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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 15 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 9 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.44% 5.03% 6.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.81% 16.07% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 6
Average daily rate £200 £120 £160
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £103 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £160 £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £195
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £12.50 -
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 Suffolk region.

Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 21.09% 31.28% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 30 30
Average daily rate £213 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 2
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +94.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 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
Ipswich +7 2 £128 +18.60%
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (20.00%) HP
4 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (20.00%) Migration
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Software Licensing
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (20.00%) SCCM
4 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (13.33%) Release Management
5 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (13.33%) MS Office
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) MCSE
6 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Support
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
4 2 (13.33%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (13.33%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (13.33%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Project Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 1 (6.67%) iPhone
3 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (20.00%) Scrum
1 3 (20.00%) Software Licensing
2 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) Release Management
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Management
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) MCDST
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Citrix
2 3 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (6.67%) Lotus
4 1 (6.67%) Panasonic
4 1 (6.67%) Remedy
4 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.67%) Sophos
4 1 (6.67%) Splunk
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec