Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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 West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 44 42
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 204 255 289
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.60% 4.44% 4.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.17% 20.56% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 117 109
South West median daily rate £250 £160 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.25% +3.23% -22.50%
10th Percentile £112 £106 £106
90th Percentile £465 £338 £355
England median daily rate £181 £185 £190
% change year-on-year -2.03% -2.63% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 62 78
South West median hourly rate £13.50 £13.75 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.82% -11.29% -1.59%
10th Percentile £10.99 £11.00 £11.17
90th Percentile £20.10 £18.68 £23.05
England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.81 £15.25
% change year-on-year +4.68% -2.90% +5.17%

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 1064 1240 1348
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.77% 21.61% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 632 732 757
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £148 £135 £150
90th Percentile £511 £549 £500
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 122 163
South West median hourly rate £17.50 £15.26 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.68% -17.51% +8.82%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.75 £11.17
90th Percentile £44.38 £43.23 £43.20
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.90%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 -16 59 £203 -10.00% 12
Wiltshire +6 41 £415 +196.43% 3
Gloucestershire +6 38 £250 +51.52% 3
Somerset -10 30 £170 -10.53% 2
Dorset +2 19 £425 +286.36% 1
Devon -15 14 £173 -6.76% 3
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 204 (100.00%) Windows
2 140 (68.63%) Active Directory
3 108 (52.94%) Windows 10
4 66 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 59 (28.92%) Windows Server
6 54 (26.47%) Office 365
7 45 (22.06%) Windows 8
8 41 (20.10%) Microsoft Office
9 40 (19.61%) Migration
9 40 (19.61%) Security Cleared
9 40 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 38 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
11 34 (16.67%) SCCM
12 30 (14.71%) MS Exchange
13 28 (13.73%) ITIL
14 24 (11.76%) SC Cleared
15 23 (11.27%) Finance
16 22 (10.78%) PowerShell
17 21 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
18 20 (9.80%) VMware
18 20 (9.80%) Linux
19 19 (9.31%) Linux Command Line
20 18 (8.82%) Citrix
20 18 (8.82%) VPN
21 16 (7.84%) Cisco
21 16 (7.84%) SQL
21 16 (7.84%) AirWatch
22 15 (7.35%) Service Delivery
23 14 (6.86%) Skype for Business
24 13 (6.37%) Analytical Skills

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 30 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 21 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (6.86%) Skype for Business
4 13 (6.37%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.47%) Live Communications Server
7 2 (0.98%) Apache
7 2 (0.98%) IIS
7 2 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.49%) GroupWise
Applications
1 41 (20.10%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.41%) Houdini
2 9 (4.41%) Maya
2 9 (4.41%) NUKE
2 9 (4.41%) Photoshop
3 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) assyst
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 54 (26.47%) Office 365
2 8 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.82%) VPN
2 11 (5.39%) LAN
2 11 (5.39%) Skype
2 11 (5.39%) WAN
3 10 (4.90%) Ethernet
4 7 (3.43%) DNS
4 7 (3.43%) Internet
5 5 (2.45%) DHCP
6 3 (1.47%) Firewall
6 3 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.47%) SAN
6 3 (1.47%) Wireless
7 2 (0.98%) Network Security
7 2 (0.98%) SMS
7 2 (0.98%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.98%) VoIP
8 1 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.49%) MS Access
4 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.45%) MSI
2 3 (1.47%) WiX
3 2 (0.98%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.49%) AdminStudio
General
1 23 (11.27%) Finance
2 12 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.92%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.43%) Legal
5 6 (2.94%) Electronics
5 6 (2.94%) Law
5 6 (2.94%) Marketing
6 5 (2.45%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.98%) Military
7 2 (0.98%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 50 (24.51%) Support Engineer
2 40 (19.61%) Analyst
2 40 (19.61%) Desktop Support
3 25 (12.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 24 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 23 (11.27%) Administrator
6 21 (10.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 21 (10.29%) Service Analyst
6 21 (10.29%) Service Desk Analyst
7 20 (9.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 19 (9.31%) Systems Administrator
9 15 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 15 (7.35%) Windows Engineer
10 14 (6.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 14 (6.86%) IT Engineer
11 13 (6.37%) Active Directory Support
12 12 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 12 (5.88%) IT Support
13 11 (5.39%) Support Analyst
14 10 (4.90%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.45%) .NET
2 3 (1.47%) Middleware
2 3 (1.47%) Software Packaging
2 3 (1.47%) XML
3 2 (0.98%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (0.49%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.31%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.39%) iPhone
4 10 (4.90%) iPad
5 8 (3.92%) Animation
5 8 (3.92%) Blackberry
6 7 (3.43%) FMCG
7 4 (1.96%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.47%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.47%) RIA
8 3 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.98%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.98%) PDA
10 1 (0.49%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 204 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (52.94%) Windows 10
3 59 (28.92%) Windows Server
4 45 (22.06%) Windows 8
5 40 (19.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (9.80%) Linux
8 10 (4.90%) Apple iOS
8 10 (4.90%) CentOS
8 10 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (3.43%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.96%) Android
10 4 (1.96%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.47%) Solaris
11 3 (1.47%) Unix
12 2 (0.98%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.98%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.49%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.61%) Migration
2 28 (13.73%) ITIL
3 15 (7.35%) Service Delivery
4 11 (5.39%) Time Management
5 8 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (3.92%) Visual Effects
6 7 (3.43%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
7 6 (2.94%) Programme Management
8 5 (2.45%) Data Migration
9 4 (1.96%) Asset Management
9 4 (1.96%) Regression Testing
10 3 (1.47%) Break/Fix
10 3 (1.47%) Email Migration
10 3 (1.47%) Incident Management
10 3 (1.47%) MODAF
10 3 (1.47%) Security Monitoring
10 3 (1.47%) Ticket Management
10 3 (1.47%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (10.78%) PowerShell
2 16 (7.84%) SQL
3 9 (4.41%) Python
3 9 (4.41%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.47%) C#
5 2 (0.98%) C
5 2 (0.98%) VBScript
6 1 (0.49%) VB
6 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (19.61%) Security Cleared
2 24 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.41%) DV Cleared
3 9 (4.41%) NVQ Level 4
4 4 (1.96%) CCNA
4 4 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.47%) Degree
5 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.98%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.49%) DCSE
7 1 (0.49%) Dell Certification
7 1 (0.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 140 (68.63%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.90%) NFS
4 10 (4.90%) Samba
5 2 (0.98%) Firmware
5 2 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.98%) Xen
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.49%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (16.67%) SCCM
2 16 (7.84%) AirWatch
3 10 (4.90%) SCOM
3 10 (4.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 8 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
4 8 (3.92%) WSUS
5 4 (1.96%) Nagios
6 2 (0.98%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.49%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 66 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.80%) VMware
3 18 (8.82%) Citrix
4 16 (7.84%) Cisco
5 13 (6.37%) Symantec
6 10 (4.90%) MobileIron
6 10 (4.90%) Red Hat
7 9 (4.41%) McAfee
7 9 (4.41%) SAP
8 7 (3.43%) NetApp
9 6 (2.94%) HP
10 4 (1.96%) Apple
10 4 (1.96%) Dell KACE
10 4 (1.96%) Oracle
11 3 (1.47%) Dell
11 3 (1.47%) EMC
11 3 (1.47%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.98%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.98%) IBM
12 2 (0.98%) Veeam