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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 105 52 34
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 181 364 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.06% 3.72% 5.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.70% 15.47% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 166 240
Median daily rate £178 £239 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.65% -4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £120 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £456 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £220
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 101 94
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.60 £30.90 £20.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.27% +1.66%
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
2080 2353 2272
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.73% 24.04% 24.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1288 1272 1154
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 £200 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 232 219
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -10 53 £260 +15.55% 13
Surrey -7 35 £174 -30.50% 14
Berkshire -43 33 £143 -56.15% 8
Oxfordshire -29 23 £143 -16.17% 5
Kent +10 10 £130 -72.34% 1
Buckinghamshire -6 10 £190 -49.33% 4
West Sussex -24 10 £323 +168.75% 5
East Sussex -3 4 £250 -21.25% 1
Middlesex -2 1 £350 -1.40%
Home Counties - 1 £285 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 August 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.

1 402 (100.00%) Windows
2 245 (60.95%) Active Directory
3 181 (45.02%) Microsoft
4 148 (36.82%) MS Office
5 106 (26.37%) SCCM
6 101 (25.12%) Windows Server
7 85 (21.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 77 (19.15%) ITIL
9 72 (17.91%) MS Exchange
10 70 (17.41%) Windows XP
11 69 (17.16%) MS Excel
11 69 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 68 (16.92%) Windows 8
13 65 (16.17%) Security Cleared
13 65 (16.17%) Windows 10
14 64 (15.92%) Citrix
15 61 (15.17%) VMware
16 53 (13.18%) PowerShell
17 49 (12.19%) Microsoft Certification
18 48 (11.94%) HP
19 46 (11.44%) Finance
20 44 (10.95%) SQL
21 42 (10.45%) LAN
21 42 (10.45%) Office 365
22 41 (10.20%) WAN
23 39 (9.70%) Migration
24 38 (9.45%) Windows Server 2003
25 36 (8.96%) DHCP
25 36 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
26 35 (8.71%) 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 72 (17.91%) MS Exchange
2 27 (6.72%) SharePoint
3 25 (6.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (3.48%) Skype for Business
5 13 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 8 (1.99%) IIS
8 8 (1.99%) Live Communications Server
9 7 (1.74%) IBM Notes
10 6 (1.49%) CMS
11 3 (0.75%) Documentum
11 3 (0.75%) SAS
12 2 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
12 2 (0.50%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.50%) WordPress
13 1 (0.25%) Apache
13 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 148 (36.82%) MS Office
2 69 (17.16%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.50%) InDesign
5 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.50%) Sage X3
2 2 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.25%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 42 (10.45%) Office 365
2 10 (2.49%) Mimecast
3 4 (1.00%) OneDrive
4 3 (0.75%) IaaS
4 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.75%) PaaS
4 3 (0.75%) SaaS
5 2 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 42 (10.45%) LAN
2 41 (10.20%) WAN
3 36 (8.96%) DHCP
4 35 (8.71%) DNS
5 33 (8.21%) TCP/IP
6 27 (6.72%) SAN
7 23 (5.72%) VPN
8 22 (5.47%) Wireless
9 17 (4.23%) Firewall
10 12 (2.99%) Internet
11 11 (2.74%) VoIP
12 9 (2.24%) IP Telephony
13 7 (1.74%) Skype
14 5 (1.24%) Intranet
15 4 (1.00%) 3G
15 4 (1.00%) Ethernet
15 4 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
16 3 (0.75%) ATM
16 3 (0.75%) Remote Desktop
16 3 (0.75%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.99%) MS Access
4 4 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (1.00%) MySQL
4 4 (1.00%) QlikView
4 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.50%) SSDT
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.25%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.25%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (2.99%) MSI
2 6 (1.49%) StarTeam
3 4 (1.00%) InstallShield
3 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.50%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.50%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.50%) NuGet
4 2 (0.50%) Subversion
4 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.50%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.50%) TestDirector
4 2 (0.50%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.25%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.25%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.25%) JIRA
5 1 (0.25%) LSMW
General
1 46 (11.44%) Finance
2 12 (2.99%) Legal
3 8 (1.99%) Telecoms
4 5 (1.24%) Marketing
5 4 (1.00%) Advertising
5 4 (1.00%) Banking
5 4 (1.00%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.00%) Military
5 4 (1.00%) Retail
6 3 (0.75%) Back Office
7 2 (0.50%) Electronics
7 2 (0.50%) Law
7 2 (0.50%) Local Government
8 1 (0.25%) Billing
8 1 (0.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 126 (31.34%) Analyst
2 84 (20.90%) Support Engineer
3 64 (15.92%) Desktop Support
4 59 (14.68%) Support Analyst
5 56 (13.93%) Desktop Engineer
6 51 (12.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 51 (12.69%) Service Analyst
7 50 (12.44%) Service Desk Analyst
