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 31 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 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 13 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 22 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 7.12% 5.56% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.50% 18.68% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 5
Average daily rate
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£111 £175 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.57% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £128 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £420 £372
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £10.30 £11.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £113.60 £16.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
80 91 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 25.89% 29.74% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 52 32
Average daily rate £280 £253 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.89% -19.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £165 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 14
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.40 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% -24.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £10.20 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £118.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +4 13 £111 -65.84%
Doncaster +3 8 - -
Barnsley - - - - 1
Windows 7
Yorkshire

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
3 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
4 16 (34.04%) Windows XP
5 13 (27.66%) MS Office
6 11 (23.40%) SCCM
7 10 (21.28%) ITIL
7 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (17.02%) NHS
8 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
8 8 (17.02%) Migration
8 8 (17.02%) Problem Management
8 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
9 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
10 6 (12.77%) LAN
10 6 (12.77%) HP
10 6 (12.77%) Remedy
11 5 (10.64%) Finance
11 5 (10.64%) Validation
11 5 (10.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
12 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
12 4 (8.51%) Internet
12 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
12 4 (8.51%) CA
12 4 (8.51%) Unicenter

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
1 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Office
2 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) LAN
2 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) Internet
3 2 (4.26%) 3G
4 1 (2.13%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) InstallShield
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Mandarin Language
2 2 (4.26%) Cantonese Language
2 2 (4.26%) French Language
3 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Support Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Desktop Support
2 8 (17.02%) Service Analyst
2 8 (17.02%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Rollout Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) Deployment Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.64%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Implementation Manager
6 3 (6.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Rollout Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Migration Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (4.26%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.13%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) NHS
2 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.38%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.13%) Social Media
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows XP
3 10 (21.28%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) Windows NT
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Migration
2 8 (17.02%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.64%) Validation
4 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
5 3 (6.38%) WFM
5 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (4.26%) Project Management
6 2 (4.26%) Service Management
7 1 (2.13%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.13%) Data Management
7 1 (2.13%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.13%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Security Cleared
2 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
3 5 (10.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (23.40%) SCCM
2 4 (8.51%) Unicenter
3 2 (4.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 18 (38.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.77%) HP
2 6 (12.77%) Remedy
3 4 (8.51%) Citrix
3 4 (8.51%) CA
4 1 (2.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.13%) Compaq
4 1 (2.13%) Dell
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