Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 20 October 2018 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
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 34 29 31
Rank change year-on-year -5 +2 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.20% 2.12% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.33% 14.71% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Staffordshire median daily rate £175 - £115
West Midlands median daily rate £169 £238 £185
% change year-on-year -28.95% +28.38% -30.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 4
Staffordshire median hourly rate £11.79 £14.20 £14.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.01% -2.76% +14.53%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.95 £11.34
90th Percentile £13.10 £30.50 £16.34
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.59
% change year-on-year - +3.02% -2.48%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 72 34 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 26.37% 14.41% 12.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 22 23
Staffordshire median daily rate £360 £365 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.37% +32.73% -14.73%
10th Percentile £289 £205 £103
90th Percentile £421 £425 £418
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £365 £398
% change year-on-year +1.37% -8.18% +20.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 7
Staffordshire median hourly rate £13.35 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.93% +3.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £11.18 £12.35 £10.47
90th Percentile £21.50 £40.00 £24.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.45 £14.00
% change year-on-year +3.79% +3.23% -3.45%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Staffordshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Staffordshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Staffordshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 20 October 2018. 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
Stafford +1 4 - -
Tamworth - 1 £175 - 1
Windows 7
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Break/Fix
4 3 (50.00%) Time Management
4 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (16.67%) Altiris
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Service Management
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Wyse
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (16.67%) PC Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Deployment Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Break/Fix
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Service Management
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Altiris
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) Wyse