The first table below looks at the demand 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South East region.

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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 31 36 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 465 389 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 5.07% 4.60% 2.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.35% 18.96% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 174 99
Average daily rate
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£250 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £132 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 95 86
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.73 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.83% -1.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.10 £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2178 2052 1991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.73% 24.26% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 1028 836
Average daily rate £325 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 250 274
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.44 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 7
England

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014.

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 August 2014. 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
Hampshire -5 91 £290 -11.71% 17
Berkshire +2 87 £300 +50.00% 26
Surrey -3 75 £225 -33.82% 15
Buckinghamshire +2 62 £300 -6.25% 5
Oxfordshire +8 42 £220 -32.30% 9
East Sussex +5 37 £110 -47.50% 4
West Sussex +5 37 £140 -64.97% 4
Kent +8 28 £180 -14.28% 11
Middlesex - 1 £220 - 1
Sussex - 1 - -
Thames Valley - - - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

1 986 (100.00%) Windows
2 417 (42.29%) Active Directory
3 372 (37.73%) Microsoft
4 320 (32.45%) Windows XP
5 292 (29.61%) MS Office
6 207 (20.99%) MS Excel
7 203 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 165 (16.73%) ITIL
9 162 (16.43%) Citrix
10 159 (16.13%) SCCM
11 146 (14.81%) MS Exchange
12 135 (13.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 133 (13.49%) Migration
14 127 (12.88%) Security Cleared
15 119 (12.07%) Windows 8
16 92 (9.33%) Blackberry
17 90 (9.13%) VMware
18 73 (7.40%) SC Cleared
19 67 (6.80%) TCP/IP
20 64 (6.49%) Microsoft App-V
21 62 (6.29%) Cisco
22 61 (6.19%) Finance
23 59 (5.98%) VPN
24 58 (5.88%) HP
25 53 (5.38%) PowerShell
26 52 (5.27%) LAN
27 50 (5.07%) DV Cleared
27 50 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
27 50 (5.07%) Hyper-V
28 49 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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
1 146 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 50 (5.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (3.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 30 (3.04%) SharePoint
5 29 (2.94%) IBM Notes
6 22 (2.23%) Lync
7 21 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
9 14 (1.42%) Lotus Domino
10 11 (1.12%) IIS
11 9 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
12 7 (0.71%) WorkSite
13 5 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (0.30%) Documentum
14 3 (0.30%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.10%) ArchestrA
16 1 (0.10%) OpenROAD
16 1 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 292 (29.61%) MS Office
2 207 (20.99%) MS Excel
3 15 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (1.12%) MS Project
5 9 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.51%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.51%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.41%) PaintShop Pro
8 2 (0.20%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.10%) Maximo
2 1 (0.10%) Academy Housing
2 1 (0.10%) arcHouse
2 1 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (2.94%) Office 365
2 5 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.41%) SaaS
3 4 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.20%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 67 (6.80%) TCP/IP
2 59 (5.98%) VPN
3 52 (5.27%) LAN
4 49 (4.97%) Firewall
5 46 (4.67%) WAN
6 41 (4.16%) DNS
7 38 (3.85%) DHCP
8 28 (2.84%) SAN
9 26 (2.64%) Internet
10 15 (1.52%) VoIP
11 12 (1.22%) Wireless
12 11 (1.12%) IP Telephony
13 9 (0.91%) Modbus
13 9 (0.91%) ATM
14 6 (0.61%) VLAN
14 6 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (0.51%) NAS
15 5 (0.51%) MPLS
16 4 (0.41%) BIG-IP
16 4 (0.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (4.36%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.93%) SQL Server 2005
3 12 (1.22%) MS Access
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.51%) Ingres
5 4 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.30%) Amazon RDS
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (0.20%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.10%) IDOL
8 1 (0.10%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle8/8i Database
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (3.55%) MSI
2 13 (1.32%) Wise Package Studio
3 11 (1.12%) InstallShield
4 7 (0.71%) AdminStudio
5 6 (0.61%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (0.30%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.20%) Subversion
8 2 (0.20%) TestDirector
8 2 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.10%) Trac
9 1 (0.10%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.10%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.10%) Fiddler
General
1 61 (6.19%) Finance
2 18 (1.83%) Banking
3 15 (1.52%) Telecoms
4 13 (1.32%) Dutch Language
5 12 (1.22%) Retail
6 11 (1.12%) Law
6 11 (1.12%) Military
7 9 (0.91%) Financial Institution
8 8 (0.81%) Legal
9 7 (0.71%) Local Government
10 5 (0.51%) Back Office
11 4 (0.41%) Electronics
11 4 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 3 (0.30%) Games
13 2 (0.20%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.20%) Marketing
13 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.20%) Advertising
14 1 (0.10%) Publishing
14 1 (0.10%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 199 (20.18%) Analyst
2 124 (12.58%) Support Engineer
3 109 (11.05%) Desktop Support
4 91 (9.23%) Support Analyst
4 91 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support
5 80 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
6 66 (6.69%) Rollout Engineer
7 65 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
7 65 (6.59%) Service Analyst
8 60 (6.09%) 1st Line Support
9 58 (5.88%) Project Manager
10 40 (4.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 35 (3.55%) Help Desk Support
11 35 (3.55%) Deployment Engineer
12 34 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
13 30 (3.04%) Desktop Analyst
14 29 (2.94%) IT Support
15 28 (2.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 28 (2.84%) Consultant
16 27 (2.74%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (4.26%) Application Packaging
2 11 (1.12%) XML
2 11 (1.12%) WSH
3 10 (1.01%) Software Packaging
3 10 (1.01%) AngularJS
4 9 (0.91%) WebSockets
5 8 (0.81%) HTML
5 8 (0.81%) .NET
6 7 (0.71%) CSS
6 7 (0.71%) Flash
7 6 (0.61%) Web Services
8 5 (0.51%) JSP
9 4 (0.41%) WAP
9 4 (0.41%) SOAP
10 2 (0.20%) Ajax
10 2 (0.20%) OLE
11 1 (0.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 1 (0.10%) REST
11 1 (0.10%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.10%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 92 (9.33%) Blackberry
2 19 (1.93%) iPhone
3 17 (1.72%) iPad
4 14 (1.42%) Video Conferencing
4 14 (1.42%) Fat Client
4 14 (1.42%) Thin Client
5 12 (1.22%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.12%) NHS
6 11 (1.12%) EPoS
7 9 (0.91%) Replication
7 9 (0.91%) E-Learning
8 8 (0.81%) Clustering
9 7 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.51%) SCORM
11 4 (0.41%) SWIFT
12 3 (0.30%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.30%) Handset
12 3 (0.30%) Chip and PIN
12 3 (0.30%) EFT
13 2 (0.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 986 (100.00%) Windows
2 320 (32.45%) Windows XP
3 203 (20.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 135 (13.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 119 (12.07%) Windows 8
6 47 (4.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 37 (3.75%) Windows Vista
8 30 (3.04%) UNIX
9 18 (1.83%) Solaris
10 17 (1.72%) Apple iOS
11 16 (1.62%) Linux
12 10 (1.01%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.71%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.61%) Android
15 4 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.41%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.30%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.10%) CentOS
17 1 (0.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (16.73%) ITIL
2 133 (13.49%) Migration
3 38 (3.85%) Project Management
4 27 (2.74%) Service Management
5 25 (2.54%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (2.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (2.03%) PRINCE2
8 18 (1.83%) Incident Management
9 17 (1.72%) ITSM
10 16 (1.62%) Project Planning
10 16 (1.62%) Service Delivery
11 14 (1.42%) Data Security
12 12 (1.22%) Time Management
12 12 (1.22%) Mobile Device Management
13 11 (1.12%) Security Management
13 11 (1.12%) Data Protection
13 11 (1.12%) Asset Management
14 10 (1.01%) Software Distribution
15 9 (0.91%) Validation
15 9 (0.91%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (5.38%) PowerShell
2 37 (3.75%) VB
3 36 (3.65%) SQL
4 28 (2.84%) VBScript
5 21 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 14 (1.42%) C#
7 10 (1.01%) C
8 9 (0.91%) Python
9 8 (0.81%) Java
9 8 (0.81%) VBA
9 8 (0.81%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.51%) ActionScript 2.0
10 5 (0.51%) ActionScript
11 4 (0.41%) Korn
11 4 (0.41%) VB6
11 4 (0.41%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.30%) Bash Shell
12 3 (0.30%) C++
12 3 (0.30%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.10%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 127 (12.88%) Security Cleared
2 73 (7.40%) SC Cleared
3 50 (5.07%) DV Cleared
4 47 (4.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (2.23%) MCSE
6 21 (2.13%) MCP
7 17 (1.72%) Degree
8 9 (0.91%) MCSA
8 9 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (0.91%) ISEB
9 8 (0.81%) MCDST
10 7 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (0.61%) A+ Certification
12 5 (0.51%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.51%) MCITP
13 4 (0.41%) MCTS
13 4 (0.41%) CCNA
14 3 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (3.96%) SLA
2 12 (1.22%) QA
3 4 (0.41%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 417 (42.29%) Active Directory
2 64 (6.49%) Microsoft App-V
3 50 (5.07%) Hyper-V
4 49 (4.97%) VMware Infrastructure
5 38 (3.85%) XenApp
6 23 (2.33%) Terminal Services
7 22 (2.23%) XenDesktop
8 18 (1.83%) vSphere
9 8 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (0.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 4 (0.41%) NLBS
10 4 (0.41%) Xen
10 4 (0.41%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.41%) DFS Replication
11 3 (0.30%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.20%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.20%) XenServer
13 1 (0.10%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.10%) NFS
13 1 (0.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 159 (16.13%) SCCM
2 20 (2.03%) SCOM
3 17 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
3 17 (1.72%) WSUS
4 16 (1.62%) McAfee ePO
5 14 (1.42%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 12 (1.22%) Backup Exec
7 11 (1.12%) SCDPM
8 10 (1.01%) SCVMM
9 9 (0.91%) WMI
10 7 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 6 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 6 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.51%) AppDNA
13 3 (0.30%) WhatsUp Gold
13 3 (0.30%) Sysprep
13 3 (0.30%) MOM
13 3 (0.30%) NetBackup
14 2 (0.20%) Oracle Identity Manager
14 2 (0.20%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 372 (37.73%) Microsoft
2 162 (16.43%) Citrix
3 90 (9.13%) VMware
4 62 (6.29%) Cisco
5 58 (5.88%) HP
6 38 (3.85%) Apple
6 38 (3.85%) Symantec
7 32 (3.25%) Lotus
8 29 (2.94%) McAfee
9 27 (2.74%) AppSense
10 25 (2.54%) Dell
11 20 (2.03%) Remedy
12 18 (1.83%) Lumension
13 16 (1.62%) Oracle
14 14 (1.42%) Sophos
15 13 (1.32%) Veeam
15 13 (1.32%) EMC
16 11 (1.12%) ServiceNow
16 11 (1.12%) Altiris
17 9 (0.91%) Becrypt
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Rate: £110.00 per day
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Kent
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Surrey
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Posted: Yesterday
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Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
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Rate: £200 - £240 per annum
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