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 30 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 / Coventry
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 37 21
Rank change year-on-year -2 -16  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 4 9 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.13% 2.43% 5.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.76% 16.07% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £130 - £160
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 - £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £138 - £312
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £215 £205
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Median hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
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 Coventry with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 41 56 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 11.55% 15.14% 20.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 33
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £133 £275 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 6
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +40.90%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry 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 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 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 30 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (28.57%) XenApp
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Polycom
5 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) NHS
5 1 (14.29%) Sophos
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) WAN
5 1 (14.29%) DHCP
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS

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 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Technician
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Technician
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Polycom
3 1 (14.29%) Sophos