The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
UK
Rank 112 80 54
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 969 1342 1700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.14% 2.58% 3.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.38% 12.04% 14.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 648 785
Median daily rate £191 £203 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.67% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £115 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £200
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 307 369
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.50 £21.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.78
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.89%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
9337 11143 11564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.59% 21.43% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5979 6783 6713
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 747 891
Median hourly rate £16.13 £17.39 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.24% +7.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 within the UK.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 within the UK.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Windows 7
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England -36 846 £188 -7.52% 242
London -70 274 £175 -22.22% 95
South East +1 215 £210 -6.66% 53
South West -5 77 £208 +10.66% 13
Hampshire +23 67 £315 +40.00% 16
East of England -20 67 £170 -10.52% 10
Scotland +3 63 £350 +75.00% 5
West Midlands -1 52 £185 +12.12% 13
Yorkshire +15 50 £125 +13.63% 12
City of London -29 47 £165 -42.60% 20
Surrey +17 45 £175 +7.69% 14
East Midlands +11 44 £165 -13.15% 14
North West -26 41 £125 -54.54% 27
West Yorkshire +17 37 £125 +13.63% 12
Bristol +5 33 £300 +36.47% 8
Buckinghamshire +2 28 £295 -15.71% 9
North East +3 27 £185 +48.00% 3
Edinburgh +10 24 £375 +36.36% 2
Tyne and Wear +9 23 £170 +36.00% 3
Berkshire -10 23 £200 -42.85% 6
Derbyshire +5 22 £143 +8.95% 2
Leeds -4 22 £125 +13.63% 8
Wales +3 21 £173 +8.66% 1
Hertfordshire -8 21 £163 -42.98% 2
Milton Keynes +5 20 £295 +145.83% 6
Manchester -2 20 £150 -45.45% 18
Newcastle upon Tyne +4 19 £290 +132.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -1 19 £145 -18.07% 1
South Wales +9 18 £173 +21.05%
Derby +9 17 £150 - 1

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 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 with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 2150 (100.00%) Windows
2 1333 (62.00%) Active Directory
3 1028 (47.81%) Microsoft
4 767 (35.67%) MS Office
5 504 (23.44%) ITIL
6 497 (23.12%) Windows Server
7 492 (22.88%) Windows 10
8 473 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 427 (19.86%) VMware
10 414 (19.26%) Citrix
11 411 (19.12%) SCCM
12 392 (18.23%) MS Excel
13 350 (16.28%) Office 365
14 325 (15.12%) Windows 8
15 317 (14.74%) Windows Server 2012
16 296 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
17 291 (13.53%) MS Exchange
18 275 (12.79%) Windows XP
19 274 (12.74%) Finance
20 254 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
21 239 (11.12%) DNS
22 235 (10.93%) Security Cleared
23 200 (9.30%) Cisco
24 198 (9.21%) Migration
25 194 (9.02%) TCP/IP
26 187 (8.70%) SLA
26 187 (8.70%) Blackberry
27 177 (8.23%) DHCP
28 171 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
28 171 (7.95%) PowerShell

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 291 (13.53%) MS Exchange
2 151 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
3 133 (6.19%) SharePoint
4 109 (5.07%) Skype for Business
5 88 (4.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 64 (2.98%) IBM Notes
7 58 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 58 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 40 (1.86%) IIS
9 22 (1.02%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.47%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
13 7 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
13 7 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.28%) Tuxedo
15 5 (0.23%) JBoss
15 5 (0.23%) WildFly
16 4 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 767 (35.67%) MS Office
2 392 (18.23%) MS Excel
3 25 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
4 18 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 11 (0.51%) MS Project
7 5 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.19%) InDesign
8 4 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.093%) Mozilla Thunderbird
11 1 (0.047%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.047%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 17 (0.79%) Eikon
2 11 (0.51%) Oracle 11i
2 11 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.33%) Demantra
3 7 (0.33%) SnowdropKCS
4 5 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.19%) assyst
5 4 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.19%) Pegasus Opera
5 4 (0.19%) SystmOne
6 2 (0.093%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.047%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.047%) Primavera
7 1 (0.047%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 350 (16.28%) Office 365
2 77 (3.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (1.49%) OneDrive
4 17 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
5 13 (0.60%) G Suite
6 12 (0.56%) IaaS
7 11 (0.51%) SaaS
8 7 (0.33%) PaaS
9 6 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.23%) Yammer
11 3 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.14%) Google Drive
12 2 (0.093%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.047%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 239 (11.12%) DNS
2 194 (9.02%) TCP/IP
3 177 (8.23%) DHCP
4 138 (6.42%) VPN
5 136 (6.33%) LAN
6 109 (5.07%) WAN
7 104 (4.84%) Firewall
8 88 (4.09%) Wireless
9 85 (3.95%) Internet
10 79 (3.67%) SAN
11 74 (3.44%) VoIP
12 68 (3.16%) Skype
13 49 (2.28%) Wi-Fi
14 39 (1.81%) Remote Desktop
15 27 (1.26%) SSL
16 25 (1.16%) Ethernet
17 22 (1.02%) NAS
18 20 (0.93%) Cisco ASA
19 19 (0.88%) 3G
20 16 (0.74%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 31 (1.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 20 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
5 18 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (0.56%) Relational Database
7 11 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
8 9 (0.42%) MS Access
8 9 (0.42%) MySQL
9 8 (0.37%) Crystal Reports
10 6 (0.28%) DB2
11 5 (0.23%) Oracle Database 12c
11 5 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 5 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.19%) DTS
12 4 (0.19%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 4 (0.19%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (0.19%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 50 (2.33%) MSI
2 14 (0.65%) StarTeam
3 13 (0.60%) Visual Studio
4 11 (0.51%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.28%) InstallShield
7 5 (0.23%) CA Gen
7 5 (0.23%) JIRA
8 4 (0.19%) AdminStudio
8 4 (0.19%) eggPlant
8 4 (0.19%) HP UFT
8 4 (0.19%) JDeveloper
9 3 (0.14%) NMock
9 3 (0.14%) WinDbg
9 3 (0.14%) WiX
10 2 (0.093%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.093%) Git (software)
10 2 (0.093%) TestDirector
11 1 (0.047%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.047%) Eclipse
General
1 274 (12.74%) Finance
2 79 (3.67%) Legal
3 78 (3.63%) Banking
4 57 (2.65%) Retail
5 53 (2.47%) Law
6 33 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 25 (1.16%) Back Office
7 25 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 21 (0.98%) Retail Banking
9 16 (0.74%) Advertising
10 13 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 13 (0.60%) Local Government
11 12 (0.56%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.51%) Publishing
13 7 (0.33%) Marketing
14 6 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.28%) Games
14 6 (0.28%) Military
15 5 (0.23%) Billing
15 5 (0.23%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 588 (27.35%) Analyst
2 490 (22.79%) Support Engineer
3 374 (17.40%) 2nd Line Support
4 356 (16.56%) Desktop Support
5 280 (13.02%) Support Analyst
6 274 (12.74%) Service Analyst
7 268 (12.47%) Service Desk Analyst
8 227 (10.56%) IT Support
9 223 (10.37%) Desktop Engineer
10 190 (8.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 183 (8.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 179 (8.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 158 (7.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 154 (7.16%) Windows Engineer
15 141 (6.56%) Service Desk Support
16 129 (6.00%) 1st Line Support
17 126 (5.86%) IT Analyst
18 123 (5.72%) IT Engineer
19 116 (5.40%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
20 92 (4.28%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (1.40%) XML
2 26 (1.21%) .NET
3 12 (0.56%) Web Services
4 10 (0.47%) X-Windows
5 8 (0.37%) .NET Framework
5 8 (0.37%) Middleware
6 6 (0.28%) HTML
7 5 (0.23%) ASP.NET
7 5 (0.23%) Software Packaging
8 4 (0.19%) XMPP
9 3 (0.14%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.093%) ADO
10 2 (0.093%) Electron Framework
10 2 (0.093%) Node.js
10 2 (0.093%) React
10 2 (0.093%) SAML
10 2 (0.093%) SAP Smart Forms
10 2 (0.093%) WAP
10 2 (0.093%) WPF
11 1 (0.047%) Series 60
Miscellaneous
1 187 (8.70%) Blackberry
2 111 (5.16%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (4.47%) iPad
4 82 (3.81%) iPhone
5 71 (3.30%) Fat Client
5 71 (3.30%) Thin Client
6 67 (3.12%) Smartphone
7 65 (3.02%) Management Information System
8 58 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
9 45 (2.09%) Data Centre
10 34 (1.58%) Driving Licence
11 31 (1.44%) Client/Server
11 31 (1.44%) Clustering
12 22 (1.02%) Computer Science
13 16 (0.74%) BYOD
14 14 (0.65%) CMDB
14 14 (0.65%) NHS
14 14 (0.65%) User Experience
15 13 (0.60%) RSA SecurID
16 12 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2150 (100.00%) Windows
2 497 (23.12%) Windows Server
3 492 (22.88%) Windows 10
4 473 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 325 (15.12%) Windows 8
6 317 (14.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 275 (12.79%) Windows XP
8 254 (11.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 114 (5.30%) Android
10 101 (4.70%) Linux
11 94 (4.37%) Mac OS X
12 69 (3.21%) Apple iOS
13 37 (1.72%) Mac OS
14 28 (1.30%) Unix
15 26 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 26 (1.21%) Windows Vista
16 23 (1.07%) AIX
17 22 (1.02%) Windows 2000
18 16 (0.74%) HPUX
19 12 (0.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (23.44%) ITIL
2 198 (9.21%) Migration
3 119 (5.53%) Incident Management
4 96 (4.47%) Service Management
5 92 (4.28%) Problem Management
6 77 (3.58%) Service Delivery
7 75 (3.49%) Asset Management
8 73 (3.40%) Change Management
9 64 (2.98%) ITSM
10 60 (2.79%) Time Management
11 52 (2.42%) Patch Management
11 52 (2.42%) Project Management
12 47 (2.19%) Data Migration
13 44 (2.05%) Application Packaging
14 43 (2.00%) Configuration Management
15 42 (1.95%) Mobile Device Management
16 39 (1.81%) Stakeholder Management
17 38 (1.77%) CRM
17 38 (1.77%) Root Cause Analysis
17 38 (1.77%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 171 (7.95%) PowerShell
2 160 (7.44%) SQL
3 62 (2.88%) VBScript
4 36 (1.67%) Java
5 30 (1.40%) C
6 26 (1.21%) VB
7 19 (0.88%) C#
8 14 (0.65%) PL/SQL
9 13 (0.60%) Shell Script
10 12 (0.56%) VBA
11 11 (0.51%) Bash Shell
11 11 (0.51%) JavaScript
12 10 (0.47%) Python
13 9 (0.42%) REXX
13 9 (0.42%) Tcl
14 6 (0.28%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.19%) C++
16 3 (0.14%) Perl
17 2 (0.093%) PHP
18 1 (0.047%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 235 (10.93%) Security Cleared
2 171 (7.95%) Microsoft Certification
3 169 (7.86%) SC Cleared
4 83 (3.86%) MCSE
5 66 (3.07%) MCSA
6 65 (3.02%) ITIL Certification
7 62 (2.88%) MCP
8 57 (2.65%) Degree
9 54 (2.51%) DBS Check
10 53 (2.47%) DV Cleared
11 52 (2.42%) MCITP
12 36 (1.67%) Cisco Certification
13 33 (1.53%) A+ Certification
14 32 (1.49%) CCNA
15 30 (1.40%) MCDST
16 25 (1.16%) BPSS Clearance
16 25 (1.16%) MCTS
17 24 (1.12%) ISTQB
18 18 (0.84%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 14 (0.65%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 187 (8.70%) SLA
2 31 (1.44%) Disclosure Scotland
3 17 (0.79%) JSP 440
4 9 (0.42%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.14%) QA
7 2 (0.093%) BS25999
7 2 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.093%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1333 (62.00%) Active Directory
2 296 (13.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 159 (7.40%) XenApp
4 122 (5.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 105 (4.88%) Hyper-V
6 101 (4.70%) VMware ESX
7 97 (4.51%) XenDesktop
8 71 (3.30%) Virtual Desktop
9 60 (2.79%) vSphere
10 46 (2.14%) BitLocker
11 25 (1.16%) Virtual Servers
12 19 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
13 15 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
14 14 (0.65%) Firmware
14 14 (0.65%) Terminal Services
15 9 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
15 9 (0.42%) XenServer
16 8 (0.37%) Xen
17 7 (0.33%) ProxySG
18 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 411 (19.12%) SCCM
2 55 (2.56%) WSUS
3 32 (1.49%) Backup Exec
3 32 (1.49%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 30 (1.40%) SCOM
5 26 (1.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 24 (1.12%) AirWatch
7 22 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
8 20 (0.93%) McAfee ePO
9 18 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 17 (0.79%) Netcool
11 13 (0.60%) DameWare
11 13 (0.60%) HP SiteScope
12 12 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
13 10 (0.47%) BladeLogic
13 10 (0.47%) NetBackup
14 9 (0.42%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 8 (0.37%) EdgeSight
15 8 (0.37%) Jamf Pro
15 8 (0.37%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 1028 (47.81%) Microsoft
2 427 (19.86%) VMware
3 414 (19.26%) Citrix
4 200 (9.30%) Cisco
5 161 (7.49%) HP
6 157 (7.30%) Apple
7 96 (4.47%) Dell
8 73 (3.40%) Symantec
9 64 (2.98%) Lotus
9 64 (2.98%) Remedy
10 57 (2.65%) LANDesk
11 55 (2.56%) Avaya
11 55 (2.56%) Bloomberg
12 54 (2.51%) AppSense
13 50 (2.33%) ServiceNow
14 49 (2.28%) Oracle
15 48 (2.23%) Intel Security
15 48 (2.23%) Reuters
16 40 (1.86%) Google
17 34 (1.58%) NetApp
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £80 - £120 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £10 - £11 per week
Posted: 10 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £12 - £18 per hour
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Ashdown IT
Rate: £12 per hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Keystream Resources Limited
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £11.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ebury
Rate: £160.00 - £170.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £13 - £14 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £95.00 - £120.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £175 - £200 per day + None
Posted: Yesterday
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £8 - £13 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Lyndhurst, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £22000 - £23000 per annum + pro rata
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £120 - £130 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £30000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £170 - £200 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Erskine, Renfrewshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £370 - £410 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £370 - £410 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £385 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £14 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Chassam Contract
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 6 days ago