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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 66 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 40 44 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 2.21% 3.08% 4.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.50% 14.97% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 24
Average daily rate £275 £191 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.79% -33.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £169 £171
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £250 £381
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 20 9
Average hourly rate £12.28 £13.87 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.49% -0.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.10 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £19.60 £22.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
381 294 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.03% 20.59% 21.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 144 127
Average daily rate £338 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £188 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 34 26
Average hourly rate £15.25 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Salford -4 2 £338 - 1
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (51.92%) Microsoft
3 49 (47.12%) MS Office
4 40 (38.46%) Active Directory
5 36 (34.62%) MS Excel
6 35 (33.65%) Windows XP
7 26 (25.00%) Migration
8 19 (18.27%) Windows Server
9 18 (17.31%) SCCM
10 17 (16.35%) DNS
10 17 (16.35%) NHS
10 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (14.42%) Dell
11 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (12.50%) MS Exchange
13 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
13 12 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
13 12 (11.54%) Windows 8
13 12 (11.54%) Application Discovery
14 11 (10.58%) MS PowerPoint
14 11 (10.58%) .NET
15 10 (9.62%) Programme Management
15 10 (9.62%) SQL
15 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET
16 9 (8.65%) Citrix
16 9 (8.65%) ITIL
16 9 (8.65%) VMware
16 9 (8.65%) Legal
17 8 (7.69%) Skype for Business
17 8 (7.69%) Law

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 5 (4.81%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.96%) IIS
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 49 (47.12%) MS Office
2 36 (34.62%) MS Excel
3 11 (10.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.35%) DNS
2 7 (6.73%) DHCP
3 6 (5.77%) LAN
3 6 (5.77%) WAN
4 5 (4.81%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.81%) VPN
5 4 (3.85%) Firewall
6 3 (2.88%) VoIP
7 2 (1.92%) Intranet
7 2 (1.92%) NAS
7 2 (1.92%) Wireless
8 1 (0.96%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 12 (11.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.92%) MS Access
3 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.73%) MSI
General
1 9 (8.65%) Legal
2 8 (7.69%) Law
3 5 (4.81%) Finance
3 5 (4.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.96%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.96%) Local Government
4 1 (0.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (40.38%) Analyst
2 17 (16.35%) Support Engineer
3 13 (12.50%) IT Support
4 11 (10.58%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (10.58%) Service Analyst
5 10 (9.62%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Desktop Support
5 10 (9.62%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (8.65%) IT Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) DBA
7 8 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (5.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Administrator
8 6 (5.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 5 (4.81%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Project Analyst
9 5 (4.81%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.58%) .NET
2 10 (9.62%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.35%) NHS
2 5 (4.81%) Blackberry
3 4 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.85%) Life Science
4 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.96%) CCTV
5 1 (0.96%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.96%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (33.65%) Windows XP
3 19 (18.27%) Windows Server
4 17 (16.35%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (14.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (11.54%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.85%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.88%) Linux
8 3 (2.88%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.92%) Android
9 2 (1.92%) NetWare
9 2 (1.92%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.96%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.00%) Migration
2 12 (11.54%) Application Discovery
3 10 (9.62%) Programme Management
4 9 (8.65%) ITIL
5 7 (6.73%) Application Packaging
6 5 (4.81%) ITSM
6 5 (4.81%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.85%) System Testing
7 4 (3.85%) Test Strategy
8 3 (2.88%) Application Rationalisation
8 3 (2.88%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (2.88%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (2.88%) Document Management
8 3 (2.88%) Test Scripting
9 2 (1.92%) Data Analysis
9 2 (1.92%) Data Migration
9 2 (1.92%) Project Management
9 2 (1.92%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (0.96%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.62%) SQL
2 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.81%) VBScript
4 2 (1.92%) C
5 1 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.88%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) MCP
4 1 (0.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.73%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.85%) BitLocker
4 3 (2.88%) XenApp
5 2 (1.92%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (17.31%) SCCM
2 2 (1.92%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.96%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 54 (51.92%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.42%) Dell
3 9 (8.65%) Citrix
3 9 (8.65%) VMware
4 6 (5.77%) HP
4 6 (5.77%) iManage
5 5 (4.81%) Cisco
5 5 (4.81%) Lotus
6 3 (2.88%) Becrypt
7 2 (1.92%) CA
7 2 (1.92%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.92%) Interwoven
7 2 (1.92%) NetApp
7 2 (1.92%) Novell
8 1 (0.96%) Altiris
8 1 (0.96%) IBM
8 1 (0.96%) Kaspersky
8 1 (0.96%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.96%) Mitel
8 1 (0.96%) WatchGuard
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
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