The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Canary Wharf region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 14 43 43
Rank change year-on-year
+29 0
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 6 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.04% 1.39% 0.90%
As % of the Operating Systems category 60.00% 6.25% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 3
Average daily rate
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£555 £175 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+217.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £207 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-24.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10 64 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 8.40% 22.22% 16.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 60 36
Average daily rate £555 £484 £533
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -9.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
Windows 7
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Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Canary Wharf region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Canary Wharf region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Lync
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (40.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Perforce
5 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) Avaya
5 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) MCSE
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) Ant
5 3 (30.00%) Analytics
5 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (30.00%) Scala
5 3 (30.00%) Derivative
5 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (30.00%) MCITP
6 2 (20.00%) SCCM
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (20.00%) F5

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) Lync
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (10.00%) LAN
2 1 (10.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Ant
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Release Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Build Manager
1 3 (30.00%) Build and Release Manager
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Migration Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Fixed Income
1 3 (30.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows XP
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (30.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C++
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) Python
1 3 (30.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (30.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Avaya
2 3 (30.00%) Perforce
3 2 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) Brocade
4 1 (10.00%) Kaspersky
4 1 (10.00%) CommVault
4 1 (10.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Dell