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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 43 40 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 22 23 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.95% 3.06% 3.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.25% 13.29% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 9
Median daily rate £260 £175 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £123 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £316 £238
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 12
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £8.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £14.30 £16.29
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
166 173 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.22% 23.01% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 82 106
Median daily rate £325 £390 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £173 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 31
Median hourly rate £11.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.81% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £17.80 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 October 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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -4 7 £245 +100.00% 1
Royston - 3 - -
Stevenage +3 2 - -
Letchworth +2 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 2 £145 -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 14 (42.42%) MS Office
5 12 (36.36%) ITIL
6 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
6 10 (30.30%) SCCM
6 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (24.24%) Apple
7 8 (24.24%) MCP
7 8 (24.24%) Office 365
8 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
9 6 (18.18%) Java
10 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 5 (15.15%) MySQL
10 5 (15.15%) Cisco
10 5 (15.15%) IBM
10 5 (15.15%) HP
10 5 (15.15%) Degree
10 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
11 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
11 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (12.12%) WebEx
11 4 (12.12%) OneDrive
11 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
11 4 (12.12%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (12.12%) Local Government
11 4 (12.12%) Google
11 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (42.42%) MS Office
2 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.03%) PTC Creo
3 1 (3.03%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Office 365
2 4 (12.12%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco IOS
1 4 (12.12%) WebEx
2 3 (9.09%) Internet
2 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 2 (6.06%) Kerberos
3 2 (6.06%) SSL
3 2 (6.06%) VPN
3 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
4 1 (3.03%) DHCP
4 1 (3.03%) DNS
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security
4 1 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
4 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) MySQL
2 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.09%) OLTP
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (12.12%) Local Government
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Service Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support
4 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) IT Support
6 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Middleware
1 3 (9.09%) SAML
2 2 (6.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (12.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
2 3 (9.09%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.03%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.09%) Linux
5 3 (9.09%) Solaris
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.09%) Benchmarking
3 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (9.09%) High Availability
3 3 (9.09%) Network Architecture
3 3 (9.09%) Open Source
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.09%) Presales
3 3 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.09%) RAD
3 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 3 (9.09%) Validation
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) Data Analysis
4 2 (6.06%) Service Management
4 2 (6.06%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) C
3 2 (6.06%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) MCP
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) Degree
3 4 (12.12%) A+ Certification
3 4 (12.12%) MCSE
4 2 (6.06%) DBS Check
4 2 (6.06%) MCITP
4 2 (6.06%) MCTS
4 2 (6.06%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (30.30%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) OpenView
2 3 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (24.24%) Apple
3 5 (15.15%) Cisco
3 5 (15.15%) HP
3 5 (15.15%) IBM
4 4 (12.12%) Google
4 4 (12.12%) VMware
5 3 (9.09%) BMC
5 3 (9.09%) Oracle
5 3 (9.09%) Sun
6 2 (6.06%) Cognos
6 2 (6.06%) TIBCO
7 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.03%) Juniper
7 1 (3.03%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.03%) Veritas