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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 40 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 20 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.03% 3.79% 3.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.14% 11.83% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 3
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£120 £211 £140
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.19% +50.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -47.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
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
140 169 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 24.96% 32.01% 25.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 120 22
Average daily rate £325 £245 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.65% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £197 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £402 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 8
Average hourly rate £12.00 £10.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.06 £14.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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
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 27 April 2015.

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
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 27 April 2015. 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
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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 +11 17 £120 -20.00% 1
Windows 7
North East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 10 (43.48%) Migration
4 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
5 7 (30.43%) Finance
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
7 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
7 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
8 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (17.39%) UNIX
9 3 (13.04%) MS Office
9 3 (13.04%) HP
9 3 (13.04%) Dell
9 3 (13.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
9 3 (13.04%) ITSM
9 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
9 3 (13.04%) Service Management
9 3 (13.04%) Cisco
9 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
9 3 (13.04%) Information Security
9 3 (13.04%) PDA
9 3 (13.04%) Validation
10 2 (8.70%) DHCP
10 2 (8.70%) VPN

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) DHCP
1 2 (8.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) DTS
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Service Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (21.74%) Desktop Support
5 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Specialist
7 1 (4.35%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.04%) PDA
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (34.78%) Windows XP
3 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (17.39%) UNIX
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
3 3 (13.04%) Information Security
3 3 (13.04%) ITSM
3 3 (13.04%) Validation
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (8.70%) Unicenter
3 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.04%) HP
2 3 (13.04%) Dell
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) CA
4 1 (4.35%) VMware