Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 122 101
Rank change year-on-year +50 -21 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 400 354 384
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.94% 2.15% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.27% 10.17% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 178 202
South East median daily rate £175 £200 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +12.68% -5.96%
10th Percentile £118 £118 £110
90th Percentile £500 £419 £449
England median daily rate £175 £200 £180
% change year-on-year -12.50% +11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 76 92
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.86 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +2.32% +6.90%
10th Percentile £11.08 £10.88 £11.25
90th Percentile £38.00 £24.50 £26.76
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +2.32% +5.08%

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 3,014 3,482 3,810
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.15% 21.11% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,732 1,898 2,127
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £140 £160 £150
90th Percentile £575 £575 £545
England median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 293 298
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% - +2.76%
10th Percentile £11.85 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 12 November 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 +38 182 £200 +14.29% 58
Berkshire +42 130 £350 +133.33% 25
Hampshire +14 97 £167 -38.74% 29
Surrey +57 79 £140 -37.78% 19
Buckinghamshire +8 32 £150 -21.05% 24
West Sussex +19 23 £175 -48.53% 8
Oxfordshire +23 20 £150 -34.07% 9
East Sussex 0 8 £475 +42.22% 1
Kent -9 6 £110 -45.00% 8
Middlesex +7 1 £500 +135.29%
Isle of Wight - 1 - -
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 12 November 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.

1 400 (100.00%) Windows
2 251 (62.75%) Windows 10
3 186 (46.50%) Active Directory
4 179 (44.75%) Microsoft
5 131 (32.75%) Microsoft Office
6 114 (28.50%) Office 365
7 95 (23.75%) ITIL
8 94 (23.50%) SCCM
9 89 (22.25%) Security Cleared
10 88 (22.00%) Migration
11 87 (21.75%) Windows Server
12 68 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 60 (15.00%) Windows 8
14 53 (13.25%) SLA
15 47 (11.75%) SC Cleared
16 43 (10.75%) VMware
17 42 (10.50%) ITSM
17 42 (10.50%) DV Cleared
17 42 (10.50%) Windows Server 2012
18 40 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
18 40 (10.00%) MS Exchange
19 39 (9.75%) Problem-Solving
20 37 (9.25%) Citrix
20 37 (9.25%) Finance
21 36 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
21 36 (9.00%) Application Packaging
21 36 (9.00%) Public Sector
22 35 (8.75%) DNS
22 35 (8.75%) Windows XP
23 34 (8.50%) 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 40 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 22 (5.50%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (3.50%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 9 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (2.00%) IBM Notes
7 8 (2.00%) IIS
8 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.25%) nginx
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 131 (32.75%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (5.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (3.25%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.75%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 8 (2.00%) Acrobat
7 5 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (1.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (2.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.25%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 114 (28.50%) Office 365
2 33 (8.25%) Azure
3 6 (1.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (1.50%) OneDrive
4 5 (1.25%) AWS
5 3 (0.75%) G Suite
6 2 (0.50%) GCP
6 2 (0.50%) IaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (8.75%) DNS
2 34 (8.50%) DHCP
3 28 (7.00%) Internet
4 26 (6.50%) TCP/IP
5 17 (4.25%) LAN
5 17 (4.25%) WAN
6 15 (3.75%) Remote Desktop
6 15 (3.75%) Skype
7 14 (3.50%) VPN
8 12 (3.00%) SMTP
9 10 (2.50%) Wireless
10 9 (2.25%) Firewall
10 9 (2.25%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (2.00%) WebEx
12 7 (1.75%) Structured Cabling
13 6 (1.50%) Ethernet
13 6 (1.50%) VoIP
14 4 (1.00%) H.323
14 4 (1.00%) ISDN
14 4 (1.00%) X.400
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.75%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 12 (3.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (5.25%) MSI
2 18 (4.50%) InstallShield
3 6 (1.50%) AdminStudio
3 6 (1.50%) StarTeam
4 5 (1.25%) Hudson
5 4 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.25%) git-flow
6 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.25%) JIRA
6 1 (0.25%) WiX
General
1 37 (9.25%) Finance
2 36 (9.00%) Public Sector
3 19 (4.75%) Telecoms
4 18 (4.50%) Retail
5 12 (3.00%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.50%) Electronics
6 10 (2.50%) Marketing
7 8 (2.00%) Banking
8 5 (1.25%) Military
9 4 (1.00%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.75%) Advertising
10 3 (0.75%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.75%) Legal
10 3 (0.75%) Local Government
11 2 (0.50%) Back Office
11 2 (0.50%) Mandarin Language
11 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.25%) Billing
12 1 (0.25%) Law
12 1 (0.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 81 (20.25%) Analyst
2 68 (17.00%) Support Engineer
3 59 (14.75%) Service Analyst
3 59 (14.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 54 (13.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 47 (11.75%) Desktop Support
6 43 (10.75%) Desktop Engineer
7 36 (9.00%) Windows Engineer
8 32 (8.00%) IT Support
8 32 (8.00%) Service Desk Support
9 29 (7.25%) 1st Line Support
10 27 (6.75%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 27 (6.75%) Support Analyst
11 26 (6.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 26 (6.50%) IT Analyst
12 24 (6.00%) Applications Packager
13 23 (5.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 23 (5.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 22 (5.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 22 (5.50%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.00%) .NET
1 8 (2.00%) JDBC
1 8 (2.00%) ODBC
1 8 (2.00%) XML
2 7 (1.75%) 802.1X
3 6 (1.50%) X-Windows
4 4 (1.00%) JSON
5 2 (0.50%) COM
6 1 (0.25%) CSS
6 1 (0.25%) LDAP
6 1 (0.25%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (4.50%) NHS
3 17 (4.25%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.75%) Blackberry
5 13 (3.25%) Smartphone
6 9 (2.25%) iPhone
7 8 (2.00%) BYOD
7 8 (2.00%) PKI
8 7 (1.75%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.50%) Client/Server
9 6 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 6 (1.50%) PDA
10 5 (1.25%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.75%) CMDB
12 3 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
12 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Licensing
13 2 (0.50%) Online Banking
13 2 (0.50%) User Experience
14 1 (0.25%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 400 (100.00%) Windows
2 251 (62.75%) Windows 10
3 87 (21.75%) Windows Server
4 68 (17.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 42 (10.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (8.75%) Windows XP
8 29 (7.25%) Android
9 22 (5.50%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (5.25%) Apple iOS
11 18 (4.50%) Linux
11 18 (4.50%) Mac OS
12 9 (2.25%) Windows Vista
13 8 (2.00%) VMS
13 8 (2.00%) Windows 2000
14 6 (1.50%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.50%) Unix
15 3 (0.75%) Solaris
16 2 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (23.75%) ITIL
2 88 (22.00%) Migration
3 42 (10.50%) ITSM
4 39 (9.75%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (9.00%) Application Packaging
6 34 (8.50%) Service Management
7 31 (7.75%) Incident Management
8 29 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 22 (5.50%) Asset Management
10 21 (5.25%) Break/Fix
11 18 (4.50%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (4.25%) Service Delivery
13 15 (3.75%) Problem Management
13 15 (3.75%) Time Management
14 13 (3.25%) Preventative Maintenance
15 10 (2.50%) Customer Requirements
15 10 (2.50%) Digital Marketing
15 10 (2.50%) Infrastructure Management
15 10 (2.50%) Programme Management
15 10 (2.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 30 (7.50%) PowerShell
2 17 (4.25%) SQL
3 11 (2.75%) VBScript
4 8 (2.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (1.25%) C
5 5 (1.25%) C#
5 5 (1.25%) VB
6 3 (0.75%) Java
7 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 89 (22.25%) Security Cleared
2 47 (11.75%) SC Cleared
3 42 (10.50%) DV Cleared
4 36 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (6.25%) MCSE
6 12 (3.00%) MCP
7 8 (2.00%) Degree
7 8 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.00%) MCTS
9 3 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.75%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.75%) MCSA
10 2 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.50%) MCDST
11 1 (0.25%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.25%) CCSE
11 1 (0.25%) CISSP
11 1 (0.25%) IISP
11 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (13.25%) SLA
2 32 (8.00%) QA
3 3 (0.75%) GDPR
3 3 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (0.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 186 (46.50%) Active Directory
2 40 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 25 (6.25%) XenApp
5 24 (6.00%) Hyper-V
6 11 (2.75%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 9 (2.25%) vSphere
7 9 (2.25%) XenDesktop
8 8 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.50%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.25%) Firmware
10 5 (1.25%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.75%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.75%) LXC
12 2 (0.50%) NDS
12 2 (0.50%) NetIQ eDirectory
12 2 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
13 1 (0.25%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 94 (23.50%) SCCM
2 13 (3.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (2.50%) AirWatch
4 8 (2.00%) ServiceCenter
5 7 (1.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (1.50%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (1.50%) SCSM
7 5 (1.25%) SCOM
8 4 (1.00%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (1.00%) WSUS
9 3 (0.75%) ThinApp
9 3 (0.75%) WMI
10 2 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.25%) Ansible
11 1 (0.25%) DameWare
11 1 (0.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 1 (0.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 179 (44.75%) Microsoft
2 43 (10.75%) VMware
3 37 (9.25%) Citrix
4 29 (7.25%) Ivanti
5 28 (7.00%) Cisco
6 24 (6.00%) Apple
6 24 (6.00%) HP
7 23 (5.75%) Dell
8 18 (4.50%) SAP
9 16 (4.00%) Adobe
10 13 (3.25%) Novell
11 12 (3.00%) Oracle
12 11 (2.75%) ServiceNow
13 10 (2.50%) Google
13 10 (2.50%) Juniper
13 10 (2.50%) Remedy
14 8 (2.00%) Bomgar
14 8 (2.00%) McAfee
14 8 (2.00%) Peregrine
15 6 (1.50%) Symantec