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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / London
Rank 162 104 78
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 302 484 569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.55% 2.31% 2.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.42% 11.30% 12.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 288 307
Median daily rate £175 £176 £205
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% -14.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £115 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £368 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £195 £170
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 66 92
Median hourly rate £18.70 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.57% -3.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £26.00 £21.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.75 £15.25 £14.42
% change year-on-year
-9.83% +5.73%

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
4072 4282 4716
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.97% 20.48% 22.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 2863 2897 3272
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 145 162
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 -38 49 £200 - 17
New Malden - 5 - -
Hounslow +2 4 - -
Uxbridge +1 4 £118 -44.70% 1
Brentford - 3 £160 -
Feltham - 3 £475 -
Hammersmith -3 2 £158 +31.25%
Croydon -7 2 £105 -25.00%
Wembley +4 1 £160 +33.33%
Chessington 0 1 £115 -
Southall 0 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 £120 -
Enfield - 1 - -
Southwark - 1 - - 1
Chiswick - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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.

1 621 (100.00%) Windows
2 398 (64.09%) Active Directory
3 305 (49.11%) Microsoft
4 257 (41.38%) MS Office
5 160 (25.76%) ITIL
6 155 (24.96%) Citrix
7 146 (23.51%) Windows Server
8 133 (21.42%) Windows 10
9 129 (20.77%) Finance
9 129 (20.77%) Blackberry
10 122 (19.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 119 (19.16%) MS Excel
12 117 (18.84%) Windows 8
13 109 (17.55%) VMware
14 108 (17.39%) SCCM
15 103 (16.59%) Office 365
16 93 (14.98%) MS Exchange
17 85 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
18 77 (12.40%) Apple
19 74 (11.92%) Cisco
20 71 (11.43%) Windows XP
21 67 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
22 66 (10.63%) TCP/IP
22 66 (10.63%) SLA
23 64 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
24 62 (9.98%) Banking
25 60 (9.66%) DNS
26 59 (9.50%) DHCP
26 59 (9.50%) Mac OS X
27 56 (9.02%) XenApp

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 93 (14.98%) MS Exchange
2 64 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 55 (8.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 39 (6.28%) IBM Notes
5 37 (5.96%) SharePoint
5 37 (5.96%) Skype for Business
6 30 (4.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 28 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (1.29%) IIS
9 7 (1.13%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.48%) Documentum
13 1 (0.16%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 257 (41.38%) MS Office
2 119 (19.16%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.81%) MS Project
5 4 (0.64%) InDesign
5 4 (0.64%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.48%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (3.06%) Eikon
2 3 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 103 (16.59%) Office 365
2 18 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.77%) G Suite
4 9 (1.45%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.48%) Google Drive
6 3 (0.48%) IaaS
6 3 (0.48%) SaaS
6 3 (0.48%) Yammer
7 2 (0.32%) PaaS
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 66 (10.63%) TCP/IP
2 60 (9.66%) DNS
3 59 (9.50%) DHCP
4 46 (7.41%) Wireless
5 43 (6.92%) VPN
6 40 (6.44%) LAN
7 38 (6.12%) Internet
8 26 (4.19%) VoIP
8 26 (4.19%) WAN
9 25 (4.03%) SAN
10 22 (3.54%) Ethernet
11 21 (3.38%) Firewall
12 18 (2.90%) Wi-Fi
13 16 (2.58%) Remote Desktop
14 15 (2.42%) Skype
15 9 (1.45%) Cisco IOS
16 8 (1.29%) IP Telephony
16 8 (1.29%) SSL
17 5 (0.81%) Intranet
17 5 (0.81%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.31%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.16%) MS Access
6 1 (0.16%) MySQL
6 1 (0.16%) OLTP
6 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (1.13%) MSI
2 5 (0.81%) JIRA
3 4 (0.64%) eggPlant
3 4 (0.64%) HP UFT
4 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.16%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.16%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 129 (20.77%) Finance
2 62 (9.98%) Banking
3 43 (6.92%) Legal
3 43 (6.92%) Retail
4 42 (6.76%) Law
5 19 (3.06%) Retail Banking
6 14 (2.25%) Investment Banking
7 12 (1.93%) Back Office
8 11 (1.77%) Billing
9 10 (1.61%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.29%) Advertising
10 8 (1.29%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.64%) Games
11 4 (0.64%) Marketing
11 4 (0.64%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.48%) Publishing
13 2 (0.32%) Front Office
13 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.32%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.32%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 211 (33.98%) Analyst
2 164 (26.41%) Desktop Support
3 141 (22.71%) Support Engineer
4 115 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 115 (18.52%) Support Analyst
5 100 (16.10%) Service Analyst
6 97 (15.62%) Service Desk Analyst
7 87 (14.01%) Desktop Engineer
8 81 (13.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 69 (11.11%) IT Support
10 66 (10.63%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 62 (9.98%) Service Desk Support
12 60 (9.66%) Windows Engineer
13 50 (8.05%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 49 (7.89%) IT Analyst
15 48 (7.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 44 (7.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 43 (6.92%) Desktop Analyst
18 40 (6.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
19 38 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.45%) .NET
2 4 (0.64%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.32%) WPF
3 2 (0.32%) XMPP
4 1 (0.16%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.16%) Middleware
4 1 (0.16%) SAML
4 1 (0.16%) Series 60
4 1 (0.16%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.16%) WAP
4 1 (0.16%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 129 (20.77%) Blackberry
2 55 (8.86%) iPad
3 40 (6.44%) iPhone
4 33 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
5 30 (4.83%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.70%) Client/Server
7 20 (3.22%) Video Conferencing
8 19 (3.06%) Smartphone
9 18 (2.90%) Data Centre
10 13 (2.09%) BYOD
10 13 (2.09%) Fat Client
10 13 (2.09%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.29%) Hedge funds
11 8 (1.29%) NHS
12 7 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (0.97%) Cloud Native
13 6 (0.97%) Computer Science
13 6 (0.97%) Driving Licence
13 6 (0.97%) User Experience
14 5 (0.81%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 621 (100.00%) Windows
2 146 (23.51%) Windows Server
3 133 (21.42%) Windows 10
4 122 (19.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 117 (18.84%) Windows 8
6 85 (13.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 71 (11.43%) Windows XP
8 59 (9.50%) Mac OS X
9 55 (8.86%) Android
9 55 (8.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 38 (6.12%) Apple iOS
11 32 (5.15%) Mac OS
12 24 (3.86%) Linux
13 12 (1.93%) Windows 2000
14 7 (1.13%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.64%) Unix
16 4 (0.64%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.48%) Solaris
17 3 (0.48%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (25.76%) ITIL
2 45 (7.25%) Migration
3 37 (5.96%) Problem Management
4 36 (5.80%) Change Management
5 35 (5.64%) Time Management
6 34 (5.48%) Service Management
7 31 (4.99%) Asset Management
8 24 (3.86%) Patch Management
9 18 (2.90%) Incident Management
9 18 (2.90%) Service Delivery
10 17 (2.74%) Configuration Management
11 16 (2.58%) Document Management
11 16 (2.58%) Mobile Device Management
11 16 (2.58%) Validation
12 15 (2.42%) Identity Management
13 14 (2.25%) Coaching
13 14 (2.25%) ITIL V3
13 14 (2.25%) ITSM
13 14 (2.25%) Project Management
13 14 (2.25%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 38 (6.12%) PowerShell
2 28 (4.51%) SQL
3 14 (2.25%) Java
4 13 (2.09%) VBScript
5 10 (1.61%) VBA
6 8 (1.29%) Bash Shell
7 7 (1.13%) Python
7 7 (1.13%) VB
8 6 (0.97%) C#
9 3 (0.48%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.32%) C
10 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 52 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (5.48%) MCP
3 33 (5.31%) ITIL Certification
4 31 (4.99%) MCSE
5 28 (4.51%) Degree
6 26 (4.19%) Security Cleared
7 21 (3.38%) MCDST
8 18 (2.90%) MCSA
9 15 (2.42%) A+ Certification
9 15 (2.42%) ACDT
9 15 (2.42%) ACHDS
9 15 (2.42%) ACTC
9 15 (2.42%) MCSM
9 15 (2.42%) Network+ Certification
10 11 (1.77%) SC Cleared
11 10 (1.61%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.45%) DBS Check
12 9 (1.45%) MCITP
13 8 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.97%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (10.63%) SLA
2 2 (0.32%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.16%) BS25999
3 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 398 (64.09%) Active Directory
2 67 (10.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 56 (9.02%) XenApp
4 31 (4.99%) XenDesktop
5 29 (4.67%) Hyper-V
6 22 (3.54%) vSphere
7 21 (3.38%) Virtual Desktop
8 20 (3.22%) Virtual Servers
9 19 (3.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (2.09%) VMware ESX
11 12 (1.93%) Terminal Services
12 11 (1.77%) BitLocker
13 10 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
14 8 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (1.13%) Xen
16 6 (0.97%) Firmware
17 2 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
17 2 (0.32%) KVM
17 2 (0.32%) Terminal Server
18 1 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 108 (17.39%) SCCM
2 22 (3.54%) WSUS
3 11 (1.77%) AirWatch
4 9 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (1.45%) SCOM
5 7 (1.13%) Casper Suite
6 6 (0.97%) DameWare
7 5 (0.81%) SCVMM
7 5 (0.81%) Sysprep
8 4 (0.64%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 3 (0.48%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.48%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (0.48%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.48%) SCSM
10 2 (0.32%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
10 2 (0.32%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.32%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 305 (49.11%) Microsoft
2 155 (24.96%) Citrix
3 109 (17.55%) VMware
4 77 (12.40%) Apple
5 74 (11.92%) Cisco
6 55 (8.86%) Bloomberg
6 55 (8.86%) HP
7 49 (7.89%) Reuters
8 39 (6.28%) Lotus
9 32 (5.15%) Dell
10 29 (4.67%) LANDesk
11 28 (4.51%) Remedy
12 27 (4.35%) Google
12 27 (4.35%) ServiceNow
13 24 (3.86%) Symantec
14 14 (2.25%) Avaya
14 14 (2.25%) iManage
14 14 (2.25%) NetApp
15 13 (2.09%) Altiris
15 13 (2.09%) Oracle
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