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 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank - 52 23
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield - 0.23% 2.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.82% 25.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £123 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -16.08% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
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 Sheffield with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 111 122 27
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 29.44% 28.57% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 91 9
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Median hourly rate - £17.50 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +66.66%  
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 Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 in Sheffield.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Sheffield

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

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

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (33.33%) SCCM
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (33.33%) OCP
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (16.67%) MS Office

Windows 7
Top Related 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 2 (33.33%) Oracle Service Bus
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 2 (33.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (16.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Asset Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Distribution
2 1 (16.67%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) OCP
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Data Guard
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix