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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 12 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 23 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 14.84% 9.70% 9.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 41.82% 38.24% 37.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-53.19% +49.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £165 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £162 £262 £240
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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
55 34 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 35.48% 25.37% 24.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 16 11
Average daily rate £163 £235 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.85% +11.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £165 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £254
UK excluding London average daily rate £334 £308 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.61% -5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 9 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £12.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -14.28%

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 January 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
3 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
4 14 (36.84%) MS Office
5 12 (31.58%) ITIL
6 11 (28.95%) Windows XP
7 10 (26.32%) WAN
8 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
8 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
8 9 (23.68%) Finance
8 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (21.05%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (18.42%) Migration
10 7 (18.42%) LAN
10 7 (18.42%) Lync
11 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
11 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
12 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
13 4 (10.53%) DNS
13 4 (10.53%) SLA
13 4 (10.53%) Avaya
13 4 (10.53%) Symantec
13 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
14 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
14 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
14 3 (7.89%) Degree
15 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
15 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (18.42%) Lync
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (36.84%) MS Office
2 6 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) WAN
2 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
3 7 (18.42%) LAN
4 4 (10.53%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) Firewall
5 2 (5.26%) Wireless
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.63%) Internet
6 1 (2.63%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 9 (23.68%) Telecoms
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Analyst
1 13 (34.21%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (23.68%) Support Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Desktop Support
3 8 (21.05%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Field Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Rollout Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (7.89%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Support
7 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Application Packaging
2 1 (2.63%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.26%) FMCG
3 2 (5.26%) iPhone
3 2 (5.26%) iPad
4 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows XP
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 8
5 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
5 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) ITIL
2 7 (18.42%) Migration
3 2 (5.26%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (5.26%) Change Control
4 1 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (2.63%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MCP
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (39.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.53%) Avaya
2 4 (10.53%) Symantec
3 2 (5.26%) HP
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco
3 2 (5.26%) Citrix
3 2 (5.26%) Sophos
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) Altiris
4 1 (2.63%) Polycom
4 1 (2.63%) Dell
4 1 (2.63%) McAfee
4 1 (2.63%) Juniper
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