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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 18 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 14 25 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.36% 6.74% 6.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.72% 23.15% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 11
Average daily rate
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£135 £200 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.50% -44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £200 £270
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.11 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.87% -47.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
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
79 108 104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 18.94% 29.11% 31.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 57 47
Average daily rate £250 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £183 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 20 26
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.79 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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 30 March 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 30 March 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 8 - -
Windows 7
Yorkshire

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (58.33%) MS Office
4 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (41.67%) Windows XP
6 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
7 4 (16.67%) ITIL
8 3 (12.50%) SLA
8 3 (12.50%) WSUS
8 3 (12.50%) VMware
8 3 (12.50%) SCCM
8 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
9 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
9 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (8.33%) NHS
9 2 (8.33%) Citrix
9 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (8.33%) LAN
10 1 (4.17%) WAN
10 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
10 1 (4.17%) DNS
10 1 (4.17%) Cisco
10 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
10 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
10 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
10 1 (4.17%) ADSL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 12 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.17%) IBM Notes
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) MS Office
2 7 (29.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (4.17%) WAN
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (4.17%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Dutch Language
1 1 (4.17%) German Language
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Rollout Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Developer
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Deskside Support
4 1 (4.17%) IT Technician
4 1 (4.17%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (4.17%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.17%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.17%) Fat Client
2 1 (4.17%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.17%) Service Management
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
3 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.17%) Customer Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) WSUS
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) NetApp
4 1 (4.17%) Lotus
4 1 (4.17%) Altiris
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco