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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 16 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 2.27% 0.78% 3.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 2.44% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate £128 £108 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.60% -46.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £108 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £108 £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £195
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
Windows 7
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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
18 41 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 20.45% 32.03% 28.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 20
Average daily rate £244 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £175 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.13 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +101.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix