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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 19 24
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 24 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 5.85% 5.86% 1.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.00% 33.33% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 0
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£120 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-69.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £260
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 1
Average hourly rate £11.25 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -3.33%
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
75 54 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.29% 17.59% 13.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 15 7
Average daily rate £275 £310 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.29% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 6
Average hourly rate £10.59 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.00% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £14.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 30 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 17 £120 - 3
Corby - - - -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (66.67%) MS Office
3 31 (60.78%) Windows XP
4 20 (39.22%) MS Excel
5 15 (29.41%) ITIL
6 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
7 11 (21.57%) Dell
8 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
8 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
8 8 (15.69%) Windows Vista
9 7 (13.73%) SLA
9 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
10 6 (11.76%) Oracle
10 6 (11.76%) Dell Certification
10 6 (11.76%) NHS
11 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
12 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
12 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (5.88%) SCCM
12 3 (5.88%) Service Management
12 3 (5.88%) Migration
13 2 (3.92%) VMware
13 2 (3.92%) Firewall
13 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (3.92%) Retail
13 2 (3.92%) SCOM
13 2 (3.92%) iPhone
13 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
13 2 (3.92%) SQL

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (13.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.96%) Lync
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 34 (66.67%) MS Office
2 20 (39.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Firewall
1 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (3.92%) Broadband
1 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.96%) LAN
2 1 (1.96%) SMTP
2 1 (1.96%) DHCP
2 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
General
1 2 (3.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (56.86%) Analyst
2 16 (31.37%) Service Analyst
2 16 (31.37%) Service Desk Analyst
3 12 (23.53%) Support Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Desktop Support
4 9 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 9 (17.65%) Desktop Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Deskside Support
6 7 (13.73%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (11.76%) Deskside Analyst
7 6 (11.76%) Deskside Support Analyst
8 5 (9.80%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.92%) 1st Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Rollout Engineer
11 1 (1.96%) Windows Engineer
11 1 (1.96%) Service Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.92%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) NHS
2 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) iPhone
3 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.92%) iPad
4 1 (1.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (60.78%) Windows XP
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Vista
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (29.41%) ITIL
2 3 (5.88%) PRINCE2
2 3 (5.88%) Service Management
2 3 (5.88%) Migration
3 2 (3.92%) Incident Management
4 1 (1.96%) Coaching
4 1 (1.96%) CAD
4 1 (1.96%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.92%) SQL
2 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) SC Cleared
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) Dell Certification
3 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (13.73%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (21.57%) Dell
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
4 2 (3.92%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix
4 2 (3.92%) Dell KACE
5 1 (1.96%) NetApp
5 1 (1.96%) Nokia
5 1 (1.96%) Websense
5 1 (1.96%) Cisco
5 1 (1.96%) LANDesk
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