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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 51 34 15
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 23 59 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.35% 4.99% 8.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.09% 21.22% 34.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 34
Average daily rate £173 £171 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -25.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £121 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £322 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 13
Average hourly rate £18.10 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.66% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £12.42 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.62 £15.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
228 278 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.34% 23.50% 23.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 105 105
Average daily rate £350 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £140 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 26
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.42 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 17 £120 -37.66% 1
High Wycombe +7 5 £350 +133.33% 2
Marlow - 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 48 (59.26%) MS Office
3 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 37 (45.68%) ATM
5 34 (41.98%) Finance
6 32 (39.51%) MS Excel
7 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
8 20 (24.69%) Statistics
9 19 (23.46%) Data Security
9 19 (23.46%) Data Governance
9 19 (23.46%) Data Structures
10 18 (22.22%) Data Analysis
11 15 (18.52%) SCCM
12 14 (17.28%) Windows 8
13 13 (16.05%) Incident Management
13 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
14 11 (13.58%) Data Extraction
14 11 (13.58%) Windows Server
15 10 (12.35%) Fault Management
15 10 (12.35%) Migration
16 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
17 8 (9.88%) HP
18 7 (8.64%) ITIL
19 6 (7.41%) Firewall
19 6 (7.41%) MS Exchange
19 6 (7.41%) Banking
19 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
20 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
20 5 (6.17%) ServiceNow

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (4.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 48 (59.26%) MS Office
2 32 (39.51%) MS Excel
3 5 (6.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.94%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (45.68%) ATM
2 6 (7.41%) Firewall
3 5 (6.17%) Internet
3 5 (6.17%) VPN
4 3 (3.70%) LAN
4 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.70%) WAN
5 2 (2.47%) DNS
5 2 (2.47%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (1.23%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.23%) VLAN
6 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Xcode
2 1 (1.23%) Selenium
General
1 34 (41.98%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Banking
3 4 (4.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 41 (50.62%) Analyst
2 20 (24.69%) Data Analyst
3 9 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 8 (9.88%) Service Desk Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Support Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
6 6 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 6 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Active Directory Support
7 5 (6.17%) IT Support
7 5 (6.17%) PC Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) Support Analyst
7 5 (6.17%) Technical Manager
8 4 (4.94%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.94%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Desktop Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Server Support
8 4 (4.94%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) .NET
1 3 (3.70%) ATL
1 3 (3.70%) POCO
2 2 (2.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.69%) Statistics
2 19 (23.46%) Data Structures
3 11 (13.58%) Data Extraction
4 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.47%) User Experience
7 1 (1.23%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (17.28%) Windows 8
3 11 (13.58%) Windows Server
4 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.70%) Linux
6 2 (2.47%) Android
6 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.46%) Data Governance
1 19 (23.46%) Data Security
2 18 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 13 (16.05%) Incident Management
4 10 (12.35%) Fault Management
4 10 (12.35%) Migration
5 7 (8.64%) ITIL
6 5 (6.17%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.17%) Logistics
7 4 (4.94%) Change Control
8 3 (3.70%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.70%) Release Management
8 3 (3.70%) V-Model
9 2 (2.47%) Issue Tracking
9 2 (2.47%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.47%) Process Improvement
9 2 (2.47%) Project Management
9 2 (2.47%) Project Planning
9 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
9 2 (2.47%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.17%) SQL
3 3 (3.70%) C++
3 3 (3.70%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.23%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.94%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (25.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.47%) UAG
2 2 (2.47%) XenApp
2 2 (2.47%) XenServer
3 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (18.52%) SCCM
2 1 (1.23%) OVSD
Vendors
1 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) HP
3 5 (6.17%) ServiceNow
4 4 (4.94%) VMware
5 3 (3.70%) Citrix
6 2 (2.47%) Remedy
7 1 (1.23%) ILOG