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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 25 26 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 23 17 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.11% 4.57% 3.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.86% 14.78% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 3
Average daily rate
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£138 £183 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.65% +35.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £177 £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £189 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £250 £268
% change year-on-year
-15.90% -6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Average hourly rate - £19.75 £39.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -50.31%
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
145 115 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 32.22% 30.91% 45.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 43 76
Average daily rate £350 £275 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -16.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £151 £168 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £375 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 18 54
Average hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.10 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (42.22%) Citrix
3 18 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
6 11 (24.44%) Cisco
6 11 (24.44%) MS Office
7 10 (22.22%) Remedy
7 10 (22.22%) SCCM
7 10 (22.22%) Windows 8
8 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (20.00%) DNS
8 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
8 9 (20.00%) DHCP
8 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 8 (17.78%) LAN
9 8 (17.78%) WAN
9 8 (17.78%) Linux
9 8 (17.78%) MSI
9 8 (17.78%) VMware
9 8 (17.78%) Microsoft App-V
10 7 (15.56%) Service Management
10 7 (15.56%) Finance
10 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
10 7 (15.56%) SAN
10 7 (15.56%) ITIL
10 7 (15.56%) SLA
10 7 (15.56%) HP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (4.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) MS Office
2 9 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.00%) DNS
1 9 (20.00%) DHCP
1 9 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (17.78%) LAN
2 8 (17.78%) WAN
3 7 (15.56%) SAN
4 4 (8.89%) VPN
5 3 (6.67%) Network Security
5 3 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (6.67%) Internet
5 3 (6.67%) VoIP
5 3 (6.67%) IPv6
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (2.22%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MSI
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.44%) InstallShield
3 2 (4.44%) AdminStudio
3 2 (4.44%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Applications Packager
3 5 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
3 5 (11.11%) Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Desktop Support
4 4 (8.89%) Server Support
4 4 (8.89%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) Service Analyst
4 4 (8.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Support Specialist
5 3 (6.67%) Network Support
6 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.44%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Network Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Server Specialist
6 2 (4.44%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.11%) CCTV
3 4 (8.89%) NHS
3 4 (8.89%) Thin Client
3 4 (8.89%) Fat Client
3 4 (8.89%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 8 (17.78%) Linux
6 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (4.44%) UNIX
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.22%) Android
8 1 (2.22%) Windows NT
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Service Management
1 7 (15.56%) ITIL
2 2 (4.44%) Project Management
2 2 (4.44%) Migration
2 2 (4.44%) Incident Management
2 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (4.44%) Computer Architecture
3 1 (2.22%) Software Distribution
3 1 (2.22%) Validation
3 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.56%) PowerShell
2 5 (11.11%) VBScript
3 4 (8.89%) VB
3 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (4.44%) MCSA
3 2 (4.44%) MCP
3 2 (4.44%) A+ Certification
3 2 (4.44%) MOS
3 2 (4.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.22%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (22.22%) SCCM
2 3 (6.67%) SCOM
2 3 (6.67%) SCVMM
2 3 (6.67%) SCOrch
2 3 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.22%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.22%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) Citrix
2 13 (28.89%) Microsoft
3 11 (24.44%) Cisco
4 10 (22.22%) Remedy
5 8 (17.78%) VMware
6 7 (15.56%) HP
7 6 (13.33%) Oracle
7 6 (13.33%) BMC
7 6 (13.33%) AppSense
8 3 (6.67%) Symantec
8 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 3 (6.67%) Apple
8 3 (6.67%) Nokia
9 2 (4.44%) Dell
10 1 (2.22%) Polycom
10 1 (2.22%) MobileIron
10 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.22%) Lotus
Cambridge
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