The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Crewe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 9 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 4 1 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 12.50% 4.76% 26.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.00% 100.00% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Average daily rate
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- £200 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
Windows 7
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Crewe region.

Operating Systems Category
Crewe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 1 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 31.25% 4.76% 36.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 15
Average daily rate £325 £200 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -41.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Crewe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Crewe

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Crewe region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Crewe

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Crewe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Crewe region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Crewe

Windows 7
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crewe 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
2 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Vista
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) SLA
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Crewe 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 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) VPN
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Desktop Support
2 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Vista
3 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
1 9 (81.82%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Symantec
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco