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 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 24 19 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 73 68 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 5.90% 6.65% 3.55%
As % of the Operating Systems category 26.45% 27.98% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 12 11
Average daily rate
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£185 £125 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -46.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £136 £96 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £173 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £213 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 10
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.39 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.87% -9.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.55 £15.41 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
276 243 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.29% 23.75% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 97 77
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £147 £125 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £439 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 30
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.75 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -5.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.72 £17.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 60 £185 +48.00% 10
High Wycombe -1 5 - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Windows 7
South East

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 56 (43.75%) Active Directory
3 45 (35.16%) Windows XP
4 40 (31.25%) Migration
5 36 (28.13%) Microsoft
5 36 (28.13%) MS Office
6 34 (26.56%) ITIL
7 31 (24.22%) MS Excel
8 20 (15.63%) Finance
9 19 (14.84%) SCCM
10 18 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (13.28%) Security Cleared
12 16 (12.50%) SC Cleared
12 16 (12.50%) MS Exchange
13 15 (11.72%) Windows 8
14 14 (10.94%) PowerShell
14 14 (10.94%) VBScript
14 14 (10.94%) Citrix
14 14 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (10.16%) Validation
15 13 (10.16%) Data Validation
16 12 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
16 12 (9.38%) Remedy
16 12 (9.38%) MS Access
16 12 (9.38%) LAN
17 11 (8.59%) VB
17 11 (8.59%) Microsoft App-V
17 11 (8.59%) Windows Vista
18 10 (7.81%) Service Management
18 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 16 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.47%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (1.56%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.78%) Lync
5 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 36 (28.13%) MS Office
2 31 (24.22%) MS Excel
3 12 (9.38%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.34%) MS Project
4 3 (2.34%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.78%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.38%) LAN
2 10 (7.81%) WAN
2 10 (7.81%) ATM
3 5 (3.91%) SAN
4 4 (3.13%) MPLS
4 4 (3.13%) DSL
4 4 (3.13%) Firewall
4 4 (3.13%) BIG-IP
5 3 (2.34%) NAS
5 3 (2.34%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.56%) DNS
6 2 (1.56%) DHCP
6 2 (1.56%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.78%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.78%) VLAN
7 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.38%) MS Access
2 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (6.25%) MSI
2 4 (3.13%) InstallShield
2 4 (3.13%) AdminStudio
3 3 (2.34%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 20 (15.63%) Finance
2 6 (4.69%) Banking
3 3 (2.34%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.56%) Back Office
4 2 (1.56%) Legal
4 2 (1.56%) Retail
5 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
5 1 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (39.06%) Analyst
2 16 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 16 (12.50%) Service Analyst
2 16 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 11 (8.59%) Help Desk Analyst
3 11 (8.59%) Project Manager
4 7 (5.47%) Business Analyst
4 7 (5.47%) 1st Line Support
4 7 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (4.69%) Support Engineer
5 6 (4.69%) Applications Packager
5 6 (4.69%) Technical Specialist
5 6 (4.69%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 5 (3.91%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (3.13%) IT Support
8 3 (2.34%) Contracts Manager
8 3 (2.34%) Project Analyst
8 3 (2.34%) Business Manager
8 3 (2.34%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.34%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.47%) Application Packaging
2 3 (2.34%) WSH
3 2 (1.56%) .NET
4 1 (0.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.47%) Blackberry
1 7 (5.47%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.13%) Thin Client
2 4 (3.13%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.34%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.78%) Chip and PIN
5 1 (0.78%) iPad
5 1 (0.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 128 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (35.16%) Windows XP
3 18 (14.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (11.72%) Windows 8
5 11 (8.59%) Windows Vista
6 9 (7.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.34%) UNIX
8 2 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.78%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.78%) Android
9 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (31.25%) Migration
2 34 (26.56%) ITIL
3 14 (10.94%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (10.16%) Validation
4 13 (10.16%) Data Validation
5 10 (7.81%) Service Management
6 8 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (5.47%) Service Delivery
7 7 (5.47%) Software Testing
7 7 (5.47%) Problem Management
8 6 (4.69%) Build Automation
8 6 (4.69%) Software Distribution
9 5 (3.91%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.13%) Project Management
11 3 (2.34%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (2.34%) PRINCE2
11 3 (2.34%) Logistics
11 3 (2.34%) Project Planning
12 2 (1.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 2 (1.56%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.94%) VBScript
1 14 (10.94%) PowerShell
2 11 (8.59%) VB
3 4 (3.13%) C
4 3 (2.34%) SQL
5 2 (1.56%) C#
5 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (13.28%) Security Cleared
2 16 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.25%) MCSE
5 7 (5.47%) MCP
6 3 (2.34%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.78%) MCSA
7 1 (0.78%) CCNA
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.78%) PMP
7 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.13%) SLA
2 3 (2.34%) QA
System Software
1 56 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.59%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (5.47%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.91%) Xen
5 4 (3.13%) NLBS
5 4 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (2.34%) XenApp
7 1 (0.78%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.78%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 19 (14.84%) SCCM
2 7 (5.47%) Backup Exec
2 7 (5.47%) OVSD
3 6 (4.69%) Tivoli
3 6 (4.69%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 5 (3.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (3.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 4 (3.13%) WSUS
6 3 (2.34%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.78%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 36 (28.13%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.94%) Citrix
3 12 (9.38%) Remedy
4 9 (7.03%) ServiceNow
5 7 (5.47%) Cisco
6 6 (4.69%) Symantec
7 5 (3.91%) CheckPoint
7 5 (3.91%) VMware
8 3 (2.34%) Oracle
8 3 (2.34%) NetApp
9 2 (1.56%) Lotus
10 1 (0.78%) Apple
10 1 (0.78%) HP
10 1 (0.78%) EMC
10 1 (0.78%) AppSense
10 1 (0.78%) Altiris
10 1 (0.78%) Computacenter
10 1 (0.78%) Veeam
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