The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Durham 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 15 3 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 6.98% 20.97% 10.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.50% 56.52% 45.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £207 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-24.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 5
Average hourly rate £29.50 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Operating Systems Category
Durham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 23 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Durham 18.60% 37.10% 24.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 9
Average daily rate £280 £300 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -8.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 5
Average hourly rate £29.50 £11.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+168.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Windows 7
North East

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Durham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Durham region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Durham

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Durham region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hartlepool 0 4 - - 1
Darlington - - - - 1
Windows 7
North East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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%) CAD
3 4 (44.44%) AutoCAD
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) MicroStation
4 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 3 (33.33%) ERP
4 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) XenApp
6 1 (11.11%) XenServer
6 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (11.11%) VMware
6 1 (11.11%) AppSense
6 1 (11.11%) UAG
6 1 (11.11%) Lync
6 1 (11.11%) SmartPlant
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (11.11%) Mitel
6 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (11.11%) WSUS
6 1 (11.11%) Life Science
6 1 (11.11%) Dutch Language
6 1 (11.11%) SCCM
6 1 (11.11%) SCOM

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 1 (11.11%) Lync
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) AutoCAD
1 4 (44.44%) MicroStation
2 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) CAD
2 3 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
3 1 (11.11%) UAG
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) NetApp
3 1 (11.11%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) AppSense
3 1 (11.11%) Mitel
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) EMC
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