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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 25 29 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 97 91 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 6.14% 5.52% 3.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.80% 25.00% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 38 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £114 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £333 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 12 19
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.00 £13.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.92% -6.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.27 £11.00 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.40 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
376 364 361
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.78% 22.09% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 180 129
Average daily rate £328 £275 £268
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.09% +2.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £80 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 50 83
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -30.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.32 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £53.00 £52.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +9 25 £158 +5.00%
Northamptonshire +17 23 £115 +4.54% 3
Derbyshire +8 21 £345 +25.45% 2
Nottinghamshire -5 17 £160 - 3
Lincolnshire +2 3 £95 -55.29% 2
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 199 (100.00%) Windows
2 87 (43.72%) Active Directory
3 86 (43.22%) Microsoft
4 82 (41.21%) Windows XP
5 70 (35.18%) MS Office
6 36 (18.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 33 (16.58%) Migration
8 31 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 28 (14.07%) SCCM
10 26 (13.07%) Citrix
11 24 (12.06%) ITIL
11 24 (12.06%) Security Cleared
12 22 (11.06%) SC Cleared
12 22 (11.06%) MS Excel
13 19 (9.55%) VMware
14 17 (8.54%) LAN
14 17 (8.54%) Cisco
15 16 (8.04%) WAN
15 16 (8.04%) MS Exchange
16 15 (7.54%) HP
16 15 (7.54%) Hyper-V
17 14 (7.04%) XenApp
17 14 (7.04%) Application Packaging
17 14 (7.04%) MSI
18 13 (6.53%) VB
18 13 (6.53%) XenDesktop
18 13 (6.53%) Windows 8
19 12 (6.03%) Lync
19 12 (6.03%) SharePoint
19 12 (6.03%) Blackberry

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (8.04%) MS Exchange
2 12 (6.03%) Lync
2 12 (6.03%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (3.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.51%) IIS
6 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.50%) Apache
7 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.50%) Site Server
Applications
1 70 (35.18%) MS Office
2 22 (11.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.01%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.50%) CATIA
5 1 (0.50%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.50%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (8.54%) LAN
2 16 (8.04%) WAN
3 11 (5.53%) Wireless
4 9 (4.52%) TCP/IP
4 9 (4.52%) Firewall
5 5 (2.51%) SAN
6 4 (2.01%) VLAN
7 3 (1.51%) Network Security
7 3 (1.51%) VPN
7 3 (1.51%) VoIP
8 2 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.01%) DHCP
8 2 (1.01%) DNS
8 2 (1.01%) Broadband
9 1 (0.50%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.50%) PABX
9 1 (0.50%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.50%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.51%) EDRMS
3 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.50%) MySQL
3 1 (0.50%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 14 (7.04%) MSI
2 10 (5.03%) Wise Package Studio
3 4 (2.01%) Moq
3 4 (2.01%) NUnit
4 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.50%) Toad
4 1 (0.50%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (3.02%) Finance
1 6 (3.02%) Retail
2 1 (0.50%) Local Government
2 1 (0.50%) Games
2 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.50%) Publishing
2 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (22.11%) Analyst
2 30 (15.08%) Support Engineer
3 20 (10.05%) 2nd Line Support
3 20 (10.05%) Support Analyst
4 17 (8.54%) IT Support
5 16 (8.04%) Deployment Engineer
6 15 (7.54%) Service Analyst
6 15 (7.54%) Service Desk Analyst
7 13 (6.53%) Desktop Support
7 13 (6.53%) Rollout Engineer
8 12 (6.03%) Applications Packager
9 11 (5.53%) 3rd Line Support
9 11 (5.53%) Desktop Engineer
10 9 (4.52%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (4.02%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 8 (4.02%) Team Leader
11 8 (4.02%) IT Support Engineer
11 8 (4.02%) Desktop Analyst
12 7 (3.52%) Developer
13 6 (3.02%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.04%) Application Packaging
2 9 (4.52%) WSH
3 5 (2.51%) .NET
4 4 (2.01%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.01%) StructureMap
4 4 (2.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (2.01%) NHibernate
5 2 (1.01%) WinForms
6 1 (0.50%) WPF
6 1 (0.50%) SAP PI
6 1 (0.50%) XML
6 1 (0.50%) EDI
6 1 (0.50%) EDIFACT
6 1 (0.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.03%) Blackberry
2 8 (4.02%) NHS
2 8 (4.02%) Thin Client
2 8 (4.02%) Fat Client
3 4 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.01%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (2.01%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.01%) Chip and PIN
4 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.50%) PDA
5 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.50%) Online Games
5 1 (0.50%) FMCG
5 1 (0.50%) iPhone
5 1 (0.50%) TRADACOMS
5 1 (0.50%) iPad
5 1 (0.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.50%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 199 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (41.21%) Windows XP
3 36 (18.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (6.53%) Windows 8
6 10 (5.03%) Windows Vista
6 10 (5.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.52%) Windows 2000
8 3 (1.51%) Linux
9 2 (1.01%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.01%) UNIX
10 1 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (16.58%) Migration
2 24 (12.06%) ITIL
3 6 (3.02%) Scrum
3 6 (3.02%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (2.51%) Project Management
5 4 (2.01%) Service Management
5 4 (2.01%) MVC
5 4 (2.01%) Line Management
6 3 (1.51%) Incident Management
6 3 (1.51%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.01%) Validation
7 2 (1.01%) OOP
7 2 (1.01%) OO
7 2 (1.01%) E-Commerce
7 2 (1.01%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (1.01%) Problem Management
7 2 (1.01%) Data Migration
8 1 (0.50%) QMS
8 1 (0.50%) Unit Testing
8 1 (0.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.53%) VB
2 8 (4.02%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.52%) VBScript
4 6 (3.02%) C#
5 5 (2.51%) SQL
6 2 (1.01%) C
7 1 (0.50%) C++
7 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (12.06%) Security Cleared
2 22 (11.06%) SC Cleared
3 11 (5.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.51%) MCITP
4 3 (1.51%) Dell Certification
5 2 (1.01%) A+ Certification
5 2 (1.01%) Degree
6 1 (0.50%) MCDST
6 1 (0.50%) MCSE
6 1 (0.50%) MCP
6 1 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.51%) SLA
2 3 (1.51%) QA
3 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 87 (43.72%) Active Directory
2 15 (7.54%) Hyper-V
3 14 (7.04%) XenApp
4 13 (6.53%) XenDesktop
5 10 (5.03%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (1.01%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.01%) vSphere
8 1 (0.50%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (14.07%) SCCM
2 9 (4.52%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (2.01%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.01%) Control-M
5 1 (0.50%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.50%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 86 (43.22%) Microsoft
2 26 (13.07%) Citrix
3 19 (9.55%) VMware
4 17 (8.54%) Cisco
5 15 (7.54%) HP
6 9 (4.52%) Dell
6 9 (4.52%) Remedy
7 4 (2.01%) Oracle
8 3 (1.51%) LANDesk
8 3 (1.51%) Novell
9 2 (1.01%) Symantec
9 2 (1.01%) Lotus
9 2 (1.01%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.01%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.50%) AppSense
10 1 (0.50%) SAP
10 1 (0.50%) IBM
10 1 (0.50%) Apple
10 1 (0.50%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.50%) Mercator
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