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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 16 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 1.01% 5.17% 10.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.67% 15.38% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 3
Average daily rate £375 £115 £113
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+225.37% +2.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £223 £209
% change year-on-year
-4.49% +6.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
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
15 39 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 15.15% 33.62% 41.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 20 15
Average daily rate £300 £220 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -14.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £110 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £400 £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 1 May 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 1 £375 +225.37%
Windows 7
UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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%) Project Management
3 4 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Project Governance
5 2 (25.00%) Line Management
5 2 (25.00%) Escalation Management
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (25.00%) PMP
5 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) Primavera
5 2 (25.00%) Change Management
5 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Electronics
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
6 1 (12.50%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) MSI
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Primavera
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Deployment Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Deployment Project Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Project Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Rollout Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Rollout Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
3 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (37.50%) Supplier Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Escalation Management
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Project Governance
4 2 (25.00%) Requirements Management
4 2 (25.00%) Resource Management
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Application Discovery
5 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (25.00%) PMP
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
1 1 (12.50%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) VMware