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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 74 54 64
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 558 741 588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.70% 3.39% 2.98%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.77% 15.39% 12.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 395 323
Average daily rate
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£205 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £140 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £471 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £265
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -26.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 103 91
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.40 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -6.45%
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
4739 4814 4528
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.91% 22.02% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 3264 3194 2867
Average daily rate £410 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 211 290
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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 January 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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -18 139 £250 -16.80% 34
Croydon -3 9 £413 +258.69% 2
Twickenham - 8 - - 1
Hammersmith - 7 £380 -
Hounslow +4 5 £200 +33.33%
Chiswick +11 3 £150 -18.91% 1
Canary Wharf +8 3 £375 -11.76%
Kingston Upon Thames -10 3 £125 -54.54% 1
Chessington - 3 £150 - 1
Bromley +7 2 £118 -
Uxbridge +6 2 £225 -
Greenwich +5 1 £98 -76.78%
Wimbledon - 1 £160 -
Wembley - - - - 2
Hillingdon - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Carshalton - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Feltham - - - - 1
Grays - - - -
Greenford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
New Malden - - - -
Southall - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - -
Westminster - - - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1358 (100.00%) Windows
2 658 (48.45%) Active Directory
3 534 (39.32%) MS Office
4 533 (39.25%) Microsoft
5 377 (27.76%) Windows XP
6 337 (24.82%) Citrix
7 310 (22.83%) MS Excel
8 289 (21.28%) Finance
9 284 (20.91%) Windows Server 2008
10 273 (20.10%) Blackberry
11 245 (18.04%) ITIL
12 220 (16.20%) MS Exchange
13 208 (15.32%) SCCM
14 188 (13.84%) VMware
15 174 (12.81%) Windows 8
16 154 (11.34%) Banking
17 153 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 151 (11.12%) Migration
19 136 (10.01%) VMware Infrastructure
20 135 (9.94%) VPN
21 126 (9.28%) Cisco
22 120 (8.84%) TCP/IP
23 115 (8.47%) SQL
24 105 (7.73%) LAN
25 103 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
26 101 (7.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
27 100 (7.36%) Windows Server 2012
28 96 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
29 93 (6.85%) DNS
30 90 (6.63%) XenApp

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 220 (16.20%) MS Exchange
2 101 (7.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 96 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2010
4 79 (5.82%) SharePoint
5 66 (4.86%) IBM Notes
6 44 (3.24%) Lync
7 41 (3.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 32 (2.36%) WorkSite
9 31 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2003
10 24 (1.77%) IIS
11 20 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.22%) Confluence
13 3 (0.22%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.22%) Lotus Domino
14 2 (0.15%) JBoss
14 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.15%) CMS
14 2 (0.15%) Jetty
Applications
1 534 (39.32%) MS Office
2 310 (22.83%) MS Excel
3 35 (2.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 27 (1.99%) MS Project
5 19 (1.40%) MS Visio
6 18 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.22%) Final Cut Pro
8 3 (0.22%) Quicktime
9 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.15%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.15%) Maya
9 2 (0.15%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.15%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.074%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.074%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.074%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.074%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 9 (0.66%) assyst
2 6 (0.44%) Eikon
3 4 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.074%) 3000 Xtra
6 1 (0.074%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.074%) Cognos TM1
6 1 (0.074%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 34 (2.50%) Office 365
2 4 (0.29%) IaaS
3 3 (0.22%) Google Apps
4 1 (0.074%) SaaS
4 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.074%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.074%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 135 (9.94%) VPN
2 120 (8.84%) TCP/IP
3 105 (7.73%) LAN
4 93 (6.85%) DNS
5 85 (6.26%) WAN
6 81 (5.96%) DHCP
7 75 (5.52%) Firewall
8 55 (4.05%) Internet
9 49 (3.61%) Wireless
10 42 (3.09%) VoIP
11 39 (2.87%) SAN
12 20 (1.47%) MPLS
13 19 (1.40%) BIG-IP
14 17 (1.25%) NetScaler
14 17 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
15 16 (1.18%) VLAN
15 16 (1.18%) NAS
16 14 (1.03%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (0.96%) iSCSI
18 12 (0.88%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (5.30%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (0.59%) MS Access
6 5 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (0.37%) MySQL
7 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.22%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.22%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.22%) EDMS
9 2 (0.15%) FileMaker
9 2 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.15%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.074%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.074%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.074%) SSDT
10 1 (0.074%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 47 (3.46%) MSI
2 5 (0.37%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.29%) JIRA
4 3 (0.22%) IntelliJ
4 3 (0.22%) InstallShield
5 2 (0.15%) FishEye
5 2 (0.15%) GitLab
5 2 (0.15%) VisualVM
5 2 (0.15%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.15%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.074%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.074%) Wise Package Studio
6 1 (0.074%) Subversion
6 1 (0.074%) Maven
6 1 (0.074%) Xcode
6 1 (0.074%) Log4j
6 1 (0.074%) JUnit
6 1 (0.074%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.074%) AdminStudio
General
1 289 (21.28%) Finance
2 154 (11.34%) Banking
3 88 (6.48%) Legal
4 81 (5.96%) Law
5 54 (3.98%) Retail
6 49 (3.61%) Investment Banking
7 29 (2.14%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.99%) Financial Institution
9 22 (1.62%) Back Office
10 14 (1.03%) French Language
11 13 (0.96%) Spanish Language
12 11 (0.81%) Advertising
12 11 (0.81%) Front Office
13 9 (0.66%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.66%) Marketing
14 8 (0.59%) Publishing
15 6 (0.44%) Games
16 5 (0.37%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.29%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 425 (31.30%) Analyst
2 235 (17.30%) Desktop Support
3 212 (15.61%) Support Engineer
4 205 (15.10%) Support Analyst
5 160 (11.78%) Service Desk Analyst
5 160 (11.78%) Service Analyst
6 152 (11.19%) 2nd Line Support
6 152 (11.19%) Desktop Engineer
7 101 (7.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 89 (6.55%) IT Support
9 69 (5.08%) Desktop Analyst
10 66 (4.86%) Desktop Support Analyst
11 58 (4.27%) 1st Line Support
12 50 (3.68%) 3rd Line Support
13 46 (3.39%) Project Manager
14 44 (3.24%) Consultant
15 41 (3.02%) Help Desk Support
16 35 (2.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 34 (2.50%) Help Desk Analyst
17 34 (2.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (2.80%) .NET
2 34 (2.50%) Application Packaging
3 20 (1.47%) XML
4 16 (1.18%) STL
5 13 (0.96%) HTML
6 12 (0.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (0.59%) ASP.NET
8 6 (0.44%) CSS
8 6 (0.44%) CSS3
8 6 (0.44%) HTML5
9 5 (0.37%) Web Services
9 5 (0.37%) X-Windows
10 4 (0.29%) JSP
10 4 (0.29%) jQuery
10 4 (0.29%) JSON
11 3 (0.22%) REST
11 3 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.22%) OLE
12 2 (0.15%) Flash
12 2 (0.15%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 273 (20.10%) Blackberry
2 74 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 60 (4.42%) iPhone
4 46 (3.39%) iPad
5 42 (3.09%) Thin Client
5 42 (3.09%) Fat Client
6 32 (2.36%) Hedge funds
7 26 (1.91%) Video Conferencing
7 26 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 26 (1.91%) NHS
8 24 (1.77%) Handset
9 22 (1.62%) Smartphone
10 21 (1.55%) Client/Server
11 17 (1.25%) Fixed Income
12 16 (1.18%) Clustering
13 13 (0.96%) Computer Science
13 13 (0.96%) Derivative
14 12 (0.88%) Grid Computing
14 12 (0.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 12 (0.88%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 1358 (100.00%) Windows
2 377 (27.76%) Windows XP
3 284 (20.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 174 (12.81%) Windows 8
5 153 (11.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 100 (7.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 70 (5.15%) Mac OS X
8 65 (4.79%) Linux
9 56 (4.12%) Android
9 56 (4.12%) Windows Vista
10 55 (4.05%) Apple iOS
11 26 (1.91%) UNIX
12 18 (1.33%) Mac OS
13 7 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
14 6 (0.44%) Windows 2000
14 6 (0.44%) SUSE
14 6 (0.44%) Mac OS X Server
15 5 (0.37%) CentOS
15 5 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (18.04%) ITIL
2 151 (11.12%) Migration
3 59 (4.34%) Service Delivery
4 56 (4.12%) Asset Management
5 48 (3.53%) Incident Management
6 39 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (2.65%) Project Management
7 36 (2.65%) Service Management
8 33 (2.43%) Time Management
9 32 (2.36%) Problem Management
9 32 (2.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 30 (2.21%) User Acceptance Testing
11 27 (1.99%) Document Management
12 24 (1.77%) PRINCE2
12 24 (1.77%) Change Management
13 19 (1.40%) Performance Monitoring
14 18 (1.33%) E-Commerce
14 18 (1.33%) Business Continuity
14 18 (1.33%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (1.25%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 115 (8.47%) SQL
2 61 (4.49%) PowerShell
3 32 (2.36%) VBScript
4 28 (2.06%) Java
5 26 (1.91%) VBA
6 23 (1.69%) VB
6 23 (1.69%) C#
7 22 (1.62%) Python
8 19 (1.40%) C++
9 13 (0.96%) Perl
10 9 (0.66%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.44%) JavaScript
11 6 (0.44%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.37%) VB.NET
12 5 (0.37%) C
13 4 (0.29%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.29%) VB6
14 2 (0.15%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 103 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 70 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 47 (3.46%) SC Cleared
3 47 (3.46%) MCSE
3 47 (3.46%) MCP
4 35 (2.58%) A+ Certification
5 33 (2.43%) MCITP
6 30 (2.21%) Degree
7 24 (1.77%) MCSA
8 23 (1.69%) MOS
9 21 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
10 19 (1.40%) CCNA
11 18 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
11 18 (1.33%) MCDST
12 11 (0.81%) Network+ Certification
13 8 (0.59%) MCTS
14 7 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 6 (0.44%) CCNP
15 6 (0.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 5 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (6.55%) SLA
2 6 (0.44%) QA
3 4 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.29%) COBIT
4 3 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.074%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 658 (48.45%) Active Directory
2 136 (10.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (6.63%) XenApp
4 70 (5.15%) Microsoft App-V
5 63 (4.64%) XenDesktop
6 40 (2.95%) Hyper-V
7 27 (1.99%) vSphere
8 22 (1.62%) VMware ESX
9 19 (1.40%) Xen
10 18 (1.33%) VMware Workstation
11 16 (1.18%) Terminal Server
12 11 (0.81%) Terminal Services
13 10 (0.74%) NFS
13 10 (0.74%) XenServer
13 10 (0.74%) NLBS
14 8 (0.59%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 6 (0.44%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.37%) Forefront TMG
16 5 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
16 5 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 208 (15.32%) SCCM
2 35 (2.58%) WSUS
3 22 (1.62%) SCOM
4 20 (1.47%) Backup Exec
5 15 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 14 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
7 12 (0.88%) WMI
7 12 (0.88%) SCVMM
8 11 (0.81%) McAfee ePO
9 10 (0.74%) ZENworks
9 10 (0.74%) EdgeSight
10 9 (0.66%) SCOrch
10 9 (0.66%) Casper Suite
11 7 (0.52%) SCDPM
12 6 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.37%) Nessus
13 5 (0.37%) NetBackup
14 4 (0.29%) DameWare
14 4 (0.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 3 (0.22%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 533 (39.25%) Microsoft
2 337 (24.82%) Citrix
3 188 (13.84%) VMware
4 126 (9.28%) Cisco
5 89 (6.55%) Apple
6 78 (5.74%) HP
7 71 (5.23%) Bloomberg
8 65 (4.79%) Lotus
8 65 (4.79%) Reuters
9 61 (4.49%) Symantec
10 43 (3.17%) Dell
11 42 (3.09%) Altiris
12 39 (2.87%) McAfee
13 36 (2.65%) AppSense
14 30 (2.21%) Oracle
15 24 (1.77%) Sophos
15 24 (1.77%) Remedy
16 20 (1.47%) Interwoven
17 19 (1.40%) LANDesk
17 19 (1.40%) Adobe
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £125 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £12 - £14 per hour
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £130 - £170 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £220 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £20 - £25 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £14 - £17 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £17 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
LA International
Rate: £16 - £18 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £80 - £100 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £10 - £14 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Atech Support
Rate: From £135 to £175 per day per day depending on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £200 - 250 per day
Posted: 14 days ago