Period
to 6 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 December 2019 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
UK > England
6 months to
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 116 119
Rank change year-on-year +37 +3 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2,117 2,222 2,060
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.85% 2.32% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.78% 11.02% 10.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,238 1,192 1,141
England median daily rate £175 £190 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +1.33% +4.17%
10th Percentile £118 £113 £110
90th Percentile £438 £438 £450
UK median daily rate £175 £190 £185
% change year-on-year -7.89% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 368 522 386
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £15.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.86% +3.42%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £22.25 £23.50 £28.62
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.88% +5.73% +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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 15,366 20,156 19,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.67% 21.02% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,576 12,563 12,904
England median daily rate £420 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £145 £163 £173
90th Percentile £613 £613 £605
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,111 1,359 1,184
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in England

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in England

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in England over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in England

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in England

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in England over the 6 months to 6 December 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in England

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 6 months to 6 December 2019. 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
London +1 661 £200 - 112
South East +64 418 £175 -12.50% 112
South West +23 361 £160 -20.00% 50
North of England +10 318 £160 -20.00% 119
Midlands +44 218 £160 -1.23% 62
North West +9 188 £160 -8.57% 70
East of England +9 133 £185 +11.28% 39
West Midlands +61 117 £160 -0.62% 31
Yorkshire +13 104 £175 -30.00% 38
East Midlands +17 100 £150 -9.09% 31
North East +18 26 £150 -33.33% 11
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 2,117 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,570 (74.16%) Windows 10
3 1,077 (50.87%) Active Directory
4 815 (38.50%) Microsoft
5 676 (31.93%) Office 365
6 629 (29.71%) SCCM
7 605 (28.58%) Microsoft Office
8 488 (23.05%) ITIL
9 406 (19.18%) Migration
10 359 (16.96%) Windows Server
11 282 (13.32%) Security Cleared
12 248 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 215 (10.16%) Citrix
14 210 (9.92%) Finance
14 210 (9.92%) VMware
15 202 (9.54%) SLA
16 199 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
17 198 (9.35%) SC Cleared
18 195 (9.21%) MS Exchange
19 183 (8.64%) Windows 8
20 182 (8.60%) DNS
21 177 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
22 174 (8.22%) Public Sector
23 169 (7.98%) Apple
24 166 (7.84%) PowerShell
25 164 (7.75%) DHCP
26 151 (7.13%) LAN
27 150 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
28 146 (6.90%) TCP/IP
29 143 (6.75%) Service Management

