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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 31 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 6 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.22% 2.20% 10.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.00% 11.54% 34.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 13
Median daily rate £375 £225 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% +2.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £207
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Median hourly rate £11.22 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.89% +7.69%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.38 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
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
50 52 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 20.41% 19.05% 28.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 38
Median daily rate £350 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 12 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £12.00 £10.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £14.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Leicestershire 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 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
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
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 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
Leicester -8 2 - -
Hinckley - 1 £375 -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (12.50%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (12.50%) Clustering
6 1 (12.50%) TDD
6 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) C
6 1 (12.50%) C++
6 1 (12.50%) Migration

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) High Availability
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
1 1 (12.50%) OO
1 1 (12.50%) Problem Management
1 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) C++
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) VMware