Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 36 60 51
Rank change year-on-year +24 -9 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 18 6 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 3.89% 1.10% 3.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.36% 6.32% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 19
Kent median daily rate £250 £219 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +21.53% +18.03%
10th Percentile £104 £121 £130
90th Percentile £343 £316 £377
South East median daily rate £210 £150 £225
% change year-on-year +40.00% -33.33% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Kent median hourly rate £15.86 - £15.25
10th Percentile £12.81 - £14.13
90th Percentile £22.74 - £16.38
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +17.24% - -3.33%

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 95 167
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 23.76% 17.37% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 65 110
Kent median daily rate £336 £338 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.37% -6.25% +2.86%
10th Percentile £162 £131 £174
90th Percentile £503 £475 £513
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 2
Kent median hourly rate £17.25 £13.00 £27.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.69% -52.94% +72.66%
10th Percentile £11.17 £8.88 £16.61
90th Percentile £56.25 £13.90 £38.54
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £15.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +16.84% -18.42% +15.15%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 +10 7 £330 +9.09%
Dartford - 5 £225 -
Maidstone +7 2 £100 -
Folkestone - 1 £138 -
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 13 (72.22%) Windows 10
4 10 (55.56%) SCCM
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (44.44%) Citrix
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
7 7 (38.89%) XenApp
7 7 (38.89%) Office 365
8 6 (33.33%) VMware
8 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
8 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (27.78%) Migration
9 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
11 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
11 3 (16.67%) Skype
11 3 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
11 3 (16.67%) Back Office
11 3 (16.67%) Wyse
11 3 (16.67%) Finance
11 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
11 3 (16.67%) DNS
11 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 3 (16.67%) LAN
12 2 (11.11%) WAN

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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 3 (16.67%) Skype for Business
2 2 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (38.89%) Office 365
2 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
2 1 (5.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
1 3 (16.67%) Skype
2 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.11%) VPN
2 2 (11.11%) WAN
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) IPsec
3 1 (5.56%) VLAN
3 1 (5.56%) VoIP
3 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSI
General
1 3 (16.67%) Back Office
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Desktop Support
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Citrix Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) IT Support
5 2 (11.11%) Applications Packager
5 2 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Deployment Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Deskside Support
6 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 3 (16.67%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
3 1 (5.56%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Windows 10
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (11.11%) Mac OS X
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
7 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Migration
2 3 (16.67%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.11%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) ITSM
4 1 (5.56%) Logistics
4 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) Resource Management
4 1 (5.56%) Security Patching
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) SIEM
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Time Management
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) MCP
1 2 (11.11%) MCSE
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) XenApp
3 6 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 3 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.56%) BitLocker
5 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) SCCM
2 2 (11.11%) WSUS
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) Citrix
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (16.67%) Wyse
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Polycom
5 2 (11.11%) SolarWinds
5 2 (11.11%) Splunk
6 1 (5.56%) Apple
6 1 (5.56%) Cylance
6 1 (5.56%) Draytek
6 1 (5.56%) IBM
6 1 (5.56%) Lotus
6 1 (5.56%) ShoreTel
6 1 (5.56%) Symantec
6 1 (5.56%) Twitter
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam
6 1 (5.56%) Zscaler