Period
to 20 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 53 46
Rank change year-on-year -8 -7 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 11 8 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.31% 1.16% 3.01%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.59% 7.02% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 13
Northamptonshire median daily rate £200 £175 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £142 £119 £110
90th Percentile £342 £309 £222
East Midlands median daily rate £180 £225 £186
% change year-on-year -20.00% +20.81% -17.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £18.50 £10.50 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.19% -6.00% +1.55%
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year +25.00% +3.70% +17.39%

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 145 114 120
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 17.32% 16.57% 15.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 60 78
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £325 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -15.03% +5.96%
10th Percentile £200 £220 £154
90th Percentile £438 £491 £566
East Midlands median daily rate £360 £325 £390
% change year-on-year +10.77% -16.67% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 15
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.62 £11.17 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.93% -17.26% +22.73%
10th Percentile £11.90 £10.28 £10.25
90th Percentile £16.40 £13.90 £39.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £14.20 £14.00
% change year-on-year +23.24% +1.43% +9.80%

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 September 2018.

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 September 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 -13 6 £200 +40.35% 3
Kettering 0 1 - -
Brackley - 1 £150 -
Windows 7
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 10
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) DNS
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) Apple
6 2 (18.18%) Citrix
6 2 (18.18%) Retail
6 2 (18.18%) WSUS
6 2 (18.18%) WatchGuard
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 2 (18.18%) Twitter
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
7 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
7 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (9.09%) Perfmon
7 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
7 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
7 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
7 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds

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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
1 1 (9.09%) WinDbg
1 1 (9.09%) Xcode
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Packager
4 1 (9.09%) Build Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Developer
4 1 (9.09%) PC Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) SCCM Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Cocoa
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
1 1 (9.09%) REST
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 10
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
5 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
2 1 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
1 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) WSUS
3 1 (9.09%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Apple
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
2 2 (18.18%) Twitter
2 2 (18.18%) WatchGuard
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) Symantec
3 1 (9.09%) VMware