The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 25 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 Northern Ireland 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.92% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.06% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £270
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.72 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.51% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
33 61 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 31.73% 51.69% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 30 13
Average daily rate £350 £300 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Northern Ireland region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Northern Ireland region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 25 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.

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
County Antrim - - - - 1
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows XP
3 5 (38.46%) Migration
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Altiris
5 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
5 3 (23.08%) Software Packaging
5 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
5 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
5 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Banking
7 1 (7.69%) MCITP
7 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 1 (7.69%) MS Office
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
7 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) Dell
7 1 (7.69%) Citrix
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (7.69%) SAN
7 1 (7.69%) CommVault
7 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
7 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (7.69%) Symantec
7 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (7.69%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
7 1 (7.69%) VLE

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Deployment Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Application Packaging
1 3 (23.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
1 1 (7.69%) VLE
1 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
2 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
2 3 (23.08%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) MCSA
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Altiris
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) Dell
3 1 (7.69%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) CommVault
3 1 (7.69%) Symantec
3 1 (7.69%) VMware