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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / East Midlands
Rank 46 60 27
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 50 38 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.36% 2.52% 5.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.08% 11.31% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 24
Median daily rate £150 £143 £133
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +7.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £90 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £200 £270
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £200 £170
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 30
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.14 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £20.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £14.42
% change year-on-year
-11.47% +5.73%

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
262 336 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.63% 22.25% 21.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 153 140
Median daily rate £300 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £450 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 38 53
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £37.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire +13 20 £136 +20.88% 2
Northamptonshire -5 19 £120 -40.00% 3
Leicestershire +4 4 £400 +247.82%
Lincolnshire 0 3 £325 +116.66%
Nottinghamshire -1 3 £320 +100.00%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 34 (37.78%) MS Office
4 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 28 (31.11%) Windows XP
7 27 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (27.78%) Windows Server
9 22 (24.44%) ITIL
10 20 (22.22%) MS Excel
11 17 (18.89%) Windows 10
12 15 (16.67%) SCCM
12 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
14 13 (14.44%) ITIL Certification
14 13 (14.44%) Office 365
15 12 (13.33%) MS Exchange
16 11 (12.22%) Unix
16 11 (12.22%) Windows 8
17 10 (11.11%) Manufacturing
17 10 (11.11%) Linux
17 10 (11.11%) SQL
17 10 (11.11%) Oracle
17 10 (11.11%) WAN
18 9 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
18 9 (10.00%) SAN
18 9 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
18 9 (10.00%) PL/SQL
18 9 (10.00%) HPUX
18 9 (10.00%) Oracle Forms

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
4 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.44%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 34 (37.78%) MS Office
2 20 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.44%) MS Project
3 4 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Oracle 11i
1 9 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (6.67%) Demantra
3 1 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.44%) Office 365
2 5 (5.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (11.11%) WAN
2 9 (10.00%) LAN
2 9 (10.00%) SAN
3 7 (7.78%) VoIP
4 6 (6.67%) NAS
5 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.44%) VPN
6 3 (3.33%) DNS
6 3 (3.33%) Firewall
6 3 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.22%) 3G
7 2 (2.22%) ADSL
7 2 (2.22%) Broadband
8 1 (1.11%) Internet
8 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 9 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
2 9 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.44%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (4.44%) DTS
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.44%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (4.44%) JDeveloper
3 1 (1.11%) MSI
General
1 10 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 9 (10.00%) Finance
3 8 (8.89%) Retail
4 6 (6.67%) Publishing
5 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (36.67%) Analyst
2 24 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 17 (18.89%) Service Analyst
3 17 (18.89%) Service Desk Analyst
4 15 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 14 (15.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (13.33%) IT Support
7 11 (12.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 11 (12.22%) Applications Support
7 11 (12.22%) Windows Engineer
8 10 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
9 9 (10.00%) IT Engineer
9 9 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (8.89%) Windows Support Engineer
11 7 (7.78%) Desktop Engineer
11 7 (7.78%) Desktop Support
11 7 (7.78%) Development Analyst
11 7 (7.78%) Development Support Analyst
11 7 (7.78%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.67%) XML
2 5 (5.56%) .NET
3 2 (2.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) iPad
3 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.22%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.11%) CCTV
4 1 (1.11%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.11%) CMDB
4 1 (1.11%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (31.11%) Windows XP
4 27 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (27.78%) Windows Server
6 17 (18.89%) Windows 10
7 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (12.22%) Unix
8 11 (12.22%) Windows 8
9 10 (11.11%) Linux
10 9 (10.00%) HPUX
11 6 (6.67%) Android
12 3 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (3.33%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
13 1 (1.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) ITIL
2 6 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 6 (6.67%) Migration
2 6 (6.67%) Workflow
3 5 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 5 (5.56%) Business Analysis
3 5 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 4 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (4.44%) Change Control
4 4 (4.44%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
4 4 (4.44%) Document Management
4 4 (4.44%) ITSM
4 4 (4.44%) QMS
4 4 (4.44%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (3.33%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.33%) Service Management
6 2 (2.22%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.22%) Patch Management
7 1 (1.11%) Presales
7 1 (1.11%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) SQL
2 9 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (4.44%) Java
3 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.11%) C#
5 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.44%) CCNA
3 4 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.44%) DBS Check
3 4 (4.44%) MCSE
3 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.33%) MCP
4 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.11%) Degree
5 1 (1.11%) MCITP
5 1 (1.11%) MCSA
5 1 (1.11%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) ISO 9001
2 4 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.67%) BitLocker
3 6 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.44%) vSphere
4 4 (4.44%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (3.33%) XenApp
6 1 (1.11%) Firmware
6 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.11%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 30 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Oracle
3 8 (8.89%) Citrix
4 7 (7.78%) VMware
5 6 (6.67%) Intel Security
5 6 (6.67%) Webroot
6 5 (5.56%) Apple
6 5 (5.56%) HP
7 3 (3.33%) Brocade
7 3 (3.33%) Cisco
7 3 (3.33%) Dell
7 3 (3.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.11%) Google
8 1 (1.11%) Kaseya
8 1 (1.11%) Lotus
8 1 (1.11%) Remedy