Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 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
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 110 97
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 87 58 60
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.03% 1.46% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.45% 8.30% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 25 26
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £155 £128
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +141.94% +21.57% -22.73%
10th Percentile £124 £130 £108
90th Percentile £509 £390 £372
South East median daily rate £216 £225 £150
% change year-on-year -3.89% +50.00% -28.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 16
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +17.24% -
10th Percentile £13.53 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £39.35 £20.00 £17.50
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% +3.57%

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 699 699 583
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.32% 17.64% 15.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 373 300
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £156 £159 £167
90th Percentile £575 £555 £550
South East median daily rate £413 £420 £400
% change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 53 52
Berkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £17.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.43% +32.08% +6.00%
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.11% +19.35% -20.51%

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019. 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 +21 49 £375 +167.86% 8
Bracknell +1 12 £375 - 1
Maidenhead +6 6 £130 -25.71% 3
Ascot - 3 - - 2
Newbury -1 2 - -
Slough -7 1 £350 +27.27% 3
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (70.11%) Windows 10
3 46 (52.87%) Microsoft
4 39 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 34 (39.08%) Security Cleared
5 34 (39.08%) Office 365
6 32 (36.78%) SCCM
7 25 (28.74%) Migration
8 24 (27.59%) Application Packaging
9 23 (26.44%) Windows Server
10 21 (24.14%) QA
10 21 (24.14%) DV Cleared
10 21 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
11 19 (21.84%) PowerShell
12 17 (19.54%) Windows 8
13 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (18.39%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (17.24%) SC Cleared
14 15 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
15 13 (14.94%) ITSM
15 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (14.94%) MSI
15 13 (14.94%) InstallShield
16 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
16 12 (13.79%) Retail
16 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (12.64%) VMware
18 10 (11.49%) SQL
18 10 (11.49%) VBScript

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 5 (5.75%) MS Exchange
1 5 (5.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.30%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 21 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (8.05%) MS Visio
4 5 (5.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.15%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 34 (39.08%) Office 365
2 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.30%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.15%) G Suite
4 1 (1.15%) IaaS
4 1 (1.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.05%) Internet
2 5 (5.75%) Firewall
2 5 (5.75%) Skype
3 4 (4.60%) Ethernet
3 4 (4.60%) VPN
4 3 (3.45%) LAN
4 3 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.45%) SMTP
4 3 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (2.30%) VoIP
5 2 (2.30%) WAN
5 2 (2.30%) WebEx
5 2 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.15%) DNS
6 1 (1.15%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.30%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (14.94%) InstallShield
1 13 (14.94%) MSI
2 4 (4.60%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (13.79%) Retail
2 3 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (1.15%) Electronics
3 1 (1.15%) Legal
3 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.15%) Marketing
3 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (20.69%) Support Engineer
2 17 (19.54%) Applications Packager
3 11 (12.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (8.05%) Analyst
5 7 (8.05%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.90%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Applications Specialist
6 6 (6.90%) Applications Support
6 6 (6.90%) DV Cleared Application Packager
6 6 (6.90%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.75%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.75%) Technical Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Technical Support Analyst
8 4 (4.60%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (4.60%) IT Support
8 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) JDBC
1 3 (3.45%) ODBC
1 3 (3.45%) XML
2 1 (1.15%) COM
2 1 (1.15%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (5.75%) Client/Server
1 5 (5.75%) iPhone
1 5 (5.75%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (3.45%) BYOD
2 3 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.30%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.15%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.15%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.15%) iPad
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (1.15%) PDA
4 1 (1.15%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (70.11%) Windows 10
3 23 (26.44%) Windows Server
4 17 (19.54%) Windows 8
5 16 (18.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (11.49%) Android
7 10 (11.49%) Mac OS
7 10 (11.49%) Windows XP
8 7 (8.05%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.45%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.30%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.15%) Linux
12 1 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (28.74%) Migration
2 24 (27.59%) Application Packaging
3 16 (18.39%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (14.94%) ITSM
5 12 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (11.49%) ITIL
7 7 (8.05%) Incident Management
7 7 (8.05%) Translating Business Requirements
8 5 (5.75%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (5.75%) Escalation Management
8 5 (5.75%) Knowledge Management
8 5 (5.75%) Time Management
9 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.45%) Acceptance Criteria
10 3 (3.45%) Preventative Maintenance
10 3 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.45%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.45%) System Testing
11 2 (2.30%) Personalization
Programming Languages
1 19 (21.84%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.49%) SQL
2 10 (11.49%) VBScript
3 9 (10.34%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (39.08%) Security Cleared
2 21 (24.14%) DV Cleared
3 15 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 13 (14.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (11.49%) MCSE
6 3 (3.45%) Degree
6 3 (3.45%) MCTS
7 1 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (1.15%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.15%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.15%) PMP
7 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.14%) QA
2 10 (11.49%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.20%) Hyper-V
5 7 (8.05%) XenApp
6 6 (6.90%) vSphere
7 4 (4.60%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (2.30%) NDS
9 2 (2.30%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 32 (36.78%) SCCM
2 3 (3.45%) ThinApp
3 2 (2.30%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (2.30%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (2.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.15%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 46 (52.87%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.64%) VMware
3 10 (11.49%) Novell
4 8 (9.20%) Citrix
4 8 (9.20%) HP
5 7 (8.05%) Apple
6 5 (5.75%) Dell
6 5 (5.75%) Ivanti
7 4 (4.60%) Cisco
8 3 (3.45%) Oracle
9 2 (2.30%) Bomgar
9 2 (2.30%) Google
9 2 (2.30%) Lotus
9 2 (2.30%) Peregrine
9 2 (2.30%) Remedy
10 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.15%) Dell KACE
10 1 (1.15%) Lumension
10 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.15%) ServiceNow