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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 35 45 27
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 25 12 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.72% 2.11% 5.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.61% 7.89% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 18
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£110 £235 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.19% +9.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £185 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £248 £329
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
- -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 8
Average hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £28.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -68.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £9.00 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £9.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-7.93% -0.85%
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
142 152 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.13% 26.71% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 75 89
Average daily rate £275 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 25 40
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £24.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -38.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £42.50 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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 4 March 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 4 March 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
Peterborough +7 20 £110 -53.19%
Cambridge - 2 - - 2
Huntingdon - 2 £300 - 1
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 39 (48.75%) Active Directory
3 38 (47.50%) Microsoft
4 34 (42.50%) ITIL
5 27 (33.75%) MS Office
6 22 (27.50%) Finance
7 21 (26.25%) Windows XP
8 19 (23.75%) Citrix
9 16 (20.00%) WAN
10 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (17.50%) Blackberry
11 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
11 14 (17.50%) Windows 8
12 13 (16.25%) LAN
12 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
12 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
13 12 (15.00%) Telecoms
14 11 (13.75%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (13.75%) Remedy
15 9 (11.25%) VMware
15 9 (11.25%) SCCM
15 9 (11.25%) Lync
15 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
15 9 (11.25%) SLA
15 9 (11.25%) Cisco
16 8 (10.00%) Service Management
16 8 (10.00%) Migration
17 7 (8.75%) iPhone
17 7 (8.75%) iPad

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.25%) Lync
2 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 27 (33.75%) MS Office
2 13 (16.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.00%) WAN
2 13 (16.25%) LAN
2 13 (16.25%) TCP/IP
3 6 (7.50%) VPN
4 5 (6.25%) DNS
5 2 (2.50%) Wireless
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (2.50%) Firewall
5 2 (2.50%) DHCP
6 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.25%) MSI
General
1 22 (27.50%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (41.25%) Analyst
2 18 (22.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 17 (21.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 17 (21.25%) Service Analyst
4 16 (20.00%) Desktop Support
5 15 (18.75%) Support Analyst
6 13 (16.25%) Support Engineer
7 10 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
8 8 (10.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 8 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 8 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Field Engineer
10 5 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
10 5 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
10 5 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
11 4 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 4 (5.00%) Deployment Engineer
11 4 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.25%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.50%) Blackberry
2 11 (13.75%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (8.75%) iPhone
3 7 (8.75%) iPad
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.50%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.50%) CCTV
5 2 (2.50%) FMCG
6 1 (1.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (26.25%) Windows XP
3 15 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (17.50%) Windows 8
5 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (7.50%) Mac OS X
7 4 (5.00%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.50%) Android
8 2 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (42.50%) ITIL
2 8 (10.00%) Service Management
2 8 (10.00%) Migration
3 6 (7.50%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (5.00%) Project Management
5 3 (3.75%) CAD
5 3 (3.75%) Change Management
5 3 (3.75%) Problem Management
6 2 (2.50%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (2.50%) Change Control
6 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.25%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.25%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.00%) MCP
3 3 (3.75%) CCNA
3 3 (3.75%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.75%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.75%) MCSE
3 3 (3.75%) Degree
3 3 (3.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (2.50%) VCP4
4 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.25%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (48.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.75%) Terminal Server
2 3 (3.75%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.75%) XenApp
2 3 (3.75%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (11.25%) SCCM
2 3 (3.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (2.50%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 38 (47.50%) Microsoft
2 19 (23.75%) Citrix
3 11 (13.75%) Remedy
4 9 (11.25%) VMware
4 9 (11.25%) Cisco
5 6 (7.50%) HP
6 5 (6.25%) Avaya
6 5 (6.25%) Sophos
6 5 (6.25%) MobileIron
7 4 (5.00%) Polycom
7 4 (5.00%) Symantec
7 4 (5.00%) Dell
8 3 (3.75%) Adobe
8 3 (3.75%) Mapinfo
8 3 (3.75%) Google
8 3 (3.75%) Wyse
8 3 (3.75%) ServiceNow
9 2 (2.50%) Altiris
9 2 (2.50%) Oracle
9 2 (2.50%) BMC