The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Liverpool region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 12 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 8.38% 4.22% 1.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.33% 25.00% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £350 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +133.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.38 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Operating Systems Category
Liverpool
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.14% 16.87% 10.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 7
Average daily rate £200 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £201 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £485 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £11.25 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.67% +30.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £13.00 £14.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £21.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 7
Merseyside

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 August 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows XP
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 8 (30.77%) SCCM
4 6 (23.08%) Citrix
5 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
5 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 4 (15.38%) Acronis
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (15.38%) PDA
7 3 (11.54%) Finance
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
8 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.69%) SQL
8 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
8 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
8 2 (7.69%) DNS
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.69%) Migration
8 2 (7.69%) MS Office
8 2 (7.69%) MSI
8 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
8 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (7.69%) Banking
9 1 (3.85%) Document Management
9 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
9 1 (3.85%) Logistics

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) Extranet
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MSI
2 1 (3.85%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Desktop Support
3 4 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Packager
4 3 (11.54%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.85%) Project Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) PDA
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows XP
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Document Management
3 1 (3.85%) Logistics
3 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
3 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
3 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Scrum
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
3 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
3 1 (3.85%) V-Model
3 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VBScript
2 1 (3.85%) VB
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ECDL
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) Acronis
4 1 (3.85%) AppSense
4 1 (3.85%) HP
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