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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 24 27 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 89 90 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 5.34% 5.87% 3.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.72% 24.13% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £93
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £303 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.50% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 18 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -16.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £9.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £24.45 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
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
360 373 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.58% 24.35% 25.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 197 121
Average daily rate £318 £251 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.49% -19.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £80 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £355 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 57 82
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 27 November 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
Northamptonshire +3 28 £110 -75.55% 1
Leicestershire +23 24 £175 -30.00% 2
Nottinghamshire 0 19 £125 -21.87% 4
Derbyshire -11 13 £338 +80.00% 1
Lincolnshire - 3 - - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 185 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (47.57%) MS Office
3 82 (44.32%) Windows XP
3 82 (44.32%) Microsoft
4 72 (38.92%) Active Directory
5 34 (18.38%) MS Excel
6 31 (16.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 30 (16.22%) Migration
7 30 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
8 28 (15.14%) ITIL
9 27 (14.59%) Security Cleared
10 25 (13.51%) SCCM
10 25 (13.51%) SC Cleared
11 22 (11.89%) Citrix
12 21 (11.35%) Windows Vista
13 18 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (9.73%) VB
14 17 (9.19%) MS Exchange
14 17 (9.19%) LAN
15 16 (8.65%) MSI
15 16 (8.65%) WAN
16 14 (7.57%) Dell
16 14 (7.57%) VMware
17 13 (7.03%) Cisco
17 13 (7.03%) Application Packaging
17 13 (7.03%) PowerShell
18 12 (6.49%) Hyper-V
18 12 (6.49%) Windows 8
18 12 (6.49%) Remedy
18 12 (6.49%) VBScript

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 17 (9.19%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.78%) Lync
3 7 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (3.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (3.24%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.54%) LiveLink
7 1 (0.54%) IIS
7 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.54%) Apache
7 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
Applications
1 88 (47.57%) MS Office
2 34 (18.38%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.54%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.54%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.16%) Office 365
2 1 (0.54%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.19%) LAN
2 16 (8.65%) WAN
3 11 (5.95%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.41%) Wireless
5 9 (4.86%) Firewall
6 5 (2.70%) VoIP
7 4 (2.16%) Broadband
8 3 (1.62%) SAN
9 2 (1.08%) Internet
9 2 (1.08%) DHCP
9 2 (1.08%) ADSL
9 2 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.08%) Network Security
10 1 (0.54%) NetScaler
10 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.54%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.54%) VPN
10 1 (0.54%) DNS
10 1 (0.54%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.08%) EDRMS
1 2 (1.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.54%) MySQL
2 1 (0.54%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 16 (8.65%) MSI
2 9 (4.86%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 7 (3.78%) Finance
2 6 (3.24%) Retail
3 1 (0.54%) Local Government
3 1 (0.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 56 (30.27%) Analyst
2 26 (14.05%) Support Engineer
3 24 (12.97%) Service Desk Analyst
3 24 (12.97%) Service Analyst
4 23 (12.43%) Support Analyst
5 19 (10.27%) Deployment Engineer
5 19 (10.27%) Desktop Support
6 17 (9.19%) 2nd Line Support
7 14 (7.57%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (6.49%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (5.95%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 11 (5.95%) IT Support
9 11 (5.95%) Desktop Analyst
10 10 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
11 9 (4.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 9 (4.86%) Applications Packager
11 9 (4.86%) Rollout Engineer
12 6 (3.24%) Developer
12 6 (3.24%) Deskside Support
12 6 (3.24%) Deskside Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.03%) Application Packaging
2 9 (4.86%) WSH
3 1 (0.54%) WinForms
3 1 (0.54%) HTML
3 1 (0.54%) .NET
3 1 (0.54%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.49%) Blackberry
2 10 (5.41%) NHS
3 6 (3.24%) Thin Client
3 6 (3.24%) Fat Client
3 6 (3.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.70%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.08%) iPhone
5 2 (1.08%) iPad
6 1 (0.54%) FMCG
6 1 (0.54%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.54%) PDA
6 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.54%) Handset
6 1 (0.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 185 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (44.32%) Windows XP
3 31 (16.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (11.35%) Windows Vista
6 12 (6.49%) Windows 8
7 7 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.24%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.08%) Linux
9 2 (1.08%) UNIX
10 1 (0.54%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.22%) Migration
2 28 (15.14%) ITIL
3 7 (3.78%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (3.78%) OOP
3 7 (3.78%) OO
4 6 (3.24%) Validation
4 6 (3.24%) Problem Management
5 5 (2.70%) Line Management
5 5 (2.70%) Software Distribution
6 4 (2.16%) PRINCE2
6 4 (2.16%) Service Management
7 3 (1.62%) Incident Management
7 3 (1.62%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.08%) Project Management
8 2 (1.08%) Data Migration
9 1 (0.54%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (0.54%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (0.54%) Coaching
9 1 (0.54%) QMS
9 1 (0.54%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.73%) VB
2 13 (7.03%) PowerShell
3 12 (6.49%) VBScript
4 5 (2.70%) SQL
5 2 (1.08%) C
6 1 (0.54%) C#
6 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (14.59%) Security Cleared
2 25 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 18 (9.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.24%) Dell Certification
5 4 (2.16%) A+ Certification
5 4 (2.16%) MCITP
6 2 (1.08%) MCP
6 2 (1.08%) MOS
6 2 (1.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.54%) MCDST
7 1 (0.54%) MCSE
7 1 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.86%) SLA
2 6 (3.24%) QA
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 72 (38.92%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.49%) Hyper-V
3 10 (5.41%) XenApp
4 9 (4.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 9 (4.86%) XenDesktop
5 6 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (1.62%) vSphere
7 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.54%) XenServer
7 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (13.51%) SCCM
2 9 (4.86%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (1.62%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.08%) Control-M
5 1 (0.54%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
5 1 (0.54%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.54%) SCOM
5 1 (0.54%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 82 (44.32%) Microsoft
2 22 (11.89%) Citrix
3 14 (7.57%) Dell
3 14 (7.57%) VMware
4 13 (7.03%) Cisco
5 12 (6.49%) Remedy
6 10 (5.41%) HP
7 7 (3.78%) Oracle
8 3 (1.62%) LANDesk
8 3 (1.62%) Apple
8 3 (1.62%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.08%) Symantec
9 2 (1.08%) EMC
9 2 (1.08%) IBM
9 2 (1.08%) Dell KACE
9 2 (1.08%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.54%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.54%) BT
10 1 (0.54%) Websense
10 1 (0.54%) McAfee
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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