Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 46 52
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 59 57 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.74% 3.54% 3.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.21% 17.22% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 38 17
Hertfordshire median daily rate £175 £323 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.74% +40.22% +38.35%
10th Percentile £114 £128 £143
90th Percentile £438 £465 £488
East of England median daily rate £163 £183 £195
% change year-on-year -10.96% -6.41% +30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 9
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.33 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.34% +36.10% -11.11%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.25 £10.40
90th Percentile £16.97 £17.82 £15.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50

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 364 331 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.08% 20.56% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 162 155
Hertfordshire median daily rate £325 £366 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.26% +4.64% -0.14%
10th Percentile £131 £129 £150
90th Percentile £475 £550 £525
East of England median daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 19
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.93 £15.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.20% +15.38% -13.33%
10th Percentile £12.03 £12.38 £10.00
90th Percentile £44.98 £47.25 £17.55
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £26.44 £16.50
% change year-on-year -37.59% +60.24% -5.71%

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 15 December 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 15 December 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
Stevenage +5 15 £420 -
Watford +5 13 £123 -19.67% 1
Rickmansworth - 10 £139 - 1
Hatfield 0 8 £500 +11.11% 1
Welwyn Garden City -5 5 £180 -40.00%
Hemel Hempstead -3 1 - - 3
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £170 -
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 38 (64.41%) Active Directory
3 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
4 28 (47.46%) Windows 10
5 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Office
6 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (27.12%) Migration
7 16 (27.12%) DNS
8 14 (23.73%) PowerShell
8 14 (23.73%) Office 365
9 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
9 12 (20.34%) VMware
10 11 (18.64%) SCCM
10 11 (18.64%) ITIL
11 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
12 9 (15.25%) DFS Replication
12 9 (15.25%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (15.25%) LDAP
12 9 (15.25%) SLA
12 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (15.25%) SCOM
12 9 (15.25%) VMware Workstation
13 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
13 8 (13.56%) NHS
14 7 (11.86%) LIMS
14 7 (11.86%) DHCP
14 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
14 7 (11.86%) PACS
14 7 (11.86%) e-Health

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 8 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.08%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.69%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (27.12%) DNS
2 7 (11.86%) DHCP
3 6 (10.17%) Remote Desktop
4 5 (8.47%) Firewall
5 4 (6.78%) Wireless
6 2 (3.39%) 3G
6 2 (3.39%) Skype
6 2 (3.39%) VoIP
6 2 (3.39%) VPN
6 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.69%) BIG-IP
7 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MSI
General
1 3 (5.08%) Publishing
2 2 (3.39%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Analyst
2 10 (16.95%) Support Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Service Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Active Directory Analyst
4 6 (10.17%) Active Directory Specialist
4 6 (10.17%) Desktop Support
4 6 (10.17%) IT Support
5 5 (8.47%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Active Directory Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) Active Directory Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Active Directory Support
6 4 (6.78%) Help Desk Administrator
6 4 (6.78%) IT Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Desktop Support
6 4 (6.78%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) NHS
2 7 (11.86%) e-Health
2 7 (11.86%) LIMS
2 7 (11.86%) PACS
3 3 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (3.39%) FMCG
4 2 (3.39%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.69%) CMDB
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (47.46%) Windows 10
3 17 (28.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (20.34%) Windows Server
5 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.47%) Windows 8
7 4 (6.78%) Android
7 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.08%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Migration
2 11 (18.64%) ITIL
3 7 (11.86%) Analytics
3 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (11.86%) Data Migration
3 7 (11.86%) Health Informatics
3 7 (11.86%) Informatics
3 7 (11.86%) Server Patching
4 4 (6.78%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (5.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.08%) Break/Fix
5 3 (5.08%) Build Automation
5 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.08%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.39%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.39%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.39%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.39%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.39%) VBScript
3 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (5.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) MCSA
2 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) MCP
3 1 (1.69%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) SLA
2 7 (11.86%) HL7
3 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 38 (64.41%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.95%) Hyper-V
3 9 (15.25%) DFS Replication
3 9 (15.25%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (15.25%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (5.08%) Terminal Server
4 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.39%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.69%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.69%) Firmware
6 1 (1.69%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.69%) vSphere
6 1 (1.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) SCCM
2 9 (15.25%) SCOM
3 1 (1.69%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 33 (55.93%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.34%) VMware
3 5 (8.47%) Apple
4 4 (6.78%) Citrix
5 3 (5.08%) Cisco
5 3 (5.08%) Google
5 3 (5.08%) Samsung
5 3 (5.08%) SOTI
6 2 (3.39%) Dell
6 2 (3.39%) Xerox
7 1 (1.69%) F5
7 1 (1.69%) HP
7 1 (1.69%) Sophos