Period
to 17 January 2018

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 January 2018 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 64 68
Rank change year-on-year +7 +4 -39
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 91 90 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.02% 2.85% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.98% 16.92% 13.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 49 16
East Midlands median daily rate £225 £150 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +5.26% -13.64%
10th Percentile £114 £110 £85
90th Percentile £438 £390 £238
England median daily rate £190 £180 £180
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 38
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £12.64 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.69% -2.79% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £17.50 £20.45 £20.00
England median hourly rate £15.68 £14.69 £15.00
% change year-on-year +6.76% -2.08% +3.45%

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 651 532 596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.57% 16.85% 19.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 316 267
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £330 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% - +1.54%
10th Percentile £175 £125 £163
90th Percentile £525 £494 £475
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 59 95
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £12.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +1.56% -5.19%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.74 £9.75
90th Percentile £30.00 £26.75 £22.45
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +3.13%

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018.

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 January 2018. 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 +1 33 £425 +183.33% 9
Nottinghamshire +7 22 £205 -24.77% 3
Leicestershire +2 14 £118 -68.71% 6
Northamptonshire -8 11 £250 +85.19% 2
Lincolnshire +6 9 £180 -44.62% 3
Rutland - 1 £500 - 1
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (56.04%) Windows 10
3 39 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 33 (36.26%) Microsoft
5 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Office
6 21 (23.08%) Windows 8
6 21 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (23.08%) Git (software)
7 19 (20.88%) VMware
7 19 (20.88%) Linux
8 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (18.68%) Office 365
9 16 (17.58%) Docker
9 16 (17.58%) DevOps
9 16 (17.58%) Jenkins
9 16 (17.58%) Bash Shell
9 16 (17.58%) DSL
10 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (15.38%) Windows Server
12 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 13 (14.29%) ITIL
12 13 (14.29%) Cisco
12 13 (14.29%) Citrix
13 12 (13.19%) LAN
14 11 (12.09%) Oracle
14 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
14 11 (12.09%) Migration
15 10 (10.99%) Apple
15 10 (10.99%) SQL
15 10 (10.99%) SCCM

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 7 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.30%) IIS
3 2 (2.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (2.20%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (27.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (2.20%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.10%) Demantra
2 1 (1.10%) SnowdropKCS
2 1 (1.10%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.68%) Office 365
2 9 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.58%) DSL
2 12 (13.19%) LAN
3 11 (12.09%) TCP/IP
4 8 (8.79%) WAN
5 7 (7.69%) DHCP
5 7 (7.69%) DNS
6 6 (6.59%) SAN
7 5 (5.49%) Firewall
7 5 (5.49%) VPN
8 4 (4.40%) VLAN
9 3 (3.30%) VoIP
9 3 (3.30%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (2.20%) 3G
10 2 (2.20%) BGP
10 2 (2.20%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (2.20%) EIGRP
10 2 (2.20%) Ethernet
10 2 (2.20%) MPLS
10 2 (2.20%) OSPF
10 2 (2.20%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.49%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 21 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 16 (17.58%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.49%) Subversion
3 5 (5.49%) Xcode
4 2 (2.20%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.10%) JIRA
General
1 8 (8.79%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Banking
3 3 (3.30%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (1.10%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Publishing
5 1 (1.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (25.27%) Desktop Support
2 16 (17.58%) Support Engineer
3 15 (16.48%) Analyst
4 13 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (12.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Service Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.49%) iOS Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Network Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Objective-C Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Server Support
10 4 (4.40%) Customer Engineer
10 4 (4.40%) Senior Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.69%) XML
2 5 (5.49%) Cocoa
2 5 (5.49%) HTML
2 5 (5.49%) JSON
2 5 (5.49%) REST
2 5 (5.49%) SOAP
2 5 (5.49%) Web Services
3 3 (3.30%) .NET
4 1 (1.10%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.49%) Driving Licence
3 3 (3.30%) NHS
4 2 (2.20%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.20%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.20%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.10%) CMDB
5 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (56.04%) Windows 10
3 21 (23.08%) Windows 8
4 19 (20.88%) Linux
5 17 (18.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (16.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 7 (7.69%) Apple iOS
8 7 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 5 (5.49%) Mac OS X
10 3 (3.30%) Unix
10 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (2.20%) Android
11 2 (2.20%) HPUX
12 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.58%) DevOps
2 13 (14.29%) ITIL
3 11 (12.09%) Migration
4 5 (5.49%) CRM
4 5 (5.49%) iOS Development
4 5 (5.49%) Time Management
5 4 (4.40%) Server Patching
6 3 (3.30%) Break/Fix
6 3 (3.30%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.30%) Patch Management
7 2 (2.20%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (2.20%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.20%) Data Management
7 2 (2.20%) Data Migration
7 2 (2.20%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (2.20%) Infrastructure Management
7 2 (2.20%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (2.20%) Service Management
7 2 (2.20%) Workflow
8 1 (1.10%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.58%) Bash Shell
2 10 (10.99%) SQL
3 5 (5.49%) Apple Swift
3 5 (5.49%) Objective-C
4 3 (3.30%) Java
5 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.99%) SC Cleared
3 8 (8.79%) CCNA
3 8 (8.79%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.49%) DV Cleared
5 3 (3.30%) CCNP
5 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.20%) Degree
6 2 (2.20%) MCSA
7 1 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.10%) MCP
7 1 (1.10%) MCSE
7 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.10%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.10%) PMO
System Software
1 39 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.58%) Docker
3 9 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.69%) XenApp
5 5 (5.49%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) SCCM
2 6 (6.59%) AirWatch
3 5 (5.49%) WSUS
4 1 (1.10%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 33 (36.26%) Microsoft
2 19 (20.88%) VMware
3 13 (14.29%) Cisco
3 13 (14.29%) Citrix
4 11 (12.09%) Oracle
5 10 (10.99%) Apple
6 5 (5.49%) HP
6 5 (5.49%) Sophos
7 2 (2.20%) Dell
7 2 (2.20%) Juniper
7 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.10%) F5
8 1 (1.10%) Google
8 1 (1.10%) Novell
8 1 (1.10%) SAP
8 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow