The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 11 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 21 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.47% 4.00% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 18.18% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £201 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -27.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 2
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -44.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.04 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -12.25%
Windows 7
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 66 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 22.58% 22.00% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 16
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £75 £205 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £353 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 21
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £34.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Leicestershire region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Leicestershire region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
Leicester +13 10 £175 -
Lutterworth - - - -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
3 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
4 20 (43.48%) Migration
5 16 (34.78%) MS Office
6 13 (28.26%) SCCM
6 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
7 12 (26.09%) VBScript
8 11 (23.91%) Windows XP
8 11 (23.91%) Remedy
9 8 (17.39%) Citrix
9 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (17.39%) XenApp
10 7 (15.22%) XenDesktop
10 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (15.22%) WAN
10 7 (15.22%) LAN
10 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
11 6 (13.04%) Finance
11 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (10.87%) Software Distribution
12 5 (10.87%) ITIL
12 5 (10.87%) Cisco
13 4 (8.70%) HP
13 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
13 4 (8.70%) Wireless
13 4 (8.70%) Fat Client
13 4 (8.70%) Smartphone
14 3 (6.52%) VMware

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leicestershire 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 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.17%) LiveLink
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (34.78%) MS Office
2 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) WAN
1 7 (15.22%) LAN
2 4 (8.70%) Wireless
3 3 (6.52%) VoIP
4 2 (4.35%) Firewall
4 2 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (8.70%) Support Specialist
4 3 (6.52%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Technical Leader
4 3 (6.52%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (6.52%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.52%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Test Coordinator
5 2 (4.35%) Network Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Support Technician
5 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Desktop Support
5 2 (4.35%) Coordinator
5 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.17%) HTML
2 1 (2.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Thin Client
1 4 (8.70%) Fat Client
1 4 (8.70%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Windows XP
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Migration
2 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (10.87%) Software Distribution
3 5 (10.87%) ITIL
4 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.17%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.17%) ITSM
5 1 (2.17%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 12 (26.09%) VBScript
3 2 (4.35%) VB
4 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification
2 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (54.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.39%) XenApp
3 7 (15.22%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) XenServer
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) Control-M
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) Remedy
3 8 (17.39%) Citrix
4 5 (10.87%) Cisco
5 4 (8.70%) HP
6 3 (6.52%) VMware
7 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.17%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.17%) IBM