The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 20 14 23
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.93% 6.25% 1.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.46% 33.33% 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£105 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.16 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -11.46%
Windows 7
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Operating Systems Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
52 18 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 44.07% 18.75% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 18
Average daily rate £250 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £250 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.51% -22.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 -6 7 £105 - 1
Newry - - - -
County Down - - - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
4 1 (12.50%) Migration
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
4 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Lync
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft