The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 51 25
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 11 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.51% 2.20% 6.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.00% 6.71% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 12
Median daily rate £140 £244 £194
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.56% +25.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £195 £200
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £14.72
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +3.60%
Windows 7
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
90 164 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.14% 32.80% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 117 84
Median daily rate £350 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 17 (65.38%) MS Office
4 13 (50.00%) SLA
4 13 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 12 (46.15%) SCCM
6 10 (38.46%) Apple
6 10 (38.46%) Mac OS
7 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
7 9 (34.62%) Citrix
7 9 (34.62%) ITIL
8 7 (26.92%) VMware
8 7 (26.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Vista
8 7 (26.92%) Software Deployment
9 6 (23.08%) Office 365
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (23.08%) Information Security
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco
10 5 (19.23%) LAN
10 5 (19.23%) WAN
10 5 (19.23%) Service Management
10 5 (19.23%) Remedy
10 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
11 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
11 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (11.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 17 (65.38%) MS Office
2 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (7.69%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 6 (23.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) LAN
1 5 (19.23%) WAN
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) DNS
3 1 (3.85%) Skype
3 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) MySQL
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Desktop Support
2 10 (38.46%) Desktop Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Support Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support
6 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Support
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Technician
7 1 (3.85%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) IT Support Technician
7 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) CCTV
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) BYOD
2 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
2 2 (7.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 10 (38.46%) Mac OS
4 9 (34.62%) Apple iOS
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Vista
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (11.54%) Windows 10
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (7.69%) Linux
8 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
8 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Software Deployment
3 6 (23.08%) Information Security
4 5 (19.23%) Service Management
5 4 (15.38%) ITIL V3
6 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
1 3 (11.54%) VBScript
2 2 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) CCNA
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (11.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 3 (11.54%) MCSA
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (46.15%) SCCM
2 7 (26.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Apple
3 9 (34.62%) Citrix
4 7 (26.92%) VMware
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco
5 6 (23.08%) Oracle
6 5 (19.23%) Remedy
7 3 (11.54%) BMC
7 3 (11.54%) Cognos
7 3 (11.54%) HP
7 3 (11.54%) WorldPay
8 1 (3.85%) Computacenter
8 1 (3.85%) Sophos
8 1 (3.85%) Symantec