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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
UK / Northern Ireland
Rank 32 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.03% 7.45% 9.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.54% 28.00% 23.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Median daily rate £225 £425 £103
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.05% +314.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £190 £175
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £16.16
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.25 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-11.47% +8.92%

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
82 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 35.50% 26.60% 39.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 16 14
Median daily rate £420 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £310 £97
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £445 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 6
Median hourly rate £12.00 £13.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +22.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £13.50 £7.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £16.96
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 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
County Antrim -15 7 £225 -47.05% 1
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
2 6 (60.00%) Internet
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec
3 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
3 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 5 (50.00%) Polycom
3 5 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (50.00%) Veeam
3 5 (50.00%) Network Architecture
3 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 5 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) MCP
5 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (30.00%) MCSE
5 3 (30.00%) MCTS
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Internet
1 6 (60.00%) VPN
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) WebEx
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) IT Support
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 5 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
1 5 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 3 (30.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (10.00%) ITSM
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCP
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) MCTS
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 5 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (30.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Polycom
1 5 (50.00%) Symantec
1 5 (50.00%) Veeam
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
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