The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry 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 29 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 / Coventry
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 38 31
Rank change year-on-year +15 -7  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 4.05% 2.18% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.03% 15.25% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Median daily rate £115 £120 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.16% -61.60%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £120 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £120 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £158 £188 £195
% change year-on-year -16.00% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £14.00 £10.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £10.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £13.75 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.65 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.47% +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 Coventry with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 37 59 61
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 14.98% 14.29% 18.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 73 99
Median daily rate £238 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £174 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £463 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 12
Median hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £12.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -13.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £13.75 £21.24
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 Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Coventry

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Coventry

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Coventry over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Coventry

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Android
5 3 (21.43%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
6 2 (14.29%) DNS
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) McAfee
6 2 (14.29%) ITSM
6 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
6 2 (14.29%) DHCP
6 2 (14.29%) Google
6 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (14.29%) VLAN
7 1 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
7 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
7 1 (7.14%) SCCM
7 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (7.14%) Polycom

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) SMS
3 1 (7.14%) Softphone
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.14%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
3 1 (7.14%) X.509
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) IT Support
3 4 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) IT Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) IT Technician
5 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) 802.1X
1 1 (7.14%) OAuth
1 1 (7.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Handset
2 1 (7.14%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
3 3 (21.43%) Android
3 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Identity Management
1 2 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
2 1 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 1 (7.14%) Network Management
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
2 1 (7.14%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (7.14%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CWAP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
1 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco
2 2 (14.29%) Google
2 2 (14.29%) McAfee
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Polycom
3 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
3 1 (7.14%) Sophos