The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 27 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 22 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 4.99% 7.16% 4.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.05% 21.05% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 5
Average daily rate
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£275 £130 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -60.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £111 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £368 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
- -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 6
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £28.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -53.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.55 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.64 £26.35 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.42 £15.00 £14.81
% change year-on-year
-3.85% +1.26%
Windows 7
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 South Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
129 114 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 29.25% 34.03% 29.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 54 37
Average daily rate £283 £275 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £176 £119 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 15
Average hourly rate £12.75 £13.71 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.00% -45.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 17 £198 +63.22%
Rotherham - 3 - -
Doncaster -12 2 £400 -
Windows 7
Yorkshire

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
3 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
4 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
5 13 (44.83%) MS Office
6 11 (37.93%) Windows XP
7 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
8 8 (27.59%) Windows 8
9 6 (20.69%) Service Management
10 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
10 5 (17.24%) Internet
10 5 (17.24%) ITIL
10 5 (17.24%) SCCM
11 4 (13.79%) Smartphone
11 4 (13.79%) ADSL
11 4 (13.79%) LAN
11 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
11 4 (13.79%) User Experience
12 3 (10.34%) Lync
12 3 (10.34%) SLA
12 3 (10.34%) Citrix
12 3 (10.34%) Migration
12 3 (10.34%) VMware
12 3 (10.34%) iPhone
13 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
13 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
13 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
13 2 (6.90%) WSUS
13 2 (6.90%) Problem Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.34%) Lync
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (44.83%) MS Office
2 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
2 4 (13.79%) ADSL
2 4 (13.79%) LAN
3 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
1 1 (3.45%) Dutch Language
1 1 (3.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
1 9 (31.03%) Service Analyst
1 9 (31.03%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (3.45%) IMAC Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Blackberry
2 4 (13.79%) Smartphone
2 4 (13.79%) User Experience
3 3 (10.34%) iPhone
4 1 (3.45%) NHS
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows XP
3 8 (27.59%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Service Management
2 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.90%) ITSM
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) Unicenter
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView
3 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) McAfee
3 1 (3.45%) CA
3 1 (3.45%) NetApp
3 1 (3.45%) Peregrine
3 1 (3.45%) HP
3 1 (3.45%) Altiris