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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
North West / Manchester
Rank 71 70 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 21 33 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.56% 1.84% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.75% 9.32% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 19
Median daily rate £131 £240 £190
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.31% +26.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £112 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £339 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £203 £200
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 18
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.28 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.97% -11.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.11 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.15 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%

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
271 354 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.18% 19.72% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 184 157
Median daily rate £383 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £220 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £366 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 31
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.95 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £55.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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
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 27 February 2017. 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 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
Stockport - 2 - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (60.47%) Active Directory
3 21 (48.84%) MS Office
4 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
5 16 (37.21%) Windows Server
6 13 (30.23%) ITIL
7 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
7 11 (25.58%) Windows 10
8 10 (23.26%) Office 365
8 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
9 7 (16.28%) Windows 8
10 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
10 6 (13.95%) SCCM
11 5 (11.63%) SQL
11 5 (11.63%) HP
12 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (9.30%) VPN
12 4 (9.30%) Citrix
12 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (9.30%) LAN
12 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
12 4 (9.30%) SAN
12 4 (9.30%) NAS
12 4 (9.30%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (9.30%) Migration
12 4 (9.30%) Webroot
13 3 (6.98%) VMware

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 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.98%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (48.84%) MS Office
2 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (4.65%) Visualfiles
3 1 (2.33%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) LAN
1 4 (9.30%) NAS
1 4 (9.30%) SAN
1 4 (9.30%) VPN
2 3 (6.98%) DHCP
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
2 3 (6.98%) WAN
2 3 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.65%) 3G
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) IMAP
3 2 (4.65%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) 4G
4 1 (2.33%) Internet
4 1 (2.33%) VLAN
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
4 1 (2.33%) WLAN
General
1 2 (4.65%) Electronics
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
1 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Back Office
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) IT Support
2 10 (23.26%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (20.93%) Desktop Support
4 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 5 (11.63%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 5 (11.63%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Field Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) IT Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
7 3 (6.98%) Active Directory Support
7 3 (6.98%) Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Windows Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.65%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Reinsurance
3 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server
3 11 (25.58%) Windows 10
4 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (16.28%) Windows 8
5 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.65%) Android
7 2 (4.65%) Linux
8 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 4 (9.30%) Migration
3 3 (6.98%) Time Management
4 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.65%) Service Management
5 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.33%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (2.33%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (2.33%) Manual Testing
5 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.33%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (2.33%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.33%) Software Licensing
5 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) MCSA
2 3 (6.98%) MCSE
3 2 (4.65%) CCNA
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.33%) MCITP
4 1 (2.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (60.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.65%) Dovecot
3 2 (4.65%) Postfix
3 2 (4.65%) Samba
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) WSUS
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (44.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) HP
3 4 (9.30%) Citrix
3 4 (9.30%) Webroot
4 3 (6.98%) Lotus
4 3 (6.98%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) Cisco
6 1 (2.33%) Altiris
6 1 (2.33%) Apple
6 1 (2.33%) Dell
6 1 (2.33%) iManage
6 1 (2.33%) Infor
6 1 (2.33%) Juniper
6 1 (2.33%) Nokia
6 1 (2.33%) Remedy
6 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
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