Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 90 82
Rank change year-on-year +41 -8 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 111 67 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.78% 2.14% 1.97%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.20% 10.45% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 30 20
East Midlands median daily rate £300 £275 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +52.78% -16.28%
10th Percentile £122 £122 £110
90th Percentile £438 £365 £378
England median daily rate £225 £175 £202
% change year-on-year +28.57% -13.15% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 20 32
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% -11.48% +19.61%
England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +13.79% -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 685 641 603
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 23.35% 20.51% 18.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 406 366 318
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £178 £150 £192
90th Percentile £500 £494 £575
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 71 67
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -10.34% +5.45%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.25 £10.30
90th Percentile £20.10 £52.50 £21.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.53 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.87% +0.18% +2.10%

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 18 July 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
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 18 July 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 +37 50 £425 +157.58% 3
Lincolnshire +18 17 £208 - 2
Nottinghamshire -1 15 £300 +31.87% 1
Northamptonshire -6 14 £185 -15.91% 6
Leicestershire +2 12 £175 -41.67% 4
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (68.47%) Windows 10
3 53 (47.75%) Active Directory
4 33 (29.73%) Microsoft
5 30 (27.03%) Security Cleared
6 28 (25.23%) SC Cleared
7 25 (22.52%) SCCM
8 23 (20.72%) Migration
9 22 (19.82%) Windows XP
10 17 (15.32%) Office 365
11 15 (13.51%) Windows Server
11 15 (13.51%) Windows 8
11 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (13.51%) Git (software)
11 15 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
12 14 (12.61%) ITIL
12 14 (12.61%) Application Packaging
13 12 (10.81%) Bash Shell
13 12 (10.81%) Docker
13 12 (10.81%) DevOps
13 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (10.81%) Jenkins
13 12 (10.81%) Linux
13 12 (10.81%) DSL
14 11 (9.91%) Citrix
15 10 (9.01%) SLA
15 10 (9.01%) MS Exchange
15 10 (9.01%) Time Management
15 10 (9.01%) Remote Desktop
16 9 (8.11%) Break/Fix

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 10 (9.01%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (3.60%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.90%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.32%) Office 365
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.60%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.81%) DSL
2 10 (9.01%) Remote Desktop
3 8 (7.21%) Firewall
4 7 (6.31%) VPN
5 5 (4.50%) DHCP
5 5 (4.50%) DNS
6 4 (3.60%) Internet
6 4 (3.60%) Skype
6 4 (3.60%) WAN
7 3 (2.70%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.80%) Broadband
8 2 (1.80%) LAN
8 2 (1.80%) SAN
8 2 (1.80%) Wireless
9 1 (0.90%) ADSL
9 1 (0.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 12 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 6 (5.41%) MSI
4 4 (3.60%) AdminStudio
5 3 (2.70%) Subversion
5 3 (2.70%) Xcode
6 2 (1.80%) InstallShield
7 1 (0.90%) WinDbg
General
1 5 (4.50%) Finance
1 5 (4.50%) Publishing
2 4 (3.60%) Banking
2 4 (3.60%) Electronics
2 4 (3.60%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.60%) Marketing
2 4 (3.60%) Retail
2 4 (3.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.90%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 37 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 21 (18.92%) 2nd Line Support
3 16 (14.41%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 15 (13.51%) Support Engineer
5 14 (12.61%) Analyst
6 13 (11.71%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 12 (10.81%) Desktop Engineer
7 12 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
8 9 (8.11%) Support Analyst
9 8 (7.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (7.21%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Applications Packager
11 5 (4.50%) Customer Engineer
11 5 (4.50%) Floorwalker
11 5 (4.50%) Senior Customer Engineer
12 4 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 4 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support
12 4 (3.60%) Service Analyst
12 4 (3.60%) Service Desk Analyst
13 3 (2.70%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) Cocoa
1 3 (2.70%) HTML
1 3 (2.70%) JSON
1 3 (2.70%) REST
1 3 (2.70%) SOAP
1 3 (2.70%) Web Services
1 3 (2.70%) XML
2 1 (0.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.60%) NHS
3 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (1.80%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.90%) CMDB
5 1 (0.90%) iPad
5 1 (0.90%) PKI
5 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 111 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (68.47%) Windows 10
3 22 (19.82%) Windows XP
4 15 (13.51%) Windows 8
4 15 (13.51%) Windows Server
5 12 (10.81%) Linux
5 12 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.41%) Apple iOS
7 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.70%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.80%) Android
10 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) Migration
2 14 (12.61%) Application Packaging
2 14 (12.61%) ITIL
3 12 (10.81%) DevOps
4 10 (9.01%) Time Management
5 9 (8.11%) Break/Fix
6 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.60%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (3.60%) Programme Management
8 3 (2.70%) Change Management
8 3 (2.70%) iOS Development
8 3 (2.70%) Network Virtualisation
8 3 (2.70%) Project Management
8 3 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (2.70%) Vulnerability Management
9 2 (1.80%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (1.80%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (1.80%) Data Migration
9 2 (1.80%) Software Audit
10 1 (0.90%) Application Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (10.81%) Bash Shell
2 6 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.60%) VBScript
4 3 (2.70%) Apple Swift
4 3 (2.70%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (27.03%) Security Cleared
2 28 (25.23%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.50%) MCP
4 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.90%) CCNA
6 1 (0.90%) CCNP
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.01%) SLA
2 2 (1.80%) QA
3 1 (0.90%) PMO
System Software
1 53 (47.75%) Active Directory
2 12 (10.81%) Docker
3 7 (6.31%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.60%) XenApp
5 3 (2.70%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (2.70%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 25 (22.52%) SCCM
2 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (6.31%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (6.31%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (4.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (2.70%) Nessus
5 2 (1.80%) AirWatch
5 2 (1.80%) WSUS
6 1 (0.90%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.90%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (29.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.91%) Citrix
3 8 (7.21%) Symantec
4 7 (6.31%) Altiris
5 5 (4.50%) Apple
6 4 (3.60%) SAP
6 4 (3.60%) VMware
7 3 (2.70%) Cisco
7 3 (2.70%) Ivanti
7 3 (2.70%) WatchGuard
8 2 (1.80%) HP
8 2 (1.80%) Novell
8 2 (1.80%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.80%) Twitter
9 1 (0.90%) BT
9 1 (0.90%) Kaseya
9 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.90%) Sophos
9 1 (0.90%) Splunk