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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 47 33 56
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 50 68 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.13% 4.64% 2.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.49% 17.80% 17.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 22 20
Average daily rate
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£185 £215 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.95% -21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £91 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £385 £376
UK excluding London average daily rate £207 £225 £273
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -17.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 8 4
Average hourly rate £10.50 £11.25 £12.21
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -7.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.67 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £58.95 £14.00
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
345 382 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.56% 26.09% 16.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 197 120
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £419 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 26
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.45 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -15 35 £185 -15.90% 6
Wakefield +2 10 - - 2
Dewsbury - 2 - - 1
Bradford -3 1 - -
Keighley - 1 - -
Huddersfield - - - - 1
Pontefract - - - -
Windows 7
Yorkshire

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (44.58%) Active Directory
3 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
4 23 (27.71%) MS Excel
5 20 (24.10%) Windows XP
6 16 (19.28%) Migration
7 14 (16.87%) MS Exchange
8 13 (15.66%) MS Office
8 13 (15.66%) SCCM
8 13 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (13.25%) Windows 8
10 10 (12.05%) Service Management
11 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (7.23%) QA
12 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
12 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (7.23%) Sophos
12 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
13 5 (6.02%) ITIL
13 5 (6.02%) Blackberry
13 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
13 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
14 4 (4.82%) Test Scripting
14 4 (4.82%) Selenium
14 4 (4.82%) Manual Testing
14 4 (4.82%) Time Management
14 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (4.82%) TDD

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (16.87%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (7.23%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 23 (27.71%) MS Excel
2 13 (15.66%) MS Office
3 3 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) LAN
2 2 (2.41%) VoIP
2 2 (2.41%) WAN
3 1 (1.20%) DHCP
3 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.20%) VPN
3 1 (1.20%) DNS
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Selenium
1 4 (4.82%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.41%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.20%) MSI
3 1 (1.20%) InstallShield
General
1 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (19.28%) Analyst
1 16 (19.28%) Support Engineer
2 15 (18.07%) Desktop Support
3 11 (13.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (13.25%) Desktop Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Service Analyst
4 8 (9.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Rollout Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Administrator
6 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.02%) 1st Line Support
6 5 (6.02%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (4.82%) IT Support
7 4 (4.82%) IT Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) IT Trainer
7 4 (4.82%) Tester
7 4 (4.82%) Trainer
8 3 (3.61%) Help Desk Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.20%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 83 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (24.10%) Windows XP
3 11 (13.25%) Windows 8
4 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.41%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.20%) UNIX
7 1 (1.20%) Linux
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.28%) Migration
2 10 (12.05%) Service Management
3 6 (7.23%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (6.02%) ITIL
4 5 (6.02%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.82%) Test Scripting
5 4 (4.82%) Manual Testing
5 4 (4.82%) Time Management
5 4 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.82%) TDD
5 4 (4.82%) Automated Testing
5 4 (4.82%) Software Testing
5 4 (4.82%) Scrum
5 4 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (4.82%) BDD
5 4 (4.82%) Automation Testing
5 4 (4.82%) Test Planning
6 3 (3.61%) Waterfall
7 2 (2.41%) User Stories
7 2 (2.41%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.82%) Java
2 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.41%) VBScript
4 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.02%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.20%) MCSE
4 1 (1.20%) MCITP
4 1 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) QA
2 1 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (44.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.41%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.41%) UAG
3 1 (1.20%) vSphere
3 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (15.66%) SCCM
2 3 (3.61%) SCOM
3 1 (1.20%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.20%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.20%) ZENworks
3 1 (1.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.20%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.20%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (36.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Sophos
3 4 (4.82%) HP
3 4 (4.82%) Citrix
4 2 (2.41%) VMware
4 2 (2.41%) Dell
5 1 (1.20%) Becrypt
5 1 (1.20%) Sun
5 1 (1.20%) NetApp
5 1 (1.20%) Novell
5 1 (1.20%) Siemens
5 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.20%) Symantec
5 1 (1.20%) McAfee
5 1 (1.20%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.20%) Fujitsu
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