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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 47 30 35
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 37 67 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.08% 5.44% 4.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.62% 25.97% 21.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 31 10
Average daily rate
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£250 £260 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £185 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £400 £355
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
- -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 16
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.61 £20.00 £15.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.42 £15.00 £14.81
% change year-on-year
-3.85% +1.26%
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
253 258 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.03% 20.96% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 103 66
Average daily rate £360 £275 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.90% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 48
Average hourly rate £16.07 £15.35 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +11.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £33.20 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram 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 22 May 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 27 £250 -2.91% 3
Aylesbury -3 3 - - 2
High Wycombe -10 2 £400 +45.45% 3
Buckingham - 2 - -
Gerrards Cross - 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 43 (43.00%) Active Directory
3 42 (42.00%) Windows XP
4 37 (37.00%) Finance
5 34 (34.00%) MS Office
6 31 (31.00%) ATM
6 31 (31.00%) SCCM
7 27 (27.00%) MS Excel
7 27 (27.00%) ITIL
8 26 (26.00%) Microsoft
9 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (15.00%) VB
11 14 (14.00%) Tivoli
11 14 (14.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
12 13 (13.00%) PowerShell
13 12 (12.00%) Citrix
13 12 (12.00%) Migration
13 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
14 11 (11.00%) SC Cleared
14 11 (11.00%) DNS
15 10 (10.00%) MS Project
15 10 (10.00%) Banking
15 10 (10.00%) Logistics
15 10 (10.00%) Build Automation
16 9 (9.00%) VMware
16 9 (9.00%) Financial Institution
16 9 (9.00%) Software Testing
17 8 (8.00%) Project Planning

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (7.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.00%) IIS
3 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.00%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (34.00%) MS Office
2 27 (27.00%) MS Excel
3 10 (10.00%) MS Project
4 7 (7.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (31.00%) ATM
2 11 (11.00%) DNS
3 8 (8.00%) DHCP
4 7 (7.00%) VPN
5 6 (6.00%) Internet
6 4 (4.00%) 4G
6 4 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (4.00%) 3G
7 2 (2.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.00%) LAN
8 1 (1.00%) WAN
8 1 (1.00%) Firewall
8 1 (1.00%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 37 (37.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Banking
3 9 (9.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (25.00%) Analyst
2 13 (13.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 10 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 10 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
4 9 (9.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Service Analyst
6 7 (7.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (6.00%) Support Analyst
8 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
9 4 (4.00%) Coordinator
10 3 (3.00%) 1st Line Support
10 3 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (3.00%) 3rd Line Support
11 2 (2.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.00%) Client/Server
2 4 (4.00%) NHS
3 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.00%) EPoS
5 1 (1.00%) PDA
5 1 (1.00%) iPad
5 1 (1.00%) FMCG
5 1 (1.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (42.00%) Windows XP
3 18 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.00%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.00%) UNIX
7 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.00%) Linux
8 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.00%) ITIL
2 12 (12.00%) Migration
3 10 (10.00%) Logistics
3 10 (10.00%) Build Automation
4 9 (9.00%) Software Testing
5 8 (8.00%) Project Planning
6 7 (7.00%) Incident Management
7 6 (6.00%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.00%) Change Management
8 5 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.00%) Problem Management
9 4 (4.00%) Data Migration
9 4 (4.00%) Process Improvement
9 4 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.00%) QMS
9 4 (4.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.00%) Project Management
10 3 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.00%) Release Management
11 2 (2.00%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.00%) VB
2 13 (13.00%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.00%) SQL
4 6 (6.00%) VBScript
5 1 (1.00%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (11.00%) Security Cleared
1 11 (11.00%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.00%) MCSE
3 1 (1.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.00%) MCSA
3 1 (1.00%) MCP
3 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (43.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 4 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.00%) BitLocker
3 4 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (4.00%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.00%) UAG
4 1 (1.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 31 (31.00%) SCCM
2 14 (14.00%) Tivoli
2 14 (14.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 4 (4.00%) SCOM
4 1 (1.00%) OpenView
4 1 (1.00%) OVSD
4 1 (1.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 26 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.00%) Citrix
3 9 (9.00%) VMware
4 6 (6.00%) HP
5 5 (5.00%) Remedy
5 5 (5.00%) Cisco
5 5 (5.00%) AppSense
6 4 (4.00%) IBM
6 4 (4.00%) Dell
6 4 (4.00%) McAfee
7 1 (1.00%) Apple
7 1 (1.00%) Adobe
7 1 (1.00%) Google