The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Yorkshire region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 64 40 51
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 32 65 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.87% 4.22% 3.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.60% 14.22% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 20 21
Average daily rate
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£175 £215 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.60% -21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £113 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £383 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 13
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £11.60 £8.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £12.60 £14.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.80%
Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
302 457 372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.68% 29.68% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 194 174
Average daily rate £263 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 36
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.13 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £45.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 7
Yorkshire

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 July 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 July 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 -7 28 £175 +16.66% 12
Bradford +3 1 - - 1
Halifax -1 1 £145 -
Wakefield -3 1 - -
Mirfield - - - -
Ossett - - - -
Huddersfield - - - -
Keighley - - - - 1
Castleford - - - - 1
Windows 7
Yorkshire

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (47.31%) Active Directory
3 34 (36.56%) Microsoft
4 26 (27.96%) Windows XP
5 21 (22.58%) MS Excel
6 15 (16.13%) MS Office
7 14 (15.05%) MS Exchange
8 13 (13.98%) Migration
8 13 (13.98%) SCCM
8 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (12.90%) Service Management
10 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (9.68%) Scrum
10 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (8.60%) Incident Management
12 7 (7.53%) Cisco
12 7 (7.53%) HP
12 7 (7.53%) ITIL
13 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
13 6 (6.45%) LAN
13 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
13 6 (6.45%) Project Management
13 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
13 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
14 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
14 5 (5.38%) NAS
14 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
14 5 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (5.38%) Firewall
14 5 (5.38%) Citrix

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 14 (15.05%) MS Exchange
2 9 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (5.38%) IIS
5 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.15%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.15%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 21 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.13%) MS Office
3 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
1 6 (6.45%) LAN
2 5 (5.38%) NAS
2 5 (5.38%) Firewall
2 5 (5.38%) SAN
2 5 (5.38%) WAN
2 5 (5.38%) SMTP
2 5 (5.38%) DNS
3 3 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Selenium
1 4 (4.30%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.23%) AdminStudio
3 2 (2.15%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (3.23%) Banking
1 3 (3.23%) Legal
2 2 (2.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (18.28%) Analyst
2 13 (13.98%) Desktop Support
3 12 (12.90%) Service Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (11.83%) Support Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.60%) Deployment Engineer
5 8 (8.60%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (7.53%) Tester
7 4 (4.30%) Project Manager
7 4 (4.30%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (4.30%) Rollout Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Desktop Technician
8 3 (3.23%) Agile Tester
8 3 (3.23%) Build Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Project Coordinator
8 3 (3.23%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) XML
1 5 (5.38%) .NET
1 5 (5.38%) HTML
2 3 (3.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.30%) Blackberry
2 3 (3.23%) NHS
3 1 (1.08%) Statistics
3 1 (1.08%) iPhone
3 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 93 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (27.96%) Windows XP
3 13 (13.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.38%) Windows 8
4 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.23%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.08%) Android
6 1 (1.08%) UNIX
6 1 (1.08%) Linux
6 1 (1.08%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (13.98%) Migration
2 12 (12.90%) Service Management
3 9 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (9.68%) Scrum
4 8 (8.60%) Incident Management
5 7 (7.53%) ITIL
6 6 (6.45%) Project Management
7 5 (5.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (4.30%) Change Management
8 4 (4.30%) TDD
8 4 (4.30%) Test Scripting
8 4 (4.30%) Manual Testing
8 4 (4.30%) Automated Testing
8 4 (4.30%) Software Testing
8 4 (4.30%) BDD
8 4 (4.30%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (4.30%) Automation Testing
9 3 (3.23%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
9 3 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.38%) SQL
3 4 (4.30%) Java
4 1 (1.08%) VBScript
4 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (5.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.15%) ISEB
3 2 (2.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (2.15%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
2 3 (3.23%) SLA
3 2 (2.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (47.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.23%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.15%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.08%) vSphere
4 1 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (13.98%) SCCM
2 3 (3.23%) SCOrch
2 3 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.15%) SCOM
4 1 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.08%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 34 (36.56%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.53%) Cisco
2 7 (7.53%) HP
3 5 (5.38%) Citrix
4 4 (4.30%) Symantec
4 4 (4.30%) Lotus
5 2 (2.15%) Dell
5 2 (2.15%) VMware
6 1 (1.08%) Becrypt
6 1 (1.08%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.08%) NetApp
6 1 (1.08%) Novell
6 1 (1.08%) Remedy
6 1 (1.08%) McAfee
6 1 (1.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.08%) Adobe
6 1 (1.08%) Sun
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