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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 46 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 23 36 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.79% 3.97% 6.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.17% 19.05% 31.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 13 16
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £186 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £420 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £190 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.34 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.93 £18.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Windows 7
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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
206 189 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.00% 20.84% 20.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 72 51
Average daily rate £350 £307 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.19% -5.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 18
Average hourly rate £16.07 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.13% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (60.34%) Finance
3 29 (50.00%) ATM
4 25 (43.10%) MS Office
4 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
5 20 (34.48%) SCCM
6 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
7 13 (22.41%) Financial Institution
7 13 (22.41%) MS Project
7 13 (22.41%) Banking
8 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
8 12 (20.69%) Windows XP
9 11 (18.97%) ITIL
9 11 (18.97%) Logistics
10 9 (15.52%) Project Planning
10 9 (15.52%) Migration
11 8 (13.79%) Spreadsheet
12 7 (12.07%) VB
13 6 (10.34%) Tivoli
13 6 (10.34%) Process Improvement
13 6 (10.34%) Build Automation
13 6 (10.34%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
14 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (8.62%) VBScript
14 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
15 4 (6.90%) Change Management
15 4 (6.90%) Remedy
15 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
15 4 (6.90%) Release Management

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (43.10%) MS Office
2 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
3 13 (22.41%) MS Project
4 8 (13.79%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (50.00%) ATM
2 3 (5.17%) VPN
3 2 (3.45%) DNS
3 2 (3.45%) Internet
3 2 (3.45%) 3G
3 2 (3.45%) LAN
3 2 (3.45%) WAN
3 2 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.45%) 4G
4 1 (1.72%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.72%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 35 (60.34%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Banking
2 13 (22.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.72%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Project Manager
2 12 (20.69%) Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Service Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support
5 4 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Coordinator
6 3 (5.17%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Support Specialist
7 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (3.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Build Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) EPoS
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) FMCG
4 1 (1.72%) iPhone
4 1 (1.72%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 58 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Windows XP
3 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.45%) UNIX
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.97%) ITIL
1 11 (18.97%) Logistics
2 9 (15.52%) Migration
2 9 (15.52%) Project Planning
3 6 (10.34%) Process Improvement
3 6 (10.34%) Build Automation
4 5 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
5 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.90%) Change Management
5 4 (6.90%) V-Model
5 4 (6.90%) Release Management
5 4 (6.90%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
7 2 (3.45%) Data Analysis
8 1 (1.72%) Project Management
8 1 (1.72%) Fault Management
8 1 (1.72%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.72%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.07%) VB
2 5 (8.62%) VBScript
3 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
4 3 (5.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
1 3 (5.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.72%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (43.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) BitLocker
3 1 (1.72%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (34.48%) SCCM
2 6 (10.34%) Tivoli
2 6 (10.34%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
3 1 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.72%) OpenView
3 1 (1.72%) OVSD
3 1 (1.72%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) Remedy
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco
4 2 (3.45%) HP
4 2 (3.45%) Citrix
5 1 (1.72%) NCR
5 1 (1.72%) Apple
5 1 (1.72%) Google
5 1 (1.72%) Adobe