Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 80 13
Rank change year-on-year -2 -67 +23
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 24 22 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 2.48% 2.61% 10.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.82% 9.48% 33.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 19
Essex median daily rate £169 £130 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.81% -33.33% -40.00%
10th Percentile £118 £107 £102
90th Percentile £429 £237 £363
East of England median daily rate £150 £138 £160
% change year-on-year +9.14% -14.06% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 71
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10th Percentile £14.53 £12.50 £15.75
90th Percentile £28.13 £17.25 £19.50
East of England median hourly rate £16.17 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.03% -3.03% -

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 352 232 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 36.33% 27.52% 30.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 132 122
Essex median daily rate £450 £450 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.46% -13.33%
10th Percentile £165 £214 £164
90th Percentile £600 £597 £487
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 38 95
Essex median hourly rate £16.50 £33.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.37% +101.50% -43.10%
10th Percentile £14.05 £12.66 £14.00
90th Percentile £71.88 £63.75 £34.90
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £18.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -10.81% +12.12% -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 24 September 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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +4 11 - -
Chelmsford +2 2 £263 +31.25%
Brentwood +8 1 £120 -
Southend-on-Sea +2 1 £425 +286.36%
Saffron Walden +1 1 - -
Billericay - 1 £135 -
Epping - 1 £175 -
Ingatestone - 1 £163 -
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 11 (45.83%) Windows 8
5 10 (41.67%) Citrix
5 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
7 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (25.00%) SCCM
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (25.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
9 4 (16.67%) Office 365
10 3 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (12.50%) SCOM
10 3 (12.50%) HL7
10 3 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (12.50%) Apple
10 3 (12.50%) NHS
10 3 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (12.50%) VMware
10 3 (12.50%) Clustering
10 3 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (12.50%) InterSystems
10 3 (12.50%) .NET

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 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) GroupWise
2 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) ADSL
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
1 2 (8.33%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) VPN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 1 (4.17%) French Language
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Active Directory Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Active Directory Support
2 8 (33.33%) Active Directory Support Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Citrix Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Citrix Support
2 8 (33.33%) Citrix Support Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
2 8 (33.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 8 (33.33%) Windows Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Integration Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) IT Support
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Integration Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Mobile Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) .NET
1 3 (12.50%) Web Services
1 3 (12.50%) XML
1 3 (12.50%) XSD
1 3 (12.50%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Clustering
1 3 (12.50%) NHS
2 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Life Science
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 8
3 7 (29.17%) Windows 10
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (4.17%) Android
8 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (4.17%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
5 1 (4.17%) People Management
5 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) C#
1 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.17%) MCP
2 1 (4.17%) MCSA
2 1 (4.17%) MCSE
2 1 (4.17%) MCTS
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) HL7
2 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) BitLocker
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) SCOM
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) Citrix
3 3 (12.50%) Apple
3 3 (12.50%) HP
3 3 (12.50%) InterSystems
3 3 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (4.17%) Altiris
4 1 (4.17%) Compaq
4 1 (4.17%) Novell
4 1 (4.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.17%) Sophos