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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 49 56
Rank change year-on-year +24 +7  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 40 11 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 6.28% 1.66% 2.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.24% 8.73% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 1 8
Median daily rate £133 £460 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -71.19% +162.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £83 £460 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £460 £322
UK excluding London median daily rate £158 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -16.00% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 7 7
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £14.10 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.70 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.65 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.47% +1.66%  

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 165 126 243
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 25.90% 18.98% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 142 225
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £156 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 23 88
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.70% +30.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.82 £20.00 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 28 June 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 - 8 £130 - 2
Welwyn Garden City +6 6 £650 -
Hemel Hempstead +11 5 £90 - 1
Hertford - 3 £85 -
Welwyn - 3 £550 -
Hatfield - 3 £488 -
Stevenage -2 2 - -
Harpenden - 2 £105 -
Bishop's Stortford - 1 - -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (41.27%) SCCM
3 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 22 (34.92%) Active Directory
5 17 (26.98%) VMware
5 17 (26.98%) Windows 8
6 15 (23.81%) Office 365
6 15 (23.81%) Windows 10
7 14 (22.22%) Internet
8 12 (19.05%) Apple
9 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (15.87%) ITIL
10 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
10 10 (15.87%) Citrix
11 9 (14.29%) HP
12 8 (12.70%) Symantec
12 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
12 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange
12 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
13 7 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
13 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
13 7 (11.11%) Windows Server
14 6 (9.52%) Device Driver
14 6 (9.52%) LAN
14 6 (9.52%) VBScript
14 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (9.52%) Skype
14 6 (9.52%) Skype for Business
14 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008

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 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.52%) Skype for Business
3 4 (6.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (17.46%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.59%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (23.81%) Office 365
2 4 (6.35%) OneDrive
3 2 (3.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) Internet
2 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
3 6 (9.52%) LAN
3 6 (9.52%) Skype
4 5 (7.94%) WAN
5 4 (6.35%) VPN
6 3 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.17%) DHCP
7 2 (3.17%) DNS
7 2 (3.17%) SpaceWire
8 1 (1.59%) Firewall
8 1 (1.59%) HTTP
8 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.59%) NAS
8 1 (1.59%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (1.59%) SAN
8 1 (1.59%) SMTP
8 1 (1.59%) WebEx
8 1 (1.59%) Wireless
8 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Big Data
1 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Bugzilla
1 2 (3.17%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.17%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.59%) MSI
2 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.59%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (6.35%) Retail
2 2 (3.17%) Automotive
2 2 (3.17%) Avionics
2 2 (3.17%) Marketing
2 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (26.98%) Desktop Support
2 11 (17.46%) Support Engineer
3 10 (15.87%) IT Support
4 8 (12.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (11.11%) Analyst
5 7 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) IT Technician
6 6 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (9.52%) Consultant
6 6 (9.52%) IT Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 5 (7.94%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Desktop Team Leader
9 3 (4.76%) Help Desk Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (9.52%) Device Driver
3 5 (7.94%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.94%) Smartphone
4 4 (6.35%) CESG
5 2 (3.17%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.17%) Social Media
5 2 (3.17%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) Biotechnology
6 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.59%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.59%) iPhone
6 1 (1.59%) NHS
6 1 (1.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (26.98%) Windows 8
3 15 (23.81%) Windows 10
4 8 (12.70%) Windows XP
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (7.94%) Android
8 4 (6.35%) Linux
8 4 (6.35%) Mac OS X
8 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (3.17%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.59%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (15.87%) ITIL
2 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 5 (7.94%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (6.35%) Application Packaging
4 4 (6.35%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (6.35%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 4 (6.35%) Disk Encryption
4 4 (6.35%) ITSM
4 4 (6.35%) Performance Testing
4 4 (6.35%) Presales
4 4 (6.35%) Programme Delivery
4 4 (6.35%) Security Testing
4 4 (6.35%) Service Management
4 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.76%) Patch Management
5 3 (4.76%) People Management
5 3 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.76%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.76%) Test Strategy
5 3 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.70%) PowerShell
2 6 (9.52%) VBScript
3 5 (7.94%) SQL
4 2 (3.17%) C
4 2 (3.17%) Java
4 2 (3.17%) VB
5 1 (1.59%) ANSI C
5 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.59%) REXX
5 1 (1.59%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 5 (7.94%) DBS Check
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.76%) MCSA
2 3 (4.76%) MCSE
2 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.17%) CCNA
3 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.17%) Degree
3 2 (3.17%) MCITP
3 2 (3.17%) MCTS
3 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) MBCS
4 1 (1.59%) MCP
4 1 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.17%) ECSS
System Software
1 22 (34.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.94%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (7.94%) XenApp
3 5 (7.94%) XenDesktop
4 4 (6.35%) BitLocker
4 4 (6.35%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.17%) Cygwin
5 2 (3.17%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.59%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (41.27%) SCCM
2 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (6.35%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (6.35%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (3.17%) SCOM
3 2 (3.17%) SCSM
4 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
4 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 17 (26.98%) VMware
3 12 (19.05%) Apple
4 10 (15.87%) Citrix
5 9 (14.29%) HP
6 8 (12.70%) Symantec
7 4 (6.35%) Altiris
7 4 (6.35%) LANDesk
7 4 (6.35%) Palo Alto
7 4 (6.35%) Sophos
8 2 (3.17%) AppSense
8 2 (3.17%) Facebook
8 2 (3.17%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.59%) Adobe
9 1 (1.59%) BMC
9 1 (1.59%) CA
9 1 (1.59%) Cisco
9 1 (1.59%) Dell
9 1 (1.59%) Mitel
9 1 (1.59%) Wyse
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