The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 East Midlands 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 19 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 100 66 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 7.08% 4.59% 3.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.77% 20.82% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 28 10
Average daily rate
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£285 £163 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+75.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £121 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £292 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 12 19
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.14 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
325 317 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.00% 22.03% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 152 86
Average daily rate £315 £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% +5.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 45 61
Average hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £16.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -23.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £27.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Windows 7
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
Leicestershire +18 33 £220 +54.38%
Nottinghamshire +19 23 £110 -62.71% 1
Derbyshire +3 18 £330 +103.07% 3
Northamptonshire +4 12 £305 +177.27%
Lincolnshire +2 7 £95 -55.29%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 212 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (49.06%) Windows XP
3 99 (46.70%) Active Directory
4 93 (43.87%) Microsoft
5 64 (30.19%) MS Office
6 38 (17.92%) Migration
7 33 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 29 (13.68%) SCCM
9 27 (12.74%) ITIL
10 26 (12.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 23 (10.85%) Citrix
12 22 (10.38%) MS Excel
12 22 (10.38%) MS Exchange
12 22 (10.38%) VMware
13 19 (8.96%) HP
13 19 (8.96%) Security Cleared
14 18 (8.49%) Blackberry
15 17 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
15 17 (8.02%) SC Cleared
16 16 (7.55%) Novell
17 15 (7.08%) SQL Server
18 14 (6.60%) Application Packaging
18 14 (6.60%) Cisco
19 12 (5.66%) Hyper-V
19 12 (5.66%) Lync
19 12 (5.66%) Windows 8
20 11 (5.19%) Office 365
20 11 (5.19%) XenDesktop
20 11 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
20 11 (5.19%) MSI

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 22 (10.38%) MS Exchange
2 12 (5.66%) Lync
3 11 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (4.72%) SharePoint
5 9 (4.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.83%) IIS
8 5 (2.36%) IBM Notes
9 4 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.47%) Site Server
11 1 (0.47%) Apache
11 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 64 (30.19%) MS Office
2 22 (10.38%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.94%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.47%) CATIA
5 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.19%) WAN
1 11 (5.19%) LAN
2 10 (4.72%) TCP/IP
2 10 (4.72%) Wireless
3 9 (4.25%) VLAN
4 8 (3.77%) SAN
4 8 (3.77%) VPN
5 7 (3.30%) Firewall
6 3 (1.42%) VoIP
7 2 (0.94%) Internet
7 2 (0.94%) DNS
7 2 (0.94%) DHCP
8 1 (0.47%) PABX
8 1 (0.47%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.47%) Network Security
8 1 (0.47%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.47%) MPLS
8 1 (0.47%) WLAN
8 1 (0.47%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.89%) EDRMS
3 2 (0.94%) MS Access
4 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.47%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (5.19%) MSI
2 8 (3.77%) Wise Package Studio
3 6 (2.83%) NUnit
3 6 (2.83%) Moq
4 1 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.47%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.47%) Toad
4 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (3.30%) Retail
2 2 (0.94%) Telecoms
2 2 (0.94%) Back Office
3 1 (0.47%) Games
3 1 (0.47%) Finance
3 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (17.92%) Analyst
2 34 (16.04%) Support Engineer
3 26 (12.26%) Deployment Engineer
4 22 (10.38%) IT Support
5 20 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (7.55%) Rollout Engineer
6 16 (7.55%) Support Analyst
7 15 (7.08%) Service Analyst
7 15 (7.08%) Service Desk Analyst
8 13 (6.13%) Desktop Support
8 13 (6.13%) Applications Packager
8 13 (6.13%) IT Support Engineer
9 9 (4.25%) Desktop Engineer
9 9 (4.25%) Team Leader
9 9 (4.25%) 1st Line Support
10 8 (3.77%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (3.77%) Help Desk Analyst
10 8 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (3.30%) Developer
12 6 (2.83%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.60%) Application Packaging
2 8 (3.77%) .NET
3 7 (3.30%) WSH
4 6 (2.83%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.83%) NHibernate
4 6 (2.83%) StructureMap
4 6 (2.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.94%) WinForms
5 2 (0.94%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.47%) WPF
6 1 (0.47%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.47%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.47%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.47%) EDI
6 1 (0.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.49%) Blackberry
2 10 (4.72%) Thin Client
2 10 (4.72%) Fat Client
3 7 (3.30%) NHS
4 6 (2.83%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (0.94%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (0.94%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.47%) TRADACOMS
6 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.47%) Online Games
6 1 (0.47%) FMCG
6 1 (0.47%) PDA
6 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 212 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (49.06%) Windows XP
3 33 (15.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (12.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (5.66%) Windows 8
6 10 (4.72%) Windows 2000
7 8 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (3.30%) Windows Vista
9 4 (1.89%) NetWare
9 4 (1.89%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.42%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.94%) UNIX
11 2 (0.94%) Linux
12 1 (0.47%) CentOS
12 1 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (17.92%) Migration
2 27 (12.74%) ITIL
3 8 (3.77%) Scrum
4 6 (2.83%) ITSM
4 6 (2.83%) MVC
5 5 (2.36%) Project Management
6 4 (1.89%) Service Delivery
7 2 (0.94%) E-Commerce
7 2 (0.94%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (0.94%) Test Scripting
8 1 (0.47%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (0.47%) Software Deployment
8 1 (0.47%) Problem Management
8 1 (0.47%) Unit Testing
8 1 (0.47%) QMS
8 1 (0.47%) Data Protection
8 1 (0.47%) Software Engineering
8 1 (0.47%) Incident Management
8 1 (0.47%) Change Management
8 1 (0.47%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.25%) C#
1 9 (4.25%) VB
2 6 (2.83%) VBScript
2 6 (2.83%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.36%) SQL
4 2 (0.94%) C
5 1 (0.47%) C++
5 1 (0.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 17 (8.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (8.02%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.42%) MCITP
3 3 (1.42%) MCP
4 2 (0.94%) MCSE
4 2 (0.94%) A+ Certification
4 2 (0.94%) Degree
5 1 (0.47%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.83%) SLA
2 3 (1.42%) QA
System Software
1 99 (46.70%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 11 (5.19%) XenDesktop
4 10 (4.72%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (4.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (4.25%) XenApp
6 2 (0.94%) vSphere
7 1 (0.47%) XenServer
7 1 (0.47%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 29 (13.68%) SCCM
2 7 (3.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (1.89%) Backup Exec
3 4 (1.89%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.47%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 93 (43.87%) Microsoft
2 23 (10.85%) Citrix
3 22 (10.38%) VMware
4 19 (8.96%) HP
5 16 (7.55%) Novell
6 14 (6.60%) Cisco
7 8 (3.77%) Dell
8 6 (2.83%) Lotus
9 5 (2.36%) Remedy
10 4 (1.89%) Symantec
11 2 (0.94%) Altiris
11 2 (0.94%) MobileIron
12 1 (0.47%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.47%) AppSense
12 1 (0.47%) Mercator
12 1 (0.47%) Apple
12 1 (0.47%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle
12 1 (0.47%) SAP
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