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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 65 33 31
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 27 48 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.29% 4.57% 4.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.27% 19.59% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 16
Average daily rate
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£125 £193 £111
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.06% +73.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £123 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £350 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
+2.25% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £12.00 £15.25 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% +45.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £13.75 £9.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £16.10 £73.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
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
263 245 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.34% 23.33% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 136 53
Average daily rate £348 £313 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 14
Average hourly rate £12.25 £14.75 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.94% +18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.62 £10.70 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £16.00 £80.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, 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 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
3 21 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
5 17 (34.69%) MS Exchange
6 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (18.37%) ITIL
8 8 (16.33%) MS Office
9 7 (14.29%) Migration
9 7 (14.29%) SLA
10 5 (10.20%) Legal
10 5 (10.20%) SCCM
10 5 (10.20%) Citrix
10 5 (10.20%) Finance
10 5 (10.20%) Service Management
11 4 (8.16%) Backup Exec
11 4 (8.16%) Law
11 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
11 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
12 3 (6.12%) Dell
12 3 (6.12%) VMware
12 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
12 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (6.12%) Application Packaging
13 2 (4.08%) QA
13 2 (4.08%) Problem Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 17 (34.69%) MS Exchange
2 11 (22.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Office
2 4 (8.16%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.08%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) LAN
2 1 (2.04%) VoIP
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MSI
1 2 (4.08%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 5 (10.20%) Finance
1 5 (10.20%) Legal
2 4 (8.16%) Law
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Service Analyst
2 12 (24.49%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (16.33%) Support Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 7 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Deployment Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.12%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.08%) Applications Packager
7 2 (4.08%) Trainer
7 2 (4.08%) IT Trainer
7 2 (4.08%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) VMware Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.08%) WSH
3 1 (2.04%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) NHS
2 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.04%) Replication
2 1 (2.04%) Economics
2 1 (2.04%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 49 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Migration
3 5 (10.20%) Service Management
4 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (4.08%) Problem Management
5 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.04%) Test Management
5 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
5 1 (2.04%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.04%) CRM
5 1 (2.04%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.08%) VB
2 1 (2.04%) C
2 1 (2.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.04%) MCSE
2 1 (2.04%) CCNA
2 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.04%) PMP
2 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.04%) MOS
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (2.04%) MCDST
2 1 (2.04%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.08%) vSphere
3 2 (4.08%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.08%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) SCCM
2 4 (8.16%) Backup Exec
3 2 (4.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (4.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (38.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.20%) Citrix
3 3 (6.12%) VMware
3 3 (6.12%) Dell
4 2 (4.08%) Sun
4 2 (4.08%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) NetApp
5 1 (2.04%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.04%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.04%) Oracle