Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 105 86
Rank change year-on-year +24 -19 -27
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 39 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.99% 1.31% 1.50%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.54% 5.07% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 27
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £200 £116 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +72.04% -66.79% +33.33%
10th Percentile £120 £97 £140
90th Percentile £348 £170 £375
South East median daily rate £225 £150 £211
% change year-on-year +50.00% -28.99% -25.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -37.78% +60.71%
10th Percentile £11.43 £11.63 £10.75
90th Percentile £21.15 £14.00 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -6.67%

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 409 552 421
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 20.90% 25.73% 21.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 192 184
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £185 £167 £228
90th Percentile £506 £573 £500
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 40 33
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.05 £18.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.94% +18.03% -4.69%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.10 £11.00
90th Percentile £39.88 £77.50 £44.50
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +19.35% -20.51% +18.18%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +23 30 £200 +29.03% 3
High Wycombe -2 4 £175 +50.54% 1
Marlow - 2 £183 -
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
3 23 (58.97%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 17 (43.59%) SCCM
6 16 (41.03%) ITIL
6 16 (41.03%) McAfee
7 15 (38.46%) Citrix
7 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
8 14 (35.90%) Office 365
8 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 12 (30.77%) Change Management
9 12 (30.77%) ITIL V3
10 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (28.21%) Windows 10
10 11 (28.21%) DV Cleared
10 11 (28.21%) QA
10 11 (28.21%) Firewall
10 11 (28.21%) MCSA
11 10 (25.64%) VPN
11 10 (25.64%) Cisco
11 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
12 8 (20.51%) Windows 8
12 8 (20.51%) SLA
13 7 (17.95%) MCSE
14 6 (15.38%) Client/Server
14 6 (15.38%) WSUS
15 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
15 5 (12.82%) SQL

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 5 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (58.97%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (35.90%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Firewall
2 10 (25.64%) VPN
3 4 (10.26%) Internet
3 4 (10.26%) LAN
3 4 (10.26%) WAN
4 3 (7.69%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.13%) DHCP
5 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 2 (5.13%) Wireless
6 1 (2.56%) ATM
6 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MSI
General
1 3 (7.69%) Advertising
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (17.95%) Desktop Support
3 6 (15.38%) Service Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Active Directory Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Architect
6 3 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Client/Server
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) iPad
4 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 39 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (28.21%) Windows 10
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (20.51%) Windows 8
5 5 (12.82%) Windows Server
6 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.69%) Linux
8 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Change Management
2 12 (30.77%) ITIL V3
3 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (10.26%) Migration
3 4 (10.26%) Service Delivery
3 4 (10.26%) Service Management
4 3 (7.69%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
5 2 (5.13%) Break/Fix
5 2 (5.13%) Defect Management
5 2 (5.13%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.13%) Project Governance
5 2 (5.13%) Regression Testing
5 2 (5.13%) Validation
6 1 (2.56%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (2.56%) Proactive Management
6 1 (2.56%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (2.56%) Scenario Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.82%) SQL
2 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (35.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (35.90%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.21%) DV Cleared
2 11 (28.21%) MCSA
3 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
4 7 (17.95%) MCSE
5 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.56%) MCP
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.21%) QA
2 8 (20.51%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (82.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (7.69%) XenApp
3 2 (5.13%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.56%) BitLocker
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (43.59%) SCCM
2 6 (15.38%) WSUS
3 4 (10.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 16 (41.03%) McAfee
3 15 (38.46%) Citrix
4 10 (25.64%) Cisco
5 4 (10.26%) VMware
6 3 (7.69%) HP
6 3 (7.69%) NetApp
7 1 (2.56%) Adobe
7 1 (2.56%) Apple
7 1 (2.56%) Meraki
7 1 (2.56%) WatchGuard