Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 145 129
Rank change year-on-year +59 -16 -37
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 219 115 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.07% 1.60% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.96% 8.00% 8.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 74 75
City of London median daily rate £170 £234 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +16.88% -
10th Percentile £121 £113 £123
90th Percentile £368 £473 £436
Central London median daily rate £175 £225 £200
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 19 11
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £14.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.57% -26.32% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.60 £11.25
90th Percentile £24.50 £21.88 £33.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +20.65% +14.81% -30.77%

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 1,464 1,438 1,365
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.51% 20.01% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,107 1,127 1,071
City of London median daily rate £475 £483 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.55% +4.32% +5.05%
10th Percentile £150 £213 £275
90th Percentile £638 £675 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 52 25
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.25 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.62% -19.74% +5.56%
10th Percentile £13.30 £11.25 £11.75
90th Percentile £25.17 £27.33 £42.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £16.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year +16.88% -10.99% -0.08%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 13 December 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
London Bridge - 1 - -
Windows 7
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 219 (100.00%) Windows
2 118 (53.88%) Microsoft
2 118 (53.88%) Active Directory
3 108 (49.32%) Windows 10
4 105 (47.95%) Microsoft Office
5 99 (45.21%) ITIL
6 76 (34.70%) Finance
7 72 (32.88%) SCCM
8 62 (28.31%) VMware
9 53 (24.20%) Apple
10 52 (23.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (22.83%) Citrix
12 49 (22.37%) Cisco
13 48 (21.92%) Office 365
14 44 (20.09%) Windows 8
15 38 (17.35%) iPhone
16 35 (15.98%) LAN
16 35 (15.98%) WAN
17 33 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
18 32 (14.61%) Mac OS X
18 32 (14.61%) Wyse
18 32 (14.61%) Video Conferencing
19 31 (14.16%) Blackberry
20 30 (13.70%) BitLocker
21 29 (13.24%) Windows Server
21 29 (13.24%) Service Management
21 29 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
22 26 (11.87%) HP
23 24 (10.96%) Banking
24 23 (10.50%) TCP/IP

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 20 (9.13%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.31%) Skype for Business
3 12 (5.48%) SharePoint
4 9 (4.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 8 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.91%) IBM Domino
7 2 (0.91%) IIS
8 1 (0.46%) CMS
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 105 (47.95%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.46%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.37%) SAP GTS
2 2 (0.91%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.91%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.46%) Carpe Diem
3 1 (0.46%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 48 (21.92%) Office 365
2 17 (7.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.91%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.46%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.46%) G Suite
5 1 (0.46%) IaaS
5 1 (0.46%) iTunes
5 1 (0.46%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (15.98%) LAN
1 35 (15.98%) WAN
2 23 (10.50%) Skype
2 23 (10.50%) TCP/IP
3 20 (9.13%) Internet
4 19 (8.68%) Cisco IOS
4 19 (8.68%) VPN
5 18 (8.22%) DNS
6 17 (7.76%) DHCP
7 14 (6.39%) Wireless
8 11 (5.02%) Telepresence
9 10 (4.57%) WebEx
10 7 (3.20%) PuTTY
10 7 (3.20%) Wireshark
11 6 (2.74%) Firewall
11 6 (2.74%) Intranet
12 5 (2.28%) ADSL
13 4 (1.83%) VoIP
14 3 (1.37%) Broadband
14 3 (1.37%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.46%) GIS
2 1 (0.46%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.46%) Power BI
2 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (2.28%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.91%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.91%) MSI
3 1 (0.46%) Hudson
General
1 76 (34.70%) Finance
2 24 (10.96%) Banking
3 13 (5.94%) Billing
4 10 (4.57%) Law
5 9 (4.11%) Legal
5 9 (4.11%) Spanish Language
6 6 (2.74%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.83%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.37%) Back Office
8 3 (1.37%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.91%) Advertising
9 2 (0.91%) Front Office
10 1 (0.46%) French Language
10 1 (0.46%) Marketing
