Period
to 15 November 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 15 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
England > South East
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 96 100
Rank change year-on-year -29 +4 -50
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 356 390 393
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.13% 2.31% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.06% 10.11% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 204 220
South East median daily rate £200 £175 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -8.02% -23.90%
10th Percentile £113 £110 £113
90th Percentile £419 £446 £358
England median daily rate £200 £180 £188
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 95 74
South East median hourly rate £15.30 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.29% +6.90% -14.71%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £24.05 £27.10 £22.50
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.69
% change year-on-year +3.23% +5.53% -3.69%

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 3,539 3,858 3,939
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.14% 22.87% 23.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,936 2,153 2,282
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £160 £150 £186
90th Percentile £575 £545 £538
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 305 268
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.76% -5.39%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £50.25 £48.75
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 15 November 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 15 November 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 15 November 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 +4 144 £175 +12.90% 38
Hampshire -22 89 £269 -20.30% 12
Berkshire -21 75 £150 -11.76% 12
Surrey -46 54 £225 +42.86% 14
Buckinghamshire +40 47 £190 +40.74% 14
West Sussex -19 24 £340 +91.55% 9
Kent +14 22 £184 +5.00% 4
Oxfordshire +4 22 £245 +55.56% 12
East Sussex +6 18 £334 -14.36% 6
Middlesex +12 4 £213 -17.07%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 South East region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 356 (100.00%) Windows
2 219 (61.52%) Active Directory
3 215 (60.39%) Windows 10
4 154 (43.26%) Microsoft
5 116 (32.58%) Microsoft Office
6 113 (31.74%) SCCM
7 89 (25.00%) Office 365
8 85 (23.88%) ITIL
9 80 (22.47%) VMware
10 71 (19.94%) Citrix
11 70 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
12 61 (17.13%) Windows Server
13 58 (16.29%) Migration
14 57 (16.01%) VMware Infrastructure
15 51 (14.33%) Security Cleared
16 48 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
17 47 (13.20%) MS Exchange
18 46 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
19 44 (12.36%) Windows 8
20 41 (11.52%) PowerShell
21 38 (10.67%) LAN
22 36 (10.11%) Finance
23 34 (9.55%) SC Cleared
24 33 (9.27%) DNS
25 32 (8.99%) WAN
25 32 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
26 31 (8.71%) McAfee
26 31 (8.71%) Apple
27 29 (8.15%) Service Management
28 27 (7.58%) DHCP

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 47 (13.20%) MS Exchange
2 25 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 17 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.21%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.40%) IIS
7 4 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.84%) Apache
8 3 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.56%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 116 (32.58%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.56%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.28%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 89 (25.00%) Office 365
2 32 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (1.69%) IaaS
4 6 (1.69%) PaaS
5 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.84%) G Suite
5 3 (0.84%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.67%) LAN
2 33 (9.27%) DNS
3 32 (8.99%) WAN
4 27 (7.58%) DHCP
5 21 (5.90%) TCP/IP
6 16 (4.49%) SAN
7 15 (4.21%) Firewall
8 12 (3.37%) Internet
9 11 (3.09%) VPN
10 9 (2.53%) NetScaler
10 9 (2.53%) Skype
11 8 (2.25%) Intranet
11 8 (2.25%) VoIP
11 8 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (2.25%) Wireless
12 6 (1.69%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.40%) VLAN
14 4 (1.12%) Network Security
14 4 (1.12%) SMTP
14 4 (1.12%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.81%) Oracle Database
3 10 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (1.40%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.84%) MySQL
7 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (3.93%) MSI
2 5 (1.40%) AdminStudio
2 5 (1.40%) Toad
3 4 (1.12%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.28%) JIRA
4 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.28%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 36 (10.11%) Finance
2 16 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.81%) Electronics
4 9 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.53%) Retail
5 8 (2.25%) Marketing
6 4 (1.12%) Publishing
7 3 (0.84%) Advertising
7 3 (0.84%) Automotive
7 3 (0.84%) Local Government
8 2 (0.56%) Military
9 1 (0.28%) French Language
9 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (23.03%) Analyst
2 72 (20.22%) Desktop Support
3 70 (19.66%) Support Engineer
4 55 (15.45%) IT Support
5 47 (13.20%) Desktop Engineer
6 38 (10.67%) Support Analyst
