Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 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 18 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
West Yorkshire > Wakefield
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 15 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 -6 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 7.62% 2.13% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 34.78% 18.18% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Wakefield median daily rate £158 £123 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -45.56% -
10th Percentile £136 £121 £213
90th Percentile £166 £124 £238
West Yorkshire median daily rate £158 £200 £143
% change year-on-year -21.25% +40.11% -18.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Wakefield median hourly rate £10.25 - £11.00
10th Percentile £10.03 - £10.50
90th Percentile £10.68 - £11.50
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £12.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% -20.00% +42.86%

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 Wakefield with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Wakefield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 23 11 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 21.90% 11.70% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 9 5
Wakefield median daily rate £275 £188 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.67% -37.50% +4.35%
10th Percentile £135 £113 £172
90th Percentile £331 £338 £374
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +16.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 5
Wakefield median hourly rate £12.50 - £13.00
10th Percentile £10.13 - £10.50
90th Percentile £13.75 - £29.60
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.75
% change year-on-year -3.85% +1.96% +6.25%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Wakefield

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Wakefield

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wakefield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
5 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
6 1 (12.50%) DHCP
6 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wakefield 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 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Build Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix