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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 71 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 146 187 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.69% 3.18% 3.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.28% 15.51% 15.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 116 103
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £135 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 37
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £13.29 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.93 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.50% -
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
1099 1206 1263
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.21% 20.53% 19.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 838 890 885
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 46 69
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £28.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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.

1 266 (100.00%) Windows
2 122 (45.86%) Active Directory
3 100 (37.59%) MS Office
4 94 (35.34%) Microsoft
5 83 (31.20%) Finance
6 74 (27.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 73 (27.44%) Blackberry
7 73 (27.44%) Windows XP
8 65 (24.44%) Citrix
9 51 (19.17%) MS Excel
10 49 (18.42%) Windows 8
11 46 (17.29%) MS Exchange
12 42 (15.79%) ITIL
12 42 (15.79%) VMware
13 35 (13.16%) SCCM
14 32 (12.03%) Banking
14 32 (12.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 30 (11.28%) Apple
15 30 (11.28%) VPN
16 29 (10.90%) iPad
17 27 (10.15%) iPhone
17 27 (10.15%) Mac OS X
18 26 (9.77%) Migration
19 25 (9.40%) Law
19 25 (9.40%) Cisco
20 24 (9.02%) LAN
20 24 (9.02%) Legal
20 24 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
21 21 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
21 21 (7.89%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 1 June 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 46 (17.29%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.14%) Lync
2 19 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (6.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (3.38%) IBM Notes
5 7 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.63%) WorkSite
5 7 (2.63%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (1.88%) IIS
7 4 (1.50%) Tomcat
8 3 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 100 (37.59%) MS Office
2 51 (19.17%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.88%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.50%) Maya
6 3 (1.13%) MS Project
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.38%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.88%) assyst
3 3 (1.13%) Eikon
4 1 (0.38%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.38%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.38%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.28%) VPN
2 24 (9.02%) LAN
3 21 (7.89%) Internet
4 19 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 18 (6.77%) Firewall
6 17 (6.39%) DNS
6 17 (6.39%) WAN
6 17 (6.39%) DHCP
7 9 (3.38%) SAN
7 9 (3.38%) Wireless
8 5 (1.88%) NetScaler
9 4 (1.50%) BIG-IP
9 4 (1.50%) LDAP
9 4 (1.50%) MPLS
9 4 (1.50%) DSL
9 4 (1.50%) iSCSI
10 3 (1.13%) NAS
11 2 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.75%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.75%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.38%) FileMaker
2 1 (0.38%) MySQL
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.38%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 10 (3.76%) MSI
2 4 (1.50%) CruiseControl
2 4 (1.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.75%) AdminStudio
General
1 83 (31.20%) Finance
2 32 (12.03%) Banking
3 25 (9.40%) Law
4 24 (9.02%) Legal
5 12 (4.51%) Financial Institution
5 12 (4.51%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 10 (3.76%) Spanish Language
7 5 (1.88%) Retail
7 5 (1.88%) Back Office
8 4 (1.50%) Games
9 3 (1.13%) Advertising
10 2 (0.75%) Marketing
10 2 (0.75%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.75%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.38%) German Language
11 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.38%) Publishing
11 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (27.82%) Analyst
2 53 (19.92%) Desktop Support
3 47 (17.67%) Support Engineer
3 47 (17.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 32 (12.03%) Support Analyst
5 30 (11.28%) 2nd Line Support
6 26 (9.77%) Service Analyst
6 26 (9.77%) Service Desk Analyst
6 26 (9.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 13 (4.89%) 1st Line Support
8 12 (4.51%) Consultant
9 11 (4.14%) Desktop Analyst
10 10 (3.76%) Help Desk Analyst
10 10 (3.76%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 10 (3.76%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (3.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (2.63%) Technical Support
13 6 (2.26%) Administrator
13 6 (2.26%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.88%) Application Packaging
2 3 (1.13%) Middleware
2 3 (1.13%) .NET
3 2 (0.75%) X-Windows
4 1 (0.38%) OCX
4 1 (0.38%) XML
4 1 (0.38%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 73 (27.44%) Blackberry
2 29 (10.90%) iPad
3 27 (10.15%) iPhone
4 17 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.38%) Handset
6 8 (3.01%) Thin Client
6 8 (3.01%) Fat Client
7 7 (2.63%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 6 (2.26%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.13%) Data Integration
9 3 (1.13%) Celerra
9 3 (1.13%) PDA
9 3 (1.13%) NHS
9 3 (1.13%) Clustering
9 3 (1.13%) CLARiiON
10 2 (0.75%) PKI
10 2 (0.75%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.75%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.75%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 266 (100.00%) Windows
2 74 (27.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 73 (27.44%) Windows XP
4 49 (18.42%) Windows 8
5 32 (12.03%) Windows Server 2003
6 27 (10.15%) Mac OS X
7 19 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (6.39%) Apple iOS
9 16 (6.02%) Android
10 11 (4.14%) Windows Vista
10 11 (4.14%) UNIX
11 9 (3.38%) Linux
12 6 (2.26%) Mac OS X Server
13 4 (1.50%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.13%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.75%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.75%) CentOS
15 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (15.79%) ITIL
2 26 (9.77%) Migration
3 14 (5.26%) Project Management
4 10 (3.76%) Service Delivery
5 9 (3.38%) Asset Management
5 9 (3.38%) Service Management
6 8 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (3.01%) Incident Management
7 6 (2.26%) Business Continuity
7 6 (2.26%) PRINCE2
7 6 (2.26%) Software Deployment
7 6 (2.26%) Problem Management
8 5 (1.88%) Change Management
9 4 (1.50%) ITSM
9 4 (1.50%) Validation
9 4 (1.50%) BCP
9 4 (1.50%) Software Distribution
9 4 (1.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (1.50%) Game Development
9 4 (1.50%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.89%) SQL
2 12 (4.51%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.26%) Python
3 6 (2.26%) C#
4 5 (1.88%) VBScript
5 4 (1.50%) C++
6 3 (1.13%) Lua
6 3 (1.13%) VBA
6 3 (1.13%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.75%) Perl
7 2 (0.75%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.75%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.38%) C
8 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.38%) VB
8 1 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (6.77%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (4.14%) MCSE
4 9 (3.38%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.26%) MCSA
5 6 (2.26%) CCNA
5 6 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (1.50%) CCNP
6 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.13%) MCP
7 3 (1.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (1.13%) MOS
8 2 (0.75%) MCTS
8 2 (0.75%) MCITP
8 2 (0.75%) Degree
8 2 (0.75%) PMP
8 2 (0.75%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.77%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 122 (45.86%) Active Directory
2 24 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.89%) Microsoft App-V
4 16 (6.02%) XenApp
5 12 (4.51%) vSphere
6 9 (3.38%) XenDesktop
7 7 (2.63%) Hyper-V
8 4 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.50%) NLBS
9 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.75%) Xen
9 2 (0.75%) NDS
9 2 (0.75%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.75%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.38%) XenServer
10 1 (0.38%) vCloud
10 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.38%) NFS
Systems Management
1 35 (13.16%) SCCM
2 9 (3.38%) WSUS
3 4 (1.50%) SCOM
4 3 (1.13%) Casper Suite
4 3 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.75%) DameWare
5 2 (0.75%) WMI
5 2 (0.75%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.75%) AppDNA
5 2 (0.75%) Puppet
5 2 (0.75%) ZABBIX
5 2 (0.75%) EdgeSight
5 2 (0.75%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.38%) Control-M
6 1 (0.38%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.38%) Nessus
6 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 94 (35.34%) Microsoft
2 65 (24.44%) Citrix
3 42 (15.79%) VMware
4 30 (11.28%) Apple
5 25 (9.40%) Cisco
6 18 (6.77%) Bloomberg
7 17 (6.39%) Reuters
8 11 (4.14%) Remedy
8 11 (4.14%) HP
8 11 (4.14%) AppSense
9 9 (3.38%) Lotus
9 9 (3.38%) CheckPoint
10 8 (3.01%) Altiris
10 8 (3.01%) McAfee
11 5 (1.88%) BMC
11 5 (1.88%) Sophos
11 5 (1.88%) Symantec
12 4 (1.50%) Perforce
12 4 (1.50%) Dell
12 4 (1.50%) EMC
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