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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 8 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 26 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 6.62% 7.77% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.63% 35.56% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £150 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+116.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £120 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £292 £223
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £200 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
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
126 45 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 32.06% 21.84% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 17 37
Average daily rate £325 £340 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +23.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £146 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £458 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £16.36
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £12.49 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.50 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 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 -5 21 £325 +116.66% 6
St Helens - - - -
Windows 7
North West

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
3 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
4 18 (41.86%) Windows XP
5 17 (39.53%) MS Office
6 16 (37.21%) Citrix
7 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
9 13 (30.23%) SharePoint
10 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (20.93%) VMware
12 8 (18.60%) SCCM
13 7 (16.28%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (16.28%) Migration
14 6 (13.95%) DHCP
14 6 (13.95%) DNS
14 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
14 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
14 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
15 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
15 5 (11.63%) SQL
15 5 (11.63%) ITIL
15 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
15 5 (11.63%) WAN
16 4 (9.30%) EMC
16 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (9.30%) SAN
16 4 (9.30%) .NET

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 13 (30.23%) SharePoint
2 7 (16.28%) SharePoint 2010
3 5 (11.63%) MS Exchange
4 4 (9.30%) IIS
4 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.65%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (4.65%) Lync
6 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 17 (39.53%) MS Office
2 14 (32.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) Office 365
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) DHCP
1 6 (13.95%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) WAN
3 4 (9.30%) SAN
4 3 (6.98%) LAN
4 3 (6.98%) Internet
5 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.33%) SMS
5 1 (2.33%) Wireless
5 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MSI
General
1 1 (2.33%) Local Government
1 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Support Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Desktop Support
4 6 (13.95%) Service Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Desktop Administrator
7 3 (6.98%) Training Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Desktop Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.98%) Administrator
8 2 (4.65%) Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Rollout Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.98%) CSS
3 2 (4.65%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.98%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) NHS
3 2 (4.65%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (41.86%) Windows XP
3 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Migration
2 5 (11.63%) ITIL
3 4 (9.30%) Content Management
4 2 (4.65%) Workflow
4 2 (4.65%) Change Management
4 2 (4.65%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
4 2 (4.65%) Data Migration
4 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
4 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.65%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (2.33%) Time Management
5 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.33%) Validation
5 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.63%) SQL
2 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.98%) MCP
3 3 (6.98%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.98%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.98%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) WSUS
2 2 (4.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 16 (37.21%) Citrix
3 9 (20.93%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) EMC
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco
6 2 (4.65%) Remedy
6 2 (4.65%) McAfee
6 2 (4.65%) HP
7 1 (2.33%) IBM
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