Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 73 36
Rank change year-on-year +31 -37 -16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.03% 0.71% 2.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.76% 2.26% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Northern Ireland median daily rate - £99 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -43.57% -36.36%
UK median daily rate £190 £186 £180
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.50 - £10.00
UK median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +5.73% +3.45% -3.33%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 84 177 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 21.59% 31.33% 25.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 137 51
Northern Ireland median daily rate £325 £413 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.21% +0.61% +31.20%
10th Percentile £305 £302 £138
90th Percentile £458 £563 £563
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 12
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £11.78 £11.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.43% -4.17% -21.31%
10th Percentile £10.40 £8.85 £10.00
90th Percentile £22.25 £15.80 £13.50
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year -0.51% +7.69% -1.52%

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 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 16 December 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
County Antrim +30 4 - - 2
Windows 7
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) HNC
4 1 (25.00%) HND
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Law
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Technician
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) HNC
1 1 (25.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft