The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 58 40 69
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +29
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 200 269 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.10% 4.32% 2.42%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.71% 21.02% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 139 101
Average daily rate £225 £380 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.78% +10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £521 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 50 51
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.30 £135.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1273 1280 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.72% 20.54% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 872 1006
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 74 92
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
London

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 18 April 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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 410 (100.00%) Windows
2 176 (42.93%) Active Directory
3 140 (34.15%) Microsoft
4 131 (31.95%) MS Office
5 126 (30.73%) Citrix
5 126 (30.73%) Finance
6 115 (28.05%) Windows XP
7 84 (20.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 75 (18.29%) Banking
9 72 (17.56%) Blackberry
9 72 (17.56%) Migration
10 71 (17.32%) MS Exchange
11 70 (17.07%) ITIL
12 66 (16.10%) SCCM
13 63 (15.37%) MS Excel
14 56 (13.66%) VMware
15 55 (13.41%) XenApp
16 44 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2010
17 43 (10.49%) DNS
18 41 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
19 37 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
20 35 (8.54%) Cisco
21 30 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
22 29 (7.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
23 27 (6.59%) TCP/IP
23 27 (6.59%) Lotus
23 27 (6.59%) IBM Notes
23 27 (6.59%) XenDesktop
24 26 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
24 26 (6.34%) Law

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 71 (17.32%) MS Exchange
2 44 (10.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 29 (7.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 27 (6.59%) IBM Notes
5 21 (5.12%) SharePoint
6 13 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.71%) IIS
8 7 (1.71%) Lync
9 6 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
11 4 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (0.98%) Documentum
12 3 (0.73%) Apache
12 3 (0.73%) FileNet
12 3 (0.73%) nginx
13 2 (0.49%) WorkSite
Applications
1 131 (31.95%) MS Office
2 63 (15.37%) MS Excel
3 15 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.46%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (0.73%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.49%) Vectorworks
6 2 (0.49%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (0.49%) MS Project
7 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.46%) Eikon
2 2 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.71%) Office 365
2 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 43 (10.49%) DNS
2 27 (6.59%) TCP/IP
3 23 (5.61%) Firewall
4 22 (5.37%) VPN
5 19 (4.63%) DHCP
6 14 (3.41%) Internet
7 10 (2.44%) VoIP
8 8 (1.95%) LAN
9 7 (1.71%) WAN
10 6 (1.46%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (1.46%) NetScreen
10 6 (1.46%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.22%) Intranet
11 5 (1.22%) SAN
11 5 (1.22%) Network Security
12 4 (0.98%) Wireless
12 4 (0.98%) Broadband
12 4 (0.98%) MPLS
13 3 (0.73%) SSL
13 3 (0.73%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (0.98%) Oracle Exadata
4 3 (0.73%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.73%) MySQL
4 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.73%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.73%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.24%) MS Access
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle8/8i Database
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (1.95%) Jenkins
1 8 (1.95%) MSI
2 6 (1.46%) InstallShield
3 5 (1.22%) Visual Studio
3 5 (1.22%) Ant
4 4 (0.98%) JIRA
4 4 (0.98%) Selenium
4 4 (0.98%) JMeter
5 3 (0.73%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.49%) Subversion
7 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 126 (30.73%) Finance
2 75 (18.29%) Banking
3 26 (6.34%) Law
4 25 (6.10%) Legal
5 21 (5.12%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.68%) Back Office
7 8 (1.95%) French Language
7 8 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.22%) Retail
9 4 (0.98%) Front Office
10 3 (0.73%) Advertising
11 2 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.24%) Russian Language
12 1 (0.24%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.24%) Mandarin Language
12 1 (0.24%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 122 (29.76%) Analyst
2 68 (16.59%) Support Analyst
3 65 (15.85%) Desktop Support
4 53 (12.93%) Support Engineer
5 38 (9.27%) 2nd Line Support
5 38 (9.27%) Desktop Engineer
6 36 (8.78%) Service Desk Analyst
6 36 (8.78%) Service Analyst
7 31 (7.56%) Desktop Analyst
8 28 (6.83%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 22 (5.37%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 19 (4.63%) 1st Line Support
11 17 (4.15%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 16 (3.90%) Applications Packager
12 16 (3.90%) Help Desk Analyst
13 15 (3.66%) IT Support
14 14 (3.41%) Architect
15 13 (3.17%) 3rd Line Support
15 13 (3.17%) Administrator
16 12 (2.93%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (4.88%) Application Packaging
2 7 (1.71%) HTML
3 6 (1.46%) XML
4 4 (0.98%) WPF
4 4 (0.98%) .NET
5 2 (0.49%) jQuery
5 2 (0.49%) WCF
5 2 (0.49%) Software Packaging
5 2 (0.49%) COM
6 1 (0.24%) JDBC
6 1 (0.24%) JSP
