Period
to 14 November 2018

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 14 November 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 84 61 105
Rank change year-on-year -23 +44 -36
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 128 141 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.59% 3.21% 2.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.36% 16.15% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 70 48
Yorkshire median daily rate £250 £128 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +96.08% -21.54% +25.00%
10th Percentile £105 £108 £106
90th Percentile £398 £274 £475
England median daily rate £200 £180 £188
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 36 33
Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 £14.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -17.95% -2.50%
10th Percentile £9.43 £9.53 £9.00
90th Percentile £16.90 £18.50 £26.75
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.87
% change year-on-year +3.23% +4.27% -2.52%

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 958 873 1,170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 19.41% 19.89% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 538 742
Yorkshire median daily rate £396 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.09% +4.38% +6.67%
10th Percentile £200 £131 £206
90th Percentile £538 £543 £550
England median daily rate £425 £425 £408
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +1.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 69 82
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.17 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.32% -13.79% +16.00%
10th Percentile £10.37 £9.81 £10.50
90th Percentile £41.85 £21.15 £42.53
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 2018.

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 14 November 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
West Yorkshire -12 77 £200 +26.98% 16
South Yorkshire +15 37 £300 +166.67% 5
North Yorkshire -22 9 £334 +167.00% 7
East Yorkshire -4 3 £153 +27.08%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (61.72%) Active Directory
3 73 (57.03%) Microsoft
4 68 (53.13%) Windows 10
5 41 (32.03%) Microsoft Office
6 40 (31.25%) SCCM
7 27 (21.09%) PowerShell
8 26 (20.31%) Self-Motivation
9 22 (17.19%) Office 365
10 21 (16.41%) Windows Server
10 21 (16.41%) Windows XP
11 20 (15.63%) VB
12 19 (14.84%) ITIL
12 19 (14.84%) MCP
12 19 (14.84%) Unix
13 18 (14.06%) Migration
14 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (11.72%) Windows 2000
14 15 (11.72%) MCSE
14 15 (11.72%) MCSA
14 15 (11.72%) Windows Server 2008
15 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (10.94%) HNC
15 14 (10.94%) Internet
15 14 (10.94%) Windows Vista
16 12 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (8.59%) VMware
17 11 (8.59%) Dell
17 11 (8.59%) MS Exchange
18 10 (7.81%) SLA

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 11 (8.59%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.25%) Skype for Business
3 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.56%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.78%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 41 (32.03%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (17.19%) Office 365
2 6 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.94%) Internet
2 8 (6.25%) Firewall
3 7 (5.47%) DNS
3 7 (5.47%) Skype
4 6 (4.69%) VPN
5 5 (3.91%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (3.13%) DHCP
7 3 (2.34%) MPLS
7 3 (2.34%) SAN
7 3 (2.34%) VoIP
8 2 (1.56%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.56%) IPsec
8 2 (1.56%) LAN
8 2 (1.56%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.91%) MSI
2 1 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (5.47%) Retail
2 6 (4.69%) Japanese Language
3 3 (2.34%) Finance
4 2 (1.56%) Banking
4 2 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Marketing
5 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.78%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (18.75%) Analyst
2 21 (16.41%) Service Analyst
2 21 (16.41%) Service Desk Analyst
3 19 (14.84%) Desktop Support
3 19 (14.84%) Support Engineer
4 14 (10.94%) 2nd Line Support
4 14 (10.94%) Technical Specialist
5 13 (10.16%) Desktop Engineer
6 8 (6.25%) IT Support
7 7 (5.47%) Windows Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) IT Engineer
8 6 (4.69%) IT Technician
8 6 (4.69%) Rollout Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 5 (3.91%) Applications Packager
9 5 (3.91%) Coordinator
9 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (3.91%) IT Analyst
9 5 (3.91%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.31%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (6.25%) iPhone
3 7 (5.47%) NHS
4 5 (3.91%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.34%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.56%) PDA
7 1 (0.78%) CCTV
7 1 (0.78%) CMDB
7 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.78%) iPad
7 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.78%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 68 (53.13%) Windows 10
3 21 (16.41%) Windows Server
3 21 (16.41%) Windows XP
4 19 (14.84%) Unix
5 15 (11.72%) Windows 2000
5 15 (11.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.94%) Windows Vista
7 8 (6.25%) Android
8 6 (4.69%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.91%) Linux
9 5 (3.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (2.34%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.56%) AIX
11 2 (1.56%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (14.84%) ITIL
2 18 (14.06%) Migration
3 12 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (7.03%) Time Management
5 6 (4.69%) Incident Management
5 6 (4.69%) Process Improvement
6 5 (3.91%) Application Packaging
6 5 (3.91%) Asset Management
6 5 (3.91%) Break/Fix
6 5 (3.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (3.91%) Project Management
6 5 (3.91%) Service Delivery
6 5 (3.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (3.13%) Application Discovery
7 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.34%) Deployment Automation
8 3 (2.34%) Network Management
9 2 (1.56%) Application Virtualisation
9 2 (1.56%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (1.56%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.09%) PowerShell
2 20 (15.63%) VB
3 8 (6.25%) SQL
4 1 (0.78%) C
4 1 (0.78%) Java
4 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (14.84%) MCP
2 15 (11.72%) MCSA
2 15 (11.72%) MCSE
2 15 (11.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (10.94%) HNC
4 6 (4.69%) Security Cleared
5 5 (3.91%) DBS Check
5 5 (3.91%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.78%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.81%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (61.72%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (4.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (3.91%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.78%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.78%) vSphere
6 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 40 (31.25%) SCCM
2 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.78%) vCenter Server
2 1 (0.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (57.03%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.59%) Dell
2 11 (8.59%) VMware
3 9 (7.03%) Intel
4 8 (6.25%) Cisco
5 7 (5.47%) Citrix
6 5 (3.91%) F5
6 5 (3.91%) HP
6 5 (3.91%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.13%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.34%) Apple
8 3 (2.34%) IBM
8 3 (2.34%) Sophos
8 3 (2.34%) Veeam
9 2 (1.56%) Cognos
9 2 (1.56%) Lotus
9 2 (1.56%) Remedy
10 1 (0.78%) Google
10 1 (0.78%) NetApp
10 1 (0.78%) Sage