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 31 July 2015 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 58 23 36
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 35 94 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.18% 6.49% 4.41%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.44% 27.73% 20.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 30 27
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£225 £300 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +84.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £147 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £346 £292
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.19% -24.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 33 10
Average hourly rate £11.09 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.73% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £9.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.80 £16.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.44%
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
306 339 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.09% 23.40% 21.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 148 150
Average daily rate £325 £325 £279
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 64 48
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.16 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £24.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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 0 15 - - 2
Nottinghamshire -21 7 £225 +50.00% 3
Leicestershire -18 6 £225 +2.27% 2
Lincolnshire -2 2 £205 +115.78% 3
Derbyshire -21 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 42 (42.42%) Windows XP
4 41 (41.41%) MS Office
5 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (22.22%) SCCM
7 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (20.20%) MS Exchange
9 18 (18.18%) Windows 8
10 16 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
12 12 (12.12%) Cisco
12 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (12.12%) Migration
13 11 (11.11%) Office 365
14 10 (10.10%) VMware
15 9 (9.09%) Firewall
15 9 (9.09%) Wireless
15 9 (9.09%) HP
15 9 (9.09%) DNS
15 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
15 9 (9.09%) Lync
16 8 (8.08%) SC Cleared
16 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
16 8 (8.08%) Hyper-V
16 8 (8.08%) IBM Notes
16 8 (8.08%) Citrix
16 8 (8.08%) Lotus
16 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2003

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 20 (20.20%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.09%) Lync
4 8 (8.08%) IBM Notes
4 8 (8.08%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.04%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.03%) Moodle
6 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (2.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.02%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 41 (41.41%) MS Office
2 9 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.01%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.01%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) DNS
1 9 (9.09%) Firewall
1 9 (9.09%) Wireless
2 6 (6.06%) Internet
3 5 (5.05%) DMZ
4 4 (4.04%) Intranet
4 4 (4.04%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (4.04%) IP Telephony
4 4 (4.04%) SSL
4 4 (4.04%) DHCP
5 3 (3.03%) LAN
6 2 (2.02%) VoIP
6 2 (2.02%) WAN
6 2 (2.02%) VLAN
6 2 (2.02%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.01%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (1.01%) Skype
7 1 (1.01%) IMAP
7 1 (1.01%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (1.01%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (2.02%) Retail
2 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.01%) Finance
2 1 (1.01%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (42.42%) Analyst
2 18 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 18 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (13.13%) 1st Line Support
4 10 (10.10%) Support Engineer
5 9 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) IT Support
7 7 (7.07%) Desktop Support
8 6 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Administrator
9 5 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.05%) Server Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.05%) Server Support
9 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Server Support
9 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.05%) HP Storage
2 5 (5.05%) Thin Client
2 5 (5.05%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.04%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (3.03%) Chip and PIN
4 3 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.02%) NHS
5 2 (2.02%) EPoS
6 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.01%) iPad
6 1 (1.01%) Clustering
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (42.42%) Windows XP
3 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 12 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (6.06%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.01%) Android
8 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.01%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.12%) Migration
2 6 (6.06%) ITIL
3 5 (5.05%) Security Patching
3 5 (5.05%) Server Building
4 4 (4.04%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.03%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.02%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (2.02%) Network Management
6 2 (2.02%) Change Management
6 2 (2.02%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (2.02%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.02%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.02%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.02%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.01%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.01%) Time Management
7 1 (1.01%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.01%) ITSM
7 1 (1.01%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.03%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.02%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.01%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.01%) Degree
3 1 (1.01%) DCSE
3 1 (1.01%) CCNP
3 1 (1.01%) CCNA
3 1 (1.01%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.01%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.04%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 8 (8.08%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.06%) vSphere
4 3 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (2.02%) XenApp
6 1 (1.01%) XenServer
6 1 (1.01%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 22 (22.22%) SCCM
2 7 (7.07%) WSUS
3 3 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.01%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.01%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (1.01%) DameWare
Vendors
1 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.12%) Cisco
3 10 (10.10%) VMware
4 9 (9.09%) HP
5 8 (8.08%) Lotus
5 8 (8.08%) Citrix
6 6 (6.06%) Altiris
6 6 (6.06%) LANDesk
6 6 (6.06%) Sophos
7 4 (4.04%) Exinda
7 4 (4.04%) Riverbed
8 3 (3.03%) Dell
9 2 (2.02%) Google
9 2 (2.02%) Sun
9 2 (2.02%) McAfee
9 2 (2.02%) SAP
10 1 (1.01%) Adobe
10 1 (1.01%) Juniper
10 1 (1.01%) BMC
10 1 (1.01%) CA
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