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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 22 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.72% 3.79% 5.73%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.86% 18.87% 31.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 5
Average daily rate
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£158 £138 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -69.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £110 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £210 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £10.30 - £11.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
56 53 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.42% 20.08% 18.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 32 14
Average daily rate £248 £235 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.31% -32.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £138 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 10
Average hourly rate £19.25 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £19.00 £12.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 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
Ipswich 0 3 £155 -8.14% 1
Bury St Edmunds - 1 - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) Migration
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL
5 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
6 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 4 (18.18%) SCCM
7 2 (9.09%) VPN
7 2 (9.09%) Symantec
7 2 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
7 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.55%) Lync
8 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (4.55%) NHS
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (4.55%) HP
8 1 (4.55%) DNS
8 1 (4.55%) SLA
8 1 (4.55%) MS Office
8 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
8 1 (4.55%) DHCP
8 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
8 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) Firewall

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1 (4.55%) Lync
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Rollout Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Training Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Symantec
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
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