Period
to 18 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 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
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 21 34
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.93% 4.05% 3.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.38% 13.19% 10.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 7
Slough median daily rate £280 £303 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.44% +142.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £167 £160 £92
90th Percentile £329 £313 £258
Berkshire median daily rate £150 £170 £165
% change year-on-year -11.76% +3.03% -45.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Slough median hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +2.94% -5.56%
10th Percentile £11.94 £17.50 £16.50
90th Percentile £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% -30.39%

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 Slough with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 65 91 91
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 19.06% 30.74% 28.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 51 57
Slough median daily rate £325 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.34% +7.41% -6.57%
10th Percentile £208 £263 £174
90th Percentile £531 £625 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 3
Slough median hourly rate £18.75 £15.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.95% -10.29% -5.56%
10th Percentile £13.09 £13.45 £14.90
90th Percentile £20.00 £17.05 £19.10
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.25 £13.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year +26.61% -9.17% -30.39%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Slough

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Slough

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Slough over the 6 months to 18 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Slough

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Slough

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

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 10
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (60.00%) Office 365
5 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (40.00%) Apple
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (30.00%) VMware
7 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (20.00%) Polycom
8 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
8 2 (20.00%) XenApp
8 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
8 2 (20.00%) Veeam
8 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (20.00%) Migration
8 2 (20.00%) Citrix
8 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
8 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (20.00%) DHCP
8 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (20.00%) DNS
8 2 (20.00%) Linux
9 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 1 (10.00%) SharePoint

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) G Suite
2 1 (10.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DHCP
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) Wireless
2 1 (10.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) French Language
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Server Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Server Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Break/Fix
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (10.00%) ERP
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) XenApp
2 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) Apple
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Polycom
4 2 (20.00%) Veeam
5 1 (10.00%) Canon
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) ConnectWise
5 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec