Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 16 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 49 36
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 25 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 5.67% 1.97% 3.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.73% 9.43% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 15
Kent median daily rate £288 £150 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +91.67% -6.25% -17.95%
10th Percentile £151 £93 £122
90th Percentile £352 £290 £338
South East median daily rate £213 £175 £188
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -21.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Kent median hourly rate £12.50 - £14.45
South East median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +2.32% +6.90% -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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Kent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 110 106 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 24.94% 20.91% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 77 56
Kent median daily rate £333 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.48% +3.85% -7.14%
10th Percentile £154 £131 £138
90th Percentile £575 £450 £506
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 3
Kent median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -33.33% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £13.00 £14.91
90th Percentile £56.25 £13.00 £22.10
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.28
% change year-on-year - +1.27% -5.32%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Kent

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Kent.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Kent

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Kent

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Kent over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Kent

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Kent.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Kent

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 16 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
Tunbridge Wells - 8 £330 -
Dartford - 4 £250 -
Maidstone +11 3 £300 +30.43% 1
Sevenoaks +1 2 - - 1
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 16 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Windows 10
3 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
5 13 (52.00%) Citrix
6 11 (44.00%) Office 365
7 10 (40.00%) VMware
8 9 (36.00%) SCCM
8 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
9 8 (32.00%) Migration
10 6 (24.00%) Thin Client
10 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (24.00%) LAN
10 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
10 6 (24.00%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (24.00%) Fat Client
10 6 (24.00%) XenApp
10 6 (24.00%) XenDesktop
11 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (20.00%) ITIL
11 5 (20.00%) WAN
12 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 3 (12.00%) Skype
13 3 (12.00%) Application Virtualisation
13 3 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
13 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
13 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 (24.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (12.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (12.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) Mimecast
2 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) LAN
2 5 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (12.00%) DNS
3 3 (12.00%) Skype
4 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.00%) Wireless
5 1 (4.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MSI
General
1 3 (12.00%) Back Office
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) Desktop Support
2 4 (16.00%) Citrix Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) IT Support
3 3 (12.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Packager
4 2 (8.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Fat Client
1 6 (24.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
3 1 (4.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (88.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
7 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Migration
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (12.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (12.00%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (12.00%) Service Management
5 2 (8.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (8.00%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (8.00%) Time Management
5 2 (8.00%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.00%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) CCA
2 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (24.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (24.00%) XenApp
3 6 (24.00%) XenDesktop
4 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (52.00%) Citrix
3 10 (40.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Wyse
5 2 (8.00%) Apple
5 2 (8.00%) Polycom
5 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (8.00%) Splunk
6 1 (4.00%) Cisco
6 1 (4.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) Draytek
6 1 (4.00%) Twitter
6 1 (4.00%) Veeam