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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
North West / Cheshire
Rank 39 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.77% 3.11% 2.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.09% 16.02% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 5
Median daily rate £120 £293 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.97% +1.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £201 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £325 £306
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 10
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.09 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.20% +0.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.49 £12.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £18.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.78
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.89%

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
99 181 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.45% 19.44% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 93 71
Median daily rate £373 £340 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.55% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £261 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 25 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £14.18 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.78% +1.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +21 4 £120 -59.66% 2
Chester +2 4 - - 1
Crewe +3 1 £110 -26.66%
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
3 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
3 12 (41.38%) Windows 10
4 11 (37.93%) MS Office
4 11 (37.93%) Citrix
5 8 (27.59%) ITIL
5 8 (27.59%) SCCM
6 7 (24.14%) SLA
7 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
7 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
8 5 (17.24%) Office 365
9 4 (13.79%) iPhone
9 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
10 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
10 3 (10.34%) Lotus
10 3 (10.34%) Apple
10 3 (10.34%) Thin Client
10 3 (10.34%) IBM Notes
10 3 (10.34%) VPN
10 3 (10.34%) DNS
10 3 (10.34%) Service Management
10 3 (10.34%) Change Management
10 3 (10.34%) Migration
10 3 (10.34%) VMware
10 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
10 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (10.34%) AppSense
10 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
10 3 (10.34%) XenApp

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 3 (10.34%) IBM Notes
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (37.93%) MS Office
2 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
2 3 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) DNS
1 3 (10.34%) VPN
2 1 (3.45%) Internet
2 1 (3.45%) Network Security
2 1 (3.45%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.45%) Skype
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Desktop Support
2 9 (31.03%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.24%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Senior Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) iPhone
2 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Blackberry
2 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.34%) Hybrid Cloud
2 3 (10.34%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.45%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.45%) iPad
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows 10
3 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
4 4 (13.79%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.34%) Windows Server
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 3 (10.34%) Change Management
2 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
2 3 (10.34%) Migration
2 3 (10.34%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 3 (10.34%) Problem Management
2 3 (10.34%) Service Design
2 3 (10.34%) Service Management
2 3 (10.34%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (6.90%) Application Packaging
3 2 (6.90%) Identity Management
3 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.90%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) CRM
4 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) ITSM
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
2 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (10.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
2 1 (3.45%) DameWare
2 1 (3.45%) Sysprep
2 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (37.93%) Citrix
3 3 (10.34%) Apple
3 3 (10.34%) AppSense
3 3 (10.34%) Lotus
3 3 (10.34%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) BMC
4 1 (3.45%) HP
4 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.45%) Remedy
4 1 (3.45%) Symantec