The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 3 months to 22 June 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 61 49
Rank change year-on-year -12 -12  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 4 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.68% 0.60% 2.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.36% 2.86% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £130 £300 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -56.66% +20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £300 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £151 £198 £188
% change year-on-year -23.79% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.23 £15.00
% change year-on-year -8.06% +1.51%  

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 212 140 205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 28.84% 20.99% 24.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 53 83
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £234 £225 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 11
Median hourly rate £18.00 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £11.00 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £17.13 £24.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in Milton Keynes

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in Milton Keynes

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
4 11 (42.31%) Windows XP
5 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
6 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (30.77%) LAN
7 8 (30.77%) WAN
7 8 (30.77%) ITIL
7 8 (30.77%) SQL
7 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
8 7 (26.92%) SLA
8 7 (26.92%) ATM
8 7 (26.92%) SCCM
8 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
8 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
8 7 (26.92%) Windows 8
8 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (26.92%) Service Management
9 6 (23.08%) Windows 10
9 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (19.23%) NCR
11 4 (15.38%) HP
11 4 (15.38%) VBScript
11 4 (15.38%) VB
11 4 (15.38%) Linux
11 4 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (15.38%) Remedy

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) LAN
1 8 (30.77%) WAN
2 7 (26.92%) ATM
3 2 (7.69%) LDAP
4 1 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MSI
General
1 3 (11.54%) Banking
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) German Language
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
1 6 (23.08%) Coordinator
2 4 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Applications Packager
3 3 (11.54%) Deployment Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Developer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) SCCM Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) .NET
1 2 (7.69%) HTML
1 2 (7.69%) HTML5
1 2 (7.69%) Laravel
1 2 (7.69%) Node.js
1 2 (7.69%) SOAP
1 2 (7.69%) XML
1 2 (7.69%) YAML
2 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows XP
3 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (26.92%) Windows 8
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (23.08%) Windows 10
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (15.38%) Linux
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Vista
8 2 (7.69%) AIX
8 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (7.69%) Solaris
9 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 7 (26.92%) Service Management
3 6 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 4 (15.38%) Patch Management
4 4 (15.38%) Security Patching
4 4 (15.38%) Software Deployment
4 4 (15.38%) Time Management
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Migration
5 3 (11.54%) Project Management
6 2 (7.69%) DevOps
6 2 (7.69%) Open Source
6 2 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (7.69%) Workflow
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Project Management
7 1 (3.85%) High Availability
7 1 (3.85%) Personalization
7 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (3.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (15.38%) VB
2 4 (15.38%) VBScript
3 2 (7.69%) C#
3 2 (7.69%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
1 7 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) DBS Check
2 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) GSAE
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (11.54%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) SCCM
2 4 (15.38%) BladeLogic
2 4 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (15.38%) WSUS
3 2 (7.69%) Ansible
4 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) NCR
3 4 (15.38%) HP
3 4 (15.38%) Remedy
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Citrix
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
5 1 (3.85%) VMware