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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 45 29 24
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 4 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.95% 1.32% 3.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.20% 13.04% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £271 - £110
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 - £106
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 - £114
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £9.00 £10.50 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -20.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.97 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.18% -3.67%
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
125 23 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 29.83% 10.09% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 10 31
Average daily rate £420 £325 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.23% +62.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £490 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £9.00 £13.11 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.36% -9.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 2016.

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 8 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
5 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) Peregrine
6 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) Remedy
6 3 (27.27%) ITSM
6 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (27.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 3 (27.27%) ServiceCenter
6 3 (27.27%) SCCM
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (18.18%) PDA
7 2 (18.18%) Bomgar

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Office
2 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
3 2 (18.18%) Acrobat
3 2 (18.18%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (18.18%) MS Project
3 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
3 2 (18.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Help Desk Engineer
1 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Desktop Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 2 (18.18%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows XP
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 2000
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
2 3 (27.27%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Change Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Security Patching
4 1 (9.09%) Service Management
4 1 (9.09%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
1 3 (27.27%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (9.09%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Peregrine
2 3 (27.27%) Remedy
3 2 (18.18%) Adobe
3 2 (18.18%) Bomgar
4 1 (9.09%) VMware