The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 30 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.90% 3.75% 6.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.27% 22.46% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 12
Median daily rate £180 £200 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £102 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £355 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £225 £205
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 11
Median hourly rate £11.80 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £20.50 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.90 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.74%
Windows 7
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
148 138 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.25% 16.71% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 74 67
Median daily rate £325 £325 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 15 18
Median hourly rate £12.00 £21.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.52% +41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £28.00 £22.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
3 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
4 22 (43.14%) Windows XP
5 20 (39.22%) Citrix
6 16 (31.37%) Remote Desktop
7 13 (25.49%) Sophos
8 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (23.53%) MS Office
9 11 (21.57%) SCCM
10 10 (19.61%) Finance
10 10 (19.61%) Dell
11 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
11 9 (17.65%) VPN
11 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
11 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 9 (17.65%) Incident Management
12 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (15.69%) Migration
12 8 (15.69%) ITIL
12 8 (15.69%) Windows 8
12 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (15.69%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (13.73%) Lotus
13 7 (13.73%) IBM Notes
13 7 (13.73%) Law
13 7 (13.73%) Legal
14 6 (11.76%) Blackberry
14 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
15 5 (9.80%) Desktop Virtualisation

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 7 (13.73%) IBM Notes
2 5 (9.80%) IBM Domino
3 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) Documentum
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (23.53%) MS Office
2 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Mimecast
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.96%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) Remote Desktop
2 9 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 9 (17.65%) VPN
3 4 (7.84%) Wireless
4 2 (3.92%) DHCP
4 2 (3.92%) Internet
4 2 (3.92%) LAN
4 2 (3.92%) VoIP
5 1 (1.96%) DNS
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
5 1 (1.96%) IMAP
5 1 (1.96%) SAN
5 1 (1.96%) SMTP
5 1 (1.96%) Unified Communications
5 1 (1.96%) WAN
5 1 (1.96%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) AdminStudio
1 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
1 1 (1.96%) MSI
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Law
2 7 (13.73%) Legal
3 4 (7.84%) Billing
4 3 (5.88%) Banking
5 2 (3.92%) Front Office
5 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.96%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (15.69%) Service Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Desktop Support
5 5 (9.80%) IT Support
5 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Deskside Support
7 3 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (5.88%) IT Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) PC Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Deskside Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Deskside Support Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.84%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.92%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.92%) iPad
3 2 (3.92%) iPhone
3 2 (3.92%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) PDA
4 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Windows XP
3 8 (15.69%) Windows 8
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.84%) Windows 10
6 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.96%) Android
7 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.96%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (1.96%) Fedora
7 1 (1.96%) Linux
7 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Incident Management
2 8 (15.69%) ITIL
2 8 (15.69%) Migration
2 8 (15.69%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (9.80%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 5 (9.80%) Time Management
4 3 (5.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity Management
5 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (3.92%) Document Management
5 2 (3.92%) Security Patching
5 2 (3.92%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.92%) Service Management
5 2 (3.92%) Ticket Management
6 1 (1.96%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (1.96%) High Availability
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.96%) Project Governance
6 1 (1.96%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.96%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) Java
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.92%) VBScript
3 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (17.65%) SC Cleared
2 9 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) MCSA
3 2 (3.92%) MCSE
4 1 (1.96%) CCNA
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.96%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (60.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.96%) DameWare
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) Microsoft
2 20 (39.22%) Citrix
3 13 (25.49%) Sophos
4 10 (19.61%) Dell
5 7 (13.73%) Lotus
6 4 (7.84%) iManage
7 3 (5.88%) Mitel
7 3 (5.88%) Oracle
7 3 (5.88%) VMware
8 2 (3.92%) Cisco
8 2 (3.92%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.96%) Avaya
9 1 (1.96%) Dell KACE
9 1 (1.96%) HP
9 1 (1.96%) IBM
9 1 (1.96%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (1.96%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.96%) NetApp
9 1 (1.96%) Symantec
9 1 (1.96%) Veeam