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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 64 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 73 119 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.73% 4.84% 5.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.27% 20.77% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 43 34
Average daily rate
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£143 £175 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £115 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £350 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
+2.25% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 20
Average hourly rate £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £16.12 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
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
550 573 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.55% 23.28% 20.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 302 302 167
Average daily rate £315 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 71 59 77
Average hourly rate £12.25 £13.35 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +2.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.45 £10.00 £9.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 March 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 March 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 March 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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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
West Yorkshire -33 42 £125 -28.57% 13
South Yorkshire -12 14 £135 -32.50% 2
North Yorkshire -4 8 £133 -51.81% 1
East Yorkshire -4 4 - - 4
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 136 (100.00%) Windows
2 65 (47.79%) Active Directory
3 53 (38.97%) Microsoft
4 52 (38.24%) Windows XP
5 39 (28.68%) MS Exchange
6 38 (27.94%) MS Office
7 27 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (16.91%) SCCM
9 22 (16.18%) ITIL
9 22 (16.18%) MS Excel
10 19 (13.97%) Migration
11 18 (13.24%) Citrix
12 17 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
13 16 (11.76%) VMware
14 13 (9.56%) Finance
15 12 (8.82%) NHS
15 12 (8.82%) Hyper-V
16 11 (8.09%) SLA
17 10 (7.35%) Cisco
18 9 (6.62%) NetApp
18 9 (6.62%) Service Management
19 8 (5.88%) HP
19 8 (5.88%) Dell
19 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
19 8 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
19 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
20 7 (5.15%) Windows 8
21 6 (4.41%) Remedy
21 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
22 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 39 (28.68%) MS Exchange
2 17 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.47%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 38 (27.94%) MS Office
2 22 (16.18%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.74%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.68%) VoIP
3 4 (2.94%) LAN
3 4 (2.94%) DNS
4 3 (2.21%) DHCP
4 3 (2.21%) SSL
4 3 (2.21%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.47%) Wireless
5 2 (1.47%) Broadband
5 2 (1.47%) VPN
5 2 (1.47%) Internet
5 2 (1.47%) SAN
6 1 (0.74%) VLAN
6 1 (0.74%) Intranet
6 1 (0.74%) WAN
6 1 (0.74%) ADSL
6 1 (0.74%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.68%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.94%) MSI
2 2 (1.47%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 13 (9.56%) Finance
2 5 (3.68%) Legal
3 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.94%) Law
4 2 (1.47%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.74%) German Language
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (19.85%) Analyst
2 23 (16.91%) 1st Line Support
3 19 (13.97%) Service Analyst
3 19 (13.97%) Service Desk Analyst
4 17 (12.50%) Desktop Support
5 16 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 15 (11.03%) Desktop Engineer
7 13 (9.56%) Rollout Engineer
8 11 (8.09%) Support Analyst
9 10 (7.35%) Deployment Engineer
10 8 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 7 (5.15%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (5.15%) Customer Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 5 (3.68%) IT Technician
13 5 (3.68%) Help Desk Support
14 4 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 4 (2.94%) Applications Packager
14 4 (2.94%) Project Manager
15 3 (2.21%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.21%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.47%) WSH
3 1 (0.74%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.82%) NHS
2 2 (1.47%) Blackberry
2 2 (1.47%) Smartphone
3 1 (0.74%) iPhone
3 1 (0.74%) iPad
3 1 (0.74%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.74%) Economics
3 1 (0.74%) User Experience
3 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.74%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.74%) Device Driver
3 1 (0.74%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 136 (100.00%) Windows
2 52 (38.24%) Windows XP
3 27 (19.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.15%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.47%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.74%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.18%) ITIL
2 19 (13.97%) Migration
3 9 (6.62%) Service Management
4 5 (3.68%) Problem Management
4 5 (3.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.21%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.21%) Project Management
7 2 (1.47%) PRINCE2
7 2 (1.47%) Software Deployment
7 2 (1.47%) Data Migration
8 1 (0.74%) Data Protection
8 1 (0.74%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (0.74%) SIEM
8 1 (0.74%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (0.74%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (0.74%) Test Management
8 1 (0.74%) Incident Management
8 1 (0.74%) Software Licensing
8 1 (0.74%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.47%) SQL
1 2 (1.47%) VB
2 1 (0.74%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (2.94%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.21%) Degree
2 3 (2.21%) A+ Certification
3 2 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.74%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.74%) MCDST
4 1 (0.74%) MCITP
4 1 (0.74%) MOS
4 1 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.74%) PMP
4 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.74%) MCSE
4 1 (0.74%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 65 (47.79%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.82%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.94%) XenApp
5 3 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (1.47%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (16.91%) SCCM
2 4 (2.94%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.21%) WSUS
3 3 (2.21%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.47%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.47%) SCOM
5 1 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 53 (38.97%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.24%) Citrix
3 16 (11.76%) VMware
4 10 (7.35%) Cisco
5 9 (6.62%) NetApp
6 8 (5.88%) HP
6 8 (5.88%) Dell
7 6 (4.41%) Remedy
8 4 (2.94%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.21%) Mitel
10 2 (1.47%) Adobe
10 2 (1.47%) Sun
10 2 (1.47%) Juniper
10 2 (1.47%) Lotus
10 2 (1.47%) Apple
11 1 (0.74%) Trustwave
11 1 (0.74%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.74%) Altiris
11 1 (0.74%) Sage
11 1 (0.74%) BMC
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