Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 49 46
Rank change year-on-year -12 -3 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 26 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.10% 3.38% 3.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.32% 16.46% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 13
Kent median daily rate £219 £180 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.53% +16.13% -13.89%
10th Percentile £121 £127 £135
90th Percentile £316 £376 £486
South East median daily rate £150 £211 £285
% change year-on-year -28.99% -25.88% +29.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Kent median hourly rate - £15.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -4.69% -5.88%
South East median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% -3.23%

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 Kent with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Kent
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 95 158 143
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 17.37% 20.55% 25.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 103 63
Kent median daily rate £340 £328 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.82% -6.43% -
10th Percentile £131 £172 £113
90th Percentile £475 £513 £557
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 11
Kent median hourly rate £13.00 £27.63 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.94% +72.66% -4.48%
10th Percentile £8.88 £16.61 £12.93
90th Percentile £13.90 £38.54 £42.50
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -18.42% +15.15% +3.13%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Tunbridge Wells +9 3 £303 -6.92%
Maidstone - 1 £100 -
Sevenoaks - 1 £150 -
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Office 365
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Mitel
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (16.67%) SLA
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) Remedy
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System

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 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Mitel
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
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