The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 30 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 Staffordshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 12 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 11 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 9.32% 7.63% 7.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.93% 45.00% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 9
Average daily rate
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£190 £200 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -18.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £209 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-24.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.75 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.63% -29.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 20 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 24.58% 16.95% 28.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 40
Average daily rate £320 £330 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +14.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £291 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £330 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 1
Average hourly rate £13.44 £16.94 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.70% +1.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows 7
West Midlands

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 30 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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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
Lichfield - 4 £190 - 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 - -
Rugeley - - - -
Stafford - - - -
Tamworth - - - -
Windows 7
West Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 10 (52.63%) Windows XP
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 6 (31.58%) Citrix
4 6 (31.58%) MS Office
5 4 (21.05%) SCCM
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.79%) VMware
6 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
6 3 (15.79%) Cisco
6 3 (15.79%) 3G
6 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
6 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
7 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (10.53%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Retail
7 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
7 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 1 (5.26%) QMS
8 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
8 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
8 1 (5.26%) Law
8 1 (5.26%) Legal
8 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
8 1 (5.26%) Sophos
8 1 (5.26%) Blackberry

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) 3G
1 3 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) MS Access
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
5 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) IT Support
6 2 (10.53%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Junior Developer
7 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (5.26%) Junior
7 1 (5.26%) Developer
7 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.26%) Classic ASP
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows XP
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Migration
2 1 (5.26%) QMS
2 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.26%) VB
1 1 (5.26%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
1 6 (31.58%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 3 (15.79%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Sophos
3 1 (5.26%) NetApp
3 1 (5.26%) Novell
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