The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 22 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 6.59% 6.93% 7.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.72% 40.43% 51.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 6
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£165 £224 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.25% -28.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 10 10
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -47.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.15 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £18.47 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -10.34%
Windows 7
West 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 Warwickshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
89 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 26.65% 17.15% 13.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 17 13
Average daily rate £275 £258 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.69% -35.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £135 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 13 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.35 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £22.69 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

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 Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Warwick +3 9 - - 2
Stratford-upon-Avon +1 2 - -
Atherstone - 1 £165 -
Nuneaton - - - -
Windows 7
West Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
3 18 (54.55%) Windows XP
4 13 (39.39%) MS Office
5 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
6 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.18%) LAN
8 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (12.12%) Citrix
9 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (12.12%) ITIL
9 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
9 4 (12.12%) WAN
10 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
10 3 (9.09%) VPN
10 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
10 3 (9.09%) IBM Notes
10 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (9.09%) Lotus
10 3 (9.09%) McAfee
10 3 (9.09%) PDA
10 3 (9.09%) SCCM
10 3 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (6.06%) Google
11 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
11 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
11 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (6.06%) ITSM
11 2 (6.06%) Automotive
11 2 (6.06%) Migration

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (39.39%) MS Office
2 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) LAN
2 4 (12.12%) WAN
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Firewall
4 1 (3.03%) Wireless
4 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) MS Access
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (6.06%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 9 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Help Desk Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Service Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) Rollout Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Technician
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Customer Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Programme Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) PDA
2 1 (3.03%) iPad
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) GIS
2 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) ITIL
2 2 (6.06%) Project Management
2 2 (6.06%) ITSM
2 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
3 1 (3.03%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (3.03%) Service Delivery
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.06%) CNE
3 2 (6.06%) Novell Certification
3 2 (6.06%) MCP
3 2 (6.06%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
2 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) Lotus
3 3 (9.09%) McAfee
4 2 (6.06%) Google
5 1 (3.03%) Computacenter