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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 22 18 21
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.86% 5.44% 4.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.95% 27.59% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Median daily rate £288 £200 £140
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.21 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.78
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.89%

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
43 29 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 20.48% 19.73% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 31
Median daily rate £253 £213 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.82% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £123 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £363 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 12
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.42 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £20.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -6 5 £254 +99.01%
Bury St Edmunds - 1 £288 - 1
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) Samsung
5 1 (12.50%) Local Government
5 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Social Media
5 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 1 (12.50%) High Availability
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 1 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Local Government
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Floorwalker
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
2 1 (12.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Phone
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) High Availability
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Citrix
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Dell
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Samsung
2 1 (12.50%) VMware