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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 54 45 21
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 31 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.05% 3.32% 6.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.87% 14.69% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 25
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £183 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £325 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 9
Average hourly rate £15.25 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.55 £42.60 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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
152 211 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.79% 22.62% 26.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 95 93
Average daily rate £363 £337 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £225 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £574 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 34 26
Average hourly rate £15.25 £31.56 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.66% +68.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £44.34 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.67 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.45% -14.28%

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 23 January 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
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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 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 +7 7 £310 -4.61% 2
Warrington -8 3 £233 - 1
Crewe - - - -
Knutsford - - - - 1
Runcorn - - - - 1
Sandbach - - - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
3 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
4 15 (36.59%) Windows XP
5 13 (31.71%) MS Office
5 13 (31.71%) SCCM
6 11 (26.83%) Citrix
7 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
7 10 (24.39%) Local Government
8 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (17.07%) Migration
8 7 (17.07%) Microsoft App-V
8 7 (17.07%) AppSense
9 6 (14.63%) VPN
10 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.20%) VBScript
10 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
10 5 (12.20%) MSI
10 5 (12.20%) Compatibility Testing
10 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
10 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
10 5 (12.20%) XenApp
10 5 (12.20%) Windows 8
11 4 (9.76%) Service Management
11 4 (9.76%) AdminStudio
11 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (9.76%) Handset
11 4 (9.76%) VB
11 4 (9.76%) ITIL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (9.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.88%) Lync
2 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (31.71%) MS Office
2 10 (24.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.63%) VPN
2 5 (12.20%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
3 2 (4.88%) SSL
4 1 (2.44%) DNS
4 1 (2.44%) Internet
4 1 (2.44%) 3G
4 1 (2.44%) VoIP
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MSI
2 4 (9.76%) AdminStudio
General
1 10 (24.39%) Local Government
2 2 (4.88%) Dutch Language
2 2 (4.88%) French Language
2 2 (4.88%) German Language
3 1 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (17.07%) Analyst
1 7 (17.07%) Applications Packager
2 4 (9.76%) Help Desk Support
2 4 (9.76%) Rollout Engineer
2 4 (9.76%) Desktop Support
2 4 (9.76%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.32%) Service Analyst
3 3 (7.32%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (7.32%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Installations Engineer
4 2 (4.88%) Technical Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) Architect
5 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (2.44%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (2.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (2.44%) IT Trainer
5 1 (2.44%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.76%) Handset
3 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.88%) iPad
5 1 (2.44%) iPhone
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%) Windows Vista
6 2 (4.88%) Android
7 1 (2.44%) Linux
7 1 (2.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.07%) Migration
2 5 (12.20%) Compatibility Testing
3 4 (9.76%) Service Management
3 4 (9.76%) ITIL
4 1 (2.44%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.44%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (2.44%) Test Strategy
4 1 (2.44%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (2.44%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) VBScript
1 5 (12.20%) PowerShell
2 4 (9.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (7.32%) MCSE
3 2 (4.88%) MCDST
3 2 (4.88%) MCSA
4 1 (2.44%) ISEB
4 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) MCTS
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (17.07%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (12.20%) XenApp
4 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) SCCM
2 2 (4.88%) SCOM
3 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) Citrix
3 7 (17.07%) AppSense
4 3 (7.32%) Symantec
4 3 (7.32%) McAfee
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 2 (4.88%) Juniper
6 1 (2.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.44%) Sophos
6 1 (2.44%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.44%) Draytek
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