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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 35 35
Rank change year-on-year +10 0  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 29 26 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.38% 4.01% 4.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 23.77% 13.98% 17.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 8
Median daily rate £144 £135 £163
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.48% -16.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £118 £104
10% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £171 £258
UK excluding London median daily rate £168 £205 £215
% change year-on-year -18.29% -4.65%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 20
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +29.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £17.50 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

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 122 186 193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 22.63% 28.66% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 102 81
Median daily rate £275 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £160 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 45
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £14.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +8 18 £136 -9.16%
Peterborough 0 7 £316 +110.83%
Huntingdon -1 3 - - 1
Windows 7
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (63.83%) Active Directory
3 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (31.91%) Migration
6 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (29.79%) Data Migration
6 14 (29.79%) Windows Server
7 13 (27.66%) ITIL
8 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (23.40%) VMware
9 9 (19.15%) Project Management
9 9 (19.15%) SCCM
9 9 (19.15%) Office 365
9 9 (19.15%) Windows 10
10 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (17.02%) DNS
11 7 (14.89%) LAN
11 7 (14.89%) Linux
11 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
11 7 (14.89%) JSP 440
11 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
12 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
12 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
12 6 (12.77%) Time Management
12 6 (12.77%) Degree
12 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (12.77%) Risk Management

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 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (10.64%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.51%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (19.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.02%) DNS
2 7 (14.89%) LAN
3 6 (12.77%) DHCP
3 6 (12.77%) VPN
4 4 (8.51%) Firewall
5 3 (6.38%) LDAP
5 3 (6.38%) WAN
5 3 (6.38%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (4.26%) ADSL
6 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.13%) Internet
7 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.13%) SAN
7 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Desktop Support
2 11 (23.40%) Support Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Desktop Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Service Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Service Desk Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Support Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) IT Support
6 6 (12.77%) IT Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Desktop Support
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (12.77%) Senior Support Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 5 (10.64%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) IT Analyst
7 5 (10.64%) System Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.38%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.38%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.13%) iPad
3 1 (2.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 47 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (34.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (19.15%) Windows 10
5 7 (14.89%) Linux
6 6 (12.77%) Mac OS X
6 6 (12.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
7 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
7 5 (10.64%) Windows 8
8 4 (8.51%) Android
8 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.91%) Migration
2 14 (29.79%) Data Migration
3 13 (27.66%) ITIL
4 9 (19.15%) Project Management
5 6 (12.77%) PRINCE
5 6 (12.77%) PRINCE2
5 6 (12.77%) Risk Management
5 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (12.77%) Time Management
6 5 (10.64%) Requirements Management
7 4 (8.51%) Software Distribution
8 3 (6.38%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.26%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.13%) Application Packaging
10 1 (2.13%) Application Virtualisation
10 1 (2.13%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (2.13%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) C
2 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.77%) Degree
3 6 (12.77%) DV Cleared
4 5 (10.64%) A+ Certification
4 5 (10.64%) MCP
4 5 (10.64%) MCSE
5 1 (2.13%) MCSA
5 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.89%) JSP 440
2 6 (12.77%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (63.83%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (12.77%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) SCCM
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (6.38%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.26%) DameWare
4 1 (2.13%) AirWatch
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.13%) SCSM
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.40%) VMware
3 6 (12.77%) Apple
3 6 (12.77%) Dell
3 6 (12.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.51%) Citrix
5 1 (2.13%) Adobe
5 1 (2.13%) Altiris
5 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.13%) Cisco
5 1 (2.13%) Google
5 1 (2.13%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Kaspersky
5 1 (2.13%) LANDesk
5 1 (2.13%) MobileIron
5 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.13%) Symantec