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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 75 61 28
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -33
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 68 67 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.39% 2.69% 5.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.33% 14.89% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 46
Median daily rate £120 £140 £283
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.13% -50.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £95 £105 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £348 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £188 £200
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 35
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.44 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.95% -10.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.29 £10.05 £10.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.28 £17.50 £17.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.04 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.20% -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
600 450 499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.07% 18.04% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 255 231
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 £126 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 67 68
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £28.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 31 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 May 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 0 19 £178 +42.00% 3
Coventry -1 12 £120 -46.66%
Warwickshire -7 9 £115 +6.48% 5
Staffordshire +10 7 £128 -37.03% 3
Dudley +4 5 £95 -24.00%
Shropshire -35 5 £488 +226.08%
Worcestershire -8 3 £240 +108.69%
Herefordshire - 3 - -
Solihull -20 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (54.33%) Active Directory
3 58 (45.67%) Microsoft
4 42 (33.07%) Windows XP
5 32 (25.20%) MS Office
6 29 (22.83%) Windows 8
7 24 (18.90%) Citrix
8 23 (18.11%) Windows Server
9 22 (17.32%) ITIL
10 20 (15.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (14.96%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (12.60%) Remote Desktop
14 14 (11.02%) MS Excel
14 14 (11.02%) SCCM
14 14 (11.02%) Incident Management
15 13 (10.24%) Android
15 13 (10.24%) Migration
15 13 (10.24%) VMware
16 12 (9.45%) MS Exchange
16 12 (9.45%) Dell
16 12 (9.45%) Intel Security
16 12 (9.45%) Apple iOS
16 12 (9.45%) Windows 10
16 12 (9.45%) Google
16 12 (9.45%) Security Cleared
17 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (7.09%) SC Cleared
19 8 (6.30%) Finance
19 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery

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 12 (9.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.30%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.36%) IBM Domino
4 3 (2.36%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.79%) Documentum
6 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (25.20%) MS Office
2 14 (11.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.94%) Office 365
2 4 (3.15%) Google Apps
3 3 (2.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.60%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (6.30%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.51%) VPN
4 5 (3.94%) Wireless
5 4 (3.15%) DHCP
5 4 (3.15%) LAN
6 3 (2.36%) DNS
6 3 (2.36%) VoIP
6 3 (2.36%) WAN
7 2 (1.57%) Firewall
7 2 (1.57%) Internet
7 2 (1.57%) IPv4
7 2 (1.57%) SAN
8 1 (0.79%) DSL
8 1 (0.79%) IMAP
8 1 (0.79%) NAS
8 1 (0.79%) SMTP
8 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.57%) MSI
2 1 (0.79%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.79%) InstallShield
General
1 8 (6.30%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Law
2 5 (3.94%) Legal
3 4 (3.15%) Billing
3 4 (3.15%) German Language
4 3 (2.36%) Advertising
4 3 (2.36%) Banking
4 3 (2.36%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.57%) Front Office
5 2 (1.57%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.79%) Local Government
6 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (33.07%) Analyst
2 25 (19.69%) Support Engineer
3 22 (17.32%) Service Analyst
4 19 (14.96%) Service Desk Analyst
5 18 (14.17%) Desktop Support
6 16 (12.60%) Desktop Engineer
7 15 (11.81%) Support Analyst
8 12 (9.45%) Help Desk Analyst
9 11 (8.66%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (8.66%) 2nd Line Support
10 10 (7.87%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 9 (7.09%) Help Desk Support
12 8 (6.30%) Deployment Engineer
12 8 (6.30%) Desktop Analyst
13 7 (5.51%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
13 7 (5.51%) IT Analyst
14 6 (4.72%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
14 6 (4.72%) IT Support
14 6 (4.72%) Windows Engineer
15 5 (3.94%) Deskside Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.79%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.72%) Blackberry
1 6 (4.72%) Driving Licence
2 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.15%) Fat Client
3 4 (3.15%) NHS
3 4 (3.15%) Statistics
3 4 (3.15%) Thin Client
4 3 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.36%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.57%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.57%) PDA
5 2 (1.57%) User Experience
6 1 (0.79%) CMDB
6 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 127 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (33.07%) Windows XP
3 29 (22.83%) Windows 8
4 23 (18.11%) Windows Server
5 20 (15.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (13.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (10.24%) Android
8 12 (9.45%) Apple iOS
8 12 (9.45%) Windows 10
9 11 (8.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.15%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.57%) Linux
12 1 (0.79%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.79%) Fedora
12 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.32%) ITIL
2 14 (11.02%) Incident Management
3 13 (10.24%) Migration
4 8 (6.30%) Identity Management
4 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
5 6 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (4.72%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (4.72%) Service Management
6 5 (3.94%) Change Management
6 5 (3.94%) Configuration Management
6 5 (3.94%) ITSM
6 5 (3.94%) Time Management
7 4 (3.15%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.15%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (3.15%) Security Patching
7 4 (3.15%) Software Deployment
7 4 (3.15%) Ticket Management
8 3 (2.36%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.57%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.72%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.36%) Java
3 2 (1.57%) SQL
3 2 (1.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (14.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (9.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (7.09%) SC Cleared
4 8 (6.30%) MCSE
5 5 (3.94%) MCP
6 4 (3.15%) CCNA
6 4 (3.15%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.36%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.36%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.57%) MCITP
8 2 (1.57%) MCSA
9 1 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.79%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.79%) Degree
9 1 (0.79%) ISEB
9 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 69 (54.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.15%) vSphere
3 3 (2.36%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.57%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (11.02%) SCCM
2 3 (2.36%) WSUS
3 2 (1.57%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.79%) DameWare
4 1 (0.79%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.79%) SCOM
4 1 (0.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 58 (45.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.90%) Citrix
3 13 (10.24%) VMware
4 12 (9.45%) Dell
4 12 (9.45%) Google
4 12 (9.45%) Intel Security
5 8 (6.30%) Lotus
5 8 (6.30%) Sophos
6 6 (4.72%) HP
7 4 (3.15%) Kaspersky
7 4 (3.15%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.36%) Becrypt
8 3 (2.36%) Cisco
8 3 (2.36%) Kaseya
8 3 (2.36%) Lumension
8 3 (2.36%) Oracle
8 3 (2.36%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.57%) Apple
9 2 (1.57%) Sage
9 2 (1.57%) Symantec
Warwick, Warwickshire
Lorien Resourcing
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