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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 64 60 44
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 31 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.09% 2.11% 3.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.30% 9.16% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 12
Average daily rate £110 £118 £198
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -40.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £105 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £265 £247
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 3
Average hourly rate £15.38 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% -17.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.22 £10.40 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.05 £13.88 £14.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
301 262 227
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.26% 23.00% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 173 132
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £425 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% -12.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £10.04 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.50 £15.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Leeds

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (71.26%) Active Directory
3 34 (39.08%) Microsoft
4 32 (36.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (28.74%) VMware
6 23 (26.44%) MS Office
7 21 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 20 (22.99%) MS Exchange
9 18 (20.69%) ITIL
10 17 (19.54%) Service Management
11 16 (18.39%) MCSA
12 14 (16.09%) Migration
13 13 (14.94%) Legal
14 10 (11.49%) Windows 8
14 10 (11.49%) MS Excel
14 10 (11.49%) Citrix
15 9 (10.34%) Windows XP
16 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
16 8 (9.20%) SQL
16 8 (9.20%) Telecoms
17 7 (8.05%) Finance
17 7 (8.05%) MCDST
17 7 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
17 7 (8.05%) Video Conferencing
18 6 (6.90%) SCCM
18 6 (6.90%) Information Security
18 6 (6.90%) MOS
18 6 (6.90%) MCSE
18 6 (6.90%) DNS
18 6 (6.90%) Change Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (22.99%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.30%) IBM Domino
4 2 (2.30%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (26.44%) MS Office
2 10 (11.49%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.90%) DHCP
2 6 (6.90%) DNS
3 4 (4.60%) VoIP
4 3 (3.45%) Internet
5 2 (2.30%) Firewall
5 2 (2.30%) LAN
5 2 (2.30%) VPN
6 1 (1.15%) Intranet
6 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.15%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) AdminStudio
2 1 (1.15%) MSI
General
1 13 (14.94%) Legal
2 8 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 7 (8.05%) Finance
4 3 (3.45%) Law
5 2 (2.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (45.98%) Analyst
2 32 (36.78%) Service Analyst
3 31 (35.63%) Service Desk Analyst
4 24 (27.59%) 2nd Line Support
5 16 (18.39%) 1st Line Support
6 14 (16.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 12 (13.79%) Support Analyst
8 11 (12.64%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 11 (12.64%) Service Desk Support
9 10 (11.49%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) Deployment Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) Desktop Support
10 6 (6.90%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) Technical Services Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) Technical Support
10 6 (6.90%) Technical Support Analyst
11 4 (4.60%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.30%) CSS
2 1 (1.15%) .NET
2 1 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (4.60%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.60%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.60%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.45%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.15%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.15%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (11.49%) Windows 8
3 9 (10.34%) Windows XP
4 6 (6.90%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.30%) Android
5 2 (2.30%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.30%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.69%) ITIL
2 17 (19.54%) Service Management
3 14 (16.09%) Migration
4 7 (8.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (6.90%) Change Management
5 6 (6.90%) Information Security
6 5 (5.75%) Application Discovery
6 5 (5.75%) Application Packaging
7 4 (4.60%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.45%) Data Migration
8 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.30%) Data Entry
9 2 (2.30%) Manual Testing
9 2 (2.30%) Ticket Management
10 1 (1.15%) ITIL V3
10 1 (1.15%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.15%) Server Building
10 1 (1.15%) Server Patching
10 1 (1.15%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.20%) SQL
2 4 (4.60%) C
3 1 (1.15%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.15%) VB
3 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (36.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (18.39%) MCSA
3 7 (8.05%) MCDST
4 6 (6.90%) MCSE
4 6 (6.90%) MOS
5 4 (4.60%) CCNA
5 4 (4.60%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.30%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.15%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) QA
3 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (71.26%) Active Directory
2 21 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (2.30%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.30%) XenApp
4 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.90%) SCCM
2 1 (1.15%) ThinApp
2 1 (1.15%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 34 (39.08%) Microsoft
2 25 (28.74%) VMware
3 10 (11.49%) Citrix
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle
5 3 (3.45%) Cisco
5 3 (3.45%) Dell
6 2 (2.30%) Lotus
6 2 (2.30%) Sage
7 1 (1.15%) Novell
7 1 (1.15%) Remedy