The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield 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 28 24 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.38% 3.40% 5.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.04% 14.04% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 4
Average daily rate
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- £110 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -74.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £265
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -26.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.75% -47.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -6.45%
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 Sheffield region.

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
23 57 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 10.60% 24.26% 31.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 34 27
Average daily rate £400 £200 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £110 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Average hourly rate £13.11 £14.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.56% -36.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.30 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £26.95 £27.50
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 Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Sheffield region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Sheffield region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) SLA
5 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (10.00%) Cisco
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
6 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) Symantec
6 1 (10.00%) Remedy
6 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (10.00%) Lotus
6 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (10.00%) WSUS
6 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Sheffield 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 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus
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