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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 73 53 39
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 74 81 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.67% 3.25% 4.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.25% 14.04% 17.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 29 28
Average daily rate
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£160 £175 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £112 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £377 £388 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 20
Average hourly rate £14.44 £14.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +9.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.24 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £19.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.63 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -
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
604 577 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.77% 23.17% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 318 236
Average daily rate £300 £298 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.84% -3.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £153 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 72 57
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.98 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.17% +3.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £25.00 £33.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 29 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 29 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 29 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 -12 45 £188 +7.14% 8
South Yorkshire -13 16 £275 +127.27%
North Yorkshire -2 8 £115 -70.32%
East Yorkshire +1 2 - - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 139 (100.00%) Windows
2 69 (49.64%) Active Directory
3 67 (48.20%) Microsoft
4 49 (35.25%) Windows XP
5 44 (31.65%) MS Exchange
6 42 (30.22%) MS Office
7 29 (20.86%) ITIL
7 29 (20.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (16.55%) SCCM
9 22 (15.83%) Citrix
10 21 (15.11%) MS Excel
11 16 (11.51%) Service Management
11 16 (11.51%) Migration
11 16 (11.51%) VMware
11 16 (11.51%) Windows 8
12 15 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2010
12 15 (10.79%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (10.07%) SLA
14 12 (8.63%) LAN
15 10 (7.19%) Legal
15 10 (7.19%) Finance
15 10 (7.19%) Hyper-V
16 9 (6.47%) SQL Server
17 8 (5.76%) Cisco
17 8 (5.76%) WAN
17 8 (5.76%) Internet
17 8 (5.76%) HP
17 8 (5.76%) Law
17 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2007
17 8 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 44 (31.65%) MS Exchange
2 15 (10.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (5.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (5.04%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.88%) IIS
6 3 (2.16%) Lync
6 3 (2.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.44%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 1 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 42 (30.22%) MS Office
2 21 (15.11%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.63%) LAN
2 8 (5.76%) WAN
2 8 (5.76%) Internet
3 5 (3.60%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.88%) VPN
4 4 (2.88%) ADSL
4 4 (2.88%) SSL
4 4 (2.88%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (2.16%) VoIP
5 3 (2.16%) DNS
5 3 (2.16%) DHCP
6 2 (1.44%) Broadband
6 2 (1.44%) SAN
6 2 (1.44%) Wireless
6 2 (1.44%) VLAN
7 1 (0.72%) Firewall
7 1 (0.72%) MPLS
7 1 (0.72%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.16%) MSI
2 1 (0.72%) InstallShield
2 1 (0.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (7.19%) Legal
1 10 (7.19%) Finance
2 8 (5.76%) Law
3 4 (2.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.72%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.72%) German Language
4 1 (0.72%) Advertising
4 1 (0.72%) Local Government
4 1 (0.72%) Banking
4 1 (0.72%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 47 (33.81%) Analyst
2 35 (25.18%) Service Analyst
2 35 (25.18%) Service Desk Analyst
3 20 (14.39%) 1st Line Support
4 15 (10.79%) Support Analyst
5 14 (10.07%) 2nd Line Support
6 13 (9.35%) Support Engineer
6 13 (9.35%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (6.47%) Desktop Support
7 9 (6.47%) Deployment Engineer
8 8 (5.76%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 7 (5.04%) Rollout Engineer
10 6 (4.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 5 (3.60%) Customer Engineer
12 4 (2.88%) Help Desk Support
12 4 (2.88%) Design Engineer
12 4 (2.88%) IT Technician
13 3 (2.16%) Office 365 Engineer
13 3 (2.16%) IT Support
13 3 (2.16%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.32%) Application Packaging
2 2 (1.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.32%) NHS
1 6 (4.32%) Blackberry
2 5 (3.60%) Smartphone
3 4 (2.88%) User Experience
4 3 (2.16%) iPhone
5 2 (1.44%) CMDB
5 2 (1.44%) PKI
6 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.72%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.72%) Replication
6 1 (0.72%) Clustering
6 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 139 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (35.25%) Windows XP
3 29 (20.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (11.51%) Windows 8
5 15 (10.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.44%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.72%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.72%) UNIX
8 1 (0.72%) Linux
8 1 (0.72%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (20.86%) ITIL
2 16 (11.51%) Service Management
2 16 (11.51%) Migration
3 7 (5.04%) Problem Management
4 5 (3.60%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (2.88%) ITSM
5 4 (2.88%) Project Management
5 4 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (2.16%) Server Hardening
6 3 (2.16%) Server Building
6 3 (2.16%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.16%) Change Management
6 3 (2.16%) Configuration Management
7 2 (1.44%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.44%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (1.44%) Test Management
7 2 (1.44%) Incident Management
7 2 (1.44%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (1.44%) Software Deployment
8 1 (0.72%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 5 (3.60%) SQL
2 2 (1.44%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (3.60%) Security Cleared
1 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.44%) A+ Certification
2 2 (1.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.44%) MCDST
3 1 (0.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.72%) MCITP
3 1 (0.72%) Degree
3 1 (0.72%) NVQ Level 3
3 1 (0.72%) MOS
3 1 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (0.72%) ISEB
3 1 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.72%) MCP
3 1 (0.72%) MCSE
3 1 (0.72%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.07%) SLA
2 3 (2.16%) QA
System Software
1 69 (49.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.19%) Hyper-V
3 8 (5.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.16%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (1.44%) XenApp
5 2 (1.44%) UAG
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (16.55%) SCCM
2 6 (4.32%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.16%) WSUS
3 3 (2.16%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.44%) SCOM
4 2 (1.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.72%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.72%) Unicenter
5 1 (0.72%) OpenView
Vendors
1 67 (48.20%) Microsoft
2 22 (15.83%) Citrix
3 16 (11.51%) VMware
4 8 (5.76%) Cisco
4 8 (5.76%) HP
5 7 (5.04%) NetApp
6 6 (4.32%) Remedy
7 5 (3.60%) LANDesk
8 4 (2.88%) Dell
9 3 (2.16%) Mitel
9 3 (2.16%) Juniper
10 2 (1.44%) Adobe
10 2 (1.44%) Altiris
10 2 (1.44%) Trustwave
11 1 (0.72%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.72%) Kaspersky
11 1 (0.72%) Wyse
11 1 (0.72%) Sage
11 1 (0.72%) McAfee
11 1 (0.72%) Sophos
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