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 24 November 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
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 12 17 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 13 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 7.56% 4.52% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 44.83% 17.50% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
Average daily rate
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£150 £255 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
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
29 40 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Liverpool 16.86% 25.81% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 27 14
Average daily rate £275 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 0 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 - £18.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 24 November 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows XP
3 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) SCCM
4 7 (25.93%) MS Office
5 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 6 (22.22%) Citrix
6 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
7 4 (14.81%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) Migration
8 3 (11.11%) VMware
8 3 (11.11%) PDA
8 3 (11.11%) WAN
8 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
8 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
8 3 (11.11%) Acronis
8 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
9 2 (7.41%) iPad
9 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (7.41%) Internet
9 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
9 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
9 2 (7.41%) SQL
9 2 (7.41%) Banking
9 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
9 2 (7.41%) Fat Client

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1 (3.70%) IIS
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (3.70%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (25.93%) MS Office
2 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) WAN
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Law
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Desktop Support
2 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.11%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Field Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) PDA
2 2 (7.41%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.41%) iPad
2 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows XP
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (7.41%) Windows Vista
5 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.81%) Migration
1 4 (14.81%) ITIL
2 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
3 2 (7.41%) Workflow
4 1 (3.70%) V-Model
4 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
4 1 (3.70%) Waterfall
4 1 (3.70%) Line Management
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.70%) Scrum
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Content Management
4 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
4 1 (3.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Security Testing
4 1 (3.70%) Test Scripting
4 1 (3.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ISEB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Acronis
4 1 (3.70%) HP