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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 33 39 11
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -28
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.73% 2.33% 9.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.20% 10.75% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 3
Average daily rate £190 £266 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.63% +33.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £245 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £273 £212
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 16
Average hourly rate £20.00 £12.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.83 £20.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
Windows 7
North West

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
123 93 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.60% 21.63% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 11
Average daily rate £375 £375 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +74.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £279 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Preston - 5 £210 -
Chorley - 4 - -
Blackpool -12 2 - -
Burnley +22 1 - - 1
Skelmersdale - 1 £170 -
Blackburn - 1 - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 10 (40.00%) VMware
6 9 (36.00%) Windows 8
7 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
8 6 (24.00%) MS Office
9 5 (20.00%) WSUS
9 5 (20.00%) SCCM
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (20.00%) Unix
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (20.00%) LAN
9 5 (20.00%) WAN
10 4 (16.00%) Citrix
10 4 (16.00%) Linux
10 4 (16.00%) Firewall
10 4 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
11 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
11 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
11 3 (12.00%) Lumension
11 3 (12.00%) AppSense
11 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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 5 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.00%) Moodle
3 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) LAN
1 5 (20.00%) WAN
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) Internet
3 2 (8.00%) SAN
3 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) Intranet
4 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (4.00%) Skype
4 1 (4.00%) VoIP
4 1 (4.00%) VPN
4 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (12.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (24.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) IT Support
3 5 (20.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support
5 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.00%) iPad
3 2 (8.00%) iPhone
3 2 (8.00%) Life Science
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (36.00%) Windows 8
5 7 (28.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (20.00%) Unix
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.00%) Linux
8 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Service Management
3 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.00%) ITSM
4 1 (4.00%) Migration
4 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (4.00%) Server Building
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
1 5 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Citrix
4 3 (12.00%) AppSense
4 3 (12.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Lumension
4 3 (12.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.00%) 3PAR
6 1 (4.00%) Altiris
6 1 (4.00%) Capita
6 1 (4.00%) Polycom
Lancashire
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