Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 7
East of England > Bedfordshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 52 42
Rank change year-on-year +15 -10 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 18 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 3.30% 1.49% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 8.00% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 10
Bedfordshire median daily rate £388 £229 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +69.58% +63.21% +27.27%
10th Percentile £135 £128 £109
90th Percentile £485 £374 £424
East of England median daily rate £150 £138 £160
% change year-on-year +9.14% -14.06% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 4
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £17.25 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.97% +16.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £15.93 £14.50 £10.80
90th Percentile £21.58 £14.50 £13.35
East of England median hourly rate £16.17 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.03% -3.03% -

Windows 7 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bedfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 99 125 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 18.13% 18.68% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 84 68
Bedfordshire median daily rate £394 £395 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.32% +16.18% +3.03%
10th Percentile £135 £130 £120
90th Percentile £496 £500 £511
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 10
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £16.58 £14.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.36% -61.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £13.50 £11.40
90th Percentile £22.53 £15.50 £50.78
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.81% +12.12% -5.71%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Bedfordshire over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Bedfordshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +3 5 £468 +259.62% 1
Luton +2 4 £388 +65.95% 1
Dunstable -6 1 £140 -57.08% 1
Shefford - 1 £140 - 1
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 11 (61.11%) Windows 10
4 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 8 (44.44%) Migration
5 7 (38.89%) Office 365
6 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (33.33%) Citrix
7 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
7 5 (27.78%) Thin Client
7 5 (27.78%) Fat Client
7 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (27.78%) Email Migration
8 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
8 4 (22.22%) VMware
8 4 (22.22%) ITSM
8 4 (22.22%) ITIL
9 3 (16.67%) HP
9 3 (16.67%) Dell
9 3 (16.67%) Service Management
9 3 (16.67%) MPLS
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) IP Telephony
9 3 (16.67%) SCCM
9 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
10 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) IP Telephony
1 3 (16.67%) MPLS
2 2 (11.11%) Firewall
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
3 1 (5.56%) LAN
3 1 (5.56%) VPLS
3 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 5 (27.78%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Applications Packager
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Migration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) SQL DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Release Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Fat Client
1 5 (27.78%) Thin Client
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows 10
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Migration
2 5 (27.78%) Email Migration
2 5 (27.78%) PRINCE2
2 5 (27.78%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (22.22%) ITIL
3 4 (22.22%) ITSM
4 3 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (16.67%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
5 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.56%) Active Listening
6 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (5.56%) Line Management
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
1 2 (11.11%) HNC
1 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
3 1 (5.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (33.33%) Citrix
3 4 (22.22%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Dell
4 3 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) Avaya
5 1 (5.56%) Juniper
5 1 (5.56%) McAfee
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (5.56%) Symantec