The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 7
Suffolk / Ipswich
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 22 20
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 2 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.17% 5.24% 4.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.00% 24.39% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 6
Median daily rate £110 £160 £174
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.25% -7.91%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £158 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -16.00% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.65 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -10.47% +1.66%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Ipswich with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Ipswich
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8 41 42
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 8.70% 21.47% 26.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 88 61
Median daily rate £350 £300 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £155 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -8.82% +3.03%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Ipswich.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Ipswich

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Ipswich

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Ipswich

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Ipswich region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (25.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) SLA

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Ipswich 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 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Floorwalker
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Deskside Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Deskside Support
2 1 (25.00%) Deskside Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Citrix
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft