Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Windows 7 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Windows 7 over the 6 months to 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Windows 7
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 93 145
Rank change year-on-year +3 +52 -15
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 104 191 113
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.21% 2.81% 1.59%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.21% 14.12% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 144 79
City of London median daily rate £235 £175 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.29% -36.36% +37.50%
10th Percentile £126 £123 £139
90th Percentile £483 £424 £502
Central London median daily rate £220 £175 £250
% change year-on-year +25.71% -30.00% +29.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 23 17
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% +33.57% -26.32%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.00 £10.95
90th Percentile £30.63 £23.70 £21.95
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £14.50
% change year-on-year - +28.97% -23.68%

Windows 7 is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 787 1,353 1,434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.75% 19.89% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 1,022 1,150
City of London median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £143 £150 £263
90th Percentile £638 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £425 £475 £483
% change year-on-year -10.53% -1.55% +7.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 36 49
City of London median hourly rate £16.95 £18.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.36% +24.67% -31.03%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £29.17 £29.00 £23.35
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.76 £17.15
% change year-on-year -0.29% +9.36% -9.74%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in the City of London

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in the City of London

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in the City of London

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in the City of London

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the City of London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in the City of London

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +42 2 £263 +110.00%
Moorgate - 1 - -
Windows 7
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (86.54%) Windows 10
3 56 (53.85%) Office 365
4 54 (51.92%) Active Directory
5 37 (35.58%) Microsoft
6 29 (27.88%) Microsoft Office
7 27 (25.96%) Finance
8 26 (25.00%) SCCM
8 26 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
9 22 (21.15%) Citrix
10 21 (20.19%) VMware
11 19 (18.27%) Ivanti
11 19 (18.27%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (14.42%) Android
12 15 (14.42%) Migration
12 15 (14.42%) Mac OS X
12 15 (14.42%) Apple
13 14 (13.46%) Cisco
14 13 (12.50%) ITIL
14 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
14 13 (12.50%) Windows 8
14 13 (12.50%) Break/Fix
14 13 (12.50%) Windows Server
15 12 (11.54%) Banking
15 12 (11.54%) Blackberry
16 11 (10.58%) LAN
16 11 (10.58%) TCP/IP
16 11 (10.58%) ITSM
16 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (9.62%) iPhone

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 7 (6.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 7 (6.73%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.92%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 29 (27.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.96%) Houdini
3 1 (0.96%) Maya
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 56 (53.85%) Office 365
2 8 (7.69%) Azure
3 7 (6.73%) OneDrive
4 2 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.96%) AWS
5 1 (0.96%) Boomi
5 1 (0.96%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.58%) LAN
1 11 (10.58%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.65%) VPN
2 9 (8.65%) WAN
3 7 (6.73%) DNS
4 6 (5.77%) DHCP
4 6 (5.77%) NetScaler
5 5 (4.81%) VoIP
6 4 (3.85%) SAN
7 3 (2.88%) Firewall
7 3 (2.88%) Wireless
8 2 (1.92%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.92%) MPLS
8 2 (1.92%) NAS
8 2 (1.92%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (1.92%) Skype
8 2 (1.92%) VLAN
9 1 (0.96%) BGP
9 1 (0.96%) EIGRP
9 1 (0.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (0.96%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MSI
General
1 27 (25.96%) Finance
2 12 (11.54%) Banking
3 5 (4.81%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.85%) Law
5 3 (2.88%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.92%) Retail
7 1 (0.96%) Advertising
7 1 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.96%) Marketing
7 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (34.62%) Desktop Support
2 27 (25.96%) Support Engineer
3 26 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 22 (21.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 13 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
5 13 (12.50%) Analyst
6 9 (8.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (8.65%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.73%) Mac Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Support Analyst
8 6 (5.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 5 (4.81%) Desktop Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Active Directory Engineer
10 4 (3.85%) Citrix Specialist
10 4 (3.85%) IT Support
10 4 (3.85%) Service Analyst
10 4 (3.85%) Service Desk Analyst
11 3 (2.88%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.96%) .NET
1 1 (0.96%) SAML
1 1 (0.96%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 10 (9.62%) iPhone
3 7 (6.73%) iPad
3 7 (6.73%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (4.81%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.85%) Handset
6 3 (2.88%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.92%) BYOD
7 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.92%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.96%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.96%) CMDB
8 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.96%) Linked Data
8 1 (0.96%) Replication
8 1 (0.96%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 104 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (86.54%) Windows 10
3 15 (14.42%) Android
3 15 (14.42%) Mac OS X
4 13 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 13 (12.50%) Windows Server
4 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.81%) Mac OS
6 5 (4.81%) Windows XP
7 4 (3.85%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.92%) Linux
9 1 (0.96%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
2 15 (14.42%) Migration
3 13 (12.50%) Break/Fix
3 13 (12.50%) ITIL
4 11 (10.58%) ITSM
5 6 (5.77%) Asset Management
5 6 (5.77%) Mobile Device Management
6 5 (4.81%) Application Packaging
6 5 (4.81%) Software Deployment
7 4 (3.85%) Project Management
8 3 (2.88%) Application Virtualisation
8 3 (2.88%) Service Management
8 3 (2.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (1.92%) Change Management
9 2 (1.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (1.92%) Decision-Making
9 2 (1.92%) ITIL V3
9 2 (1.92%) Resource Management
9 2 (1.92%) Software Audit
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.62%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.88%) VBA
3 2 (1.92%) SQL
4 1 (0.96%) C#
4 1 (0.96%) VB
4 1 (0.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (4.81%) Citrix Certification
1 5 (4.81%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) MCSE
2 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.92%) DBS Check
3 2 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (1.92%) MCSA
3 2 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.96%) CCA
4 1 (0.96%) CCNA
4 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.96%) MCP
4 1 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (51.92%) Active Directory
2 19 (18.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 7 (6.73%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (6.73%) XenApp
5 5 (4.81%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (3.85%) vSphere
7 2 (1.92%) BitLocker
7 2 (1.92%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.92%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.92%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.96%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.96%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.96%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (25.00%) SCCM
2 5 (4.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (3.85%) XenMobile
4 3 (2.88%) Jamf Pro
4 3 (2.88%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.96%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.96%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.96%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.96%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.96%) SCOM
6 1 (0.96%) SCSM
6 1 (0.96%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.96%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 37 (35.58%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.15%) Citrix
3 21 (20.19%) VMware
4 19 (18.27%) Ivanti
5 15 (14.42%) Apple
6 14 (13.46%) Cisco
7 10 (9.62%) Adobe
8 9 (8.65%) HP
8 9 (8.65%) Symantec
9 8 (7.69%) Polycom
10 5 (4.81%) Bloomberg
10 5 (4.81%) McAfee
11 4 (3.85%) Altiris
11 4 (3.85%) Dell
12 3 (2.88%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.88%) Fidessa
12 3 (2.88%) ServiceNow
13 2 (1.92%) Dell Compellent
13 2 (1.92%) MobileIron
13 2 (1.92%) Xerox