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 28 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 40 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 431 482 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 4.61% 5.25% 4.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.39% 20.98% 20.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 220 178
Average daily rate
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£275 £214 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.65% -28.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £115 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £425 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 94 74
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.14 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £20.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average 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
2344 2297 1910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.08% 25.02% 23.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1220 1133 925
Average daily rate £363 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 224 243
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 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 28 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 28 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 +16 126 £364 +9.81% 16
Hampshire +12 106 £354 +23.04% 16
Surrey -5 63 £173 +23.21% 16
Oxfordshire -14 46 £160 -35.35% 7
Buckinghamshire -24 36 £250 -3.84% 13
West Sussex -32 18 £193 +24.19% 4
East Sussex -25 17 £188 +50.00% 1
Kent -10 8 £158 -10.00%
Middlesex +10 5 £164 -
Home Counties +6 4 - -
Sussex -3 1 £300 +1.69%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 852 (100.00%) Windows
2 407 (47.77%) Active Directory
3 357 (41.90%) Microsoft
4 254 (29.81%) Security Cleared
5 251 (29.46%) MS Office
6 206 (24.18%) Windows XP
7 196 (23.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 195 (22.89%) SCCM
9 150 (17.61%) SC Cleared
10 145 (17.02%) ITIL
11 144 (16.90%) MS Excel
12 107 (12.56%) VMware
13 101 (11.85%) Migration
13 101 (11.85%) Citrix
14 99 (11.62%) Windows Server 2003
15 94 (11.03%) DV Cleared
16 90 (10.56%) Windows 8
17 84 (9.86%) DNS
18 81 (9.51%) HP
18 81 (9.51%) MS Exchange
19 79 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
20 73 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
21 68 (7.98%) Finance
22 63 (7.39%) Microsoft App-V
23 62 (7.28%) WAN
23 62 (7.28%) SQL
24 57 (6.69%) Firewall
25 56 (6.57%) PowerShell
26 55 (6.46%) Cisco
26 55 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 81 (9.51%) MS Exchange
2 35 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (3.40%) SharePoint
5 20 (2.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (2.00%) Lync
7 12 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (1.41%) IIS
8 10 (1.17%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
10 6 (0.70%) IBM Notes
11 5 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (0.47%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.35%) WordPress
14 1 (0.12%) CMS
14 1 (0.12%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 251 (29.46%) MS Office
2 144 (16.90%) MS Excel
3 33 (3.87%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.76%) MS Project
5 9 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.47%) assyst
2 2 (0.23%) CODA-Financials
3 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (3.52%) Office 365
2 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.35%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.23%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
5 1 (0.12%) IaaS
5 1 (0.12%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.12%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (9.86%) DNS
2 62 (7.28%) WAN
3 57 (6.69%) Firewall
4 53 (6.22%) LAN
5 51 (5.99%) VPN
6 48 (5.63%) TCP/IP
7 47 (5.52%) DHCP
8 31 (3.64%) ATM
9 28 (3.29%) MPLS
10 23 (2.70%) HTTP
11 22 (2.58%) SMTP
12 21 (2.46%) Internet
13 20 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (1.76%) SAN
15 10 (1.17%) Wireless
16 6 (0.70%) 3G
17 5 (0.59%) VoIP
17 5 (0.59%) SSL
18 4 (0.47%) VLAN
18 4 (0.47%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.35%) MySQL
3 3 (0.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.23%) MS Access
4 2 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.23%) Data Mining
4 2 (0.23%) DB2
5 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 29 (3.40%) MSI
2 15 (1.76%) StarTeam
3 5 (0.59%) AdminStudio
4 4 (0.47%) Subversion
4 4 (0.47%) QuickTest Pro
4 4 (0.47%) LabVIEW
4 4 (0.47%) InstallShield
4 4 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.47%) Trac
4 4 (0.47%) Wise Package Studio
5 3 (0.35%) Yeoman
6 2 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.23%) WinRunner
6 2 (0.23%) TestDirector
6 2 (0.23%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.23%) ClearQuest
7 1 (0.12%) Xcode
7 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 68 (7.98%) Finance
2 17 (2.00%) Banking
3 14 (1.64%) Retail
4 10 (1.17%) Financial Institution
5 9 (1.06%) Telecoms
5 9 (1.06%) Back Office
6 5 (0.59%) Legal
6 5 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.35%) Law
8 2 (0.23%) Marketing
8 2 (0.23%) Advertising
9 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.12%) Military
9 1 (0.12%) Games
9 1 (0.12%) Publishing
9 1 (0.12%) Local Government
9 1 (0.12%) French Language
9 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 160 (18.78%) Analyst
2 101 (11.85%) Support Engineer
3 89 (10.45%) Desktop Support
4 86 (10.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 73 (8.57%) Support Analyst
6 70 (8.22%) Desktop Engineer
7 60 (7.04%) Service Analyst
8 58 (6.81%) Service Desk Analyst
9 55 (6.46%) Rollout Engineer
9 55 (6.46%) Applications Packager
10 47 (5.52%) Architect
11 40 (4.69%) 1st Line Support
12 39 (4.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 39 (4.58%) IT Support
13 36 (4.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 33 (3.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 27 (3.17%) Project Manager
16 26 (3.05%) Desktop Analyst
16 26 (3.05%) Infrastructure Architect
17 22 (2.58%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.23%) Application Packaging
2 34 (3.99%) .NET
3 13 (1.53%) HTML
3 13 (1.53%) XML
4 4 (0.47%) XSLT
4 4 (0.47%) WebSockets
4 4 (0.47%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.35%) Flash
6 2 (0.23%) WSH
6 2 (0.23%) ODBC
