Period
to 20 July 2019

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 20 July 2019 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 94 72
Rank change year-on-year +20 -22 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 77 64 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 2.70% 1.98% 2.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.88% 10.54% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 36 29
Manchester median daily rate £175 £153 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.75% +1.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £107 £93 £102
90th Percentile £374 £425 £390
North West median daily rate £171 £163 £150
% change year-on-year +5.38% +8.33% -14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 12 10
Manchester median hourly rate £14.25 £13.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.64% -1.79% +5.66%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.02 £11.02
90th Percentile £17.63 £28.80 £168.75
North West median hourly rate £15.36 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +13.76% +8.00% -10.71%

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 598 607 517
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.96% 18.74% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 368 328
Manchester median daily rate £413 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £163
90th Percentile £600 £563 £547
North West median daily rate £400 £380 £400
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 45 35
Manchester median hourly rate £15.00 £20.50 £16.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.83% +27.13% +19.44%
10th Percentile £11.91 £11.70 £10.60
90th Percentile £23.94 £42.00 £42.25
North West median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.06
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.61% +14.73%

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 20 July 2019.

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 6 months to 20 July 2019. 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 - 14 £220 -
Stockport +12 1 £188 - 1
Salford +7 1 - - 1
Oldham +2 1 - - 1
Bolton - 1 £90 -
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 20 July 2019, 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 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (79.22%) Windows 10
3 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 28 (36.36%) Active Directory
4 26 (33.77%) SCCM
5 22 (28.57%) Office 365
6 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Office
7 17 (22.08%) Citrix
8 13 (16.88%) Application Packaging
9 12 (15.58%) ITIL
9 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
10 11 (14.29%) Skype
11 10 (12.99%) Windows 8
11 10 (12.99%) Windows Server
11 10 (12.99%) Windows XP
11 10 (12.99%) SLA
11 10 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (12.99%) Android
11 10 (12.99%) Migration
12 8 (10.39%) Apple iOS
12 8 (10.39%) Skype for Business
13 7 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
14 6 (7.79%) VMware
14 6 (7.79%) Retail
14 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
14 6 (7.79%) Finance
14 6 (7.79%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
14 6 (7.79%) Windows Phone
14 6 (7.79%) AirWatch

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 12 (15.58%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.39%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (24.68%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 22 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (3.90%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.30%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.29%) Skype
2 4 (5.19%) DNS
3 3 (3.90%) DHCP
3 3 (3.90%) VoIP
4 2 (2.60%) Firewall
5 1 (1.30%) Network Security
5 1 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) AdminStudio
1 5 (6.49%) MSI
2 3 (3.90%) Wise Package Studio
3 2 (2.60%) InstallShield
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
1 6 (7.79%) Retail
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Financial Institution
3 4 (5.19%) Front Office
4 3 (3.90%) Advertising
4 3 (3.90%) Billing
4 3 (3.90%) Law
4 3 (3.90%) Legal
5 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (16.88%) Applications Packager
2 11 (14.29%) Analyst
3 10 (12.99%) Deployment Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Support Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (10.39%) Desktop Support
6 7 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) 1st Line Support
7 6 (7.79%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) IT Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Windows Deployment Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) IT Support
9 4 (5.19%) Service Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (5.19%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Applications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) OCX
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.19%) Equities
2 4 (5.19%) Fixed Income
2 4 (5.19%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.60%) iPad
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Replication
4 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.30%) Clustering
5 1 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.30%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.30%) iPhone
5 1 (1.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (79.22%) Windows 10
3 10 (12.99%) Android
3 10 (12.99%) Windows 8
3 10 (12.99%) Windows Server
3 10 (12.99%) Windows XP
4 8 (10.39%) Apple iOS
5 6 (7.79%) Windows Phone
6 5 (6.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.30%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) Application Packaging
2 12 (15.58%) ITIL
3 10 (12.99%) Migration
3 10 (12.99%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (7.79%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.49%) Workflow
6 4 (5.19%) Application Virtualisation
6 4 (5.19%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.90%) Business Analysis
7 3 (3.90%) Compatibility Testing
7 3 (3.90%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (3.90%) Personalization
7 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.90%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery Management
7 3 (3.90%) Smoke Testing
7 3 (3.90%) Software Testing
7 3 (3.90%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.60%) Break/Fix
8 2 (2.60%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.49%) VB
2 5 (6.49%) VBScript
3 3 (3.90%) C#
3 3 (3.90%) SQL
4 2 (2.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.90%) MOS
3 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.30%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.30%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.30%) Degree
3 1 (1.30%) MCDST
3 1 (1.30%) MCITP
3 1 (1.30%) MCSA
3 1 (1.30%) MCSE
3 1 (1.30%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 28 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (5.19%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (5.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.19%) XenApp
4 1 (1.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (33.77%) SCCM
2 6 (7.79%) AirWatch
2 6 (7.79%) PaperCut
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.60%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.08%) Citrix
3 6 (7.79%) VMware
4 5 (6.49%) Ivanti
5 4 (5.19%) Apple
5 4 (5.19%) Bloomberg
5 4 (5.19%) CQG
5 4 (5.19%) FactSet
5 4 (5.19%) Fidessa
5 4 (5.19%) Reuters
6 3 (3.90%) HP
6 3 (3.90%) Sophos
6 3 (3.90%) Xerox
7 2 (2.60%) Dell
7 2 (2.60%) Samsung
8 1 (1.30%) Avaya
8 1 (1.30%) Hummingbird
8 1 (1.30%) Intel
8 1 (1.30%) Interwoven
8 1 (1.30%) NetApp