The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 30 38 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 8 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 3.40% 2.68% 9.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 9.52% 42.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 21
Median daily rate £133 £373 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.42% +101.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £474 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £220
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Windows 7
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 84 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.38% 28.19% 22.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 38 48
Median daily rate £300 £363 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.24% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £473 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Median hourly rate £21.00 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Kent 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 Kent

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Kent region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Kent region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Rochester - 4 £166 -
Dartford - 1 £120 -
Maidstone - 1 £121 -
Tunbridge Wells - 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) Finance
4 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
4 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (25.00%) MS Office
5 5 (25.00%) LAN
5 5 (25.00%) WAN
5 5 (25.00%) SLA
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) Clustering
6 4 (20.00%) VMware
6 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
6 4 (20.00%) HP
6 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (20.00%) Citrix
6 4 (20.00%) SAN
6 4 (20.00%) Informatica
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (20.00%) IIS
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) Siebel
6 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (30.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
1 5 (25.00%) WAN
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) 3G
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) Intranet
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
1 4 (20.00%) QlikView
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Deployment Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Deployment Project Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Field Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Server Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Server Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
1 4 (20.00%) Wiki
2 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) AS400
3 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Management
3 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.00%) Line Management
3 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) HNC
2 1 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.00%) MCDST
2 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) DameWare
3 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) Informatica
2 4 (20.00%) IronPort
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle
2 4 (20.00%) Siebel
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Autodesk
3 2 (10.00%) Bloomberg
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (5.00%) Avaya
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Reuters
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase