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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Northamptonshire / Northampton
Rank 27 21 17
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 13 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 3.80% 2.62% 6.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.11% 25.00% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 5
Median daily rate £115 £200 £120
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.50% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £114
10% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £200 £198
UK excluding London median daily rate £204 £190 £175
% change year-on-year
+7.23% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 10
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.10 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.21% -3.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.74% +8.03%

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
76 20 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 22.22% 10.47% 18.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 13 24
Median daily rate £325 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £388 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 12
Median hourly rate £18.00 £10.00 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 21 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Northampton

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) MS Office
3 18 (75.00%) Windows XP
4 13 (54.17%) ITIL
5 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
7 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
8 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
9 8 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (25.00%) SAN
10 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 6 (25.00%) Webroot
10 6 (25.00%) NAS
10 6 (25.00%) SCCM
11 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
11 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
12 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
12 4 (16.67%) Intel Security
12 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
12 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (16.67%) OneDrive
12 4 (16.67%) BitLocker
13 3 (12.50%) DBS Check
14 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
14 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (4.17%) Migration
14 1 (4.17%) MCITP
14 1 (4.17%) 3G

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 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (20.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (79.17%) MS Office
2 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) NAS
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) 3G
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
1 11 (45.83%) Service Analyst
1 11 (45.83%) Service Desk Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (16.67%) Customer Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) IT Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) IT Support
4 4 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) IT Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (4.17%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Deployment Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (54.17%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (4.17%) Migration
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (12.50%) DBS Check
3 1 (4.17%) A+ Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCITP
3 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Webroot
3 4 (16.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix