The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 69 49 30
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 50 22 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.79% 3.07% 4.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.69% 10.78% 12.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 8 5
Median daily rate £230 £190 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.05% -15.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 6
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.40% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £12.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £17.60 £14.79
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Windows 7
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
650 204 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 49.28% 28.45% 32.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 110 79
Median daily rate £280 £350 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £550 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £303
% change year-on-year
- +15.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 20 11
Median hourly rate £28.00 £19.75 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.77% +46.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.37 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £37.50 £27.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 23 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -19 48 £230 +21.05%
Gateshead -1 1 - -
Sunderland -2 1 £110 -
Windows 7
North East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 59 (85.51%) Active Directory
3 52 (75.36%) DNS
4 51 (73.91%) DHCP
5 50 (72.46%) Windows Server
6 48 (69.57%) Citrix
6 48 (69.57%) XenApp
7 42 (60.87%) SCCM
8 40 (57.97%) Software Delivery
9 37 (53.62%) Security Cleared
9 37 (53.62%) Microsoft
10 36 (52.17%) AppSense
11 34 (49.28%) VMware
11 34 (49.28%) Microsoft App-V
11 34 (49.28%) Windows Server 2008
12 30 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (43.48%) BPSS Clearance
13 29 (42.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 28 (40.58%) SC Cleared
15 26 (37.68%) Disclosure Scotland
16 22 (31.88%) SQL
17 21 (30.43%) 3G
17 21 (30.43%) Thin Client
17 21 (30.43%) Fat Client
17 21 (30.43%) Wi-Fi
18 18 (26.09%) PowerShell
18 18 (26.09%) XenServer
18 18 (26.09%) XenDesktop
18 18 (26.09%) MSI
18 18 (26.09%) T-SQL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 2 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 52 (75.36%) DNS
2 51 (73.91%) DHCP
3 21 (30.43%) 3G
3 21 (30.43%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (14.49%) SMS
5 6 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (4.35%) Firewall
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.45%) Skype
8 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (26.09%) MSI
2 1 (1.45%) NMock
2 1 (1.45%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.45%) WiX
General
1 2 (2.90%) Finance
1 2 (2.90%) Military
2 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.45%) Marketing
2 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (31.88%) Desktop Support
2 21 (30.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (18.84%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 11 (15.94%) Support Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (10.14%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (7.25%) Analyst
8 5 (7.25%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
9 4 (5.80%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Deployment Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Support Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Administrator
10 3 (4.35%) Desktop Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (2.90%) Security Administrator
11 2 (2.90%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.45%) Middleware
1 1 (1.45%) Web Services
1 1 (1.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.43%) Fat Client
1 21 (30.43%) Thin Client
2 14 (20.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.14%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.90%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.45%) AS400
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) Fintech
5 1 (1.45%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.45%) Informatics
5 1 (1.45%) iPad
5 1 (1.45%) Life Science
5 1 (1.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (72.46%) Windows Server
3 34 (49.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (14.49%) Windows 8
6 9 (13.04%) Windows XP
7 6 (8.70%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.45%) HPUX
8 1 (1.45%) Linux
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.97%) Software Delivery
2 16 (23.19%) Software Distribution
3 11 (15.94%) Incident Management
4 9 (13.04%) Escalation Management
4 9 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 7 (10.14%) ITIL
6 3 (4.35%) Service Management
7 2 (2.90%) Boundary Protection
7 2 (2.90%) Capacity Management
7 2 (2.90%) Migration
7 2 (2.90%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (1.45%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.45%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.45%) Resource Management
8 1 (1.45%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.45%) Scrum
8 1 (1.45%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.45%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.45%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.88%) SQL
2 18 (26.09%) PowerShell
2 18 (26.09%) T-SQL
3 17 (24.64%) VB
3 17 (24.64%) VBScript
4 1 (1.45%) C
4 1 (1.45%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 37 (53.62%) Security Cleared
2 30 (43.48%) BPSS Clearance
3 28 (40.58%) SC Cleared
4 14 (20.29%) Degree
5 6 (8.70%) DV Cleared
6 2 (2.90%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.90%) MCP
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.45%) CCNA
7 1 (1.45%) CCNP
7 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.45%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.45%) MCDST
7 1 (1.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (37.68%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (17.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 59 (85.51%) Active Directory
2 48 (69.57%) XenApp
3 34 (49.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (26.09%) XenDesktop
4 18 (26.09%) XenServer
5 12 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 42 (60.87%) SCCM
2 29 (42.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.45%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.45%) OpenView
4 1 (1.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (69.57%) Citrix
2 37 (53.62%) Microsoft
3 36 (52.17%) AppSense
4 34 (49.28%) VMware
5 16 (23.19%) ThinPrint
6 4 (5.80%) HP
7 3 (4.35%) Cisco
7 3 (4.35%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.90%) ArcSight
8 2 (2.90%) Lumension
8 2 (2.90%) Remedy
8 2 (2.90%) SAP
9 1 (1.45%) Oracle
9 1 (1.45%) Symantec