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 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 33 38 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 494 408 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.34% 4.69% 3.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.99% 19.11% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 161 112
Average daily rate
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£250 £295 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.25% -8.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £446 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £250 £267
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -6.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 115 78
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.74 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.62% -1.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £22.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
2246 2135 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.29% 24.53% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1146 1069 917
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 242 256
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 September 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 September 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 September 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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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 -9 120 £260 -14.75% 22
Berkshire +19 109 £300 -14.28% 16
Buckinghamshire +2 68 £200 +23.07% 11
Surrey -11 53 £190 -24.00% 20
Oxfordshire +9 48 £285 -14.28% 6
West Sussex +14 33 £135 -66.20% 5
East Sussex -1 30 £110 -26.66% 2
Kent +6 25 £265 -0.93% 4
Middlesex +5 4 £175 - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Thames Valley - - - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 962 (100.00%) Windows
2 409 (42.52%) Active Directory
3 368 (38.25%) Microsoft
4 282 (29.31%) MS Office
5 272 (28.27%) Windows XP
6 207 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 196 (20.37%) MS Excel
8 154 (16.01%) ITIL
9 149 (15.49%) MS Exchange
10 146 (15.18%) Citrix
11 139 (14.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 135 (14.03%) Migration
13 134 (13.93%) Security Cleared
14 132 (13.72%) SCCM
15 114 (11.85%) Windows 8
16 108 (11.23%) VMware
17 77 (8.00%) Blackberry
18 69 (7.17%) Finance
19 68 (7.07%) SC Cleared
20 67 (6.96%) Cisco
21 63 (6.55%) HP
21 63 (6.55%) DV Cleared
22 59 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
23 58 (6.03%) TCP/IP
24 57 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
25 55 (5.72%) LAN
26 53 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
27 52 (5.41%) WAN
28 51 (5.30%) Microsoft App-V
29 50 (5.20%) SLA

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 149 (15.49%) MS Exchange
2 49 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (4.89%) SharePoint
4 32 (3.33%) Lync
5 31 (3.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 27 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 21 (2.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (1.77%) IBM Notes
9 16 (1.66%) SharePoint 2013
10 15 (1.56%) IIS
11 7 (0.73%) WorkSite
12 6 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.42%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.31%) Documentum
15 2 (0.21%) Exchange Server 5.5
16 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2000
16 1 (0.10%) MS Project Server
16 1 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 282 (29.31%) MS Office
2 196 (20.37%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (1.04%) MS Project
4 10 (1.04%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.73%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.62%) Adobe Captivate
6 6 (0.62%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.52%) PaintShop Pro
8 3 (0.31%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.31%) assyst
2 3 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.21%) Maximo
4 1 (0.10%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.10%) arcHouse
Cloud Services
1 25 (2.60%) Office 365
2 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.42%) SaaS
4 1 (0.10%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 58 (6.03%) TCP/IP
2 55 (5.72%) LAN
3 52 (5.41%) WAN
4 49 (5.09%) DHCP
5 45 (4.68%) DNS
6 44 (4.57%) Firewall
7 42 (4.37%) VPN
8 37 (3.85%) SAN
9 27 (2.81%) Internet
10 19 (1.98%) VoIP
11 14 (1.46%) IP Telephony
12 12 (1.25%) Modbus
12 12 (1.25%) MQTT
13 11 (1.14%) Wireless
13 11 (1.14%) 3G
14 9 (0.94%) Broadband
15 8 (0.83%) ATM
15 8 (0.83%) NAS
16 6 (0.62%) DSL
17 5 (0.52%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.46%) MS Access
3 9 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.31%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 7
8 2 (0.21%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.21%) Ingres
9 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.10%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.10%) IDOL
9 1 (0.10%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (3.12%) MSI
2 10 (1.04%) InstallShield
3 8 (0.83%) Wise Package Studio
4 6 (0.62%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.62%) Dreamweaver
5 5 (0.52%) AdminStudio
5 5 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (0.31%) SoapUI
7 2 (0.21%) TestDirector
7 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.10%) NUnit
8 1 (0.10%) Subversion
8 1 (0.10%) Trac
8 1 (0.10%) Moq
8 1 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
General
1 69 (7.17%) Finance
2 21 (2.18%) Telecoms
3 16 (1.66%) Banking
4 11 (1.14%) Military
4 11 (1.14%) Law
5 10 (1.04%) Retail
6 8 (0.83%) Manufacturing
6 8 (0.83%) Back Office
6 8 (0.83%) Electronics
7 7 (0.73%) Local Government
7 7 (0.73%) Dutch Language
8 6 (0.62%) Financial Institution
8 6 (0.62%) Legal
9 5 (0.52%) Marketing
10 2 (0.21%) Advertising
10 2 (0.21%) Games
11 1 (0.10%) Billing
11 1 (0.10%) Automotive
11 1 (0.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.10%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 228 (23.70%) Analyst
2 122 (12.68%) Support Engineer
3 111 (11.54%) Desktop Support
4 100 (10.40%) Support Analyst
5 87 (9.04%) 2nd Line Support
6 75 (7.80%) Desktop Engineer
7 71 (7.38%) Service Desk Analyst
7 71 (7.38%) Service Analyst
8 61 (6.34%) Rollout Engineer
9 51 (5.30%) Project Manager
10 44 (4.57%) 1st Line Support
10 44 (4.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 36 (3.74%) Help Desk Analyst
11 36 (3.74%) IT Support
12 34 (3.53%) Help Desk Support
13 30 (3.12%) Desktop Analyst
14 29 (3.01%) Developer
14 29 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 26 (2.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
16 25 (2.60%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (4.05%) Application Packaging
2 12 (1.25%) Software Packaging
2 12 (1.25%) WebSockets
2 12 (1.25%) AngularJS
3 9 (0.94%) XML
4 8 (0.83%) Flash
4 8 (0.83%) WSH
5 7 (0.73%) CSS
5 7 (0.73%) .NET
6 6 (0.62%) HTML
7 5 (0.52%) SOAP
7 5 (0.52%) Web Services
8 4 (0.42%) X-Windows
8 4 (0.42%) COM+
9 3 (0.31%) OLE
9 3 (0.31%) WAP
10 2 (0.21%) ODBC
11 1 (0.10%) STL
11 1 (0.10%) COM
11 1 (0.10%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 77 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 53 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (2.08%) Thin Client
3 20 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 19 (1.98%) iPhone
5 17 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
5 17 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 16 (1.66%) iPad
7 11 (1.14%) NHS
8 10 (1.04%) Clustering
9 9 (0.94%) E-Learning
9 9 (0.94%) Client/Server
10 8 (0.83%) EPoS
11 6 (0.62%) SCORM
12 4 (0.42%) DTV
12 4 (0.42%) CMDB
12 4 (0.42%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.31%) SWIFT
13 3 (0.31%) EqualLogic
13 3 (0.31%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 962 (100.00%) Windows
2 272 (28.27%) Windows XP
3 207 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 139 (14.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 114 (11.85%) Windows 8
6 50 (5.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (3.43%) UNIX
8 31 (3.22%) Windows Vista
9 24 (2.49%) Linux
10 19 (1.98%) Solaris
11 14 (1.46%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.14%) Windows 2000
13 7 (0.73%) Android
13 7 (0.73%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
15 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.42%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.42%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.21%) openSUSE
17 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (16.01%) ITIL
2 135 (14.03%) Migration
3 34 (3.53%) Service Management
4 33 (3.43%) Project Management
5 26 (2.70%) Incident Management
6 25 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
7 22 (2.29%) Problem Management
8 21 (2.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (2.08%) Security Management
10 18 (1.87%) Time Management
11 17 (1.77%) Service Delivery
12 16 (1.66%) ITSM
12 16 (1.66%) PRINCE2
13 15 (1.56%) Configuration Management
14 14 (1.46%) Validation
15 13 (1.35%) Project Planning
16 11 (1.14%) Business Analysis
16 11 (1.14%) Asset Management
17 10 (1.04%) Data Security
17 10 (1.04%) Data Validation
Programming Languages
1 35 (3.64%) VB
2 33 (3.43%) PowerShell
3 27 (2.81%) VBScript
4 22 (2.29%) SQL
5 21 (2.18%) JavaScript
6 18 (1.87%) C#
7 15 (1.56%) C
8 13 (1.35%) Python
9 11 (1.14%) Korn
10 9 (0.94%) Perl
11 8 (0.83%) Java
11 8 (0.83%) Bourne shell
12 6 (0.62%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.62%) ActionScript 2.0
12 6 (0.62%) ActionScript
13 4 (0.42%) VBA
13 4 (0.42%) C++
13 4 (0.42%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.31%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.21%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 134 (13.93%) Security Cleared
2 68 (7.07%) SC Cleared
3 63 (6.55%) DV Cleared
4 59 (6.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (3.33%) MCSE
6 24 (2.49%) MCP
7 14 (1.46%) Degree
8 10 (1.04%) MCSA
9 9 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (0.94%) MCDST
10 8 (0.83%) A+ Certification
10 8 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (0.73%) ISEB
12 6 (0.62%) CCNA
13 5 (0.52%) CCA
13 5 (0.52%) Citrix Certification
13 5 (0.52%) HNC
13 5 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.42%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (5.20%) SLA
2 10 (1.04%) QA
3 5 (0.52%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 409 (42.52%) Active Directory
2 57 (5.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (5.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 32 (3.33%) XenApp
5 30 (3.12%) Hyper-V
6 22 (2.29%) Terminal Services
6 22 (2.29%) vSphere
7 20 (2.08%) XenDesktop
8 14 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (1.04%) VMware ESX
10 9 (0.94%) NFS
11 4 (0.42%) Xen
11 4 (0.42%) NLBS
11 4 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 3 (0.31%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.31%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
13 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 2 (0.21%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 132 (13.72%) SCCM
2 17 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (1.66%) WSUS
4 14 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 13 (1.35%) Backup Exec
6 12 (1.25%) NetBackup
7 10 (1.04%) WMI
7 10 (1.04%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 9 (0.94%) SCOM
8 9 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 8 (0.83%) Nagios
10 7 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.62%) MOM
12 4 (0.42%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.42%) Oracle Identity Manager
13 3 (0.31%) Sysprep
13 3 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 3 (0.31%) WhatsUp Gold
14 2 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
14 2 (0.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 368 (38.25%) Microsoft
2 146 (15.18%) Citrix
3 108 (11.23%) VMware
4 67 (6.96%) Cisco
5 63 (6.55%) HP
6 46 (4.78%) Symantec
7 27 (2.81%) Remedy
7 27 (2.81%) Apple
7 27 (2.81%) EMC
8 26 (2.70%) McAfee
9 23 (2.39%) Dell
9 23 (2.39%) Lumension
10 19 (1.98%) Lotus
11 18 (1.87%) AppSense
12 17 (1.77%) Sophos
13 13 (1.35%) Oracle
13 13 (1.35%) Veeam
13 13 (1.35%) ServiceNow
14 12 (1.25%) Altiris
15 10 (1.04%) Red Hat
Theale, Berkshire
Pepsi
Posted: 15 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £1 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £0000 - £1111 per annum + attractive rates of pay
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120.00 - £150.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £100 - £110 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 4 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £14.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Market rate value
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Rate: £19000 - £21000 per annum + beneftis
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke
Computer Futures
Rate: £90 - £110 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £13.00 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Southampton
esynergy Solutions - UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Portsmouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago