The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridge region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 23 27 33
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 29 13 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.21% 3.39% 4.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.28% 14.29% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 3
Average daily rate
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£194 £225 £111
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +102.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £225 £264
UK excluding London average daily rate £207 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-24.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 11
Average hourly rate - £28.25 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
143 91 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 30.62% 23.76% 37.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 30 80
Average daily rate £350 £306 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £188 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 58
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.67% +5.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Windows 7
Cambridgeshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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 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 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Citrix
3 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (22.22%) Cisco
5 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 8 (22.22%) Linux
5 8 (22.22%) MSI
6 7 (19.44%) Remedy
6 7 (19.44%) VMware
6 7 (19.44%) SCCM
7 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (16.67%) AppSense
7 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 6 (16.67%) MS Office
7 6 (16.67%) SLA
8 5 (13.89%) DNS
8 5 (13.89%) HP
8 5 (13.89%) DHCP
8 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
8 5 (13.89%) ITIL
8 5 (13.89%) VBScript
8 5 (13.89%) Oracle
8 5 (13.89%) BMC
8 5 (13.89%) Service Management
8 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
8 5 (13.89%) Remedy ITSM

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Office
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.89%) DHCP
1 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
1 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 4 (11.11%) LAN
2 4 (11.11%) WAN
3 3 (8.33%) VoIP
3 3 (8.33%) SAN
3 3 (8.33%) Internet
3 3 (8.33%) Network Security
4 2 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (5.56%) IPv6
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (5.56%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MSI
2 3 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (5.56%) InstallShield
3 2 (5.56%) AdminStudio
3 2 (5.56%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Applications Packager
1 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support
3 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Analyst
4 3 (8.33%) Server Support
4 3 (8.33%) Network Support
4 3 (8.33%) Deployment Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Server Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Network Support Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Server Support Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 4 (11.11%) CCTV
1 4 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 3 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.33%) NHS
2 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 8 (22.22%) Windows XP
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.89%) Windows 8
6 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (5.56%) UNIX
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.89%) ITIL
1 5 (13.89%) Service Management
2 3 (8.33%) Migration
3 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Architecture
4 1 (2.78%) Software Distribution
4 1 (2.78%) Data Migration
4 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.78%) Validation
4 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) VBScript
1 5 (13.89%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.11%) VB
3 2 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) MOS
3 2 (5.56%) MCP
3 2 (5.56%) MCSE
3 2 (5.56%) MCSA
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.56%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) SCVMM
2 2 (5.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (5.56%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) Citrix
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco
2 8 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) Remedy
3 7 (19.44%) VMware
4 6 (16.67%) AppSense
5 5 (13.89%) Oracle
5 5 (13.89%) HP
5 5 (13.89%) BMC
6 3 (8.33%) Apple
7 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.56%) Symantec
7 2 (5.56%) Nokia
8 1 (2.78%) Lotus
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
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