Period
to 17 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 17 February 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 West
6 months to
17 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 47 50
Rank change year-on-year -11 +3 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 169 225 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.26% 4.12% 3.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.31% 20.81% 18.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 106 92
South West median daily rate £200 £150 £164
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -8.40% -6.43%
10th Percentile £110 £106 £105
90th Percentile £438 £323 £350
England median daily rate £190 £180 £200
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 59 51
South West median hourly rate £14.63 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -10.00% +4.35%
10th Percentile £11.20 £10.90 £11.17
90th Percentile £23.38 £18.85 £20.00
England median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.33% +3.45%

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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,036 1,081 1,326
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 20.00% 19.79% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 590 638 772
South West median daily rate £375 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -1.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £142 £128 £150
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 131 148
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -21.43% +23.53%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £11.43
90th Percentile £43.08 £47.50 £45.40
England median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.58
% change year-on-year +5.30% -0.48% +3.63%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in the South West

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in the South West

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the South West over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in the South West

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in the South West

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the South West over the 6 months to 17 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in the South West

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 17 February 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
Bristol -14 59 £169 -21.51% 12
Wiltshire +14 30 £325 +132.14% 5
Somerset +5 29 £170 +30.77% 6
Gloucestershire -14 17 £404 +229.59% 9
Devon -3 16 £173 +4.55% 3
Dorset -13 14 £425 +286.36% 6
Cornwall -6 1 £350 - 1
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 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 West region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 169 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (63.91%) Active Directory
3 94 (55.62%) Windows 10
4 53 (31.36%) Office 365
5 52 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 43 (25.44%) Microsoft Office
7 37 (21.89%) Windows Server
8 34 (20.12%) ITIL
9 30 (17.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 27 (15.98%) SCCM
11 27 (15.98%) Migration
12 24 (14.20%) Windows 8
13 23 (13.61%) MS Exchange
14 18 (10.65%) Security Cleared
15 16 (9.47%) Finance
16 15 (8.88%) SLA
16 15 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2010
17 14 (8.28%) SC Cleared
18 13 (7.69%) PowerShell
18 13 (7.69%) Citrix
19 12 (7.10%) Cisco
19 12 (7.10%) SharePoint
19 12 (7.10%) Blackberry
19 12 (7.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 11 (6.51%) Law
20 11 (6.51%) Legal
20 11 (6.51%) VMware
20 11 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
21 10 (5.92%) iPhone

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 23 (13.61%) MS Exchange
2 15 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (7.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 12 (7.10%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.55%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.96%) IIS
6 4 (2.37%) Apache Solr
6 4 (2.37%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.59%) Live Communications Server
7 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (25.44%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (4.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.78%) Houdini
4 3 (1.78%) Maya
4 3 (1.78%) NUKE
4 3 (1.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 53 (31.36%) Office 365
2 11 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.92%) Internet
2 7 (4.14%) VPN
3 6 (3.55%) LAN
3 6 (3.55%) WAN
4 5 (2.96%) Skype
5 4 (2.37%) DNS
6 3 (1.78%) Firewall
6 3 (1.78%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.78%) SAN
6 3 (1.78%) SMS
6 3 (1.78%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.18%) VoIP
8 1 (0.59%) DHCP
8 1 (0.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (9.47%) Finance
2 11 (6.51%) Law
2 11 (6.51%) Legal
3 5 (2.96%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.18%) Publishing
6 1 (0.59%) Back Office
6 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (26.63%) Analyst
2 39 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 37 (21.89%) Desktop Support
4 30 (17.75%) Service Analyst
4 30 (17.75%) Service Desk Analyst
5 24 (14.20%) Desktop Engineer
6 23 (13.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 19 (11.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 16 (9.47%) IT Support
9 14 (8.28%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 13 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 13 (7.69%) IT Engineer
11 12 (7.10%) Help Desk Analyst
12 11 (6.51%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (6.51%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
12 11 (6.51%) Support Analyst
13 9 (5.33%) 1st Line Support
13 9 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (5.33%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.78%) Middleware
2 1 (0.59%) COM
2 1 (0.59%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.10%) Blackberry
2 10 (5.92%) iPhone
3 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.96%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.37%) iPad
5 4 (2.37%) Smartphone
6 3 (1.78%) Linux Command Line
6 3 (1.78%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
7 2 (1.18%) PDA
7 2 (1.18%) RIA
8 1 (0.59%) Animation
8 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.59%) FMCG
8 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.59%) PKI
8 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 169 (100.00%) Windows
2 94 (55.62%) Windows 10
3 37 (21.89%) Windows Server
4 30 (17.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 28 (16.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (14.20%) Windows 8
7 9 (5.33%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.14%) Linux
9 6 (3.55%) Windows Vista
10 5 (2.96%) Unix
11 4 (2.37%) Android
12 3 (1.78%) CentOS
12 3 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.18%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.59%) Solaris
14 1 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (20.12%) ITIL
2 27 (15.98%) Migration
3 9 (5.33%) Service Desk Management
3 9 (5.33%) Ticket Management
3 9 (5.33%) Time Management
4 8 (4.73%) Service Delivery
5 5 (2.96%) Break/Fix
6 4 (2.37%) CRM
7 3 (1.78%) Data Migration
7 3 (1.78%) Document Management
7 3 (1.78%) Email Migration
7 3 (1.78%) Incident Management
7 3 (1.78%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (1.78%) MODAF
7 3 (1.78%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (1.78%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (1.78%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (1.78%) TOGAF
8 2 (1.18%) Application Virtualisation
8 2 (1.18%) ArchiMate
Programming Languages
1 13 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 9 (5.33%) SQL
3 4 (2.37%) Java
4 2 (1.18%) Python
4 2 (1.18%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.59%) Assembly Language
5 1 (0.59%) C
5 1 (0.59%) Delphi
5 1 (0.59%) VB
5 1 (0.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (10.65%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.28%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.37%) CCNA
3 4 (2.37%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.37%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.78%) Degree
4 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.18%) ISEB
5 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.59%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.88%) SLA
2 2 (1.18%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 108 (63.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.78%) Firmware
2 3 (1.78%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.78%) NFS
2 3 (1.78%) Samba
2 3 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (1.18%) Xen
4 1 (0.59%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.59%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.59%) vSphere
4 1 (0.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 27 (15.98%) SCCM
2 5 (2.96%) AirWatch
3 4 (2.37%) SCOM
3 4 (2.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.18%) WSUS
5 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.59%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.59%) OfficeScan
5 1 (0.59%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.59%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 52 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.69%) Citrix
3 12 (7.10%) Cisco
4 11 (6.51%) VMware
5 8 (4.73%) HP
6 7 (4.14%) Oracle
6 7 (4.14%) Symantec
7 4 (2.37%) Apple
7 4 (2.37%) MobileIron
8 3 (1.78%) EMC
8 3 (1.78%) McAfee
8 3 (1.78%) NetApp
8 3 (1.78%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.78%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.78%) Veeam
9 2 (1.18%) Cadence
9 2 (1.18%) IBM
10 1 (0.59%) BT
10 1 (0.59%) Juniper
10 1 (0.59%) Novell