The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Yorkshire region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 39 29 51
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 118 117 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 4.49% 5.55% 2.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.54% 24.84% 14.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 40 27
Average daily rate £175 £225 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £109 £110 £137
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £391 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-25.45% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 20 15
Average hourly rate £11.50 £11.75 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% -2.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.85 £32.50 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+0.86% -
Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
604 471 514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.00% 22.34% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 204 255
Average daily rate £320 £325 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +14.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £120 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £403 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 76 64
Average hourly rate £13.71 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.29% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £34.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -9 72 £173 +25.45% 16
South Yorkshire 0 22 £200 -44.44% 7
North Yorkshire -2 12 £288 - 1
East Yorkshire -5 5 - - 2
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

1 206 (100.00%) Windows
2 88 (42.72%) Active Directory
3 85 (41.26%) Windows XP
4 79 (38.35%) Microsoft
5 47 (22.82%) MS Office
6 36 (17.48%) Migration
6 36 (17.48%) ITIL
7 34 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 33 (16.02%) SCCM
8 33 (16.02%) MS Excel
9 29 (14.08%) MS Exchange
10 25 (12.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (8.25%) Security Cleared
12 16 (7.77%) SC Cleared
12 16 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
12 16 (7.77%) HP
13 14 (6.80%) Windows 8
14 13 (6.31%) Finance
14 13 (6.31%) Citrix
15 11 (5.34%) SLA
15 11 (5.34%) LAN
15 11 (5.34%) TCP/IP
15 11 (5.34%) SharePoint
16 10 (4.85%) Project Management
16 10 (4.85%) Incident Management
17 9 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2003
17 9 (4.37%) Blackberry
17 9 (4.37%) Service Management
17 9 (4.37%) Cisco
18 8 (3.88%) WAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 29 (14.08%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 11 (5.34%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.91%) IBM Notes
7 5 (2.43%) IIS
8 4 (1.94%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 5.5
10 1 (0.49%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.49%) Lync
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 47 (22.82%) MS Office
2 33 (16.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.34%) LAN
1 11 (5.34%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.88%) WAN
2 8 (3.88%) DNS
3 6 (2.91%) SAN
3 6 (2.91%) DHCP
4 5 (2.43%) NAS
4 5 (2.43%) SMTP
4 5 (2.43%) Firewall
5 4 (1.94%) Internet
6 2 (0.97%) 3G
6 2 (0.97%) VoIP
7 1 (0.49%) POP3
7 1 (0.49%) VPN
7 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.49%) Cognos Impromptu
1 1 (0.49%) MS Access
1 1 (0.49%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (3.40%) InstallShield
2 3 (1.46%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.97%) MSI
General
1 13 (6.31%) Finance
2 6 (2.91%) Legal
2 6 (2.91%) Retail
3 4 (1.94%) Banking
4 3 (1.46%) French Language
5 2 (0.97%) Publishing
6 1 (0.49%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (20.39%) Analyst
2 34 (16.50%) Desktop Support
3 26 (12.62%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (9.22%) Deployment Engineer
5 18 (8.74%) Support Engineer
6 17 (8.25%) Service Analyst
6 17 (8.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 16 (7.77%) Support Analyst
8 14 (6.80%) 1st Line Support
8 14 (6.80%) Coordinator
8 14 (6.80%) Desktop Engineer
9 12 (5.83%) Project Coordinator
10 11 (5.34%) Help Desk Support
11 10 (4.85%) Rollout Engineer
12 9 (4.37%) Build Engineer
12 9 (4.37%) Project Manager
13 7 (3.40%) Technical Analyst
13 7 (3.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 7 (3.40%) Technical Support
14 6 (2.91%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.88%) Application Packaging
2 5 (2.43%) .NET
2 5 (2.43%) HTML
2 5 (2.43%) XML
3 1 (0.49%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.37%) Blackberry
2 6 (2.91%) NHS
3 4 (1.94%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (0.97%) Thin Client
5 2 (0.97%) Fat Client
5 2 (0.97%) iPhone
6 1 (0.49%) Statistics
6 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.49%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 206 (100.00%) Windows
2 85 (41.26%) Windows XP
3 34 (16.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (12.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (6.80%) Windows 8
6 7 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.43%) Windows Vista
7 5 (2.43%) Windows 2000
8 2 (0.97%) Windows NT
9 1 (0.49%) Android
9 1 (0.49%) UNIX
9 1 (0.49%) Linux
9 1 (0.49%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.48%) Migration
1 36 (17.48%) ITIL
2 10 (4.85%) Project Management
2 10 (4.85%) Incident Management
3 9 (4.37%) Service Management
4 7 (3.40%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (2.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (2.43%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (2.43%) Data Analysis
6 5 (2.43%) Scrum
7 4 (1.94%) Change Management
7 4 (1.94%) PRINCE2
7 4 (1.94%) Validation
8 3 (1.46%) Problem Management
8 3 (1.46%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (1.46%) ITIL V3
9 2 (0.97%) Configuration Management
9 2 (0.97%) Time Management
9 2 (0.97%) Test Scripting
9 2 (0.97%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.40%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.91%) SQL
3 3 (1.46%) C
3 3 (1.46%) VBScript
4 1 (0.49%) VB
4 1 (0.49%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (8.25%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.77%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (2.43%) ISEB
5 4 (1.94%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.46%) MCSE
6 3 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.97%) CCNA
7 2 (0.97%) CCA
7 2 (0.97%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (0.97%) CCEA
7 2 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.97%) MCP
8 1 (0.49%) MOS
8 1 (0.49%) MCDST
8 1 (0.49%) MCTS
8 1 (0.49%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.34%) SLA
2 5 (2.43%) QA
3 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 88 (42.72%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.40%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (2.91%) XenApp
4 5 (2.43%) XenDesktop
5 3 (1.46%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.97%) MetaFrame
6 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.97%) VMware Server
6 2 (0.97%) XenServer
7 1 (0.49%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 33 (16.02%) SCCM
2 3 (1.46%) SCOrch
2 3 (1.46%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.97%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.49%) SCOM
Vendors
1 79 (38.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.77%) HP
3 13 (6.31%) Citrix
4 9 (4.37%) Cisco
5 8 (3.88%) Lotus
6 7 (3.40%) VMware
7 5 (2.43%) LANDesk
7 5 (2.43%) Dell
7 5 (2.43%) Symantec
8 4 (1.94%) Remedy
8 4 (1.94%) McAfee
8 4 (1.94%) CheckPoint
9 3 (1.46%) Apple
9 3 (1.46%) AppSense
10 2 (0.97%) Sophos
10 2 (0.97%) Wyse
10 2 (0.97%) CA
10 2 (0.97%) Kaseya
10 2 (0.97%) Altiris
11 1 (0.49%) Becrypt
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