Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 19 February 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 52 36
Rank change year-on-year -26 -16 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 133 153 228
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.86% 3.47% 4.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.35% 14.68% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 69 81
East of England median daily rate £260 £220 £174
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.18% +26.44% +12.26%
10th Percentile £115 £117 £106
90th Percentile £488 £390 £388
England median daily rate £190 £180 £200
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 48 109
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.38 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% -6.79% -
10th Percentile £12.61 £10.71 £8.75
90th Percentile £17.25 £17.25 £23.25
England median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.33% +3.45%

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 the East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 996 1,042 1,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.38% 23.67% 22.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 542 521 557
East of England median daily rate £350 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £130 £158 £145
90th Percentile £550 £525 £517
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 134 241
East of England median hourly rate £16.63 £16.75 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.72% -6.94% +9.09%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.38 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% - +3.13%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in the East of England

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in the East of England

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in the East of England

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in the East of England

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 19 February 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
Hertfordshire +1 51 £325 +68.83% 11
Cambridgeshire -22 35 £260 +79.31% 14
Essex -13 19 £153 -10.95% 6
Bedfordshire -3 14 £130 -10.34% 6
Norfolk -23 11 £150 -56.83% 3
Suffolk +3 3 £115 -60.00% 2
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 East of England region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (55.64%) Microsoft
3 73 (54.89%) Active Directory
4 61 (45.86%) Office 365
5 55 (41.35%) Windows 10
6 52 (39.10%) SCCM
7 35 (26.32%) MS Exchange
7 35 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
8 34 (25.56%) PowerShell
9 28 (21.05%) VBScript
10 27 (20.30%) Windows Server
11 24 (18.05%) Windows 8
12 22 (16.54%) Citrix
12 22 (16.54%) VMware
12 22 (16.54%) Microsoft App-V
13 20 (15.04%) SharePoint
14 19 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (14.29%) Disk Encryption
15 18 (13.53%) BitLocker
16 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (11.28%) Cisco
18 13 (9.77%) Symantec
18 13 (9.77%) LAN
18 13 (9.77%) XenApp
18 13 (9.77%) Skype for Business
19 12 (9.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
19 12 (9.02%) OneDrive
19 12 (9.02%) CESG
19 12 (9.02%) DHCP

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 35 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 20 (15.04%) SharePoint
3 13 (9.77%) Skype for Business
4 10 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.50%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.75%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 61 (45.86%) Office 365
2 12 (9.02%) OneDrive
3 3 (2.26%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.75%) IaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.77%) LAN
2 12 (9.02%) DHCP
2 12 (9.02%) Firewall
3 11 (8.27%) Skype
4 10 (7.52%) WAN
5 9 (6.77%) DNS
6 8 (6.02%) Wireless
7 7 (5.26%) Internet
8 6 (4.51%) VoIP
8 6 (4.51%) VPN
9 5 (3.76%) Broadband
9 5 (3.76%) MPLS
9 5 (3.76%) SAN
10 3 (2.26%) 4G
10 3 (2.26%) TCP/IP
10 3 (2.26%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.50%) VLAN
11 2 (1.50%) WebEx
12 1 (0.75%) ATM
12 1 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.75%) GIS
Development Applications
1 7 (5.26%) JIRA
2 6 (4.51%) MSI
3 3 (2.26%) InstallShield
4 2 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (1.50%) Finance
1 2 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
2 1 (0.75%) German Language
2 1 (0.75%) Military
2 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (30.83%) Analyst
2 22 (16.54%) Consultant
3 21 (15.79%) Support Analyst
4 18 (13.53%) Desktop Support
5 17 (12.78%) Support Engineer
6 14 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
7 13 (9.77%) SCCM Consultant
7 13 (9.77%) Windows Consultant
8 10 (7.52%) Service Analyst
8 10 (7.52%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (6.77%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (6.77%) Help Desk Analyst
10 8 (6.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 8 (6.02%) SCCM Engineer
10 8 (6.02%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (4.51%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (4.51%) Help Desk Support
12 6 (4.51%) Help Desk Support Analyst
12 6 (4.51%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.02%) CESG
2 9 (6.77%) User Experience
3 7 (5.26%) iPhone
4 6 (4.51%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.51%) iPad
5 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.01%) HP Storage
5 4 (3.01%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.26%) PKI
6 3 (2.26%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.50%) EPoS
7 2 (1.50%) NHS
8 1 (0.75%) Biotechnology
8 1 (0.75%) BYOD
8 1 (0.75%) Clustering
8 1 (0.75%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (41.35%) Windows 10
3 27 (20.30%) Windows Server
4 24 (18.05%) Windows 8
5 16 (12.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (11.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (9.02%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (4.51%) Windows XP
9 3 (2.26%) Android
10 2 (1.50%) Linux
10 2 (1.50%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.75%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.29%) Disk Encryption
2 11 (8.27%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 11 (8.27%) ITIL
3 10 (7.52%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (6.77%) ITSM
5 7 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 6 (4.51%) Migration
6 6 (4.51%) Presales
7 5 (3.76%) Application Packaging
7 5 (3.76%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (3.76%) Change Management
7 5 (3.76%) Defect Management
7 5 (3.76%) Integration Testing
7 5 (3.76%) Service Management
7 5 (3.76%) Statistics
7 5 (3.76%) System Integration Testing
7 5 (3.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.01%) Change Control
8 4 (3.01%) Network Management
8 4 (3.01%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 34 (25.56%) PowerShell
2 28 (21.05%) VBScript
3 2 (1.50%) SQL
4 1 (0.75%) C
4 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.76%) ISEB
3 5 (3.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (3.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.01%) CCNA
4 4 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.26%) CCNP
5 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.26%) MCSA
6 2 (1.50%) A+ Certification
6 2 (1.50%) MCSE
7 1 (0.75%) Degree
7 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.75%) MCITP
7 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.27%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) JSP 440
System Software
1 73 (54.89%) Active Directory
2 22 (16.54%) Microsoft App-V
3 19 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (13.53%) BitLocker
5 13 (9.77%) XenApp
6 11 (8.27%) XenDesktop
7 9 (6.77%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.75%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 52 (39.10%) SCCM
2 12 (9.02%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (9.02%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 11 (8.27%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (3.76%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (3.76%) WSUS
5 1 (0.75%) DameWare
5 1 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.75%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 74 (55.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.54%) Citrix
2 22 (16.54%) VMware
3 15 (11.28%) Cisco
4 13 (9.77%) Symantec
5 11 (8.27%) Altiris
5 11 (8.27%) Ivanti
6 9 (6.77%) Apple
7 8 (6.02%) HP
8 5 (3.76%) Avaya
9 4 (3.01%) arcserve
9 4 (3.01%) CA
10 3 (2.26%) Computacenter
10 3 (2.26%) Dell
10 3 (2.26%) Kaspersky
11 2 (1.50%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.50%) GFI Software
11 2 (1.50%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.50%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.50%) WatchGuard