The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 33 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 2 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 3.14% 1.48% 6.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.59% 6.45% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£188 £246 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.78% +40.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.11 £10.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
Windows 7
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Operating Systems Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 15.25% 22.96% 25.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 17
Average daily rate £325 £275 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £217 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £360 £366
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £16.72 £10.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.23% -31.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.24 £11.65 £79.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Bradford

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
4 5 (33.33%) Remedy
5 4 (26.67%) HP
5 4 (26.67%) MS Office
5 4 (26.67%) ITIL
5 4 (26.67%) SCCM
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (20.00%) Server Building
6 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
6 3 (20.00%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) LANDesk
6 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (20.00%) MSI
6 3 (20.00%) Dell
7 2 (13.33%) Juniper
7 2 (13.33%) Service Management
7 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) VPN
7 2 (13.33%) SSL
7 2 (13.33%) Adobe
7 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
7 2 (13.33%) Broadband
7 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
7 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) SSL
2 2 (13.33%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MSI
2 1 (6.67%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Customer Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Applications Packager
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Break Fix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows XP
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Server Building
2 3 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
3 2 (13.33%) Problem Management
4 1 (6.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 5 (33.33%) Remedy
4 4 (26.67%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) LANDesk
5 3 (20.00%) Dell
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) Adobe
6 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 1 (6.67%) Altiris
7 1 (6.67%) Compaq
7 1 (6.67%) IBM
7 1 (6.67%) Wyse
7 1 (6.67%) Lotus