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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 16 26 16
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 21 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 7.78% 0.59% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.00% 4.35% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£120 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 - £13.87
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -11.46%
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
60 23 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 22.22% 13.61% 24.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 10 5
Average daily rate £391 £200 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+95.62% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £181 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £300 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 7
Average hourly rate £10.50 £16.25 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.38% -5.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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
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 19 December 2014, 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 20 (66.67%) Windows XP
4 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
5 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
7 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
8 6 (20.00%) ITIL
9 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
10 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (10.00%) Service Management
10 3 (10.00%) SLA
10 3 (10.00%) Citrix
11 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (6.67%) Cisco
11 2 (6.67%) SQL
11 2 (6.67%) .NET
11 2 (6.67%) VMware
11 2 (6.67%) Retail
11 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
11 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (3.33%) Dell KACE
12 1 (3.33%) iPad
12 1 (3.33%) iPhone
12 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
12 1 (3.33%) LANDesk

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (83.33%) MS Office
2 12 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (3.33%) Broadband
1 1 (3.33%) LAN
1 1 (3.33%) SMTP
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (6.67%) Retail
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (70.00%) Analyst
2 17 (56.67%) Service Analyst
2 17 (56.67%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) iPhone
2 1 (3.33%) NHS
2 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (3.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 8 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (3.33%) Dell KACE
4 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.33%) Dell
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