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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 69 46 39
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 33 32 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.03% 3.02% 4.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.35% 15.17% 15.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 21 15
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £125 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £360 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.19% -24.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 1
Average hourly rate £12.53 £14.35 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.71% +24.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.44%
Windows 7
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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
353 211 262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.72% 19.89% 30.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 134 121
Average daily rate £375 £185 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.70% -38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 17
Average hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.73% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.05 £11.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £16.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 28 (42.42%) Active Directory
4 20 (30.30%) MS Exchange
5 15 (22.73%) MS Office
5 15 (22.73%) Migration
6 14 (21.21%) Windows XP
7 11 (16.67%) ITIL
8 10 (15.15%) Legal
8 10 (15.15%) SCCM
8 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 9 (13.64%) Citrix
9 9 (13.64%) SLA
10 8 (12.12%) Law
11 7 (10.61%) SQL
11 7 (10.61%) Office 365
12 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
12 6 (9.09%) VMware
13 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
13 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
13 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
13 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
14 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
14 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (6.06%) Backup Exec
15 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
15 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 20 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 10 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.55%) IIS
4 3 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 15 (22.73%) MS Office
2 4 (6.06%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) DHCP
1 3 (4.55%) DNS
2 2 (3.03%) LAN
2 2 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (1.52%) VoIP
3 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.52%) VPN
3 1 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (15.15%) Legal
2 8 (12.12%) Law
3 2 (3.03%) Back Office
3 2 (3.03%) Finance
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Service Analyst
2 15 (22.73%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Support Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (12.12%) Support Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Deployment Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 7 (10.61%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (7.58%) Design Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Office 365 Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Build Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Technical Leader
10 2 (3.03%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.03%) PKI
1 2 (3.03%) CMDB
2 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
2 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (21.21%) Windows XP
3 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.06%) Windows 8
4 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Migration
2 11 (16.67%) ITIL
3 6 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 3 (4.55%) Service Management
4 3 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (3.03%) Test Management
5 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (3.03%) Project Management
5 2 (3.03%) Change Management
5 2 (3.03%) Software Deployment
5 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.03%) Server Hardening
6 1 (1.52%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.52%) E-Procurement
6 1 (1.52%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.52%) CRM
6 1 (1.52%) ERP
6 1 (1.52%) TOGAF
6 1 (1.52%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) SQL
2 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.03%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.52%) MOS
3 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (1.52%) MCDST
3 1 (1.52%) MCITP
3 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.52%) MCSE
3 1 (1.52%) CCNA
3 1 (1.52%) ISEB
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) ISA Server
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.03%) UAG
5 1 (1.52%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.52%) XenApp
5 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (15.15%) SCCM
2 4 (6.06%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.03%) SCOM
3 2 (3.03%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 30 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.64%) Citrix
3 6 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (3.03%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.52%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) LANDesk
5 1 (1.52%) Kaspersky
5 1 (1.52%) Sage
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
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