Period
to 19 August 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 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
England > East of England
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 68 37
Rank change year-on-year -13 -31 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 135 154 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.71% 3.26% 4.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.09% 14.13% 19.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 71 78
East of England median daily rate £148 £132 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.37% -17.50% -8.57%
10th Percentile £114 £103 £101
90th Percentile £423 £475 £374
England median daily rate £215 £180 £200
% change year-on-year +19.44% -10.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 49 109
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -6.06% +1.54%
10th Percentile £11.57 £12.60 £12.70
90th Percentile £19.20 £17.82 £19.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33% -

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 1,217 1,090 1,207
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.42% 23.09% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 556 665
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £140 £137 £151
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £404
% change year-on-year +2.94% +5.20% +7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 149 169
East of England median hourly rate £16.17 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.63% +6.06% -2.94%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £12.45
90th Percentile £45.70 £47.60 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.68% +5.35% -

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 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 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
Hertfordshire -10 60 £130 -5.45% 9
Essex +3 25 £140 -5.08% 6
Cambridgeshire -15 15 £275 +29.41% 1
Bedfordshire +9 14 £424 +30.38% 5
Suffolk -16 13 £140 +7.69%
Norfolk +14 8 £199 +76.67% 6
Windows 7
England

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

1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 67 (49.63%) Active Directory
3 65 (48.15%) Windows 10
4 64 (47.41%) Microsoft
5 46 (34.07%) Microsoft Office
6 35 (25.93%) Windows 8
7 34 (25.19%) Office 365
8 26 (19.26%) SCCM
9 25 (18.52%) Migration
9 25 (18.52%) ITIL
10 20 (14.81%) Windows XP
11 17 (12.59%) Citrix
11 17 (12.59%) Windows Server
12 15 (11.11%) Time Management
13 13 (9.63%) Break/Fix
14 11 (8.15%) Incident Management
14 11 (8.15%) SLA
15 10 (7.41%) Cisco
15 10 (7.41%) VMware
15 10 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (7.41%) Skype
15 10 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
16 9 (6.67%) Apple
17 8 (5.93%) HP
17 8 (5.93%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (5.93%) Apple iOS
17 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
18 7 (5.19%) ServiceNow
18 7 (5.19%) Skype for Business
18 7 (5.19%) Firewall

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 7 (5.19%) MS Exchange
1 7 (5.19%) Skype for Business
2 3 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.22%) IBM Notes
3 2 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.74%) GroupWise
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 46 (34.07%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.48%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 34 (25.19%) Office 365
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.96%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.48%) SaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.41%) Skype
2 8 (5.93%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (5.19%) DHCP
3 7 (5.19%) DNS
3 7 (5.19%) Firewall
4 5 (3.70%) Wireless
5 4 (2.96%) Internet
5 4 (2.96%) VoIP
5 4 (2.96%) VPN
6 3 (2.22%) IP Telephony
6 3 (2.22%) MPLS
7 2 (1.48%) 3G
7 2 (1.48%) ADSL
7 2 (1.48%) LAN
7 2 (1.48%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.74%) Network Security
8 1 (0.74%) SAN
8 1 (0.74%) SMTP
8 1 (0.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
1 4 (2.96%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.22%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (1.48%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.74%) MSI
General
1 6 (4.44%) Finance
1 6 (4.44%) Retail
2 2 (1.48%) Law
2 2 (1.48%) Legal
2 2 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.48%) Publishing
3 1 (0.74%) Billing
3 1 (0.74%) French Language
3 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (34.81%) Desktop Support
2 40 (29.63%) Analyst
3 33 (24.44%) Desktop Engineer
4 31 (22.96%) Support Engineer
5 22 (16.30%) Service Analyst
5 22 (16.30%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (12.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 14 (10.37%) Help Desk Analyst
8 12 (8.89%) Active Directory Analyst
9 11 (8.15%) Help Desk Support
9 11 (8.15%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 11 (8.15%) IT Engineer
9 11 (8.15%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 11 (8.15%) Windows Support Analyst
10 10 (7.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 10 (7.41%) IT Support
10 10 (7.41%) Support Analyst
11 9 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
11 9 (6.67%) Active Directory Support Analyst
11 9 (6.67%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.22%) .NET
1 3 (2.22%) Web Services
1 3 (2.22%) XML
1 3 (2.22%) XSD
1 3 (2.22%) XSL
2 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.44%) Fat Client
1 6 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
1 6 (4.44%) Thin Client
2 4 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.96%) iPhone
3 3 (2.22%) Clustering
3 3 (2.22%) NHS
3 3 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.48%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.48%) iPad
5 1 (0.74%) CCTV
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.74%) Life Science
5 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (48.15%) Windows 10
3 35 (25.93%) Windows 8
4 20 (14.81%) Windows XP
5 17 (12.59%) Windows Server
6 10 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (5.93%) Apple iOS
7 8 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (3.70%) Android
9 4 (2.96%) Mac OS
9 4 (2.96%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.48%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.48%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.74%) Linux
11 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.52%) ITIL
1 25 (18.52%) Migration
2 15 (11.11%) Time Management
3 13 (9.63%) Break/Fix
4 11 (8.15%) Incident Management
5 10 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (4.44%) PRINCE2
6 6 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (3.70%) Email Migration
8 4 (2.96%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.96%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (2.96%) Software Deployment
9 3 (2.22%) Application Packaging
9 3 (2.22%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (2.22%) ITSM
9 3 (2.22%) Service Delivery
9 3 (2.22%) Service Management
9 3 (2.22%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (2.22%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (1.48%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.22%) C#
2 3 (2.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.74%) C
3 1 (0.74%) Java
3 1 (0.74%) SQL
3 1 (0.74%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.48%) A+ Certification
3 2 (1.48%) HNC
3 2 (1.48%) MCP
3 2 (1.48%) MCSE
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.74%) Degree
4 1 (0.74%) MCSA
4 1 (0.74%) MCTS
4 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) SLA
2 3 (2.22%) HL7
3 2 (1.48%) GMP
3 2 (1.48%) GxP
4 1 (0.74%) ECSS
System Software
1 67 (49.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (1.48%) XenApp
4 1 (0.74%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.74%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.74%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (19.26%) SCCM
2 4 (2.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (2.22%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (2.22%) SCOM
3 3 (2.22%) WSUS
4 1 (0.74%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 64 (47.41%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.59%) Citrix
3 10 (7.41%) Cisco
3 10 (7.41%) VMware
4 9 (6.67%) Apple
5 8 (5.93%) HP
6 7 (5.19%) ServiceNow
7 6 (4.44%) Sophos
8 5 (3.70%) Dell
9 4 (2.96%) Canon
10 3 (2.22%) IBM
10 3 (2.22%) InterSystems
11 2 (1.48%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.48%) Computacenter
11 2 (1.48%) Google
11 2 (1.48%) Juniper
11 2 (1.48%) Samsung
11 2 (1.48%) Snow
11 2 (1.48%) Splunk
11 2 (1.48%) Xerox