The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 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 over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 21 3
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows 42 30 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.73% 7.35% 18.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.00% 38.46% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 10 40
Median daily rate £350 £208 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.67% +20.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £162 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £426 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £324 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.93% +7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -54.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.90 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £47.25 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
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
75 78 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.51% 19.12% 29.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 33 63
Median daily rate £350 £320 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +82.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £190 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 8
Median hourly rate £16.50 £38.38 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.00% -16.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £15.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £60.00 £58.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Cambridge region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Cambridge region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 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.

1 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 27 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 22 (30.56%) ITIL
2 22 (30.56%) Linux
3 21 (29.17%) Windows 7
4 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
5 17 (23.61%) MS Office
5 17 (23.61%) SQL
5 17 (23.61%) Windows Server
6 14 (19.44%) Windows 10
6 14 (19.44%) C#
7 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (16.67%) .NET
8 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 12 (16.67%) DNS
9 11 (15.28%) Citrix
9 11 (15.28%) MS Exchange
9 11 (15.28%) Office 365
10 10 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (13.89%) VMware
11 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (12.50%) DHCP
12 7 (9.72%) SCCM
12 7 (9.72%) HP
12 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
12 7 (9.72%) Unix
12 7 (9.72%) Project Management
12 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (8.33%) Mac OS X
13 6 (8.33%) VPN

Windows
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 11 (15.28%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (9.72%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.94%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (6.94%) IIS
5 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.39%) Apache
7 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.39%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 17 (23.61%) MS Office
3 1 (1.39%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.28%) Office 365
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.39%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.67%) DNS
2 9 (12.50%) DHCP
3 6 (8.33%) VPN
4 4 (5.56%) Firewall
4 4 (5.56%) LAN
4 4 (5.56%) LDAP
4 4 (5.56%) SAN
4 4 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 3 (4.17%) VoIP
5 3 (4.17%) WAN
5 3 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.78%) ADSL
6 2 (2.78%) HTTP
6 2 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.39%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.39%) Skype
7 1 (1.39%) SMS
7 1 (1.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (6.94%) TeamCity
1 5 (6.94%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.17%) JIRA
3 2 (2.78%) JMeter
3 2 (2.78%) Selenium
3 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.39%) AdminStudio
4 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.39%) Hudson
4 1 (1.39%) MSI
General
1 2 (2.78%) Electronics
1 2 (2.78%) Legal
2 1 (1.39%) Advertising
2 1 (1.39%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (15.28%) Analyst
2 9 (12.50%) Developer
2 9 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (11.11%) IT Support
4 7 (9.72%) Administrator
4 7 (9.72%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (9.72%) C# Developer
4 7 (9.72%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Service Desk Support
8 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) Web Services
3 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.56%) WCF
3 4 (5.56%) X-Windows
4 3 (4.17%) .NET Framework
4 3 (4.17%) Ajax
4 3 (4.17%) jQuery
4 3 (4.17%) XML
5 2 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (2.78%) REST
5 2 (2.78%) WinForms
6 1 (1.39%) Django
6 1 (1.39%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.39%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (1.39%) RESTful
6 1 (1.39%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.39%) Silverlight
6 1 (1.39%) SOAP
6 1 (1.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Data Centre
1 2 (2.78%) Driving Licence
1 2 (2.78%) NHS
1 2 (2.78%) User Experience
1 2 (2.78%) VCE vBlock
2 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.39%) BYOD
2 1 (1.39%) Clustering
2 1 (1.39%) Cryptography
2 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.39%) PKI
2 1 (1.39%) SCADA
2 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.56%) Linux
2 21 (29.17%) Windows 7
3 17 (23.61%) Windows Server
4 14 (19.44%) Windows 10
5 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (9.72%) Unix
6 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.33%) Mac OS X
8 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.56%) Mac OS
9 4 (5.56%) Windows 8
10 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (4.17%) Solaris
10 3 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (2.78%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.39%) CentOS
12 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
12 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) ITIL
2 9 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (9.72%) Project Management
4 6 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.94%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.94%) Virtual Environments
6 4 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 4 (5.56%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.17%) Change Control
7 3 (4.17%) CRM
7 3 (4.17%) ERP
7 3 (4.17%) High Availability
7 3 (4.17%) ITSM
7 3 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.17%) MVC
7 3 (4.17%) Open Source
7 3 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.17%) Web Development
8 2 (2.78%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (23.61%) SQL
2 14 (19.44%) C#
3 6 (8.33%) PowerShell
4 5 (6.94%) Python
4 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
5 4 (5.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 4 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.17%) Perl
6 3 (4.17%) PHP
6 3 (4.17%) Ruby
7 2 (2.78%) C
7 2 (2.78%) Java
8 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.39%) C++
8 1 (1.39%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.39%) VBScript
8 1 (1.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.56%) Degree
2 4 (5.56%) MCSA
3 2 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.39%) CCNA
4 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.39%) DBS Check
4 1 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.39%) MCITP
4 1 (1.39%) MCSE
4 1 (1.39%) PhD
4 1 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.94%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.94%) vSphere
4 3 (4.17%) iptables
4 3 (4.17%) Postfix
4 3 (4.17%) Sendmail
4 3 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (4.17%) XenApp
5 2 (2.78%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.39%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (9.72%) SCCM
2 5 (6.94%) Puppet
3 4 (5.56%) DameWare
4 3 (4.17%) Cobbler
4 3 (4.17%) Nagios
4 3 (4.17%) OSSEC
4 3 (4.17%) WSUS
5 2 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (1.39%) SCSM
6 1 (1.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.28%) Citrix
3 10 (13.89%) VMware
4 7 (9.72%) HP
5 6 (8.33%) Oracle
6 4 (5.56%) Apple
6 4 (5.56%) EMC
6 4 (5.56%) LANDesk
6 4 (5.56%) Remedy
7 3 (4.17%) JD Edwards
7 3 (4.17%) LogRhythm
7 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.17%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
7 3 (4.17%) Splunk
7 3 (4.17%) TippingPoint
8 2 (2.78%) Cisco
8 2 (2.78%) Dell
8 2 (2.78%) IBM
9 1 (1.39%) Cognos
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