Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 140 139
Rank change year-on-year +52 -1 -36
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 214 105 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.05% 1.53% 1.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.82% 7.85% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 66 69
City of London median daily rate £190 £234 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.72% +11.31% -6.67%
10th Percentile £121 £109 £124
90th Percentile £425 £430 £428
Central London median daily rate £190 £200 £210
% change year-on-year -5.00% -4.76% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 16 20
City of London median hourly rate £18.85 £16.21 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.30% -14.70% +11.27%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.30 £21.88 £23.74
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £17.98
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.42% +4.81%

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 1,444 1,337 1,422
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.60% 19.51% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,106 1,038 1,142
City of London median daily rate £488 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £161 £213 £286
90th Percentile £638 £663 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £475 £463
% change year-on-year - +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 47 35
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £13.30 £11.62 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.05 £27.50 £31.75
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.50 £18.73
% change year-on-year +6.86% -6.54% +1.22%

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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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 16 October 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Windows
2 119 (55.61%) Windows 10
3 115 (53.74%) Active Directory
4 107 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 93 (43.46%) Microsoft Office
6 89 (41.59%) ITIL
7 81 (37.85%) Finance
8 74 (34.58%) SCCM
9 54 (25.23%) Citrix
10 53 (24.77%) Apple
11 51 (23.83%) VMware
11 51 (23.83%) Office 365
12 43 (20.09%) Problem-Solving
13 38 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
13 38 (17.76%) Cisco
14 36 (16.82%) iPhone
15 34 (15.89%) WAN
16 33 (15.42%) LAN
16 33 (15.42%) Windows 8
17 32 (14.95%) Mac OS X
17 32 (14.95%) Blackberry
18 30 (14.02%) Wyse
19 29 (13.55%) Migration
20 28 (13.08%) Video Conferencing
21 26 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
22 25 (11.68%) Banking
22 25 (11.68%) Windows Server
23 24 (11.21%) iPad
23 24 (11.21%) BitLocker
23 24 (11.21%) Microsoft App-V

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 21 (9.81%) MS Exchange
2 16 (7.48%) Skype for Business
3 11 (5.14%) SharePoint
4 10 (4.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 9 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.93%) IIS
8 1 (0.47%) CMS
8 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 93 (43.46%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (3.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.47%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.47%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.47%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Elite 3E
1 2 (0.93%) SAP GTS
2 1 (0.47%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (0.47%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 51 (23.83%) Office 365
2 15 (7.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.40%) Mimecast
5 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.93%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.93%) IaaS
5 2 (0.93%) SaaS
6 1 (0.47%) iTunes
6 1 (0.47%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.47%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (15.89%) WAN
2 33 (15.42%) LAN
3 24 (11.21%) TCP/IP
4 19 (8.88%) Skype
5 17 (7.94%) Cisco IOS
5 17 (7.94%) DNS
6 16 (7.48%) DHCP
7 15 (7.01%) VPN
8 10 (4.67%) Internet
8 10 (4.67%) Telepresence
8 10 (4.67%) WebEx
8 10 (4.67%) Wireless
9 7 (3.27%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (2.80%) Firewall
10 6 (2.80%) Intranet
11 5 (2.34%) ADSL
12 4 (1.87%) NetScaler
12 4 (1.87%) VoIP
12 4 (1.87%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (1.40%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.93%) Power BI
3 1 (0.47%) Big Data
3 1 (0.47%) GIS
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (2.80%) AdminStudio
2 3 (1.40%) MSI
3 2 (0.93%) InstallShield
4 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 81 (37.85%) Finance
2 25 (11.68%) Banking
3 10 (4.67%) Law
3 10 (4.67%) Spanish Language
4 9 (4.21%) Billing
5 8 (3.74%) Legal
6 4 (1.87%) Back Office
7 3 (1.40%) Advertising
7 3 (1.40%) Corporate Banking
7 3 (1.40%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.40%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.93%) French Language
8 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.47%) Front Office
9 1 (0.47%) German Language
9 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.47%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.47%) Marketing
9 1 (0.47%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 63 (29.44%) Desktop Support
2 61 (28.50%) Support Engineer
3 52 (24.30%) Analyst
4 38 (17.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 32 (14.95%) Support Analyst
6 31 (14.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 30 (14.02%) IT Support
8 26 (12.15%) 2nd Line Support
9 24 (11.21%) Service Analyst
9 24 (11.21%) Service Desk Analyst
10 19 (8.88%) IT Analyst
11 16 (7.48%) IT Support Analyst
12 13 (6.07%) IT Engineer
12 13 (6.07%) ITIL Service Analyst
12 13 (6.07%) Windows Engineer
13 12 (5.61%) IT Support Engineer
13 12 (5.61%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
14 11 (5.14%) Mac Engineer
15 10 (4.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 9 (4.21%) 1st/2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.87%) XMPP
2 1 (0.47%) COM
2 1 (0.47%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.82%) iPhone
2 32 (14.95%) Blackberry
3 28 (13.08%) Video Conferencing
4 24 (11.21%) iPad
5 23 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
6 19 (8.88%) Smartphone
7 16 (7.48%) User Experience
8 13 (6.07%) Self-Motivation
9 10 (4.67%) Fat Client
9 10 (4.67%) Thin Client
10 3 (1.40%) RSA SecurID
11 2 (0.93%) BYOD
11 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.93%) PDA
11 2 (0.93%) Replication
12 1 (0.47%) Data Centre
12 1 (0.47%) Graphic Design
12 1 (0.47%) Handset
12 1 (0.47%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 214 (100.00%) Windows
2 119 (55.61%) Windows 10
3 33 (15.42%) Windows 8
4 32 (14.95%) Mac OS X
5 25 (11.68%) Windows Server
6 22 (10.28%) Apple iOS
7 20 (9.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (7.94%) Mac OS
9 14 (6.54%) Windows Server 2012
10 12 (5.61%) Android
10 12 (5.61%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.80%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (1.87%) Linux
12 4 (1.87%) Unix
13 2 (0.93%) Mac OS X Server
13 2 (0.93%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (41.59%) ITIL
2 43 (20.09%) Problem-Solving
3 29 (13.55%) Migration
4 23 (10.75%) ITSM
5 21 (9.81%) Service Management
6 18 (8.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 15 (7.01%) Change Management
7 15 (7.01%) Investment Management
7 15 (7.01%) ITIL V3
8 13 (6.07%) Incident Management
9 9 (4.21%) Application Packaging
9 9 (4.21%) Customer-Centricity
9 9 (4.21%) Open Source
9 9 (4.21%) Project Management
10 7 (3.27%) Mobile Device Management
11 6 (2.80%) Change Control
11 6 (2.80%) Decision-Making
11 6 (2.80%) Patch Management
12 5 (2.34%) Desktop Virtualisation
12 5 (2.34%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (9.35%) PowerShell
2 14 (6.54%) SQL
3 10 (4.67%) VBScript
4 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.40%) VBA
5 2 (0.93%) VB
6 1 (0.47%) C
6 1 (0.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 26 (12.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (6.07%) MCSE
3 12 (5.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 11 (5.14%) Degree
5 10 (4.67%) MCSA
6 6 (2.80%) MCP
7 5 (2.34%) SC Cleared
7 5 (2.34%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (1.87%) MCDST
9 2 (0.93%) A+ Certification
9 2 (0.93%) ACSP
9 2 (0.93%) ACTC
9 2 (0.93%) MCITP
9 2 (0.93%) MCTS
10 1 (0.47%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.47%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
10 1 (0.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (9.81%) SLA
2 8 (3.74%) PMO
3 1 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 115 (53.74%) Active Directory
2 38 (17.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (11.21%) BitLocker
3 24 (11.21%) Microsoft App-V
4 18 (8.41%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (5.14%) XenDesktop
6 9 (4.21%) Hyper-V
6 9 (4.21%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (3.74%) XenApp
8 5 (2.34%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.40%) vSphere
9 3 (1.40%) Xen
9 3 (1.40%) XenServer
10 1 (0.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 74 (34.58%) SCCM
2 13 (6.07%) vCenter Server
3 8 (3.74%) WSUS
4 7 (3.27%) AirWatch
4 7 (3.27%) McAfee ePO
5 6 (2.80%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (2.34%) SCOM
7 2 (0.93%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.47%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.47%) Jamf Pro
8 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.47%) SCSM
8 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 107 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 54 (25.23%) Citrix
3 53 (24.77%) Apple
4 51 (23.83%) VMware
5 38 (17.76%) Cisco
6 30 (14.02%) Wyse
7 20 (9.35%) HP
8 16 (7.48%) Adobe
8 16 (7.48%) ServiceNow
9 14 (6.54%) Dell
10 13 (6.07%) Polycom
11 12 (5.61%) McAfee
12 10 (4.67%) Ivanti
13 9 (4.21%) Bloomberg
14 6 (2.80%) Altiris
14 6 (2.80%) iManage
15 5 (2.34%) Reuters
15 5 (2.34%) SolarWinds
16 4 (1.87%) FactSet
16 4 (1.87%) NetApp