The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 27 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 88 72 40
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -32
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 67 102 128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.89% 2.31% 4.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.41% 11.70% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 35 59
Median daily rate £238 £175 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £330 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £186 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-6.87% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 42 49
Median hourly rate £15.13 £13.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% -15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £17.31 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
712 872 723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.10% 19.72% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 471 390
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 109 98
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £31.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the North West region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the North West region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
Manchester -21 32 £200 +14.28% 15
Cheshire +8 18 £275 +57.14% 7
Lancashire +18 8 £96 -43.38% 3
Merseyside -4 5 £130 -13.33% 1
Cumbria +10 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 West region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (57.28%) Active Directory
3 49 (47.57%) Microsoft
4 36 (34.95%) MS Office
5 31 (30.10%) Windows XP
6 30 (29.13%) MS Excel
7 27 (26.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (23.30%) Windows 8
9 22 (21.36%) Windows Server
10 21 (20.39%) Windows 10
10 21 (20.39%) VMware
11 20 (19.42%) SLA
11 20 (19.42%) SCCM
12 18 (17.48%) ITIL
13 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
14 15 (14.56%) Office 365
15 14 (13.59%) Migration
16 13 (12.62%) Citrix
17 12 (11.65%) DNS
17 12 (11.65%) MS Exchange
17 12 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
18 10 (9.71%) Service Management
18 10 (9.71%) Hyper-V
19 9 (8.74%) PowerShell
19 9 (8.74%) DHCP
19 9 (8.74%) Internet
20 8 (7.77%) Cisco
20 8 (7.77%) Finance
20 8 (7.77%) Incident Management
21 7 (6.80%) Knowledge Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 (11.65%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.80%) IBM Notes
2 7 (6.80%) Skype for Business
3 6 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.97%) CMS
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.97%) IIS
Applications
1 36 (34.95%) MS Office
2 30 (29.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.94%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.56%) Office 365
2 6 (5.83%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.94%) IBM Cloud
4 2 (1.94%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.97%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.65%) DNS
2 9 (8.74%) DHCP
2 9 (8.74%) Internet
3 7 (6.80%) VPN
4 5 (4.85%) LAN
4 5 (4.85%) WAN
5 4 (3.88%) Firewall
5 4 (3.88%) Skype
5 4 (3.88%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.88%) VLAN
6 3 (2.91%) Network Security
6 3 (2.91%) PCoIP
6 3 (2.91%) Softphone
7 2 (1.94%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.94%) IMAP
7 2 (1.94%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.94%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.94%) WLAN
8 1 (0.97%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.91%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) ClearCase
1 4 (3.88%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.97%) MSI
General
1 8 (7.77%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.94%) Banking
3 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.97%) Back Office
4 1 (0.97%) French Language
4 1 (0.97%) Italian Language
4 1 (0.97%) Publishing
4 1 (0.97%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 31 (30.10%) Analyst
2 18 (17.48%) Support Analyst
3 15 (14.56%) Desktop Support
4 14 (13.59%) Support Engineer
5 12 (11.65%) Windows Engineer
6 11 (10.68%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (10.68%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (9.71%) 1st Line Support
7 10 (9.71%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (9.71%) Service Analyst
8 9 (8.74%) IT Support
9 8 (7.77%) Administrator
9 8 (7.77%) Service Desk Support
10 7 (6.80%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 7 (6.80%) Architect
10 7 (6.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 7 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (5.83%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 6 (5.83%) Windows Administrator
11 6 (5.83%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.85%) Blackberry
1 5 (4.85%) iPhone
2 4 (3.88%) Fat Client
2 4 (3.88%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (3.88%) Thin Client
3 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.91%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.91%) iPad
3 3 (2.91%) Life Science
4 2 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (1.94%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.94%) User Experience
5 1 (0.97%) Biometrics
5 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.97%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.97%) NHS
5 1 (0.97%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.97%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (30.10%) Windows XP
3 27 (26.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (23.30%) Windows 8
5 22 (21.36%) Windows Server
6 21 (20.39%) Windows 10
7 16 (15.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.85%) Linux
10 4 (3.88%) Android
10 4 (3.88%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.91%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.97%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.97%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (17.48%) ITIL
2 14 (13.59%) Migration
3 10 (9.71%) Service Management
4 8 (7.77%) Incident Management
5 7 (6.80%) Knowledge Management
5 7 (6.80%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.83%) Change Management
6 6 (5.83%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.85%) Application Packaging
7 5 (4.85%) ITSM
8 4 (3.88%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (3.88%) Service Design
8 4 (3.88%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 3 (2.91%) CRM
9 3 (2.91%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 3 (2.91%) ERP
9 3 (2.91%) Programme Management
9 3 (2.91%) Web Development
10 2 (1.94%) TOGAF
10 2 (1.94%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.74%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.83%) C
3 5 (4.85%) SQL
4 3 (2.91%) Java
4 3 (2.91%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.91%) PHP
5 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.97%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.83%) MCSE
1 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (5.83%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.85%) MCSA
3 4 (3.88%) CCNA
3 4 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.88%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.88%) MCP
4 3 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.91%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (19.42%) SLA
2 3 (2.91%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.94%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 59 (57.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (11.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.85%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (4.85%) XenApp
5 4 (3.88%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.91%) vSphere
7 2 (1.94%) Dovecot
7 2 (1.94%) NFS
7 2 (1.94%) Postfix
7 2 (1.94%) Samba
7 2 (1.94%) Xen
8 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 20 (19.42%) SCCM
2 5 (4.85%) WSUS
3 3 (2.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.97%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.97%) DameWare
4 1 (0.97%) SCOM
4 1 (0.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 49 (47.57%) Microsoft
2 21 (20.39%) VMware
3 13 (12.62%) Citrix
4 8 (7.77%) Cisco
5 7 (6.80%) Dell
5 7 (6.80%) Lotus
6 6 (5.83%) Apple
7 5 (4.85%) Avaya
7 5 (4.85%) HP
7 5 (4.85%) Oracle
7 5 (4.85%) Remedy
8 4 (3.88%) Altiris
8 4 (3.88%) AppSense
8 4 (3.88%) BMC
8 4 (3.88%) IBM
8 4 (3.88%) Veeam
8 4 (3.88%) Wyse
9 3 (2.91%) NetApp
9 3 (2.91%) Symantec
10 2 (1.94%) Intel Security
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