The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 29 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
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 39 21
Rank change year-on-year +1 -18  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 3 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.38% 0.91% 4.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.53% 4.29% 18.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Median daily rate £125 - £150
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 - £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £138 - £277
UK excluding London median daily rate £158 £188 £195
% change year-on-year -16.00% -3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.75 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £14.45 £15.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.65 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.47% +1.66%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Merseyside
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 76 70 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 22.62% 21.21% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 54 85
Median daily rate £363 £400 £215
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +86.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £255 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £362
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 46 25
Median hourly rate £12.50 £13.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -8.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.50 £12.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.75 £14.67 £18.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Merseyside

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Merseyside

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Merseyside

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Liverpool +4 6 £125 - 1
Prescot - 1 - -
Windows 7
North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
3 9 (56.25%) Office 365
3 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (37.50%) Citrix
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) VMware
7 3 (18.75%) SCCM
7 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
8 2 (12.50%) Internet
9 1 (6.25%) SQL
9 1 (6.25%) Cisco

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 6 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Internet
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Desktop Support
4 4 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 4 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (18.75%) Administrator
5 3 (18.75%) Exchange Support
5 3 (18.75%) Server Administrator
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Administrator
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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