Period
to 16 July 2018

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 16 July 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
England > South East
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 116 95
Rank change year-on-year -19 -21 -54
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 326 319 452
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.91% 2.01% 2.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.61% 9.23% 9.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 165 259
South East median daily rate £225 £150 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -33.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £114 £108 £125
90th Percentile £423 £372 £390
England median daily rate £225 £175 £202
% change year-on-year +28.57% -13.15% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 87 72
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -1.69% -1.67%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £12.25
90th Percentile £26.93 £19.75 £23.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.79% -3.33% -

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 3,785 3,455 4,633
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.14% 21.74% 24.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,046 1,934 2,779
South East median daily rate £416 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.06% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £169 £200 £192
90th Percentile £556 £538 £525
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 263 311
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.73% -25.00% +21.21%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £46.74 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.52 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.09% +2.10%

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018.

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 16 July 2018. 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 +6 136 £183 +25.86% 29
Hampshire -36 72 £175 -6.67% 18
Surrey -15 61 £263 +87.50% 12
Berkshire -11 57 £165 +29.41% 17
Buckinghamshire +22 40 £200 +53.85% 8
Oxfordshire -1 39 £155 +3.33% 4
West Sussex +16 27 £300 +100.00% 1
Kent +24 17 £269 +22.86% 9
East Sussex +5 10 £429 +261.05%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 326 (100.00%) Windows
2 218 (66.87%) Active Directory
3 189 (57.98%) Windows 10
4 145 (44.48%) Microsoft
5 111 (34.05%) Microsoft Office
6 101 (30.98%) SCCM
7 81 (24.85%) Citrix
8 77 (23.62%) Office 365
9 76 (23.31%) Windows Server
10 71 (21.78%) VMware
11 70 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
12 68 (20.86%) ITIL
13 65 (19.94%) Windows Server 2012
14 57 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
15 50 (15.34%) Security Cleared
15 50 (15.34%) Migration
16 47 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
17 45 (13.80%) Windows 8
18 39 (11.96%) DNS
19 36 (11.04%) MS Exchange
19 36 (11.04%) SC Cleared
20 35 (10.74%) DHCP
20 35 (10.74%) MCSE
21 33 (10.12%) Windows Server 2003
22 32 (9.82%) Finance
23 31 (9.51%) Cisco
24 28 (8.59%) Windows XP
24 28 (8.59%) Skype for Business
25 26 (7.98%) WSUS
26 25 (7.67%) PowerShell

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 36 (11.04%) MS Exchange
2 28 (8.59%) Skype for Business
3 18 (5.52%) SharePoint
4 12 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (2.76%) IIS
6 8 (2.45%) Apache
7 6 (1.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.84%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (0.92%) GroupWise
10 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 111 (34.05%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.37%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.31%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.31%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 77 (23.62%) Office 365
2 17 (5.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.23%) G Suite
5 3 (0.92%) Mimecast
5 3 (0.92%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.92%) PaaS
6 2 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.31%) GitHub
7 1 (0.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (11.96%) DNS
2 35 (10.74%) DHCP
3 24 (7.36%) Skype
4 22 (6.75%) Firewall
5 21 (6.44%) LAN
5 21 (6.44%) WAN
6 19 (5.83%) Internet
6 19 (5.83%) VPN
7 16 (4.91%) TCP/IP
8 12 (3.68%) VoIP
9 9 (2.76%) SAN
10 8 (2.45%) Wireless
11 7 (2.15%) NetScaler
11 7 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.92%) IP Telephony
12 3 (0.92%) IPsec
12 3 (0.92%) SMS
12 3 (0.92%) VLAN
13 2 (0.61%) PSTN
13 2 (0.61%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database
2 3 (0.92%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.61%) MySQL
3 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.31%) DB2
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (2.45%) Subversion
2 4 (1.23%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.61%) MSI
3 2 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.31%) JIRA
4 1 (0.31%) StarTeam
General
1 32 (9.82%) Finance
2 15 (4.60%) Retail
3 8 (2.45%) Back Office
3 8 (2.45%) Marketing
4 6 (1.84%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.92%) Advertising
6 3 (0.92%) Games
6 3 (0.92%) Military
7 2 (0.61%) Automotive
7 2 (0.61%) Electronics
7 2 (0.61%) Local Government
7 2 (0.61%) Publishing
8 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 83 (25.46%) Analyst
2 72 (22.09%) Desktop Support
3 49 (15.03%) Support Engineer
4 36 (11.04%) 2nd Line Support
4 36 (11.04%) IT Support
5 34 (10.43%) Support Analyst
5 34 (10.43%) Windows Engineer
6 32 (9.82%) Desktop Engineer
7 26 (7.98%) Service Analyst
8 22 (6.75%) IT Analyst
9 20 (6.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 20 (6.13%) IT Engineer
9 20 (6.13%) Service Desk Analyst
10 16 (4.91%) Desktop Analyst
10 16 (4.91%) IT Support Analyst
11 15 (4.60%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 15 (4.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 14 (4.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 14 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 14 (4.29%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.15%) .NET
2 5 (1.53%) HTML
2 5 (1.53%) Software Packaging
3 2 (0.61%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.61%) Qt
3 2 (0.61%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.31%) COM+
4 1 (0.31%) JSON
4 1 (0.31%) LDAP
4 1 (0.31%) REST
4 1 (0.31%) Web Services
4 1 (0.31%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (7.67%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (3.99%) iPad
4 11 (3.37%) Data Centre
4 11 (3.37%) PKI
4 11 (3.37%) Smartphone
5 10 (3.07%) iPhone
6 9 (2.76%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.15%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.84%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.53%) Fat Client
9 5 (1.53%) Thin Client
10 4 (1.23%) Computer Science
11 2 (0.61%) Digital Signage
11 2 (0.61%) EPoS
11 2 (0.61%) NHS
11 2 (0.61%) Replication
11 2 (0.61%) RIA
12 1 (0.31%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 326 (100.00%) Windows
2 189 (57.98%) Windows 10
3 76 (23.31%) Windows Server
4 70 (21.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (19.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 45 (13.80%) Windows 8
7 33 (10.12%) Windows Server 2003
8 28 (8.59%) Windows XP
9 18 (5.52%) Linux
10 16 (4.91%) Unix
11 13 (3.99%) Apple iOS
12 9 (2.76%) Android
12 9 (2.76%) Mac OS
12 9 (2.76%) Solaris
13 4 (1.23%) CentOS
13 4 (1.23%) Mac OS X
13 4 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.92%) AIX
15 2 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.61%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (20.86%) ITIL
2 50 (15.34%) Migration
3 24 (7.36%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (6.13%) Break/Fix
5 19 (5.83%) Time Management
6 17 (5.21%) ITIL V3
7 16 (4.91%) Change Management
8 15 (4.60%) Mobile Device Management
8 15 (4.60%) Service Management
9 14 (4.29%) Incident Management
9 14 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (4.29%) Software Deployment
10 10 (3.07%) Application Packaging
10 10 (3.07%) Service Delivery
11 9 (2.76%) Asset Management
11 9 (2.76%) Virtual Environments
12 8 (2.45%) ITSM
12 8 (2.45%) PRINCE2
13 7 (2.15%) Problem Management
13 7 (2.15%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.67%) PowerShell
2 16 (4.91%) SQL
3 10 (3.07%) VB
4 7 (2.15%) C++
5 5 (1.53%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.23%) C#
6 4 (1.23%) VBScript
7 3 (0.92%) C
7 3 (0.92%) Java
7 3 (0.92%) VB6
7 3 (0.92%) VC++
8 1 (0.31%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (15.34%) Security Cleared
2 47 (14.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 36 (11.04%) SC Cleared
4 35 (10.74%) MCSE
5 23 (7.06%) DV Cleared
5 23 (7.06%) MCSA
6 9 (2.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (2.76%) MCDST
7 8 (2.45%) Degree
7 8 (2.45%) MCP
8 7 (2.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.23%) CCNA
11 3 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.61%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.61%) MCSD
12 2 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
13 1 (0.31%) MCTS
13 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.06%) SLA
2 11 (3.37%) QA
3 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) JSP 440
System Software
1 218 (66.87%) Active Directory
2 57 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.36%) XenDesktop
4 23 (7.06%) XenApp
5 20 (6.13%) Virtual Desktop
6 19 (5.83%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (5.52%) Hyper-V
8 15 (4.60%) vSphere
9 10 (3.07%) XenServer
10 5 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.61%) BitLocker
12 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.61%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.31%) Docker
13 1 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 101 (30.98%) SCCM
2 26 (7.98%) WSUS
3 9 (2.76%) SCOM
4 8 (2.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (2.15%) AirWatch
5 7 (2.15%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (1.84%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (1.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.92%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.31%) Ansible
9 1 (0.31%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.31%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.31%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.31%) NetCrunch
9 1 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.31%) Puppet
9 1 (0.31%) QRadar
9 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 145 (44.48%) Microsoft
2 81 (24.85%) Citrix
3 71 (21.78%) VMware
4 31 (9.51%) Cisco
5 24 (7.36%) McAfee
6 21 (6.44%) Apple
7 18 (5.52%) HP
8 16 (4.91%) Ivanti
9 14 (4.29%) Symantec
10 11 (3.37%) NetApp
10 11 (3.37%) Oracle
10 11 (3.37%) Remedy
10 11 (3.37%) ServiceNow
11 10 (3.07%) Wyse
12 8 (2.45%) Dell
12 8 (2.45%) Polycom
13 7 (2.15%) Google
14 6 (1.84%) Bloomberg
15 5 (1.53%) Altiris
15 5 (1.53%) Reuters