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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 32 14 30
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 66 98 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.05% 9.28% 4.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 21.29% 40.16% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 40 6
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.13% -36.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £100 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £400 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 8
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £12.73 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £15.00 £17.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -11.46%
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
310 244 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.74% 23.11% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 101 28
Average daily rate £288 £278 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.60% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £117 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 28 21
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.94 £12.50 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £27.40 £32.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -15 56 £193 -16.30% 3
Aylesbury -3 2 - - 1
High Wycombe -1 1 £150 +11.11% 8
Marlow - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 54 (40.60%) Active Directory
3 49 (36.84%) Windows XP
4 42 (31.58%) Migration
5 40 (30.08%) ITIL
6 37 (27.82%) Microsoft
7 35 (26.32%) MS Excel
8 29 (21.80%) MS Office
8 29 (21.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 25 (18.80%) Security Cleared
10 23 (17.29%) SC Cleared
11 22 (16.54%) PowerShell
11 22 (16.54%) Finance
12 19 (14.29%) SCCM
13 17 (12.78%) MS Exchange
13 17 (12.78%) Citrix
13 17 (12.78%) Windows 8
14 16 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (12.03%) VB
15 14 (10.53%) VBScript
15 14 (10.53%) MCSE
15 14 (10.53%) Remedy
15 14 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (10.53%) Windows Vista
16 13 (9.77%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
16 13 (9.77%) Tivoli
17 12 (9.02%) ATM
17 12 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (9.02%) Validation
17 12 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2003

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 17 (12.78%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (4.51%) IIS
4 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.50%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.75%) Lync
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 29 (21.80%) MS Office
3 10 (7.52%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.50%) MS Project
5 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.02%) ATM
2 10 (7.52%) LAN
3 8 (6.02%) DNS
3 8 (6.02%) WAN
3 8 (6.02%) DHCP
4 2 (1.50%) Cisco IPT
5 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.75%) SAN
5 1 (0.75%) Internet
5 1 (0.75%) Wireless
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.01%) MSI
2 3 (2.26%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.50%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.75%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 22 (16.54%) Finance
2 5 (3.76%) Banking
3 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.50%) Back Office
3 2 (1.50%) Legal
3 2 (1.50%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (40.60%) Analyst
2 21 (15.79%) Service Analyst
2 21 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
3 18 (13.53%) Support Analyst
4 12 (9.02%) 1st Line Support
5 11 (8.27%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.77%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 8 (6.02%) Technical Specialist
8 7 (5.26%) Project Manager
8 7 (5.26%) Help Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) Desktop Support
10 5 (3.76%) Customer Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) 2nd Line Support
11 4 (3.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (3.01%) Desktop Engineer
11 4 (3.01%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 3 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
12 3 (2.26%) Architect
12 3 (2.26%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) Application Packaging
1 2 (1.50%) .NET
2 1 (0.75%) WSH
2 1 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.01%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.01%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.01%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.75%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 133 (100.00%) Windows
2 49 (36.84%) Windows XP
3 29 (21.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (12.78%) Windows 8
5 14 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (10.53%) Windows Vista
6 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (3.76%) UNIX
8 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000
9 1 (0.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.58%) Migration
2 40 (30.08%) ITIL
3 12 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (9.02%) Validation
4 11 (8.27%) Data Validation
5 10 (7.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (7.52%) Software Testing
6 9 (6.77%) Service Management
6 9 (6.77%) Build Automation
7 8 (6.02%) Software Distribution
7 8 (6.02%) Service Delivery
8 6 (4.51%) Data Migration
8 6 (4.51%) Incident Management
9 5 (3.76%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.01%) QMS
10 4 (3.01%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (3.01%) Mobile Device Management
10 4 (3.01%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.26%) Project Management
11 3 (2.26%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (16.54%) PowerShell
2 16 (12.03%) VB
3 14 (10.53%) VBScript
4 5 (3.76%) SQL
5 4 (3.01%) C
6 2 (1.50%) C#
6 2 (1.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (18.80%) Security Cleared
2 23 (17.29%) SC Cleared
3 16 (12.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (10.53%) MCSE
5 10 (7.52%) MCP
6 4 (3.01%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.26%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.76%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (40.60%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.27%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.01%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.50%) XenApp
4 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.75%) Xen
5 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 19 (14.29%) SCCM
2 13 (9.77%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 13 (9.77%) Tivoli
3 10 (7.52%) OVSD
3 10 (7.52%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.26%) SCOM
5 2 (1.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.75%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 37 (27.82%) Microsoft
2 17 (12.78%) Citrix
3 14 (10.53%) Remedy
4 7 (5.26%) ServiceNow
5 6 (4.51%) AppSense
5 6 (4.51%) VMware
6 5 (3.76%) HP
7 4 (3.01%) McAfee
7 4 (3.01%) IBM
7 4 (3.01%) Dell
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle
8 3 (2.26%) Cisco
9 2 (1.50%) Computacenter
9 2 (1.50%) Lotus
10 1 (0.75%) EMC
10 1 (0.75%) Symantec
10 1 (0.75%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.75%) Altiris
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