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 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 131 80 55
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 422 599 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.83% 2.67% 3.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.74% 12.37% 15.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 361 409
Average daily rate £225 £220 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £425 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £212 £223 £213
% change year-on-year
-4.71% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 103 117
Average hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £16.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.12% +1.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.70 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.70 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
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
4826 4843 4931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.97% 21.61% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3447 3237 3344
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £188 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 113 180 224
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £31.50 £27.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 April 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 29 April 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 29 April 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 -18 65 £250 +11.11% 19
Croydon -18 5 £325 - 2
Southall - 3 £200 -
Hammersmith +4 2 £120 -20.00%
Westminster -13 2 £185 - 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £278 - 1
Ilford - 2 £375 -
New Malden - 2 £300 -
Enfield +5 1 £140 -
Chessington +4 1 - -
Northwood 0 1 - -
Hounslow -1 1 - -
Bromley -16 1 £200 -
Brentford - 1 £190 -
Grays - 1 £165 - 1
Wembley - 1 £120 -
Paddington - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 897 (100.00%) Windows
2 499 (55.63%) Active Directory
3 406 (45.26%) MS Office
4 373 (41.58%) Microsoft
5 225 (25.08%) Windows Server
6 221 (24.64%) Finance
7 217 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 210 (23.41%) Citrix
9 195 (21.74%) ITIL
10 190 (21.18%) Windows 8
11 184 (20.51%) MS Excel
12 154 (17.17%) Blackberry
13 144 (16.05%) SCCM
14 137 (15.27%) MS Exchange
15 131 (14.60%) Windows XP
16 126 (14.05%) Office 365
17 122 (13.60%) VMware
18 108 (12.04%) Windows Server 2003
19 107 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
20 105 (11.71%) Cisco
21 84 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2010
22 80 (8.92%) VMware Infrastructure
23 79 (8.81%) Banking
24 77 (8.58%) Windows 10
25 75 (8.36%) TCP/IP
26 73 (8.14%) Law
27 71 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
28 70 (7.80%) Firewall
29 69 (7.69%) Legal
29 69 (7.69%) LAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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
1 137 (15.27%) MS Exchange
2 84 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 51 (5.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 42 (4.68%) Skype for Business
5 32 (3.57%) SharePoint
6 29 (3.23%) IBM Notes
7 28 (3.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 25 (2.79%) IIS
9 23 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (1.11%) Confluence
11 10 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
12 7 (0.78%) JBoss
13 5 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
13 5 (0.56%) iPlanet
13 5 (0.56%) MQSeries
13 5 (0.56%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.56%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 406 (45.26%) MS Office
2 184 (20.51%) MS Excel
3 35 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.56%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.11%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.11%) MS Project
6 1 (0.11%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.11%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 16 (1.78%) Eikon
2 5 (0.56%) BusinessWare
2 5 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (0.56%) SAP R/3
3 4 (0.45%) TradeThru
4 3 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.33%) Misys Opics
5 2 (0.22%) Infor CRM
5 2 (0.22%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.11%) BASE24
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 126 (14.05%) Office 365
2 17 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (0.89%) SaaS
4 7 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.78%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.45%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.45%) PaaS
6 2 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.22%) IaaS
6 2 (0.22%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 75 (8.36%) TCP/IP
2 70 (7.80%) Firewall
3 69 (7.69%) LAN
4 66 (7.36%) VPN
5 64 (7.13%) WAN
6 58 (6.47%) DNS
7 49 (5.46%) DHCP
8 48 (5.35%) Internet
9 32 (3.57%) SAN
10 30 (3.34%) Wi-Fi
10 30 (3.34%) Wireless
11 23 (2.56%) VoIP
12 16 (1.78%) Skype
13 14 (1.56%) Network Security
14 13 (1.45%) Intranet
14 13 (1.45%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (1.45%) IP Telephony
14 13 (1.45%) Remote Desktop
15 10 (1.11%) Broadband
16 9 (1.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (6.13%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (1.23%) Relational Database
5 8 (0.89%) GIS
5 8 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
7 5 (0.56%) DB2
7 5 (0.56%) DB2 UDB
8 4 (0.45%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.45%) RDBMS
8 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (0.33%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.22%) MySQL
11 1 (0.11%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 16 (1.78%) Jenkins
1 16 (1.78%) MSI
2 13 (1.45%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (1.45%) TeamCity
3 12 (1.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (1.11%) Subversion
5 8 (0.89%) Git (software)
5 8 (0.89%) JIRA
6 5 (0.56%) InstallShield
6 5 (0.56%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 4 (0.45%) MSTest
7 4 (0.45%) WinDbg
8 3 (0.33%) AdminStudio
8 3 (0.33%) FishEye
8 3 (0.33%) GitLab
8 3 (0.33%) Hudson
8 3 (0.33%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.33%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.33%) VisualVM
General
1 221 (24.64%) Finance
2 79 (8.81%) Banking
3 73 (8.14%) Law
4 69 (7.69%) Legal
5 34 (3.79%) Retail
6 30 (3.34%) Investment Banking
7 27 (3.01%) Front Office
7 27 (3.01%) Telecoms
8 17 (1.90%) Back Office
9 10 (1.11%) Advertising
9 10 (1.11%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.00%) Billing
10 9 (1.00%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.89%) Games
12 6 (0.67%) German Language
13 5 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.56%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.45%) Publishing
15 3 (0.33%) Japanese Language
16 2 (0.22%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 301 (33.56%) Analyst
2 173 (19.29%) Desktop Support
3 152 (16.95%) Support Analyst
4 142 (15.83%) Support Engineer
5 134 (14.94%) 2nd Line Support
6 131 (14.60%) Service Analyst
7 128 (14.27%) Service Desk Analyst
8 101 (11.26%) IT Support
9 92 (10.26%) Desktop Engineer
10 72 (8.03%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 71 (7.92%) Windows Engineer
12 70 (7.80%) Service Desk Support
13 68 (7.58%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 58 (6.47%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
15 53 (5.91%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 53 (5.91%) Desktop Analyst
15 53 (5.91%) Service Desk Support Analyst
16 49 (5.46%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 48 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 46 (5.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.45%) .NET
2 14 (1.56%) Web Services
3 10 (1.11%) jQuery
3 10 (1.11%) XML
4 9 (1.00%) HTML
5 8 (0.89%) .NET Framework
5 8 (0.89%) WPF
6 5 (0.56%) ASP.NET
6 5 (0.56%) MSMQ
6 5 (0.56%) OOXML
6 5 (0.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (0.56%) WinForms
7 3 (0.33%) Software Packaging
8 2 (0.22%) CSS
8 2 (0.22%) J2EE
8 2 (0.22%) ODBC
9 1 (0.11%) Ajax
9 1 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.11%) HTML5
9 1 (0.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 154 (17.17%) Blackberry
2 48 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (4.68%) iPad
4 40 (4.46%) iPhone
5 33 (3.68%) Video Conferencing
6 20 (2.23%) Data Centre
7 19 (2.12%) Hedge funds
8 16 (1.78%) Driving Licence
9 13 (1.45%) Computer Science
9 13 (1.45%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.34%) Client/Server
11 11 (1.23%) NHS
12 9 (1.00%) Smartphone
13 8 (0.89%) PDA
13 8 (0.89%) PKI
14 7 (0.78%) Fat Client
14 7 (0.78%) FMCG
14 7 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.78%) Thin Client
15 6 (0.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 897 (100.00%) Windows
2 225 (25.08%) Windows Server
3 217 (24.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 190 (21.18%) Windows 8
5 131 (14.60%) Windows XP
6 108 (12.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 107 (11.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 77 (8.58%) Windows 10
9 62 (6.91%) Linux
10 53 (5.91%) Android
11 40 (4.46%) Mac OS X
12 38 (4.24%) Apple iOS
