The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 39 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 53 74 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.06% 6.22% 4.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.06% 26.43% 25.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 28 8
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -9.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £174 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £348 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 14
Average hourly rate £12.75 £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.20 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £20.00 £17.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
Windows 7
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
278 280 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.32% 23.55% 18.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 104 62
Average daily rate £395 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 38
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.35 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.23% +5.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £112.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -13 39 £238 -8.65% 4
Buckingham - 3 - -
Aylesbury 0 2 - - 2
High Wycombe -7 2 £400 +100.00% 1
Gerrards Cross - 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (44.12%) Active Directory
3 42 (41.18%) Windows XP
4 36 (35.29%) Finance
5 34 (33.33%) MS Office
6 30 (29.41%) SCCM
7 28 (27.45%) ITIL
7 28 (27.45%) ATM
8 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
9 25 (24.51%) MS Excel
10 20 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (13.73%) Security Cleared
11 14 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (12.75%) VB
12 13 (12.75%) SC Cleared
13 12 (11.76%) Migration
13 12 (11.76%) DNS
13 12 (11.76%) Tivoli
13 12 (11.76%) PowerShell
13 12 (11.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 11 (10.78%) Citrix
14 11 (10.78%) DHCP
15 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
16 9 (8.82%) MS Project
16 9 (8.82%) Logistics
16 9 (8.82%) VMware
17 8 (7.84%) Financial Institution
17 8 (7.84%) Banking
17 8 (7.84%) Software Testing
17 8 (7.84%) MS Exchange

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.84%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (5.88%) IIS
3 5 (4.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.98%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (33.33%) MS Office
2 25 (24.51%) MS Excel
3 9 (8.82%) MS Project
4 7 (6.86%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.98%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (27.45%) ATM
2 12 (11.76%) DNS
3 11 (10.78%) DHCP
4 7 (6.86%) VPN
4 7 (6.86%) Internet
5 4 (3.92%) 4G
5 4 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.92%) 3G
5 4 (3.92%) LAN
5 4 (3.92%) WAN
6 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.98%) IP Telephony
6 1 (0.98%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 36 (35.29%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Financial Institution
2 8 (7.84%) Banking
3 1 (0.98%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (29.41%) Analyst
2 14 (13.73%) Support Engineer
3 13 (12.75%) Service Analyst
4 11 (10.78%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (9.80%) Desktop Support
6 9 (8.82%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.84%) Technical Specialist
7 8 (7.84%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) 1st Line Support
11 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Manager
11 4 (3.92%) Rollout Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 3 (2.94%) Coordinator
12 3 (2.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 3 (2.94%) 2nd Line Support
12 3 (2.94%) 3rd Line Support
12 3 (2.94%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.98%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.92%) NHS
2 4 (3.92%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.96%) EPoS
5 1 (0.98%) FMCG
5 1 (0.98%) PDA
5 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.98%) iPhone
5 1 (0.98%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 102 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (41.18%) Windows XP
3 20 (19.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (13.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (3.92%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.96%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.98%) UNIX
8 1 (0.98%) Linux
8 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.98%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (27.45%) ITIL
2 12 (11.76%) Migration
3 9 (8.82%) Logistics
4 8 (7.84%) Software Testing
4 8 (7.84%) Build Automation
5 7 (6.86%) Project Planning
6 6 (5.88%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.90%) PRINCE2
7 5 (4.90%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.90%) Data Migration
7 5 (4.90%) Change Management
7 5 (4.90%) Mentoring
8 4 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (3.92%) Process Improvement
8 4 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.92%) QMS
9 3 (2.94%) Project Management
9 3 (2.94%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (2.94%) Release Management
9 3 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.75%) VB
2 12 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 7 (6.86%) SQL
4 6 (5.88%) VBScript
5 1 (0.98%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (13.73%) Security Cleared
2 13 (12.75%) SC Cleared
3 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.88%) MCSE
4 2 (1.96%) A+ Certification
4 2 (1.96%) MCP
5 1 (0.98%) MCSA
5 1 (0.98%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (44.12%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.90%) XenDesktop
3 4 (3.92%) BitLocker
3 4 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.92%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.92%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.98%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 30 (29.41%) SCCM
2 12 (11.76%) Tivoli
2 12 (11.76%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (3.92%) SCOM
4 1 (0.98%) OVSD
4 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (10.78%) Citrix
3 9 (8.82%) VMware
4 5 (4.90%) Cisco
4 5 (4.90%) AppSense
5 4 (3.92%) Remedy
5 4 (3.92%) McAfee
5 4 (3.92%) IBM
5 4 (3.92%) HP
5 4 (3.92%) Dell
6 1 (0.98%) Apple
6 1 (0.98%) Computacenter
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