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 26 June 2016 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 64 57 17
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -40
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 30 42 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.98% 2.65% 6.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.56% 11.80% 32.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 17 30
Median daily rate £225 £225 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £263 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £190 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 35
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.12 £9.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.38 £17.70 £18.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -
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
284 356 299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.72% 22.45% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 165 118
Median daily rate £400 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.03% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 74
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.20 £10.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.00 £49.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 26 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Lincolnshire +5 7 - - 4
Northamptonshire -11 7 £163 -5.79% 1
Derbyshire +11 5 - -
Leicestershire +3 4 £375 +46.34% 2
Nottinghamshire -3 3 £325 +44.44% 3
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (61.02%) Active Directory
3 23 (38.98%) Windows Server
4 20 (33.90%) MS Office
5 18 (30.51%) Windows XP
6 16 (27.12%) VMware
7 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
8 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (20.34%) Windows 8
10 11 (18.64%) ITIL
11 10 (16.95%) DNS
11 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
11 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
12 9 (15.25%) Blackberry
12 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
13 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
13 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
13 8 (13.56%) SAN
13 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
14 7 (11.86%) Office 365
14 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
15 6 (10.17%) Migration
15 6 (10.17%) Cisco
16 5 (8.47%) DHCP
16 5 (8.47%) C
16 5 (8.47%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (8.47%) Application Packaging

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 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (33.90%) MS Office
2 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.95%) DNS
2 8 (13.56%) SAN
2 8 (13.56%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.47%) DHCP
4 3 (5.08%) LAN
4 3 (5.08%) Wireless
5 1 (1.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) DB2
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Analyst
2 14 (23.73%) Support Engineer
3 12 (20.34%) Desktop Support
4 10 (16.95%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) Hardware Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Deployment Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) Service Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (11.86%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Desktop Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 5 (8.47%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (5.08%) IT Analyst
10 3 (5.08%) IT Support
10 3 (5.08%) SAN Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Blackberry
2 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.78%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.08%) Smartphone
5 2 (3.39%) iPad
5 2 (3.39%) iPhone
6 1 (1.69%) Clustering
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.69%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.69%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (38.98%) Windows Server
3 18 (30.51%) Windows XP
4 14 (23.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (20.34%) Windows 8
6 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (6.78%) Android
9 3 (5.08%) Linux
9 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
10 2 (3.39%) Unix
10 2 (3.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.64%) ITIL
2 6 (10.17%) Migration
3 5 (8.47%) Application Packaging
4 3 (5.08%) Configuration Management
4 3 (5.08%) Data Migration
4 3 (5.08%) Server Building
4 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.39%) Service Management
6 1 (1.69%) Change Management
6 1 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.69%) High Availability
6 1 (1.69%) ITSM
6 1 (1.69%) Multithreading
6 1 (1.69%) Project Management
6 1 (1.69%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.69%) TDD
6 1 (1.69%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.47%) C
2 2 (3.39%) SQL
3 1 (1.69%) C++
3 1 (1.69%) Java
3 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (16.95%) SC Cleared
1 10 (16.95%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.47%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (5.08%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.39%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.69%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.69%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) MCSE
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (61.02%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.39%) XenApp
4 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.69%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.69%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) SCCM
2 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.69%) SCOM
2 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) VMware
2 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.17%) Cisco
4 4 (6.78%) Citrix
5 2 (3.39%) AppSense
5 2 (3.39%) Dell
5 2 (3.39%) Lumension
6 1 (1.69%) Altiris
6 1 (1.69%) HP
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
6 1 (1.69%) Kaseya
6 1 (1.69%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (1.69%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.69%) Symantec