The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 18 24 44
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +20
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 5 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.90% 3.74% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 31.25% 22.58% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 £163
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +160.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -9.37%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Operating Systems Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
16 31 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 15.69% 16.58% 17.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 46
Average daily rate £420 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £269 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £593 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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
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 27 January 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 8 (66.67%) MS Office
5 5 (41.67%) Retail
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (33.33%) WSUS
6 4 (33.33%) Veritas
6 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
6 4 (33.33%) Reuters
6 4 (33.33%) Bloomberg
6 4 (33.33%) Symantec
6 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
6 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
6 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Dell
6 4 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (33.33%) MetaFrame
7 3 (25.00%) Migration
7 3 (25.00%) Project Management
8 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 2 (16.67%) Change Management
8 2 (16.67%) Avaya
8 2 (16.67%) LAN
8 2 (16.67%) WAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 2 (16.67%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
2 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) IT Support
2 4 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 1 (8.33%) Consultant
5 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 4 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (16.67%) Market Risk
2 2 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Vista
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Management
4 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (33.33%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) WSUS
1 4 (33.33%) NetBackup
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Veritas
2 4 (33.33%) Reuters
2 4 (33.33%) Bloomberg
2 4 (33.33%) Symantec
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Dell
2 4 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Polycom