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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows
Rank 8 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing Windows 55 92 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.28% 11.25% 19.02%
As % of the Operating Systems category 46.22% 58.60% 68.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 62
Median daily rate £300 £190 £229
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -16.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £135 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £380 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £303
% change year-on-year
- +7.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 40
Median hourly rate £14.88 £13.50 £26.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.18% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.25 £43.10 £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.57 £15.43 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.59% -3.57%
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
119 157 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 22.24% 19.19% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 51 109
Median daily rate £350 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 28 41
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £12.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 September 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 September 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 September 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 25 £350 +55.55% 38
Peterborough -6 8 £174 +5.45% 4
Huntingdon +1 6 £235 +56.66% 2
Windows
East of England

Windows
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 58 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 48 (31.58%) Active Directory
3 47 (30.92%) ITIL
4 46 (30.26%) Windows 7
5 44 (28.95%) Linux
5 44 (28.95%) VMware
6 37 (24.34%) MS Office
7 31 (20.39%) SQL
8 29 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (19.08%) Windows Server
9 25 (16.45%) MS Excel
10 24 (15.79%) Oracle
11 23 (15.13%) SQL Server
11 23 (15.13%) Unix
12 22 (14.47%) DNS
12 22 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
12 22 (14.47%) SCCM
13 20 (13.16%) SAN
14 19 (12.50%) Puppet
15 17 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
15 17 (11.18%) Citrix
15 17 (11.18%) HP
15 17 (11.18%) Shell Script
16 16 (10.53%) C#
16 16 (10.53%) PL/SQL
17 14 (9.21%) Finance
17 14 (9.21%) .NET
17 14 (9.21%) MS Exchange
17 14 (9.21%) Virtual Environments
17 14 (9.21%) Windows 8

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 14 (9.21%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.92%) IIS
3 7 (4.61%) Apache
4 6 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (3.29%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (3.29%) SharePoint
5 5 (3.29%) WebSphere
6 4 (2.63%) IBM Notes
6 4 (2.63%) nginx
6 4 (2.63%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.97%) IBM Domino
7 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.32%) Jetty
8 2 (1.32%) Mongrel
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 37 (24.34%) MS Office
2 25 (16.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.97%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.32%) BASE24
4 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.66%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (5.26%) Office 365
3 7 (4.61%) IaaS
3 7 (4.61%) PaaS
4 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.32%) SaaS
6 1 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.47%) DNS
2 20 (13.16%) SAN
3 11 (7.24%) Firewall
4 10 (6.58%) DHCP
5 8 (5.26%) WAN
6 7 (4.61%) LAN
6 7 (4.61%) LDAP
7 6 (3.95%) HTTP
8 5 (3.29%) SSL
8 5 (3.29%) TCP/IP
9 3 (1.97%) VoIP
9 3 (1.97%) VPN
10 2 (1.32%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (1.32%) FTP
10 2 (1.32%) IPsec
10 2 (1.32%) iSCSI
10 2 (1.32%) Network Security
10 2 (1.32%) VLAN
11 1 (0.66%) NAS
11 1 (0.66%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.13%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (4.61%) MySQL
4 7 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.95%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.95%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.29%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.66%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.66%) DB2
9 1 (0.66%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.66%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (6.58%) JIRA
1 10 (6.58%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.29%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.97%) TeamCity
4 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 2 (1.32%) LabVIEW
4 2 (1.32%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.66%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.66%) Ant
5 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.66%) Hudson
5 1 (0.66%) Maven
5 1 (0.66%) MSI
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.66%) Subversion
5 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.66%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 14 (9.21%) Finance
2 6 (3.95%) Banking
3 5 (3.29%) Retail
4 3 (1.97%) Military
5 2 (1.32%) Advertising
5 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.66%) Electronics
6 1 (0.66%) Local Government
6 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (18.42%) Analyst
2 17 (11.18%) Developer
3 16 (10.53%) Desktop Support
4 15 (9.87%) Administrator
4 15 (9.87%) Service Analyst
4 15 (9.87%) Service Desk Analyst
5 14 (9.21%) Support Engineer
6 13 (8.55%) Systems Administrator
7 10 (6.58%) .NET Developer
7 10 (6.58%) Windows Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (5.92%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) IT Support
9 8 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (5.26%) Server Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) 1st Line Support
10 7 (4.61%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (4.61%) IT Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.21%) .NET
2 9 (5.92%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 7 (4.61%) REST
5 6 (3.95%) RESTful
6 5 (3.29%) Node.js
6 5 (3.29%) Web Services
6 5 (3.29%) XML
7 3 (1.97%) Ajax
7 3 (1.97%) HTML
7 3 (1.97%) jQuery
7 3 (1.97%) LAMP
7 3 (1.97%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (1.32%) JSON
8 2 (1.32%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (1.32%) Servlets
8 2 (1.32%) SOAP
8 2 (1.32%) WCF
8 2 (1.32%) WPF
9 1 (0.66%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.55%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 3 (1.97%) CCTV
4 3 (1.97%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.32%) BYOD
5 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
5 2 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.32%) NHS
5 2 (1.32%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.66%) Biometrics
6 1 (0.66%) CESG
6 1 (0.66%) Clustering
6 1 (0.66%) EPoS
6 1 (0.66%) Health Informatics
6 1 (0.66%) iPad
6 1 (0.66%) iSeries
6 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (30.26%) Windows 7
2 44 (28.95%) Linux
3 29 (19.08%) Windows Server
4 23 (15.13%) Unix
5 17 (11.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (9.21%) Windows 8
7 12 (7.89%) Windows XP
8 11 (7.24%) Solaris
8 11 (7.24%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (6.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (5.92%) Windows 10
10 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (5.26%) Mac OS
12 7 (4.61%) Mac OS X
12 7 (4.61%) Ubuntu
12 7 (4.61%) Windows Vista
13 5 (3.29%) Apple iOS
14 3 (1.97%) CentOS
14 3 (1.97%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (1.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (30.92%) ITIL
2 22 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (9.21%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (9.21%) Virtual Environments
4 13 (8.55%) Incident Management
5 12 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 11 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (7.24%) High Availability
6 11 (7.24%) Open Source
7 10 (6.58%) Change Control
7 10 (6.58%) Load Balancing
8 9 (5.92%) DevOps
9 7 (4.61%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (4.61%) Scrum
9 7 (4.61%) Service Management
9 7 (4.61%) Software Engineering
10 6 (3.95%) ITSM
10 6 (3.95%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.95%) SOA
10 6 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (20.39%) SQL
2 17 (11.18%) Shell Script
3 16 (10.53%) C#
3 16 (10.53%) PL/SQL
4 12 (7.89%) PowerShell
4 12 (7.89%) Python
5 10 (6.58%) T-SQL
6 9 (5.92%) C++
7 7 (4.61%) Java
8 6 (3.95%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.95%) Perl
9 5 (3.29%) Ruby
10 4 (2.63%) Bash Shell
10 4 (2.63%) PHP
11 3 (1.97%) C
11 3 (1.97%) VBScript
12 1 (0.66%) Go
12 1 (0.66%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.66%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (8.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (6.58%) Degree
4 8 (5.26%) MCSE
5 7 (4.61%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.95%) CCNA
6 6 (3.95%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (3.29%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (2.63%) DV Cleared
8 4 (2.63%) MCSA
9 3 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.32%) MCP
10 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.66%) CCNP
11 1 (0.66%) MCITP
11 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.66%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.58%) SLA
2 8 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 29 (19.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (8.55%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (7.24%) Hyper-V
4 11 (7.24%) vSphere
5 10 (6.58%) iptables
5 10 (6.58%) Postfix
5 10 (6.58%) Sendmail
6 7 (4.61%) VMware ESX
7 5 (3.29%) Docker
8 3 (1.97%) XenApp
9 2 (1.32%) Firmware
9 2 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.32%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.66%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (14.47%) SCCM
2 19 (12.50%) Puppet
3 12 (7.89%) Cobbler
4 10 (6.58%) Nagios
4 10 (6.58%) OSSEC
5 8 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.63%) Ansible
6 4 (2.63%) SCOM
6 4 (2.63%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (1.32%) Control-M
7 2 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.32%) PowerCLI
8 1 (0.66%) Consul
8 1 (0.66%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.66%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.66%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (38.16%) Microsoft
2 44 (28.95%) VMware
3 24 (15.79%) Oracle
4 17 (11.18%) Citrix
4 17 (11.18%) HP
5 12 (7.89%) Red Hat
6 10 (6.58%) EMC
6 10 (6.58%) LogRhythm
6 10 (6.58%) ServiceNow
6 10 (6.58%) SolarWinds
6 10 (6.58%) Splunk
6 10 (6.58%) TippingPoint
7 9 (5.92%) Apple
7 9 (5.92%) Cisco
7 9 (5.92%) Remedy
8 5 (3.29%) Lotus
8 5 (3.29%) NetApp
9 4 (2.63%) BMC
10 3 (1.97%) Cognos
10 3 (1.97%) JD Edwards
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