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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 62 63 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -39
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 42 36 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.59% 2.22% 6.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.85% 13.38% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 28
Median daily rate £161 £115 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.21% -54.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £99 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £203 £347
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £212
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 32
Median hourly rate £12.28 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £10.20 £9.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £18.88 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
265 269 373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 16.34% 16.60% 23.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 110 160
Median daily rate £375 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £220 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £479 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 55 55
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.39 £10.50 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.75 £19.08 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -2 18 £150 +57.89% 6
Nottinghamshire -10 7 £225 +95.65% 1
Derbyshire -4 6 £295 - 1
Leicestershire +4 5 £376 +66.88%
Lincolnshire -6 3 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (63.89%) Active Directory
3 27 (37.50%) MS Office
4 23 (31.94%) Windows XP
4 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
5 22 (30.56%) Windows Server
6 17 (23.61%) ITIL
7 16 (22.22%) MS Excel
8 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (18.06%) VMware
10 12 (16.67%) Windows 8
11 11 (15.28%) Office 365
12 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
12 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 9 (12.50%) Migration
12 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (12.50%) Blackberry
12 9 (12.50%) Citrix
13 8 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (11.11%) DNS
13 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (11.11%) Windows 10
14 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (9.72%) Application Packaging
14 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (9.72%) SCCM
14 7 (9.72%) Hyper-V
14 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
15 6 (8.33%) LAN
15 6 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 7 (9.72%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (37.50%) MS Office
2 16 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.11%) DNS
2 6 (8.33%) LAN
3 5 (6.94%) SAN
3 5 (6.94%) WAN
4 3 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.78%) VoIP
5 2 (2.78%) VPN
6 1 (1.39%) ADSL
6 1 (1.39%) Broadband
6 1 (1.39%) DHCP
6 1 (1.39%) Firewall
6 1 (1.39%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.39%) NAS
6 1 (1.39%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.39%) Legal
1 1 (1.39%) Publishing
1 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (40.28%) Analyst
2 18 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 18 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (18.06%) Desktop Support
4 12 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 12 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) Windows Engineer
6 8 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (9.72%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (9.72%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (6.94%) Hardware Engineer
9 5 (6.94%) IT Analyst
9 5 (6.94%) IT Support
10 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 4 (5.56%) Customer Analyst
10 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
11 3 (4.17%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 8 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.78%) iPad
4 2 (2.78%) iPhone
4 2 (2.78%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.39%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.39%) Clustering
5 1 (1.39%) CMDB
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (31.94%) Windows XP
3 22 (30.56%) Windows Server
4 15 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 9 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (5.56%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.78%) Android
10 2 (2.78%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) ITIL
2 9 (12.50%) Migration
3 7 (9.72%) Application Packaging
4 3 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 3 (4.17%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (2.78%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.78%) Data Migration
5 2 (2.78%) Patch Management
6 1 (1.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.39%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.39%) ITSM
6 1 (1.39%) Multithreading
6 1 (1.39%) OO
6 1 (1.39%) Project Management
6 1 (1.39%) Service Desk Management
6 1 (1.39%) Service Management
6 1 (1.39%) Software Delivery
6 1 (1.39%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.56%) C
2 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.78%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) C++
3 1 (1.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.78%) A+ Certification
4 2 (2.78%) MCP
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.39%) Degree
5 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (63.89%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.72%) Hyper-V
2 7 (9.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.17%) vSphere
3 3 (4.17%) XenApp
3 3 (4.17%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.39%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.39%) Firmware
5 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.39%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.39%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.39%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (31.94%) Microsoft
2 13 (18.06%) VMware
3 9 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (4.17%) Apple
5 2 (2.78%) Brocade
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco
5 2 (2.78%) HP
5 2 (2.78%) Kaseya
6 1 (1.39%) Altiris
6 1 (1.39%) Dell
6 1 (1.39%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.39%) Symantec
6 1 (1.39%) Webroot