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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 60 37 34
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 28 56 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.32% 4.32% 4.95%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.79% 22.49% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 19 17
Average daily rate
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£313 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £189 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 13
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.67 £17.50 £15.76
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
286 249 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.73% 19.21% 19.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 92 78
Average daily rate £350 £310 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 28 32
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.58% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £9.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £30.50 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -12 23 £313 +4.16% 2
Aylesbury -3 3 - - 1
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (44.44%) Finance
3 35 (43.21%) Active Directory
4 32 (39.51%) MS Office
5 30 (37.04%) ATM
6 28 (34.57%) SCCM
7 24 (29.63%) MS Excel
8 21 (25.93%) Windows XP
9 20 (24.69%) ITIL
10 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
11 14 (17.28%) Banking
12 13 (16.05%) Financial Institution
12 13 (16.05%) MS Project
13 11 (13.58%) Logistics
14 10 (12.35%) Migration
15 9 (11.11%) Project Planning
16 8 (9.88%) Spreadsheet
16 8 (9.88%) VB
17 7 (8.64%) SQL
17 7 (8.64%) Tivoli
17 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
17 7 (8.64%) Build Automation
17 7 (8.64%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
18 6 (7.41%) Software Testing
18 6 (7.41%) Process Improvement
18 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
18 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
18 6 (7.41%) Internet
18 6 (7.41%) VPN
19 5 (6.17%) DNS

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (6.17%) SharePoint
2 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.23%) CMS
Applications
1 32 (39.51%) MS Office
2 24 (29.63%) MS Excel
3 13 (16.05%) MS Project
4 8 (9.88%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.23%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (37.04%) ATM
2 6 (7.41%) VPN
2 6 (7.41%) Internet
3 5 (6.17%) DNS
4 4 (4.94%) 3G
4 4 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.94%) 4G
5 2 (2.47%) LAN
5 2 (2.47%) WAN
5 2 (2.47%) DHCP
5 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.23%) Firewall
6 1 (1.23%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 36 (44.44%) Finance
2 14 (17.28%) Banking
3 13 (16.05%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.23%) Spanish Language
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (20.99%) Analyst
2 14 (17.28%) Project Manager
3 9 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 8 (9.88%) Service Analyst
5 7 (8.64%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 6 (7.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Rollout Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) Desktop Support
7 5 (6.17%) Support Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Coordinator
8 4 (4.94%) Infrastructure Manager
9 3 (3.70%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) Support Specialist
9 3 (3.70%) Data Centre Project Manager
10 2 (2.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 2 (2.47%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (2.47%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.94%) NHS
2 4 (4.94%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.47%) EPoS
4 1 (1.23%) FMCG
4 1 (1.23%) iPhone
4 1 (1.23%) iPad
4 1 (1.23%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 81 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (25.93%) Windows XP
3 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.47%) UNIX
8 1 (1.23%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (24.69%) ITIL
2 11 (13.58%) Logistics
3 10 (12.35%) Migration
4 9 (11.11%) Project Planning
5 7 (8.64%) Build Automation
6 6 (7.41%) Process Improvement
6 6 (7.41%) Software Testing
7 5 (6.17%) Release Management
7 5 (6.17%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.17%) Change Management
7 5 (6.17%) PRINCE2
7 5 (6.17%) Mentoring
8 4 (4.94%) V-Model
8 4 (4.94%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.47%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.47%) Risk Management
9 2 (2.47%) Data Analysis
10 1 (1.23%) Project Management
10 1 (1.23%) Service Management
10 1 (1.23%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.88%) VB
2 7 (8.64%) SQL
3 5 (6.17%) VBScript
4 4 (4.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.41%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.23%) MCP
2 1 (1.23%) MCSE
2 1 (1.23%) MCSA
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (43.21%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.94%) BitLocker
3 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.23%) UAG
Systems Management
1 28 (34.57%) SCCM
2 7 (8.64%) Tivoli
2 7 (8.64%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.23%) OpenView
3 1 (1.23%) OVSD
3 1 (1.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (20.99%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) Cisco
3 4 (4.94%) Citrix
3 4 (4.94%) Remedy
4 2 (2.47%) VMware
4 2 (2.47%) HP
5 1 (1.23%) Adobe
5 1 (1.23%) Google
5 1 (1.23%) NCR
5 1 (1.23%) Apple