The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 146 90 56
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -34
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 374 549 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.69% 2.33% 3.53%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.92% 11.01% 15.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 356 435
Median daily rate £210 £202 £211
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.21% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £200 £200
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 66 151
Median hourly rate £13.43 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.63% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.45 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.08 £22.50 £21.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Windows 7
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
4723 4986 5310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.32% 21.13% 22.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 3335 3407 3514
Median daily rate £438 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 178 238
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.83 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in London

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in London

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in London

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in London

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the London region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -12 61 £223 -2.19% 16
Croydon -14 6 £450 -2.70%
Feltham -1 3 £400 -
Brentford - 3 £145 - 2
Ilford +6 2 - -
Hammersmith +3 2 £120 -58.26%
Twickenham 0 2 - -
Southwark - 2 - - 1
Chiswick - 2 - -
Canary Wharf +6 1 - -
Uxbridge +1 1 £190 +52.00%
Southall -1 1 - -
Osterley - 1 £503 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Wimbledon - 1 £351 -
Barnet - 1 - -
Carshalton - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 £138 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 788 (100.00%) Windows
2 443 (56.22%) Active Directory
3 357 (45.30%) MS Office
4 355 (45.05%) Microsoft
5 198 (25.13%) Windows 8
6 196 (24.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 196 (24.87%) Windows Server
6 196 (24.87%) Citrix
7 178 (22.59%) Finance
8 174 (22.08%) MS Excel
9 170 (21.57%) ITIL
10 138 (17.51%) SCCM
11 133 (16.88%) Windows 10
11 133 (16.88%) MS Exchange
12 127 (16.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 122 (15.48%) VMware
14 120 (15.23%) Office 365
15 102 (12.94%) Blackberry
16 94 (11.93%) Cisco
17 85 (10.79%) Windows XP
18 78 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2010
19 76 (9.64%) PowerShell
20 74 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
21 72 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
22 66 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
23 65 (8.25%) Firewall
24 63 (7.99%) Law
25 60 (7.61%) TCP/IP
26 56 (7.11%) DNS
26 56 (7.11%) Apple

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 133 (16.88%) MS Exchange
2 78 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 47 (5.96%) Skype for Business
4 38 (4.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 36 (4.57%) SharePoint
6 26 (3.30%) IIS
7 23 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2013
8 20 (2.54%) IBM Notes
9 15 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.63%) Apache
12 5 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.63%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.51%) Drupal
14 3 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.38%) Confluence
14 3 (0.38%) MQSeries
14 3 (0.38%) WebLogic
14 3 (0.38%) Zimbra
Applications
1 357 (45.30%) MS Office
2 174 (22.08%) MS Excel
3 32 (4.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (1.65%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.89%) MS Project
6 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.13%) InDesign
7 1 (0.13%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 8 (1.02%) Eikon
2 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.38%) BusinessWare
3 3 (0.38%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.13%) BASE24
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.13%) Misys Opics
5 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 120 (15.23%) Office 365
2 20 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.76%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.76%) PaaS
4 4 (0.51%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.38%) Mimecast
6 2 (0.25%) IaaS
6 2 (0.25%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.13%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (8.25%) Firewall
2 60 (7.61%) TCP/IP
3 56 (7.11%) DNS
4 55 (6.98%) DHCP
5 45 (5.71%) Internet
6 44 (5.58%) LAN
7 42 (5.33%) WAN
8 41 (5.20%) VPN
9 30 (3.81%) SAN
10 27 (3.43%) Wireless
11 20 (2.54%) VoIP
12 17 (2.16%) Intranet
13 14 (1.78%) Network Security
13 14 (1.78%) Skype
14 13 (1.65%) Intrusion Detection
15 12 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (1.27%) Ethernet
17 9 (1.14%) NAS
18 8 (1.02%) Extranet
19 7 (0.89%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.76%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.38%) DB2
7 3 (0.38%) DB2 UDB
7 3 (0.38%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.38%) MySQL
7 3 (0.38%) Power BI
7 3 (0.38%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.13%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 17 (2.16%) MSI
2 10 (1.27%) Jenkins
2 10 (1.27%) Octopus Deploy
2 10 (1.27%) TeamCity
3 9 (1.14%) JIRA
4 6 (0.76%) InstallShield
4 6 (0.76%) Subversion
5 5 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio
5 5 (0.63%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
5 5 (0.63%) WinDbg
6 4 (0.51%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.38%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.25%) AdminStudio
8 2 (0.25%) Hudson
9 1 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.13%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.13%) Travis CI
General
1 178 (22.59%) Finance
2 63 (7.99%) Law
3 52 (6.60%) Legal
4 49 (6.22%) Banking
5 24 (3.05%) Retail
6 20 (2.54%) Back Office
7 17 (2.16%) Billing
8 16 (2.03%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.40%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.14%) Advertising
10 9 (1.14%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.14%) Front Office
11 7 (0.89%) Marketing
12 6 (0.76%) Italian Language
12 6 (0.76%) Publishing
12 6 (0.76%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.63%) German Language
13 5 (0.63%) Japanese Language
14 4 (0.51%) French Language
14 4 (0.51%) Games
Job Titles
1 257 (32.61%) Analyst
2 139 (17.64%) Support Analyst
3 129 (16.37%) Desktop Support
4 116 (14.72%) Service Analyst
5 113 (14.34%) Service Desk Analyst
6 105 (13.32%) 2nd Line Support
7 104 (13.20%) Support Engineer
8 95 (12.06%) IT Support
9 78 (9.90%) Windows Engineer
10 73 (9.26%) Desktop Engineer
11 59 (7.49%) Service Desk Support
12 58 (7.36%) IT Analyst
13 54 (6.85%) Service Desk Support Analyst
14 45 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
14 45 (5.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
15 44 (5.58%) 1st/2nd Line Support
16 41 (5.20%) IT Support Analyst
17 39 (4.95%) Desktop Analyst
18 37 (4.70%) 3rd Line Support
19 36 (4.57%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (3.43%) .NET
2 10 (1.27%) Web Services
3 9 (1.14%) WPF
4 8 (1.02%) HTML
5 7 (0.89%) XML
6 5 (0.63%) .NET Framework
6 5 (0.63%) CSS
6 5 (0.63%) OOXML
6 5 (0.63%) WinForms
7 4 (0.51%) HTML5
8 3 (0.38%) JDBC
8 3 (0.38%) jQuery
8 3 (0.38%) MSMQ
8 3 (0.38%) ODBC
9 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.13%) EDI
9 1 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.13%) JSON
9 1 (0.13%) Software Packaging
9 1 (0.13%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 102 (12.94%) Blackberry
2 42 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (3.68%) iPhone
4 26 (3.30%) Smartphone
5 23 (2.92%) iPad
5 23 (2.92%) Management Information System
6 21 (2.66%) Hedge funds
6 21 (2.66%) Video Conferencing
7 20 (2.54%) Data Centre
8 19 (2.41%) Client/Server
9 13 (1.65%) Fat Client
9 13 (1.65%) Thin Client
10 10 (1.27%) NHS
11 8 (1.02%) Driving Licence
11 8 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (0.89%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.76%) Freedom of Information
14 5 (0.63%) BYOD
14 5 (0.63%) Handset
14 5 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 788 (100.00%) Windows
2 198 (25.13%) Windows 8
3 196 (24.87%) Windows Server
3 196 (24.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 133 (16.88%) Windows 10
5 127 (16.12%) Windows Server 2012
6 85 (10.79%) Windows XP
7 74 (9.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 49 (6.22%) Linux
9 43 (5.46%) Mac OS X
10 38 (4.82%) Android
11 30 (3.81%) Apple iOS
12 19 (2.41%) Mac OS
13 17 (2.16%) Unix
14 9 (1.14%) Windows Vista
15 6 (0.76%) Ubuntu
15 6 (0.76%) Windows Mobile
16 5 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
16 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.63%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (21.57%) ITIL
2 54 (6.85%) Service Management
3 47 (5.96%) Migration
4 42 (5.33%) Incident Management
5 38 (4.82%) Document Management
6 36 (4.57%) Change Management
7 35 (4.44%) Service Delivery
8 30 (3.81%) Asset Management
9 24 (3.05%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (3.05%) ITIL V3
9 24 (3.05%) Problem Management
10 23 (2.92%) Workflow
11 21 (2.66%) PRINCE2
11 21 (2.66%) Project Management
12 18 (2.28%) CRM
13 17 (2.16%) Configuration Management
13 17 (2.16%) Time Management
14 16 (2.03%) ITSM
14 16 (2.03%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (1.90%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 76 (9.64%) PowerShell
2 34 (4.31%) SQL
3 25 (3.17%) Java
3 25 (3.17%) VBScript
4 17 (2.16%) VB
4 17 (2.16%) VBA
5 13 (1.65%) C#
6 8 (1.02%) JavaScript
6 8 (1.02%) Python
7 6 (0.76%) PHP
8 4 (0.51%) C
9 3 (0.38%) Go
9 3 (0.38%) Ruby
9 3 (0.38%) XAML
10 2 (0.25%) C++
10 2 (0.25%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.13%) AppleScript
11 1 (0.13%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.13%) Perl
11 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (8.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (5.46%) Degree
3 41 (5.20%) Security Cleared
4 40 (5.08%) MCSE
5 29 (3.68%) MCSA
6 28 (3.55%) Cisco Certification
7 25 (3.17%) MCP
8 24 (3.05%) CCNA
8 24 (3.05%) SC Cleared
9 20 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (2.03%) A+ Certification
11 15 (1.90%) MCTS
12 14 (1.78%) CTC Cleared
13 12 (1.52%) MCDST
14 9 (1.14%) CCNP
15 8 (1.02%) MCITP
15 8 (1.02%) Network+ Certification
16 6 (0.76%) ACDT
16 6 (0.76%) ACHDS
16 6 (0.76%) ACTC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (5.58%) SLA
2 14 (1.78%) QA
3 3 (0.38%) MiFID
4 2 (0.25%) DICOM
4 2 (0.25%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (0.25%) HL7
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 443 (56.22%) Active Directory
2 72 (9.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (5.33%) XenApp
4 34 (4.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 32 (4.06%) Hyper-V
5 32 (4.06%) XenDesktop
6 26 (3.30%) BitLocker
7 21 (2.66%) vSphere
8 14 (1.78%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (1.52%) Terminal Services
10 11 (1.40%) VMware ESX
11 10 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
11 10 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.76%) Docker
13 6 (0.76%) Firmware
14 4 (0.51%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.38%) ClearTrust
16 2 (0.25%) NFS
17 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 138 (17.51%) SCCM
2 23 (2.92%) SCOM
3 21 (2.66%) WSUS
4 14 (1.78%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 13 (1.65%) Backup Exec
5 13 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (1.40%) Ansible
6 11 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (1.02%) Puppet
8 7 (0.89%) Casper Suite
8 7 (0.89%) SCVMM
8 7 (0.89%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 6 (0.76%) Nagios
10 5 (0.63%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.63%) logstash
10 5 (0.63%) Perfmon
11 4 (0.51%) Failover Clustering
11 4 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 3 (0.38%) CA Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 355 (45.05%) Microsoft
2 196 (24.87%) Citrix
3 122 (15.48%) VMware
4 94 (11.93%) Cisco
5 56 (7.11%) Apple
6 48 (6.09%) Symantec
7 43 (5.46%) HP
8 36 (4.57%) Bloomberg
9 31 (3.93%) Reuters
10 28 (3.55%) Dell
10 28 (3.55%) Intel Security
11 25 (3.17%) CheckPoint
11 25 (3.17%) iManage
12 23 (2.92%) Oracle
13 20 (2.54%) LANDesk
13 20 (2.54%) Lotus
14 18 (2.28%) Juniper
15 16 (2.03%) SolarWinds
16 15 (1.90%) NetApp
17 14 (1.78%) Altiris
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