Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 2018 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 77 51
Rank change year-on-year -21 -26 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 38 32 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.65% 1.91% 3.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.34% 8.04% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 23
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £135 £323 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -58.14% +7.50% +62.16%
10th Percentile £114 £160 £106
90th Percentile £264 £362 £388
South East median daily rate £180 £213 £210
% change year-on-year -15.29% +1.19% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 11 21
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -31.43% +25.00%
10th Percentile £15.01 £8.63 £12.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £16.15 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76% +17.24%

Windows 7 is in the Operating Systems category. The following 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.

All Operating Systems
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 518 398 528
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 22.51% 23.70% 22.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 191 181
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.23% +26.95%
10th Percentile £140 £256 £200
90th Percentile £500 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +9.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 27 38
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.84% +13.79%
10th Percentile £11.35 £8.92 £9.50
90th Percentile £67.00 £25.15 £32.63
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.18 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.19% -19.13% +25.00%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 January 2018. 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 -24 28 £123 -62.02% 3
High Wycombe -8 2 £202 +26.41% 3
Aylesbury -8 2 £135 -15.63%
Gerrards Cross - 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
3 20 (52.63%) SCCM
4 14 (36.84%) Windows 10
5 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Office
6 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
7 10 (26.32%) ATM
7 10 (26.32%) Office 365
8 7 (18.42%) SLA
8 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
9 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
9 6 (15.79%) VPN
9 6 (15.79%) PMP
9 6 (15.79%) PMI Certification
9 6 (15.79%) Financial Institution
9 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
9 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
9 6 (15.79%) Finance
9 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
9 6 (15.79%) Project Planning
9 6 (15.79%) Banking
9 6 (15.79%) Logistics
9 6 (15.79%) Matrix Organization
9 6 (15.79%) Process Improvement
10 5 (13.16%) iPad
10 5 (13.16%) Skype for Business
10 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (13.16%) Skype
10 5 (13.16%) Apple

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 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (13.16%) Skype for Business
3 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) ATM
2 6 (15.79%) VPN
3 5 (13.16%) Skype
4 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (7.89%) LAN
5 3 (7.89%) WAN
6 2 (5.26%) DHCP
6 2 (5.26%) DNS
6 2 (5.26%) Wireless
7 1 (2.63%) Intranet
7 1 (2.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) InstallShield
1 2 (5.26%) MSI
1 2 (5.26%) WiX
General
1 6 (15.79%) Banking
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
1 6 (15.79%) Financial Institution
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) Desktop Support
3 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Service Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Project Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Manager
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Project Manager
6 4 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (10.53%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (7.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Customer Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) iPad
2 3 (7.89%) Blackberry
2 3 (7.89%) iPhone
2 3 (7.89%) Smartphone
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) PKI
3 2 (5.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (36.84%) Windows 10
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.26%) Android
5 2 (5.26%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
1 6 (15.79%) Logistics
1 6 (15.79%) Matrix Organization
1 6 (15.79%) Process Improvement
1 6 (15.79%) Project Planning
1 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
1 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (10.53%) Fault Management
2 4 (10.53%) ITIL
2 4 (10.53%) Proactive Management
2 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 3 (7.89%) Migration
3 3 (7.89%) Time Management
4 2 (5.26%) Application Virtualisation
4 2 (5.26%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Operations
4 2 (5.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 2 (5.26%) Disk Encryption
4 2 (5.26%) ITSM
4 2 (5.26%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.89%) VBScript
3 2 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) PMI Certification
1 6 (15.79%) PMP
2 2 (5.26%) A+ Certification
2 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
2 2 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (68.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (5.26%) BitLocker
3 2 (5.26%) XenApp
3 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 20 (52.63%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.26%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Apple
3 3 (7.89%) Citrix
3 3 (7.89%) HP
3 3 (7.89%) McAfee
4 2 (5.26%) Computacenter
4 2 (5.26%) Google
4 2 (5.26%) Ivanti
4 2 (5.26%) MobileIron
4 2 (5.26%) Symantec
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
5 1 (2.63%) Adobe
5 1 (2.63%) Remedy