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 3 months to 25 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 19 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.27% 3.37% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.41% 22.22% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £200 £110 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +81.81% -45.67%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -17.33% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% +5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.46 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.96 £14.86 £13.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.87 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.04% +1.66%  

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Staffordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17 27 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 14.53% 15.17% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 8
Median daily rate £220 £250 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.00% -15.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £105 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £356 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.12 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £36.00 £18.00
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 Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 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 3 months to 25 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 - -
Windows 7
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
5 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (18.18%) Office 365
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
6 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) SCCM
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
7 1 (9.09%) Break/Fix
7 1 (9.09%) Xerox
7 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (9.09%) VPN
7 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) 3G
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
1 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Deskside Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (18.18%) IT Strategy
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Break/Fix
3 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Dell
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Xerox