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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 26 17 22
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 15 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.26% 5.28% 3.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.67% 34.88% 32.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 3
Average daily rate
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£200 £295 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.20% +96.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £15.77 £12.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.16% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -11.46%
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
45 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 15.96% 15.14% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 11
Average daily rate £250 £300 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £210 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 6
Average hourly rate £10.00 £12.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 5 (25.00%) SCCM
3 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (20.00%) VMware
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) MSBuild
6 2 (10.00%) GitHub
6 2 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 2 (10.00%) SAN
6 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (10.00%) Middleware
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (10.00%) UNIX
6 2 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (10.00%) Apache
6 2 (10.00%) MS Excel

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) ENOVIA
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) GitHub
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SAN
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (15.00%) Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) Build Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Analyst
2 2 (10.00%) Applications Packager
2 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Deskside Support
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
3 1 (5.00%) IT Support
3 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Trainer
3 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (5.00%) IT Programme Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (10.00%) UNIX
4 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Migration
2 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (10.00%) Validation
2 2 (10.00%) PLM
2 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (5.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) NFS
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) OpenView
2 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (25.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 2 (10.00%) Perforce
4 1 (5.00%) Dell