The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 96 68 50
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1175 1620 2098
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.37% 2.94% 3.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.17% 13.66% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 719 1003
Median daily rate £179 £190 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.65% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £113 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £375 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £185
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 423 519
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.42 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £22.50 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10521 11861 12939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.22% 21.52% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6604 6983 7657
Median daily rate £388 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 969 1114
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £42.46 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 within the UK.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 within the UK.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the UK over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK 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
England -34 1038 £179 -0.83% 211
London -49 350 £175 - 62
South East -24 207 £225 - 49
South West +12 132 £150 -8.39% 19
East of England -9 85 £220 +46.66% 15
Scotland -6 84 £260 - 8
City of London -18 63 £203 +3.84% 9
Yorkshire -15 58 £150 +25.00% 14
Hampshire +9 57 £250 -19.35% 13
North East +11 55 £240 +92.20% 3
Surrey +26 53 £155 -11.42% 16
East Midlands +8 51 £133 +15.46% 4
Tyne and Wear +8 50 £251 +100.40% 3
North West -60 49 £185 -29.52% 20
West Midlands -31 48 £193 -2.53% 24
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 45 £275 +120.00% 1
Gloucestershire +19 37 £136 -9.16% 3
Wales +6 37 £165 -49.23% 2
South Wales +17 34 £165 -49.23% 2
West Yorkshire -1 34 £148 +22.91% 12
Leeds +5 33 £125 +4.16% 10
Bristol +5 31 £220 +51.72% 7
Edinburgh +12 29 £143 -40.00%
Cardiff +24 28 £165 -49.23% 1
Cambridgeshire -8 26 £135 -18.18% 4
Berkshire -40 26 £306 +44.11% 7
Erskine +4 25 £275 -9.83%
Renfrewshire +2 25 £275 -9.83%
Hertfordshire +6 24 £220 +46.66% 6
Northamptonshire -1 22 £120 -48.93% 4

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 2240 (100.00%) Windows
2 1389 (62.01%) Active Directory
3 1019 (45.49%) Microsoft
4 837 (37.37%) MS Office
5 547 (24.42%) ITIL
6 524 (23.39%) Windows Server
7 482 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 475 (21.21%) SCCM
9 466 (20.80%) Windows 10
10 463 (20.67%) Citrix
11 444 (19.82%) MS Excel
12 382 (17.05%) Windows 8
13 378 (16.88%) VMware
14 347 (15.49%) Office 365
15 335 (14.96%) Windows XP
16 319 (14.24%) MS Exchange
17 303 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012
18 280 (12.50%) Finance
19 246 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
20 243 (10.85%) DNS
21 235 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
22 221 (9.87%) Security Cleared
23 207 (9.24%) DHCP
24 204 (9.11%) Blackberry
25 184 (8.21%) SLA
26 180 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
27 179 (7.99%) TCP/IP
28 176 (7.86%) Migration
29 171 (7.63%) XenApp
30 160 (7.14%) Apple

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 319 (14.24%) MS Exchange
2 152 (6.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 138 (6.16%) SharePoint
4 107 (4.78%) Skype for Business
5 96 (4.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 68 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
7 66 (2.95%) IBM Notes
8 62 (2.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 46 (2.05%) IIS
10 20 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
11 14 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (0.54%) WebLogic
14 11 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
15 8 (0.36%) Tomcat
16 7 (0.31%) CMS
16 7 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
17 6 (0.27%) Documentum
17 6 (0.27%) Tuxedo
18 5 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 837 (37.37%) MS Office
2 444 (19.82%) MS Excel
3 25 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (0.71%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 12 (0.54%) MS Project
7 8 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
8 7 (0.31%) InDesign
9 6 (0.27%) Acrobat
10 5 (0.22%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.13%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.045%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.045%) Mozilla Thunderbird
12 1 (0.045%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.045%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 16 (0.71%) Eikon
2 7 (0.31%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.22%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.18%) Demantra
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.13%) assyst
7 2 (0.089%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.089%) Sage X3
8 1 (0.045%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.045%) Orchard Housing
8 1 (0.045%) Primavera
8 1 (0.045%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.045%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 347 (15.49%) Office 365
2 57 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (0.89%) OneDrive
4 16 (0.71%) G Suite
5 14 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (0.49%) IaaS
7 7 (0.31%) PaaS
7 7 (0.31%) SaaS
8 5 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 4 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.18%) Google Drive
10 3 (0.13%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.045%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.045%) IBM Cloud
11 1 (0.045%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 243 (10.85%) DNS
2 207 (9.24%) DHCP
3 179 (7.99%) TCP/IP
4 122 (5.45%) VPN
5 108 (4.82%) Internet
5 108 (4.82%) LAN
6 84 (3.75%) Firewall
7 83 (3.71%) SAN
8 78 (3.48%) WAN
9 73 (3.26%) Wireless
10 69 (3.08%) VoIP
11 58 (2.59%) Skype
12 53 (2.37%) Wi-Fi
13 39 (1.74%) Remote Desktop
14 29 (1.29%) Ethernet
15 24 (1.07%) NAS
16 23 (1.03%) VLAN
17 20 (0.89%) Intranet
18 19 (0.85%) SSL
19 18 (0.80%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (5.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (0.67%) MySQL
6 13 (0.58%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (0.40%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (0.27%) MS Access
10 5 (0.22%) DB2
10 5 (0.22%) GIS
10 5 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 4 (0.18%) Oracle Database 12c
11 4 (0.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 45 (2.01%) MSI
2 23 (1.03%) StarTeam
3 17 (0.76%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.49%) JIRA
5 10 (0.45%) InstallShield
5 10 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.22%) CA Gen
6 5 (0.22%) ClearCase
6 5 (0.22%) HP UFT
7 4 (0.18%) eggPlant
7 4 (0.18%) JDeveloper
7 4 (0.18%) NMock
7 4 (0.18%) Oracle Forms
7 4 (0.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (0.18%) TestDirector
7 4 (0.18%) WinDbg
7 4 (0.18%) WiX
8 3 (0.13%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.089%) Subversion
9 2 (0.089%) TeamCity
General
1 280 (12.50%) Finance
2 84 (3.75%) Banking
3 79 (3.53%) Legal
4 67 (2.99%) Law
5 58 (2.59%) Retail
6 42 (1.88%) Telecoms
7 29 (1.29%) Manufacturing
8 22 (0.98%) Back Office
9 19 (0.85%) Investment Banking
9 19 (0.85%) Retail Banking
10 17 (0.76%) Billing
11 15 (0.67%) Advertising
12 14 (0.63%) Local Government
12 14 (0.63%) Publishing
13 13 (0.58%) Marketing
14 8 (0.36%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.31%) Military
16 6 (0.27%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.27%) Electronics
17 5 (0.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 680 (30.36%) Analyst
2 483 (21.56%) Support Engineer
3 417 (18.62%) Desktop Support
4 362 (16.16%) 2nd Line Support
5 324 (14.46%) Support Analyst
6 302 (13.48%) Service Analyst
7 296 (13.21%) Service Desk Analyst
8 253 (11.29%) Desktop Engineer
9 225 (10.04%) IT Support
10 207 (9.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 178 (7.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 174 (7.77%) Windows Engineer
13 163 (7.28%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 149 (6.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 139 (6.21%) 1st Line Support
16 135 (6.03%) IT Analyst
17 134 (5.98%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
18 124 (5.54%) Service Desk Support
19 104 (4.64%) Desktop Analyst
20 102 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (1.74%) .NET
2 18 (0.80%) Web Services
3 13 (0.58%) XML
4 12 (0.54%) .NET Framework
5 10 (0.45%) Middleware
6 9 (0.40%) X-Windows
7 8 (0.36%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.31%) HTML
9 4 (0.18%) SAML
9 4 (0.18%) Software Packaging
9 4 (0.18%) XMPP
10 3 (0.13%) CSS
10 3 (0.13%) JDBC
11 2 (0.089%) DHTML
11 2 (0.089%) WPF
11 2 (0.089%) XHTML
12 1 (0.045%) EDI
12 1 (0.045%) ODBC
12 1 (0.045%) Series 60
12 1 (0.045%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 204 (9.11%) Blackberry
2 111 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
3 100 (4.46%) iPad
4 90 (4.02%) iPhone
5 69 (3.08%) Fat Client
5 69 (3.08%) Thin Client
6 58 (2.59%) Management Information System
6 58 (2.59%) Smartphone
7 51 (2.28%) Data Centre
8 43 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
9 41 (1.83%) Client/Server
9 41 (1.83%) Driving Licence
10 39 (1.74%) Clustering
11 24 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 20 (0.89%) Computer Science
13 13 (0.58%) BYOD
13 13 (0.58%) NHS
14 12 (0.54%) CMDB
14 12 (0.54%) Mathematics
14 12 (0.54%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2240 (100.00%) Windows
2 524 (23.39%) Windows Server
3 482 (21.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 466 (20.80%) Windows 10
5 382 (17.05%) Windows 8
6 335 (14.96%) Windows XP
7 303 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 246 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
9 89 (3.97%) Android
10 88 (3.93%) Mac OS X
11 85 (3.79%) Linux
12 82 (3.66%) Apple iOS
13 44 (1.96%) Mac OS
14 35 (1.56%) Windows Vista
15 29 (1.29%) AIX
16 27 (1.21%) Unix
17 23 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 17 (0.76%) Windows 2000
19 14 (0.63%) Solaris
20 12 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (24.42%) ITIL
2 176 (7.86%) Migration
3 121 (5.40%) Incident Management
4 106 (4.73%) Service Management
5 93 (4.15%) Problem Management
6 87 (3.88%) Change Management
7 76 (3.39%) Service Delivery
8 64 (2.86%) ITSM
9 60 (2.68%) Asset Management
10 58 (2.59%) Time Management
11 57 (2.54%) Application Packaging
12 47 (2.10%) Project Management
13 43 (1.92%) Patch Management
14 40 (1.79%) Document Management
14 40 (1.79%) Root Cause Analysis
15 36 (1.61%) CRM
15 36 (1.61%) ITIL V3
16 35 (1.56%) Mobile Device Management
17 34 (1.52%) PRINCE2
18 33 (1.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 156 (6.96%) SQL
2 146 (6.52%) PowerShell
3 60 (2.68%) Java
4 49 (2.19%) VBScript
5 32 (1.43%) VB
6 24 (1.07%) C
6 24 (1.07%) C#
7 16 (0.71%) VBA
8 14 (0.63%) T-SQL
9 10 (0.45%) JavaScript
9 10 (0.45%) Python
9 10 (0.45%) Shell Script
10 9 (0.40%) C++
11 8 (0.36%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.27%) PL/SQL
13 5 (0.22%) Perl
13 5 (0.22%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.18%) PHP
15 2 (0.089%) VB6
15 2 (0.089%) XAML
Qualifications
1 221 (9.87%) Security Cleared
2 180 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
3 148 (6.61%) SC Cleared
4 104 (4.64%) MCSE
5 80 (3.57%) MCSA
6 78 (3.48%) MCP
7 70 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
8 62 (2.77%) Degree
9 53 (2.37%) A+ Certification
10 51 (2.28%) MCITP
11 46 (2.05%) DV Cleared
12 43 (1.92%) MCTS
13 39 (1.74%) DBS Check
14 35 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
15 34 (1.52%) MCDST
16 30 (1.34%) ISTQB
17 29 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
18 26 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
19 25 (1.12%) CCNA
20 17 (0.76%) ACDT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 184 (8.21%) SLA
2 34 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.54%) JSP 440
4 7 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.31%) QA
5 2 (0.089%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.089%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.045%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.045%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1389 (62.01%) Active Directory
2 235 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 171 (7.63%) XenApp
4 128 (5.71%) Microsoft App-V
5 119 (5.31%) Hyper-V
6 96 (4.29%) XenDesktop
7 57 (2.54%) VMware ESX
8 44 (1.96%) BitLocker
8 44 (1.96%) vSphere
9 40 (1.79%) Virtual Desktop
10 28 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
11 25 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
12 24 (1.07%) Terminal Services
13 22 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
14 16 (0.71%) Firmware
15 12 (0.54%) XenServer
16 10 (0.45%) VMware Workstation
17 8 (0.36%) Xen
18 5 (0.22%) ProxySG
19 4 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 475 (21.21%) SCCM
2 51 (2.28%) WSUS
3 40 (1.79%) SCOM
4 34 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 31 (1.38%) McAfee ePO
6 25 (1.12%) Backup Exec
7 24 (1.07%) Netcool
8 22 (0.98%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 21 (0.94%) AirWatch
10 18 (0.80%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 16 (0.71%) DameWare
12 14 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
12 14 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
13 11 (0.49%) Casper Suite
13 11 (0.49%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
14 10 (0.45%) NetBackup
15 9 (0.40%) Sysprep
16 8 (0.36%) EdgeSight
16 8 (0.36%) SCVMM
17 7 (0.31%) SCSM
Vendors
1 1019 (45.49%) Microsoft
2 463 (20.67%) Citrix
3 378 (16.88%) VMware
4 160 (7.14%) Apple
5 156 (6.96%) Cisco
6 144 (6.43%) HP
7 75 (3.35%) Dell
8 67 (2.99%) Symantec
9 66 (2.95%) Lotus
10 61 (2.72%) Bloomberg
11 57 (2.54%) Oracle
12 56 (2.50%) Intel Security
13 55 (2.46%) AppSense
14 53 (2.37%) Reuters
15 40 (1.79%) Avaya
16 39 (1.74%) Altiris
17 38 (1.70%) Google
17 38 (1.70%) ServiceNow
18 35 (1.56%) LANDesk
19 32 (1.43%) Veritas
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