Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 83 51
Rank change year-on-year -22 -32 -21
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 33 23 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.39% 1.38% 3.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.47% 6.25% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 19
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £140 £263 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.67% -4.55% +48.65%
10th Percentile £106 £121 £116
90th Percentile £269 £343 £388
South East median daily rate £180 £186 £225
% change year-on-year -3.36% -17.22% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 25
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -21.05% +40.74%
10th Percentile £15.01 £11.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £16.49 £30.00
South East median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £16.75
% change year-on-year +5.08% -11.94% +15.52%

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 510 368 558
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 21.46% 22.13% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 177 188
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +22.85%
10th Percentile £140 £200 £245
90th Percentile £500 £525 £538
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +6.67% +1.35% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 26 46
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £15.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.84% +22.54%
10th Percentile £11.42 £12.50 £9.50
90th Percentile £60.00 £53.13 £38.75
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £16.38 £18.30
% change year-on-year +6.87% -10.53% +14.39%

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 December 2017.

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 December 2017.

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 December 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 -23 22 £170 -37.04% 4
High Wycombe -8 3 £150 -6.56% 1
Aylesbury -2 2 £135 -15.63%
Gerrards Cross - 1 - -
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
3 14 (42.42%) SCCM
4 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
7 8 (24.24%) ATM
7 8 (24.24%) Office 365
8 7 (21.21%) MS Exchange
9 6 (18.18%) Skype for Business
9 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
10 5 (15.15%) Finance
10 5 (15.15%) Banking
10 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
10 5 (15.15%) Logistics
10 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
10 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
10 5 (15.15%) Financial Institution
10 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
10 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (15.15%) PMP
10 5 (15.15%) PMI Certification
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (15.15%) SLA
10 5 (15.15%) Skype
10 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
10 5 (15.15%) Matrix Organization
11 4 (12.12%) Citrix
11 4 (12.12%) VPN

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 (21.21%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) Skype for Business
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) ATM
2 5 (15.15%) Skype
3 4 (12.12%) VPN
3 4 (12.12%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (6.06%) DHCP
4 2 (6.06%) DNS
4 2 (6.06%) LAN
4 2 (6.06%) WAN
5 1 (3.03%) Intranet
5 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Data Mining
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) InstallShield
1 2 (6.06%) MSI
1 2 (6.06%) WiX
General
1 6 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 5 (15.15%) Banking
2 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 5 (15.15%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 5 (15.15%) Desktop Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Service Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Technical Project Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.06%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
1 2 (6.06%) User Experience
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows 10
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.06%) Android
6 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
7 1 (3.03%) Mac OS
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
1 5 (15.15%) Logistics
1 5 (15.15%) Matrix Organization
1 5 (15.15%) Process Improvement
1 5 (15.15%) Project Planning
1 5 (15.15%) Risk Management
1 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (9.09%) Fault Management
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Migration
2 3 (9.09%) Proactive Management
2 3 (9.09%) Time Management
3 2 (6.06%) Application Virtualisation
3 2 (6.06%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (6.06%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 2 (6.06%) Disk Encryption
3 2 (6.06%) Network Management
3 2 (6.06%) Project Management
3 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) VBScript
3 2 (6.06%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) PMI Certification
1 5 (15.15%) PMP
2 2 (6.06%) A+ Certification
2 2 (6.06%) DBS Check
2 2 (6.06%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) GSAE
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (12.12%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (9.09%) XenApp
4 2 (6.06%) BitLocker
4 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (42.42%) SCCM
2 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (6.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) Apple
3 3 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (6.06%) AppSense
4 2 (6.06%) Computacenter
4 2 (6.06%) Google
4 2 (6.06%) Symantec
5 1 (3.03%) NetApp
5 1 (3.03%) Remedy