The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 57 61 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 18 18 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.24% 1.55% 4.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.78% 7.69% 17.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 8
Median daily rate £275 £175 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £166 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £280 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 21
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.35 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -11.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.96 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £20.87 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Windows 7
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
167 234 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.82% 20.21% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 132 89
Median daily rate £425 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £235 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 34 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.84 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.78 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warrington +18 9 £700 +133.33% 3
Wilmslow -5 2 £178 +1.42% 4
Macclesfield - 2 - -
Knutsford - 1 £275 -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
3 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
3 11 (40.74%) ITIL
4 10 (37.04%) MS Office
5 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
5 8 (29.63%) Windows 8
6 7 (25.93%) Windows 10
6 7 (25.93%) Citrix
7 6 (22.22%) Change Management
7 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 6 (22.22%) SCCM
7 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
8 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (18.52%) Office 365
8 5 (18.52%) VMware
8 5 (18.52%) Apple
8 5 (18.52%) SLA
9 4 (14.81%) IBM Notes
9 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
9 4 (14.81%) BMC
9 4 (14.81%) Lotus
9 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
9 4 (14.81%) Remedy
9 4 (14.81%) Migration
9 4 (14.81%) ITSM
9 4 (14.81%) Service Management
9 4 (14.81%) Knowledge Management
9 4 (14.81%) Remedy ITSM

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (14.81%) IBM Notes
2 2 (7.41%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
2 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (7.41%) PCoIP
2 2 (7.41%) Skype
2 2 (7.41%) Softphone
2 2 (7.41%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Desktop Support
1 7 (25.93%) Support Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Mac Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
1 4 (14.81%) iPhone
2 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 3 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) Windows 8
2 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
3 7 (25.93%) Windows 10
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
6 1 (3.70%) Android
6 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Change Management
2 6 (22.22%) Incident Management
2 6 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 4 (14.81%) ITSM
3 4 (14.81%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 4 (14.81%) Service Management
4 3 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 3 (11.11%) Service Design
4 3 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
5 2 (7.41%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 2 (7.41%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.70%) PHP
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 3 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) Citrix
3 5 (18.52%) Apple
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) BMC
4 4 (14.81%) Lotus
4 4 (14.81%) Remedy
5 3 (11.11%) AppSense
6 2 (7.41%) Avaya
6 2 (7.41%) Cisco
6 2 (7.41%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) Intel Security