The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 46 22 30
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 65 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.00% 6.65% 4.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 25.90% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 32 23
Median daily rate £160 £417 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.63% +39.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £177 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £498 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £215
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -6.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 23 13
Median hourly rate - £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.13 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.13% +0.83%
Windows 7
Berkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
135 251 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 17.98% 25.66% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 149 95
Median daily rate £375 £417 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £238 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 29 21
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.83% +23.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading 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 Reading

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 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 Reading region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
3 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
4 19 (65.52%) MS Office
5 13 (44.83%) SCCM
6 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
7 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
7 9 (31.03%) SLA
8 8 (27.59%) HP
8 8 (27.59%) ITIL
8 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (24.14%) Citrix
10 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
10 5 (17.24%) Data Privacy
10 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
10 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
10 5 (17.24%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
11 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
11 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
11 3 (10.34%) Documentum
11 3 (10.34%) EMC
11 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
11 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
11 3 (10.34%) Remedy
11 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
11 3 (10.34%) WSUS
11 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
11 3 (10.34%) Network Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (10.34%) Documentum
1 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (65.52%) MS Office
2 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
3 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Internet
1 1 (3.45%) LAN
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
1 1 (3.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Legal
3 1 (3.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Support Engineer
2 9 (31.03%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Desktop Support
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Support Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (24.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (24.14%) Analyst
5 6 (20.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (20.69%) IT Support
6 5 (17.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (17.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (17.24%) Support Analyst
7 4 (13.79%) IT Analyst
7 4 (13.79%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
4 5 (17.24%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.90%) Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (6.90%) Unix
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 5 (17.24%) Data Privacy
3 3 (10.34%) Network Management
3 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Application Discovery
5 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) WSUS
3 2 (6.90%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.45%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) HP
3 7 (24.14%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) EMC
4 3 (10.34%) Remedy
5 2 (6.90%) Altiris
5 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.90%) Veritas
6 1 (3.45%) Lumension