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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 45 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 43 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.29% 11.29% 5.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.88% 32.82% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 5
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +122.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 11
Average hourly rate £16.08 £15.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.74% +34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.14 £13.50 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £28.00 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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
169 131 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.80% 34.38% 17.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 69 14
Average daily rate £300 £245 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -12.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £188 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £385 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 18
Average hourly rate £16.16 £22.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +95.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £13.50 £10.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £28.11 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 January 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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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
Durham -8 8 £159 -57.43% 1
Tyne and Wear -32 6 £320 +48.83%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows XP
3 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
4 10 (26.32%) SCCM
5 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 6 (15.79%) MS Office
8 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (13.16%) Migration
8 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
9 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
9 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
9 4 (10.53%) Life Science
9 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
10 3 (7.89%) MCSA
10 3 (7.89%) Cisco
10 3 (7.89%) HP
10 3 (7.89%) CAD
10 3 (7.89%) AutoCAD
10 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (7.89%) MicroStation
11 2 (5.26%) Lotus
11 2 (5.26%) Dell
11 2 (5.26%) LAN
11 2 (5.26%) WAN
11 2 (5.26%) DHCP
11 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
11 2 (5.26%) DTS
11 2 (5.26%) ERP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (15.79%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.89%) AutoCAD
3 3 (7.89%) MicroStation
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) LAN
1 2 (5.26%) WAN
1 2 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) MPLS
2 1 (2.63%) DSL
2 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) DTS
General
1 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.63%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) Desktop Support
2 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Support Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Support
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (2.63%) Support Technician
8 1 (2.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Life Science
3 1 (2.63%) iPad
3 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows XP
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) UNIX
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.63%) Android
5 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.63%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Migration
2 3 (7.89%) CAD
3 2 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (2.63%) Six Sigma
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL
4 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
4 1 (2.63%) Service Management
4 1 (2.63%) Change Management
4 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.63%) Information Security
4 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
4 1 (2.63%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.63%) Time Management
4 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
4 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) MCSA
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) SCCM
2 1 (2.63%) Unicenter
2 1 (2.63%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) HP
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) Lotus
3 2 (5.26%) Dell
4 1 (2.63%) CA
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Meru Networks
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