The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 23 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 19 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 4.92% 7.08% 3.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.97% 32.69% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
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£135 £190 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.94% -45.71%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Average hourly rate £14.93 £13.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
- +7.64%
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 Merseyside region.

Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
119 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 30.83% 21.67% 18.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 22
Average daily rate £250 £200 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -41.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 4
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £11.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.65 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Merseyside region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Merseyside region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Merseyside

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
Liverpool -1 16 £135 -32.50% 4
St Helens -1 1 £240 -
Bootle -4 1 - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
3 15 (40.54%) Citrix
4 14 (37.84%) MS Office
5 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
6 12 (32.43%) Migration
7 9 (24.32%) VMware
7 9 (24.32%) DHCP
7 9 (24.32%) DNS
7 9 (24.32%) SCCM
8 8 (21.62%) Fat Client
8 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (21.62%) Thin Client
9 7 (18.92%) WAN
9 7 (18.92%) ITIL
9 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
10 6 (16.22%) MCP
10 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
10 6 (16.22%) LAN
10 6 (16.22%) Terminal Services
10 6 (16.22%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (16.22%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (10.81%) SQL
11 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
12 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
12 3 (8.11%) NHS
12 3 (8.11%) Finance

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (37.84%) MS Office
2 13 (35.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) DHCP
1 9 (24.32%) DNS
2 7 (18.92%) WAN
3 6 (16.22%) LAN
4 2 (5.41%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) Internet
5 1 (2.70%) Firewall
5 1 (2.70%) Wireless
5 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.70%) NAS
5 1 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.70%) MS Access
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Administrator
3 6 (16.22%) Desktop Administrator
4 5 (13.51%) Data Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Rollout Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) PC Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Project Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Thin Client
1 8 (21.62%) Fat Client
2 3 (8.11%) NHS
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows XP
3 4 (10.81%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) Migration
2 7 (18.92%) Data Analysis
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL
3 1 (2.70%) Data Modelling
3 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.70%) Data Migration
3 1 (2.70%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) VBScript
2 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) MCP
1 6 (16.22%) Citrix Certification
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (16.22%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) Terminal Services
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (24.32%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (56.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) Citrix
3 9 (24.32%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle
5 1 (2.70%) EMC
5 1 (2.70%) Apple
5 1 (2.70%) Remedy
5 1 (2.70%) McAfee
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