The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Durham 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 3 months to 30 March 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
North East / Durham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 11 7
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Durham 2.20% 6.67% 11.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 38.46% 47.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £353 £154
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +129.26%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £215 £205
% change year-on-year -18.60% +4.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.75 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -21.10%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

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

Contract Operating System Skills
Durham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 17 13 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Durham 18.68% 17.33% 24.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 4
Median daily rate £463 £353 £158
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.20% +123.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £90 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £464 £285
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Median hourly rate £17.00 £12.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.00% -22.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Durham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Durham citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Durham

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Durham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Durham

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Durham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Durham

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Durham region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington - 1 - -
Newton Aycliffe - 1 - -
Windows 7
North East

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Durham region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Durham 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Database Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Deskside Support
2 1 (33.33%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) CommVault
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft