Period
to 19 September 2018

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 6 months to 19 September 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 East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 75 91
Rank change year-on-year -4 +16 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 16 13 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.74% 1.41% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.44% 4.32% 6.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 39
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £160 £215 £230
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.70% -6.52% +53.33%
10th Percentile £84 £153 £125
90th Percentile £223 £345 £294
North East median daily rate £145 £200 £230
% change year-on-year -27.75% -13.04% +21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 14
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £11.50 £10.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -52.38% +55.56%
10th Percentile £10.75 £9.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £13.45 £25.00 £35.68
North East median hourly rate £12.50 £10.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -28.57% +7.69%

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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Tyne and Wear
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 294 301 1,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 32.03% 32.75% 44.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 230 744
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £375 £342 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.65% +11.31% -18.07%
10th Percentile £188 £207 £218
90th Percentile £548 £500 £475
North East median daily rate £365 £340 £310
% change year-on-year +7.35% +9.68% -17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 77
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £13.50 £19.25 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.87% -31.25% +57.57%
10th Percentile £10.13 £9.50 £11.07
90th Percentile £40.25 £46.16 £36.20
North East median hourly rate £13.72 £26.00 £28.00
% change year-on-year -47.23% -7.14% +73.27%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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 6 months to 19 September 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 19 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +1 12 £205 +14.69% 1
Gateshead - 2 £73 - 1
Sunderland -1 1 - -
Windows 7
North East

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) Windows 10
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 7 (43.75%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 8
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
6 6 (37.50%) Software Delivery
6 6 (37.50%) ThinPrint
6 6 (37.50%) XenApp
6 6 (37.50%) Ivanti
6 6 (37.50%) Fat Client
6 6 (37.50%) SCCM
6 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (37.50%) VMware
6 6 (37.50%) Citrix
6 6 (37.50%) Thin Client
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (37.50%) 3G
6 6 (37.50%) DHCP
6 6 (37.50%) DNS
7 5 (31.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (31.25%) Degree
7 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
7 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) Windows XP

Windows 7
Co-occurring 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 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) 3G
1 6 (37.50%) DHCP
1 6 (37.50%) DNS
1 6 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Deskside Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Mobile Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Services Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) VB Developer
5 1 (6.25%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) SOAP
1 1 (6.25%) Web Services
1 1 (6.25%) XML
1 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Fat Client
1 6 (37.50%) Thin Client
2 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows 10
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 8
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Software Delivery
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
2 2 (12.50%) Time Management
3 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) OOP
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
1 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) VB
1 1 (6.25%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (37.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) SCCM
2 5 (31.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Citrix
2 6 (37.50%) Ivanti
2 6 (37.50%) ThinPrint
2 6 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (12.50%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) Perforce