The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 7
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 22 31
Rank change year-on-year +1 +9  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.93% 0.68% 3.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.35% 4.17% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £100
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £220 £204
% change year-on-year -20.45% +7.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -16.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Bradford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 23 24 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 21.50% 16.33% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 19
Median daily rate £450 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £275 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 12
Median hourly rate £12.50 £14.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% -16.26%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Bradford

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Bradford.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Bradford

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Bradford.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Bradford

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware