The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 42 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 64 110 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.64% 7.21% 5.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.96% 33.23% 24.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 28 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.88% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £110 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £350 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £208 £275
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -24.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 37 24
Average hourly rate £13.38 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £16.80 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
Windows 7
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
401 331 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 22.81% 21.70% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 124 94
Average daily rate £325 £250 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £70 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 81 68
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.57 £72.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the East Midlands region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the East Midlands region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire -4 23 £253 -15.83% 4
Nottinghamshire -15 22 £263 +61.53% 5
Leicestershire -21 9 £206 +17.85% 4
Derbyshire -3 3 - - 3
Lincolnshire -9 3 £188 +29.31% 2
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (50.79%) Active Directory
3 53 (42.06%) MS Office
3 53 (42.06%) Windows XP
4 50 (39.68%) Microsoft
5 28 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 25 (19.84%) MS Exchange
7 23 (18.25%) Windows 8
8 22 (17.46%) SCCM
9 19 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (15.08%) MS Excel
10 18 (14.29%) Security Cleared
11 17 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2010
12 16 (12.70%) SC Cleared
13 14 (11.11%) Migration
14 13 (10.32%) VMware
14 13 (10.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (9.52%) ITIL
16 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
16 11 (8.73%) Office 365
17 10 (7.94%) LAN
17 10 (7.94%) DNS
17 10 (7.94%) Cisco
17 10 (7.94%) Firewall
18 9 (7.14%) Lync
19 8 (6.35%) Wireless
19 8 (6.35%) Citrix
19 8 (6.35%) WAN
20 7 (5.56%) Dell
20 7 (5.56%) Internet

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 25 (19.84%) MS Exchange
2 17 (13.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (7.14%) Lync
4 6 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (4.76%) IBM Notes
5 4 (3.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (2.38%) Moodle
7 2 (1.59%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 53 (42.06%) MS Office
2 19 (15.08%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.73%) Office 365
2 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.59%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.94%) LAN
1 10 (7.94%) DNS
1 10 (7.94%) Firewall
2 8 (6.35%) Wireless
2 8 (6.35%) WAN
3 7 (5.56%) Internet
4 6 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.97%) DMZ
5 5 (3.97%) DHCP
6 4 (3.17%) VoIP
6 4 (3.17%) SSL
6 4 (3.17%) IP Telephony
7 3 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.38%) Intranet
8 2 (1.59%) ADSL
8 2 (1.59%) ATM
8 2 (1.59%) Broadband
8 2 (1.59%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.59%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (1.59%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.79%) DB2
5 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) MSI
General
1 6 (4.76%) Retail
2 3 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.59%) Finance
3 2 (1.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 44 (34.92%) Analyst
2 26 (20.63%) Service Analyst
2 26 (20.63%) Service Desk Analyst
3 16 (12.70%) Support Engineer
4 13 (10.32%) Deployment Engineer
5 12 (9.52%) Desktop Support
6 10 (7.94%) Support Analyst
6 10 (7.94%) 1st Line Support
6 10 (7.94%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (7.14%) IT Support
8 8 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Server Engineer
9 7 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Server Support
10 6 (4.76%) Rollout Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
10 6 (4.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) CSS
2 2 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) APPC
3 1 (0.79%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.97%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.17%) NHS
4 3 (2.38%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.38%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (2.38%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.59%) EPoS
6 1 (0.79%) AS400
6 1 (0.79%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.79%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 53 (42.06%) Windows XP
3 28 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (18.25%) Windows 8
5 19 (15.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (10.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (5.56%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.79%) i5/OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.11%) Migration
2 12 (9.52%) ITIL
3 4 (3.17%) Software Deployment
4 3 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (2.38%) Problem Management
5 2 (1.59%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (1.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (1.59%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (1.59%) PRINCE2
5 2 (1.59%) PRINCE
5 2 (1.59%) Performance Management
5 2 (1.59%) Requirements Engineering
5 2 (1.59%) Change Management
5 2 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (0.79%) Network Management
6 1 (0.79%) ITIL V3
6 1 (0.79%) Data Migration
6 1 (0.79%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (0.79%) Line Management
6 1 (0.79%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.97%) SQL
2 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
2 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.79%) VB
3 1 (0.79%) C
3 1 (0.79%) COBOL
3 1 (0.79%) RPG
Qualifications
1 18 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.70%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.79%) Dell Certification
6 1 (0.79%) IBM Certification
6 1 (0.79%) Degree
6 1 (0.79%) CCNP
6 1 (0.79%) CCNA
6 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.79%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 64 (50.79%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.97%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.17%) vSphere
3 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.38%) XenApp
5 2 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.79%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.79%) XenServer
6 1 (0.79%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (17.46%) SCCM
2 7 (5.56%) WSUS
3 3 (2.38%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.59%) SCOM
4 2 (1.59%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.79%) Tivoli NetView
5 1 (0.79%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.79%) DameWare
Vendors
1 50 (39.68%) Microsoft
2 13 (10.32%) VMware
3 10 (7.94%) Cisco
4 8 (6.35%) Citrix
5 7 (5.56%) Dell
6 6 (4.76%) Lotus
6 6 (4.76%) LANDesk
6 6 (4.76%) HP
7 5 (3.97%) Sophos
7 5 (3.97%) Altiris
8 3 (2.38%) Riverbed
8 3 (2.38%) Exinda
9 2 (1.59%) Dell KACE
9 2 (1.59%) Google
9 2 (1.59%) McAfee
9 2 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.59%) EMC
9 2 (1.59%) SAP
9 2 (1.59%) Sun
10 1 (0.79%) IBM
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