The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 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 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Merseyside / Liverpool
Rank 29 34 12
Rank change year-on-year +5 -22  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.95% 1.20% 7.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.93% 6.25% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 7
Median daily rate £125 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -16.18% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
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 Liverpool with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Liverpool
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 56 48 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 21.88% 19.28% 32.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 36
Median daily rate £310 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 9
Median hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +7.69%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Liverpool 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 Liverpool

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Liverpool

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Liverpool

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Liverpool over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Liverpool

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Liverpool

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 26 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Office 365
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Citrix
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) Nagios
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (14.29%) XenApp
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Unix

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
1 4 (57.14%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (57.14%) Desktop Support
2 3 (42.86%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
2 3 (42.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (42.86%) Active Directory Support
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Support
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Server Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Operations
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) F5
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 1 (14.29%) Sourcefire