The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 30 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 89 41 31
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 220 431 482
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.41% 4.61% 5.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.98% 18.38% 20.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 180 220
Median daily rate £250 £275 £214
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £121 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £417 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £188 £200
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 115 94
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £21.55 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.27 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.60% -3.33%
Windows 7
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2205 2345 2308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.13% 25.08% 25.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1298 1221 1139
Median daily rate £388 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 224 224
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 30 May 2016.

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 30 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -15 49 £238 +37.68% 9
Berkshire -59 38 £148 -59.45% 7
Hampshire -47 35 £244 -31.09% 13
West Sussex -11 32 £325 +68.83% 3
Oxfordshire -11 31 £150 -6.25% 3
East Sussex -1 13 £225 +20.00%
Kent -6 11 £328 +107.93% 2
Buckinghamshire -14 11 £300 +20.00% 8
M4 Corridor - 1 £130 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 466 (100.00%) Windows
2 292 (62.66%) Active Directory
3 204 (43.78%) Microsoft
4 149 (31.97%) MS Office
5 116 (24.89%) SCCM
6 113 (24.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 112 (24.03%) Windows Server
8 93 (19.96%) ITIL
9 79 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 74 (15.88%) Windows XP
10 74 (15.88%) VMware
11 73 (15.67%) MS Exchange
12 72 (15.45%) Citrix
13 69 (14.81%) Windows 8
14 68 (14.59%) MS Excel
15 56 (12.02%) Security Cleared
15 56 (12.02%) PowerShell
15 56 (12.02%) Windows 10
16 50 (10.73%) LAN
17 49 (10.52%) Finance
18 48 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
19 46 (9.87%) Windows Server 2003
19 46 (9.87%) WAN
20 45 (9.66%) SQL
21 41 (8.80%) Incident Management
22 40 (8.58%) Migration
22 40 (8.58%) Microsoft Certification
23 39 (8.37%) HP
24 38 (8.15%) Blackberry
24 38 (8.15%) Oracle

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 73 (15.67%) MS Exchange
2 28 (6.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (3.65%) SharePoint
4 13 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (2.79%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (1.93%) IIS
7 8 (1.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (1.72%) IBM Notes
7 8 (1.72%) Live Communications Server
8 6 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.86%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.64%) SAS
11 2 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.21%) Apache
12 1 (0.21%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.21%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.21%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 149 (31.97%) MS Office
2 68 (14.59%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.07%) MS Project
4 3 (0.64%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.43%) Primavera
1 2 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.21%) BusinessWare
2 1 (0.21%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.21%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.15%) Office 365
2 15 (3.22%) Mimecast
3 3 (0.64%) IaaS
3 3 (0.64%) OneDrive
3 3 (0.64%) PaaS
3 3 (0.64%) SaaS
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (10.73%) LAN
2 46 (9.87%) WAN
3 36 (7.73%) TCP/IP
4 35 (7.51%) DNS
5 34 (7.30%) DHCP
6 27 (5.79%) Firewall
7 22 (4.72%) VPN
8 21 (4.51%) SAN
9 19 (4.08%) Wireless
10 14 (3.00%) ATM
11 11 (2.36%) Internet
12 9 (1.93%) VoIP
13 8 (1.72%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (1.07%) Ethernet
14 5 (1.07%) IP Telephony
15 3 (0.64%) 3G
15 3 (0.64%) Broadband
15 3 (0.64%) NetScaler
15 3 (0.64%) Skype
15 3 (0.64%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.72%) MS Access
4 7 (1.50%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.86%) QlikView
7 3 (0.64%) MySQL
7 3 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.43%) Apache Hive
8 2 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.43%) DB2
8 2 (0.43%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.21%) DB2 UDB
9 1 (0.21%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.21%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.21%) PowerCenter
9 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.72%) MSI
2 7 (1.50%) StarTeam
3 6 (1.29%) Xcode
4 2 (0.43%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.43%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.43%) JIRA
4 2 (0.43%) Yeoman
5 1 (0.21%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.21%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.21%) git-flow
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (10.52%) Finance
2 14 (3.00%) Legal
3 9 (1.93%) Banking
4 8 (1.72%) Back Office
5 4 (0.86%) Retail
6 3 (0.64%) Advertising
6 3 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.64%) Marketing
6 3 (0.64%) Publishing
6 3 (0.64%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.43%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.43%) Law
7 2 (0.43%) Military
8 1 (0.21%) Electronics
8 1 (0.21%) Front Office
8 1 (0.21%) Local Government
8 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 130 (27.90%) Analyst
2 108 (23.18%) Support Engineer
3 68 (14.59%) Desktop Support
4 59 (12.66%) 2nd Line Support
4 59 (12.66%) Support Analyst
5 57 (12.23%) Desktop Engineer
6 52 (11.16%) Service Analyst
7 50 (10.73%) Service Desk Analyst
8 48 (10.30%) IT Support
9 47 (10.09%) Windows Engineer
10 42 (9.01%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 39 (8.37%) 1st Line Support
12 37 (7.94%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 30 (6.44%) IT Analyst
13 30 (6.44%) Windows Support Engineer
14 27 (5.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 27 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support
15 23 (4.94%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 22 (4.72%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
17 20 (4.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.43%) .NET
2 6 (1.29%) ATL
2 6 (1.29%) POCO
3 4 (0.86%) Web Services
4 3 (0.64%) .NET Framework
4 3 (0.64%) CSS
4 3 (0.64%) HTML
4 3 (0.64%) XML
5 2 (0.43%) DCOM
5 2 (0.43%) ODBC
5 2 (0.43%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.21%) MAPI
6 1 (0.21%) Middleware
6 1 (0.21%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.21%) WPF
6 1 (0.21%) XSLT
6 1 (0.21%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 38 (8.15%) Blackberry
2 15 (3.22%) Driving Licence
3 14 (3.00%) AS400
3 14 (3.00%) Fat Client
3 14 (3.00%) Mathematics
3 14 (3.00%) Thin Client
4 13 (2.79%) CMDB
4 13 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 11 (2.36%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (2.15%) Statistics
7 9 (1.93%) iPhone
8 8 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.72%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.50%) Clustering
10 6 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.07%) User Experience
12 4 (0.86%) Contactless
12 4 (0.86%) PKI
12 4 (0.86%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 466 (100.00%) Windows
2 113 (24.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 112 (24.03%) Windows Server
4 79 (16.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 74 (15.88%) Windows XP
6 69 (14.81%) Windows 8
7 56 (12.02%) Windows 10
8 46 (9.87%) Windows Server 2003
9 36 (7.73%) Linux
10 17 (3.65%) Unix
11 13 (2.79%) Apple iOS
12 12 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 11 (2.36%) Android
14 9 (1.93%) Mac OS X
15 3 (0.64%) VMS
15 3 (0.64%) Windows NT
16 2 (0.43%) CentOS
16 2 (0.43%) Debian
16 2 (0.43%) Solaris
16 2 (0.43%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (19.96%) ITIL
2 41 (8.80%) Incident Management
3 40 (8.58%) Migration
4 29 (6.22%) Change Management
5 26 (5.58%) Problem Management
6 24 (5.15%) Project Management
7 20 (4.29%) Service Delivery
7 20 (4.29%) Service Management
8 14 (3.00%) Mentoring
9 13 (2.79%) Coaching
10 11 (2.36%) ITSM
11 10 (2.15%) Configuration Management
12 9 (1.93%) Application Packaging
12 9 (1.93%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (1.93%) ITIL V3
13 8 (1.72%) Change Control
13 8 (1.72%) Open Source
13 8 (1.72%) Stakeholder Management
14 7 (1.50%) Fault Management
14 7 (1.50%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (12.02%) PowerShell
2 45 (9.66%) SQL
3 27 (5.79%) VBScript
4 20 (4.29%) VB
5 18 (3.86%) C
6 9 (1.93%) C++
7 6 (1.29%) Java
7 6 (1.29%) Objective-C
8 4 (0.86%) C#
9 3 (0.64%) Python
10 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.21%) DCL
10 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.21%) PHP
10 1 (0.21%) VC++
Qualifications
1 56 (12.02%) Security Cleared
2 40 (8.58%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (6.87%) MCSE
4 28 (6.01%) MCP
5 24 (5.15%) DV Cleared
5 24 (5.15%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.58%) MCDST
7 8 (1.72%) DBS Check
7 8 (1.72%) Degree
8 7 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (1.50%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (1.29%) CCNA
9 6 (1.29%) CISSP
10 5 (1.07%) A+ Certification
10 5 (1.07%) MCSA
10 5 (1.07%) SANS
10 5 (1.07%) SSCP
11 4 (0.86%) PMI Certification
11 4 (0.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (7.51%) SLA
2 8 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.86%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 292 (62.66%) Active Directory
2 48 (10.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (7.94%) Hyper-V
4 30 (6.44%) XenApp
5 18 (3.86%) XenDesktop
6 17 (3.65%) Microsoft App-V
7 13 (2.79%) VMware ESX
7 13 (2.79%) vSphere
8 10 (2.15%) XenServer
9 8 (1.72%) BitLocker
10 7 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.86%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.43%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.21%) ClearTrust
13 1 (0.21%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.21%) Samba
13 1 (0.21%) UAG
13 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 116 (24.89%) SCCM
2 19 (4.08%) NetBackup
3 15 (3.22%) Backup Exec
3 15 (3.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 12 (2.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 10 (2.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 10 (2.15%) WSUS
6 9 (1.93%) HP SIM
6 9 (1.93%) SCVMM
7 8 (1.72%) Netcool
7 8 (1.72%) SCOM
7 8 (1.72%) Unicenter
7 8 (1.72%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 6 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (1.07%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.86%) Nagios
10 4 (0.86%) Sysprep
11 3 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.64%) SCSM
Vendors
1 204 (43.78%) Microsoft
2 74 (15.88%) VMware
3 72 (15.45%) Citrix
4 39 (8.37%) HP
5 38 (8.15%) Oracle
6 26 (5.58%) Remedy
7 21 (4.51%) Cisco
8 17 (3.65%) Symantec
9 14 (3.00%) Avaya
10 13 (2.79%) IBM
11 10 (2.15%) Apple
11 10 (2.15%) EMC
11 10 (2.15%) NetApp
12 9 (1.93%) Becrypt
12 9 (1.93%) Red Hat
13 8 (1.72%) AppSense
13 8 (1.72%) Lotus
13 8 (1.72%) Meridio
13 8 (1.72%) Veritas
14 7 (1.50%) Borland
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