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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 74 55 62
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +7
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 599 778 672
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.69% 3.29% 3.06%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.38% 15.67% 14.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 412 356
Average daily rate
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£225 £250 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £130 £156
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 115 94
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -11.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £9.50 £13.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.73 £23.10 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.44%
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
4839 4966 4508
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.73% 21.01% 20.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3242 3352 2952
Average daily rate £408 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 224 234
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.21 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -6 150 £225 - 32
Croydon -1 14 £325 +95.19% 2
Uxbridge +5 8 £353 - 2
Twickenham -3 7 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -1 5 £147 -60.67%
Hounslow 0 4 £290 -
Romford - 3 £100 -
Ealing - 2 £193 -
Westminster - 2 - -
Enfield - 2 - -
Feltham - 2 - -
Harrow - 2 £110 -
Bromley +7 1 - -
Barnet -2 1 £275 +71.87%
Chessington - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £150 -
South Croydon - 1 - -
Northwood - 1 £160 -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 1175 (100.00%) Windows
2 594 (50.55%) Active Directory
3 452 (38.47%) Microsoft
4 415 (35.32%) MS Office
5 327 (27.83%) Citrix
6 274 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 255 (21.70%) Windows XP
8 235 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 233 (19.83%) ITIL
10 226 (19.23%) Finance
11 217 (18.47%) Blackberry
12 210 (17.87%) Windows 8
13 202 (17.19%) VMware
14 194 (16.51%) MS Exchange
15 190 (16.17%) SCCM
16 141 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 135 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
18 134 (11.40%) Migration
19 127 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
20 110 (9.36%) VPN
21 105 (8.94%) Cisco
22 100 (8.51%) Banking
23 95 (8.09%) TCP/IP
24 90 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
25 88 (7.49%) Apple
26 87 (7.40%) LAN
27 86 (7.32%) SQL
28 82 (6.98%) DNS
29 81 (6.89%) XenApp
30 79 (6.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 194 (16.51%) MS Exchange
2 79 (6.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 71 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 64 (5.45%) SharePoint
5 47 (4.00%) Lync
6 38 (3.23%) IBM Notes
7 34 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
8 32 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2013
9 29 (2.47%) WorkSite
10 25 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 18 (1.53%) IIS
12 11 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.60%) Confluence
14 5 (0.43%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.43%) JBoss
14 5 (0.43%) Jetty
15 4 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
16 3 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
17 2 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 415 (35.32%) MS Office
2 235 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 27 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.70%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.19%) MS Project
6 6 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 6 (0.51%) Maya
7 3 (0.26%) Quicktime
7 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.17%) Final Cut Pro
8 2 (0.17%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.17%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.085%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.085%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 7 (0.60%) assyst
1 7 (0.60%) Eikon
2 6 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.17%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.17%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.085%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.085%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.085%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.085%) Remedy AR System
5 1 (0.085%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.085%) RiskWrite
5 1 (0.085%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 45 (3.83%) Office 365
2 5 (0.43%) Google Apps
2 5 (0.43%) Mimecast
3 4 (0.34%) Google Drive
4 2 (0.17%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.17%) IaaS
4 2 (0.17%) SaaS
5 1 (0.085%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.085%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.085%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 110 (9.36%) VPN
2 95 (8.09%) TCP/IP
3 87 (7.40%) LAN
4 82 (6.98%) DNS
5 73 (6.21%) Firewall
6 71 (6.04%) DHCP
7 67 (5.70%) WAN
8 50 (4.26%) Internet
9 37 (3.15%) SAN
10 35 (2.98%) Wireless
11 28 (2.38%) VoIP
12 24 (2.04%) NAS
13 19 (1.62%) MPLS
13 19 (1.62%) BIG-IP
13 19 (1.62%) NetScaler
14 16 (1.36%) Network Security
15 15 (1.28%) iSCSI
16 14 (1.19%) VLAN
16 14 (1.19%) LDAP
16 14 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (4.51%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (0.77%) MySQL
5 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (0.51%) FileMaker
6 5 (0.43%) IDOL
7 3 (0.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.26%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.17%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.17%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.17%) MS Access
8 2 (0.17%) EDMS
9 1 (0.085%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.085%) DB2
9 1 (0.085%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.085%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 44 (3.74%) MSI
2 10 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 9 (0.77%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.60%) InstallShield
5 6 (0.51%) AdminStudio
6 5 (0.43%) IntelliJ
6 5 (0.43%) SoapUI
6 5 (0.43%) FishEye
6 5 (0.43%) VisualVM
6 5 (0.43%) GitLab
7 4 (0.34%) CruiseControl
8 3 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.17%) JIRA
General
1 226 (19.23%) Finance
2 100 (8.51%) Banking
3 60 (5.11%) Law
4 58 (4.94%) Legal
4 58 (4.94%) Retail
5 32 (2.72%) Investment Banking
6 29 (2.47%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.79%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.19%) Back Office
9 11 (0.94%) Spanish Language
10 10 (0.85%) Japanese Language
11 9 (0.77%) Marketing
11 9 (0.77%) Games
12 8 (0.68%) Retail Banking
13 7 (0.60%) Advertising
13 7 (0.60%) Publishing
14 6 (0.51%) French Language
15 3 (0.26%) Front Office
15 3 (0.26%) Local Government
15 3 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 350 (29.79%) Analyst
2 207 (17.62%) Desktop Support
3 188 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 154 (13.11%) Support Analyst
5 139 (11.83%) Service Analyst
5 139 (11.83%) Service Desk Analyst
6 132 (11.23%) 2nd Line Support
7 122 (10.38%) Desktop Engineer
8 83 (7.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 55 (4.68%) 1st Line Support
10 53 (4.51%) Desktop Analyst
10 53 (4.51%) IT Support
11 51 (4.34%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 48 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support
13 46 (3.91%) Consultant
14 42 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 40 (3.40%) Project Manager
16 39 (3.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 32 (2.72%) Administrator
18 30 (2.55%) Help Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (2.89%) Application Packaging
2 18 (1.53%) .NET
3 11 (0.94%) HTML
4 8 (0.68%) X-Windows
5 7 (0.60%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.43%) CSS
6 5 (0.43%) XML
7 4 (0.34%) jQuery
7 4 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
7 4 (0.34%) CSS3
7 4 (0.34%) HTML5
7 4 (0.34%) Middleware
8 3 (0.26%) JSP
9 2 (0.17%) Play Framework
9 2 (0.17%) Django
9 2 (0.17%) Software Packaging
9 2 (0.17%) REST
9 2 (0.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (0.17%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (0.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 217 (18.47%) Blackberry
2 72 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (5.87%) iPhone
4 56 (4.77%) iPad
5 34 (2.89%) Thin Client
5 34 (2.89%) Fat Client
6 25 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 21 (1.79%) Hedge funds
7 21 (1.79%) Handset
7 21 (1.79%) NHS
8 15 (1.28%) Client/Server
8 15 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
9 13 (1.11%) Clustering
10 11 (0.94%) Smartphone
11 10 (0.85%) PDA
12 7 (0.60%) Computer Science
12 7 (0.60%) FMCG
13 6 (0.51%) User Experience
13 6 (0.51%) Smartcard
14 5 (0.43%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 1175 (100.00%) Windows
2 274 (23.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 255 (21.70%) Windows XP
4 210 (17.87%) Windows 8
5 141 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 135 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
7 68 (5.79%) Mac OS X
8 63 (5.36%) Linux
9 53 (4.51%) Android
10 42 (3.57%) Apple iOS
11 37 (3.15%) Windows Vista
12 33 (2.81%) UNIX
13 21 (1.79%) Mac OS
14 13 (1.11%) Mac OS X Server
15 11 (0.94%) CentOS
16 8 (0.68%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.60%) Ubuntu
18 6 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 6 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.51%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (19.83%) ITIL
2 134 (11.40%) Migration
3 41 (3.49%) Project Management
4 40 (3.40%) Service Delivery
5 37 (3.15%) Service Management
6 30 (2.55%) Asset Management
7 29 (2.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (2.30%) PRINCE2
8 27 (2.30%) Change Management
8 27 (2.30%) Incident Management
9 26 (2.21%) Problem Management
10 22 (1.87%) Time Management
11 20 (1.70%) Configuration Management
11 20 (1.70%) Disaster Recovery
12 19 (1.62%) Business Continuity
13 17 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (1.45%) Validation
13 17 (1.45%) Document Management
14 16 (1.36%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (1.36%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (7.32%) SQL
2 64 (5.45%) PowerShell
3 25 (2.13%) VBScript
4 21 (1.79%) Java
5 17 (1.45%) Python
6 14 (1.19%) Perl
6 14 (1.19%) C#
7 12 (1.02%) VBA
7 12 (1.02%) VB
8 9 (0.77%) C++
8 9 (0.77%) JavaScript
9 8 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 6 (0.51%) PL/SQL
10 6 (0.51%) C
11 4 (0.34%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.26%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.26%) VB6
12 3 (0.26%) Lua
13 2 (0.17%) Ruby
13 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (7.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (6.30%) Security Cleared
3 53 (4.51%) SC Cleared
4 52 (4.43%) MCSE
5 42 (3.57%) MCP
6 30 (2.55%) Degree
7 27 (2.30%) MCITP
8 23 (1.96%) MCSA
9 22 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (1.87%) MCTS
10 21 (1.79%) CCNA
11 17 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
12 12 (1.02%) DV Cleared
12 12 (1.02%) MOS
12 12 (1.02%) A+ Certification
13 9 (0.77%) MCDST
13 9 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (0.60%) CCNP
14 7 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (6.04%) SLA
2 9 (0.77%) QA
3 4 (0.34%) COBIT
4 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.085%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.085%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.085%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 594 (50.55%) Active Directory
2 127 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 81 (6.89%) XenApp
4 62 (5.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 58 (4.94%) XenDesktop
6 43 (3.66%) Hyper-V
7 34 (2.89%) vSphere
8 26 (2.21%) VMware ESX
9 16 (1.36%) Xen
10 15 (1.28%) Terminal Services
10 15 (1.28%) VMware Workstation
11 12 (1.02%) NLBS
12 11 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
13 9 (0.77%) Terminal Server
13 9 (0.77%) NFS
14 8 (0.68%) BitLocker
15 7 (0.60%) vCloud
16 6 (0.51%) XenServer
17 5 (0.43%) DFS Replication
18 4 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 190 (16.17%) SCCM
2 25 (2.13%) WSUS
3 12 (1.02%) SCOM
3 12 (1.02%) Backup Exec
3 12 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 9 (0.77%) Casper Suite
4 9 (0.77%) EdgeSight
5 7 (0.60%) DameWare
5 7 (0.60%) WMI
6 6 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
6 6 (0.51%) ZENworks
7 5 (0.43%) Nessus
7 5 (0.43%) Puppet
7 5 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (0.43%) SCOrch
8 4 (0.34%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.34%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.34%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 452 (38.47%) Microsoft
2 327 (27.83%) Citrix
3 202 (17.19%) VMware
4 105 (8.94%) Cisco
5 88 (7.49%) Apple
6 52 (4.43%) HP
7 50 (4.26%) Reuters
7 50 (4.26%) Bloomberg
8 38 (3.23%) Lotus
9 29 (2.47%) AppSense
10 27 (2.30%) Symantec
11 25 (2.13%) Remedy
11 25 (2.13%) Dell
12 23 (1.96%) McAfee
13 21 (1.79%) Sophos
14 19 (1.62%) Oracle
15 18 (1.53%) CheckPoint
15 18 (1.53%) Adobe
16 16 (1.36%) F5
17 14 (1.19%) Altiris
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £120 - £160 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Premier IT
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £100 - £150 per day + negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £375.00 - £395.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £10 - £11 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Woodford Green, Essex
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £125 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
The Lifeways Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £220.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £340 - £410 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
North London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £150.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £15 - £18 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £180 - £200 per day + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £13 - £14 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago