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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank - 37 25
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 0 10 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - 2.33% 5.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 11.63% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 16
Median daily rate - £160 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.81%
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £187
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 2
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £18.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +87.91%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
68 86 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 22.74% 20.05% 24.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 68
Median daily rate £410 £313 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.20% -3.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £167 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £437 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 10
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.57% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £14.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) WSUS
4 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) Oracle
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) SLA
5 3 (27.27%) ClearQuest
5 3 (27.27%) Knowledge Management
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
5 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
6 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
6 2 (18.18%) Veeam
6 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 1 (9.09%) DECT
7 1 (9.09%) DHCP
7 1 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) CRM
7 1 (9.09%) ERP

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 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) DECT
1 1 (9.09%) DHCP
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) ClearCase
1 3 (27.27%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (18.18%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Support
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows XP
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Knowledge Management
1 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) CRM
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
2 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
2 1 (9.09%) Web Development
2 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) PHP
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) WSUS
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
3 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) Veeam
4 1 (9.09%) Avaya
4 1 (9.09%) Forcepoint
4 1 (9.09%) Intel Security
4 1 (9.09%) Lotus
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec