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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 42 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 31 50 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.93% 6.61% 6.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.40% 22.52% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 15
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£225 £189 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.20% -16.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £125 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £375 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 11
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £23.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
250 222 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 31.69% 29.33% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 98 62
Average daily rate £350 £325 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +6.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £149 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 31 44
Average hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £31.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 16 £225 +28.57% 1
Cambridge -19 10 £300 +24.35% 3
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (65.15%) Active Directory
3 25 (37.88%) ITIL
4 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
4 23 (34.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (30.30%) MS Exchange
6 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 18 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (25.76%) Cisco
7 17 (25.76%) MS Office
7 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
9 13 (19.70%) Hyper-V
9 13 (19.70%) Citrix
10 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 12 (18.18%) VMware
10 12 (18.18%) Windows 8
11 11 (16.67%) Wireless
11 11 (16.67%) Firewall
11 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 11 (16.67%) HP Storage
11 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 11 (16.67%) HP
11 11 (16.67%) Blackberry
12 10 (15.15%) Change Control
12 10 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
13 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (13.64%) SCCM
13 9 (13.64%) Mac OS X
13 9 (13.64%) LAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 20 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 18 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.52%) Lync
6 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (25.76%) MS Office
2 12 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) Firewall
1 11 (16.67%) Wireless
2 9 (13.64%) LAN
3 8 (12.12%) WAN
3 8 (12.12%) SAN
4 6 (9.09%) VPN
5 5 (7.58%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.55%) DNS
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (1.52%) WebEx
7 1 (1.52%) Intranet
7 1 (1.52%) Internet
7 1 (1.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 11 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (13.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MSI
General
1 1 (1.52%) Finance
1 1 (1.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (54.55%) Analyst
2 18 (27.27%) Desktop Support
2 18 (27.27%) Support Analyst
3 13 (19.70%) Support Engineer
4 11 (16.67%) Service Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (15.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Desktop Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (10.61%) Help Desk Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) Desktop Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (7.58%) Help Desk Support Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
10 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 3 (4.55%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.52%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 11 (16.67%) HP Storage
2 8 (12.12%) iPhone
2 8 (12.12%) iPad
3 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.55%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (3.03%) NHS
5 1 (1.52%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.52%) Clustering
5 1 (1.52%) CMDB
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (34.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (25.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 9 (13.64%) Mac OS X
7 7 (10.61%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.06%) Linux
9 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
9 1 (1.52%) UNIX
9 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (37.88%) ITIL
2 10 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (15.15%) Change Control
3 7 (10.61%) Network Management
4 5 (7.58%) Migration
4 5 (7.58%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.55%) Change Management
6 3 (4.55%) Project Management
6 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.55%) CAD
6 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.03%) Service Management
8 1 (1.52%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.52%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.52%) CRM
8 1 (1.52%) Software Testing
8 1 (1.52%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.58%) MCSE
3 4 (6.06%) MCP
4 3 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (4.55%) CCNA
4 3 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.55%) PMP
4 3 (4.55%) PMI Certification
5 2 (3.03%) MCSA
6 1 (1.52%) MOS
6 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.52%) MCDST
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (65.15%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.70%) Hyper-V
3 3 (4.55%) XenApp
3 3 (4.55%) XenDesktop
3 3 (4.55%) Terminal Server
3 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.52%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) SCCM
2 7 (10.61%) ARCserve
3 3 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.03%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.52%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.52%) SCOM
5 1 (1.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 17 (25.76%) Cisco
3 13 (19.70%) Citrix
4 12 (18.18%) VMware
5 11 (16.67%) HP
6 7 (10.61%) CA
7 6 (9.09%) Remedy
8 3 (4.55%) Sophos
8 3 (4.55%) Wyse
8 3 (4.55%) MobileIron
8 3 (4.55%) Mapinfo
8 3 (4.55%) Symantec
8 3 (4.55%) Adobe
8 3 (4.55%) Altiris
8 3 (4.55%) Google
9 1 (1.52%) LANDesk
9 1 (1.52%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.52%) Aruba
9 1 (1.52%) Lumension
9 1 (1.52%) Exinda
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