Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 122 127
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5 -35
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 168 128 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.41% 1.95% 1.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.74% 9.30% 8.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 88 83
City of London median daily rate £208 £223 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.74% +5.95% -9.68%
10th Percentile £122 £105 £124
90th Percentile £435 £438 £478
Central London median daily rate £205 £215 £200
% change year-on-year -4.65% +7.50% -13.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 16 18
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.98 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.88% -0.13% +17.65%
10th Percentile £14.80 £11.63 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.00 £25.94 £24.98
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 1,431 1,376 1,443
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.49% 20.99% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,095 1,063 1,180
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £200 £208 £270
90th Percentile £670 £650 £625
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £457
% change year-on-year +2.63% +4.00% +7.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 39 33
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% +1.60%
10th Percentile £14.80 £12.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £24.40 £30.30 £23.88
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +6.86% - -2.78%

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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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 14 August 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.

1 168 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (58.93%) Windows 10
3 97 (57.74%) Active Directory
4 78 (46.43%) Microsoft
5 70 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
6 63 (37.50%) SCCM
7 55 (32.74%) ITIL
8 53 (31.55%) Finance
9 45 (26.79%) Citrix
10 44 (26.19%) Apple
11 39 (23.21%) Office 365
12 35 (20.83%) Blackberry
13 32 (19.05%) VMware
14 30 (17.86%) iPhone
14 30 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
15 25 (14.88%) Migration
16 24 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
16 24 (14.29%) iPad
17 23 (13.69%) Mac OS X
17 23 (13.69%) WAN
18 22 (13.10%) LAN
18 22 (13.10%) Wyse
19 21 (12.50%) SLA
19 21 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
20 20 (11.90%) Windows 8
20 20 (11.90%) MS Exchange
20 20 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
20 20 (11.90%) PowerShell
21 19 (11.31%) Cisco
21 19 (11.31%) 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 (11.90%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.76%) Skype for Business
5 5 (2.98%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (1.19%) IIS
6 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.60%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 70 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.60%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.60%) Eikon
2 1 (0.60%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 39 (23.21%) Office 365
2 6 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.79%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.19%) Mimecast
4 2 (1.19%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.60%) IaaS
5 1 (0.60%) PaaS
5 1 (0.60%) SaaS
5 1 (0.60%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.69%) WAN
2 22 (13.10%) LAN
3 19 (11.31%) TCP/IP
4 14 (8.33%) DNS
4 14 (8.33%) VPN
5 13 (7.74%) DHCP
6 9 (5.36%) Skype
6 9 (5.36%) Wireless
7 8 (4.76%) Firewall
7 8 (4.76%) Internet
8 7 (4.17%) WebEx
9 6 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
10 5 (2.98%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (2.98%) Intranet
11 4 (2.38%) ADSL
11 4 (2.38%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (1.19%) HTTP
13 2 (1.19%) SAN
13 2 (1.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.38%) GIS
1 4 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.19%) Power BI
3 1 (0.60%) Big Data
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.76%) MSI
2 7 (4.17%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.60%) JIRA
3 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (31.55%) Finance
2 18 (10.71%) Banking
3 9 (5.36%) Law
4 8 (4.76%) Legal
4 8 (4.76%) Spanish Language
5 5 (2.98%) Billing
6 4 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.79%) Advertising
7 3 (1.79%) Back Office
7 3 (1.79%) Publishing
8 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.19%) French Language
8 2 (1.19%) Retail
8 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.60%) German Language
9 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.60%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 49 (29.17%) Desktop Support
2 42 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 38 (22.62%) Analyst
4 26 (15.48%) Desktop Engineer
5 25 (14.88%) Support Analyst
6 23 (13.69%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (11.90%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 20 (11.90%) IT Support
8 14 (8.33%) IT Analyst
8 14 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
9 10 (5.95%) Mac Engineer
9 10 (5.95%) Service Analyst
9 10 (5.95%) Service Desk Analyst
10 9 (5.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 9 (5.36%) Windows Engineer
11 8 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 8 (4.76%) Consultant
12 7 (4.17%) Deskside Engineer
12 7 (4.17%) Deskside Support
12 7 (4.17%) Deskside Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.79%) XMPP
2 1 (0.60%) COM
2 1 (0.60%) SAML
2 1 (0.60%) Web Services
2 1 (0.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (20.83%) Blackberry
2 30 (17.86%) iPhone
3 24 (14.29%) iPad
4 21 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (7.74%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (7.74%) Smartphone
7 9 (5.36%) Fat Client
7 9 (5.36%) Thin Client
8 6 (3.57%) User Experience
9 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.79%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (1.19%) PDA
10 2 (1.19%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.60%) BYOD
11 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.60%) Graphic Design
11 1 (0.60%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 168 (100.00%) Windows
2 99 (58.93%) Windows 10
3 23 (13.69%) Mac OS X
4 20 (11.90%) Windows 8
5 19 (11.31%) Windows Server
6 17 (10.12%) Apple iOS
6 17 (10.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (8.93%) Mac OS
8 12 (7.14%) Android
9 10 (5.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (5.36%) Windows XP
11 7 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (2.98%) Linux
13 4 (2.38%) Unix
14 3 (1.79%) Windows 2000
14 3 (1.79%) Windows Phone
15 2 (1.19%) Mac OS X Server
16 1 (0.60%) AIX
16 1 (0.60%) Solaris
16 1 (0.60%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (32.74%) ITIL
2 30 (17.86%) Problem-Solving
3 25 (14.88%) Migration
4 14 (8.33%) ITSM
5 13 (7.74%) Investment Management
5 13 (7.74%) Root Cause Analysis
6 12 (7.14%) Service Management
7 11 (6.55%) Change Management
8 10 (5.95%) Application Packaging
9 9 (5.36%) ITIL V3
10 8 (4.76%) Incident Management
11 6 (3.57%) Application Virtualisation
11 6 (3.57%) Patch Management
12 5 (2.98%) Asset Management
12 5 (2.98%) Change Control
12 5 (2.98%) Mobile Device Management
12 5 (2.98%) Problem Management
12 5 (2.98%) Project Management
12 5 (2.98%) Service Delivery
12 5 (2.98%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (11.90%) PowerShell
2 11 (6.55%) VBScript
3 9 (5.36%) SQL
4 2 (1.19%) VB
5 1 (0.60%) C
5 1 (0.60%) C++
5 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (11.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 13 (7.74%) SC Cleared
4 10 (5.95%) MCSE
5 7 (4.17%) MCSA
6 5 (2.98%) MCDST
6 5 (2.98%) MCP
7 4 (2.38%) Degree
8 3 (1.79%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.79%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.79%) MCITP
9 2 (1.19%) ACSP
9 2 (1.19%) ACTC
9 2 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.19%) MCTS
10 1 (0.60%) CCNA
10 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.60%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.50%) SLA
2 4 (2.38%) PMO
3 1 (0.60%) GDPR
System Software
1 97 (57.74%) Active Directory
2 24 (14.29%) Microsoft App-V
3 20 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (8.93%) XenDesktop
5 13 (7.74%) BitLocker
6 12 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (4.17%) VMware Workstation
9 5 (2.98%) Hyper-V
10 4 (2.38%) XenApp
11 3 (1.79%) Xen
11 3 (1.79%) XenServer
12 2 (1.19%) vSphere
13 1 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 63 (37.50%) SCCM
2 9 (5.36%) WSUS
3 5 (2.98%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (2.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (2.38%) AirWatch
4 4 (2.38%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.79%) SCOM
6 2 (1.19%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.60%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.60%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 78 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 45 (26.79%) Citrix
3 44 (26.19%) Apple
4 32 (19.05%) VMware
5 22 (13.10%) Wyse
6 19 (11.31%) Cisco
7 13 (7.74%) ServiceNow
8 11 (6.55%) Dell
9 10 (5.95%) HP
9 10 (5.95%) Ivanti
10 9 (5.36%) Adobe
10 9 (5.36%) Bloomberg
11 8 (4.76%) McAfee
12 6 (3.57%) Reuters
13 5 (2.98%) Remedy
14 4 (2.38%) Altiris
15 3 (1.79%) FactSet
15 3 (1.79%) NetApp
16 2 (1.19%) CheckPoint
16 2 (1.19%) SAP