Period
to 12 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 12 August 2020 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
12 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 38 69
Rank change year-on-year +12 +31 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 20 56 13
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.25% 4.77% 1.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.69% 22.13% 5.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 24 1
Median daily rate £450 £125 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +260.00% -54.55% +29.41%
East of England median daily rate £219 £133 £148
% change year-on-year +64.33% -9.97% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 14 10
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.13 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.63% -2.14% -
East of England median hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £16.33
% change year-on-year +25.00% -2.04% +8.88%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 81 253 227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 21.26% 21.55% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 117 89
Median daily rate £375 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £194 £109 £116
90th Percentile £525 £543 £528
East of England median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 51 56
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +4.62% -35.00%
10th Percentile £15.08 £11.25 £12.06
90th Percentile £23.40 £50.00 £46.38
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +21.88% - -8.57%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Cambridgeshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Cambridgeshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 7 in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 12 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Cambridgeshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Cambridgeshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 12 August 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +13 12 £340 +195.65%
Huntingdon +5 1 - - 1
Peterborough +3 1 £225 +18.42% 2
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows 10
3 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
5 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
6 12 (60.00%) ITIL
6 12 (60.00%) VMware
6 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
6 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
7 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2016
7 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2019
7 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
7 11 (55.00%) Lumension
7 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (55.00%) ESRI
7 11 (55.00%) ArcGIS
7 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
7 11 (55.00%) VB
7 11 (55.00%) Oracle
7 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (55.00%) Photoshop
7 11 (55.00%) Sophos
7 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (50.00%) C
8 10 (50.00%) Cisco
8 10 (50.00%) Data Migration
8 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 11 (55.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (55.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) LAN
2 1 (5.00%) NAS
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) Skype
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (50.00%) GIS
General
1 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows 10
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (5.00%) VMS
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) Data Migration
2 10 (50.00%) DevOps
2 10 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 10 (50.00%) Migration
2 10 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) Service Design
3 5 (25.00%) Systems Engineering
4 4 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.00%) Break/Fix
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (5.00%) Security Hardening
6 1 (5.00%) Software Deployment
6 1 (5.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) PowerShell
1 11 (55.00%) VB
2 10 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) DV Cleared
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) MCDST
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) MCSA
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) GxP
System Software
1 16 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (50.00%) VMware NSX
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.00%) vCloud
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) SCCM
3 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (5.00%) vCenter Server
3 1 (5.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 11 (55.00%) ESRI
3 11 (55.00%) Lumension
3 11 (55.00%) Oracle
3 11 (55.00%) Sophos
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco
5 3 (15.00%) ServiceNow
6 2 (10.00%) Apple
7 1 (5.00%) Adobe
7 1 (5.00%) CrowdStrike
7 1 (5.00%) Okta