Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 97 49
Rank change year-on-year +1 -48 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 395 392 720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.35% 2.35% 3.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.27% 10.17% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 223 330
South East median daily rate £180 £188 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -21.05% +3.26%
10th Percentile £110 £113 £120
90th Percentile £450 £357 £453
England median daily rate £180 £185 £190
% change year-on-year -2.70% -2.63% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 70 202
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -14.71% +15.25%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.23 £11.25
90th Percentile £27.18 £20.08 £30.90
England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.87 £15.25
% change year-on-year +4.27% -2.52% +5.17%

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 3846 3854 4728
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.84% 23.11% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2145 2248 2602
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
10th Percentile £150 £185 £205
90th Percentile £550 £538 £494
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 303 273 465
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.58% -10.21% +20.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.05 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.46 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.93%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in the South East

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in the South East

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in the South East

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor 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 23 November 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
Thames Valley +7 164 £170 +6.25% 11
Berkshire +27 94 £190 +15.15% 4
Hampshire +2 91 £351 +37.75% 10
Surrey -7 85 £154 -0.81% 5
Oxfordshire -9 41 £170 +13.33% 5
West Sussex +11 34 £178 -44.96%
Buckinghamshire -17 29 £145 -44.86% 2
Kent -16 12 £138 -16.87% 1
East Sussex -4 3 £390 +56.00% 1
Middlesex +1 2 £256 -35.94%
M4 Corridor +6 1 - -
Sussex -3 1 £115 -54.00%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 395 (100.00%) Windows
2 261 (66.08%) Active Directory
3 190 (48.10%) Microsoft
4 171 (43.29%) Windows 10
5 146 (36.96%) Microsoft Office
6 104 (26.33%) ITIL
7 98 (24.81%) Office 365
8 92 (23.29%) SCCM
9 75 (18.99%) Windows Server 2008
10 71 (17.97%) MS Exchange
10 71 (17.97%) Windows Server
11 70 (17.72%) LAN
12 68 (17.22%) DNS
13 67 (16.96%) VMware
13 67 (16.96%) Windows 8
14 66 (16.71%) Citrix
15 64 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
15 64 (16.20%) TCP/IP
15 64 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
16 59 (14.94%) DHCP
16 59 (14.94%) WAN
17 53 (13.42%) SLA
17 53 (13.42%) Security Cleared
18 45 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
19 44 (11.14%) HP
20 40 (10.13%) MCSE
21 38 (9.62%) SC Cleared
21 38 (9.62%) Migration
22 36 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
22 36 (9.11%) Skype