10 1 (0.46%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 70 (31.96%) Support Engineer
2 66 (30.14%) Analyst
3 60 (27.40%) Desktop Support
4 43 (19.63%) Desktop Engineer
5 38 (17.35%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 36 (16.44%) IT Support
6 36 (16.44%) Service Analyst
6 36 (16.44%) Service Desk Analyst
7 35 (15.98%) Support Analyst
8 27 (12.33%) 2nd Line Support
9 25 (11.42%) IT Analyst
10 18 (8.22%) IT Support Analyst
11 17 (7.76%) IT Engineer
12 16 (7.31%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
12 16 (7.31%) IT Support Engineer
13 15 (6.85%) Windows Engineer
14 14 (6.39%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
14 14 (6.39%) ITIL Service Analyst
15 13 (5.94%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
16 12 (5.48%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.37%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.35%) iPhone
2 32 (14.61%) Video Conferencing
3 31 (14.16%) Blackberry
4 23 (10.50%) iPad
5 20 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (9.13%) Smartphone
6 16 (7.31%) User Experience
7 11 (5.02%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (3.65%) Fat Client
8 8 (3.65%) Thin Client
9 4 (1.83%) Handset
10 2 (0.91%) Replication
10 2 (0.91%) RSA SecurID
11 1 (0.46%) BYOD
11 1 (0.46%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.46%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.46%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 219 (100.00%) Windows
2 108 (49.32%) Windows 10
3 44 (20.09%) Windows 8
4 32 (14.61%) Mac OS X
5 29 (13.24%) Windows Server
6 22 (10.05%) Apple iOS
7 19 (8.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (8.22%) Mac OS
9 11 (5.02%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (4.57%) Android
11 8 (3.65%) Windows XP
12 5 (2.28%) Linux
13 4 (1.83%) Unix
14 3 (1.37%) Mac OS X Server
15 2 (0.91%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (45.21%) ITIL
2 33 (15.07%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (13.24%) Service Management
4 23 (10.50%) ITSM
5 22 (10.05%) Migration
6 20 (9.13%) ITIL V3
7 19 (8.68%) Change Management
8 18 (8.22%) Root Cause Analysis
9 14 (6.39%) Incident Management
9 14 (6.39%) Investment Management
10 10 (4.57%) Customer-Centricity
10 10 (4.57%) Mobile Device Management
10 10 (4.57%) Open Source
10 10 (4.57%) Project Management
11 8 (3.65%) Technical Leadership
12 7 (3.20%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (2.74%) Application Packaging
13 6 (2.74%) Decision-Making
13 6 (2.74%) Desktop Virtualisation
13 6 (2.74%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.13%) SQL
2 19 (8.68%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.11%) VBScript
4 8 (3.65%) VBA
5 3 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (5.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 12 (5.48%) Degree
4 10 (4.57%) MCP
4 10 (4.57%) MCSA
4 10 (4.57%) MCSE
5 7 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (1.83%) A+ Certification
6 4 (1.83%) ACSP
6 4 (1.83%) ACTC
6 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.83%) Security Cleared
7 3 (1.37%) MCDST
7 3 (1.37%) MCITP
7 3 (1.37%) MCTS
8 1 (0.46%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.46%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.46%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.46%) TOGAF Certification
8 1 (0.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.31%) SLA
2 9 (4.11%) PMO
3 1 (0.46%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.46%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.46%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 118 (53.88%) Active Directory
2 52 (23.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (13.70%) BitLocker
4 19 (8.68%) Microsoft App-V
5 15 (6.85%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (3.65%) Hyper-V
7 7 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (3.20%) XenApp
7 7 (3.20%) XenDesktop
8 4 (1.83%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.91%) vSphere
9 2 (0.91%) Xen
10 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.46%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 72 (32.88%) SCCM
2 20 (9.13%) vCenter Server
3 11 (5.02%) AirWatch
4 7 (3.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (2.28%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.28%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (2.28%) SCOM
6 4 (1.83%) WSUS
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.46%) SCSM
7 1 (0.46%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 118 (53.88%) Microsoft
2 62 (28.31%) VMware
3 53 (24.20%) Apple
4 50 (22.83%) Citrix
5 49 (22.37%) Cisco
6 32 (14.61%) Wyse
7 26 (11.87%) HP
8 19 (8.68%) Polycom
9 18 (8.22%) Adobe
10 15 (6.85%) Dell
11 14 (6.39%) ServiceNow
12 12 (5.48%) iManage
13 10 (4.57%) McAfee
14 9 (4.11%) Charles River
14 9 (4.11%) SolarWinds
15 8 (3.65%) Bloomberg
15 8 (3.65%) Ivanti
16 7 (3.20%) Altiris
16 7 (3.20%) Avaya
17 5 (2.28%) FactSet