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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 13 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 23 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 8.42% 4.09% 0.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 40.35% 14.29% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 0
Average daily rate
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£180 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-57.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £214 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.60% -22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.38 £9.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
57 63 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.88% 28.64% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 32 7
Average daily rate £276 £325 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -2.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 4
Average hourly rate £13.25 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -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
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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 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 +1 12 £150 -53.84% 2
St Helens - 4 - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 15 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 10 (25.64%) MS Office
4 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
5 9 (23.08%) SCCM
5 9 (23.08%) Citrix
6 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
6 7 (17.95%) PDA
6 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 6 (15.38%) Migration
8 5 (12.82%) ITIL
8 5 (12.82%) SQL
8 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
8 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (10.26%) Acronis
9 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (10.26%) .NET
9 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
9 4 (10.26%) IIS
9 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
9 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
9 4 (10.26%) Content Management
10 3 (7.69%) Finance
10 3 (7.69%) VMware
10 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (7.69%) WAN
10 3 (7.69%) NHS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2010
1 4 (10.26%) IIS
1 4 (10.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (25.64%) MS Office
2 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (2.56%) DHCP
3 1 (2.56%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.69%) Finance
1 3 (7.69%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Law
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Rollout Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Desktop Support
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (2.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Customer Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Migration Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Field Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Applications Packager
7 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET
2 3 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) PDA
2 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) NHS
3 3 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 3 (7.69%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.69%) Fat Client
4 2 (5.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows XP
3 7 (17.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.56%) UNIX
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.38%) Migration
2 5 (12.82%) ITIL
3 4 (10.26%) Content Management
4 2 (5.13%) Data Migration
5 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.56%) Scrum
5 1 (2.56%) Workflow
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.56%) Line Management
5 1 (2.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.56%) Test Scripting
5 1 (2.56%) V-Model
5 1 (2.56%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) Java
2 3 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ISEB
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) SCCM
2 3 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) Citrix
3 4 (10.26%) Acronis
4 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 3 (7.69%) Symantec
5 2 (5.13%) HP
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