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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 5 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 82 121 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 13.71% 14.90% 18.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 55.03% 50.84% 64.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 52 51
Median daily rate £340 £318 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% +54.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £106 £201 £115
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £390
UK excluding London median daily rate £337 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.53% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 27 35
Median hourly rate £10.00 £13.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -6.89%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.61% +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
149 238 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 24.92% 29.31% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 137 111
Median daily rate £350 £350 £314
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £200 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £421 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 30 40
Median hourly rate £10.00 £23.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.52% +58.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 29 July 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
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 29 July 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 -7 37 £350 +14.75% 30
Peterborough +1 27 £108 -67.42% 6
Huntingdon +3 7 £480 +14.28% 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 64 (33.51%) Microsoft
2 62 (32.46%) Linux
3 59 (30.89%) Active Directory
4 54 (28.27%) VMware
4 54 (28.27%) Windows 7
5 45 (23.56%) ITIL
6 39 (20.42%) MS Office
7 37 (19.37%) Oracle
8 30 (15.71%) SQL
9 29 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (15.18%) Windows Server
10 28 (14.66%) Unix
11 26 (13.61%) MS Excel
12 25 (13.09%) Puppet
13 23 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
13 23 (12.04%) DNS
13 23 (12.04%) SQL Server
13 23 (12.04%) SCCM
14 22 (11.52%) SAN
15 20 (10.47%) MS Exchange
15 20 (10.47%) Security Cleared
16 19 (9.95%) Windows 8
16 19 (9.95%) Windows XP
17 18 (9.42%) Python
17 18 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (8.90%) Solaris
18 17 (8.90%) Java
18 17 (8.90%) Citrix
18 17 (8.90%) HP
18 17 (8.90%) Shell Script

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 20 (10.47%) MS Exchange
2 11 (5.76%) Apache
3 8 (4.19%) IIS
3 8 (4.19%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (3.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (3.14%) SharePoint
6 5 (2.62%) WebSphere
7 4 (2.09%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.57%) IBM Notes
8 3 (1.57%) nginx
8 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.05%) Jetty
10 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (20.42%) MS Office
2 26 (13.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.05%) BASE24
3 2 (1.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.52%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.76%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.76%) Office 365
3 9 (4.71%) IaaS
3 9 (4.71%) PaaS
3 9 (4.71%) SaaS
4 3 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.04%) DNS
2 22 (11.52%) SAN
3 11 (5.76%) Firewall
4 8 (4.19%) DHCP
4 8 (4.19%) WAN
5 7 (3.66%) TCP/IP
6 6 (3.14%) LAN
6 6 (3.14%) LDAP
7 4 (2.09%) SSL
8 3 (1.57%) VLAN
9 2 (1.05%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.05%) FTP
9 2 (1.05%) HTTP
9 2 (1.05%) IPsec
9 2 (1.05%) iSCSI
9 2 (1.05%) VoIP
9 2 (1.05%) VPN
10 1 (0.52%) Internet
10 1 (0.52%) NAS
10 1 (0.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.04%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.81%) MySQL
3 11 (5.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.14%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.14%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.62%) Hadoop
8 4 (2.09%) Relational Database
8 4 (2.09%) SAP Data Services
9 3 (1.57%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (1.05%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 11 (5.76%) JIRA
2 10 (5.24%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.62%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.05%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.05%) Subversion
4 2 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.05%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.05%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.52%) Ant
5 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.52%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.52%) Hudson
5 1 (0.52%) Maven
5 1 (0.52%) MorphX
5 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.52%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.52%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 16 (8.38%) Finance
2 6 (3.14%) Banking
3 5 (2.62%) Retail
4 3 (1.57%) Advertising
4 3 (1.57%) Electronics
4 3 (1.57%) Military
5 2 (1.05%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.52%) Automotive
6 1 (0.52%) Local Government
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (19.90%) Analyst
2 24 (12.57%) Administrator
3 22 (11.52%) Desktop Support
4 21 (10.99%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (10.47%) Support Engineer
6 18 (9.42%) Support Analyst
7 17 (8.90%) Developer
7 17 (8.90%) Service Analyst
8 15 (7.85%) Architect
9 14 (7.33%) DevOps Engineer
9 14 (7.33%) Linux Administrator
9 14 (7.33%) Service Desk Analyst
10 13 (6.81%) Desktop Engineer
10 13 (6.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 12 (6.28%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 11 (5.76%) 2nd Line Support
13 9 (4.71%) .NET Developer
13 9 (4.71%) 1st Line Support
13 9 (4.71%) Security Architect
13 9 (4.71%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.28%) .NET
2 11 (5.76%) HTML
3 10 (5.24%) XML
4 9 (4.71%) ASP.NET
5 8 (4.19%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.14%) Ajax
6 6 (3.14%) CSS
6 6 (3.14%) RESTful
7 5 (2.62%) Web Services
8 3 (1.57%) jQuery
8 3 (1.57%) LAMP
8 3 (1.57%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (1.57%) WPF
9 2 (1.05%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (1.05%) Middleware
9 2 (1.05%) Servlets
10 1 (0.52%) SOAP
10 1 (0.52%) XHTML
10 1 (0.52%) XSD
10 1 (0.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (3.14%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.09%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.57%) CCTV
6 2 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.05%) BYOD
6 2 (1.05%) Clustering
6 2 (1.05%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.05%) iPad
6 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.05%) User Experience
7 1 (0.52%) CESG
7 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.52%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.52%) iSeries
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
7 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (32.46%) Linux
2 54 (28.27%) Windows 7
3 29 (15.18%) Windows Server
4 28 (14.66%) Unix
5 19 (9.95%) Windows 8
5 19 (9.95%) Windows XP
6 18 (9.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (8.90%) Solaris
8 13 (6.81%) Mac OS
8 13 (6.81%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (6.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (5.24%) Apple iOS
10 10 (5.24%) Windows Vista
11 9 (4.71%) AIX
12 8 (4.19%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (3.66%) HPUX
14 5 (2.62%) Windows 10
15 4 (2.09%) Mac OS X
16 2 (1.05%) CentOS
16 2 (1.05%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (23.56%) ITIL
2 23 (12.04%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (8.38%) DevOps
4 15 (7.85%) Information Security
4 15 (7.85%) Migration
5 14 (7.33%) Incident Management
5 14 (7.33%) Virtual Environments
6 12 (6.28%) Configuration Management
7 11 (5.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (5.76%) High Availability
7 11 (5.76%) Open Source
8 10 (5.24%) Change Control
8 10 (5.24%) Kalman Filter
8 10 (5.24%) Load Balancing
9 7 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (3.66%) Service Management
9 7 (3.66%) Software Deployment
10 6 (3.14%) ETL
10 6 (3.14%) SOA
10 6 (3.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (15.71%) SQL
2 18 (9.42%) Python
3 17 (8.90%) Java
3 17 (8.90%) Shell Script
4 16 (8.38%) PL/SQL
5 15 (7.85%) C#
6 13 (6.81%) PowerShell
7 12 (6.28%) Perl
8 10 (5.24%) C++
8 10 (5.24%) T-SQL
9 9 (4.71%) JavaScript
9 9 (4.71%) PHP
10 7 (3.66%) C
11 5 (2.62%) Bash Shell
11 5 (2.62%) Ruby
12 3 (1.57%) VBScript
13 2 (1.05%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.05%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 20 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 16 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 14 (7.33%) SC Cleared
4 12 (6.28%) Degree
5 11 (5.76%) MCSE
6 7 (3.66%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.62%) MCSA
8 4 (2.09%) CCNA
8 4 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.09%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (1.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.05%) MCP
10 2 (1.05%) VCP5
11 1 (0.52%) CCNP
11 1 (0.52%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.52%) ISEB
11 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.85%) SLA
2 8 (4.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (30.89%) Active Directory
2 29 (15.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.85%) Virtual Machines
4 13 (6.81%) Hyper-V
5 11 (5.76%) vSphere
6 10 (5.24%) iptables
6 10 (5.24%) Postfix
6 10 (5.24%) Sendmail
7 5 (2.62%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.57%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.05%) XenApp
9 2 (1.05%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.52%) Firmware
10 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (13.09%) Puppet
2 23 (12.04%) SCCM
3 12 (6.28%) Cobbler
4 11 (5.76%) Opscode Chef
5 10 (5.24%) Nagios
5 10 (5.24%) OSSEC
6 8 (4.19%) Ansible
7 7 (3.66%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (2.09%) SCOM
8 4 (2.09%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.57%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.05%) Control-M
10 2 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
11 1 (0.52%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Satellite
11 1 (0.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (33.51%) Microsoft
2 54 (28.27%) VMware
3 37 (19.37%) Oracle
4 17 (8.90%) Citrix
4 17 (8.90%) HP
5 14 (7.33%) Apple
5 14 (7.33%) Red Hat
6 11 (5.76%) Cisco
7 10 (5.24%) EMC
7 10 (5.24%) LogRhythm
7 10 (5.24%) ServiceNow
7 10 (5.24%) SolarWinds
7 10 (5.24%) Splunk
7 10 (5.24%) TippingPoint
8 7 (3.66%) Remedy
9 5 (2.62%) Dell
9 5 (2.62%) Symantec
10 4 (2.09%) BMC
10 4 (2.09%) NetApp
10 4 (2.09%) SAP
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