Period
to 26 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 May 2019 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 62 77
Rank change year-on-year +13 +15 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 79 93 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.83% 3.18% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.79% 13.44% 12.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 41
East Midlands median daily rate £155 £300 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.33% +11.11% +42.11%
10th Percentile £111 £114 £125
90th Percentile £402 £438 £350
England median daily rate £185 £225 £175
% change year-on-year -17.78% +28.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 36 19
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.63% -22.86%
10th Percentile £10.58 £11.09 £10.25
90th Percentile £19.50 £17.50 £17.75
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £14.50
% change year-on-year +4.04% +9.38% -3.33%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 534 692 576
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 25.90% 23.67% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 417 334
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38% -12.16%
10th Percentile £142 £178 £135
90th Percentile £519 £525 £498
England median daily rate £440 £442 £425
% change year-on-year -0.35% +3.89% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 65 66
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +14.98% +2.50%
10th Percentile £10.79 £11.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.34 £19.64 £52.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +3.97% -0.90%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in the East Midlands

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in the East Midlands

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in the East Midlands

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in the East Midlands

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 26 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in the East Midlands

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 26 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +28 24 £134 -55.33%
Derbyshire +2 21 £276 -35.18%
Northamptonshire +4 15 £275 -8.33%
Leicestershire +8 10 £160 +36.17% 2
Lincolnshire 0 10 £410 +256.52%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (74.68%) Windows 10
3 40 (50.63%) Active Directory
4 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
5 28 (35.44%) SCCM
6 25 (31.65%) ITIL
7 24 (30.38%) Windows Server
8 22 (27.85%) Office 365
9 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
11 14 (17.72%) Citrix
11 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
12 12 (15.19%) Symantec
12 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Office
13 11 (13.92%) Norton AntiVirus
14 10 (12.66%) VMware
14 10 (12.66%) Cisco
14 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
14 10 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (11.39%) Time Management
16 8 (10.13%) VPN
17 7 (8.86%) ITIL V3
17 7 (8.86%) LAN
17 7 (8.86%) Remedy
17 7 (8.86%) Windows Vista
17 7 (8.86%) WSUS
18 6 (7.59%) Microsoft App-V
18 6 (7.59%) Firewall
18 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 5 (6.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.06%) IBM Notes
2 4 (5.06%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (15.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.53%) MicroStation
2 2 (2.53%) PTC Creo
2 2 (2.53%) Siemens NX
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.85%) Office 365
2 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.27%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.13%) VPN
2 7 (8.86%) LAN
3 6 (7.59%) DNS
3 6 (7.59%) Firewall
3 6 (7.59%) Skype
4 5 (6.33%) WAN
5 4 (5.06%) DHCP
5 4 (5.06%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
6 3 (3.80%) HTTP
6 3 (3.80%) HTTPS
6 3 (3.80%) Internet
6 3 (3.80%) WebEx
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.27%) 802.11
8 1 (1.27%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.27%) Intranet
8 1 (1.27%) MPLS
8 1 (1.27%) SAN
8 1 (1.27%) SMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.06%) InstallShield
2 3 (3.80%) AdminStudio
3 2 (2.53%) MSI
General
1 4 (5.06%) Games
2 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
3 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) Analyst
2 22 (27.85%) Desktop Support
3 18 (22.78%) Support Analyst
4 17 (21.52%) Support Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (10.13%) IT Support
7 7 (8.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 7 (8.86%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) IT Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Deployment Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Desktop Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Field Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Field Support Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
10 4 (5.06%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 4 (5.06%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) Java RMI
2 3 (3.80%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.27%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.80%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.80%) iPhone
2 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.80%) PKI
3 2 (2.53%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.53%) BYOD
3 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.53%) CMDB
3 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.27%) iPad
4 1 (1.27%) NHS
4 1 (1.27%) PDA
4 1 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
4 1 (1.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (74.68%) Windows 10
3 24 (30.38%) Windows Server
4 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (24.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.86%) Windows Vista
6 5 (6.33%) Windows XP
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.53%) Android
8 2 (2.53%) Mac OS
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 2000
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (31.65%) ITIL
2 10 (12.66%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (11.39%) Time Management
4 7 (8.86%) ITIL V3
5 5 (6.33%) Application Packaging
5 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.33%) Network Management
6 4 (5.06%) Break/Fix
6 4 (5.06%) Customer Requirements
6 4 (5.06%) Information Security
6 4 (5.06%) Migration
6 4 (5.06%) Technical Leadership
7 3 (3.80%) Antivirus Management
7 3 (3.80%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.80%) ITSM
7 3 (3.80%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.80%) Patch Management
7 3 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.80%) Project Management
7 3 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.59%) PowerShell
1 6 (7.59%) VB
2 4 (5.06%) SQL
2 4 (5.06%) VBScript
3 3 (3.80%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Security Cleared
2 14 (17.72%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (6.33%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.80%) MCSE
6 2 (2.53%) Degree
6 2 (2.53%) MCP
6 2 (2.53%) MCSA
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.27%) GDPR
2 1 (1.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 40 (50.63%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.66%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (7.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.06%) BitLocker
5 3 (3.80%) XenApp
6 2 (2.53%) NDS
6 2 (2.53%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (35.44%) SCCM
2 11 (13.92%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (8.86%) WSUS
4 5 (6.33%) SCOM
5 4 (5.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 3 (3.80%) ThinApp
6 3 (3.80%) WMI
7 2 (2.53%) AirWatch
7 2 (2.53%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (41.77%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.72%) Citrix
3 12 (15.19%) Symantec
4 10 (12.66%) Cisco
4 10 (12.66%) VMware
5 7 (8.86%) Remedy
6 5 (6.33%) HP
6 5 (6.33%) McAfee
7 4 (5.06%) Apple
7 4 (5.06%) Lotus
8 3 (3.80%) Altiris
9 2 (2.53%) Bomgar
9 2 (2.53%) Dell
9 2 (2.53%) Novell
9 2 (2.53%) Peregrine
10 1 (1.27%) BMC
10 1 (1.27%) Cognizant
10 1 (1.27%) Forcepoint
10 1 (1.27%) Meraki