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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 98 123 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.47% 15.61% 18.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 56.65% 46.77% 60.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 52 42
Median daily rate £340 £315 £209
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +50.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £205 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £420 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 25
Median hourly rate £12.50 £12.40 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.95 £28.10 £23.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% +6.89%
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
173 263 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 29.08% 33.38% 30.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 152 100
Median daily rate £350 £338 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £208 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £417 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 35 33
Median hourly rate £17.50 £23.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.91% +58.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £32.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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 54 £340 +9.23% 37
Peterborough +1 28 £114 -58.63% 6
Huntingdon +4 7 £460 +9.52%
St Neots - 1 £118 -
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 62 (32.29%) Microsoft
1 62 (32.29%) Active Directory
2 59 (30.73%) Linux
3 57 (29.69%) VMware
4 50 (26.04%) Windows 7
5 44 (22.92%) ITIL
6 36 (18.75%) MS Office
6 36 (18.75%) Oracle
7 32 (16.67%) SQL
8 30 (15.63%) Unix
9 29 (15.10%) Windows Server
10 27 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
11 25 (13.02%) SCCM
11 25 (13.02%) MS Excel
12 24 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (11.46%) DNS
13 22 (11.46%) Security Cleared
14 21 (10.94%) Puppet
14 21 (10.94%) MS Exchange
14 21 (10.94%) SQL Server
15 20 (10.42%) SAN
15 20 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (9.90%) Finance
17 18 (9.38%) SLA
17 18 (9.38%) C#
17 18 (9.38%) Windows XP
17 18 (9.38%) SC Cleared
17 18 (9.38%) Windows 8
18 17 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (8.85%) 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 21 (10.94%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.21%) Apache
2 10 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (4.17%) IIS
3 8 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.60%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (2.60%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.60%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.56%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.56%) nginx
7 3 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.04%) Jetty
9 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.52%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 36 (18.75%) MS Office
2 25 (13.02%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.04%) BASE24
3 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.52%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.73%) Office 365
3 10 (5.21%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (4.69%) IaaS
4 9 (4.69%) PaaS
4 9 (4.69%) SaaS
5 3 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (11.46%) DNS
2 20 (10.42%) SAN
3 11 (5.73%) WAN
4 10 (5.21%) Firewall
5 8 (4.17%) DHCP
6 7 (3.65%) LAN
7 6 (3.13%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.60%) LDAP
9 4 (2.08%) SSL
10 3 (1.56%) VLAN
11 2 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (1.04%) FTP
11 2 (1.04%) HTTP
11 2 (1.04%) IPsec
11 2 (1.04%) iSCSI
11 2 (1.04%) VPN
12 1 (0.52%) Internet
12 1 (0.52%) IP Telephony
12 1 (0.52%) VoIP
12 1 (0.52%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.77%) MySQL
3 9 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.08%) Hadoop
6 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (2.08%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.08%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (1.56%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (1.04%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.52%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.52%) DB2
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (5.21%) JIRA
1 10 (5.21%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.56%) Jenkins
2 3 (1.56%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (1.04%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.04%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.04%) Subversion
3 2 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.04%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.52%) Ant
4 1 (0.52%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.52%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.52%) Hudson
4 1 (0.52%) Maven
4 1 (0.52%) MorphX
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.52%) Selenium
4 1 (0.52%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 19 (9.90%) Finance
2 6 (3.13%) Banking
3 5 (2.60%) Retail
4 2 (1.04%) Advertising
4 2 (1.04%) Electronics
4 2 (1.04%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.04%) Military
5 1 (0.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.52%) Automotive
5 1 (0.52%) Local Government
5 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (19.79%) Analyst
2 23 (11.98%) Administrator
3 20 (10.42%) Desktop Support
3 20 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
4 19 (9.90%) Developer
5 18 (9.38%) Service Analyst
6 17 (8.85%) Support Engineer
7 15 (7.81%) Service Desk Analyst
7 15 (7.81%) Support Analyst
8 14 (7.29%) Architect
9 13 (6.77%) Linux Administrator
10 12 (6.25%) .NET Developer
10 12 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
10 12 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
10 12 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 10 (5.21%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 9 (4.69%) 1st Line Support
12 9 (4.69%) Security Architect
12 9 (4.69%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.69%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (7.81%) .NET
2 12 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 11 (5.73%) HTML
4 10 (5.21%) XML
5 8 (4.17%) .NET Framework
6 6 (3.13%) Ajax
6 6 (3.13%) CSS
6 6 (3.13%) RESTful
6 6 (3.13%) WPF
7 5 (2.60%) Web Services
8 4 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (2.08%) WCF
9 3 (1.56%) jQuery
9 3 (1.56%) LAMP
9 3 (1.56%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (1.04%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (1.04%) Servlets
11 1 (0.52%) SOAP
11 1 (0.52%) XSD
11 1 (0.52%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.60%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.08%) iPad
5 3 (1.56%) CCTV
5 3 (1.56%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.04%) BYOD
6 2 (1.04%) Clustering
6 2 (1.04%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.04%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.04%) Smartcard
6 2 (1.04%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.04%) User Experience
7 1 (0.52%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.52%) CESG
7 1 (0.52%) EPoS
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (30.73%) Linux
2 50 (26.04%) Windows 7
3 30 (15.63%) Unix
4 29 (15.10%) Windows Server
5 20 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (9.38%) Windows 8
6 18 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 16 (8.33%) Solaris
7 16 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (6.77%) Mac OS
9 11 (5.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (5.21%) Apple iOS
11 9 (4.69%) AIX
12 8 (4.17%) Windows Vista
13 7 (3.65%) HPUX
13 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (2.08%) Mac OS X
14 4 (2.08%) Windows 10
15 2 (1.04%) CentOS
15 2 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (22.92%) ITIL
2 24 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (8.85%) Migration
4 16 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 15 (7.81%) Information Security
6 14 (7.29%) DevOps
7 11 (5.73%) Virtual Environments
8 10 (5.21%) Configuration Management
8 10 (5.21%) High Availability
8 10 (5.21%) Open Source
9 9 (4.69%) Change Control
9 9 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (4.69%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (4.69%) Load Balancing
9 9 (4.69%) SOA
10 7 (3.65%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (3.65%) Software Deployment
11 6 (3.13%) ETL
11 6 (3.13%) Project Management
11 6 (3.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (16.67%) SQL
2 18 (9.38%) C#
3 16 (8.33%) Java
4 15 (7.81%) PL/SQL
4 15 (7.81%) Python
5 13 (6.77%) Shell Script
6 12 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.21%) T-SQL
8 9 (4.69%) JavaScript
8 9 (4.69%) Perl
9 8 (4.17%) C++
10 7 (3.65%) PHP
11 6 (3.13%) C
12 4 (2.08%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.56%) Ruby
13 3 (1.56%) VBScript
14 2 (1.04%) Embedded C
14 2 (1.04%) Embedded C++
15 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.52%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (11.46%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 17 (8.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (7.29%) Degree
5 12 (6.25%) MCSE
6 7 (3.65%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (3.65%) MCSA
7 6 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (2.60%) ISEB
8 5 (2.60%) ISTQB
8 5 (2.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.08%) CCNA
9 4 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (2.08%) VCP5
10 3 (1.56%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (1.56%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 3 (1.56%) VCP6
11 2 (1.04%) MCP
12 1 (0.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.38%) SLA
2 8 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (2.60%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 62 (32.29%) Active Directory
2 27 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (7.81%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (5.73%) Hyper-V
4 11 (5.73%) vSphere
5 9 (4.69%) iptables
5 9 (4.69%) Postfix
5 9 (4.69%) Sendmail
6 5 (2.60%) VMware ESX
7 3 (1.56%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.52%) Firmware
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (13.02%) SCCM
2 21 (10.94%) Puppet
3 11 (5.73%) Cobbler
4 10 (5.21%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (4.69%) Nagios
5 9 (4.69%) OSSEC
6 7 (3.65%) Ansible
6 7 (3.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (2.60%) SCOM
8 4 (2.08%) SCVMM
9 3 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (1.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (1.04%) Control-M
11 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
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 62 (32.29%) Microsoft
2 57 (29.69%) VMware
3 36 (18.75%) Oracle
4 16 (8.33%) Citrix
5 15 (7.81%) Cisco
6 14 (7.29%) HP
7 13 (6.77%) Apple
8 12 (6.25%) Red Hat
9 9 (4.69%) EMC
9 9 (4.69%) LogRhythm
9 9 (4.69%) ServiceNow
9 9 (4.69%) SolarWinds
9 9 (4.69%) Splunk
9 9 (4.69%) TippingPoint
10 7 (3.65%) Dell
11 6 (3.13%) NetApp
11 6 (3.13%) Remedy
12 5 (2.60%) Symantec
13 4 (2.08%) BMC
13 4 (2.08%) SAP
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