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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 77 54 34
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 47 24 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.15% 2.57% 4.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.83% 10.13% 14.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 5
Median daily rate £223 £190 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% -15.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £198 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.39% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 10
Median hourly rate £28.25 £13.50 £12.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.25% +12.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.85 £12.00 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £17.60 £16.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
688 237 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 46.05% 25.40% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 125 89
Median daily rate £281 £320 £264
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.34% +21.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £525 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 28 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £16.16 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+73.26% +19.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -26 46 £223 +17.10%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 63 (79.75%) Active Directory
3 57 (72.15%) Windows Server
4 54 (68.35%) DNS
5 53 (67.09%) DHCP
6 49 (62.03%) Citrix
6 49 (62.03%) XenApp
7 46 (58.23%) SCCM
8 42 (53.16%) Microsoft
9 41 (51.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (51.90%) Software Delivery
10 40 (50.63%) Security Cleared
11 37 (46.84%) AppSense
12 35 (44.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 35 (44.30%) VMware
13 32 (40.51%) Windows Server 2003
14 30 (37.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 30 (37.97%) BPSS Clearance
15 29 (36.71%) SC Cleared
16 26 (32.91%) Disclosure Scotland
17 22 (27.85%) Thin Client
17 22 (27.85%) 3G
17 22 (27.85%) SQL
17 22 (27.85%) Fat Client
17 22 (27.85%) Wi-Fi
18 18 (22.78%) PowerShell
18 18 (22.78%) T-SQL
18 18 (22.78%) MSI
18 18 (22.78%) XenServer
18 18 (22.78%) XenDesktop

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 3 (3.80%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.27%) IIS
3 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) MS Office
2 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (68.35%) DNS
2 53 (67.09%) DHCP
3 22 (27.85%) 3G
3 22 (27.85%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (12.66%) SMS
5 6 (7.59%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (3.80%) Firewall
7 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.27%) Skype
8 1 (1.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (22.78%) MSI
2 1 (1.27%) NMock
2 1 (1.27%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.27%) WiX
General
1 3 (3.80%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.53%) Military
3 1 (1.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (30.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 23 (29.11%) Desktop Support
3 14 (17.72%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 11 (13.92%) Support Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Analyst
5 8 (10.13%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (7.59%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
9 4 (5.06%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (5.06%) Deployment Engineer
10 3 (3.80%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Administrator
10 3 (3.80%) Desktop Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.53%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.27%) .NET
1 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.27%) Middleware
1 1 (1.27%) Web Services
1 1 (1.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (27.85%) Fat Client
1 22 (27.85%) Thin Client
2 14 (17.72%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.86%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.80%) iPad
4 3 (3.80%) Life Science
5 2 (2.53%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.27%) AS400
6 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) Fintech
6 1 (1.27%) Health Informatics
6 1 (1.27%) Informatics
6 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.27%) Tandem
6 1 (1.27%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 57 (72.15%) Windows Server
3 41 (51.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 32 (40.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (16.46%) Windows 8
6 10 (12.66%) Windows XP
7 8 (10.13%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.80%) Mac OS X
9 2 (2.53%) Linux
9 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.27%) HPUX
10 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (51.90%) Software Delivery
2 16 (20.25%) Software Distribution
3 13 (16.46%) Incident Management
4 10 (12.66%) Problem Management
5 9 (11.39%) Escalation Management
6 8 (10.13%) ITIL
7 4 (5.06%) Migration
8 3 (3.80%) Service Management
9 2 (2.53%) Boundary Protection
9 2 (2.53%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.53%) Software Deployment
9 2 (2.53%) Trend Analysis
10 1 (1.27%) ITSM
10 1 (1.27%) Network Management
10 1 (1.27%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.27%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (1.27%) SAP Security
10 1 (1.27%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.27%) Validation
10 1 (1.27%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) SQL
2 18 (22.78%) PowerShell
2 18 (22.78%) T-SQL
3 17 (21.52%) VB
3 17 (21.52%) VBScript
4 1 (1.27%) C
4 1 (1.27%) C#
4 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 40 (50.63%) Security Cleared
2 30 (37.97%) BPSS Clearance
3 29 (36.71%) SC Cleared
4 14 (17.72%) Degree
5 6 (7.59%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.53%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.53%) MCP
6 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.27%) CCNA
7 1 (1.27%) CCNP
7 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.27%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.27%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.27%) MCDST
7 1 (1.27%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (32.91%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (15.19%) SLA
3 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 63 (79.75%) Active Directory
2 49 (62.03%) XenApp
3 35 (44.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (22.78%) XenDesktop
4 18 (22.78%) XenServer
5 12 (15.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (58.23%) SCCM
2 30 (37.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (3.80%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.27%) OpenView
4 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (62.03%) Citrix
2 42 (53.16%) Microsoft
3 37 (46.84%) AppSense
4 35 (44.30%) VMware
5 17 (21.52%) ThinPrint
6 4 (5.06%) HP
7 3 (3.80%) Cisco
7 3 (3.80%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.53%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.53%) Lumension
8 2 (2.53%) Remedy
8 2 (2.53%) SAP
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle
9 1 (1.27%) Symantec