The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 4 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 1.86% 8.09% 4.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.89% 47.50% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £136 £178 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.23% -45.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £172 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £282 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £190 £203
% change year-on-year
- -6.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 5
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.02 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.32% -3.33%
Windows 7
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 40 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 20.93% 17.02% 14.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 18 15
Median daily rate £400 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £11.17 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.33% -20.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northampton region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Northampton

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
4 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
4 4 (57.14%) Smartphone
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Android
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (57.14%) Service Desk Management
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Finance
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
7 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto
7 1 (14.29%) HP
7 1 (14.29%) Dell

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Office
2 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Service Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall Support
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Server Support
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
1 4 (57.14%) Smartphone
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 4 (57.14%) Android
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Configuration Management
1 4 (57.14%) Service Desk Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Nimble Storage
3 1 (14.29%) Palo Alto