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 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 14 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 14 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.56% 5.65% 2.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.75% 17.95% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate
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£110 £265 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.49% -4.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £102 £160 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £378 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.30 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% -6.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
Windows 7
South 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 Sheffield region.

Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
64 78 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.63% 31.45% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 46 22
Average daily rate £280 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £175 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 7
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £10.30 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 August 2014, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 8 (42.11%) SCCM
4 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
4 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (26.32%) Migration
7 4 (21.05%) NHS
7 4 (21.05%) HP
7 4 (21.05%) MS Office
8 3 (15.79%) Validation
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL
8 3 (15.79%) WFM
9 2 (10.53%) Mandarin Language
9 2 (10.53%) Cantonese Language
9 2 (10.53%) Finance
9 2 (10.53%) Dell
9 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
10 1 (5.26%) Social Media
10 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
10 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
10 1 (5.26%) Compaq
10 1 (5.26%) SLA
10 1 (5.26%) Remedy

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
1 2 (10.53%) Mandarin Language
1 2 (10.53%) Cantonese Language
2 1 (5.26%) French Language
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Rollout Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Deployment Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) SCCM Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Support Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Service Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Migration Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Support
6 1 (5.26%) SCCM Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Deployment Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) NHS
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows XP
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Migration
2 3 (15.79%) WFM
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Validation
3 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 4 (21.05%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Dell
4 1 (5.26%) Remedy
4 1 (5.26%) Compaq