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 28 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 46 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 30 43 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.05% 5.22% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.61% 24.02% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 14
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +23.89%
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £220 £275
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £12.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -6.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £11.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £12.50 £15.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.94
% change year-on-year
- +7.64%
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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
238 179 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.19% 21.75% 25.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 75 69
Average daily rate £368 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £351
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 34 (60.71%) Finance
3 27 (48.21%) ATM
4 22 (39.29%) MS Office
5 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
7 15 (26.79%) SCCM
8 14 (25.00%) Banking
9 13 (23.21%) Migration
9 13 (23.21%) Financial Institution
9 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
10 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
10 9 (16.07%) MS Project
11 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 7 (12.50%) Logistics
12 7 (12.50%) Incident Management
12 7 (12.50%) Data Extraction
13 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
13 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (10.71%) ITIL
14 5 (8.93%) VB
14 5 (8.93%) SharePoint
14 5 (8.93%) Tivoli
14 5 (8.93%) Build Automation
14 5 (8.93%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 5 (8.93%) Data Structures
14 5 (8.93%) V-Model
14 5 (8.93%) Data Governance
14 5 (8.93%) Process Improvement
14 5 (8.93%) Statistics

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (39.29%) MS Office
2 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 9 (16.07%) MS Project
4 4 (7.14%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (48.21%) ATM
2 3 (5.36%) Internet
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
4 1 (1.79%) Firewall
4 1 (1.79%) LAN
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Cognos Impromptu
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 34 (60.71%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Banking
3 13 (23.21%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 20 (35.71%) Analyst
2 14 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 9 (16.07%) Service Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) Data Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (7.14%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support
8 3 (5.36%) Support Specialist
8 3 (5.36%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
9 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Test Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Senior Project Manager
10 1 (1.79%) Project Coordinator
10 1 (1.79%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Data Extraction
2 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.93%) Data Structures
3 5 (8.93%) Statistics
4 3 (5.36%) NHS
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.79%) iPhone
6 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Migration
2 7 (12.50%) Logistics
2 7 (12.50%) Incident Management
3 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (10.71%) ITIL
4 5 (8.93%) Data Security
4 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
4 5 (8.93%) V-Model
4 5 (8.93%) Release Management
4 5 (8.93%) Data Governance
4 5 (8.93%) Process Improvement
4 5 (8.93%) Build Automation
5 4 (7.14%) Software Testing
5 4 (7.14%) Fault Management
5 4 (7.14%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.36%) Change Management
6 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.79%) API Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) VB
2 4 (7.14%) VBScript
3 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.79%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) UAG
Systems Management
1 15 (26.79%) SCCM
2 5 (8.93%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 5 (8.93%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.79%) OVSD
3 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Citrix
3 3 (5.36%) Remedy
4 2 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (1.79%) VMware
5 1 (1.79%) Google
5 1 (1.79%) NCR
5 1 (1.79%) Apple
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe
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