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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 78 34 37
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 19 71 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.06% 4.65% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.85% 23.28% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 28 15
Median daily rate £200 £174 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.10% -8.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £135 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £396 £333
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £190 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 9
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.69 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% -8.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.30 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £17.05 £17.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.23 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% -
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
325 305 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.20% 19.97% 21.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 156 132
Median daily rate £375 £310 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £160 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 32
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £20.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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 30 June 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton - 2 £142 - 1
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (67.24%) Active Directory
3 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
4 20 (34.48%) MS Office
5 19 (32.76%) Citrix
6 17 (29.31%) ITIL
7 14 (24.14%) Finance
7 14 (24.14%) VMware
8 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
9 12 (20.69%) Cisco
10 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (17.24%) DHCP
11 10 (17.24%) VPN
11 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
11 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
12 9 (15.52%) Office 365
12 9 (15.52%) Windows 8
12 9 (15.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 9 (15.52%) DNS
12 9 (15.52%) HP
12 9 (15.52%) Law
12 9 (15.52%) Banking
13 8 (13.79%) MOS
13 8 (13.79%) Legal
13 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (13.79%) SLA
13 8 (13.79%) Blackberry
14 7 (12.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

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 10 (17.24%) MS Exchange
2 7 (12.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.90%) SharePoint Server
4 3 (5.17%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (34.48%) MS Office
2 12 (20.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (3.45%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) Office 365
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.17%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.17%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.24%) DHCP
1 10 (17.24%) VPN
2 9 (15.52%) DNS
3 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
3 5 (8.62%) VLAN
4 4 (6.90%) LAN
4 4 (6.90%) WAN
5 3 (5.17%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (5.17%) Internet
5 3 (5.17%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.45%) Firewall
6 2 (3.45%) SAN
6 2 (3.45%) Telnet
6 2 (3.45%) WLAN
7 1 (1.72%) DSL
7 1 (1.72%) FTP
7 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.72%) Softphone
7 1 (1.72%) VoIP
7 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 9 (15.52%) Banking
2 9 (15.52%) Law
3 8 (13.79%) Legal
4 4 (6.90%) French Language
5 3 (5.17%) Back Office
5 3 (5.17%) German Language
5 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.45%) Italian Language
6 2 (3.45%) Spanish Language
6 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Analyst
2 16 (27.59%) Service Analyst
2 16 (27.59%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (17.24%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.62%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (8.62%) Desktop Support
4 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.90%) Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.90%) IT Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) IT Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) IT Support
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.79%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.90%) iPad
3 3 (5.17%) Life Science
4 2 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 9 (15.52%) Windows 8
5 7 (12.07%) Windows XP
6 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.90%) Linux
7 4 (6.90%) Mac OS X
7 4 (6.90%) Windows 10
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.17%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) Document Management
2 7 (12.07%) ITSM
3 3 (5.17%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.45%) Change Control
4 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
4 2 (3.45%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (3.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.72%) Application Packaging
5 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (1.72%) Data Migration
5 1 (1.72%) ETL
5 1 (1.72%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.72%) Migration
5 1 (1.72%) Software Testing
5 1 (1.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) C
2 5 (8.62%) SQL
3 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (15.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 8 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (13.79%) MOS
4 7 (12.07%) CCNA
5 6 (10.34%) MCDST
6 4 (6.90%) MCSE
7 3 (5.17%) DBS Check
7 3 (5.17%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.17%) MCSA
7 3 (5.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.72%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) SLA
2 3 (5.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (67.24%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.17%) NFS
3 3 (5.17%) vSphere
3 3 (5.17%) Xen
4 2 (3.45%) BitLocker
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.72%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
2 1 (1.72%) DameWare
Vendors
1 26 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.76%) Citrix
3 14 (24.14%) VMware
4 12 (20.69%) Cisco
5 9 (15.52%) HP
6 4 (6.90%) 3Com
6 4 (6.90%) Dell
6 4 (6.90%) ION Trading
6 4 (6.90%) Remedy
6 4 (6.90%) Veeam
7 3 (5.17%) IBM
7 3 (5.17%) Lotus
7 3 (5.17%) NetApp
8 2 (3.45%) EMC
8 2 (3.45%) Infor
9 1 (1.72%) Autodesk
9 1 (1.72%) Avaya
9 1 (1.72%) iManage
9 1 (1.72%) Kaspersky
9 1 (1.72%) Meru Networks