Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 20 27
Rank change year-on-year -53 +7 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 23 66 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.89% 7.52% 6.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.17% 23.08% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 19
Essex median daily rate £130 £185 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.73% -43.08% +62.50%
10th Percentile £107 £105 £107
90th Percentile £224 £363 £404
East of England median daily rate £166 £195 £170
% change year-on-year -14.74% +14.71% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 46 43
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £12.80 £15.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £17.25 £19.50 £19.50
East of England median hourly rate £15.68 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -4.97% - +1.98%

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 Essex with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 206 286 311
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 25.88% 32.57% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 152 128
Essex median daily rate £425 £325 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.77% -17.46% -7.35%
10th Percentile £149 £200 £176
90th Percentile £600 £480 £575
East of England median daily rate £358 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.14% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 79 80
Essex median hourly rate £33.25 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +101.50% -13.16% +15.15%
10th Percentile £13.00 £15.75 £15.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £36.80 £40.30
East of England median hourly rate £19.64 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +19.02% -2.94% +3.03%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Essex

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Essex

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Essex

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 23 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
Colchester -4 5 - - 1
Chelmsford +3 3 £200 -41.82%
Rochford - 2 £128 -
Saffron Walden - 2 - -
Basildon +6 1 £160 +42.22%
Brentwood -17 1 - -
Maldon - 1 £120 -
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £110 -
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
3 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
4 7 (30.43%) Windows 8
5 5 (21.74%) Driving Licence
5 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
5 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
5 5 (21.74%) DHCP
5 5 (21.74%) DNS
5 5 (21.74%) Citrix
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
6 4 (17.39%) SCCM
6 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
6 4 (17.39%) WebEx
7 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
8 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (8.70%) Kaspersky
8 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (8.70%) 4G
8 2 (8.70%) SIEM
8 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (8.70%) Office 365
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
8 2 (8.70%) VMware
8 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (8.70%) Wireless

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) DHCP
1 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 4 (17.39%) WebEx
3 2 (8.70%) 4G
3 2 (8.70%) Broadband
3 2 (8.70%) Internet
3 2 (8.70%) MPLS
3 2 (8.70%) VoIP
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
3 2 (8.70%) Wireless
4 1 (4.35%) Firewall
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) German Language
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
1 9 (39.13%) Support Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Desktop Support
3 5 (21.74%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (21.74%) Active Directory Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Active Directory Support
3 5 (21.74%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix Support
3 5 (21.74%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (21.74%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Support Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Driving Licence
2 3 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 8
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
2 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (8.70%) SIEM
3 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) Information Security
3 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.35%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (4.35%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) A+ Certification
1 2 (8.70%) CCNA
1 2 (8.70%) CCNP
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.70%) MCSA
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (21.74%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco
4 2 (8.70%) Apple
4 2 (8.70%) Avaya
4 2 (8.70%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Kaspersky
4 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe
5 1 (4.35%) McAfee
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds