The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Northampton region.

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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 26 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 2.35% - 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.52% - 9.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£355 - £123
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £274 £270
% change year-on-year
-26.94% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
27 26 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 12.68% 16.77% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 22
Average daily rate £406 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £150 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £343 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
Windows 7
Northamptonshire

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 9 July 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 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 5 (35.71%) MS Office
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) SCCM
5 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
6 1 (7.14%) Retail
6 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.14%) Publishing
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) VMware
6 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (7.14%) AppSense
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) Novell
6 1 (7.14%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (7.14%) NHS
6 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
6 1 (7.14%) MSI
6 1 (7.14%) X-Windows
6 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.14%) XenApp

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 July 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%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MSI
1 1 (7.14%) InstallShield
1 1 (7.14%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Service Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Desktop Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Packager
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Project Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Build Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (7.14%) NHS
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) 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 3 (21.43%) Citrix
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) AppSense
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) Novell