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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 101 45 29
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 66 134 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.64% 3.43% 5.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.62% 15.97% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 41 58
Median daily rate £173 £263 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.28% +17.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £141 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £490 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £218 £225 £205
% change year-on-year
-3.11% +9.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 58 64
Median hourly rate £13.00 £13.08 £16.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.59% -21.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £11.00 £12.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £13.90 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+7.89% -5.74%
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
866 839 741
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.47% 21.45% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 464 410 319
Median daily rate £375 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £142
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £552 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 109 125
Median hourly rate £16.25 £14.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.07% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £11.00 £12.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.73 £20.19 £37.49
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 3 May 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 -29 33 £125 -34.21% 8
Lancashire +1 14 £375 +38.88%
Cheshire -22 13 £150 -62.50% 3
Cumbria -3 4 £268 -13.70% 1
Merseyside -19 2 - - 2
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Windows
2 92 (54.44%) Microsoft
3 76 (44.97%) Active Directory
4 66 (39.05%) MS Office
5 53 (31.36%) MS Excel
6 42 (24.85%) ITIL
7 41 (24.26%) Windows XP
8 37 (21.89%) Citrix
8 37 (21.89%) Windows Server
9 32 (18.93%) Windows 8
10 30 (17.75%) VMware
11 28 (16.57%) Finance
12 26 (15.38%) MS Exchange
13 25 (14.79%) Migration
14 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
14 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
15 20 (11.83%) Blackberry
15 20 (11.83%) DNS
16 18 (10.65%) VPN
16 18 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
16 18 (10.65%) SCCM
17 17 (10.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
18 16 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
19 15 (8.88%) SQL Server
19 15 (8.88%) Apple iOS
20 14 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
20 14 (8.28%) Banking
20 14 (8.28%) HP
20 14 (8.28%) Cisco
21 13 (7.69%) Skype for Business

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 26 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 13 (7.69%) Skype for Business
4 8 (4.73%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.96%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (2.37%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.59%) IIS
8 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 66 (39.05%) MS Office
2 53 (31.36%) MS Excel
3 7 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.37%) SystmOne
2 3 (1.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.51%) Office 365
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.18%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.83%) DNS
2 18 (10.65%) VPN
3 9 (5.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (4.73%) DHCP
5 6 (3.55%) Internet
5 6 (3.55%) Skype
6 5 (2.96%) Firewall
6 5 (2.96%) SSL
7 4 (2.37%) LAN
7 4 (2.37%) WAN
7 4 (2.37%) Wireless
8 2 (1.18%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.18%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.18%) NAS
8 2 (1.18%) SAN
8 2 (1.18%) Telnet
8 2 (1.18%) VLAN
9 1 (0.59%) Intranet
9 1 (0.59%) Network Security
9 1 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.14%) MSI
3 6 (3.55%) ClearCase
3 6 (3.55%) ClearQuest
General
1 28 (16.57%) Finance
2 14 (8.28%) Banking
3 10 (5.92%) Local Government
4 9 (5.33%) Law
4 9 (5.33%) Manufacturing
5 8 (4.73%) Legal
6 5 (2.96%) French Language
6 5 (2.96%) German Language
7 3 (1.78%) Back Office
7 3 (1.78%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.18%) Dutch Language
8 2 (1.18%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (1.18%) Russian Language
8 2 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.18%) Turkish Language
9 1 (0.59%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 45 (26.63%) Analyst
2 28 (16.57%) Desktop Support
3 24 (14.20%) Support Engineer
4 23 (13.61%) Service Analyst
4 23 (13.61%) Service Desk Analyst
5 20 (11.83%) Desktop Engineer
6 16 (9.47%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (7.10%) Support Analyst
8 11 (6.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 11 (6.51%) Service Manager
9 10 (5.92%) Service Desk Manager
10 9 (5.33%) DBA
10 9 (5.33%) IT Support
11 8 (4.73%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (4.73%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
11 8 (4.73%) IT Engineer
12 7 (4.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 7 (4.14%) 3rd Line Support
12 7 (4.14%) Support Technician
12 7 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.51%) .NET
1 11 (6.51%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.83%) Blackberry
2 12 (7.10%) NHS
3 9 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.55%) iPad
4 6 (3.55%) Life Science
5 4 (2.37%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.78%) Handset
6 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.18%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.18%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.18%) Informatics
7 2 (1.18%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.59%) CCTV
8 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.59%) iPhone
8 1 (0.59%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 169 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (24.26%) Windows XP
3 37 (21.89%) Windows Server
4 32 (18.93%) Windows 8
5 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (13.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (8.88%) Apple iOS
8 10 (5.92%) Linux
9 9 (5.33%) Android
10 8 (4.73%) Mac OS
10 8 (4.73%) Windows Vista
11 7 (4.14%) Windows 10
12 5 (2.96%) Unix
13 4 (2.37%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.18%) NetWare
14 2 (1.18%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (24.85%) ITIL
2 25 (14.79%) Migration
3 10 (5.92%) Service Desk Management
4 8 (4.73%) ITSM
4 8 (4.73%) Programme Management
5 7 (4.14%) Application Discovery
5 7 (4.14%) Document Management
6 6 (3.55%) Incident Management
6 6 (3.55%) Process Improvement
6 6 (3.55%) Quality Management
7 5 (2.96%) Application Packaging
7 5 (2.96%) Problem Management
7 5 (2.96%) Service Delivery
7 5 (2.96%) Service Management
8 4 (2.37%) PRINCE2
9 3 (1.78%) Application Rationalisation
9 3 (1.78%) Change Management
9 3 (1.78%) Data Migration
9 3 (1.78%) Information Security
9 3 (1.78%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.92%) SQL
2 5 (2.96%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.78%) C
4 2 (1.18%) VBScript
5 1 (0.59%) Delphi
5 1 (0.59%) Java
5 1 (0.59%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.59%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (10.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 9 (5.33%) MCDST
3 8 (4.73%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.73%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (4.73%) MOS
4 7 (4.14%) CCNA
5 6 (3.55%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.96%) MCSE
7 4 (2.37%) MCP
7 4 (2.37%) MCSA
8 3 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.51%) SLA
2 5 (2.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (1.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 76 (44.97%) Active Directory
2 14 (8.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.10%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (4.14%) Hyper-V
5 6 (3.55%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.37%) XenApp
7 2 (1.18%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.18%) NFS
7 2 (1.18%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.18%) vSphere
7 2 (1.18%) Xen
8 1 (0.59%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.59%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (10.65%) SCCM
2 6 (3.55%) WSUS
3 5 (2.96%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (1.18%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.18%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 92 (54.44%) Microsoft
2 37 (21.89%) Citrix
3 30 (17.75%) VMware
4 14 (8.28%) Cisco
4 14 (8.28%) HP
5 12 (7.10%) Dell
6 8 (4.73%) AppSense
7 6 (3.55%) Apple
7 6 (3.55%) Juniper
7 6 (3.55%) Oracle
8 5 (2.96%) Lotus
9 4 (2.37%) Lumension
9 4 (2.37%) NetApp
9 4 (2.37%) Remedy
10 2 (1.18%) 3Com
10 2 (1.18%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.18%) EMC
10 2 (1.18%) IBM
10 2 (1.18%) Novell
10 2 (1.18%) Wyse
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