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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 51 36 18
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 21 37 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.46% 4.71% 7.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.64% 20.11% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 19
Average daily rate
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£288 £200 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £115 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £282 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £200 £270
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £15.95 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £43.65 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
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
154 184 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.05% 23.41% 26.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 67 65
Average daily rate £398 £300 £309
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £148 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £31.50 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.55% +68.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.86 £8.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -1 9 - - 2
Warrington -6 4 £500 +212.50% 2
Crewe -3 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 - - 1
Knutsford - - - - 1
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 18 (50.00%) Windows XP
5 14 (38.89%) MS Office
6 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 10 (27.78%) SCCM
8 8 (22.22%) Citrix
9 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
9 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
9 7 (19.44%) AppSense
10 6 (16.67%) Migration
10 6 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (16.67%) Blackberry
10 6 (16.67%) Local Government
11 5 (13.89%) Application Packaging
11 5 (13.89%) Dutch Language
11 5 (13.89%) German Language
11 5 (13.89%) Compatibility Testing
11 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
11 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (13.89%) XenApp
11 5 (13.89%) VPN
11 5 (13.89%) VBScript
11 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (11.11%) VB
12 4 (11.11%) Handset
12 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
12 4 (11.11%) Service Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (8.33%) IBM Notes
2 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) MS Office
2 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.89%) VPN
3 3 (8.33%) VoIP
3 3 (8.33%) Wireless
4 2 (5.56%) WAN
4 2 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (2.78%) Firewall
5 1 (2.78%) DHCP
5 1 (2.78%) DNS
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MSI
1 4 (11.11%) AdminStudio
General
1 6 (16.67%) Local Government
2 5 (13.89%) Dutch Language
2 5 (13.89%) German Language
3 4 (11.11%) French Language
4 3 (8.33%) Finance
4 3 (8.33%) Russian Language
5 1 (2.78%) Spanish Language
5 1 (2.78%) Turkish Language
5 1 (2.78%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (2.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Applications Packager
3 6 (16.67%) Desktop Support
4 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Service Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Services Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) Handset
3 3 (8.33%) iPhone
4 2 (5.56%) iPad
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.78%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.78%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (16.67%) Migration
2 5 (13.89%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (11.11%) Service Management
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) Information Management
5 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) VBScript
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) MCDST
3 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.56%) A+ Certification
3 2 (5.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.78%) MCP
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (13.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) Citrix
3 7 (19.44%) AppSense
4 3 (8.33%) LANDesk
4 3 (8.33%) Lotus
4 3 (8.33%) Symantec
4 3 (8.33%) McAfee
4 3 (8.33%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) EMC
5 2 (5.56%) NetApp
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
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