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 April 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 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 25 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 4.52% 2.74% 3.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 14.29% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£175 £210 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £138 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £210 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £213 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.38 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +13.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
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
60 63 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 18.07% 19.21% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 16
Average daily rate £325 £325 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +116.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £172 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.38 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 April 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 April 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
3 13 (44.83%) SCCM
4 10 (34.48%) Windows XP
5 7 (24.14%) Migration
6 6 (20.69%) NHS
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (17.24%) VMware
7 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
8 4 (13.79%) LAN
8 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
9 3 (10.34%) Office 365
9 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
9 3 (10.34%) MCITP
9 3 (10.34%) Internet
9 3 (10.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (10.34%) WAN
9 3 (10.34%) MCSE
9 3 (10.34%) OpenView
9 3 (10.34%) HP
9 3 (10.34%) DNS
9 3 (10.34%) SLA
9 3 (10.34%) Citrix
9 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
10 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.90%) McAfee

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
1 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (6.90%) Lync
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) LAN
2 3 (10.34%) WAN
2 3 (10.34%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) Internet
3 2 (6.90%) Wireless
3 2 (6.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.45%) Intranet
General
1 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Administrator
2 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) Rollout Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Packager
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) SCCM Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) IT Trainer
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Trainer
6 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Windows XP
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Migration
2 1 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) MCSE
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (10.34%) MCITP
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 13 (44.83%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) OpenView
2 3 (10.34%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Intune
4 1 (3.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) HP
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 2 (6.90%) McAfee
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.45%) Dell
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