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 February 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / South East
Rank 69 66 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 215 250 416
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.79% 2.85% 4.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.77% 11.47% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 120 182
Median daily rate £210 £225 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £130 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £350 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 53 71
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £48.94 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%

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
1684 2180 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.88% 24.85% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1296 1178
Median daily rate £380 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 159 198
Median hourly rate £15.43 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 February 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 February 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 February 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 +16 67 £315 +40.00% 13
Surrey +16 46 £175 +6.87% 14
Buckinghamshire 0 29 £295 -15.71% 9
Berkshire -11 23 £200 -42.85% 6
Oxfordshire -17 17 £150 +7.14% 4
Kent +12 9 £303 +83.33% 1
Middlesex +11 8 £358 +27.67%
East Sussex -4 7 £325 +36.84% 1
West Sussex -15 5 £225 -26.22% 2
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 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.

1 420 (100.00%) Windows
2 263 (62.62%) Active Directory
3 199 (47.38%) Microsoft
4 160 (38.10%) MS Office
5 109 (25.95%) Windows Server
6 101 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 90 (21.43%) Windows 10
8 89 (21.19%) VMware
8 89 (21.19%) SCCM
9 80 (19.05%) ITIL
10 75 (17.86%) Security Cleared
11 70 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 65 (15.48%) Office 365
13 62 (14.76%) VMware Infrastructure
14 60 (14.29%) Citrix
15 57 (13.57%) PowerShell
16 56 (13.33%) Windows 8
17 53 (12.62%) MS Exchange
18 52 (12.38%) SC Cleared
19 51 (12.14%) DNS
20 50 (11.90%) Windows XP
20 50 (11.90%) MS Excel
21 48 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
22 46 (10.95%) Migration
23 45 (10.71%) Firewall
24 42 (10.00%) Cisco
24 42 (10.00%) Incident Management
25 41 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
26 40 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
27 38 (9.05%) Skype for Business

