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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 41 30 39
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 387 472 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.17% 5.62% 4.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.97% 23.15% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 187 133
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £112 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 107 82
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.25% -4.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.36 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.70 £22.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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
2280 2039 1627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.59% 24.28% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1142 916 764
Average daily rate £330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £140 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 246 259
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.25 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015.

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 27 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 133 £283 +57.22% 29
Berkshire -19 73 £180 -30.76% 25
Buckinghamshire -24 46 £150 -28.57% 6
Oxfordshire -16 38 £160 +14.28% 3
Surrey -23 37 £205 +5.12% 12
West Sussex -11 21 £130 -56.66% 7
Kent -5 19 £135 -16.92% 10
East Sussex -23 13 £285 +39.87% 2
Middlesex -2 2 £250 - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 901 (100.00%) Windows
2 393 (43.62%) Active Directory
3 352 (39.07%) Microsoft
4 257 (28.52%) MS Office
5 239 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 234 (25.97%) Windows XP
7 203 (22.53%) Security Cleared
8 166 (18.42%) SCCM
9 157 (17.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 157 (17.43%) ITIL
10 156 (17.31%) Migration
11 152 (16.87%) MS Excel
12 140 (15.54%) SC Cleared
13 120 (13.32%) MS Exchange
14 117 (12.99%) Citrix
15 115 (12.76%) VMware
16 98 (10.88%) Windows 8
17 86 (9.54%) HP
18 80 (8.88%) Windows Server 2012
19 76 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
19 76 (8.44%) Finance
19 76 (8.44%) Blackberry
20 75 (8.32%) VMware Infrastructure
21 70 (7.77%) SLA
22 66 (7.33%) DV Cleared
23 63 (6.99%) PowerShell
24 59 (6.55%) SQL
25 57 (6.33%) LAN
25 57 (6.33%) WAN
26 54 (5.99%) DHCP

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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
1 120 (13.32%) MS Exchange
2 45 (4.99%) Exchange Server 2010
2 45 (4.99%) SharePoint
3 38 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2003
4 28 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 24 (2.66%) Lync
6 17 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (1.78%) IIS
8 14 (1.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (1.22%) SharePoint Server
9 11 (1.22%) IBM Notes
9 11 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (0.78%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.11%) CMS
12 1 (0.11%) MS Project Server
12 1 (0.11%) Apache
12 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 257 (28.52%) MS Office
2 152 (16.87%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.33%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.44%) MS Project
6 3 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.33%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.33%) PaintShop Pro
6 3 (0.33%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 9 (1.00%) assyst
2 4 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.22%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.22%) Office 365
2 7 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.33%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.22%) SaaS
5 1 (0.11%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (6.33%) LAN
1 57 (6.33%) WAN
2 54 (5.99%) DHCP
3 53 (5.88%) DNS
4 50 (5.55%) TCP/IP
5 42 (4.66%) VPN
6 35 (3.88%) Internet
7 21 (2.33%) SAN
8 17 (1.89%) VoIP
9 15 (1.66%) Firewall
10 14 (1.55%) ATM
10 14 (1.55%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (1.44%) 3G
12 12 (1.33%) Wireless
13 11 (1.22%) Broadband
14 10 (1.11%) Modbus
14 10 (1.11%) MQTT
15 8 (0.89%) VLAN
15 8 (0.89%) IP Telephony
16 5 (0.55%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.78%) MS Access
4 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.55%) MySQL
5 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.33%) DB2
6 3 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 7
7 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.11%) IDOL
8 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 21 (2.33%) MSI
2 17 (1.89%) StarTeam
3 5 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.44%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.44%) Trac
4 4 (0.44%) AdminStudio
4 4 (0.44%) LabVIEW
4 4 (0.44%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.44%) Subversion
5 3 (0.33%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (0.22%) Wise Package Studio
7 1 (0.11%) NUnit
7 1 (0.11%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.11%) Moq
7 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
General
1 76 (8.44%) Finance
2 18 (2.00%) Telecoms
3 13 (1.44%) Banking
3 13 (1.44%) Manufacturing
4 11 (1.22%) Retail
5 9 (1.00%) Back Office
6 6 (0.67%) Legal
6 6 (0.67%) Military
7 5 (0.55%) Electronics
8 4 (0.44%) Marketing
9 3 (0.33%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.33%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.33%) Advertising
10 1 (0.11%) Billing
10 1 (0.11%) Games
10 1 (0.11%) Automotive
10 1 (0.11%) Law
10 1 (0.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 225 (24.97%) Analyst
2 133 (14.76%) Support Engineer
3 99 (10.99%) Desktop Support
4 96 (10.65%) 2nd Line Support
5 95 (10.54%) Support Analyst
6 77 (8.55%) Service Desk Analyst
7 76 (8.44%) Service Analyst
8 72 (7.99%) Desktop Engineer
9 58 (6.44%) Rollout Engineer
10 51 (5.66%) 1st Line Support
11 48 (5.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 41 (4.55%) IT Support
13 33 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 28 (3.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 27 (3.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 26 (2.89%) Desktop Analyst
16 26 (2.89%) Deployment Engineer
17 25 (2.77%) Help Desk Support
18 24 (2.66%) Project Manager
18 24 (2.66%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (2.89%) Application Packaging
2 14 (1.55%) .NET
3 10 (1.11%) AngularJS
3 10 (1.11%) WebSockets
4 5 (0.55%) Software Packaging
4 5 (0.55%) XML
4 5 (0.55%) X-Windows
5 4 (0.44%) XSLT
5 4 (0.44%) COM+
5 4 (0.44%) CSS
5 4 (0.44%) HTML
6 3 (0.33%) LAMP
6 3 (0.33%) Flash
6 3 (0.33%) APPC
7 2 (0.22%) OLE
7 2 (0.22%) WSH
7 2 (0.22%) SOAP
8 1 (0.11%) WinForms
8 1 (0.11%) JSON
8 1 (0.11%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 76 (8.44%) Blackberry
2 46 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (1.89%) NHS
4 16 (1.78%) iPhone
5 15 (1.66%) iPad
5 15 (1.66%) Clustering
5 15 (1.66%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.22%) Fat Client
6 11 (1.22%) Thin Client
7 9 (1.00%) Open Source
8 8 (0.89%) Client/Server
8 8 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (0.78%) CMDB
10 6 (0.67%) Mobile Computing
11 5 (0.55%) FMCG
12 4 (0.44%) DTV
12 4 (0.44%) AS400
12 4 (0.44%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.44%) PDA
12 4 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 901 (100.00%) Windows
2 239 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 234 (25.97%) Windows XP
4 157 (17.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 98 (10.88%) Windows 8
6 80 (8.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (3.77%) UNIX
8 33 (3.66%) Linux
9 21 (2.33%) Windows Vista
10 14 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (1.33%) Android
12 10 (1.11%) Mac OS X
12 10 (1.11%) Windows 2000
13 9 (1.00%) Windows 2000 Server
14 7 (0.78%) Apple iOS
15 6 (0.67%) Solaris
16 3 (0.33%) i5/OS
16 3 (0.33%) VMS
16 3 (0.33%) OS/400
17 2 (0.22%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (17.43%) ITIL
2 156 (17.31%) Migration
3 40 (4.44%) Configuration Management
4 37 (4.11%) Service Management
5 28 (3.11%) Project Management
6 25 (2.77%) Incident Management
7 23 (2.55%) Problem Management
8 22 (2.44%) Time Management
9 20 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 19 (2.11%) Service Delivery
11 18 (2.00%) Asset Management
12 16 (1.78%) Security Management
12 16 (1.78%) Software Testing
12 16 (1.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (1.78%) ITIL V3
13 15 (1.66%) Validation
14 14 (1.55%) Change Management
15 13 (1.44%) Data Migration
15 13 (1.44%) ITSM
16 11 (1.22%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 63 (6.99%) PowerShell
2 59 (6.55%) SQL
3 54 (5.99%) VB
4 47 (5.22%) VBScript
5 22 (2.44%) C#
6 16 (1.78%) C
6 16 (1.78%) Python
7 15 (1.66%) Java
8 14 (1.55%) JavaScript
9 10 (1.11%) Perl
10 9 (1.00%) Korn
10 9 (1.00%) Shell Script
10 9 (1.00%) Bourne shell
11 7 (0.78%) C++
12 3 (0.33%) COBOL
12 3 (0.33%) RPG
12 3 (0.33%) ActionScript
12 3 (0.33%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 203 (22.53%) Security Cleared
2 140 (15.54%) SC Cleared
3 76 (8.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 66 (7.33%) DV Cleared
5 52 (5.77%) MCSE
6 35 (3.88%) MCP
7 14 (1.55%) A+ Certification
8 10 (1.11%) RHCSA
8 10 (1.11%) Degree
9 9 (1.00%) MCDST
9 9 (1.00%) HNC
9 9 (1.00%) CCNA
9 9 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (0.78%) RHCA
10 7 (0.78%) MCTS
10 7 (0.78%) MCSA
10 7 (0.78%) RHCE
11 6 (0.67%) CCA
11 6 (0.67%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (7.77%) SLA
2 9 (1.00%) QA
3 2 (0.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) COBIT
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) P3O
System Software
1 393 (43.62%) Active Directory
2 75 (8.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 39 (4.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (2.66%) XenApp
6 15 (1.66%) vSphere
7 14 (1.55%) Terminal Services
8 11 (1.22%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.11%) NFS
9 10 (1.11%) VMware ESX
10 6 (0.67%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (0.67%) Samba
11 4 (0.44%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.33%) PowerHA
13 2 (0.22%) XenServer
13 2 (0.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
14 1 (0.11%) Nmap
14 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 166 (18.42%) SCCM
2 32 (3.55%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 21 (2.33%) Backup Exec
4 20 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 18 (2.00%) NetBackup
6 15 (1.66%) Tivoli
7 13 (1.44%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
7 13 (1.44%) Nagios
8 12 (1.33%) SCOM
9 10 (1.11%) OVSD
9 10 (1.11%) WSUS
10 7 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
13 3 (0.33%) MOM
13 3 (0.33%) Tivoli NetView
13 3 (0.33%) ARCserve
13 3 (0.33%) ZENworks
13 3 (0.33%) SCDPM
13 3 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 352 (39.07%) Microsoft
2 117 (12.99%) Citrix
3 115 (12.76%) VMware
4 86 (9.54%) HP
5 41 (4.55%) Symantec
6 39 (4.33%) Cisco
7 38 (4.22%) Remedy
8 31 (3.44%) McAfee
9 28 (3.11%) Oracle
10 21 (2.33%) EMC
10 21 (2.33%) Red Hat
11 16 (1.78%) Altiris
12 15 (1.66%) Apple
12 15 (1.66%) Dell
13 14 (1.55%) Borland
13 14 (1.55%) IBM
14 11 (1.22%) Lotus
14 11 (1.22%) Isilon
15 10 (1.11%) AppSense
16 8 (0.89%) SAP
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £14 - £17.5 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kent
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £301 per day + competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
LEXSTRA
Rate: £380 - £415 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hook, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £375 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £324 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £180 - £230 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £14 - £15 Per Hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £13 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Eastleigh
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.50 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago