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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 82 76
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 29 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.02% 1.85% 1.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.42% 7.90% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 22
Median daily rate £125 £245 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -48.87% +2.94%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £158 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -16.00% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 8
Median hourly rate £10.09 £10.45 £13.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.49% -23.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.08 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.48 £14.13 £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.81 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.47% +1.66%  

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 254 481 435
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 17.69% 23.44% 20.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 331 249
Median daily rate £388 £425 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.82% +36.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 32
Median hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.15 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £15.43 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 18 £125 -48.87% 7
Wakefield +3 5 £158 +28.57%
Dewsbury - 2 - -
Pudsey - 1 £125 - 1
Windows 7
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (61.02%) Active Directory
3 35 (59.32%) Microsoft
4 22 (37.29%) Microsoft Office
5 18 (30.51%) HP
6 15 (25.42%) SCCM
7 14 (23.73%) ITIL
8 12 (20.34%) Windows 10
9 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
10 9 (15.25%) Blackberry
10 9 (15.25%) Citrix
11 8 (13.56%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (11.86%) Office 365
12 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
12 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (10.17%) Cisco
14 5 (8.47%) Dell
14 5 (8.47%) Lotus
14 5 (8.47%) IBM Notes
14 5 (8.47%) Legal
14 5 (8.47%) VMware
14 5 (8.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
14 5 (8.47%) Remote Desktop
14 5 (8.47%) SystmOne
15 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
15 4 (6.78%) BYOD
15 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
15 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007

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 (11.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (8.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 5 (8.47%) IBM Notes
3 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (3.39%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.69%) Moodle
Applications
1 22 (37.29%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (13.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) SystmOne
2 2 (3.39%) Eikon
3 1 (1.69%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Remote Desktop
2 4 (6.78%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (6.78%) DHCP
2 4 (6.78%) DNS
2 4 (6.78%) SAN
2 4 (6.78%) VPN
3 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (3.39%) Firewall
4 2 (3.39%) Internet
4 2 (3.39%) Intranet
4 2 (3.39%) LAN
4 2 (3.39%) WAN
5 1 (1.69%) NAS
5 1 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.47%) Legal
2 4 (6.78%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Service Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (15.25%) IT Engineer
5 8 (13.56%) Desktop Support
5 8 (13.56%) Rollout Engineer
6 7 (11.86%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 7 (11.86%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 7 (11.86%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
7 5 (8.47%) Implementation Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) IT Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) IT Support
7 5 (8.47%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (8.47%) Systems Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.78%) BYOD
2 4 (6.78%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Replication
4 1 (1.69%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.69%) iPad
4 1 (1.69%) NHS
4 1 (1.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (20.34%) Windows 10
3 10 (16.95%) Windows Server
4 7 (11.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (6.78%) Android
6 4 (6.78%) Mac OS
6 4 (6.78%) Windows 8
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.39%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (23.73%) ITIL
2 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
3 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
4 3 (5.08%) Coaching
4 3 (5.08%) Migration
4 3 (5.08%) Project Management
4 3 (5.08%) Time Management
5 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
5 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.39%) Network Management
5 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
5 2 (3.39%) Service Management
6 1 (1.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (1.69%) Email Migration
6 1 (1.69%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.69%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.69%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.39%) C
2 1 (1.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.08%) MOS
3 2 (3.39%) DBS Check
3 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (61.02%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.69%) vSphere
4 1 (1.69%) XenApp
4 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (25.42%) SCCM
2 3 (5.08%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (3.39%) DameWare
3 2 (3.39%) SmoothWall
3 2 (3.39%) WSUS
4 1 (1.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 35 (59.32%) Microsoft
2 18 (30.51%) HP
3 9 (15.25%) Citrix
4 6 (10.17%) Cisco
5 5 (8.47%) Dell
5 5 (8.47%) Lotus
5 5 (8.47%) VMware
6 3 (5.08%) Apple
6 3 (5.08%) Bloomberg
6 3 (5.08%) McAfee
6 3 (5.08%) Reuters
6 3 (5.08%) Veeam
7 2 (3.39%) LANDesk
7 2 (3.39%) Wyse
8 1 (1.69%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.69%) NetApp
8 1 (1.69%) Sage
8 1 (1.69%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.69%) Sophos
8 1 (1.69%) Symantec
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