Period
to 24 July 2017

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 24 July 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 41 45
Rank change year-on-year -8 +4 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 42 52 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.56% 4.16% 4.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.29% 15.57% 14.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 12 20
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £145 £162 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.49% -4.71% -6.85%
10th Percentile £110 £104 £104
90th Percentile £297 £300 £322
East of England median daily rate £145 £174 £175
% change year-on-year -16.67% -0.57% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 31
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.13 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.19% +22.32% +5.66%
10th Percentile £13.00 £9.00 £12.40
90th Percentile £19.50 £17.50 £24.00
East of England median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year -12.12% +4.04% +5.73%

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 294 334 436
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 24.89% 26.72% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 187 226
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +10.24%
10th Percentile £141 £164 £213
90th Percentile £503 £538 £430
East of England median daily rate £373 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +6.43% - +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 32 74
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +121.43% -25.33%
10th Percentile £13.45 £9.00 £11.50
90th Percentile £44.13 £48.75 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +6.06%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Cambridgeshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Cambridgeshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Cambridgeshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor 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 24 July 2017. 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 +10 27 £145 +3.57% 1
Peterborough -7 9 £145 -16.67% 2
Huntingdon -7 5 £100 - 1
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
3 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 11 (26.19%) SCCM
5 10 (23.81%) Office 365
5 10 (23.81%) Windows 8
5 10 (23.81%) Apple
6 9 (21.43%) Migration
6 9 (21.43%) Apple iOS
6 9 (21.43%) Windows 10
6 9 (21.43%) Data Migration
7 8 (19.05%) SLA
7 8 (19.05%) ITIL
7 8 (19.05%) Break/Fix
8 7 (16.67%) LAN
8 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (16.67%) DNS
8 7 (16.67%) Time Management
8 7 (16.67%) Android
9 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (14.29%) Mac OS X
9 6 (14.29%) Dell
9 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (11.90%) A+ Certification
10 5 (11.90%) DHCP
10 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
10 5 (11.90%) Smartphone
10 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
11 4 (9.52%) Software Distribution

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 3 (7.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Office 365
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) DNS
1 7 (16.67%) LAN
2 5 (11.90%) DHCP
3 4 (9.52%) Firewall
4 3 (7.14%) VPN
4 3 (7.14%) WAN
4 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (4.76%) LDAP
6 1 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (2.38%) SAN
6 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.38%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Desktop Support
2 17 (40.48%) Analyst
3 13 (30.95%) Desktop Engineer
4 12 (28.57%) Support Engineer
5 11 (26.19%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 9 (21.43%) Service Analyst
6 9 (21.43%) Service Desk Analyst
7 8 (19.05%) Senior Support Engineer
8 7 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
8 7 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Support
8 7 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
8 7 (16.67%) Support Analyst
9 5 (11.90%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
10 4 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 4 (9.52%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 4 (9.52%) IT Engineer
10 4 (9.52%) Mobile Engineer
10 4 (9.52%) Windows Engineer
11 3 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Smartphone
2 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.76%) BYOD
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows 8
3 9 (21.43%) Apple iOS
3 9 (21.43%) Windows 10
4 7 (16.67%) Android
5 6 (14.29%) Mac OS X
5 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Server
6 5 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.90%) Windows XP
7 4 (9.52%) Mac OS
8 3 (7.14%) Linux
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Vista
9 2 (4.76%) Windows Phone
10 1 (2.38%) CentOS
10 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.38%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Data Migration
1 9 (21.43%) Migration
2 8 (19.05%) Break/Fix
2 8 (19.05%) ITIL
3 7 (16.67%) Time Management
4 4 (9.52%) Software Deployment
4 4 (9.52%) Software Distribution
5 3 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (7.14%) Information Security
5 3 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) Application Packaging
6 1 (2.38%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (2.38%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (11.90%) A+ Certification
3 4 (9.52%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) MCP
4 3 (7.14%) MCSE
5 2 (4.76%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.38%) MCSA
6 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (26.19%) SCCM
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (7.14%) SCOrch
2 3 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.38%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 18 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 10 (23.81%) Apple
3 6 (14.29%) Dell
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix
4 3 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (2.38%) Altiris
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco
5 1 (2.38%) HP
5 1 (2.38%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.38%) Symantec