The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.24% 6.39% 4.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.33% 23.29% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 1
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£180 £175 £110
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +59.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £9.63 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% +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 Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
49 73 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 19.84% 27.44% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 44 10
Average daily rate £400 £213 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+88.23% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £135 £117
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £404 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £10.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.25 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

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 Suffolk region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
(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
Ipswich -2 5 £180 -10.00%
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (25.00%) LANDesk
4 4 (20.00%) SCCM
4 4 (20.00%) VPN
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) SLA
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (10.00%) HP
6 2 (10.00%) Citrix
6 2 (10.00%) CISSP
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (10.00%) Symantec
6 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle
6 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.00%) GIAC
6 2 (10.00%) Information Security
6 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (5.00%) MS Office
7 1 (5.00%) C
7 1 (5.00%) MS Excel

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk 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%) SharePoint
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (15.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Security Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Deployment Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Information Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support
6 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (30.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CISSP
1 2 (10.00%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) LANDesk
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Symantec
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
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