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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 7 5
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 78 80 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.27% 11.85% 18.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.55% 59.70% 68.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 85
Median daily rate £275 £190 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.73% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £107 £130 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £419 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £324 £301
% change year-on-year
+1.93% +7.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 26 19
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £12.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £10.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.50 £48.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
Windows
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
143 134 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.32% 19.85% 26.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 53 112
Median daily rate £330 £320 £184
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +74.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £160 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £418 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 30 36
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £50.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Windows Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +18 42 £350 +68.67% 51
Peterborough -9 14 £110 -36.78% 9
Huntingdon 0 5 £83 -26.66% 3
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 49 (34.27%) Active Directory
2 46 (32.17%) Windows 7
3 45 (31.47%) Microsoft
4 42 (29.37%) Linux
5 41 (28.67%) ITIL
6 38 (26.57%) Windows Server
7 32 (22.38%) VMware
8 30 (20.98%) MS Excel
9 28 (19.58%) SQL
10 27 (18.88%) MS Office
11 26 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
12 20 (13.99%) C#
13 19 (13.29%) SQL Server
13 19 (13.29%) Citrix
13 19 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (11.89%) MS Exchange
15 16 (11.19%) Windows Server 2012
15 16 (11.19%) Windows 10
16 13 (9.09%) Project Management
16 13 (9.09%) Mac OS X
16 13 (9.09%) DNS
16 13 (9.09%) Office 365
17 12 (8.39%) .NET
17 12 (8.39%) Unix
17 12 (8.39%) Software Engineering
18 11 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
18 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
18 11 (7.69%) VPN
18 11 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
19 10 (6.99%) PowerShell

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 17 (11.89%) MS Exchange
2 11 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (6.99%) SharePoint
4 9 (6.29%) IIS
5 5 (3.50%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.50%) Skype for Business
6 4 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.10%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.40%) Apache
8 2 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.40%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.70%) nginx
9 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.70%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (20.98%) MS Excel
2 27 (18.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.10%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.09%) Office 365
2 9 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.90%) IaaS
4 6 (4.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.09%) DNS
2 11 (7.69%) VPN
3 9 (6.29%) DHCP
4 8 (5.59%) SAN
5 7 (4.90%) LAN
5 7 (4.90%) VoIP
6 6 (4.20%) HTTP
6 6 (4.20%) TCP/IP
6 6 (4.20%) WAN
7 5 (3.50%) Firewall
7 5 (3.50%) LDAP
8 4 (2.80%) Internet
8 4 (2.80%) Network Security
9 3 (2.10%) Skype
9 3 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (1.40%) ADSL
10 2 (1.40%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.70%) AMQP
11 1 (0.70%) NAS
11 1 (0.70%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.50%) MongoDB
2 5 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.80%) NoSQL
3 4 (2.80%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.80%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (2.10%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.70%) MySQL
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 6 (4.20%) TeamCity
2 5 (3.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.80%) LabVIEW
4 3 (2.10%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.10%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.10%) JIRA
4 3 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.40%) JMeter
5 2 (1.40%) Selenium
5 2 (1.40%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.70%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.70%) Hudson
6 1 (0.70%) MSI
General
1 5 (3.50%) Finance
2 3 (2.10%) Banking
2 3 (2.10%) Retail
3 2 (1.40%) Advertising
3 2 (1.40%) Dutch Language
3 2 (1.40%) Electronics
3 2 (1.40%) German Language
3 2 (1.40%) Legal
3 2 (1.40%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.70%) Local Government
4 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.70%) Military
4 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (17.48%) Analyst
2 21 (14.69%) Support Engineer
3 15 (10.49%) Developer
3 15 (10.49%) Service Analyst
3 15 (10.49%) Service Desk Analyst
4 13 (9.09%) IT Support
5 12 (8.39%) Desktop Support
5 12 (8.39%) IT Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) Desktop Engineer
