The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Sheffield region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 14 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 13 10 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 7.14% 5.41% 3.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.53% 22.73% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Average daily rate
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£111 £325 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-65.84% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £142 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £460 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.30 £13.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.63% -25.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.12% 23.78% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 23 12
Average daily rate £275 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -22.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.30 £10.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Windows 7
South Yorkshire

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 22 July 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
3 10 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 8 (30.77%) SCCM
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (23.08%) HP
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Validation
7 5 (19.23%) Migration
7 5 (19.23%) ITIL
7 5 (19.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
8 4 (15.38%) MS Office
8 4 (15.38%) NHS
9 3 (11.54%) WFM
9 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
10 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
10 2 (7.69%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (7.69%) Cantonese Language
11 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
11 1 (3.85%) French Language
11 1 (3.85%) Software Packaging
11 1 (3.85%) Compaq
11 1 (3.85%) Dell
11 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
11 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (15.38%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
General
1 5 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (7.69%) Cantonese Language
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) French Language
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Rollout Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Deployment Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) SCCM Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) Migration Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support
6 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Desktop Support
6 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Deployment Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.85%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) NHS
2 3 (11.54%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows XP
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Validation
1 5 (19.23%) Migration
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Problem Management
3 3 (11.54%) WFM
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (30.77%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Compaq
3 1 (3.85%) Dell