Period
to 25 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 52 52
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 4 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.63% 0.74% 2.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.93% 2.30% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 7
Lancashire median daily rate £219 - £363
10th Percentile £120 - £114
90th Percentile £334 - £445
North West median daily rate £136 £155 £185
% change year-on-year -12.10% -16.22% -17.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 13
Lancashire median hourly rate £12.75 £11.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.87% -42.50% +60.00%
10th Percentile £10.43 £10.15 £12.00
90th Percentile £119.93 £13.45 £36.95
North West median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.70% -6.90% +3.57%

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 112 174 293
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 18.30% 32.04% 33.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 83 180
Lancashire median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -0.66%
10th Percentile £275 £303 £260
90th Percentile £574 £538 £488
North West median daily rate £395 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -1.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 24 25
Lancashire median hourly rate £13.50 £41.13 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -67.17% +8.22% +192.31%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.58 £12.00
90th Percentile £108.50 £44.00 £43.90
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -

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 June 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 25 June 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 25 June 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 - 5 £138 - 1
Blackpool - 2 £313 -
Colne - 1 £115 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 - -
Ormskirk - 1 - - 1
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) Office 365
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (40.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Security
6 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) Migration
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (20.00%) LAN
7 1 (10.00%) C
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) arcserve
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP
7 1 (10.00%) DNS
7 1 (10.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) SAN
7 1 (10.00%) NetApp
7 1 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing

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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) WAN
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Security
1 2 (20.00%) Migration
1 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) arcserve
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) WatchGuard