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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 5 9 24
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 32 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 17.58% 11.87% 2.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.07% 31.71% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 22 3
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£175 £175 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +75.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.75 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
71 82 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Norfolk 39.01% 37.44% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 54 13
Average daily rate £175 £220 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.42% +119.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 8
Average hourly rate £102.50 £26.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+286.79% +39.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £137.50 £30.00 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 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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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 -3 4 £500 +150.00%
King's Lynn - 1 £175 -
Thetford - 1 - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (59.26%) SQL
3 31 (57.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (51.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (48.15%) CRM
5 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
5 26 (48.15%) Xen
6 25 (46.30%) Citrix
7 24 (44.44%) Symantec
7 24 (44.44%) VMware
8 22 (40.74%) HP
8 22 (40.74%) SLA
8 22 (40.74%) SAP
8 22 (40.74%) Backup Exec
9 21 (38.89%) Dynamics CRM
9 21 (38.89%) SAN
9 21 (38.89%) Hitachi
10 20 (37.04%) SharePoint
11 19 (35.19%) BizTalk Server
12 14 (25.93%) ITIL
13 11 (20.37%) SAP CRM
13 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
14 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
15 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
15 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
16 5 (9.26%) Finance
17 4 (7.41%) Process Management
17 4 (7.41%) MCP
17 4 (7.41%) MS Office

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 20 (37.04%) SharePoint
2 19 (35.19%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.85%) CMS
4 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Office
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (38.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (20.37%) SAP CRM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (38.89%) SAN
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) DHCP
2 2 (3.70%) DNS
3 1 (1.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.85%) LAN
3 1 (1.85%) VoIP
3 1 (1.85%) WAN
3 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Legal
2 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Operations Engineer
2 15 (27.78%) Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) Support Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Desktop Support
5 7 (12.96%) Support Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Desktop Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) IT Support
8 4 (7.41%) Administrator
8 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Rollout Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Support Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) IT Support Analyst
10 2 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
10 2 (3.70%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.85%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.85%) CCTV
3 1 (1.85%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (57.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (51.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) CRM
2 14 (25.93%) ITIL
3 4 (7.41%) Process Management
4 3 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (3.70%) Service Management
5 2 (3.70%) ITSM
5 2 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (1.85%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (1.85%) Server Monitoring
6 1 (1.85%) Validation
6 1 (1.85%) BCP
6 1 (1.85%) Business Continuity
6 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis
6 1 (1.85%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (59.26%) SQL
2 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) Degree
3 4 (7.41%) MCP
4 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.85%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.85%) MCSE
5 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (40.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 26 (48.15%) Active Directory
1 26 (48.15%) Xen
2 5 (9.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 22 (40.74%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Citrix
2 24 (44.44%) Symantec
2 24 (44.44%) VMware
3 22 (40.74%) HP
3 22 (40.74%) SAP
4 21 (38.89%) Hitachi
5 11 (20.37%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.56%) Avaya
7 2 (3.70%) Cisco
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle
8 1 (1.85%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.85%) Spiceworks