Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 60 63
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 97 93 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.69% 2.91% 2.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.52% 13.66% 17.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 49
East Midlands median daily rate £170 £225 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.44% +50.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £112 £113 £110
90th Percentile £355 £438 £378
England median daily rate £190 £188 £180
% change year-on-year +1.33% +4.17% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 22
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £12.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.69% +16.72% +8.71%
10th Percentile £11.29 £11.00 £10.25
90th Percentile £17.50 £17.50 £20.45
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +2.32% +6.90% -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 587 681 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.35% 21.28% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 418 311
East Midlands median daily rate £351 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -7.14% +5.26%
10th Percentile £131 £175 £122
90th Percentile £538 £510 £525
England median daily rate £430 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +1.18% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 74 61
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11% +8.00%
10th Percentile £11.88 £10.29 £10.00
90th Percentile £31.50 £29.85 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 15 December 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 15 December 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
Nottinghamshire +6 22 £115 -37.84% 4
Derbyshire -1 21 £129 -69.71% 2
Leicestershire +13 18 £168 +24.07%
Lincolnshire +12 18 £220 +22.22% 4
Northamptonshire +1 15 £205 -13.68% 2
Rutland -2 1 £135 -73.00%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (63.92%) Active Directory
3 60 (61.86%) Windows 10
4 45 (46.39%) Microsoft
5 23 (23.71%) Microsoft Office
6 21 (21.65%) SCCM
7 20 (20.62%) Migration
8 18 (18.56%) Security Cleared
9 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
9 17 (17.53%) ITIL
10 16 (16.49%) Office 365
11 15 (15.46%) Windows 8
12 14 (14.43%) Windows XP
13 13 (13.40%) Citrix
14 12 (12.37%) Time Management
15 8 (8.25%) Windows Server
15 8 (8.25%) Symantec
15 8 (8.25%) SLA
16 7 (7.22%) Cisco
16 7 (7.22%) VPN
16 7 (7.22%) DNS
16 7 (7.22%) Remedy
16 7 (7.22%) Retail
16 7 (7.22%) Break/Fix
16 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
17 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
17 6 (6.19%) Data Migration
17 6 (6.19%) McAfee
17 6 (6.19%) Apple

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 (6.19%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (23.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.06%) MicroStation
2 2 (2.06%) PTC Creo
2 2 (2.06%) Siemens NX
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.49%) Office 365
2 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) DNS
1 7 (7.22%) VPN
2 5 (5.15%) DHCP
2 5 (5.15%) Firewall
3 4 (4.12%) Remote Desktop
4 3 (3.09%) Skype
5 2 (2.06%) 3G
5 2 (2.06%) SMS
5 2 (2.06%) VoIP
6 1 (1.03%) Intranet
6 1 (1.03%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.09%) Subversion
1 3 (3.09%) Xcode
2 2 (2.06%) HP UFT
2 2 (2.06%) WinRunner
General
1 7 (7.22%) Retail
2 4 (4.12%) Banking
3 2 (2.06%) Publishing
4 1 (1.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (31.96%) Analyst
2 17 (17.53%) Desktop Support
3 14 (14.43%) Service Analyst
3 14 (14.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (14.43%) Support Engineer
4 12 (12.37%) Desktop Engineer
4 12 (12.37%) Support Analyst
5 11 (11.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (9.28%) Deployment Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) IT Support
7 7 (7.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) IT Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (5.15%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 5 (5.15%) Windows Deployment Engineer
10 4 (4.12%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (4.12%) IT Analyst
10 4 (4.12%) IT Support Engineer
11 3 (3.09%) Senior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.09%) Cocoa
1 3 (3.09%) HTML
1 3 (3.09%) JSON
1 3 (3.09%) REST
1 3 (3.09%) SOAP
1 3 (3.09%) Web Services
1 3 (3.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.12%) NHS
3 3 (3.09%) Fat Client
3 3 (3.09%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.06%) Clustering
4 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.06%) iPad
4 2 (2.06%) PDA
4 2 (2.06%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.06%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.03%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.03%) iPhone
5 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 60 (61.86%) Windows 10
3 15 (15.46%) Windows 8
4 14 (14.43%) Windows XP
5 8 (8.25%) Windows Server
6 7 (7.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (6.19%) Apple iOS
7 6 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.09%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.06%) AIX
9 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.03%) Android
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.03%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.62%) Migration
2 17 (17.53%) ITIL
3 12 (12.37%) Time Management
4 7 (7.22%) Break/Fix
5 6 (6.19%) Data Migration
6 4 (4.12%) Change Management
6 4 (4.12%) Incident Management
6 4 (4.12%) ITSM
7 3 (3.09%) Application Packaging
7 3 (3.09%) iOS Development
7 3 (3.09%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (3.09%) Service Management
7 3 (3.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.06%) Information Security
8 2 (2.06%) Smoke Testing
8 2 (2.06%) Software Audit
8 2 (2.06%) Software Licensing
8 2 (2.06%) Software Testing
8 2 (2.06%) Test Automation
8 2 (2.06%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.09%) Apple Swift
1 3 (3.09%) Objective-C
2 2 (2.06%) SQL
3 1 (1.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (18.56%) Security Cleared
2 17 (17.53%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.06%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.06%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.06%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.03%) Degree
4 1 (1.03%) MCSA
4 1 (1.03%) MCSE
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.03%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.25%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) PMO
System Software
1 62 (63.92%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.09%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.06%) XenApp
4 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (21.65%) SCCM
2 4 (4.12%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.09%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (3.09%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.06%) HP ALM
4 2 (2.06%) SCOM
4 2 (2.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.03%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.03%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 45 (46.39%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.40%) Citrix
3 8 (8.25%) Symantec
4 7 (7.22%) Cisco
4 7 (7.22%) Remedy
5 6 (6.19%) Apple
5 6 (6.19%) McAfee
6 4 (4.12%) HP
7 3 (3.09%) Altiris
8 2 (2.06%) Ivanti
8 2 (2.06%) Veritas
8 2 (2.06%) VMware
8 2 (2.06%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle
9 1 (1.03%) SAP
9 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow