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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 23 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 6.37% 2.24% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 30.26% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate
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£115 £110 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
76 42 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 21.05% 13.42% 13.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 26 12
Average daily rate £231 £325 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.84% +44.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £110 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 9
Average hourly rate £12.71 £16.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.56% +10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.59 £20.50 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 19 September 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 +9 9 - - 1
Kettering - 1 - -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows XP
3 14 (41.18%) MS Office
4 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
5 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
6 6 (17.65%) Citrix
7 5 (14.71%) Windows Vista
8 4 (11.76%) Migration
8 4 (11.76%) ITIL
8 4 (11.76%) Oracle
8 4 (11.76%) SCCM
8 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (8.82%) Retail
9 3 (8.82%) Dell Certification
9 3 (8.82%) Novell
9 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
9 3 (8.82%) SLA
9 3 (8.82%) LAN
9 3 (8.82%) Service Management
9 3 (8.82%) Dell
10 2 (5.88%) Scrum
10 2 (5.88%) VMware
10 2 (5.88%) WAN
10 2 (5.88%) Cisco
10 2 (5.88%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (5.88%) NHS
10 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 3 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
3 1 (2.94%) Apache
3 1 (2.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (41.18%) MS Office
2 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.94%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.94%) Pro/ENGINEER
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) LAN
2 2 (5.88%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.94%) Broadband
3 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.94%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.94%) MSI
1 1 (2.94%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.94%) Toad
General
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Desktop Support
3 6 (17.65%) Support Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) Desktop Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Deskside Support
5 3 (8.82%) Deskside Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Deskside Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (5.88%) Service Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Team Leader
6 2 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) 1st Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Desktop Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Chip and PIN
2 2 (5.88%) NHS
2 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.94%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) iPhone
3 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.94%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Windows XP
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Vista
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) CentOS
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) UNIX
6 1 (2.94%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Migration
1 4 (11.76%) ITIL
2 3 (8.82%) Service Management
3 2 (5.88%) Scrum
3 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
3 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (2.94%) Software Deployment
4 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
1 1 (2.94%) C#
1 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) Dell Certification
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.94%) XenApp
2 1 (2.94%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Citrix
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle
4 3 (8.82%) Novell
4 3 (8.82%) Dell
5 2 (5.88%) VMware
5 2 (5.88%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) LANDesk
6 1 (2.94%) Lotus
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) AppSense
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