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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / London
Rank 169 96 79
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 278 489 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.43% 2.32% 2.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.09% 11.62% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 297 323
Median daily rate £175 £225 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £120 £124
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £465 £417
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £197
% change year-on-year
- +1.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 62 75
Median hourly rate £18.70 £13.68 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.74% -11.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.10 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.85 £26.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.84
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.42%

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
3920 4209 4887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.23% 19.95% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2767 2885 3380
Median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 140 143
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -28 45 £168 -42.97% 21
Hounslow +3 5 - -
Uxbridge +4 2 £146 -31.17%
Canary Wharf 0 2 £220 +35.38%
Hammersmith -2 2 £158 +31.25%
Croydon - 2 £450 - 1
Feltham - 2 £438 -
Bromley +7 1 - -
Wembley +1 1 £160 +33.33%
Chessington -4 1 £115 -
Romford - 1 £145 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Chiswick - 1 - - 2
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 609 (100.00%) Windows
2 391 (64.20%) Active Directory
3 312 (51.23%) Microsoft
4 239 (39.24%) MS Office
5 152 (24.96%) Windows Server
6 150 (24.63%) Windows 10
7 145 (23.81%) Citrix
8 144 (23.65%) ITIL
9 124 (20.36%) Blackberry
9 124 (20.36%) Windows Server 2008
10 121 (19.87%) Finance
11 118 (19.38%) VMware
12 112 (18.39%) MS Excel
13 110 (18.06%) Windows 8
14 107 (17.57%) Office 365
15 102 (16.75%) SCCM
16 93 (15.27%) Windows Server 2012
17 87 (14.29%) Cisco
18 84 (13.79%) MS Exchange
19 81 (13.30%) Apple
20 80 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
21 69 (11.33%) SLA
22 65 (10.67%) Windows XP
23 64 (10.51%) TCP/IP
24 63 (10.34%) Mac OS X
25 59 (9.69%) HP
25 59 (9.69%) DNS
25 59 (9.69%) Banking
26 58 (9.52%) Android
27 57 (9.36%) DHCP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 84 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 57 (9.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 56 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (6.57%) SharePoint
5 39 (6.40%) Skype for Business
6 31 (5.09%) IBM Notes
7 28 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.31%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (0.82%) IIS
10 5 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.33%) Documentum
12 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 239 (39.24%) MS Office
2 112 (18.39%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.31%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.99%) MS Project
5 5 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.66%) InDesign
6 4 (0.66%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.79%) Eikon
2 3 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 107 (17.57%) Office 365
2 19 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.13%) OneDrive
4 11 (1.81%) G Suite
5 6 (0.99%) SaaS
6 5 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.82%) Yammer
7 4 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.66%) IaaS
8 3 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 3 (0.49%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.33%) PaaS
10 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 64 (10.51%) TCP/IP
2 59 (9.69%) DNS
3 57 (9.36%) DHCP
4 51 (8.37%) Wireless
5 50 (8.21%) LAN
6 48 (7.88%) VPN
7 33 (5.42%) Internet
7 33 (5.42%) WAN
8 29 (4.76%) VoIP
9 27 (4.43%) Firewall
10 24 (3.94%) SAN
11 20 (3.28%) Ethernet
11 20 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
12 18 (2.96%) Remote Desktop
13 15 (2.46%) Skype
14 13 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
15 9 (1.48%) SSL
16 8 (1.31%) Cisco ASA
17 7 (1.15%) IP Telephony
17 7 (1.15%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.16%) MS Access
5 1 (0.16%) MySQL
5 1 (0.16%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 9 (1.48%) MSI
2 5 (0.82%) JIRA
3 4 (0.66%) eggPlant
3 4 (0.66%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.16%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 121 (19.87%) Finance
2 59 (9.69%) Banking
3 43 (7.06%) Legal
4 41 (6.73%) Retail
5 40 (6.57%) Law
6 17 (2.79%) Retail Banking
7 14 (2.30%) Back Office
8 13 (2.13%) Investment Banking
9 11 (1.81%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.64%) Advertising
11 6 (0.99%) Billing
12 5 (0.82%) Marketing
13 4 (0.66%) Games
13 4 (0.66%) Multimedia
13 4 (0.66%) Telecoms
14 3 (0.49%) Front Office
14 3 (0.49%) Local Government
14 3 (0.49%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.33%) Japanese Language
15 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 200 (32.84%) Analyst
2 140 (22.99%) Desktop Support
3 132 (21.67%) Support Engineer
4 112 (18.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 112 (18.39%) Support Analyst
5 100 (16.42%) Service Analyst
6 98 (16.09%) Service Desk Analyst
7 76 (12.48%) Desktop Engineer
8 68 (11.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 67 (11.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 67 (11.00%) IT Support
