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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 35 39 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 58 46 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.99% 3.66% 2.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.25% 18.18% 13.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 7
Average daily rate
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£173 £175 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -53.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £143 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £308 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £183 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.75% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 9
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.50 £17.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.85 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.00% -
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
273 253 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 18.80% 20.14% 19.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 126 67
Average daily rate £325 £300 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 36 22
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +1 4 £175 +52.17% 1
Cheadle - 1 - -
Sale - 1 - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 58 (57.43%) Microsoft
3 45 (44.55%) Active Directory
4 38 (37.62%) MS Excel
4 38 (37.62%) MS Office
5 31 (30.69%) Windows XP
6 29 (28.71%) ITIL
7 28 (27.72%) Migration
8 22 (21.78%) SCCM
9 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 17 (16.83%) Citrix
10 17 (16.83%) MS Exchange
11 15 (14.85%) Wyse
12 13 (12.87%) Thin Client
12 13 (12.87%) Fat Client
12 13 (12.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (11.88%) Security Cleared
13 12 (11.88%) Incident Management
13 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (11.88%) Legal
13 12 (11.88%) VMware
13 12 (11.88%) AppSense
14 11 (10.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 11 (10.89%) BitLocker
15 9 (8.91%) MCITP
15 9 (8.91%) QA
15 9 (8.91%) SLA
16 8 (7.92%) A+ Certification
16 8 (7.92%) Oracle
16 8 (7.92%) Law

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 17 (16.83%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.97%) Lync
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.99%) WorkSite
5 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (37.62%) MS Excel
1 38 (37.62%) MS Office
2 3 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Symantec.cloud
1 1 (0.99%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) LAN
1 7 (6.93%) WAN
1 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.96%) Intranet
3 3 (2.97%) IP Telephony
3 3 (2.97%) DHCP
4 2 (1.98%) Internet
4 2 (1.98%) DNS
4 2 (1.98%) Firewall
4 2 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.99%) OpenScape
5 1 (0.99%) VPN
5 1 (0.99%) VoIP
5 1 (0.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle Discoverer
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MSI
1 1 (0.99%) InstallShield
1 1 (0.99%) AdminStudio
General
1 12 (11.88%) Legal
2 8 (7.92%) Law
3 6 (5.94%) Finance
4 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (36.63%) Analyst
2 14 (13.86%) Service Analyst
2 14 (13.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (12.87%) Support Analyst
4 12 (11.88%) Desktop Support
4 12 (11.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (8.91%) Team Leader
5 9 (8.91%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.92%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (7.92%) Technical Team Leader
6 8 (7.92%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 7 (6.93%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.94%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (4.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) IT Support
9 5 (4.95%) Desktop Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Applications Tester
10 4 (3.96%) Tester
10 4 (3.96%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.94%) Application Packaging
2 4 (3.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Thin Client
1 13 (12.87%) Fat Client
2 8 (7.92%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.96%) NHS
4 3 (2.97%) Life Science
5 2 (1.98%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.98%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.99%) PDA
6 1 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.99%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (30.69%) Windows XP
3 12 (11.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (7.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.95%) Windows 8
6 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.96%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (28.71%) ITIL
2 28 (27.72%) Migration
3 13 (12.87%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (11.88%) Incident Management
5 8 (7.92%) Validation
5 8 (7.92%) Document Management
5 8 (7.92%) ITIL V3
6 7 (6.93%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.95%) Project Management
8 4 (3.96%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.96%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.96%) Functional Testing
9 3 (2.97%) PRINCE
9 3 (2.97%) Service Management
9 3 (2.97%) Change Management
10 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.98%) Server Monitoring
10 2 (1.98%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 2 (1.98%) Time Management
11 1 (0.99%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.94%) SQL
2 3 (2.97%) VBA
3 2 (1.98%) VBScript
3 2 (1.98%) VB
3 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (17.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (11.88%) Security Cleared
3 9 (8.91%) MCITP
4 8 (7.92%) A+ Certification
4 8 (7.92%) MOS
4 8 (7.92%) MCDST
5 4 (3.96%) MCP
5 4 (3.96%) MCSE
5 4 (3.96%) MCSA
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.98%) Degree
7 1 (0.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.99%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.99%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (8.91%) QA
2 9 (8.91%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (44.55%) Active Directory
2 11 (10.89%) BitLocker
3 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.99%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.99%) XenApp
5 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (21.78%) SCCM
2 3 (2.97%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.98%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.99%) WSUS
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 58 (57.43%) Microsoft
2 17 (16.83%) Citrix
3 15 (14.85%) Wyse
4 12 (11.88%) VMware
4 12 (11.88%) AppSense
5 8 (7.92%) Oracle
6 6 (5.94%) HP
7 4 (3.96%) Symantec
7 4 (3.96%) Apple
8 2 (1.98%) McAfee
8 2 (1.98%) Sophos
8 2 (1.98%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.98%) Lotus
8 2 (1.98%) Dell
8 2 (1.98%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.98%) Acronis
8 2 (1.98%) Lumension
9 1 (0.99%) Google
9 1 (0.99%) Polycom
9 1 (0.99%) MobileIron
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