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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 11 11 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 36 59 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.11% 11.22% 15.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.00% 40.97% 52.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 27 34
Median daily rate £350 £288 £233
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +23.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £375 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £301
% change year-on-year
- +8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 22
Median hourly rate £13.88 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.97% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £15.80 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.58 £51.80 £33.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.86 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-5.42% +5.73%
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
75 144 155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 21.07% 27.38% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 89 91
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £415 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 24
Median hourly rate £17.25 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-54.00% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.90 £15.80 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 40 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 36 (39.13%) Linux
3 28 (30.43%) ITIL
3 28 (30.43%) VMware
4 25 (27.17%) Oracle
4 25 (27.17%) Active Directory
5 24 (26.09%) SQL
6 20 (21.74%) Unix
6 20 (21.74%) DNS
6 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (19.57%) Windows 7
7 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
7 18 (19.57%) SQL Server
7 18 (19.57%) SAN
7 18 (19.57%) Puppet
7 18 (19.57%) Windows Server
8 17 (18.48%) SCCM
9 16 (17.39%) MS Office
9 16 (17.39%) PL/SQL
9 16 (17.39%) HP
10 15 (16.30%) Solaris
10 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (15.22%) Virtual Environments
12 13 (14.13%) Incident Management
12 13 (14.13%) Shell Script
13 12 (13.04%) Red Hat
13 12 (13.04%) .NET
13 12 (13.04%) C#
13 12 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
13 12 (13.04%) Cobbler

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 10 (10.87%) IIS
1 10 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.52%) Tomcat
3 5 (5.43%) Apache
3 5 (5.43%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (5.43%) WebSphere
4 3 (3.26%) nginx
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (3.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.17%) Jetty
5 2 (2.17%) Mongrel
6 1 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 16 (17.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (3.26%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (2.17%) BASE24
4 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.78%) Office 365
2 8 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.35%) IaaS
3 4 (4.35%) PaaS
3 4 (4.35%) SaaS
4 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (21.74%) DNS
2 18 (19.57%) SAN
3 11 (11.96%) Firewall
4 10 (10.87%) DHCP
5 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
5 6 (6.52%) WAN
6 5 (5.43%) LAN
7 4 (4.35%) LDAP
7 4 (4.35%) SSL
8 2 (2.17%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (2.17%) FTP
8 2 (2.17%) HTTP
8 2 (2.17%) IPsec
8 2 (2.17%) iSCSI
9 1 (1.09%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (1.09%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (1.09%) VLAN
9 1 (1.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.78%) MySQL
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.17%) SAP Data Services
6 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.09%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) JIRA
1 10 (10.87%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.43%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.26%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.17%) Travis CI
5 1 (1.09%) AdminStudio
5 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.09%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.09%) Hudson
5 1 (1.09%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) MSI
General
1 6 (6.52%) Finance
2 2 (2.17%) Banking
2 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.09%) Advertising
3 1 (1.09%) Electronics
3 1 (1.09%) Local Government
3 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (18.48%) Administrator
2 16 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (13.04%) Analyst
4 11 (11.96%) Linux Administrator
5 10 (10.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 10 (10.87%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.78%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.78%) Desktop Support
6 9 (9.78%) Developer
7 8 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (6.52%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.43%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (5.43%) Architect
10 5 (5.43%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (5.43%) Unix Administrator
10 5 (5.43%) Unix Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 4 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.04%) .NET
2 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (7.61%) .NET Framework
4 6 (6.52%) RESTful
5 4 (4.35%) HTML
5 4 (4.35%) XML
6 3 (3.26%) Ajax
6 3 (3.26%) jQuery
6 3 (3.26%) LAMP
6 3 (3.26%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (3.26%) Web Services
7 2 (2.17%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (2.17%) Servlets
8 1 (1.09%) CSS
8 1 (1.09%) LINQ
8 1 (1.09%) Middleware
8 1 (1.09%) WCF
8 1 (1.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.26%) CCTV
4 2 (2.17%) BYOD
4 2 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.17%) Hedge funds
4 2 (2.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.09%) Health Informatics
5 1 (1.09%) Informatics
5 1 (1.09%) NHS
5 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.09%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (39.13%) Linux
2 20 (21.74%) Unix
3 18 (19.57%) Windows 7
3 18 (19.57%) Windows Server
4 15 (16.30%) Solaris
5 11 (11.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (10.87%) Windows 8
6 10 (10.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (6.52%) Mac OS
9 5 (5.43%) AIX
9 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (4.35%) Apple iOS
10 4 (4.35%) HPUX
10 4 (4.35%) Windows 10
10 4 (4.35%) Windows Vista
11 3 (3.26%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
12 2 (2.17%) CentOS
12 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) ITIL
2 20 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (15.22%) Virtual Environments
4 13 (14.13%) Incident Management
5 11 (11.96%) Configuration Management
5 11 (11.96%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (11.96%) Open Source
6 10 (10.87%) Change Control
6 10 (10.87%) High Availability
6 10 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (10.87%) Load Balancing
7 9 (9.78%) DevOps
7 9 (9.78%) Migration
8 6 (6.52%) API Design
8 6 (6.52%) Information Security
8 6 (6.52%) Scrum
8 6 (6.52%) SOA
9 5 (5.43%) Service Management
10 4 (4.35%) ITIL V3
10 4 (4.35%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (26.09%) SQL
2 16 (17.39%) PL/SQL
3 13 (14.13%) Shell Script
4 12 (13.04%) C#
5 11 (11.96%) PowerShell
6 9 (9.78%) T-SQL
7 7 (7.61%) Python
8 6 (6.52%) Perl
9 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.43%) PHP
9 5 (5.43%) Ruby
10 4 (4.35%) Java
11 3 (3.26%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.26%) C++
11 3 (3.26%) VBScript
12 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (10.87%) Degree
2 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.35%) MCSA
4 3 (3.26%) CCNA
4 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (3.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (3.26%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.09%) MCSE
5 1 (1.09%) VCP5
5 1 (1.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) SLA
2 5 (5.43%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (27.17%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.04%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (10.87%) iptables
4 10 (10.87%) Postfix
4 10 (10.87%) Sendmail
4 10 (10.87%) vSphere
5 7 (7.61%) Hyper-V
6 4 (4.35%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (2.17%) Terminal Server
7 2 (2.17%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 18 (19.57%) Puppet
2 17 (18.48%) SCCM
3 12 (13.04%) Cobbler
4 10 (10.87%) Nagios
4 10 (10.87%) OSSEC
5 6 (6.52%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (4.35%) SCOM
6 4 (4.35%) SCVMM
7 3 (3.26%) Ansible
7 3 (3.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (2.17%) Control-M
8 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (43.48%) Microsoft
2 28 (30.43%) VMware
3 25 (27.17%) Oracle
4 16 (17.39%) HP
5 12 (13.04%) Red Hat
6 10 (10.87%) Citrix
6 10 (10.87%) EMC
6 10 (10.87%) LogRhythm
6 10 (10.87%) ServiceNow
6 10 (10.87%) SolarWinds
6 10 (10.87%) Splunk
6 10 (10.87%) TippingPoint
7 7 (7.61%) Cisco
7 7 (7.61%) Remedy
8 5 (5.43%) Apple
9 3 (3.26%) BMC
9 3 (3.26%) Cognos
9 3 (3.26%) JD Edwards
9 3 (3.26%) WorldPay
10 2 (2.17%) SAP
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