The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 42 28 61
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +33
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 35 56 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.42% 5.93% 2.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.13% 20.51% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 20 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.51% -6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £110 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £388 £286
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 5
Average hourly rate £13.20 £13.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.60 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £104.40 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
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 Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
217 273 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.23% 28.92% 20.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 137 126
Average daily rate £250 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £107 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £418 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 24 12
Average hourly rate £13.60 £22.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.20% +46.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
3 22 (34.38%) MS Excel
3 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 12 (18.75%) Service Management
4 12 (18.75%) Windows XP
5 11 (17.19%) SCCM
6 10 (15.63%) Migration
7 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.81%) Blackberry
8 5 (7.81%) MS Office
8 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
9 4 (6.25%) Manual Testing
9 4 (6.25%) Time Management
9 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
9 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 4 (6.25%) Selenium
9 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (6.25%) TDD
9 4 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 4 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 4 (6.25%) Cucumber
9 4 (6.25%) BDD
9 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.25%) Office 365
9 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (6.25%) Automation Testing
9 4 (6.25%) Java

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 4 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (34.38%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.81%) MS Office
3 3 (4.69%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) DHCP
1 3 (4.69%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) LAN
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) AdminStudio
1 4 (6.25%) Selenium
1 4 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 2 (3.13%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.56%) MSI
General
1 2 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (21.88%) Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) Service Analyst
2 11 (17.19%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (14.06%) Desktop Support
4 7 (10.94%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) Deployment Engineer
5 6 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.81%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Administrator
7 4 (6.25%) Tester
8 3 (4.69%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.69%) IT Administrator
8 3 (4.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Rollout Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Technical Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Help Desk Support
9 2 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) Project Coordinator
9 2 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (18.75%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.75%) Service Management
2 10 (15.63%) Migration
3 7 (10.94%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 4 (6.25%) Time Management
5 4 (6.25%) Automated Testing
5 4 (6.25%) Software Testing
5 4 (6.25%) Change Management
5 4 (6.25%) Scrum
5 4 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.25%) TDD
5 4 (6.25%) BDD
5 4 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.25%) Automation Testing
6 3 (4.69%) Project Management
6 3 (4.69%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (4.69%) ITIL
6 3 (4.69%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) Java
1 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.13%) VB
3 1 (1.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.13%) ISEB
3 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.56%) MCITP
4 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.56%) Degree
4 1 (1.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (42.19%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
4 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (17.19%) SCCM
2 3 (4.69%) SCOM
2 3 (4.69%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Citrix
3 2 (3.13%) Lotus
3 2 (3.13%) VMware
3 2 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (1.56%) Computacenter
4 1 (1.56%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.56%) Symantec
4 1 (1.56%) NetApp
4 1 (1.56%) Sun
4 1 (1.56%) HP
4 1 (1.56%) Dell
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago