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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 127 51 33
Rank change year-on-year
-76 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 40 114 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 3.15% 4.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.72% 14.41% 21.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 37 49
Median daily rate £175 £190 £213
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £134 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £420 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £188 £200
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 41 52
Median hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £16.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -11.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £17.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.85% -2.50%
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
847 791 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.63% 21.87% 22.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 415 346
Median daily rate £380 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £189 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 94 104
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £10.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.19 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 1 June 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
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 1 June 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 25 £175 +1.44% 3
Cheshire -18 11 £221 -44.68% 4
Lancashire -11 2 £135 -50.00% 1
Merseyside -22 2 - - 2
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 June 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (61.24%) Active Directory
3 70 (54.26%) Microsoft
4 47 (36.43%) MS Office
5 40 (31.01%) Citrix
6 38 (29.46%) MS Excel
7 34 (26.36%) VMware
8 33 (25.58%) ITIL
9 31 (24.03%) Windows 8
10 28 (21.71%) Windows XP
11 27 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
12 26 (20.16%) Windows Server
13 25 (19.38%) MS Exchange
14 23 (17.83%) Finance
15 19 (14.73%) Blackberry
15 19 (14.73%) VPN
15 19 (14.73%) SCCM
16 18 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (13.95%) Cisco
17 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (12.40%) Skype for Business
18 15 (11.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 14 (10.85%) HP
20 12 (9.30%) Microsoft App-V
20 12 (9.30%) SLA
20 12 (9.30%) Office 365
20 12 (9.30%) Apple iOS
21 11 (8.53%) DHCP
21 11 (8.53%) Linux

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 (19.38%) MS Exchange
2 16 (12.40%) Skype for Business
3 15 (11.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (6.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
6 5 (3.88%) IBM Notes
7 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.10%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (3.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 47 (36.43%) MS Office
2 38 (29.46%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.10%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.55%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.30%) Office 365
2 3 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.33%) SoftLayer
3 2 (1.55%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.73%) VPN
2 11 (8.53%) DHCP
3 10 (7.75%) DNS
3 10 (7.75%) TCP/IP
4 9 (6.98%) Skype
5 6 (4.65%) LAN
5 6 (4.65%) WAN
6 5 (3.88%) Firewall
6 5 (3.88%) Internet
6 5 (3.88%) SSL
6 5 (3.88%) VLAN
7 4 (3.10%) Wireless
8 3 (2.33%) Fibre Channel
8 3 (2.33%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.33%) PCoIP
8 3 (2.33%) Softphone
9 2 (1.55%) SAN
9 2 (1.55%) Telnet
9 2 (1.55%) VoIP
9 2 (1.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (5.43%) MSI
2 4 (3.10%) ClearCase
2 4 (3.10%) ClearQuest
General
1 23 (17.83%) Finance
2 10 (7.75%) Banking
2 10 (7.75%) Local Government
3 9 (6.98%) Law
4 8 (6.20%) Legal
5 7 (5.43%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.88%) French Language
7 4 (3.10%) German Language
8 3 (2.33%) Back Office
8 3 (2.33%) Italian Language
9 2 (1.55%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.55%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.78%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.78%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.78%) Publishing
10 1 (0.78%) Russian Language
10 1 (0.78%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 40 (31.01%) Analyst
2 23 (17.83%) Service Analyst
2 23 (17.83%) Service Desk Analyst
3 21 (16.28%) Support Engineer
4 18 (13.95%) Desktop Support
5 13 (10.08%) Desktop Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) Support Analyst
7 9 (6.98%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.98%) IT Support
8 8 (6.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (5.43%) IT Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Administrator
10 6 (4.65%) Architect
10 6 (4.65%) Infrastructure Architect
10 6 (4.65%) IT Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (4.65%) Support Technician
10 6 (4.65%) Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.65%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.73%) Blackberry
2 8 (6.20%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.43%) iPad
4 5 (3.88%) Life Science
5 4 (3.10%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.33%) Handset
6 3 (2.33%) iPhone
6 3 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.55%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.55%) Informatics
7 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.55%) NHS
7 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.78%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (24.03%) Windows 8
3 28 (21.71%) Windows XP
4 27 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (20.16%) Windows Server
6 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (9.30%) Apple iOS
8 11 (8.53%) Linux
9 8 (6.20%) Android
9 8 (6.20%) Mac OS
10 7 (5.43%) Windows 10
10 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (4.65%) Windows Vista
12 5 (3.88%) Unix
13 4 (3.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (25.58%) ITIL
2 10 (7.75%) Migration
3 8 (6.20%) ITSM
4 7 (5.43%) Document Management
4 7 (5.43%) Incident Management
5 6 (4.65%) Application Discovery
5 6 (4.65%) Problem Management
6 5 (3.88%) Application Packaging
6 5 (3.88%) Programme Management
6 5 (3.88%) Service Management
7 4 (3.10%) Change Management
7 4 (3.10%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 4 (3.10%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (3.10%) PRINCE2
7 4 (3.10%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 3 (2.33%) Software Deployment
9 2 (1.55%) Data Migration
9 2 (1.55%) ITIL V3
9 2 (1.55%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.55%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.88%) C
1 5 (3.88%) SQL
2 4 (3.10%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.78%) Java
3 1 (0.78%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.78%) PHP
3 1 (0.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.75%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (6.98%) CCNA
3 9 (6.98%) ITIL Certification
3 9 (6.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (6.98%) MCDST
4 8 (6.20%) MOS
5 7 (5.43%) MCSE
6 5 (3.88%) MCP
6 5 (3.88%) MCSA
7 4 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.55%) DBS Check
8 2 (1.55%) Security Cleared
9 1 (0.78%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.30%) SLA
2 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 79 (61.24%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.30%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (3.88%) XenApp
5 4 (3.10%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.10%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.33%) NFS
6 3 (2.33%) vSphere
6 3 (2.33%) Xen
7 2 (1.55%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.55%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.78%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (14.73%) SCCM
2 5 (3.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (3.10%) WSUS
4 1 (0.78%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 70 (54.26%) Microsoft
2 40 (31.01%) Citrix
3 34 (26.36%) VMware
4 18 (13.95%) Cisco
5 14 (10.85%) HP
6 10 (7.75%) Dell
7 8 (6.20%) AppSense
8 6 (4.65%) Apple
8 6 (4.65%) Juniper
9 5 (3.88%) Lotus
9 5 (3.88%) Remedy
10 4 (3.10%) 3Com
10 4 (3.10%) ION Trading
10 4 (3.10%) Lumension
10 4 (3.10%) NetApp
10 4 (3.10%) Oracle
10 4 (3.10%) Veeam
11 3 (2.33%) Avaya
11 3 (2.33%) IBM
12 2 (1.55%) EMC
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