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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / South East
Rank 66 61 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 203 244 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.78% 2.97% 4.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.05% 11.91% 17.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 123 179
Median daily rate £250 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £130 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £373 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £190 £175
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 56 66
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.07 £12.00 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.91 £55.55 £23.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.74% +8.03%

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
1555 2048 2281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.33% 24.96% 24.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 889 1196 1144
Median daily rate £375 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £220 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 181 180
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire +20 66 £310 +3.33% 9
Surrey +25 43 £194 +10.71% 17
Oxfordshire -17 21 £168 +20.72% 1
Buckinghamshire -1 20 £295 +71.01% 10
Berkshire -11 17 £180 -40.00% 7
Middlesex +10 11 £165 -58.75%
East Sussex 0 7 £325 - 2
West Sussex -17 7 £149 -50.41% 1
Kent -2 6 £313 +108.33% 1
Sussex - 1 £250 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 398 (100.00%) Windows
2 245 (61.56%) Active Directory
3 181 (45.48%) Microsoft
4 149 (37.44%) MS Office
5 106 (26.63%) Windows Server
6 97 (24.37%) SCCM
7 90 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 85 (21.36%) Windows 10
9 82 (20.60%) Security Cleared
10 79 (19.85%) ITIL
11 76 (19.10%) VMware
12 62 (15.58%) TCP/IP
13 57 (14.32%) Windows 8
14 56 (14.07%) Citrix
15 54 (13.57%) Windows Server 2012
16 53 (13.32%) SC Cleared
16 53 (13.32%) DNS
17 52 (13.07%) MS Excel
17 52 (13.07%) Office 365
18 51 (12.81%) PowerShell
19 50 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
20 47 (11.81%) Windows XP
21 46 (11.56%) MS Exchange
22 41 (10.30%) DHCP
23 40 (10.05%) HP
24 38 (9.55%) Finance
24 38 (9.55%) Windows Server 2003
25 37 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
26 36 (9.05%) Migration
27 33 (8.29%) Incident Management

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 46 (11.56%) MS Exchange
2 29 (7.29%) Skype for Business
3 20 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (4.02%) IBM Notes
5 11 (2.76%) SharePoint
6 8 (2.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (1.76%) IIS
8 5 (1.26%) CMS
8 5 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.75%) Documentum
11 1 (0.25%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.25%) QuickPlace
11 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 149 (37.44%) MS Office
2 52 (13.07%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.25%) InDesign
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Primavera
1 1 (0.25%) Sage X3
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (13.07%) Office 365
2 14 (3.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.26%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 1 (0.25%) IaaS
4 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.25%) PaaS
4 1 (0.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (15.58%) TCP/IP
2 53 (13.32%) DNS
3 41 (10.30%) DHCP
4 29 (7.29%) Skype
5 28 (7.04%) Firewall
6 27 (6.78%) LAN
7 24 (6.03%) VPN
8 20 (5.03%) WAN
9 19 (4.77%) SAN
10 15 (3.77%) VoIP
11 13 (3.27%) Wireless
12 8 (2.01%) Internet
12 8 (2.01%) SSL
13 7 (1.76%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.26%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (1.26%) SNMP
15 4 (1.01%) ATM
15 4 (1.01%) NAS
15 4 (1.01%) Remote Desktop
16 3 (0.75%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.51%) MySQL
3 4 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (0.75%) MS Access
4 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.50%) SSDT
6 1 (0.25%) DB2
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (3.52%) MSI
2 5 (1.26%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.01%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.75%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.50%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.50%) MSBuild
5 2 (0.50%) NuGet
5 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.50%) Subversion
5 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.50%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.25%) git-flow
6 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.25%) JIRA
6 1 (0.25%) NetBeans
6 1 (0.25%) Redmine
6 1 (0.25%) StarTeam
General
1 38 (9.55%) Finance
2 18 (4.52%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.76%) Legal
4 5 (1.26%) Law
4 5 (1.26%) Retail
5 4 (1.01%) Back Office
5 4 (1.01%) Korean Language
5 4 (1.01%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.01%) Marketing
6 3 (0.75%) Local Government
7 2 (0.50%) Advertising
7 2 (0.50%) German Language
7 2 (0.50%) Military
7 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.25%) Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Games
8 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 98 (24.62%) Analyst
2 88 (22.11%) Support Engineer
3 63 (15.83%) Desktop Support
4 56 (14.07%) Support Analyst
5 54 (13.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 40 (10.05%) 1st Line Support
6 40 (10.05%) Desktop Engineer
7 37 (9.30%) Service Analyst
8 36 (9.05%) IT Support
9 34 (8.54%) Windows Engineer
10 33 (8.29%) Service Desk Analyst
11 31 (7.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 26 (6.53%) Desktop Analyst
13 24 (6.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 24 (6.03%) Service Desk Support
14 23 (5.78%) 1st Line Engineer
14 23 (5.78%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 21 (5.28%) 1st Line Support Engineer
15 21 (5.28%) IT Analyst
16 20 (5.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.76%) XML
2 4 (1.01%) .NET
2 4 (1.01%) Web Services
3 3 (0.75%) HTML
3 3 (0.75%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.25%) ODBC
4 1 (0.25%) WPF
4 1 (0.25%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.53%) Blackberry
2 18 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (3.52%) Fat Client
4 14 (3.52%) Thin Client
5 10 (2.51%) Clustering
5 10 (2.51%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.51%) iPhone
6 9 (2.26%) iPad
6 9 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.01%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.26%) Driving Licence
9 4 (1.01%) BYOD
9 4 (1.01%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.01%) CMDB
9 4 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.01%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.75%) EPoS
10 3 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 398 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (26.63%) Windows Server
3 90 (22.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 85 (21.36%) Windows 10
5 57 (14.32%) Windows 8
6 54 (13.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (11.81%) Windows XP
8 38 (9.55%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (4.02%) Android
10 13 (3.27%) Apple iOS
11 10 (2.51%) Windows Vista
12 9 (2.26%) Mac OS X
13 8 (2.01%) Linux
13 8 (2.01%) Solaris
14 6 (1.51%) Unix
15 4 (1.01%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.01%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (19.85%) ITIL
2 36 (9.05%) Migration
3 33 (8.29%) Incident Management
4 20 (5.03%) Problem Management
4 20 (5.03%) Service Delivery
5 18 (4.52%) Service Management
6 15 (3.77%) Project Management
6 15 (3.77%) Software Deployment
7 12 (3.02%) Mobile Device Management
7 12 (3.02%) Validation
8 10 (2.51%) Application Virtualisation
8 10 (2.51%) Asset Management
8 10 (2.51%) Line Management
8 10 (2.51%) Patch Management
8 10 (2.51%) Time Management
9 9 (2.26%) Change Management
10 8 (2.01%) Compatibility Testing
11 7 (1.76%) Security Patching
11 7 (1.76%) Test Scripting
12 6 (1.51%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 51 (12.81%) PowerShell
2 31 (7.79%) SQL
3 30 (7.54%) VBScript
4 11 (2.76%) Java
5 6 (1.51%) VB
6 5 (1.26%) C
6 5 (1.26%) C#
6 5 (1.26%) C++
7 4 (1.01%) Perl
8 3 (0.75%) Python
9 2 (0.50%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.50%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.25%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 82 (20.60%) Security Cleared
2 53 (13.32%) SC Cleared
3 37 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (7.04%) DV Cleared
5 16 (4.02%) MCSA
6 14 (3.52%) MCITP
7 11 (2.76%) MCP
8 9 (2.26%) A+ Certification
8 9 (2.26%) Degree
8 9 (2.26%) MCSE
9 8 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.51%) CCNA
11 5 (1.26%) DBS Check
11 5 (1.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.01%) CCNP
12 4 (1.01%) MCDST
12 4 (1.01%) VCP4
12 4 (1.01%) VCP5
12 4 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.29%) SLA
2 3 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 245 (61.56%) Active Directory
2 50 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (7.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 27 (6.78%) XenApp
5 18 (4.52%) vSphere
5 18 (4.52%) XenDesktop
6 17 (4.27%) VMware ESX
7 15 (3.77%) Hyper-V
8 9 (2.26%) BitLocker
8 9 (2.26%) Firmware
9 6 (1.51%) Terminal Services
9 6 (1.51%) Virtual Desktop
10 5 (1.26%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.50%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 97 (24.37%) SCCM
2 27 (6.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 18 (4.52%) WSUS
4 10 (2.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (2.01%) EdgeSight
5 8 (2.01%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (1.51%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.51%) BladeLogic
6 6 (1.51%) SCOM
7 4 (1.01%) AppDNA
7 4 (1.01%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.01%) Netcool
7 4 (1.01%) SafeCom
7 4 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.01%) Unicenter
8 3 (0.75%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.75%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 2 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (0.50%) Sysprep
10 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 181 (45.48%) Microsoft
2 76 (19.10%) VMware
3 56 (14.07%) Citrix
4 40 (10.05%) HP
5 30 (7.54%) Cisco
6 19 (4.77%) Apple
7 16 (4.02%) Lotus
8 15 (3.77%) Dell
9 14 (3.52%) Sophos
10 13 (3.27%) Oracle
11 11 (2.76%) Remedy
12 10 (2.51%) Altiris
12 10 (2.51%) Intel Security
13 9 (2.26%) NetApp
13 9 (2.26%) ServiceNow
13 9 (2.26%) Symantec
14 8 (2.01%) AppSense
14 8 (2.01%) Avaya
14 8 (2.01%) Wyse
15 7 (1.76%) EMC
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