Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 141 118
Rank change year-on-year +51 -23 -22
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 179 117 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.65% 1.65% 1.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.49% 8.06% 8.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 82 75
City of London median daily rate £175 £275 £188
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +46.67% -13.79%
10th Percentile £128 £140 £105
90th Percentile £438 £492 £436
Central London median daily rate £175 £250 £188
% change year-on-year -30.00% +33.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 18 9
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -1.58% -13.64%
10th Percentile £15.92 £11.03 £12.25
90th Percentile £23.55 £23.78 £24.85
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -1.58% -8.08%

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 1,327 1,451 1,327
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 19.65% 20.41% 22.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 983 1,170 1,048
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £153 £263 £300
90th Percentile £638 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £475 £495 £450
% change year-on-year -4.04% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 48 23
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.35 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.91% -3.42% -3.80%
10th Percentile £15.60 £11.25 £12.90
90th Percentile £33.75 £24.13 £44.75
Central London median hourly rate £19.63 £19.00 £18.85
% change year-on-year +3.29% +0.80% -3.33%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 - 2 £125 -
Windows 7
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Windows
2 117 (65.36%) Active Directory
3 104 (58.10%) Windows 10
4 92 (51.40%) Microsoft
5 82 (45.81%) Microsoft Office
6 68 (37.99%) SCCM
7 66 (36.87%) ITIL
8 62 (34.64%) Finance
9 55 (30.73%) Office 365
10 45 (25.14%) VMware
11 41 (22.91%) VMware Infrastructure
12 36 (20.11%) Windows 8
13 34 (18.99%) Citrix
14 30 (16.76%) Cisco
14 30 (16.76%) Migration
15 29 (16.20%) LAN
16 26 (14.53%) WAN
16 26 (14.53%) Windows Server
17 24 (13.41%) HP
17 24 (13.41%) Service Management
18 21 (11.73%) Internet
19 20 (11.17%) Wyse
19 20 (11.17%) BitLocker
20 19 (10.61%) Change Management
20 19 (10.61%) iPhone
21 18 (10.06%) Mac OS X
21 18 (10.06%) VPN
21 18 (10.06%) MS Exchange
22 17 (9.50%) SQL
22 17 (9.50%) Apple

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 18 (10.06%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.91%) Skype for Business
3 6 (3.35%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.12%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.12%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.12%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 82 (45.81%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (3.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.56%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Eikon
2 1 (0.56%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.56%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.56%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 55 (30.73%) Office 365
2 13 (7.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.12%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.56%) G Suite
5 1 (0.56%) IaaS
5 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.20%) LAN
2 26 (14.53%) WAN
3 21 (11.73%) Internet
4 18 (10.06%) VPN
5 14 (7.82%) Wireless
6 13 (7.26%) Skype
7 11 (6.15%) DNS
8 8 (4.47%) TCP/IP
9 7 (3.91%) PuTTY
9 7 (3.91%) Wireshark
10 5 (2.79%) Intranet
11 4 (2.23%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (2.23%) DHCP
11 4 (2.23%) Firewall
11 4 (2.23%) VoIP
11 4 (2.23%) WebEx
12 3 (1.68%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (1.68%) IP Telephony
12 3 (1.68%) PBX
13 2 (1.12%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.68%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) AdminStudio
1 2 (1.12%) Hudson
2 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 62 (34.64%) Finance
2 17 (9.50%) Banking
3 9 (5.03%) Billing
4 5 (2.79%) Law
5 3 (1.68%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.68%) Front Office
5 3 (1.68%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.12%) Legal
7 1 (0.56%) Advertising
7 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.56%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (30.17%) Desktop Support
2 52 (29.05%) Support Engineer
3 49 (27.37%) Analyst
4 42 (23.46%) Desktop Engineer
