The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 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 24 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
East of England / Norfolk
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 26 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -23  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 8 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Norfolk 3.47% 3.65% 19.66%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.71% 10.67% 47.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 30
Median daily rate £113 £107 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% -38.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £100 £164
10% offered a daily rate of more than £119 £150 £200
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -17.33% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £10.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.87 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.04% +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 Norfolk with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Norfolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 56 75 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Norfolk 32.37% 34.25% 41.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 46 53
Median daily rate £168 £210 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.23% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £96 £107 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 7
Median hourly rate - £21.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -25.86%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Norfolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Norfolk 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 Norfolk

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Norfolk

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Norfolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Norfolk

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Norfolk

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 Norfolk region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Norwich +2 3 £96 -36.27%
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Norfolk region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (75.00%) ITIL
3 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) CRM
3 11 (55.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (55.00%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (55.00%) Avaya
3 11 (55.00%) VMware
3 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (55.00%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (55.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 10 (50.00%) DNS
5 9 (45.00%) IIS
5 9 (45.00%) Finance
5 9 (45.00%) Epicor
5 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (35.00%) SCCM
7 6 (30.00%) OneDrive
8 4 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 4 (20.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) Office 365
9 3 (15.00%) Local Government
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (15.00%) MCSE
9 3 (15.00%) MCP
9 3 (15.00%) SLA

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Norfolk 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 11 (55.00%) BizTalk Server
1 11 (55.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (45.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (30.00%) OneDrive
3 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 9 (45.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Desktop Support
1 7 (35.00%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Operations Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Support
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) CRM
3 7 (35.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.00%) ITSM
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (15.00%) MCP
2 3 (15.00%) MCSE
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Virtual Desktop
1 11 (55.00%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (55.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Avaya
1 11 (55.00%) VMware
2 9 (45.00%) Epicor
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Mitel