The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 26 June 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 / Peterborough
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 6 8
Rank change year-on-year -11 +2  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 1.08% 13.13% 14.78%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.14% 43.33% 37.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £237 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £153 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -18.53% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Median hourly rate £13.00 £10.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -52.38%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.84 £15.30 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.57% +2.01%  

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 Peterborough with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 14 30 45
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 15.05% 30.30% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 16 9
Median daily rate £313 £174 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.59% -22.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 21
Median hourly rate £17.25 £10.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.50% -52.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.60 £31.00 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Peterborough

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) Mac OS X
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
6 1 (12.50%) Altiris
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Android
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) XenApp
6 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (12.50%) Office 365
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (12.50%) AirWatch

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DNS
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Service Analyst
2 5 (62.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Android
4 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 1 (12.50%) Application Virtualisation
2 1 (12.50%) Data Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Deployment
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Altiris
1 1 (12.50%) Apple
1 1 (12.50%) Citrix
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec
1 1 (12.50%) VMware