Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 7
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 40 29
Rank change year-on-year +16 -11 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.32% 1.00% 3.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.91% 5.26% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Chester median daily rate £285 £200 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.50% - -
Cheshire median daily rate £180 £200 £231
% change year-on-year -10.00% -13.51% +10.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Chester median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +25.00% -16.86%
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £14.17
% change year-on-year - -8.27% -5.52%

Windows 7 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Chester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 44 57 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Chester 20.85% 19.00% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 45 54
Chester median daily rate £300 £425 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.41% +4.17% +2.00%
10th Percentile £280 £300 £308
90th Percentile £465 £530 £488
Cheshire median daily rate £370 £425 £388
% change year-on-year -12.94% +9.68% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Chester median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -3.57% -19.63%
10th Percentile £11.00 £13.25 £11.17
90th Percentile £16.65 £15.63 £23.75
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year -3.70% -19.83% +12.27%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Chester

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Chester

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Chester region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) DHCP
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) MCSA
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
4 3 (42.86%) Migration
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Local Government
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (42.86%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
5 2 (28.57%) Symantec
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
6 1 (14.29%) Skype
6 1 (14.29%) OneDrive

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Skype
General
1 3 (42.86%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (42.86%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Migration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
1 3 (42.86%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
1 3 (42.86%) MCSA
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
1 3 (42.86%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) Symantec