The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 87 58 33
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 56 61 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.74% 2.42% 4.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.59% 16.22% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 28 48
Median daily rate £269 £300 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £105 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £404
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £213
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 33
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.51 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £17.60 £28.93
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 West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
529 376 528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.47% 14.90% 20.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 171 231
Median daily rate £375 £330 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £160 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 55 78
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -17.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.40 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £21.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West 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 West Midlands

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -17 16 £316 +5.41% 1
Shropshire - 10 £438 - 1
Warwickshire +5 8 £126 +9.78% 3
Coventry -20 8 £170 -1.44% 1
Staffordshire +1 5 £264 +64.33%
Herefordshire -4 3 £275 -
Worcestershire -6 2 £135 -67.85%
West Bromwich -2 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (56.35%) Active Directory
3 53 (42.06%) Microsoft
4 37 (29.37%) MS Office
5 35 (27.78%) Windows 8
6 32 (25.40%) Windows XP
7 29 (23.02%) Windows 10
8 27 (21.43%) Windows Server
9 23 (18.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (18.25%) ITIL
10 18 (14.29%) Citrix
11 17 (13.49%) Google
11 17 (13.49%) Office 365
12 15 (11.90%) Intel Security
13 14 (11.11%) MS Excel
13 14 (11.11%) SCCM
14 13 (10.32%) MS Exchange
14 13 (10.32%) HP
15 12 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (8.73%) Remote Desktop
16 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (8.73%) VMware
17 10 (7.94%) Migration
17 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (7.94%) VPN
18 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared
18 9 (7.14%) SLA
19 8 (6.35%) Project Management
19 8 (6.35%) MCSE
19 8 (6.35%) Service Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the West 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (10.32%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (3.97%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.17%) Skype for Business
4 3 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.38%) IBM Domino
4 3 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.79%) Documentum
6 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 37 (29.37%) MS Office
2 14 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.79%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 17 (13.49%) Office 365
2 8 (6.35%) Google Apps
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.73%) Remote Desktop
2 10 (7.94%) VPN
3 7 (5.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.97%) IPv4
4 5 (3.97%) LAN
4 5 (3.97%) WAN
5 4 (3.17%) DHCP
6 3 (2.38%) DNS
7 2 (1.59%) Skype
7 2 (1.59%) VLAN
7 2 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.79%) DSL
8 1 (0.79%) Internet
8 1 (0.79%) Intranet
8 1 (0.79%) Network Security
8 1 (0.79%) SAN
8 1 (0.79%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (0.79%) Wireless
8 1 (0.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.59%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
1 1 (0.79%) StarTeam
General
1 3 (2.38%) Advertising
2 2 (1.59%) Finance
3 1 (0.79%) French Language
3 1 (0.79%) German Language
3 1 (0.79%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (30.95%) Analyst
2 23 (18.25%) Service Analyst
3 22 (17.46%) Support Engineer
4 20 (15.87%) Service Desk Analyst
5 17 (13.49%) Desktop Support
6 15 (11.90%) Help Desk Analyst
7 13 (10.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (10.32%) Desktop Engineer
8 12 (9.52%) Architect
9 11 (8.73%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (8.73%) Support Analyst
10 10 (7.94%) 1st Line Support
10 10 (7.94%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
10 10 (7.94%) IT Support
11 8 (6.35%) IT Analyst
12 7 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 7 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
13 6 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
14 5 (3.97%) Deployment Engineer
14 5 (3.97%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.35%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.76%) User Experience
4 4 (3.17%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.17%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 3 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.38%) NHS
5 3 (2.38%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.38%) Statistics
6 2 (1.59%) CMDB
6 2 (1.59%) Pocket PC
7 1 (0.79%) AS400
7 1 (0.79%) Clustering
7 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.79%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.79%) iSeries
7 1 (0.79%) PDA
7 1 (0.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 126 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (27.78%) Windows 8
3 32 (25.40%) Windows XP
4 29 (23.02%) Windows 10
5 27 (21.43%) Windows Server
6 23 (18.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (5.56%) Android
8 7 (5.56%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.38%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.59%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.79%) AIX
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.79%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.79%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.25%) ITIL
2 10 (7.94%) Migration
3 8 (6.35%) Project Management
3 8 (6.35%) Service Management
4 7 (5.56%) Change Management
4 7 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 6 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (4.76%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (4.76%) Identity Management
5 6 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 6 (4.76%) ITSM
5 6 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (3.97%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.17%) CRM
7 4 (3.17%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (3.17%) Load Balancing
7 4 (3.17%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (3.17%) Security Management
7 4 (3.17%) Ticket Management
8 3 (2.38%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.38%) SQL
2 2 (1.59%) Java
3 1 (0.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.79%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 8 (6.35%) MCSE
4 5 (3.97%) MCP
5 4 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.38%) A+ Certification
6 3 (2.38%) CCNA
6 3 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.59%) Degree
7 2 (1.59%) MCSA
8 1 (0.79%) CNE
8 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.79%) MCITP
8 1 (0.79%) MCTS
8 1 (0.79%) Novell Certification
8 1 (0.79%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (56.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 6 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.17%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (3.17%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.79%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.38%) WSUS
4 2 (1.59%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.59%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.79%) DameWare
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.79%) Netcool
5 1 (0.79%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.79%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.79%) SCOM
5 1 (0.79%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.79%) SCSM
5 1 (0.79%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 53 (42.06%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.29%) Citrix
3 17 (13.49%) Google
4 15 (11.90%) Intel Security
5 13 (10.32%) HP
6 11 (8.73%) VMware
7 6 (4.76%) Dell
8 5 (3.97%) Lotus
9 4 (3.17%) ServiceNow
9 4 (3.17%) Sophos
10 3 (2.38%) Altiris
10 3 (2.38%) Apple
10 3 (2.38%) Becrypt
10 3 (2.38%) Cisco
10 3 (2.38%) Kaseya
10 3 (2.38%) Kaspersky
10 3 (2.38%) Lumension
11 2 (1.59%) NetIQ
11 2 (1.59%) Sage
11 2 (1.59%) Symantec
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