Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 46 44
Rank change year-on-year -27 -2 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 162 199 242
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.13% 4.12% 4.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 16.97% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 70 83
East of England median daily rate £170 £185 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.11% +8.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £105 £101 £105
90th Percentile £450 £388 £393
England median daily rate £180 £186 £190
% change year-on-year -3.36% -1.97% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 83 105
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.88% - +2.10%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.85 £9.85
90th Percentile £17.82 £19.50 £23.70
England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.87 £15.25
% change year-on-year +4.27% -2.52% +5.17%

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 1134 1173 1394
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.91% 24.26% 23.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 620 671
East of England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £130 £157 £146
90th Percentile £550 £515 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 146 251
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +6.06%
10th Percentile £12.18 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £43.13 £43.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 +15 67 £313 +27.55% 4
Cambridgeshire -19 42 £260 +82.46% 4
Essex -50 23 £130 -29.73% 1
Bedfordshire -5 16 £130 +18.18% 1
Suffolk +17 8 £130 -
Norfolk -26 6 £115 -30.30%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (54.32%) Active Directory
3 81 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 53 (32.72%) SCCM
5 51 (31.48%) Windows 10
6 50 (30.86%) Office 365
7 43 (26.54%) Microsoft Office
8 34 (20.99%) VMware
9 32 (19.75%) MS Exchange
9 32 (19.75%) Windows 8
9 32 (19.75%) Windows Server
10 27 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (15.43%) Citrix
12 24 (14.81%) PowerShell
13 23 (14.20%) SharePoint
14 22 (13.58%) VBScript
14 22 (13.58%) Apple
15 21 (12.96%) ITIL
15 21 (12.96%) Cisco
15 21 (12.96%) Microsoft App-V
16 19 (11.73%) LAN
16 19 (11.73%) Disk Encryption
17 18 (11.11%) BitLocker
17 18 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
18 17 (10.49%) OneDrive
18 17 (10.49%) HP
18 17 (10.49%) SLA
19 15 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
19 15 (9.26%) Symantec
19 15 (9.26%) Skype for Business

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 32 (19.75%) MS Exchange
2 23 (14.20%) SharePoint
3 15 (9.26%) Skype for Business
4 12 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.23%) IIS
8 1 (0.62%) Liferay
8 1 (0.62%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.62%) Site Server
8 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 43 (26.54%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.23%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.62%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.62%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 50 (30.86%) Office 365
2 17 (10.49%) OneDrive
3 1 (0.62%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.62%) IaaS
3 1 (0.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.73%) LAN
2 14 (8.64%) Firewall
2 14 (8.64%) WAN
3 13 (8.02%) DHCP
3 13 (8.02%) Skype
4 11 (6.79%) DNS
4 11 (6.79%) Internet
5 10 (6.17%) Wireless
6 9 (5.56%) TCP/IP
7 7 (4.32%) VoIP
7 7 (4.32%) VPN
7 7 (4.32%) WebEx
8 6 (3.70%) SAN
9 5 (3.09%) HTTP
9 5 (3.09%) SMTP
9 5 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (2.47%) MPLS
10 4 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
11 3 (1.85%) VLAN
12 2 (1.23%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.94%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.47%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.62%) GIS
5 1 (0.62%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.32%) JIRA
2 3 (1.85%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.23%) Bugzilla
3 2 (1.23%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.23%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.23%) MSI
4 1 (0.62%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (3.70%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.23%) Automotive
2 2 (1.23%) Avionics
2 2 (1.23%) Local Government
2 2 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (1.23%) Retail
3 1 (0.62%) Finance
3 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.62%) French Language
3 1 (0.62%) German Language
3 1 (0.62%) Legal
3 1 (0.62%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (29.63%) Analyst
2 36 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 31 (19.14%) Support Engineer
4 25 (15.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 25 (15.43%) Support Analyst
5 19 (11.73%) Consultant
6 17 (10.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 14 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (8.02%) Service Analyst
8 13 (8.02%) Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (6.79%) SCCM Consultant
9 11 (6.79%) Windows Engineer
10 10 (6.17%) Windows Support Engineer
11 9 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 9 (5.56%) Help Desk Analyst
11 9 (5.56%) Windows Consultant
12 8 (4.94%) 1st Line Support
12 8 (4.94%) Desktop Analyst
12 8 (4.94%) IT Support
12 8 (4.94%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.23%) .NET
2 1 (0.62%) Flash
2 1 (0.62%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.64%) CESG
2 11 (6.79%) User Experience
3 10 (6.17%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (5.56%) iPhone
5 6 (3.70%) Driving Licence
5 6 (3.70%) iPad
6 5 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.09%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.09%) Data Centre
6 5 (3.09%) EPoS
6 5 (3.09%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.47%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.47%) HP Storage
8 3 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.23%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.23%) Biotechnology
9 2 (1.23%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (1.23%) NHS
9 2 (1.23%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 162 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (31.48%) Windows 10
3 32 (19.75%) Windows 8
3 32 (19.75%) Windows Server
4 18 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (4.94%) Linux
8 7 (4.32%) Android
9 6 (3.70%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.09%) Mac OS
10 5 (3.09%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.09%) Windows Vista
10 5 (3.09%) Windows XP
11 3 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.62%) CentOS
12 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.62%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (12.96%) ITIL
2 19 (11.73%) Disk Encryption
3 14 (8.64%) Customer Requirements
4 13 (8.02%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 10 (6.17%) Information Security
5 10 (6.17%) Migration
6 9 (5.56%) Presales
7 8 (4.94%) ITSM
8 7 (4.32%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (4.32%) Incident Management
8 7 (4.32%) Service Delivery
9 5 (3.09%) Defect Management
9 5 (3.09%) Integration Testing
9 5 (3.09%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (3.09%) Service Management
9 5 (3.09%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (3.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (2.47%) Change Management
10 4 (2.47%) Network Optimisation
10 4 (2.47%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 24 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 22 (13.58%) VBScript
3 7 (4.32%) SQL
4 4 (2.47%) C
5 3 (1.85%) Java
6 1 (0.62%) ANSI C
6 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (4.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.09%) Degree
2 5 (3.09%) ISEB
2 5 (3.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (3.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.85%) A+ Certification
4 3 (1.85%) DBS Check
4 3 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.23%) CCNA
5 2 (1.23%) CCNP
5 2 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.23%) MCP
5 2 (1.23%) MCSA
6 1 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.49%) SLA
2 2 (1.23%) ECSS
3 1 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.62%) JSP 440
System Software
1 88 (54.32%) Active Directory
2 27 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (12.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (11.11%) BitLocker
5 13 (8.02%) XenApp
5 13 (8.02%) XenDesktop
6 9 (5.56%) Hyper-V
7 5 (3.09%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.23%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 53 (32.72%) SCCM
2 14 (8.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (8.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 13 (8.02%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (1.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (1.23%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.23%) WSUS
6 2 (1.23%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.62%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.62%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.62%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 81 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (20.99%) VMware
3 25 (15.43%) Citrix
4 22 (13.58%) Apple
5 21 (12.96%) Cisco
6 17 (10.49%) HP
7 15 (9.26%) Symantec
8 13 (8.02%) Altiris
8 13 (8.02%) LANDesk
9 11 (6.79%) AppSense
10 8 (4.94%) Dell
11 6 (3.70%) Mitel
12 5 (3.09%) Veeam
13 4 (2.47%) arcserve
13 4 (2.47%) CA
13 4 (2.47%) ServiceNow
14 3 (1.85%) Oracle
14 3 (1.85%) Red Hat
15 2 (1.23%) Avaya
15 2 (1.23%) CheckPoint