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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 27 22 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 47 50 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 5.54% 6.65% 6.75%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.68% 26.32% 24.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 16
Average daily rate
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£325 £283 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.04% -9.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £158 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 18
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.89 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.86% -9.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.26 £12.50 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.12 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
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
183 190 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.55% 25.27% 27.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 69 90
Average daily rate £325 £250 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £135 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £351 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 26
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £12.50 £11.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £27.13 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (36.67%) Windows XP
3 32 (35.56%) Migration
4 28 (31.11%) Active Directory
5 25 (27.78%) MS Excel
6 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 21 (23.33%) MS Office
8 18 (20.00%) SCCM
9 17 (18.89%) Finance
10 15 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (14.44%) ITIL
11 13 (14.44%) VB
12 12 (13.33%) VBScript
12 12 (13.33%) MSI
12 12 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
13 11 (12.22%) Application Packaging
13 11 (12.22%) PowerShell
13 11 (12.22%) MS Access
13 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (11.11%) Remedy
15 9 (10.00%) Validation
15 9 (10.00%) Data Validation
15 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
15 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (8.89%) Banking
16 8 (8.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
16 8 (8.89%) ATM
17 7 (7.78%) Project Management
17 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 6 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 25 (27.78%) MS Excel
2 21 (23.33%) MS Office
3 12 (13.33%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (6.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.89%) ATM
2 3 (3.33%) LAN
2 3 (3.33%) SAN
3 2 (2.22%) WAN
3 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.11%) VPN
4 1 (1.11%) Intranet
4 1 (1.11%) Internet
4 1 (1.11%) 3G
4 1 (1.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) MS Access
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) MSI
2 6 (6.67%) Wise Package Studio
3 5 (5.56%) InstallShield
4 4 (4.44%) AdminStudio
General
1 17 (18.89%) Finance
2 8 (8.89%) Banking
3 6 (6.67%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.22%) Back Office
4 2 (2.22%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Retail
5 1 (1.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.11%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (30.00%) Analyst
2 12 (13.33%) Project Manager
3 10 (11.11%) Applications Packager
4 7 (7.78%) Help Desk Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Consultant
5 6 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
7 4 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (3.33%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (3.33%) Contracts Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Help Desk Engineer
9 2 (2.22%) Business Project Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Business Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Business Change Project Manager
9 2 (2.22%) Deployment Specialist
9 2 (2.22%) IT Support
9 2 (2.22%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) Application Packaging
2 6 (6.67%) WSH
3 2 (2.22%) Middleware
3 2 (2.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
1 2 (2.22%) PDA
2 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
2 1 (1.11%) iPhone
2 1 (1.11%) iPad
2 1 (1.11%) EPoS
2 1 (1.11%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (36.67%) Windows XP
3 9 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 4 (4.44%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Migration
2 13 (14.44%) ITIL
3 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (10.00%) Data Validation
4 9 (10.00%) Validation
5 7 (7.78%) Project Management
6 6 (6.67%) Logistics
6 6 (6.67%) Project Planning
6 6 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (4.44%) Software Distribution
8 3 (3.33%) Test Scripting
8 3 (3.33%) Software Testing
9 2 (2.22%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.22%) Service Management
9 2 (2.22%) Build Automation
9 2 (2.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (1.11%) Test Strategy
10 1 (1.11%) Server Monitoring
10 1 (1.11%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) VB
2 12 (13.33%) VBScript
3 11 (12.22%) PowerShell
4 4 (4.44%) SQL
4 4 (4.44%) C
5 2 (2.22%) C#
5 2 (2.22%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.22%) VBA
6 1 (1.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.11%) MCSE
5 1 (1.11%) ISEB
5 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.11%) PMP
5 1 (1.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
3 6 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (3.33%) XenApp
6 1 (1.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 18 (20.00%) SCCM
2 8 (8.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.22%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.22%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 2 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (1.11%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.11%) Remedy
3 6 (6.67%) VMware
3 6 (6.67%) Citrix
4 3 (3.33%) HP
4 3 (3.33%) Oracle
5 2 (2.22%) Cisco
5 2 (2.22%) Dell
5 2 (2.22%) Symantec
6 1 (1.11%) AppSense
6 1 (1.11%) CA
6 1 (1.11%) Novell
6 1 (1.11%) Apple
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