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 28 July 2015 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 90 54 65
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +11
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 130 200 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.19% 3.40% 3.07%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.68% 15.47% 15.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 114 115
Average daily rate
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£230 £223 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.37% -24.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £135 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
- -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 35 33
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.45 £24.60 £31.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £14.50 £14.73
% change year-on-year
+5.17% -1.56%
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
1217 1293 1431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.51% 21.98% 20.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 951 938 970
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 60 80
Average hourly rate £21.25 £18.46 £19.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.11% -5.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £32.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015, 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.

1 279 (100.00%) Windows
2 134 (48.03%) Active Directory
3 110 (39.43%) MS Office
4 109 (39.07%) Microsoft
5 87 (31.18%) Finance
6 76 (27.24%) Citrix
6 76 (27.24%) Blackberry
7 71 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 61 (21.86%) ITIL
9 58 (20.79%) Windows XP
10 54 (19.35%) Windows 8
11 47 (16.85%) MS Excel
12 45 (16.13%) MS Exchange
13 44 (15.77%) VMware
14 40 (14.34%) SCCM
15 37 (13.26%) Cisco
16 35 (12.54%) LAN
16 35 (12.54%) Banking
17 34 (12.19%) Windows Server 2003
18 33 (11.83%) Law
19 27 (9.68%) Legal
19 27 (9.68%) WAN
19 27 (9.68%) VPN
20 26 (9.32%) iPad
21 25 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
21 25 (8.96%) Apple
22 23 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
23 22 (7.89%) TCP/IP
23 22 (7.89%) Firewall
23 22 (7.89%) iPhone

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 45 (16.13%) MS Exchange
2 21 (7.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 18 (6.45%) Lync
4 16 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.94%) WorkSite
6 9 (3.23%) SharePoint
7 7 (2.51%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.51%) IBM Notes
8 6 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (1.79%) IIS
10 4 (1.43%) Tomcat
11 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (0.36%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 110 (39.43%) MS Office
2 47 (16.85%) MS Excel
3 9 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.79%) MS Project
5 4 (1.43%) Maya
5 4 (1.43%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.36%) Shockwave
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.72%) assyst
2 2 (0.72%) Eikon
3 1 (0.36%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.36%) RMDS
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy AR System
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.94%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.36%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (12.54%) LAN
2 27 (9.68%) WAN
2 27 (9.68%) VPN
3 22 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 22 (7.89%) Firewall
4 18 (6.45%) DHCP
5 17 (6.09%) DNS
5 17 (6.09%) Internet
6 13 (4.66%) SAN
7 10 (3.58%) MPLS
7 10 (3.58%) DSL
7 10 (3.58%) BIG-IP
8 6 (2.15%) NAS
8 6 (2.15%) Wireless
9 5 (1.79%) LDAP
9 5 (1.79%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.43%) WLAN
10 4 (1.43%) Extranet
10 4 (1.43%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.36%) FileMaker
2 1 (0.36%) IDOL
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.36%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.79%) MSI
2 4 (1.43%) CruiseControl
2 4 (1.43%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.72%) AdminStudio
General
1 87 (31.18%) Finance
2 35 (12.54%) Banking
3 33 (11.83%) Law
4 27 (9.68%) Legal
5 11 (3.94%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.58%) Financial Institution
6 10 (3.58%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.15%) Spanish Language
8 5 (1.79%) Games
9 4 (1.43%) Retail
9 4 (1.43%) Publishing
10 3 (1.08%) Front Office
10 3 (1.08%) Back Office
11 2 (0.72%) Advertising
11 2 (0.72%) Marketing
11 2 (0.72%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.36%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 87 (31.18%) Analyst
2 43 (15.41%) Support Engineer
3 40 (14.34%) Desktop Support
4 35 (12.54%) Support Analyst
5 33 (11.83%) Desktop Engineer
6 32 (11.47%) Service Desk Analyst
7 31 (11.11%) Service Analyst
8 28 (10.04%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (5.73%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 14 (5.02%) 1st Line Support
10 14 (5.02%) Project Manager
10 14 (5.02%) Desktop Analyst
11 13 (4.66%) Consultant
11 13 (4.66%) Help Desk Analyst
12 11 (3.94%) Administrator
13 10 (3.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
14 9 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
14 9 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 8 (2.87%) IT Support
15 8 (2.87%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.08%) .NET
1 3 (1.08%) Middleware
2 2 (0.72%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.36%) HTML
3 1 (0.36%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.36%) CSS
3 1 (0.36%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 76 (27.24%) Blackberry
2 26 (9.32%) iPad
3 22 (7.89%) iPhone
4 18 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.58%) Fat Client
5 10 (3.58%) Thin Client
6 9 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.15%) NHS
8 4 (1.43%) Handset
8 4 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.43%) Hedge funds
9 3 (1.08%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.08%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.08%) User Experience
9 3 (1.08%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.08%) Clustering
10 2 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (0.72%) PKI
10 2 (0.72%) Freedom of Information Act
10 2 (0.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 279 (100.00%) Windows
2 71 (25.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (20.79%) Windows XP
4 54 (19.35%) Windows 8
5 34 (12.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 21 (7.53%) Mac OS X
7 20 (7.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (5.73%) Android
9 12 (4.30%) UNIX
9 12 (4.30%) Apple iOS
10 7 (2.51%) Linux
11 5 (1.79%) Windows Vista
12 4 (1.43%) Mac OS X Server
12 4 (1.43%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.08%) Mac OS
13 3 (1.08%) CentOS
13 3 (1.08%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.72%) Solaris
14 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.86%) ITIL
2 21 (7.53%) Migration
3 18 (6.45%) Service Management
4 16 (5.73%) Project Management
5 13 (4.66%) Service Delivery
6 10 (3.58%) PRINCE2
6 10 (3.58%) BCP
7 9 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (3.23%) Business Continuity
7 9 (3.23%) Asset Management
7 9 (3.23%) Problem Management
7 9 (3.23%) Performance Management
8 8 (2.87%) Incident Management
8 8 (2.87%) Business Continuity Planning
8 8 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (2.51%) Data Protection
10 6 (2.15%) Software Deployment
10 6 (2.15%) Change Management
11 5 (1.79%) ITSM
11 5 (1.79%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.81%) SQL
2 16 (5.73%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.51%) Python
4 5 (1.79%) VBScript
5 4 (1.43%) C#
5 4 (1.43%) C++
5 4 (1.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.08%) Perl
6 3 (1.08%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.08%) Lua
7 2 (0.72%) VBA
7 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.36%) Java
8 1 (0.36%) VB
8 1 (0.36%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.36%) C
8 1 (0.36%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 23 (8.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 15 (5.38%) MCSE
4 9 (3.23%) MCSA
4 9 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.15%) Degree
5 6 (2.15%) MCP
5 6 (2.15%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (2.15%) MOS
6 5 (1.79%) CCNA
7 4 (1.43%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.08%) PMI Certification
8 3 (1.08%) CCNP
9 2 (0.72%) PMP
9 2 (0.72%) RHCE
9 2 (0.72%) MCTS
9 2 (0.72%) MCITP
9 2 (0.72%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.81%) SLA
2 5 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 134 (48.03%) Active Directory
2 25 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (5.73%) XenApp
4 13 (4.66%) Microsoft App-V
5 11 (3.94%) Hyper-V
6 10 (3.58%) NLBS
7 8 (2.87%) vSphere
7 8 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (1.79%) XenDesktop
9 4 (1.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.43%) Xen
10 3 (1.08%) NDS
11 2 (0.72%) BitLocker
11 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.72%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.36%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.36%) vCloud
12 1 (0.36%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 40 (14.34%) SCCM
2 13 (4.66%) WSUS
3 6 (2.15%) SCOM
4 4 (1.43%) EdgeSight
5 3 (1.08%) AirWatch
5 3 (1.08%) Casper Suite
5 3 (1.08%) DameWare
5 3 (1.08%) ZABBIX
5 3 (1.08%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.08%) Puppet
6 2 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.72%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.72%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.36%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.36%) Control-M
7 1 (0.36%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.36%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.36%) SCDPM
7 1 (0.36%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 109 (39.07%) Microsoft
2 76 (27.24%) Citrix
3 44 (15.77%) VMware
4 37 (13.26%) Cisco
5 25 (8.96%) Apple
6 19 (6.81%) Bloomberg
7 16 (5.73%) Reuters
8 14 (5.02%) AppSense
8 14 (5.02%) CheckPoint
9 10 (3.58%) HP
10 9 (3.23%) Remedy
11 8 (2.87%) McAfee
11 8 (2.87%) Dell
12 7 (2.51%) Lotus
12 7 (2.51%) Sophos
13 6 (2.15%) Oracle
14 5 (1.79%) ServiceNow
15 4 (1.43%) F5
15 4 (1.43%) Perforce
15 4 (1.43%) Symantec
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