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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / Yorkshire
Rank 79 100 65
Rank change year-on-year +21 -35  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 48 39 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.22% 1.38% 2.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.70% 6.15% 12.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 11 16
Median daily rate £125 £110 £143
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.63% -22.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £117 £105 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £140 £345
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -16.08% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 15 28
Median hourly rate £10.65 £12.10 £11.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.96% +7.55%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.81 £9.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £25.40 £16.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 495 634 543
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 22.92% 22.51% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 407 300
Median daily rate £413 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 39 71
Median hourly rate £12.51 £13.91 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.06% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £24.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 in Yorkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 3 months to 24 March 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
West Yorkshire +11 30 £125 +13.63% 13
North Yorkshire +14 9 £125 +8.69% 2
South Yorkshire +1 8 £165 +25.71% 2
East Yorkshire +2 1 - - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (71.29%) Active Directory
3 50 (49.50%) Microsoft
4 27 (26.73%) ITIL
5 26 (25.74%) SCCM
6 25 (24.75%) MS Office
7 22 (21.78%) Windows 10
8 13 (12.87%) HP
9 12 (11.88%) MS Exchange
9 12 (11.88%) Legal
10 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (10.89%) Migration
10 11 (10.89%) Finance
10 11 (10.89%) Windows XP
10 11 (10.89%) MS Excel
11 10 (9.90%) VMware
11 10 (9.90%) Problem Management
12 9 (8.91%) Spreadsheet
12 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (8.91%) SLA
13 8 (7.92%) iPad
13 8 (7.92%) Windows Server
14 7 (6.93%) Windows 8
14 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
14 7 (6.93%) Office 365
14 7 (6.93%) iPhone
14 7 (6.93%) ITSM
14 7 (6.93%) Blackberry
14 7 (6.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 7
Top Related 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 12 (11.88%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.93%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 7 (6.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.98%) IIS
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle Service Bus
5 2 (1.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.98%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.99%) Moodle
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (24.75%) MS Office
2 11 (10.89%) MS Excel
3 9 (8.91%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.94%) SAN
1 6 (5.94%) VoIP
2 5 (4.95%) LAN
3 4 (3.96%) Internet
4 3 (2.97%) DHCP
4 3 (2.97%) DNS
5 2 (1.98%) VPN
5 2 (1.98%) WAN
6 1 (0.99%) Broadband
6 1 (0.99%) FTP
6 1 (0.99%) Intranet
6 1 (0.99%) NAS
6 1 (0.99%) SMS
6 1 (0.99%) SMTP
6 1 (0.99%) SSH
6 1 (0.99%) SSL
6 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.99%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) MySQL
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MSI
1 1 (0.99%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 12 (11.88%) Legal
2 11 (10.89%) Finance
3 2 (1.98%) Banking
3 2 (1.98%) Local Government
4 1 (0.99%) Back Office
4 1 (0.99%) Games
4 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (38.61%) Analyst
2 25 (24.75%) Service Analyst
2 25 (24.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 21 (20.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (19.80%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 19 (18.81%) Support Engineer
6 15 (14.85%) Desktop Support
7 12 (11.88%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (11.88%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 10 (9.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (8.91%) Support Analyst
10 8 (7.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (7.92%) Active Directory Support
10 8 (7.92%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (7.92%) Exchange Support
10 8 (7.92%) Help Desk Support
10 8 (7.92%) Service Desk Support
10 8 (7.92%) Service Desk Support Analyst
11 7 (6.93%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 7 (6.93%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.97%) .NET
2 1 (0.99%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) iPad
2 7 (6.93%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.93%) iPhone
3 3 (2.97%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.97%) Smartphone
4 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.99%) NHS
4 1 (0.99%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (21.78%) Windows 10
3 11 (10.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (10.89%) Windows XP
4 9 (8.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (7.92%) Windows Server
6 7 (6.93%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.98%) Linux
8 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.99%) Android
9 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.99%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.73%) ITIL
2 11 (10.89%) Migration
3 10 (9.90%) Problem Management
4 7 (6.93%) ITSM
5 6 (5.94%) Time Management
6 5 (4.95%) Asset Management
6 5 (4.95%) Data Migration
6 5 (4.95%) Service Management
7 4 (3.96%) Project Management
8 3 (2.97%) Application Packaging
8 3 (2.97%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.98%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.98%) Patch Management
9 2 (1.98%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.98%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.98%) SOA
9 2 (1.98%) Software Deployment
10 1 (0.99%) DNA
10 1 (0.99%) Email Management
10 1 (0.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.97%) SQL
2 2 (1.98%) C
2 2 (1.98%) Java
2 2 (1.98%) PL/SQL
2 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.98%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.99%) VB
3 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.94%) DBS Check
3 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
4 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.97%) MOS
6 2 (1.98%) Degree
6 2 (1.98%) OCP
6 2 (1.98%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (71.29%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.96%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.98%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.99%) vSphere
5 1 (0.99%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 26 (25.74%) SCCM
2 4 (3.96%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.98%) Data Guard
3 2 (1.98%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.98%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.99%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.99%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.99%) SCOM
4 1 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 50 (49.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.87%) HP
3 10 (9.90%) VMware
4 5 (4.95%) Cisco
4 5 (4.95%) Citrix
4 5 (4.95%) NetApp
5 4 (3.96%) Intel Security
6 3 (2.97%) Remedy
6 3 (2.97%) Sophos
7 2 (1.98%) Apple
7 2 (1.98%) Lotus
7 2 (1.98%) Oracle
7 2 (1.98%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.98%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.99%) Dell
8 1 (0.99%) Intel
8 1 (0.99%) LANDesk
8 1 (0.99%) Symantec
8 1 (0.99%) Veeam
8 1 (0.99%) Vignette