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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 65 66 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -45
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 34 34 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.15% 2.16% 7.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.23% 10.90% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 31
Median daily rate £160 £225 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £190 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £249 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 37
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £10.12 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £17.70 £19.00
UK excluding London median 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
278 312 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 17.62% 19.83% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 139 139
Median daily rate £400 £325 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £422 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 43 69
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £10.20 £10.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.08 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 26 July 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
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 26 July 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 -7 11 £150 - 1
Lincolnshire +4 9 - -
Derbyshire +7 4 - -
Leicestershire +3 3 £375 +66.66%
Nottinghamshire -7 3 £325 +44.44% 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 21 (32.81%) MS Office
4 19 (29.69%) Windows Server
5 18 (28.13%) Windows XP
6 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
7 16 (25.00%) ITIL
7 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
9 14 (21.88%) VMware
10 12 (18.75%) DNS
11 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
11 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
11 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (14.06%) Blackberry
12 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (10.94%) Application Packaging
13 7 (10.94%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (10.94%) Migration
14 6 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 6 (9.38%) SCCM
15 5 (7.81%) Citrix
15 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
15 5 (7.81%) C
15 5 (7.81%) Office 365
15 5 (7.81%) Windows 10
16 4 (6.25%) SAN
16 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP

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 6 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (7.81%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.56%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (32.81%) MS Office
2 15 (23.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.75%) DNS
2 4 (6.25%) SAN
2 4 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.69%) LAN
3 3 (4.69%) Wireless
4 2 (3.13%) DHCP
4 2 (3.13%) WAN
5 1 (1.56%) Firewall
5 1 (1.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.56%) NAS
5 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Analyst
2 14 (21.88%) Desktop Support
3 13 (20.31%) Support Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Desktop Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Service Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Hardware Engineer
5 9 (14.06%) Support Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
6 8 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 7 (10.94%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) IT Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 3 (4.69%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.06%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.13%) iPad
4 2 (3.13%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) Clustering
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (29.69%) Windows Server
3 18 (28.13%) Windows XP
4 16 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 16 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (14.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (7.81%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.13%) Android
8 2 (3.13%) Linux
8 2 (3.13%) Unix
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.00%) ITIL
2 7 (10.94%) Application Packaging
2 7 (10.94%) Migration
3 3 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (4.69%) Data Migration
3 3 (4.69%) Problem Management
3 3 (4.69%) Server Building
4 1 (1.56%) Data Protection
4 1 (1.56%) ERP
4 1 (1.56%) High Availability
4 1 (1.56%) Multithreading
4 1 (1.56%) OO
4 1 (1.56%) Patch Management
4 1 (1.56%) Security Patching
4 1 (1.56%) Service Desk Management
4 1 (1.56%) Software Delivery
4 1 (1.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.56%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (1.56%) TDD
4 1 (1.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.81%) C
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (1.56%) C++
3 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) SC Cleared
1 11 (17.19%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.94%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.69%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.69%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.13%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 40 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.13%) XenApp
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.56%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.56%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) SCCM
2 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.56%) SCOM
2 1 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 17 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 14 (21.88%) VMware
3 5 (7.81%) Citrix
4 3 (4.69%) Cisco
5 2 (3.13%) AppSense
5 2 (3.13%) Dell
5 2 (3.13%) Lumension
6 1 (1.56%) Altiris
6 1 (1.56%) HP
6 1 (1.56%) Kaseya
6 1 (1.56%) Nimble Storage
6 1 (1.56%) Palo Alto
6 1 (1.56%) Symantec
6 1 (1.56%) Webroot