The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South East region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 38 34 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 427 401 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.78% 4.78% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.78% 19.44% 14.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 186 92
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £426 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 99 88
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £25.00 £32.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2159 2063 2003
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.19% 24.57% 20.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1046 1031 820
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 271 291
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.25 £17.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.14% -3.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the South East region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the South East region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -10 87 £288 -11.53% 15
Surrey -1 78 £170 -50.00% 10
Berkshire -9 68 £338 +10.65% 17
Buckinghamshire -6 54 £300 -6.25% 3
Oxfordshire +6 41 £220 -20.00% 10
West Sussex +10 38 £135 -66.66% 4
East Sussex +3 33 £111 -47.38%
Kent +8 21 £175 -17.64% 6
Middlesex - 2 £220 -
Thames Valley - - - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

1 969 (100.00%) Windows
2 409 (42.21%) Active Directory
3 369 (38.08%) Microsoft
4 316 (32.61%) Windows XP
5 280 (28.90%) MS Office
6 210 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 201 (20.74%) MS Excel
8 164 (16.92%) Citrix
9 152 (15.69%) ITIL
10 145 (14.96%) MS Exchange
10 145 (14.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 145 (14.96%) SCCM
11 127 (13.11%) Migration
12 122 (12.59%) Windows 8
13 117 (12.07%) Security Cleared
14 99 (10.22%) VMware
15 87 (8.98%) Blackberry
16 76 (7.84%) SC Cleared
17 69 (7.12%) Microsoft App-V
18 63 (6.50%) Cisco
19 61 (6.30%) TCP/IP
20 60 (6.19%) VPN
21 58 (5.99%) HP
22 53 (5.47%) Finance
23 52 (5.37%) Firewall
23 52 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
24 51 (5.26%) LAN
25 50 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
25 50 (5.16%) Hyper-V
26 49 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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
1 145 (14.96%) MS Exchange
2 50 (5.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 31 (3.20%) SharePoint
4 29 (2.99%) IBM Notes
5 22 (2.27%) Lync
6 17 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
7 16 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (1.34%) Lotus Domino
9 11 (1.14%) IIS
10 8 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (0.72%) WorkSite
12 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.31%) Documentum
15 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.21%) CloudStack
16 1 (0.10%) ArchestrA
16 1 (0.10%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 280 (28.90%) MS Office
2 201 (20.74%) MS Excel
3 14 (1.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.14%) MS Project
5 8 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.52%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.52%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.41%) PaintShop Pro
8 1 (0.10%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.10%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.10%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.10%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.79%) Office 365
2 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.31%) SaaS
5 2 (0.21%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 61 (6.30%) TCP/IP
2 60 (6.19%) VPN
3 52 (5.37%) Firewall
4 51 (5.26%) LAN
5 46 (4.75%) WAN
6 41 (4.23%) DNS
7 36 (3.72%) DHCP
8 31 (3.20%) SAN
9 20 (2.06%) Internet
10 15 (1.55%) VoIP
11 12 (1.24%) IP Telephony
11 12 (1.24%) Wireless
12 9 (0.93%) ATM
13 7 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (0.62%) VLAN
15 5 (0.52%) NetScaler
15 5 (0.52%) NAS
15 5 (0.52%) MPLS
15 5 (0.52%) Broadband
16 4 (0.41%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (4.85%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (1.14%) MS Access
4 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.52%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.52%) Ingres
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.10%) IDOL
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 40 (4.13%) MSI
2 13 (1.34%) Wise Package Studio
3 11 (1.14%) InstallShield
4 7 (0.72%) AdminStudio
5 5 (0.52%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (0.41%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.31%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.31%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.21%) Subversion
8 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.10%) Trac
9 1 (0.10%) Moq
9 1 (0.10%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.10%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.10%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.10%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.10%) NUnit
General
1 53 (5.47%) Finance
2 16 (1.65%) Telecoms
3 15 (1.55%) Banking
4 14 (1.44%) Dutch Language
5 11 (1.14%) Law
5 11 (1.14%) Retail
6 10 (1.03%) Military
7 9 (0.93%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.83%) Local Government
8 8 (0.83%) Legal
9 4 (0.41%) Electronics
9 4 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.31%) Back Office
10 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.31%) Games
10 3 (0.31%) Marketing
10 3 (0.31%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.31%) French Language
11 2 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.10%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 195 (20.12%) Analyst
2 122 (12.59%) Support Engineer
3 111 (11.46%) Desktop Support
4 91 (9.39%) Support Analyst
5 88 (9.08%) 2nd Line Support
