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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 38 38 56
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 64 48 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 4.56% 4.16% 2.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.88% 18.60% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 8
Average daily rate
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£188 £225 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% +40.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £146 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £373 £283
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 10 10
Average hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £18.07
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -3.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.78 £13.50 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £23.70 £31.56
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -11.46%
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
322 258 287
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 22.92% 22.34% 23.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 125 131
Average daily rate £350 £275 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 29 41
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.10 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.66% -7.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £10.16 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £31.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Salford - 4 - - 1
Stockport +5 3 £188 -
Bury - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (51.89%) Active Directory
3 50 (47.17%) Microsoft
4 42 (39.62%) Windows XP
5 39 (36.79%) MS Office
6 25 (23.58%) Citrix
7 24 (22.64%) MS Excel
8 21 (19.81%) MS Exchange
8 21 (19.81%) ITIL
9 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (16.04%) Finance
10 17 (16.04%) VMware
11 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (13.21%) Migration
13 12 (11.32%) SCCM
14 11 (10.38%) Lotus
14 11 (10.38%) IBM Notes
14 11 (10.38%) DNS
15 10 (9.43%) HP
15 10 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (9.43%) Windows 8
16 9 (8.49%) SLA
16 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
16 9 (8.49%) SAN
16 9 (8.49%) DHCP
16 9 (8.49%) LAN
16 9 (8.49%) PRINCE2
17 8 (7.55%) Project Management
17 8 (7.55%) Blackberry
17 8 (7.55%) Legal

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 21 (19.81%) MS Exchange
2 11 (10.38%) IBM Notes
3 6 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.89%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.89%) Apache
6 2 (1.89%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (1.89%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.89%) IIS
7 1 (0.94%) WorkSite
Applications
1 39 (36.79%) MS Office
2 24 (22.64%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.94%) MS Project
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) DNS
2 9 (8.49%) SAN
2 9 (8.49%) DHCP
2 9 (8.49%) LAN
3 6 (5.66%) Wireless
3 6 (5.66%) Firewall
3 6 (5.66%) VPN
4 3 (2.83%) WAN
4 3 (2.83%) VLAN
4 3 (2.83%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.89%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.94%) Intranet
6 1 (0.94%) Internet
6 1 (0.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MSI
General
1 17 (16.04%) Finance
2 8 (7.55%) Legal
3 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (31.13%) Analyst
2 21 (19.81%) Service Analyst
2 21 (19.81%) Service Desk Analyst
3 14 (13.21%) Support Engineer
3 14 (13.21%) Desktop Support
4 12 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (8.49%) Support Analyst
6 8 (7.55%) Administrator
6 8 (7.55%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (4.72%) Project Manager
8 5 (4.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) IT Support
9 4 (3.77%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (2.83%) Trainer
10 3 (2.83%) Technical Support
10 3 (2.83%) Applications Packager
10 3 (2.83%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.83%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.89%) Regular Expression
2 2 (1.89%) XML
2 2 (1.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.66%) NHS
3 3 (2.83%) iPad
4 2 (1.89%) Life Science
4 2 (1.89%) Statistics
5 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.94%) CCTV
5 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.94%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 106 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (39.62%) Windows XP
3 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (9.43%) Windows 8
6 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (4.72%) Windows 2000
7 5 (4.72%) Apple iOS
7 5 (4.72%) Windows Vista
8 4 (3.77%) Linux
9 2 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.89%) Windows NT
9 2 (1.89%) NetWare
9 2 (1.89%) UNIX
10 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.94%) Android
10 1 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (19.81%) ITIL
2 14 (13.21%) Migration
3 9 (8.49%) PRINCE2
4 8 (7.55%) Project Management
5 6 (5.66%) Change Management
6 4 (3.77%) Coaching
7 3 (2.83%) Service Management
7 3 (2.83%) Change Control
7 3 (2.83%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (2.83%) Matrix Management
8 2 (1.89%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (1.89%) Data Management
8 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (1.89%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (1.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (1.89%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (1.89%) Time Management
8 2 (1.89%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (1.89%) Line Management
8 2 (1.89%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
1 4 (3.77%) SQL
1 4 (3.77%) VBScript
2 2 (1.89%) Perl
2 2 (1.89%) VB
2 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.72%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.83%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (2.83%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.83%) CCNA
3 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.89%) MCITP
4 2 (1.89%) MCSE
4 2 (1.89%) MCSA
4 2 (1.89%) MCP
5 1 (0.94%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.94%) ISEB
5 1 (0.94%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.49%) SLA
2 2 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 55 (51.89%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.83%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.83%) XenApp
4 3 (2.83%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.89%) RHEV
5 2 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) SCCM
2 3 (2.83%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.89%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (47.17%) Microsoft
2 25 (23.58%) Citrix
3 17 (16.04%) VMware
4 11 (10.38%) Lotus
5 10 (9.43%) HP
6 6 (5.66%) NetApp
7 5 (4.72%) IBM
8 4 (3.77%) Oracle
8 4 (3.77%) EMC
9 3 (2.83%) Dell
9 3 (2.83%) Apple
9 3 (2.83%) Symantec
9 3 (2.83%) SAP
9 3 (2.83%) Meru Networks
9 3 (2.83%) Spiceworks
9 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.89%) AppSense
10 2 (1.89%) Wyse
10 2 (1.89%) Sybase
10 2 (1.89%) McAfee
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