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 1 May 2015 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 34 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 469 523 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.71% 5.62% 4.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.84% 22.11% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 249 163
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £113 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £425 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £203 £275
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -26.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 92 79
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.00 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £22.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.68
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.17%
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
2490 2365 1930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.03% 25.42% 22.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1268 1175 911
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £138 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 239 256
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £36.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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
Berkshire +15 151 £338 +22.72% 18
Hampshire +3 114 £325 +52.04% 13
Surrey -9 62 £190 +26.66% 16
Buckinghamshire -13 53 £244 -6.25% 10
Oxfordshire -20 40 £173 +43.75% 3
West Sussex -24 26 £330 +20.00% 3
East Sussex -21 15 £225 +80.00% 1
Middlesex +8 3 - - 2
Kent -13 3 £163 -35.00% 1
Home Counties +9 2 - -
M4 Corridor 0 1 £500 -
Sussex -4 1 £300 +1.69%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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.

1 861 (100.00%) Windows
2 407 (47.27%) Active Directory
3 358 (41.58%) Microsoft
4 251 (29.15%) Security Cleared
5 242 (28.11%) MS Office
6 214 (24.85%) Windows XP
7 206 (23.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 197 (22.88%) SCCM
9 158 (18.35%) SC Cleared
10 149 (17.31%) ITIL
11 130 (15.10%) MS Excel
12 119 (13.82%) Migration
13 118 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
14 105 (12.20%) VMware
15 94 (10.92%) Citrix
16 85 (9.87%) DV Cleared
17 80 (9.29%) Windows 8
18 77 (8.94%) HP
18 77 (8.94%) MS Exchange
19 75 (8.71%) Finance
19 75 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
20 73 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
21 68 (7.90%) Windows Server 2012
22 66 (7.67%) DNS
23 65 (7.55%) SQL
24 62 (7.20%) PowerShell
24 62 (7.20%) WAN
25 60 (6.97%) Hyper-V
26 58 (6.74%) Blackberry
27 53 (6.16%) Cisco

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 77 (8.94%) MS Exchange
2 33 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 25 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 14 (1.63%) IIS
8 13 (1.51%) Lync
9 12 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
10 7 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (0.81%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.81%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.35%) WordPress
13 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.12%) CMS
Applications
1 242 (28.11%) MS Office
2 130 (15.10%) MS Excel
3 27 (3.14%) MS Visio
4 14 (1.63%) MS Project
5 7 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.70%) assyst
2 2 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.67%) Office 365
2 7 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.35%) OneDrive
3 3 (0.35%) OpenShift
4 1 (0.12%) IaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (7.67%) DNS
2 62 (7.20%) WAN
3 52 (6.04%) LAN
4 47 (5.46%) VPN
5 44 (5.11%) TCP/IP
6 40 (4.65%) Firewall
7 39 (4.53%) DHCP
8 30 (3.48%) ATM
9 24 (2.79%) MPLS
10 20 (2.32%) Internet
10 20 (2.32%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (2.09%) HTTP
12 16 (1.86%) SMTP
13 15 (1.74%) SAN
14 10 (1.16%) Wireless
15 7 (0.81%) VoIP
16 6 (0.70%) 3G
16 6 (0.70%) VLAN
17 5 (0.58%) SSL
18 4 (0.46%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (3.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.46%) MySQL
2 4 (0.46%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.35%) DB2
3 3 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.23%) MS Access
4 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (2.79%) MSI
2 20 (2.32%) StarTeam
3 4 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (0.46%) AdminStudio
3 4 (0.46%) LabVIEW
3 4 (0.46%) Subversion
3 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.46%) Trac
4 3 (0.35%) Wise Package Studio
4 3 (0.35%) Yeoman
4 3 (0.35%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.23%) ClearCase
5 2 (0.23%) WinRunner
5 2 (0.23%) TestDirector
5 2 (0.23%) ClearQuest
5 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.12%) Xcode
6 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (8.71%) Finance
2 16 (1.86%) Banking
3 12 (1.39%) Retail
3 12 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 9 (1.05%) Financial Institution
5 7 (0.81%) Back Office
5 7 (0.81%) Manufacturing
6 4 (0.46%) Legal
7 3 (0.35%) Marketing
7 3 (0.35%) Law
8 2 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.12%) French Language
9 1 (0.12%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.12%) Local Government
9 1 (0.12%) Electronics
9 1 (0.12%) Automotive
9 1 (0.12%) Publishing
9 1 (0.12%) Games
9 1 (0.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 172 (19.98%) Analyst
2 98 (11.38%) Support Engineer
3 82 (9.52%) Desktop Support
4 71 (8.25%) Support Analyst
5 70 (8.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 68 (7.90%) Service Analyst
7 67 (7.78%) Service Desk Analyst
8 64 (7.43%) Desktop Engineer
9 53 (6.16%) Rollout Engineer
10 47 (5.46%) Applications Packager
11 44 (5.11%) 1st Line Support
12 41 (4.76%) IT Support
13 38 (4.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 37 (4.30%) Architect
15 33 (3.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 28 (3.25%) Deployment Engineer
17 27 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
18 24 (2.79%) Help Desk Support
18 24 (2.79%) Project Manager
19 22 (2.56%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (3.83%) Application Packaging
2 30 (3.48%) .NET
3 12 (1.39%) XML
3 12 (1.39%) HTML
4 4 (0.46%) XSLT
4 4 (0.46%) AngularJS
4 4 (0.46%) WebSockets
5 3 (0.35%) APPC
5 3 (0.35%) Flash
6 2 (0.23%) ODBC
6 2 (0.23%) WSH
6 2 (0.23%) LAMP
7 1 (0.12%) POCO
7 1 (0.12%) Velocity
7 1 (0.12%) LINQ
7 1 (0.12%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.12%) OLE
7 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.12%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 58 (6.74%) Blackberry
2 38 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (2.44%) NHS
4 17 (1.97%) Clustering
5 10 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 10 (1.16%) iPhone
6 8 (0.93%) PDA
6 8 (0.93%) Open Source
7 7 (0.81%) iPad
7 7 (0.81%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (0.58%) EPoS
9 4 (0.46%) PKI
9 4 (0.46%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.46%) Computer Science
9 4 (0.46%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.35%) Mobile Computing
10 3 (0.35%) iSeries
10 3 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.35%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 861 (100.00%) Windows
2 214 (24.85%) Windows XP
3 206 (23.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 118 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 80 (9.29%) Windows 8
6 68 (7.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 36 (4.18%) Linux
8 13 (1.51%) UNIX
9 12 (1.39%) Windows Vista
10 11 (1.28%) Mac OS X
11 10 (1.16%) Android
12 9 (1.05%) Solaris
13 8 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 5 (0.58%) Apple iOS
15 4 (0.46%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.46%) CentOS
16 3 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.35%) i5/OS
16 3 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (17.31%) ITIL
2 119 (13.82%) Migration
3 41 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 36 (4.18%) Project Management
5 31 (3.60%) Service Management
6 22 (2.56%) Change Management
7 21 (2.44%) Time Management
8 18 (2.09%) Problem Management
9 15 (1.74%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (1.74%) Incident Management
9 15 (1.74%) Software Testing
10 13 (1.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 12 (1.39%) Data Migration
11 12 (1.39%) Service Delivery
11 12 (1.39%) High Availability
12 11 (1.28%) Mentoring
13 10 (1.16%) PRINCE2
13 10 (1.16%) Customer Engagement
13 10 (1.16%) Release Management
13 10 (1.16%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 65 (7.55%) SQL
2 62 (7.20%) PowerShell
3 49 (5.69%) VBScript
4 45 (5.23%) VB
5 30 (3.48%) C#
6 14 (1.63%) Java
7 9 (1.05%) Python
7 9 (1.05%) C
7 9 (1.05%) C++
7 9 (1.05%) Shell Script
8 4 (0.46%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.46%) VBA
9 3 (0.35%) RPG
9 3 (0.35%) COBOL
10 2 (0.23%) Perl
11 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.12%) VB6
11 1 (0.12%) Ruby
11 1 (0.12%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 251 (29.15%) Security Cleared
2 158 (18.35%) SC Cleared
3 85 (9.87%) DV Cleared
4 73 (8.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (5.23%) MCSE
6 28 (3.25%) MCP
7 25 (2.90%) MCSA
8 22 (2.56%) MCITP
9 15 (1.74%) Degree
10 10 (1.16%) CCNA
10 10 (1.16%) A+ Certification
10 10 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (1.16%) MCTS
11 7 (0.81%) RHCSA
11 7 (0.81%) RHCA
11 7 (0.81%) RHCE
11 7 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (0.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.58%) MCDST
14 4 (0.46%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (4.88%) SLA
2 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.12%) P3O
3 1 (0.12%) QA
3 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 407 (47.27%) Active Directory
2 75 (8.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (6.97%) Hyper-V
4 52 (6.04%) Microsoft App-V
5 27 (3.14%) XenApp
6 18 (2.09%) XenDesktop
7 12 (1.39%) vSphere
8 9 (1.05%) BitLocker
9 7 (0.81%) Samba
10 6 (0.70%) VMware ESX
11 4 (0.46%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.35%) PowerHA
12 3 (0.35%) XenServer
12 3 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.23%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.23%) DFS Replication
13 2 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
13 2 (0.23%) UAG
14 1 (0.12%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 197 (22.88%) SCCM
2 43 (4.99%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 20 (2.32%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 14 (1.63%) Tivoli
4 14 (1.63%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 9 (1.05%) SCOM
6 6 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.35%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.35%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.35%) WSUS
8 3 (0.35%) WMI
8 3 (0.35%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.35%) Tivoli NetView
8 3 (0.35%) ARCserve
9 2 (0.23%) ZENworks
9 2 (0.23%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 358 (41.58%) Microsoft
2 105 (12.20%) VMware
3 94 (10.92%) Citrix
4 77 (8.94%) HP
5 53 (6.16%) Cisco
6 33 (3.83%) Oracle
7 31 (3.60%) Symantec
8 28 (3.25%) McAfee
9 21 (2.44%) Remedy
10 16 (1.86%) CheckPoint
11 15 (1.74%) Apple
11 15 (1.74%) Dell
12 14 (1.63%) Borland
13 11 (1.28%) IBM
14 9 (1.05%) AppSense
14 9 (1.05%) Sophos
14 9 (1.05%) NetApp
15 7 (0.81%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.81%) Lotus
15 7 (0.81%) EMC
Addlestone, Surrey
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £13 - £16 Per Hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £24.12 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Rate: £130 - £140 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £170 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Canterbury
Volt
Rate: £150.00 - £180.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £20 - £35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Chichester, West Sussex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £15 - £18 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Maidenhead
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £370 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £12.00 - £14.00 per hour + DOE
Posted: 11 days ago
Surrey
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £14000.00 - £18000.00 per annum + free parking and lunch
Posted: 12 days ago
Oxfordshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £150.00 - £175.00 per day + Please quote a daily rate
Posted: 18 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: £20 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago