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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 22 15 33
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +18
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 60 67 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.84% 9.20% 4.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.09% 34.36% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 12 10
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.00% -45.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £96 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £173 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £213 £275
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -22.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 7
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.27 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.03% +2.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £15.05 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
193 195 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.01% 26.79% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 71 63
Average daily rate £285 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.06% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £125 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £390 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 29 16
Average hourly rate £13.00 £13.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £12.50 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.16 £15.00 £19.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -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 21 October 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 21 October 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 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (39.18%) Migration
3 32 (32.99%) Windows XP
4 31 (31.96%) Active Directory
5 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
5 27 (27.84%) MS Excel
6 23 (23.71%) MS Office
7 22 (22.68%) ITIL
8 20 (20.62%) Finance
9 17 (17.53%) Security Cleared
10 16 (16.49%) SCCM
10 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
11 14 (14.43%) PowerShell
11 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 14 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (14.43%) VBScript
12 13 (13.40%) Validation
12 13 (13.40%) Windows 8
12 13 (13.40%) Data Validation
13 12 (12.37%) Spreadsheet
13 12 (12.37%) MS Access
13 12 (12.37%) Remedy
14 11 (11.34%) VB
14 11 (11.34%) Windows Vista
14 11 (11.34%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (10.31%) MS Exchange
15 10 (10.31%) ATM
15 10 (10.31%) Citrix
16 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
17 8 (8.25%) MSI

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 10 (10.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (2.06%) IBM Notes
3 2 (2.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.03%) Lync
Applications
1 27 (27.84%) MS Excel
2 23 (23.71%) MS Office
3 12 (12.37%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (3.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.31%) ATM
2 4 (4.12%) LAN
3 2 (2.06%) WAN
3 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.06%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.37%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 8 (8.25%) MSI
2 4 (4.12%) InstallShield
2 4 (4.12%) AdminStudio
3 3 (3.09%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 20 (20.62%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.06%) Back Office
4 2 (2.06%) Legal
4 2 (2.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (37.11%) Analyst
2 12 (12.37%) Support Analyst
3 10 (10.31%) Project Manager
3 10 (10.31%) Service Analyst
3 10 (10.31%) Service Desk Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) Help Desk Analyst
5 7 (7.22%) 1st Line Support
5 7 (7.22%) Business Analyst
6 6 (6.19%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (6.19%) Applications Packager
6 6 (6.19%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (3.09%) Project Analyst
7 3 (3.09%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Business Manager
7 3 (3.09%) Architect
7 3 (3.09%) Consultant
7 3 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (2.06%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) Application Packaging
2 3 (3.09%) WSH
3 2 (2.06%) .NET
4 1 (1.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.06%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.03%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.03%) iPhone
3 1 (1.03%) iPad
3 1 (1.03%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 97 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (32.99%) Windows XP
3 14 (14.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (13.40%) Windows 8
5 11 (11.34%) Windows Vista
6 5 (5.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.09%) UNIX
8 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.03%) Android
9 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (39.18%) Migration
2 22 (22.68%) ITIL
3 14 (14.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (13.40%) Validation
4 13 (13.40%) Data Validation
5 7 (7.22%) Service Management
5 7 (7.22%) Software Testing
5 7 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (6.19%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.19%) Build Automation
6 6 (6.19%) Software Distribution
7 4 (4.12%) Project Management
8 3 (3.09%) GAP Analysis
8 3 (3.09%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.09%) Logistics
9 2 (2.06%) PRINCE2
9 2 (2.06%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (2.06%) Test Strategy
10 1 (1.03%) Change Control
10 1 (1.03%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.43%) VBScript
1 14 (14.43%) PowerShell
2 11 (11.34%) VB
3 4 (4.12%) C
4 3 (3.09%) SQL
5 2 (2.06%) C#
5 2 (2.06%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (17.53%) Security Cleared
2 16 (16.49%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (7.22%) MCP
4 7 (7.22%) MCSE
5 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.03%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.03%) PMP
6 1 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) SLA
1 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 31 (31.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (11.34%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.06%) XenApp
5 1 (1.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.03%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (16.49%) SCCM
2 7 (7.22%) Backup Exec
2 7 (7.22%) OVSD
3 6 (6.19%) Tivoli
3 6 (6.19%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
4 4 (4.12%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (2.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.03%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 27 (27.84%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.37%) Remedy
3 10 (10.31%) Citrix
4 3 (3.09%) Oracle
4 3 (3.09%) Cisco
4 3 (3.09%) Symantec
4 3 (3.09%) ServiceNow
5 2 (2.06%) Lotus
6 1 (1.03%) Apple
6 1 (1.03%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.03%) HP
6 1 (1.03%) EMC
6 1 (1.03%) VMware
6 1 (1.03%) AppSense
6 1 (1.03%) Altiris
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