Period
to 21 November 2018

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 21 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 73 22
Rank change year-on-year -11 -51 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 28 23 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.59% 2.88% 8.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.80% 11.17% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 18
Essex median daily rate £150 £130 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -29.73% -43.08%
10th Percentile £120 £107 £105
90th Percentile £425 £224 £363
East of England median daily rate £166 £170 £185
% change year-on-year -2.21% -8.11% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 50
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £15.75 £12.80 £15.75
90th Percentile £28.13 £17.25 £19.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88% -

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 412 206 285
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 38.08% 25.75% 32.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 119 151
Essex median daily rate £475 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +30.77% -18.75%
10th Percentile £165 £149 £200
90th Percentile £600 £600 £480
East of England median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 38 79
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £33.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.37% +101.50% -13.16%
10th Percentile £12.55 £13.00 £15.75
90th Percentile £23.65 £63.75 £37.37
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £17.75 £16.50
% change year-on-year -7.04% +7.58% -5.71%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Essex over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Essex

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Essex over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 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
Colchester +3 13 £105 -
Brentwood +12 2 £120 - 2
Southend-on-Sea -6 2 £299 +171.59%
Saffron Walden +1 1 - - 1
Chelmsford -2 1 £400 +100.00%
Benfleet - 1 £150 -
Billericay - 1 £135 -
Epping - 1 £175 -
Ingatestone - 1 £163 -
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
4 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
5 10 (35.71%) Citrix
5 10 (35.71%) Windows 8
5 10 (35.71%) Windows 10
6 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
7 7 (25.00%) SCCM
8 6 (21.43%) ITIL
8 6 (21.43%) Office 365
8 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
10 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
11 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (10.71%) Strategic Planning
11 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (10.71%) HL7
11 3 (10.71%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (10.71%) Rational Rhapsody
11 3 (10.71%) LAN
11 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (10.71%) HP
11 3 (10.71%) .NET
11 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
11 3 (10.71%) Web Services
11 3 (10.71%) XML
11 3 (10.71%) XSD

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 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.57%) GroupWise
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) LAN
2 2 (7.14%) DHCP
2 2 (7.14%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) VoIP
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) ADSL
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) VPN
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (3.57%) French Language
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Support Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Active Directory Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Active Directory Support
3 7 (25.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Citrix Support
3 7 (25.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 7 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Support Analyst
4 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support
5 4 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (14.29%) IT Support
5 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Integration Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
1 3 (10.71%) XML
1 3 (10.71%) XSD
1 3 (10.71%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Clustering
1 3 (10.71%) NHS
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.57%) Life Science
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) PKI
2 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows 10
2 10 (35.71%) Windows 8
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.86%) Windows Server
5 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.57%) Android
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) ITSM
5 1 (3.57%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.57%) People Management
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C#
1 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.14%) MCSE
3 1 (3.57%) MCP
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
3 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) HL7
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (10.71%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) SCOM
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) Apple
3 3 (10.71%) HP
3 3 (10.71%) InterSystems
4 2 (7.14%) Lotus
4 2 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Altiris
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Compaq
5 1 (3.57%) IFS
5 1 (3.57%) Novell
5 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.57%) Sophos