The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 34 39
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 0 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 2.87% 1.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 11.11% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £190 £256
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -25.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £190 £175
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 1
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.74% +8.03%

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

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
62 99 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 23.57% 25.85% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 59 61
Median daily rate £375 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £214 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £492 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 17 10
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

Windows 7
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle