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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 63 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 26 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.98% 2.78% 5.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.60% 10.16% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 9 28
Median daily rate £170 £225 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £195 £170
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 4
Median hourly rate £30.91 £55.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.35% +247.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.74% +8.03%

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
106 256 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 14.87% 27.41% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 161 106
Median daily rate £475 £400 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +16.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £225 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 26 9
Median hourly rate £55.65 £29.45 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+88.96% +9.07%
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
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 20 January 2017, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 7 (41.18%) MS Office
4 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
5 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) SLA
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
6 4 (23.53%) LAN
6 4 (23.53%) Office 365
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
7 3 (17.65%) Network Management
7 3 (17.65%) WSUS
7 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
7 3 (17.65%) SCCM
7 3 (17.65%) HP
7 3 (17.65%) EMC
7 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
7 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) Documentum
7 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) Firewall
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle
8 2 (11.76%) SAP
8 2 (11.76%) Citrix
8 2 (11.76%) DHCP

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 (17.65%) Documentum
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Office
2 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) DHCP
3 2 (11.76%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) Skype
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) IT Support
2 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Support
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows 10
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
3 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Phone
5 1 (5.88%) Android
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL
1 3 (17.65%) Network Management
1 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
1 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Case Management
3 1 (5.88%) Contract Management
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
1 3 (17.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) EMC
2 3 (17.65%) HP
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) SAP
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy