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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 31 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 30 44 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.70% 7.15% 4.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.62% 32.35% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 6
Average daily rate
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£200 £240 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -39.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £109 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £536 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 4
Average hourly rate £11.25 £15.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +13.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £18.00 £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
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
127 136 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.66% 22.11% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 69 50
Average daily rate £310 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.05 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (60.87%) Windows XP
3 39 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 31 (44.93%) MS Office
5 24 (34.78%) Microsoft
6 17 (24.64%) Blackberry
7 16 (23.19%) Citrix
8 14 (20.29%) Legal
9 12 (17.39%) ITIL
10 11 (15.94%) VMware
11 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange
12 9 (13.04%) Migration
12 9 (13.04%) SCCM
13 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (11.59%) Cisco
14 7 (10.14%) Progress
14 7 (10.14%) CMDB
14 7 (10.14%) WorkSite
14 7 (10.14%) Law
14 7 (10.14%) XenApp
15 6 (8.70%) NetApp
16 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (7.25%) SLA
16 5 (7.25%) Data Migration
17 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
17 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
17 4 (5.80%) NHS
17 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
17 4 (5.80%) Lync

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (14.49%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.14%) WorkSite
3 4 (5.80%) Lync
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
5 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 31 (44.93%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Eikon
1 1 (1.45%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (1.45%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) DNS
1 3 (4.35%) DHCP
1 3 (4.35%) LAN
1 3 (4.35%) VoIP
1 3 (4.35%) WAN
2 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.90%) NetScaler
3 1 (1.45%) Intranet
3 1 (1.45%) 3G
3 1 (1.45%) SAN
3 1 (1.45%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (20.29%) Legal
2 7 (10.14%) Law
3 3 (4.35%) Finance
4 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.45%) Local Government
5 1 (1.45%) French Language
5 1 (1.45%) German Language
5 1 (1.45%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Analyst
2 19 (27.54%) Service Analyst
2 19 (27.54%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (17.39%) Help Desk Analyst
4 10 (14.49%) Desktop Support
5 5 (7.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (7.25%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.25%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.80%) IT Support
7 3 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 3 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Support Specialist
8 2 (2.90%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) OLE
1 1 (1.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.64%) Blackberry
2 7 (10.14%) CMDB
3 4 (5.80%) NHS
4 3 (4.35%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.90%) Fat Client
5 2 (2.90%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.45%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (60.87%) Windows XP
3 8 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.45%) AIX
6 1 (1.45%) Linux
6 1 (1.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) ITIL
2 9 (13.04%) Migration
3 5 (7.25%) Data Migration
4 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
4 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.35%) Service Management
6 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.45%) Line Management
7 1 (1.45%) Coaching
7 1 (1.45%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.45%) Project Management
7 1 (1.45%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.45%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.45%) Change Management
7 1 (1.45%) ITSM
7 1 (1.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.45%) Knowledge Management
7 1 (1.45%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.45%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (1.45%) VBScript
2 1 (1.45%) VB
2 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.90%) MCSE
3 1 (1.45%) APMP
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) CCA
3 1 (1.45%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (1.45%) MCP
3 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (10.14%) XenApp
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.90%) Terminal Server
4 2 (2.90%) vSphere
5 1 (1.45%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.45%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (2.90%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.45%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 24 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.19%) Citrix
3 11 (15.94%) VMware
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco
5 7 (10.14%) Progress
6 6 (8.70%) NetApp
7 2 (2.90%) HP
8 1 (1.45%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.45%) Reuters
8 1 (1.45%) Remedy
8 1 (1.45%) McAfee
8 1 (1.45%) Sophos
8 1 (1.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (1.45%) BMC
8 1 (1.45%) CommVault
8 1 (1.45%) Dell
8 1 (1.45%) ProCurve
8 1 (1.45%) LANDesk
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