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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 4 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 93 62 72
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 536 784 728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.26% 3.27% 2.94%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.50% 14.40% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 344 417 414
Average daily rate
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£190 £200 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £470 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £214 £268
% change year-on-year
-6.43% -20.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 151 102
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.93 £24.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
5104 5446 5690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.54% 22.74% 23.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3484 3582 3748
Average daily rate £413 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 241 251
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the London region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -27 116 £235 +9.30% 21
Croydon -15 8 £463 +30.28% 1
Feltham -9 5 - - 1
Twickenham 0 4 £125 -21.87%
Hammersmith -1 4 £208 -20.19%
Mayfair - 4 £314 -
Greenwich +2 2 £130 -71.04%
Uxbridge -4 2 £120 -27.27%
Southwark +1 1 £143 -10.93%
Chessington +1 1 - -
Ilford -1 1 £190 -
Hounslow -3 1 £240 +1.05%
Docklands, London -10 1 - -
Canary Wharf -10 1 - -
Mitcham - 1 - -
South Croydon - 1 - -
Southall - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £155 -
Wimbledon - 1 £150 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1139 (100.00%) Windows
2 609 (53.47%) Active Directory
3 522 (45.83%) Microsoft
4 478 (41.97%) MS Office
5 307 (26.95%) Citrix
6 274 (24.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 262 (23.00%) ITIL
8 241 (21.16%) Finance
9 234 (20.54%) Blackberry
10 220 (19.32%) MS Excel
11 212 (18.61%) Windows XP
12 204 (17.91%) VMware
13 191 (16.77%) SCCM
14 190 (16.68%) MS Exchange
15 183 (16.07%) Windows 8
16 145 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
17 135 (11.85%) Cisco
18 125 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
19 124 (10.89%) LAN
20 120 (10.54%) TCP/IP
21 111 (9.75%) DNS
22 101 (8.87%) Law
23 100 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
24 98 (8.60%) WAN
24 98 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
25 97 (8.52%) Apple
26 96 (8.43%) DHCP
26 96 (8.43%) Android
27 93 (8.17%) Office 365
27 93 (8.17%) SLA

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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
1 190 (16.68%) MS Exchange
2 92 (8.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 83 (7.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 64 (5.62%) SharePoint
5 45 (3.95%) Lync
6 36 (3.16%) WorkSite
7 33 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2013
8 29 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2007
9 22 (1.93%) IIS
10 15 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2003
11 14 (1.23%) IBM Notes
12 13 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (0.88%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
15 4 (0.35%) Node.js
16 3 (0.26%) WebSphere
17 2 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
17 2 (0.18%) iPlanet
17 2 (0.18%) MQSeries
17 2 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 478 (41.97%) MS Office
2 220 (19.32%) MS Excel
3 32 (2.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 15 (1.32%) MS Project
5 10 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.61%) Maya
7 6 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.088%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.088%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (0.44%) Eikon
2 4 (0.35%) IntelliMatch
2 4 (0.35%) Kondor+
2 4 (0.35%) Misys Midas
3 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.18%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.18%) BusinessWare
4 2 (0.18%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.088%) RMDS
5 1 (0.088%) assyst
5 1 (0.088%) RiskWrite
5 1 (0.088%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.088%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 93 (8.17%) Office 365
2 9 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.53%) Google Apps
4 4 (0.35%) SaaS
4 4 (0.35%) Google Drive
4 4 (0.35%) OneDrive
5 2 (0.18%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 124 (10.89%) LAN
2 120 (10.54%) TCP/IP
3 111 (9.75%) DNS
4 98 (8.60%) WAN
5 96 (8.43%) DHCP
6 78 (6.85%) VPN
7 70 (6.15%) Firewall
8 48 (4.21%) SAN
8 48 (4.21%) Internet
9 39 (3.42%) MPLS
10 30 (2.63%) Wireless
11 28 (2.46%) Wi-Fi
11 28 (2.46%) BIG-IP
12 26 (2.28%) DSL
12 26 (2.28%) VoIP
13 18 (1.58%) NAS
14 15 (1.32%) VLAN
15 14 (1.23%) NetScaler
16 13 (1.14%) IP Telephony
16 13 (1.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.44%) MySQL
5 4 (0.35%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.35%) QlikView
5 4 (0.35%) MS Access
6 3 (0.26%) EDRMS
7 2 (0.18%) DB2
7 2 (0.18%) DB2 UDB
7 2 (0.18%) IDOL
8 1 (0.088%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.088%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.088%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.088%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.088%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.088%) EDMS
8 1 (0.088%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.088%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (1.67%) MSI
2 10 (0.88%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.53%) CruiseControl
5 4 (0.35%) InstallShield
6 3 (0.26%) AdminStudio
7 2 (0.18%) JIRA
7 2 (0.18%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.088%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.088%) Toad
General
1 241 (21.16%) Finance
2 101 (8.87%) Law
3 82 (7.20%) Legal
4 72 (6.32%) Banking
5 44 (3.86%) Retail
6 25 (2.19%) Financial Institution
7 22 (1.93%) Investment Banking
8 21 (1.84%) Telecoms
9 20 (1.76%) Back Office
10 14 (1.23%) Marketing
11 11 (0.97%) Publishing
12 9 (0.79%) Advertising
13 8 (0.70%) Games
13 8 (0.70%) French Language
14 7 (0.61%) German Language
14 7 (0.61%) Billing
15 6 (0.53%) Local Government
15 6 (0.53%) Front Office
16 5 (0.44%) Japanese Language
17 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 382 (33.54%) Analyst
2 213 (18.70%) Support Analyst
3 204 (17.91%) Desktop Support
4 180 (15.80%) Support Engineer
5 148 (12.99%) Service Analyst
5 148 (12.99%) Service Desk Analyst
6 141 (12.38%) 2nd Line Support
7 117 (10.27%) Desktop Engineer
8 74 (6.50%) 1st Line Support
9 73 (6.41%) Desktop Analyst
10 71 (6.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 68 (5.97%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 63 (5.53%) IT Support
13 53 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
14 50 (4.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 49 (4.30%) Project Manager
16 35 (3.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 33 (2.90%) Help Desk Support
17 33 (2.90%) IT Support Analyst
18 31 (2.72%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.93%) Application Packaging
2 14 (1.23%) .NET
3 11 (0.97%) X-Windows
4 5 (0.44%) Middleware
4 5 (0.44%) Web Services
5 4 (0.35%) LINQ
6 3 (0.26%) CSS
6 3 (0.26%) HTML
7 2 (0.18%) MSMQ
7 2 (0.18%) Software Packaging
8 1 (0.088%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.088%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.088%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 234 (20.54%) Blackberry
2 78 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (4.92%) iPad
4 54 (4.74%) iPhone
5 36 (3.16%) NHS
6 31 (2.72%) Thin Client
6 31 (2.72%) Fat Client
7 25 (2.19%) Data Centre
8 24 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
8 24 (2.11%) Management Information System
9 13 (1.14%) PDA
10 12 (1.05%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.05%) Hedge funds
11 9 (0.79%) BYOD
11 9 (0.79%) Clustering
12 8 (0.70%) Handset
12 8 (0.70%) PKI
12 8 (0.70%) User Experience
13 7 (0.61%) FMCG
13 7 (0.61%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1139 (100.00%) Windows
2 274 (24.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 212 (18.61%) Windows XP
4 183 (16.07%) Windows 8
5 145 (12.73%) Windows Server 2003
6 125 (10.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 96 (8.43%) Android
8 71 (6.23%) Mac OS X
9 57 (5.00%) Linux
10 56 (4.92%) Apple iOS
11 32 (2.81%) Mac OS
12 26 (2.28%) UNIX
13 17 (1.49%) Windows Vista
14 12 (1.05%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.88%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (0.79%) CentOS
17 8 (0.70%) Windows 2000
17 8 (0.70%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 6 (0.53%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (23.00%) ITIL
2 76 (6.67%) Migration
3 63 (5.53%) Service Management
4 47 (4.13%) Project Management
5 46 (4.04%) Change Management
