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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 27 18 26
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 4.50% 4.46% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.60% 23.08% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£225 £200 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 3
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.63 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -14.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.72 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
125 39 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 33.07% 19.31% 25.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 22 50
Average daily rate £263 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £160 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 12
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.63 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -19.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.40 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £12.00 £21.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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
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 25 July 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
(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 -11 7 £273 - 2
Gateshead - 2 - - 1
Windows 7
North East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
3 17 (47.22%) Windows XP
4 16 (44.44%) MS Office
5 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (27.78%) Migration
6 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 9 (25.00%) DHCP
7 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 8 (22.22%) Application Packaging
8 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
8 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
9 6 (16.67%) CA
9 6 (16.67%) Unicenter
9 6 (16.67%) CAD
9 6 (16.67%) DTS
9 6 (16.67%) ITIL
9 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
9 6 (16.67%) Change Management
9 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
10 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (11.11%) LAN
10 4 (11.11%) WAN
11 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
11 3 (8.33%) DNS
11 3 (8.33%) Windows 2000
11 3 (8.33%) VMware
11 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
12 2 (5.56%) Change Control

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (44.44%) MS Office
2 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.78%) InfoPath
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) DHCP
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) DNS
3 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
4 2 (5.56%) VoIP
5 1 (2.78%) MPLS
5 1 (2.78%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) DTS
General
1 1 (2.78%) Automotive
1 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Support Analyst
3 7 (19.44%) Desktop Support
4 5 (13.89%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Service Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Migration Technician
7 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.78%) Administrator
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.22%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (47.22%) Windows XP
3 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (8.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) Migration
2 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 6 (16.67%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) CAD
2 6 (16.67%) Change Management
3 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
1 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Unicenter
2 2 (5.56%) SCCM
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) CA
3 3 (8.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £11 to £14 per hour This is a contract role for 3 months, possibl
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £7.00 - £10.00 per hour
Posted: 8 days ago
Gateshead
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour
Posted: 14 days ago