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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 35 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 76 56 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.96% 4.54% 2.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.82% 21.54% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 15 8
Average daily rate
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£175 £190 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £115 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £320 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.90 £8.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £17.90 £18.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
319 260 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.82% 21.07% 19.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 125 85
Average daily rate £313 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 20
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.71 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.70 £25.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +4 4 £175 - 2
Oldham - 1 £140 -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

1 130 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (58.46%) Microsoft
3 59 (45.38%) Active Directory
4 55 (42.31%) MS Office
5 47 (36.15%) ITIL
5 47 (36.15%) MS Excel
6 45 (34.62%) Windows XP
7 41 (31.54%) Migration
8 29 (22.31%) SCCM
9 27 (20.77%) Citrix
10 25 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
11 23 (17.69%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (15.38%) MS Exchange
12 20 (15.38%) VMware
13 16 (12.31%) Incident Management
13 16 (12.31%) Security Cleared
14 15 (11.54%) Wyse
15 14 (10.77%) Legal
15 14 (10.77%) Thin Client
15 14 (10.77%) Fat Client
16 13 (10.00%) Windows 8
16 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (9.23%) SLA
17 12 (9.23%) AppSense
18 11 (8.46%) BitLocker
18 11 (8.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 10 (7.69%) MCITP
19 10 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
19 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
19 10 (7.69%) WAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.62%) IBM Notes
2 6 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.08%) Lync
4 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.77%) WorkSite
Applications
1 55 (42.31%) MS Office
2 47 (36.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.31%) Office 365
2 1 (0.77%) Symantec.cloud
2 1 (0.77%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.69%) WAN
2 8 (6.15%) LAN
3 7 (5.38%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.85%) Intranet
5 4 (3.08%) DHCP
6 3 (2.31%) DNS
6 3 (2.31%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.54%) VoIP
7 2 (1.54%) Internet
8 1 (0.77%) MPLS
8 1 (0.77%) Firewall
8 1 (0.77%) VPN
8 1 (0.77%) OpenScape
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MSI
2 1 (0.77%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.77%) AdminStudio
General
1 14 (10.77%) Legal
2 8 (6.15%) Law
3 7 (5.38%) Finance
4 4 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (33.08%) Analyst
2 20 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 19 (14.62%) Support Engineer
4 17 (13.08%) Service Analyst
5 15 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (10.00%) Desktop Support
7 12 (9.23%) Support Analyst
8 10 (7.69%) Team Leader
9 8 (6.15%) Technical Team Leader
9 8 (6.15%) Service Desk Team Leader
10 7 (5.38%) Project Manager
10 7 (5.38%) Tester
10 7 (5.38%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (5.38%) 1st Line Support
11 6 (4.62%) Business Analyst
11 6 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.62%) Technical Engineer
12 5 (3.85%) Field Support Engineer
12 5 (3.85%) PC Support
12 5 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.62%) Application Packaging
2 4 (3.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.77%) Thin Client
1 14 (10.77%) Fat Client
2 10 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.08%) Life Science
3 4 (3.08%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.31%) NHS
5 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.54%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.77%) PDA
6 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.77%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 130 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (34.62%) Windows XP
3 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 9 (6.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.08%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (3.08%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.77%) Linux
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.77%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (36.15%) ITIL
2 41 (31.54%) Migration
3 25 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (12.31%) Incident Management
5 8 (6.15%) Document Management
5 8 (6.15%) PRINCE2
5 8 (6.15%) ITIL V3
5 8 (6.15%) Validation
6 7 (5.38%) Test Scripting
6 7 (5.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 7 (5.38%) Project Management
6 7 (5.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (5.38%) Problem Management
7 6 (4.62%) Change Management
7 6 (4.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 5 (3.85%) System Testing
8 5 (3.85%) Test Strategy
9 4 (3.08%) Functional Testing
9 4 (3.08%) Logistics
10 3 (2.31%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (4.62%) SQL
2 3 (2.31%) VBA
3 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.54%) VBScript
3 2 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 23 (17.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (12.31%) Security Cleared
3 10 (7.69%) MCITP
4 8 (6.15%) A+ Certification
4 8 (6.15%) MOS
4 8 (6.15%) MCDST
4 8 (6.15%) MCSA
5 5 (3.85%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.08%) MCP
6 4 (3.08%) MCSE
7 2 (1.54%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (1.54%) Degree
8 1 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.77%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.77%) CCNP
8 1 (0.77%) CCNA
8 1 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.23%) SLA
2 11 (8.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (6.92%) QA
System Software
1 59 (45.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.46%) BitLocker
3 10 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (5.38%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.31%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.31%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 29 (22.31%) SCCM
2 3 (2.31%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.77%) WSUS
4 1 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 76 (58.46%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.77%) Citrix
3 20 (15.38%) VMware
4 15 (11.54%) Wyse
5 12 (9.23%) AppSense
6 8 (6.15%) Oracle
7 7 (5.38%) HP
8 6 (4.62%) Lotus
9 4 (3.08%) Apple
9 4 (3.08%) Symantec
10 3 (2.31%) Dell
11 2 (1.54%) Business Objects
11 2 (1.54%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.54%) Avaya
11 2 (1.54%) McAfee
11 2 (1.54%) Sophos
11 2 (1.54%) Acronis
11 2 (1.54%) Lumension
12 1 (0.77%) MobileIron
12 1 (0.77%) AVG
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