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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Suffolk / Ipswich
Rank 20 19 24
Rank change year-on-year -1 +5  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Ipswich 2.31% 0.85% 0.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 8.33% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Median daily rate £254 £110 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +130.68% -45.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £210 £200
% change year-on-year -14.18% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

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 27 12 30
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Ipswich 20.77% 10.17% 22.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 14
Median daily rate £255 £275 £248
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.27% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £168 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £405
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.00% -14.89%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Ipswich

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Ipswich citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 in Ipswich.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Ipswich

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Local Government
4 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (20.00%) High Availability
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
4 1 (20.00%) Samsung
4 1 (20.00%) HP

Windows 7
Top Related 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 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Floorwalker
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) EMC VNX
2 1 (20.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (20.00%) High Availability
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) EMC
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Samsung
2 1 (20.00%) VMware