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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 49 34 15
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 17 38 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.44% 4.83% 8.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.06% 19.90% 32.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 23
Average daily rate £120 £209 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-42.51% -30.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £111 £118 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £332 £409
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £188 £195
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 9
Average hourly rate £18.10 £14.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.82% +7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £11.60 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.62 £15.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
169 191 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 24.21% 24.30% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 75 78
Average daily rate £355 £315 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.69% -3.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £492 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 20
Average hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.15 £30.00 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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
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 13 February 2016, 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 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (69.23%) MS Office
3 37 (56.92%) ATM
4 34 (52.31%) Finance
5 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
6 28 (43.08%) MS Excel
7 19 (29.23%) Data Security
7 19 (29.23%) Statistics
7 19 (29.23%) Data Governance
7 19 (29.23%) Data Structures
8 18 (27.69%) Data Analysis
9 15 (23.08%) SCCM
10 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
11 11 (16.92%) Data Extraction
12 10 (15.38%) Fault Management
13 9 (13.85%) Migration
14 8 (12.31%) HP
15 7 (10.77%) Windows 8
16 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
16 6 (9.23%) Banking
17 5 (7.69%) Asset Management
17 5 (7.69%) MS Project
17 5 (7.69%) VPN
17 5 (7.69%) Logistics
17 5 (7.69%) ServiceNow
18 4 (6.15%) SLA
18 4 (6.15%) SQL
18 4 (6.15%) Internet

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 45 (69.23%) MS Office
2 28 (43.08%) MS Excel
3 5 (7.69%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Staffware
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (56.92%) ATM
2 5 (7.69%) VPN
3 4 (6.15%) Internet
4 2 (3.08%) DNS
4 2 (3.08%) Firewall
4 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.54%) LAN
5 1 (1.54%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (1.54%) VLAN
5 1 (1.54%) WAN
5 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) PowerCenter
General
1 34 (52.31%) Finance
2 6 (9.23%) Banking
3 4 (6.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (58.46%) Analyst
2 20 (30.77%) Data Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Service Analyst
4 8 (12.31%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) 1st Line Support
5 6 (9.23%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.69%) PC Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Technical Project Manager
8 3 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.62%) Desktop Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Desktop Rollout Engineer
8 3 (4.62%) Rollout Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Deployment Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Data Structures
1 19 (29.23%) Statistics
2 11 (16.92%) Data Extraction
3 3 (4.62%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.08%) User Experience
5 1 (1.54%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.54%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.54%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 65 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Windows 8
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.08%) Linux
4 2 (3.08%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Data Governance
1 19 (29.23%) Data Security
2 18 (27.69%) Data Analysis
3 11 (16.92%) Incident Management
4 10 (15.38%) Fault Management
5 9 (13.85%) Migration
6 5 (7.69%) Asset Management
6 5 (7.69%) Logistics
7 3 (4.62%) Release Management
7 3 (4.62%) V-Model
8 2 (3.08%) Issue Tracking
8 2 (3.08%) ITIL
8 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.08%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.08%) Project Planning
9 1 (1.54%) Data Management
9 1 (1.54%) ITSM
9 1 (1.54%) Project Management
9 1 (1.54%) Service Management
9 1 (1.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
1 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
1 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (23.08%) SCCM
2 1 (1.54%) OVSD
Vendors
1 32 (49.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.31%) HP
3 5 (7.69%) ServiceNow
4 3 (4.62%) VMware
5 2 (3.08%) Remedy
6 1 (1.54%) Citrix
6 1 (1.54%) ILOG