The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 19 18 27
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.93% 2.44% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.53% 18.18% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £290 £263
% change year-on-year
-24.13% +10.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Ipswich region.

Operating Systems Category
Ipswich
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 11 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 25.19% 13.41% 25.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 28
Average daily rate £213 £225 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -37.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% -6.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Ipswich region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Ipswich region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

Windows 7
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
5 4 (25.00%) ITIL
5 4 (25.00%) SCCM
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) MS Office
6 2 (12.50%) SLA
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) WSUS
7 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco
7 1 (6.25%) Dell
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Ipswich region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SCCM Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support
6 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
2 1 (6.25%) Dell
2 1 (6.25%) Citrix
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