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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 64 53 30
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 19 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.78% 2.07% 4.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.59% 9.50% 17.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 13
Median daily rate £325 £165 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+96.96% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £114 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £439 £301
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 20
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.19%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
167 200 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.60% 21.81% 29.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 104 111
Median daily rate £413 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £550 £461
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 26 28
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +1.08%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +1 4 £115 +4.54%
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 11 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 9 (40.91%) Apple iOS
6 8 (36.36%) ITIL
6 8 (36.36%) Apple
7 7 (31.82%) MS Office
8 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
8 6 (27.27%) Citrix
8 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
9 5 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (22.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
9 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
9 5 (22.73%) SCCM
9 5 (22.73%) Change Management
9 5 (22.73%) Skype for Business
9 5 (22.73%) Mac OS
10 4 (18.18%) Android
11 3 (13.64%) iPhone
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (13.64%) ITSM
11 3 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
11 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
11 3 (13.64%) Knowledge Management
11 3 (13.64%) Local Government

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 5 (22.73%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (9.09%) IBM Notes
2 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) MS Office
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) PCoIP
1 2 (9.09%) Skype
1 2 (9.09%) Softphone
1 2 (9.09%) SSL
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MSI
General
1 3 (13.64%) Local Government
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Desktop Support
3 5 (22.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) Service Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) SCCM Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (4.55%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.64%) iPhone
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 9 (40.91%) Apple iOS
4 6 (27.27%) Windows XP
5 5 (22.73%) Mac OS
6 4 (18.18%) Android
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (13.64%) Windows Vista
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
9 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 6 (27.27%) Incident Management
3 5 (22.73%) Change Management
3 5 (22.73%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.64%) Application Packaging
4 3 (13.64%) ITSM
4 3 (13.64%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (13.64%) Software Deployment
5 2 (9.09%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (9.09%) Information Security
5 2 (9.09%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
5 2 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Java
1 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (9.09%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) SCCM
1 5 (22.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Apple
3 6 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (13.64%) BMC
4 3 (13.64%) Juniper
4 3 (13.64%) Remedy
5 2 (9.09%) Avaya
5 2 (9.09%) Cisco
5 2 (9.09%) Lotus
5 2 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (4.55%) AppSense