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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 44 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 13 18 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.82% 2.79% 3.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.74% 10.00% 16.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 17
Average daily rate £153 £148 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.38% -15.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £138 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £158 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £212 £223 £213
% change year-on-year
-4.71% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 3
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.85 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +18.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -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
121 180 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.90% 27.86% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 79 55
Average daily rate £400 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £220 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 9
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.85 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £9.25 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £18.50 £24.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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
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 29 April 2016.

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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £190 -
Stevenage -3 2 - -
Welwyn Garden City -6 2 - -
Watford +5 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 £153 -
Royston - 1 - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 13 (28.89%) MS Office
5 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
7 7 (15.56%) Windows 8
7 7 (15.56%) Apple
7 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
8 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
8 6 (13.33%) Office 365
8 6 (13.33%) iPhone
9 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (11.11%) ITIL
9 5 (11.11%) LAN
10 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (8.89%) Symantec
10 4 (8.89%) SCCM
10 4 (8.89%) Local Government
10 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
11 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
11 3 (6.67%) Finance
11 3 (6.67%) MPLS
11 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
11 3 (6.67%) Service Management
11 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
11 3 (6.67%) Firewall
11 3 (6.67%) WAN
11 3 (6.67%) VPN
11 3 (6.67%) Avaya

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Office
2 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.44%) AutoCAD
4 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (6.67%) Firewall
3 3 (6.67%) MPLS
3 3 (6.67%) VPN
3 3 (6.67%) WAN
4 2 (4.44%) SpaceWire
5 1 (2.22%) DNS
5 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Bugzilla
1 2 (4.44%) ClearCase
1 2 (4.44%) ClearQuest
General
1 4 (8.89%) Local Government
2 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Automotive
3 2 (4.44%) Avionics
4 1 (2.22%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Support Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Desktop Support
3 10 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (17.78%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (15.56%) IT Support
5 7 (15.56%) Windows Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Windows Deployment Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Support
8 4 (8.89%) Windows Support Engineer
9 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
9 3 (6.67%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) iPhone
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (4.44%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.44%) Thin Client
5 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.56%) Windows 8
5 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (6.67%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.44%) Linux
8 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.11%) ITIL
2 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (6.67%) Service Management
3 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
3 2 (4.44%) UML
3 2 (4.44%) Validation
4 1 (2.22%) Change Management
4 1 (2.22%) CMMI
4 1 (2.22%) CRM
4 1 (2.22%) ERP
4 1 (2.22%) IT Audit
4 1 (2.22%) ITSM
4 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.22%) Project Management
4 1 (2.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) Java
2 2 (4.44%) ANSI C
2 2 (4.44%) C
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.44%) DBS Check
1 2 (4.44%) Degree
1 2 (4.44%) MCP
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.22%) MCDST
2 1 (2.22%) MCSA
2 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) ECSS
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) Cygwin
3 1 (2.22%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) SCCM
2 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.56%) Apple
3 4 (8.89%) Symantec
4 3 (6.67%) Avaya
4 3 (6.67%) Citrix
5 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.44%) Remedy
5 2 (4.44%) Sun
6 1 (2.22%) Dell
6 1 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) Wyse