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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 62 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 70 91 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.64% 4.03% 3.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.48% 17.91% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 23
Average daily rate
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£185 £250 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £107 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £375 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £201 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -27.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 24 24
Average hourly rate £11.94 £12.51 £14.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.53% -14.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.36 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £15.35 £89.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.04 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -12.25%
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
610 508 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.01% 22.50% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 262 226
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £155 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 61 72
Average hourly rate £13.00 £12.13 £16.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.17% -25.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £22.69 £33.50
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -23 39 £190 -24.00% 18
North Yorkshire 0 14 - - 4
South Yorkshire -7 12 £128 +15.90% 1
East Yorkshire -4 2 £200 -50.00% 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 151 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (40.40%) Active Directory
3 51 (33.77%) Windows XP
3 51 (33.77%) Microsoft
4 38 (25.17%) MS Excel
5 35 (23.18%) MS Office
6 34 (22.52%) MS Exchange
7 27 (17.88%) SCCM
8 25 (16.56%) Migration
9 23 (15.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (13.91%) Exchange Server 2010
11 17 (11.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 16 (10.60%) SharePoint
12 16 (10.60%) ITIL
13 14 (9.27%) NHS
14 13 (8.61%) VMware
15 12 (7.95%) Citrix
15 12 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2003
16 11 (7.28%) Security Cleared
16 11 (7.28%) Windows 8
16 11 (7.28%) LAN
17 10 (6.62%) Hyper-V
18 9 (5.96%) Blackberry
18 9 (5.96%) Microsoft App-V
18 9 (5.96%) Finance
19 8 (5.30%) Service Management
19 8 (5.30%) Sophos
19 8 (5.30%) SC Cleared
19 8 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
19 8 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 34 (22.52%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (10.60%) SharePoint
4 12 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (5.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (1.99%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2000
8 1 (0.66%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 38 (25.17%) MS Excel
2 35 (23.18%) MS Office
3 2 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.28%) LAN
2 7 (4.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.64%) DNS
3 6 (3.97%) WAN
4 5 (3.31%) VoIP
5 4 (2.65%) DHCP
5 4 (2.65%) Internet
5 4 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.99%) Wireless
7 2 (1.32%) VPN
7 2 (1.32%) SAN
8 1 (0.66%) Firewall
8 1 (0.66%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Cucumber
1 4 (2.65%) Selenium
2 3 (1.99%) MSI
3 2 (1.32%) Wise Package Studio
4 1 (0.66%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.66%) AdminStudio
General
1 9 (5.96%) Finance
2 5 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.99%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (17.88%) Desktop Support
2 26 (17.22%) Support Engineer
3 25 (16.56%) Desktop Engineer
4 22 (14.57%) Analyst
5 16 (10.60%) Rollout Engineer
6 15 (9.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 12 (7.95%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (7.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 12 (7.95%) Service Analyst
8 11 (7.28%) Deployment Engineer
9 8 (5.30%) Administrator
9 8 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support
9 8 (5.30%) IT Support
10 6 (3.97%) Trainer
10 6 (3.97%) Support Analyst
10 6 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.31%) IT Technician
11 5 (3.31%) IT Trainer
11 5 (3.31%) Help Desk Support
11 5 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.97%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.32%) .NET
2 2 (1.32%) WSH
3 1 (0.66%) Silverlight
3 1 (0.66%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.66%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.27%) NHS
2 9 (5.96%) Blackberry
3 1 (0.66%) Economics
3 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.66%) iPhone
3 1 (0.66%) iPad
3 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 151 (100.00%) Windows
2 51 (33.77%) Windows XP
3 23 (15.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (11.26%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (7.28%) Windows 8
6 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.32%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.32%) Windows NT
7 2 (1.32%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.66%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.66%) Android
8 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (16.56%) Migration
2 16 (10.60%) ITIL
3 8 (5.30%) Service Management
4 7 (4.64%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (3.97%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (3.31%) Time Management
7 4 (2.65%) Scrum
7 4 (2.65%) BDD
7 4 (2.65%) Automation Testing
7 4 (2.65%) Test Planning
7 4 (2.65%) Manual Testing
7 4 (2.65%) Test Scripting
7 4 (2.65%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (2.65%) TDD
7 4 (2.65%) Automated Testing
7 4 (2.65%) Software Testing
8 3 (1.99%) Incident Management
8 3 (1.99%) Problem Management
8 3 (1.99%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (1.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.97%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.65%) C
2 4 (2.65%) Java
3 3 (1.99%) VB
4 1 (0.66%) SQL
4 1 (0.66%) VBScript
4 1 (0.66%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (7.28%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.30%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.99%) MCITP
3 3 (1.99%) Degree
3 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (1.32%) ISEB
4 2 (1.32%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (0.66%) PMP
5 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.66%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.64%) QA
2 6 (3.97%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (40.40%) Active Directory
2 10 (6.62%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.96%) Microsoft App-V
4 8 (5.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (2.65%) XenApp
5 4 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.32%) UAG
6 2 (1.32%) vSphere
7 1 (0.66%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 27 (17.88%) SCCM
2 4 (2.65%) WSUS
3 3 (1.99%) SCOM
3 3 (1.99%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.99%) ARCserve
3 3 (1.99%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.32%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 51 (33.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.61%) VMware
3 12 (7.95%) Citrix
4 8 (5.30%) Sophos
5 7 (4.64%) Cisco
5 7 (4.64%) NetApp
5 7 (4.64%) HP
6 6 (3.97%) Dell
6 6 (3.97%) Remedy
7 5 (3.31%) Symantec
7 5 (3.31%) Apple
8 4 (2.65%) Mitel
9 3 (1.99%) CA
10 2 (1.32%) EMC
10 2 (1.32%) Juniper
10 2 (1.32%) Sun
10 2 (1.32%) Siemens
10 2 (1.32%) Meru Networks
11 1 (0.66%) Computacenter
11 1 (0.66%) Sage
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