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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 69 61 35
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 72 62 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.41% 2.61% 4.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.12% 15.01% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 25 43
Median daily rate £125 £275 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% -12.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £99 £115 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £422 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £190 £208
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -8.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 20 37
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.28 £18.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.10 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+0.68% -
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
594 413 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.87% 17.39% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 229 231
Median daily rate £375 £330 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £140 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £450 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 64 77
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.90% +6.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.30 £26.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Warwickshire +8 18 £115 - 3
Birmingham -9 14 £159 -25.29% 1
Coventry -3 10 £120 -56.36% 1
Shropshire -31 9 £469 +213.54%
Staffordshire +7 7 £110 -45.67% 2
Worcestershire -9 5 £375 +4.16% 3
Dudley +1 3 £95 -24.00%
Herefordshire - 3 - - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Windows
2 78 (57.35%) Active Directory
3 66 (48.53%) Microsoft
4 38 (27.94%) Windows XP
5 36 (26.47%) Windows 8
6 34 (25.00%) MS Office
7 26 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 26 (19.12%) Windows Server
8 21 (15.44%) Citrix
9 20 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (14.71%) SCCM
10 19 (13.97%) Google
11 18 (13.24%) ITIL
12 17 (12.50%) Intel Security
12 17 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (12.50%) Windows 10
13 15 (11.03%) MS Excel
13 15 (11.03%) Android
13 15 (11.03%) Remote Desktop
14 14 (10.29%) Apple iOS
14 14 (10.29%) MS Exchange
15 13 (9.56%) Migration
15 13 (9.56%) VMware
15 13 (9.56%) Incident Management
16 12 (8.82%) Security Cleared
16 12 (8.82%) Dell
17 11 (8.09%) HP
17 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2003
17 11 (8.09%) VPN
17 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills

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 14 (10.29%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.15%) IBM Notes
3 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.94%) IBM Domino
5 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.47%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.74%) Documentum
7 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.74%) IIS
7 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (25.00%) MS Office
2 15 (11.03%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.62%) Google Apps
2 5 (3.68%) Office 365
3 3 (2.21%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.03%) Remote Desktop
2 11 (8.09%) VPN
3 7 (5.15%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.94%) DHCP
4 4 (2.94%) LAN
5 3 (2.21%) DNS
5 3 (2.21%) WAN
5 3 (2.21%) Wireless
6 2 (1.47%) Firewall
6 2 (1.47%) IPv4
6 2 (1.47%) SAN
6 2 (1.47%) VoIP
7 1 (0.74%) DSL
7 1 (0.74%) IMAP
7 1 (0.74%) Internet
7 1 (0.74%) Intranet
7 1 (0.74%) NAS
7 1 (0.74%) SMTP
7 1 (0.74%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.74%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.47%) MSI
2 1 (0.74%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.74%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (4.41%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) German Language
3 3 (2.21%) Law
3 3 (2.21%) Legal
3 3 (2.21%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) French Language
5 1 (0.74%) Local Government
5 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (29.41%) Analyst
2 28 (20.59%) Support Engineer
3 23 (16.91%) Service Analyst
4 20 (14.71%) Service Desk Analyst
5 18 (13.24%) Desktop Support
6 16 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 16 (11.76%) Help Desk Analyst
7 12 (8.82%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (8.82%) Support Analyst
8 10 (7.35%) Deployment Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 10 (7.35%) Help Desk Support
9 9 (6.62%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (6.62%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
9 9 (6.62%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) Desktop Analyst
10 7 (5.15%) IT Analyst
11 6 (4.41%) First Line Help Desk Support
11 6 (4.41%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.74%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.15%) Driving Licence
2 7 (5.15%) User Experience
3 4 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.94%) NHS
3 4 (2.94%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.21%) Statistics
5 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.47%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.47%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.47%) PDA
5 2 (1.47%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.74%) CMDB
6 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 136 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (27.94%) Windows XP
3 36 (26.47%) Windows 8
4 26 (19.12%) Windows Server
4 26 (19.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 17 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (11.03%) Android
7 14 (10.29%) Apple iOS
8 11 (8.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (3.68%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.47%) Linux
10 2 (1.47%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.74%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.74%) Fedora
11 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (13.24%) ITIL
2 13 (9.56%) Incident Management
2 13 (9.56%) Migration
3 9 (6.62%) Identity Management
4 7 (5.15%) ITSM
4 7 (5.15%) Service Management
5 6 (4.41%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (4.41%) Project Management
5 6 (4.41%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (4.41%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.68%) Change Management
6 5 (3.68%) Configuration Management
6 5 (3.68%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (2.94%) Software Deployment
7 4 (2.94%) Ticket Management
8 3 (2.21%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.21%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.21%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.21%) Security Management
8 3 (2.21%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.47%) SQL
2 2 (1.47%) VBScript
3 1 (0.74%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.35%) MCSE
4 9 (6.62%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.41%) MCP
6 4 (2.94%) CCNA
6 4 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.21%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.21%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.47%) MCITP
8 2 (1.47%) MCSA
9 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.74%) CNE
9 1 (0.74%) Degree
9 1 (0.74%) ISEB
9 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.74%) Novell Certification
9 1 (0.74%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 78 (57.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.94%) vSphere
4 3 (2.21%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.47%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (14.71%) SCCM
2 4 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.21%) WSUS
4 2 (1.47%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.47%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.74%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.74%) DameWare
5 1 (0.74%) SCOM
Vendors
1 66 (48.53%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.44%) Citrix
3 19 (13.97%) Google
4 17 (12.50%) Intel Security
5 13 (9.56%) VMware
6 12 (8.82%) Dell
7 11 (8.09%) HP
8 9 (6.62%) Sophos
9 7 (5.15%) Lotus
10 4 (2.94%) Cisco
10 4 (2.94%) LANDesk
11 3 (2.21%) Apple
11 3 (2.21%) Becrypt
11 3 (2.21%) Kaseya
11 3 (2.21%) Kaspersky
11 3 (2.21%) Lumension
12 2 (1.47%) Sage
12 2 (1.47%) ServiceNow
12 2 (1.47%) Symantec
13 1 (0.74%) Avaya
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