Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 53 48
Rank change year-on-year -1 -5 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 13 2 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.96% 0.36% 2.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.22% 1.00% 8.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Lancashire median daily rate £138 - £249
10th Percentile £118 - £93
90th Percentile £289 - £443
North West median daily rate £175 £150 £178
% change year-on-year +16.67% -15.49% -11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 8
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -59.29% +117.31%
10th Percentile £9.68 £10.75 £18.80
90th Percentile £59.83 £12.25 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £13.75 £12.75 £13.75
% change year-on-year +7.84% -7.27% -1.79%

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 141 201 249
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 21.30% 36.48% 32.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 115 151
Lancashire median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.65% +13.33% -0.66%
10th Percentile £275 £308 £263
90th Percentile £599 £575 £488
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 18
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.50 £41.25 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -69.70% +1.85% +211.54%
10th Percentile £10.05 £10.70 £12.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £44.40 £43.00
North West median hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -4.69% +18.52% -5.89%

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 14 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Lancashire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Lancashire over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 14 August 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
Preston - 6 £138 - 3
Ormskirk - 3 - -
Blackpool - 1 £300 -
Burnley - 1 - -
Colne - 1 £115 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 - -
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (46.15%) Office 365
4 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) VMware
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) WAN
7 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (15.38%) Computer Security
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
8 1 (7.69%) XenApp
8 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
8 1 (7.69%) GDPR
8 1 (7.69%) LAN
8 1 (7.69%) C
8 1 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (7.69%) Citrix
8 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (7.69%) arcserve

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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Technical Support
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) First Line Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Computer Security
1 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) arcserve
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) WatchGuard