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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 1 July 2022 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 151 151 89
Rank change year-on-year 0 -62 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 44 16 52
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.02% 0.51% 1.91%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.73% 4.35% 11.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 14 41
10th Percentile £129 £198 £125
25th Percentile £135 £214 £160
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £250 £270 £275
Median % change year-on-year -7.41% -1.82% +12.82%
75th Percentile £265 £528 £438
90th Percentile £277 £560 £488
Central London median daily rate £250 £280 £245
% change year-on-year -10.71% +14.29% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
10th Percentile - - £19.16
25th Percentile - - £19.85
Median hourly rate - - £21.00
75th Percentile - - £24.79
90th Percentile - - £27.07
Central London median hourly rate - - £19.00
% change year-on-year - - -9.52%

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 569 368 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.13% 11.62% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 284 348
10th Percentile £187 £232 £185
25th Percentile £320 £405 £318
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £509 £500 £450
Median % change year-on-year +1.75% +11.11% -5.76%
75th Percentile £625 £638 £552
90th Percentile £716 £700 £641
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
10th Percentile £13.88 £13.73 £14.23
25th Percentile £14.81 £13.88 £16.54
Median hourly rate £17.00 £14.25 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +19.30% -23.80% -10.95%
75th Percentile £38.88 £19.00 £24.79
90th Percentile £87.00 £21.40 £32.45
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £16.19 £18.85
% change year-on-year +23.57% -14.14% -10.24%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for Windows 7 in the City of London

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 7 in the City of London over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in the City of London

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Windows 7 in the City of London.

Hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 33 (75.00%) Microsoft 365
3 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 30 (68.18%) Finance
5 29 (65.91%) Microsoft Office
6 24 (54.55%) Financial Institution
7 23 (52.27%) Service Delivery
8 22 (50.00%) Windows 10
9 19 (43.18%) Incident Management
10 18 (40.91%) French Language
11 13 (29.55%) Social Skills
12 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
13 11 (25.00%) Blackberry
14 9 (20.45%) SCCM
15 8 (18.18%) Apple
15 8 (18.18%) HP
15 8 (18.18%) Bloomberg
15 8 (18.18%) Banking
16 7 (15.91%) Cisco
16 7 (15.91%) Android
17 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (13.64%) Altiris
17 6 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
18 5 (11.36%) Front Office
18 5 (11.36%) Reuters
18 5 (11.36%) Citrix
18 5 (11.36%) SLA
18 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
18 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
18 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange

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 5 (11.36%) MS Exchange
1 5 (11.36%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.09%) Skype for Business
3 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (6.82%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 29 (65.91%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Fidessa
Cloud Services
1 33 (75.00%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (11.36%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) NAS
1 3 (6.82%) VoIP
1 3 (6.82%) VPN
1 3 (6.82%) Wireless
2 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.27%) Bluetooth
3 1 (2.27%) NetScaler
General
1 30 (68.18%) Finance
2 24 (54.55%) Financial Institution
3 18 (40.91%) French Language
4 13 (29.55%) Social Skills
5 8 (18.18%) Banking
6 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (11.36%) Front Office
8 3 (6.82%) Investment Banking
8 3 (6.82%) Legal
8 3 (6.82%) Presentation Skills
8 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
9 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 18 (40.91%) IT Engineer
2 18 (40.91%) IT Support
2 18 (40.91%) IT Support Engineer
3 16 (36.36%) Desktop Support
4 13 (29.55%) Desktop Engineer
4 13 (29.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Analyst
6 6 (13.64%) Support Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) Senior IT Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Senior IT Support
8 3 (6.82%) Senior Support Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Desktop Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Desktop Support Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) Citrix Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) Desktop Support Team Leader
10 1 (2.27%) Support Team Leader
10 1 (2.27%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 5 (11.36%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (9.09%) BYOD
3 4 (9.09%) iPad
3 4 (9.09%) iPhone
4 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.82%) Hedge funds
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (2.27%) IoT
5 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (15.91%) Android
4 4 (9.09%) Mac OS
5 3 (6.82%) Mac OS X
5 3 (6.82%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Service Delivery
2 19 (43.18%) Incident Management
3 4 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (6.82%) Application Packaging
4 3 (6.82%) Asset Management
4 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
4 3 (6.82%) Decision-Making
4 3 (6.82%) Inventory Control
4 3 (6.82%) Inventory Management
4 3 (6.82%) ITSM
5 2 (4.55%) Break/Fix
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL
5 2 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (2.27%) Case Management
6 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (2.27%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (2.27%) Migration
6 1 (2.27%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (2.27%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 3 (6.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.55%) vSphere
4 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.27%) XenApp
4 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 2 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (4.55%) vCenter Server
2 2 (4.55%) WSUS
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 32 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Apple
2 8 (18.18%) Bloomberg
2 8 (18.18%) HP
3 7 (15.91%) Cisco
4 6 (13.64%) Altiris
5 5 (11.36%) Citrix
5 5 (11.36%) Ivanti
5 5 (11.36%) Reuters
6 4 (9.09%) ServiceNow
7 3 (6.82%) Adobe
7 3 (6.82%) Lotus
7 3 (6.82%) VMware
8 2 (4.55%) McAfee
8 2 (4.55%) RightFax
8 2 (4.55%) Symantec
9 1 (2.27%) Dell