6 1 (0.24%) Servlets
6 1 (0.24%) Struts
6 1 (0.24%) Web Services
6 1 (0.24%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.24%) XSLT
6 1 (0.24%) J2EE
6 1 (0.24%) X-Windows
6 1 (0.24%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.24%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 72 (17.56%) Blackberry
2 15 (3.66%) E-Learning
3 12 (2.93%) iPhone
4 10 (2.44%) iPad
5 8 (1.95%) Fat Client
5 8 (1.95%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.46%) Derivative
6 6 (1.46%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.98%) Hedge funds
8 4 (0.98%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.73%) NHS
9 3 (0.73%) CMDB
10 2 (0.49%) Replication
10 2 (0.49%) Handset
10 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.49%) EPoS
10 2 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.24%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 410 (100.00%) Windows
2 115 (28.05%) Windows XP
3 84 (20.49%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (3.90%) Windows 8
5 16 (3.90%) Mac OS X
6 15 (3.66%) Linux
7 13 (3.17%) Windows Vista
8 8 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.71%) Android
10 6 (1.46%) Apple iOS
11 4 (0.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.98%) UNIX
12 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000
12 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000 Server
12 3 (0.73%) CentOS
13 1 (0.24%) Solaris
13 1 (0.24%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.24%) SUSE
13 1 (0.24%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (17.56%) Migration
2 70 (17.07%) ITIL
3 24 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (3.17%) Document Management
5 10 (2.44%) Risk Management
5 10 (2.44%) Change Management
6 9 (2.20%) Project Management
6 9 (2.20%) Problem Management
6 9 (2.20%) Incident Management
7 8 (1.95%) Asset Management
7 8 (1.95%) ITSM
8 7 (1.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (1.71%) Service Management
8 7 (1.71%) Workflow
8 7 (1.71%) Requirements Management
9 6 (1.46%) Software Deployment
9 6 (1.46%) Server Monitoring
9 6 (1.46%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (1.46%) Use Case
9 6 (1.46%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.63%) SQL
2 16 (3.90%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.93%) VBScript
4 8 (1.95%) Perl
5 7 (1.71%) C
5 7 (1.71%) Java
6 6 (1.46%) C#
7 5 (1.22%) C++
7 5 (1.22%) VB
7 5 (1.22%) Python
7 5 (1.22%) Scala
8 3 (0.73%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.73%) Ruby
8 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.49%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.49%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.24%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 26 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (3.17%) MCSE
3 12 (2.93%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.93%) MCP
4 9 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (1.95%) Degree
5 8 (1.95%) MCSA
6 6 (1.46%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.98%) MCTS
7 4 (0.98%) MCITP
8 3 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.73%) CCA
9 2 (0.49%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (0.49%) MCDST
9 2 (0.49%) MOS
9 2 (0.49%) CCNP
9 2 (0.49%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.24%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.68%) SLA
2 8 (1.95%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.71%) QA
System Software
1 176 (42.93%) Active Directory
2 55 (13.41%) XenApp
3 37 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (7.32%) Microsoft App-V
5 27 (6.59%) XenDesktop
6 7 (1.71%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.73%) ISA Server
8 3 (0.73%) vSphere
8 3 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.73%) XenServer
8 3 (0.73%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.24%) Xen
9 1 (0.24%) NLBS
9 1 (0.24%) IAG
9 1 (0.24%) UAG
Systems Management
1 66 (16.10%) SCCM
2 15 (3.66%) AppDNA
3 6 (1.46%) WSUS
4 5 (1.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 4 (0.98%) SCOM
5 4 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.73%) ARCserve
6 3 (0.73%) MIMEsweeper
6 3 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.49%) Puppet
7 2 (0.49%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.49%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.49%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.24%) Control-M
8 1 (0.24%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.24%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 140 (34.15%) Microsoft
2 126 (30.73%) Citrix
3 56 (13.66%) VMware
4 35 (8.54%) Cisco
5 27 (6.59%) Lotus
6 23 (5.61%) HP
7 21 (5.12%) Reuters
8 19 (4.63%) Bloomberg
9 15 (3.66%) Dell
10 13 (3.17%) Juniper
10 13 (3.17%) LANDesk
11 12 (2.93%) Altiris
11 12 (2.93%) Apple
12 10 (2.44%) AppSense
12 10 (2.44%) Wyse
12 10 (2.44%) Adobe
13 9 (2.20%) EMC
14 7 (1.71%) Oracle
15 6 (1.46%) NetApp
15 6 (1.46%) Symantec
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £90 - £110 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Aston Carter
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Argyll Scott
Rate: £15 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
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Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: Neg
Posted: 12 days ago
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Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £28 - £40 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £16.00 per hour
Posted: 20 days ago
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ITHR 752
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
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Nicoll Curtin
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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