Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 38 31
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 2.73% 1.86% 3.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 15.09% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Staffordshire median daily rate - £115 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -77.88% +246.67%
West Midlands median daily rate £213 £193 £260
% change year-on-year +10.39% -25.96% +5.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.35 £15.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.33% +13.21% +15.22%
10th Percentile £12.38 £13.70 £10.54
90th Percentile £30.25 £16.30 £14.45
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.75 £13.84 £13.25
% change year-on-year -0.65% +4.45% +6.00%

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 35 53 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.67% 12.33% 16.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 18
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £305 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.95% -14.08% +12.70%
10th Percentile £205 £106 £298
90th Percentile £425 £481 £492
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £400 £336
% change year-on-year -7.50% +18.96% +4.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 17
Staffordshire median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £12.54 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £33.35 £26.50 £18.07
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.45
% change year-on-year +3.57% -3.11% -3.67%

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Staffordshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 22 November 2017. 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 +5 2 - -
Burton-upon-Trent +8 1 - -
Stoke-on-Trent +2 1 - -
Windows 7
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) NHS
4 1 (14.29%) 3G
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (14.29%) SCCM
4 1 (14.29%) Xerox
4 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix

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 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) 3G
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
3 2 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Break/Fix
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Xerox