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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 91 114 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 15.42% 15.08% 16.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 52.60% 49.35% 59.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 43 38
Median daily rate £350 £300 £228
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +31.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £180 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £416 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.15% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 33 25
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £28.60 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
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
173 231 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.32% 30.56% 27.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 116 80
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £204 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £410 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 46 30
Median hourly rate £21.00 £16.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.40 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £38.85 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -1 61 £345 +13.11% 33
Peterborough -2 14 £150 -33.33% 11
Huntingdon +3 6 £460 - 4
St Neots - 1 £118 - 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 73 (40.11%) Active Directory
2 61 (33.52%) Microsoft
3 60 (32.97%) Linux
4 55 (30.22%) VMware
5 53 (29.12%) Windows 7
6 42 (23.08%) ITIL
7 35 (19.23%) MS Office
8 31 (17.03%) Oracle
9 29 (15.93%) Unix
10 28 (15.38%) Security Cleared
10 28 (15.38%) Windows Server
11 27 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
12 26 (14.29%) Windows XP
13 25 (13.74%) MS Excel
13 25 (13.74%) SCCM
14 24 (13.19%) SQL
15 23 (12.64%) MS Exchange
15 23 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (11.54%) SC Cleared
17 20 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
18 19 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
18 19 (10.44%) Cisco
18 19 (10.44%) DNS
19 18 (9.89%) SLA
19 18 (9.89%) Citrix
19 18 (9.89%) MCSE
19 18 (9.89%) Puppet
19 18 (9.89%) Windows 8
19 18 (9.89%) Data Centre
20 17 (9.34%) Migration

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 23 (12.64%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.49%) Apache
2 10 (5.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (4.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.40%) IIS
4 8 (4.40%) Tomcat
5 6 (3.30%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.30%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.75%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.20%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.65%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.65%) nginx
8 3 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.10%) Jetty
9 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.55%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 35 (19.23%) MS Office
2 25 (13.74%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.10%) BASE24
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.59%) Office 365
3 10 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.49%) SaaS
4 9 (4.95%) IaaS
4 9 (4.95%) PaaS
5 3 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.44%) DNS
2 16 (8.79%) SAN
3 15 (8.24%) WAN
4 11 (6.04%) Firewall
5 10 (5.49%) LAN
6 8 (4.40%) TCP/IP
7 6 (3.30%) DHCP
8 5 (2.75%) LDAP
8 5 (2.75%) VoIP
9 4 (2.20%) SSL
10 3 (1.65%) VLAN
10 3 (1.65%) Wireless
11 2 (1.10%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.10%) FTP
11 2 (1.10%) HTTP
11 2 (1.10%) IPsec
11 2 (1.10%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.10%) Network Security
11 2 (1.10%) VPN
12 1 (0.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.59%) MySQL
3 7 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.30%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.20%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.20%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.20%) SAP Data Services
6 4 (2.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.65%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.55%) DB2
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.55%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (4.40%) JIRA
2 6 (3.30%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.65%) TestDirector
4 2 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.10%) ClearCase
4 2 (1.10%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.10%) Selenium
4 2 (1.10%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.55%) Ant
5 1 (0.55%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.55%) Hudson
5 1 (0.55%) Maven
5 1 (0.55%) MorphX
5 1 (0.55%) Subversion
5 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (7.14%) Finance
2 4 (2.20%) Retail
3 3 (1.65%) Banking
3 3 (1.65%) Electronics
4 2 (1.10%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.10%) Military
5 1 (0.55%) Advertising
5 1 (0.55%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.55%) Automotive
5 1 (0.55%) Local Government
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (17.03%) Analyst
2 25 (13.74%) Desktop Support
3 20 (10.99%) Administrator
4 19 (10.44%) Support Engineer
5 17 (9.34%) Systems Administrator
6 15 (8.24%) Support Analyst
7 14 (7.69%) Architect
8 13 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
8 13 (7.14%) Developer
9 12 (6.59%) Desktop Engineer
10 11 (6.04%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (6.04%) DevOps Engineer
10 11 (6.04%) Linux Administrator
10 11 (6.04%) Service Analyst
11 10 (5.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 10 (5.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 9 (4.95%) Security Architect
12 9 (4.95%) Security Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.95%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.95%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.04%) HTML
2 9 (4.95%) .NET
3 8 (4.40%) ASP.NET
4 7 (3.85%) XML
5 6 (3.30%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.30%) CSS
6 5 (2.75%) WPF
7 4 (2.20%) Ajax
7 4 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (2.20%) RESTful
8 3 (1.65%) LAMP
8 3 (1.65%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (1.65%) WCF
9 2 (1.10%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.10%) jQuery
9 2 (1.10%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (1.10%) Servlets
9 2 (1.10%) Web Services
10 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (0.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.89%) Data Centre
2 9 (4.95%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.20%) iPad
4 3 (1.65%) CCTV
4 3 (1.65%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.10%) BYOD
5 2 (1.10%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.10%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.10%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.55%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.55%) CESG
6 1 (0.55%) Clustering
6 1 (0.55%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.55%) EPoS
6 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 60 (32.97%) Linux
2 53 (29.12%) Windows 7
3 29 (15.93%) Unix
4 28 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 26 (14.29%) Windows XP
6 20 (10.99%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (9.89%) Windows 8
8 16 (8.79%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (7.69%) Solaris
10 12 (6.59%) Mac OS
11 10 (5.49%) Apple iOS
12 9 (4.95%) AIX
12 9 (4.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (4.40%) Windows Vista
14 7 (3.85%) HPUX
15 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (1.65%) Mac OS X
16 3 (1.65%) Windows 10
17 2 (1.10%) CentOS
18 1 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (23.08%) ITIL
2 19 (10.44%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (9.34%) Migration
4 15 (8.24%) Information Security
5 14 (7.69%) Incident Management
6 13 (7.14%) DevOps
7 9 (4.95%) Change Control
7 9 (4.95%) Service Management
8 8 (4.40%) Configuration Management
8 8 (4.40%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.40%) Open Source
9 7 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (3.85%) ETL
9 7 (3.85%) High Availability
9 7 (3.85%) ITIL V3
9 7 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (3.85%) SOA
9 7 (3.85%) Software Deployment
10 6 (3.30%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (3.30%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.19%) SQL
2 16 (8.79%) Java
2 16 (8.79%) Python
3 13 (7.14%) C#
4 11 (6.04%) PL/SQL
4 11 (6.04%) Shell Script
5 10 (5.49%) PowerShell
6 9 (4.95%) Perl
7 7 (3.85%) C++
7 7 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.85%) PHP
8 6 (3.30%) C
9 5 (2.75%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.20%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.65%) Ruby
12 2 (1.10%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.10%) Embedded C++
12 2 (1.10%) VBScript
13 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 28 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (11.54%) SC Cleared
4 18 (9.89%) MCSE
5 12 (6.59%) Degree
6 10 (5.49%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (3.85%) MCSA
8 6 (3.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (2.75%) ISEB
9 5 (2.75%) ISTQB
9 5 (2.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 5 (2.75%) VCP5
10 4 (2.20%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (2.20%) CCNA
10 4 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (2.20%) VCP6
11 3 (1.65%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.10%) CCNP
12 2 (1.10%) MCP
12 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.89%) SLA
2 8 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.55%) COBIT
5 1 (0.55%) HIPAA
System Software
1 73 (40.11%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.49%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.40%) vSphere
5 7 (3.85%) iptables
5 7 (3.85%) Postfix
5 7 (3.85%) Sendmail
6 5 (2.75%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.65%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.55%) Firmware
8 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (13.74%) SCCM
2 18 (9.89%) Puppet
3 9 (4.95%) Cobbler
3 9 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (3.85%) Nagios
4 7 (3.85%) OSSEC
4 7 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (3.30%) Ansible
6 5 (2.75%) SCOM
7 4 (2.20%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.10%) Control-M
10 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (33.52%) Microsoft
2 55 (30.22%) VMware
3 31 (17.03%) Oracle
4 19 (10.44%) Cisco
5 18 (9.89%) Citrix
6 15 (8.24%) Apple
7 14 (7.69%) HP
8 10 (5.49%) Red Hat
9 9 (4.95%) Dell
10 8 (4.40%) ServiceNow
10 8 (4.40%) Splunk
11 7 (3.85%) EMC
11 7 (3.85%) LogRhythm
11 7 (3.85%) NetApp
11 7 (3.85%) SolarWinds
11 7 (3.85%) TippingPoint
12 5 (2.75%) Symantec
13 4 (2.20%) Remedy
13 4 (2.20%) SAP
13 4 (2.20%) Siebel
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