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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 95 39
Rank change year-on-year -15 -56  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 155 210 416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.00% 2.34% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.12% 9.50% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 114 168
Median daily rate £150 £244 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.46% -21.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £132 £128
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £419 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £195 £190
% change year-on-year -20.51% +2.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 130
Median hourly rate £15.98 £15.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.80% +1.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £22.50 £21.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.94 £15.23 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.48% +1.51%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1699 2211 2404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 21.95% 24.67% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 931 1302 1261
Median daily rate £386 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.32% +6.20%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 155 246
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.64% +29.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +28 57 £173 -42.50% 9
Berkshire +13 29 £131 -12.50% 5
Surrey -15 24 £163 -27.77% 9
Oxfordshire -22 20 £150 - 1
West Sussex -1 10 £150 -57.14% 1
Buckinghamshire -10 10 £116 -61.25% 6
East Sussex -10 2 £130 -35.00%
Middlesex - 2 - -
Kent -12 1 £150 -52.38% 1
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 337 (100.00%) Windows
2 217 (64.39%) Active Directory
3 135 (40.06%) Microsoft
4 99 (29.38%) Microsoft Office
5 94 (27.89%) Windows 10
6 76 (22.55%) ITIL
6 76 (22.55%) Windows Server
7 66 (19.58%) Windows Server 2008
8 61 (18.10%) Security Cleared
9 51 (15.13%) SCCM
10 48 (14.24%) Windows XP
11 47 (13.95%) Office 365
12 45 (13.35%) VMware
13 44 (13.06%) SC Cleared
13 44 (13.06%) Windows 8
14 40 (11.87%) WAN
15 39 (11.57%) MS Exchange
15 39 (11.57%) Migration
15 39 (11.57%) Windows Server 2012
16 38 (11.28%) LAN
17 37 (10.98%) HP
18 33 (9.79%) SLA
18 33 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
19 32 (9.50%) PowerShell
19 32 (9.50%) Firewall
20 31 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
21 30 (8.90%) Cisco
21 30 (8.90%) TCP/IP
21 30 (8.90%) DNS
22 29 (8.61%) Analytical Skills

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 39 (11.57%) MS Exchange
2 21 (6.23%) Skype for Business
3 17 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.08%) IBM Notes
6 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.89%) IIS
9 2 (0.59%) Live Communications Server
10 1 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 99 (29.38%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.48%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.89%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 47 (13.95%) Office 365
2 7 (2.08%) OneDrive
3 4 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (11.87%) WAN
2 38 (11.28%) LAN
3 32 (9.50%) Firewall
4 30 (8.90%) DNS
4 30 (8.90%) TCP/IP
5 28 (8.31%) VPN
6 23 (6.82%) Skype
7 21 (6.23%) DHCP
8 19 (5.64%) SAN
9 11 (3.26%) VoIP
10 8 (2.37%) Wireless
11 7 (2.08%) ATM
11 7 (2.08%) Internet
12 5 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.89%) 3G
14 2 (0.59%) LDAP
14 2 (0.59%) Reverse Proxy
15 1 (0.30%) Cisco IPT
15 1 (0.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (5.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.89%) MS Access
2 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (0.59%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.97%) MSI
2 4 (1.19%) AdminStudio
3 3 (0.89%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.30%) StarTeam
General
1 9 (2.67%) Finance
2 5 (1.48%) Back Office
2 5 (1.48%) Legal
3 4 (1.19%) Advertising
3 4 (1.19%) Banking
3 4 (1.19%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.89%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.59%) Retail
6 1 (0.30%) Electronics
6 1 (0.30%) German Language
6 1 (0.30%) Local Government
6 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 98 (29.08%) Support Engineer
2 87 (25.82%) Analyst
3 59 (17.51%) Desktop Support
4 51 (15.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 46 (13.65%) Service Analyst
5 46 (13.65%) Service Desk Analyst
6 42 (12.46%) Desktop Engineer
7 40 (11.87%) Support Analyst
8 39 (11.57%) IT Support
9 38 (11.28%) 1st Line Support
10 34 (10.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 31 (9.20%) Windows Engineer
12 28 (8.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 28 (8.31%) Service Desk Support
13 26 (7.72%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 26 (7.72%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 24 (7.12%) 1st Line Engineer
14 24 (7.12%) IT Analyst
15 23 (6.82%) IT Engineer
16 21 (6.23%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.15%) XML
2 4 (1.19%) .NET
3 2 (0.59%) HTML
3 2 (0.59%) HTML5
3 2 (0.59%) Laravel
3 2 (0.59%) Node.js
3 2 (0.59%) SAP Smart Forms
3 2 (0.59%) SOAP
3 2 (0.59%) YAML
4 1 (0.30%) ADO
4 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 29 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.64%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.86%) Driving Licence
4 12 (3.56%) Blackberry
5 10 (2.97%) Fat Client
5 10 (2.97%) Smartphone
5 10 (2.97%) Thin Client
6 9 (2.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.19%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.19%) iPad
7 4 (1.19%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.19%) Replication
7 4 (1.19%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.89%) Clustering
9 2 (0.59%) AS400
9 2 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.59%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.59%) NHS
9 2 (0.59%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 337 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (27.89%) Windows 10
3 76 (22.55%) Windows Server
4 66 (19.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 48 (14.24%) Windows XP
6 44 (13.06%) Windows 8
7 39 (11.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (7.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (5.34%) Android
10 13 (3.86%) Linux
11 10 (2.97%) Apple iOS
12 8 (2.37%) Solaris
12 8 (2.37%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.78%) Unix
14 4 (1.19%) AIX
15 3 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.59%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.59%) Windows Embedded Compact
16 2 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (22.55%) ITIL
2 39 (11.57%) Migration
3 26 (7.72%) Incident Management
4 18 (5.34%) Service Management
5 16 (4.75%) Patch Management
6 12 (3.56%) Break/Fix
6 12 (3.56%) Data Migration
7 11 (3.26%) Time Management
8 10 (2.97%) Configuration Management
9 9 (2.67%) Asset Management
9 9 (2.67%) Software Deployment
10 8 (2.37%) Mobile Device Management
10 8 (2.37%) Validation
11 7 (2.08%) Problem Management
11 7 (2.08%) Project Management
11 7 (2.08%) Service Delivery
12 6 (1.78%) Coaching
12 6 (1.78%) Mentoring
12 6 (1.78%) Security Patching
13 5 (1.48%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.50%) PowerShell
2 20 (5.93%) VBScript
3 18 (5.34%) SQL
4 5 (1.48%) VB
5 4 (1.19%) C#
5 4 (1.19%) Java
6 3 (0.89%) PHP
6 3 (0.89%) Python
7 2 (0.59%) C++
8 1 (0.30%) C
8 1 (0.30%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.30%) Perl
8 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (18.10%) Security Cleared
2 44 (13.06%) SC Cleared
3 31 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (5.34%) DV Cleared
5 15 (4.45%) MCSE
6 12 (3.56%) MCITP
7 10 (2.97%) MCP
8 9 (2.67%) MCSA
9 8 (2.37%) Degree
10 5 (1.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
11 4 (1.19%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.89%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.89%) MCDST
13 2 (0.59%) CCNA
13 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (0.30%) GSAE
14 1 (0.30%) SSCP
14 1 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (9.79%) SLA
2 8 (2.37%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.30%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.30%) PMO
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 217 (64.39%) Active Directory
2 33 (9.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (5.04%) VMware ESXi
4 12 (3.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 10 (2.97%) Hyper-V
6 8 (2.37%) BitLocker
6 8 (2.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (1.78%) vSphere
8 5 (1.48%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (1.48%) XenApp
9 4 (1.19%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.89%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.59%) Samba
11 2 (0.59%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 51 (15.13%) SCCM
2 13 (3.86%) WSUS
3 12 (3.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 9 (2.67%) NetBackup
5 7 (2.08%) Unicenter
6 6 (1.78%) BladeLogic
7 5 (1.48%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.19%) SCOM
9 3 (0.89%) Netcool
9 3 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.89%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 2 (0.59%) Ansible
10 2 (0.59%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.59%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.59%) Nessus
10 2 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.30%) HP SIM
11 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 135 (40.06%) Microsoft
2 45 (13.35%) VMware
3 37 (10.98%) HP
4 30 (8.90%) Cisco
5 26 (7.72%) Citrix
6 17 (5.04%) ServiceNow
7 15 (4.45%) Dell
8 14 (4.15%) Apple
9 12 (3.56%) Remedy
10 11 (3.26%) NetApp
11 7 (2.08%) Adobe
11 7 (2.08%) Lotus
11 7 (2.08%) Symantec
12 6 (1.78%) EMC
12 6 (1.78%) McAfee
13 5 (1.48%) Mitel
13 5 (1.48%) NCR
13 5 (1.48%) SAP
13 5 (1.48%) Sophos
13 5 (1.48%) Veritas
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