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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 111 94 55
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -39
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 55 132 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.64% 2.23% 3.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.53% 10.73% 15.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 84 113
Median daily rate £205 £230 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.86% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £130 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 34
Median hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +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
730 1230 1288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.72% 20.81% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 960 940
Median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 42 58
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +8.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £62.50 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 70 (58.33%) Active Directory
3 61 (50.83%) MS Office
4 53 (44.17%) Microsoft
5 36 (30.00%) Finance
6 35 (29.17%) Citrix
7 30 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 27 (22.50%) Windows Server
9 26 (21.67%) Windows 8
10 25 (20.83%) ITIL
10 25 (20.83%) SCCM
11 23 (19.17%) VMware
12 21 (17.50%) MS Excel
12 21 (17.50%) Windows 10
13 17 (14.17%) MS Exchange
13 17 (14.17%) Office 365
14 16 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (11.67%) Cisco
15 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (11.67%) Windows XP
16 13 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2010
17 12 (10.00%) XenApp
17 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 12 (10.00%) LAN
18 11 (9.17%) Dell
18 11 (9.17%) Service Management
18 11 (9.17%) Legal
18 11 (9.17%) SCOM
19 10 (8.33%) Incident Management

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 17 (14.17%) MS Exchange
2 13 (10.83%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 8 (6.67%) Skype for Business
5 7 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (3.33%) IIS
8 3 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (2.50%) IBM Notes
8 3 (2.50%) Zimbra
9 1 (0.83%) Apache
9 1 (0.83%) Confluence
9 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 61 (50.83%) MS Office
2 21 (17.50%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.00%) LAN
2 10 (8.33%) DNS
2 10 (8.33%) WAN
3 9 (7.50%) DHCP
3 9 (7.50%) Firewall
3 9 (7.50%) SAN
4 8 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.17%) iSCSI
5 5 (4.17%) VPN
6 3 (2.50%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.50%) Internet
6 3 (2.50%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (1.67%) HTTP
7 2 (1.67%) Network Security
7 2 (1.67%) VoIP
7 2 (1.67%) Wireless
8 1 (0.83%) NAS
8 1 (0.83%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.83%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MSI
1 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
2 1 (0.83%) AdminStudio
General
1 36 (30.00%) Finance
2 11 (9.17%) Legal
3 10 (8.33%) Banking
4 9 (7.50%) Law
5 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.67%) Back Office
6 2 (1.67%) French Language
6 2 (1.67%) German Language
6 2 (1.67%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.67%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
7 1 (0.83%) Billing
7 1 (0.83%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.83%) Marketing
7 1 (0.83%) Publishing
7 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (30.00%) Analyst
2 20 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 18 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 17 (14.17%) Windows Engineer
5 13 (10.83%) Support Engineer
6 11 (9.17%) IT Support
7 10 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
8 9 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
9 8 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 8 (6.67%) Help Desk Support
9 8 (6.67%) IT Analyst
9 8 (6.67%) Service Analyst
10 7 (5.83%) Help Desk Analyst
10 7 (5.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (5.83%) Service Desk Support
11 6 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
11 6 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (5.00%) Rollout Engineer
12 5 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
12 5 (4.17%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.33%) .NET
2 2 (1.67%) OOXML
2 2 (1.67%) Web Services
2 2 (1.67%) WinForms
2 2 (1.67%) WPF
2 2 (1.67%) XML
3 1 (0.83%) HTML
3 1 (0.83%) ODBC
3 1 (0.83%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.83%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (0.83%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.83%) Management Information System
3 6 (5.00%) Smartphone
4 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.17%) Fat Client
4 5 (4.17%) Thin Client
5 4 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
6 3 (2.50%) BYOD
6 3 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.67%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.67%) CMDB
7 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.67%) iPhone
7 2 (1.67%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) Animation
8 1 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) Statistics
8 1 (0.83%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (22.50%) Windows Server
3 27 (22.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (21.67%) Windows 8
5 21 (17.50%) Windows 10
6 14 (11.67%) Windows XP
7 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (6.67%) Mac OS X
9 5 (4.17%) Linux
9 5 (4.17%) Mac OS
10 4 (3.33%) Android
11 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
11 3 (2.50%) CentOS
11 3 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.67%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.67%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.83%) Unix
13 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (20.83%) ITIL
2 11 (9.17%) Service Management
3 10 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 8 (6.67%) Migration
4 8 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.00%) Document Management
6 5 (4.17%) Change Management
6 5 (4.17%) Information Management
6 5 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 4 (3.33%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (3.33%) CRM
7 4 (3.33%) Data Management
7 4 (3.33%) Data Protection
7 4 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.33%) Server Building
7 4 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.50%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.50%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.17%) SQL
3 4 (3.33%) VBA
4 3 (2.50%) C#
5 2 (1.67%) VBScript
6 1 (0.83%) Java
6 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.83%) PHP
6 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.33%) MCSE
3 6 (5.00%) CCNA
3 6 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (5.00%) Degree
4 5 (4.17%) MCTS
5 4 (3.33%) MCP
5 4 (3.33%) MOS
6 3 (2.50%) CCNP
6 3 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (2.50%) MCITP
6 3 (2.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (1.67%) CTC Cleared
7 2 (1.67%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.67%) MCDST
7 2 (1.67%) MCSA
8 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.00%) SLA
2 2 (1.67%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) MiFID
System Software
1 70 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 16 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.00%) XenApp
4 7 (5.83%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.00%) VMware ESX
6 5 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (4.17%) Terminal Services
6 5 (4.17%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (3.33%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.50%) Terminal Server
8 3 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.50%) vSphere
8 3 (2.50%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.67%) Firmware
10 1 (0.83%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 25 (20.83%) SCCM
2 11 (9.17%) SCOM
3 6 (5.00%) SCVMM
4 5 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.83%) Nagios
6 1 (0.83%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.83%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.83%) Opsview
6 1 (0.83%) SCSM
6 1 (0.83%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 53 (44.17%) Microsoft
2 35 (29.17%) Citrix
3 23 (19.17%) VMware
4 14 (11.67%) Cisco
5 11 (9.17%) Dell
6 8 (6.67%) Symantec
7 6 (5.00%) Bloomberg
8 5 (4.17%) Apple
8 5 (4.17%) Dell Compellent
8 5 (4.17%) HP
8 5 (4.17%) NetApp
9 4 (3.33%) Reuters
10 3 (2.50%) Adobe
10 3 (2.50%) Juniper
10 3 (2.50%) Kaspersky
10 3 (2.50%) Lotus
10 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.50%) Remedy
10 3 (2.50%) Samsung
10 3 (2.50%) Wyse
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