Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 53 52
Rank change year-on-year +17 -1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 66 40 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.23% 2.92% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.70% 13.61% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 15 15
Hertfordshire median daily rate £313 £245 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.55% +53.13% -
10th Percentile £97 £142 £119
90th Percentile £450 £488 £379
East of England median daily rate £170 £185 £169
% change year-on-year -8.11% +9.63% +5.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 23
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.43% -1.85% -11.71%
10th Percentile £12.35 £10.45 £7.90
90th Percentile £17.82 £19.55 £23.25
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.88% - +2.61%

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 335 294 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.46% 21.44% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 154 203
Hertfordshire median daily rate £366 £364 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +8.58% -4.29%
10th Percentile £120 £165 £120
90th Percentile £553 £509 £488
East of England median daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 18 50
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.75 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.45% -9.84% +1.67%
10th Percentile £11.03 £10.00 £8.75
90th Percentile £45.53 £20.00 £38.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +6.06%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 13 £130 -43.48% 1
Hatfield +4 12 £450 +267.35% 2
Welwyn Garden City +8 7 £300 - 1
Hertford - 5 £85 -
Hemel Hempstead +3 3 £90 -
Stevenage -12 3 - - 1
Harpenden - 2 £105 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
Broxbourne - 1 £115 -
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (54.55%) SCCM
3 35 (53.03%) Microsoft
4 33 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 27 (40.91%) VMware
5 27 (40.91%) Office 365
6 23 (34.85%) PowerShell
7 22 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (33.33%) VBScript
7 22 (33.33%) Windows 10
8 17 (25.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (25.76%) BitLocker
8 17 (25.76%) Disk Encryption
9 15 (22.73%) MS Exchange
10 14 (21.21%) SharePoint
10 14 (21.21%) Citrix
10 14 (21.21%) Symantec
10 14 (21.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 14 (21.21%) CESG
10 14 (21.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 13 (19.70%) Skype
11 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Intune
11 13 (19.70%) XenApp
11 13 (19.70%) XenDesktop
11 13 (19.70%) Skype for Business
11 13 (19.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 13 (19.70%) OneDrive
11 13 (19.70%) Altiris
11 13 (19.70%) LANDesk
12 11 (16.67%) AppSense

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 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 14 (21.21%) SharePoint
3 13 (19.70%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.52%) Liferay
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 27 (40.91%) Office 365
2 13 (19.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (19.70%) Skype
2 6 (9.09%) Firewall
2 6 (9.09%) LAN
2 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 5 (7.58%) HTTP
3 5 (7.58%) Internet
3 5 (7.58%) SMTP
3 5 (7.58%) VoIP
4 4 (6.06%) VPN
5 3 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.55%) Wireless
6 2 (3.03%) DHCP
6 2 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (3.03%) SpaceWire
7 1 (1.52%) ATM
7 1 (1.52%) DNS
7 1 (1.52%) WAN
7 1 (1.52%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) JasperReports
1 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (7.58%) JIRA
2 2 (3.03%) Bugzilla
2 2 (3.03%) ClearCase
2 2 (3.03%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.52%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.52%) MSI
3 1 (1.52%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (3.03%) Automotive
1 2 (3.03%) Avionics
1 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.52%) Finance
2 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.52%) French Language
2 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Consultant
2 11 (16.67%) SCCM Consultant
2 11 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 10 (15.15%) Analyst
3 10 (15.15%) Desktop Support
4 9 (13.64%) Windows Consultant
5 8 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (12.12%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (10.61%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Test Analyst
7 6 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
8 5 (7.58%) Windows Support Engineer
9 4 (6.06%) IT Technician
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) Senior SCCM Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Technical Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) Senior Windows Technical Consultant
9 4 (6.06%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.06%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) CESG
2 11 (16.67%) User Experience
3 5 (7.58%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.03%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.03%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.03%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.03%) NHS
6 1 (1.52%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.52%) EPoS
6 1 (1.52%) iPhone
6 1 (1.52%) PKI
6 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 7 (10.61%) Windows Server
4 6 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.06%) Android
7 3 (4.55%) Linux
8 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.52%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.52%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.52%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) Disk Encryption
2 13 (19.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 11 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (13.64%) Presales
5 7 (10.61%) ITIL
6 5 (7.58%) Defect Management
6 5 (7.58%) Information Security
6 5 (7.58%) Integration Testing
6 5 (7.58%) Server Virtualisation
6 5 (7.58%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (7.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Migration
8 2 (3.03%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.03%) Hardware Maintenance
8 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.03%) IT Strategy
8 2 (3.03%) Software Engineering
8 2 (3.03%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.03%) Validation
9 1 (1.52%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.85%) PowerShell
2 22 (33.33%) VBScript
3 5 (7.58%) SQL
4 3 (4.55%) Java
5 2 (3.03%) C
6 1 (1.52%) ANSI C
6 1 (1.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) ISEB
1 5 (7.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.03%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.03%) Degree
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) ECSS
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (25.76%) BitLocker
3 17 (25.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 13 (19.70%) XenApp
4 13 (19.70%) XenDesktop
5 5 (7.58%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (3.03%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 36 (54.55%) SCCM
2 14 (21.21%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (21.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 13 (19.70%) Microsoft Intune
4 5 (7.58%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (53.03%) Microsoft
2 27 (40.91%) VMware
3 14 (21.21%) Citrix
3 14 (21.21%) Symantec
4 13 (19.70%) Altiris
4 13 (19.70%) LANDesk
5 11 (16.67%) Apple
5 11 (16.67%) AppSense
6 8 (12.12%) HP
7 6 (9.09%) Dell
8 5 (7.58%) Cisco
8 5 (7.58%) Mitel
8 5 (7.58%) Veeam
9 2 (3.03%) Computacenter
9 2 (3.03%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.03%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle
10 1 (1.52%) Talend
10 1 (1.52%) Wyse