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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 23 19
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 2.88% 6.22% 5.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.05% 17.11% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£165 £273 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.44% -18.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +133.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.50 £14.61
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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
87 76 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 35.80% 36.36% 37.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 18 10
Average daily rate £388 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.15% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £730 £371
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 28 May 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
4 12 (80.00%) Windows XP
5 8 (53.33%) MS Office
6 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
7 5 (33.33%) Dutch Language
7 5 (33.33%) German Language
7 5 (33.33%) Citrix
8 4 (26.67%) French Language
8 4 (26.67%) Russian Language
9 3 (20.00%) SCCM
9 3 (20.00%) Local Government
9 3 (20.00%) MCDST
9 3 (20.00%) Service Management
9 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
9 3 (20.00%) Wireless
9 3 (20.00%) Handset
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
9 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (20.00%) VPN
10 2 (13.33%) VoIP
10 2 (13.33%) Turkish Language
10 2 (13.33%) AppSense
10 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
10 2 (13.33%) iPad
10 2 (13.33%) XenApp

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Office
2 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Wireless
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
1 1 (6.67%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Dutch Language
1 5 (33.33%) German Language
2 4 (26.67%) French Language
2 4 (26.67%) Russian Language
3 3 (20.00%) Local Government
4 2 (13.33%) Turkish Language
4 2 (13.33%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (6.67%) Italian Language
5 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Service Analyst
2 7 (46.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Packager
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (20.00%) Handset
1 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (13.33%) iPad
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Information Management
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
1 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) MCDST
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) AppSense
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Adobe
4 1 (6.67%) Avaya
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee
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