The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 20 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 31 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 7.49% 5.20% 3.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.29% 28.57% 14.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £201 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -27.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 7 3
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.04 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -12.25%
Windows 7
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
96 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 23.19% 18.22% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 14 11
Average daily rate £313 £208 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.60% -46.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £188 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £322 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 14 14
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.58% -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Northamptonshire region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Northamptonshire region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +8 20 £120 - 4
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (64.81%) MS Office
3 30 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
5 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 15 (27.78%) ITIL
6 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
7 11 (20.37%) Dell
8 9 (16.67%) Windows Vista
8 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
9 7 (12.96%) SLA
9 7 (12.96%) Oracle
9 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
9 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
9 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (11.11%) NHS
10 6 (11.11%) Dell Certification
11 5 (9.26%) Citrix
12 4 (7.41%) VMware
12 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
12 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
13 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
13 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (5.56%) SCCM
13 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
13 3 (5.56%) Retail
13 3 (5.56%) Service Management
13 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
13 3 (5.56%) Cisco

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 9 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.85%) Lync
5 1 (1.85%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.85%) Apache
5 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 35 (64.81%) MS Office
2 20 (37.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.85%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.85%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.56%) LAN
2 2 (3.70%) WAN
2 2 (3.70%) Broadband
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.85%) IP Telephony
3 1 (1.85%) Wireless
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.85%) SMTP
3 1 (1.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) MySQL
1 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Toad
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (1.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Analyst
2 16 (29.63%) Service Analyst
2 16 (29.63%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Support Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) Desktop Support
5 10 (18.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 10 (18.52%) Desktop Analyst
6 9 (16.67%) Support Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) Deployment Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (11.11%) Deskside Support
8 6 (11.11%) Deskside Analyst
8 6 (11.11%) Deskside Support Analyst
9 5 (9.26%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (5.56%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 2 (3.70%) Rollout Engineer
11 2 (3.70%) 1st Line Support Analyst
12 1 (1.85%) Windows Engineer
12 1 (1.85%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) NHS
2 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.70%) iPad
4 2 (3.70%) iPhone
5 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.85%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (55.56%) Windows XP
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Vista
4 7 (12.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.85%) CentOS
7 1 (1.85%) UNIX
7 1 (1.85%) Linux
7 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) ITIL
2 3 (5.56%) Service Management
2 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 2 (3.70%) Migration
3 2 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.85%) Coaching
4 1 (1.85%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.85%) C
2 1 (1.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.96%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) Dell Certification
3 2 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) SCCM
2 2 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 11 (20.37%) Dell
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle
4 5 (9.26%) Citrix
5 4 (7.41%) VMware
6 3 (5.56%) Cisco
7 2 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.70%) Dell KACE
8 1 (1.85%) LANDesk
8 1 (1.85%) Websense
8 1 (1.85%) NetApp
8 1 (1.85%) Nokia
8 1 (1.85%) Lotus
8 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
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