Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 97 65 35
Rank change year-on-year -32 -30 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 100 142 240
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.27% 3.30% 4.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.43% 13.89% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 73 87
East of England median daily rate £185 £175 £174
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% +0.57% +5.45%
10th Percentile £114 £120 £113
90th Percentile £484 £493 £393
England median daily rate £225 £178 £200
% change year-on-year +26.76% -11.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 109
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.38% -12.12% +11.11%
10th Percentile £11.18 £10.93 £12.50
90th Percentile £17.80 £17.90 £19.50
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 959 1,022 1,118
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 21.77% 23.76% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 512 532 588
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +1.45%
10th Percentile £135 £150 £154
90th Percentile £550 £563 £538
England median daily rate £445 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 131 200
East of England median hourly rate £15.25 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.28% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £12.50
90th Percentile £46.13 £43.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year +4.48% -1.47% +5.20%

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 23 May 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 23 May 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 23 May 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 -2 51 £215 -16.10% 7
Essex +11 18 £173 +18.97% 7
Norfolk -6 12 £150 -49.15% 7
Bedfordshire +2 10 £140 -3.45% 4
Cambridgeshire -30 8 £388 +167.24% 9
Suffolk -20 1 - - 2
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (52.00%) Microsoft
3 48 (48.00%) Windows 10
4 45 (45.00%) Active Directory
5 33 (33.00%) SCCM
6 28 (28.00%) Office 365
7 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
8 19 (19.00%) Windows 8
9 16 (16.00%) PowerShell
10 14 (14.00%) Windows Server
11 13 (13.00%) Time Management
11 13 (13.00%) ITIL
11 13 (13.00%) MS Exchange
12 12 (12.00%) Migration
13 11 (11.00%) Microsoft App-V
13 11 (11.00%) Windows XP
13 11 (11.00%) VBScript
14 10 (10.00%) Citrix
15 9 (9.00%) VMware
16 8 (8.00%) Break/Fix
16 8 (8.00%) SLA
17 7 (7.00%) DHCP
17 7 (7.00%) Incident Management
17 7 (7.00%) Application Packaging
18 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 6 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
18 6 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
18 6 (6.00%) Customer Requirements
18 6 (6.00%) DNS

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 13 (13.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (5.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.00%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.00%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) assyst
1 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.00%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.00%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 28 (28.00%) Office 365
2 4 (4.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.00%) DHCP
2 6 (6.00%) DNS
3 5 (5.00%) Skype
3 5 (5.00%) VPN
4 4 (4.00%) Firewall
4 4 (4.00%) LAN
4 4 (4.00%) VoIP
5 3 (3.00%) Broadband
5 3 (3.00%) Internet
5 3 (3.00%) MPLS
5 3 (3.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.00%) WAN
7 1 (1.00%) 4G
7 1 (1.00%) ADSL
7 1 (1.00%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (4.00%) MSI
2 2 (2.00%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (3.00%) Finance
1 3 (3.00%) Retail
2 2 (2.00%) Law
2 2 (2.00%) Legal
2 2 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (27.00%) Desktop Support
2 24 (24.00%) Analyst
3 21 (21.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 17 (17.00%) Support Engineer
5 13 (13.00%) Service Analyst
5 13 (13.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 12 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 9 (9.00%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Consultant
8 8 (8.00%) Support Analyst
8 8 (8.00%) Windows Consultant
9 7 (7.00%) 1st Line Support
9 7 (7.00%) Applications Packager
9 7 (7.00%) Help Desk Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) Help Desk Support
9 7 (7.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) SCCM Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Windows Support Analyst
10 6 (6.00%) SCCM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (3.00%) CESG
2 3 (3.00%) User Experience
3 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.00%) iPhone
3 2 (2.00%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.00%) BYOD
4 1 (1.00%) CCTV
4 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.00%) NHS
4 1 (1.00%) PKI
4 1 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (48.00%) Windows 10
3 19 (19.00%) Windows 8
4 14 (14.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (11.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.00%) Android
10 1 (1.00%) Linux
10 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.00%) ITIL
1 13 (13.00%) Time Management
2 12 (12.00%) Migration
3 8 (8.00%) Break/Fix
4 7 (7.00%) Application Packaging
4 7 (7.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (6.00%) Customer Requirements
5 6 (6.00%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (5.00%) Disk Encryption
7 4 (4.00%) ITSM
7 4 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.00%) Service Management
8 3 (3.00%) Application Discovery
8 3 (3.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 3 (3.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 2 (2.00%) Presales
9 2 (2.00%) Process Improvement
9 2 (2.00%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (2.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.00%) VBScript
3 1 (1.00%) C
3 1 (1.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.00%) CCNA
3 2 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.00%) HNC
3 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (1.00%) CCNP
4 1 (1.00%) Degree
4 1 (1.00%) MCITP
4 1 (1.00%) MCP
4 1 (1.00%) MCSA
4 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.00%) GxP
3 1 (1.00%) ECSS
System Software
1 45 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.00%) BitLocker
4 5 (5.00%) XenApp
5 3 (3.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.00%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.00%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (33.00%) SCCM
2 5 (5.00%) WSUS
3 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.00%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.00%) DameWare
4 1 (1.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 52 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.00%) Citrix
3 9 (9.00%) VMware
4 5 (5.00%) Cisco
5 4 (4.00%) Computacenter
6 3 (3.00%) Altiris
6 3 (3.00%) Apple
6 3 (3.00%) Avaya
6 3 (3.00%) HP
6 3 (3.00%) Ivanti
6 3 (3.00%) Symantec
7 2 (2.00%) IBM
7 2 (2.00%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.00%) Dell
8 1 (1.00%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.00%) Mitel
8 1 (1.00%) NetApp
8 1 (1.00%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.00%) Snow
8 1 (1.00%) Sophos