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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 30 17 49
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +32
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 0.61% 3.60% 1.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.63% 23.53% 6.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Average daily rate
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£130 £600 £176
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-78.33% +241.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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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
38 17 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 23.03% 15.32% 15.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 9 52
Average daily rate £475 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £288 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Market Risk
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Market Risk
1 1 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix