Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 47 43 41
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 48 51 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.66% 3.51% 4.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.39% 15.00% 20.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 24
Hertfordshire median daily rate £138 £215 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.81% -16.10% +13.89%
10th Percentile £114 £115 £130
90th Percentile £195 £499 £575
East of England median daily rate £133 £185 £175
% change year-on-year -27.97% +5.71% +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -3.45% -6.45%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.18 £13.00
90th Percentile £15.90 £16.68 £16.00
East of England median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £14.50
% change year-on-year -5.42% +9.38% -12.12%

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 261 340 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.91% 23.37% 20.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 173 134
Hertfordshire median daily rate £375 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.28% -14.00%
10th Percentile £125 £160 £130
90th Percentile £571 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 54 24
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.19 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.48% -10.34% -9.38%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.94 £11.15
90th Percentile £50.85 £24.40 £29.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year +4.92% -15.28% +2.86%

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 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
Watford -1 12 £141 -17.99%
Rickmansworth +7 10 £132 +1.15%
Welwyn Garden City +9 8 £194 -35.33%
Stevenage -11 5 £142 -29.18% 2
Hatfield -1 4 £155 -69.00%
Hitchin +1 2 - -
Hoddesdon - 2 £120 -
Hemel Hempstead +7 1 - - 2
Letchworth - 1 - -
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Windows 10
3 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
4 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (35.42%) Migration
6 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.92%) SCCM
7 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
7 11 (22.92%) SLA
8 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
8 9 (18.75%) Break/Fix
9 8 (16.67%) Office 365
10 7 (14.58%) Time Management
11 6 (12.50%) DHCP
11 6 (12.50%) DNS
12 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
12 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (10.42%) Health Informatics
12 5 (10.42%) Analytics
12 5 (10.42%) Electronic Patient Records
12 5 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
12 5 (10.42%) LIMS
12 5 (10.42%) e-Health
12 5 (10.42%) PACS
12 5 (10.42%) HL7
12 5 (10.42%) Informatics
13 4 (8.33%) AS400
13 4 (8.33%) Automotive

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 5 (10.42%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) DHCP
1 6 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (8.33%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.08%) Firewall
3 1 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 4 (8.33%) Automotive
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (22.92%) Desktop Support
2 9 (18.75%) Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 7 (14.58%) Service Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Deskside Support
5 6 (12.50%) IT Support
6 5 (10.42%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (6.25%) Deskside Engineer
8 3 (6.25%) IT Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Migration Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
9 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (4.17%) Active Directory Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Performance Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) e-Health
1 5 (10.42%) LIMS
1 5 (10.42%) PACS
2 4 (8.33%) AS400
2 4 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 4 (8.33%) NHS
3 2 (4.17%) CMDB
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.08%) iPhone
4 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Windows 10
3 11 (22.92%) Windows XP
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
8 2 (4.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.08%) Android
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Migration
2 9 (18.75%) Break/Fix
3 7 (14.58%) Time Management
4 5 (10.42%) Analytics
4 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (10.42%) Data Migration
4 5 (10.42%) Health Informatics
4 5 (10.42%) Informatics
4 5 (10.42%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.33%) Server Patching
6 3 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (4.17%) IT Asset Management
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.17%) ITSM
7 2 (4.17%) Performance Engineering
7 2 (4.17%) Software Asset Management
8 1 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.08%) Server Management
8 1 (2.08%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VB
2 1 (2.08%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.25%) MCP
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) SLA
2 5 (10.42%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.08%) Firmware
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) MOM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) vCenter Server
2 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) VMware
3 2 (4.17%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.08%) Apple
4 1 (2.08%) Cisco
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix