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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 31 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.72% 8.86% 5.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.23% 37.80% 24.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 0
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£150 £185 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £208 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -24.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 11
Average hourly rate £12.50 £9.32 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.12% -28.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.19 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £13.70 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.38 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.75% -
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
88 82 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leicestershire 26.59% 23.43% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 32 15
Average daily rate £263 £233 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +1.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £81 £145 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £363 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 24
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £13.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -1.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.17 £9.94
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.00 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 2015.

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
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 17 April 2015. 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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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 -6 6 £150 -24.05% 2
Coalville - - - -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) MS Office
3 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
4 6 (25.00%) SCCM
4 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Migration
5 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
6 4 (16.67%) VBScript
6 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.67%) Software Distribution
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.50%) Retail
8 2 (8.33%) LANDesk
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (8.33%) Remedy
8 2 (8.33%) Sun
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (8.33%) EPoS
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (8.33%) DHCP
8 2 (8.33%) DNS
8 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (4.17%) XenApp

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.17%) LiveLink
1 1 (4.17%) Lync
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Office
2 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) DHCP
1 2 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) VoIP
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) UAT Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) UAT Test Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Test Coordinator
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 2 (8.33%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Author
4 1 (4.17%) Technical Author
4 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.17%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior
4 1 (4.17%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) HTML
1 1 (4.17%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) EPoS
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
1 5 (20.83%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (16.67%) Software Distribution
3 1 (4.17%) Web Design
3 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (16.67%) VBScript
3 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Dell Certification
4 1 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (4.17%) DCSE
System Software
1 7 (29.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) XenApp
2 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) Sun
2 2 (8.33%) Remedy
2 2 (8.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Computacenter
3 1 (4.17%) Dell
3 1 (4.17%) Citrix