The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Tyne and Wear region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 41 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 19 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.54% 3.37% 3.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.86% 12.73% 16.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 1
Average daily rate £213 £140 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.78% -44.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £20.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +48.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £20.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £20.00 £13.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
175 55 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.59% 26.44% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 24 29
Average daily rate £246 £263 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.28% +0.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £220 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% -1.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.00 £190.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
North East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
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Newcastle upon Tyne -21 13 £150 +7.14% 5
Windows 7
North East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
3 16 (30.77%) Windows XP
4 15 (28.85%) Incident Management
4 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
5 12 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 12 (23.08%) Migration
5 12 (23.08%) DHCP
5 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (21.15%) MS Office
6 11 (21.15%) ITIL
6 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
7 10 (19.23%) CA
7 10 (19.23%) Unicenter
7 10 (19.23%) Change Management
8 9 (17.31%) DTS
8 9 (17.31%) Application Packaging
9 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
10 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
10 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.62%) MSI
12 4 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (7.69%) CAD
12 4 (7.69%) VBA
13 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
14 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
14 2 (3.85%) Change Control
14 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
14 2 (3.85%) SCCM
14 2 (3.85%) Automotive

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 11 (21.15%) MS Office
1 11 (21.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.08%) DHCP
2 2 (3.85%) VPN
2 2 (3.85%) VoIP
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.31%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.85%) Automotive
1 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Desktop Support
2 7 (13.46%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (11.54%) Coordinator
3 6 (11.54%) Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.69%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Migration Technician
6 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (5.77%) Administrator
6 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) Support Technician
8 1 (1.92%) Tester
8 1 (1.92%) Junior
8 1 (1.92%) SharePoint Administrator
8 1 (1.92%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.31%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Statistics
2 1 (1.92%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Windows XP
3 12 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Incident Management
2 12 (23.08%) Migration
3 11 (21.15%) ITIL
4 10 (19.23%) Change Management
5 6 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (7.69%) CAD
7 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.85%) Change Control
8 2 (3.85%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 12 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 8 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) Unicenter
2 2 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 10 (19.23%) CA
3 1 (1.92%) VMware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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