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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 31 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 14 18 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.17% 3.96% 12.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.02% 13.95% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 25
Median daily rate £375 £270 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £270 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £270 £290
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £225 £203
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 14
Median hourly rate £20.00 £12.25 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% -31.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
127 129 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.80% 28.35% 30.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 79 64
Median daily rate £375 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £625 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 29
Median hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -38.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 4 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston - 5 £135 -
Chorley - 3 - -
Lytham St Annes - 3 £400 -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (48.00%) VMware
5 11 (44.00%) SCCM
6 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (32.00%) Finance
8 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (28.00%) Windows 8
8 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
9 6 (24.00%) AppSense
9 6 (24.00%) WSUS
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (24.00%) ClearQuest
9 6 (24.00%) ClearCase
9 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
9 6 (24.00%) Oracle
9 6 (24.00%) MS Office
10 5 (20.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.00%) Linux
10 5 (20.00%) Unix
10 5 (20.00%) Citrix
10 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (20.00%) Migration
10 5 (20.00%) Skype for Business

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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (24.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Skype
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) Intranet
4 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) ClearCase
1 6 (24.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 6 (24.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) IT Support
3 4 (16.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (12.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Build Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) Life Science
3 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.00%) iPad
4 1 (4.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (28.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (20.00%) Linux
6 5 (20.00%) Unix
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
1 5 (20.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCSE
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) MCSA
2 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.00%) XenApp
4 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (44.00%) SCCM
2 6 (24.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 6 (24.00%) AppSense
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) Lumension
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) Polycom
6 2 (8.00%) Wyse
7 1 (4.00%) Capita