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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 48 12 39
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +27
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 80 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.17% 8.55% 3.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 35.40% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 43 14
Median daily rate £145 £375 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +1.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £164 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 27 10
Median hourly rate - £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
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
153 226 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.49% 24.15% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 133 89
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £223 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 33 15
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 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 23 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
5 21 (45.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (39.13%) SLA
7 17 (36.96%) ITIL
8 16 (34.78%) MS Office
9 15 (32.61%) Remedy
10 14 (30.43%) Linux
11 12 (26.09%) Incident Management
11 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
12 10 (21.74%) Windows 8
12 10 (21.74%) SCCM
12 10 (21.74%) Unix
13 8 (17.39%) Citrix
13 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
14 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (10.87%) Data Privacy
14 5 (10.87%) Finance
14 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
14 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
14 5 (10.87%) HP
15 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
15 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (6.52%) XenApp
16 3 (6.52%) POCO
16 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
16 3 (6.52%) Migration
16 3 (6.52%) Xcode

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 1 (2.17%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Office
2 8 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (2.17%) IPX
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) Skype
2 1 (2.17%) VPN
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Xcode
2 1 (2.17%) MSI
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Support Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Windows Engineer
2 15 (32.61%) Windows Support Engineer
3 12 (26.09%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (21.74%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (19.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (19.57%) Analyst
5 9 (19.57%) Desktop Support
5 9 (19.57%) Linux Support
5 9 (19.57%) Linux Support Engineer
6 8 (17.39%) Junior
6 8 (17.39%) Junior Linux Engineer
7 7 (15.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (13.04%) IT Support
9 5 (10.87%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 5 (10.87%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (10.87%) Junior Support Engineer
9 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
1 3 (6.52%) ATL
1 3 (6.52%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 21 (45.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (30.43%) Linux
5 12 (26.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (21.74%) Unix
6 10 (21.74%) Windows 8
7 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.52%) Windows 10
9 2 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) ITIL
2 12 (26.09%) Incident Management
3 5 (10.87%) Data Privacy
4 3 (6.52%) Migration
5 2 (4.35%) Application Discovery
6 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) C++
1 3 (6.52%) Objective-C
2 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (39.13%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) XenApp
3 1 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (21.74%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (32.61%) Remedy
3 8 (17.39%) Citrix
4 5 (10.87%) HP
5 2 (4.35%) Altiris
5 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.35%) Veritas
6 1 (2.17%) Lotus
6 1 (2.17%) Lumension
6 1 (2.17%) Polycom
Reading, Berkshire
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