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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 50 61 57
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 203 229 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 3.52% 3.23% 2.93%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.87% 15.71% 14.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 121 123
Average daily rate
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£225 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £147 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £265
% change year-on-year
-23.63% +3.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 22
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.50 £17.93
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.94% +8.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £24.50 £22.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1279 1458 1545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.18% 20.59% 19.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 987 981
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £221 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £573 £548
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 84 89
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.65 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £48.00 £27.54
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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.

1 395 (100.00%) Windows
2 211 (53.42%) Active Directory
3 153 (38.73%) Microsoft
4 152 (38.48%) MS Office
5 122 (30.89%) Citrix
6 106 (26.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 102 (25.82%) Finance
8 99 (25.06%) Windows XP
9 81 (20.51%) Blackberry
10 75 (18.99%) MS Excel
11 74 (18.73%) MS Exchange
12 70 (17.72%) SCCM
13 66 (16.71%) ITIL
14 62 (15.70%) VMware
14 62 (15.70%) Banking
15 57 (14.43%) Windows Server 2003
16 53 (13.42%) XenApp
17 41 (10.38%) Cisco
18 40 (10.13%) Migration
18 40 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
19 39 (9.87%) Legal
20 36 (9.11%) Law
20 36 (9.11%) Exchange Server 2010
21 35 (8.86%) Windows 8
22 32 (8.10%) DNS
23 31 (7.85%) VPN
24 28 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
25 26 (6.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
26 25 (6.33%) XenDesktop
27 23 (5.82%) Lotus

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 74 (18.73%) MS Exchange
2 36 (9.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (6.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 23 (5.82%) IBM Notes
4 23 (5.82%) SharePoint
5 12 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (2.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (1.77%) Lync
9 5 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.27%) WorkSite
10 3 (0.76%) FileNet
10 3 (0.76%) Documentum
10 3 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 152 (38.48%) MS Office
2 75 (18.99%) MS Excel
3 17 (4.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.01%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (0.76%) RoboHelp
6 2 (0.51%) MS Project
7 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) ResourceLink
1 1 (0.25%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.52%) Office 365
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.10%) DNS
2 31 (7.85%) VPN
3 23 (5.82%) Firewall
4 22 (5.57%) LAN
5 21 (5.32%) DHCP
6 19 (4.81%) TCP/IP
6 19 (4.81%) WAN
7 13 (3.29%) VoIP
8 11 (2.78%) SAN
8 11 (2.78%) Internet
9 9 (2.28%) MPLS
10 8 (2.03%) Intranet
10 8 (2.03%) NetScaler
11 7 (1.77%) Wireless
12 6 (1.52%) BIG-IP
12 6 (1.52%) DSL
13 5 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (1.27%) Broadband
14 4 (1.01%) SSL
14 4 (1.01%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.25%) MySQL
6 1 (0.25%) MS Access
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.53%) MSI
2 5 (1.27%) Ant
2 5 (1.27%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.27%) Jenkins
3 4 (1.01%) JMeter
3 4 (1.01%) JIRA
3 4 (1.01%) Selenium
4 2 (0.51%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.25%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.25%) Eclipse
General
1 102 (25.82%) Finance
2 62 (15.70%) Banking
3 39 (9.87%) Legal
4 36 (9.11%) Law
5 22 (5.57%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.78%) French Language
7 8 (2.03%) Back Office
8 5 (1.27%) Front Office
9 4 (1.01%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.01%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.01%) Advertising
10 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.51%) German Language
10 2 (0.51%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.51%) Retail
10 2 (0.51%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.25%) Wholesale Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.25%) Russian Language
11 1 (0.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 114 (28.86%) Analyst
2 61 (15.44%) Support Analyst
3 57 (14.43%) Desktop Support
4 51 (12.91%) 2nd Line Support
5 45 (11.39%) Desktop Engineer
6 43 (10.89%) Support Engineer
7 39 (9.87%) Service Analyst
7 39 (9.87%) Service Desk Analyst
8 29 (7.34%) Desktop Analyst
9 27 (6.84%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 22 (5.57%) 1st Line Support
11 20 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 19 (4.81%) Administrator
13 18 (4.56%) Trainer
14 17 (4.30%) IT Trainer
15 16 (4.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
16 15 (3.80%) 3rd Line Support
17 14 (3.54%) Help Desk Analyst
17 14 (3.54%) Architect
17 14 (3.54%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.77%) Application Packaging
2 4 (1.01%) HTML
2 4 (1.01%) .NET
3 3 (0.76%) XML
4 2 (0.51%) Software Packaging
4 2 (0.51%) jQuery
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.25%) Murex MxML
5 1 (0.25%) XSLT
5 1 (0.25%) Flash
5 1 (0.25%) Middleware
5 1 (0.25%) X-Windows
5 1 (0.25%) J2EE
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 81 (20.51%) Blackberry
2 18 (4.56%) Thin Client
2 18 (4.56%) Fat Client
2 18 (4.56%) iPhone
3 14 (3.54%) E-Learning
4 10 (2.53%) iPad
5 8 (2.03%) Derivative
5 8 (2.03%) Fixed Income
6 6 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.27%) Replication
8 4 (1.01%) Mobile Computing
8 4 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.76%) Clustering
9 3 (0.76%) CMDB
10 2 (0.51%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.51%) Kindle
11 1 (0.25%) SWIFT
11 1 (0.25%) HP StorageWorks
11 1 (0.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 395 (100.00%) Windows
2 106 (26.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 99 (25.06%) Windows XP
4 57 (14.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (8.86%) Windows 8
6 20 (5.06%) Linux
7 14 (3.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.28%) Windows Vista
9 7 (1.77%) Android
9 7 (1.77%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.01%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.76%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.51%) UNIX
12 2 (0.51%) Solaris
12 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.51%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.25%) AIX
13 1 (0.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (16.71%) ITIL
2 40 (10.13%) Migration
3 20 (5.06%) Document Management
4 15 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (3.04%) Change Management
5 12 (3.04%) Service Management
6 10 (2.53%) Business Continuity
6 10 (2.53%) Problem Management
7 9 (2.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (2.28%) Incident Management
7 9 (2.28%) Asset Management
8 8 (2.03%) Risk Management
9 7 (1.77%) Project Management
9 7 (1.77%) ITSM
9 7 (1.77%) Requirements Management
10 6 (1.52%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (1.52%) Use Case
10 6 (1.52%) Performance Management
11 5 (1.27%) Time Management
11 5 (1.27%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 20 (5.06%) SQL
2 14 (3.54%) PowerShell
3 9 (2.28%) VBScript
4 6 (1.52%) Perl
4 6 (1.52%) Python
5 5 (1.27%) Scala
5 5 (1.27%) VB
5 5 (1.27%) C++
6 4 (1.01%) Java
7 3 (0.76%) C#
8 2 (0.51%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.25%) PHP
9 1 (0.25%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.25%) C
9 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 28 (7.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (3.80%) MCP
3 12 (3.04%) MCSE
3 12 (3.04%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (2.03%) MOS
6 6 (1.52%) MCTS
6 6 (1.52%) MCITP
6 6 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.52%) MCSA
7 5 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.27%) Degree
8 3 (0.76%) CCA
8 3 (0.76%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (0.76%) MCDST
9 2 (0.51%) CCNA
9 2 (0.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (0.25%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.04%) SLA
2 8 (2.03%) QA
3 3 (0.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 211 (53.42%) Active Directory
2 53 (13.42%) XenApp
3 40 (10.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (6.33%) XenDesktop
5 21 (5.32%) Microsoft App-V
6 9 (2.28%) vSphere
7 8 (2.03%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.52%) XenServer
8 6 (1.52%) NLBS
9 5 (1.27%) ISA Server
9 5 (1.27%) Xen
10 4 (1.01%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.76%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.76%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.51%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.51%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.51%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.25%) vCloud
13 1 (0.25%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 70 (17.72%) SCCM
2 12 (3.04%) WSUS
3 4 (1.01%) ARCserve
4 3 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 3 (0.76%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.76%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.76%) EMC NetWorker
4 3 (0.76%) WMI
5 2 (0.51%) XenMobile
5 2 (0.51%) SCOM
5 2 (0.51%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.51%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.25%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.25%) CORE IMPACT
6 1 (0.25%) PureDisk
6 1 (0.25%) Nessus
6 1 (0.25%) Unicenter
Vendors
1 153 (38.73%) Microsoft
2 122 (30.89%) Citrix
3 62 (15.70%) VMware
4 41 (10.38%) Cisco
5 23 (5.82%) Lotus
6 22 (5.57%) Wyse
7 21 (5.32%) HP
8 12 (3.04%) Dell
9 10 (2.53%) Apple
10 9 (2.28%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.03%) Reuters
11 8 (2.03%) Remedy
12 7 (1.77%) Bloomberg
12 7 (1.77%) AppSense
12 7 (1.77%) Altiris
13 6 (1.52%) LANDesk
13 6 (1.52%) Symantec
14 5 (1.27%) EMC
14 5 (1.27%) Juniper
14 5 (1.27%) Perforce
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Randstad Technologies
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Rate: £130 to £150 per day
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Rate: £180 - £220 per day
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Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £140 to £150 per day
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Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
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ComputAppoint
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Rate: £140 - £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: Day Rate Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Montash
Posted: 6 days ago
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Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
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Real Staffing
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
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Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
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Rate: £120.00 - £170.00 per day
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Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Rate: £19.00 per hour
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