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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 37 35 26
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 5 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.74% 1.59% 5.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.24% 12.20% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 10
Median daily rate £188 £200 £136
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +46.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £161 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £206 £248
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 10
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £12.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.78
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.89%

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
85 41 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 21.14% 13.06% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 33 38
Median daily rate £318 £325 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £200 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 12
Median hourly rate £13.50 - £12.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 - £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.10 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -7 4 £225 +12.50% 1
Wellingborough - 2 £155 -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) MS Office
3 17 (54.84%) Windows XP
4 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 13 (41.94%) ITIL
6 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
7 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
7 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (32.26%) SCCM
8 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
9 8 (25.81%) Windows 10
10 7 (22.58%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (19.35%) SAN
11 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
11 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
11 6 (19.35%) Application Packaging
11 6 (19.35%) Webroot
11 6 (19.35%) NAS
12 5 (16.13%) OneDrive
12 5 (16.13%) BitLocker
12 5 (16.13%) Intel Security
13 4 (12.90%) ISO 9001
14 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (9.68%) DBS Check
14 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
15 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
15 2 (6.45%) SLA
15 2 (6.45%) Migration
16 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
1 6 (19.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (58.06%) MS Office
2 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) OneDrive
2 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) NAS
1 6 (19.35%) SAN
2 1 (3.23%) 3G
2 1 (3.23%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) Skype
2 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Support Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Service Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Service Desk Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Service Desk Engineer
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Support Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (16.13%) IT Support
6 4 (12.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) IT Engineer
6 4 (12.90%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Customer Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Deployment Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Deskside Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Deskside Support
8 2 (6.45%) Deskside Support Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Deployment Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Windows XP
3 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (25.81%) Windows 10
6 3 (9.68%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) ITIL
2 6 (19.35%) Application Packaging
3 2 (6.45%) Migration
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (9.68%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) ISO 9001
2 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) BitLocker
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Webroot
3 5 (16.13%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.23%) Symantec
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