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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 14 10 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 15 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 9.35% 12.50% 14.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 28.57% 35.71% 54.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 8
Average daily rate
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- £130 £219
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -40.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 10
Average hourly rate £23.00 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.62% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.06 £11.50 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £22.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Windows 7
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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
35 42 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 32.71% 35.00% 27.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 15
Average daily rate £325 £163 £223
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -26.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £120 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 20 15
Average hourly rate £23.00 £12.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £22.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
3 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (50.00%) Cisco
6 11 (45.83%) ITIL
6 11 (45.83%) Hyper-V
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (41.67%) HP Storage
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 10 (41.67%) HP
8 9 (37.50%) Firewall
8 9 (37.50%) Wireless
8 9 (37.50%) Change Control
8 9 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (33.33%) Network Management
9 8 (33.33%) SAN
9 8 (33.33%) CA
9 8 (33.33%) ARCserve
9 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 8 (33.33%) LAN
9 8 (33.33%) WAN
10 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
11 5 (20.83%) iPhone
11 5 (20.83%) iPad

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 14 (58.33%) MS Exchange
1 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (37.50%) Firewall
1 9 (37.50%) Wireless
2 8 (33.33%) SAN
2 8 (33.33%) LAN
2 8 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.33%) VPN
4 1 (4.17%) Intranet
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
4 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Analyst
2 10 (41.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (37.50%) Support Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support
6 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) HP Storage
2 5 (20.83%) iPhone
2 5 (20.83%) iPad
3 3 (12.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.17%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (20.83%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 9 (37.50%) Change Control
3 8 (33.33%) Network Management
4 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (8.33%) CAD
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (8.33%) MCP
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) CCNA
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (4.17%) MCSA
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (45.83%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) XenApp
3 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 2 (8.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) ARCserve
2 3 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) HP
3 8 (33.33%) CA
4 5 (20.83%) Citrix
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) VMware
5 2 (8.33%) Google
5 2 (8.33%) MobileIron
5 2 (8.33%) Adobe
5 2 (8.33%) Mapinfo
5 2 (8.33%) Remedy
5 2 (8.33%) Sophos
5 2 (8.33%) Wyse
6 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.17%) Exinda
6 1 (4.17%) Altiris