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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 76 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 32 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.76% 2.71% 2.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.29% 15.11% 13.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 21
Median daily rate £200 £175 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £136 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £343 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £186 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-6.87% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 21 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £15.50 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
Windows 7
North West

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
386 331 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.28% 17.97% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 173 167
Median daily rate £375 £375 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 27
Median hourly rate £17.36 £14.19 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.32% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.70 £19.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (62.75%) Active Directory
3 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
4 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 15 (29.41%) MS Office
5 15 (29.41%) Windows XP
6 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
7 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (19.61%) Windows 10
8 10 (19.61%) SCCM
8 10 (19.61%) SLA
9 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
9 9 (17.65%) Migration
10 8 (15.69%) VMware
10 8 (15.69%) DHCP
10 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
10 8 (15.69%) Office 365
10 8 (15.69%) Windows 8
11 7 (13.73%) DNS
11 7 (13.73%) Dell
12 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (11.76%) Cisco
12 6 (11.76%) ITIL
12 6 (11.76%) C
12 6 (11.76%) MCSE
13 5 (9.80%) MCSA
13 5 (9.80%) Linux
13 5 (9.80%) HP

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 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (9.80%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.92%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (29.41%) MS Excel
1 15 (29.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.69%) Office 365
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.92%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (3.92%) IBM Cloud
2 2 (3.92%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) DHCP
2 7 (13.73%) DNS
3 5 (9.80%) VPN
4 4 (7.84%) Firewall
4 4 (7.84%) LAN
4 4 (7.84%) TCP/IP
4 4 (7.84%) VLAN
4 4 (7.84%) WAN
5 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.92%) IMAP
5 2 (3.92%) Internet
5 2 (3.92%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.92%) Skype
5 2 (3.92%) WLAN
6 1 (1.96%) DSL
6 1 (1.96%) MPLS
6 1 (1.96%) Network Security
6 1 (1.96%) PCoIP
6 1 (1.96%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
1 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.96%) Back Office
2 1 (1.96%) Banking
2 1 (1.96%) French Language
2 1 (1.96%) Italian Language
2 1 (1.96%) Publishing
2 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
2 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Analyst
2 12 (23.53%) Support Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (13.73%) Administrator
4 7 (13.73%) Desktop Support
4 7 (13.73%) IT Support
5 6 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Administrator
5 6 (11.76%) Windows Support Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) IT Administrator
6 5 (9.80%) IT Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Active Directory Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) Applications Packager
7 4 (7.84%) IT Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) iPad
1 3 (5.88%) Life Science
2 2 (3.92%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (3.92%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) iPhone
3 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.96%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.96%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (29.41%) Windows XP
4 12 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (19.61%) Windows 10
7 8 (15.69%) Windows 8
8 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (9.80%) Linux
10 3 (5.88%) Android
10 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
11 2 (3.92%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Migration
2 6 (11.76%) ITIL
3 5 (9.80%) Service Management
4 2 (3.92%) Application Packaging
4 2 (3.92%) Change Control
4 2 (3.92%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.96%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.96%) Data Analysis
5 1 (1.96%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.96%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (1.96%) ITSM
5 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.96%) Open Source
5 1 (1.96%) Programme Management
5 1 (1.96%) Release Management
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Environments
5 1 (1.96%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.76%) C
3 3 (5.88%) SQL
4 1 (1.96%) Java
4 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.96%) PHP
4 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) MCSE
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.80%) MCSA
3 4 (7.84%) CCNA
3 4 (7.84%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.88%) DBS Check
5 2 (3.92%) MCP
5 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.96%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 32 (62.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.80%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.88%) vSphere
4 2 (3.92%) Dovecot
4 2 (3.92%) NFS
4 2 (3.92%) Postfix
4 2 (3.92%) Samba
4 2 (3.92%) Xen
5 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) DameWare
2 1 (1.96%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.69%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) Dell
4 6 (11.76%) Cisco
5 5 (9.80%) HP
6 4 (7.84%) Altiris
6 4 (7.84%) Citrix
6 4 (7.84%) Wyse
7 3 (5.88%) NetApp
8 2 (3.92%) 3Com
8 2 (3.92%) Avaya
8 2 (3.92%) IBM
8 2 (3.92%) Infor
8 2 (3.92%) ION Trading
8 2 (3.92%) Lotus
8 2 (3.92%) Veeam
9 1 (1.96%) Apple
9 1 (1.96%) Juniper
9 1 (1.96%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.96%) Remedy
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