Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 6 months to 17 November 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 > Suffolk
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 29 45 32
Rank change year-on-year +16 -13 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 4 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 2.45% 0.87% 3.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 18.18% 5.19% 18.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 5
Suffolk median daily rate £130 - £180
10th Percentile £108 - £143
90th Percentile £186 - £184
East of England median daily rate £170 £185 £175
% change year-on-year -8.11% +5.71% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Suffolk median hourly rate - £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -3.85%
East of England median hourly rate £15.68 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -4.97% - +2.10%

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

All Operating Systems
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 44 77 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 13.46% 16.67% 18.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 47 48
Suffolk median daily rate £313 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.67% -2.60% +6.21%
10th Percentile £130 £198 £178
90th Percentile £551 £538 £523
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +0.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Suffolk median hourly rate - £14.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.00% -3.85%
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.58% -5.71% +6.06%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Suffolk

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Suffolk

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bury St Edmunds +11 3 £183 -
Ipswich +2 3 £110 -
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 2 (25.00%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
6 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (12.50%) ITSM
6 1 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (12.50%) Workflow
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange

Windows 7
Co-occurring 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Site Server
1 1 (12.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) MPLS
1 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) VLAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows 10
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) ITSM
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) MobileIron
4 1 (12.50%) ServiceNow