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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 38 37 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.88% 0.95% 1.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.11% 4.00% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 2
Average daily rate £180 £150 £190
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £18.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +21.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.97 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.39% -3.67%
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
63 75 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.94% 23.81% 32.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 39 48
Average daily rate £300 £188 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 4 13
Average hourly rate £38.13 £46.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.11% +130.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.60 £22.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £46.15 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016, 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) MS Office
2 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL
4 8 (42.11%) SLA
4 8 (42.11%) Citrix
5 7 (36.84%) Linux
5 7 (36.84%) Service Management
5 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco
6 6 (31.58%) WorldPay
7 5 (26.32%) Remedy
7 5 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
8 4 (21.05%) CCTV
8 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (21.05%) BMC
8 4 (21.05%) HP
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle
8 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle Forms
8 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
8 4 (21.05%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle Exadata
8 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
9 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
10 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Office
2 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) VPN
2 1 (5.26%) DHCP
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
2 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.26%) LAN
2 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.26%) VLAN
2 1 (5.26%) VoIP
2 1 (5.26%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Service Analyst
1 5 (26.32%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Desktop Support
2 4 (21.05%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) NOC Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) CCTV
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.53%) BYOD
3 1 (5.26%) iPad
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Mac OS X
5 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
6 1 (5.26%) Unix
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Service Management
3 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.26%) A+ Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MCP
2 1 (5.26%) MCSA
2 1 (5.26%) MCSE
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Citrix
3 7 (36.84%) VMware
4 6 (31.58%) Cisco
4 6 (31.58%) WorldPay
5 5 (26.32%) Remedy
6 4 (21.05%) BMC
6 4 (21.05%) HP
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.26%) Apple