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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 21 21 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 4.59% 8.66% 10.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 25.32% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
+2.25% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.00% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £24.98 £20.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.55 £44.40 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
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
24 79 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 12.24% 34.20% 40.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 10
Average daily rate £463 £325 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% -27.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £34.06 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.89% +1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £18.03 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.84 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
3 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
4 12 (70.59%) Windows XP
5 9 (52.94%) MS Office
6 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
7 7 (41.18%) Citrix
7 7 (41.18%) SCCM
8 6 (35.29%) AppSense
9 5 (29.41%) Local Government
9 5 (29.41%) Dutch Language
9 5 (29.41%) German Language
10 4 (23.53%) VBScript
10 4 (23.53%) VB
10 4 (23.53%) Compatibility Testing
10 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
10 4 (23.53%) XenApp
10 4 (23.53%) AdminStudio
10 4 (23.53%) Handset
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (23.53%) French Language
11 3 (17.65%) MCDST
11 3 (17.65%) Application Packaging
11 3 (17.65%) Russian Language
11 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
11 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
11 3 (17.65%) VPN
11 3 (17.65%) Service Management
11 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
11 3 (17.65%) Wireless

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Office
2 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
1 3 (17.65%) VPN
1 3 (17.65%) Wireless
2 2 (11.76%) VoIP
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.88%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) AdminStudio
2 2 (11.76%) MSI
General
1 5 (29.41%) Local Government
1 5 (29.41%) Dutch Language
1 5 (29.41%) German Language
2 4 (23.53%) French Language
3 3 (17.65%) Russian Language
4 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
4 1 (5.88%) Turkish Language
4 1 (5.88%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Service Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Applications Packager
4 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Handset
2 3 (17.65%) Blackberry
2 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.76%) iPad
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Windows XP
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.88%) Android
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (17.65%) Service Management
3 1 (5.88%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Information Management
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.88%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) VBScript
1 4 (23.53%) VB
1 4 (23.53%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (17.65%) MCDST
2 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (88.24%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (23.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) AppSense
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
4 2 (11.76%) McAfee
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Avaya
5 1 (5.88%) Lotus
5 1 (5.88%) Adobe
5 1 (5.88%) HP
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