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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 13 35 47
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 80 33 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.62% 3.66% 3.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.09% 14.73% 12.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 14 17
Average daily rate
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£369 £369 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +110.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £290 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 10 8
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.07 £14.12
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.24% +20.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £16.20 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £17.75 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £14.72 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.60% +1.51%
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
228 224 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.57% 24.86% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 91 107
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £258 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 15 21
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £20.00 £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Windows
2 110 (64.33%) Microsoft
2 110 (64.33%) Security Cleared
3 94 (54.97%) Active Directory
4 84 (49.12%) DV Cleared
5 56 (32.75%) SCCM
6 49 (28.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 40 (23.39%) MS Office
8 39 (22.81%) MS Excel
9 34 (19.88%) SC Cleared
10 33 (19.30%) Windows XP
11 30 (17.54%) C#
11 30 (17.54%) .NET
12 26 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 24 (14.04%) ITIL
14 21 (12.28%) HP
15 20 (11.70%) MCSE
15 20 (11.70%) SLA
15 20 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (10.53%) Configuration Management
16 18 (10.53%) MCP
16 18 (10.53%) Migration
17 17 (9.94%) Citrix
17 17 (9.94%) Windows 8
18 15 (8.77%) Symantec
18 15 (8.77%) MS Visio
19 14 (8.19%) Linux
20 13 (7.60%) MSI
20 13 (7.60%) Application Packaging
21 11 (6.43%) Application Discovery

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 10 (5.85%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.58%) Lync
4 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.58%) IIS
4 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (23.39%) MS Office
2 39 (22.81%) MS Excel
3 15 (8.77%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.68%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.51%) DNS
2 6 (3.51%) Firewall
3 4 (2.34%) DHCP
4 3 (1.75%) Internet
5 2 (1.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.17%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.58%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (7.60%) MSI
2 3 (1.75%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (1.17%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.17%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.58%) StarTeam
General
1 7 (4.09%) Finance
2 2 (1.17%) Law
2 2 (1.17%) Banking
3 1 (0.58%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 43 (25.15%) Applications Packager
2 27 (15.79%) Support Engineer
3 22 (12.87%) Analyst
3 22 (12.87%) Rollout Engineer
4 21 (12.28%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (9.36%) Desktop Engineer
5 16 (9.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 13 (7.60%) Desktop Support
7 9 (5.26%) Service Analyst
7 9 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
8 8 (4.68%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (3.51%) Build Engineer
9 6 (3.51%) Project Manager
10 5 (2.92%) Support Analyst
10 5 (2.92%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (2.92%) Team Leader
11 4 (2.34%) Delivery Manager
11 4 (2.34%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 4 (2.34%) 1st Line Support
12 3 (1.75%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.54%) .NET
2 13 (7.60%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.17%) WSH
4 1 (0.58%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.51%) Client/Server
1 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.92%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.58%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 171 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (19.30%) Windows XP
3 20 (11.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (9.94%) Windows 8
5 14 (8.19%) Linux
6 8 (4.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.92%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (2.92%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.17%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.58%) CentOS
10 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.58%) Fedora
10 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (14.04%) ITIL
2 18 (10.53%) Configuration Management
2 18 (10.53%) Migration
3 11 (6.43%) Application Discovery
4 5 (2.92%) Validation
4 5 (2.92%) Project Management
5 4 (2.34%) PRINCE2
5 4 (2.34%) Service Delivery
6 3 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (1.75%) Transition Management
7 2 (1.17%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (1.17%) Change Management
7 2 (1.17%) Business Analysis
7 2 (1.17%) Requirements Management
7 2 (1.17%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (1.17%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.58%) Release Management
8 1 (0.58%) Compatibility Testing
8 1 (0.58%) Data Migration
8 1 (0.58%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.54%) C#
2 7 (4.09%) SQL
3 4 (2.34%) VB
4 3 (1.75%) VBScript
5 2 (1.17%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.58%) C
6 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 110 (64.33%) Security Cleared
2 84 (49.12%) DV Cleared
3 34 (19.88%) SC Cleared
4 26 (15.20%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (11.70%) MCSE
6 18 (10.53%) MCP
7 6 (3.51%) MCTS
8 4 (2.34%) Degree
9 3 (1.75%) MCITP
10 2 (1.17%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.17%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (1.17%) MCSD
10 2 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.58%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.70%) SLA
2 5 (2.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 94 (54.97%) Active Directory
2 49 (28.65%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (3.51%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.34%) XenApp
4 4 (2.34%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.58%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.58%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 56 (32.75%) SCCM
2 4 (2.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.17%) SCOM
3 2 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.58%) SCDPM
4 1 (0.58%) WMI
4 1 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 110 (64.33%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.28%) HP
3 17 (9.94%) Citrix
4 15 (8.77%) Symantec
5 6 (3.51%) VMware
6 5 (2.92%) AppSense
7 3 (1.75%) Lumension
8 2 (1.17%) Sophos
8 2 (1.17%) Remedy
8 2 (1.17%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.17%) Dell
9 1 (0.58%) Lotus
9 1 (0.58%) Borland
9 1 (0.58%) Oracle
9 1 (0.58%) McAfee
9 1 (0.58%) LANDesk
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