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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 21 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 63 46 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 7.63% 6.44% 5.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.03% 25.14% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 7
Average daily rate
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£130 £238 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.26% -21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £202 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £350 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 15
Average hourly rate £13.00 £17.75 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.76% -47.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £13.56 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £22.50 £82.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
242 183 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.30% 25.63% 32.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 59 98
Average daily rate £330 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £208 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 45 84
Average hourly rate £14.50 £19.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.64% -30.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.05 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +6 31 £153 -32.22% 4
Peterborough 0 15 £130 -40.57%
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Windows 7
East of England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 40 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 22 (24.44%) Cisco
7 20 (22.22%) Windows XP
7 20 (22.22%) MS Office
8 19 (21.11%) MS Exchange
8 19 (21.11%) LAN
8 19 (21.11%) WAN
8 19 (21.11%) HP
9 18 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 18 (20.00%) Citrix
10 17 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2003
10 17 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 15 (16.67%) Migration
11 15 (16.67%) ITIL
12 14 (15.56%) MS Excel
12 14 (15.56%) Finance
13 13 (14.44%) Firewall
13 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
13 13 (14.44%) Hyper-V
14 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (13.33%) Wireless
14 12 (13.33%) VMware
15 11 (12.22%) Telecoms
15 11 (12.22%) Video Conferencing
15 11 (12.22%) SCCM
16 10 (11.11%) PowerShell

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 19 (21.11%) MS Exchange
2 17 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2003
2 17 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.00%) Lync
4 4 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (22.22%) MS Office
2 14 (15.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.11%) LAN
1 19 (21.11%) WAN
2 18 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (14.44%) Firewall
4 12 (13.33%) Wireless
5 10 (11.11%) DNS
5 10 (11.11%) DHCP
5 10 (11.11%) SAN
6 9 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (4.44%) Internet
8 3 (3.33%) Network Security
8 3 (3.33%) VoIP
9 2 (2.22%) VPN
9 2 (2.22%) IPv6
9 2 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.11%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.11%) Intranet
10 1 (1.11%) HTTP
10 1 (1.11%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.22%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MSI
2 3 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.22%) InstallShield
3 2 (2.22%) AdminStudio
3 2 (2.22%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Analyst
2 18 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 15 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (14.44%) Support Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Desktop Support
5 9 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Applications Packager
7 6 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 6 (6.67%) Service Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Deployment Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Technical Support Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Server Support
9 4 (4.44%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.44%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.22%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (6.67%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.44%) Thin Client
3 4 (4.44%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.44%) CCTV
4 3 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.33%) NHS
5 1 (1.11%) iPhone
5 1 (1.11%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 40 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 20 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (10.00%) Windows 8
7 8 (8.89%) Linux
8 6 (6.67%) Windows Vista
9 2 (2.22%) UNIX
10 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 2000
10 1 (1.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.67%) Migration
1 15 (16.67%) ITIL
2 8 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (8.89%) Change Control
3 5 (5.56%) Service Management
4 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.33%) Network Management
6 2 (2.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.22%) Incident Management
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Architecture
7 1 (1.11%) Test Scripting
7 1 (1.11%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.11%) Data Migration
7 1 (1.11%) Software Distribution
7 1 (1.11%) Project Management
7 1 (1.11%) ITSM
7 1 (1.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.89%) VBScript
3 7 (7.78%) VB
4 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (3.33%) Degree
3 2 (2.22%) MOS
3 2 (2.22%) MCSE
3 2 (2.22%) MCSA
3 2 (2.22%) MCP
3 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.22%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.44%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (8.89%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (12.22%) SCCM
2 3 (3.33%) ARCserve
3 2 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (2.22%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.22%) SCOM
3 2 (2.22%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.11%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 22 (24.44%) Cisco
3 19 (21.11%) HP
4 18 (20.00%) Citrix
5 12 (13.33%) VMware
6 8 (8.89%) Avaya
7 7 (7.78%) Remedy
8 6 (6.67%) AppSense
9 5 (5.56%) Polycom
9 5 (5.56%) Oracle
9 5 (5.56%) BMC
10 3 (3.33%) Apple
10 3 (3.33%) CA
11 2 (2.22%) Altiris
11 2 (2.22%) Nokia
11 2 (2.22%) Lotus
11 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.22%) Symantec
12 1 (1.11%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.11%) Exinda
Cambridge
Volt
Rate: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 23 days ago