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Potters Bar - - - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (65.71%) Active Directory
3 30 (42.86%) MS Office
4 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
5 20 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 20 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 20 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (18.57%) Windows 8
7 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
7 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
8 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
9 11 (15.71%) Blackberry
9 11 (15.71%) Symantec
9 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (14.29%) DNS
10 10 (14.29%) VMware
11 9 (12.86%) Altiris
11 9 (12.86%) VoIP
11 9 (12.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (11.43%) VPN
13 7 (10.00%) Citrix
13 7 (10.00%) SQL
13 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (8.57%) ITIL
14 6 (8.57%) Google
15 5 (7.14%) SCCM
15 5 (7.14%) Android
15 5 (7.14%) Finance
16 4 (5.71%) MCP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 20 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (42.86%) MS Office
2 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.57%) TCP/IP
2 10 (14.29%) DNS
3 9 (12.86%) VoIP
4 8 (11.43%) VPN
5 3 (4.29%) DHCP
5 3 (4.29%) ADSL
5 3 (4.29%) Firewall
6 2 (2.86%) Wireless
7 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.43%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.43%) WAN
7 1 (1.43%) LAN
7 1 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MSI
General
1 9 (12.86%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (7.14%) Finance
3 2 (2.86%) Publishing
3 2 (2.86%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 23 (32.86%) Analyst
3 14 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (18.57%) Support Analyst
5 12 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) IT Support
7 7 (10.00%) Service Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
9 5 (7.14%) Desktop Support
9 5 (7.14%) Technical Support
9 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (5.71%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (5.71%) Server Engineer
10 4 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Wintel Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.43%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.71%) iPhone
3 3 (4.29%) iPad
3 3 (4.29%) HP StorageWorks
4 2 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 20 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (18.57%) Windows 8
4 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.14%) Android
7 2 (2.86%) Linux
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (8.57%) ITIL
2 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (2.86%) Migration
4 1 (1.43%) Integration Testing
4 1 (1.43%) Information Security
4 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.43%) ERP
4 1 (1.43%) ITSM
4 1 (1.43%) Service Management
4 1 (1.43%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (1.43%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (1.43%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) MCP
1 4 (5.71%) MCSE
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (5.71%) MOS
1 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) MCITP
3 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (65.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) vSphere
2 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.43%) XenApp
3 1 (1.43%) XenServer
3 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.43%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.71%) Symantec
3 10 (14.29%) VMware
4 9 (12.86%) Altiris
5 7 (10.00%) Citrix
6 6 (8.57%) Google
7 2 (2.86%) Sage
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco
7 2 (2.86%) Avaya
7 2 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (1.43%) WatchGuard
8 1 (1.43%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.43%) Capita
8 1 (1.43%) Wyse
8 1 (1.43%) Dell
8 1 (1.43%) Epicor
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle
8 1 (1.43%) Mercator
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Austin Fraser
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