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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 9 14 4
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 16 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 14.91% 12.50% 15.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 36.17% 30.19% 59.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Average daily rate
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£225 £204 £194
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +5.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £208 £285
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -27.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 6
Average hourly rate £21.00 £22.00 £16.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +30.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £23.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
47 53 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 41.23% 41.41% 26.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 15 13
Average daily rate £225 £225 £211
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 9
Average hourly rate £21.00 £12.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+75.00% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £26.97 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
3 19 (59.38%) ITIL
4 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (40.63%) Cisco
7 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
7 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (34.38%) HP Storage
8 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
8 11 (34.38%) HP
9 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
9 10 (31.25%) Firewall
9 10 (31.25%) Wireless
9 10 (31.25%) Change Control
9 10 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
10 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
12 7 (21.88%) Network Management
12 7 (21.88%) iPad
12 7 (21.88%) iPhone
12 7 (21.88%) Blackberry
12 7 (21.88%) VMware
12 7 (21.88%) LAN
12 7 (21.88%) WAN
12 7 (21.88%) SharePoint

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 16 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (21.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.13%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (31.25%) Firewall
1 10 (31.25%) Wireless
2 7 (21.88%) SAN
2 7 (21.88%) LAN
2 7 (21.88%) WAN
3 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (3.13%) Intranet
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Support Analyst
3 9 (28.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (25.00%) Desktop Support
5 6 (18.75%) Service Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Help Desk Support
6 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Desktop Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (15.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (15.63%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) Desktop Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
2 1 (3.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) HP Storage
2 7 (21.88%) Blackberry
2 7 (21.88%) iPhone
2 7 (21.88%) iPad
3 3 (9.38%) HP StoreVirtual
4 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 6 (18.75%) Mac OS X
6 3 (9.38%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) ITIL
2 10 (31.25%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (31.25%) Change Control
3 7 (21.88%) Network Management
4 3 (9.38%) Migration
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Change Management
5 2 (6.25%) CAD
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (6.25%) MCP
2 2 (6.25%) MCSE
2 2 (6.25%) CCNA
2 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (78.13%) Active Directory
2 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.25%) XenApp
3 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
3 2 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 7 (21.88%) ARCserve
2 3 (9.38%) SCCM
3 2 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Cisco
2 11 (34.38%) HP
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) VMware
4 7 (21.88%) Citrix
4 7 (21.88%) CA
5 3 (9.38%) Altiris
6 2 (6.25%) Google
6 2 (6.25%) Adobe
6 2 (6.25%) MobileIron
6 2 (6.25%) Mapinfo
6 2 (6.25%) Symantec
6 2 (6.25%) Remedy
6 2 (6.25%) Sophos
6 2 (6.25%) Wyse
7 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.13%) Exinda