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 19 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 25 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 12 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.90% 6.38% 6.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.91% 20.69% 16.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -74.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £105 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £118 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -49.47%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -11.46%
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
44 58 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 18.26% 30.85% 37.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 29 45
Average daily rate £325 £200 £155
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +29.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £109 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £358 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 17
Average hourly rate £16.50 £22.69 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.28% +0.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £30.00 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) MS Office
4 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 3 (21.43%) NHS
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 2 (14.29%) SLA
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) SCCM
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
7 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
7 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) WSUS
7 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
7 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
7 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
7 1 (7.14%) Migration
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
7 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
7 1 (7.14%) Cisco
7 1 (7.14%) Symantec
7 1 (7.14%) Remedy

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Rollout Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 2 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows XP
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Symantec
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy
2 1 (7.14%) Dell
2 1 (7.14%) Lotus