The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Crewe region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 3 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 4 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 15.38% 12.20% 10.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 100.00% 83.33% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 4
Average daily rate £127 - £303
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 - £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £139 - £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-25.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -
Operating Systems Category
Crewe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Crewe 15.38% 14.63% 16.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate £127 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.71% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £350 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £350 £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
Cheshire

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 6 Related IT Skills in Crewe

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Crewe by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Vista
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft