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 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 78 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 551 722 650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.59% 3.29% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.54% 15.66% 15.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 369 339
Average daily rate
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£200 £263 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £135 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £263
% change year-on-year
- -23.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 111 104
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.90 £24.00 £32.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.16 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-9.27% -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
4776 4611 4330
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.45% 21.01% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3274 3056 2757
Average daily rate £421 £400 £399
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +0.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 219 246
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 3 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 3 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 3 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
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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 -28 120 £195 -13.33% 22
Croydon +4 17 £375 +147.93% 2
Twickenham +3 11 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -5 7 £143 -58.69%
Hammersmith - 6 £265 -
Chiswick +11 3 £150 -18.91% 1
Hounslow - 3 £275 -
Uxbridge +3 2 £225 -
Bromley - 2 £118 -
Feltham - 2 - -
Ealing -4 1 £275 -
Wimbledon - 1 £160 -
Chessington - 1 £150 - 2
Enfield - 1 - -
Carshalton - - - -
Grays - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Wembley - - - - 1
West Drayton - - - -
Ilford - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Finchley - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
Greenwich - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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 1312 (100.00%) Windows
2 640 (48.78%) Active Directory
3 520 (39.63%) Microsoft
4 500 (38.11%) MS Office
5 344 (26.22%) Windows XP
6 338 (25.76%) Citrix
7 299 (22.79%) MS Excel
8 284 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 277 (21.11%) Finance
10 274 (20.88%) Blackberry
11 242 (18.45%) ITIL
12 216 (16.46%) SCCM
13 215 (16.39%) MS Exchange
14 210 (16.01%) VMware
15 191 (14.56%) Windows 8
16 148 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
16 148 (11.28%) VPN
17 147 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 145 (11.05%) Migration
19 144 (10.98%) Banking
20 121 (9.22%) Cisco
21 118 (8.99%) TCP/IP
22 116 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
23 108 (8.23%) Windows Server 2012
24 105 (8.00%) SQL
25 104 (7.93%) LAN
26 100 (7.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
27 95 (7.24%) Apple
28 94 (7.16%) DNS
29 92 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 215 (16.39%) MS Exchange
2 100 (7.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 92 (7.01%) Exchange Server 2010
4 77 (5.87%) SharePoint
5 62 (4.73%) IBM Notes
6 44 (3.35%) Lync
7 41 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
8 30 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2003
9 28 (2.13%) WorkSite
10 23 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2013
11 17 (1.30%) IIS
12 12 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.46%) Confluence
14 5 (0.38%) Jetty
14 5 (0.38%) JBoss
15 3 (0.23%) Lotus Domino
15 3 (0.23%) OpenStack
16 2 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
16 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
16 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
Applications
1 500 (38.11%) MS Office
2 299 (22.79%) MS Excel
3 33 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 23 (1.75%) MS Project
5 22 (1.68%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 6 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.23%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.23%) Quicktime
9 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.15%) Maya
9 2 (0.15%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.076%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.076%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.076%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 9 (0.69%) assyst
2 6 (0.46%) Eikon
3 3 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.15%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.076%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.076%) 3000 Xtra
5 1 (0.076%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.076%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 32 (2.44%) Office 365
2 5 (0.38%) Google Apps
3 2 (0.15%) SaaS
3 2 (0.15%) IaaS
4 1 (0.076%) Yammer
4 1 (0.076%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 148 (11.28%) VPN
2 118 (8.99%) TCP/IP
3 104 (7.93%) LAN
4 94 (7.16%) DNS
5 81 (6.17%) Firewall
6 80 (6.10%) DHCP
7 79 (6.02%) WAN
8 64 (4.88%) Internet
9 45 (3.43%) Wireless
10 39 (2.97%) VoIP
11 37 (2.82%) SAN
12 22 (1.68%) NetScaler
13 19 (1.45%) VLAN
13 19 (1.45%) MPLS
14 18 (1.37%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (1.22%) BIG-IP
15 16 (1.22%) NAS
16 13 (0.99%) iSCSI
16 13 (0.99%) FTP
17 12 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (5.11%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (0.76%) MySQL
5 8 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.53%) MS Access
6 7 (0.53%) FileMaker
7 4 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.23%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.15%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.15%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.15%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.15%) EDMS
9 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.076%) Text Mining
10 1 (0.076%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.076%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.076%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 51 (3.89%) MSI
2 6 (0.46%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.38%) VisualVM
3 5 (0.38%) GitLab
3 5 (0.38%) SoapUI
3 5 (0.38%) FishEye
3 5 (0.38%) InstallShield
3 5 (0.38%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.38%) IntelliJ
4 4 (0.30%) JIRA
4 4 (0.30%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.076%) Xcode
5 1 (0.076%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.076%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.076%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 277 (21.11%) Finance
2 144 (10.98%) Banking
3 76 (5.79%) Law
4 72 (5.49%) Legal
5 53 (4.04%) Retail
6 46 (3.51%) Investment Banking
7 38 (2.90%) Telecoms
8 25 (1.91%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.30%) Back Office
10 16 (1.22%) Spanish Language
11 11 (0.84%) French Language
12 9 (0.69%) Retail Banking
13 8 (0.61%) Marketing
13 8 (0.61%) Front Office
13 8 (0.61%) Games
14 7 (0.53%) Japanese Language
15 6 (0.46%) Advertising
16 5 (0.38%) Publishing
16 5 (0.38%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 398 (30.34%) Analyst
2 235 (17.91%) Desktop Support
3 212 (16.16%) Support Engineer
4 192 (14.63%) Support Analyst
5 154 (11.74%) Service Analyst
5 154 (11.74%) Service Desk Analyst
6 147 (11.20%) Desktop Engineer
7 139 (10.59%) 2nd Line Support
8 102 (7.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 86 (6.55%) IT Support
10 63 (4.80%) Desktop Analyst
11 60 (4.57%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 53 (4.04%) Consultant
13 52 (3.96%) 1st Line Support
14 50 (3.81%) 3rd Line Support
15 37 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 37 (2.82%) Help Desk Support
16 36 (2.74%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 35 (2.67%) Project Manager
18 33 (2.52%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.74%) Application Packaging
2 27 (2.06%) .NET
3 15 (1.14%) XML
4 12 (0.91%) HTML
5 11 (0.84%) STL
6 9 (0.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (0.61%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.38%) CSS
8 5 (0.38%) X-Windows
8 5 (0.38%) HTML5
8 5 (0.38%) CSS3
9 4 (0.30%) jQuery
9 4 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.30%) JSON
10 3 (0.23%) JSP
10 3 (0.23%) Web Services
11 2 (0.15%) J2EE
11 2 (0.15%) OLE
11 2 (0.15%) Flash
11 2 (0.15%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 274 (20.88%) Blackberry
2 74 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 72 (5.49%) iPhone
4 51 (3.89%) iPad
5 42 (3.20%) Thin Client
5 42 (3.20%) Fat Client
6 28 (2.13%) Hedge funds
7 25 (1.91%) Management Information System
8 23 (1.75%) Handset
9 22 (1.68%) Client/Server
9 22 (1.68%) Smartphone
9 22 (1.68%) Video Conferencing
10 19 (1.45%) NHS
11 15 (1.14%) Clustering
12 13 (0.99%) PDA
13 12 (0.91%) Fixed Income
14 10 (0.76%) Computer Science
14 10 (0.76%) Replication
14 10 (0.76%) Smartcard
14 10 (0.76%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1312 (100.00%) Windows
2 344 (26.22%) Windows XP
3 284 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 191 (14.56%) Windows 8
5 148 (11.28%) Windows Server 2003
6 108 (8.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 77 (5.87%) Mac OS X
8 68 (5.18%) Linux
9 64 (4.88%) Android
10 56 (4.27%) Apple iOS
11 52 (3.96%) Windows Vista
12 26 (1.98%) UNIX
13 19 (1.45%) Mac OS
14 14 (1.07%) Mac OS X Server
15 7 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.46%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.46%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.38%) CentOS
17 5 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (18.45%) ITIL
2 145 (11.05%) Migration
3 53 (4.04%) Service Delivery
4 48 (3.66%) Asset Management
5 43 (3.28%) Incident Management
6 35 (2.67%) Project Management
7 34 (2.59%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (2.52%) Service Management
9 30 (2.29%) Problem Management
10 29 (2.21%) Change Management
10 29 (2.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 24 (1.83%) User Acceptance Testing
11 24 (1.83%) Time Management
12 20 (1.52%) Document Management
13 19 (1.45%) Performance Monitoring
14 17 (1.30%) PRINCE2
15 16 (1.22%) Configuration Management
15 16 (1.22%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (1.22%) Mentoring
15 16 (1.22%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 105 (8.00%) SQL
2 59 (4.50%) PowerShell
3 30 (2.29%) Java
4 26 (1.98%) VBScript
5 23 (1.75%) VBA
6 17 (1.30%) Python
7 16 (1.22%) C#
8 14 (1.07%) C++
8 14 (1.07%) VB
9 11 (0.84%) Perl
10 9 (0.69%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.46%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.46%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.46%) C
12 4 (0.30%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.30%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.30%) VB6
13 3 (0.23%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.15%) Ruby
15 1 (0.076%) Korn
Qualifications
1 116 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 62 (4.73%) MCSE
4 56 (4.27%) SC Cleared
5 50 (3.81%) MCP
6 34 (2.59%) MCITP
7 29 (2.21%) MCSA
8 28 (2.13%) A+ Certification
9 26 (1.98%) Degree
10 25 (1.91%) MOS
11 24 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
12 22 (1.68%) CCNA
13 21 (1.60%) MCTS
14 17 (1.30%) MCDST
15 16 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
16 11 (0.84%) VCP4
17 9 (0.69%) Network+ Certification
18 7 (0.53%) DV Cleared
19 6 (0.46%) CCNP
20 5 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.86%) SLA
2 6 (0.46%) QA
3 4 (0.30%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.30%) COBIT
4 3 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.076%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 640 (48.78%) Active Directory
2 147 (11.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 83 (6.33%) XenApp
4 71 (5.41%) XenDesktop
5 68 (5.18%) Microsoft App-V
6 46 (3.51%) Hyper-V
7 32 (2.44%) vSphere
8 23 (1.75%) VMware ESX
9 18 (1.37%) VMware Workstation
10 17 (1.30%) Terminal Server
10 17 (1.30%) Xen
11 13 (0.99%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.76%) NFS
13 9 (0.69%) XenServer
14 8 (0.61%) NLBS
14 8 (0.61%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 7 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
16 6 (0.46%) VMware Server
17 5 (0.38%) vCloud
17 5 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 216 (16.46%) SCCM
2 31 (2.36%) WSUS
3 23 (1.75%) SCOM
4 17 (1.30%) Backup Exec
5 14 (1.07%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 13 (0.99%) SCVMM
7 12 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (0.91%) EdgeSight
8 10 (0.76%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (0.61%) SCDPM
9 8 (0.61%) ZENworks
10 6 (0.46%) NetBackup
10 6 (0.46%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.46%) Casper Suite
10 6 (0.46%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
11 5 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
11 5 (0.38%) Nessus
12 4 (0.30%) DameWare
12 4 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (0.23%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 520 (39.63%) Microsoft
2 338 (25.76%) Citrix
3 210 (16.01%) VMware
4 121 (9.22%) Cisco
5 95 (7.24%) Apple
6 69 (5.26%) Bloomberg
7 68 (5.18%) HP
8 66 (5.03%) Reuters
9 61 (4.65%) Lotus
10 58 (4.42%) Symantec
11 41 (3.13%) McAfee
12 37 (2.82%) AppSense
13 33 (2.52%) Altiris
14 31 (2.36%) Dell
15 28 (2.13%) Oracle
16 24 (1.83%) Sophos
17 20 (1.52%) Interwoven
17 20 (1.52%) Avaya
18 19 (1.45%) Adobe
19 18 (1.37%) CQG
North West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £13 - £14 per hour
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Fusion Experience
Rate: Up to £535 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Coal IT Services
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
LA International
Rate: £20 - £21.50 per hour
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
@ITS
Rate: From £160 to £180 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day - 3 Month Contract +
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £220.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £100 - £130 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £180 - 200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £12 - £16 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Red10
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £14 - £20 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago