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 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
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 5 16 8
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 43 26 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.15% 8.00% 13.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.24% 52.00% 52.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 26
Median daily rate £350 £225 £173
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £125 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £359 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £33.88 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.29% -1.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.10 £24.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.25 £60.00 £43.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.75
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +8.49%

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
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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
2 23 (31.51%) Active Directory
3 22 (30.14%) Linux
4 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
5 18 (24.66%) Windows Server
6 16 (21.92%) ITIL
6 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
7 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (19.18%) C#
9 13 (17.81%) MS Office
9 13 (17.81%) Windows 10
10 12 (16.44%) SQL
11 11 (15.07%) .NET
11 11 (15.07%) MS Exchange
11 11 (15.07%) Office 365
12 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2010
12 10 (13.70%) DHCP
12 10 (13.70%) DNS
13 9 (12.33%) Project Management
13 9 (12.33%) Citrix
14 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
14 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
14 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
14 8 (10.96%) VMware
14 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (9.59%) SCCM
16 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
16 6 (8.22%) Python
16 6 (8.22%) Unix
16 6 (8.22%) 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 (15.07%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.96%) SharePoint
4 6 (8.22%) Skype for Business
5 5 (6.85%) IIS
6 4 (5.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (4.11%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.37%) Apache
8 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.81%) MS Office
3 1 (1.37%) MS Project
3 1 (1.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.74%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.07%) Office 365
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.48%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) DHCP
1 10 (13.70%) DNS
2 6 (8.22%) VPN
3 5 (6.85%) LDAP
3 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.48%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (4.11%) LAN
5 3 (4.11%) VoIP
6 2 (2.74%) ADSL
6 2 (2.74%) Firewall
6 2 (2.74%) HTTP
6 2 (2.74%) WAN
7 1 (1.37%) Internet
7 1 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.37%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.37%) Kerberos
7 1 (1.37%) NAS
7 1 (1.37%) SAN
7 1 (1.37%) SMS
7 1 (1.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.85%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) TeamCity
2 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.74%) JMeter
2 2 (2.74%) Selenium
2 2 (2.74%) SoapUI
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) AdminStudio
3 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.37%) Hudson
3 1 (1.37%) MSI
General
1 2 (2.74%) Electronics
1 2 (2.74%) Legal
1 2 (2.74%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (13.70%) Analyst
2 9 (12.33%) Support Engineer
3 8 (10.96%) Developer
3 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) IT Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) IT Support
5 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
5 5 (6.85%) Consultant
5 5 (6.85%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Desktop Support
5 5 (6.85%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (6.85%) Service Analyst
5 5 (6.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (5.48%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (5.48%) Administrator
6 4 (5.48%) Architect
6 4 (5.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (5.48%) C# Developer
6 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.48%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) .NET
2 4 (5.48%) REST
2 4 (5.48%) WCF
2 4 (5.48%) X-Windows
3 3 (4.11%) Django
3 3 (4.11%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (4.11%) Web Services
4 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (2.74%) WinForms
4 2 (2.74%) WPF
5 1 (1.37%) Ajax
5 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.37%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.37%) jQuery
5 1 (1.37%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (1.37%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.37%) SAP XI
5 1 (1.37%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.48%) User Experience
2 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.74%) Clustering
3 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.74%) NHS
3 2 (2.74%) VCE vBlock
3 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.37%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.37%) PKI
4 1 (1.37%) SCADA
4 1 (1.37%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) Linux
2 18 (24.66%) Windows Server
3 16 (21.92%) Windows 7
4 15 (20.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (17.81%) Windows 10
6 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.22%) Unix
8 5 (6.85%) Mac OS X
8 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (5.48%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.37%) CentOS
10 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.37%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) ITIL
2 9 (12.33%) Project Management
3 5 (6.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (6.85%) MVC
3 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
4 4 (5.48%) CRM
4 4 (5.48%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 3 (4.11%) Migration
5 3 (4.11%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (4.11%) Validation
6 2 (2.74%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (2.74%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (2.74%) ITSM
6 2 (2.74%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (2.74%) Regression Testing
6 2 (2.74%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.74%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.74%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) C#
2 12 (16.44%) SQL
3 6 (8.22%) Python
4 5 (6.85%) Java
4 5 (6.85%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
5 4 (5.48%) PHP
5 4 (5.48%) Ruby
6 2 (2.74%) C
6 2 (2.74%) Perl
7 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.37%) C++
7 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (6.85%) MCSE
3 4 (5.48%) MCITP
4 3 (4.11%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) MCSA
5 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.37%) CCIE
6 1 (1.37%) CCNA
6 1 (1.37%) CCSA
6 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.37%) CISM
6 1 (1.37%) CISSP
6 1 (1.37%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.37%) JNCIA
6 1 (1.37%) PhD
6 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (31.51%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.48%) XenApp
4 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (2.74%) Terminal Server
5 2 (2.74%) vSphere
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) SCCM
2 4 (5.48%) DameWare
3 3 (4.11%) WSUS
4 1 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.37%) Puppet
4 1 (1.37%) SCOM
4 1 (1.37%) SCSM
4 1 (1.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (35.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) Citrix
3 8 (10.96%) VMware
4 4 (5.48%) LANDesk
5 3 (4.11%) Apple
5 3 (4.11%) HP
6 2 (2.74%) Dell
6 2 (2.74%) IBM
6 2 (2.74%) Remedy
6 2 (2.74%) SAP
7 1 (1.37%) AppSense
7 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.37%) Cisco
7 1 (1.37%) EMC
7 1 (1.37%) Intel
7 1 (1.37%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.37%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle
7 1 (1.37%) Siemens
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