The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Coventry region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 30 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.74% 3.96% 2.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.00% 23.68% 13.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Average daily rate £210 £185 £94
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% +97.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.38 £10.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.75% -31.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
60 38 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.24% 16.74% 17.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 16 15
Average daily rate £325 £150 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £95 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 8
Average hourly rate £11.38 £11.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.40% -29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £39.77 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
West Midlands

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 24 April 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows XP
3 6 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (28.57%) MSI
3 6 (28.57%) WSH
3 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (28.57%) VB
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (28.57%) Application Packaging
3 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 6 (28.57%) Wise Package Studio
4 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Degree
6 2 (9.52%) MCSE
6 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (4.76%) PMP
7 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
7 1 (4.76%) Lotus
7 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) SLA
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
7 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
7 1 (4.76%) MS Office
7 1 (4.76%) ITIL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MSI
1 6 (28.57%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Applications Packager
3 5 (23.81%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (19.05%) Desktop Support
4 4 (19.05%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.76%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Team Lead
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Deskside Support
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) WSH
1 6 (28.57%) Application Packaging
2 1 (4.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
1 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (76.19%) Windows XP
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2
2 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (4.76%) PMP
2 1 (4.76%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft App-V
1 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) Lotus
2 1 (4.76%) Wyse
Coventry
CPS Group
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 24 days ago