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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 43 25 23
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 62 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.70% 6.04% 6.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.57% 26.84% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 33 28
Median daily rate £210 £417 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-49.64% +39.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £175 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £495 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 19 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.54% +81.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
140 231 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.83% 22.51% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 142 100
Median daily rate £388 £417 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.07% +28.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £202 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 22 22
Median hourly rate £43.28 £30.90 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.06% +81.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
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 September 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) MS Office
3 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
4 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
5 11 (42.31%) SLA
5 11 (42.31%) SCCM
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
7 8 (30.77%) ITIL
7 8 (30.77%) HP
7 8 (30.77%) Citrix
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
10 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
10 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
10 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
10 5 (19.23%) Data Privacy
11 4 (15.38%) Finance
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (11.54%) EMC
12 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
12 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
12 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
12 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
12 3 (11.54%) Documentum
12 3 (11.54%) LAN
12 3 (11.54%) VPN
12 3 (11.54%) WSUS
12 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
12 3 (11.54%) Network Management
12 3 (11.54%) Office 365

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 (11.54%) Documentum
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (69.23%) MS Office
2 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (11.54%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) LAN
1 3 (11.54%) VPN
2 2 (7.69%) Skype
3 1 (3.85%) Firewall
3 1 (3.85%) Internet
3 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (65.38%) Support Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Desktop Support
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Support Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Analyst
6 4 (15.38%) IT Support
6 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
7 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Rollout Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
5 3 (11.54%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Unix
6 2 (7.69%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.85%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Data Privacy
3 3 (11.54%) Network Management
3 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Application Discovery
4 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) DV Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (42.31%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) SCCM
2 3 (11.54%) WSUS
3 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Citrix
2 8 (30.77%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) EMC
4 2 (7.69%) Altiris
4 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.69%) Remedy
4 2 (7.69%) SAP
4 2 (7.69%) Veritas
5 1 (3.85%) Lumension