Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 106 72
Rank change year-on-year +30 -34 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 80 67 129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.65% 1.88% 2.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.89% 9.15% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 56
West Yorkshire median daily rate £158 £225 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.00% +66.36% -22.71%
10th Percentile £108 £106 £100
90th Percentile £273 £475 £388
Yorkshire median daily rate £125 £175 £130
% change year-on-year -28.57% +34.62% -25.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 13 39
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -20.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £9.80 £8.58 £9.18
90th Percentile £19.70 £16.05 £17.30
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year -17.95% -2.50% +25.00%

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 576 732 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 19.08% 20.54% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 457 570
West Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £192 £231 £195
90th Percentile £538 £550 £523
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +17.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 29 100
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.50 £13.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.85% +1.96% +6.25%
10th Percentile £9.81 £8.72 £8.96
90th Percentile £21.30 £24.00 £22.75
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.48 £12.50
% change year-on-year -10.22% +15.84% -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 20 November 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
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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 -3 45 £150 -33.33% 6
Wakefield +3 9 £158 +28.57% 1
Pontefract - 7 - -
Bradford +21 5 £215 - 1
Halifax - 1 £150 -
Pudsey - 1 £125 -
Bingley - 1 - -
Windows 7
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 42 (52.50%) Microsoft
4 29 (36.25%) Microsoft Office
4 29 (36.25%) Windows 10
5 20 (25.00%) ITIL
6 17 (21.25%) MS Exchange
6 17 (21.25%) SCCM
7 16 (20.00%) Office 365
8 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
9 12 (15.00%) Citrix
9 12 (15.00%) Data Protection
10 11 (13.75%) LAN
11 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
11 10 (12.50%) Cisco
11 10 (12.50%) Time Management
11 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (11.25%) Windows 8
12 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (11.25%) Blackberry
12 9 (11.25%) WAN
12 9 (11.25%) Windows 2000
13 8 (10.00%) SLA
13 8 (10.00%) HP
13 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (8.75%) Feasibility Study
14 7 (8.75%) Performance Management
14 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
14 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared

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 17 (21.25%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 7 (8.75%) IBM Notes
4 4 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.50%) IIS
5 2 (2.50%) Moodle
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (36.25%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) SystmOne
2 1 (1.25%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) LAN
2 9 (11.25%) WAN
3 7 (8.75%) VPN
4 6 (7.50%) Cisco IOS
4 6 (7.50%) Remote Desktop
4 6 (7.50%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.25%) DHCP
5 5 (6.25%) DNS
5 5 (6.25%) SAN
6 3 (3.75%) Firewall
7 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.50%) Internet
7 2 (2.50%) Intranet
7 2 (2.50%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.25%) 3G
8 1 (1.25%) 4G
8 1 (1.25%) ADSL
8 1 (1.25%) VoIP
8 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (5.00%) Retail
2 3 (3.75%) Finance
3 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
4 1 (1.25%) Military
4 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 19 (23.75%) Analyst
3 14 (17.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 14 (17.50%) Support Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) Desktop Support
5 11 (13.75%) Service Analyst
5 11 (13.75%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
7 7 (8.75%) Active Directory Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) Desktop Engineer
7 7 (8.75%) Support Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Technical Support
8 6 (7.50%) Active Directory Support
8 6 (7.50%) Technical Support
8 6 (7.50%) Windows Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.25%) SOAP
1 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.25%) Web Services
1 1 (1.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Blackberry
2 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
3 5 (6.25%) BYOD
4 4 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.75%) Smartphone
6 2 (2.50%) CMDB
6 2 (2.50%) Replication
7 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.25%) Life Science
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.25%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (36.25%) Windows 10
3 15 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (11.25%) Windows 2000
5 9 (11.25%) Windows 8
5 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.75%) Unix
7 7 (8.75%) Windows Vista
7 7 (8.75%) Windows XP
8 6 (7.50%) Android
8 6 (7.50%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) ITIL
2 12 (15.00%) Data Protection
3 10 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 10 (12.50%) Time Management
4 7 (8.75%) Feasibility Study
4 7 (8.75%) Information Security
4 7 (8.75%) Performance Management
5 5 (6.25%) Coaching
6 4 (5.00%) Migration
7 3 (3.75%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.75%) Network Management
8 2 (2.50%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.50%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (2.50%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.50%) Service Management
9 1 (1.25%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.25%) Logistics
9 1 (1.25%) Project Management
9 1 (1.25%) Software Engineering
9 1 (1.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) C#
1 2 (2.50%) C++
1 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.25%) C
2 1 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (8.75%) HNC
1 7 (8.75%) MCP
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (8.75%) SC Cleared
1 7 (8.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.50%) CCNA
2 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.25%) DBS Check
3 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.25%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (3.75%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.25%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.25%) vSphere
5 1 (1.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (21.25%) SCCM
2 4 (5.00%) WSUS
3 2 (2.50%) DameWare
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (2.50%) SmoothWall
4 1 (1.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 42 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.00%) Citrix
3 10 (12.50%) Cisco
4 8 (10.00%) HP
5 7 (8.75%) Lotus
6 6 (7.50%) Dell
6 6 (7.50%) VMware
7 4 (5.00%) Apple
8 3 (3.75%) LANDesk
9 2 (2.50%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.50%) Veeam
9 2 (2.50%) Wyse
10 1 (1.25%) AppSense
10 1 (1.25%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.25%) EMC
10 1 (1.25%) NetApp
10 1 (1.25%) Reuters
10 1 (1.25%) Symantec