The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 16 19 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 2.83% 5.93% 9.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 16.67% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate - £154 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -58.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £15.14 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.42% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.03 £10.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.24 £15.80 £15.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.97 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.39% -3.67%
Windows 7
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Operating Systems Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
21 42 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 19.81% 35.59% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 7
Average daily rate £280 £275 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £158 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £29.55 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Durham

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

Windows 7
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) SCCM
5 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) X-Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Migration

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Durham 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 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) IT Support
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (22.22%) IT Technician
3 2 (22.22%) Support Technician
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Customer Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Data Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
2 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft