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 16 January 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / North East
Rank 62 64 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 35 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.47% 1.59% 1.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.54% 7.49% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 2
Median daily rate £206 £125 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.00% -47.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £125 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £307 £125 £304
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £170
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £14.00 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.60 £17.77 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.35
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.56%

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
367 187 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.41% 21.20% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 98 104
Median daily rate £335 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 21 15
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.77 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% +11.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 16 January 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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +2 30 £213 +70.00% 4
Durham 0 1 - -
Northumberland - 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 January 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 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (81.33%) Active Directory
3 51 (68.00%) Microsoft
4 42 (56.00%) Windows Server
5 38 (50.67%) DNS
6 36 (48.00%) Security Cleared
7 31 (41.33%) DHCP
8 29 (38.67%) SC Cleared
9 28 (37.33%) SCCM
10 26 (34.67%) MS Excel
10 26 (34.67%) VMware
11 25 (33.33%) ITIL
12 23 (30.67%) Windows Server 2008
13 22 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
13 22 (29.33%) SQL
14 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 19 (25.33%) Citrix
16 18 (24.00%) Windows XP
16 18 (24.00%) XenApp
17 15 (20.00%) PowerShell
17 15 (20.00%) TCP/IP
18 13 (17.33%) Microsoft App-V
18 13 (17.33%) AppSense
18 13 (17.33%) Windows 8
18 13 (17.33%) Windows 10
19 12 (16.00%) Migration
19 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
20 11 (14.67%) SLA
20 11 (14.67%) Virtual Environments
20 11 (14.67%) HP SiteScope

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 12 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.00%) IIS
2 6 (8.00%) Tuxedo
2 6 (8.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.67%) JBoss
3 5 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.67%) WildFly
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Application Server
5 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (34.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.00%) MS Office
3 2 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.67%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.00%) Office 365
2 4 (5.33%) IaaS
2 4 (5.33%) PaaS
2 4 (5.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (50.67%) DNS
2 31 (41.33%) DHCP
3 15 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (8.00%) 3G
4 6 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.00%) NAS
6 2 (2.67%) VoIP
7 1 (1.33%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.33%) Firewall
7 1 (1.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.67%) DB2
2 5 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.33%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 7 (9.33%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.67%) CA Gen
3 5 (6.67%) MSI
4 3 (4.00%) NMock
4 3 (4.00%) WiX
5 1 (1.33%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (2.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (45.33%) Support Engineer
2 14 (18.67%) Desktop Support
3 12 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (14.67%) Migration Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Customer Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Database Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Development Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) Development Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Customer Support Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) DBA
8 4 (5.33%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (5.33%) SCCM Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) Middleware
1 6 (8.00%) Web Services
2 5 (6.67%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) .NET Framework
2 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Fat Client
1 8 (10.67%) Thin Client
2 4 (5.33%) Clustering
3 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (56.00%) Windows Server
3 23 (30.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (24.00%) Windows XP
6 13 (17.33%) Windows 10
6 13 (17.33%) Windows 8
7 9 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (8.00%) AIX
8 6 (8.00%) MVS
9 5 (6.67%) HPUX
9 5 (6.67%) Linux
9 5 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (6.67%) zOS
10 1 (1.33%) Android
10 1 (1.33%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.33%) OS/2
10 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.33%) ITIL
2 12 (16.00%) Migration
3 11 (14.67%) Virtual Environments
4 9 (12.00%) Software Delivery
5 7 (9.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.00%) DevOps
6 6 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 6 (8.00%) Problem Management
7 5 (6.67%) Change Management
8 4 (5.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (5.33%) High Availability
8 4 (5.33%) Open Source
8 4 (5.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (5.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 3 (4.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (4.00%) Data Management
9 3 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.00%) Time Management
9 3 (4.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.33%) SQL
2 15 (20.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (12.00%) Java
4 7 (9.33%) C#
4 7 (9.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.67%) C
6 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.67%) VB
6 2 (2.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (48.00%) Security Cleared
2 29 (38.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (9.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.67%) DBS Check
5 4 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.00%) MCSA
6 3 (4.00%) MCSE
7 2 (2.67%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.33%) CCNA
8 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.33%) Degree
8 1 (1.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.33%) MCDST
8 1 (1.33%) MCITP
8 1 (1.33%) MCP
8 1 (1.33%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (14.67%) SLA
2 6 (8.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 61 (81.33%) Active Directory
2 22 (29.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (24.00%) XenApp
4 13 (17.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (10.67%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
7 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (37.33%) SCCM
2 11 (14.67%) HP SiteScope
3 9 (12.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (5.33%) Backup Exec
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (4.00%) WSUS
6 1 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.33%) Netcool
Vendors
1 51 (68.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (34.67%) VMware
3 19 (25.33%) Citrix
4 13 (17.33%) AppSense
5 9 (12.00%) ThinPrint
6 6 (8.00%) Oracle
6 6 (8.00%) TIBCO
7 5 (6.67%) CA
7 5 (6.67%) HP
8 4 (5.33%) Dell
8 4 (5.33%) Veritas
9 3 (4.00%) Cisco
10 1 (1.33%) Apple
10 1 (1.33%) CommVault
10 1 (1.33%) Intel Security
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