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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 29 17 15
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.13% 4.66% 5.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.89% 15.25% 23.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £150 £115 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -23.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.25 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.01% -9.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.97 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.39% -3.67%
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
36 59 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 15.32% 30.57% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 22 10
Average daily rate £413 £175 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% -48.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £115 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £417 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 1
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -17.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) Legal
5 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
5 4 (26.67%) SCCM
6 3 (20.00%) iPad
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
7 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (13.33%) Handset
7 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
7 2 (13.33%) Office 365
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (13.33%) Local Government
7 2 (13.33%) MCDST
7 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
8 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
8 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
General
1 4 (26.67%) Legal
2 2 (13.33%) Local Government
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 1st Line Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (20.00%) iPad
3 2 (13.33%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Document Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCDST
3 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) HP