The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Suffolk region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 25 19 31
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 6.42% 4.46% 3.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.29% 25.00% 11.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 1 1
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -66.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £207 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-24.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £9.63 £24.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Operating Systems Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
73 28 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 27.55% 17.83% 30.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 10 31
Average daily rate £213 £225 £304
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -25.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £119 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £386 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 8
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% -24.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £10.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £33.25 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Windows 7
East of England

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 29 July 2014. 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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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 -5 12 £200 - 1
Newmarket - - - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
3 11 (40.74%) SCCM
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 6 (22.22%) Migration
6 5 (18.52%) ITIL
7 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
7 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (7.41%) NHS
8 2 (7.41%) MS Office
8 2 (7.41%) SLA
8 2 (7.41%) WSUS
9 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.70%) MCITP
9 1 (3.70%) Kaspersky
9 1 (3.70%) Cisco
9 1 (3.70%) MCP
9 1 (3.70%) MCSE
9 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
9 1 (3.70%) X-Windows
9 1 (3.70%) HP
9 1 (3.70%) Dell
9 1 (3.70%) Citrix
9 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) 3rd Line Support
2 8 (29.63%) Analyst
3 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Deployment Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Rollout Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) SCCM Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) Build Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) MCP
1 1 (3.70%) MCSE
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (3.70%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (51.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.70%) HP
2 1 (3.70%) Dell
2 1 (3.70%) Citrix
2 1 (3.70%) Kaspersky
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco
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