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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 7 13 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 13 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 14.13% 14.20% 9.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.94% 41.38% 35.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 10
Average daily rate £174 £110 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.18% -53.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £100 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £162 £248
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £190
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 1
Average hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +55.55%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.97 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+7.39% -3.67%
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
31 58 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 33.70% 34.32% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 30 18
Average daily rate £238 £163 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -30.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £100 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 10
Average hourly rate £10.50 £12.40 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% +3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Peterborough

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
3 16 (50.00%) ITIL
3 16 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
5 14 (43.75%) MS Office
6 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
7 10 (31.25%) MCSE
7 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (28.13%) Blackberry
8 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
9 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
10 7 (21.88%) LAN
10 7 (21.88%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (18.75%) WAN
11 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
12 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
12 5 (15.63%) Video Conferencing
12 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (15.63%) Finance
12 5 (15.63%) Citrix
13 4 (12.50%) Avaya
13 4 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (12.50%) Apple
13 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
13 4 (12.50%) VMware
13 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
13 4 (12.50%) iPad
13 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
13 4 (12.50%) iPhone

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (9.38%) Lync
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (43.75%) MS Office
2 11 (34.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) LAN
2 6 (18.75%) WAN
3 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.38%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) DNS
5 1 (3.13%) Firewall
5 1 (3.13%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 2 (6.25%) Banking
5 1 (3.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Analyst
2 10 (31.25%) Service Analyst
3 8 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
3 8 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Desktop Support
5 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Support
7 2 (6.25%) Systems Support Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Junior
8 1 (3.13%) Server Support
8 1 (3.13%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Blackberry
2 5 (15.63%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (12.50%) iPad
3 4 (12.50%) iPhone
4 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.13%) Handset
5 1 (3.13%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Asset Management
2 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL V3
2 3 (9.38%) ITSM
2 3 (9.38%) Service Management
3 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
4 1 (3.13%) Network Management
4 1 (3.13%) Network Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) MCSE
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (28.13%) Security Cleared
3 7 (21.88%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (12.50%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Citrix
3 4 (12.50%) Apple
3 4 (12.50%) Avaya
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (3.13%) arcserve
4 1 (3.13%) CA
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) LANDesk