Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 89 71
Rank change year-on-year +5 -18 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 81 68 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.49% 2.25% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.82% 10.71% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 49
West Yorkshire median daily rate £150 £133 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.21% +10.42% -35.14%
10th Percentile £111 £107 £104
90th Percentile £294 £475 £338
Yorkshire median daily rate £128 £128 £120
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 28
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £10.31 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.28% -26.39% +33.33%
10th Percentile £10.03 £9.80 £9.35
90th Percentile £16.59 £13.00 £18.93
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.25 £13.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year +9.62% -5.45% +14.58%

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 586 635 876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 18.04% 21.05% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 365 519
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £401 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.87% +2.04% +12.14%
10th Percentile £175 £213 £175
90th Percentile £539 £513 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.27% +16.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 48 71
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.10 £12.00 £12.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.17% -0.83% -3.20%
10th Percentile £10.28 £9.80 £8.58
90th Percentile £19.76 £21.80 £18.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.85 £13.92 £12.75
% change year-on-year -0.47% +9.14% -1.92%

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 21 February 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
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 21 February 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 -7 39 £125 - 13
Bradford +12 11 £350 -
Wakefield - 9 £140 - 1
Pontefract - 8 - - 1
Huddersfield - 5 - - 1
Halifax +3 1 £150 - 1
Bingley - 1 - -
Windows 7
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 40 (49.38%) Microsoft
4 34 (41.98%) Windows 10
5 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Office
6 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
6 18 (22.22%) Office 365
7 14 (17.28%) Time Management
8 13 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (16.05%) SCCM
9 12 (14.81%) Service Delivery
9 12 (14.81%) Migration
9 12 (14.81%) Windows XP
9 12 (14.81%) ITIL
10 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Excel
10 11 (13.58%) Data Protection
10 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (12.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 10 (12.35%) LAN
11 10 (12.35%) SLA
12 9 (11.11%) Windows Server
12 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (11.11%) WAN
12 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
13 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
13 8 (9.88%) Performance Management
13 8 (9.88%) Windows Vista
13 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
13 8 (9.88%) Unix
13 8 (9.88%) Windows 2000

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 18 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 13 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (9.88%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (13.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (12.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) LAN
2 9 (11.11%) WAN
3 6 (7.41%) IP Telephony
4 3 (3.70%) DHCP
4 3 (3.70%) DNS
4 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (2.47%) Skype
6 1 (1.23%) 3G
6 1 (1.23%) 4G
6 1 (1.23%) ADSL
6 1 (1.23%) Firewall
6 1 (1.23%) SAN
6 1 (1.23%) VPN
6 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.23%) Wireless
6 1 (1.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
3 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 23 (28.40%) Analyst
3 15 (18.52%) Desktop Support
4 12 (14.81%) Service Analyst
4 12 (14.81%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (12.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 10 (12.35%) Active Directory Support
5 10 (12.35%) Service Desk Support
6 9 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (9.88%) Support Analyst
8 7 (8.64%) IT Analyst
8 7 (8.64%) IT Support
8 7 (8.64%) Support Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) Telephony Support
10 5 (6.17%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (6.17%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (6.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (6.17%) Active Directory Analyst
10 5 (6.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 4 (4.94%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.94%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.23%) CMDB
3 1 (1.23%) Cyberattack
3 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (41.98%) Windows 10
3 12 (14.81%) Windows XP
4 11 (13.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (9.88%) Unix
6 8 (9.88%) Windows 2000
6 8 (9.88%) Windows Vista
7 7 (8.64%) Windows 8
8 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.47%) Linux
9 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (17.28%) Time Management
2 12 (14.81%) ITIL
2 12 (14.81%) Migration
2 12 (14.81%) Service Delivery
3 11 (13.58%) Data Protection
4 8 (9.88%) Feasibility Study
4 8 (9.88%) Information Security
4 8 (9.88%) Performance Management
5 5 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (4.94%) Break/Fix
7 2 (2.47%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.23%) Application Packaging
8 1 (1.23%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.23%) Business Analysis
8 1 (1.23%) Data Migration
8 1 (1.23%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.23%) ITSM
8 1 (1.23%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (1.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.88%) HNC
2 8 (9.88%) MCP
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) CCNA
3 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.47%) XenApp
3 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.23%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (16.05%) SCCM
2 4 (4.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.47%) WSUS
4 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 40 (49.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) HP
3 4 (4.94%) Ivanti
4 3 (3.70%) Citrix
4 3 (3.70%) VMware
5 2 (2.47%) Dell
6 1 (1.23%) Apple
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco
6 1 (1.23%) EMC
6 1 (1.23%) McAfee
6 1 (1.23%) Symantec