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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 14 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 5.05% 5.50% 6.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 27.27% 41.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £200 - £310
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £190 £175
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 5
Median hourly rate £21.00 £15.51 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.39% +8.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-11.47% +8.92%

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
15 22 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 15.15% 20.18% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 6
Median daily rate £200 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.18 £14.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.88% -1.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £14.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £25.00 £16.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) MS Office
4 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) Sysprep
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) Lotus
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) MSI
5 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) VPN

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 1 (16.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Application Packaging
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Lotus