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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 29 19 18
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.05% 4.60% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.87% 32.00% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£253 - £110
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
+2.25% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -17.24%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
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
63 25 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 19.21% 14.37% 12.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 10 6
Average daily rate £400 £400 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +196.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £375 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £420 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.23% -10.34%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Northampton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (83.33%) MS Office
3 24 (80.00%) Windows XP
4 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
5 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
7 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (10.00%) SCCM
8 2 (6.67%) Retail
8 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (6.67%) Lotus
8 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
8 2 (6.67%) SAP
8 2 (6.67%) SQL
8 2 (6.67%) .NET
9 1 (3.33%) Chip and PIN
9 1 (3.33%) NHS
9 1 (3.33%) SMTP
9 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
9 1 (3.33%) Google
9 1 (3.33%) WSUS
9 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
9 1 (3.33%) Time Management
9 1 (3.33%) Dell
9 1 (3.33%) Citrix
9 1 (3.33%) Migration
9 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northampton region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 25 (83.33%) MS Office
2 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) SMTP
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Analyst
2 20 (66.67%) Service Analyst
2 20 (66.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.33%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (3.33%) NHS
1 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (80.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (3.33%) Time Management
2 1 (3.33%) Migration
2 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Lotus
2 2 (6.67%) SAP
3 1 (3.33%) Google
3 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.33%) Dell
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Dell KACE