The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 3 months to 27 March 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
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 76 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 -46  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 22 50 150
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.21% 2.03% 5.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.18% 9.90% 25.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 87
Median daily rate £200 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +7.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £145 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £350 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -16.27% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.25 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.76% +10.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £14.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.86 £55.55 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 269 505 588
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 14.85% 20.52% 19.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 302 297
Median daily rate £405 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.72% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 25 39
Median hourly rate £14.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.44% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £160.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Berkshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Berkshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Berkshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Berkshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in Berkshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
Reading -1 11 £190 +20.63% 1
Bracknell 0 7 £288 -17.85% 1
Slough +4 3 - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
4 12 (28.57%) Windows 10
5 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
5 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
6 9 (21.43%) MS Office
7 8 (19.05%) Migration
8 7 (16.67%) SCCM
8 7 (16.67%) Citrix
8 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (14.29%) VMware
9 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
9 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
10 5 (11.90%) Office 365
10 5 (11.90%) Android
10 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (11.90%) DNS
10 5 (11.90%) OneDrive
11 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
11 4 (9.52%) LAN
12 3 (7.14%) XenApp
12 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
12 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
12 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
12 3 (7.14%) DHCP

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 9 (21.43%) MS Office
3 2 (4.76%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.90%) Office 365
1 5 (11.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) DNS
2 4 (9.52%) LAN
3 3 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (4.76%) Firewall
4 2 (4.76%) SAN
4 2 (4.76%) Skype
4 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.38%) NAS
5 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.38%) VLAN
5 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) MS Access
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (4.76%) Local Government
1 2 (4.76%) Retail
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 8 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (19.05%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 6 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) IT Support
5 4 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (9.52%) IT Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Service Desk Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Server Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.38%) FMCG
2 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.38%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (28.57%) Windows 10
3 10 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.90%) Android
6 5 (11.90%) Apple iOS
7 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 2 (4.76%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.05%) Migration
2 3 (7.14%) Data Migration
2 3 (7.14%) ITIL
2 3 (7.14%) Problem Management
3 2 (4.76%) Asset Management
3 2 (4.76%) Case Management
3 2 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 2 (4.76%) High Availability
3 2 (4.76%) Identity Management
3 2 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.38%) Application Virtualisation
4 1 (2.38%) Contract Management
4 1 (2.38%) IT Strategy
4 1 (2.38%) ITSM
4 1 (2.38%) Project Management
4 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.38%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) VBScript
3 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (4.76%) MCP
4 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) BitLocker
3 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (4.76%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.38%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
2 1 (2.38%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.38%) Netcool
2 1 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (2.38%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (16.67%) Citrix
3 6 (14.29%) VMware
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco
4 3 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) EMC
5 2 (4.76%) NetApp
5 2 (4.76%) Remedy
6 1 (2.38%) Apple
6 1 (2.38%) CommVault
6 1 (2.38%) Dell
6 1 (2.38%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (2.38%) Google
6 1 (2.38%) Meridio
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle
6 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.38%) Veritas
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
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