Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 42 36
Rank change year-on-year -20 -6 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 43 68 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.15% 4.19% 4.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.38% 19.05% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 27 36
Hertfordshire median daily rate £166 £140 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.87% -20.29% -23.91%
10th Percentile £120 £114 £96
90th Percentile £260 £290 £550
East of England median daily rate £160 £150 £141
% change year-on-year +6.76% +6.22% -11.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 22
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -3.45% -4.92%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.18 £13.00
90th Percentile £17.90 £17.00 £17.82
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.33 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.04% +2.08% -3.03%

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 299 357 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.94% 22.00% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 188 156
Hertfordshire median daily rate £383 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.69% -13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £129 £125 £121
90th Percentile £538 £462 £575
East of England median daily rate £375 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 45
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £15.86 £15.43 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.79% +2.87% +3.45%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.18 £11.90
90th Percentile £53.00 £44.20 £37.65
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% -8.33% +9.09%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Rickmansworth +3 8 £132 +1.15%
Watford -29 7 £120 +4.83% 4
Stevenage -7 6 £167 -60.79% 2
Welwyn Garden City +16 5 - - 2
Hatfield 0 4 £175 - 2
Hoddesdon - 3 £130 -
Hitchin +5 2 - -
Hemel Hempstead +4 2 £525 - 4
Borehamwood - 1 £175 - 1
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (62.79%) Windows 10
3 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
4 19 (44.19%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (30.23%) SLA
5 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
5 13 (30.23%) Migration
6 10 (23.26%) Windows XP
7 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
7 9 (20.93%) Break/Fix
8 7 (16.28%) AS400
8 7 (16.28%) Automotive
8 7 (16.28%) Driving Licence
8 7 (16.28%) Time Management
9 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
9 6 (13.95%) Office 365
10 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
10 5 (11.63%) ITIL
10 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
10 5 (11.63%) Android
10 5 (11.63%) iPhone
10 5 (11.63%) Public Sector
11 4 (9.30%) SCCM
11 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
11 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
11 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (9.30%) NHS
11 4 (9.30%) VMware
12 3 (6.98%) Finance
12 3 (6.98%) Service Management

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 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) TCP/IP
2 3 (6.98%) DHCP
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (2.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 7 (16.28%) Automotive
2 5 (11.63%) Public Sector
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 2 (4.65%) Electronics
4 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Desktop Support
2 7 (16.28%) Deskside Support
3 6 (13.95%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) IT Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Deskside Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Service Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.98%) Build Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) IT Support
6 3 (6.98%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Migration Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) AS400
1 7 (16.28%) Driving Licence
2 5 (11.63%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.63%) iPhone
3 4 (9.30%) NHS
4 2 (4.65%) e-Health
4 2 (4.65%) LIMS
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) PACS
5 1 (2.33%) CMDB
5 1 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (62.79%) Windows 10
3 10 (23.26%) Windows XP
4 5 (11.63%) Android
5 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.65%) Mac OS
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Migration
2 9 (20.93%) Break/Fix
3 7 (16.28%) Time Management
4 5 (11.63%) ITIL
5 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.98%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.98%) Service Management
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.65%) Analytics
7 2 (4.65%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (4.65%) ePrescribing
7 2 (4.65%) Health Informatics
7 2 (4.65%) Informatics
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (4.65%) ITSM
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.65%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (4.65%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.65%) CCNA
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.65%) MCP
4 2 (4.65%) MCSE
4 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) SCCM
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.33%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) VMware
3 2 (4.65%) BMC
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) Remedy
3 2 (4.65%) SAP
3 2 (4.65%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix
4 1 (2.33%) Lotus