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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 66 45 20
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 17 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.90% 2.26% 6.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.34% 16.67% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 17
Median daily rate £150 £300 £301
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £124 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £370 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 16
Median hourly rate £12.15 £15.75 £11.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% +32.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £13.13 £10.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £17.75 £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +5.17%
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
131 102 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 16.77% 13.55% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 55 69
Median daily rate £400 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £427 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £309
% change year-on-year
- +13.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 23
Median hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% +46.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.60 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £28.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 28 July 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
3 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
4 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
5 11 (29.73%) Citrix
5 11 (29.73%) MS Office
6 9 (24.32%) Remote Desktop
7 8 (21.62%) Sophos
7 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
8 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
8 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
9 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
9 6 (16.22%) VPN
9 6 (16.22%) Dell
9 6 (16.22%) Finance
9 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
10 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
11 4 (10.81%) Desktop Virtualisation
11 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (10.81%) IBM Notes
11 4 (10.81%) IBM Domino
11 4 (10.81%) ITIL
11 4 (10.81%) Lotus
11 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (10.81%) SCCM
11 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
11 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared

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 5 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (10.81%) IBM Domino
2 4 (10.81%) IBM Notes
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.70%) Documentum
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Office
2 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
2 1 (2.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Remote Desktop
2 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.22%) VPN
3 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) DHCP
4 2 (5.41%) WAN
4 2 (5.41%) Wireless
5 1 (2.70%) DNS
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) IMAP
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) SMTP
5 1 (2.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
5 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.70%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Law
2 3 (8.11%) Legal
3 2 (5.41%) German Language
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) French Language
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Service Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Coordinator
5 3 (8.11%) Deployment Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (8.11%) PC Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.41%) IT Support
7 1 (2.70%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Deskside Support
7 1 (2.70%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) PDA
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (32.43%) Windows XP
3 8 (21.62%) Windows 8
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 10
6 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.70%) Android
7 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.70%) Data ONTAP
7 1 (2.70%) Fedora
7 1 (2.70%) Linux
7 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Incident Management
2 4 (10.81%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 4 (10.81%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Migration
2 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (8.11%) Time Management
4 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
4 1 (2.70%) Business Continuity
4 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (2.70%) Change Management
4 1 (2.70%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (2.70%) High Availability
4 1 (2.70%) Project Management
4 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.70%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
1 2 (5.41%) VBScript
2 1 (2.70%) Java
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.41%) MCP
3 2 (5.41%) MCSA
3 2 (5.41%) MCSE
4 1 (2.70%) CCNA
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ISEB
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) MCITP
System Software
1 22 (59.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
2 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.70%) DameWare
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (62.16%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) Citrix
3 8 (21.62%) Sophos
4 6 (16.22%) Dell
5 4 (10.81%) Lotus
6 3 (8.11%) VMware
7 1 (2.70%) Adobe
7 1 (2.70%) Avaya
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (2.70%) Google
7 1 (2.70%) HP
7 1 (2.70%) IBM
7 1 (2.70%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (2.70%) LANDesk
7 1 (2.70%) Mitel
7 1 (2.70%) NetApp
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.70%) Symantec
7 1 (2.70%) Veeam