Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 70 41
Rank change year-on-year +11 -29 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 178 156 206
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.48% 3.04% 4.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.92% 13.79% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 87 72
East of England median daily rate £170 £170 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% -
10th Percentile £114 £105 £101
90th Percentile £486 £450 £388
England median daily rate £200 £180 £188
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 33 89
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88% -
10th Percentile £11.70 £13.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £21.85 £17.82 £19.50
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £14.75
% change year-on-year +2.32% +5.08% -3.28%

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 1,378 1,131 1,187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.97% 22.00% 24.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 703 565 625
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £135 £130 £151
90th Percentile £577 £550 £509
England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 161 155
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -5.71%
10th Percentile £12.25 £12.50 £10.95
90th Percentile £46.15 £52.50 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 13 November 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 -3 69 £173 -45.45% 9
Essex -5 28 £150 +15.38% 6
Bedfordshire +24 27 £394 +202.88% 6
Cambridgeshire -11 23 £200 -17.53% 3
Suffolk +3 18 £138 +5.77% 1
Norfolk +16 13 £199 +72.83% 2
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 13 November 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.

1 178 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (60.67%) Active Directory
3 101 (56.74%) Windows 10
4 89 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 61 (34.27%) Office 365
6 48 (26.97%) Microsoft Office
7 43 (24.16%) Migration
8 37 (20.79%) SCCM
9 34 (19.10%) Windows 8
10 30 (16.85%) Windows Server
11 28 (15.73%) ITIL
12 27 (15.17%) Citrix
12 27 (15.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 26 (14.61%) Windows XP
14 22 (12.36%) DNS
15 21 (11.80%) VMware
16 18 (10.11%) PowerShell
17 17 (9.55%) Skype
18 16 (8.99%) Apple
19 14 (7.87%) Hyper-V
19 14 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
20 13 (7.30%) Skype for Business
20 13 (7.30%) Fat Client
20 13 (7.30%) Incident Management
20 13 (7.30%) Thin Client
20 13 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
20 13 (7.30%) DHCP
21 12 (6.74%) Cisco
21 12 (6.74%) SCOM
21 12 (6.74%) Apple iOS

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 (7.30%) Skype for Business
2 10 (5.62%) MS Exchange
3 8 (4.49%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.69%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.56%) GroupWise
Applications
1 48 (26.97%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.56%) CATIA
3 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 61 (34.27%) Office 365
2 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.93%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.12%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.12%) SaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.36%) DNS
2 17 (9.55%) Skype
3 13 (7.30%) DHCP
4 9 (5.06%) Firewall
5 7 (3.93%) IP Telephony
5 7 (3.93%) MPLS
5 7 (3.93%) Wireless
6 6 (3.37%) Remote Desktop
6 6 (3.37%) VPN
6 6 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.81%) LAN
8 4 (2.25%) VoIP
9 3 (1.69%) WAN
10 2 (1.12%) 3G
10 2 (1.12%) Internet
10 2 (1.12%) NetScaler
10 2 (1.12%) TCP/IP
11 1 (0.56%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.56%) Network Security
11 1 (0.56%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.37%) Electronic Patient Records
1 6 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (1.12%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.56%) MSI
General
1 8 (4.49%) Finance
2 6 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (1.69%) Publishing
3 3 (1.69%) Retail
4 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.56%) Banking
5 1 (0.56%) Billing
5 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (0.56%) French Language
5 1 (0.56%) Legal
5 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (27.53%) Desktop Support
2 48 (26.97%) Analyst
3 37 (20.79%) Support Engineer
4 34 (19.10%) Desktop Engineer
5 19 (10.67%) Service Analyst
5 19 (10.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 17 (9.55%) Support Analyst
7 16 (8.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 16 (8.99%) IT Support
8 13 (7.30%) Active Directory Analyst
9 12 (6.74%) Help Desk Analyst
9 12 (6.74%) IT Engineer
9 12 (6.74%) Windows Engineer
10 11 (6.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 11 (6.18%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (6.18%) Active Directory Support
10 11 (6.18%) IT Analyst
11 10 (5.62%) Active Directory Support Analyst
12 9 (5.06%) Infrastructure Manager
12 9 (5.06%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.06%) LDAP
2 3 (1.69%) .NET
2 3 (1.69%) Web Services
2 3 (1.69%) XML
2 3 (1.69%) XSD
2 3 (1.69%) XSL
3 1 (0.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.30%) Fat Client
1 13 (7.30%) Thin Client
2 10 (5.62%) NHS
3 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.37%) e-Health
4 6 (3.37%) LIMS
4 6 (3.37%) PACS
5 3 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.69%) Clustering
5 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.69%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.12%) FMCG
6 2 (1.12%) iPad
6 2 (1.12%) iPhone
6 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.12%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) CMDB
7 1 (0.56%) Life Science
7 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 178 (100.00%) Windows
2 101 (56.74%) Windows 10
3 34 (19.10%) Windows 8
4 30 (16.85%) Windows Server
5 27 (15.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (14.61%) Windows XP
7 12 (6.74%) Apple iOS
8 9 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (3.37%) Mac OS
11 5 (2.81%) Android
11 5 (2.81%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.12%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.12%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (24.16%) Migration
2 28 (15.73%) ITIL
3 14 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
4 13 (7.30%) Incident Management
5 11 (6.18%) Break/Fix
6 10 (5.62%) PRINCE2
6 10 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (5.06%) Email Migration
7 9 (5.06%) Time Management
8 8 (4.49%) Asset Management
9 7 (3.93%) Data Migration
10 6 (3.37%) Analytics
10 6 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.37%) Health Informatics
10 6 (3.37%) Informatics
10 6 (3.37%) Server Patching
10 6 (3.37%) Software Deployment
11 5 (2.81%) Mobile Device Management
12 4 (2.25%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (2.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.11%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.25%) SQL
3 3 (1.69%) C#
3 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.12%) VB
4 2 (1.12%) VBScript
5 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (3.37%) MCSA
2 6 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.25%) MCP
4 3 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.69%) Degree
4 3 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (1.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.12%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.12%) MCSE
6 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.56%) HNC
6 1 (0.56%) MCTS
6 1 (0.56%) MOS
6 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.18%) SLA
2 9 (5.06%) HL7
3 2 (1.12%) GMP
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 108 (60.67%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.87%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.06%) DFS Replication
3 9 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (5.06%) VMware Workstation
4 7 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.81%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.69%) Terminal Server
6 3 (1.69%) XenApp
6 3 (1.69%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.12%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.56%) Firmware
8 1 (0.56%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 37 (20.79%) SCCM
2 12 (6.74%) SCOM
3 6 (3.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (1.69%) WSUS
5 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.56%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.56%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 89 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.17%) Citrix
3 21 (11.80%) VMware
4 16 (8.99%) Apple
5 12 (6.74%) Cisco
6 8 (4.49%) HP
7 7 (3.93%) ServiceNow
7 7 (3.93%) Sophos
8 6 (3.37%) Canon
8 6 (3.37%) Dell
9 3 (1.69%) Google
9 3 (1.69%) InterSystems
9 3 (1.69%) Juniper
9 3 (1.69%) Samsung
9 3 (1.69%) SOTI
10 2 (1.12%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.12%) IFS
10 2 (1.12%) Snow
10 2 (1.12%) Splunk
10 2 (1.12%) Xerox