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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 55 40 57
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 73 92 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.76% 4.11% 3.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.27% 17.97% 14.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 23
Average daily rate
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£185 £250 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £105 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £186 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 20
Average hourly rate £11.88 £12.88 £14.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.80% -11.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.80 £10.34 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.70 £15.40 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
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
595 512 516
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.51% 22.85% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 273 208
Average daily rate £320 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £148 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 54 67
Average hourly rate £12.51 £12.45 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.52% -24.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.06 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £23.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -16 43 £185 -26.00% 17
North Yorkshire +2 14 - - 4
South Yorkshire -3 13 £128 +10.86% 4
East Yorkshire -3 2 £200 -50.00% 2
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (42.68%) Active Directory
3 56 (34.15%) Microsoft
4 55 (33.54%) Windows XP
5 38 (23.17%) MS Excel
6 35 (21.34%) MS Exchange
6 35 (21.34%) MS Office
7 28 (17.07%) Migration
8 27 (16.46%) SCCM
9 23 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2010
11 21 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 18 (10.98%) ITIL
13 16 (9.76%) NHS
14 14 (8.54%) VMware
15 13 (7.93%) SharePoint
15 13 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2003
16 12 (7.32%) Windows 8
16 12 (7.32%) LAN
17 10 (6.10%) HP
17 10 (6.10%) Citrix
17 10 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (5.49%) Security Cleared
18 9 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
18 9 (5.49%) TCP/IP
18 9 (5.49%) Finance
18 9 (5.49%) Service Management
18 9 (5.49%) Microsoft App-V
18 9 (5.49%) Blackberry
19 8 (4.88%) Sophos

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 35 (21.34%) MS Exchange
2 22 (13.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (7.93%) SharePoint
3 13 (7.93%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.83%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.61%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 38 (23.17%) MS Excel
2 35 (21.34%) MS Office
3 3 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.61%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.32%) LAN
2 9 (5.49%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.88%) DNS
4 6 (3.66%) Internet
4 6 (3.66%) WAN
5 5 (3.05%) DHCP
5 5 (3.05%) VoIP
6 3 (1.83%) SAN
6 3 (1.83%) Intranet
6 3 (1.83%) Wireless
7 2 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (1.22%) VPN
8 1 (0.61%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Cucumber
1 4 (2.44%) Selenium
2 3 (1.83%) MSI
3 2 (1.22%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.61%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.61%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (5.49%) Finance
2 3 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.22%) Retail
3 2 (1.22%) Mandarin Language
3 2 (1.22%) Cantonese Language
4 1 (0.61%) Banking
4 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (17.68%) Support Engineer
2 27 (16.46%) Analyst
3 24 (14.63%) Desktop Support
4 23 (14.02%) Desktop Engineer
5 17 (10.37%) Rollout Engineer
6 15 (9.15%) Service Analyst
6 15 (9.15%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (8.54%) Deployment Engineer
8 12 (7.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 12 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
9 11 (6.71%) 1st Line Support
10 10 (6.10%) IT Support
11 8 (4.88%) Administrator
12 7 (4.27%) Trainer
12 7 (4.27%) Support Analyst
13 6 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
13 6 (3.66%) IT Trainer
13 6 (3.66%) IT Support Engineer
13 6 (3.66%) IT Technician
14 5 (3.05%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.22%) WSH
2 2 (1.22%) .NET
3 1 (0.61%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.61%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.61%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.76%) NHS
2 9 (5.49%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.61%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.61%) Economics
3 1 (0.61%) iPhone
3 1 (0.61%) Social Media
3 1 (0.61%) iPad
3 1 (0.61%) User Experience
3 1 (0.61%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 164 (100.00%) Windows
2 55 (33.54%) Windows XP
3 23 (14.02%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (12.80%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (7.32%) Windows 8
6 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.22%) Windows NT
7 2 (1.22%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.22%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.61%) Android
8 1 (0.61%) Linux
8 1 (0.61%) UNIX
8 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.07%) Migration
2 18 (10.98%) ITIL
3 9 (5.49%) Service Management
4 7 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (3.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (3.05%) Time Management
7 4 (2.44%) Scrum
7 4 (2.44%) Automation Testing
7 4 (2.44%) Test Planning
7 4 (2.44%) Manual Testing
7 4 (2.44%) Test Scripting
7 4 (2.44%) BDD
7 4 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (2.44%) TDD
7 4 (2.44%) Problem Management
7 4 (2.44%) Software Testing
7 4 (2.44%) Automated Testing
8 3 (1.83%) Incident Management
8 3 (1.83%) Waterfall
8 3 (1.83%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.27%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.44%) C
2 4 (2.44%) Java
3 3 (1.83%) VB
4 1 (0.61%) SQL
4 1 (0.61%) VBScript
4 1 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (5.49%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.83%) MCITP
3 3 (1.83%) Degree
3 3 (1.83%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.22%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.22%) ISEB
4 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.61%) MCSE
5 1 (0.61%) PMP
5 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) QA
2 6 (3.66%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (42.68%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.49%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (3.66%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.05%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.44%) XenApp
7 3 (1.83%) vSphere
8 2 (1.22%) UAG
9 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (16.46%) SCCM
2 4 (2.44%) SCOM
2 4 (2.44%) WSUS
3 3 (1.83%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.83%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.61%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.61%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 56 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.54%) VMware
3 10 (6.10%) HP
3 10 (6.10%) Citrix
4 8 (4.88%) Sophos
4 8 (4.88%) Dell
5 6 (3.66%) Remedy
6 5 (3.05%) Symantec
6 5 (3.05%) Apple
6 5 (3.05%) NetApp
7 4 (2.44%) Cisco
8 3 (1.83%) Sun
8 3 (1.83%) CA
9 2 (1.22%) EMC
9 2 (1.22%) Juniper
9 2 (1.22%) Novell
9 2 (1.22%) Siemens
9 2 (1.22%) Meru Networks
10 1 (0.61%) Mitel
10 1 (0.61%) Computacenter
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