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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 33 36
Rank change year-on-year -2 +3  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.70% 1.54% 2.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.82% 6.06% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Median daily rate £273 £375 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.33% +46.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £375 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £153 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -18.53% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £10.27 £11.22 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.42% -13.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.84 £15.30 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.57% +2.01%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 78 66 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 28.89% 25.48% 24.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 32 32
Median daily rate £290 £350 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.14% +26.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £463 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 12
Median hourly rate £25.00 £12.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.07% -5.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.27 £11.22 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.50 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -2 3 £125 - 2
Loughborough - 1 - -
Windows 7
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
3 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) SCCM
4 9 (39.13%) Office 365
5 8 (34.78%) Migration
6 7 (30.43%) SQL
6 7 (30.43%) Windows 8
7 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (26.09%) Windows 10
7 6 (26.09%) .NET
7 6 (26.09%) IIS
7 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
8 5 (21.74%) Patch Management
9 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
9 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (17.39%) Citrix
10 3 (13.04%) Data Security
10 3 (13.04%) WAN
11 2 (8.70%) VMware
11 2 (8.70%) VMware Server
11 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (8.70%) VPN
11 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
11 2 (8.70%) SAN
11 2 (8.70%) Novell
11 2 (8.70%) GroupWise
11 2 (8.70%) Network Design
11 2 (8.70%) Smartphone

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 6 (26.09%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) GroupWise
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 9 (39.13%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) SAN
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
3 1 (4.35%) 3G
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) LAN
3 1 (4.35%) Network Security
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365 Engineer
1 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support
3 4 (17.39%) Azure Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) IT Support
4 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) SAN Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) SAN Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) SAN Storage Specialist
5 2 (8.70%) Storage Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Storage Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows 8
3 6 (26.09%) Windows 10
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.35%) Linux
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Migration
2 6 (26.09%) ITIL
3 5 (21.74%) Patch Management
4 3 (13.04%) Data Security
5 2 (8.70%) Network Design
6 1 (4.35%) Application Packaging
6 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.35%) Business Forecasting
6 1 (4.35%) Coaching
6 1 (4.35%) Email Migration
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.35%) ITSM
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (4.35%) OOD
6 1 (4.35%) Service Management
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (4.35%) PMO
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (73.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 2 (8.70%) Novell
3 2 (8.70%) VMware
4 1 (4.35%) HP
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee
4 1 (4.35%) NetApp
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