Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 16 August 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 31 55
Rank change year-on-year -9 +24 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 59 64 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.75% 4.97% 2.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.51% 21.77% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 9
Hertfordshire median daily rate £130 £138 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.45% -40.22% +31.43%
10th Percentile £114 £87 £145
90th Percentile £233 £575 £496
East of England median daily rate £148 £134 £160
% change year-on-year +11.11% -16.56% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 13
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.18 £14.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.69% -6.45% +9.35%
10th Percentile £11.18 £13.00 £11.15
90th Percentile £17.05 £17.82 £19.15
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.45% -6.06% -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 337 294 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.41% 22.81% 18.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 150 140
Hertfordshire median daily rate £350 £355 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.41% -0.35% +1.79%
10th Percentile £125 £120 £156
90th Percentile £500 £575 £525
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 42 20
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.43 £15.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.87% -1.64% +2.69%
10th Percentile £10.34 £11.35 £10.50
90th Percentile £32.38 £32.25 £21.23
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +6.06% -10.81%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in Hertfordshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Watford +7 17 £114 -11.95% 1
Welwyn Garden City -15 10 £170 -69.09% 2
Rickmansworth - 9 £130 -
Hatfield +2 7 - - 3
Stevenage -15 3 £175 -
Hemel Hempstead -17 3 - - 1
Welwyn +1 1 - -
Hitchin - 1 £170 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (49.15%) Windows 10
3 28 (47.46%) Microsoft
4 26 (44.07%) Microsoft Office
5 21 (35.59%) Active Directory
6 14 (23.73%) Windows 8
7 11 (18.64%) Migration
8 10 (16.95%) SCCM
9 9 (15.25%) Time Management
9 9 (15.25%) Office 365
10 8 (13.56%) Windows XP
10 8 (13.56%) ITIL
10 8 (13.56%) Break/Fix
11 6 (10.17%) Retail
12 5 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (6.78%) Firewall
13 4 (6.78%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (6.78%) Wireless
13 4 (6.78%) SLA
13 4 (6.78%) Cisco
14 3 (5.08%) IBM
14 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
14 3 (5.08%) IBM Notes
14 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
14 3 (5.08%) Apple
14 3 (5.08%) Internet
14 3 (5.08%) Sophos
14 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
14 3 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
14 3 (5.08%) PowerShell

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 (5.08%) IBM Notes
1 3 (5.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.39%) AutoCAD
4 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Firewall
1 4 (6.78%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (6.78%) Wireless
2 3 (5.08%) Internet
3 2 (3.39%) 3G
3 2 (3.39%) Skype
4 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MSI
General
1 6 (10.17%) Retail
2 2 (3.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (45.76%) Desktop Support
2 20 (33.90%) Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Desktop Engineer
3 15 (25.42%) Service Analyst
3 15 (25.42%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (22.03%) Support Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (10.17%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) IT Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) IT Support
8 5 (8.47%) Service Desk Support
8 5 (8.47%) Service Desk Support Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Active Directory Administrator
9 4 (6.78%) Deskside Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 4 (6.78%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.39%) iPhone
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (49.15%) Windows 10
3 14 (23.73%) Windows 8
4 8 (13.56%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.08%) Android
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.69%) Linux
7 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) Migration
2 9 (15.25%) Time Management
3 8 (13.56%) Break/Fix
3 8 (13.56%) ITIL
4 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.39%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (3.39%) Security Patching
5 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.39%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.69%) Application Discovery
6 1 (1.69%) Application Packaging
6 1 (1.69%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (1.69%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (1.69%) Performance Optimisation
6 1 (1.69%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (1.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (1.69%) Validation
6 1 (1.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.69%) C
2 1 (1.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 1 (1.69%) ECSS
System Software
1 21 (35.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) Terminal Server
2 1 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (16.95%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 28 (47.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Cisco
3 3 (5.08%) Apple
3 3 (5.08%) IBM
3 3 (5.08%) Sophos
4 2 (3.39%) Computacenter
4 2 (3.39%) Dell
4 2 (3.39%) Google
4 2 (3.39%) HP
4 2 (3.39%) Samsung
4 2 (3.39%) Snow
4 2 (3.39%) SOTI
4 2 (3.39%) Splunk
4 2 (3.39%) Xerox
5 1 (1.69%) Mitel
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.69%) Veeam
5 1 (1.69%) VMware