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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 84 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 116 187 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.21% 3.22% 3.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.79% 14.27% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 109 130
Average daily rate
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£235 £215 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.30% -21.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £116 £139 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £430 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £214 £268
% change year-on-year
-6.43% -20.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 35 32
Average hourly rate £18.48 £18.50 £18.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% -1.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.90 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.73 £123.00 £23.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
1185 1310 1576
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.53% 22.56% 22.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 961 1047
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 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 56 76
Average hourly rate £16.73 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.59% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.43 £125.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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.

1 270 (100.00%) Windows
2 128 (47.41%) Active Directory
3 109 (40.37%) Microsoft
4 108 (40.00%) MS Office
5 81 (30.00%) Finance
6 75 (27.78%) Citrix
7 72 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 69 (25.56%) Blackberry
9 65 (24.07%) ITIL
10 60 (22.22%) Windows 8
11 48 (17.78%) VMware
12 47 (17.41%) Windows XP
12 47 (17.41%) SCCM
13 41 (15.19%) MS Exchange
14 40 (14.81%) MS Excel
14 40 (14.81%) Cisco
15 36 (13.33%) Law
15 36 (13.33%) Banking
16 33 (12.22%) LAN
17 31 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
18 30 (11.11%) WAN
19 29 (10.74%) Legal
20 25 (9.26%) DHCP
20 25 (9.26%) TCP/IP
21 24 (8.89%) DNS
21 24 (8.89%) PowerShell
21 24 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
22 22 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
22 22 (8.15%) Bloomberg
22 22 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 41 (15.19%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 16 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (5.56%) Lync
5 11 (4.07%) WorkSite
6 10 (3.70%) SharePoint
7 9 (3.33%) IIS
7 9 (3.33%) IBM Notes
8 7 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.48%) Tomcat
10 3 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 108 (40.00%) MS Office
2 40 (14.81%) MS Excel
3 8 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.48%) MS Project
4 4 (1.48%) Maya
4 4 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) Shockwave
5 1 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 3 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.74%) Eikon
3 1 (0.37%) RiskWrite
3 1 (0.37%) Remedy AR System
3 1 (0.37%) RMDS
3 1 (0.37%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (5.19%) Office 365
2 1 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.37%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 33 (12.22%) LAN
2 30 (11.11%) WAN
3 25 (9.26%) DHCP
3 25 (9.26%) TCP/IP
4 24 (8.89%) DNS
5 22 (8.15%) Firewall
6 17 (6.30%) VPN
7 15 (5.56%) SAN
8 12 (4.44%) Internet
9 10 (3.70%) MPLS
9 10 (3.70%) DSL
9 10 (3.70%) BIG-IP
10 6 (2.22%) NAS
10 6 (2.22%) Wireless
11 5 (1.85%) NetScaler
11 5 (1.85%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (1.85%) WLAN
12 4 (1.48%) ADSL
12 4 (1.48%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.37%) IDOL
2 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (1.85%) MSI
2 4 (1.48%) CruiseControl
2 4 (1.48%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 81 (30.00%) Finance
2 36 (13.33%) Law
2 36 (13.33%) Banking
3 29 (10.74%) Legal
4 11 (4.07%) Financial Institution
5 9 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 6 (2.22%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.85%) Retail
7 5 (1.85%) Publishing
7 5 (1.85%) Games
8 4 (1.48%) Front Office
9 3 (1.11%) Back Office
10 2 (0.74%) Marketing
10 2 (0.74%) Advertising
10 2 (0.74%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.37%) Japanese Language
11 1 (0.37%) Polish Language
11 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 79 (29.26%) Analyst
2 38 (14.07%) Support Analyst
3 35 (12.96%) Support Engineer
4 31 (11.48%) Desktop Support
5 29 (10.74%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 26 (9.63%) Service Desk Analyst
8 25 (9.26%) Service Analyst
9 17 (6.30%) Desktop Analyst
10 15 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
11 13 (4.81%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 12 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (4.44%) Project Manager
13 11 (4.07%) Consultant
13 11 (4.07%) Administrator
14 10 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 9 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
15 9 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 8 (2.96%) Technical Support
16 8 (2.96%) Rollout Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.11%) Middleware
