The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 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 Warrington 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 25 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 1.24% 1.96% 2.99%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.50% 15.79% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Average daily rate £330 £135 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+144.44% +22.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £12.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 19 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 9.94% 12.42% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 8
Average daily rate £425 £225 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.88% -27.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £412 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -52.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
Cheshire

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 April 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 17 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) APMP
4 1 (25.00%) Lync
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) APMP
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft