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 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 70 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 661 814 685
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.89% 3.39% 3.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.73% 15.22% 14.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 448 392
Average daily rate
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£205 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.66% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £135 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £579
UK excluding London average daily rate £185 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-11.90% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 96 91
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £11.80 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.70 £22.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.48 £14.08 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+2.82% -12.00%
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
5192 5347 4865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.71% 22.26% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3646 3556 3128
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £212 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £576
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 219 297
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -13 170 £250 -4.76% 33
Canary Wharf +11 9 £375 -11.76%
Uxbridge +7 8 £196 - 1
Croydon +3 6 - - 1
Chessington +4 5 £150 -
Hounslow +3 5 £200 +33.33%
Twickenham - 4 - -
Hayes - 3 - -
Chiswick +1 2 £150 -25.00%
Greenwich +6 1 £98 -70.34%
Bromley +4 1 £110 - 1
Harrow -6 1 - -
Carshalton - 1 - -
Beckenham - - - -
Enfield - - - - 1
Grays - - - -
Greenford - - - -
New Malden - - - - 1
Southall - - - -
Stanmore - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
Teddington - - - - 2
Hillingdon - - - -
Southwark - - - -
Docklands, London - - - -
Ealing - - - - 1
Westminster - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 1474 (100.00%) Windows
2 717 (48.64%) Active Directory
3 600 (40.71%) MS Office
4 558 (37.86%) Microsoft
5 446 (30.26%) Windows XP
6 370 (25.10%) Citrix
7 326 (22.12%) MS Excel
8 301 (20.42%) Windows Server 2008
9 299 (20.28%) Finance
10 281 (19.06%) Blackberry
11 275 (18.66%) ITIL
12 240 (16.28%) MS Exchange
13 233 (15.81%) SCCM
14 188 (12.75%) VMware
15 177 (12.01%) Windows Server 2003
16 169 (11.47%) Banking
16 169 (11.47%) Windows 8
17 160 (10.85%) Migration
18 137 (9.29%) Cisco
19 136 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
20 128 (8.68%) SQL
20 128 (8.68%) TCP/IP
21 124 (8.41%) VPN
22 120 (8.14%) DNS
23 117 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
24 108 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
25 106 (7.19%) DHCP
26 104 (7.06%) LAN
27 103 (6.99%) XenApp
28 99 (6.72%) Legal

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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
1 240 (16.28%) MS Exchange
2 117 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 98 (6.65%) SharePoint
4 96 (6.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 67 (4.55%) IBM Notes
6 57 (3.87%) Lync
7 50 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 45 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 33 (2.24%) WorkSite
10 21 (1.42%) IIS
11 14 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
12 11 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
14 3 (0.20%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.20%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.14%) Confluence
15 2 (0.14%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.14%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 600 (40.71%) MS Office
2 326 (22.12%) MS Excel
3 35 (2.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.90%) MS Project
5 20 (1.36%) Spreadsheet
6 18 (1.22%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.41%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 3 (0.20%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
9 2 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.14%) Quicktime
9 2 (0.14%) Acrobat
9 2 (0.14%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.14%) Maya
10 1 (0.068%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.068%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.068%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 8 (0.54%) assyst
2 4 (0.27%) Eikon
2 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.27%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.068%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.068%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.068%) 3000 Xtra
4 1 (0.068%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 28 (1.90%) Office 365
2 3 (0.20%) IaaS
2 3 (0.20%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.068%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.068%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 128 (8.68%) TCP/IP
2 124 (8.41%) VPN
3 120 (8.14%) DNS
4 106 (7.19%) DHCP
5 104 (7.06%) LAN
6 85 (5.77%) WAN
7 83 (5.63%) Firewall
8 61 (4.14%) Internet
9 59 (4.00%) Wireless
10 39 (2.65%) SAN
11 29 (1.97%) VoIP
12 23 (1.56%) MPLS
13 17 (1.15%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
13 17 (1.15%) NetScaler
14 15 (1.02%) BIG-IP
15 14 (0.95%) DSL
15 14 (0.95%) FTP
16 13 (0.88%) VLAN
17 12 (0.81%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 26 (1.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 8 (0.54%) MS Access
6 7 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.27%) MySQL
7 4 (0.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (0.27%) EDMS
8 3 (0.20%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.14%) FileMaker
9 2 (0.14%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.14%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.068%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.068%) OLAP
10 1 (0.068%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.068%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.068%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 51 (3.46%) MSI
2 6 (0.41%) JIRA
2 6 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.20%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.14%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.14%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.068%) JUnit
5 1 (0.068%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.068%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.068%) AdminStudio
5 1 (0.068%) Log4j
5 1 (0.068%) Xcode
5 1 (0.068%) Subversion
5 1 (0.068%) Maven
5 1 (0.068%) VisualVM
5 1 (0.068%) WinDbg
5 1 (0.068%) Wise Package Studio
5 1 (0.068%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.068%) FishEye
General
1 299 (20.28%) Finance
2 169 (11.47%) Banking
3 99 (6.72%) Legal
4 89 (6.04%) Law
5 58 (3.93%) Investment Banking
6 52 (3.53%) Retail
7 33 (2.24%) Telecoms
8 27 (1.83%) Financial Institution
9 24 (1.63%) Back Office
10 18 (1.22%) French Language
11 13 (0.88%) Front Office
11 13 (0.88%) Advertising
12 10 (0.68%) Publishing
12 10 (0.68%) Marketing
13 9 (0.61%) Spanish Language
14 7 (0.47%) Retail Banking
15 6 (0.41%) German Language
15 6 (0.41%) Games
16 5 (0.34%) Manufacturing
17 4 (0.27%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 454 (30.80%) Analyst
2 237 (16.08%) Desktop Support
3 218 (14.79%) Support Analyst
4 212 (14.38%) Support Engineer
5 174 (11.80%) 2nd Line Support
6 166 (11.26%) Service Analyst
6 166 (11.26%) Service Desk Analyst
7 146 (9.91%) Desktop Engineer
8 94 (6.38%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 84 (5.70%) IT Support
10 76 (5.16%) 1st Line Support
11 74 (5.02%) Desktop Analyst
12 68 (4.61%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 60 (4.07%) 3rd Line Support
14 55 (3.73%) Project Manager
15 52 (3.53%) Consultant
16 41 (2.78%) Help Desk Support
17 40 (2.71%) Help Desk Analyst
18 35 (2.37%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
19 34 (2.31%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (2.85%) Application Packaging
2 38 (2.58%) .NET
3 21 (1.42%) XML
4 16 (1.09%) STL
5 12 (0.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 10 (0.68%) HTML
7 6 (0.41%) ASP.NET
8 5 (0.34%) CSS
8 5 (0.34%) Web Services
8 5 (0.34%) CSS3
8 5 (0.34%) HTML5
9 4 (0.27%) jQuery
10 3 (0.20%) JSON
10 3 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (0.20%) OLE
10 3 (0.20%) X-Windows
11 2 (0.14%) LINQ
11 2 (0.14%) JSP
11 2 (0.14%) XSLT
11 2 (0.14%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 281 (19.06%) Blackberry
2 76 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 61 (4.14%) iPhone
4 45 (3.05%) Fat Client
4 45 (3.05%) Thin Client
5 40 (2.71%) iPad
6 30 (2.04%) NHS
7 27 (1.83%) Hedge funds
8 26 (1.76%) Management Information System
9 24 (1.63%) Handset
10 22 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
11 20 (1.36%) Smartphone
12 19 (1.29%) Fixed Income
13 17 (1.15%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.02%) Computer Science
15 14 (0.95%) Clustering
15 14 (0.95%) Replication
16 13 (0.88%) Derivative
17 12 (0.81%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 12 (0.81%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1474 (100.00%) Windows
2 446 (30.26%) Windows XP
3 301 (20.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 177 (12.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 169 (11.47%) Windows 8
6 86 (5.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (4.55%) Linux
8 65 (4.41%) Windows Vista
9 64 (4.34%) Android
10 56 (3.80%) Mac OS X
11 52 (3.53%) Apple iOS
12 25 (1.70%) UNIX
13 23 (1.56%) Mac OS
14 9 (0.61%) Solaris
15 7 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 6 (0.41%) Windows Phone
16 6 (0.41%) SUSE
17 5 (0.34%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.34%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 275 (18.66%) ITIL
2 160 (10.85%) Migration
3 56 (3.80%) Service Delivery
4 55 (3.73%) Asset Management
5 51 (3.46%) Incident Management
6 41 (2.78%) Document Management
7 38 (2.58%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (2.51%) Service Management
9 34 (2.31%) Disaster Recovery
9 34 (2.31%) Time Management
10 32 (2.17%) Change Management
10 32 (2.17%) Project Management
10 32 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 31 (2.10%) Problem Management
12 28 (1.90%) PRINCE2
13 22 (1.49%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (1.42%) E-Commerce
15 20 (1.36%) Business Continuity
16 17 (1.15%) Coaching
17 16 (1.09%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 128 (8.68%) SQL
2 57 (3.87%) PowerShell
3 37 (2.51%) VBScript
4 30 (2.04%) VB
5 27 (1.83%) Java
6 26 (1.76%) VBA
7 22 (1.49%) Python
8 21 (1.42%) C#
9 19 (1.29%) C++
10 17 (1.15%) Perl
11 10 (0.68%) Shell Script
12 6 (0.41%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.41%) C
13 5 (0.34%) JavaScript
14 4 (0.27%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.27%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.27%) VB6
15 3 (0.20%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.068%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 108 (7.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (4.27%) Security Cleared
3 47 (3.19%) MCP
4 44 (2.99%) MCSE
5 42 (2.85%) A+ Certification
6 39 (2.65%) SC Cleared
7 32 (2.17%) MCITP
8 29 (1.97%) Degree
9 25 (1.70%) MCSA
10 24 (1.63%) MOS
11 20 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (1.29%) MCDST
13 18 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
14 14 (0.95%) CCNA
15 9 (0.61%) Network+ Certification
16 8 (0.54%) MCTS
17 7 (0.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 6 (0.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 5 (0.34%) PMI Certification
20 4 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.11%) SLA
2 7 (0.47%) QA
3 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.27%) COBIT
5 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 717 (48.64%) Active Directory
2 136 (9.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 103 (6.99%) XenApp
4 75 (5.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 62 (4.21%) XenDesktop
6 46 (3.12%) Hyper-V
7 21 (1.42%) Xen
8 19 (1.29%) vSphere
9 16 (1.09%) Terminal Server
10 14 (0.95%) VMware ESX
10 14 (0.95%) XenServer
11 13 (0.88%) VMware Workstation
12 12 (0.81%) NLBS
13 11 (0.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 11 (0.75%) Terminal Services
14 7 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (0.41%) VMware Server
16 5 (0.34%) Forefront TMG
16 5 (0.34%) Firmware
17 4 (0.27%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 233 (15.81%) SCCM
2 36 (2.44%) WSUS
3 24 (1.63%) SCOM
4 19 (1.29%) Backup Exec
5 15 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
6 14 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 14 (0.95%) ZENworks
7 13 (0.88%) SCVMM
8 12 (0.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 11 (0.75%) WMI
10 10 (0.68%) McAfee ePO
11 9 (0.61%) SCOrch
11 9 (0.61%) Casper Suite
12 8 (0.54%) EdgeSight
12 8 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 8 (0.54%) SCDPM
12 8 (0.54%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.47%) AppDNA
14 5 (0.34%) DameWare
14 5 (0.34%) Nessus
Vendors
1 558 (37.86%) Microsoft
2 370 (25.10%) Citrix
3 188 (12.75%) VMware
4 137 (9.29%) Cisco
5 90 (6.11%) Apple
6 85 (5.77%) HP
7 78 (5.29%) Bloomberg
8 73 (4.95%) Symantec
9 66 (4.48%) Lotus
10 63 (4.27%) Reuters
11 50 (3.39%) Dell
12 45 (3.05%) Altiris
13 44 (2.99%) AppSense
14 37 (2.51%) McAfee
15 33 (2.24%) Oracle
16 26 (1.76%) Remedy
16 26 (1.76%) Wyse
17 23 (1.56%) Sophos
18 20 (1.36%) LANDesk
18 20 (1.36%) CheckPoint
South East London
FT Select
Rate: From £150 to £175 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £150 - 180 per day + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Reed Professional Services
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £25 Per Hour
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Talent Spa
Rate: £13 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £150 - £200 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £12 - £13 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Allied Worldwide
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Rate: £125 - £140 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Big Red Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Thebes IT
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Group
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £13 - £15 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
London
DP Connect
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 21 days ago