The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 38 24
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.18% 1.76% 3.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.95% 8.82% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 2
Average daily rate
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£225 £210 £95
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +121.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +15.00%
UK excluding London average 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 Coventry region.

Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 68 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.79% 20.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 42 11
Average daily rate £275 £300 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +200.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 9
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.75 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -40.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £14.80 £43.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 11 (39.29%) SCCM
4 10 (35.71%) Windows XP
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (21.43%) NHS
6 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 6 (21.43%) Migration
7 5 (17.86%) LAN
7 5 (17.86%) Office 365
8 4 (14.29%) Windows Intune
8 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (14.29%) WAN
8 4 (14.29%) VMware
8 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
8 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (10.71%) MCITP
9 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
9 3 (10.71%) OpenView
9 3 (10.71%) HP
9 3 (10.71%) MCSE
9 3 (10.71%) DNS
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.71%) Citrix
9 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (10.71%) Internet
9 3 (10.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (10.71%) Windows 8

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (7.14%) Lync
3 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Yammer
3 2 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LAN
2 4 (14.29%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
3 3 (10.71%) Internet
4 2 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.57%) Intranet
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Administrator
1 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.71%) Rollout Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Trainer
5 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Trainer
5 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.57%) Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) NHS
2 3 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.57%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows XP
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) Migration
2 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) MCITP
1 3 (10.71%) MCSE
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) SCCM
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Intune
3 3 (10.71%) OpenView
3 3 (10.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (3.57%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) HP
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (3.57%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.57%) Dell