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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 91 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 192 363 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.28% 3.72% 5.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.97% 15.69% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 184 251
Median daily rate £160 £225 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £475 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £186 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-6.87% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 79 98
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £14.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +23.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.23 £12.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.90 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
1926 2313 2256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 22.90% 23.71% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1157 1287 1153
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 201 231
Median hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.20 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Hampshire -4 54 £260 +15.55% 13
Surrey +16 40 £145 -17.14% 13
Oxfordshire -21 38 £150 -35.13% 6
Berkshire -36 34 £206 -22.16% 8
Buckinghamshire -16 12 £181 -36.95% 6
Kent 0 5 £125 -44.33% 3
West Sussex -26 5 £350 +137.28% 4
East Sussex -4 2 £375 +20.96%
Middlesex 0 1 £350 -1.40%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 399 (100.00%) Windows
2 234 (58.65%) Active Directory
3 175 (43.86%) Microsoft
4 157 (39.35%) MS Office
5 98 (24.56%) Windows Server
6 96 (24.06%) SCCM
7 82 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 78 (19.55%) ITIL
9 71 (17.79%) Windows 8
10 69 (17.29%) MS Exchange
11 68 (17.04%) Windows XP
12 67 (16.79%) Security Cleared
13 66 (16.54%) MS Excel
13 66 (16.54%) Windows 10
14 64 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
14 64 (16.04%) Citrix
15 58 (14.54%) VMware
16 55 (13.78%) Office 365
17 50 (12.53%) HP
18 46 (11.53%) Finance
19 45 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
20 44 (11.03%) PowerShell
21 43 (10.78%) SQL
22 39 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
23 38 (9.52%) TCP/IP
23 38 (9.52%) Migration
24 37 (9.27%) LAN
25 34 (8.52%) WAN
25 34 (8.52%) Windows Server 2003
26 31 (7.77%) DNS

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 69 (17.29%) MS Exchange
2 29 (7.27%) SharePoint
3 24 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (3.26%) Skype for Business
5 10 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 10 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (2.26%) IIS
7 8 (2.01%) IBM Notes
7 8 (2.01%) Live Communications Server
8 7 (1.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (1.50%) CMS
10 3 (0.75%) Documentum
11 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.50%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.50%) WordPress
12 1 (0.25%) SAS
12 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 157 (39.35%) MS Office
2 66 (16.54%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.50%) InDesign
6 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.50%) Primavera
2 2 (0.50%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 55 (13.78%) Office 365
2 8 (2.01%) Mimecast
3 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.75%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 2 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.50%) IaaS
5 2 (0.50%) PaaS
5 2 (0.50%) SaaS
6 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 38 (9.52%) TCP/IP
2 37 (9.27%) LAN
3 34 (8.52%) WAN
4 31 (7.77%) DNS
5 30 (7.52%) DHCP
6 25 (6.27%) SAN
7 22 (5.51%) VPN
8 19 (4.76%) Wireless
9 17 (4.26%) Firewall
10 12 (3.01%) Internet
10 12 (3.01%) VoIP
11 11 (2.76%) Skype
12 9 (2.26%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.25%) Ethernet
13 5 (1.25%) Intranet
14 4 (1.00%) 3G
14 4 (1.00%) Unified Communications
14 4 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
15 3 (0.75%) Broadband
15 3 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.01%) MS Access
4 5 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (1.00%) MySQL
5 4 (1.00%) QlikView
6 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.50%) SSDT
7 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.25%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (2.51%) MSI
2 6 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.25%) StarTeam
4 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.75%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.50%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.50%) MSBuild
6 2 (0.50%) NuGet
6 2 (0.50%) Subversion
6 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.50%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.50%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.25%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.25%) JIRA
7 1 (0.25%) LSMW
7 1 (0.25%) Redmine
General
1 46 (11.53%) Finance
2 9 (2.26%) Legal
3 8 (2.01%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.50%) Marketing
5 5 (1.25%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.25%) Retail
6 4 (1.00%) Military
7 3 (0.75%) Advertising
7 3 (0.75%) Banking
8 2 (0.50%) Electronics
8 2 (0.50%) Local Government
8 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.25%) Back Office
9 1 (0.25%) Billing
9 1 (0.25%) Front Office
9 1 (0.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 126 (31.58%) Analyst
2 91 (22.81%) Support Engineer
3 70 (17.54%) Desktop Support
4 59 (14.79%) Support Analyst
5 57 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
