Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 32 50
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 53 63 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 3.64% 5.08% 3.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.36% 22.83% 15.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 17
Hertfordshire median daily rate £148 £163 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.92% -45.83% +79.10%
10th Percentile £114 £88 £137
90th Percentile £378 £575 £435
East of England median daily rate £170 £163 £175
% change year-on-year +4.62% -7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 16
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.38% +12.87%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.23 £13.13
90th Percentile £17.10 £16.00 £23.25
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +10.34% -12.12% -

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 345 276 267
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 23.66% 22.28% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 143 134
Hertfordshire median daily rate £365 £350 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £148 £128 £156
90th Percentile £519 £575 £497
East of England median daily rate £382 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +1.87% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 36 29
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.34% -14.71% +14.48%
10th Percentile £10.89 £11.07 £12.68
90th Percentile £23.40 £27.25 £43.45
East of England median hourly rate £15.86 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -9.37% - -

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 June 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

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 June 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 -7 14 £114 -11.95% 3
Hatfield +3 8 £513 +34.43% 3
Welwyn Garden City -8 8 £225 -59.09%
Rickmansworth - 7 £130 -
Stevenage -9 4 £200 - 1
Hemel Hempstead -19 3 - - 2
Welwyn 0 1 - -
Hitchin - 1 £170 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) Windows 10
3 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
4 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
4 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Office
5 14 (26.42%) SCCM
6 13 (24.53%) Windows 8
7 9 (16.98%) Migration
7 9 (16.98%) Time Management
8 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
9 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
9 7 (13.21%) Break/Fix
10 6 (11.32%) Retail
10 6 (11.32%) Office 365
11 5 (9.43%) ITIL
12 4 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (5.66%) WSUS
13 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
13 3 (5.66%) Skype
13 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
13 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (5.66%) IBM Notes
13 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
13 3 (5.66%) Sophos
13 3 (5.66%) Cisco
13 3 (5.66%) IBM
13 3 (5.66%) Internet

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 3 (5.66%) IBM Notes
1 3 (5.66%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (35.85%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.77%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.32%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Internet
1 3 (5.66%) Skype
1 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.89%) 3G
2 1 (1.89%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MSI
2 1 (1.89%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (11.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) Desktop Support
2 14 (26.42%) Analyst
3 13 (24.53%) Desktop Engineer
3 13 (24.53%) Service Analyst
3 13 (24.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 12 (22.64%) Support Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) IT Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) IT Support
7 5 (9.43%) 1st Line Support
7 5 (9.43%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (9.43%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Senior Desktop Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support
9 3 (5.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (5.66%) IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.55%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (3.77%) iPhone
4 1 (1.89%) CESG
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.89%) PKI
4 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (56.60%) Windows 10
3 13 (24.53%) Windows 8
4 7 (13.21%) Windows XP
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server
7 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.89%) Android
8 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.89%) Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.89%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Migration
1 9 (16.98%) Time Management
2 7 (13.21%) Break/Fix
3 5 (9.43%) ITIL
4 2 (3.77%) Application Packaging
4 2 (3.77%) Disk Encryption
4 2 (3.77%) Mobile Device Management
4 2 (3.77%) Security Patching
4 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.89%) Application Discovery
5 1 (1.89%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (1.89%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (1.89%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (1.89%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (1.89%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (1.89%) Presales
5 1 (1.89%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (1.89%) Software Distribution
5 1 (1.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.77%) VBScript
3 1 (1.89%) C
3 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) ECSS
System Software
1 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.77%) BitLocker
3 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
4 1 (1.89%) XenApp
4 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (26.42%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) WSUS
3 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco
2 3 (5.66%) IBM
2 3 (5.66%) Sophos
3 2 (3.77%) Apple
3 2 (3.77%) Computacenter
3 2 (3.77%) HP
3 2 (3.77%) Snow
3 2 (3.77%) Splunk
3 2 (3.77%) VMware
4 1 (1.89%) Altiris
4 1 (1.89%) Citrix
4 1 (1.89%) Dell
4 1 (1.89%) Ivanti
4 1 (1.89%) Mitel
4 1 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.89%) Symantec
4 1 (1.89%) Veeam
4 1 (1.89%) Xerox