The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 14 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 15 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.93% 7.73% 7.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 43.75% 38.46% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate
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£310 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.61% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 3
Average hourly rate £14.35 £34.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.87% +1.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
Windows 7
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Operating Systems Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 39 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 13.56% 20.10% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 6
Average daily rate £330 £335 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.49% -25.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 10
Average hourly rate £14.35 £31.56 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.53% -5.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £21.23 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.25 £43.50 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Chester region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Chester region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 10 (58.82%) Windows XP
3 10 (58.82%) Local Government
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (47.06%) Citrix
5 7 (41.18%) SCCM
6 6 (35.29%) MS Office
6 6 (35.29%) AppSense
7 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 4 (23.53%) VBScript
8 4 (23.53%) VB
8 4 (23.53%) VPN
8 4 (23.53%) Handset
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
8 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 4 (23.53%) AdminStudio
8 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
8 4 (23.53%) XenApp
8 4 (23.53%) Compatibility Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Application Packaging
9 3 (17.65%) Symantec
9 3 (17.65%) McAfee
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (17.65%) ITIL
10 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
10 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 2 (11.76%) Juniper
10 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (11.76%) Lync
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) VPN
2 2 (11.76%) SSL
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) AdminStudio
2 2 (11.76%) MSI
General
1 10 (58.82%) Local Government
2 2 (11.76%) Dutch Language
2 2 (11.76%) French Language
2 2 (11.76%) German Language
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Applications Packager
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Installations Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Application Packaging
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
1 4 (23.53%) Handset
2 2 (11.76%) iPad
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
3 2 (11.76%) Android
3 2 (11.76%) Apple iOS
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) VBScript
1 4 (23.53%) VB
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCDST
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (23.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) AppSense
4 3 (17.65%) Symantec
4 3 (17.65%) McAfee
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
Chester
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