Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 81 112
Rank change year-on-year -22 +31 -66
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 72 94 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.66% 2.29% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.13% 11.88% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 48 28
Berkshire median daily rate £150 £183 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.81% +4.29% -26.32%
10th Percentile £104 £120 £106
90th Percentile £298 £450 £438
South East median daily rate £200 £180 £190
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -15.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 11
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.30% -5.00% -51.46%
10th Percentile £12.14 £10.34 £11.25
90th Percentile £20.00 £17.40 £17.59
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -14.71%

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 711 791 760
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.41% 19.23% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 399 409
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £150 £185 £213
90th Percentile £551 £561 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 65 55
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.00% -28.57% -20.54%
10th Percentile £12.00 £10.54 £12.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £39.90 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.38
% change year-on-year - +6.87% -10.53%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -15 28 £140 -3.45% 1
Slough -10 12 £280 -6.67% 1
Bracknell -9 9 £110 -75.56%
Wokingham -6 8 £150 -11.76%
Maidenhead +8 7 £175 -12.50%
Windsor -1 2 £160 +8.47%
Newbury -7 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 46 (63.89%) Active Directory
4 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 20 (27.78%) SCCM
6 17 (23.61%) Office 365
7 16 (22.22%) VMware
8 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (16.67%) Windows 8
9 12 (16.67%) DNS
10 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (15.28%) Mobile Device Management
10 11 (15.28%) Windows Server
11 10 (13.89%) PowerShell
11 10 (13.89%) Migration
12 9 (12.50%) Asset Management
12 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (11.11%) Electronics
13 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
13 8 (11.11%) ITIL
13 8 (11.11%) Windows XP
14 7 (9.72%) DHCP
14 7 (9.72%) Citrix
14 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
14 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (9.72%) Skype
15 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (8.33%) Skype for Business
15 6 (8.33%) Apple

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 (8.33%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.78%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (15.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.61%) Office 365
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.94%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (6.94%) IaaS
3 5 (6.94%) PaaS
4 1 (1.39%) G Suite
4 1 (1.39%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) DNS
2 7 (9.72%) DHCP
2 7 (9.72%) Skype
3 6 (8.33%) LAN
4 5 (6.94%) WAN
5 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.17%) Firewall
6 3 (4.17%) SAN
6 3 (4.17%) WLAN
7 2 (2.78%) VPN
7 2 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.39%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.39%) VLAN
8 1 (1.39%) VoIP
8 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Toad
2 2 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 8 (11.11%) Electronics
1 8 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 5 (6.94%) Marketing
4 4 (5.56%) Local Government
5 2 (2.78%) Automotive
5 2 (2.78%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) French Language
6 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (26.39%) Support Engineer
2 17 (23.61%) Desktop Engineer
2 17 (23.61%) Desktop Support
3 15 (20.83%) Analyst
4 12 (16.67%) IT Support
5 11 (15.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (15.28%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.33%) IT Analyst
6 6 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Azure Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Consultant
7 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (5.56%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 4 (5.56%) Active Directory Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) Hybrid Cloud
1 5 (6.94%) NHS
1 5 (6.94%) Public Cloud
2 4 (5.56%) iPhone
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) PKI
4 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) Digital Signage
4 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.78%) HP Storage
4 2 (2.78%) iPad
4 2 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.39%) PMI
5 1 (1.39%) Replication
5 1 (1.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 12 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 11 (15.28%) Windows Server
5 8 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (4.17%) Android
8 3 (4.17%) Linux
8 3 (4.17%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.78%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.28%) Mobile Device Management
2 10 (13.89%) Migration
3 9 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 8 (11.11%) ITIL
5 5 (6.94%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (6.94%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (6.94%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (6.94%) Line Management
5 5 (6.94%) Programme Management
5 5 (6.94%) Service Management
5 5 (6.94%) Software Asset Management
5 5 (6.94%) Technical Leadership
6 4 (5.56%) Application Packaging
6 4 (5.56%) Break/Fix
6 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
6 4 (5.56%) Time Management
7 3 (4.17%) ITSM
7 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) DV Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) MCDST
3 4 (5.56%) Degree
4 2 (2.78%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.78%) MCSE
4 2 (2.78%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) PMO
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 14 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.94%) XenApp
4 4 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.17%) vSphere
6 2 (2.78%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (27.78%) SCCM
2 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (4.17%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.78%) AirWatch
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.22%) VMware
3 7 (9.72%) Citrix
4 6 (8.33%) Apple
5 5 (6.94%) SAP
6 3 (4.17%) HP
6 3 (4.17%) McAfee
6 3 (4.17%) Oracle
7 2 (2.78%) Cisco
7 2 (2.78%) Equitrac
7 2 (2.78%) Lotus
7 2 (2.78%) Lumension
7 2 (2.78%) Motorola
7 2 (2.78%) Polycom
7 2 (2.78%) Veeam
8 1 (1.39%) Canon
8 1 (1.39%) ConnectWise
8 1 (1.39%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.39%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.39%) Snow