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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 37 31 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +30
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 36 53 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.51% 5.75% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.39% 20.23% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.41% -6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £111 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £379 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £285 £263
% change year-on-year
-25.43% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 6
Average hourly rate £13.20 £12.50 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.45 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £13.50 £14.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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
207 262 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.18% 28.45% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 124 132
Average daily rate £248 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.65% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £107 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 12
Average hourly rate £13.20 £30.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (46.48%) Active Directory
3 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
3 23 (32.39%) MS Excel
4 17 (23.94%) Windows XP
5 12 (16.90%) Service Management
6 11 (15.49%) SCCM
6 11 (15.49%) Migration
7 10 (14.08%) MS Office
8 9 (12.68%) MS Exchange
9 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (11.27%) Scrum
9 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
11 6 (8.45%) Cisco
12 5 (7.04%) LAN
12 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
12 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
12 5 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
13 4 (5.63%) Test Scripting
13 4 (5.63%) Manual Testing
13 4 (5.63%) Time Management
13 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
13 4 (5.63%) NAS
13 4 (5.63%) Selenium
13 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
13 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
13 4 (5.63%) BDD
13 4 (5.63%) TDD

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (12.68%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.63%) IIS
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (32.39%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.08%) MS Office
3 3 (4.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) LAN
2 4 (5.63%) NAS
2 4 (5.63%) SAN
2 4 (5.63%) Firewall
2 4 (5.63%) WAN
2 4 (5.63%) SMTP
2 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.23%) DNS
3 3 (4.23%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Selenium
1 4 (5.63%) Cucumber
1 4 (5.63%) AdminStudio
2 2 (2.82%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.41%) MSI
General
1 2 (2.82%) Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Service Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (12.68%) Desktop Support
4 7 (9.86%) Deployment Engineer
4 7 (9.86%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (8.45%) Tester
6 5 (7.04%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.23%) IT Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Deployment Project Manager
9 2 (2.82%) IT Support
9 2 (2.82%) Operations Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.82%) Agile Tester
9 2 (2.82%) Desktop Technician
9 2 (2.82%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) XML
1 4 (5.63%) HTML
1 4 (5.63%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.41%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.41%) NHS
2 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (23.94%) Windows XP
3 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.82%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.90%) Service Management
2 11 (15.49%) Migration
3 8 (11.27%) Scrum
3 8 (11.27%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (9.86%) Incident Management
5 5 (7.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (5.63%) Test Scripting
6 4 (5.63%) Manual Testing
6 4 (5.63%) Time Management
6 4 (5.63%) BDD
6 4 (5.63%) TDD
6 4 (5.63%) Automated Testing
6 4 (5.63%) Software Testing
6 4 (5.63%) Project Management
6 4 (5.63%) Change Management
6 4 (5.63%) ITIL
6 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (5.63%) Automation Testing
7 3 (4.23%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
1 4 (5.63%) Java
1 4 (5.63%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) VB
3 1 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.82%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.82%) ISEB
3 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.41%) MCSE
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.41%) MCITP
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (46.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.23%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.41%) vSphere
4 1 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (15.49%) SCCM
2 3 (4.23%) SCOrch
2 3 (4.23%) SCOM
3 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 23 (32.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.45%) Cisco
3 4 (5.63%) Citrix
4 2 (2.82%) VMware
4 2 (2.82%) Lotus
5 1 (1.41%) Sun
5 1 (1.41%) HP
5 1 (1.41%) Dell
5 1 (1.41%) Symantec
5 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.41%) NetApp
5 1 (1.41%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.41%) Fujitsu
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