Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 90 139
Rank change year-on-year -8 +49 -9
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 123 218 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.21% 3.06% 1.65%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.17% 14.95% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 152 76
City of London median daily rate £220 £173 £244
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.54% -29.23% +21.88%
10th Percentile £123 £121 £113
90th Percentile £493 £369 £481
Central London median daily rate £220 £175 £225
% change year-on-year +25.71% -22.22% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 46 20
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +26.78% -22.37%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.00 £10.68
90th Percentile £23.79 £24.50 £21.88
Central London median hourly rate £18.85 £18.70 £15.50
% change year-on-year +0.80% +20.65% +14.81%

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 1,011 1,458 1,447
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.18% 20.43% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 1,098 1,133
City of London median daily rate £463 £475 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.63% -1.55% +5.64%
10th Percentile £163 £150 £213
90th Percentile £638 £638 £675
Central London median daily rate £450 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 71 53
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.60% +20.65% -18.42%
10th Percentile £12.22 £14.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £43.35 £25.50 £27.15
Central London median hourly rate £19.47 £18.70 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.09% +13.33% -8.21%

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 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 13 December 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 13 December 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 +42 2 £263 -
Moorgate - 1 - -
Windows 7
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 December 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (81.30%) Windows 10
3 61 (49.59%) Active Directory
4 54 (43.90%) Office 365
5 53 (43.09%) Microsoft
6 43 (34.96%) SCCM
7 41 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
8 29 (23.58%) Finance
9 26 (21.14%) Migration
9 26 (21.14%) Problem-Solving
10 24 (19.51%) ITIL
11 23 (18.70%) Citrix
12 21 (17.07%) Windows 8
13 20 (16.26%) VMware
14 17 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
15 16 (13.01%) Blackberry
15 16 (13.01%) TCP/IP
15 16 (13.01%) MS Exchange
16 15 (12.20%) Apple
16 15 (12.20%) Android
16 15 (12.20%) Ivanti
16 15 (12.20%) Banking
16 15 (12.20%) Windows Server
17 14 (11.38%) Cisco
17 14 (11.38%) LAN
18 13 (10.57%) Mac OS X
19 12 (9.76%) ITSM
19 12 (9.76%) WAN
19 12 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
19 12 (9.76%) Azure

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 16 (13.01%) MS Exchange
2 9 (7.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (5.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (4.07%) Skype for Business
5 4 (3.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 41 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.81%) Houdini
3 1 (0.81%) Maya
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Cognos Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 54 (43.90%) Office 365
2 12 (9.76%) Azure
3 4 (3.25%) AWS
3 4 (3.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.44%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (0.81%) Boomi
5 1 (0.81%) G Suite
5 1 (0.81%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.01%) TCP/IP
2 14 (11.38%) LAN
3 12 (9.76%) WAN
4 9 (7.32%) Wireless
5 8 (6.50%) DNS
5 8 (6.50%) VPN
6 7 (5.69%) VoIP
7 6 (4.88%) Firewall
7 6 (4.88%) SAN
7 6 (4.88%) Skype
8 5 (4.07%) DHCP
8 5 (4.07%) IP Telephony
9 4 (3.25%) NAS
9 4 (3.25%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (2.44%) VLAN
10 3 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.63%) MPLS
11 2 (1.63%) NetScaler
11 2 (1.63%) PBX
12 1 (0.81%) GoToMeeting
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Power View
2 1 (0.81%) PowerPivot
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MSI
2 1 (0.81%) JIRA
General
1 29 (23.58%) Finance
2 15 (12.20%) Banking
3 8 (6.50%) Law
4 7 (5.69%) Public Sector
5 5 (4.07%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.44%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.63%) Retail
9 1 (0.81%) Front Office
9 1 (0.81%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (35.77%) Desktop Support
2 39 (31.71%) Support Engineer
3 35 (28.46%) Desktop Engineer
4 32 (26.02%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 16 (13.01%) 2nd Line Support
6 15 (12.20%) Windows Engineer
7 13 (10.57%) Analyst
8 12 (9.76%) Deployment Engineer
9 8 (6.50%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.69%) Mac Engineer
11 6 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 6 (4.88%) Active Directory Support
11 6 (4.88%) Exchange Support
12 5 (4.07%) IT Support
12 5 (4.07%) Service Analyst
12 5 (4.07%) Service Desk Analyst
13 4 (3.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 4 (3.25%) 3rd Line Support
13 4 (3.25%) Desktop Analyst
13 4 (3.25%) Migration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.81%) COM
1 1 (0.81%) SAML
1 1 (0.81%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.01%) Blackberry
2 7 (5.69%) iPhone
2 7 (5.69%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (4.88%) iPad
4 5 (4.07%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.25%) Handset
5 4 (3.25%) Mobile Computing
6 2 (1.63%) CCTV
6 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.63%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.63%) PKI
6 2 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.63%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Linked Data
7 1 (0.81%) Replication
7 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 123 (100.00%) Windows
2 100 (81.30%) Windows 10
3 21 (17.07%) Windows 8
4 15 (12.20%) Android
4 15 (12.20%) Windows Server
5 13 (10.57%) Mac OS X
6 12 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (8.94%) Mac OS
8 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
10 3 (2.44%) Linux
11 1 (0.81%) Unix
11 1 (0.81%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.14%) Migration
1 26 (21.14%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (19.51%) ITIL
3 12 (9.76%) ITSM
4 9 (7.32%) Break/Fix
5 6 (4.88%) Application Packaging
5 6 (4.88%) Asset Management
6 5 (4.07%) Software Deployment
6 5 (4.07%) Time Management
7 4 (3.25%) Data Migration
7 4 (3.25%) Decision-Making
7 4 (3.25%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (2.44%) Application Virtualisation
8 3 (2.44%) SDLC
8 3 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (2.44%) Vendor Relationship Management
8 3 (2.44%) Waterfall
9 2 (1.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (1.63%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.13%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.25%) VBA
3 2 (1.63%) SQL
4 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (7.32%) Degree
2 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.07%) MCP
3 5 (4.07%) MCSE
4 3 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.63%) MCDST
5 2 (1.63%) MCSA
5 2 (1.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.81%) CCA
6 1 (0.81%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (0.81%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.81%) DBS Check
6 1 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.81%) MCITP
6 1 (0.81%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 61 (49.59%) Active Directory
2 17 (13.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (7.32%) XenDesktop
4 6 (4.88%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (4.07%) vSphere
6 4 (3.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (3.25%) XenApp
7 3 (2.44%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.63%) BitLocker
8 2 (1.63%) Virtual Desktop
8 2 (1.63%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.81%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 43 (34.96%) SCCM
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (3.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (2.44%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.63%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.63%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.81%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.81%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (0.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.81%) SCOM
6 1 (0.81%) SCSM
6 1 (0.81%) WSUS
6 1 (0.81%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 53 (43.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (18.70%) Citrix
3 20 (16.26%) VMware
4 15 (12.20%) Apple
4 15 (12.20%) Ivanti
5 14 (11.38%) Cisco
6 11 (8.94%) HP
7 9 (7.32%) Adobe
7 9 (7.32%) Bloomberg
8 8 (6.50%) Polycom
9 6 (4.88%) ServiceNow
10 5 (4.07%) Fidessa
10 5 (4.07%) Symantec
11 4 (3.25%) Lotus
11 4 (3.25%) Reuters
12 3 (2.44%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.44%) Dell
12 3 (2.44%) Dell Compellent
13 2 (1.63%) CA
13 2 (1.63%) Xerox