Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 26 July 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 30 26
Rank change year-on-year -49 -4 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 0.84% 2.12% 3.08%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.77% 13.51% 8.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 4
Northern Ireland median daily rate £78 £125 £115
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.00% +8.46% +2.44%
10th Percentile £76 £105 £99
90th Percentile £182 £336 £133
UK median daily rate £175 £200 £210
% change year-on-year -12.50% -4.76% -2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - £11.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.33% +7.14%
UK median hourly rate £14.20 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -2.07% -3.33% -

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 282 37 70
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 47.47% 15.68% 35.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 15 40
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £300 £206
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.00% +45.45% -41.07%
10th Percentile £350 £103 £120
90th Percentile £563 £395 £465
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.14 £14.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +16.00% -10.71%
10th Percentile £13.47 £11.20 £12.25
90th Percentile £14.69 £22.25 £16.55
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +2.00%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Northern Ireland

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Northern Ireland

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Northern Ireland

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Northern Ireland

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 26 July 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
County Antrim -47 5 £78 -38.00%
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) ION MarketView
2 4 (80.00%) iPad
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Reuters
2 4 (80.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (20.00%) Symantec
3 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) IT Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Bloomberg
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Reuters
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) Veeam
2 1 (20.00%) VMware