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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 26 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.22% 4.68% 3.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.98% 17.00% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 13
Average daily rate £135 £165 £218
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -24.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £104 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £247 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £212 £218 £210
% change year-on-year
-2.41% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 19 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -26.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
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
186 200 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.19% 27.55% 24.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 90 68
Average daily rate £388 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 42 30
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -39.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.90 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
Cambridge -4 17 £150 -14.28% 5
Peterborough +1 7 £150 -8.81%
Huntingdon -5 1 - -
St Neots - 1 £118 -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
3 30 (60.00%) MS Office
4 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (42.00%) ITIL
6 19 (38.00%) Windows XP
7 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
8 14 (28.00%) SLA
9 13 (26.00%) Apple
10 12 (24.00%) Windows 8
11 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (22.00%) MCSE
11 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
12 9 (18.00%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (18.00%) Apple iOS
12 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
13 8 (16.00%) SCCM
14 7 (14.00%) Service Management
14 7 (14.00%) Blackberry
14 7 (14.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 7 (14.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (14.00%) Windows Vista
14 7 (14.00%) Mac OS
14 7 (14.00%) Software Deployment
15 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
15 6 (12.00%) VMware
15 6 (12.00%) Information Security
15 6 (12.00%) LAN
16 5 (10.00%) WAN
16 5 (10.00%) DNS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (8.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (60.00%) MS Office
2 15 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (4.00%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) LAN
2 5 (10.00%) DNS
2 5 (10.00%) WAN
3 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.00%) VoIP
4 2 (4.00%) Wireless
5 1 (2.00%) Firewall
5 1 (2.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.00%) SAN
5 1 (2.00%) Skype
5 1 (2.00%) VPN
5 1 (2.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) GIS
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Desktop Support
2 13 (26.00%) Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Support Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 9 (18.00%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (18.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) Support Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Service Analyst
7 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Active Directory Support
8 3 (6.00%) IT Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) IT Support
8 3 (6.00%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (12.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.00%) CCTV
4 2 (4.00%) Hedge funds
4 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.00%) BYOD
5 1 (2.00%) Handset
5 1 (2.00%) HP Storage
5 1 (2.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (38.00%) Windows XP
3 12 (24.00%) Windows 8
4 9 (18.00%) Apple iOS
5 7 (14.00%) Mac OS
5 7 (14.00%) Windows Vista
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.00%) Linux
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Service Management
2 7 (14.00%) Software Deployment
3 6 (12.00%) Information Security
4 5 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 5 (10.00%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.00%) Asset Management
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.00%) ITSM
6 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.00%) Migration
7 1 (2.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.00%) Change Control
7 1 (2.00%) Network Management
7 1 (2.00%) Network Optimisation
7 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.00%) Test Planning
7 1 (2.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) C
2 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) MCSE
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (18.00%) ITIL Certification
2 9 (18.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (28.00%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) SCCM
2 7 (14.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (6.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (4.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (26.00%) Apple
3 6 (12.00%) VMware
4 5 (10.00%) Cisco
4 5 (10.00%) Citrix
5 4 (8.00%) HP
5 4 (8.00%) Symantec
6 3 (6.00%) Altiris
6 3 (6.00%) BMC
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle
6 3 (6.00%) Remedy
7 2 (4.00%) Avaya
7 2 (4.00%) WorldPay
8 1 (2.00%) arcserve
8 1 (2.00%) CA
8 1 (2.00%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.00%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.00%) ServiceNow
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