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 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 51 54 38
Rank change year-on-year +3 -16  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 21 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 2.82% 2.13% 3.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.86% 9.70% 17.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 5
Median daily rate £295 £120 £150
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +145.83% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £108 £108
10% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £148 £223
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -16.08% +7.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 2
Median hourly rate £12.00 £22.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.66% +87.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £15.46 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.50 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

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 213 165 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 28.55% 21.94% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 67 62
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £281 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +12.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £13.70 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £20.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in Milton Keynes over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in Milton Keynes

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in Milton Keynes

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) MS Office
2 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
5 10 (33.33%) SCCM
5 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 10 (33.33%) ITIL
5 10 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
7 8 (26.67%) LAN
7 8 (26.67%) WAN
7 8 (26.67%) Windows 8
8 7 (23.33%) ATM
8 7 (23.33%) Service Management
9 6 (20.00%) Migration
9 6 (20.00%) Time Management
9 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (20.00%) SLA
9 6 (20.00%) Windows 10
10 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (16.67%) NCR
10 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
11 4 (13.33%) Remedy
11 4 (13.33%) MSI
11 4 (13.33%) HP

Windows 7
Top Related 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 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (46.67%) MS Office
2 6 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) LAN
1 8 (26.67%) WAN
2 7 (23.33%) ATM
3 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 2 (6.67%) Wireless
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MSI
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) German Language
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Analyst
1 6 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 4 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (13.33%) Applications Packager
3 3 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.00%) Deployment Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (6.67%) IT Support
4 2 (6.67%) Mobility Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) SCCM Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 10 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (26.67%) Windows 8
5 6 (20.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (13.33%) Android
7 4 (13.33%) Windows Vista
8 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
8 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Service Management
3 6 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (20.00%) Migration
3 6 (20.00%) Time Management
4 4 (13.33%) Patch Management
4 4 (13.33%) Security Patching
4 4 (13.33%) Software Deployment
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL V2
5 2 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) High Availability
6 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.33%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.33%) SQL
1 4 (13.33%) VB
1 4 (13.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.33%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (3.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (33.33%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) BladeLogic
2 4 (13.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 4 (13.33%) WSUS
3 1 (3.33%) AirWatch
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) NCR
3 4 (13.33%) HP
3 4 (13.33%) Remedy
4 1 (3.33%) Aruba
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
4 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
4 1 (3.33%) Lumension