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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 41 26 23
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.04% 5.43% 4.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.72% 16.99% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 0
Average daily rate
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£171 £145 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.10% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £214 £270
% change year-on-year
-6.43% -20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 - £19.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 - £15.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.60 - £19.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
128 153 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.91% 31.94% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 87 41
Average daily rate £320 £350 £293
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +19.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £145 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £460 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 30 18
Average hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £20.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £57.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 3 September 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 3 September 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
3 16 (51.61%) MS Office
4 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
6 7 (22.58%) ITIL
6 7 (22.58%) Linux
7 6 (19.35%) VMware
7 6 (19.35%) SLA
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco
7 6 (19.35%) Citrix
8 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
8 5 (16.13%) Service Management
8 5 (16.13%) Remedy
8 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
9 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
9 4 (12.90%) Finance
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (9.68%) PMP
10 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
10 3 (9.68%) VPN
10 3 (9.68%) VoIP
10 3 (9.68%) MCSE
10 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
10 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
10 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (9.68%) Office 365

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (51.61%) MS Office
2 10 (32.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) VoIP
1 3 (9.68%) VPN
2 2 (6.45%) LAN
2 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) VLAN
3 1 (3.23%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (3.23%) MSI
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Desktop Support
2 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Service Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) IT Support
4 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Rollout Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Technician
6 1 (3.23%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.45%) CCTV
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) BYOD
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX
6 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Service Management
3 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.23%) CRM
5 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITSM
5 1 (3.23%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (9.68%) MCSE
2 3 (9.68%) PMP
2 3 (9.68%) PMI Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MOS
3 2 (6.45%) MCSA
3 2 (6.45%) A+ Certification
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCP
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.23%) MCDST
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (19.35%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
2 1 (3.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco
2 6 (19.35%) Citrix
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) Remedy
4 3 (9.68%) WorldPay
5 2 (6.45%) BMC
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) Nokia
6 1 (3.23%) Apple
6 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.23%) Symantec
6 1 (3.23%) LANDesk
6 1 (3.23%) ServiceNow
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