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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 49 34 24
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 18 26 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.34% 3.65% 6.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.53% 27.96% 31.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 19
Median daily rate £263 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £165 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £375 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £186 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-6.87% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 12
Median hourly rate £14.25 £13.75 £15.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% -11.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.77 £10.70 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £23.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
133 93 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 17.32% 13.06% 20.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 51 71
Median daily rate £400 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £165 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 24
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.59 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 11 (32.35%) Windows XP
4 9 (26.47%) MS Office
4 9 (26.47%) Windows 10
5 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
6 6 (17.65%) Citrix
7 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
7 5 (14.71%) Remote Desktop
7 5 (14.71%) Office 365
7 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (11.76%) SCCM
8 4 (11.76%) VPN
8 4 (11.76%) ITIL
8 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
9 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
9 3 (8.82%) Sophos
9 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
9 3 (8.82%) CRM
9 3 (8.82%) LAN
9 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
9 3 (8.82%) Altiris
9 3 (8.82%) Ticket Management
10 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
10 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow

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 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.88%) IBM Domino
1 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
1 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.94%) Documentum
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (26.47%) MS Office
2 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (11.76%) VPN
3 3 (8.82%) LAN
3 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.88%) WAN
5 1 (2.94%) DHCP
5 1 (2.94%) Skype
5 1 (2.94%) Wireless
5 1 (2.94%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) French Language
1 1 (2.94%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Service Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) IT Support
4 4 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) IT Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
6 2 (5.88%) IT Technician
6 2 (5.88%) Operations Technician
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mainframe
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.94%) PMI
3 1 (2.94%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows XP
3 9 (26.47%) Windows 10
4 8 (23.53%) Windows 8
5 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
6 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Incident Management
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
3 3 (8.82%) CRM
3 3 (8.82%) Ticket Management
4 2 (5.88%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.94%) Application Discovery
5 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.94%) Change Management
5 1 (2.94%) CMMI
5 1 (2.94%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.94%) ERP
5 1 (2.94%) High Availability
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.94%) Project Management
5 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
1 1 (2.94%) MCP
1 1 (2.94%) MCSA
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.94%) DameWare
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (8.82%) Altiris
3 3 (8.82%) Sophos
4 2 (5.88%) Lotus
4 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.94%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Dell
5 1 (2.94%) Google
5 1 (2.94%) HP
5 1 (2.94%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle
5 1 (2.94%) VMware