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 53 (12.62%) MS Exchange
2 38 (9.05%) Skype for Business
3 28 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (4.29%) IBM Notes
5 9 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.90%) IIS
7 5 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.24%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.24%) QuickPlace
Applications
1 160 (38.10%) MS Office
2 50 (11.90%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.95%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.24%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 65 (15.48%) Office 365
2 18 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.90%) OneDrive
4 5 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.24%) IaaS
5 1 (0.24%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.24%) PaaS
5 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 51 (12.14%) DNS
3 45 (10.71%) Firewall
4 37 (8.81%) LAN
4 37 (8.81%) Skype
5 34 (8.10%) DHCP
6 33 (7.86%) WAN
7 29 (6.90%) VPN
8 25 (5.95%) SAN
9 24 (5.71%) VoIP
10 16 (3.81%) Wireless
11 8 (1.90%) SSL
12 7 (1.67%) ATM
12 7 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (1.67%) Internet
13 6 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (1.19%) SNMP
15 4 (0.95%) NAS
16 3 (0.71%) 3G
16 3 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.19%) MySQL
3 4 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.71%) MS Access
5 1 (0.24%) DB2
5 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.24%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (3.33%) MSI
2 4 (0.95%) AdminStudio
2 4 (0.95%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.48%) ClearCase
3 2 (0.48%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.24%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.24%) git-flow
4 1 (0.24%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.24%) MSBuild
4 1 (0.24%) NetBeans
4 1 (0.24%) NuGet
4 1 (0.24%) Redmine
4 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.24%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.24%) Subversion
4 1 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.24%) WinDbg
General
1 32 (7.62%) Finance
2 15 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.62%) Legal
4 5 (1.19%) Advertising
4 5 (1.19%) Back Office
4 5 (1.19%) Law
5 4 (0.95%) Korean Language
5 4 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.95%) Retail
6 2 (0.48%) German Language
6 2 (0.48%) Local Government
6 2 (0.48%) Military
6 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.24%) Banking
7 1 (0.24%) Games
7 1 (0.24%) Marketing
7 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 92 (21.90%) Analyst
3 71 (16.90%) Desktop Support
4 63 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 53 (12.62%) Support Analyst
6 48 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
7 41 (9.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 41 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
8 40 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
8 40 (9.52%) IT Support
9 37 (8.81%) Service Analyst
10 34 (8.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 33 (7.86%) Service Desk Analyst
12 29 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 29 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 29 (6.90%) IT Engineer
12 29 (6.90%) Service Desk Support
13 25 (5.95%) Desktop Analyst
14 24 (5.71%) 1st Line Engineer
15 22 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.76%) XML
2 4 (0.95%) Web Services
3 3 (0.71%) .NET
3 3 (0.71%) HTML
3 3 (0.71%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.48%) SAP Smart Forms
5 1 (0.24%) ADO
5 1 (0.24%) ODBC
5 1 (0.24%) WPF
5 1 (0.24%) XPages
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (5.24%) Management Information System
3 20 (4.76%) Blackberry
4 16 (3.81%) Fat Client
4 16 (3.81%) Thin Client
5 14 (3.33%) Smartphone
6 11 (2.62%) iPad
7 10 (2.38%) Clustering
8 9 (2.14%) iPhone
9 7 (1.67%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.67%) Data Centre
9 7 (1.67%) Driving Licence
9 7 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (0.95%) BYOD
10 4 (0.95%) Client/Server
10 4 (0.95%) CMDB
10 4 (0.95%) Device Driver
10 4 (0.95%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.95%) Replication
10 4 (0.95%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 420 (100.00%) Windows
2 109 (25.95%) Windows Server
3 101 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 90 (21.43%) Windows 10
5 56 (13.33%) Windows 8
6 50 (11.90%) Windows XP
7 48 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 41 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 22 (5.24%) Android
10 13 (3.10%) Apple iOS
11 11 (2.62%) Linux
12 10 (2.38%) Windows Vista
13 9 (2.14%) Mac OS X
13 9 (2.14%) Unix
14 6 (1.43%) Solaris
15 4 (0.95%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.95%) Windows 2000
16 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 2 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (19.05%) ITIL
2 46 (10.95%) Migration
3 42 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 19 (4.52%) Service Delivery
5 18 (4.29%) Service Management
6 16 (3.81%) Problem Management
7 15 (3.57%) Project Management
7 15 (3.57%) Software Deployment
8 13 (3.10%) Mobile Device Management
8 13 (3.10%) Validation
9 12 (2.86%) Patch Management
10 11 (2.62%) Application Virtualisation
10 11 (2.62%) Asset Management
10 11 (2.62%) Data Migration
11 10 (2.38%) Time Management
12 9 (2.14%) Customer Requirements
13 8 (1.90%) Change Management
13 8 (1.90%) Compatibility Testing
13 8 (1.90%) Line Management
14 7 (1.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (13.57%) PowerShell
2 36 (8.57%) VBScript
3 25 (5.95%) SQL
4 7 (1.67%) Java
5 6 (1.43%) VB
6 5 (1.19%) C
7 4 (0.95%) C#
7 4 (0.95%) C++
8 3 (0.71%) Perl
9 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.48%) Python
10 1 (0.24%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.24%) LotusScript
10 1 (0.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 75 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 52 (12.38%) SC Cleared
3 40 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (5.24%) DV Cleared
5 21 (5.00%) MCSA
6 20 (4.76%) MCITP
7 12 (2.86%) Degree
8 10 (2.38%) MCSE
9 8 (1.90%) A+ Certification
9 8 (1.90%) MCP
10 7 (1.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 5 (1.19%) DBS Check
12 4 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (0.95%) MCDST
13 3 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
14 2 (0.48%) CCNA
15 1 (0.24%) AWS Certification
15 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
15 1 (0.24%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.10%) SLA
2 3 (0.71%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.48%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.24%) QA
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 263 (62.62%) Active Directory
2 62 (14.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (6.90%) VMware ESX
4 28 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 26 (6.19%) XenApp
6 18 (4.29%) vSphere
6 18 (4.29%) XenDesktop
7 14 (3.33%) BitLocker
7 14 (3.33%) Hyper-V
8 9 (2.14%) Firmware
9 6 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
10 4 (0.95%) ProxySG
10 4 (0.95%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 89 (21.19%) SCCM
2 23 (5.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 17 (4.05%) WSUS
4 8 (1.90%) EdgeSight
5 7 (1.67%) Backup Exec
5 7 (1.67%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.43%) BladeLogic
6 6 (1.43%) SCOM
6 6 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 6 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (1.19%) Unicenter
8 4 (0.95%) AppDNA
8 4 (0.95%) Netcool
8 4 (0.95%) SafeCom
8 4 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 3 (0.71%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
9 3 (0.71%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (0.48%) Sysprep
11 1 (0.24%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 199 (47.38%) Microsoft
2 89 (21.19%) VMware
3 60 (14.29%) Citrix
4 42 (10.00%) Cisco
5 34 (8.10%) HP
6 20 (4.76%) Apple
6 20 (4.76%) Dell
7 18 (4.29%) Lotus
8 17 (4.05%) NetApp
9 14 (3.33%) Sophos
10 13 (3.10%) Remedy
10 13 (3.10%) ServiceNow
11 12 (2.86%) Oracle
12 10 (2.38%) Symantec
13 8 (1.90%) AppSense
13 8 (1.90%) CA
13 8 (1.90%) Intel Security
13 8 (1.90%) Wyse
14 7 (1.67%) Adobe
14 7 (1.67%) Altiris
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