Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 115 80
Rank change year-on-year +42 -35 -23
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 44 22 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.43% 0.98% 1.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.05% 4.33% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 10 13
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £195 £135 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +44.44% -48.57% -12.50%
10th Percentile £160 £106 £121
90th Percentile £200 £259 £345
South East median daily rate £213 £175 £186
% change year-on-year +21.43% -6.04% -25.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 6
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% +26.67% -17.81%
10th Percentile £13.00 £17.40 £11.25
90th Percentile £24.75 £19.80 £15.58
South East median hourly rate £15.30 £15.38 £14.75
% change year-on-year -0.49% +4.24% -10.61%

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 438 508 389
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 24.23% 22.55% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 167 172
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £375 £375 £389
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.54% +3.67%
10th Percentile £185 £158 £201
90th Percentile £486 £501 £513
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 46 32
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +20.00% -5.42%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.97 £12.00
90th Percentile £22.65 £77.50 £42.13
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year - +2.94% -6.21%

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 23 October 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
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 23 October 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 +34 36 £200 +29.03% 4
High Wycombe -3 3 £175 +55.56%
Marlow - 2 £183 - 1
Windows 7
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
3 23 (52.27%) Microsoft Office
3 23 (52.27%) SCCM
4 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 17 (38.64%) McAfee
5 17 (38.64%) Office 365
6 16 (36.36%) ITIL
7 15 (34.09%) Windows 10
8 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
9 13 (29.55%) ITIL V3
10 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (27.27%) QA
10 12 (27.27%) Change Management
11 11 (25.00%) MCSA
11 11 (25.00%) Citrix
11 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (25.00%) WSUS
12 10 (22.73%) Windows Server
12 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
13 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
13 9 (20.45%) Windows 8
14 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (18.18%) Migration
15 6 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
16 5 (11.36%) Cisco
16 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
17 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
17 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi

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 (11.36%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.27%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (52.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (38.64%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) LAN
1 4 (9.09%) WAN
1 4 (9.09%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) NetScaler
2 3 (6.82%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) ATM
General
1 3 (6.82%) Advertising
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Analyst
2 11 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 10 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (22.73%) Support Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) IT Support
4 7 (15.91%) Service Analyst
4 7 (15.91%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Active Directory Support
7 4 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Active Directory Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Wiki
2 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.55%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.55%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Windows 10
3 12 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (22.73%) Windows Server
5 9 (20.45%) Windows 8
6 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (11.36%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Vista
9 2 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) ITIL
2 13 (29.55%) ITIL V3
3 12 (27.27%) Change Management
4 8 (18.18%) Migration
5 4 (9.09%) Service Management
6 2 (4.55%) Availability Management
6 2 (4.55%) CAPA
6 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) Time Management
7 1 (2.27%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.27%) Break/Fix
7 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.27%) Fault Management
7 1 (2.27%) ITSM
7 1 (2.27%) Proactive Management
7 1 (2.27%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.27%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.27%) User Stories
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.00%) MCSA
2 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (22.73%) SC Cleared
4 9 (20.45%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (68.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.55%) BitLocker
3 2 (4.55%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 23 (52.27%) SCCM
2 11 (25.00%) WSUS
3 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (38.64%) McAfee
3 11 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco
5 4 (9.09%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) VMware
7 1 (2.27%) Adobe
7 1 (2.27%) Apple
7 1 (2.27%) Meraki
7 1 (2.27%) WatchGuard