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 30 September 2016 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 28 15
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 18 16 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.31% 4.03% 6.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 33.96% 18.60% 29.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 7
Median daily rate £150 £95 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -17.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £95 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £95 £304
UK excluding London median daily rate £195 £200 £210
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 5
Median hourly rate £11.17 £10.75 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.90% -17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.14 £11.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.47 £15.81 £16.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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
53 86 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 12.68% 21.66% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 46 44
Median daily rate £190 £367 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.18% +35.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £463 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 5
Median hourly rate £11.17 £11.00 £12.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% -13.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.20 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £14.50 £16.59
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 12 £150 +57.89% 1
Kettering - 3 £145 -
Wellingborough - 1 - -
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (72.00%) MS Office
3 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (48.00%) Windows XP
5 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
6 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
7 9 (36.00%) ITIL
7 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (28.00%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (20.00%) VMware
12 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
13 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
13 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (12.00%) SCCM
13 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
13 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
13 3 (12.00%) LAN
14 2 (8.00%) WAN
14 2 (8.00%) SAN
14 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
14 2 (8.00%) SLA
14 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
15 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Management
15 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
15 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery

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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (72.00%) MS Office
2 11 (44.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) LAN
2 2 (8.00%) SAN
2 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (8.00%) WAN
3 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (4.00%) NAS
3 1 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
General
1 1 (4.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Service Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) IT Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Customer Analyst
5 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (12.00%) Build Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Server Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (8.00%) Exchange Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Service Desk Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
7 2 (8.00%) Technical Support Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (48.00%) Windows XP
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (16.00%) Windows 10
7 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) ITIL
2 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (4.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (4.00%) Migration
3 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (4.00%) Service Management
3 1 (4.00%) Software Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix
3 1 (4.00%) Dell
3 1 (4.00%) Kaseya
3 1 (4.00%) Webroot