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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 88 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 48 72 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.75% 2.81% 4.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.14% 14.97% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 33
Median daily rate £193 £200 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £153 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £409 £375 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £188
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 36
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.65 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% +1.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
431 481 497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.73% 18.80% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 186 225
Median daily rate £375 £313 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 65 86
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.33 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.88 £20.10 £20.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 -25 16 £185 -3.26% 7
Warwickshire 0 8 £115 +9.52% 6
Staffordshire -8 5 £125 -75.96% 1
Coventry -14 5 £313 +206.37% 4
West Bromwich 0 4 - -
Wolverhampton +4 2 - - 2
Shropshire -3 2 £303 -9.02%
Solihull -1 1 £425 -
Worcestershire -3 1 £105 - 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (55.96%) Active Directory
3 42 (38.53%) Microsoft
4 34 (31.19%) Windows 10
5 31 (28.44%) MS Office
6 24 (22.02%) Windows 8
7 23 (21.10%) ITIL
8 21 (19.27%) SCCM
9 19 (17.43%) Office 365
10 18 (16.51%) Windows Server
11 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (12.84%) Windows XP
13 11 (10.09%) Migration
13 11 (10.09%) VMware
14 10 (9.17%) Skype for Business
14 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
14 10 (9.17%) MS Exchange
14 10 (9.17%) Citrix
14 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (8.26%) SLA
15 9 (8.26%) Microsoft App-V
16 8 (7.34%) Project Management
16 8 (7.34%) HP
16 8 (7.34%) VPN
16 8 (7.34%) Android
16 8 (7.34%) Google
17 7 (6.42%) Root Cause Analysis
17 7 (6.42%) Intel Security
17 7 (6.42%) Service Management
18 6 (5.50%) Apple iOS

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 10 (9.17%) MS Exchange
1 10 (9.17%) Skype for Business
2 4 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.92%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.92%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.92%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (28.44%) MS Office
2 10 (9.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (2.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.92%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.43%) Office 365
2 6 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.67%) G Suite
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.34%) VPN
2 6 (5.50%) Skype
3 5 (4.59%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (3.67%) Bluetooth
4 4 (3.67%) Internet
4 4 (3.67%) LAN
5 3 (2.75%) IPv4
5 3 (2.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.75%) WAN
6 2 (1.83%) DHCP
6 2 (1.83%) DNS
6 2 (1.83%) VLAN
6 2 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.92%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.92%) Firewall
7 1 (0.92%) Intranet
7 1 (0.92%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.92%) Network Security
7 1 (0.92%) SAN
7 1 (0.92%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.75%) InstallShield
1 3 (2.75%) MSI
2 1 (0.92%) StarTeam
General
1 4 (3.67%) Advertising
2 3 (2.75%) Finance
3 2 (1.83%) Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.83%) Private Banking
3 2 (1.83%) Retail
3 2 (1.83%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.92%) French Language
4 1 (0.92%) German Language
4 1 (0.92%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (30.28%) Analyst
2 14 (12.84%) Service Analyst
2 14 (12.84%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (11.93%) Desktop Support
3 13 (11.93%) Help Desk Analyst
3 13 (11.93%) Support Engineer
4 12 (11.01%) Desktop Engineer
4 12 (11.01%) Support Analyst
5 11 (10.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (10.09%) Deployment Engineer
6 10 (9.17%) Architect
7 9 (8.26%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
8 8 (7.34%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 7 (6.42%) IT Support
10 5 (4.59%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (4.59%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (4.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Service Desk Engineer
11 4 (3.67%) Support Technician
11 4 (3.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.59%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.59%) Driving Licence
2 5 (4.59%) User Experience
3 4 (3.67%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.75%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.75%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.75%) NHS
5 2 (1.83%) CMDB
5 2 (1.83%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.83%) Pocket PC
6 1 (0.92%) AS400
6 1 (0.92%) Clustering
6 1 (0.92%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.92%) iSeries
6 1 (0.92%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.92%) PMI
6 1 (0.92%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 109 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (31.19%) Windows 10
3 24 (22.02%) Windows 8
4 18 (16.51%) Windows Server
5 17 (15.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (12.84%) Windows XP
7 8 (7.34%) Android
8 6 (5.50%) Apple iOS
9 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.59%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.59%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.83%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.92%) AIX
11 1 (0.92%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.92%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (0.92%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.92%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.10%) ITIL
2 11 (10.09%) Migration
3 8 (7.34%) Project Management
4 7 (6.42%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (6.42%) Service Management
5 6 (5.50%) ITIL V3
6 5 (4.59%) ITSM
6 5 (4.59%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (4.59%) Security Management
6 5 (4.59%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.67%) Application Packaging
7 4 (3.67%) CRM
7 4 (3.67%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (2.75%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.75%) Computer Security
8 3 (2.75%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.75%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.75%) Identity Management
8 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.75%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.67%) SQL
2 3 (2.75%) VB
2 3 (2.75%) VBScript
3 2 (1.83%) C
4 1 (0.92%) Java
4 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.92%) PHP
4 1 (0.92%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.67%) MCSE
4 3 (2.75%) Degree
4 3 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.83%) MCSA
5 2 (1.83%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (1.83%) NVQ Level 4
5 2 (1.83%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.92%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.92%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.92%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.92%) MCITP
6 1 (0.92%) MCP
6 1 (0.92%) MCTS
6 1 (0.92%) MOS
6 1 (0.92%) PMP
6 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.26%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (55.96%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (4.59%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.83%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.83%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.83%) XenApp
6 1 (0.92%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 21 (19.27%) SCCM
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (3.67%) AirWatch
3 4 (3.67%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (3.67%) WSUS
4 2 (1.83%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.92%) Netcool
5 1 (0.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.92%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.92%) SCOM
5 1 (0.92%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.92%) SCSM
5 1 (0.92%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 42 (38.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.09%) VMware
3 10 (9.17%) Citrix
4 8 (7.34%) Google
4 8 (7.34%) HP
5 7 (6.42%) Intel Security
6 5 (4.59%) LANDesk
7 3 (2.75%) Altiris
7 3 (2.75%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.83%) Apple
8 2 (1.83%) Cisco
8 2 (1.83%) Dell
8 2 (1.83%) NetIQ
8 2 (1.83%) Remedy
9 1 (0.92%) Avaya
9 1 (0.92%) Lotus
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle
9 1 (0.92%) Sophos
9 1 (0.92%) Symantec
9 1 (0.92%) Veritas
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