The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 3 months to 24 June 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 84 37
Rank change year-on-year +33 -47  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 56 35 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 3.19% 1.76% 4.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.02% 5.67% 14.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 36
Median daily rate £173 £300 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.50% -15.19%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £368 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -17.33% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 28
Median hourly rate £13.01 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.09% -10.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £13.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.23 £19.40 £20.58
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.87 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.04% +1.66%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 430 617 656
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 24.49% 31.05% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 373 384
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 34 59
Median hourly rate £13.26 £47.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.27% +181.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £31.83 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Hampshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Hampshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Hampshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Hampshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Hampshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Hampshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in Hampshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +20 18 £145 -42.00% 1
Hook +14 10 £450 +28.57%
Farnborough +6 3 £170 - 1
Eastleigh - 3 £110 -
Havant - 3 - -
Liss - 3 £155 -
Portsmouth - 3 £110 -
Petersfield - 2 £95 -
Basingstoke -21 1 £135 -22.85% 2
Winchester - 1 - - 1
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (58.97%) Active Directory
3 42 (35.90%) Microsoft
4 36 (30.77%) Windows 10
4 36 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 31 (26.50%) Security Cleared
6 29 (24.79%) Microsoft Office
7 28 (23.93%) ITIL
8 27 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (19.66%) PowerShell
10 22 (18.80%) SC Cleared
11 19 (16.24%) VMware
12 18 (15.38%) MS Exchange
13 17 (14.53%) Firewall
13 17 (14.53%) Migration
13 17 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (13.68%) Cisco
15 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (12.82%) Windows XP
16 14 (11.97%) TCP/IP
16 14 (11.97%) VBScript
16 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
17 13 (11.11%) Skype
17 13 (11.11%) Skype for Business
18 12 (10.26%) XML
18 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
18 12 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
19 11 (9.40%) Windows 8
19 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
20 10 (8.55%) VMware ESXi

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 18 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 13 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 12 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
5 4 (3.42%) IBM Notes
6 3 (2.56%) IIS
7 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (24.79%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.53%) Firewall
2 14 (11.97%) TCP/IP
3 13 (11.11%) Skype
4 10 (8.55%) LAN
4 10 (8.55%) SAN
4 10 (8.55%) WAN
5 9 (7.69%) VoIP
6 8 (6.84%) VPN
7 7 (5.98%) DNS
8 5 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (2.56%) DHCP
9 3 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.85%) Cisco IPT
10 1 (0.85%) Internet
10 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.85%) PBX
10 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) MSI
2 4 (3.42%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.85%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (1.71%) Advertising
1 2 (1.71%) Legal
2 1 (0.85%) Back Office
2 1 (0.85%) Electronics
2 1 (0.85%) Local Government
2 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (28.21%) Support Engineer
2 29 (24.79%) Analyst
3 23 (19.66%) Desktop Support
4 19 (16.24%) Desktop Engineer
5 17 (14.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 14 (11.97%) Service Analyst
6 14 (11.97%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (11.11%) Support Analyst
8 12 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (10.26%) IT Support
9 9 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
10 8 (6.84%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (6.84%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (5.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 7 (5.98%) IT Analyst
12 6 (5.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 6 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 6 (5.13%) Active Directory Support
12 6 (5.13%) Build Engineer
12 6 (5.13%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.26%) XML
2 2 (1.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.98%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.13%) Fat Client
3 6 (5.13%) Thin Client
4 5 (4.27%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.42%) Blackberry
5 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.42%) iPad
5 4 (3.42%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.56%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.71%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.71%) Replication
7 2 (1.71%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.85%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.85%) Handset
8 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.85%) User Experience
8 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (30.77%) Windows 10
2 36 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 27 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (12.82%) Windows XP
5 11 (9.40%) Windows 8
5 11 (9.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.13%) Android
7 5 (4.27%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.71%) Solaris
9 2 (1.71%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.85%) AIX
10 1 (0.85%) Linux
10 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.93%) ITIL
2 17 (14.53%) Migration
3 8 (6.84%) Configuration Management
3 8 (6.84%) Validation
4 6 (5.13%) Data Migration
4 6 (5.13%) Patch Management
5 5 (4.27%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (4.27%) System Testing
5 5 (4.27%) Time Management
6 4 (3.42%) Compatibility Testing
6 4 (3.42%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.42%) Service Management
6 4 (3.42%) Software Distribution
6 4 (3.42%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (2.56%) Business Continuity
7 3 (2.56%) Data Protection
7 3 (2.56%) Integration Testing
7 3 (2.56%) Network Design
7 3 (2.56%) Office Automation
7 3 (2.56%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.66%) PowerShell
2 14 (11.97%) VBScript
3 2 (1.71%) C#
3 2 (1.71%) C++
3 2 (1.71%) Java
4 1 (0.85%) C
4 1 (0.85%) SQL
4 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (26.50%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.80%) SC Cleared
3 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (7.69%) MCITP
4 9 (7.69%) MCSA
5 8 (6.84%) DV Cleared
6 7 (5.98%) Degree
7 4 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.71%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.71%) MCP
8 2 (1.71%) MCSE
9 1 (0.85%) CCNA
9 1 (0.85%) CCSA
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.85%) MCDST
9 1 (0.85%) VCAP
9 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) SLA
System Software
1 69 (58.97%) Active Directory
2 17 (14.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.55%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.42%) BitLocker
4 4 (3.42%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.56%) ProxySG
5 3 (2.56%) vSphere
6 2 (1.71%) Samba
7 1 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (8.55%) SCCM
2 4 (3.42%) NetBackup
2 4 (3.42%) SCOM
3 3 (2.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (2.56%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.71%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.71%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.71%) WSUS
5 1 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 42 (35.90%) Microsoft
2 19 (16.24%) VMware
3 16 (13.68%) Cisco
4 10 (8.55%) Citrix
5 9 (7.69%) NetApp
6 7 (5.98%) HP
6 7 (5.98%) ServiceNow
7 5 (4.27%) Dell
8 4 (3.42%) Apple
8 4 (3.42%) Lotus
8 4 (3.42%) Lumension
8 4 (3.42%) Remedy
9 3 (2.56%) Blue Coat
9 3 (2.56%) CA
9 3 (2.56%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.56%) IBM
9 3 (2.56%) Juniper
9 3 (2.56%) Peregrine
9 3 (2.56%) Spiceworks
9 3 (2.56%) Symantec