Period
to 21 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 117 95 118
Rank change year-on-year -22 +23 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 51 60 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.51% 2.13% 1.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.95% 11.98% 7.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 25
West Yorkshire median daily rate £183 £125 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.00% -37.50% +15.11%
10th Percentile £126 £108 £102
90th Percentile £349 £255 £338
Yorkshire median daily rate £305 £125 £175
% change year-on-year +144.00% -28.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 23 14
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £11.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +20.43% -23.77%
10th Percentile £8.96 £9.27 £8.58
90th Percentile £21.75 £19.90 £16.38
Yorkshire median hourly rate £15.30 £11.25 £12.50
% change year-on-year +36.00% -10.00% -9.88%

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 570 501 877
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.87% 17.76% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 290 593
West Yorkshire median daily rate £408 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.98% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £263
90th Percentile £558 £543 £550
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £405 £400
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 33 28
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +12.00% -16.67%
10th Percentile £9.63 £9.34 £8.58
90th Percentile £28.25 £24.90 £17.00
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.56 £12.50 £14.49
% change year-on-year +16.48% -13.73% +15.92%

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 August 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -27 30 £160 +28.00% 17
Bradford 0 8 £200 -6.98% 2
Pontefract +1 7 - - 2
Wakefield -3 3 £325 +106.35% 5
Otley - 1 £350 -
Windows 7
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (54.90%) Active Directory
2 28 (54.90%) Windows 10
3 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
3 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (27.45%) Windows XP
5 13 (25.49%) Time Management
6 10 (19.61%) Migration
7 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
7 9 (17.65%) Windows 2000
7 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
8 8 (15.69%) MCP
8 8 (15.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (15.69%) Windows 8
9 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
9 7 (13.73%) Windows Vista
9 7 (13.73%) HNC
9 7 (13.73%) Unix
9 7 (13.73%) MCSE
9 7 (13.73%) MCSA
9 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (13.73%) SLA
9 7 (13.73%) Internet
10 5 (9.80%) SCCM
10 5 (9.80%) Break/Fix
10 5 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (7.84%) Skype for Business
11 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (7.84%) Android

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 9 (17.65%) MS Exchange
2 8 (15.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.84%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (15.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Internet
2 4 (7.84%) Skype
3 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.92%) LAN
3 2 (3.92%) SAN
3 2 (3.92%) VPN
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (1.96%) IPsec
4 1 (1.96%) MPLS
4 1 (1.96%) NAS
4 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MSI
2 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (5.88%) Retail
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) Desktop Support
3 10 (19.61%) Service Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Service Desk Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 8 (15.69%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) IT Technician
5 6 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) IT Support
7 4 (7.84%) Coordinator
8 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) Applications Packager
8 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) IT Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Support Technician
9 2 (3.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 2 (3.92%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (7.84%) iPhone
3 3 (5.88%) CMDB
4 2 (3.92%) PDA
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (54.90%) Windows 10
3 14 (27.45%) Windows XP
4 9 (17.65%) Windows 2000
5 8 (15.69%) Windows 8
6 7 (13.73%) Unix
6 7 (13.73%) Windows Server
6 7 (13.73%) Windows Vista
7 4 (7.84%) Android
8 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.96%) Linux
9 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) Time Management
2 10 (19.61%) Migration
3 5 (9.80%) Break/Fix
4 4 (7.84%) ITIL
4 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.88%) Application Packaging
5 3 (5.88%) Logistics
5 3 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.92%) Project Management
7 1 (1.96%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.96%) Data Validation
7 1 (1.96%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (1.96%) Information Security
7 1 (1.96%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.96%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.96%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) MCP
2 7 (13.73%) HNC
2 7 (13.73%) MCSA
2 7 (13.73%) MCSE
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.88%) Server+ Certification
4 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (54.90%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.96%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.88%) VMware
3 2 (3.92%) Cisco
3 2 (3.92%) Remedy
4 1 (1.96%) Apple
4 1 (1.96%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (1.96%) F5
4 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.96%) Google
4 1 (1.96%) NetApp
4 1 (1.96%) QNAP
4 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.96%) Ruckus Wireless
4 1 (1.96%) Synology
4 1 (1.96%) Veeam