Period
to 20 February 2018

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 6 months to 20 February 2018 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
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 40 42
Rank change year-on-year -7 +2 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 13 31 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.04% 3.27% 2.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.98% 18.45% 14.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 16 6
Northamptonshire median daily rate £263 £120 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +118.75% -40.00% +73.91%
10th Percentile £231 £110 £164
90th Percentile £317 £228 £238
East Midlands median daily rate £238 £153 £155
% change year-on-year +55.74% -1.61% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 7
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.00 £18.00 £10.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.89% +76.47% -15.00%
10th Percentile £10.58 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £15.86 £121.50 £15.55
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £13.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +22.00% -13.33% +13.21%

Windows 7 is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 93 168 107
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 14.60% 17.70% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 120 73
Northamptonshire median daily rate £300 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £131 £150 £200
90th Percentile £438 £500 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 13
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £15.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.10% +36.36% -6.78%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £11.30 £73.00 £16.35
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% -3.70%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

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 6 months to 20 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -3 4 £300 +150.00% 3
Windows 7
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
4 4 (30.77%) REST
4 4 (30.77%) iOS Development
4 4 (30.77%) Apple Swift
4 4 (30.77%) Subversion
4 4 (30.77%) JSON
4 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
4 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
4 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (30.77%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Cocoa
4 4 (30.77%) Xcode
4 4 (30.77%) Objective-C
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) SOAP
4 4 (30.77%) Web Services
4 4 (30.77%) XML
4 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
4 4 (30.77%) Apple
5 3 (23.08%) NHS
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (23.08%) Novell
5 3 (23.08%) Cisco

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 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SystmOne
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) WAN
2 2 (15.38%) BGP
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (15.38%) EIGRP
2 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
2 2 (15.38%) Junos
2 2 (15.38%) MPLS
2 2 (15.38%) NX-OS
2 2 (15.38%) OSPF
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
1 4 (30.77%) Subversion
1 4 (30.77%) Xcode
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Developer
1 4 (30.77%) iOS Developer
1 4 (30.77%) Objective-C Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Field Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Cocoa
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
1 4 (30.77%) JSON
1 4 (30.77%) REST
1 4 (30.77%) SOAP
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
1 4 (30.77%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) NHS
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Windows 8
3 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
3 4 (30.77%) Mac OS X
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) iOS Development
2 3 (23.08%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Runbook
4 1 (7.69%) Security Management
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Apple Swift
1 4 (30.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) CCNA
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (7.69%) MCSE
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Apple
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 3 (23.08%) Novell
4 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) F5
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) Kaseya
5 1 (7.69%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.69%) VMware