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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 24 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 14 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 6.86% 2.79% 1.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 29.17% 18.52% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 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 £220 £290 £263
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
48 27 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 23.53% 15.08% 7.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 7
Average daily rate £255 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.07% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £201 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £11.75 £21.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.34% +30.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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
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 22 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (32.00%) SCCM
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (20.00%) Citrix
6 4 (16.00%) PDA
6 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
6 4 (16.00%) Acronis
7 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (12.00%) Finance
7 3 (12.00%) Migration
7 3 (12.00%) ITIL
8 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.00%) SQL
8 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (8.00%) DNS
8 2 (8.00%) MS Office
8 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
8 2 (8.00%) Banking
8 2 (8.00%) iPad
8 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (4.00%) Google Apps
9 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.00%) Lync

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (4.00%) Lync
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Office
2 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
2 1 (4.00%) Extranet
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support
4 3 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.00%) Project Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Junior
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Test Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Packager
6 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) PDA
2 2 (8.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.00%) NHS
3 1 (4.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Migration
1 3 (12.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (4.00%) V-Model
3 1 (4.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (4.00%) Document Management
3 1 (4.00%) Logistics
3 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) Scrum
3 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.00%) ISEB
2 1 (4.00%) ECDL
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
3 4 (16.00%) Acronis
4 1 (4.00%) AppSense
4 1 (4.00%) HP