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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 25 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 11 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.87% 8.95% 3.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.70% 38.64% 19.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£138 £163 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -30.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £260
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.18 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.18% +23.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -3.33%
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
94 44 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.10% 23.16% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 18
Average daily rate £245 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £163 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.18 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.77% +6.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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
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 30 January 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 8 £115 -48.88% 3
St Helens - 1 £160 -
Bootle - - - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (48.65%) Windows XP
2 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
3 15 (40.54%) MS Office
4 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
4 13 (35.14%) Citrix
4 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
6 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (21.62%) Migration
6 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
7 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
8 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
8 5 (13.51%) ITIL
8 5 (13.51%) VMware
8 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
8 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (10.81%) Content Management
9 4 (10.81%) PDA
9 4 (10.81%) SCCM
9 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
9 4 (10.81%) IIS
9 4 (10.81%) SQL
9 4 (10.81%) .NET
10 3 (8.11%) Java
10 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
10 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
10 3 (8.11%) CSS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 4 (10.81%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (10.81%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Office
2 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
1 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
2 2 (5.41%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) DNS
3 1 (2.70%) DHCP
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Law
1 1 (2.70%) Banking
1 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 6 (16.22%) Rollout Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.51%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.81%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.70%) Junior
6 1 (2.70%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (2.70%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) .NET
2 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET
2 3 (8.11%) CSS
3 1 (2.70%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) PDA
2 4 (10.81%) Blackberry
3 3 (8.11%) NHS
3 3 (8.11%) Thin Client
3 3 (8.11%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.70%) CLARiiON
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows XP
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.70%) UNIX
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Migration
2 5 (13.51%) ITIL
3 4 (10.81%) Content Management
4 3 (8.11%) Data Migration
5 2 (5.41%) Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
2 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.70%) Terminal Services
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) SCCM
2 3 (8.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.70%) SCOM
3 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) VMware
4 3 (8.11%) HP
4 3 (8.11%) Symantec
5 2 (5.41%) EMC
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Remedy
6 1 (2.70%) Acronis
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