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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 40 41 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 51 36 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 3.87% 3.01% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.78% 14.94% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 10
Average daily rate
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£190 £313 £206
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.20% +51.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £159 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £343 £353
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £16.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -34.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £8.90 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £18.40 £102.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
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
304 241 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 23.05% 20.17% 24.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 121 119
Average daily rate £323 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 28 43
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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
Bolton 0 2 - - 1
Salford - 2 - -
Wigan +1 1 - -
Altrincham - - - - 1
Stockport - - - -
Bury - - - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (42.71%) Active Directory
3 36 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 27 (28.13%) MS Office
5 25 (26.04%) SCCM
6 22 (22.92%) Windows XP
7 18 (18.75%) Citrix
8 17 (17.71%) MS Excel
9 16 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 16 (16.67%) VMware
9 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (15.63%) Finance
10 15 (15.63%) ITIL
10 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 11 (11.46%) DHCP
11 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (11.46%) PowerShell
11 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
11 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
12 10 (10.42%) VBScript
12 10 (10.42%) DNS
12 10 (10.42%) Migration
13 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (9.38%) VPN
14 8 (8.33%) HP
14 8 (8.33%) SLA
14 8 (8.33%) Project Management
14 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
15 7 (7.29%) iPad
15 7 (7.29%) Wireless

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.08%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.08%) CICS
5 2 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.08%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.08%) IBM Notes
5 2 (2.08%) Apache
5 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.04%) Lync
Applications
1 27 (28.13%) MS Office
2 17 (17.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.46%) DHCP
2 10 (10.42%) DNS
3 9 (9.38%) VPN
4 7 (7.29%) Wireless
5 4 (4.17%) SAN
6 3 (3.13%) LAN
6 3 (3.13%) Wireshark
7 2 (2.08%) Firewall
7 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.04%) VoIP
8 1 (1.04%) Intranet
8 1 (1.04%) Internet
8 1 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) MSI
2 2 (2.08%) InstallShield
2 2 (2.08%) AdminStudio
General
1 15 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (3.13%) Back Office
2 3 (3.13%) Legal
3 2 (2.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (21.88%) Desktop Support
2 19 (19.79%) Analyst
3 15 (15.63%) Service Analyst
3 15 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 14 (14.58%) Administrator
4 14 (14.58%) Support Engineer
5 13 (13.54%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) SCCM Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.17%) Applications Packager
10 4 (4.17%) Rollout Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) Team Leader
11 3 (3.13%) Network Administrator
11 3 (3.13%) Deployment Engineer
11 3 (3.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) Middleware
1 2 (2.08%) Application Packaging
1 2 (2.08%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) iPad
2 6 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.21%) NHS
3 5 (5.21%) Tandem
4 4 (4.17%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.08%) Statistics
5 2 (2.08%) Life Science
5 2 (2.08%) Firmware
5 2 (2.08%) FMCG
6 1 (1.04%) iPhone
6 1 (1.04%) Clustering
6 1 (1.04%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 96 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (22.92%) Windows XP
3 16 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.13%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.13%) UNIX
6 3 (3.13%) Windows NT
7 2 (2.08%) Linux
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000
7 2 (2.08%) Windows Vista
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.04%) Android
8 1 (1.04%) NetWare
8 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.63%) ITIL
2 10 (10.42%) Migration
3 8 (8.33%) Project Management
4 5 (5.21%) PRINCE2
4 5 (5.21%) Change Management
4 5 (5.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 3 (3.13%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (3.13%) Change Control
6 3 (3.13%) Time Management
6 3 (3.13%) Service Management
7 2 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (2.08%) Business Continuity
7 2 (2.08%) Data Management
7 2 (2.08%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.04%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.04%) Logistics
8 1 (1.04%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.04%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.46%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.42%) VBScript
3 2 (2.08%) Perl
3 2 (2.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.04%) SQL
4 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) SC Cleared
1 11 (11.46%) Security Cleared
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (6.25%) MCP
4 4 (4.17%) MCSE
4 4 (4.17%) MCSA
4 4 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.17%) MCTS
4 4 (4.17%) MCITP
5 1 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.04%) ISEB
5 1 (1.04%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.33%) SLA
2 3 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 41 (42.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.17%) XenApp
4 3 (3.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.08%) RHEV
6 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (26.04%) SCCM
2 3 (3.13%) SCOM
3 2 (2.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.04%) WSUS
4 1 (1.04%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.04%) OpenView
Vendors
1 36 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (18.75%) Citrix
3 16 (16.67%) VMware
4 8 (8.33%) HP
5 5 (5.21%) IBM
6 4 (4.17%) EMC
7 3 (3.13%) Dell
7 3 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 3 (3.13%) Symantec
7 3 (3.13%) McAfee
7 3 (3.13%) Lotus
7 3 (3.13%) SolarWinds
7 3 (3.13%) Spiceworks
7 3 (3.13%) Meru Networks
8 2 (2.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.08%) Apple
8 2 (2.08%) AppSense
8 2 (2.08%) Juniper
8 2 (2.08%) NetApp
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle
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