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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 40 27 20
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 17 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.31% 4.62% 7.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.72% 14.66% 30.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 13
Median daily rate £95 £280 £246
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-66.07% +13.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £198 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.39% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Median hourly rate £43.00 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+132.43% +2.77%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
134 116 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 34.45% 31.52% 24.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 85 58
Median daily rate £415 £375 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% +38.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 12
Median hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £14.85 £13.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £22.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 £95 - 2
Blackpool -4 1 - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (48.00%) SCCM
3 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
3 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (48.00%) VMware
4 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (28.00%) WSUS
6 7 (28.00%) MS Office
6 7 (28.00%) Finance
6 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
7 6 (24.00%) ClearQuest
7 6 (24.00%) Oracle
7 6 (24.00%) ClearCase
7 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
7 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
8 5 (20.00%) Skype for Business
8 5 (20.00%) Skype
9 4 (16.00%) Migration
9 4 (16.00%) AppSense
9 4 (16.00%) Citrix
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
9 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (16.00%) Office 365

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 11 (44.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (32.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (4.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 12 (48.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (28.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) Skype
2 3 (12.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) WAN
4 1 (4.00%) DECT
4 1 (4.00%) DHCP
4 1 (4.00%) DNS
4 1 (4.00%) Internet
4 1 (4.00%) Intranet
4 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) ClearCase
1 6 (24.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
1 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Analyst
1 6 (24.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Build Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) IT Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) IT Support
3 3 (12.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.00%) Life Science
2 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (52.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (24.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (12.00%) Linux
6 3 (12.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) ITIL
1 4 (16.00%) Migration
2 3 (12.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
2 3 (12.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.00%) CRM
3 1 (4.00%) ERP
3 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (4.00%) Web Development
3 1 (4.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) Java
1 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.00%) PHP
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) MCSE
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) CCNA
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (8.00%) XenApp
4 2 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (48.00%) SCCM
2 7 (28.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) VMware
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) AppSense
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) Cisco
5 3 (12.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) Lumension
6 2 (8.00%) Polycom
6 2 (8.00%) Veeam
6 2 (8.00%) Wyse
7 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint
7 1 (4.00%) IBM
7 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.00%) Lotus
7 1 (4.00%) Sophos
7 1 (4.00%) Symantec
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