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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 94 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 201 389 433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.27% 4.07% 4.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.20% 16.71% 19.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 170 201
Median daily rate £175 £310 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.54% +24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £440 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 115 97
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £24.12 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
2185 2328 2187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.63% 24.34% 24.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1317 1255 1064
Median daily rate £375 £360 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £220 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 237 205
Median hourly rate £21.50 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.30% +4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -4 45 £189 -24.40% 6
Hampshire -29 42 £178 -39.83% 12
Berkshire -47 40 £138 -63.08% 11
Oxfordshire -8 25 £150 -4.76% 4
West Sussex -17 21 £300 +150.00% 5
Kent +6 12 £148 -10.60% 5
Buckinghamshire -2 8 £190 -49.33% 9
East Sussex -3 5 £250 -23.07%
Home Counties 0 1 £285 -
Middlesex -8 1 £350 +64.70%
M4 Corridor - 1 £130 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 446 (100.00%) Windows
2 270 (60.54%) Active Directory
3 203 (45.52%) Microsoft
4 156 (34.98%) MS Office
5 112 (25.11%) SCCM
6 106 (23.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 105 (23.54%) Windows Server
8 83 (18.61%) ITIL
9 78 (17.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 73 (16.37%) Windows XP
11 72 (16.14%) MS Excel
12 71 (15.92%) MS Exchange
12 71 (15.92%) Citrix
13 70 (15.70%) VMware
14 68 (15.25%) Windows 8
15 60 (13.45%) Windows 10
16 59 (13.23%) Security Cleared
17 54 (12.11%) Finance
18 52 (11.66%) PowerShell
19 49 (10.99%) LAN
20 48 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
21 46 (10.31%) WAN
21 46 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
22 45 (10.09%) Office 365
23 44 (9.87%) SQL
23 44 (9.87%) Migration
24 41 (9.19%) VMware Infrastructure
24 41 (9.19%) HP
25 40 (8.97%) SLA
26 37 (8.30%) DHCP

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 71 (15.92%) MS Exchange
2 25 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (4.48%) SharePoint
4 15 (3.36%) Skype for Business
5 14 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 11 (2.47%) IIS
7 10 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (1.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.79%) Live Communications Server
9 6 (1.35%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.67%) SAS
11 2 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.22%) Apache
12 1 (0.22%) CMS
12 1 (0.22%) iPlanet
12 1 (0.22%) Umbraco
12 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 156 (34.98%) MS Office
2 72 (16.14%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.90%) MS Project
5 2 (0.45%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.22%) InDesign
6 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.45%) Primavera
2 2 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.22%) BusinessWare
3 1 (0.22%) Sage X3
3 1 (0.22%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 45 (10.09%) Office 365
2 12 (2.69%) Mimecast
3 5 (1.12%) OneDrive
4 3 (0.67%) IaaS
4 3 (0.67%) PaaS
4 3 (0.67%) SaaS
5 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.99%) LAN
2 46 (10.31%) WAN
3 37 (8.30%) DHCP
4 36 (8.07%) DNS
5 35 (7.85%) TCP/IP
6 25 (5.61%) SAN
7 24 (5.38%) Firewall
8 23 (5.16%) Wireless
9 22 (4.93%) VPN
10 15 (3.36%) Internet
11 14 (3.14%) VoIP
12 9 (2.02%) IP Telephony
13 8 (1.79%) ATM
14 6 (1.35%) Ethernet
14 6 (1.35%) Skype
15 4 (0.90%) Intranet
16 3 (0.67%) 3G
16 3 (0.67%) NetScaler
16 3 (0.67%) Remote Desktop
16 3 (0.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (6.95%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.79%) MS Access
4 5 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.90%) QlikView
6 3 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (0.67%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.45%) MySQL
8 1 (0.22%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.22%) DB2
8 1 (0.22%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.22%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.22%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 13 (2.91%) MSI
2 6 (1.35%) StarTeam
3 4 (0.90%) InstallShield
3 4 (0.90%) Xcode
4 2 (0.45%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.45%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.22%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.22%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.22%) LSMW
General
1 54 (12.11%) Finance
2 16 (3.59%) Legal
3 9 (2.02%) Banking
4 6 (1.35%) Telecoms
5 5 (1.12%) Retail
6 4 (0.90%) Advertising
6 4 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.90%) Military
7 3 (0.67%) Back Office
7 3 (0.67%) Marketing
7 3 (0.67%) Publishing
8 2 (0.45%) Electronics
8 2 (0.45%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Billing
9 1 (0.22%) Front Office
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 138 (30.94%) Analyst
2 95 (21.30%) Support Engineer
3 67 (15.02%) Support Analyst
4 65 (14.57%) Desktop Support
5 58 (13.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 54 (12.11%) 2nd Line Support
6 54 (12.11%) Service Analyst
7 52 (11.66%) Service Desk Analyst
8 50 (11.21%) Windows Engineer
9 43 (9.64%) IT Support
