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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 64 35 27
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.11% 1.55% 6.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.59% 6.19% 16.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate £125 £320 £207
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-60.93% +54.96%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £16.08 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +3.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.97 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.39% -3.67%
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
143 97 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 19.86% 25.06% 41.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 65 76
Average daily rate £375 £316 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% +29.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £450 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 13
Average hourly rate £22.85 £16.08 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.10% -28.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £10.20 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £35.00 £28.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -34 3 £125 -60.93% 1
Sunderland +5 2 - -
South Shields - 1 - -
Windows 7
North East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 6 (37.50%) MS Office
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) Cisco
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (18.75%) HP
6 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 3 (18.75%) VoIP
6 3 (18.75%) WAN
6 3 (18.75%) ITIL
6 3 (18.75%) Office 365
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) Email Migration
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) Aruba
7 2 (12.50%) ITSM
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (12.50%) Information Security
7 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
7 2 (12.50%) VLAN
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
7 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 2 (12.50%) Problem Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Tyne and Wear region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 6 (37.50%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
1 3 (18.75%) VoIP
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 2 (12.50%) VLAN
2 2 (12.50%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) HP UFT
1 1 (6.25%) TestDirector
1 1 (6.25%) WinRunner
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Service Desk Support
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 2 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Exchange Support
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Customer Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) UAT Coordinator
5 1 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) PDA
2 1 (6.25%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows XP
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Vista
7 1 (6.25%) AIX
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
7 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Email Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Information Security
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Change Management
4 1 (6.25%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Software Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
4 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCSA
2 1 (6.25%) MCSE
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.25%) Netcool
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) Apple
4 2 (12.50%) Aruba
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) McAfee
5 1 (6.25%) Remedy
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas
5 1 (6.25%) VMware