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 24 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 68 43 57
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 39 52 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.12% 3.25% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.97% 16.35% 13.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 24 11
Average daily rate
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£195 £250 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.00% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £122 £98
10% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £365 £333
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 15
Average hourly rate £10.40 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.14 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £15.50 £76.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.35 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.08% -10.34%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
435 318 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 23.64% 19.86% 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 174 136
Average daily rate £338 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £199 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 33
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -21.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.06 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £15.65 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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 24 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
Leeds -22 25 £190 -24.00% 16
Bradford -1 7 £195 - 3
Wakefield -4 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - - 1
Halifax - - - -
Windows 7
Yorkshire

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (41.38%) Active Directory
3 31 (35.63%) Windows XP
4 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 23 (26.44%) MS Exchange
6 20 (22.99%) MS Excel
7 19 (21.84%) MS Office
8 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (16.09%) Migration
10 13 (14.94%) SCCM
11 11 (12.64%) ITIL
12 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (9.20%) Service Management
13 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (9.20%) SharePoint
13 8 (9.20%) Windows 8
14 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (8.05%) QA
15 6 (6.90%) Sophos
15 6 (6.90%) Blackberry
15 6 (6.90%) Citrix
15 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
16 5 (5.75%) HP
16 5 (5.75%) Finance
17 4 (4.60%) Microsoft App-V
17 4 (4.60%) Scrum
17 4 (4.60%) Selenium
17 4 (4.60%) Automated Testing
17 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
17 4 (4.60%) TDD

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (26.44%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.20%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (22.99%) MS Excel
2 19 (21.84%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) LAN
1 4 (4.60%) VoIP
2 2 (2.30%) WAN
2 2 (2.30%) DHCP
2 2 (2.30%) DNS
3 1 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.15%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Selenium
1 4 (4.60%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.45%) MSI
3 2 (2.30%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (1.15%) InstallShield
4 1 (1.15%) AdminStudio
General
1 5 (5.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (21.84%) Desktop Support
1 19 (21.84%) Support Engineer
2 16 (18.39%) Desktop Engineer
3 15 (17.24%) Analyst
4 14 (16.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 10 (11.49%) Rollout Engineer
6 9 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (10.34%) Service Analyst
7 8 (9.20%) 1st Line Support
8 6 (6.90%) Administrator
9 5 (5.75%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.75%) IT Trainer
9 5 (5.75%) Trainer
10 4 (4.60%) Tester
10 4 (4.60%) IT Administrator
10 4 (4.60%) IT Support
11 3 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) Help Desk Support
11 3 (3.45%) Field Engineer
12 2 (2.30%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) Application Packaging
2 2 (2.30%) WSH
3 1 (1.15%) X-Windows
3 1 (1.15%) Software Packaging
3 1 (1.15%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.45%) NHS
3 1 (1.15%) Economics
3 1 (1.15%) iPhone
3 1 (1.15%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 87 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (35.63%) Windows XP
3 10 (11.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (9.20%) Windows 8
5 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.30%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.09%) Migration
2 11 (12.64%) ITIL
3 8 (9.20%) Service Management
4 6 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (4.60%) Test Scripting
5 4 (4.60%) Manual Testing
5 4 (4.60%) Time Management
5 4 (4.60%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.60%) TDD
5 4 (4.60%) Automated Testing
5 4 (4.60%) Software Testing
5 4 (4.60%) Scrum
5 4 (4.60%) BDD
5 4 (4.60%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (4.60%) Automation Testing
5 4 (4.60%) Test Planning
6 3 (3.45%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.30%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.30%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.60%) Java
2 3 (3.45%) VB
3 1 (1.15%) C
3 1 (1.15%) SQL
3 1 (1.15%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (3.45%) Degree
1 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) ISEB
2 2 (2.30%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.15%) MCSE
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.15%) PMP
3 1 (1.15%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.15%) MCITP
3 1 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.05%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (41.38%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.30%) XenApp
4 2 (2.30%) vSphere
4 2 (2.30%) UAG
4 2 (2.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (14.94%) SCCM
2 3 (3.45%) SCOM
3 2 (2.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.30%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.15%) WSUS
4 1 (1.15%) ARCserve
4 1 (1.15%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 30 (34.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Citrix
2 6 (6.90%) Sophos
3 5 (5.75%) HP
4 3 (3.45%) NetApp
4 3 (3.45%) VMware
4 3 (3.45%) Cisco
5 2 (2.30%) Siemens
5 2 (2.30%) Apple
5 2 (2.30%) Dell
5 2 (2.30%) Sun
6 1 (1.15%) Novell
6 1 (1.15%) BMC
6 1 (1.15%) Sage
6 1 (1.15%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.15%) Symantec
6 1 (1.15%) Remedy
6 1 (1.15%) Mitel
6 1 (1.15%) Computacenter
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