Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 97 98
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 -67
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 55 53 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.43% 1.45% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.60% 9.48% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 60
Berkshire median daily rate £175 £138 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -58.33% -5.71%
10th Percentile £127 £108 £133
90th Percentile £405 £493 £375
South East median daily rate £225 £170 £235
% change year-on-year +32.35% -27.66% -14.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 15
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -8.36%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.40 £13.50
90th Percentile £20.05 £17.50 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £16.22 £15.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year +8.10% -0.83% +0.87%

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 724 559 969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.80% 15.30% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 299 555
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +1.33%
10th Percentile £180 £176 £214
90th Percentile £563 £550 £525
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 46 63
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £13.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.74% -7.67% -19.14%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £35.63 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.97 £21.50
% change year-on-year +9.61% -25.74% +33.21%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 21 June 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 -8 25 £140 +9.80% 7
Maidenhead - 7 - - 2
Slough -3 6 £275 +96.43% 2
Wokingham - 4 - -
Windsor - 3 £155 -
Newbury - 2 £400 -
Bracknell -16 1 - - 2
Thatcham - 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (76.36%) Active Directory
3 32 (58.18%) Windows 10
4 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 19 (34.55%) Windows Server
6 17 (30.91%) Office 365
7 15 (27.27%) Windows 8
8 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (20.00%) DNS
10 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
10 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (16.36%) SCCM
11 9 (16.36%) VMware
11 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (14.55%) Citrix
12 8 (14.55%) Windows XP
13 7 (12.73%) WAN
13 7 (12.73%) Linux
13 7 (12.73%) Migration
13 7 (12.73%) Mobile Device Management
13 7 (12.73%) vSphere
14 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
14 6 (10.91%) Cisco
15 5 (9.09%) HP
15 5 (9.09%) DHCP
15 5 (9.09%) ITIL
15 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (9.09%) XenApp
16 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure

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 3 (5.45%) GroupWise
1 3 (5.45%) MS Exchange
1 3 (5.45%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.82%) Apache
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (30.91%) Office 365
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) GitHub
3 1 (1.82%) IaaS
3 1 (1.82%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.82%) PaaS
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (20.00%) DNS
2 7 (12.73%) WAN
3 5 (9.09%) DHCP
4 4 (7.27%) Firewall
4 4 (7.27%) Internet
4 4 (7.27%) LAN
4 4 (7.27%) Skype
5 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
5 3 (5.45%) VPN
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.82%) GSM
6 1 (1.82%) SAN
6 1 (1.82%) VLAN
6 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.82%) Wireless
6 1 (1.82%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.27%) Retail
2 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.82%) Electronics
3 1 (1.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.82%) French Language
3 1 (1.82%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Military
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (29.09%) Desktop Support
2 14 (25.45%) Support Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) Desktop Engineer
4 9 (16.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Consultant
5 5 (9.09%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Build Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Desktop Technician
7 3 (5.45%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Support Consultant
8 2 (3.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.64%) IT Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Deployment Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) XML
2 1 (1.82%) JSON
2 1 (1.82%) REST
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.82%) Digital Signage
2 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
2 1 (1.82%) iPad
2 1 (1.82%) iPhone
2 1 (1.82%) NHS
2 1 (1.82%) PKI
2 1 (1.82%) Replication
2 1 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (58.18%) Windows 10
3 19 (34.55%) Windows Server
4 15 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 10 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (14.55%) Windows XP
8 7 (12.73%) Linux
9 5 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (7.27%) Mac OS
10 4 (7.27%) Unix
11 1 (1.82%) Android
11 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.82%) OS/2
11 1 (1.82%) Solaris
11 1 (1.82%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (12.73%) Migration
1 7 (12.73%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (9.09%) ITIL
3 4 (7.27%) Break/Fix
3 4 (7.27%) Time Management
4 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (5.45%) Application Packaging
4 3 (5.45%) Software Distribution
5 2 (3.64%) Asset Management
5 2 (3.64%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (3.64%) Integration Testing
5 2 (3.64%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.64%) Security Patching
5 2 (3.64%) Service Management
5 2 (3.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.82%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (1.82%) Remediation Plan
6 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery Management
6 1 (1.82%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.64%) MCSE
5 1 (1.82%) Degree
5 1 (1.82%) MCDST
5 1 (1.82%) MCP
5 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (76.36%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (12.73%) vSphere
4 5 (9.09%) XenApp
5 3 (5.45%) Hyper-V
6 2 (3.64%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.82%) Docker
7 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (16.36%) SCCM
2 3 (5.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (3.64%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.64%) WSUS
4 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.82%) Ansible
4 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.82%) Puppet
4 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (16.36%) VMware
3 8 (14.55%) Citrix
4 6 (10.91%) Cisco
5 5 (9.09%) HP
6 4 (7.27%) Apple
7 3 (5.45%) Borland
7 3 (5.45%) Lumension
8 2 (3.64%) Hitachi
8 2 (3.64%) Ivanti
8 2 (3.64%) McAfee
8 2 (3.64%) Veeam
9 1 (1.82%) BroadSoft
9 1 (1.82%) F5
9 1 (1.82%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.82%) Motorola
9 1 (1.82%) NetApp
9 1 (1.82%) Polycom
9 1 (1.82%) SAP
9 1 (1.82%) Symantec