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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 74 51 67
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 582 792 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.63% 3.50% 2.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.23% 16.09% 13.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 428 298
Average daily rate
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£225 £248 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -17.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £463 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
- -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 132 92
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.42 £15.00 £14.81
% change year-on-year
-3.85% +1.26%
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
4759 4922 4458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.47% 21.75% 20.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3165 3353 2910
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 236 239
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.09 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -11 145 £240 +6.66% 32
Uxbridge +4 9 £353 - 2
Croydon -15 7 £325 +112.41% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +3 4 £174 +11.93%
Romford - 4 - -
Twickenham -6 3 - -
Bromley +2 2 - - 2
Harrow 0 2 £110 -8.33%
Hounslow -4 2 £313 +86.56%
Welling - 2 £110 -
Westminster - 2 - -
Canary Wharf -12 1 £130 -81.42%
Ealing - 1 £110 -
Woodford Green - 1 £113 -
Ilford - 1 £230 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Enfield - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - - 1
South Croydon - 1 - -
Southall - 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1148 (100.00%) Windows
2 603 (52.53%) Active Directory
3 467 (40.68%) Microsoft
4 417 (36.32%) MS Office
5 291 (25.35%) Citrix
6 284 (24.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 245 (21.34%) ITIL
8 227 (19.77%) MS Excel
8 227 (19.77%) Windows XP
9 213 (18.55%) Finance
10 210 (18.29%) Windows 8
11 202 (17.60%) Blackberry
12 199 (17.33%) VMware
13 192 (16.72%) SCCM
14 187 (16.29%) MS Exchange
15 144 (12.54%) Windows Server 2012
16 139 (12.11%) Windows Server 2003
17 120 (10.45%) Migration
18 113 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
19 110 (9.58%) TCP/IP
20 102 (8.89%) LAN
21 99 (8.62%) Cisco
22 98 (8.54%) VPN
22 98 (8.54%) Apple
23 89 (7.75%) DNS
24 87 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
24 87 (7.58%) SQL
25 79 (6.88%) WAN
25 79 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
26 76 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 187 (16.29%) MS Exchange
2 76 (6.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 67 (5.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 54 (4.70%) SharePoint
5 50 (4.36%) Lync
6 31 (2.70%) WorkSite
6 31 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
7 30 (2.61%) IBM Notes
8 29 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 23 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
10 14 (1.22%) IIS
11 12 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
12 9 (0.78%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.61%) Confluence
14 5 (0.44%) JBoss
14 5 (0.44%) Jetty
15 4 (0.35%) Node.js
16 3 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
17 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
Applications
1 417 (36.32%) MS Office
2 227 (19.77%) MS Excel
3 26 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.66%) MS Visio
5 14 (1.22%) MS Project
6 8 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 7 (0.61%) Maya
8 2 (0.17%) Shockwave
8 2 (0.17%) Quicktime
8 2 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.17%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.087%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.087%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.087%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.087%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.61%) Eikon
1 7 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.44%) assyst
3 4 (0.35%) IntelliMatch
3 4 (0.35%) Kondor+
3 4 (0.35%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.087%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.087%) RMDS
4 1 (0.087%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.087%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.087%) RiskWrite
4 1 (0.087%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.087%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.087%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.087%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.62%) Office 365
2 9 (0.78%) Google Apps
3 6 (0.52%) SaaS
3 6 (0.52%) OneDrive
4 5 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.35%) Google Drive
6 3 (0.26%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (0.087%) Yammer
8 1 (0.087%) IaaS
8 1 (0.087%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 110 (9.58%) TCP/IP
2 102 (8.89%) LAN
3 98 (8.54%) VPN
4 89 (7.75%) DNS
5 79 (6.88%) WAN
6 75 (6.53%) DHCP
7 67 (5.84%) Firewall
8 48 (4.18%) Internet
9 37 (3.22%) SAN
10 29 (2.53%) VoIP
11 28 (2.44%) Wireless
12 23 (2.00%) NAS
13 21 (1.83%) MPLS
13 21 (1.83%) NetScaler
14 20 (1.74%) Network Security
14 20 (1.74%) BIG-IP
15 16 (1.39%) iSCSI
15 16 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (1.39%) VLAN
16 14 (1.22%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (0.96%) MySQL
4 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (0.52%) FileMaker
6 5 (0.44%) IDOL
6 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.44%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.35%) QlikView
7 4 (0.35%) MS Access
8 2 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.087%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.087%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.087%) EDMS
9 1 (0.087%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.087%) DB2
9 1 (0.087%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.087%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 41 (3.57%) MSI
2 14 (1.22%) Jenkins
3 11 (0.96%) Visual Studio
4 9 (0.78%) InstallShield
5 6 (0.52%) AdminStudio
6 5 (0.44%) CruiseControl
6 5 (0.44%) IntelliJ
6 5 (0.44%) GitLab
6 5 (0.44%) VisualVM
6 5 (0.44%) FishEye
6 5 (0.44%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.17%) JIRA
9 1 (0.087%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 213 (18.55%) Finance
2 75 (6.53%) Banking
3 66 (5.75%) Retail
3 66 (5.75%) Legal
4 65 (5.66%) Law
5 28 (2.44%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.92%) Investment Banking
7 21 (1.83%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.22%) Marketing
8 14 (1.22%) Back Office
9 11 (0.96%) Japanese Language
9 11 (0.96%) Spanish Language
10 10 (0.87%) Games
11 8 (0.70%) Publishing
12 7 (0.61%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.44%) Advertising
14 3 (0.26%) Billing
14 3 (0.26%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.26%) French Language
14 3 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 338 (29.44%) Analyst
2 214 (18.64%) Desktop Support
3 188 (16.38%) Support Engineer
4 161 (14.02%) Support Analyst
5 134 (11.67%) Service Analyst
5 134 (11.67%) Service Desk Analyst
6 133 (11.59%) 2nd Line Support
7 123 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
8 81 (7.06%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 60 (5.23%) Desktop Analyst
10 58 (5.05%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 56 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
12 55 (4.79%) IT Support
13 48 (4.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 48 (4.18%) Consultant
14 44 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 42 (3.66%) 3rd Line Support
15 42 (3.66%) Project Manager
16 31 (2.70%) Administrator
17 28 (2.44%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.14%) Application Packaging
2 18 (1.57%) .NET
3 9 (0.78%) HTML
4 7 (0.61%) X-Windows
4 7 (0.61%) ASP.NET
5 5 (0.44%) Web Services
6 4 (0.35%) CSS
6 4 (0.35%) Middleware
7 3 (0.26%) Flash
7 3 (0.26%) JSP
7 3 (0.26%) XML
7 3 (0.26%) jQuery
8 2 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.17%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.17%) HTML5
8 2 (0.17%) CSS3
8 2 (0.17%) J2EE
9 1 (0.087%) Ajax
9 1 (0.087%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.087%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 202 (17.60%) Blackberry
2 79 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (5.84%) iPhone
4 56 (4.88%) iPad
5 26 (2.26%) Thin Client
5 26 (2.26%) Fat Client
6 21 (1.83%) Management Information System
6 21 (1.83%) Hedge funds
7 20 (1.74%) NHS
8 18 (1.57%) Handset
9 17 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
10 16 (1.39%) Client/Server
11 13 (1.13%) Clustering
12 10 (0.87%) PDA
13 9 (0.78%) FMCG
14 7 (0.61%) Smartphone
14 7 (0.61%) EPoS
14 7 (0.61%) Computer Science
15 5 (0.44%) Open Source
15 5 (0.44%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 1148 (100.00%) Windows
2 284 (24.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 227 (19.77%) Windows XP
4 210 (18.29%) Windows 8
5 144 (12.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 139 (12.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 74 (6.45%) Mac OS X
8 63 (5.49%) Linux
9 59 (5.14%) Android
10 43 (3.75%) Apple iOS
11 30 (2.61%) UNIX
12 26 (2.26%) Windows Vista
13 21 (1.83%) Mac OS
14 13 (1.13%) Mac OS X Server
15 11 (0.96%) Ubuntu
16 9 (0.78%) Windows 2000
17 7 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
17 7 (0.61%) CentOS
18 6 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 5 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (21.34%) ITIL
2 120 (10.45%) Migration
3 44 (3.83%) Service Management
4 41 (3.57%) Project Management
5 38 (3.31%) Service Delivery
6 29 (2.53%) Asset Management
7 28 (2.44%) Problem Management
7 28 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (2.35%) PRINCE2
8 27 (2.35%) Change Management
9 25 (2.18%) Incident Management
10 23 (2.00%) Time Management
11 20 (1.74%) Configuration Management
12 19 (1.66%) Capacity Planning
12 19 (1.66%) Performance Monitoring
13 18 (1.57%) Business Continuity
13 18 (1.57%) ITSM
14 16 (1.39%) Root Cause Analysis
14 16 (1.39%) Document Management
14 16 (1.39%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 87 (7.58%) SQL
2 68 (5.92%) PowerShell
3 25 (2.18%) Java
4 24 (2.09%) VBScript
5 14 (1.22%) Python
6 13 (1.13%) VBA
6 13 (1.13%) C#
7 11 (0.96%) VB
8 10 (0.87%) JavaScript
9 9 (0.78%) Bash Shell
10 8 (0.70%) C++
10 8 (0.70%) Perl
10 8 (0.70%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.44%) C
12 4 (0.35%) Lua
13 2 (0.17%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.17%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.087%) AWK
14 1 (0.087%) Korn
14 1 (0.087%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 87 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (5.49%) Security Cleared
3 56 (4.88%) MCSE
4 44 (3.83%) SC Cleared
5 39 (3.40%) MCP
6 33 (2.87%) Degree
7 23 (2.00%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (2.00%) MCTS
8 22 (1.92%) CCNA
9 20 (1.74%) MCITP
9 20 (1.74%) MCSA
10 17 (1.48%) ITIL Certification
11 14 (1.22%) MOS
12 12 (1.05%) DV Cleared
13 10 (0.87%) MCDST
14 9 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (0.61%) A+ Certification
15 7 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (0.52%) CCNP
17 5 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.45%) SLA
2 10 (0.87%) QA
3 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.35%) COBIT
5 3 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.087%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 603 (52.53%) Active Directory
2 113 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (6.45%) XenApp
4 61 (5.31%) Microsoft App-V
5 55 (4.79%) XenDesktop
6 39 (3.40%) vSphere
7 38 (3.31%) Hyper-V
8 27 (2.35%) VMware ESX
9 13 (1.13%) Xen
9 13 (1.13%) Terminal Services
9 13 (1.13%) NLBS
10 11 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.87%) Terminal Server
11 10 (0.87%) VMware Workstation
12 9 (0.78%) NFS
13 8 (0.70%) BitLocker
14 5 (0.44%) vCloud
14 5 (0.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 5 (0.44%) XenServer
15 4 (0.35%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 192 (16.72%) SCCM
2 25 (2.18%) WSUS
3 13 (1.13%) Casper Suite
4 11 (0.96%) Backup Exec
4 11 (0.96%) SCOM
5 9 (0.78%) EdgeSight
5 9 (0.78%) Puppet
6 8 (0.70%) ZABBIX
7 7 (0.61%) WMI
7 7 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 7 (0.61%) AirWatch
8 6 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
8 6 (0.52%) ZENworks
8 6 (0.52%) DameWare
9 5 (0.44%) Nessus
9 5 (0.44%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
10 4 (0.35%) Cacti
10 4 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.35%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 467 (40.68%) Microsoft
2 291 (25.35%) Citrix
3 199 (17.33%) VMware
4 99 (8.62%) Cisco
5 98 (8.54%) Apple
6 45 (3.92%) HP
7 37 (3.22%) Bloomberg
8 36 (3.14%) Reuters
9 31 (2.70%) AppSense
10 30 (2.61%) Lotus
11 24 (2.09%) Dell
11 24 (2.09%) Symantec
12 23 (2.00%) Remedy
13 21 (1.83%) McAfee
13 21 (1.83%) Adobe
14 20 (1.74%) CheckPoint
15 18 (1.57%) ServiceNow
15 18 (1.57%) Sophos
16 17 (1.48%) F5
17 16 (1.39%) Oracle
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £100.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 160 per day plus Expenses
Posted: Yesterday
London College of Communication - Elephant and...
University of the Arts London
Rate: £27,226 to £33,236 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £110 - £150 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £475 - 535 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Premier IT
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
iKonnect
Rate: £90 - £110 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £240 to £280 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £535 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £130 - £150 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
C.O.A.L IT Services Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Premier IT
Rate: £160 - £180 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £16 - £18 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £80 - £100 per day
Posted: 6 days ago