6 10 (6.99%) Windows Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) 1st Line Support
7 9 (6.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.29%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (5.59%) .NET Developer
8 8 (5.59%) Administrator
8 8 (5.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 7 (4.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (4.90%) C# Developer
9 7 (4.90%) Support Analyst
9 7 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.39%) .NET
2 8 (5.59%) REST
3 6 (4.20%) Node.js
4 5 (3.50%) Web Services
5 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.80%) HTML
5 4 (2.80%) WCF
5 4 (2.80%) X-Windows
6 3 (2.10%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.10%) Ajax
6 3 (2.10%) jQuery
6 3 (2.10%) XML
7 2 (1.40%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.40%) WinForms
8 1 (0.70%) JSON
8 1 (0.70%) Middleware
8 1 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (0.70%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.70%) SOAP
8 1 (0.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.80%) Driving Licence
2 4 (2.80%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.10%) Clustering
3 3 (2.10%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.10%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.40%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.40%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.40%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.40%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.40%) NHS
4 2 (1.40%) User Experience
4 2 (1.40%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (0.70%) BYOD
5 1 (0.70%) iPad
5 1 (0.70%) iPhone
5 1 (0.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.70%) PKI
5 1 (0.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 46 (32.17%) Windows 7
2 42 (29.37%) Linux
3 38 (26.57%) Windows Server
4 26 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (11.19%) Windows 10
5 16 (11.19%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (9.09%) Mac OS X
7 12 (8.39%) Unix
8 11 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (6.29%) Windows 8
10 8 (5.59%) Ubuntu
11 6 (4.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (4.20%) Windows XP
12 5 (3.50%) Mac OS
13 4 (2.80%) Windows Vista
14 3 (2.10%) Solaris
14 3 (2.10%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (1.40%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (28.67%) ITIL
2 13 (9.09%) Project Management
3 12 (8.39%) Software Engineering
4 9 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (4.90%) Incident Management
6 7 (4.90%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (4.90%) Migration
6 7 (4.90%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.20%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (4.20%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (4.20%) E-Commerce
7 6 (4.20%) PRINCE2
8 5 (3.50%) Configuration Management
8 5 (3.50%) High Availability
8 5 (3.50%) Risk Management
8 5 (3.50%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (2.80%) Change Management
9 4 (2.80%) ITSM
9 4 (2.80%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 28 (19.58%) SQL
2 20 (13.99%) C#
3 10 (6.99%) PowerShell
4 9 (6.29%) C
4 9 (6.29%) Python
5 6 (4.20%) C++
5 6 (4.20%) Shell Script
5 6 (4.20%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.50%) Java
6 5 (3.50%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.80%) Perl
7 4 (2.80%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.10%) PHP
8 3 (2.10%) Ruby
9 2 (1.40%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.70%) Go
10 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.70%) VBScript
10 1 (0.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (6.99%) Degree
3 9 (6.29%) Security Cleared
4 7 (4.90%) MCSE
5 5 (3.50%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (2.80%) MCITP
6 4 (2.80%) MCSA
7 3 (2.10%) CCNA
7 3 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.70%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.70%) MCP
9 1 (0.70%) OCA
9 1 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.70%) PhD
9 1 (0.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.20%) SLA
2 4 (2.80%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (34.27%) Active Directory
2 19 (13.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.29%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.20%) Docker
4 6 (4.20%) vSphere
4 6 (4.20%) XenApp
5 3 (2.10%) iptables
5 3 (2.10%) Postfix
5 3 (2.10%) Sendmail
5 3 (2.10%) Terminal Server
5 3 (2.10%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.40%) Firmware
6 2 (1.40%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.40%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (6.29%) SCCM
2 6 (4.20%) Puppet
3 5 (3.50%) DameWare
4 3 (2.10%) Cobbler
4 3 (2.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (2.10%) Nagios
4 3 (2.10%) OSSEC
4 3 (2.10%) WSUS
5 2 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.70%) Ansible
6 1 (0.70%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.70%) Consul
6 1 (0.70%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 45 (31.47%) Microsoft
2 32 (22.38%) VMware
3 19 (13.29%) Citrix
4 7 (4.90%) HP
4 7 (4.90%) Oracle
4 7 (4.90%) Red Hat
5 6 (4.20%) Apple
6 5 (3.50%) LANDesk
6 5 (3.50%) NetApp
7 4 (2.80%) Cisco
7 4 (2.80%) EMC
7 4 (2.80%) Lotus
7 4 (2.80%) Remedy
7 4 (2.80%) ServiceNow
8 3 (2.10%) JD Edwards
8 3 (2.10%) LogRhythm
8 3 (2.10%) SolarWinds
8 3 (2.10%) Splunk
8 3 (2.10%) TippingPoint
9 2 (1.40%) IBM
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