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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 39 16 19
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.98% 5.54% 6.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.08% 17.71% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
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£120 £112 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -65.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £14.35 £13.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -59.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.65 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £19.00 £103.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
113 96 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 27.97% 31.27% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 43 42
Average daily rate £283 £275 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% +7.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 20 19
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.25 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% -38.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £10.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £25.00 £89.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -9 7 £120 +7.14%
Doncaster -13 1 - -
Windows 7
Yorkshire

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 12 (41.38%) Windows XP
7 9 (31.03%) MS Excel
8 8 (27.59%) Windows 8
9 7 (24.14%) Service Management
10 6 (20.69%) ITIL
11 5 (17.24%) Internet
11 5 (17.24%) SCCM
12 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
12 4 (13.79%) User Experience
12 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
12 4 (13.79%) Smartphone
12 4 (13.79%) ADSL
12 4 (13.79%) LAN
13 3 (10.34%) Citrix
13 3 (10.34%) ITSM
13 3 (10.34%) Migration
13 3 (10.34%) VMware
13 3 (10.34%) iPhone
13 3 (10.34%) Lync
14 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
14 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
14 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 2 (6.90%) WSUS
14 2 (6.90%) Problem Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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%) 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 10 (34.48%) Analyst
1 10 (34.48%) Service Analyst
1 10 (34.48%) Service Desk Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) IMAC Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Migration Engineer
5 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Blackberry
1 4 (13.79%) Smartphone
1 4 (13.79%) User Experience
2 3 (10.34%) iPhone
3 1 (3.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows XP
3 8 (27.59%) Windows 8
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Service Management
2 6 (20.69%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) ITSM
3 3 (10.34%) Migration
4 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Server Hardening
5 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
5 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
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 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) SCCM
2 2 (6.90%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.45%) OpenView
3 1 (3.45%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) VMware
2 3 (10.34%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) CA
3 1 (3.45%) NetApp
3 1 (3.45%) Peregrine
3 1 (3.45%) Remedy
3 1 (3.45%) McAfee
3 1 (3.45%) HP