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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 23 8 30
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 56 81 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.22% 11.14% 5.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 24.24% 45.51% 24.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 32 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.30% -23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £102 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £187 £209 £275
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -24.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 4
Average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.19 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £15.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £14.17 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -11.46%
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
231 178 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.64% 24.48% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 67 23
Average daily rate £295 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £17.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -11.76%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (38.32%) Windows XP
2 41 (38.32%) Migration
3 35 (32.71%) Active Directory
4 34 (31.78%) Microsoft
5 32 (29.91%) MS Excel
6 29 (27.10%) ITIL
7 23 (21.50%) MS Office
7 23 (21.50%) Security Cleared
7 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (20.56%) Finance
9 21 (19.63%) PowerShell
9 21 (19.63%) SC Cleared
10 16 (14.95%) SCCM
10 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (14.02%) VB
12 14 (13.08%) VBScript
12 14 (13.08%) MCSE
12 14 (13.08%) Citrix
12 14 (13.08%) Remedy
12 14 (13.08%) Windows 8
13 13 (12.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
13 13 (12.15%) Windows Vista
13 13 (12.15%) Tivoli
13 13 (12.15%) MS Exchange
14 12 (11.21%) ATM
14 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (11.21%) Validation
14 12 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (10.28%) Data Validation

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (12.15%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (4.67%) IIS
4 2 (1.87%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.93%) Lync
5 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 32 (29.91%) MS Excel
2 23 (21.50%) MS Office
3 10 (9.35%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.87%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.87%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.21%) ATM
2 3 (2.80%) LAN
3 2 (1.87%) DHCP
3 2 (1.87%) DNS
3 2 (1.87%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (0.93%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.93%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) SAN
4 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (3.74%) MSI
2 3 (2.80%) AdminStudio
3 2 (1.87%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.93%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 22 (20.56%) Finance
2 5 (4.67%) Banking
3 2 (1.87%) Retail
3 2 (1.87%) Back Office
3 2 (1.87%) Legal
3 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (41.12%) Analyst
2 16 (14.95%) Support Analyst
3 14 (13.08%) Service Analyst
3 14 (13.08%) Service Desk Analyst
4 10 (9.35%) 1st Line Support
5 9 (8.41%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 8 (7.48%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (6.54%) Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Project Manager
8 6 (5.61%) Business Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Desktop Support
10 4 (3.74%) Customer Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 3 (2.80%) Project Analyst
11 3 (2.80%) Desktop Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Contracts Manager
11 3 (2.80%) Business Manager
11 3 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) Application Packaging
2 1 (0.93%) Middleware
2 1 (0.93%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) Client/Server
2 4 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.80%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.93%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.93%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 41 (38.32%) Windows XP
3 23 (21.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (13.08%) Windows 8
5 13 (12.15%) Windows Vista
6 12 (11.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.74%) UNIX
9 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (38.32%) Migration
2 29 (27.10%) ITIL
3 12 (11.21%) Validation
3 12 (11.21%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (10.28%) Data Validation
5 10 (9.35%) Software Testing
6 9 (8.41%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (8.41%) Build Automation
7 8 (7.48%) Software Distribution
8 7 (6.54%) Service Management
8 7 (6.54%) Service Delivery
9 6 (5.61%) Data Migration
10 4 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (3.74%) Performance Monitoring
11 3 (2.80%) QMS
11 3 (2.80%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (2.80%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.80%) Project Management
12 2 (1.87%) Logistics
12 2 (1.87%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.63%) PowerShell
2 15 (14.02%) VB
3 14 (13.08%) VBScript
4 4 (3.74%) SQL
4 4 (3.74%) C
5 2 (1.87%) C#
5 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (21.50%) Security Cleared
2 21 (19.63%) SC Cleared
3 16 (14.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (13.08%) MCSE
5 10 (9.35%) MCP
6 4 (3.74%) A+ Certification
7 3 (2.80%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (32.71%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 4 (3.74%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.87%) XenApp
5 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.93%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (14.95%) SCCM
2 13 (12.15%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 13 (12.15%) Tivoli
3 10 (9.35%) Backup Exec
3 10 (9.35%) OVSD
4 2 (1.87%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 2 (1.87%) SCOM
5 1 (0.93%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 34 (31.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.08%) Citrix
2 14 (13.08%) Remedy
3 5 (4.67%) AppSense
3 5 (4.67%) VMware
4 4 (3.74%) HP
4 4 (3.74%) IBM
4 4 (3.74%) McAfee
5 3 (2.80%) ServiceNow
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco
5 3 (2.80%) Dell
5 3 (2.80%) Oracle
6 2 (1.87%) Lotus
7 1 (0.93%) Altiris
7 1 (0.93%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.93%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.93%) Symantec
7 1 (0.93%) EMC
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