Period
to 16 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 52 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 57 44 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.70% 3.13% 4.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.10% 15.12% 16.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 16 15
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £238 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.84% +35.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £128 £141 £120
90th Percentile £502 £488 £328
East of England median daily rate £238 £225 £153
% change year-on-year +5.56% +47.54% +3.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 28
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £12.25 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.47% -14.04% -6.80%
10th Percentile £13.25 £10.45 £9.90
90th Percentile £17.82 £15.25 £23.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
% 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 315 291 356
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 20.47% 20.71% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 146 167
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £325 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -9.72% +2.86%
10th Percentile £145 £150 £120
90th Percentile £560 £525 £500
East of England median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 20 51
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.73% -15.00% -0.96%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.25 £17.40 £41.25
East of England median hourly rate £23.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +39.39% -8.33% +9.09%

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 January 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
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 January 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
Hatfield +8 15 £450 +119.51% 2
Welwyn Garden City - 12 £300 -
Watford -6 11 £175 -26.32% 2
Stevenage -10 2 - - 3
Hertford - 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead -3 1 - -
Broxbourne - 1 £115 -
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (70.18%) SCCM
3 38 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 37 (64.91%) Active Directory
5 34 (59.65%) PowerShell
6 32 (56.14%) Office 365
7 30 (52.63%) VBScript
8 24 (42.11%) Windows 10
9 22 (38.60%) VMware
9 22 (38.60%) Microsoft App-V
10 21 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 20 (35.09%) BitLocker
11 20 (35.09%) Disk Encryption
12 15 (26.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 15 (26.32%) CESG
12 15 (26.32%) SharePoint
12 15 (26.32%) Citrix
12 15 (26.32%) Symantec
12 15 (26.32%) Norton AntiVirus
13 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
13 14 (24.56%) Skype
13 14 (24.56%) OneDrive
13 14 (24.56%) Skype for Business
13 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Intune
13 14 (24.56%) XenApp
13 14 (24.56%) XenDesktop
13 14 (24.56%) Ivanti
13 14 (24.56%) Altiris
13 14 (24.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
14 13 (22.81%) Customer Requirements

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 15 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 14 (24.56%) MS Exchange
2 14 (24.56%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.75%) Liferay
3 1 (1.75%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 32 (56.14%) Office 365
2 14 (24.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (24.56%) Skype
2 4 (7.02%) Firewall
3 3 (5.26%) DHCP
3 3 (5.26%) HTTP
3 3 (5.26%) LAN
3 3 (5.26%) SMTP
3 3 (5.26%) VoIP
4 2 (3.51%) Internet
4 2 (3.51%) Wireless
5 1 (1.75%) ATM
5 1 (1.75%) DNS
5 1 (1.75%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.75%) JasperReports
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) InstallShield
2 2 (3.51%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.75%) Finance
1 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
1 1 (1.75%) French Language
1 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (42.11%) Consultant
2 14 (24.56%) SCCM Consultant
2 14 (24.56%) Windows Consultant
3 8 (14.04%) Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) SCCM Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) SCCM Specialist
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Deployment Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.26%) Implementation Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) PowerShell Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Windows Support Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) CESG
2 12 (21.05%) User Experience
3 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.51%) PKI
5 1 (1.75%) EPoS
5 1 (1.75%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (42.11%) Windows 10
3 6 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) Android
7 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Disk Encryption
2 14 (24.56%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 13 (22.81%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (15.79%) Presales
5 5 (8.77%) Defect Management
5 5 (8.77%) Integration Testing
5 5 (8.77%) ITIL
5 5 (8.77%) System Integration Testing
5 5 (8.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (5.26%) Information Security
6 3 (5.26%) Migration
6 3 (5.26%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (3.51%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.51%) Hardware Maintenance
7 2 (3.51%) IT Strategy
7 2 (3.51%) Software Distribution
8 1 (1.75%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.75%) Manual Testing
8 1 (1.75%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.75%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) PowerShell
2 30 (52.63%) VBScript
3 3 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (1.75%) Java
4 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) ISEB
1 5 (8.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (7.02%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 37 (64.91%) Active Directory
2 22 (38.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 21 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (35.09%) BitLocker
5 14 (24.56%) XenApp
5 14 (24.56%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.26%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 40 (70.18%) SCCM
2 15 (26.32%) Norton AntiVirus
2 15 (26.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 14 (24.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (7.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (38.60%) VMware
3 15 (26.32%) Citrix
3 15 (26.32%) Symantec
4 14 (24.56%) Altiris
4 14 (24.56%) Ivanti
5 5 (8.77%) HP
6 4 (7.02%) Apple
6 4 (7.02%) Cisco
6 4 (7.02%) Computacenter
6 4 (7.02%) Dell
7 3 (5.26%) Mitel
7 3 (5.26%) Veeam
8 1 (1.75%) Oracle
8 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.75%) Talend