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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 9 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 64 68 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 11.39% 12.14% 15.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.71% 69.39% 63.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 21 68
Median daily rate £350 £225 £175
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £125 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 26 17
Median hourly rate £16.50 £12.75 £12.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +4.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £49.38 £23.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

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
140 98 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.91% 17.50% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 33 98
Median daily rate £350 £275 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +52.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £413 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 32
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £60.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +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 17 January 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
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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 +10 42 £350 +55.55% 34
Huntingdon 0 3 £128 +13.33% 6
Peterborough -15 3 £250 +22.24% 10
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 48 (36.09%) Active Directory
2 45 (33.83%) Microsoft
3 44 (33.08%) Linux
4 39 (29.32%) Windows 7
5 36 (27.07%) Windows Server
6 34 (25.56%) MS Excel
7 31 (23.31%) ITIL
8 29 (21.80%) VMware
9 26 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (17.29%) SQL
11 22 (16.54%) MS Office
12 20 (15.04%) C#
13 19 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
14 17 (12.78%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (11.28%) Windows 10
15 15 (11.28%) Project Management
15 15 (11.28%) SQL Server
15 15 (11.28%) Citrix
16 14 (10.53%) Software Engineering
17 13 (9.77%) Office 365
18 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
18 12 (9.02%) Mac OS X
18 12 (9.02%) MS Exchange
19 11 (8.27%) SharePoint
19 11 (8.27%) VPN
19 11 (8.27%) DNS
19 11 (8.27%) Unix
20 10 (7.52%) Degree
20 10 (7.52%) .NET

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 (9.02%) MS Exchange
2 11 (8.27%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (6.77%) IIS
4 9 (6.77%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.76%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (2.26%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.50%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.75%) Apache
8 1 (0.75%) nginx
8 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 34 (25.56%) MS Excel
2 22 (16.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.77%) Office 365
2 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (5.26%) IaaS
4 6 (4.51%) PaaS
5 4 (3.01%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.27%) DNS
1 11 (8.27%) VPN
2 10 (7.52%) DHCP
3 8 (6.02%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.51%) HTTP
4 6 (4.51%) LAN
4 6 (4.51%) VoIP
5 5 (3.76%) LDAP
5 5 (3.76%) WAN
5 5 (3.76%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (3.01%) Internet
6 4 (3.01%) Network Security
7 3 (2.26%) Skype
8 2 (1.50%) ADSL
8 2 (1.50%) Firewall
8 2 (1.50%) SAN
8 2 (1.50%) WebEx
9 1 (0.75%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.75%) SMS
9 1 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.51%) NoSQL
3 5 (3.76%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.01%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.01%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.26%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (4.51%) TeamCity
2 4 (3.01%) LabVIEW
3 3 (2.26%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.26%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.50%) JMeter
4 2 (1.50%) Selenium
4 2 (1.50%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.75%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.75%) Hudson
5 1 (0.75%) MSI
General
1 2 (1.50%) Dutch Language
1 2 (1.50%) Electronics
1 2 (1.50%) Finance
1 2 (1.50%) German Language
1 2 (1.50%) Legal
1 2 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (1.50%) Spanish Language
1 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.75%) Local Government
2 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (15.79%) Support Engineer
2 18 (13.53%) Analyst
3 13 (9.77%) Developer
4 12 (9.02%) IT Engineer
4 12 (9.02%) IT Support
5 11 (8.27%) Desktop Engineer
5 11 (8.27%) Desktop Support
5 11 (8.27%) Service Analyst
5 11 (8.27%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (6.77%) 1st Line Support
6 9 (6.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (4.51%) Consultant
8 6 (4.51%) Server Engineer
8 6 (4.51%) Service Desk Support
8 6 (4.51%) Software Engineer
9 5 (3.76%) System Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.52%) .NET
1 10 (7.52%) REST
2 6 (4.51%) Node.js
3 4 (3.01%) HTML
3 4 (3.01%) WCF
3 4 (3.01%) X-Windows
4 3 (2.26%) Django
4 3 (2.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 3 (2.26%) Web Services
5 2 (1.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.50%) WinForms
5 2 (1.50%) WPF
6 1 (0.75%) Ajax
6 1 (0.75%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.75%) jQuery
6 1 (0.75%) Kafka
6 1 (0.75%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (0.75%) SAP Basis
6 1 (0.75%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (3.01%) User Experience
4 3 (2.26%) Clustering
4 3 (2.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.26%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.26%) Smartphone
4 3 (2.26%) VCE vBlock
4 3 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.50%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.50%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.50%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.75%) Handset
6 1 (0.75%) iPad
6 1 (0.75%) iPhone
6 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.75%) PKI
6 1 (0.75%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 44 (33.08%) Linux
2 39 (29.32%) Windows 7
3 36 (27.07%) Windows Server
4 26 (19.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (12.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (11.28%) Windows 10
7 12 (9.02%) Mac OS X
8 11 (8.27%) Unix
9 9 (6.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (5.26%) Ubuntu
11 6 (4.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (4.51%) Windows 8
12 5 (3.76%) Mac OS
13 2 (1.50%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.50%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.50%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.75%) CentOS
14 1 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.31%) ITIL
2 15 (11.28%) Project Management
3 14 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 9 (6.77%) Migration
4 9 (6.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (6.02%) PRINCE2
5 8 (6.02%) Risk Management
6 7 (5.26%) Service Delivery
7 6 (4.51%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (4.51%) Data Migration
7 6 (4.51%) E-Commerce
7 6 (4.51%) PRINCE
8 5 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (3.76%) MVC
8 5 (3.76%) Requirements Management
8 5 (3.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 4 (3.01%) Code Coverage
9 4 (3.01%) CRM
9 4 (3.01%) Server Building
9 4 (3.01%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.29%) SQL
2 20 (15.04%) C#
3 10 (7.52%) C
4 9 (6.77%) Python
5 7 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 6 (4.51%) Java
7 5 (3.76%) C++
7 5 (3.76%) JavaScript
7 5 (3.76%) PHP
7 5 (3.76%) Ruby
8 3 (2.26%) Perl
9 2 (1.50%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.75%) Go
10 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.75%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (9.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (7.52%) Degree
3 9 (6.77%) MCSE
3 9 (6.77%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 6 (4.51%) MCITP
6 3 (2.26%) CCNA
6 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (2.26%) MCSA
6 3 (2.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.50%) MCP
7 2 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) CCIE
8 1 (0.75%) CCSA
8 1 (0.75%) CISM
8 1 (0.75%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.75%) JNCIA
8 1 (0.75%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.26%) JSP 440
1 7 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (36.09%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.02%) Hyper-V
4 6 (4.51%) Docker
5 5 (3.76%) XenApp
6 3 (2.26%) Terminal Server
6 3 (2.26%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.50%) Firmware
7 2 (1.50%) vSphere
8 1 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (6.02%) SCCM
2 5 (3.76%) DameWare
3 3 (2.26%) WSUS
4 2 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (1.50%) Puppet
4 2 (1.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.75%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.75%) Consul
5 1 (0.75%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.75%) SCSM
Vendors
1 45 (33.83%) Microsoft
2 29 (21.80%) VMware
3 15 (11.28%) Citrix
4 6 (4.51%) Red Hat
5 5 (3.76%) Cisco
5 5 (3.76%) LANDesk
6 4 (3.01%) Apple
6 4 (3.01%) HP
6 4 (3.01%) Lotus
6 4 (3.01%) NetApp
7 3 (2.26%) Oracle
7 3 (2.26%) Remedy
8 2 (1.50%) Avaya
8 2 (1.50%) Dell
8 2 (1.50%) EMC
8 2 (1.50%) IBM
8 2 (1.50%) SAP
9 1 (0.75%) Adobe
9 1 (0.75%) Intel
9 1 (0.75%) Interwoven
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