2 2 (0.74%) .NET
3 1 (0.37%) CSS
3 1 (0.37%) Flash
3 1 (0.37%) HTML
3 1 (0.37%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.37%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.37%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 69 (25.56%) Blackberry
2 20 (7.41%) iPad
3 18 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.81%) iPhone
5 9 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 9 (3.33%) NHS
5 9 (3.33%) Thin Client
6 8 (2.96%) Management Information System
7 6 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.85%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.85%) Clustering
9 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
9 4 (1.48%) BYOD
9 4 (1.48%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.48%) User Experience
10 3 (1.11%) Data Integration
10 3 (1.11%) Hedge funds
10 3 (1.11%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.11%) PKI
11 2 (0.74%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 270 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 60 (22.22%) Windows 8
4 47 (17.41%) Windows XP
5 31 (11.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (8.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (5.56%) Android
8 13 (4.81%) Mac OS X
9 11 (4.07%) UNIX
10 9 (3.33%) Apple iOS
11 8 (2.96%) Linux
12 4 (1.48%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.48%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.11%) CentOS
13 3 (1.11%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.11%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.74%) Solaris
14 2 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (24.07%) ITIL
2 18 (6.67%) Service Management
3 17 (6.30%) Migration
4 16 (5.93%) Project Management
5 14 (5.19%) Service Delivery
6 11 (4.07%) Problem Management
7 10 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (3.70%) PRINCE2
7 10 (3.70%) Business Continuity
7 10 (3.70%) Asset Management
8 9 (3.33%) BCP
8 9 (3.33%) Performance Management
8 9 (3.33%) Data Protection
9 8 (2.96%) Business Continuity Planning
9 8 (2.96%) Incident Management
10 7 (2.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (2.22%) ITSM
11 6 (2.22%) Software Deployment
11 6 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (2.22%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.89%) PowerShell
2 19 (7.04%) SQL
3 10 (3.70%) VBScript
4 7 (2.59%) Python
5 4 (1.48%) C#
5 4 (1.48%) C++
5 4 (1.48%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.11%) Perl
6 3 (1.11%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.11%) Lua
7 2 (0.74%) VBA
7 2 (0.74%) Java
7 2 (0.74%) VB
8 1 (0.37%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.37%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.37%) C
8 1 (0.37%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 22 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.81%) MCSE
4 11 (4.07%) SC Cleared
5 8 (2.96%) Degree
6 7 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
6 7 (2.59%) MCSA
7 6 (2.22%) MCP
7 6 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (2.22%) MOS
8 5 (1.85%) CCNA
9 4 (1.48%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.11%) CCNP
10 3 (1.11%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.74%) PMP
11 2 (0.74%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.74%) RHCE
11 2 (0.74%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.37%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.37%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.67%) SLA
2 6 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 128 (47.41%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.41%) XenApp
4 14 (5.19%) Microsoft App-V
5 12 (4.44%) Hyper-V
6 10 (3.70%) NLBS
6 10 (3.70%) vSphere
7 8 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.96%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.85%) BitLocker
9 4 (1.48%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (1.48%) Xen
9 4 (1.48%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.74%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.74%) NDS
10 2 (0.74%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.74%) XenServer
10 2 (0.74%) vCloud
11 1 (0.37%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 47 (17.41%) SCCM
2 12 (4.44%) WSUS
3 9 (3.33%) SCOM
4 5 (1.85%) EdgeSight
5 4 (1.48%) AirWatch
5 4 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (1.11%) Puppet
6 3 (1.11%) DameWare
6 3 (1.11%) ZABBIX
6 3 (1.11%) Casper Suite
7 2 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (0.74%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.74%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.74%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.37%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.37%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.37%) SCSM
8 1 (0.37%) EMC VPLEX
Vendors
1 109 (40.37%) Microsoft
2 75 (27.78%) Citrix
3 48 (17.78%) VMware
4 40 (14.81%) Cisco
5 22 (8.15%) Bloomberg
6 19 (7.04%) Apple
6 19 (7.04%) Reuters
7 17 (6.30%) AppSense
8 14 (5.19%) CheckPoint
8 14 (5.19%) HP
9 13 (4.81%) Dell
10 9 (3.33%) Lotus
10 9 (3.33%) Remedy
11 8 (2.96%) Sophos
12 7 (2.59%) McAfee
13 6 (2.22%) ServiceNow
14 5 (1.85%) Oracle
15 4 (1.48%) Polycom
15 4 (1.48%) Perforce
15 4 (1.48%) F5
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