The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 31 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 30 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.50% 1.10% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 8.70% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £250 £220
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £220
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Windows 7
England

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

Operating Systems Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 10.55% 12.71% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 6 5
Median daily rate £450 £475 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +58.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £282 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.66 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.96% +4.12%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Windows 7
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

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

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft