The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 7
Northamptonshire / Northampton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 28 16
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 5 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 1.23% 2.28% 6.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.52% 13.89% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Median daily rate £110 £136 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.26% -21.01%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -17.33% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £18.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +78.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.87 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.04% +1.66%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Northampton with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Northampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 46 36 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton 18.93% 16.44% 15.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 27 16
Median daily rate £338 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.90% -3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 9
Median hourly rate £11.17 £15.13 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.14% +44.04%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £18.75 £20.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northampton citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Northampton

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Northampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Northampton

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Northampton region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (22.22%) SCCM
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec
5 1 (11.11%) Migration
5 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
5 1 (11.11%) Office 365
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Skype
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
1 1 (11.11%) Skype
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Service Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Mac Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) PC Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Migration
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Dell
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Symantec