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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 73 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 207 331 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.68% 3.50% 4.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.42% 13.97% 18.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 136 219
Median daily rate £225 £225 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £400 £399
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £185
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 97 94
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £55.55 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
1667 2370 2491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.54% 25.05% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 901 1332 1285
Median daily rate £350 £375 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £215 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 238 217
Median hourly rate £18.25 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.30 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +9 57 £250 -19.35% 13
Surrey +26 53 £155 -11.42% 16
Berkshire -40 26 £306 +44.11% 7
Oxfordshire -14 21 £200 +17.64% 2
Buckinghamshire -20 13 £295 +47.50% 6
Kent +8 11 £325 +116.66%
Middlesex +3 9 £308 -35.26% 1
West Sussex -16 7 £165 -17.50% 1
East Sussex +5 5 - - 2
Sussex - 1 £250 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 387 (100.00%) Windows
2 229 (59.17%) Active Directory
3 166 (42.89%) Microsoft
4 158 (40.83%) MS Office
5 95 (24.55%) SCCM
6 94 (24.29%) Windows Server
7 81 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 75 (19.38%) Windows 10
9 72 (18.60%) ITIL
10 68 (17.57%) VMware
11 65 (16.80%) Windows 8
12 59 (15.25%) Security Cleared
13 58 (14.99%) MS Excel
14 55 (14.21%) Citrix
15 54 (13.95%) Windows XP
16 53 (13.70%) Office 365
17 51 (13.18%) TCP/IP
18 50 (12.92%) Windows Server 2012
19 47 (12.14%) DNS
20 45 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
21 44 (11.37%) MS Exchange
22 38 (9.82%) DHCP
23 36 (9.30%) Finance
24 35 (9.04%) HP
24 35 (9.04%) Windows Server 2003
25 34 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
26 33 (8.53%) Migration
27 31 (8.01%) SLA
27 31 (8.01%) XenApp
27 31 (8.01%) SC Cleared

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 44 (11.37%) MS Exchange
2 22 (5.68%) Skype for Business
3 17 (4.39%) SharePoint
4 16 (4.13%) IBM Notes
5 13 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (2.33%) IIS
7 7 (1.81%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (1.55%) CMS
9 5 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2003
11 3 (0.78%) Documentum
12 2 (0.52%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 158 (40.83%) MS Office
2 58 (14.99%) MS Excel
3 4 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.52%) InDesign
4 2 (0.52%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.26%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.52%) Sage X3
1 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.26%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 53 (13.70%) Office 365
2 14 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.03%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.26%) IaaS
6 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.26%) PaaS
6 1 (0.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (13.18%) TCP/IP
2 47 (12.14%) DNS
3 38 (9.82%) DHCP
4 26 (6.72%) VPN
5 24 (6.20%) Skype
6 18 (4.65%) Wireless
7 17 (4.39%) Firewall
8 15 (3.88%) LAN
8 15 (3.88%) VoIP
9 13 (3.36%) SAN
10 9 (2.33%) Internet
11 8 (2.07%) SSL
11 8 (2.07%) WAN
12 5 (1.29%) SNMP
12 5 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (1.03%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.03%) NAS
13 4 (1.03%) Network Security
13 4 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
14 3 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.29%) MySQL
3 5 (1.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.52%) MS Access
5 2 (0.52%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.52%) SSDT
6 1 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (1.81%) MSI
2 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.52%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.52%) MSBuild
4 2 (0.52%) NuGet
4 2 (0.52%) StarTeam
4 2 (0.52%) Subversion
4 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.52%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.52%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.26%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.26%) JIRA
5 1 (0.26%) LSMW
5 1 (0.26%) Redmine
5 1 (0.26%) TestDirector
General
1 36 (9.30%) Finance
2 21 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.07%) Legal
4 6 (1.55%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.55%) Marketing
5 5 (1.29%) Law
6 4 (1.03%) Advertising
6 4 (1.03%) Korean Language
7 3 (0.78%) Local Government
7 3 (0.78%) Military
8 2 (0.52%) Electronics
8 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.52%) Retail
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Back Office
9 1 (0.26%) Banking
9 1 (0.26%) Billing
9 1 (0.26%) Games
9 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 106 (27.39%) Analyst
2 96 (24.81%) Support Engineer
3 66 (17.05%) Desktop Support
4 60 (15.50%) Support Analyst
5 53 (13.70%) 2nd Line Support
6 46 (11.89%) Desktop Engineer
7 44 (11.37%) 1st Line Support
8 40 (10.34%) Service Analyst
9 39 (10.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 39 (10.08%) IT Support
10 36 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
