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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 57 8 37
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +29
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 14 83 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.61% 9.76% 4.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.92% 36.56% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 35 15
Median daily rate £148 £417 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-64.62% +39.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £137 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £440 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £190 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 33 9
Median hourly rate - £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +30.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.23 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% -
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
157 227 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 18.03% 26.71% 26.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 112 102
Median daily rate £375 £417 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +19.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £263 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 37 15
Median hourly rate £24.06 £21.55 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.64% +30.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £24.12 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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 June 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (62.00%) Active Directory
3 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
4 22 (44.00%) Windows Server
5 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (32.00%) SLA
6 16 (32.00%) Remedy
7 14 (28.00%) MS Office
7 14 (28.00%) ITIL
8 13 (26.00%) Linux
8 13 (26.00%) Incident Management
8 13 (26.00%) SCCM
9 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (20.00%) Windows 8
11 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
11 9 (18.00%) Unix
12 8 (16.00%) .NET
13 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
13 7 (14.00%) Windows XP
13 7 (14.00%) Citrix
14 5 (10.00%) Blackberry
14 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
14 5 (10.00%) C++
14 5 (10.00%) ATL
14 5 (10.00%) Xcode
14 5 (10.00%) Objective-C
14 5 (10.00%) Finance
14 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
14 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (10.00%) POCO

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 2 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (28.00%) MS Office
2 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) DHCP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) IPX
2 1 (2.00%) LAN
2 1 (2.00%) Skype
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) VPN
2 1 (2.00%) WAN
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Xcode
2 1 (2.00%) MSI
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Support Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Windows Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Windows Support Engineer
3 11 (22.00%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Desktop Support
5 9 (18.00%) Analyst
6 8 (16.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) Junior
6 8 (16.00%) Junior Linux Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) Linux Support
6 8 (16.00%) Linux Support Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) C++ Developer
7 5 (10.00%) Developer
7 5 (10.00%) IT Support
7 5 (10.00%) Junior Support Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) .NET
2 5 (10.00%) ATL
2 5 (10.00%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (26.00%) Linux
5 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (20.00%) Windows 8
7 9 (18.00%) Unix
8 7 (14.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (6.00%) Windows 10
10 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 13 (26.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.00%) Migration
4 2 (4.00%) Application Discovery
4 2 (4.00%) Data Privacy
5 1 (2.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) C++
1 5 (10.00%) Objective-C
2 3 (6.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) DBS Check
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (32.00%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (62.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) Remedy
3 7 (14.00%) Citrix
4 2 (4.00%) HP
5 1 (2.00%) Altiris
5 1 (2.00%) Lotus
5 1 (2.00%) Lumension
5 1 (2.00%) Polycom
5 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.00%) Veritas
5 1 (2.00%) VMware
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