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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 100 81 52
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -29
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 494 549 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.33% 2.59% 3.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.58% 11.35% 15.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 303 385
Average daily rate £200 £195 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £123 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £424 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 79 110
Average hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £25.00 £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
4267 4838 4798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.15% 22.81% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2914 3323 3147
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% +0.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 153 210
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -14 70 £233 +4.49% 19
Canary Wharf +2 4 £219 -41.66%
Westminster - 4 £413 -
Ilford - 3 £200 -
Kingston Upon Thames +5 2 £165 +32.00%
Uxbridge 0 2 £213 -5.55%
Chessington -1 2 - -
Hammersmith -2 2 £120 -54.71% 1
Bromley -5 2 £150 +27.65%
New Malden - 2 £300 - 1
Wembley - 2 £120 -
Hounslow +3 1 £100 -50.61% 1
Wimbledon -2 1 £130 -18.75%
Croydon -20 1 £140 -62.66%
Carshalton - 1 - -
Southall - 1 - -
Paddington - 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1019 (100.00%) Windows
2 563 (55.25%) Active Directory
3 443 (43.47%) MS Office
4 416 (40.82%) Microsoft
5 259 (25.42%) Finance
6 241 (23.65%) Citrix
7 236 (23.16%) ITIL
8 224 (21.98%) MS Excel
9 213 (20.90%) Windows Server
10 210 (20.61%) Windows Server 2008
11 199 (19.53%) Blackberry
12 194 (19.04%) Windows 8
13 181 (17.76%) SCCM
14 166 (16.29%) MS Exchange
15 161 (15.80%) Windows XP
16 146 (14.33%) VMware
17 129 (12.66%) Office 365
18 121 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003
19 111 (10.89%) Cisco
20 100 (9.81%) VPN
21 97 (9.52%) Legal
22 93 (9.13%) TCP/IP
23 92 (9.03%) Banking
24 91 (8.93%) DNS
25 89 (8.73%) Law
25 89 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2010
25 89 (8.73%) Android
25 89 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
26 85 (8.34%) Windows Server 2012
27 83 (8.15%) LAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
1 166 (16.29%) MS Exchange
2 89 (8.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 65 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 46 (4.51%) Skype for Business
5 39 (3.83%) SharePoint
6 38 (3.73%) IBM Notes
7 31 (3.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 28 (2.75%) IIS
9 27 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (0.98%) Confluence
12 9 (0.88%) JBoss
13 8 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.79%) iPlanet
13 8 (0.79%) MQSeries
13 8 (0.79%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.79%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.29%) Jetty
15 3 (0.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 443 (43.47%) MS Office
2 224 (21.98%) MS Excel
3 34 (3.34%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.39%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.098%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.098%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.098%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.098%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.86%) Eikon
2 9 (0.88%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.79%) BusinessWare
3 8 (0.79%) SAP R/3
4 4 (0.39%) Faxination
4 4 (0.39%) TradeThru
5 3 (0.29%) Misys Opics
6 2 (0.20%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.098%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.098%) PeopleSoft HRMS
7 1 (0.098%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.098%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.098%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 129 (12.66%) Office 365
2 18 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.69%) Google Apps
4 7 (0.69%) SaaS
5 3 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.29%) OneDrive
6 2 (0.20%) IaaS
7 1 (0.098%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.098%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 100 (9.81%) VPN
2 93 (9.13%) TCP/IP
3 91 (8.93%) DNS
4 83 (8.15%) LAN
5 70 (6.87%) DHCP
6 68 (6.67%) WAN
7 63 (6.18%) Internet
8 61 (5.99%) Firewall
9 47 (4.61%) Wi-Fi
10 41 (4.02%) Wireless
11 37 (3.63%) VoIP
12 33 (3.24%) Remote Desktop
13 22 (2.16%) SAN
14 17 (1.67%) VLAN
15 16 (1.57%) IP Telephony
16 15 (1.47%) Skype
17 14 (1.37%) SSL
18 12 (1.18%) FTP
18 12 (1.18%) Network Security
19 11 (1.08%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (4.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (0.98%) GIS
5 9 (0.88%) Relational Database
5 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (0.79%) DB2
6 8 (0.79%) DB2 UDB
7 6 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 6 (0.59%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (0.49%) MySQL
8 5 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.29%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.20%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.098%) FileMaker
12 1 (0.098%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (1.37%) Jenkins
2 12 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (0.98%) MSI
3 10 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
3 10 (0.98%) TeamCity
4 8 (0.79%) JIRA
5 7 (0.69%) Git (software)
5 7 (0.69%) Subversion
6 4 (0.39%) MSTest
7 3 (0.29%) FishEye
7 3 (0.29%) GitLab
7 3 (0.29%) Hudson
7 3 (0.29%) IntelliJ
7 3 (0.29%) SoapUI
7 3 (0.29%) VisualVM
8 2 (0.20%) AdminStudio
9 1 (0.098%) PowerBuilder
General
1 259 (25.42%) Finance
2 97 (9.52%) Legal
3 92 (9.03%) Banking
4 89 (8.73%) Law
5 42 (4.12%) Retail
6 34 (3.34%) Telecoms
7 33 (3.24%) Front Office
8 27 (2.65%) Investment Banking
9 18 (1.77%) Retail Banking
10 17 (1.67%) Advertising
10 17 (1.67%) Back Office
10 17 (1.67%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.79%) Billing
12 7 (0.69%) German Language
12 7 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.49%) French Language
13 5 (0.49%) Games
13 5 (0.49%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.39%) Multimedia
15 3 (0.29%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 374 (36.70%) Analyst
2 217 (21.30%) Desktop Support
3 185 (18.16%) Support Analyst
4 176 (17.27%) Support Engineer
5 158 (15.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 140 (13.74%) Service Analyst
7 135 (13.25%) Service Desk Analyst
8 110 (10.79%) IT Support
9 105 (10.30%) Desktop Engineer
10 99 (9.72%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 92 (9.03%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 73 (7.16%) Service Desk Support
13 69 (6.77%) Desktop Analyst
14 68 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 66 (6.48%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
16 63 (6.18%) 1st Line Support
16 63 (6.18%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 59 (5.79%) 3rd Line Support
18 56 (5.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 54 (5.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.18%) Web Services
2 11 (1.08%) .NET
3 8 (0.79%) jQuery
3 8 (0.79%) MSMQ
4 6 (0.59%) HTML
5 5 (0.49%) J2EE
5 5 (0.49%) Software Packaging
5 5 (0.49%) X-Windows
6 4 (0.39%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.39%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.39%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (0.39%) XML
7 2 (0.20%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.098%) ADO.NET
8 1 (0.098%) CSS
8 1 (0.098%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.098%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 199 (19.53%) Blackberry
2 65 (6.38%) iPad
3 56 (5.50%) iPhone
4 55 (5.40%) Analytical Skills
5 40 (3.93%) Video Conferencing
6 30 (2.94%) Data Centre
7 24 (2.36%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.77%) NHS
9 15 (1.47%) BYOD
10 14 (1.37%) Hedge funds
11 13 (1.28%) Driving Licence
12 12 (1.18%) Computer Science
13 11 (1.08%) Fat Client
13 11 (1.08%) PDA
13 11 (1.08%) PKI
13 11 (1.08%) Thin Client
14 10 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 10 (0.98%) FMCG
15 8 (0.79%) AS400
15 8 (0.79%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1019 (100.00%) Windows
2 213 (20.90%) Windows Server
3 210 (20.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 194 (19.04%) Windows 8
5 161 (15.80%) Windows XP
6 121 (11.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 89 (8.73%) Android
8 85 (8.34%) Windows Server 2012
9 72 (7.07%) Apple iOS
10 66 (6.48%) Linux
11 48 (4.71%) Mac OS X
12 38 (3.73%) Windows 10
13 27 (2.65%) Mac OS
14 21 (2.06%) Unix
15 15 (1.47%) Ubuntu
16 12 (1.18%) CentOS
16 12 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
17 9 (0.88%) AIX
18 8 (0.79%) Solaris
18 8 (0.79%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (23.16%) ITIL
2 52 (5.10%) Service Management
3 50 (4.91%) Service Delivery
4 42 (4.12%) Asset Management
4 42 (4.12%) ITSM
5 38 (3.73%) Migration
6 33 (3.24%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (3.24%) Change Management
6 33 (3.24%) Project Management
7 26 (2.55%) Problem Management
8 22 (2.16%) Continuous Improvement
8 22 (2.16%) ITIL V3
9 21 (2.06%) Patch Management
10 20 (1.96%) Document Management
11 19 (1.86%) Configuration Management
11 19 (1.86%) CRM
12 18 (1.77%) Information Security
13 17 (1.67%) PRINCE2
13 17 (1.67%) Security Patching
14 16 (1.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 67 (6.58%) PowerShell
2 48 (4.71%) SQL
3 28 (2.75%) VBScript
4 20 (1.96%) Java
5 18 (1.77%) C
6 16 (1.57%) VBA
7 8 (0.79%) C#
7 8 (0.79%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.39%) PL/SQL
8 4 (0.39%) VB.NET
9 3 (0.29%) Python
9 3 (0.29%) VB
10 1 (0.098%) C++
Qualifications
1 72 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (5.89%) Security Cleared
3 55 (5.40%) Degree
4 44 (4.32%) MCSE
5 39 (3.83%) SC Cleared
6 29 (2.85%) MCP
7 25 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
8 19 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (1.67%) A+ Certification
9 17 (1.67%) MCSA
10 16 (1.57%) MCDST
11 14 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 12 (1.18%) DV Cleared
13 10 (0.98%) DBS Check
14 9 (0.88%) CTC Cleared
14 9 (0.88%) MOS
15 8 (0.79%) CCNA
15 8 (0.79%) CISSP
15 8 (0.79%) ISTQB
15 8 (0.79%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (7.26%) SLA
2 13 (1.28%) QA
3 3 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.098%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.098%) HL7
4 1 (0.098%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 563 (55.25%) Active Directory
2 89 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 72 (7.07%) XenApp
4 45 (4.42%) XenDesktop
5 32 (3.14%) Microsoft App-V
6 25 (2.45%) Hyper-V
7 22 (2.16%) BitLocker
8 13 (1.28%) vSphere
9 12 (1.18%) XenServer
10 8 (0.79%) ClearTrust
10 8 (0.79%) Terminal Server
10 8 (0.79%) VMware ESX
11 7 (0.69%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 6 (0.59%) ISA Server
12 6 (0.59%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.59%) vCloud
13 5 (0.49%) NFS
14 4 (0.39%) Firmware
15 3 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
16 2 (0.20%) NLBS
Systems Management
1 181 (17.76%) SCCM
2 23 (2.26%) Backup Exec
3 17 (1.67%) Nagios
3 17 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.67%) SCOM
4 15 (1.47%) WSUS
5 14 (1.37%) Casper Suite
5 14 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
5 14 (1.37%) Puppet
6 10 (0.98%) Ansible
6 10 (0.98%) logstash
7 8 (0.79%) CA Single Sign-On
8 6 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 5 (0.49%) EMC VPLEX
10 4 (0.39%) DameWare
10 4 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.29%) HP SIM
11 3 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
11 3 (0.29%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 416 (40.82%) Microsoft
2 241 (23.65%) Citrix
3 146 (14.33%) VMware
4 111 (10.89%) Cisco
5 78 (7.65%) HP
6 75 (7.36%) Bloomberg
7 70 (6.87%) Apple
8 63 (6.18%) Reuters
9 38 (3.73%) iManage
9 38 (3.73%) Lotus
10 37 (3.63%) Symantec
11 28 (2.75%) Remedy
12 26 (2.55%) LANDesk
12 26 (2.55%) Oracle
13 25 (2.45%) CheckPoint
13 25 (2.45%) Dell
14 20 (1.96%) AppSense
15 19 (1.86%) Red Hat
16 17 (1.67%) SolarWinds
17 16 (1.57%) Intel Security
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