Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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 > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 102 61
Rank change year-on-year +15 -41 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 59 48 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.10% 1.50% 2.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.99% 6.72% 15.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 23 35
Manchester median daily rate £140 £190 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.32% -24.00% +32.28%
10th Percentile £112 £121 £113
90th Percentile £375 £314 £342
North West median daily rate £180 £200 £250
% change year-on-year -10.00% -20.00% +9.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 27
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.11% +12.50% -17.24%
10th Percentile £11.00 £12.56 £11.15
90th Percentile £30.61 £17.05 £16.50
North West median hourly rate £15.86 £14.77 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.38% -1.53% -

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 537 714 745
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.15% 22.34% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 486 370
Manchester median daily rate £390 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £159 £176 £170
90th Percentile £555 £500 £482
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 26 79
Manchester median hourly rate £19.50 £15.13 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.93% -0.82% +8.93%
10th Percentile £11.35 £11.69 £11.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £40.00 £39.00
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £15.38 £17.00
% change year-on-year +13.37% -9.56% +13.33%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Manchester

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Manchester

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Manchester

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Manchester

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Manchester

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Contractor 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 17 January 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
Salford - 17 £120 - 4
Stockport +8 5 £250 - 4
Wigan - 2 £140 - 3
Oldham - 1 - -
Rochdale - 1 - - 1
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
3 35 (59.32%) Microsoft
4 24 (40.68%) ITIL
5 23 (38.98%) Windows 10
6 16 (27.12%) Management Information System
6 16 (27.12%) SCCM
7 15 (25.42%) ITIL Certification
7 15 (25.42%) Windows Server
8 13 (22.03%) MCP
8 13 (22.03%) Service Management
8 13 (22.03%) Publishing
9 11 (18.64%) Finance
9 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (13.56%) Apple iOS
11 8 (13.56%) VMware
11 8 (13.56%) C
12 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (11.86%) Project Management
13 6 (10.17%) Office 365
13 6 (10.17%) Windows 8
13 6 (10.17%) Android
13 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
14 5 (8.47%) DNS
14 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
14 5 (8.47%) Time Management
14 5 (8.47%) Migration
14 5 (8.47%) WSUS
15 4 (6.78%) SDLC

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 4 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) DNS
2 3 (5.08%) DHCP
2 3 (5.08%) VPN
3 2 (3.39%) 3G
3 2 (3.39%) 4G
3 2 (3.39%) ADSL
3 2 (3.39%) LAN
3 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.69%) Firewall
4 1 (1.69%) VLAN
4 1 (1.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) MS Access
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (22.03%) Publishing
2 11 (18.64%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.69%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (35.59%) Analyst
2 16 (27.12%) Service Analyst
2 16 (27.12%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (15.25%) Desktop Support
4 8 (13.56%) IT Analyst
4 8 (13.56%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (11.86%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Active Directory Support
6 5 (8.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Project Manager
8 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Applications Packager
8 3 (5.08%) Exchange Support
8 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.69%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.78%) NHS
3 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.08%) iPad
3 3 (5.08%) iPhone
3 3 (5.08%) Smartphone
4 2 (3.39%) CMDB
4 2 (3.39%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.39%) Life Science
5 1 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (38.98%) Windows 10
3 15 (25.42%) Windows Server
4 9 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (13.56%) Apple iOS
6 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (10.17%) Android
7 6 (10.17%) Windows 8
8 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (3.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (40.68%) ITIL
2 13 (22.03%) Service Management
3 7 (11.86%) Project Management
4 5 (8.47%) Migration
4 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
4 5 (8.47%) Time Management
5 4 (6.78%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.78%) Change Control
5 4 (6.78%) Release Management
5 4 (6.78%) SDLC
6 3 (5.08%) Line Management
6 3 (5.08%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.39%) Break/Fix
7 2 (3.39%) Case Management
7 2 (3.39%) ETL
7 2 (3.39%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (3.39%) People Management
7 2 (3.39%) Runbook
7 2 (3.39%) Strategic Thinking
8 1 (1.69%) Chat Support
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) C
2 2 (3.39%) SQL
2 2 (3.39%) T-SQL
2 2 (3.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (25.42%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (22.03%) MCP
3 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.08%) MCITP
4 3 (5.08%) MCSA
4 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) Degree
5 2 (3.39%) ECDL
6 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (69.49%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) XenApp
3 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) SCCM
2 5 (8.47%) WSUS
3 2 (3.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.69%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (59.32%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) VMware
3 4 (6.78%) Apple
3 4 (6.78%) HP
3 4 (6.78%) Sophos
4 3 (5.08%) Citrix
4 3 (5.08%) Dell
5 2 (3.39%) Google
5 2 (3.39%) Symantec
5 2 (3.39%) Wyse
6 1 (1.69%) Altiris
6 1 (1.69%) Avaya
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco
6 1 (1.69%) Hummingbird
6 1 (1.69%) Interwoven
6 1 (1.69%) Ivanti