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 23 June 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
Merseyside / Liverpool
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 38 16
Rank change year-on-year +6 -22  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 2.22% 0.39% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 2.08% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £125 - £150
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £195 £190
% change year-on-year -20.51% +2.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £14.00 £12.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.30 £14.00 £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.94 £15.23 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.48% +1.51%  

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 51 48 77
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Liverpool 18.89% 18.90% 28.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 33
Median daily rate £260 £350 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.71% +62.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £520 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +1.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £14.34 £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.85%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Liverpool

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 9 (81.82%) Office 365
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) Citrix
4 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) SCCM
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 1 (9.09%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco

Windows 7
Co-occurring 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 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 6 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (45.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Desktop Support
4 3 (27.27%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (27.27%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (27.27%) Active Directory Support
4 3 (27.27%) Exchange Support
5 2 (18.18%) Administrator
5 2 (18.18%) Server Administrator
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Administrator
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server Administrator
6 1 (9.09%) Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco