The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 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 54 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 792 662 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.27% 3.06% 2.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.82% 14.99% 12.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 353 346
Average daily rate £250 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £500 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-23.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 94 130
Average hourly rate £16.29 £18.25 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £135.00 £23.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.63 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +0.86%
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5005 4415 5461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.69% 20.44% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3372 2869 3369
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 234 319
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Windows 7
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -18 200 £225 -40.78% 37
Croydon +1 14 £167 -
Uxbridge +2 5 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £374 - 1
Canary Wharf +24 4 £700 +298.86%
Docklands, London 0 4 £550 +57.14%
Twickenham - 3 £108 -
Wimbledon - 3 £90 - 1
Bromley +4 2 £350 +233.33% 1
Hounslow +4 1 - - 1
Ilford - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £140 -
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Clapham - - - -
Hammersmith - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - - 2
Finchley - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1541 (100.00%) Windows
2 682 (44.26%) Active Directory
3 579 (37.57%) Microsoft
4 523 (33.94%) Windows XP
5 511 (33.16%) MS Office
6 411 (26.67%) Citrix
7 395 (25.63%) Finance
8 302 (19.60%) Windows Server 2008
9 296 (19.21%) SCCM
10 295 (19.14%) ITIL
11 289 (18.75%) MS Excel
12 286 (18.56%) MS Exchange
13 275 (17.85%) Blackberry
14 257 (16.68%) Migration
15 238 (15.44%) Banking
16 212 (13.76%) VMware
17 169 (10.97%) Windows Server 2003
18 140 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
18 140 (9.09%) XenApp
19 131 (8.50%) Microsoft App-V
20 127 (8.24%) Cisco
21 124 (8.05%) Windows 8
22 122 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2010
23 121 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
24 117 (7.59%) DNS
25 109 (7.07%) SharePoint
25 109 (7.07%) SQL
26 105 (6.81%) TCP/IP
27 101 (6.55%) Linux
28 95 (6.16%) Application Packaging

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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
1 286 (18.56%) MS Exchange
2 122 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 109 (7.07%) SharePoint
4 81 (5.26%) IBM Notes
5 77 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 53 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 40 (2.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 38 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2007
9 30 (1.95%) Lync
10 19 (1.23%) IIS
11 13 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (0.52%) WorkSite
14 5 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.32%) Apache
14 5 (0.32%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.32%) Documentum
14 5 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.32%) nginx
Applications
1 511 (33.16%) MS Office
2 289 (18.75%) MS Excel
3 50 (3.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.23%) MS Project
5 16 (1.04%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.58%) Acrobat
7 7 (0.45%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.32%) AutoCAD
9 4 (0.26%) Photoshop
9 4 (0.26%) RoboHelp
9 4 (0.26%) InDesign
10 2 (0.13%) Vectorworks
10 2 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.065%) Quicktime
11 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 25 (1.62%) Eikon
2 9 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.26%) Khalix
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
4 3 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.065%) Agresso
6 1 (0.065%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.53%) Office 365
2 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.065%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.065%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (7.59%) DNS
2 105 (6.81%) TCP/IP
3 89 (5.78%) VPN
