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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 40 43 25
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 31 25 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.59% 2.99% 5.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.90% 11.06% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 17
Average daily rate
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£210 £200 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £150 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £352 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £290 £263
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £30.00 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +60.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.18 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £37.16
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -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
223 226 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 25.81% 27.03% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 95 95
Average daily rate £325 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £218 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £475 £461
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 32 23
Average hourly rate £16.08 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.04% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.57 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 August 2014. 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 +4 9 - -
Warrington - 9 £225 - 4
Crewe 0 3 - -
Runcorn - 2 £159 - 3
Macclesfield -2 1 - -
Nantwich - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
3 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
4 23 (31.51%) Windows XP
5 17 (23.29%) Migration
6 16 (21.92%) Local Government
7 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (20.55%) ITIL
8 14 (19.18%) Citrix
9 13 (17.81%) MS Office
9 13 (17.81%) SCCM
10 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
10 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
11 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
11 8 (10.96%) VPN
11 8 (10.96%) PRINCE2
11 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
11 8 (10.96%) Windows Vista
11 8 (10.96%) Project Planning
11 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (10.96%) VMware
12 7 (9.59%) AppSense
12 7 (9.59%) MS Exchange
13 6 (8.22%) Symantec
13 6 (8.22%) Sophos
13 6 (8.22%) Linux
13 6 (8.22%) Microsoft App-V
13 6 (8.22%) Application Packaging
13 6 (8.22%) SonicWALL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 (9.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.74%) Lync
4 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) MS Office
2 8 (10.96%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.48%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.74%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
1 8 (10.96%) VPN
2 2 (2.74%) Wireless
2 2 (2.74%) Network Security
3 1 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.37%) Firewall
3 1 (1.37%) DNS
3 1 (1.37%) LAN
3 1 (1.37%) WAN
3 1 (1.37%) SMTP
3 1 (1.37%) DHCP
3 1 (1.37%) 3G
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) MSI
2 1 (1.37%) AdminStudio
General
1 16 (21.92%) Local Government
2 3 (4.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (17.81%) Desktop Support
2 12 (16.44%) Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) Project Manager
4 8 (10.96%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (9.59%) Help Desk Support
5 7 (9.59%) Support Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (6.85%) Support Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) ICT Project Manager
9 3 (4.11%) Coordinator
9 3 (4.11%) Support Technician
10 2 (2.74%) Applications Packager
10 2 (2.74%) Test Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) IT Manager
10 2 (2.74%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Rollout Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.74%) Blackberry
1 2 (2.74%) Thin Client
1 2 (2.74%) PDA
1 2 (2.74%) Fat Client
1 2 (2.74%) Handset
1 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
1 2 (2.74%) iPad
2 1 (1.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (31.51%) Windows XP
3 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (10.96%) Windows Vista
6 6 (8.22%) Linux
7 4 (5.48%) Windows 8
8 3 (4.11%) Windows 2000
9 2 (2.74%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.37%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Migration
2 15 (20.55%) ITIL
3 8 (10.96%) PRINCE2
3 8 (10.96%) Project Planning
3 8 (10.96%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (6.85%) Change Management
5 4 (5.48%) Service Management
6 2 (2.74%) Project Management
6 2 (2.74%) Critical Path Analysis
6 2 (2.74%) ITIL V3
6 2 (2.74%) Test Strategy
7 1 (1.37%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.37%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.37%) Business Continuity
7 1 (1.37%) Information Security
7 1 (1.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.37%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (1.37%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (1.37%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.37%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.74%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.37%) VBScript
2 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) SC Cleared
1 11 (15.07%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.11%) ISEB
4 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.74%) MCSA
4 2 (2.74%) MCP
4 2 (2.74%) MCDST
4 2 (2.74%) MCITP
5 1 (1.37%) APMP
5 1 (1.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (36.99%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (8.22%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (6.85%) XenApp
4 2 (2.74%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.74%) vSphere
5 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.37%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (17.81%) SCCM
2 1 (1.37%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.37%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
2 14 (19.18%) Citrix
3 8 (10.96%) VMware
4 7 (9.59%) AppSense
5 6 (8.22%) Symantec
5 6 (8.22%) Sophos
5 6 (8.22%) SonicWALL
5 6 (8.22%) Draytek
6 4 (5.48%) McAfee
6 4 (5.48%) HP
6 4 (5.48%) Dell
7 3 (4.11%) Cisco
8 2 (2.74%) Toshiba
9 1 (1.37%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.37%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.37%) Civica
9 1 (1.37%) CA
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