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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 10 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 27 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 12.50% 14.92% 4.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category 35.71% 54.00% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 1
Average daily rate
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£130 £219 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.57% +25.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 2
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £13.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.35 £12.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £22.50 £15.58
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Operating Systems Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
42 50 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 35.00% 27.62% 24.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 15 5
Average daily rate £163 £223 £205
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.96% +8.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £188 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £350 £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 15 13
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Windows 7
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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 1 August 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
3 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (54.84%) MS Exchange
4 17 (54.84%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (54.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (45.16%) Cisco
5 14 (45.16%) HP
6 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
6 13 (41.94%) Firewall
6 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
7 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (38.71%) Wireless
8 10 (32.26%) ITIL
9 9 (29.03%) Migration
9 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (25.81%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (25.81%) Change Control
10 8 (25.81%) Windows XP
10 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
10 8 (25.81%) LAN
10 8 (25.81%) WAN
11 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
11 6 (19.35%) MS Office
12 5 (16.13%) Lync
13 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (12.90%) Windows Vista
13 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (54.84%) MS Exchange
1 17 (54.84%) Exchange Server 2003
1 17 (54.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (16.13%) Lync
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (41.94%) Firewall
2 12 (38.71%) Wireless
3 9 (29.03%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (25.81%) LAN
4 8 (25.81%) WAN
5 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.68%) SAN
7 2 (6.45%) DNS
7 2 (6.45%) DHCP
8 1 (3.23%) Intranet
8 1 (3.23%) Internet
8 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (12.90%) Telecoms
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (58.06%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (25.81%) Support Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Technical Support
5 5 (16.13%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Service Desk Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
9 1 (3.23%) Test Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) Help Desk Analyst
9 1 (3.23%) 1st Line Support
9 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (3.23%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.23%) GIS
2 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (25.81%) Windows XP
5 4 (12.90%) Windows Vista
6 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 9 (29.03%) Migration
3 8 (25.81%) Capacity Planning
3 8 (25.81%) Change Control
4 3 (9.68%) Network Management
5 2 (6.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.23%) ITSM
6 1 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
System Software
1 21 (67.74%) Active Directory
2 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) ARCserve
2 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco
1 14 (45.16%) HP
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.90%) VMware
3 4 (12.90%) Avaya
4 3 (9.68%) CA
5 2 (6.45%) Altiris
6 1 (3.23%) Lotus
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Polycom
6 1 (3.23%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.23%) Exinda