Period
to 18 October 2018

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 6 months to 18 October 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
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 81 112
Rank change year-on-year -10 +31 -73
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 73 84 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.86% 2.10% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.25% 11.13% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 44 31
Berkshire median daily rate £150 £170 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +3.03% -51.11%
10th Percentile £114 £116 £108
90th Percentile £315 £484 £438
South East median daily rate £214 £175 £188
% change year-on-year +22.14% -6.67% -21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 21 12
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -9.38% -25.75%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.40 £11.35
90th Percentile £20.00 £17.50 £18.63
South East median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +2.32% +6.90% -12.12%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 649 755 898
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.54% 18.90% 20.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 376 490
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £154 £193 £215
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 64 62
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% +12.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £11.33
90th Percentile £41.95 £39.75 £43.28
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.06
% change year-on-year - +2.58% -5.22%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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 6 months to 18 October 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
Reading -11 33 £140 +9.80% 5
Wokingham -4 9 £150 -11.76%
Slough -11 9 £280 -6.67% 2
Maidenhead +12 8 £175 -22.22%
Bracknell -6 8 £105 -60.97% 3
Windsor +4 2 £160 -
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (64.38%) Active Directory
3 46 (63.01%) Windows 10
4 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
5 19 (26.03%) SCCM
6 17 (23.29%) VMware
7 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (20.55%) Office 365
7 15 (20.55%) Windows 8
8 13 (17.81%) Mobile Device Management
9 12 (16.44%) PowerShell
9 12 (16.44%) Windows Server
10 10 (13.70%) Migration
10 10 (13.70%) DNS
10 10 (13.70%) ITIL
10 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Office
11 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (12.33%) Electronics
11 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
11 9 (12.33%) Asset Management
11 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
12 8 (10.96%) Windows XP
13 7 (9.59%) DHCP
13 7 (9.59%) Apple
13 7 (9.59%) Citrix
13 7 (9.59%) Manufacturing
13 7 (9.59%) Service Management
13 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (8.22%) Line Management

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 6 (8.22%) Skype for Business
2 3 (4.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.74%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.55%) Office 365
2 7 (9.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (4.11%) IaaS
3 3 (4.11%) PaaS
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.37%) G Suite
4 1 (1.37%) GitHub
4 1 (1.37%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) DNS
2 7 (9.59%) DHCP
3 6 (8.22%) Skype
4 5 (6.85%) LAN
4 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.85%) WAN
5 3 (4.11%) Firewall
5 3 (4.11%) SAN
5 3 (4.11%) WLAN
6 2 (2.74%) VPN
6 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.37%) Internet
7 1 (1.37%) VLAN
7 1 (1.37%) VoIP
7 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Toad
2 2 (2.74%) MSI
3 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (12.33%) Electronics
1 9 (12.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.59%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.22%) Finance
3 6 (8.22%) Marketing
4 4 (5.48%) Retail
5 2 (2.74%) Automotive
5 2 (2.74%) Local Government
6 1 (1.37%) French Language
6 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (32.88%) Desktop Support
2 23 (31.51%) Support Engineer
3 17 (23.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 15 (20.55%) Analyst
5 14 (19.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 11 (15.07%) IT Support
7 10 (13.70%) Support Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (8.22%) IT Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (6.85%) Windows Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (5.48%) Desktop Technician
10 4 (5.48%) Help Desk Analyst
10 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) IT Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Consultant
11 3 (4.11%) IT Support Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) JSON
1 1 (1.37%) REST
1 1 (1.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) NHS
2 4 (5.48%) iPhone
3 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) PKI
4 2 (2.74%) Clustering
4 2 (2.74%) Digital Signage
4 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.74%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.74%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.74%) iPad
4 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.74%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Replication
5 1 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (63.01%) Windows 10
3 15 (20.55%) Windows 8
4 12 (16.44%) Windows Server
5 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.96%) Windows XP
7 6 (8.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.11%) Android
8 3 (4.11%) Linux
8 3 (4.11%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Mobile Device Management
2 10 (13.70%) ITIL
2 10 (13.70%) Migration
3 9 (12.33%) Asset Management
4 7 (9.59%) Service Management
5 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.22%) Digital Marketing
5 6 (8.22%) Line Management
5 6 (8.22%) Programme Management
5 6 (8.22%) Software Asset Management
6 5 (6.85%) Application Packaging
6 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (5.48%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.11%) Break/Fix
8 3 (4.11%) ITSM
8 3 (4.11%) Patch Management
8 3 (4.11%) Performance Optimisation
8 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (4.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.74%) VB
3 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
3 6 (8.22%) MCDST
4 5 (6.85%) DV Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) Degree
6 3 (4.11%) MCSE
6 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.74%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.74%) NVQ Level 3
8 1 (1.37%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.37%) MCP
8 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (64.38%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.85%) XenApp
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.11%) vSphere
5 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.37%) Docker
6 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (26.03%) SCCM
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.11%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.11%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.74%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.74%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.37%) Ansible
5 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (34.25%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.29%) VMware
3 7 (9.59%) Apple
3 7 (9.59%) Citrix
4 6 (8.22%) SAP
5 5 (6.85%) HP
6 3 (4.11%) McAfee
6 3 (4.11%) Oracle
7 2 (2.74%) Equitrac
7 2 (2.74%) Hitachi
7 2 (2.74%) Ivanti
7 2 (2.74%) Lotus
7 2 (2.74%) Lumension
7 2 (2.74%) Motorola
7 2 (2.74%) Polycom
7 2 (2.74%) Veeam
8 1 (1.37%) Canon
8 1 (1.37%) ConnectWise
8 1 (1.37%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.37%) Snow