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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 74 53 38
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 120 202 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.35% 3.46% 4.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.61% 17.28% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 116 142
Average daily rate
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£198 £225 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -34.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £138 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
- -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 44
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.00 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.70 £25.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.35 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-7.93% -0.85%
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
1131 1169 1244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.19% 20.02% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 868 793 831
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £188 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 51 80
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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 March 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 March 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 March 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.

1 309 (100.00%) Windows
2 142 (45.95%) Active Directory
3 125 (40.45%) MS Office
4 122 (39.48%) Microsoft
5 112 (36.25%) Finance
6 103 (33.33%) Blackberry
7 97 (31.39%) Windows XP
8 90 (29.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 68 (22.01%) MS Excel
10 66 (21.36%) Citrix
11 62 (20.06%) Banking
12 60 (19.42%) VMware
12 60 (19.42%) MS Exchange
13 47 (15.21%) ITIL
14 45 (14.56%) SCCM
15 39 (12.62%) Windows Server 2003
16 38 (12.30%) VPN
17 37 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
17 37 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
18 36 (11.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 35 (11.33%) Cisco
20 34 (11.00%) Apple
21 31 (10.03%) Migration
21 31 (10.03%) Windows 8
22 29 (9.39%) Mac OS X
22 29 (9.39%) Internet
22 29 (9.39%) iPhone
23 28 (9.06%) Microsoft App-V
24 27 (8.74%) Reuters
25 25 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2010

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 60 (19.42%) MS Exchange
2 36 (11.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 25 (8.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (6.15%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.88%) Lync
5 12 (3.88%) IBM Notes
6 7 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.62%) IIS
7 5 (1.62%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.29%) WorkSite
9 2 (0.65%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 125 (40.45%) MS Office
2 68 (22.01%) MS Excel
3 7 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.65%) MS Project
6 1 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.91%) assyst
2 4 (1.29%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.65%) Eikon
4 1 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (12.30%) VPN
2 29 (9.39%) Internet
3 23 (7.44%) LAN
4 21 (6.80%) TCP/IP
5 19 (6.15%) DNS
5 19 (6.15%) DHCP
6 18 (5.83%) Firewall
7 17 (5.50%) Wireless
8 15 (4.85%) WAN
9 6 (1.94%) SAN
9 6 (1.94%) VoIP
10 5 (1.62%) IP Telephony
11 4 (1.29%) NetScaler
12 3 (0.97%) FTP
12 3 (0.97%) MPLS
12 3 (0.97%) 3G
12 3 (0.97%) Intranet
12 3 (0.97%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (0.65%) iSCSI
13 2 (0.65%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.65%) FileMaker
3 2 (0.65%) MS Access
3 2 (0.65%) MySQL
4 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (5.83%) MSI
2 2 (0.65%) AdminStudio
General
1 112 (36.25%) Finance
2 62 (20.06%) Banking
3 23 (7.44%) Investment Banking
3 23 (7.44%) Law
4 18 (5.83%) Financial Institution
5 16 (5.18%) Legal
6 12 (3.88%) Spanish Language
6 12 (3.88%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.91%) Back Office
8 3 (0.97%) Front Office
8 3 (0.97%) Marketing
9 2 (0.65%) Retail
10 1 (0.32%) Games
10 1 (0.32%) Advertising
10 1 (0.32%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) French Language
10 1 (0.32%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.32%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 89 (28.80%) Analyst
2 71 (22.98%) Desktop Support
3 52 (16.83%) Support Engineer
3 52 (16.83%) Desktop Engineer
4 40 (12.94%) Support Analyst
5 35 (11.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 30 (9.71%) Service Analyst
6 30 (9.71%) Service Desk Analyst
7 25 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 18 (5.83%) Desktop Analyst
9 16 (5.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 14 (4.53%) IT Support
11 13 (4.21%) Consultant
12 12 (3.88%) 3rd Line Support
12 12 (3.88%) Help Desk Analyst
13 10 (3.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (2.59%) Customer Engineer
15 7 (2.27%) IT Support Analyst
15 7 (2.27%) Technical Support
15 7 (2.27%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.88%) Application Packaging
2 2 (0.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.32%) LAMP
3 1 (0.32%) XML
3 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (0.32%) OCX
3 1 (0.32%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 103 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 29 (9.39%) iPhone
3 22 (7.12%) iPad
4 14 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.53%) Handset
5 13 (4.21%) Hedge funds
6 11 (3.56%) Thin Client
6 11 (3.56%) Fat Client
7 6 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.62%) PDA
9 4 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
9 4 (1.29%) Smartphone
9 4 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.29%) NHS
10 3 (0.97%) CLARiiON
10 3 (0.97%) Replication
10 3 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.97%) Celerra
11 2 (0.65%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 309 (100.00%) Windows
2 97 (31.39%) Windows XP
3 90 (29.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (12.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (10.03%) Windows 8
6 29 (9.39%) Mac OS X
7 22 (7.12%) Apple iOS
8 20 (6.47%) Android
9 14 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (3.88%) Windows Vista
11 9 (2.91%) Linux
12 7 (2.27%) Mac OS X Server
13 4 (1.29%) UNIX
14 3 (0.97%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.65%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.65%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.65%) Fedora
16 1 (0.32%) Windows CE
16 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (15.21%) ITIL
2 31 (10.03%) Migration
3 18 (5.83%) Asset Management
4 15 (4.85%) Incident Management
5 13 (4.21%) Software Deployment
6 9 (2.91%) Document Management
7 8 (2.59%) Service Delivery
8 7 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (2.27%) Service Management
9 6 (1.94%) Problem Management
9 6 (1.94%) PRINCE2
10 5 (1.62%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (1.62%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (1.62%) Change Control
10 5 (1.62%) Coaching
10 5 (1.62%) Knowledge Management
11 4 (1.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (1.29%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (1.29%) Project Management
11 4 (1.29%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.80%) SQL
2 15 (4.85%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.56%) VBA
4 7 (2.27%) VBScript
5 6 (1.94%) VB
6 4 (1.29%) VB6
7 2 (0.65%) C
7 2 (0.65%) C#
7 2 (0.65%) Perl
8 1 (0.32%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.32%) Java
8 1 (0.32%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (11.97%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (5.50%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.50%) MCSE
3 14 (4.53%) MCSA
4 11 (3.56%) MCITP
5 9 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (2.59%) MCP
7 7 (2.27%) CCNA
7 7 (2.27%) SC Cleared
8 5 (1.62%) MOS
9 4 (1.29%) VCP4
9 4 (1.29%) MCDST
9 4 (1.29%) CCNP
10 3 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.97%) MCTS
10 3 (0.97%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.65%) Degree
11 2 (0.65%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.32%) PhD
12 1 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.85%) SLA
2 4 (1.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.32%) QA
System Software
1 142 (45.95%) Active Directory
2 37 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (9.06%) Microsoft App-V
4 22 (7.12%) XenApp
5 19 (6.15%) XenDesktop
6 11 (3.56%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.94%) vSphere
7 6 (1.94%) Xen
8 4 (1.29%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.97%) Firmware
9 3 (0.97%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 2 (0.65%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.65%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (0.32%) NFS
11 1 (0.32%) NDS
11 1 (0.32%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.32%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.32%) Novell eDirectory
11 1 (0.32%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 45 (14.56%) SCCM
2 11 (3.56%) WSUS
3 9 (2.91%) SCOM
4 3 (0.97%) DameWare
4 3 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.97%) EdgeSight
4 3 (0.97%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.97%) SCVMM
4 3 (0.97%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.65%) WMI
5 2 (0.65%) AppDNA
5 2 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.32%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.32%) ZENworks
6 1 (0.32%) Control-M
6 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 122 (39.48%) Microsoft
2 66 (21.36%) Citrix
3 60 (19.42%) VMware
4 35 (11.33%) Cisco
5 34 (11.00%) Apple
6 27 (8.74%) Reuters
7 22 (7.12%) Bloomberg
8 15 (4.85%) Altiris
9 13 (4.21%) McAfee
10 12 (3.88%) Lotus
10 12 (3.88%) HP
11 9 (2.91%) LANDesk
12 8 (2.59%) Wyse
12 8 (2.59%) AppSense
13 7 (2.27%) Dell
14 6 (1.94%) Symantec
15 5 (1.62%) Remedy
15 5 (1.62%) FactSet
16 4 (1.29%) CheckPoint
16 4 (1.29%) BMC
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