Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 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
South East > Kent
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 33 44
Rank change year-on-year -16 +11 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 16 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 2.94% 3.88% 3.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.84% 18.27% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 17 8
Kent median daily rate £138 £172 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.77% -8.27% +5.63%
10th Percentile £96 £125 £133
90th Percentile £245 £338 £348
South East median daily rate £180 £188 £225
% change year-on-year -4.00% -16.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Kent median hourly rate - £14.45 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -20.82% +46.00%
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £14.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.90% -14.71% +17.24%

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 101 104 141
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 18.53% 21.22% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 58 67
Kent median daily rate £336 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.46% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £105 £140 £150
90th Percentile £439 £429 £480
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 17
Kent median hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.21% -2.56% +32.20%
10th Percentile £11.25 £15.37 £13.80
90th Percentile £13.75 £21.95 £40.25
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £18.36
% change year-on-year +6.06% -10.11% +15.62%

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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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
Folkestone - 4 £138 -
Maidstone -12 1 £230 +90.87%
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (43.75%) HP
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
6 5 (31.25%) Asset Management
6 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
7 4 (25.00%) Lotus
7 4 (25.00%) SLA
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco
7 4 (25.00%) IBM Notes
8 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
8 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
8 3 (18.75%) VPN
8 3 (18.75%) DNS
8 3 (18.75%) DHCP
8 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
8 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
8 3 (18.75%) CCNA
8 3 (18.75%) IIS
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Service Management
8 3 (18.75%) ITSM
8 3 (18.75%) iPhone
8 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007

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 4 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
1 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (6.25%) SMTP
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Power BI
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
1 1 (6.25%) ReSharper
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
1 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Advertising
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Desktop Support
3 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Deskside Support
5 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) IT Support
6 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Field Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Field Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Field Support Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
1 1 (6.25%) CGI
1 1 (6.25%) CSS
1 1 (6.25%) CSS3
1 1 (6.25%) EDI
1 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
1 1 (6.25%) HTML
1 1 (6.25%) HTML5
1 1 (6.25%) JSON
1 1 (6.25%) OAuth
1 1 (6.25%) OpenID
1 1 (6.25%) SAML
1 1 (6.25%) SGML
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (6.25%) VRML
1 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
1 3 (18.75%) iPad
1 3 (18.75%) iPhone
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Asset Management
3 3 (18.75%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) Web Filtering
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Management
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Security Patching
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) Java
1 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
1 1 (6.25%) TypeScript
1 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
1 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) CCNA
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) HP
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Lotus
4 2 (12.50%) Meraki
5 1 (6.25%) Dell
5 1 (6.25%) Veeam
5 1 (6.25%) VMware