The table below looks at the statistics for Windows skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 9 6 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 60 87 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.63% 14.60% 13.04%
As % of the Operating Systems category 48.78% 69.05% 64.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 34 36
Median daily rate £303 £276 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.50% +0.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £162 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £443 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 23
Median hourly rate £16.68 £17.50 £12.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% +43.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.93 £10.50 £11.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £59.50 £37.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +6.89%

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
123 126 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.84% 21.14% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 53 54
Median daily rate £350 £278 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.12% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £165 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £515 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 32
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £60.00 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Windows
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Windows as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows across the Cambridgeshire region.

Windows Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Windows Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Windows
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows across the Cambridgeshire region.

Windows Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Windows
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +1 41 £305 +8.92% 30
Huntingdon +1 4 £130 - 1
Peterborough -14 4 £145 -38.94% 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows.

1 46 (35.38%) Active Directory
2 44 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 44 (33.85%) Windows 7
3 38 (29.23%) Linux
4 34 (26.15%) Windows Server
5 29 (22.31%) MS Excel
6 28 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (19.23%) ITIL
8 24 (18.46%) VMware
9 22 (16.92%) MS Office
10 18 (13.85%) C#
10 18 (13.85%) SQL
10 18 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (10.77%) Windows 10
11 14 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (10.77%) Project Management
12 13 (10.00%) Migration
12 13 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 13 (10.00%) Office 365
13 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (9.23%) Mac OS X
13 12 (9.23%) MS Exchange
14 11 (8.46%) LAN
14 11 (8.46%) Citrix
14 11 (8.46%) MCSE
15 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (7.69%) PRINCE2
15 10 (7.69%) .NET
15 10 (7.69%) SharePoint

Windows
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 10 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.92%) Skype for Business
4 6 (4.62%) IIS
5 5 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.54%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.77%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.77%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.77%) nginx
Applications
1 29 (22.31%) MS Excel
2 22 (16.92%) MS Office
3 1 (0.77%) MS Project
3 1 (0.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.77%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.00%) Office 365
2 12 (9.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.38%) IaaS
4 6 (4.62%) PaaS
5 4 (3.08%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.46%) LAN
2 10 (7.69%) DNS
2 10 (7.69%) VPN
3 9 (6.92%) DHCP
4 7 (5.38%) TCP/IP
5 6 (4.62%) HTTP
5 6 (4.62%) WAN
6 5 (3.85%) VoIP
6 5 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (3.08%) Firewall
7 4 (3.08%) Internet
7 4 (3.08%) Skype
8 3 (2.31%) LDAP
8 3 (2.31%) Network Security
9 2 (1.54%) ADSL
9 2 (1.54%) SAN
9 2 (1.54%) WebEx
10 1 (0.77%) AMQP
10 1 (0.77%) NAS
10 1 (0.77%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.62%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.08%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.31%) LabVIEW
2 3 (2.31%) TeamCity
3 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.54%) JMeter
3 2 (1.54%) Selenium
3 2 (1.54%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.77%) Hudson
4 1 (0.77%) JIRA
4 1 (0.77%) Subversion
4 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.31%) Finance
3 2 (1.54%) Dutch Language
3 2 (1.54%) German Language
3 2 (1.54%) Legal
3 2 (1.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.54%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.77%) Electronics
4 1 (0.77%) Local Government
4 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (16.15%) Analyst
2 18 (13.85%) Support Engineer
3 13 (10.00%) Developer
4 12 (9.23%) IT Support
4 12 (9.23%) Service Analyst
4 12 (9.23%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (8.46%) Desktop Support
5 11 (8.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (6.92%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.92%) IT Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) Support Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Architect
9 7 (5.38%) IT Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) IT Support Analyst
9 7 (5.38%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.69%) .NET
1 10 (7.69%) REST
2 6 (4.62%) Node.js
3 4 (3.08%) HTML
3 4 (3.08%) WCF
3 4 (3.08%) X-Windows
4 3 (2.31%) Django
4 3 (2.31%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (2.31%) Web Services
5 2 (1.54%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.54%) WinForms
5 2 (1.54%) WPF
6 1 (0.77%) Celery
6 1 (0.77%) JSON
6 1 (0.77%) Middleware
6 1 (0.77%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.77%) SAP XI
6 1 (0.77%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.38%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.08%) User Experience
4 3 (2.31%) Clustering
4 3 (2.31%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.31%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.31%) VxBlock/Vblock
5 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.54%) NHS
6 1 (0.77%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.77%) Handset
6 1 (0.77%) iPad
6 1 (0.77%) iPhone
6 1 (0.77%) Life Science
6 1 (0.77%) PKI
6 1 (0.77%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 44 (33.85%) Windows 7
2 38 (29.23%) Linux
3 34 (26.15%) Windows Server
4 28 (21.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (10.77%) Windows 10
7 12 (9.23%) Mac OS X
8 10 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (5.38%) Ubuntu
10 6 (4.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (4.62%) Unix
11 5 (3.85%) Windows XP
12 4 (3.08%) Windows 8
13 3 (2.31%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.77%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (19.23%) ITIL
2 14 (10.77%) Project Management
3 13 (10.00%) Migration
3 13 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (7.69%) PRINCE2
5 9 (6.92%) Data Migration
5 9 (6.92%) Risk Management
6 6 (4.62%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (4.62%) E-Commerce
6 6 (4.62%) PRINCE
7 5 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (3.85%) MVC
7 5 (3.85%) Requirements Management
7 5 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (3.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 4 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.08%) CRM
8 4 (3.08%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.08%) Software Distribution
9 3 (2.31%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.85%) C#
1 18 (13.85%) SQL
2 8 (6.15%) C
2 8 (6.15%) Java
2 8 (6.15%) Python
3 7 (5.38%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.85%) PowerShell
5 4 (3.08%) C++
6 3 (2.31%) PHP
6 3 (2.31%) Ruby
7 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.77%) Go
7 1 (0.77%) Perl
7 1 (0.77%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.77%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (10.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (8.46%) MCSE
3 9 (6.92%) Security Cleared
4 8 (6.15%) Degree
5 7 (5.38%) DV Cleared
6 6 (4.62%) MCITP
7 4 (3.08%) A+ Certification
7 4 (3.08%) MCP
8 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.31%) MCSA
8 3 (2.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (1.54%) CCNA
9 2 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.54%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.77%) CISM
10 1 (0.77%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.77%) OCA
10 1 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.38%) JSP 440
1 7 (5.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) GAMP
2 1 (0.77%) GxP
System Software
1 46 (35.38%) Active Directory
2 14 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.62%) Docker
5 5 (3.85%) XenApp
6 2 (1.54%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.54%) vSphere
7 1 (0.77%) Firmware
7 1 (0.77%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (7.69%) SCCM
2 5 (3.85%) DameWare
3 3 (2.31%) WSUS
4 2 (1.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.77%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.77%) Consul
5 1 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.77%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.77%) SCOM
5 1 (0.77%) SCSM
Vendors
1 44 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.46%) VMware
3 11 (8.46%) Citrix
4 6 (4.62%) Dell
4 6 (4.62%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.85%) LANDesk
6 4 (3.08%) Cisco
7 3 (2.31%) Lotus
8 2 (1.54%) Apple
8 2 (1.54%) Avaya
8 2 (1.54%) EMC
8 2 (1.54%) HP
8 2 (1.54%) IBM
8 2 (1.54%) Oracle
8 2 (1.54%) SAP
8 2 (1.54%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.77%) Intel
9 1 (0.77%) Kaspersky
9 1 (0.77%) MobileIron
9 1 (0.77%) Veeam
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