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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 19 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.33% 4.15% 5.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 19.79% 34.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Median daily rate £163 £253 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.64% -15.83%
UK excluding London median daily rate £212 £223 £205
% change year-on-year
-4.60% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 11
Median hourly rate - £11.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £14.75
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -5.96%
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
75 96 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 20.00% 20.96% 17.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 50 30
Median daily rate £350 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 11
Median hourly rate £33.75 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+170.00% -13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £14.97 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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
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 2 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 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 -1 4 £136 -23.23% 1
Windows 7
East Midlands

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 8 (72.73%) MS Office
4 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
4 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
5 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (54.55%) VMware
6 5 (45.45%) SAN
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (36.36%) Android
7 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Management
7 4 (36.36%) LAN
7 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
7 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
8 3 (27.27%) Finance
8 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
9 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (18.18%) Dell
9 2 (18.18%) Cisco
9 2 (18.18%) ITIL
9 2 (18.18%) Firewall
10 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation

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 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Office
2 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) SAN
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) Firewall
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Hardware Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Blackberry
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (90.91%) Windows Server
3 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) Android
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
1 4 (36.36%) Service Desk Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (9.09%) Palo Alto
4 1 (9.09%) SonicWALL