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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 36 38 28
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 31 17 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.25% 3.28% 5.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.82% 10.97% 18.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 18
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.80% +4.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £165 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £241 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £260
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 4
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -53.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.12 £9.60 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £17.24 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -3.33%
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
174 155 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.87% 29.87% 29.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 85 82
Average daily rate £194 £325 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.30% +7.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £214 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 28 43
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -57.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -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 30 January 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 30 January 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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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 +1 24 £110 -53.19% 1
Cambridge -5 4 £155 -18.42% 5
Huntingdon - 1 £300 -
Chatteris - - - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (45.57%) Active Directory
3 35 (44.30%) Microsoft
4 28 (35.44%) ITIL
5 26 (32.91%) MS Office
6 22 (27.85%) Windows XP
6 22 (27.85%) Finance
7 18 (22.78%) WAN
8 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (18.99%) LAN
9 13 (16.46%) TCP/IP
9 13 (16.46%) Citrix
9 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
10 12 (15.19%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (15.19%) Blackberry
10 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
10 12 (15.19%) Windows 8
11 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
12 9 (11.39%) Lync
13 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (10.13%) DNS
13 8 (10.13%) Migration
14 7 (8.86%) Service Management
14 7 (8.86%) SCCM
14 7 (8.86%) Cisco
14 7 (8.86%) Remedy
15 6 (7.59%) SLA
15 6 (7.59%) HP
15 6 (7.59%) Mac OS X
15 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (13.92%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.39%) Lync
3 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (32.91%) MS Office
2 12 (15.19%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.27%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (22.78%) WAN
2 15 (18.99%) LAN
3 13 (16.46%) TCP/IP
4 8 (10.13%) DNS
5 5 (6.33%) DHCP
6 4 (5.06%) VPN
7 3 (3.80%) SAN
8 2 (2.53%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (2.53%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (2.53%) Firewall
8 2 (2.53%) Wireless
9 1 (1.27%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.27%) IPv6
9 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.27%) MSI
General
1 22 (27.85%) Finance
2 13 (16.46%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (37.97%) Analyst
2 16 (20.25%) Service Desk Analyst
2 16 (20.25%) Service Analyst
3 15 (18.99%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (16.46%) Desktop Support
4 13 (16.46%) Support Analyst
5 11 (13.92%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (8.86%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (7.59%) Field Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Deployment Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) 1st Line Support
10 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
10 4 (5.06%) Citrix Support
10 4 (5.06%) Rollout Engineer
11 3 (3.80%) Help Desk Support
11 3 (3.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.27%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.19%) Video Conferencing
1 12 (15.19%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.53%) iPad
2 2 (2.53%) FMCG
2 2 (2.53%) iPhone
2 2 (2.53%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.53%) CCTV
3 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (27.85%) Windows XP
3 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (15.19%) Windows 8
5 8 (10.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (7.59%) Mac OS X
6 6 (7.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.06%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.53%) Linux
8 2 (2.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) ITIL
2 8 (10.13%) Migration
3 7 (8.86%) Service Management
4 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.53%) Project Management
5 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (2.53%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (2.53%) Software Deployment
5 2 (2.53%) Change Control
6 1 (1.27%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.27%) Asset Management
6 1 (1.27%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.27%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.53%) Shell Script
1 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (3.80%) Degree
1 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (2.53%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) MCTS
3 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) MCSE
3 1 (1.27%) MCP
3 1 (1.27%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (45.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.80%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.86%) SCCM
2 3 (3.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.80%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.53%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.27%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.27%) SCOM
4 1 (1.27%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 35 (44.30%) Microsoft
2 13 (16.46%) Citrix
3 7 (8.86%) Cisco
3 7 (8.86%) Remedy
4 6 (7.59%) HP
5 5 (6.33%) Avaya
5 5 (6.33%) Symantec
6 4 (5.06%) Dell
6 4 (5.06%) VMware
6 4 (5.06%) Polycom
7 2 (2.53%) Sophos
7 2 (2.53%) BMC
7 2 (2.53%) Oracle
7 2 (2.53%) Altiris
7 2 (2.53%) MobileIron
7 2 (2.53%) ServiceNow
8 1 (1.27%) Computacenter
8 1 (1.27%) Juniper
8 1 (1.27%) Apple
8 1 (1.27%) CheckPoint
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