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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 53 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 195 244 224
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.28% 3.34% 3.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.05% 14.82% 14.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 137 128
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -27.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £135 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £215 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.97% -21.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 39 28
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.00 £17.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.08% -3.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £12.50 £12.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £124.00 £22.05 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
1388 1646 1552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.36% 22.54% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1047 1121 1079
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 74 78
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.70 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.43% +1.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £111.80 £29.00 £24.64
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

1 385 (100.00%) Windows
2 207 (53.77%) Active Directory
3 168 (43.64%) Microsoft
4 165 (42.86%) MS Office
5 111 (28.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 107 (27.79%) Finance
7 97 (25.19%) Citrix
8 93 (24.16%) Blackberry
9 89 (23.12%) Windows XP
10 80 (20.78%) MS Exchange
11 72 (18.70%) MS Excel
12 69 (17.92%) SCCM
13 66 (17.14%) Banking
14 62 (16.10%) VMware
15 56 (14.55%) ITIL
16 51 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
17 47 (12.21%) XenApp
18 44 (11.43%) Cisco
19 40 (10.39%) Windows 8
20 38 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
20 38 (9.87%) Law
20 38 (9.87%) Legal
21 36 (9.35%) Migration
21 36 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
22 31 (8.05%) VPN
22 31 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
23 30 (7.79%) LAN
24 27 (7.01%) Microsoft App-V
24 27 (7.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
25 26 (6.75%) XenDesktop

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 80 (20.78%) MS Exchange
2 31 (8.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (7.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 20 (5.19%) SharePoint
5 16 (4.16%) IBM Notes
6 13 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
8 8 (2.08%) WorkSite
9 4 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.04%) Lync
9 4 (1.04%) IIS
10 1 (0.26%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 165 (42.86%) MS Office
2 72 (18.70%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.52%) MS Project
6 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 2 (0.52%) assyst
2 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.26%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.05%) VPN
2 30 (7.79%) LAN
3 25 (6.49%) WAN
3 25 (6.49%) DNS
3 25 (6.49%) Firewall
4 23 (5.97%) TCP/IP
5 20 (5.19%) DHCP
6 15 (3.90%) Internet
7 13 (3.38%) Wireless
8 10 (2.60%) VoIP
9 9 (2.34%) SAN
9 9 (2.34%) BIG-IP
9 9 (2.34%) MPLS
10 8 (2.08%) DSL
11 7 (1.82%) Intranet
11 7 (1.82%) NetScaler
12 6 (1.56%) IP Telephony
13 5 (1.30%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (1.04%) 3G
15 3 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (3.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.78%) MS Access
5 2 (0.52%) MySQL
6 1 (0.26%) FileMaker
6 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (4.42%) MSI
General
1 107 (27.79%) Finance
2 66 (17.14%) Banking
3 38 (9.87%) Law
3 38 (9.87%) Legal
4 21 (5.45%) Investment Banking
5 9 (2.34%) Back Office
6 7 (1.82%) French Language
7 6 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.56%) Front Office
8 4 (1.04%) Marketing
8 4 (1.04%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.78%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) German Language
10 2 (0.52%) Retail
10 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.26%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.26%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.26%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 113 (29.35%) Analyst
2 60 (15.58%) Desktop Support
2 60 (15.58%) Support Analyst
3 45 (11.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 42 (10.91%) Support Engineer
5 41 (10.65%) Desktop Engineer
6 38 (9.87%) Service Desk Analyst
6 38 (9.87%) Service Analyst
7 29 (7.53%) Desktop Analyst
8 28 (7.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 18 (4.68%) 1st Line Support
10 15 (3.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 14 (3.64%) Help Desk Analyst
12 13 (3.38%) Trainer
12 13 (3.38%) Consultant
12 13 (3.38%) Administrator
12 13 (3.38%) IT Trainer
12 13 (3.38%) SCCM Engineer
13 11 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
14 10 (2.60%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.60%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.52%) .NET
3 1 (0.26%) J2EE
3 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.26%) XML
3 1 (0.26%) Flash
3 1 (0.26%) Middleware
3 1 (0.26%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.26%) LAMP
3 1 (0.26%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.26%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (0.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 93 (24.16%) Blackberry
2 23 (5.97%) iPhone
3 19 (4.94%) Fat Client
3 19 (4.94%) Thin Client
4 13 (3.38%) iPad
4 13 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (1.30%) Replication
7 4 (1.04%) NHS
7 4 (1.04%) Clustering
7 4 (1.04%) PDA
7 4 (1.04%) Handset
7 4 (1.04%) Mobile Computing
7 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (0.78%) Hedge funds
8 3 (0.78%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.78%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.52%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.52%) Derivative
9 2 (0.52%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 385 (100.00%) Windows
2 111 (28.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 89 (23.12%) Windows XP
4 51 (13.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 40 (10.39%) Windows 8
6 18 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (4.68%) Linux
7 12 (3.12%) Mac OS X
7 12 (3.12%) Android
8 9 (2.34%) Windows Vista
8 9 (2.34%) Apple iOS
9 4 (1.04%) UNIX
10 3 (0.78%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.52%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.52%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.52%) Fedora
11 2 (0.52%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (14.55%) ITIL
2 36 (9.35%) Migration
3 19 (4.94%) Document Management
4 16 (4.16%) Asset Management
4 16 (4.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (3.12%) Service Management
5 12 (3.12%) Incident Management
5 12 (3.12%) Problem Management
6 9 (2.34%) Performance Management
7 8 (2.08%) Business Continuity
8 7 (1.82%) Change Management
8 7 (1.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (1.82%) Change Control
8 7 (1.82%) Software Deployment
8 7 (1.82%) Coaching
9 6 (1.56%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (1.30%) Time Management
10 5 (1.30%) CRM
11 4 (1.04%) Service Delivery
11 4 (1.04%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (6.23%) SQL
2 20 (5.19%) PowerShell
3 13 (3.38%) VBScript
4 9 (2.34%) VB
5 5 (1.30%) VBA
6 2 (0.52%) C
6 2 (0.52%) C#
6 2 (0.52%) Java
6 2 (0.52%) Perl
6 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.26%) VB6
7 1 (0.26%) PHP
7 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (4.16%) MCSE
3 13 (3.38%) MCSA
4 11 (2.86%) MOS
5 10 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 10 (2.60%) MCP
5 10 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (2.34%) MCITP
7 6 (1.56%) CCNA
8 5 (1.30%) Degree
8 5 (1.30%) MCDST
8 5 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.04%) MCTS
9 4 (1.04%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.52%) CCNP
11 1 (0.26%) CCA
11 1 (0.26%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (0.26%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.16%) SLA
2 6 (1.56%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 207 (53.77%) Active Directory
2 47 (12.21%) XenApp
3 38 (9.87%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (7.01%) Microsoft App-V
5 26 (6.75%) XenDesktop
6 15 (3.90%) Hyper-V
7 8 (2.08%) Xen
7 8 (2.08%) vSphere
8 7 (1.82%) NLBS
9 6 (1.56%) XenServer
10 5 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 4 (1.04%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.78%) Firmware
12 3 (0.78%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.52%) ISA Server
13 2 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.26%) Nmap
14 1 (0.26%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 69 (17.92%) SCCM
2 15 (3.90%) WSUS
3 7 (1.82%) WMI
3 7 (1.82%) SCOM
4 4 (1.04%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.78%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.78%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.52%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.52%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.52%) DameWare
6 2 (0.52%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.52%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.26%) PureDisk
7 1 (0.26%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.26%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.26%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.26%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 168 (43.64%) Microsoft
2 97 (25.19%) Citrix
3 62 (16.10%) VMware
4 44 (11.43%) Cisco
5 23 (5.97%) Apple
6 22 (5.71%) Wyse
7 17 (4.42%) HP
8 16 (4.16%) Lotus
9 13 (3.38%) Reuters
10 12 (3.12%) Altiris
11 11 (2.86%) Bloomberg
11 11 (2.86%) CheckPoint
12 10 (2.60%) LANDesk
13 9 (2.34%) AppSense
14 7 (1.82%) McAfee
15 6 (1.56%) Remedy
15 6 (1.56%) Dell
16 5 (1.30%) Interwoven
16 5 (1.30%) Symantec
17 4 (1.04%) Sage
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