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 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 85 64 35
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -29
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 60 57 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.91% 2.39% 4.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.12% 14.65% 23.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 27 41
Median daily rate £143 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £115 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £421 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 17 38
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.78 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.99 £18.00 £17.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
593 389 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.92% 16.28% 20.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 201 205
Median daily rate £385 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.31% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £407
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 80
Median hourly rate £13.68 £16.60 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.59% +14.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.29 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £26.50 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 23 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 23 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 +3 17 £115 - 2
Shropshire -27 10 £450 +201.00%
Coventry -17 8 £120 -61.60% 2
Staffordshire +1 7 £110 -31.46% 2
Birmingham -23 7 £150 -50.00%
Worcestershire -2 5 £135 -62.50% 1
Herefordshire -4 3 £450 - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (59.42%) Active Directory
3 66 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 36 (26.09%) MS Office
4 36 (26.09%) Windows 8
5 35 (25.36%) Windows XP
6 27 (19.57%) Windows Server
7 25 (18.12%) Windows Server 2008
8 21 (15.22%) ITIL
8 21 (15.22%) Citrix
9 19 (13.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 19 (13.77%) Google
9 19 (13.77%) Windows 10
10 18 (13.04%) SCCM
11 17 (12.32%) Intel Security
12 16 (11.59%) MS Excel
12 16 (11.59%) MS Exchange
13 15 (10.87%) Android
14 14 (10.14%) Apple iOS
14 14 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (10.14%) Remote Desktop
15 13 (9.42%) HP
16 12 (8.70%) Migration
16 12 (8.70%) Incident Management
17 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
17 11 (7.97%) Dell
17 11 (7.97%) VPN
18 10 (7.25%) MCSE
18 10 (7.25%) VMware

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 16 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.07%) IBM Notes
3 5 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.90%) IBM Domino
5 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.17%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.72%) Documentum
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (26.09%) MS Office
2 16 (11.59%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) Google Apps
2 8 (5.80%) Office 365
3 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.14%) Remote Desktop
2 11 (7.97%) VPN
3 7 (5.07%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.62%) DHCP
5 4 (2.90%) DNS
6 3 (2.17%) IPv4
6 3 (2.17%) LAN
6 3 (2.17%) Wireless
7 2 (1.45%) WAN
8 1 (0.72%) DSL
8 1 (0.72%) Firewall
8 1 (0.72%) IMAP
8 1 (0.72%) Internet
8 1 (0.72%) Intranet
8 1 (0.72%) SAN
8 1 (0.72%) SMTP
8 1 (0.72%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.72%) VLAN
8 1 (0.72%) VoIP
8 1 (0.72%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.07%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.72%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.45%) MSI
2 1 (0.72%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.72%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.72%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (4.35%) Finance
2 5 (3.62%) German Language
3 3 (2.17%) Advertising
3 3 (2.17%) Law
3 3 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (0.72%) Banking
4 1 (0.72%) French Language
4 1 (0.72%) Local Government
4 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (32.61%) Analyst
2 27 (19.57%) Support Engineer
3 25 (18.12%) Service Analyst
4 22 (15.94%) Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (13.77%) Desktop Support
5 19 (13.77%) Help Desk Analyst
6 16 (11.59%) Desktop Engineer
7 13 (9.42%) 2nd Line Support
7 13 (9.42%) Support Analyst
8 12 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (7.97%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 11 (7.97%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
10 10 (7.25%) Deployment Engineer
10 10 (7.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 10 (7.25%) Help Desk Support
11 9 (6.52%) Windows Engineer
12 8 (5.80%) Architect
12 8 (5.80%) IT Analyst
13 7 (5.07%) Desktop Analyst
14 6 (4.35%) First Line Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.72%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (6.52%) Driving Licence
3 6 (4.35%) User Experience
4 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.90%) NHS
4 4 (2.90%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.17%) Statistics
6 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.45%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.45%) PDA
6 2 (1.45%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.72%) CMDB
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 138 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (26.09%) Windows 8
3 35 (25.36%) Windows XP
4 27 (19.57%) Windows Server
5 25 (18.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (13.77%) Windows 10
7 15 (10.87%) Android
8 14 (10.14%) Apple iOS
8 14 (10.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (5.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (3.62%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.45%) Linux
11 2 (1.45%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.72%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.72%) Fedora
12 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.22%) ITIL
2 12 (8.70%) Incident Management
2 12 (8.70%) Migration
3 9 (6.52%) Identity Management
4 7 (5.07%) ITSM
4 7 (5.07%) Project Management
4 7 (5.07%) Service Management
5 6 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 6 (4.35%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.62%) Change Management
6 5 (3.62%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (2.90%) Software Deployment
7 4 (2.90%) Ticket Management
8 3 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.17%) Load Balancing
8 3 (2.17%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (2.17%) Security Management
8 3 (2.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.62%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.17%) SQL
3 2 (1.45%) VBScript
4 1 (0.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (13.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (7.97%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.25%) MCSE
4 7 (5.07%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.35%) MCP
6 4 (2.90%) CCNA
6 4 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (2.90%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.17%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.45%) MCITP
8 2 (1.45%) MCSA
9 1 (0.72%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.72%) CNE
9 1 (0.72%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.72%) Degree
9 1 (0.72%) ISEB
9 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.72%) Novell Certification
9 1 (0.72%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 82 (59.42%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.80%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (3.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.72%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.72%) vSphere
6 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (13.04%) SCCM
2 4 (2.90%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.90%) WSUS
3 3 (2.17%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.45%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.45%) SCOM
5 1 (0.72%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.72%) DameWare
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.72%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.72%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.72%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.72%) SCSM
5 1 (0.72%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 66 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.22%) Citrix
3 19 (13.77%) Google
4 17 (12.32%) Intel Security
5 13 (9.42%) HP
6 11 (7.97%) Dell
7 10 (7.25%) VMware
8 8 (5.80%) Sophos
9 7 (5.07%) Lotus
10 4 (2.90%) Apple
10 4 (2.90%) Cisco
11 3 (2.17%) Becrypt
11 3 (2.17%) Kaseya
11 3 (2.17%) Kaspersky
11 3 (2.17%) Lumension
11 3 (2.17%) Symantec
12 2 (1.45%) LANDesk
12 2 (1.45%) Sage
12 2 (1.45%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.72%) Mitel
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