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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 28 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 40 35 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.34% 4.99% 6.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 17.47% 18.72% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 16 11
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£200 £215 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% -3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £133 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
- -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 12
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.25 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.66% -37.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.25 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £23.45 £34.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.42 £15.00 £14.81
% change year-on-year
-3.85% +1.26%
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
229 187 177
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.57% 26.64% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 78 51
Average daily rate £325 £315 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £160 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 31 46
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +6 17 £225 +18.42%
Cambridge +2 16 £175 -45.31% 2
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (61.29%) Active Directory
3 24 (38.71%) ITIL
4 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
5 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (29.03%) MS Office
7 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (24.19%) MS Exchange
7 15 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (20.97%) Cisco
9 13 (20.97%) Citrix
10 12 (19.35%) Windows 8
11 11 (17.74%) Blackberry
11 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
11 11 (17.74%) VMware
11 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (16.13%) Hyper-V
13 9 (14.52%) Windows XP
13 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
13 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 9 (14.52%) Firewall
13 9 (14.52%) Wireless
14 8 (12.90%) SCCM
14 8 (12.90%) Change Control
14 8 (12.90%) iPhone
14 8 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
14 8 (12.90%) iPad
14 8 (12.90%) WAN
14 8 (12.90%) HP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 15 (24.19%) MS Exchange
1 15 (24.19%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (9.68%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.84%) Lync
5 2 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) MS Office
2 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) Firewall
1 9 (14.52%) Wireless
2 8 (12.90%) WAN
3 7 (11.29%) LAN
4 6 (9.68%) SAN
5 5 (8.06%) VPN
6 4 (6.45%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.84%) DNS
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (3.23%) Internet
9 1 (1.61%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server
1 9 (14.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) MSI
General
1 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Analyst
2 17 (27.42%) Desktop Support
3 15 (24.19%) Support Analyst
4 13 (20.97%) Support Engineer
5 10 (16.13%) Desktop Engineer
5 10 (16.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 10 (16.13%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) Service Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (11.29%) Help Desk Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) Help Desk Support Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) Help Desk Support
9 3 (4.84%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) IT Support
9 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.61%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) Blackberry
2 8 (12.90%) iPhone
2 8 (12.90%) iPad
3 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.61%) BYOD
5 1 (1.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 62 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (24.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (19.35%) Windows 8
6 9 (14.52%) Windows XP
7 8 (12.90%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.84%) Linux
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.71%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) Change Control
2 8 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (9.68%) Migration
4 5 (8.06%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.06%) Network Management
5 4 (6.45%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.84%) Project Management
6 3 (4.84%) Change Management
6 3 (4.84%) CAD
6 3 (4.84%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.23%) Service Management
8 1 (1.61%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.61%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.61%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.61%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.45%) MCP
3 3 (4.84%) MCSE
3 3 (4.84%) CCNA
3 3 (4.84%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.61%) MCSA
4 1 (1.61%) MCTS
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
4 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.13%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.84%) Terminal Server
3 3 (4.84%) XenApp
3 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
4 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) SCCM
2 5 (8.06%) ARCserve
3 2 (3.23%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.23%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.61%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 22 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.97%) Cisco
2 13 (20.97%) Citrix
3 11 (17.74%) VMware
4 8 (12.90%) HP
5 5 (8.06%) Remedy
5 5 (8.06%) CA
6 4 (6.45%) Sophos
7 3 (4.84%) Symantec
7 3 (4.84%) Mapinfo
7 3 (4.84%) Adobe
7 3 (4.84%) Google
7 3 (4.84%) Altiris
7 3 (4.84%) Wyse
7 3 (4.84%) MobileIron
8 1 (1.61%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.61%) McAfee
8 1 (1.61%) Juniper
8 1 (1.61%) NetApp
8 1 (1.61%) Alcatel-Lucent