Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 34 40
Rank change year-on-year -25 +6 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 39 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.72% 4.25% 3.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.95% 29.77% 17.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 22 2
Northamptonshire median daily rate £238 £125 £178
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +90.00% -29.58% +54.35%
10th Percentile £184 £110 £109
90th Percentile £322 £206 £244
East Midlands median daily rate £213 £150 £215
% change year-on-year +41.67% -30.23% +7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 15
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £15.75 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.00% -8.70%
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.25 £11.34
% change year-on-year +7.17% +16.89% -12.81%

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 101 131 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 14.64% 14.29% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 84 74
Northamptonshire median daily rate £325 £330 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.52% -6.38% +4.44%
10th Percentile £194 £120 £250
90th Percentile £445 £563 £481
East Midlands median daily rate £325 £375 £335
% change year-on-year -13.33% +11.94% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 22
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £14.25 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.61% +29.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £14.35 £62.13 £16.55
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.20 £13.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +5.19% +8.00% -3.85%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 November 2017. 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
Kettering -1 1 - - 2
Northampton -26 1 £175 +45.83% 2
Windows 7
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) SOAP
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
4 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Cocoa

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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) Xcode
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (20.00%) Developer
1 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Network Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Objective-C Developer
1 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Cocoa
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Apple Swift
1 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) VMware