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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 52 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 24 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.44% 5.59% 4.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.13% 24.50% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 13
Average daily rate £225 £204 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -21.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £114 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £430 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 12
Average hourly rate £55.55 £16.00 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+247.18% +1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £14.15 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.89 £20.30 £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
263 200 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.70% 22.83% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 107 85
Average daily rate £380 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 14
Average hourly rate £50.28 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.83% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 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
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 11 February 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (64.20%) Active Directory
3 51 (62.96%) Microsoft
4 43 (53.09%) Security Cleared
5 41 (50.62%) DV Cleared
6 28 (34.57%) SCCM
7 21 (25.93%) Windows XP
8 19 (23.46%) SLA
8 19 (23.46%) .NET
9 18 (22.22%) HP
10 17 (20.99%) Microsoft App-V
11 16 (19.75%) C#
11 16 (19.75%) ITIL
12 14 (17.28%) Windows Server
13 12 (14.81%) MCSE
13 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (13.58%) Remedy
15 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
15 10 (12.35%) MS Office
16 9 (11.11%) Citrix
17 8 (9.88%) Incident Management
17 8 (9.88%) Windows 8
17 8 (9.88%) MS Visio
17 8 (9.88%) MCP
17 8 (9.88%) Configuration Management
18 7 (8.64%) Linux
18 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
19 6 (7.41%) Finance
19 6 (7.41%) DNS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 3 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
1 10 (12.35%) MS Office
2 8 (9.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.41%) DNS
2 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.70%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.47%) DHCP
4 2 (2.47%) VoIP
5 1 (1.23%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.23%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.23%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) InstallShield
1 3 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
2 4 (4.94%) Banking
3 1 (1.23%) Back Office
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (38.27%) Support Engineer
2 18 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 16 (19.75%) Applications Packager
3 16 (19.75%) DV Cleared Application Packager
3 16 (19.75%) Windows Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Service Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (11.11%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) 1st Line Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (9.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) Service Desk Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) Service Desk Support
7 8 (9.88%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 8 (9.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.46%) .NET
2 3 (3.70%) ATL
2 3 (3.70%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
2 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (25.93%) Windows XP
3 14 (17.28%) Windows Server
4 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.88%) Windows 8
6 7 (8.64%) Linux
6 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (6.17%) Unix
8 4 (4.94%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.23%) Android
10 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.75%) ITIL
2 8 (9.88%) Configuration Management
2 8 (9.88%) Incident Management
3 3 (3.70%) Migration
3 3 (3.70%) Software Distribution
4 1 (1.23%) E-Commerce
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL V3
4 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.23%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.75%) C#
2 3 (3.70%) C++
2 3 (3.70%) Objective-C
3 2 (2.47%) C
4 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (53.09%) Security Cleared
2 41 (50.62%) DV Cleared
3 12 (14.81%) MCSE
3 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (9.88%) MCP
5 4 (4.94%) CCNA
5 4 (4.94%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.94%) DBS Check
5 4 (4.94%) HNC
5 4 (4.94%) RHCSA
6 1 (1.23%) Degree
6 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.46%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (64.20%) Active Directory
2 17 (20.99%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (6.17%) XenApp
4 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 28 (34.57%) SCCM
2 4 (4.94%) Nagios
2 4 (4.94%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 51 (62.96%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.22%) HP
3 11 (13.58%) Remedy
4 9 (11.11%) Citrix
5 5 (6.17%) VMware
6 4 (4.94%) Altiris
7 1 (1.23%) Apple
7 1 (1.23%) AppSense
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco
7 1 (1.23%) Sophos
7 1 (1.23%) Symantec
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