Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 117 103
Rank change year-on-year -10 -14 -59
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 341 334 401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.08% 2.04% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.70% 9.03% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 186 225
South East median daily rate £219 £170 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.68% -15.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £115 £106 £113
90th Percentile £423 £444 £400
England median daily rate £205 £190 £195
% change year-on-year +7.89% -2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 75 66
South East median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.32% +10.71% -11.73%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £11.13
90th Percentile £24.25 £22.75 £23.50
England median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -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 3,514 3,697 4,162
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.42% 22.54% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,885 2,057 2,481
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £163 £170 £200
90th Percentile £563 £538 £538
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 326 274 277
South East median hourly rate £17.75 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.43% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.90
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.85 £48.00
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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +9 141 £188 +22.95% 24
Hampshire -16 81 £175 -22.22% 13
Berkshire -18 68 £150 -11.76% 10
Surrey -26 57 £281 +87.50% 9
Buckinghamshire +39 44 £190 +46.15% 11
Oxfordshire -5 29 £210 +29.23% 3
Kent +27 26 £288 +64.29% 5
West Sussex +3 24 £300 +65.52% 5
East Sussex +2 9 £338 +159.62% 3
Middlesex +8 2 £133 -37.65%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 341 (100.00%) Windows
2 213 (62.46%) Active Directory
3 199 (58.36%) Windows 10
4 146 (42.82%) Microsoft
5 114 (33.43%) SCCM
6 100 (29.33%) Microsoft Office
7 79 (23.17%) VMware
8 78 (22.87%) Citrix
9 75 (21.99%) Office 365
10 70 (20.53%) Migration
11 67 (19.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 66 (19.35%) ITIL
13 63 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 62 (18.18%) Windows Server
15 54 (15.84%) Security Cleared
16 46 (13.49%) Windows Server 2012
17 40 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
18 37 (10.85%) Windows 8
19 34 (9.97%) Windows XP
20 33 (9.68%) MS Exchange
20 33 (9.68%) SC Cleared
21 32 (9.38%) DNS
22 29 (8.50%) DHCP
22 29 (8.50%) LAN
23 28 (8.21%) McAfee
24 27 (7.92%) DV Cleared
24 27 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
25 26 (7.62%) Finance
26 25 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
26 25 (7.33%) PowerShell

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 33 (9.68%) MS Exchange
2 21 (6.16%) SharePoint
3 19 (5.57%) Skype for Business
4 9 (2.64%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.05%) Apache
5 7 (2.05%) IIS
6 5 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 100 (29.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.59%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.29%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 75 (21.99%) Office 365
2 25 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (0.88%) G Suite
4 3 (0.88%) IaaS
4 3 (0.88%) Mimecast
4 3 (0.88%) OneDrive
4 3 (0.88%) PaaS
5 1 (0.29%) GitHub
5 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.38%) DNS
2 29 (8.50%) DHCP
2 29 (8.50%) LAN
3 23 (6.74%) WAN
4 18 (5.28%) Skype
5 15 (4.40%) TCP/IP
6 14 (4.11%) Firewall
7 11 (3.23%) VoIP
8 10 (2.93%) Internet
8 10 (2.93%) SAN
8 10 (2.93%) VPN
9 8 (2.35%) Wireless
10 7 (2.05%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.47%) VLAN
12 4 (1.17%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.88%) MPLS
13 3 (0.88%) WLAN
14 2 (0.59%) Intranet
14 2 (0.59%) IP Telephony
14 2 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.28%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.23%) Oracle Database
2 11 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.64%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (1.76%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.88%) MySQL
7 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.29%) DB2
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (2.64%) MSI
2 6 (1.76%) Subversion
3 5 (1.47%) Toad
4 3 (0.88%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.88%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.59%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.29%) JIRA
General
1 26 (7.62%) Finance
2 13 (3.81%) Retail
3 9 (2.64%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.35%) Back Office
4 8 (2.35%) Marketing
5 7 (2.05%) Electronics
5 7 (2.05%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.47%) Publishing
7 3 (0.88%) Advertising
7 3 (0.88%) Automotive
7 3 (0.88%) Games
7 3 (0.88%) Military
8 1 (0.29%) French Language
8 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 87 (25.51%) Analyst
2 72 (21.11%) Desktop Support
3 52 (15.25%) Support Engineer
4 45 (13.20%) IT Support
5 36 (10.56%) Desktop Engineer
6 33 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 30 (8.80%) Service Analyst
8 27 (7.92%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 27 (7.92%) Windows Engineer
9 26 (7.62%) 2nd Line Support
10 24 (7.04%) IT Analyst
10 24 (7.04%) Service Desk Analyst
11 20 (5.87%) Deployment Engineer
12 18 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (4.99%) IT Support Analyst
14 15 (4.40%) Desktop Analyst
14 15 (4.40%) IT Engineer
15 14 (4.11%) 1st Line Support
15 14 (4.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 14 (4.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.64%) .NET
2 6 (1.76%) .NET Framework
2 6 (1.76%) HTML
2 6 (1.76%) Middleware
3 3 (0.88%) Software Packaging
3 3 (0.88%) Web Services
3 3 (0.88%) Yocto
4 2 (0.59%) Qt
4 2 (0.59%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.29%) CSS
5 1 (0.29%) JSON
5 1 (0.29%) LDAP
5 1 (0.29%) REST
5 1 (0.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.69%) PKI
3 15 (4.40%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (3.52%) Data Centre
5 10 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.64%) iPad
6 9 (2.64%) iPhone
7 8 (2.35%) Fat Client
7 8 (2.35%) Thin Client
8 7 (2.05%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.76%) Blackberry
10 5 (1.47%) Clustering
11 4 (1.17%) Computer Science
11 4 (1.17%) NHS
12 3 (0.88%) EPoS
12 3 (0.88%) HP Storage
12 3 (0.88%) Management Information System
12 3 (0.88%) Public Cloud
12 3 (0.88%) Replication
12 3 (0.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 341 (100.00%) Windows
2 199 (58.36%) Windows 10
3 63 (18.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 62 (18.18%) Windows Server
5 46 (13.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (10.85%) Windows 8
7 34 (9.97%) Windows XP
8 24 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (3.52%) Apple iOS
9 12 (3.52%) Linux
10 8 (2.35%) Android
11 6 (1.76%) Solaris
11 6 (1.76%) Unix
11 6 (1.76%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.17%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.17%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.88%) CentOS
14 2 (0.59%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.59%) Windows Embedded Compact
15 1 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (20.53%) Migration
2 66 (19.35%) ITIL
3 24 (7.04%) Problem-Solving
3 24 (7.04%) Time Management
4 20 (5.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (5.87%) Service Management
5 18 (5.28%) Break/Fix
5 18 (5.28%) Mobile Device Management
6 17 (4.99%) Application Packaging
6 17 (4.99%) Change Management
7 16 (4.69%) Incident Management
8 14 (4.11%) ITIL V3
8 14 (4.11%) Service Delivery
9 10 (2.93%) Patch Management
9 10 (2.93%) Software Deployment
10 9 (2.64%) Asset Management
10 9 (2.64%) Root Cause Analysis
11 8 (2.35%) ITSM
12 7 (2.05%) Network Design
12 7 (2.05%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (7.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (3.52%) SQL
3 9 (2.64%) VB
4 8 (2.35%) C++
5 7 (2.05%) C#
6 5 (1.47%) C
6 5 (1.47%) JavaScript
7 4 (1.17%) VBScript
8 1 (0.29%) Java
8 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.29%) Python
8 1 (0.29%) VB6
8 1 (0.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 54 (15.84%) Security Cleared
2 40 (11.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 27 (7.92%) DV Cleared
5 23 (6.74%) MCSE
6 20 (5.87%) MCSA
7 11 (3.23%) MCDST
8 9 (2.64%) Degree
9 8 (2.35%) MCP
10 6 (1.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.17%) DBS Check
12 3 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 2 (0.59%) CCA
13 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.59%) MCSD
13 2 (0.59%) PMP
13 2 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.29%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.45%) SLA
2 13 (3.81%) QA
3 2 (0.59%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.29%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) PMO
System Software
1 213 (62.46%) Active Directory
2 67 (19.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (6.45%) XenApp
3 22 (6.45%) XenDesktop
4 19 (5.57%) Virtual Desktop
4 19 (5.57%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (4.99%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.52%) vSphere
7 11 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (2.05%) BitLocker
8 7 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.76%) XenServer
10 3 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.29%) Docker
12 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.29%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 114 (33.43%) SCCM
2 25 (7.33%) WSUS
3 12 (3.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (3.23%) SCOM
5 10 (2.93%) McAfee ePO
6 8 (2.35%) AirWatch
7 7 (2.05%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 7 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (1.47%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (1.17%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (1.17%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.88%) vCenter Server
11 1 (0.29%) Ansible
11 1 (0.29%) Data Guard
11 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.29%) Puppet
11 1 (0.29%) QRadar
Vendors
1 146 (42.82%) Microsoft
2 79 (23.17%) VMware
3 78 (22.87%) Citrix
4 28 (8.21%) McAfee
5 22 (6.45%) HP
6 19 (5.57%) Apple
6 19 (5.57%) Oracle
7 17 (4.99%) Cisco
8 13 (3.81%) Ivanti
9 11 (3.23%) ServiceNow
10 9 (2.64%) Remedy
10 9 (2.64%) Wyse
11 8 (2.35%) Polycom
12 7 (2.05%) Dell
13 6 (1.76%) Bloomberg
13 6 (1.76%) NetApp
13 6 (1.76%) Symantec
14 5 (1.47%) Reuters
14 5 (1.47%) SAP
15 4 (1.17%) Google