6 52 (13.03%) Service Analyst
7 49 (12.28%) Service Desk Analyst
8 48 (12.03%) 2nd Line Support
9 45 (11.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 36 (9.02%) IT Support
10 36 (9.02%) Windows Engineer
11 34 (8.52%) IT Analyst
12 32 (8.02%) 1st Line Support
13 30 (7.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 24 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 24 (6.02%) 3rd Line Support
15 21 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 20 (5.01%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
16 20 (5.01%) Rollout Engineer
17 19 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.26%) .NET
2 3 (0.75%) ODBC
2 3 (0.75%) Web Services
2 3 (0.75%) X-Windows
3 2 (0.50%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.50%) CSS
3 2 (0.50%) DHTML
3 2 (0.50%) HTML
3 2 (0.50%) XHTML
3 2 (0.50%) XML
4 1 (0.25%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.51%) Blackberry
2 20 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (3.01%) Fat Client
3 12 (3.01%) Thin Client
4 10 (2.51%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.26%) Clustering
5 9 (2.26%) Statistics
6 8 (2.01%) AS400
7 7 (1.75%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.25%) CMDB
8 5 (1.25%) iPhone
8 5 (1.25%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.25%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.00%) iPad
9 4 (1.00%) Wiki
10 3 (0.75%) EPoS
10 3 (0.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 399 (100.00%) Windows
2 98 (24.56%) Windows Server
3 82 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (17.79%) Windows 8
5 68 (17.04%) Windows XP
6 66 (16.54%) Windows 10
7 64 (16.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (8.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (3.26%) Linux
10 10 (2.51%) Unix
11 9 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (2.01%) Android
13 7 (1.75%) Apple iOS
13 7 (1.75%) Solaris
14 5 (1.25%) Mac OS X
14 5 (1.25%) Windows NT
15 3 (0.75%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000
16 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (19.55%) ITIL
2 38 (9.52%) Migration
3 22 (5.51%) Service Delivery
3 22 (5.51%) Service Management
4 19 (4.76%) Project Management
5 17 (4.26%) Problem Management
6 14 (3.51%) Incident Management
7 12 (3.01%) Line Management
8 11 (2.76%) Change Management
9 10 (2.51%) Asset Management
10 9 (2.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (2.01%) Application Packaging
11 8 (2.01%) Configuration Management
11 8 (2.01%) Fault Analysis
11 8 (2.01%) Mentoring
11 8 (2.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (1.75%) Open Source
13 6 (1.50%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (1.50%) Change Control
13 6 (1.50%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 44 (11.03%) PowerShell
2 43 (10.78%) SQL
3 20 (5.01%) VBScript
4 10 (2.51%) VB
5 8 (2.01%) Java
6 7 (1.75%) C
7 6 (1.50%) C#
8 4 (1.00%) C++
8 4 (1.00%) Perl
9 3 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.75%) Python
10 2 (0.50%) C++/CLI
10 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.50%) VB6
11 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 67 (16.79%) Security Cleared
2 45 (11.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (7.77%) DV Cleared
4 27 (6.77%) SC Cleared
5 25 (6.27%) MCP
6 23 (5.76%) MCSE
7 14 (3.51%) MCDST
8 12 (3.01%) Degree
9 9 (2.26%) MCITP
10 8 (2.01%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
11 7 (1.75%) CCNA
11 7 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 7 (1.75%) MCSA
12 6 (1.50%) A+ Certification
13 5 (1.25%) CISSP
13 5 (1.25%) MCTS
13 5 (1.25%) SANS
13 5 (1.25%) SSCP
14 4 (1.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.77%) SLA
2 6 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 4 (1.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.50%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 234 (58.65%) Active Directory
2 39 (9.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (5.76%) Hyper-V
3 23 (5.76%) XenApp
4 11 (2.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (2.51%) vSphere
6 9 (2.26%) BitLocker
6 9 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (2.01%) XenDesktop
8 7 (1.75%) VMware ESX
8 7 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.75%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.50%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.50%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.25%) Firmware
12 1 (0.25%) UAG
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 96 (24.06%) SCCM
2 17 (4.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 13 (3.26%) NetBackup
4 12 (3.01%) Backup Exec
5 10 (2.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 10 (2.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 10 (2.51%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 9 (2.26%) Netcool
7 8 (2.01%) Unicenter
7 8 (2.01%) WSUS
8 5 (1.25%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (1.00%) McAfee ePO
9 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.00%) SCOM
9 4 (1.00%) SCSM
10 3 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.50%) DameWare
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 175 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 64 (16.04%) Citrix
3 58 (14.54%) VMware
4 50 (12.53%) HP
5 30 (7.52%) Oracle
6 22 (5.51%) Cisco
7 16 (4.01%) Symantec
8 15 (3.76%) Avaya
9 13 (3.26%) Intel Security
9 13 (3.26%) Veritas
10 12 (3.01%) Apple
10 12 (3.01%) EMC
11 8 (2.01%) AppSense
11 8 (2.01%) Lotus
11 8 (2.01%) Meridio
11 8 (2.01%) NetApp
11 8 (2.01%) Red Hat
11 8 (2.01%) Remedy
12 7 (1.75%) IBM
13 6 (1.50%) Bloomberg
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