The first table below looks at the demand for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, 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 Docklands, 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 26 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 4 1 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.48% 0.70% 7.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.76% 3.45% 28.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 11
Average daily rate £550 £350 £570
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -38.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £350 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
34 29 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 21.12% 20.28% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 21 41
Average daily rate £550 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £384
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
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 Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Docklands, London region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Docklands, London region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Windows 7
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) XenApp
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) MSI
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault
3 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MSI
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Applications Packager
2 1 (25.00%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) XenApp
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) ARCserve
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) CommVault
3 1 (25.00%) Kaspersky