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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 15 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.61% 0.88% 3.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.25% 2.50% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £155
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
- +7.64%
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
16 40 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 25.81% 35.40% 58.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 35
Average daily rate £175 £321 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.52% +16.81%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £17.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 2015. 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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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 Armagh - 1 - -
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
3 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
3 3 (42.86%) Reuters
3 3 (42.86%) Bloomberg
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
3 3 (42.86%) AirWatch
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) HP
4 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) McAfee
5 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (42.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
1 3 (42.86%) Investment Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) MCP
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) CCA
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) AirWatch
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Reuters
2 3 (42.86%) Bloomberg
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) IBM