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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 103 85 60
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 63 75 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.99% 2.18% 3.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.50% 10.01% 13.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 43 107
Median daily rate £203 £195 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -22.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £121 £143
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £200 £185
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 37
Median hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +60.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £17.15 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £29.00 £21.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
663 749 1330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.95% 21.77% 23.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 508 588 999
Median daily rate £450 £439 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +11.13%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 70
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.17% +39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.21 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £37.50 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 64 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 60 (53.57%) Microsoft
4 45 (40.18%) MS Office
5 38 (33.93%) Finance
6 37 (33.04%) Citrix
7 31 (27.68%) SCCM
8 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (24.11%) ITIL
9 24 (21.43%) Windows 10
10 23 (20.54%) VMware
11 21 (18.75%) Migration
11 21 (18.75%) Windows Server
12 20 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (16.07%) Blackberry
14 16 (14.29%) Office 365
15 15 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (12.50%) Banking
16 14 (12.50%) Windows XP
16 14 (12.50%) DHCP
17 13 (11.61%) MS Exchange
18 12 (10.71%) MS Excel
18 12 (10.71%) Apple
18 12 (10.71%) XenApp
18 12 (10.71%) Windows 8
19 11 (9.82%) DNS
20 10 (8.93%) Bloomberg
20 10 (8.93%) VMware ESX
20 10 (8.93%) Microsoft App-V
20 10 (8.93%) Cisco

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 13 (11.61%) MS Exchange
2 10 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 7 (6.25%) Skype for Business
5 5 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.79%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.79%) IIS
7 2 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.89%) Apache
8 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.89%) GroupWise
8 1 (0.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (40.18%) MS Office
2 12 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 4 (3.57%) MS Project
4 2 (1.79%) Acrobat
4 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 16 (14.29%) Office 365
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (12.50%) DHCP
2 11 (9.82%) DNS
3 6 (5.36%) TCP/IP
4 5 (4.46%) SAN
4 5 (4.46%) VoIP
4 5 (4.46%) VPN
5 4 (3.57%) LAN
5 4 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.68%) Internet
6 3 (2.68%) iSCSI
6 3 (2.68%) SSL
6 3 (2.68%) WAN
7 2 (1.79%) 3G
7 2 (1.79%) Firewall
7 2 (1.79%) HTTP
7 2 (1.79%) PBX
7 2 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.89%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.89%) IP Telephony
8 1 (0.89%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MSI
General
1 38 (33.93%) Finance
2 14 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (5.36%) Law
4 5 (4.46%) Legal
5 2 (1.79%) Billing
5 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (0.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.89%) Games
6 1 (0.89%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.89%) Private Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (33.93%) Analyst
2 26 (23.21%) Desktop Support
3 21 (18.75%) Support Analyst
4 18 (16.07%) Windows Engineer
5 17 (15.18%) Service Analyst
6 16 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
7 14 (12.50%) Support Engineer
8 13 (11.61%) Desktop Engineer
9 12 (10.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 11 (9.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 11 (9.82%) IT Support
11 9 (8.04%) Applications Engineer
11 9 (8.04%) Desktop Analyst
11 9 (8.04%) IT Analyst
12 8 (7.14%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 8 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
13 7 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 7 (6.25%) Windows Support Engineer
14 6 (5.36%) Applications Packager
14 6 (5.36%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.89%) Series 60
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.07%) Blackberry
2 9 (8.04%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.14%) iPad
4 5 (4.46%) iPhone
5 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.68%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.79%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.79%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.79%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.79%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.79%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.79%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.89%) BYOD
8 1 (0.89%) CMDB
8 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.89%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 112 (100.00%) Windows
2 27 (24.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (21.43%) Windows 10
4 21 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 20 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (12.50%) Windows XP
7 12 (10.71%) Windows 8
8 9 (8.04%) Mac OS
9 6 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (4.46%) Android
11 3 (2.68%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.79%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.89%) Linux
13 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.89%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.89%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.11%) ITIL
2 21 (18.75%) Migration
3 8 (7.14%) Application Discovery
4 6 (5.36%) Application Packaging
4 6 (5.36%) Asset Management
5 5 (4.46%) Coaching
5 5 (4.46%) Service Management
5 5 (4.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 4 (3.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (3.57%) Software Distribution
6 4 (3.57%) Time Management
7 3 (2.68%) Change Management
7 3 (2.68%) Patch Management
7 3 (2.68%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.79%) Data Management
8 2 (1.79%) E-business
8 2 (1.79%) Server Building
8 2 (1.79%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.79%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.93%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.57%) SQL
3 2 (1.79%) VBScript
4 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.89%) Java
4 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
1 6 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (5.36%) MOS
2 4 (3.57%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) MCSA
2 4 (3.57%) MCSE
3 3 (2.68%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.79%) CCNA
4 2 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (1.79%) MCTS
4 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) CCA
5 1 (0.89%) CCNP
5 1 (0.89%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) MCDST
5 1 (0.89%) MCITP
5 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 64 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (10.71%) XenApp
4 10 (8.93%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (8.93%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.25%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (4.46%) XenDesktop
7 4 (3.57%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.68%) BitLocker
8 3 (2.68%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (1.79%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (1.79%) vSphere
10 1 (0.89%) Firmware
10 1 (0.89%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.89%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (27.68%) SCCM
2 10 (8.93%) SCOM
3 4 (3.57%) SCVMM
4 3 (2.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (2.68%) WSUS
5 2 (1.79%) DameWare
6 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.89%) Casper Suite
6 1 (0.89%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 1 (0.89%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.89%) SCSM
6 1 (0.89%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 60 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 37 (33.04%) Citrix
3 23 (20.54%) VMware
4 12 (10.71%) Apple
5 10 (8.93%) Bloomberg
5 10 (8.93%) Cisco
6 9 (8.04%) Reuters
7 5 (4.46%) Altiris
7 5 (4.46%) NetApp
8 4 (3.57%) Dell
8 4 (3.57%) HP
8 4 (3.57%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.68%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (2.68%) FactSet
9 3 (2.68%) Remedy
9 3 (2.68%) ServiceNow
9 3 (2.68%) Symantec
10 2 (1.79%) Avaya
10 2 (1.79%) Lotus
10 2 (1.79%) Wyse