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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 126 87 56
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -31
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 52 127 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.48% 2.32% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.78% 10.47% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 84 110
Median daily rate £198 £230 £223
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.13% +3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £122 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £443 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £220
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 39
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.27% -0.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.87 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.05 £21.75 £121.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -
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
767 1213 1329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.83% 22.18% 22.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 958 957
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 60
Median hourly rate £15.50 £17.99 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -6.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.35 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £62.50 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 26 August 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 26 August 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 26 August 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.

1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 66 (61.68%) Active Directory
3 55 (51.40%) MS Office
4 46 (42.99%) Microsoft
5 32 (29.91%) Finance
5 32 (29.91%) Citrix
6 25 (23.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 24 (22.43%) SCCM
7 24 (22.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (22.43%) Windows Server
8 22 (20.56%) ITIL
9 19 (17.76%) Windows 8
10 18 (16.82%) VMware
11 17 (15.89%) Office 365
11 17 (15.89%) Windows 10
12 16 (14.95%) MS Exchange
13 14 (13.08%) Windows XP
14 13 (12.15%) MS Excel
14 13 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
15 12 (11.21%) Service Management
16 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 11 (10.28%) Banking
16 11 (10.28%) Incident Management
17 10 (9.35%) XenApp
17 10 (9.35%) SCOM
17 10 (9.35%) LAN
17 10 (9.35%) Cisco
18 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
18 9 (8.41%) Blackberry

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 16 (14.95%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (6.54%) SharePoint
4 6 (5.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (5.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.61%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.80%) IBM Notes
5 3 (2.80%) IIS
6 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.93%) Apache
7 1 (0.93%) Confluence
7 1 (0.93%) GroupWise
7 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.93%) Zimbra
Applications
1 55 (51.40%) MS Office
2 13 (12.15%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.87%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.87%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) LAN
2 8 (7.48%) DNS
3 7 (6.54%) DHCP
3 7 (6.54%) WAN
4 6 (5.61%) Firewall
5 5 (4.67%) SAN
5 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.67%) VPN
6 4 (3.74%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.87%) Internet
7 2 (1.87%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.87%) Network Security
7 2 (1.87%) VoIP
8 1 (0.93%) ADSL
8 1 (0.93%) Broadband
8 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.93%) Extranet
8 1 (0.93%) Intranet
8 1 (0.93%) SNMP
8 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
2 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MSI
2 1 (0.93%) AdminStudio
General
1 32 (29.91%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Banking
3 9 (8.41%) Legal
4 7 (6.54%) Law
5 3 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.87%) Back Office
6 2 (1.87%) French Language
6 2 (1.87%) German Language
6 2 (1.87%) Italian Language
6 2 (1.87%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.93%) Advertising
7 1 (0.93%) Billing
7 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.93%) Marketing
7 1 (0.93%) Polish Language
7 1 (0.93%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (33.64%) Analyst
2 18 (16.82%) Desktop Support
3 17 (15.89%) Windows Engineer
4 16 (14.95%) Support Analyst
5 14 (13.08%) Support Engineer
6 12 (11.21%) Desktop Engineer
7 11 (10.28%) Service Analyst
7 11 (10.28%) Service Desk Analyst
8 10 (9.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 10 (9.35%) IT Support
9 8 (7.48%) Help Desk Analyst
9 8 (7.48%) Help Desk Support
10 7 (6.54%) IT Analyst
11 6 (5.61%) 1st Line Support
11 6 (5.61%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.61%) Rollout Engineer
11 6 (5.61%) Service Desk Support
12 5 (4.67%) Help Desk Support Analyst
12 5 (4.67%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.87%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) ODBC
2 1 (0.93%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) Blackberry
2 7 (6.54%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.67%) Fat Client
3 5 (4.67%) Smartphone
3 5 (4.67%) Thin Client
4 4 (3.74%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.74%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (1.87%) CMDB
5 2 (1.87%) iPhone
5 2 (1.87%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.93%) BYOD
6 1 (0.93%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.93%) Statistics
6 1 (0.93%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 107 (100.00%) Windows
2 25 (23.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (22.43%) Windows Server
3 24 (22.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (17.76%) Windows 8
5 17 (15.89%) Windows 10
6 14 (13.08%) Windows XP
7 11 (10.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.61%) Mac OS
8 6 (5.61%) Mac OS X
9 4 (3.74%) Android
10 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
11 2 (1.87%) Linux
11 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000
11 2 (1.87%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.93%) CentOS
12 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.56%) ITIL
2 12 (11.21%) Service Management
3 11 (10.28%) Incident Management
4 9 (8.41%) Migration
5 6 (5.61%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.67%) Document Management
6 5 (4.67%) Information Management
6 5 (4.67%) ITIL V3
7 4 (3.74%) Data Protection
8 3 (2.80%) Application Discovery
8 3 (2.80%) Asset Management
8 3 (2.80%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (2.80%) Data Management
8 3 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (2.80%) Problem Management
8 3 (2.80%) Server Building
8 3 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.87%) Change Management
9 2 (1.87%) E-business
9 2 (1.87%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.74%) SQL
3 2 (1.87%) Java
3 2 (1.87%) VBScript
4 1 (0.93%) C#
4 1 (0.93%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.93%) PHP
4 1 (0.93%) VB
4 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (8.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (4.67%) MCSE
3 4 (3.74%) CCNA
3 4 (3.74%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.74%) Degree
3 4 (3.74%) MOS
4 3 (2.80%) CCNP
4 3 (2.80%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.80%) MCITP
4 3 (2.80%) MCTS
5 2 (1.87%) CTC Cleared
5 2 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (1.87%) MCP
5 2 (1.87%) MCSA
5 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 66 (61.68%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.35%) XenApp
4 6 (5.61%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.61%) VMware ESX
5 5 (4.67%) Terminal Services
6 4 (3.74%) BitLocker
6 4 (3.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.74%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.80%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.87%) Firmware
8 2 (1.87%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.87%) vSphere
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (22.43%) SCCM
2 10 (9.35%) SCOM
3 5 (4.67%) SCVMM
4 4 (3.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (1.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.93%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.93%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.93%) SCSM
6 1 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (42.99%) Microsoft
2 32 (29.91%) Citrix
3 18 (16.82%) VMware
4 10 (9.35%) Cisco
5 8 (7.48%) Dell
6 7 (6.54%) Symantec
7 5 (4.67%) Apple
7 5 (4.67%) HP
8 4 (3.74%) Bloomberg
8 4 (3.74%) Dell Compellent
8 4 (3.74%) NetApp
8 4 (3.74%) Remedy
8 4 (3.74%) Samsung
9 3 (2.80%) Adobe
9 3 (2.80%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.80%) Lotus
9 3 (2.80%) Sophos
10 2 (1.87%) Altiris
10 2 (1.87%) Interwoven
10 2 (1.87%) Reuters
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