Period
to 19 June 2018

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 19 June 2018 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 128 138 109
Rank change year-on-year +10 -29 -24
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 131 104 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.90% 1.68% 2.00%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.26% 7.84% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 79 87
City of London median daily rate £263 £215 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.09% -4.44% -
10th Percentile £123 £102 £131
90th Percentile £525 £438 £480
Central London median daily rate £225 £199 £225
% change year-on-year +13.21% -11.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 23
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £14.80 £13.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.25 £61.50 £29.45
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £21.25 £20.00
% change year-on-year -10.59% +6.25% +17.65%

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 1,415 1,326 1,401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.51% 21.38% 21.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,113 1,059 1,126
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £474
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +0.26% +11.47%
10th Percentile £219 £281 £263
90th Percentile £650 £640 £628
Central London median daily rate £500 £466 £450
% change year-on-year +7.24% +3.61% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 28 42
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.96 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.04% -10.75% -
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.84 £11.25
90th Percentile £23.75 £59.63 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +1.60%

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 2018.

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 19 June 2018. 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
Moorgate - 1 - -
Windows 7
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 June 2018, 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.

1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (60.31%) Windows 10
3 75 (57.25%) Active Directory
4 57 (43.51%) SCCM
5 55 (41.98%) Microsoft
6 53 (40.46%) Microsoft Office
7 41 (31.30%) Office 365
8 38 (29.01%) Citrix
9 36 (27.48%) Finance
10 31 (23.66%) ITIL
11 30 (22.90%) Migration
12 27 (20.61%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (17.56%) VMware
13 23 (17.56%) PowerShell
14 21 (16.03%) Blackberry
14 21 (16.03%) Apple
15 19 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (13.74%) iPhone
16 18 (13.74%) Mac OS X
17 17 (12.98%) Windows Server 2008
18 16 (12.21%) Microsoft App-V
18 16 (12.21%) SLA
18 16 (12.21%) Windows 8
18 16 (12.21%) iPad
19 14 (10.69%) ServiceNow
20 13 (9.92%) MS Exchange
20 13 (9.92%) Security Cleared
21 12 (9.16%) SC Cleared
21 12 (9.16%) XenDesktop
21 12 (9.16%) Apple iOS