5 36 (20.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 30 (16.76%) Service Analyst
6 30 (16.76%) Service Desk Analyst
7 24 (13.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 23 (12.85%) Windows Engineer
9 22 (12.29%) IT Support
9 22 (12.29%) Support Analyst
10 20 (11.17%) IT Analyst
11 18 (10.06%) Deployment Engineer
12 15 (8.38%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
12 15 (8.38%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
13 12 (6.70%) IT Engineer
13 12 (6.70%) Windows Deployment Engineer
14 11 (6.15%) 1st/2nd Line Support
15 10 (5.59%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
15 10 (5.59%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.12%) LDAP
2 1 (0.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.61%) iPhone
2 16 (8.94%) Video Conferencing
3 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (7.26%) Smartphone
5 12 (6.70%) Blackberry
6 11 (6.15%) iPad
7 7 (3.91%) User Experience
8 5 (2.79%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.68%) Clustering
9 3 (1.68%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.68%) Handset
9 3 (1.68%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.12%) BYOD
10 2 (1.12%) Data Centre
10 2 (1.12%) Tandem
11 1 (0.56%) CMDB
11 1 (0.56%) Fintech
11 1 (0.56%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 179 (100.00%) Windows
2 104 (58.10%) Windows 10
3 36 (20.11%) Windows 8
4 26 (14.53%) Windows Server
5 18 (10.06%) Mac OS X
6 13 (7.26%) Apple iOS
6 13 (7.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (6.15%) Android
7 11 (6.15%) Mac OS
7 11 (6.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (2.79%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.12%) Linux
10 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.56%) Unix
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.87%) ITIL
2 30 (16.76%) Migration
3 24 (13.41%) Service Management
4 19 (10.61%) Change Management
5 17 (9.50%) ITSM
5 17 (9.50%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (7.26%) Project Management
7 12 (6.70%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (6.15%) ITIL V3
9 10 (5.59%) Mobile Device Management
10 7 (3.91%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.35%) Asset Management
11 6 (3.35%) CRM
11 6 (3.35%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.35%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.79%) Customer-Centricity
12 5 (2.79%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 5 (2.79%) Investment Management
12 5 (2.79%) Open Source
12 5 (2.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.50%) SQL
2 15 (8.38%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.59%) VBA
4 3 (1.68%) VBScript
5 2 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (5.03%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (3.35%) Degree
4 5 (2.79%) MCP
5 4 (2.23%) ACSP
5 4 (2.23%) ACTC
5 4 (2.23%) MCSE
5 4 (2.23%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.23%) PMP
6 3 (1.68%) MCDST
6 3 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (1.12%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.12%) MCITP
7 2 (1.12%) MCSA
7 2 (1.12%) MCTS
7 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.56%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.70%) SLA
2 7 (3.91%) PMO
3 1 (0.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.56%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 117 (65.36%) Active Directory
2 41 (22.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (11.17%) BitLocker
4 13 (7.26%) Virtual Desktop
5 7 (3.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 6 (3.35%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.23%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.23%) XenApp
8 2 (1.12%) vSphere
9 1 (0.56%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.56%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 68 (37.99%) SCCM
2 17 (9.50%) vCenter Server
3 11 (6.15%) AirWatch
4 6 (3.35%) Jamf Pro
5 5 (2.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (2.23%) Backup Exec
7 2 (1.12%) SCOM
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.56%) SCSM
8 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 92 (51.40%) Microsoft
2 45 (25.14%) VMware
3 34 (18.99%) Citrix
4 30 (16.76%) Cisco
5 24 (13.41%) HP
6 20 (11.17%) Wyse
7 17 (9.50%) Apple
8 13 (7.26%) Adobe
9 12 (6.70%) iManage
10 11 (6.15%) ServiceNow
11 10 (5.59%) Polycom
12 9 (5.03%) Charles River
12 9 (5.03%) Dell
12 9 (5.03%) SolarWinds
13 8 (4.47%) Avaya
13 8 (4.47%) Symantec
14 6 (3.35%) Bloomberg
15 5 (2.79%) Altiris
16 4 (2.23%) Google
16 4 (2.23%) Ivanti