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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 334 321 136
Rank change year-on-year -13 -185 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 558 392 704
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.77% 0.74% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.99% 4.71% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 240 447
10th Percentile £130 £120 £120
25th Percentile £155 £150 £140
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £205 £200 £190
Median % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +2.70%
75th Percentile £310 £321 £338
90th Percentile £438 £438 £488
UK median daily rate £200 £210 £188
% change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 59 105
10th Percentile £10.89 £11.17 £12.09
25th Percentile £13.78 £12.75 £14.35
Median hourly rate £15.87 £15.86 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +0.06% -9.37% +9.38%
75th Percentile £20.00 £18.38 £20.18
90th Percentile £23.78 £21.00 £24.50
UK median hourly rate £15.74 £15.23 £17.50
% change year-on-year +3.35% -12.97% +9.44%

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 11,176 8,316 7,295
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.51% 15.77% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,752 5,473 4,857
10th Percentile £180 £185 £155
25th Percentile £330 £342 £308
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £458 £438
Median % change year-on-year +9.29% +4.57% -0.79%
75th Percentile £625 £563 £538
90th Percentile £710 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £458 £429
% change year-on-year +9.29% +6.71% -0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 503 416 456
10th Percentile £13.28 £12.00 £11.63
25th Percentile £16.25 £13.59 £13.58
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% - +1.45%
75th Percentile £52.50 £41.21 £24.21
90th Percentile £65.00 £60.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -2.78% +4.59%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in England

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in England.

Daily rate trend for Windows 7 in England

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 7 in England over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in England

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in England.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in England

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows 7 in England over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
South East +9 144 £331 +52.30% 33
London -47 135 £250 +2.56% 18
Midlands +6 107 £179 +27.68% 19
North of England -31 76 £175 -7.89% 26
South West +25 70 £230 +64.29% 11
East Midlands +33 63 £190 +42.20% 10
West Midlands -33 44 £164 +2.34% 9
Yorkshire -19 30 £175 -4.11% 12
East of England -14 26 £200 +29.03% 10
North West -47 26 £175 -10.26% 14
North East +6 20 £153 -42.45%
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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.

1 558 (100.00%) Windows
2 459 (82.26%) Windows 10
3 329 (58.96%) Microsoft 365
4 311 (55.73%) Microsoft
5 277 (49.64%) Active Directory
6 178 (31.90%) Microsoft Office
7 159 (28.49%) Social Skills
8 106 (19.00%) SCCM
9 104 (18.64%) Security Cleared
10 91 (16.31%) SC Cleared
11 80 (14.34%) ITIL
12 74 (13.26%) VMware
13 73 (13.08%) Windows Server
14 72 (12.90%) Cisco
15 70 (12.54%) SLA
16 68 (12.19%) Windows Server 2008
17 67 (12.01%) Citrix
18 59 (10.57%) DNS
19 56 (10.04%) Finance
19 56 (10.04%) Windows 8
20 55 (9.86%) DHCP
21 54 (9.68%) Linux
22 53 (9.50%) Apple
23 51 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
24 50 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
25 47 (8.42%) Wi-Fi
25 47 (8.42%) Retail
25 47 (8.42%) MS Exchange
25 47 (8.42%) PowerShell
26 46 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure

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 47 (8.42%) MS Exchange
2 30 (5.38%) Skype for Business
3 25 (4.48%) SharePoint
4 9 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (1.08%) IIS
6 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.72%) IBM Domino
7 4 (0.72%) IBM Notes
7 4 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.36%) Confluence
9 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.18%) Apache
10 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 178 (31.90%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (5.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Fidessa
2 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 329 (58.96%) Microsoft 365
2 38 (6.81%) Azure
3 24 (4.30%) OneDrive
4 20 (3.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (1.08%) IaaS
5 6 (1.08%) IBM Cloud
6 5 (0.90%) Rubrik
7 4 (0.72%) AWS
7 4 (0.72%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.72%) Power Platform
8 3 (0.54%) iTunes
9 2 (0.36%) Azure Stack
10 1 (0.18%) GCP
10 1 (0.18%) Google Docs
10 1 (0.18%) Google Workspace
10 1 (0.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 59 (10.57%) DNS
2 55 (9.86%) DHCP
3 47 (8.42%) Wi-Fi
4 45 (8.06%) Firewall
5 44 (7.89%) LAN
6 35 (6.27%) TCP/IP
6 35 (6.27%) WAN
7 31 (5.56%) Wireless
8 29 (5.20%) VPN
9 23 (4.12%) Skype
10 19 (3.41%) VoIP
11 16 (2.87%) Cisco IOS
12 12 (2.15%) Telepresence
13 11 (1.97%) NetScaler
14 10 (1.79%) Internet
15 7 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
16 5 (0.90%) VLAN
16 5 (0.90%) WebEx
17 4 (0.72%) IPsec
17 4 (0.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (2.87%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.18%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 5 (0.90%) MSI
2 4 (0.72%) Hudson
3 3 (0.54%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.36%) JIRA
5 1 (0.18%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.18%) AutoIt
General
1 159 (28.49%) Social Skills
2 56 (10.04%) Finance
3 47 (8.42%) Retail
4 25 (4.48%) Financial Institution
5 24 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (3.58%) Public Sector
7 18 (3.23%) French Language
8 14 (2.51%) Banking
9 13 (2.33%) Organisational Skills
10 8 (1.43%) Front Office
10 8 (1.43%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
11 6 (1.08%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.08%) Presentation Skills
12 5 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.90%) Legal
13 4 (0.72%) Back Office
14 3 (0.54%) Law
15 2 (0.36%) Publishing
16 1 (0.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 184 (32.97%) Support Engineer
2 106 (19.00%) IT Support
3 85 (15.23%) IT Engineer
4 82 (14.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 73 (13.08%) Desktop Support
6 70 (12.54%) Analyst
7 56 (10.04%) IT Support Engineer
8 54 (9.68%) 1st Line Support
9 49 (8.78%) Desktop Engineer
10 44 (7.89%) Support Analyst
11 37 (6.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 36 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 30 (5.38%) Windows Engineer
14 29 (5.20%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 28 (5.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 22 (3.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 22 (3.94%) Service Analyst
16 22 (3.94%) Service Desk Analyst
17 19 (3.41%) IT Analyst
18 17 (3.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.08%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.18%) .NET
2 1 (0.18%) FHIR
2 1 (0.18%) HTML
2 1 (0.18%) HTML5
2 1 (0.18%) Middleware
2 1 (0.18%) SAML
2 1 (0.18%) WSH
2 1 (0.18%) XML
2 1 (0.18%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.12%) Smartphone
2 21 (3.76%) iPhone
3 18 (3.23%) iPad
3 18 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
3 18 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
4 17 (3.05%) Blackberry
5 16 (2.87%) BYOD
5 16 (2.87%) Data Centre
6 14 (2.51%) Legacy Systems
7 13 (2.33%) NHS
8 11 (1.97%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (1.79%) Management Information System
10 9 (1.61%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.61%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.43%) CESG
11 8 (1.43%) Clustering
11 8 (1.43%) EPoS
11 8 (1.43%) Replication
12 7 (1.25%) PKI
12 7 (1.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 558 (100.00%) Windows
2 459 (82.26%) Windows 10
3 73 (13.08%) Windows Server
4 68 (12.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 56 (10.04%) Windows 8
6 54 (9.68%) Linux
7 46 (8.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 35 (6.27%) Android
8 35 (6.27%) Windows Server 2016
9 34 (6.09%) Unix
10 32 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
11 31 (5.56%) Apple iOS
12 18 (3.23%) Windows XP
13 17 (3.05%) Mac OS
14 16 (2.87%) Mac OS X
15 14 (2.51%) Windows Server 2019
16 12 (2.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 6 (1.08%) Windows Vista
18 5 (0.90%) VMS
19 3 (0.54%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (14.34%) ITIL
2 51 (9.14%) Problem-Solving
3 45 (8.06%) Migration
4 38 (6.81%) Service Delivery
5 33 (5.91%) Change Management
5 33 (5.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 33 (5.91%) ITSM
6 30 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 30 (5.38%) High Availability
6 30 (5.38%) Project Delivery
7 28 (5.02%) Incident Management
8 26 (4.66%) Product Roadmap
8 26 (4.66%) Remediation Plan
9 25 (4.48%) Runbook
10 23 (4.12%) Data Protection
10 23 (4.12%) Proactive Monitoring
11 22 (3.94%) Data Loss Prevention
12 21 (3.76%) Service Management
13 19 (3.41%) Break/Fix
13 19 (3.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (8.42%) PowerShell
2 32 (5.73%) SQL
3 20 (3.58%) VBScript
4 7 (1.25%) C
5 5 (0.90%) Java
5 5 (0.90%) VB
6 2 (0.36%) C++
6 2 (0.36%) PHP
7 1 (0.18%) C#
7 1 (0.18%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.18%) Perl
7 1 (0.18%) Python
7 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.18%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 104 (18.64%) Security Cleared
2 91 (16.31%) SC Cleared
3 50 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (5.56%) DBS Check
5 16 (2.87%) Degree
6 15 (2.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 13 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 10 (1.79%) A+ Certification
8 10 (1.79%) MCSE
9 9 (1.61%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.43%) MCSA
11 7 (1.25%) MCP
12 6 (1.08%) MCITP
13 2 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
13 2 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.36%) MCTS
14 1 (0.18%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 1 (0.18%) Dell Certification
14 1 (0.18%) Network+ Certification
14 1 (0.18%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (12.54%) SLA
2 27 (4.84%) QA
3 23 (4.12%) GDPR
4 4 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.18%) DICOM
6 1 (0.18%) HL7
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.18%) LOINC
6 1 (0.18%) SNOMED CT
System Software
1 277 (49.64%) Active Directory
2 46 (8.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (5.56%) XenApp
4 25 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
5 24 (4.30%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (3.23%) Virtual Desktop
7 16 (2.87%) Hyper-V
8 15 (2.69%) vSphere
9 13 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (2.15%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (1.25%) DFS Replication
12 5 (0.90%) XenDesktop
13 4 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.54%) BitLocker
15 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 106 (19.00%) SCCM
2 28 (5.02%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (2.33%) WSUS
4 10 (1.79%) vRealize
5 8 (1.43%) AirWatch
6 7 (1.25%) PowerCLI
6 7 (1.25%) SCVMM
7 6 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.90%) Avamar
8 5 (0.90%) SCOM
9 4 (0.72%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 4 (0.72%) Terraform
9 4 (0.72%) vCenter Server
9 4 (0.72%) XenMobile
10 3 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.36%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 2 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 1 (0.18%) WMI
12 1 (0.18%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 311 (55.73%) Microsoft
2 74 (13.26%) VMware
3 72 (12.90%) Cisco
4 67 (12.01%) Citrix
5 53 (9.50%) Apple
6 35 (6.27%) HP
7 33 (5.91%) Ivanti
8 26 (4.66%) Symantec
9 24 (4.30%) ServiceNow
9 24 (4.30%) SolarWinds
10 17 (3.05%) Dell
11 15 (2.69%) Altiris
12 13 (2.33%) Polycom
13 12 (2.15%) Bloomberg
14 11 (1.97%) Meraki
14 11 (1.97%) Veeam
15 10 (1.79%) McAfee
16 9 (1.61%) MobileIron
17 8 (1.43%) Red Hat
17 8 (1.43%) Reuters