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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 88 57 69
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +12
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 541 819 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 2.31% 3.49% 2.96%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.81% 15.38% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 445 373
Average daily rate
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£200 £210 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £195 £210 £275
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -23.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 142 106
Average hourly rate £16.98 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.16% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £21.73 £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
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
5005 5324 5317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.35% 22.68% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3404 3510 3456
Average daily rate £400 £390 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 228 258
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.59
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -39 127 £228 +1.11% 24
Croydon -17 5 £463 +105.55% 1
Twickenham +1 4 £125 -21.87% 1
Mayfair - 4 £314 -
Feltham -3 3 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £165 - 1
Greenwich +5 2 £130 -71.04% 1
Bromley -2 2 - -
Uxbridge -5 2 £125 -73.68% 1
Hammersmith -7 2 £288 +10.57%
Hounslow -1 1 £240 +14.97%
Ilford -6 1 £190 -
Canary Wharf -15 1 £130 -76.57%
Southwark - 1 £143 -
Wimbledon - 1 £150 - 1
Romford - 1 - -
Southall - 1 - -
Wembley - 1 £155 -
Chessington - 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1143 (100.00%) Windows
2 599 (52.41%) Active Directory
3 522 (45.67%) Microsoft
4 456 (39.90%) MS Office
5 289 (25.28%) Citrix
6 264 (23.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 261 (22.83%) ITIL
8 225 (19.69%) Finance
9 218 (19.07%) MS Excel
10 213 (18.64%) Blackberry
11 212 (18.55%) Windows XP
12 197 (17.24%) VMware
13 188 (16.45%) Windows 8
14 184 (16.10%) MS Exchange
15 178 (15.57%) SCCM
16 132 (11.55%) Windows Server 2003
17 130 (11.37%) Windows Server 2012
18 126 (11.02%) Cisco
19 124 (10.85%) LAN
20 107 (9.36%) TCP/IP
20 107 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
21 99 (8.66%) DNS
22 97 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
23 95 (8.31%) WAN
24 94 (8.22%) Apple
24 94 (8.22%) Migration
25 90 (7.87%) VPN
26 89 (7.79%) Law
27 88 (7.70%) DHCP
27 88 (7.70%) SLA

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 184 (16.10%) MS Exchange
2 84 (7.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 77 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 61 (5.34%) SharePoint
5 50 (4.37%) Lync
6 37 (3.24%) WorkSite
7 36 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 27 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
9 17 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2003
10 15 (1.31%) IBM Notes
11 13 (1.14%) IIS
11 13 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.87%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
13 4 (0.35%) Node.js
14 3 (0.26%) Confluence
15 2 (0.17%) Jetty
15 2 (0.17%) JBoss
15 2 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
16 1 (0.087%) Documentum
Applications
1 456 (39.90%) MS Office
2 218 (19.07%) MS Excel
3 33 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.49%) MS Project
5 14 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.61%) Maya
7 5 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.087%) Shockwave
9 1 (0.087%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 5 (0.44%) Eikon
2 4 (0.35%) IntelliMatch
2 4 (0.35%) Kondor+
2 4 (0.35%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.17%) assyst
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.087%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.087%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.087%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.087%) RMDS
4 1 (0.087%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 71 (6.21%) Office 365
2 7 (0.61%) Google Apps
3 6 (0.52%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.52%) SaaS
4 5 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (0.44%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.35%) Google Drive
6 2 (0.17%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 124 (10.85%) LAN
2 107 (9.36%) TCP/IP
3 99 (8.66%) DNS
4 95 (8.31%) WAN
5 90 (7.87%) VPN
6 88 (7.70%) DHCP
7 72 (6.30%) Firewall
8 45 (3.94%) Internet
9 44 (3.85%) SAN
10 39 (3.41%) MPLS
11 26 (2.27%) DSL
11 26 (2.27%) BIG-IP
12 22 (1.92%) Wi-Fi
13 21 (1.84%) Wireless
14 19 (1.66%) VoIP
15 18 (1.57%) VLAN
15 18 (1.57%) NAS
16 17 (1.49%) NetScaler
17 15 (1.31%) IP Telephony
18 14 (1.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (4.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (0.87%) MySQL
3 9 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 8 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.52%) FileMaker
6 5 (0.44%) IDOL
6 5 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.35%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.35%) QlikView
7 4 (0.35%) MS Access
8 3 (0.26%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (0.17%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.087%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.087%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.087%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.087%) DB2
10 1 (0.087%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.087%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 26 (2.27%) MSI
2 12 (1.05%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.61%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.52%) InstallShield
4 6 (0.52%) AdminStudio
4 6 (0.52%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.17%) JIRA
5 2 (0.17%) IntelliJ
5 2 (0.17%) SoapUI
5 2 (0.17%) FishEye
5 2 (0.17%) VisualVM
5 2 (0.17%) GitLab
5 2 (0.17%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.087%) Toad
6 1 (0.087%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 225 (19.69%) Finance
2 89 (7.79%) Law
3 78 (6.82%) Legal
4 66 (5.77%) Banking
5 49 (4.29%) Retail
6 26 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.84%) Investment Banking
8 19 (1.66%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.40%) Back Office
10 12 (1.05%) Publishing
10 12 (1.05%) Marketing
11 8 (0.70%) Japanese Language
11 8 (0.70%) Games
12 7 (0.61%) French Language
12 7 (0.61%) German Language
13 6 (0.52%) Billing
14 5 (0.44%) Spanish Language
14 5 (0.44%) Advertising
14 5 (0.44%) Local Government
15 3 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 375 (32.81%) Analyst
2 197 (17.24%) Support Analyst
3 193 (16.89%) Desktop Support
4 190 (16.62%) Support Engineer
5 148 (12.95%) Service Analyst
6 147 (12.86%) Service Desk Analyst
7 138 (12.07%) 2nd Line Support
8 118 (10.32%) Desktop Engineer
9 76 (6.65%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 73 (6.39%) 1st Line Support
11 64 (5.60%) Desktop Analyst
12 59 (5.16%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 53 (4.64%) IT Support
14 52 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
15 49 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 45 (3.94%) Project Manager
17 42 (3.67%) Consultant
18 36 (3.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 33 (2.89%) Deployment Engineer
20 30 (2.62%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (2.45%) Application Packaging
2 15 (1.31%) .NET
3 8 (0.70%) X-Windows
4 5 (0.44%) Middleware
4 5 (0.44%) Web Services
5 4 (0.35%) LINQ
6 3 (0.26%) HTML
6 3 (0.26%) CSS
7 2 (0.17%) J2EE
8 1 (0.087%) Flash
8 1 (0.087%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.087%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.087%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 213 (18.64%) Blackberry
2 78 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 58 (5.07%) iPhone
4 56 (4.90%) iPad
5 34 (2.97%) NHS
6 28 (2.45%) Thin Client
6 28 (2.45%) Fat Client
7 19 (1.66%) Video Conferencing
8 18 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 16 (1.40%) Data Centre
10 14 (1.22%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.05%) Handset
12 10 (0.87%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.70%) PDA
14 7 (0.61%) PKI
14 7 (0.61%) Clustering
15 6 (0.52%) Smartphone
15 6 (0.52%) User Experience
16 5 (0.44%) FMCG
16 5 (0.44%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1143 (100.00%) Windows
2 264 (23.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 212 (18.55%) Windows XP
4 188 (16.45%) Windows 8
5 132 (11.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 130 (11.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 78 (6.82%) Android
8 68 (5.95%) Mac OS X
9 47 (4.11%) Linux
10 43 (3.76%) Apple iOS
11 27 (2.36%) Mac OS
12 25 (2.19%) UNIX
13 16 (1.40%) Windows Vista
14 12 (1.05%) Ubuntu
15 10 (0.87%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (0.79%) CentOS
17 8 (0.70%) Mac OS X Server
17 8 (0.70%) Windows Phone
18 7 (0.61%) Windows 2000
19 6 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (22.83%) ITIL
2 94 (8.22%) Migration
3 62 (5.42%) Service Management
4 49 (4.29%) Change Management
5 46 (4.02%) Project Management
6 36 (3.15%) Problem Management
7 35 (3.06%) PRINCE2
8 29 (2.54%) Document Management
8 29 (2.54%) Performance Management
9 28 (2.45%) Asset Management
9 28 (2.45%) Disaster Recovery
10 27 (2.36%) Business Continuity
10 27 (2.36%) Incident Management
11 26 (2.27%) ITSM
12 25 (2.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (2.19%) BCP
13 23 (2.01%) Service Delivery
13 23 (2.01%) Business Continuity Planning
14 20 (1.75%) Time Management
15 19 (1.66%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 83 (7.26%) SQL
2 62 (5.42%) PowerShell
3 29 (2.54%) VBScript
4 17 (1.49%) VBA
5 16 (1.40%) Java
6 14 (1.22%) Python
7 9 (0.79%) VB
7 9 (0.79%) Bash Shell
7 9 (0.79%) C#
8 8 (0.70%) Perl
9 7 (0.61%) C++
9 7 (0.61%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.52%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.44%) Lua
12 2 (0.17%) C
12 2 (0.17%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.087%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.087%) LotusScript
Qualifications
1 107 (9.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (5.16%) MCSE
3 53 (4.64%) Security Cleared
4 40 (3.50%) MCP
5 31 (2.71%) SC Cleared
6 30 (2.62%) Degree
7 27 (2.36%) Cisco Certification
8 23 (2.01%) CCNA
8 23 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
9 19 (1.66%) MCSA
10 18 (1.57%) MCTS
10 18 (1.57%) MCITP
11 11 (0.96%) MCDST
11 11 (0.96%) MOS
12 9 (0.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (0.79%) DV Cleared
12 9 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (0.61%) CCNP
14 6 (0.52%) PMI Certification
15 5 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (7.70%) SLA
2 19 (1.66%) QA
3 5 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.087%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.087%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 599 (52.41%) Active Directory
2 97 (8.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (6.47%) XenApp
4 43 (3.76%) Microsoft App-V
5 41 (3.59%) Hyper-V
6 39 (3.41%) XenDesktop
7 36 (3.15%) vSphere
8 26 (2.27%) NLBS
9 16 (1.40%) VMware ESXi
10 15 (1.31%) Xen
11 12 (1.05%) Terminal Services
12 10 (0.87%) VMware ESX
13 8 (0.70%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 6 (0.52%) Terminal Server
14 6 (0.52%) BitLocker
15 5 (0.44%) XenServer
16 4 (0.35%) DFS Replication
17 3 (0.26%) ISA Server
17 3 (0.26%) NDS
18 2 (0.17%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 178 (15.57%) SCCM
2 32 (2.80%) WSUS
3 17 (1.49%) AirWatch
4 14 (1.22%) Backup Exec
5 12 (1.05%) Puppet
6 11 (0.96%) ZABBIX
6 11 (0.96%) Casper Suite
7 10 (0.87%) EdgeSight
7 10 (0.87%) SCOM
8 9 (0.79%) DameWare
9 6 (0.52%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.44%) SCDPM
10 5 (0.44%) WMI
10 5 (0.44%) BladeLogic
11 4 (0.35%) ZENworks
11 4 (0.35%) Tivoli
11 4 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 4 (0.35%) Nagios
11 4 (0.35%) SmokePing
11 4 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 522 (45.67%) Microsoft
2 289 (25.28%) Citrix
3 197 (17.24%) VMware
4 126 (11.02%) Cisco
5 94 (8.22%) Apple
6 54 (4.72%) HP
7 38 (3.32%) Dell
7 38 (3.32%) CheckPoint
8 36 (3.15%) Bloomberg
9 33 (2.89%) Reuters
10 31 (2.71%) AppSense
11 24 (2.10%) ServiceNow
12 23 (2.01%) Symantec
12 23 (2.01%) Remedy
13 18 (1.57%) Sophos
14 16 (1.40%) McAfee
15 15 (1.31%) Lotus
15 15 (1.31%) Mitel
16 14 (1.22%) Oracle
17 12 (1.05%) Interwoven
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