The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the 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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / Midlands
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - - 1.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -16.08% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 the Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 10 17 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 8.62% 8.21% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 10
Median daily rate £300 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £450 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £640 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in the Midlands

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in the Midlands