Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 6 months to 24 November 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 75 56
Rank change year-on-year +23 -19 -29
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 13 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.91% 0.73% 1.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.55% 3.91% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Sheffield median daily rate £95 £450 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -78.89% +275.00% +6.67%
South Yorkshire median daily rate £113 £380 £125
% change year-on-year -70.39% +204.00% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Sheffield median hourly rate £10.79 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.26% +5.17% -3.33%
10th Percentile £9.16 £13.00 £10.95
90th Percentile £12.19 £17.50 £15.80
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £11.00 £21.50 £15.13
% change year-on-year -48.84% +42.10% +14.19%

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

All Operating Systems
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 152 179 151
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 22.35% 18.55% 19.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 131 96
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% +29.03%
10th Percentile £320 £306 £123
90th Percentile £626 £575 £521
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £380
% change year-on-year -5.56% +18.42% +20.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 19
Sheffield median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +40.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £9.62 £12.10 £9.85
90th Percentile £21.40 £35.13 £17.35
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £16.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year -18.18% +32.00% -10.71%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Sheffield

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Sheffield

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (61.54%) Blackberry
4 7 (53.85%) Citrix
4 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) VPN
6 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 5 (38.46%) IBM Notes
6 5 (38.46%) Lotus
6 5 (38.46%) Mac OS
6 5 (38.46%) Android
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (30.77%) Coaching
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) Banking
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco
7 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 4 (30.77%) BYOD
8 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
9 2 (15.38%) ITSM
9 2 (15.38%) DameWare
9 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
9 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 2 (15.38%) PDA
9 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
9 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (38.46%) IBM Notes
2 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (15.38%) Acrobat
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (7.69%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) VPN
2 4 (30.77%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
3 2 (15.38%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (15.38%) SMTP
3 2 (15.38%) WebEx
General
1 4 (30.77%) Banking
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Desktop Support
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Citrix Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Deskside Support
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Blackberry
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) BYOD
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (15.38%) PDA
4 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Android
2 5 (38.46%) Mac OS
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Coaching
2 2 (15.38%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) Information Assurance
2 2 (15.38%) Information Security
2 2 (15.38%) Investment Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITSM
2 2 (15.38%) Portfolio Management
2 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Validation
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (15.38%) Terminal Server
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
2 2 (15.38%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) DameWare
1 2 (15.38%) EdgeSight
1 2 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Citrix
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Lotus
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 2 (15.38%) Adobe
4 2 (15.38%) AppSense
4 2 (15.38%) Bomgar
4 2 (15.38%) Remedy
4 2 (15.38%) VMware
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
5 1 (7.69%) Reuters