Period
to 16 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 117 93 84
Rank change year-on-year -24 -9 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 343 401 395
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.15% 2.42% 2.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.77% 10.59% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 208 209
South East median daily rate £190 £180 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -15.29% +1.19%
10th Percentile £110 £113 £119
90th Percentile £419 £450 £370
England median daily rate £188 £190 £180
% change year-on-year -1.32% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 78 82
South East median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £10.20 £11.04 £11.00
90th Percentile £20.00 £26.99 £20.00
England median hourly rate £15.80 £15.86 £14.69
% change year-on-year -0.38% +7.98% -2.08%

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 3,509 3,786 3,430
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.95% 22.84% 22.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,930 2,133 1,964
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £156 £143 £200
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 277 269
South East median hourly rate £16.89 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.51% +9.38% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.90 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £47.79
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -18 120 £150 -11.76% 15
Hampshire -15 89 £206 -31.25% 16
Surrey -30 67 £220 +46.67% 16
Berkshire -30 61 £140 -30.00% 6
Buckinghamshire +33 42 £168 +24.07% 9
West Sussex -24 23 £400 +74.86% 4
Kent +14 21 £153 +10.51% 4
East Sussex +6 19 £334 +48.44% 2
Oxfordshire -5 17 £148 -14.49% 1
Middlesex +16 4 £213 -22.73%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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.

1 343 (100.00%) Windows
2 203 (59.18%) Windows 10
3 197 (57.43%) Active Directory
4 152 (44.31%) Microsoft
5 124 (36.15%) Microsoft Office
6 108 (31.49%) SCCM
7 95 (27.70%) Office 365
8 81 (23.62%) ITIL
9 59 (17.20%) VMware
9 59 (17.20%) Citrix
10 53 (15.45%) Migration
10 53 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 52 (15.16%) Windows Server
12 45 (13.12%) MS Exchange
13 43 (12.54%) Security Cleared
14 42 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 42 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
15 41 (11.95%) Service Management
15 41 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 40 (11.66%) Windows 8
16 40 (11.66%) Apple
17 38 (11.08%) LAN
18 35 (10.20%) Finance
19 34 (9.91%) WAN
20 33 (9.62%) PowerShell
21 32 (9.33%) DNS
22 30 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
23 29 (8.45%) TCP/IP
24 28 (8.16%) Windows XP
25 26 (7.58%) SC 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 45 (13.12%) MS Exchange
2 23 (6.71%) SharePoint
3 21 (6.12%) Skype for Business
4 14 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.21%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.46%) IIS
8 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.58%) Apache
9 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.58%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 124 (36.15%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.29%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 95 (27.70%) Office 365
2 30 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.21%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (1.75%) IaaS
5 5 (1.46%) PaaS
6 3 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (0.87%) G Suite
7 1 (0.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.08%) LAN
2 34 (9.91%) WAN
3 32 (9.33%) DNS
4 29 (8.45%) TCP/IP
5 25 (7.29%) DHCP
6 15 (4.37%) Internet
6 15 (4.37%) SAN
7 14 (4.08%) Firewall
7 14 (4.08%) VPN
8 13 (3.79%) Intranet
9 11 (3.21%) IP Telephony
9 11 (3.21%) Skype
10 6 (1.75%) VoIP
11 5 (1.46%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.46%) Wireless
12 4 (1.17%) Network Security
12 4 (1.17%) Remote Desktop
12 4 (1.17%) SMTP
13 3 (0.87%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 8 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.46%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.87%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.58%) MySQL
8 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.08%) MSI
2 6 (1.75%) AdminStudio
3 5 (1.46%) InstallShield
3 5 (1.46%) Toad
4 1 (0.29%) StarTeam
4 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.29%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 35 (10.20%) Finance
2 16 (4.66%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.62%) Electronics
4 7 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.46%) Local Government
5 5 (1.46%) Marketing
5 5 (1.46%) Publishing
6 2 (0.58%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.58%) Automotive
6 2 (0.58%) Retail
7 1 (0.29%) French Language
7 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 80 (23.32%) Support Engineer
2 75 (21.87%) Analyst
3 68 (19.83%) Desktop Support
4 61 (17.78%) Desktop Engineer
5 48 (13.99%) IT Support
6 47 (13.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 43 (12.54%) Support Analyst
8 34 (9.91%) 2nd Line Support
9 26 (7.58%) Service Analyst
9 26 (7.58%) Service Desk Analyst
10 21 (6.12%) Windows Engineer
11 20 (5.83%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 20 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (5.54%) IT Analyst
13 18 (5.25%) Deployment Engineer
14 17 (4.96%) 1st Line Support
14 17 (4.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 17 (4.96%) IT Support Analyst
15 16 (4.66%) Service Desk Support
16 15 (4.37%) Active Directory Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.33%) Middleware
2 4 (1.17%) .NET
2 4 (1.17%) .NET Framework
2 4 (1.17%) LDAP
3 3 (0.87%) 802.1X
3 3 (0.87%) Yocto
4 2 (0.58%) Web Services
4 2 (0.58%) XML
5 1 (0.29%) CSS
5 1 (0.29%) HTML
5 1 (0.29%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
2 13 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.79%) Mobile App
3 11 (3.21%) Data Centre
3 11 (3.21%) Fat Client
3 11 (3.21%) PKI
3 11 (3.21%) Thin Client
4 9 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (2.33%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.04%) Blackberry
6 7 (2.04%) iPhone
6 7 (2.04%) NHS
6 7 (2.04%) Virtual Team
7 6 (1.75%) Wiki
8 5 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.17%) Clustering
9 4 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.87%) Replication
10 3 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 343 (100.00%) Windows
2 203 (59.18%) Windows 10
3 53 (15.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 52 (15.16%) Windows Server
5 42 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (11.66%) Windows 8
7 28 (8.16%) Windows XP
8 17 (4.96%) Android
8 17 (4.96%) Mac OS X
9 15 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (3.50%) Apple iOS
11 9 (2.62%) Windows Vista
12 5 (1.46%) Linux
13 4 (1.17%) Unix
14 3 (0.87%) Solaris
14 3 (0.87%) VMS
15 2 (0.58%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.29%) AIX
16 1 (0.29%) Windows NT
16 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (23.62%) ITIL
2 53 (15.45%) Migration
3 41 (11.95%) Service Management
4 25 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 22 (6.41%) Break/Fix
5 22 (6.41%) Service Delivery
6 21 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (5.54%) Application Packaging
7 19 (5.54%) Time Management
8 15 (4.37%) ITSM
9 14 (4.08%) Change Management
10 13 (3.79%) Asset Management
11 11 (3.21%) ITIL V3
11 11 (3.21%) Mobile Device Management
12 9 (2.62%) Application Discovery
13 8 (2.33%) Network Design
14 7 (2.04%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (2.04%) Incident Management
14 7 (2.04%) Line Management
14 7 (2.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (9.62%) PowerShell
2 12 (3.50%) SQL
3 6 (1.75%) VBScript
4 4 (1.17%) VB
5 3 (0.87%) C
5 3 (0.87%) C#
5 3 (0.87%) C++
6 1 (0.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (12.54%) Security Cleared
2 42 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 26 (7.58%) SC Cleared
4 24 (7.00%) MCSA
5 21 (6.12%) MCSE
6 19 (5.54%) DV Cleared
7 15 (4.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 13 (3.79%) MCDST
9 11 (3.21%) MCP
9 11 (3.21%) MOS
10 6 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (1.75%) Degree
11 5 (1.46%) A+ Certification
11 5 (1.46%) CCNA
11 5 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.17%) DBS Check
13 3 (0.87%) MCITP
14 2 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.00%) SLA
2 10 (2.92%) QA
3 2 (0.58%) PMO
4 1 (0.29%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) JSP 440
System Software
1 197 (57.43%) Active Directory
2 41 (11.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.54%) XenApp
4 18 (5.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (4.66%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.79%) XenDesktop
7 11 (3.21%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (2.62%) vSphere
9 8 (2.33%) Terminal Server
9 8 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (2.04%) BitLocker
11 6 (1.75%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 108 (31.49%) SCCM
2 11 (3.21%) AirWatch
2 11 (3.21%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (2.92%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (2.33%) SCOM
5 7 (2.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 7 (2.04%) WSUS
6 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.87%) EMC NetWorker
7 3 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.58%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.58%) ZENworks
9 1 (0.29%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.29%) BMC Marimba
9 1 (0.29%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 152 (44.31%) Microsoft
2 59 (17.20%) Citrix
2 59 (17.20%) VMware
3 40 (11.66%) Apple
4 23 (6.71%) HP
5 18 (5.25%) McAfee
6 17 (4.96%) Cisco
7 15 (4.37%) Avaya
7 15 (4.37%) Oracle
8 12 (3.50%) Polycom
9 11 (3.21%) Wyse
10 10 (2.92%) Ivanti
11 9 (2.62%) Dell
11 9 (2.62%) SolarWinds
12 7 (2.04%) Xerox
13 6 (1.75%) Canon
13 6 (1.75%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.75%) Symantec
14 5 (1.46%) Intel
14 5 (1.46%) SAP