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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 44 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 69 49 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.73% 3.74% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.44% 16.23% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 23 10
Average daily rate
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£195 £190 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -39.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £115 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £316 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 9
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.90 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £33.20 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
- +7.64%
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
355 302 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.18% 23.07% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 168 120
Average daily rate £350 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 28
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 28 August 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
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 28 August 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 - 7 £175 - 3
Oldham 0 1 £140 - 1
Bury - 1 - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 127 (100.00%) Windows
2 81 (63.78%) Microsoft
3 64 (50.39%) Active Directory
4 53 (41.73%) MS Office
5 46 (36.22%) MS Excel
6 42 (33.07%) ITIL
7 40 (31.50%) Migration
8 39 (30.71%) Windows XP
9 37 (29.13%) SCCM
10 26 (20.47%) VMware
11 25 (19.69%) User Acceptance Testing
12 22 (17.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 21 (16.54%) Citrix
14 16 (12.60%) WAN
14 16 (12.60%) Security Cleared
15 15 (11.81%) Incident Management
15 15 (11.81%) Wyse
16 14 (11.02%) Legal
16 14 (11.02%) LAN
16 14 (11.02%) Thin Client
16 14 (11.02%) Fat Client
17 13 (10.24%) Windows 8
18 12 (9.45%) MS Exchange
18 12 (9.45%) AppSense
19 11 (8.66%) BitLocker
19 11 (8.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 10 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
20 10 (7.87%) MCITP
20 10 (7.87%) Law
20 10 (7.87%) NHS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (9.45%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.51%) IBM Notes
3 3 (2.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.36%) Lync
3 3 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.57%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 53 (41.73%) MS Office
2 46 (36.22%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.51%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.60%) WAN
2 14 (11.02%) LAN
3 5 (3.94%) Intranet
4 4 (3.15%) DHCP
4 4 (3.15%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.36%) VPN
5 3 (2.36%) DNS
6 2 (1.57%) VoIP
6 2 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.79%) Wireless
7 1 (0.79%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.79%) OpenScape
7 1 (0.79%) Internet
7 1 (0.79%) MPLS
7 1 (0.79%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (4.72%) MSI
2 1 (0.79%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.79%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (11.02%) Legal
2 10 (7.87%) Law
3 9 (7.09%) Finance
4 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
5 1 (0.79%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (0.79%) French Language
5 1 (0.79%) German Language
Job Titles
1 39 (30.71%) Analyst
2 24 (18.90%) Support Engineer
3 22 (17.32%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (14.96%) Desktop Support
5 16 (12.60%) Service Analyst
5 16 (12.60%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (8.66%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Team Leader
8 8 (6.30%) Technical Team Leader
8 8 (6.30%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 7 (5.51%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (5.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (5.51%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.51%) Tester
10 6 (4.72%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (4.72%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.72%) Technical Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) Field Support Engineer
11 5 (3.94%) PC Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.15%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.02%) Thin Client
1 14 (11.02%) Fat Client
2 10 (7.87%) NHS
3 9 (7.09%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.15%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.15%) Life Science
5 2 (1.57%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.57%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.79%) PDA
6 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.79%) PMI
6 1 (0.79%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 127 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (30.71%) Windows XP
3 13 (10.24%) Windows 8
4 8 (6.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.57%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.79%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.79%) Linux
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (33.07%) ITIL
2 40 (31.50%) Migration
3 25 (19.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (11.81%) Incident Management
5 9 (7.09%) Document Management
5 9 (7.09%) Project Management
6 8 (6.30%) PRINCE2
6 8 (6.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 8 (6.30%) ITIL V3
7 7 (5.51%) Test Scripting
7 7 (5.51%) Programme Management
7 7 (5.51%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 7 (5.51%) Application Discovery
8 6 (4.72%) Change Management
9 5 (3.94%) System Testing
9 5 (3.94%) Problem Management
9 5 (3.94%) Test Strategy
10 4 (3.15%) Functional Testing
10 4 (3.15%) Logistics
11 3 (2.36%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.15%) SQL
2 2 (1.57%) VBScript
2 2 (1.57%) VB
2 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.79%) VBA
Qualifications
1 22 (17.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (12.60%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.87%) MCITP
4 8 (6.30%) MOS
4 8 (6.30%) MCDST
4 8 (6.30%) A+ Certification
4 8 (6.30%) MCSA
5 5 (3.94%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.36%) MCP
6 3 (2.36%) MCSE
7 2 (1.57%) Degree
8 1 (0.79%) CCNP
8 1 (0.79%) CCNA
8 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (7.09%) QA
2 9 (7.09%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (50.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.66%) BitLocker
3 10 (7.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (6.30%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.36%) XenDesktop
5 3 (2.36%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.57%) XenApp
7 1 (0.79%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 37 (29.13%) SCCM
2 2 (1.57%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 81 (63.78%) Microsoft
2 26 (20.47%) VMware
3 21 (16.54%) Citrix
4 15 (11.81%) Wyse
5 12 (9.45%) AppSense
6 8 (6.30%) Dell
7 7 (5.51%) Lotus
8 5 (3.94%) HP
8 5 (3.94%) Oracle
9 2 (1.57%) IBM
9 2 (1.57%) CheckPoint
9 2 (1.57%) McAfee
9 2 (1.57%) Sophos
9 2 (1.57%) Interwoven
9 2 (1.57%) Avaya
9 2 (1.57%) Acronis
9 2 (1.57%) Lumension
10 1 (0.79%) MobileIron
10 1 (0.79%) Mitel
10 1 (0.79%) ION Trading
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