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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 85 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 22 74 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.33% 3.78% 4.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.61% 19.63% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 28 22
Median daily rate £170 £238 £207
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.42% +15.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £120 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £341 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £185
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 29
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
392 377 314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.70% 19.24% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 182 160
Median daily rate £390 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £154 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £430 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 41 46
Median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £10.85 £10.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.25 £37.50 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Stockport - 2 - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (54.72%) Active Directory
3 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
4 20 (37.74%) MS Office
5 17 (32.08%) Windows XP
6 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
8 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
9 13 (24.53%) MS Exchange
10 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
11 10 (18.87%) ITIL
11 10 (18.87%) SCCM
12 9 (16.98%) Migration
12 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (15.09%) Office 365
13 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
14 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
14 7 (13.21%) SLA
15 6 (11.32%) DHCP
15 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
15 6 (11.32%) DNS
15 6 (11.32%) Service Management
15 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
16 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
16 5 (9.43%) VMware
16 5 (9.43%) Dell
16 5 (9.43%) MCSE
16 5 (9.43%) MCSA
17 4 (7.55%) Linux

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 13 (24.53%) MS Exchange
2 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.55%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.77%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (37.74%) MS Office
2 15 (28.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.89%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.89%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (1.89%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.32%) DHCP
1 6 (11.32%) DNS
2 4 (7.55%) LAN
2 4 (7.55%) NAS
2 4 (7.55%) SAN
2 4 (7.55%) VPN
3 3 (5.66%) Firewall
3 3 (5.66%) WAN
3 3 (5.66%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.77%) 3G
4 2 (3.77%) IMAP
4 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.77%) VLAN
5 1 (1.89%) 4G
5 1 (1.89%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (1.89%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.89%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.89%) MPLS
5 1 (1.89%) Network Security
5 1 (1.89%) Skype
General
1 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Back Office
2 1 (1.89%) Banking
2 1 (1.89%) Electronics
2 1 (1.89%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Law
2 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Analyst
2 11 (20.75%) Desktop Support
3 10 (18.87%) Support Analyst
4 8 (15.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (15.09%) Windows Engineer
5 7 (13.21%) IT Support
6 6 (11.32%) Administrator
6 6 (11.32%) Windows Administrator
7 5 (9.43%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
7 5 (9.43%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (9.43%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (7.55%) Active Directory Administrator
8 4 (7.55%) Active Directory Support
8 4 (7.55%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) IT Administrator
8 4 (7.55%) IT Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (7.55%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.66%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.77%) Life Science
3 1 (1.89%) CMDB
3 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) iPad
3 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.89%) NHS
3 1 (1.89%) Reinsurance
3 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (32.08%) Windows XP
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (26.42%) Windows Server
5 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
6 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (15.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (13.21%) Windows 8
9 4 (7.55%) Linux
10 3 (5.66%) Mac OS X
11 2 (3.77%) Android
11 2 (3.77%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000
12 1 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.87%) ITIL
2 9 (16.98%) Migration
3 6 (11.32%) Service Management
4 1 (1.89%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (1.89%) Application Packaging
4 1 (1.89%) Change Control
4 1 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (1.89%) Data Analysis
4 1 (1.89%) Data Migration
4 1 (1.89%) Data Protection
4 1 (1.89%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (1.89%) Open Source
4 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
4 1 (1.89%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.89%) Release Management
4 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (1.89%) Time Management
4 1 (1.89%) TOGAF
4 1 (1.89%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.21%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.55%) C
3 1 (1.89%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) PHP
3 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (9.43%) MCSA
2 5 (9.43%) MCSE
3 3 (5.66%) CCNA
3 3 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.89%) MCITP
5 1 (1.89%) MCP
5 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.21%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (54.72%) Active Directory
2 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
3 4 (7.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.77%) Dovecot
4 2 (3.77%) Postfix
4 2 (3.77%) Samba
4 2 (3.77%) vSphere
5 1 (1.89%) NFS
5 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.89%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) SCCM
2 1 (1.89%) DameWare
2 1 (1.89%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) Dell
2 5 (9.43%) VMware
3 4 (7.55%) Altiris
3 4 (7.55%) Webroot
3 4 (7.55%) Wyse
4 3 (5.66%) Cisco
4 3 (5.66%) Citrix
5 2 (3.77%) Apple
5 2 (3.77%) HP
5 2 (3.77%) Lotus
5 2 (3.77%) NetApp
6 1 (1.89%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.89%) Avaya
6 1 (1.89%) IBM
6 1 (1.89%) iManage
6 1 (1.89%) Infor
6 1 (1.89%) Juniper
6 1 (1.89%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.89%) Nokia