8 41 (10.20%) IT Support
9 40 (9.95%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 40 (9.95%) IT Analyst
10 36 (8.96%) Windows Engineer
11 32 (7.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 30 (7.46%) 1st Line Support
13 27 (6.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 25 (6.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
15 24 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
16 22 (5.47%) IT Support Analyst
17 20 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 20 (4.98%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.74%) .NET
2 4 (1.00%) ODBC
3 3 (0.75%) Web Services
4 2 (0.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.50%) CSS
4 2 (0.50%) DCOM
4 2 (0.50%) DHTML
4 2 (0.50%) HTML
4 2 (0.50%) XHTML
4 2 (0.50%) XML
5 1 (0.25%) MAPI
5 1 (0.25%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 32 (7.96%) Blackberry
2 14 (3.48%) Data Centre
3 13 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (2.74%) Fat Client
4 11 (2.74%) Thin Client
5 10 (2.49%) AS400
5 10 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.24%) Statistics
7 8 (1.99%) Mathematics
7 8 (1.99%) Smartphone
8 7 (1.74%) Clustering
8 7 (1.74%) Driving Licence
8 7 (1.74%) iPhone
8 7 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.00%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.00%) Wiki
10 3 (0.75%) iPad
11 2 (0.50%) Blog
11 2 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 402 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (25.12%) Windows Server
3 85 (21.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 70 (17.41%) Windows XP
5 69 (17.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 68 (16.92%) Windows 8
7 65 (16.17%) Windows 10
8 38 (9.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (4.73%) Linux
10 13 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (2.49%) Unix
12 8 (1.99%) Android
13 7 (1.74%) Solaris
14 4 (1.00%) Apple iOS
14 4 (1.00%) Mac OS X
14 4 (1.00%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.50%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.50%) VMS
15 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (19.15%) ITIL
2 39 (9.70%) Migration
3 19 (4.73%) Problem Management
3 19 (4.73%) Service Management
4 17 (4.23%) Incident Management
5 16 (3.98%) Service Delivery
6 14 (3.48%) Project Management
7 12 (2.99%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (2.49%) Application Packaging
8 10 (2.49%) Change Management
8 10 (2.49%) Configuration Management
8 10 (2.49%) Open Source
8 10 (2.49%) Patch Management
9 9 (2.24%) Fault Analysis
9 9 (2.24%) Mentoring
10 8 (1.99%) Coaching
11 6 (1.49%) Change Control
11 6 (1.49%) Data Privacy
11 6 (1.49%) ITIL V3
11 6 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 53 (13.18%) PowerShell
2 44 (10.95%) SQL
3 29 (7.21%) VBScript
4 15 (3.73%) VB
5 11 (2.74%) C
6 9 (2.24%) Java
7 5 (1.24%) C++
8 4 (1.00%) C#
9 3 (0.75%) JavaScript
9 3 (0.75%) Python
10 2 (0.50%) C++/CLI
10 2 (0.50%) Perl
10 2 (0.50%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.50%) VB6
11 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 65 (16.17%) Security Cleared
2 49 (12.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (8.21%) DV Cleared
4 27 (6.72%) MCP
4 27 (6.72%) MCSE
5 24 (5.97%) SC Cleared
6 16 (3.98%) MCDST
7 9 (2.24%) MCSA
8 8 (1.99%) Degree
8 8 (1.99%) MCITP
9 7 (1.74%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (1.74%) CCNA
9 7 (1.74%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 5 (1.24%) CISSP
10 5 (1.24%) SANS
10 5 (1.24%) SSCP
11 4 (1.00%) VCP4
11 4 (1.00%) VCP5
11 4 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.97%) SLA
2 9 (2.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.75%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.50%) JSP 440
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 245 (60.95%) Active Directory
2 36 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (7.21%) Hyper-V
4 23 (5.72%) XenApp
5 14 (3.48%) Microsoft App-V
6 10 (2.49%) VMware ESX
7 9 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.99%) BitLocker
8 8 (1.99%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.74%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (1.74%) vSphere
10 4 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.50%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.50%) XenServer
12 1 (0.25%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.25%) UAG
12 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 106 (26.37%) SCCM
2 18 (4.48%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 16 (3.98%) NetBackup
4 13 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 12 (2.99%) Backup Exec
6 10 (2.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 10 (2.49%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 8 (1.99%) Netcool
7 8 (1.99%) Unicenter
7 8 (1.99%) WSUS
8 7 (1.74%) HP SIM
9 4 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.00%) SCOM
10 3 (0.75%) McAfee ePO
10 3 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.75%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.75%) SCSM
11 2 (0.50%) DameWare
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 181 (45.02%) Microsoft
2 64 (15.92%) Citrix
3 61 (15.17%) VMware
4 48 (11.94%) HP
5 29 (7.21%) Oracle
6 22 (5.47%) Cisco
7 18 (4.48%) Symantec
8 16 (3.98%) Avaya
9 12 (2.99%) EMC
9 12 (2.99%) Intel Security
9 12 (2.99%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.99%) Veritas
10 11 (2.74%) Apple
10 11 (2.74%) NetApp
11 8 (1.99%) AppSense
11 8 (1.99%) IBM
11 8 (1.99%) Meridio
11 8 (1.99%) Remedy
12 7 (1.74%) Becrypt
12 7 (1.74%) Lotus
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