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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
North West / Merseyside
Rank 31 33 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.30% 1.56% 5.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.46% 7.58% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 7
Median daily rate £170 £150 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £150 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Median hourly rate - £15.25 £13.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%

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
74 66 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.26% 20.56% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 30 43
Median daily rate £350 £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £231 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £463 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 10
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +26.92%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Merseyside region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -4 7 £170 +13.33% 1
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) MS Office
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
8 1 (9.09%) NetApp
8 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
8 1 (9.09%) Unix
8 1 (9.09%) Solaris
8 1 (9.09%) Linux
8 1 (9.09%) LAN
8 1 (9.09%) VoIP
8 1 (9.09%) WAN
8 1 (9.09%) DHCP
8 1 (9.09%) VPN
8 1 (9.09%) DNS
8 1 (9.09%) Cisco
8 1 (9.09%) SharePoint

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) VLAN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
2 1 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 4 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
2 3 (27.27%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (27.27%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory Support
2 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Support
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Server Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows 10
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (90.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) NetApp
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
3 1 (9.09%) ServiceNow
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
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