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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 24 22 35
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 21 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.56% 5.71% 3.81%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.95% 16.10% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 2
Average daily rate
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£153 £190 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £165 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £194 £216
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £215 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Average hourly rate - £19.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -54.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
117 118 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.95% 35.44% 40.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 52 64
Average daily rate £325 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £150 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £375 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 18 37
Average hourly rate £30.00 £39.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £14.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (44.00%) Citrix
3 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
4 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (26.00%) Cisco
7 12 (24.00%) Remedy
7 12 (24.00%) Finance
8 11 (22.00%) Windows 8
8 11 (22.00%) MS Office
9 10 (20.00%) ITIL
9 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
9 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (20.00%) SCCM
10 9 (18.00%) Service Management
10 9 (18.00%) VMware
10 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
10 9 (18.00%) HP
10 9 (18.00%) DHCP
10 9 (18.00%) DNS
10 9 (18.00%) Linux
11 8 (16.00%) Blackberry
11 8 (16.00%) MSI
11 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
11 8 (16.00%) LAN
11 8 (16.00%) WAN
11 8 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
11 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
12 7 (14.00%) Oracle Exadata

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) MS Office
2 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (14.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.00%) DHCP
1 9 (18.00%) DNS
2 8 (16.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (16.00%) LAN
2 8 (16.00%) WAN
3 7 (14.00%) SAN
4 5 (10.00%) VPN
5 3 (6.00%) IPv6
5 3 (6.00%) VoIP
5 3 (6.00%) Network Security
5 3 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.00%) Internet
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) MSI
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.00%) InstallShield
3 2 (4.00%) AdminStudio
3 2 (4.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Applications Packager
3 7 (14.00%) Service Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (12.00%) Deployment Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Server Support
6 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Support Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Network Support
6 3 (6.00%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Network Support Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Citrix Support
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) IT Support
7 2 (4.00%) Server Support Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Server Specialist
7 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.00%) CCTV
3 5 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (8.00%) Fat Client
4 4 (8.00%) NHS
4 4 (8.00%) Thin Client
5 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (22.00%) Windows 8
4 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 9 (18.00%) Linux
6 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.00%) Android
7 2 (4.00%) UNIX
8 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) ITIL
2 9 (18.00%) Service Management
3 2 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.00%) Project Management
3 2 (4.00%) Migration
3 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (2.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.00%) VBScript
3 4 (8.00%) VB
3 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.00%) MCSE
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) MCSA
3 2 (4.00%) MCP
3 2 (4.00%) MOS
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (6.00%) SCOM
2 3 (6.00%) SCVMM
2 3 (6.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (6.00%) SCOrch
2 3 (6.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 22 (44.00%) Citrix
2 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.00%) Cisco
4 12 (24.00%) Remedy
5 9 (18.00%) VMware
5 9 (18.00%) HP
6 7 (14.00%) Oracle
6 7 (14.00%) BMC
7 6 (12.00%) AppSense
8 3 (6.00%) Apple
8 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.00%) Symantec
8 3 (6.00%) Nokia
8 3 (6.00%) Dell
9 2 (4.00%) Polycom
9 2 (4.00%) MobileIron
9 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.00%) Lotus
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