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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 34 22
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 13 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 3.69% 2.33% 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.53% 12.00% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 2
Average daily rate
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£295 £475 £93
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.89% +413.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £355 £87
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £495 £99
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.75 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.75% +107.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
- +7.64%
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
49 75 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 13.92% 19.38% 12.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 39 10
Average daily rate £350 £300 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +57.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £225 £85
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £29.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.54% +195.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 August 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 August 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
3 8 (34.78%) SCCM
4 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
5 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (17.39%) Office 365
7 4 (17.39%) NHS
7 4 (17.39%) Migration
7 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (13.04%) LAN
8 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
9 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (8.70%) Windows Intune
9 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
9 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
9 2 (8.70%) Lync
9 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (8.70%) Yammer
9 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
9 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
9 2 (8.70%) WAN
9 2 (8.70%) Citrix
9 2 (8.70%) McAfee

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 7 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.70%) Lync
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 2 (8.70%) Yammer
2 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
2 2 (8.70%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.35%) DNS
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (8.70%) Advertising
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Service Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.35%) Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) NHS
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.35%) PDA
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.35%) Linux
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Migration
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) Project Management
3 1 (4.35%) Change Management
3 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 1 (4.35%) MCITP
3 1 (4.35%) MCSE
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Intune
2 2 (8.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) McAfee
2 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) LANDesk
3 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds