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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 55 60 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 51 38 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 3.09% 2.43% 5.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.65% 11.62% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 11 29
Median daily rate £133 £115 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.46% -34.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £90 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £351 £250 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £186
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 37
Median hourly rate £12.28 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.59% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.38 £16.00 £19.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
289 327 352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.50% 20.95% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 156 149
Median daily rate £325 £330 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £115 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 48 66
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.28 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.74 £19.00 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 8 December 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
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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
Northamptonshire -1 22 £120 -48.93% 4
Derbyshire +6 12 £128 +13.58%
Nottinghamshire -11 6 £138 -
Leicestershire -1 4 £243 +111.30%
Lincolnshire -5 3 £170 -15.00%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (58.06%) Active Directory
3 42 (45.16%) MS Office
4 35 (37.63%) Windows XP
4 35 (37.63%) Microsoft
5 30 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (30.11%) Windows Server
7 26 (27.96%) MS Excel
8 25 (26.88%) ITIL
9 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (20.43%) Windows 10
11 16 (17.20%) SCCM
12 15 (16.13%) Windows 8
13 14 (15.05%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (15.05%) MS Exchange
14 13 (13.98%) Office 365
15 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (11.83%) VMware
15 11 (11.83%) SAN
16 10 (10.75%) Application Packaging
16 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (9.68%) Hyper-V
18 8 (8.60%) Migration
18 8 (8.60%) Citrix
18 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
19 7 (7.53%) ISO 9001
19 7 (7.53%) DNS
19 7 (7.53%) Webroot
19 7 (7.53%) NAS
19 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure

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 14 (15.05%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.08%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (45.16%) MS Office
2 26 (27.96%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.30%) MS Project
3 4 (4.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Demantra
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.98%) Office 365
2 5 (5.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.83%) SAN
2 7 (7.53%) DNS
2 7 (7.53%) NAS
3 6 (6.45%) LAN
3 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.45%) VoIP
3 6 (6.45%) WAN
4 4 (4.30%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (3.23%) Firewall
5 3 (3.23%) VPN
6 2 (2.15%) ADSL
6 2 (2.15%) Broadband
7 1 (1.08%) 3G
7 1 (1.08%) DHCP
7 1 (1.08%) Internet
7 1 (1.08%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.30%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (4.30%) DTS
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (4.30%) Relational Database
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (4.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (4.30%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) JDeveloper
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.08%) MSI
General
1 6 (6.45%) Publishing
1 6 (6.45%) Retail
2 5 (5.38%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.30%) Finance
4 1 (1.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (37.63%) Analyst
2 23 (24.73%) Support Engineer
3 19 (20.43%) Service Analyst
3 19 (20.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (17.20%) Support Analyst
5 14 (15.05%) 2nd Line Support
5 14 (15.05%) Windows Engineer
6 12 (12.90%) IT Support
7 11 (11.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 10 (10.75%) Desktop Support
9 8 (8.60%) 1st Line Support
9 8 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (8.60%) IT Engineer
9 8 (8.60%) IT Support Engineer
9 8 (8.60%) Service Desk Engineer
9 8 (8.60%) Windows Support Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) Applications Support
10 6 (6.45%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (6.45%) Technical Support
11 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) .NET
2 4 (4.30%) XML
3 2 (2.15%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.15%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.15%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.08%) CCTV
4 1 (1.08%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (1.08%) Clustering
4 1 (1.08%) CMDB
4 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (37.63%) Windows XP
3 30 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (30.11%) Windows Server
5 23 (24.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (20.43%) Windows 10
7 15 (16.13%) Windows 8
8 11 (11.83%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (6.45%) Unix
10 5 (5.38%) Linux
11 4 (4.30%) HPUX
12 3 (3.23%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.88%) ITIL
2 10 (10.75%) Application Packaging
3 8 (8.60%) Migration
4 5 (5.38%) Business Analysis
5 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (4.30%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (4.30%) Document Management
5 4 (4.30%) Server Monitoring
5 4 (4.30%) Workflow
6 3 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.23%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.15%) Change Control
7 2 (2.15%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
7 2 (2.15%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.15%) QMS
8 1 (1.08%) High Availability
8 1 (1.08%) Presales
8 1 (1.08%) Software Delivery
8 1 (1.08%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.45%) SQL
2 4 (4.30%) Java
2 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.30%) PL/SQL
3 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.08%) C#
4 1 (1.08%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.05%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 5 (5.38%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.23%) DBS Check
4 3 (3.23%) MCP
4 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.15%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.08%) MCITP
6 1 (1.08%) MCSA
6 1 (1.08%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.53%) ISO 9001
2 6 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.68%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.45%) BitLocker
5 5 (5.38%) vSphere
6 4 (4.30%) XenApp
6 4 (4.30%) XenDesktop
7 3 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.08%) Firmware
8 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.08%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (17.20%) SCCM
2 2 (2.15%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.08%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.08%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 35 (37.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.83%) VMware
3 8 (8.60%) Citrix
4 7 (7.53%) Webroot
5 5 (5.38%) HP
5 5 (5.38%) Intel Security
5 5 (5.38%) Oracle
6 4 (4.30%) Apple
6 4 (4.30%) Cisco
7 3 (3.23%) Brocade
7 3 (3.23%) ServiceNow
8 2 (2.15%) Dell
8 2 (2.15%) Kaseya
9 1 (1.08%) Google
9 1 (1.08%) Lotus
9 1 (1.08%) Remedy