6 38 (3.34%) Problem Management
7 35 (3.07%) Asset Management
8 34 (2.99%) PRINCE2
9 33 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
9 33 (2.90%) ITSM
10 32 (2.81%) Business Continuity
11 31 (2.72%) Service Delivery
11 31 (2.72%) Document Management
11 31 (2.72%) Performance Management
12 26 (2.28%) Incident Management
12 26 (2.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 26 (2.28%) BCP
13 25 (2.19%) Business Continuity Planning
14 23 (2.02%) CRM
15 22 (1.93%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 79 (6.94%) SQL
2 68 (5.97%) PowerShell
3 29 (2.55%) VBScript
4 17 (1.49%) Java
5 15 (1.32%) VBA
6 14 (1.23%) Python
7 10 (0.88%) C#
8 9 (0.79%) Bash Shell
9 8 (0.70%) VB
9 8 (0.70%) Perl
10 7 (0.61%) C++
10 7 (0.61%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.44%) Lua
12 3 (0.26%) C
12 3 (0.26%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.088%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.088%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.088%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 98 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (4.57%) MCSE
3 51 (4.48%) Security Cleared
4 34 (2.99%) Degree
4 34 (2.99%) MCP
5 32 (2.81%) SC Cleared
6 29 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
7 26 (2.28%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (1.76%) CCNA
9 17 (1.49%) MCSA
10 14 (1.23%) MCITP
11 12 (1.05%) MOS
12 11 (0.97%) MCDST
13 9 (0.79%) MCTS
13 9 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 9 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 7 (0.61%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.53%) PMI Certification
15 6 (0.53%) CCNP
16 5 (0.44%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (8.17%) SLA
2 21 (1.84%) QA
3 4 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.088%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 609 (53.47%) Active Directory
2 100 (8.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (7.64%) XenApp
4 43 (3.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 42 (3.69%) XenDesktop
6 41 (3.60%) Hyper-V
7 36 (3.16%) vSphere
8 28 (2.46%) NLBS
9 18 (1.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 17 (1.49%) Xen
11 15 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
12 14 (1.23%) Terminal Services
13 12 (1.05%) BitLocker
14 11 (0.97%) VMware ESX
15 9 (0.79%) XenServer
16 7 (0.61%) Terminal Server
16 7 (0.61%) ISA Server
17 4 (0.35%) vCloud
18 2 (0.18%) NDS
18 2 (0.18%) ClearTrust
Systems Management
1 191 (16.77%) SCCM
2 34 (2.99%) WSUS
3 18 (1.58%) Backup Exec
3 18 (1.58%) AirWatch
4 12 (1.05%) Casper Suite
4 12 (1.05%) SCOM
4 12 (1.05%) Puppet
5 11 (0.97%) ZABBIX
6 10 (0.88%) DameWare
6 10 (0.88%) EdgeSight
7 6 (0.53%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.53%) McAfee ePO
8 5 (0.44%) SAP Afaria
8 5 (0.44%) WMI
8 5 (0.44%) BladeLogic
9 4 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 4 (0.35%) Nagios
9 4 (0.35%) SCDPM
9 4 (0.35%) SmokePing
9 4 (0.35%) Cacti
Vendors
1 522 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 307 (26.95%) Citrix
3 204 (17.91%) VMware
4 135 (11.85%) Cisco
5 97 (8.52%) Apple
6 62 (5.44%) HP
7 49 (4.30%) Bloomberg
8 45 (3.95%) Dell
9 42 (3.69%) CheckPoint
10 40 (3.51%) Reuters
11 36 (3.16%) AppSense
12 26 (2.28%) Symantec
13 25 (2.19%) Remedy
14 24 (2.11%) ServiceNow
15 19 (1.67%) Sophos
16 15 (1.32%) Mitel
17 14 (1.23%) Lotus
17 14 (1.23%) Oracle
18 13 (1.14%) Interwoven
19 12 (1.05%) McAfee
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £14 - £16 per hour
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £160 to £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £120 - £130 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £210.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Premier IT
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £150 - £185 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £475.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £170.00 - £195.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: From £225 to £250 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Computer People
Rate: £15 - £16 per hour + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Woodford Green, Essex
Reed Technology
Rate: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £33k - 37k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Professionals in Law
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
West London
Amsys
Rate: Unspecified negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago