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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 30 29 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 16 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.09% 4.07% 2.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.81% 12.61% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £120 £175 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.42% -53.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £211 £223 £204
% change year-on-year
-5.16% +9.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 3
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.25 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.80% +5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.18 £13.20 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.55 £17.00 £24.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
148 119 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.85% 32.25% 25.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 73 43
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £205 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £420 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 15
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -38.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £13.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £43.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 6 May 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 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (63.64%) MS Office
3 13 (59.09%) SLA
3 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
3 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
4 9 (40.91%) Apple
4 9 (40.91%) Apple iOS
5 8 (36.36%) Windows 8
5 8 (36.36%) SCCM
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Vista
6 7 (31.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 7 (31.82%) Mac OS
6 7 (31.82%) Software Deployment
7 6 (27.27%) ITIL
7 6 (27.27%) Information Security
8 5 (22.73%) VMware
8 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 4 (18.18%) Cisco
9 4 (18.18%) Citrix
9 4 (18.18%) Service Management
10 3 (13.64%) Remedy
10 3 (13.64%) BMC
10 3 (13.64%) HP
10 3 (13.64%) LAN
10 3 (13.64%) WAN
10 3 (13.64%) Oracle
10 3 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM
10 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (13.64%) Windows Server

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 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 14 (63.64%) MS Office
2 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (9.09%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) LAN
1 3 (13.64%) WAN
2 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
2 1 (4.55%) Skype
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 11 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 11 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) IT Support
3 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) CCTV
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Hedge funds
2 2 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) BYOD
3 1 (4.55%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) Apple iOS
3 8 (36.36%) Windows 8
4 7 (31.82%) Mac OS
4 7 (31.82%) Windows Vista
5 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (4.55%) Linux
7 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Software Deployment
2 6 (27.27%) Information Security
2 6 (27.27%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Service Management
4 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (36.36%) SCCM
2 7 (31.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 13 (59.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Apple
3 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) Citrix
5 3 (13.64%) BMC
5 3 (13.64%) HP
5 3 (13.64%) Oracle
5 3 (13.64%) Remedy
6 2 (9.09%) WorldPay
7 1 (4.55%) Computacenter
7 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.55%) Symantec