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 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 21 8 4
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 12 15 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 5.48% 8.82% 22.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.67% 28.30% 61.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 13
Average daily rate £195 £175 £118
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% +48.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £128 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £200 £168
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £195
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 18
Average hourly rate £10.00 £17.50 £12.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% +41.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.00 £17.10 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £18.70 £24.49
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
61 53 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 27.85% 31.18% 35.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 27 25
Average daily rate £320 £189 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+69.53% +11.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £136 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £625 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 22
Average hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £12.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +75.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Norfolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Norfolk region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 13 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -7 2 £145 -19.44%
Great Yarmouth 0 1 - -
Wymondham - 1 £120 -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (25.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
6 3 (15.00%) SLA
6 3 (15.00%) SAN
7 2 (10.00%) Firewall
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) JIRA
7 2 (10.00%) assyst
7 2 (10.00%) MCDST
7 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
7 2 (10.00%) Remedy
7 2 (10.00%) MSI
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (10.00%) IIS
7 2 (10.00%) MS Office
7 2 (10.00%) MCSE
7 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.00%) CRM
7 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (10.00%) DHCP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) MSI
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Field Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (10.00%) Workflow
3 1 (5.00%) Application Discovery
3 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (5.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Critical Success Factor
3 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCDST
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) AppDNA
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (10.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) HP
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (5.00%) Citrix