Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 73 71
Rank change year-on-year +3 -2 -46
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 83 88 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.60% 2.65% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.21% 16.24% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 37 15
East Midlands median daily rate £213 £150 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.67% -33.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £117 £110 £129
90th Percentile £438 £405 £262
England median daily rate £180 £188 £200
% change year-on-year -4.00% -6.25% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 39
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.25 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.17% +18.62% -14.08%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £9.50
90th Percentile £17.50 £19.40 £17.60
England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year +5.08% -3.28% +4.38%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 680 542 624
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.30% 16.35% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 408 311 284
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% +8.07% +6.77%
10th Percentile £186 £133 £210
90th Percentile £500 £538 £475
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 68 106
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £30.58 £21.80 £19.08
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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
Derbyshire +13 31 £425 +44.07% 1
Nottinghamshire +8 18 £205 -8.89% 2
Leicestershire +5 17 £225 -40.04% 1
Lincolnshire +1 12 £180 - 1
Northamptonshire -25 5 £238 +90.00% 4
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 17 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (54.22%) Windows 10
3 39 (46.99%) Active Directory
4 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
5 22 (26.51%) Windows 8
5 22 (26.51%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Office
6 18 (21.69%) Migration
7 17 (20.48%) SCCM
8 16 (19.28%) Office 365
9 15 (18.07%) Git (software)
9 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (18.07%) Linux
10 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (15.66%) Jenkins
11 13 (15.66%) Docker
11 13 (15.66%) DevOps
11 13 (15.66%) Bash Shell
11 13 (15.66%) Windows Server
11 13 (15.66%) DSL
11 13 (15.66%) ITIL
12 11 (13.25%) SQL
12 11 (13.25%) VMware
13 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (10.84%) Time Management
13 9 (10.84%) Break/Fix
13 9 (10.84%) Windows XP
14 8 (9.64%) Cisco
14 8 (9.64%) Oracle
14 8 (9.64%) CCNA

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 6 (7.23%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.02%) IIS
3 3 (3.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.41%) GroupWise
4 2 (2.41%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (21.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.28%) Office 365
2 9 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (15.66%) DSL
2 6 (7.23%) LAN
2 6 (7.23%) WAN
3 5 (6.02%) 3G
3 5 (6.02%) VLAN
3 5 (6.02%) VoIP
3 5 (6.02%) VPN
3 5 (6.02%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.82%) SAN
4 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.61%) Firewall
6 2 (2.41%) DHCP
6 2 (2.41%) DNS
6 2 (2.41%) NAS
6 2 (2.41%) Skype
6 2 (2.41%) SMS
7 1 (1.20%) ADSL
7 1 (1.20%) Broadband
7 1 (1.20%) Internet
7 1 (1.20%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Git (software)
2 13 (15.66%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.41%) Subversion
3 2 (2.41%) Xcode
4 1 (1.20%) JIRA
General
1 4 (4.82%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Banking
2 2 (2.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Electronics
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.20%) Marketing
3 1 (1.20%) Publishing
3 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Support Engineer
2 19 (22.89%) Desktop Support
3 15 (18.07%) Desktop Engineer
4 14 (16.87%) Analyst
5 11 (13.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (13.25%) Operations Engineer
6 8 (9.64%) Support Analyst
7 7 (8.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (7.23%) IT Support
9 5 (6.02%) Developer
9 5 (6.02%) IT Engineer
9 5 (6.02%) Technical Support
10 4 (4.82%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (4.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (4.82%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.82%) 3rd Line Support
10 4 (4.82%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (4.82%) Service Analyst
10 4 (4.82%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) .NET
2 2 (2.41%) Cocoa
2 2 (2.41%) HTML
2 2 (2.41%) JSON
2 2 (2.41%) REST
2 2 (2.41%) SOAP
2 2 (2.41%) Web Services
2 2 (2.41%) XML
3 1 (1.20%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.43%) Smartphone
3 6 (7.23%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.41%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.41%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.20%) NHS
5 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (54.22%) Windows 10
3 22 (26.51%) Windows 8
4 15 (18.07%) Linux
4 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (16.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (15.66%) Windows Server
7 9 (10.84%) Windows XP
8 8 (9.64%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.82%) Android
10 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.41%) Unix
11 1 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.69%) Migration
2 13 (15.66%) DevOps
2 13 (15.66%) ITIL
3 9 (10.84%) Break/Fix
3 9 (10.84%) Time Management
4 6 (7.23%) Data Migration
5 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.02%) Patch Management
6 3 (3.61%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (3.61%) Service Management
7 2 (2.41%) Data Management
7 2 (2.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.41%) iOS Development
7 2 (2.41%) ITSM
7 2 (2.41%) Server Patching
8 1 (1.20%) Email Migration
8 1 (1.20%) Server Monitoring
8 1 (1.20%) Server Virtualisation
8 1 (1.20%) Service Design
8 1 (1.20%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) Bash Shell
2 11 (13.25%) SQL
3 3 (3.61%) Java
4 2 (2.41%) Apple Swift
4 2 (2.41%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.64%) CCNA
1 8 (9.64%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (8.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.61%) CCNP
4 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.41%) Degree
5 2 (2.41%) MCSA
6 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.20%) MCP
6 1 (1.20%) MCSE
6 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (46.99%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.66%) Docker
3 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.41%) Firmware
4 2 (2.41%) XenApp
5 1 (1.20%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 17 (20.48%) SCCM
2 6 (7.23%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 32 (38.55%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.25%) VMware
3 8 (9.64%) Cisco
3 8 (9.64%) Citrix
3 8 (9.64%) Oracle
4 6 (7.23%) Dell
5 4 (4.82%) HP
6 2 (2.41%) Apple
6 2 (2.41%) Xerox
7 1 (1.20%) Google
7 1 (1.20%) SAP
7 1 (1.20%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds