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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 70 55 65
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 598 732 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.77% 3.23% 3.05%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.62% 15.69% 14.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 361 323
Average daily rate
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£205 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £131 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £200 £270
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 113 97
Average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.07 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.10 £24.00 £62.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
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
4739 4666 4233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.96% 20.60% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3203 3096 2718
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £195 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £309
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 229 227
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 30 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -19 132 £223 -1.11% 27
Croydon +1 14 £375 +147.93% 2
Twickenham 0 10 - -
Uxbridge +7 8 £353 - 3
Kingston Upon Thames -5 5 £145 -58.01%
Hounslow - 3 £275 -
Hammersmith - 3 £265 -
Bromley +7 2 £118 -66.42% 1
Feltham - 2 - -
Chiswick +8 1 - -
Ealing -4 1 £275 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
Hayes - - - - 1
Ilford - - - -
Orpington - - - - 1
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Wembley - - - -
West Drayton - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Finchley - - - - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1225 (100.00%) Windows
2 619 (50.53%) Active Directory
3 486 (39.67%) Microsoft
4 445 (36.33%) MS Office
5 346 (28.24%) Citrix
6 284 (23.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 276 (22.53%) Windows XP
8 256 (20.90%) MS Excel
9 248 (20.24%) Finance
10 241 (19.67%) Blackberry
11 224 (18.29%) ITIL
12 210 (17.14%) VMware
13 206 (16.82%) Windows 8
14 200 (16.33%) MS Exchange
15 198 (16.16%) SCCM
16 146 (11.92%) Windows Server 2003
17 135 (11.02%) Migration
17 135 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
18 133 (10.86%) Windows Server 2012
19 124 (10.12%) VPN
20 114 (9.31%) Banking
21 107 (8.73%) Cisco
22 102 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
23 99 (8.08%) TCP/IP
24 97 (7.92%) Apple
25 96 (7.84%) SQL
26 95 (7.76%) LAN
27 89 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
28 87 (7.10%) DNS
29 86 (7.02%) XenApp

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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
1 200 (16.33%) MS Exchange
2 89 (7.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 79 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
4 76 (6.20%) SharePoint
5 46 (3.76%) Lync
6 45 (3.67%) IBM Notes
7 39 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 31 (2.53%) WorkSite
8 31 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 26 (2.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (1.47%) IIS
11 12 (0.98%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.57%) Confluence
13 5 (0.41%) Jetty
13 5 (0.41%) JBoss
14 4 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.16%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.082%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 445 (36.33%) MS Office
2 256 (20.90%) MS Excel
3 29 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.55%) MS Project
4 19 (1.55%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.24%) Quicktime
7 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.16%) Maya
7 2 (0.16%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.16%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.16%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.082%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.082%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 7 (0.57%) assyst
2 6 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 6 (0.49%) Eikon
3 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.16%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.082%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.082%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.082%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.082%) RiskWrite
5 1 (0.082%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 36 (2.94%) Office 365
2 5 (0.41%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.16%) SaaS
3 2 (0.16%) IaaS
4 1 (0.082%) Yammer
4 1 (0.082%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 124 (10.12%) VPN
2 99 (8.08%) TCP/IP
3 95 (7.76%) LAN
4 87 (7.10%) DNS
5 76 (6.20%) DHCP
6 72 (5.88%) Firewall
7 70 (5.71%) WAN
8 58 (4.73%) Internet
9 44 (3.59%) Wireless
10 37 (3.02%) SAN
11 35 (2.86%) VoIP
12 25 (2.04%) NAS
13 23 (1.88%) NetScaler
14 18 (1.47%) MPLS
15 17 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (1.22%) iSCSI
16 15 (1.22%) BIG-IP
17 14 (1.14%) VLAN
18 13 (1.06%) Network Security
18 13 (1.06%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (0.82%) MySQL
5 7 (0.57%) FileMaker
6 6 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.33%) IDOL
8 3 (0.24%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.16%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.16%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.16%) EDMS
9 2 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.16%) MS Access
10 1 (0.082%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.082%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.082%) DB2
10 1 (0.082%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.082%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 48 (3.92%) MSI
2 6 (0.49%) InstallShield
2 6 (0.49%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.41%) VisualVM
3 5 (0.41%) GitLab
3 5 (0.41%) SoapUI
3 5 (0.41%) FishEye
3 5 (0.41%) AdminStudio
3 5 (0.41%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.41%) IntelliJ
4 3 (0.24%) JIRA
5 2 (0.16%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (0.082%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.082%) Xcode
General
1 248 (20.24%) Finance
2 114 (9.31%) Banking
3 65 (5.31%) Law
4 59 (4.82%) Legal
5 55 (4.49%) Retail
6 35 (2.86%) Investment Banking
7 33 (2.69%) Telecoms
8 22 (1.80%) Financial Institution
9 15 (1.22%) Back Office
10 14 (1.14%) Spanish Language
11 10 (0.82%) Japanese Language
12 9 (0.73%) Retail Banking
12 9 (0.73%) Marketing
13 8 (0.65%) Publishing
14 7 (0.57%) French Language
15 6 (0.49%) Games
16 5 (0.41%) Advertising
17 4 (0.33%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.33%) Front Office
17 4 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 374 (30.53%) Analyst
2 223 (18.20%) Desktop Support
3 204 (16.65%) Support Engineer
4 183 (14.94%) Support Analyst
5 140 (11.43%) Service Analyst
5 140 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
6 137 (11.18%) 2nd Line Support
7 131 (10.69%) Desktop Engineer
8 93 (7.59%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 69 (5.63%) IT Support
10 58 (4.73%) Desktop Analyst
11 55 (4.49%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 52 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
12 52 (4.24%) 1st Line Support
13 50 (4.08%) Consultant
14 42 (3.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 41 (3.35%) Help Desk Support
16 39 (3.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 35 (2.86%) Project Manager
18 31 (2.53%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (2.53%) Application Packaging
2 21 (1.71%) .NET
3 11 (0.90%) HTML
4 9 (0.73%) XML
5 7 (0.57%) ASP.NET
5 7 (0.57%) X-Windows
6 6 (0.49%) STL
7 5 (0.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (0.33%) HTML5
8 4 (0.33%) CSS3
8 4 (0.33%) jQuery
8 4 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.33%) CSS
9 3 (0.24%) JSP
9 3 (0.24%) JSON
10 2 (0.16%) Software Packaging
10 2 (0.16%) LINQ
10 2 (0.16%) Django
10 2 (0.16%) Play Framework
10 2 (0.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 241 (19.67%) Blackberry
2 69 (5.63%) iPhone
3 66 (5.39%) Analytical Skills
4 49 (4.00%) iPad
5 38 (3.10%) Thin Client
5 38 (3.10%) Fat Client
6 25 (2.04%) Management Information System
7 23 (1.88%) Handset
8 22 (1.80%) Hedge funds
9 20 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
9 20 (1.63%) Smartphone
10 17 (1.39%) Client/Server
11 16 (1.31%) NHS
12 14 (1.14%) Clustering
13 10 (0.82%) Computer Science
13 10 (0.82%) Smartcard
13 10 (0.82%) FMCG
14 9 (0.73%) Replication
15 8 (0.65%) PDA
15 8 (0.65%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 1225 (100.00%) Windows
2 284 (23.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 276 (22.53%) Windows XP
4 206 (16.82%) Windows 8
5 146 (11.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 133 (10.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 76 (6.20%) Mac OS X
8 65 (5.31%) Linux
9 58 (4.73%) Android
10 49 (4.00%) Apple iOS
11 43 (3.51%) Windows Vista
12 32 (2.61%) UNIX
13 18 (1.47%) Mac OS
14 14 (1.14%) Mac OS X Server
15 11 (0.90%) CentOS
16 9 (0.73%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
18 6 (0.49%) Solaris
18 6 (0.49%) Windows 2000
19 5 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (18.29%) ITIL
2 135 (11.02%) Migration
3 44 (3.59%) Service Delivery
4 42 (3.43%) Asset Management
5 35 (2.86%) Project Management
6 34 (2.78%) Service Management
7 32 (2.61%) Incident Management
8 27 (2.20%) Problem Management
9 25 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
10 24 (1.96%) PRINCE2
10 24 (1.96%) Change Management
10 24 (1.96%) Stakeholder Management
11 23 (1.88%) Time Management
12 21 (1.71%) Disaster Recovery
13 20 (1.63%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (1.47%) Configuration Management
15 16 (1.31%) Capacity Planning
16 15 (1.22%) Business Continuity
17 14 (1.14%) ITSM
17 14 (1.14%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (7.84%) SQL
2 62 (5.06%) PowerShell
3 25 (2.04%) VBScript
4 22 (1.80%) Java
5 17 (1.39%) Python
6 16 (1.31%) VBA
7 14 (1.14%) Perl
8 13 (1.06%) C#
9 10 (0.82%) VB
10 8 (0.65%) C++
10 8 (0.65%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.49%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.49%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.41%) C
13 4 (0.33%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.33%) Shell Script
14 3 (0.24%) VB6
15 2 (0.16%) Ruby
15 2 (0.16%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.082%) Korn
Qualifications
1 102 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (6.20%) Security Cleared
3 52 (4.24%) MCSE
4 51 (4.16%) MCP
4 51 (4.16%) SC Cleared
5 36 (2.94%) MCITP
6 31 (2.53%) Degree
7 24 (1.96%) MCSA
8 21 (1.71%) MCTS
9 20 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (1.63%) A+ Certification
10 19 (1.55%) CCNA
11 16 (1.31%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (1.31%) MOS
12 14 (1.14%) MCDST
13 10 (0.82%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.41%) CCNP
15 5 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 4 (0.33%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (6.45%) SLA
2 10 (0.82%) QA
3 4 (0.33%) COBIT
4 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.082%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 619 (50.53%) Active Directory
2 135 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (7.02%) XenApp
4 69 (5.63%) XenDesktop
5 67 (5.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 43 (3.51%) Hyper-V
7 37 (3.02%) vSphere
8 24 (1.96%) VMware ESX
9 15 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
9 15 (1.22%) Terminal Services
9 15 (1.22%) Xen
10 12 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.98%) Terminal Server
11 8 (0.65%) NLBS
11 8 (0.65%) NFS
12 7 (0.57%) vCloud
13 6 (0.49%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.41%) XenServer
14 5 (0.41%) DFS Replication
15 4 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 198 (16.16%) SCCM
2 25 (2.04%) WSUS
3 14 (1.14%) SCOM
4 13 (1.06%) Backup Exec
4 13 (1.06%) EdgeSight
5 11 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 8 (0.65%) Casper Suite
7 7 (0.57%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (0.49%) SCOrch
8 6 (0.49%) ZENworks
9 5 (0.41%) Nessus
9 5 (0.41%) WMI
9 5 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.41%) Puppet
9 5 (0.41%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 4 (0.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 4 (0.33%) SCVMM
10 4 (0.33%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.33%) DameWare
Vendors
1 486 (39.67%) Microsoft
2 346 (28.24%) Citrix
3 210 (17.14%) VMware
4 107 (8.73%) Cisco
5 97 (7.92%) Apple
6 58 (4.73%) Bloomberg
7 54 (4.41%) Reuters
8 50 (4.08%) HP
9 44 (3.59%) Lotus
10 35 (2.86%) Symantec
11 34 (2.78%) AppSense
12 29 (2.37%) McAfee
13 24 (1.96%) Dell
14 23 (1.88%) Oracle
15 22 (1.80%) Remedy
16 21 (1.71%) Altiris
17 20 (1.63%) Sophos
18 17 (1.39%) Adobe
19 15 (1.22%) Avaya
19 15 (1.22%) CQG
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour + overtime rates
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harris Global
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £150 to £180 per day 6 Months
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Evermore Global
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £275 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Rate: £18 - 20 per hour + N/A
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £20 - £25 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day - 3 Month Contract +
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago