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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 3 4 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 102 111 103
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.80% 15.06% 14.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 54.26% 53.37% 59.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 42 40
Median daily rate £340 £275 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £165 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £374 £391
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 29 24
Median hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £32.10 £26.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.63% -1.61%
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
188 208 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 30.97% 28.22% 24.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 95 68
Median daily rate £381 £315 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.03% +14.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £403 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 42 31
Median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -34.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £12.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.35 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 5 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 5 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 5 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 0 77 £340 +22.52% 31
Peterborough -2 12 £150 -8.81% 4
Huntingdon -5 2 £135 - 1
St Neots - 1 £118 - 1
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 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 70 (40.94%) Active Directory
2 54 (31.58%) Linux
2 54 (31.58%) Microsoft
3 50 (29.24%) Windows 7
4 47 (27.49%) VMware
5 37 (21.64%) ITIL
6 33 (19.30%) MS Office
6 33 (19.30%) Windows Server
7 25 (14.62%) Windows XP
8 24 (14.04%) MS Excel
9 23 (13.45%) Oracle
9 23 (13.45%) Unix
9 23 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 22 (12.87%) Security Cleared
10 22 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (12.87%) MS Exchange
11 20 (11.70%) SCCM
12 19 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (11.11%) SQL
12 19 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 18 (10.53%) SLA
13 18 (10.53%) Cisco
13 18 (10.53%) Migration
13 18 (10.53%) Windows 8
13 18 (10.53%) SC Cleared
14 16 (9.36%) MCSE
14 16 (9.36%) Data Centre
15 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
15 15 (8.77%) Puppet
15 15 (8.77%) WAN

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 22 (12.87%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (4.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.09%) Apache
4 7 (4.09%) Skype for Business
5 6 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.51%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.92%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.34%) IIS
8 3 (1.75%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.58%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.58%) nginx
9 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.58%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (19.30%) MS Office
2 24 (14.04%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.17%) BASE24
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (6.43%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.85%) Office 365
3 10 (5.85%) SaaS
4 9 (5.26%) IaaS
4 9 (5.26%) PaaS
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.58%) GitHub
5 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.77%) WAN
2 14 (8.19%) SAN
3 13 (7.60%) DNS
4 11 (6.43%) LAN
5 10 (5.85%) Firewall
6 7 (4.09%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.92%) VoIP
8 4 (2.34%) Wireless
9 3 (1.75%) VLAN
10 2 (1.17%) DHCP
10 2 (1.17%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.17%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.17%) Network Security
10 2 (1.17%) SSL
10 2 (1.17%) VPN
11 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (0.58%) Skype
11 1 (0.58%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
11 1 (0.58%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.09%) MySQL
3 6 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.34%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.34%) SAP Data Services
5 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.58%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.58%) GIS
7 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (3.51%) JIRA
2 3 (1.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (1.75%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.17%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.17%) LabVIEW
3 2 (1.17%) Selenium
3 2 (1.17%) Subversion
3 2 (1.17%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.58%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.58%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.58%) Hudson
4 1 (0.58%) Maven
4 1 (0.58%) MorphX
4 1 (0.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.58%) Vagrant
General
1 14 (8.19%) Finance
2 3 (1.75%) Banking
2 3 (1.75%) Electronics
2 3 (1.75%) Retail
3 2 (1.17%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.58%) Advertising
4 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.58%) Automotive
4 1 (0.58%) Local Government
4 1 (0.58%) Marketing
4 1 (0.58%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (17.54%) Analyst
2 23 (13.45%) Desktop Support
3 21 (12.28%) Support Engineer
4 17 (9.94%) Administrator
5 15 (8.77%) Support Analyst
5 15 (8.77%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (7.60%) Desktop Engineer
7 12 (7.02%) 1st Line Support
7 12 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
7 12 (7.02%) Architect
7 12 (7.02%) Service Analyst
8 11 (6.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 10 (5.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (5.85%) Linux Administrator
10 9 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 9 (5.26%) Security Architect
10 9 (5.26%) Security Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.26%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.68%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.43%) HTML
2 6 (3.51%) CSS
2 6 (3.51%) XML
3 5 (2.92%) .NET
3 5 (2.92%) WPF
4 4 (2.34%) Ajax
4 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (1.75%) WCF
6 2 (1.17%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.17%) jQuery
7 1 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.58%) LAMP
7 1 (0.58%) Middleware
7 1 (0.58%) Web Services
7 1 (0.58%) WF
7 1 (0.58%) XHTML
7 1 (0.58%) XSD
7 1 (0.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.36%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.68%) Blackberry
3 4 (2.34%) iPad
4 3 (1.75%) CCTV
4 3 (1.75%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.17%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.17%) HP Storage
5 2 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.17%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.17%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.58%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.58%) BYOD
6 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.58%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.58%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.58%) Informatics
6 1 (0.58%) iSeries
6 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.58%) Linux
2 50 (29.24%) Windows 7
3 33 (19.30%) Windows Server
4 25 (14.62%) Windows XP
5 23 (13.45%) Unix
5 23 (13.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (10.53%) Windows 8
8 12 (7.02%) Solaris
9 10 (5.85%) Apple iOS
9 10 (5.85%) Mac OS
10 8 (4.68%) AIX
10 8 (4.68%) Windows Vista
11 7 (4.09%) HPUX
11 7 (4.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (2.34%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.58%) CentOS
14 1 (0.58%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (21.64%) ITIL
2 18 (10.53%) Migration
3 15 (8.77%) Information Security
4 12 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (6.43%) DevOps
5 11 (6.43%) Incident Management
6 8 (4.68%) Change Control
7 7 (4.09%) Configuration Management
7 7 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (4.09%) ETL
7 7 (4.09%) Project Management
7 7 (4.09%) Service Management
7 7 (4.09%) Software Deployment
8 6 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (3.51%) Data Migration
8 6 (3.51%) Load Balancing
8 6 (3.51%) Open Source
8 6 (3.51%) PRINCE2
9 5 (2.92%) ITIL V3
9 5 (2.92%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.11%) SQL
2 11 (6.43%) Java
3 10 (5.85%) C#
3 10 (5.85%) Python
4 8 (4.68%) PowerShell
5 7 (4.09%) C
5 7 (4.09%) JavaScript
5 7 (4.09%) Perl
5 7 (4.09%) PHP
6 5 (2.92%) PL/SQL
6 5 (2.92%) Shell Script
7 4 (2.34%) C++
8 2 (1.17%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.17%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.17%) Embedded C++
8 2 (1.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.58%) Ruby
9 1 (0.58%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (12.87%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 16 (9.36%) MCSE
5 9 (5.26%) Degree
5 9 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (2.92%) ISEB
7 5 (2.92%) ISTQB
7 5 (2.92%) MCSA
7 5 (2.92%) VCP5
8 4 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (2.34%) VCP6
9 3 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.17%) CCNA
10 2 (1.17%) CCNP
10 2 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.17%) MCP
10 2 (1.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.58%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.53%) SLA
2 8 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.75%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.58%) COBIT
5 1 (0.58%) HIPAA
System Software
1 70 (40.94%) Active Directory
2 22 (12.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (5.85%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.51%) vSphere
5 5 (2.92%) iptables
5 5 (2.92%) Postfix
5 5 (2.92%) Sendmail
5 5 (2.92%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.75%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.58%) Firmware
8 1 (0.58%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 20 (11.70%) SCCM
2 15 (8.77%) Puppet
3 8 (4.68%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (4.09%) Cobbler
4 7 (4.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 6 (3.51%) Ansible
5 6 (3.51%) Nagios
5 6 (3.51%) SCOM
6 5 (2.92%) OSSEC
7 4 (2.34%) SCVMM
8 3 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 2 (1.17%) Control-M
10 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.58%) Graphite
10 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 54 (31.58%) Microsoft
2 47 (27.49%) VMware
3 23 (13.45%) Oracle
4 18 (10.53%) Cisco
5 15 (8.77%) Citrix
6 13 (7.60%) Apple
6 13 (7.60%) HP
7 8 (4.68%) Dell
7 8 (4.68%) Red Hat
8 7 (4.09%) NetApp
9 6 (3.51%) ServiceNow
9 6 (3.51%) Splunk
10 5 (2.92%) EMC
10 5 (2.92%) LogRhythm
10 5 (2.92%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.92%) Symantec
10 5 (2.92%) TippingPoint
11 4 (2.34%) SAP
11 4 (2.34%) Siebel
12 3 (1.75%) Lotus
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