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 29 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 64 41 45
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 22 35 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.07% 3.62% 3.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.37% 15.70% 16.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.88% +78.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £121 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £247 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £265
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -26.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Average hourly rate £12.13 £14.50 £13.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.37% +10.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £14.50 £8.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.53 £14.50 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -6.45%
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
263 223 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 24.69% 23.08% 21.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 125 86
Average daily rate £345 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £373 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 13
Average hourly rate £12.25 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.30 £7.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.40 £15.70 £114.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
3 21 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 14 (27.45%) MS Exchange
5 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
5 11 (21.57%) Migration
6 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
8 8 (15.69%) SCCM
9 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (11.76%) ITIL
11 5 (9.80%) QA
12 4 (7.84%) Service Management
12 4 (7.84%) Citrix
12 4 (7.84%) Time Management
13 3 (5.88%) Application Packaging
13 3 (5.88%) SCOM
13 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
13 3 (5.88%) MSI
13 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
13 3 (5.88%) VB
13 3 (5.88%) Finance
13 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
13 3 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (5.88%) Dell
14 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
14 2 (3.92%) MS Office
14 2 (3.92%) LAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (27.45%) MS Exchange
2 10 (19.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MSI
2 2 (3.92%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (1.96%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.96%) AdminStudio
General
1 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Analyst
2 9 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
2 9 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 8 (15.69%) Support Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) Service Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) Administrator
5 6 (11.76%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Trainer
6 5 (9.80%) IT Trainer
7 4 (7.84%) IT Administrator
8 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.92%) Applications Packager
9 2 (3.92%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) IT Support
9 2 (3.92%) VMware Engineer
9 2 (3.92%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.92%) WSH
3 1 (1.96%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.92%) NHS
3 1 (1.96%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (41.18%) Windows XP
3 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) Migration
2 6 (11.76%) ITIL
3 4 (7.84%) Service Management
3 4 (7.84%) Time Management
4 1 (1.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (1.96%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (1.96%) CRM
4 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
4 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
4 1 (1.96%) Programme Management
4 1 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) VB
2 1 (1.96%) C
2 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.96%) MCITP
2 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.96%) PMP
2 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.80%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.92%) vSphere
3 2 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) SCCM
2 3 (5.88%) SCOM
2 3 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.92%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Citrix
3 3 (5.88%) Dell
4 2 (3.92%) NetApp
4 2 (3.92%) Sun
4 2 (3.92%) HP
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.96%) Fujitsu
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