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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 26 41 28
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.30% 1.35% 4.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.31% 5.26% 12.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 6
Average daily rate
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£175 £379 £188
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.79% +102.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £372 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £386 £335
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £208 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -24.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 9
Average hourly rate £14.25 £13.50 £24.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -45.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £13.10 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £24.70 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.38 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.75% -
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
98 95 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.08% 25.68% 34.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 45 34
Average daily rate £325 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.70 £13.50 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.90 £39.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
3 16 (59.26%) MS Office
4 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
5 8 (29.63%) Citrix
6 7 (25.93%) ITIL
6 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
6 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (14.81%) SCCM
8 4 (14.81%) Finance
8 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
8 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (11.11%) SLA
9 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
9 3 (11.11%) Remedy
9 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
9 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
10 2 (7.41%) BYOD
10 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
10 2 (7.41%) Migration
10 2 (7.41%) Service Management
10 2 (7.41%) LAN
10 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (3.70%) NHS
11 1 (3.70%) Cisco
11 1 (3.70%) WAN
11 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) Lync
Applications
1 16 (59.26%) MS Office
2 7 (25.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) LAN
2 1 (3.70%) WAN
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.70%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MSI
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Service Analyst
2 8 (29.63%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (25.93%) Desktop Support
4 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (18.52%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (7.41%) Citrix Support
7 2 (7.41%) IT Support
7 2 (7.41%) Rollout Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Desktop Analyst
8 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Network Support
8 1 (3.70%) Field Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.41%) BYOD
3 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Vista
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Linux
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITIL
2 2 (7.41%) Service Management
2 2 (7.41%) Migration
2 2 (7.41%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Citrix
3 3 (11.11%) Remedy
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Computacenter
4 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.70%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.70%) WorldPay
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco
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