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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 13 6 3
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 37 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.34% 13.80% 16.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.11% 42.07% 53.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 38 32
Median daily rate £350 £305 £259
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.75% +17.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £379 £389
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 14
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +3.33%
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
90 164 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 25.14% 32.80% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 117 84
Median daily rate £350 £338 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £415 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 16
Median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 54 (45.38%) Linux
2 45 (37.82%) Microsoft
3 37 (31.09%) VMware
4 34 (28.57%) Active Directory
5 32 (26.89%) Oracle
6 26 (21.85%) Windows 7
7 25 (21.01%) ITIL
8 24 (20.17%) Unix
8 24 (20.17%) SQL
9 22 (18.49%) Puppet
10 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (16.81%) SCCM
11 20 (16.81%) MS Office
12 19 (15.97%) DNS
12 19 (15.97%) SAN
12 19 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
12 19 (15.97%) Windows Server
13 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
13 17 (14.29%) Solaris
14 16 (13.45%) PL/SQL
14 16 (13.45%) HP
14 16 (13.45%) MS Excel
15 14 (11.76%) SLA
15 14 (11.76%) Windows 8
15 14 (11.76%) DevOps
15 14 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
15 14 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
16 13 (10.92%) Mac OS
16 13 (10.92%) Information Security
16 13 (10.92%) Migration

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 (9.24%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (5.88%) IIS
2 7 (5.88%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.04%) Apache
4 5 (4.20%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.20%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.52%) nginx
5 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.68%) Jetty
7 1 (0.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.84%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (16.81%) MS Office
2 16 (13.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.84%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.68%) BASE24
2 2 (1.68%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.84%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (7.56%) Office 365
3 8 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.88%) IaaS
4 7 (5.88%) PaaS
4 7 (5.88%) SaaS
5 2 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (15.97%) DNS
1 19 (15.97%) SAN
2 11 (9.24%) Firewall
3 8 (6.72%) DHCP
4 7 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.88%) WAN
5 5 (4.20%) LAN
6 4 (3.36%) SSL
7 2 (1.68%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.68%) FTP
7 2 (1.68%) HTTP
7 2 (1.68%) IPsec
7 2 (1.68%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.68%) LDAP
7 2 (1.68%) VLAN
8 1 (0.84%) Network Security
8 1 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.84%) Skype
8 1 (0.84%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 13 (10.92%) MySQL
3 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (6.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database
4 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.36%) SAP Data Services
5 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.52%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
7 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 11 (9.24%) JIRA
2 9 (7.56%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.20%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.68%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.84%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.84%) Hudson
5 1 (0.84%) Maven
5 1 (0.84%) TestDirector
General
1 6 (5.04%) Finance
2 2 (1.68%) Banking
2 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.84%) Advertising
3 1 (0.84%) Electronics
3 1 (0.84%) Local Government
3 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (19.33%) Administrator
2 21 (17.65%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (13.45%) Analyst
3 16 (13.45%) Support Engineer
4 14 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (10.92%) Desktop Support
5 13 (10.92%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 12 (10.08%) Desktop Engineer
6 12 (10.08%) DevOps Engineer
7 11 (9.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 9 (7.56%) Architect
9 8 (6.72%) .NET Developer
9 8 (6.72%) Applications Support
9 8 (6.72%) Developer
9 8 (6.72%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.88%) Cloud Architect
10 7 (5.88%) Security Architect
10 7 (5.88%) Security Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (5.04%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.40%) .NET
1 10 (8.40%) HTML
2 8 (6.72%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 7 (5.88%) XML
4 6 (5.04%) Ajax
4 6 (5.04%) RESTful
5 5 (4.20%) CSS
6 3 (2.52%) LAMP
6 3 (2.52%) LEMP Stack
7 2 (1.68%) jQuery
7 2 (1.68%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.68%) Servlets
7 2 (1.68%) Web Services
8 1 (0.84%) LINQ
8 1 (0.84%) Middleware
8 1 (0.84%) WCF
8 1 (0.84%) WPF
8 1 (0.84%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.04%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.52%) CCTV
4 2 (1.68%) BYOD
4 2 (1.68%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.68%) Hedge funds
4 2 (1.68%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.68%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.84%) Clustering
5 1 (0.84%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.84%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.84%) Health Informatics
5 1 (0.84%) Informatics
5 1 (0.84%) iPad
5 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.84%) Replication
5 1 (0.84%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 54 (45.38%) Linux
2 26 (21.85%) Windows 7
3 24 (20.17%) Unix
4 19 (15.97%) Windows Server
5 17 (14.29%) Solaris
6 14 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 13 (10.92%) Mac OS
8 12 (10.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (9.24%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (8.40%) Apple iOS
11 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (6.72%) AIX
12 8 (6.72%) Windows Vista
13 7 (5.88%) HPUX
14 4 (3.36%) Mac OS X
14 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (2.52%) Windows 10
15 3 (2.52%) Windows XP
16 2 (1.68%) CentOS
16 2 (1.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) ITIL
2 21 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (11.76%) DevOps
3 14 (11.76%) Virtual Environments
4 13 (10.92%) Incident Management
4 13 (10.92%) Information Security
4 13 (10.92%) Migration
5 11 (9.24%) Configuration Management
5 11 (9.24%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (9.24%) Open Source
6 10 (8.40%) Change Control
6 10 (8.40%) High Availability
6 10 (8.40%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (8.40%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.88%) Software Deployment
8 6 (5.04%) API Design
8 6 (5.04%) Scrum
8 6 (5.04%) SOA
9 5 (4.20%) Service Management
9 5 (4.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.17%) SQL
2 16 (13.45%) PL/SQL
3 13 (10.92%) Python
3 13 (10.92%) Shell Script
4 11 (9.24%) C#
4 11 (9.24%) Java
4 11 (9.24%) Perl
5 10 (8.40%) PowerShell
6 9 (7.56%) PHP
7 8 (6.72%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.72%) T-SQL
8 5 (4.20%) Ruby
9 4 (3.36%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.52%) C
10 3 (2.52%) C++
10 3 (2.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (10.08%) Degree
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.20%) MCSA
4 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (2.52%) CCNA
5 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.68%) MCSE
6 2 (1.68%) VCP5
6 2 (1.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.84%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.84%) ISEB
7 1 (0.84%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.84%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.76%) SLA
2 6 (5.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 19 (15.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
4 10 (8.40%) iptables
4 10 (8.40%) Postfix
4 10 (8.40%) Sendmail
4 10 (8.40%) vSphere
5 8 (6.72%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.36%) VMware ESX
7 3 (2.52%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (18.49%) Puppet
2 20 (16.81%) SCCM
3 12 (10.08%) Cobbler
4 10 (8.40%) Nagios
4 10 (8.40%) OSSEC
5 8 (6.72%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (4.20%) Ansible
8 4 (3.36%) SCOM
8 4 (3.36%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.68%) Control-M
9 2 (1.68%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.84%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.84%) WSUS
Vendors
1 45 (37.82%) Microsoft
2 37 (31.09%) VMware
3 32 (26.89%) Oracle
4 16 (13.45%) HP
5 13 (10.92%) Red Hat
6 12 (10.08%) Citrix
7 11 (9.24%) Apple
8 10 (8.40%) EMC
8 10 (8.40%) LogRhythm
8 10 (8.40%) ServiceNow
8 10 (8.40%) SolarWinds
8 10 (8.40%) Splunk
8 10 (8.40%) TippingPoint
9 8 (6.72%) Cisco
10 6 (5.04%) Remedy
11 4 (3.36%) Dell
11 4 (3.36%) NetApp
11 4 (3.36%) SAP
11 4 (3.36%) Siebel
12 3 (2.52%) Cognos
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