The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 59 55 39
Rank change year-on-year -4 -16  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 18 11 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 3.16% 1.59% 2.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 9.24% 9.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 3
Median daily rate £290 £235 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.40% -47.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £169 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £250 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £210 £200
% change year-on-year -14.08% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +129.50% +27.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £15.25 £10.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £15.25 £15.33
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 180 119 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 31.63% 17.20% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 69 60
Median daily rate £390 £286 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.60% -23.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £404 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 2 8
Median hourly rate £22.50 £15.25 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +47.54% +27.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £15.25 £10.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £17.85 £22.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Tyne and Wear

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Tyne and Wear

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Tyne and Wear

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Tyne and Wear over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in Tyne and Wear

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 17 £290 +23.40% 1
Sunderland +3 1 £125 -
Windows 7
North East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 44 (64.71%) Microsoft
4 42 (61.76%) Windows Server
5 37 (54.41%) DNS
6 33 (48.53%) DHCP
6 33 (48.53%) Security Cleared
7 31 (45.59%) MS Excel
8 30 (44.12%) SCCM
9 28 (41.18%) ITIL
10 25 (36.76%) SQL
10 25 (36.76%) SC Cleared
11 22 (32.35%) Migration
11 22 (32.35%) PowerShell
12 20 (29.41%) Virtual Environments
12 20 (29.41%) TCP/IP
13 18 (26.47%) HP SiteScope
14 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (22.06%) VMware
16 13 (19.12%) Citrix
16 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
16 13 (19.12%) Windows XP
16 13 (19.12%) XenApp
17 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (13.24%) SharePoint
19 8 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
19 8 (11.76%) AppSense
20 7 (10.29%) Java
20 7 (10.29%) Windows 10

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (13.24%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) Tuxedo
2 5 (7.35%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.88%) JBoss
3 4 (5.88%) WildFly
4 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.41%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (4.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (45.59%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Office
2 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Office 365
2 3 (4.41%) IaaS
2 3 (4.41%) PaaS
2 3 (4.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (54.41%) DNS
2 33 (48.53%) DHCP
3 20 (29.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.41%) 3G
4 3 (4.41%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (2.94%) HTTP
5 2 (2.94%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.94%) SSL
5 2 (2.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.88%) DB2
2 4 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.41%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MSI
2 4 (5.88%) CA Gen
3 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.94%) NMock
4 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.94%) WiX
General
1 2 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (51.47%) Support Engineer
2 20 (29.41%) Migration Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Desktop Support
4 7 (10.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (10.29%) SCCM Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.35%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Customer Support Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Database Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Administrator
8 3 (4.41%) DBA
8 3 (4.41%) Development Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Development Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) IT Analyst
8 3 (4.41%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (4.41%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) Middleware
2 4 (5.88%) .NET
3 3 (4.41%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.41%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.94%) Web Services
4 2 (2.94%) XML
5 1 (1.47%) HTML
5 1 (1.47%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Fat Client
1 5 (7.35%) Thin Client
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 68 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (61.76%) Windows Server
3 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (19.12%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (19.12%) Windows XP
5 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (10.29%) Windows 10
7 6 (8.82%) Linux
7 6 (8.82%) Windows 8
8 5 (7.35%) MVS
9 4 (5.88%) AIX
9 4 (5.88%) HPUX
9 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) ITIL
2 22 (32.35%) Migration
3 20 (29.41%) Virtual Environments
4 6 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (8.82%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 5 (7.35%) DevOps
5 5 (7.35%) PRINCE2
5 5 (7.35%) Problem Management
5 5 (7.35%) Software Delivery
5 5 (7.35%) Software Distribution
6 3 (4.41%) Change Management
6 3 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (4.41%) High Availability
6 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.41%) Open Source
6 3 (4.41%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.94%) Service Management
7 2 (2.94%) Time Management
7 2 (2.94%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.94%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) SQL
2 22 (32.35%) PowerShell
3 7 (10.29%) Java
4 6 (8.82%) C
5 4 (5.88%) C#
6 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.41%) VB
7 2 (2.94%) REXX
7 2 (2.94%) Tcl
8 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (48.53%) Security Cleared
2 25 (36.76%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.82%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (5.88%) DBS Check
5 2 (2.94%) A+ Certification
5 2 (2.94%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.47%) CCNA
6 1 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.47%) Degree
6 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.47%) MCDST
6 1 (1.47%) MCP
6 1 (1.47%) MCSA
6 1 (1.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
2 5 (7.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 56 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.12%) XenApp
3 12 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (4.41%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.47%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.47%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 30 (44.12%) SCCM
2 18 (26.47%) HP SiteScope
3 5 (7.35%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (7.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (5.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 44 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.06%) VMware
3 13 (19.12%) Citrix
4 8 (11.76%) AppSense
5 6 (8.82%) Oracle
6 5 (7.35%) ThinPrint
6 5 (7.35%) TIBCO
7 4 (5.88%) CA
8 3 (4.41%) Cisco
8 3 (4.41%) HP
9 1 (1.47%) Apple
9 1 (1.47%) Dell