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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / West Midlands
Rank 70 69 34
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -35
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 52 59 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.19% 2.26% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.77% 10.17% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 28
Median daily rate £163 £150 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £111 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £225 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 32
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% +2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.83 £16.13 £15.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%

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
352 580 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.83% 22.22% 21.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 288 215
Median daily rate £393 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £178 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 47 93
Median hourly rate £14.48 £15.93 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.07% +17.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £18.50 £27.76
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 -6 14 £205 +28.12% 4
Warwickshire +7 12 £150 +30.43% 3
Shropshire +25 7 £425 -
Staffordshire +4 7 £130 -3.70% 1
Coventry -11 3 £216 -3.88% 1
Herefordshire - 3 - -
Worcestershire 0 2 £98 - 1
Dudley - 2 £103 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 February 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (53.47%) Active Directory
3 35 (34.65%) Microsoft
4 31 (30.69%) Windows 10
5 23 (22.77%) MS Office
5 23 (22.77%) Office 365
6 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (17.82%) Windows Server
8 17 (16.83%) SCCM
9 16 (15.84%) Windows 8
10 14 (13.86%) ITIL
11 13 (12.87%) Windows XP
11 13 (12.87%) Citrix
11 13 (12.87%) VMware
12 12 (11.88%) Migration
13 11 (10.89%) MS Exchange
13 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
15 9 (8.91%) Skype for Business
16 8 (7.92%) Android
17 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
17 7 (6.93%) LANDesk
17 7 (6.93%) DBS Check
18 6 (5.94%) Application Packaging
18 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
18 6 (5.94%) Root Cause Analysis
18 6 (5.94%) Apple iOS
18 6 (5.94%) Skype
18 6 (5.94%) Microsoft App-V

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 11 (10.89%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.91%) Skype for Business
3 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.97%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (22.77%) MS Office
2 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.97%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (22.77%) Office 365
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) Internet
1 6 (5.94%) Skype
2 5 (4.95%) LAN
3 4 (3.96%) Bluetooth
3 4 (3.96%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.96%) VPN
4 3 (2.97%) Intranet
4 3 (2.97%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.98%) DNS
5 2 (1.98%) Firewall
5 2 (1.98%) WAN
5 2 (1.98%) Wireless
6 1 (0.99%) 3G
6 1 (0.99%) ATM
6 1 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.99%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.99%) Network Security
6 1 (0.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.99%) MS Access
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) MSI
2 3 (2.97%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.99%) StarTeam
3 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.99%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (3.96%) Finance
2 2 (1.98%) Banking
2 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.98%) Private Banking
2 2 (1.98%) Retail
2 2 (1.98%) Retail Banking
3 1 (0.99%) Advertising
3 1 (0.99%) Electronics
3 1 (0.99%) Law
3 1 (0.99%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (21.78%) Analyst
2 17 (16.83%) 2nd Line Support
3 14 (13.86%) Support Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) Deployment Engineer
4 10 (9.90%) Support Analyst
5 9 (8.91%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Desktop Support
6 8 (7.92%) Service Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (4.95%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.96%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Build Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (3.96%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (3.96%) Windows Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.96%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.97%) NHS
3 3 (2.97%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.98%) CMDB
5 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.99%) Clustering
5 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.99%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.99%) PMI
5 1 (0.99%) User Experience
5 1 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (30.69%) Windows 10
3 19 (18.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (17.82%) Windows Server
5 16 (15.84%) Windows 8
6 13 (12.87%) Windows XP
7 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (7.92%) Android
9 6 (5.94%) Apple iOS
9 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.95%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.98%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.99%) AIX
12 1 (0.99%) Windows 2000 Server
12 1 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (13.86%) ITIL
2 12 (11.88%) Migration
3 6 (5.94%) Application Packaging
3 6 (5.94%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (3.96%) ITIL V3
5 4 (3.96%) Service Management
6 3 (2.97%) Computer Security
6 3 (2.97%) Identity Management
6 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.98%) CRM
7 2 (1.98%) ERP
7 2 (1.98%) High Availability
7 2 (1.98%) Investment Management
7 2 (1.98%) Logistics
7 2 (1.98%) Network Management
7 2 (1.98%) Project Management
7 2 (1.98%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.98%) Validation
7 2 (1.98%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
1 4 (3.96%) SQL
1 4 (3.96%) VB
1 4 (3.96%) VBScript
2 3 (2.97%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.98%) C
4 1 (0.99%) Java
4 1 (0.99%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) DBS Check
1 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.95%) Degree
3 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) MCSE
5 2 (1.98%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.98%) MCITP
5 2 (1.98%) MCSA
5 2 (1.98%) MCTS
5 2 (1.98%) NVQ Level 3
5 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.99%) ISEB
6 1 (0.99%) MCP
6 1 (0.99%) MOS
6 1 (0.99%) NVQ Level 4
6 1 (0.99%) PMP
6 1 (0.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 54 (53.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.94%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.95%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.96%) XenApp
5 2 (1.98%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (16.83%) SCCM
2 4 (3.96%) AirWatch
2 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.97%) WSUS
4 1 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.99%) Netcool
Vendors
1 35 (34.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.87%) Citrix
2 13 (12.87%) VMware
3 7 (6.93%) LANDesk
4 6 (5.94%) Cisco
5 5 (4.95%) Google
5 5 (4.95%) Intel Security
6 4 (3.96%) Dell
7 3 (2.97%) Remedy
8 2 (1.98%) Altiris
8 2 (1.98%) HP
9 1 (0.99%) Adobe
9 1 (0.99%) Apple
9 1 (0.99%) Avaya
9 1 (0.99%) Capita
9 1 (0.99%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.99%) Oracle
9 1 (0.99%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.99%) Toshiba
9 1 (0.99%) Veritas
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