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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 21 28 51
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +23
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 66 42 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.57% 4.87% 2.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.98% 20.19% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 23 10
Average daily rate
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£417 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 13 14
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £14.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% +17.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.70 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £19.50 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
- +7.64%
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
254 208 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.30% 24.10% 26.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 93 124
Average daily rate £420 £325 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -17.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 21 25
Average hourly rate £21.55 £17.50 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.14% -5.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.90 £20.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (65.13%) Security Cleared
3 98 (64.47%) Microsoft
4 87 (57.24%) Active Directory
5 75 (49.34%) DV Cleared
6 50 (32.89%) SCCM
7 49 (32.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 34 (22.37%) MS Office
9 33 (21.71%) MS Excel
10 32 (21.05%) Windows XP
11 30 (19.74%) SC Cleared
12 28 (18.42%) C#
12 28 (18.42%) .NET
13 24 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (15.13%) ITIL
15 21 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
16 18 (11.84%) MCSE
16 18 (11.84%) HP
17 17 (11.18%) Citrix
18 16 (10.53%) Configuration Management
18 16 (10.53%) SLA
18 16 (10.53%) MCP
19 14 (9.21%) MS Visio
19 14 (9.21%) Symantec
19 14 (9.21%) Migration
20 13 (8.55%) MSI
20 13 (8.55%) Windows 8
21 12 (7.89%) Application Packaging
22 10 (6.58%) Finance
22 10 (6.58%) Linux

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (5.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.66%) Lync
4 1 (0.66%) IIS
4 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 34 (22.37%) MS Office
2 33 (21.71%) MS Excel
3 14 (9.21%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.95%) TCP/IP
1 6 (3.95%) Firewall
2 5 (3.29%) DHCP
3 4 (2.63%) DNS
3 4 (2.63%) Internet
4 2 (1.32%) WAN
5 1 (0.66%) Wireless
5 1 (0.66%) SAN
5 1 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.32%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.66%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (8.55%) MSI
2 3 (1.97%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 10 (6.58%) Finance
2 4 (2.63%) Banking
3 2 (1.32%) Law
4 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 41 (26.97%) Applications Packager
2 27 (17.76%) Support Engineer
3 21 (13.82%) Rollout Engineer
4 19 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 18 (11.84%) Analyst
6 16 (10.53%) Desktop Support
6 16 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (7.24%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (4.61%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (4.61%) Desktop Analyst
8 7 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (4.61%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.29%) Support Analyst
9 5 (3.29%) Build Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (2.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 3 (1.97%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 3 (1.97%) Team Leader
11 3 (1.97%) 1st Line Support
11 3 (1.97%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.42%) .NET
2 12 (7.89%) Application Packaging
3 2 (1.32%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.95%) Client/Server
3 5 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.32%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 152 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (21.05%) Windows XP
3 21 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (8.55%) Windows 8
5 10 (6.58%) Linux
6 6 (3.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.29%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (3.29%) Windows 2000
8 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.66%) CentOS
9 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.66%) Fedora
9 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.13%) ITIL
2 16 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 14 (9.21%) Migration
4 10 (6.58%) Application Discovery
5 5 (3.29%) Validation
5 5 (3.29%) Project Management
6 4 (2.63%) Service Delivery
7 3 (1.97%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (1.32%) Business Analysis
8 2 (1.32%) Requirements Management
8 2 (1.32%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (1.32%) Problem Management
8 2 (1.32%) Transition Management
8 2 (1.32%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 1 (0.66%) Patch Management
9 1 (0.66%) Office Automation
9 1 (0.66%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (0.66%) Software Delivery
9 1 (0.66%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (18.42%) C#
2 6 (3.95%) SQL
3 3 (1.97%) VB
4 2 (1.32%) VBScript
5 1 (0.66%) VBA
5 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 99 (65.13%) Security Cleared
2 75 (49.34%) DV Cleared
3 30 (19.74%) SC Cleared
4 24 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (11.84%) MCSE
6 16 (10.53%) MCP
7 6 (3.95%) MCTS
8 4 (2.63%) Degree
9 3 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.97%) MCITP
10 2 (1.32%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.66%) MCDST
11 1 (0.66%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.53%) SLA
2 5 (3.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (57.24%) Active Directory
2 49 (32.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (3.29%) Hyper-V
3 5 (3.29%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.32%) XenApp
5 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.66%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 50 (32.89%) SCCM
2 3 (1.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (0.66%) WMI
3 1 (0.66%) SCOM
3 1 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 98 (64.47%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.84%) HP
3 17 (11.18%) Citrix
4 14 (9.21%) Symantec
5 8 (5.26%) VMware
6 7 (4.61%) AppSense
7 3 (1.97%) Remedy
8 2 (1.32%) Sophos
8 2 (1.32%) Dell
8 2 (1.32%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.32%) Lumension
9 1 (0.66%) Lotus
9 1 (0.66%) Apple
9 1 (0.66%) LANDesk
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