The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 45 39 58
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 48 67 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.92% 4.54% 3.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.60% 17.40% 17.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 23 22
Average daily rate
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£174 £183 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.79% -33.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £95 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £388 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 6 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £12.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +2.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.46 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £89.25 £14.23
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
353 385 330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.49% 26.07% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 189 138
Average daily rate £320 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £107 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 29 27
Average hourly rate £12.45 £12.48 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% -16.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £19.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the West Yorkshire region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the West Yorkshire region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Leeds -12 34 £174 -4.79% 5
Wakefield +1 9 - - 2
Dewsbury - 2 - - 1
Bradford -4 1 - -
Keighley - 1 - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Mirfield - - - -
Pontefract - - - -
Windows 7
Yorkshire

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (40.70%) Active Directory
2 35 (40.70%) Microsoft
3 23 (26.74%) MS Excel
4 19 (22.09%) Windows XP
5 16 (18.60%) Migration
6 14 (16.28%) MS Office
6 14 (16.28%) SCCM
7 12 (13.95%) MS Exchange
7 12 (13.95%) Service Management
7 12 (13.95%) Windows 8
8 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
10 6 (6.98%) Incident Management
10 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (6.98%) Sophos
10 6 (6.98%) Blackberry
10 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
10 6 (6.98%) HP
11 5 (5.81%) ITIL
11 5 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
11 5 (5.81%) QA
11 5 (5.81%) Office 365
12 4 (4.65%) Automation Testing
12 4 (4.65%) Test Planning
12 4 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (4.65%) Cucumber

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West 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 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (6.98%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (26.74%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.28%) MS Office
3 3 (3.49%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.81%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) LAN
2 2 (2.33%) VoIP
2 2 (2.33%) WAN
3 1 (1.16%) DHCP
3 1 (1.16%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.16%) VPN
3 1 (1.16%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
1 4 (4.65%) Selenium
2 2 (2.33%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.16%) MSI
3 1 (1.16%) InstallShield
General
1 2 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (18.60%) Support Engineer
2 15 (17.44%) Analyst
3 14 (16.28%) Desktop Support
4 11 (12.79%) Service Analyst
4 11 (12.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (11.63%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (8.14%) Rollout Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (6.98%) Administrator
8 5 (5.81%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.81%) IT Support
9 4 (4.65%) IT Administrator
9 4 (4.65%) Tester
10 3 (3.49%) Trainer
10 3 (3.49%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.49%) IT Trainer
10 3 (3.49%) Help Desk Support
10 3 (3.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.16%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.33%) NHS
3 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 86 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (22.09%) Windows XP
3 12 (13.95%) Windows 8
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.33%) Windows Phone
6 1 (1.16%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.16%) UNIX
6 1 (1.16%) Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.60%) Migration
2 12 (13.95%) Service Management
3 6 (6.98%) Incident Management
4 5 (5.81%) ITIL
4 5 (5.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (4.65%) Automation Testing
5 4 (4.65%) Test Planning
5 4 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (4.65%) BDD
5 4 (4.65%) Test Scripting
5 4 (4.65%) Manual Testing
5 4 (4.65%) Time Management
5 4 (4.65%) Automated Testing
5 4 (4.65%) Software Testing
5 4 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.65%) TDD
5 4 (4.65%) Scrum
6 3 (3.49%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.33%) User Stories
7 2 (2.33%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.65%) Java
2 3 (3.49%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.33%) VBScript
4 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.33%) ISEB
4 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.16%) MCSE
4 1 (1.16%) MCITP
4 1 (1.16%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.81%) QA
2 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (40.70%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) UAG
2 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.16%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.16%) vSphere
3 1 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (16.28%) SCCM
2 3 (3.49%) SCOM
3 1 (1.16%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.16%) WSUS
3 1 (1.16%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 35 (40.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.98%) Sophos
2 6 (6.98%) HP
3 4 (4.65%) Citrix
4 2 (2.33%) VMware
4 2 (2.33%) Dell
5 1 (1.16%) NetApp
5 1 (1.16%) Novell
5 1 (1.16%) Siemens
5 1 (1.16%) Lotus
5 1 (1.16%) Sun
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco
5 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.16%) Symantec
5 1 (1.16%) McAfee
5 1 (1.16%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.16%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.16%) Becrypt
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