The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Leicestershire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 14 29 29
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 32 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 10.63% 3.24% 1.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.65% 21.05% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
Average daily rate
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£220 £143 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.38% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -4.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.80 £27.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.72 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Leicestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
85 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 28.24% 15.38% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 21 12
Average daily rate £300 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £135 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 10 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.69 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.22% -38.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £13.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 7
East Midlands

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +12 21 £293 +148.93%
Lutterworth - - - -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
3 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
4 25 (39.06%) Windows XP
5 18 (28.13%) Migration
6 17 (26.56%) SCCM
7 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (23.44%) MS Office
8 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
9 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
10 9 (14.06%) ITIL
10 9 (14.06%) Citrix
10 9 (14.06%) Office 365
10 9 (14.06%) Windows 8
11 7 (10.94%) .NET
11 7 (10.94%) C#
11 7 (10.94%) XenApp
12 6 (9.38%) XenDesktop
12 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (9.38%) Inversion of Control
12 6 (9.38%) Moq
12 6 (9.38%) StructureMap
12 6 (9.38%) NUnit
12 6 (9.38%) NHibernate
12 6 (9.38%) IIS
12 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
12 6 (9.38%) Scrum
12 6 (9.38%) MVC
13 5 (7.81%) VMware

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (9.38%) IIS
2 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.81%) Lync
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.56%) Site Server
3 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (23.44%) MS Office
2 9 (14.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) LAN
2 3 (4.69%) WAN
2 3 (4.69%) Wireless
3 2 (3.13%) Internet
4 1 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.56%) WLAN
4 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.56%) VPN
4 1 (1.56%) SAN
4 1 (1.56%) PABX
4 1 (1.56%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) NUnit
1 6 (9.38%) Moq
2 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.56%) Finance
1 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (14.06%) Deployment Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 8 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (9.38%) Developer
3 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
3 6 (9.38%) C# Developer
3 6 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (6.25%) IT Support
4 4 (6.25%) Deployment Team Leader
4 4 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Team Leader
5 3 (4.69%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Citrix Administrator
5 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (4.69%) Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) Administrator
5 3 (4.69%) Support Technician
5 3 (4.69%) Support Analyst
5 3 (4.69%) Wintel Administrator
6 2 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) .NET
2 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET
2 6 (9.38%) NHibernate
2 6 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (9.38%) StructureMap
3 3 (4.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (6.25%) Thin Client
2 4 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.13%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.56%) FMCG
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (39.06%) Windows XP
3 15 (23.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (14.06%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (28.13%) Migration
2 9 (14.06%) ITIL
3 6 (9.38%) Scrum
3 6 (9.38%) MVC
4 4 (6.25%) Project Management
4 4 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.13%) ITSM
5 2 (3.13%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.56%) Change Management
6 1 (1.56%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.94%) C#
2 2 (3.13%) SQL
2 2 (3.13%) VBScript
2 2 (3.13%) VB
2 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
1 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.56%) Degree
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) SLA
2 2 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 28 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.94%) XenApp
3 6 (9.38%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.56%) XenServer
5 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 17 (26.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Citrix
3 5 (7.81%) VMware
4 4 (6.25%) Remedy
4 4 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) Dell
5 1 (1.56%) Lotus
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco