The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 34 36
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 3.28% 1.48% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.05% 10.26% 10.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+177.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £14.00 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.73 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -1.80%
Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
57 39 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 15.57% 14.39% 14.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 24 30
Average daily rate £300 £282 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% -9.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 7
East Midlands

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 24 July 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 24 July 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.

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Last Year
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Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
4 12 (34.29%) Novell
5 10 (28.57%) MS Office
5 10 (28.57%) Migration
6 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
7 5 (14.29%) Citrix
8 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
8 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
9 3 (8.57%) Retail
9 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (8.57%) SCCM
10 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
10 2 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (5.71%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
10 2 (5.71%) Cisco
10 2 (5.71%) VPN
10 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
10 2 (5.71%) LAN
10 2 (5.71%) WAN
10 2 (5.71%) Scrum
10 2 (5.71%) VMware
11 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
11 1 (2.86%) AppSense

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.86%) Apache
4 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (2.86%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) VPN
1 2 (5.71%) LAN
1 2 (5.71%) WAN
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.86%) Toad
1 1 (2.86%) MSI
1 1 (2.86%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (8.57%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.86%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 5 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Desktop Support
5 2 (5.71%) Desktop Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (5.71%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Project Coordinator
6 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.86%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Server Support
6 1 (2.86%) Support Technician
6 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Applications Packager
6 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) PC Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) WinForms
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Chip and PIN
1 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) NHS
2 1 (2.86%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.86%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.86%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.86%) CentOS
5 1 (2.86%) UNIX
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (5.71%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
2 2 (5.71%) Scrum
3 1 (2.86%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C#
1 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
System Software
1 19 (54.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.86%) XenApp
2 1 (2.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) Novell
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) AppSense
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Lotus
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat