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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 26 33 16
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 51 26 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.48% 4.35% 7.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.25% 14.05% 25.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 12 21
Average daily rate
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£130 £190 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £161 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £199 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £201 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -27.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 4
Average hourly rate £12.40 £14.00 £28.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -50.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.20 £12.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.39 £17.13 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.04 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.27% -12.25%
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
202 185 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.67% 30.94% 29.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 94 81
Average daily rate £190 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £176 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 57
Average hourly rate £36.75 £14.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+153.44% -58.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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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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 +7 25 £100 -39.39% 4
Cambridge +5 17 £163 -14.47% 4
Huntingdon - 2 £300 -
Chatteris - - - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (41.84%) Active Directory
3 40 (40.82%) Microsoft
4 38 (38.78%) MS Office
5 29 (29.59%) WAN
5 29 (29.59%) Finance
6 27 (27.55%) LAN
7 26 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (25.51%) TCP/IP
9 24 (24.49%) Windows XP
10 21 (21.43%) Telecoms
10 21 (21.43%) ITIL
11 19 (19.39%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
12 16 (16.33%) Windows 8
13 15 (15.31%) Lync
14 14 (14.29%) Citrix
15 13 (13.27%) SCCM
16 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (12.24%) Avaya
17 10 (10.20%) DNS
17 10 (10.20%) MS Exchange
17 10 (10.20%) DHCP
18 9 (9.18%) Blackberry
18 9 (9.18%) Polycom
19 8 (8.16%) Remedy
19 8 (8.16%) Cisco
19 8 (8.16%) SAN
19 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
20 7 (7.14%) Service Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 15 (15.31%) Lync
2 10 (10.20%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.02%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 38 (38.78%) MS Office
2 16 (16.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.02%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.59%) WAN
2 27 (27.55%) LAN
3 25 (25.51%) TCP/IP
4 10 (10.20%) DNS
4 10 (10.20%) DHCP
5 8 (8.16%) SAN
6 5 (5.10%) VPN
7 2 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (2.04%) Firewall
7 2 (2.04%) Wireless
7 2 (2.04%) IPv6
8 1 (1.02%) HTTP
8 1 (1.02%) VoIP
8 1 (1.02%) Internet
8 1 (1.02%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) Hadoop
1 2 (2.04%) Oracle Exadata
1 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MSI
2 2 (2.04%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.02%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.02%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 29 (29.59%) Finance
2 21 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.04%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.02%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Analyst
2 22 (22.45%) Support Engineer
3 17 (17.35%) Service Analyst
3 17 (17.35%) Service Desk Analyst
4 16 (16.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 12 (12.24%) Desktop Support
6 9 (9.18%) Support Analyst
6 9 (9.18%) Desktop Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Deployment Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Field Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (5.10%) IT Support
9 4 (4.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Citrix Support
9 4 (4.08%) Technical Support
9 4 (4.08%) Server Support
9 4 (4.08%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.08%) Network Support
9 4 (4.08%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.02%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (9.18%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.14%) Smartphone
4 3 (3.06%) NHS
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.04%) FMCG
5 2 (2.04%) CCTV
5 2 (2.04%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.02%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.02%) GIS
6 1 (1.02%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 98 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (26.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (24.49%) Windows XP
4 16 (16.33%) Windows 8
5 12 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.10%) Mac OS X
7 5 (5.10%) Windows Vista
8 3 (3.06%) Linux
9 2 (2.04%) Android
10 1 (1.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (21.43%) ITIL
2 7 (7.14%) Service Management
3 5 (5.10%) Migration
4 4 (4.08%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.04%) Software Deployment
6 2 (2.04%) Project Management
6 2 (2.04%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.02%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.02%) ITSM
7 1 (1.02%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.02%) Asset Management
7 1 (1.02%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.02%) Change Control
7 1 (1.02%) Computer Architecture
7 1 (1.02%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (1.02%) Network Management
7 1 (1.02%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.10%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (1.02%) SQL
3 1 (1.02%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) Degree
1 4 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.04%) MCSE
3 2 (2.04%) MCP
4 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.02%) MCSD
4 1 (1.02%) MCSA
4 1 (1.02%) MOS
4 1 (1.02%) MCTS
4 1 (1.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (41.84%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (13.27%) SCCM
2 3 (3.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.04%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.04%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.04%) SCOM
3 2 (2.04%) SCVMM
3 2 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.02%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 40 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.29%) Citrix
3 12 (12.24%) Avaya
4 9 (9.18%) Polycom
5 8 (8.16%) Remedy
5 8 (8.16%) Cisco
6 6 (6.12%) HP
7 5 (5.10%) Dell
8 4 (4.08%) Symantec
9 3 (3.06%) VMware
10 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.04%) MobileIron
10 2 (2.04%) BMC
10 2 (2.04%) Nokia
10 2 (2.04%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.04%) Apple
10 2 (2.04%) Sophos
10 2 (2.04%) Oracle
11 1 (1.02%) McAfee
11 1 (1.02%) Lotus
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