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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 41 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 59 57 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.62% 4.02% 3.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.67% 19.93% 15.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 10
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£180 £246 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.82% +11.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £83 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £208 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -24.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 13
Average hourly rate £12.55 £14.25 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% +13.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.30 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.25 £17.25 £16.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.38 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.75% -
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
316 286 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.39% 20.17% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 133 79
Average daily rate £350 £300 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 33
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% -10.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £19.36 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport 0 2 - - 2
Cheadle - 1 - - 1
Altrincham - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (53.78%) Microsoft
3 49 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 42 (35.29%) MS Office
5 41 (34.45%) MS Excel
5 41 (34.45%) Windows XP
6 26 (21.85%) MS Exchange
7 24 (20.17%) Migration
8 23 (19.33%) ITIL
9 21 (17.65%) Citrix
10 17 (14.29%) SCCM
11 16 (13.45%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (11.76%) VMware
14 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (9.24%) Legal
16 10 (8.40%) Finance
16 10 (8.40%) SQL
16 10 (8.40%) Oracle
16 10 (8.40%) LAN
16 10 (8.40%) Security Cleared
16 10 (8.40%) Windows 8
17 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
17 9 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (7.56%) TCP/IP
18 8 (6.72%) Validation
18 8 (6.72%) HP
19 7 (5.88%) SAN
19 7 (5.88%) Thin Client
19 7 (5.88%) WAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 26 (21.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.20%) IBM Notes
2 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.68%) IIS
4 2 (1.68%) Lync
4 2 (1.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 42 (35.29%) MS Office
2 41 (34.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Google Apps
1 1 (0.84%) Office 365
1 1 (0.84%) Symantec.cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.40%) LAN
2 9 (7.56%) TCP/IP
3 7 (5.88%) SAN
3 7 (5.88%) WAN
3 7 (5.88%) Firewall
4 6 (5.04%) DHCP
5 5 (4.20%) DNS
6 3 (2.52%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.68%) VLAN
7 2 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.68%) Wireless
7 2 (1.68%) VoIP
8 1 (0.84%) Intranet
8 1 (0.84%) Internet
8 1 (0.84%) VPN
8 1 (0.84%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.52%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Discoverer
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) MSI
2 1 (0.84%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.84%) AdminStudio
General
1 11 (9.24%) Legal
2 10 (8.40%) Finance
3 5 (4.20%) Law
4 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (32.77%) Analyst
2 18 (15.13%) Desktop Support
3 15 (12.61%) Service Analyst
4 13 (10.92%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (10.92%) Service Desk Analyst
5 12 (10.08%) Support Engineer
6 11 (9.24%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.56%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (6.72%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (5.88%) IT Support
10 6 (5.04%) Team Leader
10 6 (5.04%) Business Analyst
11 5 (4.20%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Technical Team Leader
11 5 (4.20%) Service Desk Team Leader
12 4 (3.36%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 4 (3.36%) Applications Tester
12 4 (3.36%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 4 (3.36%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.88%) Application Packaging
2 4 (3.36%) Middleware
3 2 (1.68%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.88%) Fat Client
2 7 (5.88%) Thin Client
3 5 (4.20%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.20%) NHS
4 2 (1.68%) Mobile Computing
4 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.68%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (34.45%) Windows XP
3 16 (13.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (8.40%) Windows 8
6 5 (4.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.20%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.52%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (2.52%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.68%) Linux
9 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.84%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.84%) Android
9 1 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.17%) Migration
2 23 (19.33%) ITIL
3 9 (7.56%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (6.72%) Validation
5 7 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.04%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (5.04%) Project Management
7 5 (4.20%) Service Management
7 5 (4.20%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.20%) Document Management
7 5 (4.20%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (3.36%) Functional Testing
8 4 (3.36%) Test Scripting
9 3 (2.52%) PRINCE
9 3 (2.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.52%) Software Deployment
10 2 (1.68%) Problem Management
10 2 (1.68%) Matrix Management
10 2 (1.68%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.40%) SQL
2 4 (3.36%) VBScript
2 4 (3.36%) VB
2 4 (3.36%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.40%) Security Cleared
3 6 (5.04%) MCITP
3 6 (5.04%) A+ Certification
3 6 (5.04%) MCP
4 5 (4.20%) MOS
4 5 (4.20%) MCDST
5 4 (3.36%) MCSE
6 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.68%) Degree
7 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.68%) MCSA
7 2 (1.68%) CCNA
7 2 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.88%) SLA
2 5 (4.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.20%) QA
System Software
1 49 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.20%) BitLocker
4 4 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.68%) XenApp
6 1 (0.84%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (14.29%) SCCM
2 3 (2.52%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (53.78%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.65%) Citrix
3 14 (11.76%) VMware
4 10 (8.40%) Oracle
5 8 (6.72%) HP
6 7 (5.88%) Wyse
7 6 (5.04%) AppSense
8 5 (4.20%) Lotus
8 5 (4.20%) Apple
8 5 (4.20%) Symantec
9 4 (3.36%) NetApp
10 3 (2.52%) SAP
10 3 (2.52%) Acronis
11 2 (1.68%) Lumension
11 2 (1.68%) McAfee
11 2 (1.68%) Sophos
11 2 (1.68%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.68%) Dell
11 2 (1.68%) CheckPoint
12 1 (0.84%) Siemens
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