Period
to 25 May 2018

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 6 months to 25 May 2018 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
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 99 93 112
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 64 55 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.87% 1.98% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.67% 10.07% 7.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 18 24
West Yorkshire median daily rate £160 £125 £119
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.00% +5.26% -25.78%
10th Percentile £112 £111 £102
90th Percentile £403 £183 £279
Yorkshire median daily rate £160 £125 £120
% change year-on-year +28.00% +4.17% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 24 16
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.65 £10.31 £12.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.16% -17.89% +2.45%
10th Percentile £10.55 £9.34 £9.04
90th Percentile £19.76 £15.59 £22.25
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £10.67 £12.25
% change year-on-year +40.65% -12.94% -1.69%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 600 546 869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 17.55% 19.70% 21.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 324 564
West Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.61% +2.44% +14.36%
10th Percentile £213 £248 £263
90th Percentile £550 £538 £559
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 43 36
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.07 £11.25 £12.05
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.04% -6.64% -20.98%
10th Percentile £10.63 £9.34 £8.54
90th Percentile £25.13 £20.50 £19.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £12.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year +18.37% -2.00% -3.85%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 25 May 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -20 33 £138 +10.00% 8
Bradford +7 13 £350 -
Wakefield +5 6 - - 3
Pontefract - 6 - -
Huddersfield - 5 - -
Otley - 1 £350 -
Windows 7
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 29 (45.31%) Microsoft
4 25 (39.06%) Windows 10
5 19 (29.69%) Time Management
6 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
7 15 (23.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (21.88%) SLA
9 13 (20.31%) Windows XP
9 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (17.19%) Migration
11 9 (14.06%) SCCM
11 9 (14.06%) Office 365
12 8 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
13 7 (10.94%) Windows 8
13 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
13 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
13 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
13 7 (10.94%) Windows 2000
14 6 (9.38%) Unix
14 6 (9.38%) MCP
14 6 (9.38%) HNC
14 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
14 6 (9.38%) Windows Vista
14 6 (9.38%) Break/Fix
14 6 (9.38%) Windows Server

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 15 (23.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 15 (23.44%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.94%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (23.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (20.31%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.06%) Office 365
2 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) IP Telephony
1 4 (6.25%) LAN
1 4 (6.25%) WAN
2 2 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (3.13%) Skype
3 1 (1.56%) Firewall
3 1 (1.56%) NAS
3 1 (1.56%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.56%) SAN
3 1 (1.56%) Wireless
3 1 (1.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MSI
General
1 3 (4.69%) Finance
2 2 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (28.13%) 2nd Line Support
2 16 (25.00%) Analyst
3 12 (18.75%) Desktop Support
4 10 (15.63%) Service Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 7 (10.94%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) IT Support
7 6 (9.38%) Active Directory Support
7 6 (9.38%) Service Desk Support
8 5 (7.81%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (7.81%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) Support Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) IT Analyst
9 4 (6.25%) Telephony Support
10 3 (4.69%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Applications Packager
10 3 (4.69%) IT Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) IT Support Technician
10 3 (4.69%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.13%) CMDB
2 2 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.56%) Cyberattack
3 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (39.06%) Windows 10
3 13 (20.31%) Windows XP
4 7 (10.94%) Windows 2000
4 7 (10.94%) Windows 8
4 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (9.38%) Unix
5 6 (9.38%) Windows Server
5 6 (9.38%) Windows Vista
6 5 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.56%) Linux
7 1 (1.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Time Management
2 11 (17.19%) Migration
3 8 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (10.94%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.38%) Break/Fix
6 5 (7.81%) Information Security
7 4 (6.25%) Application Packaging
7 4 (6.25%) Data Protection
7 4 (6.25%) Feasibility Study
7 4 (6.25%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (4.69%) ITIL
9 2 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.13%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.13%) Logistics
9 2 (3.13%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.56%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.56%) IT Asset Management
10 1 (1.56%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (1.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (10.94%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) HNC
2 6 (9.38%) MCP
2 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) MCSA
3 2 (3.13%) MCSE
3 2 (3.13%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) vSphere
4 1 (1.56%) XenApp
4 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 29 (45.31%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.13%) Apple
2 2 (3.13%) HP
2 2 (3.13%) Ivanti
3 1 (1.56%) Citrix
3 1 (1.56%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (1.56%) Fortinet
3 1 (1.56%) McAfee
3 1 (1.56%) NetApp
3 1 (1.56%) QNAP
3 1 (1.56%) Ruckus Wireless
3 1 (1.56%) Synology
3 1 (1.56%) Veeam
3 1 (1.56%) VMware