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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 49 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 42 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.08% 2.72% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.63% 15.28% 10.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 9 9
Average daily rate
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£245 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.61% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £158 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £344 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 16
Average hourly rate £14.50 £11.50 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.08% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.75 £65.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
287 216 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.07% 17.78% 24.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 113 129
Average daily rate £323 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 41
Average hourly rate £14.75 £12.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.00% -18.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 1 - -
Bolton -1 1 - - 2
Salford - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Altrincham - - - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 47 (48.96%) Active Directory
3 38 (39.58%) Microsoft
4 31 (32.29%) MS Office
5 27 (28.13%) Windows XP
6 26 (27.08%) SCCM
7 21 (21.88%) Citrix
8 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
9 17 (17.71%) MS Exchange
9 17 (17.71%) ITIL
10 16 (16.67%) Finance
10 16 (16.67%) VMware
11 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (12.50%) PowerShell
13 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
13 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
13 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (11.46%) VBScript
13 11 (11.46%) DHCP
13 11 (11.46%) VPN
13 11 (11.46%) DNS
14 9 (9.38%) SLA
15 8 (8.33%) Wireless
15 8 (8.33%) HP
15 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
16 7 (7.29%) iPad
16 7 (7.29%) Blackberry
16 7 (7.29%) Migration

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 17 (17.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (4.17%) IBM Notes
5 3 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.08%) CICS
6 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.08%) Apache
6 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.04%) Lync
7 1 (1.04%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (32.29%) MS Office
2 20 (20.83%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.08%) MS Project
4 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) DHCP
1 11 (11.46%) VPN
1 11 (11.46%) DNS
2 8 (8.33%) Wireless
3 4 (4.17%) SAN
3 4 (4.17%) LAN
4 3 (3.13%) Wireshark
5 2 (2.08%) Firewall
5 2 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.08%) Intranet
5 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.04%) VLAN
6 1 (1.04%) VoIP
6 1 (1.04%) WAN
6 1 (1.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MSI
1 2 (2.08%) InstallShield
1 2 (2.08%) AdminStudio
General
1 16 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (4.17%) Legal
3 3 (3.13%) Back Office
4 1 (1.04%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (22.92%) Desktop Support
1 22 (22.92%) Analyst
2 17 (17.71%) Service Analyst
2 17 (17.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (15.63%) Support Engineer
4 14 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (14.58%) Administrator
5 9 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (7.29%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Project Manager
8 6 (6.25%) SCCM Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) Applications Packager
10 4 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 3 (3.13%) Rollout Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.13%) Network Administrator
12 2 (2.08%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.08%) Middleware
2 2 (2.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) iPad
1 7 (7.29%) Blackberry
2 5 (5.21%) Tandem
3 4 (4.17%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.08%) NHS
5 2 (2.08%) Firmware
5 2 (2.08%) Statistics
5 2 (2.08%) Life Science
6 1 (1.04%) CCTV
6 1 (1.04%) CMDB
6 1 (1.04%) iPhone
6 1 (1.04%) FMCG
6 1 (1.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (28.13%) Windows XP
3 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.17%) Windows NT
4 4 (4.17%) Windows 2000
4 4 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.13%) Windows Vista
5 3 (3.13%) UNIX
6 2 (2.08%) Linux
6 2 (2.08%) NetWare
6 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.04%) Android
7 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (17.71%) ITIL
2 7 (7.29%) Migration
2 7 (7.29%) Project Management
3 6 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 5 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (5.21%) Change Management
5 4 (4.17%) Coaching
6 3 (3.13%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (3.13%) Time Management
7 2 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.08%) ITSM
7 2 (2.08%) Service Management
7 2 (2.08%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.08%) Data Management
7 2 (2.08%) Incident Management
7 2 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (2.08%) Change Control
7 2 (2.08%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.46%) VBScript
3 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (1.04%) SQL
4 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
2 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
3 6 (6.25%) MCP
4 5 (5.21%) MCSE
4 5 (5.21%) MCSA
5 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.17%) MCTS
5 4 (4.17%) MCITP
6 1 (1.04%) APMP
6 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.04%) ISEB
6 1 (1.04%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.38%) SLA
2 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 47 (48.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.17%) XenApp
4 3 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.08%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 26 (27.08%) SCCM
2 3 (3.13%) SCOM
3 2 (2.08%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.08%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (39.58%) Microsoft
2 21 (21.88%) Citrix
3 16 (16.67%) VMware
4 8 (8.33%) HP
5 5 (5.21%) IBM
6 4 (4.17%) Lotus
6 4 (4.17%) EMC
7 3 (3.13%) Meru Networks
7 3 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.13%) Spiceworks
7 3 (3.13%) Dell
7 3 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.13%) AppSense
7 3 (3.13%) Symantec
8 2 (2.08%) McAfee
8 2 (2.08%) Wyse
8 2 (2.08%) Apple
8 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.08%) Juniper
8 2 (2.08%) NetApp
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