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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 63 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 55 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.90% 1.83% 1.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.89% 8.41% 4.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 2 6
Median daily rate £251 £125 £149
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.40% -15.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £125 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £125 £188
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £186
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 2
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £17.77 £15.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +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
556 214 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.40% 21.79% 34.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 115 171
Median daily rate £340 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 30 28
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.77 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% -35.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £11.55 £9.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.35 £27.75 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 2 December 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
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 2 December 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 +1 50 £275 +120.00% 3
Durham -3 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (80.52%) Active Directory
3 55 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 42 (54.55%) Windows Server
5 39 (50.65%) DNS
6 37 (48.05%) Security Cleared
7 34 (44.16%) DHCP
8 32 (41.56%) VMware
9 29 (37.66%) Citrix
10 28 (36.36%) XenApp
10 28 (36.36%) SCCM
10 28 (36.36%) SC Cleared
11 24 (31.17%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (31.17%) Windows Server 2003
11 24 (31.17%) SQL
12 21 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
12 21 (27.27%) AppSense
12 21 (27.27%) ITIL
12 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 19 (24.68%) MS Excel
13 19 (24.68%) Windows XP
14 18 (23.38%) Software Delivery
15 17 (22.08%) Windows 8
15 17 (22.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 15 (19.48%) T-SQL
16 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
16 15 (19.48%) Windows 10
16 15 (19.48%) BPSS Clearance
17 13 (16.88%) MSI
18 12 (15.58%) SQL Server

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 11 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.09%) IIS
3 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
3 6 (7.79%) Tuxedo
3 6 (7.79%) WebLogic
4 5 (6.49%) JBoss
4 5 (6.49%) WildFly
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.90%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (2.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (24.68%) MS Excel
2 10 (12.99%) MS Office
3 2 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.49%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.19%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) IaaS
1 4 (5.19%) PaaS
1 4 (5.19%) SaaS
2 3 (3.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (50.65%) DNS
2 34 (44.16%) DHCP
3 9 (11.69%) 3G
3 9 (11.69%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.90%) NAS
6 1 (1.30%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.30%) SAN
6 1 (1.30%) Skype
6 1 (1.30%) SMS
6 1 (1.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.49%) DB2
2 5 (6.49%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) MSI
2 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (6.49%) CA Gen
5 4 (5.19%) NMock
5 4 (5.19%) WiX
6 2 (2.60%) StarTeam
General
1 2 (2.60%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 14 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 7 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 7 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 7 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Development Engineer
4 6 (7.79%) Development Support Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Migration Engineer
5 5 (6.49%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (5.19%) Administrator
6 4 (5.19%) DBA
6 4 (5.19%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.90%) Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.09%) Web Services
2 6 (7.79%) .NET
2 6 (7.79%) .NET Framework
2 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
2 6 (7.79%) Middleware
3 4 (5.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Fat Client
1 11 (14.29%) Thin Client
2 5 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Clustering
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 24 (31.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (31.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (24.68%) Windows XP
5 17 (22.08%) Windows 8
6 15 (19.48%) Windows 10
7 6 (7.79%) AIX
7 6 (7.79%) MVS
8 5 (6.49%) HPUX
8 5 (6.49%) Linux
8 5 (6.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (6.49%) zOS
9 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.30%) Android
10 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) ITIL
2 18 (23.38%) Software Delivery
3 8 (10.39%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (10.39%) Software Distribution
4 7 (9.09%) Problem Management
5 6 (7.79%) DevOps
5 6 (7.79%) Migration
5 6 (7.79%) PRINCE2
6 5 (6.49%) Change Management
6 5 (6.49%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.19%) ETL
7 4 (5.19%) High Availability
7 4 (5.19%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.19%) Open Source
7 4 (5.19%) Unit Testing
7 4 (5.19%) Validation
7 4 (5.19%) Virtual Environments
8 3 (3.90%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.17%) SQL
2 15 (19.48%) PowerShell
2 15 (19.48%) T-SQL
3 10 (12.99%) Java
4 9 (11.69%) VB
4 9 (11.69%) VBScript
5 8 (10.39%) C#
6 5 (6.49%) C
7 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (48.05%) Security Cleared
2 28 (36.36%) SC Cleared
3 15 (19.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (6.49%) Degree
5 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.90%) MCSA
6 3 (3.90%) MCSE
7 2 (2.60%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.30%) CCNA
8 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.30%) MCDST
8 1 (1.30%) MCITP
8 1 (1.30%) MCP
8 1 (1.30%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (11.69%) SLA
3 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 62 (80.52%) Active Directory
2 28 (36.36%) XenApp
3 21 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 21 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (12.99%) XenDesktop
4 10 (12.99%) XenServer
5 9 (11.69%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 3 (3.90%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (36.36%) SCCM
2 17 (22.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (5.19%) HP SiteScope
3 4 (5.19%) WSUS
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.30%) Netcool
Vendors
1 55 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 32 (41.56%) VMware
3 29 (37.66%) Citrix
4 21 (27.27%) AppSense
5 11 (14.29%) ThinPrint
6 6 (7.79%) HP
6 6 (7.79%) Oracle
6 6 (7.79%) TIBCO
7 5 (6.49%) CA
8 4 (5.19%) Dell
8 4 (5.19%) Veritas
9 3 (3.90%) Cisco
10 2 (2.60%) Intel Security
11 1 (1.30%) Symantec
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