The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 65 34 33
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 65 107 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.57% 4.67% 5.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.13% 20.74% 24.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 41 28
Average daily rate
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£128 £180 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.16% -44.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £110 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £335 £411
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £263
% change year-on-year
- -23.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 27 21
Average hourly rate £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.18 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £14.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.30 £14.50 £14.68
% change year-on-year
-8.27% -1.22%
Windows 7
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
495 516 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.53% 22.50% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 272 172
Average daily rate £338 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 49 79
Average hourly rate £12.25 £12.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 -32 36 £120 -32.39% 6
South Yorkshire -11 13 £135 -28.94% 2
North Yorkshire -1 9 £115 -71.25% 6
East Yorkshire -8 2 - - 3
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (45.26%) Active Directory
3 52 (37.96%) Microsoft
3 52 (37.96%) Windows XP
4 37 (27.01%) MS Office
5 36 (26.28%) MS Exchange
6 28 (20.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (19.71%) MS Excel
8 22 (16.06%) SCCM
9 19 (13.87%) Migration
9 19 (13.87%) ITIL
10 16 (11.68%) Citrix
10 16 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (10.22%) VMware
12 13 (9.49%) Finance
12 13 (9.49%) NHS
13 12 (8.76%) Hyper-V
14 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
15 9 (6.57%) NetApp
15 9 (6.57%) Cisco
16 8 (5.84%) HP
16 8 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (5.11%) Windows 8
17 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
17 7 (5.11%) Security Cleared
17 7 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2003
17 7 (5.11%) Dell
17 7 (5.11%) SLA
17 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
18 6 (4.38%) TCP/IP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 36 (26.28%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2000
6 1 (0.73%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 37 (27.01%) MS Office
2 27 (19.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.73%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.38%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.65%) VoIP
3 4 (2.92%) LAN
3 4 (2.92%) DNS
4 3 (2.19%) SSL
4 3 (2.19%) VPN
4 3 (2.19%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.46%) Wireless
5 2 (1.46%) Internet
5 2 (1.46%) Broadband
5 2 (1.46%) WAN
5 2 (1.46%) DHCP
6 1 (0.73%) SAN
6 1 (0.73%) Intranet
6 1 (0.73%) Firewall
6 1 (0.73%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.92%) MSI
2 2 (1.46%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 13 (9.49%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.46%) Retail
4 1 (0.73%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.73%) German Language
4 1 (0.73%) Law
4 1 (0.73%) Legal
4 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.73%) Advertising
4 1 (0.73%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (16.79%) Desktop Support
2 22 (16.06%) 1st Line Support
3 20 (14.60%) Analyst
4 19 (13.87%) Desktop Engineer
5 17 (12.41%) Support Engineer
6 13 (9.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 13 (9.49%) Rollout Engineer
7 12 (8.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (8.76%) Service Analyst
8 8 (5.84%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.11%) Deployment Engineer
10 6 (4.38%) IT Technician
10 6 (4.38%) Help Desk Support
10 6 (4.38%) Trainer
10 6 (4.38%) Customer Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) IT Trainer
12 4 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (2.92%) Applications Packager
12 4 (2.92%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (2.92%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.19%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.46%) .NET
2 2 (1.46%) WSH
3 1 (0.73%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.73%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.49%) NHS
2 4 (2.92%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.46%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.73%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.73%) iPhone
4 1 (0.73%) iPad
4 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.73%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.73%) Economics
4 1 (0.73%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 137 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (37.96%) Windows XP
3 28 (20.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (7.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (5.11%) Windows 8
5 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.19%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.73%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.73%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.73%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (13.87%) ITIL
1 19 (13.87%) Migration
2 6 (4.38%) Service Management
3 5 (3.65%) Problem Management
4 4 (2.92%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (2.19%) Service Delivery
5 3 (2.19%) Project Management
5 3 (2.19%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (1.46%) Software Deployment
6 2 (1.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (1.46%) Data Migration
6 2 (1.46%) PRINCE2
7 1 (0.73%) CRM
7 1 (0.73%) PRINCE
7 1 (0.73%) Programme Management
7 1 (0.73%) Incident Management
7 1 (0.73%) Data Protection
7 1 (0.73%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (0.73%) SIEM
7 1 (0.73%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.46%) C
1 2 (1.46%) VB
2 1 (0.73%) C#
2 1 (0.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (5.11%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.92%) VCP4
2 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.19%) Degree
4 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.46%) A+ Certification
5 1 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.73%) PMP
5 1 (0.73%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.73%) NVQ Level 3
5 1 (0.73%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) SLA
2 5 (3.65%) QA
System Software
1 62 (45.26%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.76%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.92%) XenApp
5 2 (1.46%) vSphere
5 2 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 22 (16.06%) SCCM
2 4 (2.92%) WSUS
3 3 (2.19%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.19%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.46%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.46%) SCOM
5 1 (0.73%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.73%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 52 (37.96%) Microsoft
2 16 (11.68%) Citrix
3 14 (10.22%) VMware
4 9 (6.57%) NetApp
4 9 (6.57%) Cisco
5 8 (5.84%) HP
6 7 (5.11%) Dell
7 6 (4.38%) Remedy
8 3 (2.19%) Sophos
8 3 (2.19%) LANDesk
8 3 (2.19%) Mitel
9 2 (1.46%) Adobe
9 2 (1.46%) Sun
9 2 (1.46%) Juniper
9 2 (1.46%) Symantec
9 2 (1.46%) Apple
10 1 (0.73%) Sage
10 1 (0.73%) Novell
10 1 (0.73%) Siemens
10 1 (0.73%) Lotus
East Riding
Venn Group
Rate: £11 Per Hour
Posted: 13 hours ago
Kingston Upon Hull
Quantica Technology - London
Posted: 13 hours ago
Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £100 to £150 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 23 days ago