Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 40 54
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 70 62 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 4.41% 4.11% 2.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.97% 19.20% 13.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 32 14
Hertfordshire median daily rate £139 £245 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -43.47% -2.97% +44.29%
10th Percentile £113 £91 £139
90th Percentile £434 £450 £488
East of England median daily rate £150 £166 £169
% change year-on-year -9.77% -1.48% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 20 12
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.93 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.97% -1.69% +13.46%
10th Percentile £12.82 £12.80 £10.53
90th Percentile £17.50 £17.82 £19.33
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% 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 369 323 299
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.22% 21.40% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 145 150
Hertfordshire median daily rate £338 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £125 £121 £169
90th Percentile £475 £575 £488
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 46 20
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £14.75 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.53% - +5.36%
10th Percentile £12.05 £12.09 £10.45
90th Percentile £47.55 £36.75 £21.23
East of England median hourly rate £16.50 £22.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year -25.47% +34.17% -9.59%

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 October 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 20 October 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
Watford +13 17 £114 -10.22% 2
Rickmansworth - 12 £134 -
Hatfield -1 11 £313 -30.56% 3
Stevenage -4 11 £423 - 1
Welwyn Garden City -10 9 £190 -39.20%
Hemel Hempstead -9 2 - - 3
Bishop's Stortford +1 1 £170 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Welwyn - 1 - -
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (52.86%) Microsoft
2 37 (52.86%) Active Directory
3 35 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 26 (37.14%) Microsoft Office
5 17 (24.29%) Migration
6 13 (18.57%) Office 365
7 12 (17.14%) SCCM
7 12 (17.14%) PowerShell
7 12 (17.14%) DNS
8 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (15.71%) Windows 8
9 9 (12.86%) ITIL
10 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
11 7 (10.00%) Break/Fix
11 7 (10.00%) VMware
11 7 (10.00%) Windows XP
11 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
12 6 (8.57%) NHS
12 6 (8.57%) SLA
12 6 (8.57%) LDAP
12 6 (8.57%) VMware Workstation
12 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
12 6 (8.57%) SCOM
12 6 (8.57%) Time Management
12 6 (8.57%) DFS Replication
12 6 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
13 5 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
13 5 (7.14%) Server Patching

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 6 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.71%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (37.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.57%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (17.14%) DNS
2 5 (7.14%) DHCP
2 5 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
3 4 (5.71%) Firewall
3 4 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (5.71%) Wireless
4 2 (2.86%) 3G
4 2 (2.86%) VoIP
4 2 (2.86%) VPN
5 1 (1.43%) Internet
5 1 (1.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.14%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MSI
General
1 5 (7.14%) Retail
2 3 (4.29%) Publishing
3 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.43%) Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Desktop Support
2 24 (34.29%) Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Service Analyst
3 15 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (17.14%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Support Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Active Directory Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) IT Support
6 6 (8.57%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (7.14%) Deskside Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) IT Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Active Directory Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Administrator
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) Senior Desktop Support
8 4 (5.71%) Windows Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) NHS
2 5 (7.14%) e-Health
2 5 (7.14%) LIMS
2 5 (7.14%) PACS
3 3 (4.29%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.43%) CMDB
5 1 (1.43%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.43%) FMCG
5 1 (1.43%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 11 (15.71%) Windows 8
3 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
5 7 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (5.71%) Android
8 2 (2.86%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) Migration
2 9 (12.86%) ITIL
3 7 (10.00%) Break/Fix
4 6 (8.57%) Time Management
5 5 (7.14%) Analytics
5 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (7.14%) Data Migration
5 5 (7.14%) Health Informatics
5 5 (7.14%) Informatics
5 5 (7.14%) Server Patching
6 3 (4.29%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.29%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (4.29%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.86%) Build Automation
7 2 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.86%) Security Patching
7 2 (2.86%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.43%) Application Discovery
8 1 (1.43%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) MCSA
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
2 5 (7.14%) HL7
System Software
1 37 (52.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.57%) DFS Replication
2 6 (8.57%) Hyper-V
2 6 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (8.57%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (4.29%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.43%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.43%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.43%) XenApp
5 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (17.14%) SCCM
2 6 (8.57%) SCOM
3 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 37 (52.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.00%) VMware
3 4 (5.71%) Cisco
4 3 (4.29%) Citrix
4 3 (4.29%) Google
4 3 (4.29%) Samsung
4 3 (4.29%) Sophos
4 3 (4.29%) SOTI
5 2 (2.86%) Apple
5 2 (2.86%) Computacenter
5 2 (2.86%) Dell
5 2 (2.86%) HP
5 2 (2.86%) Snow
5 2 (2.86%) Splunk
5 2 (2.86%) Xerox
6 1 (1.43%) IBM