The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the North East region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 33 11 24
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 21 24 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.02% 7.19% 4.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.69% 35.29% 18.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£225 £200 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 8
Average hourly rate £12.04 £11.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.47% -11.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £14.25 £13.08
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.80%
Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
143 68 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 27.39% 20.36% 24.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 26 64
Average daily rate £263 £275 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £363 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 21 18
Average hourly rate £13.50 £11.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.72% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £13.80 £23.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows 7
England

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
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 23 July 2014.

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 23 July 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
Tyne and Wear -7 16 £225 +12.50% 3
Durham -14 3 - - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 21 (46.67%) Windows XP
4 16 (35.56%) MS Office
5 13 (28.89%) Migration
6 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
7 10 (22.22%) DHCP
7 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 8 (17.78%) Application Packaging
10 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
10 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
10 7 (15.56%) ITIL
10 7 (15.56%) CAD
11 6 (13.33%) CA
11 6 (13.33%) DTS
11 6 (13.33%) Unicenter
11 6 (13.33%) Change Management
11 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
11 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
12 4 (8.89%) VMware
12 4 (8.89%) WAN
12 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
12 4 (8.89%) LAN
12 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
12 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
12 4 (8.89%) DNS
12 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
12 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (8.89%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.89%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Lync
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) MS Office
2 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.22%) MicroStation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.89%) LAN
2 4 (8.89%) DNS
2 4 (8.89%) WAN
3 2 (4.44%) SAN
3 2 (4.44%) VoIP
3 2 (4.44%) VPN
4 1 (2.22%) MPLS
4 1 (2.22%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) DTS
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.22%) Automotive
1 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Desktop Support
3 8 (17.78%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Migration Technician
7 2 (4.44%) Administrator
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.78%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (46.67%) Windows XP
3 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (13.33%) Windows 8
5 4 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (6.67%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.22%) UNIX
7 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.89%) Migration
2 7 (15.56%) ITIL
2 7 (15.56%) CAD
3 6 (13.33%) Change Management
3 6 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.44%) Change Control
6 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.22%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) SC Cleared
1 7 (15.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 11 (24.44%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) XenApp
4 1 (2.22%) XenServer
4 1 (2.22%) UAG
4 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) Unicenter
2 4 (8.89%) SCCM
3 2 (4.44%) WSUS
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) CA
3 4 (8.89%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Citrix
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) EMC
5 1 (2.22%) AppSense
5 1 (2.22%) Mitel
5 1 (2.22%) NetApp
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £11 to £14 per hour This is a contract role for 3 months, possibl
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £7.00 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Gateshead
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour
Posted: 12 days ago