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 195 (9.21%) MS Exchange
2 85 (4.02%) Skype for Business
3 77 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 76 (3.59%) SharePoint
5 38 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 26 (1.23%) IBM Notes
6 26 (1.23%) IIS
7 21 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 21 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.094%) Confluence
12 1 (0.047%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.047%) nginx
Applications
1 605 (28.58%) Microsoft Office
2 44 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 17 (0.80%) Microsoft Project
5 15 (0.71%) Acrobat
6 14 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 11 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.33%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.24%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.19%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.047%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.047%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 1 (0.047%) Houdini
11 1 (0.047%) Maya
11 1 (0.047%) Mozilla Thunderbird
11 1 (0.047%) Revit
Business Applications
1 19 (0.90%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.28%) Misys Opics
3 5 (0.24%) SystmOne
4 3 (0.14%) Eikon
4 3 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.14%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 2 (0.094%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.094%) OpenText VIM for SAP
6 1 (0.047%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.047%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.047%) Elite 3E
6 1 (0.047%) Global One
6 1 (0.047%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.047%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 676 (31.93%) Office 365
2 133 (6.28%) Azure
3 46 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
4 41 (1.94%) OneDrive
5 37 (1.75%) AWS
6 15 (0.71%) Mimecast
7 12 (0.57%) SaaS
8 11 (0.52%) G Suite
9 9 (0.43%) IaaS
10 4 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 4 (0.19%) Yammer
11 3 (0.14%) GCP
11 3 (0.14%) PaaS
12 2 (0.094%) Boomi
12 2 (0.094%) IBM Cloud
12 2 (0.094%) iPaaS
12 2 (0.094%) SoftLayer
13 1 (0.047%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.047%) Google Docs
13 1 (0.047%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 182 (8.60%) DNS
2 164 (7.75%) DHCP
3 151 (7.13%) LAN
4 146 (6.90%) TCP/IP
5 137 (6.47%) VPN
6 114 (5.38%) WAN
7 108 (5.10%) Skype
8 69 (3.26%) Firewall
9 66 (3.12%) Internet
10 62 (2.93%) Remote Desktop
11 58 (2.74%) VoIP
12 55 (2.60%) Wireless
13 42 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
14 30 (1.42%) Cisco IOS
15 21 (0.99%) IP Telephony
15 21 (0.99%) SAN
16 19 (0.90%) VLAN
17 17 (0.80%) FTP
18 15 (0.71%) Ethernet
18 15 (0.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 15 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.28%) Azure SQL Database
8 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 6 (0.28%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (0.24%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.094%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.094%) MS Access
12 2 (0.094%) SAP HANA
12 2 (0.094%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.047%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 94 (4.44%) MSI
2 42 (1.98%) InstallShield
3 22 (1.04%) AdminStudio
4 7 (0.33%) JIRA
4 7 (0.33%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.28%) Hudson
5 6 (0.28%) StarTeam
6 4 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (0.094%) TestRail
7 2 (0.094%) WinDbg
7 2 (0.094%) Wise Package Studio
8 1 (0.047%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.047%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.047%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.047%) git-flow
8 1 (0.047%) WiX
General
1 210 (9.92%) Finance
2 174 (8.22%) Public Sector
3 100 (4.72%) Telecoms
4 94 (4.44%) Banking
5 82 (3.87%) Retail
6 52 (2.46%) Manufacturing
7 43 (2.03%) Marketing
8 39 (1.84%) Electronics
9 35 (1.65%) Law
10 25 (1.18%) Advertising
11 21 (0.99%) Legal
12 19 (0.90%) Back Office
13 16 (0.76%) Local Government
14 15 (0.71%) Investment Banking
15 14 (0.66%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.47%) Publishing
17 9 (0.43%) Front Office
17 9 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.33%) Automotive
18 7 (0.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 474 (22.39%) Support Engineer
2 382 (18.04%) Desktop Support
3 377 (17.81%) Analyst
4 292 (13.79%) Desktop Engineer
5 268 (12.66%) Windows Engineer
6 251 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support
7 207 (9.78%) IT Support
8 198 (9.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 190 (8.97%) Service Desk Analyst
10 187 (8.83%) Service Analyst
11 170 (8.03%) Deployment Engineer
12 165 (7.79%) Support Analyst
13 162 (7.65%) IT Engineer
14 120 (5.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 107 (5.05%) 1st Line Support
16 106 (5.01%) IT Support Engineer
17 103 (4.87%) Windows Deployment Engineer
18 99 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 96 (4.53%) Rollout Engineer
20 95 (4.49%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (0.76%) Software Packaging
2 12 (0.57%) 802.1X
3 11 (0.52%) .NET
3 11 (0.52%) ODBC
4 8 (0.38%) JDBC
4 8 (0.38%) XML
5 7 (0.33%) Universal Windows Platform
6 6 (0.28%) X-Windows
7 4 (0.19%) Java RMI
7 4 (0.19%) JSON
8 3 (0.14%) COM
8 3 (0.14%) CSS
