The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 34 28 29
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 60 51 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 4.56% 5.01% 4.87%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.69% 21.70% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 19 14
Average daily rate
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£300 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £275 £274
% change year-on-year
-27.27% +0.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 17
Average hourly rate £13.50 £13.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.20 £15.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Operating Systems Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
243 235 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.48% 23.11% 27.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 99 94
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £207 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 25 28
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.60 £12.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £21.75 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Windows 7
South East

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -7 42 £400 +26.98% 1
High Wycombe +7 12 £288 - 2
Marlow - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (46.27%) Active Directory
3 56 (41.79%) Windows XP
4 45 (33.58%) Microsoft
5 40 (29.85%) MS Office
6 34 (25.37%) Migration
7 28 (20.90%) MS Excel
8 24 (17.91%) SCCM
9 21 (15.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 20 (14.93%) Finance
11 18 (13.43%) ITIL
11 18 (13.43%) VB
11 18 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (11.19%) VBScript
12 15 (11.19%) MSI
12 15 (11.19%) Microsoft App-V
12 15 (11.19%) Application Packaging
13 14 (10.45%) PowerShell
13 14 (10.45%) MS Exchange
13 14 (10.45%) Citrix
14 13 (9.70%) Remedy
14 13 (9.70%) Security Cleared
14 13 (9.70%) Hyper-V
15 12 (8.96%) Project Management
15 12 (8.96%) VMware
16 11 (8.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
17 10 (7.46%) SC Cleared
18 9 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (6.72%) Banking
18 9 (6.72%) Wise Package Studio

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 14 (10.45%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (3.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.75%) ArchestrA
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2000
5 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 40 (29.85%) MS Office
2 28 (20.90%) MS Excel
3 8 (5.97%) MS Project
3 8 (5.97%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.72%) ATM
2 7 (5.22%) LAN
2 7 (5.22%) WAN
2 7 (5.22%) SAN
3 6 (4.48%) Firewall
4 4 (2.99%) MPLS
4 4 (2.99%) DSL
4 4 (2.99%) BIG-IP
5 3 (2.24%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.24%) NAS
6 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.75%) VPN
6 1 (0.75%) DNS
6 1 (0.75%) VLAN
6 1 (0.75%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.75%) Intranet
6 1 (0.75%) Internet
6 1 (0.75%) 3G
6 1 (0.75%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.22%) MS Access
2 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (11.19%) MSI
2 9 (6.72%) Wise Package Studio
3 5 (3.73%) InstallShield
4 4 (2.99%) AdminStudio
General
1 20 (14.93%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Banking
3 8 (5.97%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.75%) Back Office
4 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.75%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (27.61%) Analyst
2 19 (14.18%) Project Manager
3 13 (9.70%) Applications Packager
4 12 (8.96%) Service Analyst
4 12 (8.96%) Service Desk Analyst
5 11 (8.21%) Support Analyst
6 9 (6.72%) Help Desk Analyst
7 7 (5.22%) Consultant
7 7 (5.22%) 2nd Line Support
7 7 (5.22%) Help Desk Support
8 6 (4.48%) Rollout Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Deployment Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) XP Rollout Engineer
9 5 (3.73%) Trainer
10 4 (2.99%) Team Leader
10 4 (2.99%) Desktop Team Leader
11 3 (2.24%) IT Support
11 3 (2.24%) Help Desk Support Analyst
11 3 (2.24%) Help Desk Engineer
11 3 (2.24%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (11.19%) Application Packaging
2 9 (6.72%) WSH
3 1 (0.75%) Middleware
3 1 (0.75%) .NET
3 1 (0.75%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.22%) Blackberry
2 4 (2.99%) E-Learning
2 4 (2.99%) Fat Client
2 4 (2.99%) Thin Client
2 4 (2.99%) SWIFT
3 3 (2.24%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.49%) PDA
5 1 (0.75%) SCADA
5 1 (0.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.75%) EPoS
5 1 (0.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) iPad
5 1 (0.75%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 134 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (41.79%) Windows XP
3 21 (15.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (13.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (4.48%) Windows Vista
5 6 (4.48%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.49%) UNIX
7 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.37%) Migration
2 18 (13.43%) ITIL
3 12 (8.96%) Project Management
4 8 (5.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (5.97%) Logistics
4 8 (5.97%) Project Planning
5 6 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (3.73%) Data Validation
6 5 (3.73%) Problem Management
6 5 (3.73%) Validation
6 5 (3.73%) Incident Management
6 5 (3.73%) PRINCE2
7 4 (2.99%) Service Management
8 3 (2.24%) Test Scripting
8 3 (2.24%) Software Distribution
9 2 (1.49%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (1.49%) ITSM
9 2 (1.49%) Asset Management
10 1 (0.75%) Systems Analysis
10 1 (0.75%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.43%) VB
2 15 (11.19%) VBScript
3 14 (10.45%) PowerShell
4 6 (4.48%) SQL
5 4 (2.99%) C
6 2 (1.49%) VBA
7 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.75%) C#
7 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (9.70%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.46%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.24%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.49%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.49%) MCSE
6 1 (0.75%) MCSA
6 1 (0.75%) CCNA
6 1 (0.75%) ISEB
6 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.75%) PMP
6 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.75%) Degree
6 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.75%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (46.27%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 13 (9.70%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (3.73%) XenApp
6 4 (2.99%) Xen
6 4 (2.99%) NLBS
7 2 (1.49%) XenServer
8 1 (0.75%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 24 (17.91%) SCCM
2 11 (8.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (2.99%) WSUS
5 3 (2.24%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (1.49%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.49%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.75%) DameWare
7 1 (0.75%) OpenView
7 1 (0.75%) Unicenter
7 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (33.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.45%) Citrix
3 13 (9.70%) Remedy
4 12 (8.96%) VMware
5 8 (5.97%) ServiceNow
6 7 (5.22%) Cisco
7 6 (4.48%) CheckPoint
8 5 (3.73%) Symantec
9 4 (2.99%) Oracle
9 4 (2.99%) HP
10 3 (2.24%) Dell
10 3 (2.24%) NetApp
11 2 (1.49%) AppSense
12 1 (0.75%) Wonderware
12 1 (0.75%) Veeam
12 1 (0.75%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.75%) CA
12 1 (0.75%) Novell
12 1 (0.75%) Siemens
12 1 (0.75%) Apple
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