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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 24 28 35
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.83% 3.33% 1.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.39% 20.34% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate
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£95 £305 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-68.85% +177.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.84 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
67 59 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 17.09% 16.39% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 32 22
Average daily rate £354 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.83% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 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
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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 +9 14 £95 -73.23% 2
Corby - 1 - -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) MS Office
3 24 (68.57%) Windows XP
4 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
5 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
6 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (14.29%) SCCM
8 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
8 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
8 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
8 4 (11.43%) Lotus
8 4 (11.43%) IBM Notes
9 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
9 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
9 3 (8.57%) Chip and PIN
9 3 (8.57%) SLA
9 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
9 3 (8.57%) VMware
9 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (8.57%) LANDesk
9 3 (8.57%) Citrix
9 3 (8.57%) Software Deployment
9 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Google Apps
10 2 (5.71%) Office 365
10 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 4 (11.43%) IBM Notes
2 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.71%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (5.71%) Lync
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (71.43%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Google Apps
1 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) DHCP
1 1 (2.86%) DNS
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Analyst
2 16 (45.71%) Service Analyst
2 16 (45.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Architect
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.71%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Build Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Junior IT Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Junior
6 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Junior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Chip and PIN
2 3 (8.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (68.57%) Windows XP
3 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (8.57%) Software Deployment
2 2 (5.71%) Change Management
2 2 (5.71%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (5.71%) Migration
2 2 (5.71%) ITIL
2 2 (5.71%) Performance Management
2 2 (5.71%) Requirements Engineering
3 1 (2.86%) Service Management
3 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
3 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
1 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (34.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Lotus
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Citrix
3 3 (8.57%) LANDesk
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Altiris
4 2 (5.71%) Google
4 2 (5.71%) McAfee
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Dell