The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 57 31
Rank change year-on-year +7 -26  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 4 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.77% 0.73% 3.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.20% 2.29% 17.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £165 £131 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.71% -2.77%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £220 £204
% change year-on-year -20.45% +7.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £19.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.05% +88.09%  
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 129 175 75
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 28.48% 31.82% 18.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 125 40
Median daily rate £425 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +60.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £288 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 13
Median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.98% +90.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.50 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.65 £19.79
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 South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in South Yorkshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in South Yorkshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Doncaster 0 6 - - 1
Windows 7
Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
3 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) VMware
4 7 (31.82%) SCCM
4 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
5 6 (27.27%) SLA
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL
6 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (18.18%) Migration
7 4 (18.18%) SAN
7 4 (18.18%) NetApp
7 4 (18.18%) Cisco
7 4 (18.18%) VoIP
7 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (18.18%) Office 365
8 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (13.64%) LAN
8 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
8 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (13.64%) Internet
8 3 (13.64%) Remedy
8 3 (13.64%) Service Management
8 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) Problem Management

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (9.09%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
1 4 (18.18%) VoIP
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Local Government
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) 2nd Line Support
1 9 (40.91%) Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) ICT Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (22.73%) Windows 10
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 3 (13.64%) Problem Management
3 3 (13.64%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (13.64%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
1 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) DBS Check
2 2 (9.09%) OCP
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) SCCM
2 2 (9.09%) Data Guard
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (31.82%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
3 4 (18.18%) NetApp
4 3 (13.64%) Remedy
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.09%) ServiceNow
5 2 (9.09%) Sophos
6 1 (4.55%) Citrix