The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 3 months to 28 June 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
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 50 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 -7  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.82% 3.51% 3.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.38% 14.36% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 9
Median daily rate £150 £338 £265
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.55% +27.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £150 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £158 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -16.00% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 4
Median hourly rate £17.00 £26.25 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.23% +61.53%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £21.25 £14.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £32.63 £17.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.65 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.47% +1.66%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 141 181 186
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 28.54% 24.43% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 265 260
Median daily rate £383 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +7.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £453 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 28 59
Median hourly rate £16.50 £28.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.60% -28.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £44.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in West Sussex

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in West Sussex

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Sussex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in West Sussex over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in West Sussex

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in West Sussex

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -6 7 £150 -62.50%
Littlehampton - 2 - -
Gatwick +2 1 £150 -65.11%
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
4 5 (38.46%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) SLA
5 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (23.08%) SCCM
6 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
6 3 (23.08%) WSUS
6 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) HP
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) VMware
8 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
8 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
8 1 (7.69%) Service Management
8 1 (7.69%) Finance
8 1 (7.69%) IBM

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) DHCP
1 1 (7.69%) DNS
1 1 (7.69%) LAN
1 1 (7.69%) WAN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Backup Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (7.69%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
1 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (7.69%) Virtual Infrastructure
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (7.69%) BitLocker
5 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
1 3 (23.08%) WSUS
2 2 (15.38%) vCenter Server
3 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
3 1 (7.69%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) HP
2 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
2 2 (15.38%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec