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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 30 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.25% 1.25% 4.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.00% 5.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £500 £90
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +455.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £217 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.93% -21.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £10.00 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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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
40 40 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 16.26% 25.00% 14.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 4
Average daily rate £420 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% -35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £390 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Average hourly rate £8.50 £11.00 £12.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -9.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 October 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 7 (41.18%) Citrix
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
5 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 6 (35.29%) Sophos
5 6 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
5 6 (35.29%) SonicWALL
5 6 (35.29%) Draytek
6 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 3 (17.65%) SCCM
7 2 (11.76%) SCOM
7 2 (11.76%) Service Management
7 2 (11.76%) VPN
7 2 (11.76%) MCSE
7 2 (11.76%) MS Office
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 1 (5.88%) HP
8 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.88%) MSI
8 1 (5.88%) MCP
8 1 (5.88%) UNIX
8 1 (5.88%) MCSA
8 1 (5.88%) SharePoint

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Lync
1 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) VPN
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) LAN
3 1 (5.88%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MSI
General
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Support
3 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
4 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Rollout Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 1 (5.88%) Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix Architect
5 1 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Windows XP
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) ITIL
1 2 (11.76%) Service Management
2 1 (5.88%) Migration
2 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (5.88%) ERP
2 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 1 (5.88%) MCSA
3 1 (5.88%) MCP
3 1 (5.88%) MCTS
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 2 (11.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (41.18%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) Sophos
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) SonicWALL
3 6 (35.29%) Draytek
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) AppSense