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 71 (17.97%) MS Exchange
2 34 (8.61%) Skype for Business
3 32 (8.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 28 (7.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (3.29%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.27%) IIS
6 5 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (1.01%) Liferay
7 4 (1.01%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.76%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.25%) CMS
9 1 (0.25%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 146 (36.96%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.51%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 98 (24.81%) Office 365
2 16 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (1.77%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.76%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.76%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.51%) GitHub
6 2 (0.51%) IaaS
6 2 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 70 (17.72%) LAN
2 68 (17.22%) DNS
3 64 (16.20%) TCP/IP
4 59 (14.94%) DHCP
4 59 (14.94%) WAN
5 36 (9.11%) Skype
6 26 (6.58%) VPN
7 25 (6.33%) Firewall
8 18 (4.56%) Internet
9 14 (3.54%) VLAN
10 12 (3.04%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
11 10 (2.53%) SMS
12 7 (1.77%) ADSL
13 6 (1.52%) Intranet
13 6 (1.52%) VoIP
14 4 (1.01%) ATM
14 4 (1.01%) SAN
14 4 (1.01%) Wireless
15 3 (0.76%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.01%) JasperReports
3 4 (1.01%) Oracle Database
3 4 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.25%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.25%) Power BI
5 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (3.80%) MSI
2 9 (2.28%) AdminStudio
3 7 (1.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (1.01%) Eclipse
4 4 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
5 3 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.51%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.51%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.51%) WiX
7 1 (0.25%) StarTeam
General
1 16 (4.05%) Telecoms
2 10 (2.53%) Finance
3 9 (2.28%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.77%) Banking
5 5 (1.27%) French Language
5 5 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.27%) Publishing
6 4 (1.01%) Advertising
7 3 (0.76%) Back Office
7 3 (0.76%) Electronics
7 3 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 3 (0.76%) Retail
8 2 (0.51%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.51%) Marketing
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 107 (27.09%) Analyst
2 101 (25.57%) Support Engineer
3 70 (17.72%) Desktop Support
4 51 (12.91%) 2nd Line Support
5 50 (12.66%) Service Analyst
5 50 (12.66%) Service Desk Analyst
5 50 (12.66%) Support Analyst
6 47 (11.90%) IT Support
7 41 (10.38%) Desktop Engineer
8 39 (9.87%) Windows Engineer
9 35 (8.86%) 1st Line Support
10 34 (8.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 34 (8.61%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 28 (7.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 28 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 26 (6.58%) IT Analyst
12 26 (6.58%) Windows Support Engineer
13 25 (6.33%) Service Desk Support
14 22 (5.57%) Service Desk Engineer
15 20 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.27%) Java EE
2 4 (1.01%) XML
3 3 (0.76%) Web Services
4 2 (0.51%) .NET
4 2 (0.51%) HTML
4 2 (0.51%) HTML5
4 2 (0.51%) JSON
4 2 (0.51%) Laravel
4 2 (0.51%) Node.js
4 2 (0.51%) REST
4 2 (0.51%) SOAP
4 2 (0.51%) YAML
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (0.25%) COM+
5 1 (0.25%) OAuth
5 1 (0.25%) OpenID
5 1 (0.25%) SAML
5 1 (0.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (9.11%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.81%) Blackberry
3 17 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 17 (4.30%) Smartphone
4 12 (3.04%) Video Conferencing
5 11 (2.78%) Driving Licence
5 11 (2.78%) iPhone
6 9 (2.28%) iPad
7 7 (1.77%) PDA
7 7 (1.77%) Replication
8 6 (1.52%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.27%) NHS
10 4 (1.01%) CMDB
11 3 (0.76%) CESG
11 3 (0.76%) Data Centre
11 3 (0.76%) EPoS
11 3 (0.76%) Raspberry Pi
11 3 (0.76%) Wiki
12 2 (0.51%) Hybrid Cloud
12 2 (0.51%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 395 (100.00%) Windows
2 171 (43.29%) Windows 10
3 75 (18.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (17.97%) Windows Server
5 67 (16.96%) Windows 8
6 64 (16.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (8.86%) Windows XP
8 29 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 25 (6.33%) Apple iOS
10 18 (4.56%) Linux
11 14 (3.54%) Android
12 5 (1.27%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.01%) AIX
13 4 (1.01%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.01%) Solaris
13 4 (1.01%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.76%) Unix
14 3 (0.76%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (26.33%) ITIL
2 38 (9.62%) Migration
3 22 (5.57%) Service Management
4 21 (5.32%) Patch Management
5 17 (4.30%) Incident Management
5 17 (4.30%) Service Delivery
6 16 (4.05%) Asset Management
7 15 (3.80%) Change Management
7 15 (3.80%) PRINCE2
8 13 (3.29%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (3.29%) Mobile Device Management
8 13 (3.29%) Project Management
9 12 (3.04%) Application Packaging
10 11 (2.78%) ITIL V3
10 11 (2.78%) Problem Management
10 11 (2.78%) Time Management
10 11 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (2.53%) Compatibility Testing
11 10 (2.53%) Configuration Management
11 10 (2.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.61%) PowerShell
2 14 (3.54%) VBScript
3 12 (3.04%) Java
4 8 (2.03%) SQL
5 3 (0.76%) C#
6 2 (0.51%) PHP
6 2 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 64 (16.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (13.42%) Security Cleared
3 40 (10.13%) MCSE
4 38 (9.62%) SC Cleared
5 26 (6.58%) MCP
6 19 (4.81%) MCDST
7 13 (3.29%) MCSA
8 10 (2.53%) DV Cleared
9 9 (2.28%) A+ Certification
10 8 (2.03%) CCNA
10 8 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (1.77%) Degree
12 6 (1.52%) PMI Certification
12 6 (1.52%) PMP
13 5 (1.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 3 (0.76%) CCA
15 3 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
15 3 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 2 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (13.42%) SLA
2 11 (2.78%) QA
3 5 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.25%) GDPR
4 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 261 (66.08%) Active Directory
2 45 (11.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (7.85%) XenApp
4 24 (6.08%) Hyper-V
5 22 (5.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 18 (4.56%) XenDesktop
7 17 (4.30%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (2.53%) BitLocker
9 6 (1.52%) vSphere
10 5 (1.27%) Docker
10 5 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
11 4 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
11 4 (1.01%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.76%) XenServer
13 2 (0.51%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 92 (23.29%) SCCM
2 18 (4.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 15 (3.80%) AirWatch
4 9 (2.28%) NetBackup
4 9 (2.28%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 8 (2.03%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 7 (1.77%) Ansible
6 7 (1.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (1.77%) WSUS
7 6 (1.52%) SCOM
8 4 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.76%) DameWare
10 2 (0.51%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.51%) Nessus
10 2 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.51%) Puppet
11 1 (0.25%) EdgeSight
Vendors
1 190 (48.10%) Microsoft
2 67 (16.96%) VMware
3 66 (16.71%) Citrix
4 44 (11.14%) HP
5 32 (8.10%) Symantec
6 30 (7.59%) Cisco
7 21 (5.32%) Apple
8 20 (5.06%) Dell
9 16 (4.05%) ServiceNow
10 13 (3.29%) MobileIron
10 13 (3.29%) NetApp
11 10 (2.53%) Oracle
12 9 (2.28%) Altiris
12 9 (2.28%) AppSense
12 9 (2.28%) LANDesk
13 5 (1.27%) Forcepoint
13 5 (1.27%) Polycom
13 5 (1.27%) Veeam
14 4 (1.01%) Avaya
14 4 (1.01%) McAfee