9 2 (0.094%) HTML
9 2 (0.094%) XMPP
10 1 (0.047%) J2EE
10 1 (0.047%) KML
10 1 (0.047%) SAML
10 1 (0.047%) V-Ray
10 1 (0.047%) Web Services
10 1 (0.047%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 98 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (4.20%) Blackberry
3 85 (4.02%) Driving Licence
4 74 (3.50%) Smartphone
5 66 (3.12%) iPhone
6 61 (2.88%) Data Centre
7 60 (2.83%) NHS
8 57 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
9 49 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
10 24 (1.13%) Fat Client
10 24 (1.13%) Management Information System
10 24 (1.13%) Thin Client
11 22 (1.04%) iPad
11 22 (1.04%) PKI
12 19 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
13 14 (0.66%) BYOD
14 13 (0.61%) Handset
15 8 (0.38%) Device Driver
15 8 (0.38%) Mobile App
15 8 (0.38%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2,117 (100.00%) Windows
2 1,570 (74.16%) Windows 10
3 359 (16.96%) Windows Server
4 248 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 199 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 183 (8.64%) Windows 8
7 142 (6.71%) Android
8 134 (6.33%) Windows XP
9 94 (4.44%) Apple iOS
10 70 (3.31%) Mac OS
11 69 (3.26%) Mac OS X
12 60 (2.83%) Linux
13 38 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
14 14 (0.66%) Windows Vista
15 12 (0.57%) Windows 2000
16 11 (0.52%) CentOS
17 9 (0.43%) Unix
18 8 (0.38%) VMS
19 4 (0.19%) Solaris
19 4 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 488 (23.05%) ITIL
2 406 (19.18%) Migration
3 177 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
4 143 (6.75%) Service Management
5 133 (6.28%) Break/Fix
6 126 (5.95%) Application Packaging
7 120 (5.67%) ITSM
8 98 (4.63%) Incident Management
8 98 (4.63%) Time Management
9 84 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 64 (3.02%) Service Delivery
11 63 (2.98%) Asset Management
12 56 (2.65%) Business Intelligence
13 54 (2.55%) User Acceptance Testing
14 49 (2.31%) Mobile Device Management
15 46 (2.17%) Change Management
16 44 (2.08%) Software Distribution
17 39 (1.84%) Workflow
18 38 (1.79%) Mentoring
18 38 (1.79%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 166 (7.84%) PowerShell
2 56 (2.65%) SQL
3 35 (1.65%) VBScript
4 25 (1.18%) VB
5 18 (0.85%) VBA
6 14 (0.66%) Java
7 12 (0.57%) C
8 10 (0.47%) T-SQL
9 6 (0.28%) C#
10 3 (0.14%) VB6
11 2 (0.094%) Python
11 2 (0.094%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.047%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.047%) PHP
12 1 (0.047%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 282 (13.32%) Security Cleared
2 198 (9.35%) SC Cleared
3 117 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 82 (3.87%) DV Cleared
5 77 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
6 66 (3.12%) MCSE
7 59 (2.79%) MCP
8 40 (1.89%) Degree
9 33 (1.56%) DBS Check
10 21 (0.99%) A+ Certification
11 17 (0.80%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (0.80%) MCSA
12 12 (0.57%) MCDST
13 11 (0.52%) CCNA
13 11 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 10 (0.47%) MCITP
15 6 (0.28%) GNVQ
15 6 (0.28%) MCTS
16 5 (0.24%) ISTQB
16 5 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (9.54%) SLA
2 41 (1.94%) QA
3 9 (0.43%) GDPR
4 6 (0.28%) NIST
5 5 (0.24%) PMO
6 3 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.094%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (0.094%) GxP
7 2 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.094%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.047%) COBIT
System Software
1 1,077 (50.87%) Active Directory
2 150 (7.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 117 (5.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 73 (3.45%) XenApp
5 66 (3.12%) Hyper-V
6 55 (2.60%) XenDesktop
7 45 (2.13%) Virtual Desktop
8 36 (1.70%) vSphere
9 30 (1.42%) BitLocker
10 27 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
10 27 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
11 13 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 11 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
13 10 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
14 9 (0.43%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.28%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 5 (0.24%) Firmware
17 3 (0.14%) LXC
17 3 (0.14%) Terminal Services
18 1 (0.047%) Docker
Systems Management
1 629 (29.71%) SCCM
2 53 (2.50%) Microsoft Intune
3 48 (2.27%) AirWatch
4 30 (1.42%) WSUS
5 23 (1.09%) SCOM
6 16 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
7 14 (0.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 13 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
8 13 (0.61%) Single Sign-On
9 11 (0.52%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.33%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (0.33%) Jamf Pro
10 7 (0.33%) SCSM
10 7 (0.33%) ZENworks
11 6 (0.28%) AppDNA
11 6 (0.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 5 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (0.24%) Perfmon
13 4 (0.19%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 815 (38.50%) Microsoft
2 215 (10.16%) Citrix
3 210 (9.92%) VMware
4 169 (7.98%) Apple
5 137 (6.47%) Cisco
6 117 (5.53%) HP
7 97 (4.58%) Ivanti
8 91 (4.30%) Dell
9 88 (4.16%) ServiceNow
10 59 (2.79%) McAfee
11 51 (2.41%) SAP
12 45 (2.13%) Remedy
13 44 (2.08%) Adobe
14 38 (1.79%) Bloomberg
15 34 (1.61%) Google
16 29 (1.37%) Sophos
17 25 (1.18%) Symantec
18 24 (1.13%) Oracle
19 23 (1.09%) Lotus
20 20 (0.94%) MobileIron