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 13 (9.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (3.05%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.53%) IIS
4 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.76%) Apache
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (40.46%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.76%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 41 (31.30%) Office 365
2 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.53%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.53%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.53%) IaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.76%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.76%) PaaS
4 1 (0.76%) SaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.40%) LAN
1 11 (8.40%) WAN
2 10 (7.63%) Internet
3 9 (6.87%) DNS
3 9 (6.87%) VPN
4 8 (6.11%) DHCP
5 7 (5.34%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.82%) Firewall
6 5 (3.82%) Intranet
6 5 (3.82%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (3.05%) Skype
7 4 (3.05%) Wireless
8 3 (2.29%) VoIP
8 3 (2.29%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.53%) 3G
9 2 (1.53%) HTTP
9 2 (1.53%) NetScaler
9 2 (1.53%) SMTP
9 2 (1.53%) SSL
10 1 (0.76%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.05%) GIS
1 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.53%) Power BI
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.76%) Big Data
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MSI
2 5 (3.82%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.76%) JIRA
3 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.76%) WinDbg
General
1 36 (27.48%) Finance
2 9 (6.87%) Banking
3 5 (3.82%) Law
3 5 (3.82%) Publishing
3 5 (3.82%) Retail
4 4 (3.05%) Legal
5 3 (2.29%) Advertising
5 3 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.53%) Back Office
6 2 (1.53%) Billing
6 2 (1.53%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.76%) French Language
7 1 (0.76%) German Language
7 1 (0.76%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.76%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 38 (29.01%) Desktop Support
2 29 (22.14%) Support Engineer
3 23 (17.56%) Analyst
4 19 (14.50%) Desktop Engineer
5 15 (11.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 12 (9.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (8.40%) Support Analyst
8 9 (6.87%) Deskside Support
8 9 (6.87%) IT Support
9 8 (6.11%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Deskside Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Deskside Support Engineer
10 7 (5.34%) Mac Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) IT Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) IT Support Analyst
12 5 (3.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Desktop Analyst
12 5 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.53%) Web Services
1 2 (1.53%) XML
2 1 (0.76%) COM
2 1 (0.76%) SAML
2 1 (0.76%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (16.03%) Blackberry
2 19 (14.50%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (13.74%) iPhone
4 16 (12.21%) iPad
5 9 (6.87%) Smartphone
6 8 (6.11%) Self-Motivation
7 7 (5.34%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (4.58%) User Experience
9 4 (3.05%) Management Information System
10 3 (2.29%) Fat Client
10 3 (2.29%) Thin Client
11 2 (1.53%) PDA
11 2 (1.53%) PKI
12 1 (0.76%) BYOD
12 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.76%) Reinsurance
12 1 (0.76%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Windows
2 79 (60.31%) Windows 10
3 18 (13.74%) Mac OS X
4 17 (12.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (12.21%) Windows 8
6 12 (9.16%) Apple iOS
6 12 (9.16%) Windows Server
7 11 (8.40%) Android
8 9 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (6.87%) Windows XP
9 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (4.58%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.29%) Linux
11 3 (2.29%) Windows 2000
12 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (1.53%) Unix
13 1 (0.76%) AIX
13 1 (0.76%) Solaris
13 1 (0.76%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (23.66%) ITIL
2 30 (22.90%) Migration
3 27 (20.61%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (8.40%) Change Management
5 9 (6.87%) ITSM
6 7 (5.34%) Application Packaging
6 7 (5.34%) Asset Management
6 7 (5.34%) Investment Management
7 5 (3.82%) Incident Management
7 5 (3.82%) Patch Management
7 5 (3.82%) PRINCE2
7 5 (3.82%) Problem Management
7 5 (3.82%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (3.05%) Application Virtualisation
8 4 (3.05%) Change Control
8 4 (3.05%) People Management
8 4 (3.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (3.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (3.05%) Service Management
9 3 (2.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (17.56%) PowerShell
2 9 (6.87%) VBScript
3 5 (3.82%) SQL
4 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.53%) VB
4 2 (1.53%) XPath
5 1 (0.76%) C
5 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (9.92%) Security Cleared
2 12 (9.16%) SC Cleared
3 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (6.11%) MCSE
5 5 (3.82%) MCDST
6 3 (2.29%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.29%) PMI Certification
6 3 (2.29%) PMP
7 1 (0.76%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.76%) CCNA
7 1 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.76%) Degree
7 1 (0.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.76%) MCITP
7 1 (0.76%) MCP
7 1 (0.76%) MCSA
7 1 (0.76%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (12.21%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) GDPR
2 1 (0.76%) PMO
System Software
1 75 (57.25%) Active Directory
2 16 (12.21%) Microsoft App-V
3 12 (9.16%) XenDesktop
4 11 (8.40%) BitLocker
5 10 (7.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (6.87%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (4.58%) VMware Workstation
8 5 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (3.82%) XenApp
9 3 (2.29%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.29%) vSphere
9 3 (2.29%) XenServer
10 1 (0.76%) Docker
10 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.76%) Xen
Systems Management
1 57 (43.51%) SCCM
2 8 (6.11%) WSUS
3 3 (2.29%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.53%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.76%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.76%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.76%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.76%) Puppet
5 1 (0.76%) SCOM
5 1 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 55 (41.98%) Microsoft
2 38 (29.01%) Citrix
3 23 (17.56%) VMware
4 21 (16.03%) Apple
5 14 (10.69%) ServiceNow
6 11 (8.40%) Cisco
6 11 (8.40%) Wyse
7 10 (7.63%) HP
8 8 (6.11%) Adobe
9 7 (5.34%) Bloomberg
9 7 (5.34%) Dell
10 6 (4.58%) Ivanti
10 6 (4.58%) NetApp
10 6 (4.58%) Reuters
11 5 (3.82%) McAfee
11 5 (3.82%) Remedy
12 2 (1.53%) 3PAR
12 2 (1.53%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.53%) Xerox