The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 7
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 32 33
Rank change year-on-year -8 +1  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 24 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.74% 3.58% 3.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.54% 16.78% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 6
Median daily rate £225 £185 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.62% -7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £144 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £264 £278
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £214 £200
% change year-on-year -18.12% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 5
Median hourly rate £10.00 £11.12 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.03% -7.37%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 87 143 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.01% 21.31% 14.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 70 45
Median daily rate £381 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.30% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £190 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £447 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 13
Median hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.13% -3.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.73 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.90 £22.75 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Birmingham

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Birmingham

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Birmingham over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Birmingham

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Birmingham

Windows 7
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
3 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (30.00%) Windows 10
5 8 (26.67%) SCCM
6 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
6 7 (23.33%) MS Office
7 6 (20.00%) VMware
7 6 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
8 5 (16.67%) MSI
8 5 (16.67%) InstallShield
9 4 (13.33%) LAN
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (10.00%) Document Management
10 3 (10.00%) Line Management
10 3 (10.00%) Office 365
10 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.00%) WebEx
10 3 (10.00%) Remedy
10 3 (10.00%) ITIL
10 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
11 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
11 2 (6.67%) SQL
11 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
11 2 (6.67%) CRM
11 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (6.67%) Service Management

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (23.33%) MS Excel
1 7 (23.33%) MS Office
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
2 3 (10.00%) WebEx
3 2 (6.67%) Skype
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) 3G
4 1 (3.33%) ATM
4 1 (3.33%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
4 1 (3.33%) Intranet
4 1 (3.33%) VPN
4 1 (3.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (16.67%) InstallShield
1 5 (16.67%) MSI
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Electronics
2 1 (3.33%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (16.67%) Analyst
1 5 (16.67%) Software Packager
2 4 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
2 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (6.67%) Coordinator
3 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) ICT Technician
3 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Build Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) ICT Support Technician
4 1 (3.33%) Senior ICT Technician
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.33%) CMDB
3 1 (3.33%) PMI
3 1 (3.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (30.00%) Windows 10
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.33%) Android
7 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.00%) Document Management
1 3 (10.00%) ITIL
1 3 (10.00%) Line Management
2 2 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.67%) CRM
2 2 (6.67%) Migration
2 2 (6.67%) Service Management
2 2 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (3.33%) CMMI
3 1 (3.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (3.33%) Email Filtering
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.33%) Logistics
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.33%) Software Licensing
3 1 (3.33%) Time Management
3 1 (3.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) DBS Check
1 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.33%) ISEB
2 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) MOS
2 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Cisco
4 3 (10.00%) Remedy
5 2 (6.67%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.33%) Adobe
6 1 (3.33%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) Equitrac
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) iManage
6 1 (3.33%) Kaspersky
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £8 - £12 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago