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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 83 62 46
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 64 67 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.20% 2.61% 3.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.71% 12.76% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 20 31
Average daily rate £118 £173 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.88% +1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £112 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £343 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 24 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.40 £11.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% +4.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.26 £10.36 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £16.72 £14.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
659 525 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.68% 20.47% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 303 267
Average daily rate £393 £340 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.44% +15.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £157 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 61 45
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.00 £11.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £22.35 £15.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 38 £110 -43.58% 4
North Yorkshire +4 12 £210 +82.60% 2
South Yorkshire -5 8 £271 +100.92%
East Yorkshire +2 2 - - 2
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

1 175 (100.00%) Windows
2 110 (62.86%) Active Directory
3 69 (39.43%) Microsoft
4 54 (30.86%) MS Office
5 43 (24.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (23.43%) VMware
7 38 (21.71%) ITIL
7 38 (21.71%) Windows Server
8 34 (19.43%) MS Excel
8 34 (19.43%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (16.57%) Windows XP
9 29 (16.57%) MS Exchange
10 26 (14.86%) Migration
11 25 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
12 21 (12.00%) SCCM
13 19 (10.86%) Service Management
14 17 (9.71%) Finance
14 17 (9.71%) Windows 8
15 16 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (9.14%) MCSA
15 16 (9.14%) Citrix
16 14 (8.00%) SLA
16 14 (8.00%) Legal
17 13 (7.43%) MCDST
17 13 (7.43%) Telecoms
18 12 (6.86%) TCP/IP
18 12 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
19 11 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
19 11 (6.29%) LAN
20 10 (5.71%) Internet

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 29 (16.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.29%) Skype for Business
5 3 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (1.71%) IIS
6 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.14%) IBM Domino
6 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 54 (30.86%) MS Office
2 34 (19.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.14%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.14%) MS Project
4 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Remedy ITSM
1 3 (1.71%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.86%) TCP/IP
2 11 (6.29%) LAN
3 10 (5.71%) Internet
4 8 (4.57%) DHCP
4 8 (4.57%) DNS
4 8 (4.57%) WAN
5 7 (4.00%) VoIP
6 6 (3.43%) VPN
7 5 (2.86%) DAB
7 5 (2.86%) Firewall
8 3 (1.71%) SAN
8 3 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.14%) Intranet
9 2 (1.14%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (1.14%) WebEx
10 1 (0.57%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.57%) Big Data
3 1 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (1.14%) AdminStudio
1 2 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.57%) MSI
General
1 17 (9.71%) Finance
2 14 (8.00%) Legal
3 13 (7.43%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.86%) Law
5 4 (2.29%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.14%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 59 (33.71%) Analyst
2 45 (25.71%) Service Analyst
3 41 (23.43%) Service Desk Analyst
4 28 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 23 (13.14%) 1st Line Support
6 17 (9.71%) Support Analyst
7 15 (8.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 15 (8.57%) Desktop Support
8 14 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
9 12 (6.86%) Desktop Engineer
9 12 (6.86%) Service Desk Support
10 11 (6.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 11 (6.29%) Deployment Engineer
10 11 (6.29%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 9 (5.14%) IT Engineer
11 9 (5.14%) Technical Analyst
11 9 (5.14%) Technical Services Analyst
12 7 (4.00%) Support Engineer
13 6 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (3.43%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.86%) CSS
2 2 (1.14%) COM+
2 2 (1.14%) Web Services
3 1 (0.57%) .NET
3 1 (0.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.14%) Blackberry
1 9 (5.14%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.57%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.57%) NHS
3 7 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (3.43%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.86%) Mathematics
6 4 (2.29%) Fat Client
6 4 (2.29%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.14%) PDA
7 2 (1.14%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 175 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (21.71%) Windows Server
3 29 (16.57%) Windows XP
4 25 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (9.71%) Windows 8
6 16 (9.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (6.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (2.86%) Windows Vista
9 4 (2.29%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.14%) Android
10 2 (1.14%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.57%) Linux
11 1 (0.57%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (21.71%) ITIL
2 26 (14.86%) Migration
3 19 (10.86%) Service Management
4 12 (6.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (4.57%) Change Management
6 7 (4.00%) Information Security
6 7 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (3.43%) Problem Management
7 6 (3.43%) Security Patching
8 5 (2.86%) Application Discovery
8 5 (2.86%) Application Packaging
8 5 (2.86%) Data Migration
8 5 (2.86%) Incident Management
8 5 (2.86%) Project Management
8 5 (2.86%) Server Patching
9 4 (2.29%) ITSM
9 4 (2.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (1.71%) ITIL V3
10 3 (1.71%) Software Engineering
10 3 (1.71%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.57%) SQL
2 6 (3.43%) C
3 3 (1.71%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.57%) VB
4 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (24.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.14%) MCSA
3 13 (7.43%) MCDST
4 9 (5.14%) MCP
4 9 (5.14%) MCSE
4 9 (5.14%) Security Cleared
5 8 (4.57%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.43%) MOS
7 4 (2.29%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.29%) CCNA
7 4 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (1.14%) MCITP
8 2 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.14%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.14%) QA
3 1 (0.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 110 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 34 (19.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.71%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.71%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 2 (1.14%) XenApp
5 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (12.00%) SCCM
2 3 (1.71%) SCOM
2 3 (1.71%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (1.14%) NetCrunch
3 2 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (1.14%) ThinApp
4 1 (0.57%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.57%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (0.57%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.57%) WSUS
4 1 (0.57%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 69 (39.43%) Microsoft
2 41 (23.43%) VMware
3 16 (9.14%) Citrix
4 8 (4.57%) HP
5 7 (4.00%) Cisco
6 6 (3.43%) Remedy
7 5 (2.86%) Oracle
8 4 (2.29%) Peregrine
9 3 (1.71%) Dell
9 3 (1.71%) Sage
10 2 (1.14%) Adobe
10 2 (1.14%) Bomgar
10 2 (1.14%) EMC
10 2 (1.14%) LANDesk
10 2 (1.14%) Lotus
10 2 (1.14%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.14%) Splunk
11 1 (0.57%) Huawei
11 1 (0.57%) Mitel
11 1 (0.57%) Spiceworks