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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.17% 4.39% 2.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.27% 35.14% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Average daily rate
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£488 £118 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+314.89% -18.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £92 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £144 £210
UK excluding London average daily rate £212 £250 £265
% change year-on-year
-15.40% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Average hourly rate £31.50 £10.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+215.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
71 37 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 19.24% 12.50% 15.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 21
Average daily rate £275 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 13
Average hourly rate £31.50 £11.25 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -53.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £20.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (13.33%) Sysprep
5 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (13.33%) Wise Package Studio
5 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) MSBuild
5 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
5 2 (13.33%) QA
5 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
5 2 (13.33%) ENOVIA
5 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) Automotive
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) Subversion
5 2 (13.33%) Perforce

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (13.33%) Apache
1 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (13.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
1 2 (13.33%) MSI
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (13.33%) Wise Package Studio
1 2 (13.33%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Build Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Applications Packager
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) WSH
1 2 (13.33%) Middleware
1 2 (13.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
4 2 (13.33%) Linux
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (13.33%) Validation
2 2 (13.33%) PLM
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) VB
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCP
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (13.33%) Sysprep
1 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
2 2 (13.33%) McAfee
2 2 (13.33%) Perforce
2 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) LANDesk
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) SAP