Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 101 93
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 +45
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 31 147 193
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.76% 2.36% 2.76%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.97% 12.15% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 104 132
Median daily rate £275 £315 £203
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.70% +55.56% -8.99%
10th Percentile £118 £124 £121
90th Percentile £484 £513 £423
Central London median daily rate £275 £275 £200
% change year-on-year - +37.50% -3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 20 43
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.68% -6.58% +11.76%
Central London median hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +2.63% - -4.88%

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 311 1,210 1,432
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.62% 19.46% 20.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 945 1,097
Median daily rate £473 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.53% -2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £213 £176 £170
90th Percentile £638 £650 £645
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 32 74
Median hourly rate £22.50 £20.67 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.88% +10.51% +10.00%
10th Percentile £20.50 £12.04 £13.30
90th Percentile £35.10 £44.80 £25.05
Median hourly rate £21.25 £20.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.63% +3.89%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Windows 7 in the City of London

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 7 in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in the City of London

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Windows 10
3 18 (58.06%) Office 365
4 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
5 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
6 10 (32.26%) Migration
7 9 (29.03%) Finance
7 9 (29.03%) Citrix
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
8 6 (19.35%) Virtual Desktop
9 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (16.13%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
9 5 (16.13%) Azure
9 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
10 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
10 4 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (12.90%) HP
10 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
10 4 (12.90%) Line Management
11 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
11 3 (9.68%) Data Loss Prevention
11 3 (9.68%) Banking
11 3 (9.68%) Ivanti
11 3 (9.68%) SCCM
11 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
11 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (9.68%) ITIL

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 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (58.06%) Office 365
2 5 (16.13%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (6.45%) DHCP
2 2 (6.45%) DNS
2 2 (6.45%) Internet
2 2 (6.45%) Network Security
2 2 (6.45%) VoIP
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (3.23%) Intranet
3 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.23%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.23%) MPLS
3 1 (3.23%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.23%) Skype
3 1 (3.23%) Telepresence
3 1 (3.23%) VPN
3 1 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (3.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) AdminStudio
1 2 (6.45%) MSI
General
1 9 (29.03%) Finance
2 3 (9.68%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) French Language
3 2 (6.45%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.23%) International Banking
4 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Desktop Support
1 7 (22.58%) Support Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Desktop Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Support Specialist
4 4 (12.90%) Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Desktop Support
4 4 (12.90%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) IT Manager
5 3 (9.68%) IT Support
5 3 (9.68%) Migration Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Office 365 Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Desktop Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Business Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) SCCM Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) BYOD
2 2 (6.45%) CCTV
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.23%) Smartphone
3 1 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Windows 10
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (6.45%) HPUX
6 2 (6.45%) Linux
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Migration
2 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
2 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (12.90%) Line Management
3 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) Data Loss Prevention
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.45%) Application Packaging
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
5 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.45%) ITSM
5 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
5 2 (6.45%) Release Management
5 2 (6.45%) Security Hardening
5 2 (6.45%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (6.45%) SIEM
5 2 (6.45%) Software Delivery
5 2 (6.45%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
1 3 (9.68%) SQL
1 3 (9.68%) VBScript
2 2 (6.45%) VB
3 1 (3.23%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) CISSP
2 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (12.90%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.23%) XenApp
5 1 (3.23%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) MaaS360
3 1 (3.23%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 16 (51.61%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Citrix
3 4 (12.90%) HP
4 3 (9.68%) Apple
4 3 (9.68%) Cisco
4 3 (9.68%) Ivanti
4 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
4 3 (9.68%) VMware
5 2 (6.45%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) NetApp
5 2 (6.45%) Oracle
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.23%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) McAfee
6 1 (3.23%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.23%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.23%) Qualys