6 76 (7.84%) Desktop Engineer
7 61 (6.30%) Service Analyst
7 61 (6.30%) Service Desk Analyst
7 61 (6.30%) Rollout Engineer
8 59 (6.09%) Project Manager
9 58 (5.99%) 1st Line Support
10 42 (4.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 38 (3.92%) Deployment Engineer
12 34 (3.51%) Help Desk Support
13 32 (3.30%) Applications Packager
13 32 (3.30%) Help Desk Analyst
14 29 (2.99%) Desktop Analyst
14 29 (2.99%) IT Support
15 28 (2.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 27 (2.79%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (4.54%) Application Packaging
2 11 (1.14%) WSH
2 11 (1.14%) XML
3 8 (0.83%) HTML
4 7 (0.72%) CSS
4 7 (0.72%) Flash
4 7 (0.72%) Software Packaging
5 6 (0.62%) JSP
5 6 (0.62%) Web Services
6 5 (0.52%) AngularJS
6 5 (0.52%) .NET
7 4 (0.41%) WAP
7 4 (0.41%) WebSockets
8 3 (0.31%) SOAP
9 2 (0.21%) Ajax
10 1 (0.10%) StructureMap
10 1 (0.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.10%) OLE
10 1 (0.10%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.98%) Blackberry
2 17 (1.75%) iPhone
3 15 (1.55%) iPad
4 14 (1.44%) Management Information System
5 13 (1.34%) Thin Client
5 13 (1.34%) Fat Client
5 13 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
6 12 (1.24%) Replication
7 11 (1.14%) NHS
8 9 (0.93%) EPoS
8 9 (0.93%) E-Learning
9 7 (0.72%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.72%) Clustering
10 5 (0.52%) SCORM
11 4 (0.41%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.31%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.31%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.31%) Handset
12 3 (0.31%) EFT
12 3 (0.31%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 969 (100.00%) Windows
2 316 (32.61%) Windows XP
3 210 (21.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 145 (14.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 122 (12.59%) Windows 8
6 52 (5.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 38 (3.92%) Windows Vista
8 33 (3.41%) UNIX
9 21 (2.17%) Linux
10 18 (1.86%) Solaris
11 16 (1.65%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.14%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.93%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.62%) Android
14 6 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.41%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.31%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.21%) AIX
18 1 (0.10%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (15.69%) ITIL
2 127 (13.11%) Migration
3 34 (3.51%) Project Management
4 27 (2.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (2.27%) PRINCE2
5 22 (2.27%) Service Management
5 22 (2.27%) Incident Management
6 19 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (1.75%) Data Security
8 16 (1.65%) Project Planning
8 16 (1.65%) Service Delivery
9 14 (1.44%) ITSM
10 12 (1.24%) Mobile Device Management
11 11 (1.14%) Data Protection
12 10 (1.03%) Asset Management
12 10 (1.03%) Time Management
12 10 (1.03%) Security Management
13 9 (0.93%) Disaster Recovery
13 9 (0.93%) Logistics
14 8 (0.83%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 49 (5.06%) PowerShell
2 38 (3.92%) SQL
3 37 (3.82%) VB
4 24 (2.48%) VBScript
5 16 (1.65%) JavaScript
6 9 (0.93%) C
7 8 (0.83%) VBA
7 8 (0.83%) Shell Script
8 7 (0.72%) Java
8 7 (0.72%) C#
9 5 (0.52%) ActionScript 2.0
9 5 (0.52%) ActionScript
10 4 (0.41%) VB6
10 4 (0.41%) Python
10 4 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.31%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.31%) C++
11 3 (0.31%) Korn
12 1 (0.10%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.10%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 117 (12.07%) Security Cleared
2 76 (7.84%) SC Cleared
3 44 (4.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (3.72%) DV Cleared
5 20 (2.06%) MCSE
5 20 (2.06%) MCP
6 17 (1.75%) Degree
7 12 (1.24%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (1.03%) MCSA
8 10 (1.03%) ISEB
9 9 (0.93%) MCDST
10 8 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.72%) CCNA
12 6 (0.62%) MCITP
13 5 (0.52%) A+ Certification
13 5 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (0.52%) ISTQB
13 5 (0.52%) MCTS
14 3 (0.31%) CCNP
14 3 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (4.44%) SLA
2 12 (1.24%) QA
3 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 409 (42.21%) Active Directory
2 69 (7.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 50 (5.16%) Hyper-V
4 49 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
5 42 (4.33%) XenApp
6 24 (2.48%) Terminal Services
6 24 (2.48%) XenDesktop
7 18 (1.86%) vSphere
8 11 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (0.41%) NLBS
9 4 (0.41%) Xen
9 4 (0.41%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.41%) XenServer
10 3 (0.31%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.31%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.10%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 145 (14.96%) SCCM
2 20 (2.06%) McAfee ePO
2 20 (2.06%) SCOM
3 17 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
4 16 (1.65%) WSUS
5 15 (1.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 12 (1.24%) Backup Exec
7 11 (1.14%) SCDPM
8 10 (1.03%) SCVMM
9 9 (0.93%) WMI
10 7 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 6 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.62%) AppDNA
12 3 (0.31%) WhatsUp Gold
12 3 (0.31%) Sysprep
12 3 (0.31%) MOM
13 2 (0.21%) NetBackup
13 2 (0.21%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.21%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 369 (38.08%) Microsoft
2 164 (16.92%) Citrix
3 99 (10.22%) VMware
4 63 (6.50%) Cisco
5 58 (5.99%) HP
6 41 (4.23%) Symantec
7 37 (3.82%) Apple
8 33 (3.41%) AppSense
8 33 (3.41%) McAfee
9 31 (3.20%) Lotus
10 24 (2.48%) Dell
11 21 (2.17%) Lumension
12 16 (1.65%) Oracle
12 16 (1.65%) Veeam
13 15 (1.55%) Remedy
14 14 (1.44%) Sophos
15 12 (1.24%) ServiceNow
16 11 (1.14%) Altiris
17 10 (1.03%) Becrypt
17 10 (1.03%) LANDesk
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