Period
to 7 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 7 April 2020 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 > Manchester
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 65 74 84
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 +26
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 52 77 68
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Manchester 2.51% 2.65% 2.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.26% 12.75% 11.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 50 34
Median daily rate £170 £263 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.24% +45.83% +16.13%
10th Percentile £136 £128 £97
90th Percentile £191 £403 £460
North West median daily rate £173 £223 £180
% change year-on-year -22.47% +23.61% +16.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 23
Median hourly rate £18.00 £13.58 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.55% -22.09% +29.11%
10th Percentile £14.74 £11.03 £11.00
90th Percentile £71.58 £18.81 £30.12
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +6.06% +17.86% -12.50%

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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 462 604 580
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 22.30% 20.81% 19.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 396 362
Median daily rate £400 £393 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -3.38% +4.50%
10th Percentile £120 £153 £175
90th Percentile £575 £588 £574
North West median daily rate £390 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -2.50% - +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 50
Median hourly rate £19.17 £16.50 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.15% -5.34% +19.18%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.87 £11.95
90th Percentile £35.00 £36.13 £40.20
Median hourly rate £18.25 £17.42 £15.43
% change year-on-year +4.76% +12.90% -3.56%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Manchester

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in Manchester.

Daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Manchester

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 7 in Manchester over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Manchester

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in Manchester.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Manchester

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows 7 in Manchester over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in Manchester

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 6 months to 7 April 2020. 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
Rochdale -2 4 £155 +10.71%
Salford +12 1 - -
Stockport +4 1 - -
Bolton - 1 - -
Oldham - 1 £325 -
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (84.62%) Windows 10
3 24 (46.15%) Active Directory
4 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
5 18 (34.62%) Citrix
6 15 (28.85%) Office 365
6 15 (28.85%) SCCM
7 9 (17.31%) ITIL
8 8 (15.38%) Finance
8 8 (15.38%) Migration
9 7 (13.46%) SLA
9 7 (13.46%) XenApp
9 7 (13.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 7 (13.46%) XenDesktop
10 6 (11.54%) Banking
10 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
10 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (11.54%) Apple
10 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
10 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2016
11 5 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (7.69%) VMware
12 4 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (7.69%) Wireless
12 4 (7.69%) Mac OS X
12 4 (7.69%) Cisco
12 4 (7.69%) MCP
12 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.85%) IBM Notes
2 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (28.85%) Office 365
2 3 (5.77%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
1 4 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
1 4 (7.69%) Wireless
2 3 (5.77%) DHCP
2 3 (5.77%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) MS Access
2 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Banking
3 4 (7.69%) Public Sector
4 3 (5.77%) Legal
5 2 (3.85%) Advertising
5 2 (3.85%) Games
5 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Law
5 2 (3.85%) Local Government
5 2 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (26.92%) Desktop Support
2 12 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
3 11 (21.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 10 (19.23%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 10 (19.23%) Analyst
5 9 (17.31%) Support Engineer
6 7 (13.46%) Deskside Support
7 6 (11.54%) IT Support
7 6 (11.54%) Support Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (9.62%) Service Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (7.69%) Citrix Support
9 4 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
10 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) IT Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 3 (5.77%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Smartphone
2 2 (3.85%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (84.62%) Windows 10
3 6 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (11.54%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.77%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) ITIL
2 8 (15.38%) Migration
3 5 (9.62%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (7.69%) ITIL V3
5 2 (3.85%) Application Packaging
5 2 (3.85%) Line Management
5 2 (3.85%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.92%) Application Discovery
6 1 (1.92%) Application Rationalisation
6 1 (1.92%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.92%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (1.92%) Case Management
6 1 (1.92%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (1.92%) Data Security
6 1 (1.92%) E-Discovery
6 1 (1.92%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.92%) Practice Management
6 1 (1.92%) Proactive Maintenance
6 1 (1.92%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.92%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) DBS Check
1 4 (7.69%) MCP
2 2 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.85%) MOS
3 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.92%) CCNA
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.46%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (13.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 7 (13.46%) XenApp
2 7 (13.46%) XenDesktop
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.77%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.85%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (28.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 19 (36.54%) Microsoft
2 18 (34.62%) Citrix
3 6 (11.54%) Apple
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco
4 4 (7.69%) Google
4 4 (7.69%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) Lotus
6 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.92%) McAfee