6 2 (0.23%) LAMP
6 2 (0.23%) APPC
7 1 (0.12%) POCO
7 1 (0.12%) OLE
7 1 (0.12%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.12%) ATL
7 1 (0.12%) ActiveX
7 1 (0.12%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.12%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.12%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 45 (5.28%) Blackberry
2 42 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (2.46%) Data Centre
4 18 (2.11%) NHS
5 16 (1.88%) Clustering
6 9 (1.06%) Client/Server
7 8 (0.94%) PDA
7 8 (0.94%) iPhone
7 8 (0.94%) EPoS
8 7 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (0.70%) Visualisation
10 5 (0.59%) iPad
11 4 (0.47%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.47%) Smartphone
11 4 (0.47%) Private Cloud
12 3 (0.35%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.35%) BYOD
12 3 (0.35%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.35%) Replication
12 3 (0.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 852 (100.00%) Windows
2 206 (24.18%) Windows XP
3 196 (23.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 99 (11.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 90 (10.56%) Windows 8
6 55 (6.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 32 (3.76%) Linux
8 12 (1.41%) Mac OS X
9 11 (1.29%) Windows Vista
10 10 (1.17%) Android
10 10 (1.17%) UNIX
11 9 (1.06%) Solaris
12 5 (0.59%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.59%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.47%) CentOS
13 4 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.35%) AIX
15 2 (0.23%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (17.02%) ITIL
2 101 (11.85%) Migration
3 40 (4.69%) Project Management
4 36 (4.23%) Configuration Management
5 31 (3.64%) Service Management
6 24 (2.82%) Time Management
7 20 (2.35%) Change Management
8 17 (2.00%) Problem Management
9 15 (1.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (1.76%) Software Testing
9 15 (1.76%) Incident Management
10 13 (1.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (1.53%) High Availability
11 12 (1.41%) PRINCE2
11 12 (1.41%) Service Delivery
12 10 (1.17%) Release Management
12 10 (1.17%) Customer Engagement
12 10 (1.17%) Logistics
12 10 (1.17%) Validation
12 10 (1.17%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 62 (7.28%) SQL
2 56 (6.57%) PowerShell
3 45 (5.28%) VBScript
4 40 (4.69%) VB
5 34 (3.99%) C#
6 14 (1.64%) Java
7 9 (1.06%) C++
7 9 (1.06%) Python
8 8 (0.94%) C
9 6 (0.70%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.47%) JavaScript
11 3 (0.35%) VBA
12 2 (0.23%) Perl
12 2 (0.23%) RPG
12 2 (0.23%) COBOL
13 1 (0.12%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.12%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.12%) VB6
13 1 (0.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 254 (29.81%) Security Cleared
2 150 (17.61%) SC Cleared
3 94 (11.03%) DV Cleared
4 79 (9.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (5.28%) MCSE
6 33 (3.87%) MCP
7 28 (3.29%) MCSA
7 28 (3.29%) MCITP
8 16 (1.88%) Degree
8 16 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
8 16 (1.88%) CCNA
9 12 (1.41%) MCTS
10 11 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (1.17%) A+ Certification
12 8 (0.94%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (0.82%) MCDST
14 4 (0.47%) RHCA
14 4 (0.47%) RHCE
14 4 (0.47%) RHCSA
15 3 (0.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (5.52%) SLA
2 2 (0.23%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.23%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.12%) Solvency II
3 1 (0.12%) P3O
3 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.12%) QA
3 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 407 (47.77%) Active Directory
2 73 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 63 (7.39%) Microsoft App-V
4 53 (6.22%) Hyper-V
5 34 (3.99%) XenApp
6 24 (2.82%) XenDesktop
7 13 (1.53%) vSphere
8 8 (0.94%) Samba
8 8 (0.94%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.47%) XenServer
11 3 (0.35%) UAG
11 3 (0.35%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.35%) Terminal Services
11 3 (0.35%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.23%) DFS Replication
12 2 (0.23%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.23%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.23%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 195 (22.89%) SCCM
2 41 (4.81%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 14 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 10 (1.17%) SCOM
4 10 (1.17%) Tivoli
4 10 (1.17%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 10 (1.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
6 5 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.47%) ARCserve
7 4 (0.47%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.35%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 3 (0.35%) WMI
8 3 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.35%) WSUS
9 2 (0.23%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.23%) Tivoli NetView
9 2 (0.23%) SCDPM
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 357 (41.90%) Microsoft
2 107 (12.56%) VMware
3 101 (11.85%) Citrix
4 81 (9.51%) HP
5 55 (6.46%) Cisco
6 37 (4.34%) Symantec
7 33 (3.87%) Oracle
8 26 (3.05%) McAfee
9 23 (2.70%) CheckPoint
10 17 (2.00%) Remedy
11 16 (1.88%) Apple
11 16 (1.88%) Dell
12 12 (1.41%) AppSense
13 11 (1.29%) Borland
14 10 (1.17%) IBM
14 10 (1.17%) Sophos
15 9 (1.06%) LANDesk
16 8 (0.94%) OpenText
16 8 (0.94%) Ventyx
17 7 (0.82%) NetApp
Winchester
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Tadley, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £16.00 - £30.00 per hour + n/a
Posted: Yesterday
Alton, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £24.12 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £21.55 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Connectus
Rate: £160 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Vital Solutions
Rate: £0 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £14 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IT Connections
Rate: £125-£130/Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Connectus
Rate: £10 - £21.5 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £450.15 - £490 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 16 days ago
Oxford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £15.00 - £18.00 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 22 days ago