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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 13 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 10.64% 11.76% 7.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.71% 36.36% 55.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 2
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£115 £235 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.27% +95.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
- -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £11.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
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
42 44 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 29.79% 32.35% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 20 2
Average daily rate £104 £235 £120
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.74% +95.83%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £307
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 15 3
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
3 18 (45.00%) ITIL
4 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
5 16 (40.00%) MS Office
6 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
6 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (25.00%) WAN
8 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
8 9 (22.50%) Windows XP
8 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
8 9 (22.50%) Finance
9 8 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 7 (17.50%) iPad
10 7 (17.50%) Lync
10 7 (17.50%) iPhone
10 7 (17.50%) Migration
10 7 (17.50%) VMware
10 7 (17.50%) Blackberry
10 7 (17.50%) Citrix
11 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
11 6 (15.00%) LAN
11 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
12 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (10.00%) Mac OS X
13 4 (10.00%) Symantec
13 4 (10.00%) Avaya
13 4 (10.00%) DNS
13 4 (10.00%) SLA

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 7 (17.50%) Lync
2 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (40.00%) MS Office
2 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) TCP/IP
2 10 (25.00%) WAN
3 6 (15.00%) LAN
4 4 (10.00%) DNS
5 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (5.00%) VPN
5 2 (5.00%) Firewall
5 2 (5.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.50%) DHCP
6 1 (2.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MSI
General
1 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Analyst
2 13 (32.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (30.00%) Support Analyst
4 11 (27.50%) Desktop Support
5 8 (20.00%) Support Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Field Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (15.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 6 (15.00%) Desktop Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
8 4 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (10.00%) Rollout Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Service Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) Technical Support
9 3 (7.50%) 1st Line Support
9 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.50%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (17.50%) iPad
2 7 (17.50%) iPhone
2 7 (17.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.00%) FMCG
3 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (22.50%) Windows XP
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.00%) Mac OS X
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Migration
3 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.00%) Change Control
4 2 (5.00%) Change Management
4 2 (5.00%) Project Management
4 2 (5.00%) CAD
5 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) MCP
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.00%) CCNA
2 2 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (2.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (42.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.00%) XenApp
2 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
2 2 (5.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) SCCM
2 2 (5.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (5.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) VMware
2 7 (17.50%) Citrix
3 4 (10.00%) Symantec
3 4 (10.00%) Avaya
3 4 (10.00%) Cisco
3 4 (10.00%) Sophos
4 2 (5.00%) Altiris
4 2 (5.00%) Google
4 2 (5.00%) MobileIron
4 2 (5.00%) Remedy
4 2 (5.00%) Mapinfo
4 2 (5.00%) HP
4 2 (5.00%) Adobe
4 2 (5.00%) Wyse
5 1 (2.50%) Juniper
5 1 (2.50%) McAfee
5 1 (2.50%) Polycom