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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 52 38 16
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 18 37 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.29% 4.70% 8.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.54% 18.59% 31.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 11 23
Average daily rate
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£288 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £122 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £300 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £263
% change year-on-year
- -23.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 11
Average hourly rate £14.00 £34.06 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.89% +82.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.78 £43.50 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.30 £14.50 £14.68
% change year-on-year
-8.27% -1.22%
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
156 199 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.85% 25.25% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 81 69
Average daily rate £363 £319 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.72% -8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £202 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £572 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 26
Average hourly rate £14.00 £31.56 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.63% +110.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.49 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £42.60 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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
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 27 February 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 8 £310 +3.33% 3
Warrington -5 4 £300 +87.50% 2
Crewe -2 1 - - 2
Wilmslow -6 1 - - 3
Knutsford - - - -
Runcorn - - - - 1
Sandbach - - - - 1
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
3 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
4 16 (39.02%) MS Office
5 15 (36.59%) Windows XP
6 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
7 12 (29.27%) SCCM
8 9 (21.95%) Citrix
9 8 (19.51%) Local Government
10 7 (17.07%) AppSense
11 6 (14.63%) Microsoft App-V
11 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
11 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
12 5 (12.20%) VBScript
12 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
12 5 (12.20%) VPN
12 5 (12.20%) Migration
12 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
12 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
12 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (12.20%) Compatibility Testing
12 5 (12.20%) XenApp
12 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
13 4 (9.76%) Dutch Language
13 4 (9.76%) German Language
13 4 (9.76%) MSI
13 4 (9.76%) AdminStudio
13 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (9.76%) VB

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (14.63%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.88%) Lync
3 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.44%) IIS
4 1 (2.44%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (39.02%) MS Office
2 14 (34.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
1 5 (12.20%) VPN
2 2 (4.88%) VoIP
2 2 (4.88%) SSL
2 2 (4.88%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.44%) Wireless
3 1 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) DHCP
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MSI
1 4 (9.76%) AdminStudio
General
1 8 (19.51%) Local Government
2 4 (9.76%) Dutch Language
2 4 (9.76%) German Language
3 3 (7.32%) French Language
3 3 (7.32%) Finance
4 2 (4.88%) Russian Language
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (19.51%) Analyst
2 7 (17.07%) Applications Packager
3 6 (14.63%) Desktop Support
4 5 (12.20%) Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Service Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Rollout Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Installations Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) XP Rollout Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Deployment Engineer
8 1 (2.44%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.32%) Handset
2 3 (7.32%) iPhone
3 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) iSeries
4 1 (2.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (36.59%) Windows XP
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
6 2 (4.88%) Android
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.20%) Migration
1 5 (12.20%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL
3 2 (4.88%) Service Management
4 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.44%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) VBScript
1 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) VB
3 1 (2.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) MCSE
3 2 (4.88%) MCSA
3 2 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCDST
4 1 (2.44%) MCTS
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
System Software
1 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 6 (14.63%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (12.20%) XenApp
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft
2 9 (21.95%) Citrix
3 7 (17.07%) AppSense
4 3 (7.32%) LANDesk
4 3 (7.32%) Symantec
4 3 (7.32%) McAfee
5 2 (4.88%) Juniper
5 2 (4.88%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) Lotus
6 1 (2.44%) Adobe
6 1 (2.44%) VMware
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