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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 29 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.58% 5.72% 7.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 19.32% 18.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 11
Average daily rate
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£128 £110 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% -67.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £105 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £119 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £201 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -27.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 6
Average hourly rate £12.52 £12.44 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% -47.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £15.61 £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.04 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -12.25%
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
66 88 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 19.70% 29.63% 38.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 36 58
Average daily rate £325 £200 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £105 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £383 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 27
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -20.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.13 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £23.75 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 December 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
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 December 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 -7 7 £115 +4.54% 1
Doncaster -1 3 £425 -
Barnsley +1 2 - -
Rotherham - - - -
Windows 7
Yorkshire

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
3 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
3 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 7 (25.00%) MS Office
5 7 (25.00%) LAN
6 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 6 (21.43%) NHS
6 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (17.86%) Remedy
7 5 (17.86%) SLA
7 5 (17.86%) ITIL
8 4 (14.29%) WAN
8 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (10.71%) WSUS
9 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
9 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
9 3 (10.71%) DNS
9 3 (10.71%) C
9 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
9 3 (10.71%) Citrix
9 3 (10.71%) CA
9 3 (10.71%) Internet
9 3 (10.71%) Unicenter

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 9 (32.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) LAN
2 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (14.29%) WAN
4 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 3 (10.71%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) VPN
5 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Desktop Engineer
1 5 (17.86%) Desktop Support
1 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Rollout Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) IT Support
3 3 (10.71%) IT Technician
3 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Deskside Support
3 3 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) NHS
2 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows XP
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.14%) Windows NT
6 1 (3.57%) Android
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
2 3 (10.71%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.14%) Software Deployment
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) WSUS
1 3 (10.71%) Unicenter
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
3 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Remedy
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) CA
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) Lotus
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Symantec
5 1 (3.57%) Mitel