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 3 months to 25 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
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 13.16% 2.44% 6.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.71% 25.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Median daily rate £158 £123 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.57% +8.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -17.33% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £10.00 - -
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 Wakefield with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wakefield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 4 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 36.84% 9.76% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
Median daily rate £288 £123 £113
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +134.69% +8.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £12.50 - £40.00
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 Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield 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 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 25 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 Wakefield region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (16.67%) Sophos
5 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
5 1 (16.67%) NAS
5 1 (16.67%) XenApp
5 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management

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 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) Build Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (16.67%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec