The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 30 32 43
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 24 34 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.05% 4.70% 3.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.82% 21.38% 10.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 12
Average daily rate £174 £110 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% -53.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £100 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £170 £241
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 2
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 £13.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +1.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.67 £9.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £22.50 £17.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
Windows 7
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
110 159 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.58% 21.99% 30.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 75 86
Average daily rate £275 £200 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -38.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £104 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £11.55 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cambridgeshire region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cambridgeshire region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +3 12 £174 +67.30%
Cambridge -2 7 £180 +20.00% 5
Huntingdon +2 2 £113 -62.50% 2
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
3 31 (51.67%) MS Office
4 27 (45.00%) ITIL
5 21 (35.00%) Windows XP
5 21 (35.00%) MS Excel
6 14 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (23.33%) Windows 8
7 13 (21.67%) Citrix
7 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
8 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (20.00%) MCSE
8 12 (20.00%) VMware
8 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 10 (16.67%) Finance
10 9 (15.00%) Service Management
10 9 (15.00%) Blackberry
10 9 (15.00%) Windows Server
11 8 (13.33%) SLA
11 8 (13.33%) LAN
12 7 (11.67%) WAN
12 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
13 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (10.00%) WorldPay
13 6 (10.00%) Office 365
13 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
13 6 (10.00%) Linux
13 6 (10.00%) Cisco

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 13 (21.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (6.67%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 31 (51.67%) MS Office
2 21 (35.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) LAN
2 7 (11.67%) WAN
3 5 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (5.00%) VoIP
5 2 (3.33%) DNS
5 2 (3.33%) VPN
5 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (3.33%) Wireless
6 1 (1.67%) DHCP
6 1 (1.67%) Firewall
6 1 (1.67%) IP Telephony
6 1 (1.67%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.67%) SAN
6 1 (1.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (3.33%) GIS
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Military
5 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
2 14 (23.33%) Desktop Support
2 14 (23.33%) Service Analyst
3 12 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (18.33%) 1st Line Support
5 10 (16.67%) Support Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) IT Support
8 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Active Directory Support
10 2 (3.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
10 2 (3.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.33%) IT Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Support Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Systems Support
10 2 (3.33%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 7 (11.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.33%) iPad
4 5 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (6.67%) CCTV
5 4 (6.67%) iPhone
6 2 (3.33%) BYOD
7 1 (1.67%) Handset
7 1 (1.67%) HP Storage
7 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (35.00%) Windows XP
3 14 (23.33%) Windows 8
4 9 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.00%) Linux
7 4 (6.67%) Mac OS X
7 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Service Management
3 4 (6.67%) ITIL V3
3 4 (6.67%) ITSM
4 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (3.33%) Migration
5 2 (3.33%) Test Planning
5 2 (3.33%) Validation
6 1 (1.67%) Change Control
6 1 (1.67%) Network Management
6 1 (1.67%) Network Optimisation
6 1 (1.67%) Project Management
6 1 (1.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (1.67%) SDLC
6 1 (1.67%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.67%) Software Testing
6 1 (1.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) C
2 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) ITIL Certification
2 12 (20.00%) MCSE
2 12 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.33%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 40 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (51.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) Citrix
3 12 (20.00%) VMware
4 6 (10.00%) Cisco
4 6 (10.00%) WorldPay
5 5 (8.33%) Apple
5 5 (8.33%) HP
6 4 (6.67%) Avaya
6 4 (6.67%) BMC
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle
6 4 (6.67%) Remedy
6 4 (6.67%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.67%) arcserve
7 1 (1.67%) CA
7 1 (1.67%) LANDesk
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