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 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 91 43 38
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 205 406 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.30% 4.31% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.21% 17.01% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 158 209
Median daily rate £203 £310 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.67% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £125 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £190 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 130 92
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.60 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.23 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% -
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
2225 2387 2301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.93% 25.33% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1303 1257 1129
Median daily rate £380 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £484 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 246 209
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.83 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.72% +6.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £40.00 £42.00
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 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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -9 46 £215 -30.64% 7
Hampshire -35 37 £300 -7.69% 6
Berkshire -51 37 £148 -60.66% 5
Oxfordshire -8 27 £150 -4.00% 8
West Sussex -12 26 £338 +27.35% 7
Kent +10 12 £172 +4.24% 2
East Sussex +3 11 £200 -33.33%
Buckinghamshire -12 7 £245 -2.00% 13
Home Counties -1 1 £285 -
M4 Corridor - 1 £130 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 445 (100.00%) Windows
2 273 (61.35%) Active Directory
3 196 (44.04%) Microsoft
4 147 (33.03%) MS Office
5 112 (25.17%) SCCM
6 106 (23.82%) Windows Server
7 102 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 86 (19.33%) ITIL
9 75 (16.85%) Windows XP
10 74 (16.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 73 (16.40%) MS Excel
11 73 (16.40%) VMware
12 70 (15.73%) MS Exchange
12 70 (15.73%) Citrix
13 61 (13.71%) Windows 8
14 60 (13.48%) Security Cleared
15 55 (12.36%) Windows 10
16 54 (12.13%) Finance
17 52 (11.69%) PowerShell
18 51 (11.46%) LAN
19 48 (10.79%) WAN
20 47 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003
20 47 (10.56%) SQL
21 44 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
22 43 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
22 43 (9.66%) Office 365
23 41 (9.21%) Migration
24 40 (8.99%) HP
25 38 (8.54%) DHCP
25 38 (8.54%) TCP/IP

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 70 (15.73%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (4.04%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (2.92%) Skype for Business
6 10 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (2.25%) IIS
7 8 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 8 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.80%) Live Communications Server
8 6 (1.35%) IBM Notes
9 4 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.67%) SAS
11 2 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.45%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.22%) Apache
12 1 (0.22%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 147 (33.03%) MS Office
2 73 (16.40%) MS Excel
3 7 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.12%) MS Project
5 3 (0.67%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.45%) Primavera
2 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.22%) BusinessWare
3 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.22%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.66%) Office 365
2 13 (2.92%) Mimecast
3 3 (0.67%) IaaS
3 3 (0.67%) OneDrive
3 3 (0.67%) PaaS
3 3 (0.67%) SaaS
4 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 51 (11.46%) LAN
2 48 (10.79%) WAN
3 38 (8.54%) DHCP
3 38 (8.54%) DNS
3 38 (8.54%) TCP/IP
4 25 (5.62%) Firewall
4 25 (5.62%) SAN
5 22 (4.94%) VPN
5 22 (4.94%) Wireless
6 16 (3.60%) Internet
7 14 (3.15%) VoIP
8 11 (2.47%) ATM
9 9 (2.02%) IP Telephony
10 6 (1.35%) Ethernet
10 6 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (0.67%) Broadband
11 3 (0.67%) Intranet
11 3 (0.67%) NetScaler
11 3 (0.67%) Skype
11 3 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.80%) MS Access
4 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.90%) QlikView
6 3 (0.67%) MySQL
6 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.45%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.45%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.45%) DB2
7 2 (0.45%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.22%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.22%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.22%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.22%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.02%) MSI
2 6 (1.35%) StarTeam
2 6 (1.35%) Xcode
3 3 (0.67%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.45%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.22%) git-flow
5 1 (0.22%) JIRA
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.22%) TestDirector
General
1 54 (12.13%) Finance
2 14 (3.15%) Legal
3 10 (2.25%) Banking
4 6 (1.35%) Back Office
4 6 (1.35%) Retail
5 4 (0.90%) Advertising
5 4 (0.90%) Military
5 4 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.67%) Publishing
7 2 (0.45%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.45%) Law
8 1 (0.22%) Billing
8 1 (0.22%) Electronics
8 1 (0.22%) Front Office
8 1 (0.22%) Local Government
8 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.22%) Marketing
8 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 137 (30.79%) Analyst
2 93 (20.90%) Support Engineer
3 67 (15.06%) Desktop Support
3 67 (15.06%) Support Analyst
4 58 (13.03%) Desktop Engineer
5 53 (11.91%) 2nd Line Support
6 52 (11.69%) Service Analyst
