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 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / North East
Rank 64 67 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 27 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.00% 1.22% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.85% 6.47% 10.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 3
Median daily rate £185 £125 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £307 £288
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 9
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.70 £10.16
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.90 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.78
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.89%

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
274 170 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 30.41% 18.91% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 93 82
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 7 16
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -16.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.90 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £17.20 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 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
Tyne and Wear +9 23 £170 +36.00% 4
Durham -4 2 - -
Northumberland +1 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 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 North East region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (80.25%) Active Directory
3 54 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 43 (53.09%) Windows Server
5 38 (46.91%) Security Cleared
5 38 (46.91%) DNS
6 32 (39.51%) MS Excel
7 31 (38.27%) DHCP
8 29 (35.80%) SCCM
8 29 (35.80%) SC Cleared
9 27 (33.33%) ITIL
10 26 (32.10%) VMware
11 25 (30.86%) SQL
11 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 22 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (23.46%) Windows XP
14 18 (22.22%) Citrix
15 17 (20.99%) TCP/IP
15 17 (20.99%) PowerShell
15 17 (20.99%) XenApp
16 15 (18.52%) Windows 10
16 15 (18.52%) Migration
17 14 (17.28%) SharePoint
17 14 (17.28%) Windows 8
18 13 (16.05%) HP SiteScope
18 13 (16.05%) Virtual Environments
19 12 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
19 12 (14.81%) AppSense
19 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012

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 14 (17.28%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.41%) IIS
2 6 (7.41%) Tuxedo
2 6 (7.41%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.17%) JBoss
3 5 (6.17%) WildFly
4 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.94%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (39.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.64%) MS Office
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.94%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) Office 365
2 4 (4.94%) IaaS
2 4 (4.94%) PaaS
2 4 (4.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (46.91%) DNS
2 31 (38.27%) DHCP
3 17 (20.99%) TCP/IP
4 6 (7.41%) 3G
4 6 (7.41%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (3.70%) NAS
6 1 (1.23%) Firewall
6 1 (1.23%) HTTP
6 1 (1.23%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.23%) SAN
6 1 (1.23%) SSL
6 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.17%) DB2
2 5 (6.17%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.23%) EDMS
5 1 (1.23%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.17%) CA Gen
3 5 (6.17%) MSI
4 3 (3.70%) NMock
4 3 (3.70%) WiX
5 1 (1.23%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (2.47%) Finance
2 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 13 (16.05%) Desktop Support
2 13 (16.05%) Migration Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (9.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) Customer Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Database Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Development Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Development Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (4.94%) Administrator
7 4 (4.94%) Customer Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) DBA
7 4 (4.94%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (4.94%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.41%) .NET
1 6 (7.41%) Middleware
1 6 (7.41%) Web Services
2 5 (6.17%) .NET Framework
2 5 (6.17%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.70%) XML
4 1 (1.23%) HTML
4 1 (1.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Fat Client
1 8 (9.88%) Thin Client
2 4 (4.94%) Clustering
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (53.09%) Windows Server
3 25 (30.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (27.16%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (23.46%) Windows XP
6 15 (18.52%) Windows 10
7 14 (17.28%) Windows 8
8 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (7.41%) AIX
9 6 (7.41%) Linux
9 6 (7.41%) MVS
10 5 (6.17%) HPUX
10 5 (6.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (6.17%) zOS
11 1 (1.23%) OS/2
11 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) ITIL
2 15 (18.52%) Migration
3 13 (16.05%) Virtual Environments
4 8 (9.88%) Software Delivery
5 7 (8.64%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.41%) DevOps
6 6 (7.41%) PRINCE2
6 6 (7.41%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.17%) Change Management
7 5 (6.17%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (4.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (4.94%) High Availability
8 4 (4.94%) Open Source
8 4 (4.94%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 3 (3.70%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.70%) Data Management
9 3 (3.70%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.70%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) SQL
2 17 (20.99%) PowerShell
3 9 (11.11%) Java
4 8 (9.88%) C#
5 6 (7.41%) C
5 6 (7.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.47%) VB
7 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.23%) REXX
7 1 (1.23%) Tcl
7 1 (1.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (46.91%) Security Cleared
2 29 (35.80%) SC Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.17%) DBS Check
5 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.70%) MCSA
6 3 (3.70%) MCSE
7 2 (2.47%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.23%) CCNA
8 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.23%) Degree
8 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.23%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.23%) MCDST
8 1 (1.23%) MCITP
8 1 (1.23%) MCP
8 1 (1.23%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) SLA
2 5 (6.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 65 (80.25%) Active Directory
2 22 (27.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (20.99%) XenApp
4 12 (14.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (9.88%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (4.94%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 29 (35.80%) SCCM
2 13 (16.05%) HP SiteScope
3 8 (9.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (4.94%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (3.70%) WSUS
6 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.23%) Netcool
6 1 (1.23%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 54 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (32.10%) VMware
3 18 (22.22%) Citrix
4 12 (14.81%) AppSense
5 9 (11.11%) ThinPrint
6 7 (8.64%) Oracle
7 6 (7.41%) TIBCO
8 5 (6.17%) CA
8 5 (6.17%) HP
9 4 (4.94%) Dell
9 4 (4.94%) Veritas
10 3 (3.70%) Cisco
11 2 (2.47%) Apple
12 1 (1.23%) CommVault
12 1 (1.23%) Intel Security
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