13 20 (2.23%) Unix
14 19 (2.12%) Mac OS
15 16 (1.78%) Ubuntu
16 15 (1.67%) Windows 2000 Server
17 10 (1.11%) CentOS
18 9 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 8 (0.89%) Windows 2000
20 7 (0.78%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (21.74%) ITIL
2 55 (6.13%) Service Management
3 53 (5.91%) Migration
4 42 (4.68%) Change Management
5 41 (4.57%) Service Delivery
6 38 (4.24%) Agile Software Development
7 37 (4.12%) Asset Management
8 33 (3.68%) Project Management
9 31 (3.46%) ITSM
10 27 (3.01%) Document Management
11 25 (2.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 24 (2.68%) Configuration Management
13 23 (2.56%) Problem Management
14 22 (2.45%) CRM
15 21 (2.34%) Incident Management
15 21 (2.34%) Workflow
16 18 (2.01%) PRINCE2
17 16 (1.78%) ITIL V3
17 16 (1.78%) Security Patching
18 14 (1.56%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 65 (7.25%) PowerShell
2 46 (5.13%) SQL
3 27 (3.01%) VBA
4 26 (2.90%) VBScript
5 25 (2.79%) Java
6 17 (1.90%) C
7 14 (1.56%) C#
8 12 (1.34%) JavaScript
9 9 (1.00%) VB
10 6 (0.67%) Python
11 5 (0.56%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.56%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.33%) PHP
13 2 (0.22%) XAML
14 1 (0.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 71 (7.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 50 (5.57%) Degree
4 42 (4.68%) MCSE
5 34 (3.79%) SC Cleared
6 28 (3.12%) MCP
7 26 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (2.12%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (2.01%) CCNA
10 17 (1.90%) MCDST
10 17 (1.90%) MCSA
11 14 (1.56%) CTC Cleared
12 11 (1.23%) A+ Certification
12 11 (1.23%) DV Cleared
13 10 (1.11%) MCITP
14 9 (1.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 9 (1.00%) MCTS
15 7 (0.78%) CCNP
16 6 (0.67%) CISSP
16 6 (0.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.91%) SLA
2 17 (1.90%) QA
3 3 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (0.33%) MiFID
4 2 (0.22%) DICOM
4 2 (0.22%) HL7
4 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 499 (55.63%) Active Directory
2 80 (8.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (6.13%) XenApp
4 31 (3.46%) XenDesktop
5 27 (3.01%) Microsoft App-V
6 23 (2.56%) BitLocker
7 22 (2.45%) Hyper-V
8 12 (1.34%) vSphere
9 8 (0.89%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.67%) NFS
11 6 (0.67%) XenServer
12 5 (0.56%) ClearTrust
12 5 (0.56%) Firmware
13 4 (0.45%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.45%) vCloud
14 3 (0.33%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.22%) Docker
16 1 (0.11%) SRDF
16 1 (0.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 144 (16.05%) SCCM
2 20 (2.23%) WSUS
3 18 (2.01%) Backup Exec
4 17 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 17 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
5 15 (1.67%) Nagios
6 14 (1.56%) Puppet
7 13 (1.45%) Ansible
7 13 (1.45%) SCOM
8 11 (1.23%) logstash
8 11 (1.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 7 (0.78%) Casper Suite
10 5 (0.56%) CA Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.56%) EMC VPLEX
10 5 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 4 (0.45%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.45%) Perfmon
11 4 (0.45%) SCVMM
11 4 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 3 (0.33%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 373 (41.58%) Microsoft
2 210 (23.41%) Citrix
3 122 (13.60%) VMware
4 105 (11.71%) Cisco
5 59 (6.58%) HP
6 55 (6.13%) Bloomberg
7 49 (5.46%) Reuters
8 45 (5.02%) Apple
9 44 (4.91%) Symantec
10 35 (3.90%) iManage
11 31 (3.46%) Intel Security
12 29 (3.23%) Lotus
13 28 (3.12%) CheckPoint
14 27 (3.01%) Dell
14 27 (3.01%) LANDesk
14 27 (3.01%) Oracle
15 23 (2.56%) SolarWinds
16 22 (2.45%) Juniper
17 21 (2.34%) Red Hat
18 18 (2.01%) Remedy
London
Venturi
Rate: £18.00 - £24.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £140 to £160 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £10 - £15 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £220.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £10 - £13 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £150 - 200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £150 - 200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £Competitive Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
onezeero.
Rate: £25 - £30 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £15.00 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Connectus
Rate: £370 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Sogeti
Rate: Daily Rate: £150 p/d
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: 21 days ago