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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 52 20 29
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 41 95 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.68% 6.64% 5.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.31% 31.67% 23.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 31 21
Average daily rate
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£225 £260 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £110 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £350 £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 19
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.26 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.70 £18.80 £15.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
333 300 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.74% 20.98% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 119 127
Average daily rate £320 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 72 56
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £10.35 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.25 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 7 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 7 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 +7 16 £175 -41.66% 5
Leicestershire -19 7 £238 +13.09% 1
Nottinghamshire -24 7 £225 +104.54% 3
Lincolnshire -3 5 £188 - 3
Derbyshire -13 1 - - 4
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (48.11%) Active Directory
3 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
4 41 (38.68%) Windows XP
5 40 (37.74%) MS Office
6 29 (27.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (20.75%) Windows 8
7 22 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (20.75%) MS Exchange
8 20 (18.87%) SCCM
9 18 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
10 13 (12.26%) Office 365
11 12 (11.32%) Cisco
11 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (10.38%) Migration
12 11 (10.38%) VMware
12 11 (10.38%) DNS
13 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
13 9 (8.49%) HP
13 9 (8.49%) Wireless
13 9 (8.49%) Firewall
13 9 (8.49%) Lync
13 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
14 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
14 8 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (7.55%) WSUS
14 8 (7.55%) Hyper-V
14 8 (7.55%) Citrix
15 7 (6.60%) Lotus

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

For the 6 months to 7 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 22 (20.75%) MS Exchange
2 18 (16.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (8.49%) Lync
4 8 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (6.60%) IBM Notes
6 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.83%) Moodle
7 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.83%) Lotus Domino
7 3 (2.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 40 (37.74%) MS Office
2 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Office 365
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.89%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) DNS
2 9 (8.49%) Firewall
2 9 (8.49%) Wireless
3 7 (6.60%) Internet
3 7 (6.60%) LAN
4 6 (5.66%) WAN
4 6 (5.66%) DHCP
5 5 (4.72%) DMZ
6 4 (3.77%) Intranet
6 4 (3.77%) SSL
6 4 (3.77%) IP Telephony
6 4 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (2.83%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.83%) VoIP
8 2 (1.89%) Unified Communications
8 2 (1.89%) VLAN
9 1 (0.94%) IMAP
9 1 (0.94%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (0.94%) Skype
9 1 (0.94%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.94%) DB2
5 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (2.83%) Retail
2 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.94%) Finance
3 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 39 (36.79%) Analyst
2 16 (15.09%) Service Analyst
2 16 (15.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (13.21%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.32%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (7.55%) Support Analyst
5 8 (7.55%) Desktop Support
5 8 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (7.55%) Desktop Analyst
6 7 (6.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) IT Support
7 6 (5.66%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Server Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Administrator
8 5 (4.72%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.72%) Server Support
8 5 (4.72%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 5 (4.72%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) CSS
2 1 (0.94%) APPC
2 1 (0.94%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) HP Storage
2 5 (4.72%) Thin Client
2 5 (4.72%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.77%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.77%) HP StoreVirtual
4 3 (2.83%) Chip and PIN
5 2 (1.89%) NHS
5 2 (1.89%) EPoS
6 1 (0.94%) AS400
6 1 (0.94%) Clustering
6 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.94%) iSeries
6 1 (0.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (38.68%) Windows XP
3 29 (27.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (20.75%) Windows 8
4 22 (20.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (11.32%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (5.66%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.94%) i5/OS
7 1 (0.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (10.38%) Migration
2 7 (6.60%) ITIL
3 5 (4.72%) Security Patching
3 5 (4.72%) Server Building
4 4 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (2.83%) Software Deployment
6 2 (1.89%) Network Management
6 2 (1.89%) Change Management
6 2 (1.89%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (1.89%) Problem Management
6 2 (1.89%) Performance Management
6 2 (1.89%) Requirements Engineering
6 2 (1.89%) Project Management
6 2 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (0.94%) Incident Management
7 1 (0.94%) Service Management
7 1 (0.94%) PRINCE2
7 1 (0.94%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.83%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.89%) SQL
2 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.94%) C
3 1 (0.94%) COBOL
3 1 (0.94%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.94%) Dell Certification
5 1 (0.94%) IBM Certification
5 1 (0.94%) CCNP
5 1 (0.94%) CCNA
5 1 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.94%) Degree
5 1 (0.94%) DCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (48.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (7.55%) Hyper-V
3 7 (6.60%) vSphere
4 3 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.89%) XenApp
6 1 (0.94%) XenServer
6 1 (0.94%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.94%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 20 (18.87%) SCCM
2 8 (7.55%) WSUS
3 3 (2.83%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.94%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (0.94%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.94%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (0.94%) DameWare
Vendors
1 42 (39.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.32%) Cisco
3 11 (10.38%) VMware
4 9 (8.49%) HP
5 8 (7.55%) Citrix
6 7 (6.60%) Lotus
6 7 (6.60%) Altiris
7 6 (5.66%) LANDesk
7 6 (5.66%) Sophos
8 4 (3.77%) Riverbed
8 4 (3.77%) Exinda
9 3 (2.83%) McAfee
10 2 (1.89%) Dell
10 2 (1.89%) SAP
10 2 (1.89%) Sun
10 2 (1.89%) Google
11 1 (0.94%) Veeam
11 1 (0.94%) Lumension
11 1 (0.94%) EMC
11 1 (0.94%) IBM
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