Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 7
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 38 61
Rank change year-on-year -11 +23 -39
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 16 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.27% 3.23% 2.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.60% 15.50% 10.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 9
Cambridge median daily rate £213 £190 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +1.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £137 £135 £119
90th Percentile £490 £272 £336
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £260 £143 £158
% change year-on-year +82.46% -9.52% +21.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +10.00% -2.34%
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% +22.22% -

Windows 7 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 186 129 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.38% 20.81% 23.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 59 127
Cambridge median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £176 £199 £185
90th Percentile £419 £425 £438
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £330 £375
% change year-on-year +6.06% -12.00% +20.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 9 15
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £16.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +154.55% -56.58% +38.18%
10th Percentile £15.95 £10.25 £11.45
90th Percentile £52.75 £43.75 £56.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% +121.43% -44.00%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Cambridge

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Cambridge

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Cambridge over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Cambridge

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) SLA
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (31.25%) Apple
5 5 (31.25%) SCCM
5 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
6 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 4 (25.00%) Mac OS
6 4 (25.00%) Office 365
7 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
7 3 (18.75%) Information Security
7 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) Linux
7 3 (18.75%) LAN
7 3 (18.75%) DHCP
7 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
7 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
7 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (12.50%) iPhone
8 2 (12.50%) WAN
8 2 (12.50%) Dell
8 2 (12.50%) .NET
8 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
8 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (12.50%) Migration
8 2 (12.50%) JIRA

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) DHCP
1 3 (18.75%) DNS
1 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Firewall
3 1 (6.25%) LDAP
3 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) WebEx
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Desktop Support
2 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
6 2 (12.50%) IT Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) IT Support
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
7 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Linux Support Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) iPhone
1 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows 8
3 4 (25.00%) Mac OS
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
4 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.25%) CentOS
5 1 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (6.25%) Ubuntu
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Customer Requirements
1 3 (18.75%) Information Security
1 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
2 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Break/Fix
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Software Distribution
3 1 (6.25%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
1 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (6.25%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Dell KACE