Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 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
6 months to
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 65 53
Rank change year-on-year -9 -12 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 21 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.48% 3.01% 3.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.93% 12.10% 11.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 14
Essex median daily rate £150 £153 £171
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.64% -10.95% -6.68%
10th Percentile £122 £114 £143
90th Percentile £213 £338 £315
East of England median daily rate £171 £260 £220
% change year-on-year -34.13% +18.18% +26.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 17
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £12.71 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £17.50 £17.25 £17.25
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £15.86 £15.38
% change year-on-year -8.58% +3.12% -6.79%

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 303 157 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 35.77% 24.84% 33.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 104 153
Essex median daily rate £443 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.12% +26.87% -10.67%
10th Percentile £162 £166 £221
90th Percentile £589 £638 £524
East of England median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 62
Essex median hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -62.50% +23.08% +96.97%
10th Percentile £12.55 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £31.38 £63.75 £41.88
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.63 £16.75
% change year-on-year -3.79% -0.72% -6.94%

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 19 February 2019.

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
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 19 February 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
Colchester -5 6 £105 -67.69%
Brentwood +8 2 - -
Southend-on-Sea - 2 £299 - 1
Basildon +7 1 £175 +9.38%
Benfleet - 1 £150 -
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Essex region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) Windows 10
4 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
6 5 (23.81%) Office 365
6 5 (23.81%) SCCM
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
7 4 (19.05%) LAN
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
8 3 (14.29%) Citrix
8 3 (14.29%) MCSE
9 2 (9.52%) Lotus
9 2 (9.52%) Migration
9 2 (9.52%) ITSM
9 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
9 2 (9.52%) ITIL
9 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
10 1 (4.76%) Time Management
10 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
10 1 (4.76%) IFS
10 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (4.76%) Banking
10 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
10 1 (4.76%) PKI
10 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
10 1 (4.76%) WAN
10 1 (4.76%) DHCP

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 2 (9.52%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) DNS
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
General
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Law
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Support Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Deskside Technician
5 2 (9.52%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Active Directory Support
6 1 (4.76%) Citrix Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) PKI
1 1 (4.76%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows 10
3 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
4 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Incident Management
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) ITSM
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
3 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 2 (9.52%) Lotus
4 1 (4.76%) Adobe
4 1 (4.76%) Apple
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco
4 1 (4.76%) IFS