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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 79 32 23
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 46 95 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.82% 4.41% 5.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.58% 19.55% 29.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 36
Average daily rate £175 £145 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £107 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £330 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 33
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.47 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.93 £15.85 £17.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.97 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.39% -3.67%
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
536 486 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.17% 22.55% 18.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 221 198
Average daily rate £355 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 99 61
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £26.00 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -16 20 £175 -17.64%
Coventry -12 6 £225 +30.43% 1
Shropshire -17 6 £300 +147.42%
Staffordshire -6 5 £135 - 1
Warwickshire -19 3 - - 1
Worcestershire +5 1 - - 1
Solihull -15 1 - - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (60.50%) Active Directory
3 49 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 41 (34.45%) Citrix
5 37 (31.09%) MS Office
6 36 (30.25%) Microsoft
7 23 (19.33%) Blackberry
8 21 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (16.81%) SCCM
9 20 (16.81%) Finance
9 20 (16.81%) Law
10 17 (14.29%) ITIL
10 17 (14.29%) Windows 8
11 16 (13.45%) iManage
11 16 (13.45%) Windows Server
11 16 (13.45%) Legal
12 14 (11.76%) MS Exchange
12 14 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
12 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
13 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (10.08%) Migration
14 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
14 12 (10.08%) Sophos
15 11 (9.24%) SC Cleared
15 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 11 (9.24%) Incident Management
16 9 (7.56%) NHS
16 9 (7.56%) Dell
16 9 (7.56%) SLA

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.36%) IBM Notes
4 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.68%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.84%) IIS
6 1 (0.84%) Lync
6 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 37 (31.09%) MS Office
2 12 (10.08%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.68%) PTC Creo
3 2 (1.68%) Windchill
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.68%) Mimecast
1 2 (1.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.76%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.88%) Wireless
3 6 (5.04%) LAN
4 5 (4.20%) VPN
4 5 (4.20%) WAN
5 3 (2.52%) DHCP
5 3 (2.52%) DNS
5 3 (2.52%) Firewall
5 3 (2.52%) Internet
5 3 (2.52%) VoIP
6 2 (1.68%) NAS
7 1 (0.84%) MPLS
7 1 (0.84%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.84%) MS Access
General
1 20 (16.81%) Finance
1 20 (16.81%) Law
2 16 (13.45%) Legal
3 5 (4.20%) German Language
4 4 (3.36%) Advertising
4 4 (3.36%) Billing
5 2 (1.68%) Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Front Office
5 2 (1.68%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.84%) Retail
6 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (33.61%) Analyst
2 23 (19.33%) Service Analyst
2 23 (19.33%) Service Desk Analyst
2 23 (19.33%) Support Engineer
3 20 (16.81%) Desktop Support
4 16 (13.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 15 (12.61%) Support Analyst
6 13 (10.92%) Desktop Engineer
7 12 (10.08%) IT Support
7 12 (10.08%) Legal Analyst
8 10 (8.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 9 (7.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 8 (6.72%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
10 8 (6.72%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
11 7 (5.88%) IT Engineer
12 6 (5.04%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (5.04%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
12 6 (5.04%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.84%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.33%) Blackberry
2 9 (7.56%) NHS
3 6 (5.04%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.36%) Fat Client
4 4 (3.36%) Thin Client
5 3 (2.52%) IVR
5 3 (2.52%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.68%) iPad
6 2 (1.68%) iPhone
6 2 (1.68%) Statistics
6 2 (1.68%) User Experience
7 1 (0.84%) CMDB
7 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (41.18%) Windows XP
3 21 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 16 (13.45%) Windows Server
6 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.36%) Windows 10
8 3 (2.52%) Android
8 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.68%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.68%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.84%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (14.29%) ITIL
2 12 (10.08%) Migration
3 11 (9.24%) Incident Management
4 9 (7.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (5.04%) Service Management
6 5 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (3.36%) Problem Management
7 4 (3.36%) Security Patching
7 4 (3.36%) Service Delivery
8 3 (2.52%) Business Continuity
8 3 (2.52%) Network Management
9 2 (1.68%) Application Packaging
9 2 (1.68%) Business Continuity Management
9 2 (1.68%) Coaching
9 2 (1.68%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (1.68%) ITIL V3
9 2 (1.68%) Mentoring
9 2 (1.68%) Ticket Management
9 2 (1.68%) Time Management
9 2 (1.68%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.20%) SQL
2 2 (1.68%) Java
3 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.24%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.52%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.68%) MCSE
6 1 (0.84%) CNE
6 1 (0.84%) Degree
6 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.84%) MCP
6 1 (0.84%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.56%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (60.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.52%) vSphere
3 3 (2.52%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.68%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.68%) XenServer
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (16.81%) SCCM
2 3 (2.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.84%) DameWare
Vendors
1 41 (34.45%) Citrix
2 36 (30.25%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.45%) iManage
4 12 (10.08%) Sophos
5 9 (7.56%) Dell
6 8 (6.72%) VMware
7 5 (4.20%) Google
7 5 (4.20%) McAfee
8 4 (3.36%) Cisco
8 4 (3.36%) Lotus
9 2 (1.68%) ANSYS
9 2 (1.68%) Apple
9 2 (1.68%) Becrypt
9 2 (1.68%) Kofax
9 2 (1.68%) LANDesk
9 2 (1.68%) Mitel
9 2 (1.68%) Oracle
9 2 (1.68%) SAP
9 2 (1.68%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.84%) Dell KACE
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