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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 21 38
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.37% 2.89% 0.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.35% 18.92% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £93 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+332.43% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
68 37 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.58% 15.29% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 9 27
Average daily rate £300 £145 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+106.89% -63.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £85 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £325 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -30.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £20.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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
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 31 July 2014.

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 25 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (25.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) MSI
3 3 (25.00%) WSH
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (16.67%) McAfee
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
4 2 (16.67%) Sysprep
4 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) SCCM
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) MCTS
5 1 (8.33%) MCP
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MSI
1 3 (25.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Applications Packager
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) WSH
1 3 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCP
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (16.67%) Sysprep
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee
1 2 (16.67%) LANDesk
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
LA International
Rate: £90 - £110 per day
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Coventry
CPS Group
Rate: £10 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago