The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 18 April 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 South Yorkshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 15 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 24 26 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 6.86% 7.58% 5.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.43% 22.61% 14.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 9
Average daily rate £200 £360 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.44% +80.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £330 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £402 £331
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £25.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +117.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
107 115 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 30.57% 33.53% 35.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 57 47
Average daily rate £300 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 24 15
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.75 £20.53
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
Yorkshire

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the South Yorkshire region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the South Yorkshire region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in South Yorkshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Sheffield +1 13 £165 - 1
Doncaster +7 7 £290 - 3
Windows 7
Yorkshire

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Windows XP
2 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
3 21 (46.67%) ITIL
4 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
5 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (20.00%) MS Office
7 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
8 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 5 (11.11%) SCCM
8 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
8 5 (11.11%) NHS
9 4 (8.89%) Migration
9 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
9 4 (8.89%) HP
10 3 (6.67%) Citrix
10 3 (6.67%) CA
10 3 (6.67%) Unicenter
10 3 (6.67%) LAN
10 3 (6.67%) C
10 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (6.67%) French Language
10 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
10 3 (6.67%) Finance
10 3 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (4.44%) Forefront Identity Manager

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.00%) MS Office
2 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.22%) MS Project
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.67%) LAN
2 2 (4.44%) WAN
2 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.44%) Internet
2 2 (4.44%) 3G
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (6.67%) French Language
1 3 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Mandarin Language
2 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Desktop Support
4 7 (15.56%) Help Desk Support
5 6 (13.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Service Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Support
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Rollout Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Rollout Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Build Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.22%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) NHS
2 3 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.22%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.22%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) Windows NT
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) ITIL
2 4 (8.89%) Migration
2 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
3 3 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (4.44%) Validation
4 2 (4.44%) Service Management
5 1 (2.22%) Project Management
5 1 (2.22%) Asset Management
5 1 (2.22%) Data Management
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) MCP
3 1 (2.22%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) Unicenter
3 2 (4.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.89%) HP
3 3 (6.67%) Citrix
3 3 (6.67%) CA
4 1 (2.22%) Remedy
4 1 (2.22%) VMware
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