Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 89 75
Rank change year-on-year +36 -14 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 107 55 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.89% 1.80% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.98% 8.53% 13.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 26 25
East Midlands median daily rate £170 £183 £160
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.85% +14.06% -28.89%
10th Percentile £112 £115 £110
90th Percentile £360 £350 £420
England median daily rate £200 £188 £191
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.99% -4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 18 27
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.63% - +19.10%
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.73% - -1.64%

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 595 645 549
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.64% 21.05% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 391 311
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -16.67% +18.63%
10th Percentile £130 £188 £150
90th Percentile £525 £500 £575
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 77 62
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.24% +5.19% +8.00%
10th Percentile £11.20 £10.16 £10.00
90th Percentile £22.95 £43.50 £23.38
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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +27 35 £150 +7.14% 5
Lincolnshire +12 20 £140 -22.22% 5
Nottinghamshire +17 19 £224 +33.58% 5
Leicestershire +9 18 £160 -24.71% 4
Northamptonshire -6 14 £200 -20.40% 3
Rutland - 1 £135 - 1
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (67.29%) Windows 10
3 60 (56.07%) Active Directory
4 42 (39.25%) Microsoft
5 25 (23.36%) SC Cleared
5 25 (23.36%) Security Cleared
6 24 (22.43%) SCCM
7 23 (21.50%) Windows XP
8 21 (19.63%) Office 365
9 20 (18.69%) Migration
10 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Office
11 18 (16.82%) ITIL
12 16 (14.95%) Citrix
13 13 (12.15%) Windows 8
14 11 (10.28%) Windows Server
15 10 (9.35%) Break/Fix
15 10 (9.35%) Time Management
15 10 (9.35%) Symantec
15 10 (9.35%) Application Packaging
16 9 (8.41%) SLA
17 8 (7.48%) DNS
17 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
18 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
18 7 (6.54%) Firewall
19 6 (5.61%) Altiris
19 6 (5.61%) DHCP
19 6 (5.61%) VPN
19 6 (5.61%) MS Exchange
19 6 (5.61%) Norton AntiVirus
19 6 (5.61%) 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 (5.61%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (17.76%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 21 (19.63%) Office 365
2 4 (3.74%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.48%) DNS
2 7 (6.54%) Firewall
3 6 (5.61%) DHCP
3 6 (5.61%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (5.61%) VPN
4 4 (3.74%) Internet
5 3 (2.80%) Skype
6 2 (1.87%) SMS
6 2 (1.87%) VoIP
7 1 (0.93%) Intranet
7 1 (0.93%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.93%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (2.80%) AdminStudio
1 3 (2.80%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.80%) MSI
1 3 (2.80%) Subversion
1 3 (2.80%) Xcode
2 2 (1.87%) HP UFT
2 2 (1.87%) WinRunner
3 1 (0.93%) WinDbg
General
1 5 (4.67%) Retail
2 4 (3.74%) Banking
2 4 (3.74%) Electronics
2 4 (3.74%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.74%) Marketing
2 4 (3.74%) Publishing
2 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (39.25%) Desktop Support
2 26 (24.30%) Analyst
3 23 (21.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 17 (15.89%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 15 (14.02%) Desktop Engineer
6 14 (13.08%) Support Engineer
7 12 (11.21%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
7 12 (11.21%) Support Analyst
8 9 (8.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (8.41%) Service Analyst
8 9 (8.41%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (5.61%) IT Support
10 5 (4.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 5 (4.67%) Floorwalker
11 4 (3.74%) Applications Packager
11 4 (3.74%) Deployment Engineer
11 4 (3.74%) Desktop Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) IT Analyst
12 3 (2.80%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) Cocoa
1 3 (2.80%) HTML
1 3 (2.80%) JSON
1 3 (2.80%) REST
1 3 (2.80%) SOAP
1 3 (2.80%) Web Services
1 3 (2.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (2.80%) Fat Client
1 3 (2.80%) Thin Client
2 2 (1.87%) Clustering
2 2 (1.87%) Driving Licence
2 2 (1.87%) NHS
2 2 (1.87%) PDA
2 2 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
3 1 (0.93%) iPad
3 1 (0.93%) PKI
3 1 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (67.29%) Windows 10
3 23 (21.50%) Windows XP
4 13 (12.15%) Windows 8
5 11 (10.28%) Windows Server
6 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (5.61%) Apple iOS
9 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.80%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.87%) AIX
11 2 (1.87%) Android
12 1 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (18.69%) Migration
2 18 (16.82%) ITIL
3 10 (9.35%) Application Packaging
3 10 (9.35%) Break/Fix
3 10 (9.35%) Time Management
4 5 (4.67%) Programme Management
5 4 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (3.74%) Digital Marketing
5 4 (3.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (2.80%) Change Management
6 3 (2.80%) Incident Management
6 3 (2.80%) iOS Development
6 3 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (1.87%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (1.87%) Project Management
7 2 (1.87%) Smoke Testing
7 2 (1.87%) Software Audit
7 2 (1.87%) Software Testing
7 2 (1.87%) Test Automation
7 2 (1.87%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.61%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.74%) VBScript
3 3 (2.80%) Apple Swift
3 3 (2.80%) Objective-C
4 2 (1.87%) SQL
5 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (23.36%) SC Cleared
1 25 (23.36%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.74%) MCP
2 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.87%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.93%) Degree
4 1 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.93%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.93%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.41%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (56.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.74%) XenApp
3 3 (2.80%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.80%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (2.80%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.80%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (22.43%) SCCM
2 6 (5.61%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (5.61%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (4.67%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.80%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (1.87%) HP ALM
5 2 (1.87%) SCOM
5 2 (1.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.87%) WSUS
6 1 (0.93%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.93%) Nessus
6 1 (0.93%) Perfmon
6 1 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.93%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 42 (39.25%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.95%) Citrix
3 10 (9.35%) Symantec
4 6 (5.61%) Altiris
4 6 (5.61%) Apple
5 5 (4.67%) Ivanti
5 5 (4.67%) SAP
6 4 (3.74%) Cisco
6 4 (3.74%) HP
6 4 (3.74%) McAfee
7 3 (2.80%) WatchGuard
8 2 (1.87%) Twitter
8 2 (1.87%) Veritas
8 2 (1.87%) VMware
9 1 (0.93%) BT
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle
9 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.93%) Splunk