Period
to 16 July 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 July 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 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 102 135 116
Rank change year-on-year +33 -19 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 334 326 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.24% 1.91% 2.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.72% 8.61% 9.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 163 165
South East median daily rate £213 £225 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +50.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £121 £114 £108
90th Percentile £488 £423 £372
England median daily rate £185 £225 £175
% change year-on-year -17.78% +28.57% -13.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 84 87
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.24% -1.69%
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.17 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.90 £26.93 £19.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.03% +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 3,116 3,785 3,455
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.87% 22.14% 21.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,878 2,046 1,934
South East median daily rate £415 £416 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.30% +4.06% +6.67%
10th Percentile £160 £169 £200
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £440 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +0.57% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 323 263
South East median hourly rate £16.77 £18.11 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +20.73% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.00 £46.74
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.52
% change year-on-year - +5.96% +0.09%

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 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 July 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 July 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 +6 121 £273 +49.32% 39
Hampshire +19 96 £225 +28.57% 32
Berkshire +18 85 £375 +127.27% 20
Surrey +48 83 £175 -33.33% 20
Buckinghamshire +7 23 £183 -8.75% 5
West Sussex +5 15 £175 -41.67% 12
Oxfordshire +4 13 £150 -3.23% 14
East Sussex -11 9 £160 -62.68% 4
Kent -18 7 £350 +30.23% 16
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 334 (100.00%) Windows
2 220 (65.87%) Windows 10
3 144 (43.11%) Microsoft
4 135 (40.42%) Active Directory
5 96 (28.74%) SCCM
6 89 (26.65%) Office 365
7 82 (24.55%) Microsoft Office
8 76 (22.75%) Migration
9 64 (19.16%) Security Cleared
10 61 (18.26%) Windows Server
11 60 (17.96%) ITIL
12 52 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 45 (13.47%) Finance
14 42 (12.57%) Windows Server 2012
15 39 (11.68%) SC Cleared
16 38 (11.38%) Windows 8
17 37 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
17 37 (11.08%) MS Exchange
18 35 (10.48%) Citrix
19 33 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
20 31 (9.28%) SLA
21 29 (8.68%) Cisco
21 29 (8.68%) Windows XP
21 29 (8.68%) VMware
21 29 (8.68%) DV Cleared
22 26 (7.78%) PowerShell
23 25 (7.49%) QA
23 25 (7.49%) ITSM
24 24 (7.19%) SQL Server
24 24 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 37 (11.08%) MS Exchange
2 19 (5.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 19 (5.69%) Skype for Business
3 12 (3.59%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.20%) IIS
7 3 (0.90%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.60%) Confluence
8 2 (0.60%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.30%) nginx
Applications
1 82 (24.55%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (4.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.50%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (1.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.30%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 89 (26.65%) Office 365
2 33 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (2.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 9 (2.69%) IaaS
4 6 (1.80%) PaaS
5 5 (1.50%) OneDrive
6 4 (1.20%) SaaS
7 2 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.30%) Azure Stack
8 1 (0.30%) G Suite
8 1 (0.30%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (6.29%) Skype
2 16 (4.79%) LAN
3 15 (4.49%) Firewall
4 14 (4.19%) WAN
5 13 (3.89%) DNS
5 13 (3.89%) VPN
6 12 (3.59%) TCP/IP
7 10 (2.99%) DHCP
8 9 (2.69%) Internet
9 7 (2.10%) SMTP
9 7 (2.10%) Structured Cabling
9 7 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (1.80%) Network Security
10 6 (1.80%) VLAN
10 6 (1.80%) Wireless
11 5 (1.50%) Ethernet
11 5 (1.50%) Remote Desktop
11 5 (1.50%) SAN
11 5 (1.50%) VoIP
12 4 (1.20%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (7.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.20%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2017
4 3 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 12 (3.59%) InstallShield
1 12 (3.59%) MSI
2 6 (1.80%) JIRA
3 5 (1.50%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.90%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.60%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.30%) git-flow
6 1 (0.30%) Hudson
6 1 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.30%) WiX
General
1 45 (13.47%) Finance
2 16 (4.79%) Retail
3 12 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 11 (3.29%) Manufacturing
5 9 (2.69%) Electronics
5 9 (2.69%) Marketing
6 5 (1.50%) Banking
6 5 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.20%) Military
8 2 (0.60%) Games
9 1 (0.30%) Billing
9 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 85 (25.45%) Support Engineer
2 45 (13.47%) Desktop Support
3 43 (12.87%) Analyst
4 41 (12.28%) Desktop Engineer
5 39 (11.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 34 (10.18%) IT Support
7 31 (9.28%) Windows Engineer
8 30 (8.98%) 1st Line Support
8 30 (8.98%) Service Analyst
9 29 (8.68%) Service Desk Analyst
9 29 (8.68%) Service Desk Support
10 25 (7.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 23 (6.89%) IT Engineer
12 22 (6.59%) Applications Packager
13 21 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 18 (5.39%) IT Support Engineer
15 17 (5.09%) Support Analyst
16 16 (4.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 16 (4.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 16 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.99%) .NET
2 3 (0.90%) Java RMI
2 3 (0.90%) JDBC
2 3 (0.90%) LDAP
2 3 (0.90%) ODBC
2 3 (0.90%) XML
3 1 (0.30%) COM
3 1 (0.30%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.30%) Web Services
3 1 (0.30%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.19%) NHS
2 13 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (3.89%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (2.99%) iPhone
4 8 (2.40%) Driving Licence
5 6 (1.80%) BYOD
5 6 (1.80%) Client/Server
5 6 (1.80%) Smartphone
6 5 (1.50%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.20%) iPad
7 4 (1.20%) Public Cloud
8 3 (0.90%) Acoustics
8 3 (0.90%) Management Information System
8 3 (0.90%) Replication
9 2 (0.60%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.60%) CCTV
9 2 (0.60%) Online Banking
9 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 334 (100.00%) Windows
2 220 (65.87%) Windows 10
3 61 (18.26%) Windows Server
4 52 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (12.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (11.38%) Windows 8
7 29 (8.68%) Windows XP
8 17 (5.09%) Mac OS
9 14 (4.19%) Android
10 13 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (3.59%) Apple iOS
12 7 (2.10%) Linux
12 7 (2.10%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.90%) Solaris
13 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.90%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.30%) Unix
15 1 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (22.75%) Migration
2 60 (17.96%) ITIL
3 37 (11.08%) Problem-Solving
4 25 (7.49%) ITSM
5 24 (7.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 22 (6.59%) Application Packaging
7 21 (6.29%) Service Management
8 19 (5.69%) Asset Management
8 19 (5.69%) Time Management
9 17 (5.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (4.79%) Break/Fix
11 14 (4.19%) Incident Management
12 12 (3.59%) Change Control
13 11 (3.29%) Data Migration
14 10 (2.99%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (2.99%) Software Deployment
15 9 (2.69%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (2.69%) Digital Marketing
15 9 (2.69%) Programme Management
15 9 (2.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.78%) PowerShell
2 10 (2.99%) SQL
2 10 (2.99%) VBScript
3 6 (1.80%) T-SQL
4 3 (0.90%) C#
5 2 (0.60%) C
5 2 (0.60%) VB
6 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (19.16%) Security Cleared
2 39 (11.68%) SC Cleared
3 29 (8.68%) DV Cleared
4 23 (6.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (4.19%) MCSE
6 9 (2.69%) MCP
7 7 (2.10%) Degree
7 7 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (1.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.20%) DBS Check
9 4 (1.20%) MCDST
10 3 (0.90%) IISP
11 2 (0.60%) MCTS
12 1 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
12 1 (0.30%) HND
12 1 (0.30%) MCSA
12 1 (0.30%) MOS
12 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.30%) PMP
12 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (9.28%) SLA
2 25 (7.49%) QA
3 3 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (0.90%) JSP 440
3 3 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 135 (40.42%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.39%) Hyper-V
4 16 (4.79%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (3.29%) XenApp
6 7 (2.10%) vSphere
7 6 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.20%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.90%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.60%) NDS
10 2 (0.60%) NetIQ eDirectory
10 2 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.30%) Docker
11 1 (0.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 96 (28.74%) SCCM
2 7 (2.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (2.10%) WSUS
3 6 (1.80%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.20%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.90%) Ansible
5 3 (0.90%) vCenter Server
5 3 (0.90%) ZENworks
6 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (0.60%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.60%) SCOM
6 2 (0.60%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.60%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.60%) ThinApp
7 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 144 (43.11%) Microsoft
2 35 (10.48%) Citrix
3 29 (8.68%) Cisco
3 29 (8.68%) VMware
4 23 (6.89%) HP
4 23 (6.89%) Ivanti
5 18 (5.39%) Apple
6 13 (3.89%) Dell
7 10 (2.99%) SAP
8 9 (2.69%) Google
8 9 (2.69%) ServiceNow
9 8 (2.40%) Novell
10 7 (2.10%) Oracle
11 6 (1.80%) Juniper
11 6 (1.80%) Remedy
12 5 (1.50%) Bloomberg
13 4 (1.20%) Lumension
14 3 (0.90%) 3PAR
14 3 (0.90%) Avaya
14 3 (0.90%) Veeam