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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 68 59 33
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 19 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.08% 2.00% 4.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.41% 8.76% 16.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 14
Median daily rate £221 £283 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% +37.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £115 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £433 £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £190 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 18
Median hourly rate £11.50 £14.17 £14.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.85% -3.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £17.94 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
227 217 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.49% 22.79% 28.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 125 108
Median daily rate £425 £381 £268
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.47% +42.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £215 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 23
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.99 £13.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.23 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -7 7 £116 -54.41% 1
Northwich - 1 - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
3 11 (45.83%) Windows 8
4 10 (41.67%) Apple iOS
5 8 (33.33%) MS Office
5 8 (33.33%) ITIL
6 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
6 7 (29.17%) Citrix
6 7 (29.17%) Apple
7 6 (25.00%) Skype for Business
8 5 (20.83%) Mac OS
8 5 (20.83%) SCCM
8 5 (20.83%) Android
8 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
8 5 (20.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
9 4 (16.67%) Juniper
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (16.67%) Change Management
9 4 (16.67%) Local Government
9 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Vista
10 3 (12.50%) Application Packaging
10 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
10 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 3 (12.50%) VPN

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 6 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (8.33%) IBM Notes
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SSL
1 3 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (8.33%) PCoIP
2 2 (8.33%) Skype
2 2 (8.33%) Softphone
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) Remote Desktop
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MSI
General
1 4 (16.67%) Local Government
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Dutch Language
3 1 (4.17%) French Language
3 1 (4.17%) German Language
3 1 (4.17%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.17%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (4.17%) Russian Language
3 1 (4.17%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Desktop Support
3 5 (20.83%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) SCCM Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (4.17%) Rollout Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) iPhone
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows 8
3 10 (41.67%) Apple iOS
4 7 (29.17%) Windows XP
5 5 (20.83%) Android
5 5 (20.83%) Mac OS
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (12.50%) Windows Vista
7 2 (8.33%) Windows Server
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Incident Management
3 4 (16.67%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 3 (12.50%) Application Packaging
4 3 (12.50%) Software Deployment
5 2 (8.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security
5 2 (8.33%) ITSM
5 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 1 (4.17%) CRM
6 1 (4.17%) ERP
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) Java
1 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) SCCM
1 5 (20.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Apple
2 7 (29.17%) Citrix
3 4 (16.67%) Juniper
4 2 (8.33%) Avaya
4 2 (8.33%) BMC
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco
4 2 (8.33%) Lotus
4 2 (8.33%) Remedy
4 2 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (4.17%) AppSense
5 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
5 1 (4.17%) Symantec