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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 60 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 793 751 735
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.26% 3.00% 2.82%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.36% 13.12% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 413 381
Average daily rate
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£200 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £147 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 113 98
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.77 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% -4.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
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
5522 5726 5565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.70% 22.89% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 3746 3385
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 262 346
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £28.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 -1 188 £213 -24.10% 32
Uxbridge -1 11 £165 - 1
Hounslow - 9 £238 -
Croydon +1 5 £355 +42.00% 1
Hayes - 5 - -
Docklands, London +14 4 £540 -16.92%
Feltham +2 4 £200 -40.29% 1
Canary Wharf +11 3 £555 +217.14%
Hammersmith - 3 £260 -
Harrow +4 2 £250 -35.48% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £160 - 1
Bromley +1 1 £140 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £449 -
Clapham - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Greenford - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 1601 (100.00%) Windows
2 764 (47.72%) Active Directory
3 639 (39.91%) Microsoft
4 620 (38.73%) MS Office
5 477 (29.79%) Windows XP
6 431 (26.92%) Citrix
7 339 (21.17%) MS Excel
8 317 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 310 (19.36%) Finance
10 298 (18.61%) ITIL
11 263 (16.43%) MS Exchange
12 259 (16.18%) SCCM
13 251 (15.68%) Blackberry
14 206 (12.87%) Windows Server 2003
15 199 (12.43%) VMware
16 185 (11.56%) Migration
17 170 (10.62%) Banking
18 164 (10.24%) Windows 8
19 150 (9.37%) Cisco
20 138 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
21 127 (7.93%) SQL
22 123 (7.68%) SharePoint
23 122 (7.62%) XenApp
24 115 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2010
25 111 (6.93%) Legal
26 109 (6.81%) Microsoft App-V
26 109 (6.81%) DNS
27 106 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
28 103 (6.43%) DHCP
29 101 (6.31%) LAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 263 (16.43%) MS Exchange
2 123 (7.68%) SharePoint
3 115 (7.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 76 (4.75%) IBM Notes
5 73 (4.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 59 (3.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 57 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 52 (3.25%) Lync
9 43 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 23 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
11 20 (1.25%) IIS
12 19 (1.19%) WorkSite
13 14 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
15 5 (0.31%) FileNet
15 5 (0.31%) Documentum
16 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
16 3 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
17 2 (0.12%) BizTalk Server
17 2 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 620 (38.73%) MS Office
2 339 (21.17%) MS Excel
3 36 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.56%) MS Project
5 13 (0.81%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.44%) Acrobat
8 6 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
9 5 (0.31%) RoboHelp
10 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
11 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
11 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
12 1 (0.062%) CorelDRAW
12 1 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (0.44%) Eikon
2 6 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.31%) assyst
4 4 (0.25%) Misys Midas
5 3 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
6 1 (0.062%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.062%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 58 (3.62%) Office 365
2 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.12%) IaaS
3 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.062%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (6.81%) DNS
2 103 (6.43%) DHCP
3 101 (6.31%) LAN
4 98 (6.12%) TCP/IP
4 98 (6.12%) VPN
5 70 (4.37%) WAN
6 63 (3.94%) Firewall
7 60 (3.75%) Wireless
8 40 (2.50%) Internet
9 37 (2.31%) SAN
10 32 (2.00%) VoIP
11 30 (1.87%) NetScaler
12 26 (1.62%) MPLS
13 21 (1.31%) Intranet
14 17 (1.06%) BIG-IP
14 17 (1.06%) IP Telephony
15 16 (1.00%) DSL
15 16 (1.00%) Cisco IOS
16 14 (0.87%) WLAN
16 14 (0.87%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (5.12%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
4 18 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (0.75%) MS Access
7 8 (0.50%) QlikView
8 7 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.19%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.12%) EDMS
10 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.12%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.062%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.062%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.062%) MySQL
11 1 (0.062%) EDRMS
11 1 (0.062%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 67 (4.18%) MSI
2 18 (1.12%) InstallShield
3 12 (0.75%) Wise Package Studio
4 6 (0.37%) AdminStudio
4 6 (0.37%) Eclipse
5 5 (0.31%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.25%) Subversion
6 4 (0.25%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.25%) JIRA
7 2 (0.12%) ProC
7 2 (0.12%) IntelliJ
7 2 (0.12%) Ant
7 2 (0.12%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.12%) JMeter
7 2 (0.12%) Selenium
8 1 (0.062%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.062%) VisualVM
8 1 (0.062%) FishEye
8 1 (0.062%) Maven
8 1 (0.062%) Log4j
General
1 310 (19.36%) Finance
2 170 (10.62%) Banking
3 111 (6.93%) Legal
4 98 (6.12%) Law
5 66 (4.12%) Investment Banking
6 55 (3.44%) Retail
7 41 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 33 (2.06%) Front Office
9 27 (1.69%) Back Office
10 26 (1.62%) Telecoms
11 22 (1.37%) French Language
12 15 (0.94%) Advertising
13 10 (0.62%) German Language
14 9 (0.56%) Publishing
15 6 (0.37%) Marketing
16 5 (0.31%) Billing
16 5 (0.31%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.25%) Games
18 3 (0.19%) Japanese Language
19 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 425 (26.55%) Analyst
2 220 (13.74%) Desktop Support
3 206 (12.87%) Support Engineer
3 206 (12.87%) 2nd Line Support
4 196 (12.24%) Support Analyst
5 155 (9.68%) Service Analyst
6 154 (9.62%) Service Desk Analyst
7 141 (8.81%) Desktop Engineer
8 114 (7.12%) 1st Line Support
9 79 (4.93%) Desktop Analyst
10 72 (4.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 69 (4.31%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 63 (3.94%) Project Manager
13 54 (3.37%) 3rd Line Support
14 51 (3.19%) 1st Line Support Engineer
15 50 (3.12%) SCCM Engineer
16 48 (3.00%) IT Support
17 47 (2.94%) Help Desk Analyst
17 47 (2.94%) Consultant
18 46 (2.87%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (3.56%) Application Packaging
2 25 (1.56%) .NET
3 21 (1.31%) XML
4 11 (0.69%) WSH
5 10 (0.62%) HTML
6 7 (0.44%) XSLT
7 6 (0.37%) STL
7 6 (0.37%) jQuery
8 5 (0.31%) Murex MxML
8 5 (0.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (0.31%) XMPP
8 5 (0.31%) Web Services
9 4 (0.25%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.19%) JSON
10 3 (0.19%) Android SDK
10 3 (0.19%) SOAP
10 3 (0.19%) CSS
10 3 (0.19%) X-Windows
11 2 (0.12%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 251 (15.68%) Blackberry
2 51 (3.19%) iPhone
3 50 (3.12%) Hedge funds
4 42 (2.62%) Fat Client
4 42 (2.62%) Thin Client
5 34 (2.12%) NHS
6 26 (1.62%) iPad
7 21 (1.31%) Handset
7 21 (1.31%) Management Information System
8 20 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
9 16 (1.00%) Fixed Income
10 14 (0.87%) Clustering
10 14 (0.87%) Equities
10 14 (0.87%) E-Learning
11 12 (0.75%) Replication
11 12 (0.75%) AS400
12 11 (0.69%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.62%) CMDB
14 9 (0.56%) Derivative
15 8 (0.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1601 (100.00%) Windows
2 477 (29.79%) Windows XP
3 317 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 206 (12.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 164 (10.24%) Windows 8
6 75 (4.68%) Linux
7 70 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 58 (3.62%) Windows Vista
9 49 (3.06%) Mac OS X
10 48 (3.00%) Android
11 26 (1.62%) Apple iOS
12 23 (1.44%) Windows 2000
13 20 (1.25%) Mac OS
14 17 (1.06%) Solaris
15 15 (0.94%) UNIX
16 8 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
16 8 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.25%) Windows NT
18 4 (0.25%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (18.61%) ITIL
2 185 (11.56%) Migration
3 56 (3.50%) Document Management
4 54 (3.37%) Incident Management
5 52 (3.25%) Service Delivery
6 49 (3.06%) Asset Management
7 41 (2.56%) PRINCE2
8 35 (2.19%) Change Management
8 35 (2.19%) Service Management
9 34 (2.12%) User Acceptance Testing
10 33 (2.06%) Project Management
11 28 (1.75%) Time Management
12 25 (1.56%) Problem Management
13 23 (1.44%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (1.44%) Disaster Recovery
14 21 (1.31%) Risk Management
14 21 (1.31%) CRM
15 20 (1.25%) ITSM
15 20 (1.25%) Business Continuity
16 17 (1.06%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (7.93%) SQL
2 68 (4.25%) PowerShell
3 38 (2.37%) VBScript
4 36 (2.25%) C#
5 35 (2.19%) VB
6 18 (1.12%) Java
7 15 (0.94%) VBA
8 14 (0.87%) Perl
9 12 (0.75%) Python
10 8 (0.50%) C++
10 8 (0.50%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.44%) Shell Script
12 5 (0.31%) C
13 4 (0.25%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.25%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.19%) PHP
15 2 (0.12%) T-SQL
15 2 (0.12%) Scala
16 1 (0.062%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.062%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 106 (6.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (3.12%) MCP
3 45 (2.81%) Security Cleared
4 41 (2.56%) MCSE
5 35 (2.19%) MCITP
6 33 (2.06%) SC Cleared
7 32 (2.00%) Degree
8 29 (1.81%) A+ Certification
9 24 (1.50%) MCTS
10 18 (1.12%) MCSA
10 18 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (0.87%) MOS
12 13 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 10 (0.62%) MCDST
14 9 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
15 7 (0.44%) CCA
16 5 (0.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 4 (0.25%) CCNA
17 4 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.75%) SLA
2 26 (1.62%) QA
3 8 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 764 (47.72%) Active Directory
2 138 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 122 (7.62%) XenApp
4 109 (6.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 62 (3.87%) XenDesktop
6 42 (2.62%) Hyper-V
7 27 (1.69%) vSphere
8 22 (1.37%) VMware ESX
9 17 (1.06%) Terminal Services
10 16 (1.00%) NLBS
11 15 (0.94%) Xen
12 14 (0.87%) XenServer
13 12 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 9 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
15 8 (0.50%) Terminal Server
16 7 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
17 4 (0.25%) ISA Server
18 3 (0.19%) Novell eDirectory
18 3 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
18 3 (0.19%) NDS
Systems Management
1 259 (16.18%) SCCM
2 42 (2.62%) WSUS
3 26 (1.62%) SCOM
4 22 (1.37%) Backup Exec
5 15 (0.94%) AppDNA
5 15 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 15 (0.94%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 13 (0.81%) WMI
6 13 (0.81%) ARCserve
7 11 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 11 (0.69%) ZENworks
8 8 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.37%) DameWare
10 5 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
10 5 (0.31%) SCOrch
10 5 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (0.31%) NetBackup
11 4 (0.25%) MIMEsweeper
11 4 (0.25%) XenMobile
11 4 (0.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 639 (39.91%) Microsoft
2 431 (26.92%) Citrix
3 199 (12.43%) VMware
4 150 (9.37%) Cisco
5 79 (4.93%) HP
6 75 (4.68%) Lotus
7 68 (4.25%) Apple
8 54 (3.37%) Dell
9 47 (2.94%) AppSense
9 47 (2.94%) Bloomberg
10 42 (2.62%) Symantec
11 41 (2.56%) Remedy
11 41 (2.56%) Altiris
12 37 (2.31%) Reuters
13 29 (1.81%) Wyse
14 24 (1.50%) Oracle
15 22 (1.37%) LANDesk
16 20 (1.25%) CheckPoint
17 19 (1.19%) NetApp
17 19 (1.19%) IBM
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