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 28 April 2015 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 34 37 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 34 26 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.66% 3.74% 3.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.17% 15.48% 12.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 9
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£165 £218 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% +45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £140 £94
10% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £350 £326
UK excluding London average daily rate £223 £213 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 8
Average hourly rate £13.50 £18.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.02% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.80 £13.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £24.35 £33.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
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
198 168 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 27.16% 24.17% 30.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 68 52
Average daily rate £313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 31 42
Average hourly rate £14.00 £22.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +13.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.85 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.15 £38.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram 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
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 28 April 2015. 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
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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
Cambridge +11 15 £175 -52.70% 2
Peterborough 0 13 £165 -13.42% 3
Huntingdon - 2 - - 1
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 37 (55.22%) Active Directory
3 27 (40.30%) ITIL
4 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
5 25 (37.31%) MS Office
6 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (22.39%) Citrix
8 14 (20.90%) Windows XP
9 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (19.40%) Blackberry
9 13 (19.40%) MS Exchange
10 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
11 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (16.42%) Windows 8
12 10 (14.93%) VMware
12 10 (14.93%) WAN
13 9 (13.43%) Cisco
13 9 (13.43%) Migration
13 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
14 8 (11.94%) Finance
14 8 (11.94%) iPad
14 8 (11.94%) iPhone
14 8 (11.94%) SCCM
14 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
15 7 (10.45%) LAN
15 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2003
16 6 (8.96%) Lync
16 6 (8.96%) Hyper-V
16 6 (8.96%) Wireless

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 (19.40%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (8.96%) Lync
5 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 25 (37.31%) MS Office
2 12 (17.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) WAN
2 8 (11.94%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.45%) LAN
4 6 (8.96%) Firewall
4 6 (8.96%) Wireless
5 5 (7.46%) VPN
6 3 (4.48%) DNS
6 3 (4.48%) SAN
6 3 (4.48%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.99%) Internet
8 1 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MSI
General
1 8 (11.94%) Telecoms
1 8 (11.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (46.27%) Analyst
2 17 (25.37%) Desktop Support
3 14 (20.90%) Support Analyst
4 13 (19.40%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (17.91%) Service Analyst
5 12 (17.91%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (16.42%) Support Engineer
7 9 (13.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 9 (13.43%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (11.94%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 8 (11.94%) Desktop Analyst
9 7 (10.45%) Help Desk Analyst
10 6 (8.96%) Field Engineer
11 5 (7.46%) Rollout Engineer
11 5 (7.46%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 5 (7.46%) Help Desk Support
12 4 (5.97%) 1st Line Support
13 3 (4.48%) Technical Support
13 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 3 (4.48%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.99%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.49%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.40%) Blackberry
2 8 (11.94%) iPhone
2 8 (11.94%) iPad
3 5 (7.46%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.99%) FMCG
5 2 (2.99%) BYOD
6 1 (1.49%) NHS
6 1 (1.49%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 67 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (25.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (20.90%) Windows XP
4 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (16.42%) Windows 8
6 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (8.96%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.99%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.49%) Linux
9 1 (1.49%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) ITIL
2 9 (13.43%) Migration
3 6 (8.96%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.97%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (5.97%) Change Control
4 4 (5.97%) Service Management
5 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
5 3 (4.48%) Change Management
5 3 (4.48%) CAD
5 3 (4.48%) Project Management
6 2 (2.99%) Network Management
7 1 (1.49%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.49%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.49%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.97%) MCP
3 3 (4.48%) MCSE
3 3 (4.48%) CCNA
3 3 (4.48%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (4.48%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.49%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.96%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (55.22%) Active Directory
2 6 (8.96%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.46%) BitLocker
4 3 (4.48%) XenApp
4 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.48%) Terminal Server
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (11.94%) SCCM
2 2 (2.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (2.99%) ARCserve
2 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.49%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 26 (38.81%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.39%) Citrix
3 10 (14.93%) VMware
4 9 (13.43%) Cisco
5 6 (8.96%) Remedy
6 5 (7.46%) HP
7 4 (5.97%) Sophos
8 3 (4.48%) Wyse
8 3 (4.48%) Mapinfo
8 3 (4.48%) Symantec
8 3 (4.48%) Adobe
8 3 (4.48%) Altiris
8 3 (4.48%) Google
8 3 (4.48%) MobileIron
9 2 (2.99%) CA
10 1 (1.49%) NetApp
10 1 (1.49%) McAfee
10 1 (1.49%) Avaya
10 1 (1.49%) Juniper
10 1 (1.49%) Alcatel-Lucent
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