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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 21 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.44% 6.47% 5.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.33% 18.75% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.84 £24.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.86% -30.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.89 £13.90 £15.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.92 £31.56 £38.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
- +7.64%
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
60 48 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 40.82% 34.53% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 10
Average daily rate £426 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 14
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £31.56
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -42.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £14.00 £16.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £45.00 £42.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Chester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Chester

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
5 6 (40.00%) MS Office
5 6 (40.00%) Citrix
6 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) VPN
6 5 (33.33%) Portuguese Language
6 5 (33.33%) Russian Language
7 4 (26.67%) French Language
7 4 (26.67%) German Language
7 4 (26.67%) Italian Language
7 4 (26.67%) Turkish Language
7 4 (26.67%) Handset
7 4 (26.67%) Local Government
7 4 (26.67%) MCDST
7 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (26.67%) Service Management
7 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
7 4 (26.67%) Wireless
7 4 (26.67%) iPad
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
9 2 (13.33%) Degree
9 2 (13.33%) Spanish Language
9 2 (13.33%) XenApp

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (26.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
2 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) VPN
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (6.67%) VoIP
3 1 (6.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MSI
1 1 (6.67%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (33.33%) Portuguese Language
1 5 (33.33%) Russian Language
2 4 (26.67%) French Language
2 4 (26.67%) German Language
2 4 (26.67%) Italian Language
2 4 (26.67%) Local Government
2 4 (26.67%) Turkish Language
3 2 (13.33%) Dutch Language
3 2 (13.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (6.67%) Finance
4 1 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 5 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Applications Packager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Services Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (26.67%) Handset
2 4 (26.67%) iPad
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Information Management
2 1 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
2 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
1 1 (6.67%) VBScript
1 1 (6.67%) VB
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCDST
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
4 1 (6.67%) MCP
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (13.33%) AppSense
4 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Avaya
4 1 (6.67%) Reuters
4 1 (6.67%) Bloomberg
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco