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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 62 46 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 31 62 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.90% 3.52% 7.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.81% 15.27% 32.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 29
Median daily rate £180 £215 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.27% +30.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £150 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £410 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £225 £205
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 18 34
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.38 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.84% +2.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
316 406 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.39% 23.08% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 192 126
Median daily rate £350 £325 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +32.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £70
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 41 79
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £27.50 £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Nottinghamshire -15 9 £180 -31.42% 2
Derbyshire +12 5 £150 - 1
Leicestershire -2 5 - - 2
Northamptonshire -3 5 £163 -35.64% 3
Lincolnshire +5 3 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (56.92%) Active Directory
3 26 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 21 (32.31%) MS Office
5 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (26.15%) Windows XP
7 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
7 16 (24.62%) Windows 8
8 15 (23.08%) VMware
9 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (18.46%) ITIL
11 11 (16.92%) MS Exchange
12 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
12 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (13.85%) DNS
13 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
13 9 (13.85%) Cisco
13 9 (13.85%) SAN
13 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2003
14 8 (12.31%) SCCM
14 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
14 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
14 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (10.77%) Blackberry
15 7 (10.77%) DHCP
15 7 (10.77%) Office 365
16 5 (7.69%) Migration
16 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (7.69%) LAN

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 11 (16.92%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (13.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (32.31%) MS Office
2 9 (13.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.85%) DNS
2 9 (13.85%) SAN
3 7 (10.77%) DHCP
4 5 (7.69%) LAN
4 5 (7.69%) Wireless
5 3 (4.62%) Firewall
6 1 (1.54%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.54%) Internet
6 1 (1.54%) Intranet
6 1 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.54%) DB2
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (6.15%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
2 15 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 14 (21.54%) Desktop Support
4 13 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 12 (18.46%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Hardware Engineer
6 8 (12.31%) Support Analyst
7 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (10.77%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (10.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (7.69%) Service Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (6.15%) SAN Support
10 4 (6.15%) VMware Support Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.77%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.62%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.54%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.54%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.54%) HP StoreVirtual
5 1 (1.54%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 18 (27.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (26.15%) Windows XP
5 16 (24.62%) Windows 8
6 14 (21.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (7.69%) Android
8 5 (7.69%) Linux
9 4 (6.15%) Unix
10 2 (3.08%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.46%) ITIL
2 5 (7.69%) Migration
2 5 (7.69%) Server Building
3 4 (6.15%) Application Packaging
3 4 (6.15%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.15%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (3.08%) Data Migration
4 2 (3.08%) ERP
5 1 (1.54%) Change Management
5 1 (1.54%) Contingency Planning
5 1 (1.54%) Data Protection
5 1 (1.54%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.54%) Multithreading
5 1 (1.54%) Network Optimisation
5 1 (1.54%) Security Patching
5 1 (1.54%) Service Management
5 1 (1.54%) Software Audit
5 1 (1.54%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.54%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.15%) C
2 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.08%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) C++
3 1 (1.54%) Java
3 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.31%) SC Cleared
1 8 (12.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (4.62%) DBS Check
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (56.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.54%) vSphere
5 1 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) SCCM
2 2 (3.08%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.54%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (24.62%) Microsoft
2 15 (23.08%) VMware
3 9 (13.85%) Cisco
4 4 (6.15%) AppSense
4 4 (6.15%) Lumension
5 3 (4.62%) Altiris
5 3 (4.62%) Citrix
5 3 (4.62%) Dell
5 3 (4.62%) HP
6 2 (3.08%) Symantec
7 1 (1.54%) Exinda
7 1 (1.54%) IBM
7 1 (1.54%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (1.54%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.54%) Riverbed
7 1 (1.54%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.54%) Sun