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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 14 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 5.85% 1.86% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 37.04% 7.32% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Average daily rate £160 £155 £169
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -8.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £139 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £191 £218
UK excluding London average daily rate £211 £220 £210
% change year-on-year
-4.09% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
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
27 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Ipswich 15.79% 25.47% 18.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 25 22
Average daily rate £200 £245 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 4
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.89% +64.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Ipswich

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Ipswich region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 3 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Documentum
5 2 (16.67%) VoIP
5 2 (16.67%) UML
5 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (16.67%) OO
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (16.67%) Kofax
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Robotics
5 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Blue Prism
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (16.67%) Documentum
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Junior
4 1 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (16.67%) Robotics
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Data Architecture
1 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (16.67%) OO
1 2 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (8.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Blue Prism
1 2 (16.67%) Kofax
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix