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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 56 49
Rank change year-on-year +9 -7  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 13 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.05% 1.93% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.13% 11.11% 13.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 7
Median daily rate £180 £175 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +40.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £132 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £250 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £158 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -16.00% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Median hourly rate £10.00 £11.80 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.25% -3.67%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.81 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.47% +1.66%  

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 99 144 130
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 15.59% 17.41% 17.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 93 78
Median daily rate £320 £330 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 15
Median hourly rate £10.00 £11.80 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.25% -45.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
3 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
4 12 (41.38%) Windows 10
5 10 (34.48%) SCCM
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (27.59%) Windows 8
8 6 (20.69%) VMware
8 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
9 5 (17.24%) MSI
9 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
10 4 (13.79%) Office 365
10 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
10 4 (13.79%) InstallShield
10 4 (13.79%) VBScript
10 4 (13.79%) Cisco
11 3 (10.34%) Citrix
11 3 (10.34%) ITIL
11 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
11 3 (10.34%) Document Management
11 3 (10.34%) Line Management
11 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (10.34%) WebEx
12 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
12 2 (6.90%) QA
12 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
12 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business

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 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.90%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) WebEx
2 2 (6.90%) Internet
2 2 (6.90%) LAN
2 2 (6.90%) WAN
3 1 (3.45%) 3G
3 1 (3.45%) Intranet
3 1 (3.45%) SAN
3 1 (3.45%) Skype
3 1 (3.45%) VPN
3 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) MS Access
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MSI
2 4 (13.79%) InstallShield
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Desktop Support
2 4 (13.79%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Applications Packager
2 4 (13.79%) Software Packager
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) Business Change Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Deployment Project Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Manager
5 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.45%) CMDB
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows 10
3 8 (27.59%) Windows 8
4 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
2 3 (10.34%) Document Management
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Line Management
3 2 (6.90%) CRM
3 2 (6.90%) Service Management
3 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.45%) CMMI
4 1 (3.45%) Email Filtering
4 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.45%) Logistics
4 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Programme Delivery
4 1 (3.45%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (3.45%) Software Licensing
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Time Management
4 1 (3.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 4 (13.79%) VBScript
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) MCP
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MOS
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
System Software
1 20 (68.97%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
4 3 (10.34%) Citrix
5 2 (6.90%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Adobe
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) Equitrac
6 1 (3.45%) iManage
6 1 (3.45%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.45%) LANDesk