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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 71 67 47
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 41 36 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.03% 2.05% 3.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.90% 9.81% 16.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 17 20
Average daily rate £110 £195 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.58% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £110 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £315 £223
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 9
Average hourly rate £15.25 £12.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.08% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.68 £10.30 £10.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £15.74 £14.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.97 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.18% -3.67%
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
414 367 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.46% 20.95% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 233 183
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £134 £175 £166
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 19
Average hourly rate £15.13 £13.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.15 £10.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £36.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +4 34 £110 -6.38% 2
Wakefield +2 4 - -
Bradford -1 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
Windows 7
Yorkshire

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (68.85%) Active Directory
3 45 (36.89%) Microsoft
4 40 (32.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (29.51%) VMware
6 35 (28.69%) MS Office
7 29 (23.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 27 (22.13%) ITIL
9 20 (16.39%) MS Exchange
10 19 (15.57%) Service Management
10 19 (15.57%) Windows Server
11 18 (14.75%) Windows XP
12 17 (13.93%) Migration
13 16 (13.11%) MCSA
13 16 (13.11%) Windows 8
14 15 (12.30%) MS Excel
14 15 (12.30%) Citrix
15 14 (11.48%) Finance
16 13 (10.66%) Legal
17 11 (9.02%) MCDST
17 11 (9.02%) TCP/IP
18 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
18 9 (7.38%) MCSE
18 9 (7.38%) LAN
18 9 (7.38%) Client/Server
19 8 (6.56%) SQL
19 8 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
19 8 (6.56%) Data Centre
20 7 (5.74%) SCCM
20 7 (5.74%) Video Conferencing

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 20 (16.39%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.64%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.64%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (28.69%) MS Office
2 15 (12.30%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.02%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.38%) LAN
3 7 (5.74%) WAN
4 6 (4.92%) DHCP
4 6 (4.92%) DNS
4 6 (4.92%) Internet
5 5 (4.10%) VoIP
6 4 (3.28%) VPN
7 3 (2.46%) Firewall
8 2 (1.64%) Intranet
9 1 (0.82%) DAB
9 1 (0.82%) SAN
9 1 (0.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.64%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.82%) MSI
General
1 14 (11.48%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Legal
3 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.10%) Law
5 2 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (0.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (40.16%) Analyst
2 39 (31.97%) Service Analyst
3 35 (28.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 26 (21.31%) 2nd Line Support
5 21 (17.21%) 1st Line Support
6 15 (12.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 14 (11.48%) Support Analyst
8 12 (9.84%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (9.84%) Service Desk Support
9 11 (9.02%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 10 (8.20%) Desktop Engineer
11 9 (7.38%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (7.38%) Technical Services Analyst
12 7 (5.74%) Deployment Engineer
12 7 (5.74%) Desktop Support
13 6 (4.92%) Deskside Support
13 6 (4.92%) Help Desk Analyst
13 6 (4.92%) Technical Support
13 6 (4.92%) Technical Support Analyst
13 6 (4.92%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.46%) CSS
2 2 (1.64%) Web Services
3 1 (0.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.56%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.74%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.92%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.92%) NHS
5 5 (4.10%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.10%) Driving Licence
6 4 (3.28%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.46%) Fat Client
7 3 (2.46%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 122 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (15.57%) Windows Server
3 18 (14.75%) Windows XP
4 16 (13.11%) Windows 8
5 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (3.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.64%) Android
7 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.64%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.82%) Linux
8 1 (0.82%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.13%) ITIL
2 19 (15.57%) Service Management
3 17 (13.93%) Migration
4 8 (6.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (5.74%) Information Security
6 6 (4.92%) Change Management
6 6 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (4.10%) Application Discovery
7 5 (4.10%) Application Packaging
7 5 (4.10%) Problem Management
8 4 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (2.46%) Data Migration
9 3 (2.46%) ITIL V3
9 3 (2.46%) Server Patching
9 3 (2.46%) Software Engineering
9 3 (2.46%) Time Management
10 2 (1.64%) Data Entry
10 2 (1.64%) Manual Testing
10 2 (1.64%) Ticket Management
11 1 (0.82%) Fault Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.56%) SQL
2 4 (3.28%) C
3 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.82%) VB
4 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (32.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (13.11%) MCSA
3 11 (9.02%) MCDST
4 9 (7.38%) MCSE
5 7 (5.74%) MCP
6 6 (4.92%) MOS
7 4 (3.28%) CCNA
7 4 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (1.64%) A+ Certification
8 2 (1.64%) MCITP
8 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.64%) Server+ Certification
8 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.28%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) QA
3 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (68.85%) Active Directory
2 29 (23.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (2.46%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.64%) XenApp
5 1 (0.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (5.74%) SCCM
2 3 (2.46%) SCOM
3 1 (0.82%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.82%) ThinApp
3 1 (0.82%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 45 (36.89%) Microsoft
2 36 (29.51%) VMware
3 15 (12.30%) Citrix
4 5 (4.10%) Cisco
4 5 (4.10%) HP
5 4 (3.28%) Oracle
6 3 (2.46%) Dell
6 3 (2.46%) Sage
7 2 (1.64%) Lotus
7 2 (1.64%) Remedy
8 1 (0.82%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (0.82%) Apple
8 1 (0.82%) BT
8 1 (0.82%) Ericsson
8 1 (0.82%) Huawei
8 1 (0.82%) Nokia
8 1 (0.82%) Novell
8 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.82%) Symantec