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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 18 28 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 14 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 5.13% 1.95% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 27.45% 10.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £355 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.19% -24.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.35 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.44%
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
51 37 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 18.68% 18.05% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 23 9
Average daily rate £375 £400 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £500 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 2
Average hourly rate £10.35 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.62% -9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) MS Office
2 22 (81.48%) Windows XP
3 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
4 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
4 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (11.11%) LANDesk
5 3 (11.11%) Chip and PIN
5 3 (11.11%) SCCM
5 3 (11.11%) Software Deployment
5 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.41%) Google Apps
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) Lotus
6 2 (7.41%) SAP
6 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
6 2 (7.41%) Google
7 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.70%) WSUS
7 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) DHCP
7 1 (3.70%) DNS
7 1 (3.70%) Service Management
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 8

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (7.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 22 (81.48%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Analyst
2 15 (55.56%) Service Analyst
2 15 (55.56%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Desktop Support
4 1 (3.70%) Junior
4 1 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) Junior Support Analyst
4 1 (3.70%) IT Support
4 1 (3.70%) Junior IT Support
4 1 (3.70%) Build Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Junior IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Chip and PIN
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (81.48%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) Software Deployment
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL
2 1 (3.70%) Service Management
2 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
2 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
2 1 (3.70%) Time Management
2 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (11.11%) LANDesk
2 2 (7.41%) SAP
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix
2 2 (7.41%) Lotus
2 2 (7.41%) Google