The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 37 34 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 2.60% 1.38% 1.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.75% 9.09% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate £298 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
Windows 7
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
61 33 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 17.63% 15.21% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 26 18
Average daily rate £475 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Warrington region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Warrington region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) ITIL
3 11 (73.33%) MS Office
4 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (60.00%) Service Desk Management
5 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (40.00%) Quality Management
5 6 (40.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (13.33%) MCSA
8 2 (13.33%) MCP
8 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
8 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
8 2 (13.33%) SCCM
8 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (13.33%) Service Management
8 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
8 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
8 2 (13.33%) E-Procurement
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
9 1 (6.67%) Windows 8

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (73.33%) MS Office
2 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Service Desk Manager
1 9 (60.00%) Service Manager
2 7 (46.67%) IT Manager
2 7 (46.67%) IT Services Manager
3 3 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Fat Client
1 2 (13.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) ITIL
2 9 (60.00%) Service Desk Management
3 6 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 6 (40.00%) Quality Management
4 2 (13.33%) E-Procurement
4 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCP
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Lotus