10 38 (8.52%) 1st Line Support
10 38 (8.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 37 (8.30%) IT Analyst
12 35 (7.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 28 (6.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 28 (6.28%) Windows Support Engineer
14 27 (6.05%) 3rd Line Support
15 25 (5.61%) 1st Line Support Analyst
15 25 (5.61%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
16 22 (4.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.69%) .NET
2 6 (1.35%) Web Services
3 5 (1.12%) CSS
3 5 (1.12%) HTML
3 5 (1.12%) XML
4 4 (0.90%) .NET Framework
4 4 (0.90%) ATL
4 4 (0.90%) ODBC
4 4 (0.90%) POCO
5 2 (0.45%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.45%) DCOM
5 2 (0.45%) DHTML
5 2 (0.45%) XHTML
6 1 (0.22%) MAPI
6 1 (0.22%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.22%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.22%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.22%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 33 (7.40%) Blackberry
2 15 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (3.14%) Data Centre
4 13 (2.91%) AS400
4 13 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 12 (2.69%) Fat Client
5 12 (2.69%) Mathematics
5 12 (2.69%) Thin Client
6 11 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
7 9 (2.02%) Driving Licence
7 9 (2.02%) iPhone
7 9 (2.02%) Statistics
8 8 (1.79%) Smartphone
9 7 (1.57%) Clustering
9 7 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (1.12%) Client/Server
11 4 (0.90%) iPad
11 4 (0.90%) Wiki
12 3 (0.67%) PKI
12 3 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 446 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (23.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 105 (23.54%) Windows Server
4 78 (17.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 73 (16.37%) Windows XP
6 68 (15.25%) Windows 8
7 60 (13.45%) Windows 10
8 48 (10.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 32 (7.17%) Linux
10 17 (3.81%) Unix
11 13 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (1.79%) Android
12 8 (1.79%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.57%) Apple iOS
14 4 (0.90%) Solaris
14 4 (0.90%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.67%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.67%) VMS
16 1 (0.22%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (18.61%) ITIL
2 44 (9.87%) Migration
3 32 (7.17%) Incident Management
4 24 (5.38%) Service Management
5 18 (4.04%) Problem Management
6 17 (3.81%) Project Management
7 15 (3.36%) Change Management
7 15 (3.36%) Service Delivery
8 13 (2.91%) ITSM
9 12 (2.69%) Mentoring
10 11 (2.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (2.47%) Patch Management
11 10 (2.24%) Application Packaging
11 10 (2.24%) Coaching
11 10 (2.24%) Open Source
12 9 (2.02%) ITIL V3
12 9 (2.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (1.79%) Configuration Management
13 8 (1.79%) Email Management
13 8 (1.79%) Fault Analysis
Programming Languages
1 52 (11.66%) PowerShell
2 44 (9.87%) SQL
3 27 (6.05%) VBScript
4 19 (4.26%) VB
5 17 (3.81%) C
6 7 (1.57%) C++
6 7 (1.57%) Java
7 4 (0.90%) Objective-C
8 3 (0.67%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.45%) C#
9 2 (0.45%) VB.NET
9 2 (0.45%) VB6
10 1 (0.22%) DCL
10 1 (0.22%) PHP
10 1 (0.22%) Python
10 1 (0.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 59 (13.23%) Security Cleared
2 46 (10.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (7.17%) MCSE
4 30 (6.73%) MCP
5 26 (5.83%) DV Cleared
6 23 (5.16%) SC Cleared
7 16 (3.59%) MCDST
8 9 (2.02%) Degree
9 8 (1.79%) BPSS Clearance
9 8 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 6 (1.35%) CISSP
10 6 (1.35%) MCSA
11 5 (1.12%) SANS
11 5 (1.12%) SSCP
12 4 (0.90%) A+ Certification
12 4 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.90%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.90%) MCITP
12 4 (0.90%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.97%) SLA
2 10 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.90%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.45%) JSP 440
5 1 (0.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 270 (60.54%) Active Directory
2 41 (9.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (8.07%) Hyper-V
4 28 (6.28%) XenApp
5 15 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
6 14 (3.14%) XenDesktop
7 13 (2.91%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (2.91%) VMware ESX
8 9 (2.02%) BitLocker
8 9 (2.02%) vSphere
9 7 (1.57%) 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 (25.11%) SCCM
2 19 (4.26%) NetBackup
3 17 (3.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 13 (2.91%) Backup Exec
4 13 (2.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 10 (2.24%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 9 (2.02%) HP SIM
7 8 (1.79%) Netcool
7 8 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 8 (1.79%) Unicenter
8 7 (1.57%) WSUS
9 5 (1.12%) SCOM
10 4 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.90%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.67%) EdgeSight
11 3 (0.67%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.67%) Oracle Identity Management
11 3 (0.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 203 (45.52%) Microsoft
2 71 (15.92%) Citrix
3 70 (15.70%) VMware
4 41 (9.19%) HP
5 34 (7.62%) Oracle
6 23 (5.16%) Cisco
7 20 (4.48%) Remedy
8 18 (4.04%) Symantec
9 14 (3.14%) Avaya
10 12 (2.69%) Apple
10 12 (2.69%) NetApp
10 12 (2.69%) Red Hat
10 12 (2.69%) Veritas
11 11 (2.47%) EMC
11 11 (2.47%) IBM
12 9 (2.02%) AppSense
12 9 (2.02%) Becrypt
13 8 (1.79%) Bomgar
13 8 (1.79%) Meridio
14 7 (1.57%) Intel Security
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