Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 25 February 2018 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 West > Lancashire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 52 61 48
Rank change year-on-year +9 -13 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 3 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.12% 0.52% 2.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.81% 2.36% 10.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
Lancashire median daily rate £200 - £160
10th Percentile £184 - £156
90th Percentile £310 - £199
North West median daily rate £180 £180 £250
% change year-on-year - -28.00% +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 24
Lancashire median hourly rate £11.50 £11.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% -45.00% +56.86%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £11.75 £13.40 £38.50
North West median hourly rate £14.50 £14.29 £15.00
% change year-on-year +1.47% -4.73% +4.57%

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 Lancashire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Lancashire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 104 127 239
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 23.37% 22.09% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 86 138
Lancashire median daily rate £430 £421 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.08% +12.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £287 £263 £237
90th Percentile £553 £575 £500
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 36
Lancashire median hourly rate £41.00 £38.88 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.47% +5.07% +164.29%
10th Percentile £18.98 £10.63 £12.75
90th Percentile £43.00 £43.25 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +18.06%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Lancashire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Lancashire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Lancashire over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Lancashire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Lancashire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Blackpool - 3 £325 -
Morecambe - 2 £190 -
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (40.00%) CMDB
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (40.00%) Migration
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 2 (40.00%) Nokia
4 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) 3G
4 2 (40.00%) Break/Fix
4 2 (40.00%) Runbook
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) 4G
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) 3G
3 2 (40.00%) 4G
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) CMDB
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (40.00%) Break/Fix
1 2 (40.00%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (40.00%) Runbook
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
2 2 (40.00%) Nokia
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft