The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 13 10 16
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 9 14 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 8.04% 10.94% 8.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.47% 40.00% 48.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.65% -39.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £118 £124 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £204 £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
Average hourly rate £23.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.06% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.50 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £21.13 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.87
% change year-on-year
- +8.14%
Windows 7
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 35 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 30.36% 27.34% 18.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 15
Average daily rate £170 £225 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.44% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £124 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £365 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 16 9
Average hourly rate £18.75 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Peterborough region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Peterborough region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
3 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
5 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (43.48%) HP Storage
5 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (43.48%) Cisco
5 10 (43.48%) HP
5 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
6 9 (39.13%) Firewall
6 9 (39.13%) Wireless
6 9 (39.13%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (39.13%) Change Control
7 8 (34.78%) Network Management
7 8 (34.78%) ARCserve
7 8 (34.78%) SAN
7 8 (34.78%) CA
7 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
7 8 (34.78%) LAN
7 8 (34.78%) WAN
8 7 (30.43%) ITIL
9 5 (21.74%) Mac OS X
10 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
11 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
1 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
1 9 (39.13%) Wireless
2 8 (34.78%) LAN
2 8 (34.78%) WAN
2 8 (34.78%) SAN
3 1 (4.35%) Intranet
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2005
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
2 10 (43.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Support Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (21.74%) Service Analyst
6 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
6 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
8 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (4.35%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) HP Storage
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) iPhone
3 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (47.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (21.74%) Mac OS X
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Capacity Planning
1 9 (39.13%) Change Control
2 8 (34.78%) Network Management
3 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCSA
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (69.57%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) ARCserve
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Cisco
1 10 (43.48%) HP
2 8 (34.78%) CA
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Altiris
3 1 (4.35%) Riverbed
3 1 (4.35%) Exinda
3 1 (4.35%) Citrix
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft