The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Peterborough region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 17 7 15
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 19 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 12.26% 8.06% 7.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.85% 83.33% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 4
Average daily rate £221 £120 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+84.37% -56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £96 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £120 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -31.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
53 6 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 34.19% 9.68% 33.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 4 14
Average daily rate £229 £120 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.62% -56.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £90 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £152 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 1 12
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.00 £12.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (56.25%) Cisco
5 17 (53.13%) HP
5 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
5 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2003
5 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (46.88%) Hyper-V
6 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
6 15 (46.88%) Firewall
7 13 (40.63%) Wireless
8 12 (37.50%) Migration
9 11 (34.38%) ITIL
9 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (18.75%) MS Office
10 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
11 5 (15.63%) LAN
11 5 (15.63%) WAN
11 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
12 4 (12.50%) Altiris
12 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
12 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
12 4 (12.50%) Change Control
13 3 (9.38%) Lync
13 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
14 2 (6.25%) JOnAS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
1 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2003
1 17 (53.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (9.38%) Lync
4 2 (6.25%) JOnAS
4 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (3.13%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) Firewall
2 13 (40.63%) Wireless
3 11 (34.38%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (15.63%) LAN
4 5 (15.63%) WAN
5 2 (6.25%) SAN
5 2 (6.25%) Intranet
5 2 (6.25%) Internet
5 2 (6.25%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 15 (46.88%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Wise Package Studio
1 1 (3.13%) MSI
1 1 (3.13%) InstallShield
1 1 (3.13%) AdminStudio
General
1 2 (6.25%) Billing
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
2 11 (34.38%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Desktop Support
3 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) IT Trainer
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Packager
6 2 (6.25%) Trainer
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (59.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Migration
2 11 (34.38%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (12.50%) Change Control
4 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.25%) Network Management
5 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 22 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 15 (46.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) ARCserve
1 2 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) Cisco
2 17 (53.13%) HP
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) Altiris
5 2 (6.25%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) CA
5 2 (6.25%) Exinda
5 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.13%) Mercator
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya
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