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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 67 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 241 396 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.82% 4.26% 5.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.38% 17.44% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 174 179
Average daily rate £200 £250 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £124 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £417 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 65 111
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.55 £23.40 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.97 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.39% -3.67%
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
2118 2270 2027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.76% 24.42% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1115 900
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £179 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £472 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 169 185 239
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.42 £12.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Hampshire -37 54 £275 -0.36% 17
Berkshire -23 46 £350 +52.17% 10
Oxfordshire +3 43 £139 -13.95% 3
Surrey -1 38 £200 - 14
Buckinghamshire -19 21 £200 +33.33% 8
West Sussex -2 16 £278 -30.62% 7
East Sussex +10 13 £200 -29.82% 1
Kent -17 6 £148 +9.25% 7
Middlesex +1 5 £400 +60.00%
Isle of Wight - 1 £135 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 610 (100.00%) Windows
2 331 (54.26%) Active Directory
3 289 (47.38%) Microsoft
4 173 (28.36%) MS Office
5 157 (25.74%) SCCM
6 125 (20.49%) Windows Server
7 118 (19.34%) ITIL
7 118 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 111 (18.20%) Windows XP
9 107 (17.54%) MS Excel
9 107 (17.54%) Windows 8
10 96 (15.74%) Security Cleared
11 84 (13.77%) Citrix
12 82 (13.44%) VMware
13 78 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
14 76 (12.46%) MS Exchange
15 62 (10.16%) Migration
16 59 (9.67%) Finance
17 57 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
18 54 (8.85%) DNS
19 52 (8.52%) HP
19 52 (8.52%) SQL Server
20 51 (8.36%) Windows Server 2003
21 50 (8.20%) Blackberry
22 47 (7.70%) PowerShell
22 47 (7.70%) DV Cleared
23 44 (7.21%) SLA
24 43 (7.05%) Firewall
25 42 (6.89%) DHCP
26 41 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 76 (12.46%) MS Exchange
2 30 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (4.43%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 18 (2.95%) Lync
6 12 (1.97%) IBM Notes
7 10 (1.64%) IIS
8 8 (1.31%) Documentum
9 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.66%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.49%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.16%) iPlanet
13 1 (0.16%) MQSeries
13 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 173 (28.36%) MS Office
2 107 (17.54%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.31%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.66%) Acrobat
5 4 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.16%) BusinessWare
2 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.16%) SAP CCM
2 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
2 1 (0.16%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 34 (5.57%) Office 365
2 8 (1.31%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.33%) SaaS
4 1 (0.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 54 (8.85%) DNS
2 43 (7.05%) Firewall
3 42 (6.89%) DHCP
4 40 (6.56%) TCP/IP
5 38 (6.23%) WAN
6 36 (5.90%) ATM
7 34 (5.57%) LAN
8 25 (4.10%) VPN
9 21 (3.44%) Remote Desktop
10 20 (3.28%) Wireless
11 18 (2.95%) Internet
12 14 (2.30%) SAN
13 12 (1.97%) SNMP
13 12 (1.97%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (1.80%) SSL
15 7 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
15 7 (1.15%) Skype
15 7 (1.15%) Structured Cabling
15 7 (1.15%) VoIP
16 6 (0.98%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.80%) Big Data
3 10 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.15%) EDRMS
5 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.33%) DB2
7 2 (0.33%) SQLite
8 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.16%) DB2 UDB
8 1 (0.16%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.16%) GIS
8 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.16%) MySQL
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.16%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (2.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.80%) Jenkins
2 11 (1.80%) MSI
3 6 (0.98%) InstallShield
4 3 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.49%) Xcode
4 3 (0.49%) Yeoman
5 2 (0.33%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.33%) JIRA
5 2 (0.33%) StarTeam
5 2 (0.33%) WiX
6 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.16%) git-flow
6 1 (0.16%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.16%) Selenium
6 1 (0.16%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 59 (9.67%) Finance
2 12 (1.97%) Banking
3 7 (1.15%) Back Office
4 5 (0.82%) Publishing
4 5 (0.82%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.66%) Financial Institution
5 4 (0.66%) German Language
5 4 (0.66%) Legal
5 4 (0.66%) Marketing
6 3 (0.49%) Military
6 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.33%) Advertising
7 2 (0.33%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.33%) Law
7 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.33%) Retail
8 1 (0.16%) Electronics
8 1 (0.16%) Games
8 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 156 (25.57%) Analyst
2 136 (22.30%) Support Engineer
3 95 (15.57%) Desktop Support
4 83 (13.61%) 2nd Line Support
5 71 (11.64%) Desktop Engineer
6 70 (11.48%) Service Analyst
7 66 (10.82%) Service Desk Analyst
8 57 (9.34%) Support Analyst
9 55 (9.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 53 (8.69%) Windows Engineer
11 49 (8.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 40 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 36 (5.90%) 1st Line Support
13 36 (5.90%) IT Support
14 30 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
15 29 (4.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 25 (4.10%) Rollout Engineer
16 25 (4.10%) Windows Support Engineer
17 24 (3.93%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
18 23 (3.77%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (6.56%) .NET
2 14 (2.30%) WinForms
3 13 (2.13%) ADO.NET
4 3 (0.49%) ATL
4 3 (0.49%) COM+
4 3 (0.49%) POCO
4 3 (0.49%) Web Services
5 2 (0.33%) ActiveX
5 2 (0.33%) CSS
5 2 (0.33%) WAP
5 2 (0.33%) XML
5 2 (0.33%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.16%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.16%) HTML
6 1 (0.16%) Middleware
6 1 (0.16%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.16%) RESTful
6 1 (0.16%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.16%) WPF
6 1 (0.16%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 50 (8.20%) Blackberry
2 27 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (3.61%) Driving Licence
4 20 (3.28%) Statistics
5 19 (3.11%) Data Structures
6 15 (2.46%) CMDB
6 15 (2.46%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.46%) Management Information System
7 12 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
8 11 (1.80%) Data Extraction
8 11 (1.80%) iPhone
9 9 (1.48%) AS400
9 9 (1.48%) NHS
10 8 (1.31%) Device Driver
10 8 (1.31%) Fat Client
10 8 (1.31%) Thin Client
10 8 (1.31%) User Experience
11 7 (1.15%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.66%) iSeries
12 4 (0.66%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 610 (100.00%) Windows
2 125 (20.49%) Windows Server
3 118 (19.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 111 (18.20%) Windows XP
5 107 (17.54%) Windows 8
6 78 (12.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 51 (8.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 27 (4.43%) Linux
9 21 (3.44%) Windows 10
10 18 (2.95%) Apple iOS
11 15 (2.46%) Windows Vista
12 12 (1.97%) Android
13 11 (1.80%) Mac OS X
14 9 (1.48%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.98%) Unix
16 4 (0.66%) OS/400
17 3 (0.49%) Ubuntu
17 3 (0.49%) Windows Phone
18 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
18 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (19.34%) ITIL
2 62 (10.16%) Migration
3 36 (5.90%) Incident Management
4 27 (4.43%) Project Management
5 25 (4.10%) Change Management
6 23 (3.77%) Problem Management
7 20 (3.28%) Configuration Management
8 19 (3.11%) Data Governance
8 19 (3.11%) Data Security
9 18 (2.95%) Data Analysis
9 18 (2.95%) Service Management
9 18 (2.95%) Software Deployment
10 16 (2.62%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (2.62%) Change Control
10 16 (2.62%) Service Delivery
11 15 (2.46%) PRINCE2
11 15 (2.46%) TDD
12 12 (1.97%) Application Packaging
12 12 (1.97%) Continuous Delivery
12 12 (1.97%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 47 (7.70%) PowerShell
2 39 (6.39%) SQL
3 36 (5.90%) C#
4 22 (3.61%) C++
5 15 (2.46%) VBScript
6 13 (2.13%) C
7 6 (0.98%) VBA
8 5 (0.82%) VB
9 4 (0.66%) Ada
9 4 (0.66%) Ada 83
9 4 (0.66%) Ada 95
10 3 (0.49%) Java
10 3 (0.49%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.33%) Python
12 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 96 (15.74%) Security Cleared
2 47 (7.70%) DV Cleared
3 41 (6.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 39 (6.39%) SC Cleared
5 36 (5.90%) MCSE
6 23 (3.77%) MCP
7 15 (2.46%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (2.30%) CCNA
8 14 (2.30%) DBS Check
9 10 (1.64%) A+ Certification
10 8 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.98%) Degree
12 5 (0.82%) MCITP
12 5 (0.82%) MCSA
12 5 (0.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.66%) HNC
13 4 (0.66%) RHCSA
14 3 (0.49%) MCTS
15 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (0.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (7.21%) SLA
2 6 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.33%) QA
4 1 (0.16%) P3O
System Software
1 331 (54.26%) Active Directory
2 57 (9.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (4.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 27 (4.43%) XenApp
5 23 (3.77%) Hyper-V
6 13 (2.13%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.48%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.31%) BitLocker
8 8 (1.31%) vSphere
8 8 (1.31%) XenServer
9 7 (1.15%) ISA Server
10 5 (0.82%) VMware ESX
10 5 (0.82%) VMware ESXi
11 4 (0.66%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.33%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.33%) Samba
12 2 (0.33%) UAG
13 1 (0.16%) ClearTrust
13 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 157 (25.74%) SCCM
2 19 (3.11%) SCOM
3 14 (2.30%) WSUS
4 10 (1.64%) Backup Exec
5 9 (1.48%) SCVMM
6 7 (1.15%) NetBackup
6 7 (1.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.15%) SCSM
6 7 (1.15%) Sysprep
7 5 (0.82%) Nagios
7 5 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.66%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.66%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.49%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.49%) NetCrunch
9 3 (0.49%) SCDPM
9 3 (0.49%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
10 2 (0.33%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 289 (47.38%) Microsoft
2 84 (13.77%) Citrix
3 82 (13.44%) VMware
4 52 (8.52%) HP
5 33 (5.41%) Remedy
6 26 (4.26%) Cisco
7 16 (2.62%) Apple
8 15 (2.46%) CheckPoint
9 14 (2.30%) Lotus
9 14 (2.30%) Symantec
10 12 (1.97%) LANDesk
11 11 (1.80%) Oracle
12 10 (1.64%) Acronis
12 10 (1.64%) Lumension
13 9 (1.48%) NetApp
13 9 (1.48%) ServiceNow
14 8 (1.31%) Altiris
14 8 (1.31%) Dell
14 8 (1.31%) EMC
14 8 (1.31%) McAfee
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