Period
to 25 September 2021

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 25 September 2021 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 139 84 104
Rank change year-on-year -55 +20 -13
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 38 31 148
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.04% 1.75% 2.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.78% 9.90% 12.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 26 103
10th Percentile £130 £130 £123
25th Percentile £190 £195 £163
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £280 £300 £275
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% +9.09% +37.50%
75th Percentile £550 £388 £425
90th Percentile " £509 £534
Central London median daily rate £280 £275 £235
% change year-on-year +1.82% +17.02% +17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 20
Median hourly rate - £20.00 £17.75
Median % change year-on-year - +12.68% -5.08%
Central London median hourly rate - £19.00 £19.00

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 433 313 1,218
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.86% 17.64% 19.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 239 964
10th Percentile £212 £210 £171
25th Percentile £400 £356 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £515 £473 £475
Median % change year-on-year +8.99% -0.53% -2.56%
75th Percentile £588 £544 £575
90th Percentile £694 £640 £650
Central London median daily rate £513 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.89% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 32
10th Percentile £13.44 £20.50 £12.04
25th Percentile £13.81 £21.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate £14.25 £22.50 £20.67
Median % change year-on-year -36.67% +8.88% +10.51%
75th Percentile £15.72 £30.38 £21.56
90th Percentile £20.20 £35.10 £42.92
Central London median hourly rate £14.25 £20.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -28.75% -4.76% +12.30%

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 25 September 2021.

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

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 25 September 2021. 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 - 1 £220 -
Windows 7
Central London

For the 6 months to 25 September 2021, 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 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (84.21%) Windows 10
3 27 (71.05%) Microsoft 365
4 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
5 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 17 (44.74%) Finance
7 14 (36.84%) Citrix
8 10 (26.32%) Migration
8 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (26.32%) Cisco
8 10 (26.32%) Azure
9 9 (23.68%) Social Skills
10 8 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (18.42%) SLA
11 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
11 7 (18.42%) Thin Client
11 7 (18.42%) MPLS
11 7 (18.42%) Email Migration
11 7 (18.42%) ServiceNow
11 7 (18.42%) IP Telephony
11 7 (18.42%) SCCM
11 7 (18.42%) Fat Client
12 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
12 6 (15.79%) Apple
12 6 (15.79%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
13 4 (10.53%) ITSM
13 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
13 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X

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 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft 365
2 10 (26.32%) Azure
3 2 (5.26%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) IP Telephony
1 7 (18.42%) MPLS
2 4 (10.53%) VPN
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.26%) Bluetooth
4 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.63%) NAS
5 1 (2.63%) Skype
5 1 (2.63%) VLAN
5 1 (2.63%) VoIP
5 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) AdminStudio
1 1 (2.63%) MSI
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Social Skills
3 4 (10.53%) French Language
4 3 (7.89%) Banking
4 3 (7.89%) Public Sector
5 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (2.63%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Legal
6 1 (2.63%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Support Engineer
2 11 (28.95%) Desktop Support
3 8 (21.05%) Desktop Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Manager
4 7 (18.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
5 6 (15.79%) Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) IT Support
6 5 (13.16%) IT Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior IT Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior IT Support
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 3 (7.89%) Firewall Specialist
8 3 (7.89%) Mac Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Security Specialist
8 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
8 3 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Fat Client
1 7 (18.42%) Thin Client
2 4 (10.53%) Blackberry
3 3 (7.89%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.26%) BYOD
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Windows
2 32 (84.21%) Windows 10
3 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X
4 3 (7.89%) Android
5 2 (5.26%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.63%) Linux
6 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Migration
2 8 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (18.42%) Email Migration
3 7 (18.42%) PRINCE2
4 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 4 (10.53%) ITIL
5 4 (10.53%) ITSM
5 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.89%) Break/Fix
6 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (7.89%) Identity Access Management
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (5.26%) Decision-Making
7 2 (5.26%) Server Management
8 1 (2.63%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 1 (2.63%) Inventory Control
8 1 (2.63%) Inventory Management
8 1 (2.63%) Line Management
8 1 (2.63%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
1 3 (7.89%) Python
2 2 (5.26%) VBA
3 1 (2.63%) VB
3 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) CISM
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) GDPR
System Software
1 19 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (15.79%) Virtual Desktop
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (7.89%) XenApp
4 3 (7.89%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) SCCM
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.63%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (36.84%) Citrix
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco
4 7 (18.42%) ServiceNow
5 6 (15.79%) Apple
6 4 (10.53%) Bloomberg
6 4 (10.53%) McAfee
7 3 (7.89%) Ivanti
7 3 (7.89%) VMware
8 2 (5.26%) Adobe
8 2 (5.26%) HP
9 1 (2.63%) Dell
9 1 (2.63%) Fidessa
9 1 (2.63%) Lotus
9 1 (2.63%) Meraki
9 1 (2.63%) MobileIron
9 1 (2.63%) Qualys
9 1 (2.63%) Sun