11 35 (9.04%) Windows Engineer
12 28 (7.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 24 (6.20%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 23 (5.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 23 (5.94%) IT Analyst
14 23 (5.94%) Service Desk Support
15 22 (5.68%) 1st Line Engineer
15 22 (5.68%) Desktop Analyst
16 20 (5.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.55%) .NET
1 6 (1.55%) Web Services
2 4 (1.03%) HTML
2 4 (1.03%) XML
3 3 (0.78%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.52%) .NET Framework
4 2 (0.52%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.52%) CSS
4 2 (0.52%) DHTML
4 2 (0.52%) XHTML
5 1 (0.26%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.43%) Blackberry
2 20 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.84%) iPhone
3 11 (2.84%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.58%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.58%) iPad
4 10 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (2.33%) Clustering
5 9 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 9 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 8 (2.07%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.55%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.29%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.29%) Computer Science
9 4 (1.03%) BYOD
9 4 (1.03%) CMDB
9 4 (1.03%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.78%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.78%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 387 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (24.29%) Windows Server
3 81 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 75 (19.38%) Windows 10
5 65 (16.80%) Windows 8
6 54 (13.95%) Windows XP
7 50 (12.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (9.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 16 (4.13%) Android
10 11 (2.84%) Apple iOS
11 9 (2.33%) Linux
11 9 (2.33%) Mac OS X
12 8 (2.07%) Unix
13 7 (1.81%) Solaris
14 5 (1.29%) Windows Vista
15 4 (1.03%) Mac OS
15 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (1.03%) Windows 2000
15 4 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
16 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (18.60%) ITIL
2 33 (8.53%) Migration
3 26 (6.72%) Incident Management
4 19 (4.91%) Problem Management
4 19 (4.91%) Service Delivery
5 15 (3.88%) Project Management
6 13 (3.36%) Service Management
7 11 (2.84%) Change Management
7 11 (2.84%) Line Management
8 10 (2.58%) Application Virtualisation
8 10 (2.58%) Asset Management
9 9 (2.33%) Software Deployment
10 6 (1.55%) Data Privacy
10 6 (1.55%) Fault Analysis
10 6 (1.55%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (1.55%) Validation
11 5 (1.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (1.29%) Open Source
11 5 (1.29%) Performance Management
11 5 (1.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.75%) SQL
2 29 (7.49%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.10%) Java
3 12 (3.10%) VBScript
4 6 (1.55%) C#
4 6 (1.55%) VB
5 5 (1.29%) C++
6 4 (1.03%) C
6 4 (1.03%) Perl
7 2 (0.52%) C++/CLI
7 2 (0.52%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.52%) Python
7 2 (0.52%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.52%) VB6
Qualifications
1 59 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 34 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (8.01%) SC Cleared
4 23 (5.94%) DV Cleared
5 15 (3.88%) MCP
6 11 (2.84%) MCSA
6 11 (2.84%) MCSE
7 9 (2.33%) A+ Certification
8 8 (2.07%) Degree
9 7 (1.81%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.81%) MCITP
10 6 (1.55%) CCNA
11 5 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
11 5 (1.29%) MCDST
12 4 (1.03%) CCNP
12 4 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (1.03%) VCP4
12 4 (1.03%) VCP5
12 4 (1.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.78%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.01%) SLA
2 4 (1.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.78%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 229 (59.17%) Active Directory
2 45 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (8.01%) XenApp
4 23 (5.94%) Microsoft App-V
5 19 (4.91%) Hyper-V
6 15 (3.88%) XenDesktop
7 13 (3.36%) VMware ESX
7 13 (3.36%) vSphere
8 10 (2.58%) BitLocker
9 9 (2.33%) Firmware
10 6 (1.55%) Terminal Services
10 6 (1.55%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.52%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 95 (24.55%) SCCM
2 16 (4.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 10 (2.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 10 (2.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (2.07%) EdgeSight
4 8 (2.07%) WSUS
5 7 (1.81%) NetBackup
6 6 (1.55%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.55%) SCOM
7 4 (1.03%) AppDNA
7 4 (1.03%) SafeCom
7 4 (1.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (1.03%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (0.78%) DameWare
8 3 (0.78%) Netcool
9 2 (0.52%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.52%) Sysprep
9 2 (0.52%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 166 (42.89%) Microsoft
2 68 (17.57%) VMware
3 55 (14.21%) Citrix
4 35 (9.04%) HP
5 23 (5.94%) Cisco
6 18 (4.65%) Apple
7 16 (4.13%) Lotus
8 14 (3.62%) Oracle
9 13 (3.36%) Dell
9 13 (3.36%) Symantec
10 11 (2.84%) Altiris
11 10 (2.58%) AppSense
11 10 (2.58%) Intel Security
12 9 (2.33%) Sophos
13 8 (2.07%) Wyse
14 7 (1.81%) Avaya
14 7 (1.81%) Veritas
15 6 (1.55%) CA
15 6 (1.55%) NetApp
15 6 (1.55%) SAP
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