Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 74 34
Rank change year-on-year +23 -40 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 46 28 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.88% 1.84% 4.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.98% 10.69% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 22
Birmingham median daily rate £238 £185 £216
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.38% -14.45% -27.92%
10th Percentile £124 £130 £152
90th Percentile £413 £384 £384
West Midlands median daily rate £213 £228 £260
% change year-on-year -6.59% -12.50% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 21
Birmingham median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.80 £10.63
90th Percentile £19.30 £18.35 £16.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year -1.79% +7.69% +4.00%

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 307 262 212
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.25% 17.23% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 160 101
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £388 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.13% +29.17% -14.29%
10th Percentile £155 £180 £156
90th Percentile £516 £539 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £336
% change year-on-year -8.75% +18.96% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 26
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -3.45% +10.69%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.20 £10.68
90th Percentile £19.45 £19.74 £19.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.40
% change year-on-year +3.57% -2.78% -4.00%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 23 November 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 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (69.57%) Office 365
3 31 (67.39%) Windows 10
4 28 (60.87%) Active Directory
5 16 (34.78%) ITIL
6 15 (32.61%) SCCM
7 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Office
7 13 (28.26%) Citrix
8 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
8 11 (23.91%) Windows 8
9 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
10 7 (15.22%) Migration
10 7 (15.22%) VMware
10 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
11 6 (13.04%) Apple
11 6 (13.04%) Document Management
12 5 (10.87%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (10.87%) Email Migration
12 5 (10.87%) BitLocker
12 5 (10.87%) BMC
12 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (10.87%) Remedy
12 5 (10.87%) McAfee
12 5 (10.87%) MCSE
12 5 (10.87%) ITSM
13 4 (8.70%) DHCP
13 4 (8.70%) DNS
13 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (8.70%) 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 11 (23.91%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (69.57%) Office 365
2 13 (28.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.17%) OneDrive
3 1 (2.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.70%) DHCP
1 4 (8.70%) DNS
2 2 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) LAN
2 2 (4.35%) SAN
2 2 (4.35%) Skype
3 1 (2.17%) 3G
3 1 (2.17%) 4G
3 1 (2.17%) ADSL
3 1 (2.17%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.17%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 3 (6.52%) Finance
1 3 (6.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (26.09%) Analyst
2 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 9 (19.57%) Desktop Support
2 9 (19.57%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.39%) Administrator
4 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
5 6 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (10.87%) Service Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Administrator
6 5 (10.87%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (8.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (8.70%) Cloud Administrator
7 4 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (8.70%) SCCM Administrator
8 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.17%) CMDB
1 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.17%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.17%) Smartphone
1 1 (2.17%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (67.39%) Windows 10
3 11 (23.91%) Windows 8
4 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) Android
7 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) ITIL
2 7 (15.22%) Migration
3 6 (13.04%) Document Management
4 5 (10.87%) Email Migration
4 5 (10.87%) ITSM
5 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.35%) Strategic Thinking
5 2 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Application Discovery
6 1 (2.17%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.17%) Break/Fix
6 1 (2.17%) Identity Management
6 1 (2.17%) Practice Management
6 1 (2.17%) Project Management
6 1 (2.17%) Service Management
6 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) SQL
2 1 (2.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) MCSE
1 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (4.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.87%) BitLocker
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (6.52%) XenApp
3 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.35%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (32.61%) SCCM
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (4.35%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) Citrix
2 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 7 (15.22%) VMware
4 6 (13.04%) Apple
5 5 (10.87%) BMC
5 5 (10.87%) McAfee
5 5 (10.87%) Remedy
6 3 (6.52%) Symantec
7 1 (2.17%) AppSense
7 1 (2.17%) Dell
7 1 (2.17%) HP
7 1 (2.17%) ServiceNow