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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 65 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 79 107 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.74% 4.27% 5.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.23% 19.21% 21.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 39 32
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -33.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £124 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £388 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £205 £275
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -25.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 38 20
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.88 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £20.45 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.84
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.07%
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
646 557 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.41% 22.24% 23.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 298 212
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £401 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 73 68
Average hourly rate £13.87 £14.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 4 May 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 -22 43 £288 +64.28% 21
South Yorkshire -12 22 £275 +37.50% 3
North Yorkshire -7 6 £115 -70.32% 1
East Yorkshire +1 2 - - 2
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (48.61%) Active Directory
3 66 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 50 (34.72%) Windows XP
5 41 (28.47%) MS Exchange
6 40 (27.78%) MS Office
7 29 (20.14%) ITIL
7 29 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (18.06%) SCCM
9 23 (15.97%) MS Excel
10 22 (15.28%) Migration
11 21 (14.58%) Citrix
12 19 (13.19%) VMware
13 16 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
14 15 (10.42%) Service Management
14 15 (10.42%) SLA
15 14 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (9.72%) Hyper-V
16 13 (9.03%) Windows 8
17 12 (8.33%) Finance
18 11 (7.64%) Cisco
19 10 (6.94%) NHS
19 10 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
20 9 (6.25%) Legal
20 9 (6.25%) HP
21 8 (5.56%) NetApp
21 8 (5.56%) Law
21 8 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
21 8 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
22 7 (4.86%) Remedy

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 41 (28.47%) MS Exchange
2 16 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (4.86%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.08%) Lync
7 2 (1.39%) IIS
7 2 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.39%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (27.78%) MS Office
2 23 (15.97%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.17%) LAN
1 6 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.47%) Internet
2 5 (3.47%) DHCP
2 5 (3.47%) DNS
3 4 (2.78%) VoIP
4 3 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (2.08%) WAN
4 3 (2.08%) SSL
4 3 (2.08%) VPN
5 2 (1.39%) SAN
5 2 (1.39%) ADSL
5 2 (1.39%) Broadband
5 2 (1.39%) Wireless
6 1 (0.69%) VLAN
6 1 (0.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (3.47%) MSI
2 2 (1.39%) Wise Package Studio
3 1 (0.69%) InstallShield
General
1 12 (8.33%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Legal
3 8 (5.56%) Law
4 4 (2.78%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.69%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.69%) German Language
6 1 (0.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (27.08%) Analyst
2 30 (20.83%) Service Analyst
2 30 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
3 19 (13.19%) 1st Line Support
4 15 (10.42%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
5 12 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 12 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 11 (7.64%) Desktop Support
7 10 (6.94%) Rollout Engineer
8 9 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.86%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 7 (4.86%) Customer Engineer
9 7 (4.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (3.47%) IT Technician
10 5 (3.47%) Applications Packager
10 5 (3.47%) Help Desk Support
11 4 (2.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 3 (2.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 3 (2.08%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.17%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.39%) WSH
2 2 (1.39%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) NHS
2 6 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.47%) Smartphone
4 4 (2.78%) User Experience
4 4 (2.78%) iPhone
5 2 (1.39%) PKI
6 1 (0.69%) Economics
6 1 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.69%) iPad
6 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Clustering
6 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.69%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 144 (100.00%) Windows
2 50 (34.72%) Windows XP
3 29 (20.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (9.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (9.03%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.69%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.69%) UNIX
7 1 (0.69%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.69%) Linux
7 1 (0.69%) Windows 2000
7 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.14%) ITIL
2 22 (15.28%) Migration
3 15 (10.42%) Service Management
4 6 (4.17%) Problem Management
5 5 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (2.78%) ITSM
7 3 (2.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (2.08%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (2.08%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.39%) Project Management
8 2 (1.39%) Configuration Management
8 2 (1.39%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (1.39%) Test Management
8 2 (1.39%) Data Migration
8 2 (1.39%) Incident Management
9 1 (0.69%) Customer Engagement
9 1 (0.69%) Software Licensing
9 1 (0.69%) Software Delivery
9 1 (0.69%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.78%) SQL
2 2 (1.39%) C
2 2 (1.39%) VB
2 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (3.47%) Security Cleared
1 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.08%) A+ Certification
3 2 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.39%) MCDST
3 2 (1.39%) Degree
4 1 (0.69%) MCITP
4 1 (0.69%) MOS
4 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (0.69%) NVQ Level 3
4 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (0.69%) MCSE
4 1 (0.69%) MCP
4 1 (0.69%) CCNA
4 1 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.69%) PMP
4 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.42%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) QA
System Software
1 70 (48.61%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.72%) Hyper-V
3 10 (6.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (2.78%) XenApp
5 2 (1.39%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.39%) UAG
5 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.69%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.69%) vSphere
6 1 (0.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 26 (18.06%) SCCM
2 4 (2.78%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.08%) WSUS
3 3 (2.08%) SCOM
3 3 (2.08%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.39%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.69%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.69%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.69%) OpenView
Vendors
1 66 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 21 (14.58%) Citrix
3 19 (13.19%) VMware
4 11 (7.64%) Cisco
5 9 (6.25%) HP
6 8 (5.56%) NetApp
7 7 (4.86%) Remedy
8 6 (4.17%) Dell
9 5 (3.47%) LANDesk
10 3 (2.08%) Mitel
11 2 (1.39%) Juniper
11 2 (1.39%) Apple
11 2 (1.39%) Adobe
11 2 (1.39%) Altiris
12 1 (0.69%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.69%) Trustwave
12 1 (0.69%) Wyse
12 1 (0.69%) Oracle
12 1 (0.69%) Sun
12 1 (0.69%) Peregrine
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