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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 46 22 25
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 11 30 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.20% 6.37% 3.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.92% 20.83% 16.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 1
Average daily rate
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£244 £194 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -13.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-4.19% -24.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.44%
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
159 144 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.74% 30.57% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 87 30
Average daily rate £325 £350 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £138 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 22
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -23.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.10 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £27.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
3 13 (50.00%) MS Office
4 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
6 6 (23.08%) ITIL
7 5 (19.23%) Linux
7 5 (19.23%) Citrix
7 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (15.38%) SLA
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco
8 4 (15.38%) VMware
8 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
8 4 (15.38%) Remedy
9 3 (11.54%) Service Management
9 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (11.54%) PMP
9 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
9 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
9 3 (11.54%) Office 365
9 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
9 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (11.54%) SCCM
10 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
10 2 (7.69%) WorldPay
10 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (7.69%) MCSE
10 2 (7.69%) Windows XP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (50.00%) MS Office
2 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) LAN
1 2 (7.69%) VoIP
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 2 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) WebEx
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (3.85%) MSI
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Desktop Support
2 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Service Analyst
3 5 (19.23%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support
5 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Rollout Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Desktop Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Deployment Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
2 2 (7.69%) NHS
3 1 (3.85%) Clustering
3 1 (3.85%) CCTV
3 1 (3.85%) CMDB
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.85%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) BYOD
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
4 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
2 3 (11.54%) Service Management
2 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.85%) ITSM
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) CRM
4 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) PMP
2 3 (11.54%) PMI Certification
3 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (3.85%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) A+ Certification
4 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) MOS
4 1 (3.85%) MCDST
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 3 (11.54%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
2 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) Remedy
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 2 (7.69%) WorldPay
5 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) BMC
5 1 (3.85%) Nokia
5 1 (3.85%) Apple
5 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.85%) Symantec
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