The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Norfolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 23 October 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 22 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 5.99% 3.83% 2.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.64% 15.56% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 1
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£130 £125 £145
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -13.79%
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £214 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.60% -22.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 3
Average hourly rate £19.25 £24.10 £13.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.12% +73.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.05 £20.96 £12.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £25.00 £24.78
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
Windows 7
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Norfolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Norfolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
69 45 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 24.30% 24.59% 18.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 25 10
Average daily rate £165 £220 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £110 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £369 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £21.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.64% +55.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Norfolk

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 23 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Norwich -5 8 £143 +14.00%
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
3 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (38.10%) SCCM
5 8 (19.05%) WSUS
6 7 (16.67%) VMware
7 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
7 5 (11.90%) ITIL
8 4 (9.52%) Migration
8 4 (9.52%) MS Office
9 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
9 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
9 3 (7.14%) Project Management
9 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
10 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
10 2 (4.76%) VMware Server
10 2 (4.76%) Veeam
10 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
10 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
10 2 (4.76%) Finance
10 2 (4.76%) SLA
10 2 (4.76%) Apple
10 2 (4.76%) HP
10 2 (4.76%) Linux
11 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
11 1 (2.38%) MCSE
11 1 (2.38%) MCSA
11 1 (2.38%) MS Excel

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Norfolk 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 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) LAN
1 1 (2.38%) WAN
1 1 (2.38%) DHCP
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
1 1 (2.38%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MSI
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (26.19%) Analyst
1 11 (26.19%) Support Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 5 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) SCCM Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Project Manager
6 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.76%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.76%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Windows Support Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Deployment Analyst
8 1 (2.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.38%) NHS
1 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
1 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.76%) Linux
4 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.38%) Android
5 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (11.90%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Migration
3 3 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 3 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (2.38%) Service Management
4 1 (2.38%) ITSM
4 1 (2.38%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.38%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) MCP
2 1 (2.38%) MCSE
2 1 (2.38%) MCSA
2 1 (2.38%) CCNA
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.38%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) SCCM
2 8 (19.05%) WSUS
3 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) VMware
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) HP
3 2 (4.76%) Apple
3 2 (4.76%) Veeam
4 1 (2.38%) Wyse
4 1 (2.38%) LANDesk
4 1 (2.38%) Dell
4 1 (2.38%) Adobe