The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
North West / Manchester
Rank 75 53 37
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 20 58 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.43% 2.99% 4.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.47% 14.61% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 26 24
Median daily rate £170 £275 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% +46.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £130 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £345 £293
UK excluding London median daily rate £210 £200 £170
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 25
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £14.42
% change year-on-year
-11.47% +5.73%

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

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
309 397 315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.17% 20.43% 22.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 195 158
Median daily rate £375 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £430 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 34 45
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% +21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 3 - - 2
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
3 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (41.67%) MS Office
5 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
7 12 (25.00%) Windows XP
8 11 (22.92%) Windows 10
9 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
10 9 (18.75%) ITIL
10 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (18.75%) SCCM
10 9 (18.75%) Migration
11 8 (16.67%) Office 365
11 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
12 7 (14.58%) SLA
13 6 (12.50%) DNS
13 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (12.50%) DHCP
13 6 (12.50%) Windows 8
14 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
14 5 (10.42%) VMware
14 5 (10.42%) MCSE
14 5 (10.42%) MCSA
14 5 (10.42%) Dell
15 4 (8.33%) SAN
15 4 (8.33%) VPN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.33%) Skype for Business
4 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.17%) IBM Notes
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (41.67%) MS Office
2 15 (31.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (2.08%) Infor M3
1 1 (2.08%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.08%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (2.08%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) DHCP
1 6 (12.50%) DNS
2 4 (8.33%) NAS
2 4 (8.33%) SAN
2 4 (8.33%) VPN
3 3 (6.25%) Firewall
3 3 (6.25%) LAN
3 3 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (4.17%) 3G
4 2 (4.17%) IMAP
4 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.17%) VLAN
4 2 (4.17%) WAN
5 1 (2.08%) 4G
5 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.08%) Internet
5 1 (2.08%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.08%) MPLS
5 1 (2.08%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (2.08%) Skype
General
1 2 (4.17%) Electronics
1 2 (4.17%) Finance
1 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Back Office
2 1 (2.08%) Banking
2 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Desktop Support
2 8 (16.67%) IT Support
3 7 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (14.58%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (10.42%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) Active Directory Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Applications Packager
6 4 (8.33%) IT Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) IT Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.08%) CMDB
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
3 1 (2.08%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server
2 14 (29.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 11 (22.92%) Windows 10
5 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.33%) Linux
9 2 (4.17%) Android
9 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.17%) Windows Vista
10 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) ITIL
1 9 (18.75%) Migration
2 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
2 2 (4.17%) Service Management
2 2 (4.17%) Time Management
3 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.08%) Application Packaging
3 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (2.08%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (2.08%) Manual Testing
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (2.08%) Open Source
3 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
3 1 (2.08%) Software Testing
3 1 (2.08%) TOGAF
3 1 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.25%) C
3 2 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.42%) MCSA
2 5 (10.42%) MCSE
3 3 (6.25%) CCNA
3 3 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) MCITP
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
5 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (52.08%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.17%) Dovecot
4 2 (4.17%) Postfix
4 2 (4.17%) Samba
4 2 (4.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.08%) NFS
5 1 (2.08%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.08%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Dell
2 5 (10.42%) VMware
3 4 (8.33%) Altiris
3 4 (8.33%) Webroot
4 3 (6.25%) Cisco
4 3 (6.25%) Citrix
4 3 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (4.17%) Lotus
5 2 (4.17%) NetApp
6 1 (2.08%) Apple
6 1 (2.08%) Avaya
6 1 (2.08%) IBM
6 1 (2.08%) iManage
6 1 (2.08%) Infor
6 1 (2.08%) Juniper
6 1 (2.08%) Nokia
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