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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 41 33 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 40 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.56% 4.00% 2.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.06% 19.61% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 26 6
Median daily rate £200 £275 £278
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.27% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £161 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £735 £325 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £188
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Median hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -1.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.70 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £41.50 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
141 204 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.20% 20.40% 19.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 133 75
Median daily rate £425 £388 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -0.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 18
Median hourly rate £18.58 £17.55 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% +8.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.88 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -10 7 £675 +134.78% 1
Chester -1 3 £200 -
Wilmslow - 3 £180 - 2
Knutsford +5 1 £275 - 1
Macclesfield - 1 - - 3
Crewe - 1 £110 -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
3 10 (37.04%) MS Office
3 10 (37.04%) ITIL
3 10 (37.04%) Windows 10
4 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
5 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
5 7 (25.93%) SLA
6 6 (22.22%) SCCM
6 6 (22.22%) Windows 8
7 5 (18.52%) Office 365
7 5 (18.52%) Apple
7 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
7 5 (18.52%) Citrix
8 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 4 (14.81%) iPhone
9 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
9 3 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
9 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
9 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (11.11%) XenApp
9 3 (11.11%) Service Design
9 3 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 3 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
9 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
9 3 (11.11%) DNS

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 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (37.04%) MS Office
2 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) 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%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (14.81%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (14.81%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) SCCM Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (11.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) iPhone
2 3 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 3 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 3 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (11.11%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.70%) iPad
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
3 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows 10
3 6 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) ITIL
2 4 (14.81%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Change Management
3 3 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.11%) ITSM
3 3 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 3 (11.11%) Service Design
3 3 (11.11%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
4 2 (7.41%) Application Packaging
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) CRM
5 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) ERP
5 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) Java
1 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.70%) PHP
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) SLA
2 2 (7.41%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (11.11%) VMware ESX
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (3.70%) Sysprep
2 1 (3.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Apple
2 5 (18.52%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) AppSense
3 3 (11.11%) BMC
3 3 (11.11%) Remedy
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Lotus
4 2 (7.41%) Symantec
5 1 (3.70%) Intel Security