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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 37 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.31% - 3.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.37% - 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 10
Average daily rate
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- - £246
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £263
% change year-on-year
- -23.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £29.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.30 £14.50 £14.68
% change year-on-year
-8.27% -1.22%
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
73 82 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 22.81% 29.29% 34.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 39 57
Average daily rate £275 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £250 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 24
Average hourly rate £43.00 £39.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.86% +12.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £20.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £44.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) Finance
5 10 (43.48%) Citrix
5 10 (43.48%) ITIL
6 8 (34.78%) MS Office
7 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
8 6 (26.09%) Remedy
9 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
9 5 (21.74%) Service Management
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
10 4 (17.39%) HP
10 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco
11 3 (13.04%) LAN
11 3 (13.04%) WAN
11 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
11 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
12 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (8.70%) MobileIron
12 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
12 2 (8.70%) VMware
12 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (8.70%) CCTV
12 2 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Office
2 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
3 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) LAN
1 3 (13.04%) WAN
2 2 (8.70%) VPN
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (47.83%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Service Analyst
2 9 (39.13%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
4 3 (13.04%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Citrix Support
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Migration Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.70%) CCTV
2 2 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) Windows XP
3 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Vista
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.70%) Linux
5 2 (8.70%) Android
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Service Management
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
4 1 (4.35%) Project Management
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) Citrix
3 6 (26.09%) Remedy
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco
5 2 (8.70%) Oracle
5 2 (8.70%) Dell
5 2 (8.70%) VMware
5 2 (8.70%) BMC
5 2 (8.70%) Polycom
5 2 (8.70%) MobileIron
5 2 (8.70%) ServiceNow
6 1 (4.35%) Computacenter