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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 39 27 67
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +40
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 34 58 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 3.42% 6.56% 2.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.11% 23.29% 11.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 9
Average daily rate
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£174 £183 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.79% -33.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £102 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £388 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 3
Average hourly rate £12.60 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.46 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £89.25 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
225 249 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.61% 28.17% 17.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 130 94
Average daily rate £270 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £107 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 21 12
Average hourly rate £13.60 £12.52 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.58% -16.53%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 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 19 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
3 20 (32.79%) MS Excel
4 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
5 12 (19.67%) Windows XP
5 12 (19.67%) Migration
6 11 (18.03%) Service Management
7 9 (14.75%) SCCM
8 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
8 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
9 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
9 5 (8.20%) QA
9 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
10 4 (6.56%) Java
10 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
10 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.56%) TDD
10 4 (6.56%) Automated Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Scrum
10 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
10 4 (6.56%) BDD
10 4 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (6.56%) Office 365
10 4 (6.56%) Automation Testing
10 4 (6.56%) Test Planning
10 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
10 4 (6.56%) Selenium

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
2 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.64%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (32.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) LAN
1 1 (1.64%) DHCP
1 1 (1.64%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Cucumber
1 4 (6.56%) Selenium
2 2 (3.28%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.64%) MSI
3 1 (1.64%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Service Analyst
2 11 (18.03%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (14.75%) Desktop Support
4 7 (11.48%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Administrator
6 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.20%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Tester
7 4 (6.56%) IT Administrator
7 4 (6.56%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) IT Trainer
8 3 (4.92%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (4.92%) Trainer
8 3 (4.92%) Help Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Coordinator
9 2 (3.28%) Project Administrator
9 2 (3.28%) Project Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Application Packaging
1 1 (1.64%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.67%) Migration
2 11 (18.03%) Service Management
3 6 (9.84%) Incident Management
4 5 (8.20%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.56%) TDD
5 4 (6.56%) Automated Testing
5 4 (6.56%) Software Testing
5 4 (6.56%) Scrum
5 4 (6.56%) BDD
5 4 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.56%) Automation Testing
5 4 (6.56%) Test Planning
5 4 (6.56%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.56%) Manual Testing
5 4 (6.56%) Time Management
6 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
7 2 (3.28%) ITIL
7 2 (3.28%) Change Management
7 2 (3.28%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) Java
2 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.64%) VBScript
2 1 (1.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (9.84%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) ISEB
3 2 (3.28%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) MCITP
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (42.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) vSphere
3 1 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 9 (14.75%) SCCM
2 3 (4.92%) SCOM
3 1 (1.64%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.92%) Citrix
3 2 (3.28%) VMware
4 1 (1.64%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.64%) Computacenter
4 1 (1.64%) HP
4 1 (1.64%) Dell
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco
4 1 (1.64%) NetApp
4 1 (1.64%) Lotus
4 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.64%) Sun
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