The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 24 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 36 26
Rank change year-on-year -5 -10  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 7 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.83% 1.82% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.92% 10.77% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 2
Median daily rate £110 £163 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.30% -5.79%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -17.33% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 11
Median hourly rate - £16.13 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +44.35%  
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 61 65 59
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 16.85% 16.93% 16.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 44 24
Median daily rate £338 £350 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +8.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £110 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £545 £467
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 12
Median hourly rate £11.17 £14.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.61% +29.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £31.13 £19.00
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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Northamptonshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Northamptonshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Northampton +2 3 £110 -19.26%
Windows 7
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) SCCM
5 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (10.00%) Office 365
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (10.00%) Skype
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Migration

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Mac Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) PC Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Deployment Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL
1 1 (10.00%) Migration
1 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Dell
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec