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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 67 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 37 97 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.26% 6.40% 4.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.80% 26.36% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 24
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 £156
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +92.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £115 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £345 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 35 12
Average hourly rate £11.75 £13.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £9.79 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.92 £20.00 £16.47
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year
- +8.14%
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
289 368 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.65% 24.29% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 157 158
Average daily rate £315 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 58 46
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.94 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.08 £24.00 £53.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 1 September 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
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 1 September 2015.

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 1 September 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 -9 12 £95 -20.83% 8
Derbyshire -11 7 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -23 7 £225 +69.81%
Leicestershire -21 6 £225 +12.50% 3
Lincolnshire 0 2 £235 +147.36%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (46.51%) MS Office
3 36 (41.86%) Active Directory
4 35 (40.70%) Windows XP
5 27 (31.40%) Microsoft
6 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (19.77%) SCCM
8 16 (18.60%) Windows 8
9 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (13.95%) Migration
10 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
11 11 (12.79%) Citrix
12 10 (11.63%) Cisco
12 10 (11.63%) MS Exchange
13 9 (10.47%) HP
13 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 9 (10.47%) Firewall
14 8 (9.30%) Wireless
14 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
15 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
15 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
15 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
15 7 (8.14%) Hyper-V
16 6 (6.98%) HP Storage
16 6 (6.98%) Office 365
16 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
16 6 (6.98%) LANDesk
16 6 (6.98%) Altiris
16 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 10 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (6.98%) IBM Notes
4 5 (5.81%) Lync
5 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.16%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 40 (46.51%) MS Office
2 12 (13.95%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.33%) MS Project
4 1 (1.16%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.16%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (2.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) Firewall
2 8 (9.30%) Wireless
3 4 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (4.65%) Intranet
3 4 (4.65%) Internet
4 3 (3.49%) DNS
4 3 (3.49%) DHCP
5 2 (2.33%) LAN
5 2 (2.33%) SAN
5 2 (2.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (2.33%) WAN
5 2 (2.33%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.16%) Cisco IPT
6 1 (1.16%) IMAP
6 1 (1.16%) Skype
6 1 (1.16%) VoIP
6 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 2 (2.33%) Retail
2 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (46.51%) Analyst
2 18 (20.93%) Service Analyst
2 18 (20.93%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (12.79%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (9.30%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.30%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.14%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.98%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Deployment Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Desktop Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) IT Support
8 4 (4.65%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Help Desk Support
8 4 (4.65%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) Administrator
9 3 (3.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.49%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) HP Storage
2 5 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.65%) HP StoreVirtual
3 4 (4.65%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.65%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.49%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.49%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) Clustering
5 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.16%) iPad
5 1 (1.16%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (40.70%) Windows XP
3 19 (22.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (18.60%) Windows 8
5 15 (17.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.33%) Android
7 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.33%) Windows NT
8 1 (1.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (13.95%) Migration
2 5 (5.81%) ITIL
3 4 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (4.65%) Server Building
4 3 (3.49%) Software Deployment
5 2 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.33%) Network Management
5 2 (2.33%) Change Control
5 2 (2.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.33%) Application Discovery
6 1 (1.16%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (1.16%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.16%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.16%) Time Management
6 1 (1.16%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.16%) Project Management
6 1 (1.16%) Service Management
6 1 (1.16%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.16%) CCNP
2 1 (1.16%) CCNA
2 1 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.49%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (41.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.65%) vSphere
4 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.16%) XenApp
5 1 (1.16%) DFS Replication
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (19.77%) SCCM
2 2 (2.33%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.33%) WSUS
3 1 (1.16%) MAILsweeper
3 1 (1.16%) DameWare
3 1 (1.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (31.40%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) Citrix
3 10 (11.63%) Cisco
4 9 (10.47%) HP
5 6 (6.98%) Lotus
5 6 (6.98%) VMware
5 6 (6.98%) Altiris
5 6 (6.98%) LANDesk
6 4 (4.65%) Riverbed
6 4 (4.65%) Exinda
7 2 (2.33%) Google
7 2 (2.33%) Sun
7 2 (2.33%) CA
7 2 (2.33%) Apple
7 2 (2.33%) McAfee
7 2 (2.33%) Dell
7 2 (2.33%) SAP
8 1 (1.16%) Adobe
8 1 (1.16%) Juniper
8 1 (1.16%) BMC
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