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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 21 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 25 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.71% 6.00% 5.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.16% 30.86% 32.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 1
Average daily rate £200 £120 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -69.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 11
Average hourly rate - £10.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £13.97 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+9.18% -3.67%
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
38 81 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 13.01% 19.42% 17.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 17
Average daily rate £325 £285 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.03% -12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £115 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £575 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 15
Average hourly rate £8.50 £10.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% -27.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 8 February 2016. 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 -5 3 £200 +66.66% 2
Daventry - 1 £135 -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) MS Office
3 13 (61.90%) Windows XP
4 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 6 (28.57%) Blackberry
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
6 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
7 3 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (14.29%) VMware
7 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 3 (14.29%) SAN
7 3 (14.29%) LAN
7 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
7 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (14.29%) Android
7 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (9.52%) ITIL
8 2 (9.52%) NHS
9 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
9 1 (4.76%) Firewall
9 1 (4.76%) Retail
9 1 (4.76%) ERP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (71.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Retail-J
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) LAN
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
1 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.76%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) AdminStudio
1 1 (4.76%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.76%) MSI
General
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Service Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Customer Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Support
5 2 (9.52%) IT Technician
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Server Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Deployment Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (9.52%) NHS
3 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
3 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows XP
3 5 (23.81%) Windows Server
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
5 3 (14.29%) Android
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
1 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
2 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 1 (4.76%) ERP
3 1 (4.76%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Apple
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (4.76%) Citrix
3 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL