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 5 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 46 29 25
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 24 45 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.72% 5.01% 6.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.37% 24.73% 26.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 16
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £193 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 10
Average hourly rate £17.00 £12.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.77% -5.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.09 £15.00 £14.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
211 182 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.92% 20.27% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 70 73
Average daily rate £350 £345 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £185 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 14
Average hourly rate £16.14 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.28% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.20 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £18.75 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 5 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 5 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 5 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 37 (66.07%) Finance
3 29 (51.79%) ATM
4 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
5 22 (39.29%) MS Office
6 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
7 17 (30.36%) SCCM
8 14 (25.00%) Financial Institution
8 14 (25.00%) Banking
9 13 (23.21%) Migration
10 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
11 11 (19.64%) MS Project
11 11 (19.64%) Windows XP
12 9 (16.07%) Logistics
13 7 (12.50%) Project Planning
13 7 (12.50%) VB
13 7 (12.50%) ITIL
14 6 (10.71%) Tivoli
14 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (10.71%) Build Automation
14 6 (10.71%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
14 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
15 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
15 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
15 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
15 5 (8.93%) Spreadsheet
15 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
15 5 (8.93%) VBScript
16 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
16 4 (7.14%) Remedy

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Lync
Applications
1 22 (39.29%) MS Office
2 20 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 11 (19.64%) MS Project
4 5 (8.93%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (51.79%) ATM
2 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (1.79%) Firewall
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
3 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.79%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 37 (66.07%) Finance
2 14 (25.00%) Banking
2 14 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Project Manager
2 14 (25.00%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Service Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Specialist
5 5 (8.93%) Data Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Data Centre Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Support Specialist
7 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support
8 2 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Coordinator
9 1 (1.79%) SQL Data Analyst
9 1 (1.79%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 1 (1.79%) Technical Manager
9 1 (1.79%) Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Data Extraction
3 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.36%) Statistics
4 2 (3.57%) EPoS
4 2 (3.57%) NHS
5 1 (1.79%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.79%) iPhone
5 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Windows XP
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.57%) UNIX
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) Migration
2 9 (16.07%) Logistics
3 7 (12.50%) ITIL
3 7 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.71%) Build Automation
5 5 (8.93%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.93%) Software Testing
5 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.14%) Change Management
6 4 (7.14%) Release Management
6 4 (7.14%) V-Model
6 4 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.36%) Data Governance
7 3 (5.36%) Data Security
8 2 (3.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.57%) Fault Management
9 1 (1.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (1.79%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) VB
2 5 (8.93%) VBScript
3 4 (7.14%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (30.36%) SCCM
2 6 (10.71%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
2 6 (10.71%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.79%) OVSD
3 1 (1.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (1.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) Citrix
2 4 (7.14%) Remedy
3 2 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) NCR
4 1 (1.79%) Apple
4 1 (1.79%) Adobe