The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 30 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 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 43 44 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 84 87 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.58% 4.14% 3.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.21% 14.45% 17.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 29 29
Average daily rate
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£168 £215 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.09% -20.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £113 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £376 £410 £356
UK excluding London average daily rate £209 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-24.09% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 22
Average hourly rate £14.72 £14.75 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.20% +31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.30 £8.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.90 £24.75 £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
488 602 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.81% 28.68% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 265 253
Average daily rate £275 £310 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 61 66
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.13 £9.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £41.20 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
West Yorkshire -17 36 £163 -24.41% 19
South Yorkshire +3 23 £111 -36.57% 2
North Yorkshire +10 17 £263 - 4
East Yorkshire +2 7 £235 - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 190 (100.00%) Windows
2 84 (44.21%) Active Directory
3 74 (38.95%) Microsoft
4 73 (38.42%) Windows XP
5 39 (20.53%) MS Office
6 38 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 35 (18.42%) SCCM
8 31 (16.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 27 (14.21%) Migration
10 23 (12.11%) MS Exchange
10 23 (12.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 18 (9.47%) ITIL
11 18 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2007
12 17 (8.95%) PowerShell
12 17 (8.95%) HP
12 17 (8.95%) Service Management
13 16 (8.42%) Finance
14 15 (7.89%) Citrix
15 14 (7.37%) Incident Management
15 14 (7.37%) SharePoint
16 13 (6.84%) TCP/IP
16 13 (6.84%) VMware
16 13 (6.84%) Application Packaging
16 13 (6.84%) Security Cleared
17 12 (6.32%) NHS
17 12 (6.32%) LAN
18 11 (5.79%) SC Cleared
19 10 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
19 10 (5.26%) Windows 8
20 9 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 (12.11%) MS Exchange
2 18 (9.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (7.37%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.63%) IIS
6 4 (2.11%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.11%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (1.05%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 39 (20.53%) MS Office
2 38 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.53%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.53%) MS Project
4 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.84%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.32%) LAN
3 9 (4.74%) SAN
3 9 (4.74%) DNS
4 7 (3.68%) DHCP
5 6 (3.16%) Internet
5 6 (3.16%) Firewall
6 5 (2.63%) NAS
6 5 (2.63%) WAN
6 5 (2.63%) SMTP
7 2 (1.05%) 3G
7 2 (1.05%) Intranet
7 2 (1.05%) Wireless
8 1 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.53%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.63%) InstallShield
2 4 (2.11%) Cucumber
2 4 (2.11%) Selenium
3 3 (1.58%) AdminStudio
4 2 (1.05%) MSI
General
1 16 (8.42%) Finance
2 4 (2.11%) Banking
3 3 (1.58%) Legal
4 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.05%) Publishing
4 2 (1.05%) Mandarin Language
4 2 (1.05%) Cantonese Language
4 2 (1.05%) French Language
5 1 (0.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 48 (25.26%) Analyst
2 25 (13.16%) Desktop Support
3 22 (11.58%) Service Analyst
3 22 (11.58%) Service Desk Analyst
4 21 (11.05%) Support Engineer
5 20 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
6 19 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 17 (8.95%) Desktop Engineer
8 15 (7.89%) Deployment Engineer
9 11 (5.79%) 1st Line Support
9 11 (5.79%) Rollout Engineer
10 8 (4.21%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 8 (4.21%) Desktop Analyst
11 7 (3.68%) IT Support
11 7 (3.68%) Tester
12 6 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 6 (3.16%) IT Support Engineer
13 5 (2.63%) Help Desk Support
13 5 (2.63%) Citrix Specialist
13 5 (2.63%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.84%) Application Packaging
2 5 (2.63%) .NET
2 5 (2.63%) HTML
2 5 (2.63%) XML
3 1 (0.53%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.32%) NHS
2 8 (4.21%) Blackberry
3 3 (1.58%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.53%) Statistics
4 1 (0.53%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.53%) Social Media
4 1 (0.53%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.53%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 190 (100.00%) Windows
2 73 (38.42%) Windows XP
3 31 (16.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (12.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 9 (4.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.11%) Windows NT
8 3 (1.58%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.53%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.53%) UNIX
9 1 (0.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (14.21%) Migration
2 18 (9.47%) ITIL
3 17 (8.95%) Service Management
4 14 (7.37%) Incident Management
5 9 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (4.74%) Scrum
5 9 (4.74%) Project Management
6 8 (4.21%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (4.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (4.21%) Problem Management
7 7 (3.68%) Validation
8 4 (2.11%) Change Management
8 4 (2.11%) BDD
8 4 (2.11%) Automation Testing
8 4 (2.11%) Test Scripting
8 4 (2.11%) Manual Testing
8 4 (2.11%) Automated Testing
8 4 (2.11%) Software Testing
8 4 (2.11%) TDD
9 3 (1.58%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.95%) PowerShell
2 6 (3.16%) VBScript
3 5 (2.63%) SQL
4 4 (2.11%) C
4 4 (2.11%) Java
5 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (6.84%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.79%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.63%) CCNA
3 5 (2.63%) CCA
3 5 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (2.63%) CCEA
3 5 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (2.63%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.05%) ISEB
5 2 (1.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (1.05%) MCITP
5 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.53%) Degree
6 1 (0.53%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.74%) SLA
2 4 (2.11%) QA
3 2 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (44.21%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (4.21%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.21%) XenDesktop
4 7 (3.68%) XenApp
5 5 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.63%) XenServer
5 5 (2.63%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.53%) vSphere
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.53%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 35 (18.42%) SCCM
2 5 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 4 (2.11%) Unicenter
4 3 (1.58%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.05%) SCOM
6 1 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.53%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 74 (38.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.95%) HP
3 15 (7.89%) Citrix
4 13 (6.84%) VMware
5 9 (4.74%) Remedy
6 8 (4.21%) Cisco
7 7 (3.68%) Symantec
8 6 (3.16%) Dell
8 6 (3.16%) Lotus
9 5 (2.63%) AppSense
9 5 (2.63%) Wyse
10 4 (2.11%) CA
11 2 (1.05%) NetApp
11 2 (1.05%) Apple
11 2 (1.05%) EMC
11 2 (1.05%) Juniper
11 2 (1.05%) Meru Networks
11 2 (1.05%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.53%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.53%) Becrypt
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