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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 52 6 23
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 33 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.60% 13.92% 4.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.89% 50.00% 22.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.76% +110.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £180 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £258 £106
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Average hourly rate £25.50 £15.50 £12.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.51% +24.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.90 £14.70 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.10 £28.08 £13.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -11.46%
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
184 66 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 32.68% 27.85% 19.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 34 19
Average daily rate £330 £225 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -10.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £165 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £355 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £25.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.25% +104.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.74 £13.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £28.19 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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
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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -28 5 £148 -28.57% 3
Windows 7
North East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 10 (33.33%) SCCM
5 9 (30.00%) MS Office
6 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (16.67%) Migration
9 4 (13.33%) Application Packaging
9 4 (13.33%) Cisco
9 4 (13.33%) LAN
9 4 (13.33%) WAN
9 4 (13.33%) DHCP
10 3 (10.00%) HP
10 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000
10 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (10.00%) CAD
10 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 3 (10.00%) Life Science
10 3 (10.00%) VMware
11 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
11 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (6.67%) WSUS
11 2 (6.67%) DSL
11 2 (6.67%) DTS
11 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
11 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (30.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
1 4 (13.33%) WAN
1 4 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (6.67%) DSL
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) DNS
2 2 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (3.33%) Internet
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) DTS
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 8 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 7 (23.33%) Support Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) Desktop Support Specialist
5 4 (13.33%) Support Specialist
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 1 (3.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) Life Science
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 8 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) Migration
2 3 (10.00%) CAD
3 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.33%) Time Management
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.33%) Service Management
4 1 (3.33%) Change Management
4 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (6.67%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco
3 3 (10.00%) HP
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Meru Networks
4 1 (3.33%) CA
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