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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / West Midlands
Rank 75 61 33
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 45 57 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.88% 2.37% 4.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 11.70% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 26
Median daily rate £230 £175 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £134 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £355 £360
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £190 £175
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 37
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.73 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £15.85 £15.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-11.47% +8.92%

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
360 487 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.06% 20.25% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 215 232
Median daily rate £368 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 51 95
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.45 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

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 January 2017.

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 January 2017. 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 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 -19 13 £185 +5.71% 3
Warwickshire +4 10 £195 +85.71% 4
Coventry -17 4 £216 -3.88% 3
West Bromwich - 3 - -
Herefordshire - 3 - -
Shropshire +7 2 - -
Staffordshire +1 2 £130 -75.00% 1
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Worcestershire +2 1 £105 - 2
Solihull -4 1 £425 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (46.46%) Active Directory
3 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 31 (31.31%) Windows 10
5 26 (26.26%) MS Office
6 18 (18.18%) ITIL
6 18 (18.18%) Office 365
7 17 (17.17%) Windows XP
8 16 (16.16%) SCCM
9 15 (15.15%) Windows 8
10 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 12 (12.12%) Migration
11 12 (12.12%) VMware
12 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 11 (11.11%) Citrix
12 11 (11.11%) Windows Server
13 9 (9.09%) Skype for Business
14 8 (8.08%) Android
14 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
15 7 (7.07%) Root Cause Analysis
15 7 (7.07%) SLA
16 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (6.06%) Intel Security
16 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
16 6 (6.06%) LAN
16 6 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
16 6 (6.06%) Skype
16 6 (6.06%) Apple iOS
16 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
16 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure

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 9 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 6 (6.06%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 26 (26.26%) MS Office
2 11 (11.11%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.01%) MS Project
4 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.01%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 18 (18.18%) Office 365
2 6 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) LAN
1 6 (6.06%) Skype
2 4 (4.04%) Bluetooth
2 4 (4.04%) VPN
2 4 (4.04%) WAN
3 3 (3.03%) Internet
3 3 (3.03%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (3.03%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.02%) Firewall
4 2 (2.02%) IPv4
4 2 (2.02%) Wireless
5 1 (1.01%) ATM
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (1.01%) DNS
5 1 (1.01%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.01%) Network Security
5 1 (1.01%) SAN
5 1 (1.01%) Spanning Tree
5 1 (1.01%) VLAN
5 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) MS Access
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) MSI
2 3 (3.03%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.01%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.05%) Finance
2 2 (2.02%) Advertising
2 2 (2.02%) Banking
2 2 (2.02%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.02%) Private Banking
2 2 (2.02%) Retail
2 2 (2.02%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Electronics
3 1 (1.01%) Law
3 1 (1.01%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (26.26%) Analyst
2 13 (13.13%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (13.13%) Support Engineer
3 12 (12.12%) Support Analyst
4 11 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
5 10 (10.10%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (10.10%) Desktop Support
6 9 (9.09%) Service Analyst
6 9 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.06%) IT Support
8 5 (5.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (5.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (5.05%) Project Manager
9 4 (4.04%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.04%) Architect
9 4 (4.04%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.03%) ICT Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.04%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.04%) NHS
2 4 (4.04%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.03%) CMDB
3 3 (3.03%) Mainframe
3 3 (3.03%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.02%) Pocket PC
5 1 (1.01%) AS400
5 1 (1.01%) Clustering
5 1 (1.01%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.01%) iSeries
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.01%) PMI
5 1 (1.01%) User Experience
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (31.31%) Windows 10
3 17 (17.17%) Windows XP
4 15 (15.15%) Windows 8
5 13 (13.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (11.11%) Windows Server
7 8 (8.08%) Android
8 6 (6.06%) Apple iOS
8 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (6.06%) Windows Vista
9 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.03%) Windows 2000
11 1 (1.01%) AIX
11 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.01%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (1.01%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.18%) ITIL
2 12 (12.12%) Migration
3 7 (7.07%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (5.05%) Service Management
6 4 (4.04%) Application Packaging
6 4 (4.04%) CRM
6 4 (4.04%) ITIL V3
7 3 (3.03%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.03%) Computer Security
7 3 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.03%) Identity Management
7 3 (3.03%) ITSM
7 3 (3.03%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.03%) Ticket Management
8 2 (2.02%) Application Discovery
8 2 (2.02%) Investment Management
8 2 (2.02%) Line Management
8 2 (2.02%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.02%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.04%) SQL
1 4 (4.04%) VB
1 4 (4.04%) VBScript
2 2 (2.02%) C
2 2 (2.02%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.01%) Java
3 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.01%) PHP
3 1 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.03%) Degree
3 3 (3.03%) MCSE
3 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.02%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.02%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.02%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.02%) MCSA
4 2 (2.02%) NVQ Level 3
4 2 (2.02%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.01%) ISEB
5 1 (1.01%) MCITP
5 1 (1.01%) MCP
5 1 (1.01%) MCTS
5 1 (1.01%) MOS
5 1 (1.01%) NVQ Level 4
5 1 (1.01%) PMP
5 1 (1.01%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 46 (46.46%) Active Directory
2 6 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (3.03%) XenApp
5 1 (1.01%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 16 (16.16%) SCCM
2 4 (4.04%) AirWatch
2 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (3.03%) WSUS
4 1 (1.01%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.01%) Netcool
4 1 (1.01%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 36 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.12%) VMware
3 11 (11.11%) Citrix
4 6 (6.06%) Google
4 6 (6.06%) Intel Security
4 6 (6.06%) LANDesk
5 3 (3.03%) Altiris
5 3 (3.03%) Cisco
5 3 (3.03%) Remedy
6 2 (2.02%) Dell
6 2 (2.02%) NetIQ
6 2 (2.02%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.01%) Adobe
7 1 (1.01%) Apple
7 1 (1.01%) Avaya
7 1 (1.01%) Blue Coat
7 1 (1.01%) Capita
7 1 (1.01%) Orchard
7 1 (1.01%) Toshiba
7 1 (1.01%) Veritas
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