Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 August 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
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 87 63
Rank change year-on-year -16 -24 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 61 47 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.87% 1.88% 3.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.23% 6.68% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 27 51
Surrey median daily rate £325 £145 £195
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +124.14% -25.64% +11.43%
10th Percentile £125 £106 £121
90th Percentile £450 £288 £444
South East median daily rate £225 £150 £200
% change year-on-year +50.00% -25.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 11
Surrey median hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £13.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.17% +8.94% -8.21%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.55 £10.63
90th Percentile £41.50 £17.93 £17.50
South East median hourly rate £16.22 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +11.83% +3.57% -9.68%

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 Surrey with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Surrey
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 661 704 844
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 20.31% 28.13% 33.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 443 570
Surrey median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £200 £191 £185
90th Percentile £576 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.13% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 48 54
Surrey median hourly rate £27.00 £18.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.00% -48.28% +113.24%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.93 £11.42
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £18.25
% change year-on-year +11.76% -6.85% +7.35%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Surrey.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Surrey

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Surrey

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Surrey

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Surrey

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Surrey

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Surrey over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in Surrey

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 20 August 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
Guildford -22 11 £293 +105.26% 3
Staines -15 6 £200 -23.08%
Redhill - 4 £150 - 3
Cobham - 4 £335 -
Epsom 0 3 £360 +227.27% 1
Woking -1 3 £130 -5.45% 2
Farnham - 3 £338 -
Chertsey -2 2 £130 -
Egham - 1 - - 1
Sunbury-on-Thames - 1 £114 -
Weybridge - 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (67.21%) Active Directory
3 30 (49.18%) Citrix
4 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
5 27 (44.26%) SCCM
6 26 (42.62%) Windows 10
7 24 (39.34%) ITIL
8 23 (37.70%) Microsoft Office
9 19 (31.15%) VMware
10 18 (29.51%) Finance
10 18 (29.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 15 (24.59%) XenDesktop
11 15 (24.59%) Office 365
12 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
13 13 (21.31%) Virtual Desktop
14 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
16 10 (16.39%) Video Conferencing
16 10 (16.39%) VMware ESXi
17 9 (14.75%) Root Cause Analysis
17 9 (14.75%) WSUS
17 9 (14.75%) Ivanti
17 9 (14.75%) XenServer
17 9 (14.75%) Virtual Environments
18 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
18 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
18 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
18 8 (13.11%) MCSE

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (13.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.28%) Apache
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (24.59%) Office 365
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.48%) DNS
2 6 (9.84%) DHCP
3 5 (8.20%) LAN
3 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.56%) VoIP
4 4 (6.56%) WAN
5 2 (3.28%) NetScaler
5 2 (3.28%) Skype
6 1 (1.64%) Firewall
6 1 (1.64%) Internet
6 1 (1.64%) Intranet
6 1 (1.64%) Junos
6 1 (1.64%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.64%) VPN
6 1 (1.64%) Wireless
6 1 (1.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (1.64%) DB2
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Subversion
2 1 (1.64%) JIRA
2 1 (1.64%) MSI
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 5 (8.20%) Back Office
3 3 (4.92%) Games
4 2 (3.28%) Publishing
5 1 (1.64%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Analyst
2 14 (22.95%) Desktop Support
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Citrix Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Server Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Service Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Windows Server Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Support Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (8.20%) IT Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) IT Support
8 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) HTML
2 3 (4.92%) Yocto
3 2 (3.28%) .NET
3 2 (3.28%) Qt
3 2 (3.28%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.92%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.28%) EPoS
5 2 (3.28%) Fat Client
5 2 (3.28%) iPad
5 2 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.28%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.64%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (42.62%) Windows 10
3 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
5 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (11.48%) Apple iOS
7 7 (11.48%) Windows XP
8 5 (8.20%) Linux
9 4 (6.56%) Android
10 2 (3.28%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.64%) CentOS
11 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.64%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (14.75%) Virtual Environments
3 8 (13.11%) Migration
3 8 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (11.48%) Time Management
5 6 (9.84%) Break/Fix
6 5 (8.20%) Application Packaging
6 5 (8.20%) Investment Management
7 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.56%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.92%) Change Management
8 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
8 3 (4.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.92%) Service Management
9 2 (3.28%) Data Governance
9 2 (3.28%) Data Management
9 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.28%) Security Operations
9 2 (3.28%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.48%) C#
1 7 (11.48%) C++
2 5 (8.20%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.92%) C
4 2 (3.28%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.28%) SQL
5 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.64%) Python
5 1 (1.64%) VB
5 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (13.11%) MCDST
1 8 (13.11%) MCSE
1 8 (13.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.84%) Degree
3 3 (4.92%) MCP
4 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.64%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.64%) ECDL
5 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (67.21%) Active Directory
2 18 (29.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (24.59%) XenDesktop
4 13 (21.31%) Virtual Desktop
5 10 (16.39%) Hyper-V
5 10 (16.39%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (14.75%) XenServer
7 7 (11.48%) XenApp
8 1 (1.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 27 (44.26%) SCCM
2 9 (14.75%) WSUS
3 2 (3.28%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.64%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.64%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 30 (49.18%) Citrix
2 28 (45.90%) Microsoft
3 19 (31.15%) VMware
4 9 (14.75%) Ivanti
5 6 (9.84%) Bloomberg
5 6 (9.84%) Wyse
6 5 (8.20%) Reuters
7 4 (6.56%) NetApp
7 4 (6.56%) Polycom
8 3 (4.92%) Apple
8 3 (4.92%) Atmel
9 2 (3.28%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.64%) HP
10 1 (1.64%) Juniper
10 1 (1.64%) Novell
10 1 (1.64%) Oracle
10 1 (1.64%) Samsung
10 1 (1.64%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.64%) Symantec