Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 7
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 80 58
Rank change year-on-year -28 -22 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 23 30 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.08% 1.51% 3.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.24% 7.13% 14.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 27 15
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £116 £350 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -66.79% +27.27% +5.77%
10th Percentile £97 £140 £170
90th Percentile £170 £375 £388
South East median daily rate £150 £213 £285
% change year-on-year -29.41% -25.44% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 18
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £22.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.78% +66.67% -3.57%
South East median hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.36% -6.67% -3.23%

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 542 421 560
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 25.40% 21.13% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 181 202
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +13.82%
10th Percentile £164 £228 £250
90th Percentile £560 £500 £513
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 34 45
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.13 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.01% -5.47% +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.58 £11.13 £11.81
90th Percentile £77.50 £44.50 £44.20
South East median hourly rate £15.97 £19.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year -15.97% +15.15% +3.13%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Buckinghamshire

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Buckinghamshire

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Buckinghamshire

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 26 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -27 10 £155 -10.14% 6
High Wycombe +3 4 £116 -66.79%
Aylesbury - 4 - -
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
3 10 (43.48%) Office 365
4 8 (34.78%) SLA
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 7 (30.43%) VPN
6 5 (21.74%) WAN
6 5 (21.74%) ITIL
7 4 (17.39%) Wireless
7 4 (17.39%) Apple
7 4 (17.39%) Toshiba
7 4 (17.39%) Smartphone
7 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
7 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 4 (17.39%) Linux
7 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
7 4 (17.39%) DNA
7 4 (17.39%) HP
7 4 (17.39%) Dell
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
7 4 (17.39%) Coaching
7 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (17.39%) Break/Fix
7 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
7 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (17.39%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (17.39%) Android
8 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (13.04%) SCCM

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) VPN
2 5 (21.74%) WAN
3 4 (17.39%) Wireless
4 2 (8.70%) LDAP
5 1 (4.35%) HTTP
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 2 (8.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
1 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (21.74%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (21.74%) IT Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) IT Support
4 4 (17.39%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 4 (17.39%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Help Desk Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (17.39%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Service Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) .NET
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) HTML5
1 2 (8.70%) Laravel
1 2 (8.70%) Node.js
1 2 (8.70%) SOAP
1 2 (8.70%) XML
1 2 (8.70%) YAML
2 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (17.39%) RSA SecurID
1 4 (17.39%) Smartphone
2 2 (8.70%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Android
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
2 4 (17.39%) Windows 8
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (17.39%) Windows XP
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) AIX
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Solaris
5 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
5 1 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Break/Fix
2 4 (17.39%) Coaching
2 4 (17.39%) DNA
2 4 (17.39%) Incident Management
3 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Open Source
4 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 1 (4.35%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Personalization
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) DBS Check
1 1 (4.35%) GSAE
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) SLA
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Ansible
3 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 4 (17.39%) Apple
2 4 (17.39%) Dell
2 4 (17.39%) HP
2 4 (17.39%) Toshiba
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) SAP
4 2 (8.70%) Citrix
4 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.35%) NetApp
5 1 (4.35%) VMware