The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 33 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 39 54 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 4.28% 6.25% 6.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 19.50% 26.34% 33.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 20 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.65% -22.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £188 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 11
Average hourly rate £10.50 £18.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.00% +33.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.70 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £20.00 £15.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +2.56%
Windows 7
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
200 205 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.95% 23.73% 17.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 75 36
Average daily rate £359 £260 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.98% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £145 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 16
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.43 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.58% +17.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.61 £29.00 £15.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Milton Keynes region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Milton Keynes region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (50.00%) Finance
3 28 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 28 (40.00%) ATM
3 28 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 24 (34.29%) MS Office
5 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
6 18 (25.71%) MS Excel
7 17 (24.29%) ITIL
7 17 (24.29%) SCCM
8 12 (17.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
8 12 (17.14%) VB
8 12 (17.14%) Tivoli
9 11 (15.71%) PowerShell
10 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (14.29%) Migration
11 9 (12.86%) Logistics
11 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
11 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
11 9 (12.86%) MS Project
12 8 (11.43%) Financial Institution
12 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (11.43%) Build Automation
12 8 (11.43%) Banking
12 8 (11.43%) Software Testing
13 7 (10.00%) Project Planning
13 7 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
14 6 (8.57%) VBScript
14 6 (8.57%) Incident Management
15 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (7.14%) IIS
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.86%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 24 (34.29%) MS Office
2 18 (25.71%) MS Excel
3 9 (12.86%) MS Project
4 7 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (40.00%) ATM
2 3 (4.29%) VPN
2 3 (4.29%) Internet
3 2 (2.86%) 3G
3 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.86%) DNS
3 2 (2.86%) 4G
3 2 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (1.43%) WebEx
4 1 (1.43%) LAN
4 1 (1.43%) WAN
4 1 (1.43%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 35 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (11.43%) Banking
2 8 (11.43%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.43%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (28.57%) Analyst
2 9 (12.86%) Project Manager
2 9 (12.86%) Support Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Technical Specialist
3 8 (11.43%) Desktop Support
4 7 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Coordinator
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (4.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.86%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Windows Engineer
9 1 (1.43%) Windows Support Engineer
9 1 (1.43%) AWS Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.86%) EPoS
3 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) FMCG
4 1 (1.43%) iPhone
4 1 (1.43%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.43%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
8 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) ITIL
2 10 (14.29%) Migration
3 9 (12.86%) Logistics
4 8 (11.43%) Software Testing
4 8 (11.43%) Build Automation
5 7 (10.00%) Project Planning
6 6 (8.57%) Incident Management
7 5 (7.14%) Change Management
7 5 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.71%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (5.71%) Process Improvement
8 4 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.71%) Data Migration
9 3 (4.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.29%) PRINCE2
9 3 (4.29%) Project Management
9 3 (4.29%) QMS
10 2 (2.86%) Software Distribution
10 2 (2.86%) Risk Management
10 2 (2.86%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 12 (17.14%) VB
2 11 (15.71%) PowerShell
3 6 (8.57%) VBScript
4 3 (4.29%) SQL
5 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) SC Cleared
1 9 (12.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) MCSE
2 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.43%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) VMware ESX
2 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.86%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.43%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (24.29%) SCCM
2 12 (17.14%) Tivoli
2 12 (17.14%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 3 (4.29%) SCOM
4 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.43%) OVSD
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) Citrix
3 4 (5.71%) IBM
3 4 (5.71%) Remedy
3 4 (5.71%) McAfee
3 4 (5.71%) VMware
3 4 (5.71%) AppSense
4 3 (4.29%) Cisco
4 3 (4.29%) HP
4 3 (4.29%) Dell
5 1 (1.43%) Computacenter
5 1 (1.43%) Apple