Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 135 134 98
Rank change year-on-year -1 -36 -30
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 117 102 159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.66% 1.63% 2.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.14% 7.57% 9.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 65 95
City of London median daily rate £270 £195 £201
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +38.46% -2.74% -19.80%
10th Percentile £133 £120 £116
90th Percentile £475 £421 £486
Central London median daily rate £225 £198 £200
% change year-on-year +13.92% -1.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 20
City of London median hourly rate £14.00 £19.00 £20.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.32% -7.88% +37.50%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.38 £12.04
90th Percentile £21.58 £32.64 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.23 £20.00
% change year-on-year -4.47% -18.88% +37.93%

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 1,437 1,347 1,596
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.35% 21.53% 22.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,128 1,065 1,244
City of London median daily rate £493 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.44% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £249 £300 £225
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 25 48
City of London median hourly rate £15.00 £21.75 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -31.03% +10.13% +25.40%
10th Percentile £11.25 £13.10 £12.04
90th Percentile £27.15 £79.00 £38.75
Central London median hourly rate £15.75 £18.85 £18.00
% change year-on-year -16.45% +4.72% +18.03%

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 17 January 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 17 January 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Windows 7 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 72 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 62 (52.99%) Windows 10
4 49 (41.88%) Microsoft
5 45 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
6 43 (36.75%) SCCM
7 37 (31.62%) Office 365
8 30 (25.64%) Finance
8 30 (25.64%) ITIL
9 29 (24.79%) Citrix
10 21 (17.95%) VMware
11 19 (16.24%) Windows 8
12 18 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (13.68%) Blackberry
13 16 (13.68%) Apple
13 16 (13.68%) Bloomberg
13 16 (13.68%) Windows Server
14 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (12.82%) iPhone
15 14 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (11.97%) iPad
15 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (11.97%) Migration
15 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (11.11%) MCSE
17 12 (10.26%) Apple iOS
17 12 (10.26%) Cisco
18 11 (9.40%) MS Exchange
18 11 (9.40%) DNS
18 11 (9.40%) Reuters

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 11 (9.40%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.27%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.56%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.71%) Apache
4 2 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.71%) IIS
4 2 (1.71%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.85%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (38.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) LatentZero
2 2 (1.71%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 37 (31.62%) Office 365
2 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.40%) DNS
2 10 (8.55%) DHCP
2 10 (8.55%) Internet
2 10 (8.55%) Intranet
3 9 (7.69%) VPN
4 4 (3.42%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (3.42%) VLAN
5 3 (2.56%) Firewall
5 3 (2.56%) LAN
5 3 (2.56%) Skype
5 3 (2.56%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.56%) VoIP
5 3 (2.56%) WAN
5 3 (2.56%) Wireless
6 2 (1.71%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.85%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.85%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.85%) SAN
7 1 (0.85%) SMTP
7 1 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.42%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MSI
2 2 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.85%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.85%) Metasploit
General
1 30 (25.64%) Finance
2 10 (8.55%) Banking
3 6 (5.13%) Law
4 4 (3.42%) Front Office
5 3 (2.56%) Legal
5 3 (2.56%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.71%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.71%) Publishing
7 1 (0.85%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (29.06%) Analyst
1 34 (29.06%) Desktop Support
2 18 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 17 (14.53%) Desktop Engineer
4 14 (11.97%) Support Analyst
5 13 (11.11%) Service Analyst
5 13 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
6 11 (9.40%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 9 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (7.69%) IT Support
8 7 (5.98%) Desktop Analyst
9 6 (5.13%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Applications Engineer
10 5 (4.27%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) IT Analyst
10 5 (4.27%) IT Support Analyst
11 4 (3.42%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 4 (3.42%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 4 (3.42%) Active Directory Support
11 4 (3.42%) Service Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Blackberry
2 15 (12.82%) iPhone
3 14 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (11.97%) iPad
4 7 (5.98%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (4.27%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.42%) BYOD
6 4 (3.42%) User Experience
7 2 (1.71%) Equities
7 2 (1.71%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.71%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.71%) PKI
8 1 (0.85%) CESG
8 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.85%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.85%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 117 (100.00%) Windows
2 62 (52.99%) Windows 10
3 19 (16.24%) Windows 8
4 18 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (13.68%) Windows Server
6 14 (11.97%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (10.26%) Apple iOS
8 10 (8.55%) Windows XP
9 7 (5.98%) Android
9 7 (5.98%) Mac OS X
10 6 (5.13%) Linux
11 4 (3.42%) Mac OS
12 3 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (2.56%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (2.56%) Windows Vista
13 2 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.85%) Unix
14 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (25.64%) ITIL
2 14 (11.97%) Migration
3 10 (8.55%) Change Management
4 8 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 8 (6.84%) Problem Management
5 7 (5.98%) Incident Management
5 7 (5.98%) ITIL V3
6 6 (5.13%) ITIL V2
6 6 (5.13%) Network Architecture
6 6 (5.13%) Service Management
7 5 (4.27%) ITSM
7 5 (4.27%) Patch Management
8 4 (3.42%) Application Packaging
8 4 (3.42%) Coaching
8 4 (3.42%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.42%) Mobile Device Management
8 4 (3.42%) Time Management
8 4 (3.42%) TOGAF
9 3 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.40%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.27%) VBScript
3 4 (3.42%) SQL
4 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (11.11%) MCSE
3 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
4 7 (5.98%) Degree
5 6 (5.13%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 3 (2.56%) DV Cleared
7 3 (2.56%) MCDST
7 3 (2.56%) MCP
7 3 (2.56%) MCSA
8 2 (1.71%) ISEB
8 2 (1.71%) ISTQB
8 2 (1.71%) MCITP
9 1 (0.85%) CCNA
9 1 (0.85%) CCNP
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.85%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.85%) MOS
9 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.98%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) GDPR
System Software
1 72 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.84%) Microsoft App-V
3 8 (6.84%) XenApp
4 7 (5.98%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.13%) BitLocker
6 4 (3.42%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (3.42%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (3.42%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.56%) vSphere
8 2 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.71%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.85%) Xen
Systems Management
1 43 (36.75%) SCCM
2 7 (5.98%) WSUS
3 4 (3.42%) AirWatch
3 4 (3.42%) Backup Exec
3 4 (3.42%) SCOM
4 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.85%) DameWare
5 1 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.85%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (0.85%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.85%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.85%) vMotion
5 1 (0.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 49 (41.88%) Microsoft
2 29 (24.79%) Citrix
3 21 (17.95%) VMware
4 16 (13.68%) Apple
4 16 (13.68%) Bloomberg
5 12 (10.26%) Cisco
6 11 (9.40%) Ivanti
6 11 (9.40%) Reuters
7 10 (8.55%) Dell
8 9 (7.69%) HP
9 7 (5.98%) FactSet
9 7 (5.98%) Symantec
10 5 (4.27%) NetApp
11 4 (3.42%) Adobe
11 4 (3.42%) Qualys
11 4 (3.42%) Remedy
11 4 (3.42%) Wyse
12 3 (2.56%) Charles River
12 3 (2.56%) F5
12 3 (2.56%) Red Hat