10 61 (10.02%) Service Desk Support
11 59 (9.69%) Windows Engineer
12 47 (7.72%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 45 (7.39%) IT Analyst
14 44 (7.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 41 (6.73%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
16 40 (6.57%) Desktop Analyst
17 38 (6.24%) Desktop Support Analyst
18 37 (6.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.15%) .NET
2 4 (0.66%) XMPP
3 3 (0.49%) .NET Framework
3 3 (0.49%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.33%) Electron Framework
4 2 (0.33%) Node.js
4 2 (0.33%) React
4 2 (0.33%) WAP
5 1 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.16%) HTML
5 1 (0.16%) Middleware
5 1 (0.16%) SAML
5 1 (0.16%) Series 60
5 1 (0.16%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.16%) WPF
5 1 (0.16%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 124 (20.36%) Blackberry
2 51 (8.37%) iPad
3 39 (6.40%) iPhone
4 33 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.27%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.78%) Video Conferencing
7 20 (3.28%) Client/Server
8 19 (3.12%) Smartphone
9 17 (2.79%) Data Centre
10 13 (2.13%) BYOD
10 13 (2.13%) Fat Client
10 13 (2.13%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.48%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.48%) Hedge funds
11 9 (1.48%) User Experience
12 7 (1.15%) Cloud Native
12 7 (1.15%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.15%) NHS
13 6 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.82%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 609 (100.00%) Windows
2 152 (24.96%) Windows Server
3 150 (24.63%) Windows 10
4 124 (20.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 110 (18.06%) Windows 8
6 93 (15.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 65 (10.67%) Windows XP
8 63 (10.34%) Mac OS X
9 58 (9.52%) Android
10 55 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
11 37 (6.08%) Apple iOS
12 28 (4.60%) Linux
12 28 (4.60%) Mac OS
13 14 (2.30%) Windows 2000
14 8 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (1.31%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.66%) Unix
15 4 (0.66%) Windows Phone
16 3 (0.49%) Solaris
16 3 (0.49%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (23.65%) ITIL
2 47 (7.72%) Migration
3 38 (6.24%) Problem Management
4 37 (6.08%) Change Management
5 30 (4.93%) Asset Management
5 30 (4.93%) Service Management
6 29 (4.76%) Time Management
7 22 (3.61%) Patch Management
8 21 (3.45%) Project Management
9 18 (2.96%) Service Delivery
10 15 (2.46%) Configuration Management
10 15 (2.46%) Information Security
10 15 (2.46%) Mobile Device Management
11 14 (2.30%) Incident Management
11 14 (2.30%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (2.30%) Software Distribution
12 13 (2.13%) Identity Management
12 13 (2.13%) ITSM
12 13 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (2.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.40%) PowerShell
2 24 (3.94%) SQL
3 14 (2.30%) VBScript
4 9 (1.48%) Bash Shell
4 9 (1.48%) Java
4 9 (1.48%) VBA
5 8 (1.31%) Python
6 5 (0.82%) C
6 5 (0.82%) C#
6 5 (0.82%) VB
7 2 (0.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.16%) XAML
Qualifications
1 54 (8.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (4.93%) Degree
3 29 (4.76%) MCP
3 29 (4.76%) MCSE
4 28 (4.60%) ITIL Certification
5 27 (4.43%) Security Cleared
6 18 (2.96%) MCSA
7 17 (2.79%) MCDST
8 15 (2.46%) DV Cleared
9 13 (2.13%) ACDT
9 13 (2.13%) ACHDS
9 13 (2.13%) ACTC
9 13 (2.13%) MCSM
9 13 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
10 12 (1.97%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (1.81%) DBS Check
12 10 (1.64%) CCNA
12 10 (1.64%) SC Cleared
13 9 (1.48%) MCITP
14 8 (1.31%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (11.33%) SLA
2 5 (0.82%) JSP 440
3 2 (0.33%) BS25999
3 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 391 (64.20%) Active Directory
2 80 (13.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (8.87%) XenApp
4 38 (6.24%) XenDesktop
5 35 (5.75%) Hyper-V
6 29 (4.76%) vSphere
7 25 (4.11%) Virtual Desktop
8 22 (3.61%) Microsoft App-V
9 20 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
10 14 (2.30%) VMware ESX
11 13 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (1.81%) BitLocker
13 8 (1.31%) Terminal Services
13 8 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
13 8 (1.31%) Xen
14 5 (0.82%) Firmware
15 2 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 2 (0.33%) KVM
15 2 (0.33%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.16%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 102 (16.75%) SCCM
2 21 (3.45%) WSUS
3 13 (2.13%) AirWatch
4 12 (1.97%) Norton AntiVirus
5 11 (1.81%) SCOM
6 7 (1.15%) Jamf Pro
7 6 (0.99%) DameWare
7 6 (0.99%) SCVMM
7 6 (0.99%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 5 (0.82%) Sysprep
9 4 (0.66%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 3 (0.49%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.33%) Failover Clustering
11 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.33%) Perfmon
11 2 (0.33%) SCSM
11 2 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 312 (51.23%) Microsoft
2 145 (23.81%) Citrix
3 118 (19.38%) VMware
4 87 (14.29%) Cisco
5 81 (13.30%) Apple
6 59 (9.69%) HP
7 54 (8.87%) Bloomberg
8 47 (7.72%) Reuters
9 36 (5.91%) Dell
10 35 (5.75%) LANDesk
11 31 (5.09%) Lotus
12 30 (4.93%) Symantec
13 29 (4.76%) Google
14 28 (4.60%) Remedy
15 26 (4.27%) ServiceNow
16 20 (3.28%) Avaya
17 18 (2.96%) Altiris
18 13 (2.13%) iManage
18 13 (2.13%) NetApp
19 10 (1.64%) MobileIron
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