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 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 46 21
Rank change year-on-year +14 -25  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.59% 0.79% 5.09%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.50% 2.75% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Median daily rate - £118 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -40.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -17.33% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £9.08 - £16.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.87 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.04% +1.66%  

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 80 109 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 34.48% 28.76% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 91 41
Median daily rate £475 £463 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +68.18%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £305 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 8
Median hourly rate £9.08 - £13.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 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 June 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%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
3 4 (66.67%) Coaching
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Lotus
4 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (50.00%) BYOD
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (50.00%) Android
4 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
6 1 (16.67%) iPad
6 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (16.67%) Apple

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 3 (50.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) BYOD
3 1 (16.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Coaching
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Lotus
4 1 (16.67%) Apple