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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 22 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 4.21% 0.53% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.00% 4.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £110 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
50 25 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 23.36% 13.37% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 14 7
Average daily rate £363 £333 £243
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% +37.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £391 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -9.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £20.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 September 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
4 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
5 3 (21.43%) Service Management
5 3 (21.43%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (14.29%) SCCM
6 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) VMware
6 2 (14.29%) SLA
6 2 (14.29%) Cisco
6 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
7 1 (7.14%) LAN
7 1 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
7 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (7.14%) NHS
7 1 (7.14%) MSI
7 1 (7.14%) InstallShield

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
1 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
1 1 (7.14%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Chip and PIN
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Service Management
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
2 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) AppSense
4 1 (7.14%) LANDesk