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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 65 55 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 751 832 667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 3.14% 3.33% 2.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.68% 14.65% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 457 398
Average daily rate
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£210 £323 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.88% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £127 £146 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £475 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 100 80
Average hourly rate £14.04 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.41% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £22.00 £25.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+4.54% -7.53%
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
5490 5680 4859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.97% 22.74% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3852 3775 3202
Average daily rate £400 £400 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 226 237 256
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -10 177 £250 -16.66% 37
Uxbridge +6 13 £166 -
Canary Wharf +17 11 £400 -3.03%
Chessington +2 6 £150 - 1
Hounslow +6 5 £200 +81.81% 1
Croydon -5 5 £288 +1.76% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +2 4 £160 -3.03%
Hayes -1 4 - -
Wembley - 4 £150 -
Greenwich +5 3 £154 -53.23%
Bromley +4 1 £110 - 1
Ealing +1 1 - -
Harrow -2 1 - -
Twickenham - 1 - -
Westminster - - - -
Hillingdon - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Chiswick - - - - 1
Mayfair - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Greenford - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Southall - - - -
Stanmore - - - - 1
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 1
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1562 (100.00%) Windows
2 736 (47.12%) Active Directory
3 617 (39.50%) MS Office
4 605 (38.73%) Microsoft
5 458 (29.32%) Windows XP
6 391 (25.03%) Citrix
7 355 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 315 (20.17%) Finance
9 303 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 297 (19.01%) ITIL
11 273 (17.48%) Blackberry
12 263 (16.84%) MS Exchange
13 233 (14.92%) SCCM
14 204 (13.06%) VMware
15 180 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
16 177 (11.33%) Windows 8
17 164 (10.50%) Banking
18 159 (10.18%) Migration
19 150 (9.60%) Cisco
20 145 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
21 136 (8.71%) VPN
22 132 (8.45%) TCP/IP
23 131 (8.39%) SQL
23 131 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2010
24 123 (7.87%) DNS
25 122 (7.81%) LAN
26 119 (7.62%) Legal
27 113 (7.23%) DHCP
28 112 (7.17%) XenApp
29 111 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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
1 263 (16.84%) MS Exchange
2 131 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 104 (6.66%) SharePoint
4 99 (6.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 74 (4.74%) IBM Notes
6 63 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 55 (3.52%) Exchange Server 2003
8 50 (3.20%) Lync
9 36 (2.30%) WorkSite
10 20 (1.28%) IIS
10 20 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.19%) Office Communications Server
12 3 (0.19%) Lotus Domino
12 3 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.13%) CMS
13 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
13 2 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.064%) Confluence
Applications
1 617 (39.50%) MS Office
2 355 (22.73%) MS Excel
3 41 (2.62%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.79%) MS Project
5 20 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
6 17 (1.09%) MS Visio
7 4 (0.26%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.13%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.064%) Maya
10 1 (0.064%) CorelDRAW
10 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.064%) Quicktime
10 1 (0.064%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.064%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.064%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 8 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.38%) assyst
3 4 (0.26%) Misys Midas
4 3 (0.19%) Eikon
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.064%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.064%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.064%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 33 (2.11%) Office 365
2 3 (0.19%) IaaS
3 1 (0.064%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.064%) SaaS
3 1 (0.064%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 136 (8.71%) VPN
2 132 (8.45%) TCP/IP
3 123 (7.87%) DNS
