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 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 105 45 31
Rank change year-on-year
-60 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 50 131 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.37% 3.42% 4.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.65% 16.42% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 59 47
Median daily rate £195 £190 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% -9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £134 £126
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £390 £320
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 45
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.53 £11.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £22.00 £24.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
752 798 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.63% 20.80% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 421 363
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 78 85
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £32.50 £26.50
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 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 30 July 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 30 July 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 30 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
Manchester -40 30 £195 +11.42% 12
Lancashire -16 9 £95 -66.07% 4
Cheshire -4 8 £275 +18.27% 9
Merseyside -17 3 - - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 76 (63.87%) Active Directory
3 57 (47.90%) Microsoft
4 38 (31.93%) MS Office
5 34 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (26.05%) MS Excel
7 30 (25.21%) VMware
8 29 (24.37%) ITIL
9 28 (23.53%) Citrix
10 27 (22.69%) Windows 8
10 27 (22.69%) Windows Server
11 25 (21.01%) Windows XP
11 25 (21.01%) MS Exchange
12 23 (19.33%) Finance
12 23 (19.33%) SCCM
13 19 (15.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 19 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
14 16 (13.45%) Cisco
14 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (12.61%) SLA
16 12 (10.08%) HP
16 12 (10.08%) DHCP
16 12 (10.08%) Office 365
17 11 (9.24%) Skype for Business
17 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
17 11 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
17 11 (9.24%) DNS
17 11 (9.24%) Manufacturing
17 11 (9.24%) Windows 10
18 10 (8.40%) Blackberry

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 25 (21.01%) MS Exchange
2 11 (9.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (9.24%) Skype for Business
3 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
4 7 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (4.20%) IBM Notes
6 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (3.36%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 38 (31.93%) MS Office
2 31 (26.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.68%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.08%) Office 365
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.36%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (3.36%) SoftLayer
3 1 (0.84%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.08%) DHCP
2 11 (9.24%) DNS
3 10 (8.40%) VPN
4 8 (6.72%) Skype
5 7 (5.88%) Internet
6 6 (5.04%) LAN
6 6 (5.04%) VLAN
6 6 (5.04%) WAN
7 5 (4.20%) Firewall
8 4 (3.36%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (3.36%) iSCSI
9 3 (2.52%) Network Security
9 3 (2.52%) PCoIP
9 3 (2.52%) Softphone
9 3 (2.52%) TCP/IP
10 2 (1.68%) SAN
10 2 (1.68%) Telnet
10 2 (1.68%) WLAN
11 1 (0.84%) DSL
11 1 (0.84%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.04%) ClearCase
1 6 (5.04%) ClearQuest
2 1 (0.84%) MSI
General
1 23 (19.33%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Manufacturing
3 9 (7.56%) Banking
3 9 (7.56%) Law
4 8 (6.72%) Legal
5 4 (3.36%) French Language
6 3 (2.52%) Back Office
6 3 (2.52%) German Language
6 3 (2.52%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.68%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.84%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.84%) Local Government
8 1 (0.84%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 40 (33.61%) Analyst
2 22 (18.49%) Support Analyst
2 22 (18.49%) Support Engineer
3 21 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 21 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
4 20 (16.81%) Desktop Support
5 15 (12.61%) Desktop Engineer
6 13 (10.92%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (10.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 11 (9.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 9 (7.56%) IT Support
10 8 (6.72%) IT Analyst
10 8 (6.72%) Windows Engineer
11 7 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 7 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
12 6 (5.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support
12 6 (5.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (5.04%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.40%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.88%) Life Science
3 5 (4.20%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.36%) iPad
4 4 (3.36%) iPhone
5 3 (2.52%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.68%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.68%) Informatics
6 2 (1.68%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.84%) NHS
7 1 (0.84%) Replication
7 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 119 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (22.69%) Windows 8
3 27 (22.69%) Windows Server
4 25 (21.01%) Windows XP
5 19 (15.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (9.24%) Windows 10
7 8 (6.72%) Linux
7 8 (6.72%) Mac OS
8 7 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (5.04%) Apple iOS
10 4 (3.36%) Mac OS X
10 4 (3.36%) Windows Vista
11 3 (2.52%) Unix
12 2 (1.68%) Android
13 1 (0.84%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.84%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.37%) ITIL
2 9 (7.56%) ITSM
3 8 (6.72%) Incident Management
3 8 (6.72%) Migration
3 8 (6.72%) Service Management
4 7 (5.88%) Document Management
4 7 (5.88%) Problem Management
5 6 (5.04%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (4.20%) Change Management
6 5 (4.20%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.36%) Application Packaging
7 4 (3.36%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 3 (2.52%) CRM
8 3 (2.52%) ERP
8 3 (2.52%) Programme Management
8 3 (2.52%) Software Deployment
8 3 (2.52%) Web Development
9 2 (1.68%) Information Security
9 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2
9 2 (1.68%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.88%) C
1 7 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.20%) SQL
3 3 (2.52%) Java
3 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.52%) PHP
4 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (9.24%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (8.40%) CCNA
4 9 (7.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 9 (7.56%) MCSE
5 8 (6.72%) MOS
6 7 (5.88%) MCSA
7 6 (5.04%) MCDST
8 5 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (4.20%) MCP
8 5 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.52%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
11 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.61%) SLA
2 4 (3.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (63.87%) Active Directory
2 19 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.72%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (3.36%) NFS
4 4 (3.36%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (3.36%) vSphere
4 4 (3.36%) Xen
4 4 (3.36%) XenApp
5 3 (2.52%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.52%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.68%) BitLocker
6 2 (1.68%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.84%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 23 (19.33%) SCCM
2 7 (5.88%) WSUS
3 5 (4.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.84%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.84%) DameWare
4 1 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 57 (47.90%) Microsoft
2 30 (25.21%) VMware
3 28 (23.53%) Citrix
4 16 (13.45%) Cisco
5 12 (10.08%) HP
6 9 (7.56%) Apple
7 7 (5.88%) Remedy
8 6 (5.04%) AppSense
8 6 (5.04%) Oracle
8 6 (5.04%) Veeam
8 6 (5.04%) Wyse
9 5 (4.20%) IBM
9 5 (4.20%) Lotus
10 4 (3.36%) 3Com
10 4 (3.36%) Avaya
10 4 (3.36%) Dell
10 4 (3.36%) ION Trading
10 4 (3.36%) NetApp
11 3 (2.52%) BMC
12 2 (1.68%) EMC
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