The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 22 April 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
22 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 40 28
Rank change year-on-year +5 -12  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.62% 2.02% 5.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% 10.42% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 4
Median daily rate £275 £180 £214
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +52.77% -15.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £180 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £275 £289
UK excluding London median daily rate £170 £205 £225
% change year-on-year -17.07% -8.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 7
Median hourly rate £10.75 £14.88 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.73% -17.36%  
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 Nottingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 63 96 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 16.98% 19.39% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 38 48
Median daily rate £325 £330 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.51% +1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.20% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 11
Median hourly rate £10.75 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.33% -16.66%  
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 Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Nottingham

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Nottingham over the 3 months to 22 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Nottingham

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
4 4 (50.00%) Android
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 2 (25.00%) MCP
6 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (25.00%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
7 1 (12.50%) Personalization
7 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
7 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
7 1 (12.50%) iPad
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (12.50%) DNS
7 1 (12.50%) SLA
7 1 (12.50%) CCNA

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MS Access
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Officer
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
3 4 (50.00%) Android
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Personalization
2 1 (12.50%) Security Patching
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) VMware