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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 38 27 22
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1 8 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.51% 3.29% 8.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.22% 12.70% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £263
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £225 £205
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 17
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.90 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.74%
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
45 63 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 23.08% 25.93% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 20
Median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £308 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £500 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 28
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £34.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -58.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £11.40 £18.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £16.84 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Chester 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 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 3 May 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 Chester region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Local Government
4 6 (66.67%) Citrix
5 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
5 5 (55.56%) VPN
5 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
5 5 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (44.44%) SSL
6 4 (44.44%) ITIL
6 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (44.44%) Juniper
6 4 (44.44%) Android
6 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
6 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
6 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
6 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
7 2 (22.22%) MS Office
7 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) Dutch Language
7 2 (22.22%) French Language
7 2 (22.22%) German Language
7 2 (22.22%) Italian Language
7 2 (22.22%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (22.22%) Russian Language
7 2 (22.22%) Turkish Language
8 1 (11.11%) MCDST
8 1 (11.11%) Project Planning

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 5 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (44.44%) Skype for Business
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) Skype
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MSI
General
1 7 (77.78%) Local Government
2 2 (22.22%) Dutch Language
2 2 (22.22%) French Language
2 2 (22.22%) German Language
2 2 (22.22%) Italian Language
2 2 (22.22%) Portuguese Language
2 2 (22.22%) Russian Language
2 2 (22.22%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) ICT Support
2 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) ICT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Rollout Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Rollout Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
3 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (11.11%) Handset
3 1 (11.11%) iPad
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 4 (44.44%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCDST
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) AppSense
4 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec