Period
to 7 July 2020

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 6 months to 7 July 2020 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
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 36 64 92
Rank change year-on-year +28 +28 -35
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 23 29 16
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Birmingham 3.93% 2.09% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.40% 13.06% 6.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 5
Median daily rate £135 £194 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.32% +49.04% -42.22%
10th Percentile £99 £114 £96
90th Percentile £413 £391 £262
West Midlands median daily rate £153 £175 £269
% change year-on-year -12.86% -34.88% +65.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Median hourly rate £15.50 £16.53 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.23% +10.20% +50.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £12.45 £12.25
90th Percentile £17.50 £18.20 £15.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.50 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year +21.31% +1.67% +6.38%

Windows 7 is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 125 222 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 21.37% 16.01% 16.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 136 148
Median daily rate £380 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -6.67%
10th Percentile £117 £133 £111
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 41
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% -1.51%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.07 £8.39
90th Percentile £35.00 £18.22 £27.00
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% -

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Birmingham

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in Birmingham.

Daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Birmingham

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 7 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Birmingham

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in Birmingham.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 10
3 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
4 10 (43.48%) Office 365
5 8 (34.78%) Migration
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) Azure
7 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
7 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
8 4 (17.39%) VPN
8 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
8 4 (17.39%) Public Sector
9 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
9 3 (13.04%) Skype
9 3 (13.04%) SCCM
9 3 (13.04%) Linux
9 3 (13.04%) NHS
9 3 (13.04%) Internet
10 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (8.70%) Firewall
10 2 (8.70%) WAN
10 2 (8.70%) Citrix
10 2 (8.70%) Apple
10 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
10 2 (8.70%) AWS
10 2 (8.70%) VMware
10 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (8.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing

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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Office 365
2 6 (26.09%) Azure
3 2 (8.70%) AWS
3 2 (8.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) VPN
2 3 (13.04%) Internet
2 3 (13.04%) Skype
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 2 (8.70%) WAN
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) SSL
General
1 4 (17.39%) Public Sector
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) IT Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support
2 5 (21.74%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Build Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) OAT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) NHS
3 2 (8.70%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows 10
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Analytics
2 2 (8.70%) Defect Management
2 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (8.70%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (8.70%) Project Delivery
2 2 (8.70%) Resilience Testing
2 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.35%) Break/Fix
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL
3 1 (4.35%) ITSM
3 1 (4.35%) Patch Management
3 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.35%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Apple
2 2 (8.70%) Citrix
2 2 (8.70%) VMware