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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 56 65 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 814 719 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.46% 2.96% 2.79%
As % of the Operating Systems category 15.25% 13.60% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 371 375
Average daily rate
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£213 £280 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.10% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £207 £275 £275
% change year-on-year
-24.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 105 97
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £27.80 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5339 5287 5686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.72% 21.78% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3532 3445 3262
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 256 377
Average hourly rate £15.25 £18.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.43% -3.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.03 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £39.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
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 29 July 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 July 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 July 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 +9 197 £225 -25.00% 41
Croydon +3 7 £225 +7.14% 1
Uxbridge +3 7 £475 -
Canary Wharf +29 6 £555 +217.14%
Docklands, London +15 5 £545 -16.15%
Hammersmith - 3 £260 -
Harrow - 3 £185 -
Hounslow - 2 £209 - 1
Bromley +1 1 £140 -
West Drayton - 1 - -
Greenwich - 1 £449 -
Clapham - - - - 1
Worcester Park - - - -
Wimbledon - - - - 1
Chiswick - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Brentford - - - -
Wembley - - - -
Edgware - - - -
Enfield - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Romford - - - -
Sidcup - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1597 (100.00%) Windows
2 757 (47.40%) Active Directory
3 631 (39.51%) Microsoft
4 601 (37.63%) MS Office
5 485 (30.37%) Windows XP
6 448 (28.05%) Citrix
7 338 (21.16%) MS Excel
8 328 (20.54%) Finance
9 323 (20.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 309 (19.35%) ITIL
11 272 (17.03%) MS Exchange
12 259 (16.22%) Blackberry
13 257 (16.09%) SCCM
14 225 (14.09%) VMware
15 205 (12.84%) Windows Server 2003
16 198 (12.40%) Migration
17 177 (11.08%) Banking
18 166 (10.39%) Cisco
19 158 (9.89%) Windows 8
20 155 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
21 137 (8.58%) XenApp
22 124 (7.76%) SharePoint
23 122 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
23 122 (7.64%) Microsoft App-V
24 115 (7.20%) DNS
25 114 (7.14%) SQL
26 113 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
27 109 (6.83%) TCP/IP
28 108 (6.76%) VPN
29 102 (6.39%) Legal

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 272 (17.03%) MS Exchange
2 124 (7.76%) SharePoint
3 113 (7.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 77 (4.82%) IBM Notes
5 74 (4.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 55 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2007
7 54 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 49 (3.07%) Lync
9 43 (2.69%) SharePoint 2010
10 23 (1.44%) Exchange Server 2013
11 15 (0.94%) WorkSite
11 15 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
11 15 (0.94%) IIS
12 5 (0.31%) Documentum
12 5 (0.31%) FileNet
12 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.19%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 601 (37.63%) MS Office
2 338 (21.16%) MS Excel
3 49 (3.07%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.57%) MS Project
5 16 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 10 (0.63%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.31%) RoboHelp
9 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.063%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 9 (0.56%) Eikon
2 5 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.25%) Misys Midas
3 4 (0.25%) assyst
4 3 (0.19%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (0.063%) Khalix
5 1 (0.063%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 61 (3.82%) Office 365
2 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 115 (7.20%) DNS
2 109 (6.83%) TCP/IP
3 108 (6.76%) VPN
4 99 (6.20%) DHCP
5 96 (6.01%) LAN
6 72 (4.51%) Firewall
7 64 (4.01%) WAN
8 61 (3.82%) Wireless
9 44 (2.76%) SAN
10 42 (2.63%) Internet
11 33 (2.07%) VoIP
12 30 (1.88%) NetScaler
13 22 (1.38%) MPLS
14 19 (1.19%) Intranet
15 17 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (0.94%) IP Telephony
16 15 (0.94%) DSL
17 14 (0.88%) 3G
17 14 (0.88%) BIG-IP
18 13 (0.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (5.32%) SQL Server
2 44 (2.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (0.63%) MS Access
7 9 (0.56%) QlikView
8 7 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.19%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.13%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.13%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.063%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.063%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.063%) SQL Anywhere
11 1 (0.063%) Sybase ASE
11 1 (0.063%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.063%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.063%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.063%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 71 (4.45%) MSI
2 21 (1.31%) InstallShield
3 16 (1.00%) Wise Package Studio
4 14 (0.88%) Jenkins
5 13 (0.81%) Ant
5 13 (0.81%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.44%) JIRA
7 6 (0.38%) AdminStudio
8 5 (0.31%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.25%) JMeter
9 4 (0.25%) Selenium
9 4 (0.25%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (0.19%) Subversion
11 2 (0.13%) ProC
12 1 (0.063%) VisualVM
12 1 (0.063%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.063%) FishEye
12 1 (0.063%) IntelliJ
General
1 328 (20.54%) Finance
2 177 (11.08%) Banking
3 102 (6.39%) Legal
4 101 (6.32%) Law
5 76 (4.76%) Investment Banking
6 53 (3.32%) Retail
7 47 (2.94%) Financial Institution
8 42 (2.63%) Front Office
9 25 (1.57%) Telecoms
10 23 (1.44%) Back Office
11 21 (1.31%) French Language
12 13 (0.81%) Advertising
13 9 (0.56%) German Language
14 6 (0.38%) Billing
15 5 (0.31%) Japanese Language
15 5 (0.31%) Marketing
15 5 (0.31%) Publishing
15 5 (0.31%) Games
15 5 (0.31%) Local Government
16 3 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 411 (25.74%) Analyst
2 230 (14.40%) Desktop Support
3 209 (13.09%) Support Analyst
4 202 (12.65%) Support Engineer
5 200 (12.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 144 (9.02%) Service Analyst
7 143 (8.95%) Service Desk Analyst
8 130 (8.14%) Desktop Engineer
9 110 (6.89%) 1st Line Support
10 86 (5.39%) Desktop Analyst
11 79 (4.95%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 68 (4.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 59 (3.69%) Help Desk Analyst
14 55 (3.44%) Applications Packager
14 55 (3.44%) Project Manager
15 53 (3.32%) Consultant
16 52 (3.26%) 3rd Line Support
16 52 (3.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 51 (3.19%) 1st Line Support Engineer
18 49 (3.07%) SCCM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (4.26%) Application Packaging
2 16 (1.00%) .NET
2 16 (1.00%) XML
3 15 (0.94%) WSH
4 9 (0.56%) HTML
4 9 (0.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 7 (0.44%) jQuery
5 7 (0.44%) XSLT
6 5 (0.31%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.31%) XMPP
6 5 (0.31%) Murex MxML
7 4 (0.25%) COM
7 4 (0.25%) Web Services
8 3 (0.19%) SOAP
8 3 (0.19%) Middleware
8 3 (0.19%) X-Windows
8 3 (0.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (0.19%) Android SDK
8 3 (0.19%) JSON
8 3 (0.19%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 259 (16.22%) Blackberry
2 56 (3.51%) iPhone
3 51 (3.19%) Hedge funds
4 46 (2.88%) Thin Client
4 46 (2.88%) Fat Client
5 27 (1.69%) NHS
5 27 (1.69%) iPad
6 23 (1.44%) Fixed Income
7 22 (1.38%) Clustering
8 18 (1.13%) E-Learning
8 18 (1.13%) Management Information System
9 17 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
9 17 (1.06%) Handset
9 17 (1.06%) Derivative
10 16 (1.00%) Equities
11 13 (0.81%) Replication
12 11 (0.69%) Client/Server
13 10 (0.63%) AS400
13 10 (0.63%) CMDB
14 7 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1597 (100.00%) Windows
2 485 (30.37%) Windows XP
3 323 (20.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 205 (12.84%) Windows Server 2003
5 158 (9.89%) Windows 8
6 94 (5.89%) Linux
7 65 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
8 60 (3.76%) Windows Vista
9 48 (3.01%) Mac OS X
10 44 (2.76%) Android
11 25 (1.57%) Windows 2000
12 21 (1.31%) Apple iOS
13 16 (1.00%) Solaris
14 15 (0.94%) UNIX
14 15 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (0.94%) Mac OS
15 10 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.25%) AIX
17 4 (0.25%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 309 (19.35%) ITIL
2 198 (12.40%) Migration
3 58 (3.63%) Document Management
4 57 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 50 (3.13%) Service Delivery
6 48 (3.01%) Asset Management
7 41 (2.57%) Service Management
8 40 (2.50%) Project Management
9 39 (2.44%) Change Management
10 35 (2.19%) PRINCE2
11 33 (2.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (1.63%) ITSM
12 26 (1.63%) Risk Management
12 26 (1.63%) Problem Management
13 25 (1.57%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (1.50%) Time Management
15 21 (1.31%) Stakeholder Management
16 20 (1.25%) Business Continuity
17 17 (1.06%) CRM
18 15 (0.94%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (7.14%) SQL
2 67 (4.20%) PowerShell
3 39 (2.44%) VBScript
4 36 (2.25%) VB
5 31 (1.94%) C#
6 26 (1.63%) Java
7 22 (1.38%) Perl
8 17 (1.06%) Python
9 14 (0.88%) C++
10 13 (0.81%) Scala
11 10 (0.63%) VBA
12 9 (0.56%) PL/SQL
13 7 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.31%) C
14 5 (0.31%) JavaScript
15 3 (0.19%) PHP
16 1 (0.063%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.063%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.063%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 122 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (3.51%) MCP
3 52 (3.26%) Security Cleared
4 45 (2.82%) MCSE
5 38 (2.38%) MCITP
6 36 (2.25%) SC Cleared
7 33 (2.07%) Degree
8 30 (1.88%) MCTS
9 23 (1.44%) A+ Certification
10 22 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
11 20 (1.25%) MCDST
12 15 (0.94%) MCSA
13 12 (0.75%) MOS
14 11 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (0.63%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 10 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (0.50%) CCA
17 5 (0.31%) DV Cleared
18 4 (0.25%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.51%) SLA
2 29 (1.82%) QA
3 7 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 757 (47.40%) Active Directory
2 155 (9.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 137 (8.58%) XenApp
4 122 (7.64%) Microsoft App-V
5 74 (4.63%) XenDesktop
6 45 (2.82%) Hyper-V
7 28 (1.75%) vSphere
8 22 (1.38%) VMware ESX
9 17 (1.06%) Terminal Services
10 15 (0.94%) XenServer
11 14 (0.88%) NLBS
12 13 (0.81%) Xen
13 12 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 10 (0.63%) Terminal Server
14 10 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.44%) Forefront TMG
16 5 (0.31%) ISA Server
17 3 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
18 2 (0.13%) Nmap
18 2 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 257 (16.09%) SCCM
2 46 (2.88%) WSUS
3 26 (1.63%) SCOM
4 21 (1.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 19 (1.19%) Backup Exec
5 19 (1.19%) AppDNA
6 15 (0.94%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 14 (0.88%) ARCserve
7 14 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 10 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
9 8 (0.50%) ZENworks
10 7 (0.44%) DameWare
11 6 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
12 5 (0.31%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.31%) WMI
12 5 (0.31%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 4 (0.25%) XenMobile
13 4 (0.25%) MIMEsweeper
14 3 (0.19%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 631 (39.51%) Microsoft
2 448 (28.05%) Citrix
3 225 (14.09%) VMware
4 166 (10.39%) Cisco
5 76 (4.76%) Lotus
6 74 (4.63%) HP
7 67 (4.20%) Apple
8 54 (3.38%) AppSense
9 50 (3.13%) Bloomberg
10 48 (3.01%) Dell
11 43 (2.69%) Reuters
12 41 (2.57%) Remedy
13 38 (2.38%) Altiris
14 37 (2.32%) Symantec
15 29 (1.82%) Wyse
16 24 (1.50%) EMC
17 22 (1.38%) LANDesk
18 20 (1.25%) Adobe
18 20 (1.25%) Oracle
18 20 (1.25%) Fidessa
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Rate: £140 to £150 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £140 - £180 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
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Rate: £110 to £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Rate: £10 to £13 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £175 - £184.75 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per day + market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Montash
Posted: 3 days ago
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Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £13 to £14 per hour
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London
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Rate: £160 per day
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Rate: £400 - £430 per day
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