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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 37 28 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.37% 3.01% 4.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 11.76% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Average daily rate £115 £153 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.59% -49.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.00 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.18 £18.00 £88.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.97 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.39% -3.67%
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
84 68 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 28.47% 25.56% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 45 24
Average daily rate £250 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £78 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £435 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 20
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 5 - - 2
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (33.33%) SCCM
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 1 (11.11%) DNS
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Sun
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VBScript
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) DB2
5 1 (11.11%) IIS
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Release Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Customer Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Mainframe
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Citrix
1 2 (22.22%) VMware
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Sun