4 81 (5.26%) DHCP
5 66 (4.28%) Firewall
6 57 (3.70%) LAN
7 53 (3.44%) Internet
8 49 (3.18%) SAN
9 47 (3.05%) Wireless
10 39 (2.53%) VoIP
11 34 (2.21%) WAN
12 20 (1.30%) NAS
13 17 (1.10%) Intranet
13 17 (1.10%) NetScaler
14 16 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (0.91%) iSCSI
15 14 (0.91%) 3G
16 11 (0.71%) VLAN
17 10 (0.65%) FTP
18 9 (0.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (0.91%) MS Access
5 8 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
5 8 (0.52%) MySQL
6 7 (0.45%) QlikView
7 6 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (0.32%) Data Mart
8 5 (0.32%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.26%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.26%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.19%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.19%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 66 (4.28%) MSI
2 35 (2.27%) InstallShield
3 16 (1.04%) Jenkins
4 15 (0.97%) Eclipse
5 13 (0.84%) Ant
5 13 (0.84%) Visual Studio
6 11 (0.71%) AdminStudio
6 11 (0.71%) Wise Package Studio
7 7 (0.45%) Subversion
8 5 (0.32%) JIRA
9 4 (0.26%) Selenium
9 4 (0.26%) ClearCase
9 4 (0.26%) JMeter
10 3 (0.19%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.065%) TeamCity
General
1 395 (25.63%) Finance
2 238 (15.44%) Banking
3 78 (5.06%) Law
4 76 (4.93%) Legal
5 65 (4.22%) Investment Banking
6 55 (3.57%) Retail
7 54 (3.50%) Financial Institution
8 33 (2.14%) Front Office
9 32 (2.08%) Back Office
10 27 (1.75%) French Language
11 17 (1.10%) Telecoms
12 13 (0.84%) Local Government
13 10 (0.65%) Advertising
14 6 (0.39%) Billing
15 4 (0.26%) German Language
15 4 (0.26%) Italian Language
15 4 (0.26%) Japanese Language
15 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.19%) Games
16 3 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 409 (26.54%) Analyst
2 258 (16.74%) Desktop Support
3 218 (14.15%) Support Analyst
4 189 (12.26%) Support Engineer
5 159 (10.32%) 2nd Line Support
6 137 (8.89%) Desktop Engineer
7 124 (8.05%) Service Analyst
8 123 (7.98%) Service Desk Analyst
9 107 (6.94%) Desktop Analyst
10 93 (6.04%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 76 (4.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 69 (4.48%) 1st Line Support
13 63 (4.09%) IT Support
14 61 (3.96%) Applications Packager
15 59 (3.83%) Architect
16 56 (3.63%) Consultant
17 55 (3.57%) Help Desk Analyst
18 47 (3.05%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
19 44 (2.86%) Project Manager
20 42 (2.73%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (6.16%) Application Packaging
2 27 (1.75%) .NET
3 24 (1.56%) XML
4 15 (0.97%) XSLT
5 14 (0.91%) Murex MxML
6 13 (0.84%) HTML
7 11 (0.71%) WSH
8 8 (0.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 7 (0.45%) jQuery
10 6 (0.39%) WPF
10 6 (0.39%) ASP.NET
11 5 (0.32%) XMPP
11 5 (0.32%) COM
11 5 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (0.26%) WCF
13 3 (0.19%) Middleware
13 3 (0.19%) X-Windows
13 3 (0.19%) Software Packaging
14 2 (0.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 2 (0.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 275 (17.85%) Blackberry
2 56 (3.63%) iPhone
3 49 (3.18%) Hedge funds
4 35 (2.27%) Thin Client
4 35 (2.27%) Fat Client
5 27 (1.75%) iPad
6 25 (1.62%) Clustering
7 22 (1.43%) Fixed Income
7 22 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 22 (1.43%) NHS
8 17 (1.10%) Equities
8 17 (1.10%) E-Learning
9 15 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
10 14 (0.91%) Derivative
10 14 (0.91%) Handset
11 13 (0.84%) Replication
12 12 (0.78%) EqualLogic
13 11 (0.71%) CMDB
13 11 (0.71%) PDA
14 10 (0.65%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1541 (100.00%) Windows
2 523 (33.94%) Windows XP
3 302 (19.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 169 (10.97%) Windows Server 2003
5 124 (8.05%) Windows 8
6 101 (6.55%) Linux
7 65 (4.22%) Windows Vista
8 52 (3.37%) Mac OS X
9 49 (3.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (1.88%) Apple iOS
11 26 (1.69%) Android
12 22 (1.43%) Windows 2000
13 21 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (1.17%) Solaris
15 16 (1.04%) UNIX
16 12 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
17 8 (0.52%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
19 5 (0.32%) CentOS
20 3 (0.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (19.14%) ITIL
2 257 (16.68%) Migration
3 60 (3.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 56 (3.63%) Incident Management
5 48 (3.11%) Document Management
6 46 (2.99%) Project Management
6 46 (2.99%) Service Delivery
7 43 (2.79%) Change Management
8 38 (2.47%) Asset Management
9 36 (2.34%) Service Management
10 32 (2.08%) Problem Management
11 31 (2.01%) Time Management
12 26 (1.69%) ITSM
13 24 (1.56%) Software Deployment
14 22 (1.43%) PRINCE2
15 20 (1.30%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (1.10%) Business Analysis
17 16 (1.04%) Risk Management
17 16 (1.04%) Disaster Recovery
18 14 (0.91%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (7.07%) SQL
2 88 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 52 (3.37%) Java
4 43 (2.79%) C#
4 43 (2.79%) VBScript
5 34 (2.21%) VB
6 29 (1.88%) Perl
7 23 (1.49%) C++
8 21 (1.36%) Scala
9 19 (1.23%) Shell Script
9 19 (1.23%) PL/SQL
10 18 (1.17%) Python
11 13 (0.84%) Ruby
12 11 (0.71%) C
12 11 (0.71%) VBA
13 5 (0.32%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.32%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.19%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.13%) PHP
16 1 (0.065%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 121 (7.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (3.89%) Security Cleared
3 59 (3.83%) MCSE
4 53 (3.44%) MCP
5 38 (2.47%) Degree
6 34 (2.21%) SC Cleared
7 33 (2.14%) ITIL Certification
7 33 (2.14%) MCITP
8 28 (1.82%) MCDST
8 28 (1.82%) MCTS
9 19 (1.23%) DV Cleared
10 16 (1.04%) MCSA
10 16 (1.04%) A+ Certification
11 13 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.65%) MOS
13 8 (0.52%) PMI Certification
14 6 (0.39%) PMP
15 5 (0.32%) CCA
15 5 (0.32%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.76%) SLA
2 27 (1.75%) QA
3 8 (0.52%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.065%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 682 (44.26%) Active Directory
2 140 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 140 (9.09%) XenApp
3 131 (8.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 67 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 38 (2.47%) Hyper-V
6 26 (1.69%) VMware ESX
7 13 (0.84%) vSphere
8 12 (0.78%) XenServer
8 12 (0.78%) Terminal Server
9 11 (0.71%) NFS
10 7 (0.45%) Terminal Services
10 7 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
10 7 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 6 (0.39%) UAG
12 3 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.19%) ISA Server
12 3 (0.19%) VMware Server
12 3 (0.19%) IAG
Systems Management
1 296 (19.21%) SCCM
2 48 (3.11%) WSUS
3 31 (2.01%) SCOM
3 31 (2.01%) AppDNA
4 26 (1.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 25 (1.62%) Backup Exec
6 14 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
7 12 (0.78%) EMC NetWorker
7 12 (0.78%) Norton AntiVirus
8 11 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 9 (0.58%) SCVMM
10 8 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 8 (0.52%) SCOrch
11 7 (0.45%) ZENworks
11 7 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 7 (0.45%) Cacti
11 7 (0.45%) OpenNMS
12 5 (0.32%) WMI
13 4 (0.26%) Puppet
13 4 (0.26%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 579 (37.57%) Microsoft
2 411 (26.67%) Citrix
3 212 (13.76%) VMware
4 127 (8.24%) Cisco
5 93 (6.04%) Reuters
6 82 (5.32%) Bloomberg
7 81 (5.26%) Lotus
8 71 (4.61%) HP
9 59 (3.83%) Apple
10 50 (3.24%) Dell
11 47 (3.05%) Oracle
12 41 (2.66%) AppSense
13 40 (2.60%) LANDesk
13 40 (2.60%) Altiris
14 39 (2.53%) Symantec
15 36 (2.34%) Fidessa
16 33 (2.14%) NetApp
17 29 (1.88%) Juniper
17 29 (1.88%) EMC
17 29 (1.88%) Adobe
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Rate: £120 - £130 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etonwood
Rate: Excellent Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Expand Research LLP
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £75 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £13 to £17 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Enfield, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £130 to £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Argyll Scott
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £90 - £110 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Bridge Recruitment UK Ltd
Rate: Up to £12 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Interquest - Sand Resources
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £190 per day
Posted: 5 days ago