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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 76 44 36
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 33 60 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.79% 3.64% 4.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.17% 19.54% 19.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 22 16
Median daily rate £130 £190 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -24.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £147 £99
10% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £325 £334
UK excluding London median daily rate £220 £225 £205
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 15 17
Median hourly rate £15.75 £13.87 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.64 £10.01 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £18.40 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
360 307 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.52% 18.64% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 138 129
Median daily rate £350 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £170 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 37 37
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.87 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.77% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £159.20 £19.87 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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
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 5 May 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 5 May 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 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 36 (43.90%) Active Directory
4 35 (42.68%) MS Office
5 22 (26.83%) Windows XP
6 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
6 19 (23.17%) Citrix
7 18 (21.95%) DNS
7 18 (21.95%) Windows Server
8 17 (20.73%) VMware
9 16 (19.51%) ITIL
10 15 (18.29%) Finance
10 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
11 12 (14.63%) Migration
11 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
11 12 (14.63%) Cisco
11 12 (14.63%) Dell
11 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (13.41%) MS Exchange
13 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET
13 10 (12.20%) VPN
13 10 (12.20%) .NET
13 10 (12.20%) HP
13 10 (12.20%) NHS
13 10 (12.20%) Blackberry
13 10 (12.20%) Windows 8
13 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (10.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 11 (13.41%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (6.10%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.88%) SharePoint Server
5 3 (3.66%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.44%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.22%) IIS
7 1 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 35 (42.68%) MS Office
2 19 (23.17%) MS Excel
3 7 (8.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) SystmOne
2 3 (3.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.10%) Office 365
2 2 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (2.44%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.95%) DNS
2 10 (12.20%) VPN
3 8 (9.76%) DHCP
4 5 (6.10%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (2.44%) iSCSI
5 2 (2.44%) LAN
5 2 (2.44%) NAS
5 2 (2.44%) SAN
5 2 (2.44%) Telnet
5 2 (2.44%) VLAN
5 2 (2.44%) WAN
6 1 (1.22%) Firewall
6 1 (1.22%) FTP
6 1 (1.22%) Internet
6 1 (1.22%) PCoIP
6 1 (1.22%) Skype
6 1 (1.22%) VoIP
6 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.63%) SQL Server
1 12 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.32%) MSI
General
1 15 (18.29%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Banking
2 9 (10.98%) Law
3 8 (9.76%) Legal
4 3 (3.66%) Back Office
4 3 (3.66%) French Language
4 3 (3.66%) German Language
4 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.22%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.22%) Local Government
6 1 (1.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (37.80%) Analyst
2 15 (18.29%) Service Analyst
2 15 (18.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (9.76%) DBA
3 8 (9.76%) Desktop Support
3 8 (9.76%) Support Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.10%) Administrator
6 5 (6.10%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Developer
6 5 (6.10%) IT Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Project Analyst
6 5 (6.10%) Rollout Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Senior DBA
7 4 (4.88%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (4.88%) Architect
7 4 (4.88%) IT Support
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.20%) .NET
1 10 (12.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Blackberry
1 10 (12.20%) NHS
2 3 (3.66%) Life Science
3 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.22%) CCTV
4 1 (1.22%) iPad
4 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 82 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (26.83%) Windows XP
3 18 (21.95%) Windows Server
4 15 (18.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.20%) Windows 8
7 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (6.10%) Linux
9 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.88%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.88%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.66%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.44%) Android
11 2 (2.44%) NetWare
11 2 (2.44%) Windows 2000
11 2 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.51%) ITIL
2 12 (14.63%) Migration
3 8 (9.76%) ITSM
4 7 (8.54%) Application Discovery
4 7 (8.54%) Document Management
5 5 (6.10%) Application Packaging
5 5 (6.10%) Programme Management
6 3 (3.66%) Application Rationalisation
6 3 (3.66%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
7 2 (2.44%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (2.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (2.44%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.22%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.22%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.22%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.22%) Service Management
8 1 (1.22%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.98%) SQL
2 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.66%) C
4 2 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (13.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (9.76%) MOS
4 6 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.32%) MCDST
5 5 (6.10%) CCNA
6 4 (4.88%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.44%) MCSA
7 2 (2.44%) MCSE
7 2 (2.44%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (43.90%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.44%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.44%) NFS
4 2 (2.44%) vSphere
4 2 (2.44%) Xen
4 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.22%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) SCCM
2 2 (2.44%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (1.22%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 41 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.17%) Citrix
3 17 (20.73%) VMware
4 12 (14.63%) Cisco
4 12 (14.63%) Dell
5 10 (12.20%) HP
6 4 (4.88%) NetApp
6 4 (4.88%) Remedy
7 3 (3.66%) Lotus
8 2 (2.44%) 3Com
8 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.44%) EMC
8 2 (2.44%) IBM
8 2 (2.44%) ION Trading
8 2 (2.44%) Novell
8 2 (2.44%) Veeam
9 1 (1.22%) Altiris
9 1 (1.22%) Equitrac
9 1 (1.22%) iManage
9 1 (1.22%) Meru Networks
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