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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 63 37 30
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 55 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.91% 3.66% 4.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.28% 12.85% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 7
Median daily rate £226 £120 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.54% -42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £190 £210
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 5
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.38% +23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £10.90 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £13.80 £13.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.30 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -
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
664 179 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 47.19% 28.46% 34.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 99 99
Median daily rate £280 £295 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.08% +12.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £125 £209
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £500 £402
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.31% +12.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 20 9
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.40% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £39.35 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +8.00%

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 -32 52 £230 +91.66% 3
Sunderland -2 2 £99 -
Gateshead - 1 - -
Windows 7
North East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 49 (75.38%) DNS
4 48 (73.85%) DHCP
4 48 (73.85%) Windows Server
5 45 (69.23%) Citrix
5 45 (69.23%) XenApp
6 40 (61.54%) SCCM
7 38 (58.46%) Software Delivery
8 34 (52.31%) AppSense
8 34 (52.31%) Security Cleared
8 34 (52.31%) Windows Server 2008
9 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
10 32 (49.23%) Microsoft App-V
10 32 (49.23%) VMware
11 30 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (43.08%) BPSS Clearance
13 27 (41.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 26 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
15 25 (38.46%) SC Cleared
16 20 (30.77%) Thin Client
16 20 (30.77%) 3G
16 20 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
16 20 (30.77%) Fat Client
17 18 (27.69%) SQL
18 16 (24.62%) PowerShell
18 16 (24.62%) XenServer
18 16 (24.62%) XenDesktop
18 16 (24.62%) ThinPrint
19 15 (23.08%) Software Distribution

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 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.15%) MS Office
2 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (75.38%) DNS
2 48 (73.85%) DHCP
3 20 (30.77%) 3G
3 20 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (15.38%) SMS
5 6 (9.23%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (4.62%) Firewall
7 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.54%) Skype
8 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (23.08%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.08%) Finance
1 2 (3.08%) Military
2 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Desktop Support
2 20 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (18.46%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 9 (13.85%) Support Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Analyst
6 6 (9.23%) Desktop Engineer
7 5 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (6.15%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
8 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (4.62%) Administrator
9 3 (4.62%) Desktop Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) 1st Line Support
10 2 (3.08%) Service Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.54%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 20 (30.77%) Fat Client
1 20 (30.77%) Thin Client
2 14 (21.54%) Computer Science
3 7 (10.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.54%) AS400
5 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.54%) Fintech
5 1 (1.54%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.54%) Informatics
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) Life Science
5 1 (1.54%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (73.85%) Windows Server
3 34 (52.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (13.85%) Windows 8
6 8 (12.31%) Windows XP
7 5 (7.69%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.54%) HPUX
8 1 (1.54%) Linux
8 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.54%) Unix
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (58.46%) Software Delivery
2 15 (23.08%) Software Distribution
3 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
4 9 (13.85%) Escalation Management
4 9 (13.85%) Problem Management
5 6 (9.23%) ITIL
6 3 (4.62%) Service Management
7 2 (3.08%) Boundary Protection
7 2 (3.08%) Capacity Management
7 2 (3.08%) Migration
7 2 (3.08%) Trend Analysis
8 1 (1.54%) Business Continuity
8 1 (1.54%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.54%) Network Management
8 1 (1.54%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.54%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.54%) SAP Security
8 1 (1.54%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.54%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.54%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 18 (27.69%) SQL
2 16 (24.62%) PowerShell
3 15 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 15 (23.08%) VB
3 15 (23.08%) VBScript
4 1 (1.54%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (52.31%) Security Cleared
2 28 (43.08%) BPSS Clearance
3 25 (38.46%) SC Cleared
4 14 (21.54%) Degree
5 6 (9.23%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) A+ Certification
6 2 (3.08%) MCP
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.54%) CCNA
7 1 (1.54%) CCNP
7 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.54%) MCDBA
7 1 (1.54%) MCDST
7 1 (1.54%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (40.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 12 (18.46%) SLA
3 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 55 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 45 (69.23%) XenApp
3 32 (49.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (24.62%) XenDesktop
4 16 (24.62%) XenServer
5 11 (16.92%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.54%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.54%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.54%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (61.54%) SCCM
2 27 (41.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (4.62%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.54%) OpenView
4 1 (1.54%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (69.23%) Citrix
2 34 (52.31%) AppSense
3 33 (50.77%) Microsoft
4 32 (49.23%) VMware
5 16 (24.62%) ThinPrint
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco
6 3 (4.62%) HP
6 3 (4.62%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.08%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.08%) Lumension
7 2 (3.08%) Remedy
7 2 (3.08%) SAP
8 1 (1.54%) Oracle
8 1 (1.54%) Symantec