The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Merseyside region.

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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 13 23 29
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.63% 3.85% 1.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.29% 19.51% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
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£240 £350 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% +133.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £273 £275
% change year-on-year
-26.60% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £11.75 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
35 41 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 19.34% 19.71% 20.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 18
Average daily rate £338 £350 £269
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +30.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £450 £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 12
Average hourly rate £11.75 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.07% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £21.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows 7
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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
Daily Rate Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 10 July 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
Liverpool +7 11 £130 -62.85% 1
St Helens - 1 - -
Wirral - - - -
Birkenhead - - - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) SCCM
3 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
5 5 (19.23%) Citrix
5 5 (19.23%) PDA
5 5 (19.23%) Application Packaging
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (15.38%) Acronis
6 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
7 3 (11.54%) MSI
7 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
7 3 (11.54%) ITIL
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
8 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
8 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (7.69%) Banking
8 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
8 2 (7.69%) VBScript
8 2 (7.69%) VB
8 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 2 (7.69%) DNS
8 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 2 (7.69%) Finance
9 1 (3.85%) Intranet
9 1 (3.85%) Extranet

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) Lync
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (3.85%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.85%) SAN
2 1 (3.85%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) Extranet
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MSI
2 1 (3.85%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Applications Packager
1 5 (19.23%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 3 (11.54%) IT Support
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.85%) Project Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Technician
5 1 (3.85%) Customer Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) PDA
2 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.85%) NHS
2 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Migration
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL
2 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
3 1 (3.85%) PRINCE
3 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (3.85%) Document Management
3 1 (3.85%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) VBScript
1 2 (7.69%) VB
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) ECDL
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) Acronis
4 1 (3.85%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) AppSense
4 1 (3.85%) HP
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