Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 19 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 48 52
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 -41
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.05% 1.89% 2.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.18% 10.75% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 4
Leicestershire median daily rate £225 £375 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.04% +66.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £114 £161 £139
90th Percentile £346 £409 £248
East Midlands median daily rate £213 £150 £215
% change year-on-year +41.67% -30.23% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Leicestershire median hourly rate £12.14 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.65% -7.14% -19.35%
10th Percentile £10.59 £11.49 £11.40
90th Percentile £14.08 £17.70 £16.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.25 £11.34
% change year-on-year +7.17% +16.89% -12.81%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 167 93 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 29.93% 17.58% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 50 43
Leicestershire median daily rate £288 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £186 £80 £108
90th Percentile £438 £413 £400
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £338
% change year-on-year -13.33% +11.11% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 21
Leicestershire median hourly rate £11.18 £13.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.73% +14.58% -33.33%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.89 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £18.46 £16.38
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -4.76%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Leicestershire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Leicestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Leicestershire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Leicestershire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Leicestershire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Leicestershire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

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 Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 19 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
Leicester +1 3 £138 -
Loughborough - 2 - -
Lutterworth - 2 £135 -
Windows 7
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Migration
4 7 (41.18%) SCCM
4 7 (41.18%) Office 365
4 7 (41.18%) Windows 8
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (29.41%) .NET
5 5 (29.41%) IIS
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
5 5 (29.41%) Patch Management
6 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
7 3 (17.65%) CCNP
7 3 (17.65%) CCNA
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (17.65%) SLA
7 3 (17.65%) Cisco
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (17.65%) Smartphone
8 2 (11.76%) Skype
8 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
8 2 (11.76%) VLAN
8 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
8 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (11.76%) Retail
8 2 (11.76%) Linux
8 2 (11.76%) Unix

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 5 (29.41%) IIS
2 2 (11.76%) GroupWise
2 2 (11.76%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) LAN
1 2 (11.76%) Skype
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) VLAN
2 1 (5.88%) Firewall
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
2 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.88%) SMS
2 1 (5.88%) VoIP
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
2 4 (23.53%) Office 365 Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) IT Support
3 3 (17.65%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) Azure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) IT Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Smartphone
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 8
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 10
4 2 (11.76%) Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Migration
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Patch Management
3 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) ITSM
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Email Migration
4 1 (5.88%) OOD
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) CCNP
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Google