The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 44 28 42
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 27 29 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.77% 4.85% 3.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.70% 15.26% 10.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 10
Average daily rate £225 £150 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -41.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £113 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £323 £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 4
Average hourly rate £13.25 £20.00 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% +35.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.20 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.35 £35.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
172 190 238
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.02% 31.77% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 57 110
Average daily rate £300 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £145 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 52
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £38.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
East of England

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 17 April 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
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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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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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
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Vacancies
Peterborough -7 19 £221 +84.37% 2
Cambridge -10 5 £379 +102.00% 1
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
3 20 (42.55%) HP
3 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (40.43%) Hyper-V
4 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (38.30%) Cisco
5 18 (38.30%) MS Exchange
6 17 (36.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 17 (36.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 15 (31.91%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
7 15 (31.91%) Firewall
8 13 (27.66%) Wireless
8 13 (27.66%) Migration
8 13 (27.66%) ITIL
9 11 (23.40%) MS Office
9 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
10 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
11 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
11 6 (12.77%) LAN
11 6 (12.77%) WAN
12 5 (10.64%) VMware
13 4 (8.51%) Altiris
13 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (8.51%) Change Control
13 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
13 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
13 4 (8.51%) Mac OS X

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (38.30%) MS Exchange
2 17 (36.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 17 (36.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (8.51%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.38%) IIS
4 3 (6.38%) Lync
5 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.26%) JOnAS
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) MS Office
2 8 (17.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (6.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) Firewall
2 13 (27.66%) Wireless
3 11 (23.40%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (12.77%) LAN
4 6 (12.77%) WAN
5 3 (6.38%) DHCP
5 3 (6.38%) VoIP
5 3 (6.38%) DNS
5 3 (6.38%) SAN
5 3 (6.38%) Internet
6 2 (4.26%) Intranet
6 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MSI
1 1 (2.13%) InstallShield
1 1 (2.13%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.13%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Billing
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (40.43%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) 2nd Line Support
2 11 (23.40%) Technical Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Desktop Support
4 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Support Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Desktop Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (8.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Applications Packager
8 3 (6.38%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (6.38%) IT Support
8 3 (6.38%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Service Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
9 2 (4.26%) Trainer
9 2 (4.26%) IT Trainer
9 2 (4.26%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.13%) iPhone
2 1 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.13%) Replication
2 1 (2.13%) Smartphone
2 1 (2.13%) PDA
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 20 (42.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
5 4 (8.51%) Mac OS X
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.13%) VMS
7 1 (2.13%) Linux
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.66%) ITIL
1 13 (27.66%) Migration
2 4 (8.51%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (8.51%) Change Control
3 2 (4.26%) Network Management
3 2 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.13%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (61.70%) Active Directory
2 19 (40.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) Backup Exec
2 2 (4.26%) SCCM
2 2 (4.26%) ARCserve
3 1 (2.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (42.55%) HP
2 18 (38.30%) Cisco
3 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
4 5 (10.64%) VMware
5 4 (8.51%) Altiris
6 3 (6.38%) IBM
6 3 (6.38%) Red Gate
6 3 (6.38%) Dell
6 3 (6.38%) Citrix
7 2 (4.26%) CA
7 2 (4.26%) Exinda
7 2 (4.26%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.13%) Apple
8 1 (2.13%) Mercator
8 1 (2.13%) Remedy
8 1 (2.13%) Avaya
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