The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West 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 28 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 / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 83 69
Rank change year-on-year +13 -14  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 30 29 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.24% 1.48% 2.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.34% 7.42% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 13
Median daily rate £125 £110 £125
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £108 £107
10% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £138 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £214 £200
% change year-on-year -18.12% +6.87%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 15
Median hourly rate £10.31 £14.00 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.39% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £21.50 £16.72
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 290 391 388
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 21.67% 20.01% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 242 217
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 43
Median hourly rate £11.25 £12.30 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.53% -26.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.68 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £35.50
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West 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 West Yorkshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in West Yorkshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in West Yorkshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in West Yorkshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in West 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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Leeds +2 14 £125 +13.63% 11
Brighouse - 5 - - 1
Bradford +2 1 - -
Wakefield -2 1 - - 1
Dewsbury - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 - - 1
Windows 7
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (72.13%) Active Directory
3 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
4 19 (31.15%) MS Office
5 14 (22.95%) ITIL
6 13 (21.31%) HP
7 12 (19.67%) Legal
8 10 (16.39%) Windows 10
9 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
9 8 (13.11%) Windows XP
9 8 (13.11%) SCCM
9 8 (13.11%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (11.48%) iPhone
10 7 (11.48%) iPad
10 7 (11.48%) Problem Management
10 7 (11.48%) Finance
10 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (11.48%) ITSM
10 7 (11.48%) Blackberry
10 7 (11.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (9.84%) Windows Server
11 6 (9.84%) Migration
11 6 (9.84%) Windows 8
12 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (8.20%) Time Management
13 4 (6.56%) SystmOne
13 4 (6.56%) Project Management
13 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (6.56%) Intel Security
13 4 (6.56%) Asset Management

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 (11.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (3.28%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.28%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.64%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) Moodle
3 1 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (31.15%) MS Office
2 8 (13.11%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.28%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.92%) DHCP
1 3 (4.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.28%) LAN
2 2 (3.28%) WAN
3 1 (1.64%) NAS
3 1 (1.64%) SAN
3 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.64%) VLAN
3 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) MySQL
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database
1 2 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (19.67%) Legal
2 7 (11.48%) Finance
3 1 (1.64%) Back Office
3 1 (1.64%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (47.54%) Analyst
2 20 (32.79%) Service Analyst
2 20 (32.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 15 (24.59%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (13.11%) Service Desk Support
4 8 (13.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 7 (11.48%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (11.48%) IT Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (9.84%) Desktop Support
6 6 (9.84%) IT Support
6 6 (9.84%) Rollout Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (8.20%) Implementation Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) IT Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.48%) Blackberry
1 7 (11.48%) iPad
1 7 (11.48%) iPhone
2 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (16.39%) Windows 10
3 8 (13.11%) Windows XP
4 6 (9.84%) Windows 8
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (3.28%) Linux
8 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.64%) Android
9 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) ITIL
2 7 (11.48%) ITSM
2 7 (11.48%) Problem Management
3 6 (9.84%) Migration
4 5 (8.20%) Time Management
5 4 (6.56%) Asset Management
5 4 (6.56%) Project Management
6 3 (4.92%) Data Migration
7 2 (3.28%) Application Packaging
7 2 (3.28%) Mathematics
7 2 (3.28%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (3.28%) Service Management
7 2 (3.28%) SOA
7 2 (3.28%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.64%) Data Loss Prevention
8 1 (1.64%) Disk Encryption
8 1 (1.64%) Email Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.92%) SQL
2 2 (3.28%) C
2 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
2 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.92%) MOS
3 2 (3.28%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.28%) Degree
3 2 (3.28%) OCP
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (72.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.64%) vSphere
3 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (3.28%) Data Guard
3 2 (3.28%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 33 (54.10%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.31%) HP
3 4 (6.56%) Intel Security
4 2 (3.28%) Apple
4 2 (3.28%) Oracle
4 2 (3.28%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.28%) VMware
5 1 (1.64%) Citrix
5 1 (1.64%) Dell
5 1 (1.64%) Sophos
5 1 (1.64%) Symantec
5 1 (1.64%) Veeam