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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 31 43
Rank change year-on-year -5 +12  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 24 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.09% 3.93% 2.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.51% 19.29% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 3
Median daily rate £188 £300 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +87.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £220 £204
% change year-on-year -20.45% +7.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.93% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 117 140 177
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 19.93% 20.38% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 74 73
Median daily rate £325 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £163 £184
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +7.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.25 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £37.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +7 8 £130 - 1
Hemel Hempstead +8 6 £175 -7.89% 1
Welwyn Garden City -1 4 £450 -
Stevenage +2 2 - -
Welwyn - 2 £319 - 1
Hatfield -10 1 £288 -
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 20 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 14 (29.17%) SCCM
5 13 (27.08%) MS Office
6 11 (22.92%) Apple
6 11 (22.92%) ITIL
6 11 (22.92%) Windows 8
7 9 (18.75%) Office 365
8 8 (16.67%) DBS Check
9 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
9 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
9 7 (14.58%) VMware
10 6 (12.50%) ITSM
10 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (12.50%) Citrix
10 6 (12.50%) Service Management
10 6 (12.50%) Internet
10 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
10 6 (12.50%) Windows 10
11 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (10.42%) People Management
11 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (10.42%) HP
11 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
12 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
12 4 (8.33%) SQL
12 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
13 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery

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 7 (14.58%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (27.08%) MS Office
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Internet
2 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.17%) DHCP
3 2 (4.17%) DNS
3 2 (4.17%) LAN
3 2 (4.17%) WAN
3 2 (4.17%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.08%) NAS
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
4 1 (2.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Big Data
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.08%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MSI
2 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.08%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (4.17%) Aerospace
1 2 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.92%) IT Support
3 10 (20.83%) Support Engineer
4 9 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (12.50%) IT Engineer
5 6 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support
6 5 (10.42%) Desktop Team Leader
6 5 (10.42%) IT Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) IT Support Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (10.42%) Service Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (10.42%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (6.25%) IT Technician
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.17%) Device Driver
2 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.17%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
2 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.08%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (22.92%) Windows 8
3 7 (14.58%) Windows XP
4 6 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.17%) Android
6 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.17%) Linux
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) ITIL
2 6 (12.50%) ITSM
2 6 (12.50%) Service Management
3 5 (10.42%) People Management
3 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.25%) Application Packaging
4 3 (6.25%) Migration
4 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.17%) Analytics
5 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.17%) Functional Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.17%) Performance Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Release Management
5 2 (4.17%) Software Testing
5 2 (4.17%) Test Strategy
5 2 (4.17%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.17%) VB
3 2 (4.17%) VBScript
4 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.08%) C
4 1 (2.08%) C#
4 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.08%) REXX
4 1 (2.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) DBS Check
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.17%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.08%) MCP
4 1 (2.08%) MCSA
4 1 (2.08%) MCSE
4 1 (2.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) SCCM
2 2 (4.17%) BladeLogic
2 2 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.08%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 11 (22.92%) Apple
3 7 (14.58%) VMware
4 6 (12.50%) Citrix
5 5 (10.42%) HP
6 2 (4.17%) BMC
6 2 (4.17%) Cisco
6 2 (4.17%) Palo Alto
6 2 (4.17%) Sophos
6 2 (4.17%) Symantec
7 1 (2.08%) Adobe
7 1 (2.08%) CA
7 1 (2.08%) Computacenter
7 1 (2.08%) Nokia
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) Remedy
7 1 (2.08%) Samsung
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