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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 30 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 8 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.26% 1.23% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.60% 8.00% 9.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 6
Median daily rate £203 £195 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £171 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £219 £175
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £190 £175
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Median hourly rate £16.50 - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £15.13 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-10.74% +8.03%

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
93 50 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 26.27% 15.38% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 18 49
Median daily rate £350 £360 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +105.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £165 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 4
Median hourly rate £16.50 £60.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.50% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £26.60 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.60 £60.00 £46.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 6 (37.50%) MS Office
4 6 (37.50%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 5 (31.25%) VPN
6 4 (25.00%) DameWare
6 4 (25.00%) LANDesk
6 4 (25.00%) X-Windows
6 4 (25.00%) Citrix
6 4 (25.00%) Mac OS X
6 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (25.00%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) SLA
7 3 (18.75%) Apple
7 3 (18.75%) SCCM
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (18.75%) Office 365
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
8 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
8 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) ADSL
8 2 (12.50%) DHCP
8 2 (12.50%) LDAP
9 1 (6.25%) SharePoint

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) VPN
2 2 (12.50%) ADSL
2 2 (12.50%) DHCP
2 2 (12.50%) DNS
2 2 (12.50%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) Skype
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) IT Support
1 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Support
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (12.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 4 (25.00%) Linux
3 4 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
6 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Coaching
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) DameWare
2 3 (18.75%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) SCSM
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Citrix
2 4 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 3 (18.75%) Apple
4 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint