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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 62 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 27 65 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.13% 4.96% 5.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.03% 26.86% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 18
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£375 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £193 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 15 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £17.10 £15.96
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
299 242 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 23.62% 18.47% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 94 112
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £185 £154
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 26 23
Average hourly rate £16.14 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.60% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £19.25 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 5 August 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 -17 24 £375 +7.14% 1
Aylesbury 0 2 - - 2
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (55.07%) Finance
3 30 (43.48%) ATM
4 27 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 25 (36.23%) MS Office
6 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
6 22 (31.88%) SCCM
7 15 (21.74%) Banking
8 14 (20.29%) Financial Institution
8 14 (20.29%) Windows XP
9 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
9 13 (18.84%) Migration
10 11 (15.94%) MS Project
10 11 (15.94%) ITIL
11 9 (13.04%) Logistics
12 8 (11.59%) VB
13 7 (10.14%) Tivoli
13 7 (10.14%) Project Planning
13 7 (10.14%) Build Automation
13 7 (10.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 7 (10.14%) Data Centre
14 6 (8.70%) Software Testing
14 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
15 5 (7.25%) VBScript
15 5 (7.25%) Citrix
15 5 (7.25%) Change Management
15 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
15 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
15 5 (7.25%) Mentoring

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.45%) Lync
3 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (36.23%) MS Office
2 22 (31.88%) MS Excel
3 11 (15.94%) MS Project
4 5 (7.25%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (43.48%) ATM
2 3 (4.35%) DNS
2 3 (4.35%) Internet
3 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.45%) Firewall
4 1 (1.45%) LAN
4 1 (1.45%) WAN
4 1 (1.45%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) Cognos Impromptu
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 38 (55.07%) Finance
2 15 (21.74%) Banking
3 14 (20.29%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) Analyst
1 15 (21.74%) Project Manager
2 7 (10.14%) Service Analyst
2 7 (10.14%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 5 (7.25%) Data Analyst
4 5 (7.25%) Rollout Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (5.80%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 4 (5.80%) Desktop Support
5 4 (5.80%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 3 (4.35%) Support Specialist
7 2 (2.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (2.90%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (2.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (2.90%) Support Analyst
7 2 (2.90%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) Blackberry
3 4 (5.80%) Data Extraction
4 3 (4.35%) Statistics
4 3 (4.35%) NHS
4 3 (4.35%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.90%) EPoS
5 2 (2.90%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.45%) iPhone
6 1 (1.45%) iPad
6 1 (1.45%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 69 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (20.29%) Windows XP
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.90%) UNIX
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Migration
2 11 (15.94%) ITIL
3 9 (13.04%) Logistics
4 7 (10.14%) Project Planning
4 7 (10.14%) Build Automation
5 6 (8.70%) Software Testing
5 6 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.25%) Data Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
6 5 (7.25%) Change Management
6 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.80%) Process Improvement
7 4 (5.80%) Release Management
7 4 (5.80%) V-Model
8 3 (4.35%) Data Governance
8 3 (4.35%) Data Security
9 2 (2.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (2.90%) Fault Management
10 1 (1.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.45%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.59%) VB
2 5 (7.25%) VBScript
3 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.45%) MCP
1 1 (1.45%) MCSE
1 1 (1.45%) MCSA
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 22 (31.88%) SCCM
2 7 (10.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 7 (10.14%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.45%) OVSD
3 1 (1.45%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.45%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.25%) Citrix
3 4 (5.80%) Remedy
4 2 (2.90%) VMware
4 2 (2.90%) HP
5 1 (1.45%) Google
5 1 (1.45%) NCR
5 1 (1.45%) Apple
5 1 (1.45%) Adobe