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 23 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 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 25 14 21
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 4.69% 2.20% 1.61%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.67% 10.53% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 2
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 - £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £149 - £164
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.80%
Operating Systems Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
54 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 28.13% 20.88% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 6 8
Average daily rate £310 £450 £141
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% +218.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £113 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £475 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +59.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows 7
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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 23 July 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) SonicWALL
3 5 (45.45%) Draytek
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) Sophos
3 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
3 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Lync
4 2 (18.18%) MS Office
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) UNIX
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (18.18%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Support Technician
2 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
3 5 (45.45%) Windows XP
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) APMP
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
1 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) SonicWALL
2 5 (45.45%) Draytek
2 5 (45.45%) Sophos
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) AppSense
3 1 (9.09%) HP