4 122 (7.81%) LAN
5 113 (7.23%) DHCP
6 98 (6.27%) WAN
7 82 (5.25%) Firewall
8 73 (4.67%) Wireless
9 57 (3.65%) Internet
10 42 (2.69%) SAN
11 31 (1.98%) VoIP
12 27 (1.73%) MPLS
13 19 (1.22%) BIG-IP
13 19 (1.22%) NetScaler
14 18 (1.15%) DSL
15 17 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (1.09%) WLAN
16 15 (0.96%) Cisco IOS
17 14 (0.90%) FTP
17 14 (0.90%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (5.25%) SQL Server
2 29 (1.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (0.51%) MS Access
6 5 (0.32%) MySQL
6 5 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.26%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.26%) EDMS
8 3 (0.19%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.13%) FileMaker
9 2 (0.13%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.13%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.064%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.064%) OLAP
10 1 (0.064%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.064%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.064%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 51 (3.27%) MSI
2 6 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.32%) Wise Package Studio
4 4 (0.26%) JIRA
5 3 (0.19%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.19%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.13%) AdminStudio
6 2 (0.13%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.13%) ProC
7 1 (0.064%) JUnit
7 1 (0.064%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.064%) Log4j
7 1 (0.064%) Xcode
7 1 (0.064%) Subversion
7 1 (0.064%) Maven
7 1 (0.064%) VisualVM
7 1 (0.064%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.064%) FishEye
7 1 (0.064%) WinDbg
General
1 315 (20.17%) Finance
2 164 (10.50%) Banking
3 119 (7.62%) Legal
4 108 (6.91%) Law
5 60 (3.84%) Investment Banking
6 50 (3.20%) Retail
7 35 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 28 (1.79%) Financial Institution
9 23 (1.47%) Back Office
10 22 (1.41%) Front Office
11 18 (1.15%) French Language
12 12 (0.77%) Advertising
12 12 (0.77%) Publishing
13 9 (0.58%) Marketing
14 8 (0.51%) Spanish Language
15 7 (0.45%) German Language
15 7 (0.45%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.32%) Games
17 4 (0.26%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.26%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 479 (30.67%) Analyst
2 235 (15.04%) Support Analyst
3 229 (14.66%) Desktop Support
4 212 (13.57%) Support Engineer
5 192 (12.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 172 (11.01%) Service Analyst
7 171 (10.95%) Service Desk Analyst
8 141 (9.03%) Desktop Engineer
9 95 (6.08%) 1st Line Support
10 84 (5.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 79 (5.06%) Desktop Analyst
12 74 (4.74%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 74 (4.74%) IT Support
13 60 (3.84%) 3rd Line Support
14 54 (3.46%) Project Manager
15 52 (3.33%) Help Desk Analyst
16 51 (3.27%) Consultant
17 43 (2.75%) Help Desk Support
18 41 (2.62%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
19 39 (2.50%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (2.94%) Application Packaging
2 33 (2.11%) .NET
3 23 (1.47%) XML
4 17 (1.09%) STL
5 13 (0.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 7 (0.45%) HTML
7 5 (0.32%) Web Services
8 4 (0.26%) WSH
8 4 (0.26%) CSS
8 4 (0.26%) CSS3
8 4 (0.26%) HTML5
9 3 (0.19%) JSON
9 3 (0.19%) OLE
10 2 (0.13%) X-Windows
10 2 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.13%) LINQ
10 2 (0.13%) Middleware
10 2 (0.13%) XSLT
10 2 (0.13%) REST
10 2 (0.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 273 (17.48%) Blackberry
2 73 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (3.46%) iPhone
4 53 (3.39%) Thin Client
4 53 (3.39%) Fat Client
5 37 (2.37%) Hedge funds
6 36 (2.30%) NHS
6 36 (2.30%) iPad
7 25 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
8 23 (1.47%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.41%) Fixed Income
10 20 (1.28%) Smartphone
10 20 (1.28%) Handset
11 18 (1.15%) Client/Server
12 16 (1.02%) Derivative
13 14 (0.90%) Clustering
14 13 (0.83%) Computer Science
15 12 (0.77%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 12 (0.77%) Grid Computing
15 12 (0.77%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1562 (100.00%) Windows
2 458 (29.32%) Windows XP
3 303 (19.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 180 (11.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 177 (11.33%) Windows 8
6 78 (4.99%) Linux
7 67 (4.29%) Mac OS X
8 65 (4.16%) Windows Vista
8 65 (4.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 58 (3.71%) Android
10 46 (2.94%) Apple iOS
11 23 (1.47%) Mac OS
12 21 (1.34%) UNIX
13 12 (0.77%) Solaris
14 11 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
15 6 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 5 (0.32%) SUSE
16 5 (0.32%) NetWare
17 4 (0.26%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (19.01%) ITIL
2 159 (10.18%) Migration
3 57 (3.65%) Incident Management
4 53 (3.39%) Asset Management
5 51 (3.27%) Document Management
6 49 (3.14%) Service Delivery
7 39 (2.50%) Service Management
8 38 (2.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 38 (2.43%) Time Management
9 37 (2.37%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (2.30%) Change Management
11 35 (2.24%) Project Management
11 35 (2.24%) Problem Management
12 34 (2.18%) User Acceptance Testing
13 31 (1.98%) PRINCE2
14 23 (1.47%) CRM
15 21 (1.34%) Performance Management
16 20 (1.28%) Business Continuity
17 18 (1.15%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (1.15%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 131 (8.39%) SQL
2 52 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 37 (2.37%) VBScript
4 33 (2.11%) VB
5 26 (1.66%) VBA
6 24 (1.54%) C#
7 20 (1.28%) Python
8 18 (1.15%) C++
8 18 (1.15%) Java
8 18 (1.15%) Perl
9 8 (0.51%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.26%) VB6
10 4 (0.26%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.26%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.26%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.26%) C
11 3 (0.19%) PHP
11 3 (0.19%) PL/SQL
11 3 (0.19%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.064%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 111 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (3.91%) Security Cleared
3 48 (3.07%) MCP
4 44 (2.82%) MCSE
5 41 (2.62%) A+ Certification
6 36 (2.30%) SC Cleared
7 35 (2.24%) MCITP
8 26 (1.66%) MOS
9 22 (1.41%) Degree
9 22 (1.41%) MCSA
10 19 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (1.15%) MCDST
12 16 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (0.70%) CCNA
14 8 (0.51%) MCTS
14 8 (0.51%) Network+ Certification
15 7 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
16 6 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 5 (0.32%) PMI Certification
18 4 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.51%) SLA
2 8 (0.51%) QA
3 6 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 736 (47.12%) Active Directory
2 145 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 112 (7.17%) XenApp
4 74 (4.74%) Microsoft App-V
5 60 (3.84%) XenDesktop
6 56 (3.59%) Hyper-V
7 23 (1.47%) Xen
8 18 (1.15%) vSphere
9 17 (1.09%) NLBS
10 15 (0.96%) Terminal Services
11 13 (0.83%) Terminal Server
11 13 (0.83%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 13 (0.83%) XenServer
12 9 (0.58%) VMware ESX
12 9 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
13 7 (0.45%) VMware Server
13 7 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.32%) Firmware
15 4 (0.26%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 233 (14.92%) SCCM
2 36 (2.30%) WSUS
3 26 (1.66%) SCOM
4 20 (1.28%) Backup Exec
5 14 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 14 (0.90%) ZENworks
6 13 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
6 13 (0.83%) SCVMM
7 12 (0.77%) WMI
7 12 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 10 (0.64%) Casper Suite
9 9 (0.58%) EdgeSight
9 9 (0.58%) McAfee ePO
10 8 (0.51%) NetBackup
10 8 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 8 (0.51%) SCDPM
11 7 (0.45%) DameWare
12 6 (0.38%) ARCserve
12 6 (0.38%) SCOrch
12 6 (0.38%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 605 (38.73%) Microsoft
2 391 (25.03%) Citrix
3 204 (13.06%) VMware
4 150 (9.60%) Cisco
5 90 (5.76%) HP
6 84 (5.38%) Apple
7 74 (4.74%) Bloomberg
8 72 (4.61%) Symantec
8 72 (4.61%) Lotus
9 58 (3.71%) Reuters
10 52 (3.33%) Dell
11 49 (3.14%) Altiris
12 48 (3.07%) AppSense
13 37 (2.37%) Remedy
14 35 (2.24%) McAfee
15 30 (1.92%) Wyse
15 30 (1.92%) Oracle
16 24 (1.54%) CheckPoint
16 24 (1.54%) Sophos
17 22 (1.41%) Interwoven
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £175 - £275 per day + Neg
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Romford, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £8 - £9 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Salt
Rate: £200 - £260 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £180 to £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £12 to £15 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Red Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £185.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Roc Search
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum - 6 Months Fixed-Term Contract
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £14 - £15 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
TEKsystems
Rate: £210 - £240 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £9 - £14 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £12 to £14 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago