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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 30 31 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 13 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.63% 2.23% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.31% 8.11% 8.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 6
Median daily rate £310 - £148
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £446 - £250
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £210 £200
% change year-on-year -14.18% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Median hourly rate £14.25 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +7.14%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

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 64 74 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 22.78% 27.51% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 22 63
Median daily rate £300 £275 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £85 £81
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 March 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 -5 6 - - 2
Hinckley - 1 - -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) SCCM
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 4 (23.53%) Office 365
5 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) IIS
6 3 (17.65%) MS Office
6 3 (17.65%) WAN
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) Data Security
6 3 (17.65%) Migration
6 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
6 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) VMware
7 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
7 2 (11.76%) VMware Server
7 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (11.76%) Network Design
7 2 (11.76%) SAN
7 2 (11.76%) Novell
7 2 (11.76%) 3G
7 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
7 2 (11.76%) VPN
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
8 1 (5.88%) C#

Windows 7
Top Related 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 3 (17.65%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) WAN
2 2 (11.76%) 3G
2 2 (11.76%) SAN
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) IT Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) SAN Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SAN Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SAN Storage Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Storage Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Data Security
1 3 (17.65%) Migration
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Network Design
2 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
3 1 (5.88%) Business Forecasting
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) ITSM
3 1 (5.88%) Line Management
3 1 (5.88%) Matrix Management
3 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.88%) Portfolio Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Governance
3 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma
3 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) Intel Security
3 2 (11.76%) Novell
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco
4 1 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) NetApp
4 1 (5.88%) Remedy