7 50 (11.24%) Service Desk Analyst
8 46 (10.34%) Windows Engineer
9 42 (9.44%) IT Support
10 39 (8.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 37 (8.31%) 1st Line Support
12 34 (7.64%) IT Analyst
13 33 (7.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 29 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
15 26 (5.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 26 (5.84%) Windows Support Engineer
16 24 (5.39%) 1st Line Support Analyst
16 24 (5.39%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
17 21 (4.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.60%) .NET
2 6 (1.35%) ATL
2 6 (1.35%) POCO
3 5 (1.12%) Web Services
4 4 (0.90%) CSS
4 4 (0.90%) HTML
4 4 (0.90%) ODBC
4 4 (0.90%) XML
5 3 (0.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (0.45%) DCOM
6 2 (0.45%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.22%) DHTML
7 1 (0.22%) MAPI
7 1 (0.22%) Middleware
7 1 (0.22%) MSMQ
7 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.22%) WPF
7 1 (0.22%) XHTML
7 1 (0.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.09%) Blackberry
2 14 (3.15%) AS400
2 14 (3.15%) Fat Client
2 14 (3.15%) Thin Client
3 13 (2.92%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (2.92%) Data Centre
3 13 (2.92%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 12 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 11 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (2.25%) iPhone
6 10 (2.25%) Statistics
7 8 (1.80%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.57%) Clustering
8 7 (1.57%) CMDB
9 5 (1.12%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.90%) iPad
10 4 (0.90%) User Experience
10 4 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 445 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (23.82%) Windows Server
3 102 (22.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (16.85%) Windows XP
5 74 (16.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (13.71%) Windows 8
7 55 (12.36%) Windows 10
8 47 (10.56%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (7.19%) Linux
10 16 (3.60%) Unix
11 13 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (2.02%) Apple iOS
12 9 (2.02%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.57%) Android
14 4 (0.90%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.67%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.67%) Solaris
15 3 (0.67%) VMS
16 2 (0.45%) Debian
16 2 (0.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (19.33%) ITIL
2 41 (9.21%) Migration
3 36 (8.09%) Incident Management
4 23 (5.17%) Project Management
4 23 (5.17%) Service Management
5 22 (4.94%) Change Management
5 22 (4.94%) Problem Management
6 19 (4.27%) Service Delivery
7 13 (2.92%) ITSM
7 13 (2.92%) Mentoring
8 11 (2.47%) Coaching
8 11 (2.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (2.25%) Application Packaging
9 10 (2.25%) ITIL V3
9 10 (2.25%) Open Source
10 9 (2.02%) Configuration Management
10 9 (2.02%) Patch Management
10 9 (2.02%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (1.80%) Change Control
12 7 (1.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 52 (11.69%) PowerShell
2 47 (10.56%) SQL
3 27 (6.07%) VBScript
4 19 (4.27%) VB
5 16 (3.60%) C
6 9 (2.02%) C++
7 7 (1.57%) Java
8 6 (1.35%) Objective-C
9 5 (1.12%) C#
10 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.45%) Python
11 1 (0.22%) DCL
11 1 (0.22%) PHP
11 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.22%) VB6
11 1 (0.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 60 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 43 (9.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (6.97%) MCSE
4 29 (6.52%) MCP
5 27 (6.07%) DV Cleared
6 23 (5.17%) SC Cleared
7 15 (3.37%) MCDST
8 8 (1.80%) Degree
9 7 (1.57%) BPSS Clearance
10 6 (1.35%) CISSP
10 6 (1.35%) DBS Check
10 6 (1.35%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (1.35%) MCSA
11 5 (1.12%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (1.12%) SANS
11 5 (1.12%) SSCP
12 4 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.90%) PMI Certification
12 4 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.31%) SLA
2 9 (2.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.45%) JSP 440
System Software
1 273 (61.35%) Active Directory
2 44 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (7.64%) Hyper-V
4 26 (5.84%) XenApp
5 16 (3.60%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (3.15%) Virtual Machines
6 14 (3.15%) XenDesktop
7 12 (2.70%) VMware ESX
8 10 (2.25%) vSphere
9 9 (2.02%) BitLocker
9 9 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (1.35%) XenServer
11 4 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.67%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.45%) ISA Server
14 1 (0.22%) ClearTrust
14 1 (0.22%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.22%) UAG
14 1 (0.22%) Virtual Desktop
14 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 112 (25.17%) SCCM
2 17 (3.82%) NetBackup
3 16 (3.60%) Backup Exec
3 16 (3.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 12 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 10 (2.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 9 (2.02%) HP SIM
7 8 (1.80%) Netcool
7 8 (1.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (1.80%) Unicenter
7 8 (1.80%) WSUS
8 4 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.90%) SCOM
8 4 (0.90%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.67%) DameWare
9 3 (0.67%) EdgeSight
9 3 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
9 3 (0.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 196 (44.04%) Microsoft
2 73 (16.40%) VMware
3 70 (15.73%) Citrix
4 40 (8.99%) HP
5 35 (7.87%) Oracle
6 23 (5.17%) Cisco
7 22 (4.94%) Remedy
8 17 (3.82%) Symantec
9 14 (3.15%) Avaya
10 11 (2.47%) EMC
10 11 (2.47%) IBM
10 11 (2.47%) NetApp
10 11 (2.47%) Red Hat
10 11 (2.47%) Veritas
11 10 (2.25%) Apple
12 9 (2.02%) Becrypt
13 8 (1.80%) Meridio
14 7 (1.57%) AppSense
14 7 (1.57%) Intel Security
15 6 (1.35%) Wyse
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