Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 104 67
Rank change year-on-year +42 -37 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 140 107 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.15% 1.98% 3.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.06% 9.40% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 45 76
Yorkshire median daily rate £125 £175 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +34.62% -20.00%
10th Percentile £108 £107 £101
90th Percentile £273 £368 £378
England median daily rate £180 £186 £190
% change year-on-year -3.36% -1.97% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 33 67
Yorkshire median hourly rate £12.00 £14.63 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.95% -2.50% +25.00%
10th Percentile £9.80 £9.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £18.90 £26.75 £18.75
England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.87 £15.25
% change year-on-year +4.27% -2.52% +5.17%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 872 1138 1367
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.61% 21.09% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 723 754
Yorkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +17.19%
10th Percentile £130 £213 £163
90th Percentile £540 £550 £515
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 79 173
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £14.48 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.22% +15.84% -3.85%
10th Percentile £9.94 £10.00 £9.00
90th Percentile £21.98 £25.50 £24.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Yorkshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Yorkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Yorkshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Yorkshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Yorkshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in Yorkshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 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
West Yorkshire +30 80 £158 -30.00% 7
North Yorkshire +21 36 £125 -
South Yorkshire +12 15 £113 -70.39%
East Yorkshire 0 9 £120 -20.00% 3
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 86 (61.43%) Active Directory
3 65 (46.43%) Microsoft
4 56 (40.00%) Windows 10
5 46 (32.86%) Microsoft Office
6 33 (23.57%) ITIL
6 33 (23.57%) SCCM
7 27 (19.29%) MS Exchange
7 27 (19.29%) Office 365
8 20 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 19 (13.57%) Citrix
10 18 (12.86%) HP
11 17 (12.14%) Blackberry
11 17 (12.14%) Cisco
11 17 (12.14%) Driving Licence
12 16 (11.43%) DNS
12 16 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (10.71%) Windows 8
14 14 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (10.00%) VPN
14 14 (10.00%) LAN
15 13 (9.29%) WAN
16 12 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (8.57%) Data Protection
16 12 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
16 12 (8.57%) IBM Notes
16 12 (8.57%) Lotus
16 12 (8.57%) Migration
17 11 (7.86%) VMware
17 11 (7.86%) Service Delivery

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 27 (19.29%) MS Exchange
2 12 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (8.57%) IBM Notes
3 9 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.14%) IIS
6 2 (1.43%) Moodle
7 1 (0.71%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.71%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (32.86%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.43%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (1.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.71%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Eikon
1 2 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (1.43%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.29%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.43%) DNS
2 14 (10.00%) LAN
2 14 (10.00%) VPN
3 13 (9.29%) WAN
4 10 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (5.71%) DHCP
5 8 (5.71%) Remote Desktop
5 8 (5.71%) SAN
5 8 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 4 (2.86%) Internet
7 3 (2.14%) Firewall
7 3 (2.14%) VoIP
8 2 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.43%) Intranet
8 2 (1.43%) NetScaler
8 2 (1.43%) SMS
8 2 (1.43%) SMTP
8 2 (1.43%) WebEx
8 2 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.43%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (6.43%) Finance
2 5 (3.57%) Banking
3 4 (2.86%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.43%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.71%) Automotive
5 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.71%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (29.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 33 (23.57%) Analyst
3 30 (21.43%) Desktop Support
4 26 (18.57%) Support Engineer
5 19 (13.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 19 (13.57%) Service Analyst
5 19 (13.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 18 (12.86%) Desktop Engineer
7 17 (12.14%) Active Directory Analyst
8 14 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 13 (9.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 13 (9.29%) Support Analyst
10 12 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 10 (7.14%) Active Directory Support
11 10 (7.14%) ITIL Service Analyst
11 10 (7.14%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
11 10 (7.14%) Windows Support Analyst
12 9 (6.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 9 (6.43%) Service Desk Support
12 9 (6.43%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.71%) .NET
1 1 (0.71%) SOAP
1 1 (0.71%) Software Packaging
1 1 (0.71%) Web Services
1 1 (0.71%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.14%) Blackberry
1 17 (12.14%) Driving Licence
2 9 (6.43%) BYOD
3 8 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 3 (2.14%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.43%) CMDB
7 2 (1.43%) PDA
7 2 (1.43%) Replication
8 1 (0.71%) iPad
8 1 (0.71%) Life Science
8 1 (0.71%) Mobile Computing
8 1 (0.71%) NHS
8 1 (0.71%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 140 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (40.00%) Windows 10
3 20 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 15 (10.71%) Windows 8
5 14 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (7.86%) Android
7 11 (7.86%) Mac OS
7 11 (7.86%) Windows 2000
7 11 (7.86%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (7.86%) Windows XP
8 9 (6.43%) Windows Vista
9 7 (5.00%) Unix
10 2 (1.43%) Linux
10 2 (1.43%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (23.57%) ITIL
2 12 (8.57%) Data Protection
2 12 (8.57%) Migration
3 11 (7.86%) Service Delivery
3 11 (7.86%) Time Management
4 10 (7.14%) Coaching
5 9 (6.43%) Information Security
6 7 (5.00%) Feasibility Study
6 7 (5.00%) Performance Management
7 5 (3.57%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.14%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.14%) Break/Fix
8 3 (2.14%) Network Management
8 3 (2.14%) Service Management
9 2 (1.43%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 2 (1.43%) ITSM
9 2 (1.43%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (1.43%) Portfolio Management
9 2 (1.43%) Test Planning
9 2 (1.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.43%) C#
1 2 (1.43%) C++
1 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.71%) C
2 1 (0.71%) Java
2 1 (0.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (6.43%) SC Cleared
2 9 (6.43%) Security Cleared
3 7 (5.00%) HNC
3 7 (5.00%) MCDST
3 7 (5.00%) MCP
4 2 (1.43%) CCNA
4 2 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.71%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.71%) MCSE
5 1 (0.71%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) GDPR
System Software
1 86 (61.43%) Active Directory
2 10 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.57%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.14%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (2.14%) vSphere
5 3 (2.14%) XenApp
6 2 (1.43%) Terminal Server
6 2 (1.43%) XenServer
7 1 (0.71%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.71%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.71%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 33 (23.57%) SCCM
2 5 (3.57%) WSUS
3 4 (2.86%) DameWare
4 2 (1.43%) EdgeSight
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.43%) SmoothWall
4 2 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 65 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.57%) Citrix
3 18 (12.86%) HP
4 17 (12.14%) Cisco
5 12 (8.57%) Lotus
6 11 (7.86%) VMware
7 7 (5.00%) Dell
8 6 (4.29%) Apple
9 3 (2.14%) AppSense
9 3 (2.14%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.14%) NetApp
9 3 (2.14%) Remedy
9 3 (2.14%) Veeam
10 2 (1.43%) Adobe
10 2 (1.43%) Bloomberg
10 2 (1.43%) Bomgar
10 2 (1.43%) Reuters
10 2 (1.43%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.43%) Wyse
11 1 (0.71%) EMC