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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 20 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 5.52% 6.22% 4.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.98% 17.81% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Average daily rate
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£275 £165 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £204 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.20% -25.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 5 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £11.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -64.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
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
63 73 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 20.45% 34.93% 33.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 41 24
Average daily rate £300 £280 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +39.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £349 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.79% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -52.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 May 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (45.00%) MS Office
4 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
6 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
7 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (20.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
8 4 (20.00%) SCCM
8 4 (20.00%) Service Management
8 4 (20.00%) User Experience
9 3 (15.00%) iPhone
9 3 (15.00%) Lync
9 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
9 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
10 2 (10.00%) Internet
10 2 (10.00%) ADSL
10 2 (10.00%) LAN
10 2 (10.00%) ITSM
10 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
11 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (5.00%) Finance
11 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (5.00%) VMware
11 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 1 (5.00%) WSUS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 8 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (15.00%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) ADSL
1 2 (10.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
2 5 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.00%) IMAC Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Smartphone
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) iPhone
2 3 (15.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
1 4 (20.00%) Service Management
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) ITSM
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) VMware
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix