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 3 months to 30 April 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 73 45
Rank change year-on-year +5 -28  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 25 33 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.81% 1.82% 3.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.52% 9.40% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 23
Median daily rate £325 £130 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -27.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £98 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £251 £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £165 £212 £220
% change year-on-year -22.26% -3.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 16
Median hourly rate £13.75 £13.50 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.85% -2.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.28 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.40 £19.20 £18.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.10 £14.50 £13.87
% change year-on-year -2.75% +4.54%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 217 351 311
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.68% 19.34% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 184 138
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 35
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £13.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +8.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.03 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £173.00 £19.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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
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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £400 - 1
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Windows 10
3 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Office
4 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
5 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
6 13 (27.66%) Windows Server
7 12 (25.53%) Windows 8
7 12 (25.53%) ITIL
8 10 (21.28%) Office 365
9 7 (14.89%) Windows XP
9 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
10 6 (12.77%) Citrix
10 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (10.64%) Finance
12 4 (8.51%) Line Management
12 4 (8.51%) People Management
12 4 (8.51%) NAS
12 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (8.51%) Dynamics NAV
12 4 (8.51%) Webroot
12 4 (8.51%) SCCM
12 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 4 (8.51%) Wyse
12 4 (8.51%) SAN
12 4 (8.51%) HP
12 4 (8.51%) Lotus
12 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
12 4 (8.51%) IBM Notes
12 4 (8.51%) SharePoint

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 6 (12.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) IBM Notes
2 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (42.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.13%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) NAS
1 4 (8.51%) SAN
2 3 (6.38%) LAN
2 3 (6.38%) VPN
3 2 (4.26%) 3G
3 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
3 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.13%) 4G
4 1 (2.13%) DHCP
4 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (17.02%) IT Support
2 8 (17.02%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.89%) Desktop Support
4 6 (12.77%) Analyst
4 6 (12.77%) Applications Packager
5 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.51%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 4 (8.51%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Project Manager
7 3 (6.38%) Field Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.26%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
8 2 (4.26%) Active Directory Support
8 2 (4.26%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) .NET
1 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (6.38%) Life Science
2 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.13%) CMDB
3 1 (2.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Windows 10
3 13 (27.66%) Windows Server
4 12 (25.53%) Windows 8
5 7 (14.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.89%) Windows XP
6 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) ITIL
2 4 (8.51%) Line Management
2 4 (8.51%) People Management
2 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
3 3 (6.38%) Migration
3 3 (6.38%) Time Management
4 1 (2.13%) Data Entry
4 1 (2.13%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.13%) Incident Management
4 1 (2.13%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (2.13%) Manual Testing
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.13%) Problem Management
4 1 (2.13%) Project Management
4 1 (2.13%) Service Management
4 1 (2.13%) Software Licensing
4 1 (2.13%) Software Testing
4 1 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) DBS Check
System Software
1 19 (40.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) Citrix
3 4 (8.51%) HP
3 4 (8.51%) Lotus
3 4 (8.51%) Webroot
3 4 (8.51%) Wyse
4 1 (2.13%) Nokia
4 1 (2.13%) Remedy
4 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
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