The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 14 9 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 22 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.30% 9.56% 1.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.91% 36.11% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £150 £129
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% +16.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £120 £91
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £292 £166
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £208 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -24.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.49 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.38 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.75% -
Windows 7
Merseyside

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

Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
92 36 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 34.72% 26.47% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 16 40
Average daily rate £300 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 3 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.49 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.08% -56.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
3 17 (54.84%) Citrix
4 16 (51.61%) MS Office
4 16 (51.61%) Windows XP
5 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
6 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (29.03%) VMware
8 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (19.35%) SCCM
9 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
9 6 (19.35%) DHCP
9 6 (19.35%) DNS
10 5 (16.13%) Migration
10 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
11 4 (12.90%) Fat Client
11 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
11 4 (12.90%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (12.90%) LAN
11 4 (12.90%) WAN
11 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
11 4 (12.90%) ITIL
11 4 (12.90%) MCP
11 4 (12.90%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (12.90%) Thin Client

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Liverpool 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 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 4 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.45%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (6.45%) Lync
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (51.61%) MS Office
2 13 (41.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) DHCP
1 6 (19.35%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) LAN
2 4 (12.90%) WAN
3 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 3 (9.68%) Internet
4 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
1 1 (3.23%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Support Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Service Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Desktop Support
4 4 (12.90%) Administrator
4 4 (12.90%) Desktop Administrator
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.45%) Architect
6 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Training Manager
7 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Thin Client
1 4 (12.90%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (51.61%) Windows XP
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Migration
2 4 (12.90%) ITIL
3 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.45%) Data Migration
3 2 (6.45%) Requirements Engineering
3 2 (6.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
3 2 (6.45%) Change Management
3 2 (6.45%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Workflow
4 1 (3.23%) Validation
4 1 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Time Management
4 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) MCP
1 4 (12.90%) Citrix Certification
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.90%) ITIL Certification
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (64.52%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (12.90%) Terminal Services
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) WSUS
2 2 (6.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) Citrix
3 9 (29.03%) VMware
4 3 (9.68%) EMC
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco
5 2 (6.45%) McAfee
6 1 (3.23%) Remedy
6 1 (3.23%) HP