The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 105 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 54 150 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.61% 2.66% 3.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.70% 12.98% 15.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 99 118
Median daily rate £211 £240 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.97% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £150 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £428 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £188 £188 £200
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 22 23
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.70 £13.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.08 £20.00 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.27 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.60% -3.33%
Windows 7
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
701 1156 1247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.91% 20.51% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 881 921
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 51 48
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.80 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (55.81%) MS Office
3 67 (51.94%) Active Directory
4 52 (40.31%) Finance
5 47 (36.43%) Microsoft
6 41 (31.78%) Citrix
7 39 (30.23%) ITIL
8 36 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
9 35 (27.13%) SCCM
10 28 (21.71%) Windows Server
11 27 (20.93%) Blackberry
12 26 (20.16%) MS Excel
13 22 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
13 22 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
14 21 (16.28%) XenApp
14 21 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (14.73%) Windows 8
15 19 (14.73%) MCSE
16 17 (13.18%) MCP
16 17 (13.18%) VMware
17 15 (11.63%) Legal
17 15 (11.63%) Smartphone
17 15 (11.63%) MS Exchange
18 14 (10.85%) Office 365
18 14 (10.85%) Windows 10
19 13 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (10.08%) Cisco
19 13 (10.08%) MCDST
20 12 (9.30%) Banking
20 12 (9.30%) Windows XP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 15 (11.63%) MS Exchange
2 9 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (6.20%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.65%) IIS
4 6 (4.65%) Skype for Business
5 5 (3.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (2.33%) IBM Notes
7 3 (2.33%) Zimbra
8 1 (0.78%) Confluence
8 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 72 (55.81%) MS Office
2 26 (20.16%) MS Excel
3 7 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.55%) Eikon
1 2 (1.55%) Misys Opics
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.85%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.75%) LAN
2 9 (6.98%) WAN
3 8 (6.20%) DNS
3 8 (6.20%) SAN
4 7 (5.43%) DHCP
4 7 (5.43%) Firewall
4 7 (5.43%) TCP/IP
5 5 (3.88%) Internet
5 5 (3.88%) VPN
6 3 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.33%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.55%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.55%) HTTP
7 2 (1.55%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.55%) NetScaler
7 2 (1.55%) Network Security
7 2 (1.55%) Skype
7 2 (1.55%) Wireless
8 1 (0.78%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.78%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.10%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (1.55%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) MSI
2 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
3 1 (0.78%) AdminStudio
General
1 52 (40.31%) Finance
2 15 (11.63%) Legal
3 12 (9.30%) Banking
4 10 (7.75%) Law
5 7 (5.43%) Front Office
6 5 (3.88%) Back Office
7 3 (2.33%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.55%) French Language
8 2 (1.55%) German Language
8 2 (1.55%) Italian Language
8 2 (1.55%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.78%) Advertising
9 1 (0.78%) Games
9 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Publishing
9 1 (0.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (31.78%) Analyst
2 29 (22.48%) Desktop Support
3 23 (17.83%) Support Analyst
4 17 (13.18%) Support Engineer
5 13 (10.08%) Windows Engineer
6 12 (9.30%) Desktop Analyst
7 11 (8.53%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 10 (7.75%) IT Support
9 9 (6.98%) Service Desk Analyst
10 8 (6.20%) Citrix Analyst
10 8 (6.20%) Citrix Support
10 8 (6.20%) Desktop Engineer
10 8 (6.20%) Service Analyst
11 7 (5.43%) Citrix Support Analyst
12 6 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
12 6 (4.65%) 2nd Line Support
12 6 (4.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 6 (4.65%) IT Analyst
12 6 (4.65%) Rollout Engineer
13 5 (3.88%) Windows Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.88%) .NET
2 4 (3.10%) XML
3 3 (2.33%) HTML
3 3 (2.33%) Web Services
4 2 (1.55%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.55%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.55%) jQuery
4 2 (1.55%) OOXML
4 2 (1.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (1.55%) WinForms
4 2 (1.55%) WPF
5 1 (0.78%) ODBC
5 1 (0.78%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (0.78%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 27 (20.93%) Blackberry
2 15 (11.63%) Smartphone
3 5 (3.88%) BYOD
3 5 (3.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.10%) iPhone
4 4 (3.10%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.33%) Fat Client
5 3 (2.33%) iPad
5 3 (2.33%) NHS
5 3 (2.33%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.55%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.55%) Equities
6 2 (1.55%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.55%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.55%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.55%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 129 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (27.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (21.71%) Windows Server
4 22 (17.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (16.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (14.73%) Windows 8
7 14 (10.85%) Windows 10
8 12 (9.30%) Windows 2000 Server
8 12 (9.30%) Windows XP
9 8 (6.20%) Mac OS X
10 7 (5.43%) Apple iOS
11 6 (4.65%) Android
12 5 (3.88%) Linux
13 3 (2.33%) CentOS
13 3 (2.33%) Mac OS
13 3 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.78%) Unix
14 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (30.23%) ITIL
2 9 (6.98%) Service Delivery
2 9 (6.98%) Service Management
3 8 (6.20%) Change Management
3 8 (6.20%) Document Management
4 5 (3.88%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (3.88%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.10%) CRM
5 4 (3.10%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (3.10%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (2.33%) Asset Management
6 3 (2.33%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (2.33%) Data Management
6 3 (2.33%) Information Management
6 3 (2.33%) ITIL V3
6 3 (2.33%) ITSM
6 3 (2.33%) Migration
6 3 (2.33%) Server Building
6 3 (2.33%) Software Deployment
6 3 (2.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.53%) PowerShell
2 8 (6.20%) VBA
3 5 (3.88%) C#
3 5 (3.88%) SQL
3 5 (3.88%) VBScript
4 3 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.78%) C
6 1 (0.78%) Java
6 1 (0.78%) PHP
6 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (17.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (14.73%) MCSE
3 17 (13.18%) MCP
4 13 (10.08%) MCDST
5 5 (3.88%) CCNA
5 5 (3.88%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.88%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.10%) Degree
6 4 (3.10%) MCTS
7 3 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (2.33%) MCITP
7 3 (2.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.55%) CCNP
9 1 (0.78%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.78%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.78%) MCSA
9 1 (0.78%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.53%) SLA
2 4 (3.10%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) MiFID
System Software
1 67 (51.94%) Active Directory
2 21 (16.28%) XenApp
3 13 (10.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.88%) Hyper-V
4 5 (3.88%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (3.10%) Terminal Server
5 4 (3.10%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.33%) Terminal Services
6 3 (2.33%) vSphere
7 2 (1.55%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.55%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.78%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.78%) Firmware
8 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 35 (27.13%) SCCM
2 6 (4.65%) SCOM
3 4 (3.10%) SCVMM
3 4 (3.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (1.55%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.55%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.78%) Casper Suite
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.78%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.78%) Nagios
5 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.78%) Opsview
5 1 (0.78%) SCSM
Vendors
1 47 (36.43%) Microsoft
2 41 (31.78%) Citrix
3 17 (13.18%) VMware
4 13 (10.08%) Cisco
5 9 (6.98%) Bloomberg
5 9 (6.98%) Dell
6 8 (6.20%) Reuters
7 7 (5.43%) Symantec
8 5 (3.88%) Apple
8 5 (3.88%) Remedy
9 4 (3.10%) AppSense
9 4 (3.10%) FactSet
9 4 (3.10%) HP
9 4 (3.10%) iManage
9 4 (3.10%) Wyse
10 3 (2.33%) Adobe
10 3 (2.33%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (2.33%) Juniper
10 3 (2.33%) Kaspersky
10 3 (2.33%) NetApp
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