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 11 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 41 36 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 6 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.63% 1.76% 5.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.13% 12.77% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Average daily rate £271 £135 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.92% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £135 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £135 £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Average hourly rate £18.25 £11.46 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.24% -8.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £19.48 £13.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
156 47 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 31.84% 13.78% 26.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 21 46
Average daily rate £400 £325 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £456 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 18
Average hourly rate £12.25 £16.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.43% +28.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.50 £17.50
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 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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -9 4 £271 -
Doncaster 0 3 - -
Rotherham +3 1 - -
Windows 7
Yorkshire

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
4 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
4 9 (39.13%) MS Office
5 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
6 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (26.09%) ITIL
7 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
8 5 (21.74%) MS Exchange
8 5 (21.74%) SLA
8 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (17.39%) SCCM
9 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
9 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
9 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000
9 4 (17.39%) Internet
9 4 (17.39%) Remedy
9 4 (17.39%) Project Management
9 4 (17.39%) Peregrine
10 3 (13.04%) HP
10 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
10 3 (13.04%) Migration
10 3 (13.04%) ITSM
10 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
10 3 (13.04%) Remedy ITSM

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
2 9 (39.13%) MS Office
3 2 (8.70%) Acrobat
3 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (8.70%) MS Project
3 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) Internet
2 2 (8.70%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) WebEx
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Big Data
General
1 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (34.78%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Service Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) IT Technician
4 3 (13.04%) Help Desk Technician
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.70%) Help Desk Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 1 (4.35%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Support Technician
6 1 (4.35%) Desktop Technician
6 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (4.35%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Storage Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) PDA
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (39.13%) Windows XP
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (26.09%) Windows Server
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000
7 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
9 1 (4.35%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) ITSM
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) Security Patching
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Software Delivery
5 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) MCP
3 1 (4.35%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 3 (13.04%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (4.35%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (4.35%) ThinApp
4 1 (4.35%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Peregrine
2 4 (17.39%) Remedy
3 3 (13.04%) HP
4 2 (8.70%) Adobe
4 2 (8.70%) Bomgar
5 1 (4.35%) CA
5 1 (4.35%) Citrix
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.35%) Spiceworks
5 1 (4.35%) Varonis
5 1 (4.35%) VMware