Period
to 20 June 2019

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 20 June 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 West
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 65 68
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 204 146 157
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.40% 2.92% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.86% 14.02% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 52 64
South West median daily rate £150 £190 £204
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -6.75% -5.23%
10th Percentile £108 £115 £115
90th Percentile £438 £361 £332
England median daily rate £188 £225 £175
% change year-on-year -16.67% +28.57% -12.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 46 29
South West median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.21% +17.86% -6.67%
10th Percentile £12.43 £10.50 £10.80
90th Percentile £26.44 £31.50 £17.55
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.17 £14.50
% change year-on-year -1.02% +11.48% -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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,373 1,041 903
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 22.91% 20.83% 17.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 797 537 532
South West median daily rate £425 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +2.74% +0.69%
10th Percentile £140 £155 £145
90th Percentile £588 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 112 81
South West median hourly rate £42.00 £17.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +140.00% -1.52% -19.23%
10th Percentile £13.15 £11.17 £12.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.53
% change year-on-year - +5.87% -2.22%

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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 2019.

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 20 June 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
Wiltshire +2 79 £140 -51.30% 2
Bristol -1 61 £150 -9.09% 1
Gloucestershire -8 22 £220 +51.72%
Devon +7 16 £355 - 1
Dorset +6 14 £360 -5.57% 1
Somerset -4 11 £141 -11.72%
Cornwall -5 1 £200 -20.00%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 West region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 204 (100.00%) Windows
2 145 (71.08%) Windows 10
3 103 (50.49%) Active Directory
4 94 (46.08%) Office 365
5 76 (37.25%) SCCM
6 75 (36.76%) Microsoft
7 46 (22.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (22.55%) Windows Server
8 43 (21.08%) ITIL
9 40 (19.61%) Microsoft Office
9 40 (19.61%) PowerShell
10 37 (18.14%) Security Cleared
11 34 (16.67%) Windows 8
12 32 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (15.20%) VMware
14 29 (14.22%) Microsoft App-V
15 27 (13.24%) SC Cleared
16 26 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (12.75%) Migration
17 22 (10.78%) Linux
17 22 (10.78%) MS Exchange
18 21 (10.29%) Windows XP
18 21 (10.29%) Citrix
19 20 (9.80%) MSI
20 19 (9.31%) Service Management
20 19 (9.31%) Remote Desktop
21 18 (8.82%) DV Cleared
22 17 (8.33%) Skype
23 15 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
23 15 (7.35%) Compatibility Testing

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 22 (10.78%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.37%) Skype for Business
3 9 (4.41%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.98%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.98%) IIS
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 40 (19.61%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 5 (2.45%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.98%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 94 (46.08%) Office 365
2 7 (3.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.49%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.49%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.49%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (9.31%) Remote Desktop
2 17 (8.33%) Skype
3 13 (6.37%) DNS
4 11 (5.39%) VPN
5 9 (4.41%) DHCP
5 9 (4.41%) Firewall
5 9 (4.41%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.94%) Wireless
7 5 (2.45%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.96%) Internet
8 4 (1.96%) SAN
8 4 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.47%) Software-Defined Networking
9 3 (1.47%) WebEx
10 2 (0.98%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.98%) LAN
10 2 (0.98%) WAN
11 1 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.49%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.49%) MS Access
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 20 (9.80%) MSI
2 4 (1.96%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.98%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.49%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 15 (7.35%) Finance
2 14 (6.86%) Manufacturing
2 14 (6.86%) Telecoms
3 13 (6.37%) Electronics
3 13 (6.37%) Marketing
4 8 (3.92%) Law
5 4 (1.96%) Legal
6 3 (1.47%) Local Government
7 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.49%) Military
Job Titles
1 54 (26.47%) Support Engineer
2 37 (18.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 36 (17.65%) Desktop Support
4 34 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 26 (12.75%) Analyst
6 25 (12.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 25 (12.25%) Windows Engineer
7 22 (10.78%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 20 (9.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 19 (9.31%) Applications Packager
9 19 (9.31%) Service Analyst
10 18 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
11 15 (7.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 15 (7.35%) Deployment Engineer
12 14 (6.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
13 13 (6.37%) IT Support
13 13 (6.37%) Windows Support Engineer
14 11 (5.39%) Windows Deployment Engineer
15 9 (4.41%) Field Engineer
15 9 (4.41%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.45%) Software Packaging
2 4 (1.96%) Java RMI
3 3 (1.47%) KML
3 3 (1.47%) Universal Windows Platform
3 3 (1.47%) XMPP
4 1 (0.49%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.39%) Fat Client
1 11 (5.39%) Thin Client
2 9 (4.41%) Blackberry
3 8 (3.92%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.43%) Smartphone
5 6 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.45%) PKI
7 4 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.47%) NHS
8 3 (1.47%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (0.98%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.98%) iPhone
9 2 (0.98%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.49%) Mobile Computing
10 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 204 (100.00%) Windows
2 145 (71.08%) Windows 10
3 46 (22.55%) Windows Server
3 46 (22.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 32 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (10.78%) Linux
7 21 (10.29%) Windows XP
8 10 (4.90%) Mac OS
9 8 (3.92%) Android
10 5 (2.45%) Apple iOS
11 4 (1.96%) BlackBerry OS
11 4 (1.96%) CentOS
11 4 (1.96%) Mac OS X
12 3 (1.47%) Solaris
12 3 (1.47%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.98%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (21.08%) ITIL
2 26 (12.75%) Migration
3 19 (9.31%) Service Management
4 15 (7.35%) Compatibility Testing
4 15 (7.35%) Customer Engagement
4 15 (7.35%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (6.86%) Application Packaging
5 14 (6.86%) Software Distribution
6 13 (6.37%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (6.37%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (6.37%) Programme Management
7 11 (5.39%) Mentoring
8 9 (4.41%) Information Security
9 8 (3.92%) Application Virtualisation
9 8 (3.92%) Change Management
9 8 (3.92%) Incident Management
9 8 (3.92%) Problem-Solving
10 7 (3.43%) Service Delivery
11 6 (2.94%) Time Management
11 6 (2.94%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 40 (19.61%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.94%) SQL
2 6 (2.94%) VBScript
3 5 (2.45%) Java
4 3 (1.47%) C
5 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (18.14%) Security Cleared
2 27 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 18 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 13 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.94%) MCSA
5 6 (2.94%) MCSE
6 3 (1.47%) CCNA
6 3 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (1.47%) MCP
6 3 (1.47%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.98%) CCNP
7 2 (0.98%) Degree
7 2 (0.98%) MBCS
8 1 (0.49%) CEH
8 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.49%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.49%) ISEB
8 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.49%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.43%) SLA
2 3 (1.47%) PMO
3 2 (0.98%) QA
System Software
1 103 (50.49%) Active Directory
2 29 (14.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 26 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.90%) XenApp
5 8 (3.92%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (3.92%) XenDesktop
6 7 (3.43%) vSphere
7 6 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (2.45%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.96%) Hyper-V
10 3 (1.47%) Terminal Server
10 3 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.49%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 76 (37.25%) SCCM
2 13 (6.37%) SCOM
3 5 (2.45%) WSUS
4 4 (1.96%) vRealize
5 2 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.49%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.49%) Nessus
6 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 75 (36.76%) Microsoft
2 31 (15.20%) VMware
3 21 (10.29%) Citrix
4 13 (6.37%) Cisco
4 13 (6.37%) SAP
5 12 (5.88%) Wyse
6 10 (4.90%) Ivanti
7 7 (3.43%) Apple
7 7 (3.43%) Avaya
8 6 (2.94%) HP
8 6 (2.94%) McAfee
9 5 (2.45%) Dell
9 5 (2.45%) ServiceNow
10 4 (1.96%) CA
10 4 (1.96%) Sony
10 4 (1.96%) Symantec
11 3 (1.47%) Adobe
11 3 (1.47%) Remedy
12 2 (0.98%) Lotus
12 2 (0.98%) OpenText