Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 86 108
Rank change year-on-year -12 +22 -69
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 66 61 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.69% 1.59% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.75% 9.38% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 31 32
Berkshire median daily rate £150 £128 £145
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -12.07% -57.04%
10th Percentile £130 £108 £102
90th Percentile £338 £488 £255
South East median daily rate £225 £150 £200
% change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00% -24.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 11 11
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% -30.39%
10th Percentile £11.64 £11.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £34.00 £17.50 £18.75
South East median hourly rate £16.11 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.09% +3.57% -9.68%

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 677 650 959
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.34% 16.94% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 327 531
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +1.33%
10th Percentile £150 £200 £225
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 61
Berkshire median hourly rate £18.11 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.88% - -40.21%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £44.50 £39.75 £24.09
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +11.76% -6.85% +7.35%

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 August 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 August 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 August 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 +5 32 £143 +11.76% 5
Wokingham - 10 £150 - 1
Maidenhead - 9 £175 - 2
Slough -10 7 £240 +9.09% 1
Bracknell -13 4 - -
Thatcham - 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (69.70%) Active Directory
3 39 (59.09%) Windows 10
4 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 17 (25.76%) Windows 8
6 16 (24.24%) VMware
6 16 (24.24%) SCCM
7 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (22.73%) Windows Server
8 12 (18.18%) Office 365
9 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
9 11 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
10 10 (15.15%) DNS
10 10 (15.15%) Migration
11 8 (12.12%) DHCP
11 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
12 7 (10.61%) Citrix
12 7 (10.61%) Windows XP
12 7 (10.61%) HP
12 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Office
12 7 (10.61%) ITIL
13 6 (9.09%) Electronics
13 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
13 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
14 5 (7.58%) Retail

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 (4.55%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.52%) Apache
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.52%) IIS
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (18.18%) Office 365
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (3.03%) IaaS
3 2 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.52%) G Suite
4 1 (1.52%) GitHub
4 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) DNS
2 8 (12.12%) DHCP
3 4 (6.06%) LAN
3 4 (6.06%) WAN
4 3 (4.55%) Internet
4 3 (4.55%) Skype
4 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.03%) Firewall
5 2 (3.03%) SAN
5 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.52%) GSM
6 1 (1.52%) VLAN
6 1 (1.52%) VoIP
6 1 (1.52%) Wireless
6 1 (1.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.03%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Toad
2 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.52%) MSI
2 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (9.09%) Electronics
1 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
2 5 (7.58%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) Finance
3 4 (6.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) French Language
4 1 (1.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Desktop Support
2 19 (28.79%) Support Engineer
3 15 (22.73%) Desktop Engineer
4 12 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (16.67%) Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) IT Support
7 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (7.58%) Desktop Technician
8 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) IT Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) IT Support Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.58%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Consultant
10 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support Technician
10 3 (4.55%) Service Desk Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) JSON
1 1 (1.52%) REST
1 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.06%) NHS
1 4 (6.06%) Smartphone
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.55%) PKI
3 2 (3.03%) Digital Signage
3 2 (3.03%) iPad
3 2 (3.03%) iPhone
3 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.52%) Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.52%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
4 1 (1.52%) Social Media
4 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (59.09%) Windows 10
3 17 (25.76%) Windows 8
4 15 (22.73%) Windows Server
5 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.61%) Windows XP
7 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (6.06%) Linux
9 2 (3.03%) Android
9 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.52%) Solaris
10 1 (1.52%) Unix
10 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 10 (15.15%) Migration
3 7 (10.61%) ITIL
4 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (7.58%) Application Packaging
5 5 (7.58%) Asset Management
5 5 (7.58%) Service Management
6 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (6.06%) Line Management
6 4 (6.06%) Programme Management
6 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.06%) Software Asset Management
7 3 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.55%) Break/Fix
7 3 (4.55%) ITSM
7 3 (4.55%) Patch Management
7 3 (4.55%) Time Management
8 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (10.61%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) DV Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) MCDST
4 3 (4.55%) Degree
4 3 (4.55%) MCSE
4 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.52%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.52%) MCP
5 1 (1.52%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) XenApp
4 3 (4.55%) vSphere
5 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.52%) Docker
6 1 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (24.24%) SCCM
2 3 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (3.03%) AirWatch
3 2 (3.03%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.52%) Ansible
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.52%) Puppet
4 1 (1.52%) SCOM
4 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 16 (24.24%) VMware
3 7 (10.61%) Citrix
3 7 (10.61%) HP
4 4 (6.06%) SAP
5 3 (4.55%) Apple
5 3 (4.55%) McAfee
6 2 (3.03%) Equitrac
6 2 (3.03%) Hitachi
6 2 (3.03%) Ivanti
6 2 (3.03%) Motorola
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle
7 1 (1.52%) Canon
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco
7 1 (1.52%) ConnectWise
7 1 (1.52%) Dell
7 1 (1.52%) Polycom
7 1 (1.52%) Samsung
7 1 (1.52%) Snow
7 1 (1.52%) Veeam