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 27 February 2015 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 10 2 26
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 38 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 9.29% 27.54% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.81% 67.86% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 0
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £263
% change year-on-year
- -23.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £15.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -18.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £24.92 £16.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.30 £14.50 £14.68
% change year-on-year
-8.27% -1.22%
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
59 56 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 32.24% 40.58% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 26 11
Average daily rate £195 £158 £245
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -35.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £108 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £350 £344
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 16
Average hourly rate £20.50 £12.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% -27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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
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 27 February 2015. 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 -13 6 £178 +51.06% 2
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 4 (14.29%) MS Office
6 3 (10.71%) SLA
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
7 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
7 2 (7.14%) Android
7 2 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (7.14%) LANDesk
7 2 (7.14%) Wyse
7 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
7 2 (7.14%) Apple
7 2 (7.14%) NHS
7 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
7 2 (7.14%) Adobe
7 2 (7.14%) MCP
7 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
8 1 (3.57%) DHCP
8 1 (3.57%) DNS
8 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
8 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) DHCP
1 1 (3.57%) DNS
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
1 12 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Desktop Support
3 8 (28.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Rollout Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Deskside Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) NHS
1 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
3 2 (7.14%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.57%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.14%) MCP
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Adobe
2 2 (7.14%) Apple
2 2 (7.14%) Wyse
2 2 (7.14%) LANDesk
3 1 (3.57%) VMware