7 37 (10.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 34 (9.55%) 2nd Line Support
9 29 (8.15%) Service Analyst
9 29 (8.15%) Service Desk Analyst
10 23 (6.46%) Windows Engineer
11 22 (6.18%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 22 (6.18%) IT Analyst
12 20 (5.62%) Deployment Engineer
12 20 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 20 (5.62%) IT Support Analyst
13 18 (5.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 17 (4.78%) 1st Line Support
15 15 (4.21%) IT Engineer
15 15 (4.21%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.25%) Middleware
2 6 (1.69%) .NET
2 6 (1.69%) .NET Framework
3 5 (1.40%) LDAP
4 3 (0.84%) Software Packaging
4 3 (0.84%) Yocto
5 2 (0.56%) Web Services
6 1 (0.28%) CSS
6 1 (0.28%) HTML
6 1 (0.28%) XML
6 1 (0.28%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 22 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.78%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (3.37%) PKI
4 11 (3.09%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.81%) Fat Client
5 10 (2.81%) iPhone
5 10 (2.81%) Self-Motivation
5 10 (2.81%) Thin Client
6 8 (2.25%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.97%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.97%) Public Cloud
8 6 (1.69%) NHS
9 5 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.40%) Hybrid Cloud
9 5 (1.40%) iPad
10 4 (1.12%) Clustering
10 4 (1.12%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.12%) Wiki
11 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 356 (100.00%) Windows
2 215 (60.39%) Windows 10
3 70 (19.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 61 (17.13%) Windows Server
5 48 (13.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (12.36%) Windows 8
7 26 (7.30%) Windows XP
8 17 (4.78%) Android
9 16 (4.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (3.93%) Apple iOS
11 11 (3.09%) Mac OS X
12 9 (2.53%) Linux
12 9 (2.53%) Windows Vista
13 4 (1.12%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.12%) Solaris
13 4 (1.12%) Unix
14 2 (0.56%) CentOS
14 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.56%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (23.88%) ITIL
2 58 (16.29%) Migration
3 29 (8.15%) Service Management
4 26 (7.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 24 (6.74%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (6.46%) Change Management
7 22 (6.18%) Application Packaging
8 18 (5.06%) ITIL V3
8 18 (5.06%) Mobile Device Management
9 16 (4.49%) Time Management
10 15 (4.21%) Service Delivery
11 12 (3.37%) Asset Management
11 12 (3.37%) ITSM
12 11 (3.09%) Break/Fix
13 10 (2.81%) PRINCE2
14 9 (2.53%) Application Discovery
14 9 (2.53%) Incident Management
14 9 (2.53%) Network Design
15 8 (2.25%) Line Management
15 8 (2.25%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (11.52%) PowerShell
2 14 (3.93%) SQL
3 9 (2.53%) VB
4 5 (1.40%) VBScript
5 4 (1.12%) C
6 3 (0.84%) C#
6 3 (0.84%) C++
7 1 (0.28%) Java
7 1 (0.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 51 (14.33%) Security Cleared
2 46 (12.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 34 (9.55%) SC Cleared
4 25 (7.02%) DV Cleared
5 24 (6.74%) MCSA
6 22 (6.18%) MCSE
7 13 (3.65%) MCDST
8 9 (2.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (2.25%) MCP
10 6 (1.69%) MOS
11 5 (1.40%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.40%) Degree
11 5 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (1.12%) CCNA
12 4 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.12%) DBS Check
12 4 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.84%) PMP
13 3 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.02%) SLA
2 17 (4.78%) QA
3 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.56%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.56%) PMO
4 1 (0.28%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 219 (61.52%) Active Directory
2 57 (16.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (5.34%) XenApp
4 18 (5.06%) Microsoft App-V
5 17 (4.78%) Hyper-V
6 13 (3.65%) vSphere
6 13 (3.65%) XenDesktop
7 12 (3.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 12 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.25%) BitLocker
8 8 (2.25%) Virtual Machines
9 5 (1.40%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
11 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 113 (31.74%) SCCM
2 16 (4.49%) WSUS
3 12 (3.37%) McAfee ePO
4 11 (3.09%) AirWatch
4 11 (3.09%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (2.53%) SCOM
6 7 (1.97%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 6 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (1.40%) Backup Exec
9 4 (1.12%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.12%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.84%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
11 2 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
11 2 (0.56%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.56%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.28%) BladeLogic
12 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
12 1 (0.28%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 154 (43.26%) Microsoft
2 80 (22.47%) VMware
3 71 (19.94%) Citrix
4 31 (8.71%) Apple
4 31 (8.71%) McAfee
5 26 (7.30%) Cisco
6 24 (6.74%) HP
7 19 (5.34%) Oracle
8 16 (4.49%) Ivanti
9 11 (3.09%) Wyse
10 10 (2.81%) Avaya
10 10 (2.81%) SolarWinds
11 8 (2.25%) Polycom
11 8 (2.25%) ServiceNow
11 8 (2.25%) Symantec
12 7 (1.97%) Dell
12 7 (1.97%) SAP
13 6 (1.69%) Bloomberg
13 6 (1.69%) NetApp
14 4 (1.12%) Intel