Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 50 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.48% 1.58% 2.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.69% 8.40% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 5 9
Bedfordshire median daily rate £131 £110 £110
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.09% - -44.30%
10th Percentile £114 £80 £99
90th Percentile £348 £430 £373
East of England median daily rate £166 £195 £170
% change year-on-year -14.74% +14.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 14
Bedfordshire median hourly rate - £12.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -37.50% +17.65%
East of England median hourly rate £15.68 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -4.97% - +1.98%

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 159 119 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 23.18% 18.80% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 78 61
Bedfordshire median daily rate £345 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.97% +10.71% -3.45%
10th Percentile £125 £163 £113
90th Percentile £510 £488 £488
East of England median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 33
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £14.00 £31.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -55.63% +152.44%
10th Percentile £14.05 £11.30 £10.10
90th Percentile £47.47 £44.16 £49.79
East of England median hourly rate £19.64 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +19.02% -2.94% +3.03%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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
Luton -8 4 £123 +54.04%
Leighton Buzzard - 2 £325 -
Bedford +2 1 £130 -
Dunstable -2 1 £325 -21.69%
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
3 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
3 9 (52.94%) Office 365
4 8 (47.06%) Windows 10
5 5 (29.41%) Service Management
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
6 4 (23.53%) EPoS
6 4 (23.53%) ITSM
6 4 (23.53%) Statistics
7 3 (17.65%) VMware
7 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
7 3 (17.65%) Firewall
7 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
8 2 (11.76%) Oracle
8 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
8 2 (11.76%) Apple
8 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
8 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (11.76%) iPad
8 2 (11.76%) iPhone
8 2 (11.76%) WatchGuard
8 2 (11.76%) GFI Software
9 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (5.88%) Retail
9 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.88%) SCCM

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 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Service Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) EPoS Manager
5 1 (5.88%) EPoS Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Network Field Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Project Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) EPoS
2 2 (11.76%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) iPhone
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows 10
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 8
4 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
5 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Service Management
2 4 (23.53%) ITSM
2 4 (23.53%) Statistics
3 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Planning
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) CCNA
1 1 (5.88%) CCNP
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (5.88%) MCP
1 1 (5.88%) MCSA
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Apple
3 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
3 2 (11.76%) GFI Software
3 2 (11.76%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) WatchGuard
4 1 (5.88%) HP