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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 59 69 72
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 819 738 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.35% 2.94% 2.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.58% 12.75% 12.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 442 418 374
Average daily rate
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£200 £303 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.88% +0.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £155 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £250 £265
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 103 98
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £23.30 £25.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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
5616 5786 5583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.98% 23.06% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 3737 3819 3440
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 £175 £211 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 254 252 331
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £27.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +9 192 £230 -16.36% 52
Uxbridge -2 15 £166 - 1
Hounslow - 9 £238 - 1
Croydon +2 7 £355 +102.85%
Feltham +7 5 £185 -44.77%
Hayes -6 5 - - 1
Hammersmith 0 3 £260 +4.00%
Greenwich - 3 £330 -
Docklands, London +12 2 £375 -42.30% 1
Canary Wharf +11 2 £525 +200.00%
Harrow +3 2 £250 -35.48% 2
Twickenham +3 2 £160 -39.62%
Chessington - 2 - - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £160 - 1
Wembley +4 1 £150 -
Bromley 0 1 £140 -
Clapham - 1 £110 -
Wimbledon - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Greenford - - - -
Worcester Park - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Orpington - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 1656 (100.00%) Windows
2 799 (48.25%) Active Directory
3 667 (40.28%) Microsoft
4 649 (39.19%) MS Office
5 494 (29.83%) Windows XP
6 438 (26.45%) Citrix
7 361 (21.80%) MS Excel
8 323 (19.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 318 (19.20%) Finance
10 317 (19.14%) ITIL
11 263 (15.88%) SCCM
12 260 (15.70%) MS Exchange
12 260 (15.70%) Blackberry
13 209 (12.62%) Windows Server 2003
14 203 (12.26%) VMware
15 179 (10.81%) Banking
16 176 (10.63%) Migration
17 171 (10.33%) Windows 8
18 150 (9.06%) Cisco
19 141 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
20 126 (7.61%) Legal
20 126 (7.61%) SQL
21 119 (7.19%) XenApp
21 119 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2010
22 118 (7.13%) SharePoint
23 114 (6.88%) TCP/IP
23 114 (6.88%) DNS
24 112 (6.76%) LAN
25 111 (6.70%) VPN
25 111 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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
1 260 (15.70%) MS Exchange
2 119 (7.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 118 (7.13%) SharePoint
4 82 (4.95%) IBM Notes
5 81 (4.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 59 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 59 (3.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 54 (3.26%) Lync
8 42 (2.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 23 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
9 23 (1.39%) WorkSite
10 21 (1.27%) IIS
11 13 (0.79%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.30%) FileNet
13 5 (0.30%) Documentum
14 3 (0.18%) WebSphere Application Server
14 3 (0.18%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.18%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 649 (39.19%) MS Office
2 361 (21.80%) MS Excel
3 41 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 29 (1.75%) MS Project
5 14 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
5 14 (0.85%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.42%) Acrobat
7 6 (0.36%) Adobe Captivate
8 5 (0.30%) RoboHelp
9 4 (0.24%) InfoPath
10 2 (0.12%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.060%) CorelDRAW
11 1 (0.060%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.060%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 6 (0.36%) assyst
1 6 (0.36%) Eikon
2 5 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.24%) Misys Midas
4 3 (0.18%) JDE OneWorld
5 2 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.060%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.060%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.38%) Office 365
2 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.12%) IaaS
3 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.060%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 114 (6.88%) TCP/IP
1 114 (6.88%) DNS
2 112 (6.76%) LAN
3 111 (6.70%) VPN
4 105 (6.34%) DHCP
5 80 (4.83%) WAN
6 64 (3.86%) Firewall
7 61 (3.68%) Wireless
8 42 (2.54%) Internet
9 36 (2.17%) SAN
10 35 (2.11%) VoIP
11 28 (1.69%) NetScaler
12 27 (1.63%) MPLS
13 20 (1.21%) Intranet
14 19 (1.15%) IP Telephony
14 19 (1.15%) BIG-IP
15 17 (1.03%) DSL
16 16 (0.97%) WLAN
17 15 (0.91%) 3G
17 15 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (0.91%) MS Access
7 8 (0.48%) QlikView
8 7 (0.42%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.12%) EDMS
11 2 (0.12%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.12%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.060%) OLAP
12 1 (0.060%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.060%) FileMaker
12 1 (0.060%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 64 (3.86%) MSI
2 16 (0.97%) InstallShield
3 10 (0.60%) Wise Package Studio
4 6 (0.36%) AdminStudio
5 5 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.24%) JIRA
6 4 (0.24%) Subversion
7 3 (0.18%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.12%) IntelliJ
8 2 (0.12%) ProC
8 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.060%) VisualVM
9 1 (0.060%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.060%) FishEye
9 1 (0.060%) Selenium
9 1 (0.060%) WinDbg
9 1 (0.060%) Maven
9 1 (0.060%) JMeter
9 1 (0.060%) Log4j
9 1 (0.060%) JUnit
General
1 318 (19.20%) Finance
2 179 (10.81%) Banking
3 126 (7.61%) Legal
4 104 (6.28%) Law
5 71 (4.29%) Investment Banking
6 57 (3.44%) Retail
7 38 (2.29%) Financial Institution
8 32 (1.93%) Front Office
9 27 (1.63%) Back Office
9 27 (1.63%) Telecoms
10 24 (1.45%) French Language
11 15 (0.91%) Advertising
12 9 (0.54%) Publishing
12 9 (0.54%) German Language
13 6 (0.36%) Marketing
13 6 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.30%) Games
15 4 (0.24%) Billing
15 4 (0.24%) Private Banking
15 4 (0.24%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 462 (27.90%) Analyst
2 240 (14.49%) Desktop Support
3 219 (13.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 214 (12.92%) Support Engineer
5 210 (12.68%) Support Analyst
6 174 (10.51%) Service Analyst
7 173 (10.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 146 (8.82%) Desktop Engineer
9 119 (7.19%) 1st Line Support
10 87 (5.25%) Desktop Analyst
11 80 (4.83%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 75 (4.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
13 69 (4.17%) Project Manager
14 56 (3.38%) 3rd Line Support
15 54 (3.26%) IT Support
16 52 (3.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
17 49 (2.96%) Consultant
18 48 (2.90%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 48 (2.90%) SCCM Engineer
19 46 (2.78%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (3.26%) Application Packaging
2 29 (1.75%) .NET
3 21 (1.27%) XML
4 11 (0.66%) HTML
5 9 (0.54%) STL
5 9 (0.54%) WSH
6 7 (0.42%) Web Services
7 6 (0.36%) jQuery
7 6 (0.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (0.30%) XMPP
8 5 (0.30%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.24%) SOAP
9 4 (0.24%) CSS
9 4 (0.24%) XSLT
9 4 (0.24%) OLE
9 4 (0.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.24%) Android SDK
9 4 (0.24%) JSON
10 3 (0.18%) HTML5
10 3 (0.18%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 260 (15.70%) Blackberry
2 76 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
3 52 (3.14%) iPhone
4 50 (3.02%) Hedge funds
5 43 (2.60%) Thin Client
5 43 (2.60%) Fat Client
6 33 (1.99%) NHS
7 30 (1.81%) iPad
8 23 (1.39%) Handset
9 22 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
10 17 (1.03%) Fixed Income
10 17 (1.03%) Management Information System
11 14 (0.85%) Client/Server
12 13 (0.79%) Replication
12 13 (0.79%) Clustering
13 12 (0.72%) E-Learning
13 12 (0.72%) AS400
14 10 (0.60%) Equities
14 10 (0.60%) CMDB
15 9 (0.54%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1656 (100.00%) Windows
2 494 (29.83%) Windows XP
3 323 (19.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 209 (12.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 171 (10.33%) Windows 8
6 75 (4.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 71 (4.29%) Linux
8 60 (3.62%) Windows Vista
9 55 (3.32%) Android
10 53 (3.20%) Mac OS X
11 35 (2.11%) Apple iOS
12 22 (1.33%) Windows 2000
13 20 (1.21%) Mac OS
14 14 (0.85%) UNIX
14 14 (0.85%) Solaris
15 8 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (0.48%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.24%) AIX
16 4 (0.24%) NetWare
17 3 (0.18%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (19.14%) ITIL
2 176 (10.63%) Migration
3 57 (3.44%) Service Delivery
3 57 (3.44%) Incident Management
4 53 (3.20%) Document Management
5 51 (3.08%) Asset Management
6 41 (2.48%) PRINCE2
7 40 (2.42%) Change Management
8 38 (2.29%) Service Management
9 36 (2.17%) Project Management
10 33 (1.99%) User Acceptance Testing
11 29 (1.75%) Time Management
12 26 (1.57%) Problem Management
13 25 (1.51%) Disaster Recovery
14 24 (1.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 24 (1.45%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (1.39%) CRM
16 20 (1.21%) E-Commerce
17 19 (1.15%) ITSM
18 18 (1.09%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (7.61%) SQL
2 66 (3.99%) PowerShell
3 38 (2.29%) VBScript
4 36 (2.17%) C#
5 33 (1.99%) VB
6 19 (1.15%) VBA
7 18 (1.09%) Java
8 13 (0.79%) Python
9 12 (0.72%) Perl
10 10 (0.60%) C++
11 5 (0.30%) C
11 5 (0.30%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.30%) Shell Script
11 5 (0.30%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.24%) JavaScript
13 3 (0.18%) PHP
13 3 (0.18%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.060%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.060%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 111 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (3.20%) MCP
3 49 (2.96%) MCSE
4 43 (2.60%) Security Cleared
5 34 (2.05%) MCITP
6 32 (1.93%) Degree
7 28 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 27 (1.63%) A+ Certification
9 24 (1.45%) MCTS
10 23 (1.39%) MCSA
11 21 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (1.21%) MOS
13 13 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 11 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
16 8 (0.48%) MCDST
17 7 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
17 7 (0.42%) CCA
18 6 (0.36%) CCNA
18 6 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (4.29%) SLA
2 22 (1.33%) QA
3 8 (0.48%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.18%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 799 (48.25%) Active Directory
2 141 (8.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (7.19%) XenApp
4 102 (6.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 61 (3.68%) XenDesktop
6 43 (2.60%) Hyper-V
7 26 (1.57%) vSphere
8 22 (1.33%) VMware ESX
9 17 (1.03%) NLBS
10 16 (0.97%) Xen
10 16 (0.97%) Terminal Services
11 13 (0.79%) XenServer
12 12 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 10 (0.60%) Terminal Server
14 9 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
15 7 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
16 4 (0.24%) ISA Server
16 4 (0.24%) Novell eDirectory
17 3 (0.18%) NDS
17 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 263 (15.88%) SCCM
2 40 (2.42%) WSUS
3 25 (1.51%) SCOM
4 20 (1.21%) Backup Exec
5 14 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 14 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 13 (0.79%) AppDNA
7 12 (0.72%) ARCserve
7 12 (0.72%) WMI
8 11 (0.66%) ZENworks
9 9 (0.54%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 8 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.36%) DameWare
12 5 (0.30%) NetBackup
12 5 (0.30%) SCOrch
12 5 (0.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 5 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.24%) XenMobile
13 4 (0.24%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 667 (40.28%) Microsoft
2 438 (26.45%) Citrix
3 203 (12.26%) VMware
4 150 (9.06%) Cisco
5 81 (4.89%) HP
5 81 (4.89%) Lotus
6 73 (4.41%) Apple
7 57 (3.44%) Dell
8 47 (2.84%) Bloomberg
8 47 (2.84%) Symantec
9 44 (2.66%) Remedy
10 43 (2.60%) Altiris
10 43 (2.60%) AppSense
11 34 (2.05%) Reuters
12 30 (1.81%) Wyse
13 23 (1.39%) LANDesk
13 23 (1.39%) Oracle
14 22 (1.33%) CheckPoint
15 21 (1.27%) IBM
16 19 (1.15%) Adobe
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