The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 June 2016 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 68 45 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 59 26 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.66% 3.16% 3.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.32% 12.21% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 9 7
Median daily rate £223 £120 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+85.41% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £275 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £190 £209
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -8.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.25 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.32% +8.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.95 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £15.03 £14.62
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Windows 7
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
709 213 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 44.04% 25.88% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 114 107
Median daily rate £283 £300 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £133 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £500 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £349 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +14.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 29 12
Median hourly rate £28.00 £14.36 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.05% +2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £31.55 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 the North East

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the North East region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the North East region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the North East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in the North East

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 24 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Tyne and Wear -33 55 £226 +88.54% 3
Durham - 2 £110 -
Northumberland - 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (77.63%) Active Directory
3 55 (72.37%) Windows Server
4 51 (67.11%) DNS
5 50 (65.79%) DHCP
6 46 (60.53%) Citrix
6 46 (60.53%) XenApp
7 45 (59.21%) SCCM
8 41 (53.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 39 (51.32%) Microsoft
9 39 (51.32%) Software Delivery
10 37 (48.68%) Security Cleared
11 35 (46.05%) AppSense
12 33 (43.42%) VMware
12 33 (43.42%) Microsoft App-V
13 32 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (36.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 28 (36.84%) BPSS Clearance
15 26 (34.21%) Disclosure Scotland
15 26 (34.21%) SC Cleared
16 21 (27.63%) Thin Client
16 21 (27.63%) 3G
16 21 (27.63%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (27.63%) Fat Client
17 18 (23.68%) SQL
18 17 (22.37%) ThinPrint
19 16 (21.05%) XenServer
19 16 (21.05%) XenDesktop
19 16 (21.05%) PowerShell
20 15 (19.74%) T-SQL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.63%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Office
2 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (67.11%) DNS
2 50 (65.79%) DHCP
3 21 (27.63%) 3G
3 21 (27.63%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (13.16%) SMS
5 6 (7.89%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (3.95%) Firewall
7 2 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.63%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.32%) Skype
8 1 (1.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) MSI
General
1 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.63%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Military
3 1 (1.32%) Marketing
3 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) 2nd Line Support
2 22 (28.95%) Desktop Support
3 13 (17.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 9 (11.84%) Analyst
4 9 (11.84%) Support Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
9 3 (3.95%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.95%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.63%) Fat Client
1 21 (27.63%) Thin Client
2 14 (18.42%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.21%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.95%) iPad
4 3 (3.95%) Life Science
5 2 (2.63%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.32%) AS400
6 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.32%) Fintech
6 1 (1.32%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.32%) Informatics
6 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.32%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.32%) Tandem
6 1 (1.32%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (72.37%) Windows Server
3 41 (53.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (15.79%) Windows 8
6 9 (11.84%) Windows XP
7 8 (10.53%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.95%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.63%) Linux
10 1 (1.32%) HPUX
10 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (51.32%) Software Delivery
2 15 (19.74%) Software Distribution
3 14 (18.42%) Incident Management
4 11 (14.47%) Problem Management
5 9 (11.84%) Escalation Management
6 8 (10.53%) ITIL
7 4 (5.26%) Migration
8 3 (3.95%) Service Management
8 3 (3.95%) Software Deployment
9 2 (2.63%) Boundary Protection
9 2 (2.63%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.63%) Trend Analysis
10 1 (1.32%) Business Continuity
10 1 (1.32%) Network Management
10 1 (1.32%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.32%) Project Management
10 1 (1.32%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.32%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.32%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.32%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.68%) SQL
2 16 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 15 (19.74%) T-SQL
3 15 (19.74%) VB
3 15 (19.74%) VBScript
4 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (48.68%) Security Cleared
2 28 (36.84%) BPSS Clearance
3 26 (34.21%) SC Cleared
4 14 (18.42%) Degree
5 6 (7.89%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.63%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.63%) MCP
6 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.32%) CCNA
7 1 (1.32%) CCNP
7 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.32%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.32%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.32%) MCDST
7 1 (1.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (34.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (15.79%) SLA
3 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 59 (77.63%) Active Directory
2 46 (60.53%) XenApp
3 33 (43.42%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (21.05%) XenDesktop
4 16 (21.05%) XenServer
5 11 (14.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.32%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.32%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (59.21%) SCCM
2 28 (36.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.95%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.32%) OpenView
4 1 (1.32%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (60.53%) Citrix
2 39 (51.32%) Microsoft
3 35 (46.05%) AppSense
4 33 (43.42%) VMware
5 17 (22.37%) ThinPrint
6 3 (3.95%) Cisco
6 3 (3.95%) HP
6 3 (3.95%) Intel Security
7 2 (2.63%) ArcSight
7 2 (2.63%) Lumension
7 2 (2.63%) Remedy
7 2 (2.63%) SAP
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle
8 1 (1.32%) Symantec