Period
to 30 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 30 October 2020 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
England > South East
6 months to
30 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 77 129
Rank change year-on-year -26 +52 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 57 388 348
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.57% 2.81% 2.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.70% 12.66% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 217 177
Median daily rate £145 £175 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.14% -12.50% +15.94%
10th Percentile £107 £120 £120
90th Percentile £433 £497 £422
England median daily rate £190 £175 £200
% change year-on-year +8.57% -12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 62 76
Median hourly rate £14.20 £17.50 £15.58
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.86% +12.32% +3.87%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.03 £11.09
90th Percentile £45.25 £37.90 £24.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £15.86
% change year-on-year +0.88% - +5.73%

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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 740 3,065 3,465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.40% 22.23% 20.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 1,766 1,857
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £155 £146 £163
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
England median daily rate £440 £425 £435
% change year-on-year +3.53% -2.30% +2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 244 301
Median hourly rate £22.75 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.39% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.85 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £53.75 £51.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in the South East

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in the South East.

Daily rate trend for Windows 7 in the South East

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 7 in the South East over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in the South East

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in the South East

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows 7 in the South East over the 6 months to 30 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in the South East

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 30 October 2020. 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
Hampshire +5 22 £135 -22.86% 10
Surrey +19 12 £241 +75.00% 1
Thames Valley -5 12 £401 +100.60% 2
East Sussex +38 7 £164 -65.42%
Berkshire 0 7 £357 +37.38% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 3 £432 +188.05% 1
Oxfordshire +29 2 £114 -21.06%
Middlesex +9 2 £150 -70.00%
West Sussex +23 1 - - 3
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 30 October 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (84.21%) Windows 10
3 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
4 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
5 21 (36.84%) Office 365
6 20 (35.09%) SCCM
7 19 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
8 12 (21.05%) Migration
9 9 (15.79%) DNS
9 9 (15.79%) Azure
10 8 (14.04%) Windows 8
10 8 (14.04%) VPN
10 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
11 7 (12.28%) WAN
11 7 (12.28%) DHCP
11 7 (12.28%) ITIL
11 7 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
12 6 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (10.53%) OneDrive
12 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
12 6 (10.53%) Remedy
12 6 (10.53%) Firewall
12 6 (10.53%) Wireless
12 6 (10.53%) Public Sector
13 5 (8.77%) Retail
13 5 (8.77%) LAN
13 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
13 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
14 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.75%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (36.84%) Office 365
2 9 (15.79%) Azure
3 6 (10.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (10.53%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.75%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.75%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.79%) DNS
2 8 (14.04%) VPN
3 7 (12.28%) DHCP
3 7 (12.28%) WAN
4 6 (10.53%) Firewall
4 6 (10.53%) Wireless
5 5 (8.77%) LAN
6 4 (7.02%) Network Security
7 3 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (5.26%) Internet
7 3 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
7 3 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.51%) NetScaler
9 1 (1.75%) Broadband
9 1 (1.75%) NAS
9 1 (1.75%) SAN
9 1 (1.75%) TETRA
9 1 (1.75%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) MySQL
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.75%) Power BI
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.75%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.75%) MSI
1 1 (1.75%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 8 (14.04%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.53%) Public Sector
3 5 (8.77%) Retail
4 4 (7.02%) Finance
5 3 (5.26%) Electronics
6 2 (3.51%) Billing
6 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.51%) Marketing
7 1 (1.75%) Advertising
7 1 (1.75%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (19.30%) Support Engineer
2 10 (17.54%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Desktop Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Service Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 6 (10.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) IT Support
7 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.26%) IT Analyst
8 3 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 3 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (5.26%) IT Technician
8 3 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.26%) CMDB
1 3 (5.26%) iPad
1 3 (5.26%) NHS
2 2 (3.51%) iPhone
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.75%) Digital Signage
3 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) EPoS
3 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.75%) PDA
3 1 (1.75%) PKI
3 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.75%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (84.21%) Windows 10
3 8 (14.04%) Windows 8
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
4 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.26%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.75%) Android
8 1 (1.75%) Linux
8 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.75%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Migration
2 7 (12.28%) ITIL
2 7 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (7.02%) Incident Management
3 4 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (7.02%) Problem Management
3 4 (7.02%) Project Delivery
4 3 (5.26%) Application Packaging
4 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (5.26%) Patch Management
4 3 (5.26%) Project Management
4 3 (5.26%) Software Distribution
5 2 (3.51%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.51%) Change Management
5 2 (3.51%) PRINCE2
5 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
5 2 (3.51%) Service Management
5 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.02%) SQL
3 1 (1.75%) C++
3 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.75%) VB
3 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) A+ Certification
2 3 (5.26%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.75%) Degree
4 1 (1.75%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) vSphere
3 1 (1.75%) XenApp
3 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (35.09%) SCCM
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (7.02%) Nessus
2 4 (7.02%) QRadar
3 2 (3.51%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.75%) SCOM
4 1 (1.75%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.53%) Remedy
3 4 (7.02%) Carbon Black
3 4 (7.02%) Citrix
3 4 (7.02%) ServiceNow
4 3 (5.26%) Cisco
4 3 (5.26%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) Ivanti
5 2 (3.51%) Meraki
5 2 (3.51%) SAP
6 1 (1.75%) Adobe
6 1 (1.75%) Altiris
6 1 (1.75%) Bomgar
6 1 (1.75%) Capita
6 1 (1.75%) HP
6 1 (1.75%) McAfee
6 1 (1.75%) MobileIron
6 1 (1.75%) Peregrine
6 1 (1.75%) Symantec
6 1 (1.75%) Virgin Media