Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 18 November 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 71 24
Rank change year-on-year +18 -47 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 36 25 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.85% 1.70% 6.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.17% 8.99% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 13 53
Reading median daily rate £145 £165 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.12% -60.43% +41.36%
10th Percentile £128 £115 £163
90th Percentile £440 £255 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £170 £165 £305
% change year-on-year +3.03% -45.90% +5.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 55
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.00% -59.55% +81.02%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £15.00
90th Percentile £18.50 £13.75 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -3.33% -30.39% +26.76%

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 Reading with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 254 278 486
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.11% 18.86% 24.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 152 286
Reading median daily rate £395 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% -3.81% +14.29%
10th Percentile £196 £201 £223
90th Percentile £550 £573 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +15.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 14 71
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £33.67 £24.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -55.45% +39.59% +41.88%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £41.50 £55.65 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.63 £15.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -9.17% -30.39% +26.50%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Reading

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Reading

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Reading

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Reading

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Reading

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Reading region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
3 14 (38.89%) Windows 10
4 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
5 10 (27.78%) Office 365
6 8 (22.22%) HP
7 6 (16.67%) ITIL
7 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
8 5 (13.89%) SCCM
8 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
8 5 (13.89%) Java EE
8 5 (13.89%) French Language
8 5 (13.89%) Java
8 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
9 4 (11.11%) Firewall
9 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle
9 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 4 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (11.11%) JasperReports
9 4 (11.11%) Liferay
9 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
9 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
9 4 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 5 (13.89%) Skype for Business
1 5 (13.89%) Tomcat
2 4 (11.11%) Liferay
2 4 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) GitHub
2 2 (5.56%) IaaS
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) PaaS
3 1 (2.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) Skype
3 2 (5.56%) SMS
3 2 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.78%) ATM
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) Internet
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) JasperReports
1 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 4 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) MSI
General
1 5 (13.89%) French Language
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) IT Support
3 7 (19.44%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 6 (16.67%) Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 6 (16.67%) Support Technician
5 5 (13.89%) Help Desk Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (13.89%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) IT Support Technician
5 5 (13.89%) IT Technician
5 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) Technical Support
6 4 (11.11%) Implementation Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Java EE
2 2 (5.56%) JSON
2 2 (5.56%) REST
2 2 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
2 2 (5.56%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) iPhone
2 2 (5.56%) Public Cloud
2 2 (5.56%) Smartphone
2 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.78%) CESG
3 1 (2.78%) CMDB
3 1 (2.78%) EPoS
3 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows 10
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.56%) Android
6 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
2 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
3 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.56%) DevOps
3 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (5.56%) Disk Encryption
3 2 (5.56%) Microservices
3 2 (5.56%) Operations Management
4 1 (2.78%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.78%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (2.78%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) ITSM
4 1 (2.78%) Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
4 1 (2.78%) Service Management
4 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.78%) Validation
4 1 (2.78%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.78%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) MCP
3 3 (8.33%) MCSE
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 29 (80.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) BitLocker
3 2 (5.56%) Docker
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
4 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) AirWatch
2 2 (5.56%) Ansible
2 2 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.56%) Puppet
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.78%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) HP
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (11.11%) Talend
4 3 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (2.78%) Altiris
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.78%) MobileIron
6 1 (2.78%) SAP
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) VMware