Period
to 18 December 2017

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 18 December 2017 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
18 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 136 96
Rank change year-on-year -3 -40 -34
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 120 105 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.67% 1.62% 2.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.26% 7.69% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 68 116
City of London median daily rate £250 £200 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% - -20.00%
10th Percentile £123 £122 £111
90th Percentile £481 £435 £475
Central London median daily rate £228 £200 £194
% change year-on-year +13.75% +3.23% -13.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 21
City of London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% -5.00% +31.15%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.25 £14.25
90th Percentile £21.88 £33.75 £29.00
Central London median hourly rate £15.75 £13.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% -30.77% +34.48%

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 1452 1365 1874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.18% 21.03% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 1068 1479
City of London median daily rate £483 £459 £442
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.06% +3.90% +7.80%
10th Percentile £213 £287 £225
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 25 52
City of London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.75 £12.06
90th Percentile £26.98 £42.00 £30.00
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.98 £17.99
% change year-on-year -5.42% -0.08% +14.22%

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 18 December 2017.

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 18 December 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2017, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 61 (50.83%) Windows 10
4 50 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 46 (38.33%) Microsoft Office
6 39 (32.50%) SCCM
7 32 (26.67%) Office 365
8 29 (24.17%) ITIL
9 28 (23.33%) Finance
10 24 (20.00%) Citrix
11 19 (15.83%) Blackberry
12 18 (15.00%) VMware
12 18 (15.00%) Bloomberg
13 17 (14.17%) Windows 8
13 17 (14.17%) Apple
14 16 (13.33%) iPhone
15 15 (12.50%) Windows Server
16 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 14 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 14 (11.67%) Migration
16 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (10.83%) Reuters
17 13 (10.83%) iPad
18 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (10.00%) Banking
18 12 (10.00%) MCSE
18 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
19 11 (9.17%) Windows XP
19 11 (9.17%) Cisco
20 10 (8.33%) DNS

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 10 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.50%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.83%) Apache
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (38.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) CINEMA 4D
2 1 (0.83%) Vectorworks
Business Applications
1 4 (3.33%) Eikon
2 3 (2.50%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 32 (26.67%) Office 365
2 8 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (0.83%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) DNS
2 9 (7.50%) DHCP
2 9 (7.50%) VPN
3 8 (6.67%) Internet
3 8 (6.67%) Intranet
4 4 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (3.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.33%) VLAN
4 4 (3.33%) Wireless
5 3 (2.50%) Firewall
5 3 (2.50%) Skype
6 2 (1.67%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.67%) LAN
6 2 (1.67%) VoIP
6 2 (1.67%) WAN
7 1 (0.83%) Broadband
7 1 (0.83%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.83%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (0.83%) SAN
7 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.83%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (2.50%) MSI
2 2 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.83%) InstallShield
3 1 (0.83%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (23.33%) Finance
2 12 (10.00%) Banking
3 9 (7.50%) Law
4 6 (5.00%) Front Office
4 6 (5.00%) Legal
5 4 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.83%) Advertising
8 1 (0.83%) Billing
8 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (30.00%) Analyst
2 34 (28.33%) Desktop Support
3 20 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 18 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 17 (14.17%) Support Analyst
6 14 (11.67%) Service Analyst
6 14 (11.67%) Service Desk Analyst
7 11 (9.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 11 (9.17%) IT Support
8 8 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) IT Analyst
9 7 (5.83%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (5.00%) Mac Engineer
10 6 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
10 6 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
11 5 (4.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 5 (4.17%) Administrator
11 5 (4.17%) Consultant
11 5 (4.17%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) Blackberry
2 16 (13.33%) iPhone
3 13 (10.83%) iPad
4 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (5.83%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.33%) BYOD
6 4 (3.33%) Equities
6 4 (3.33%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.33%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.33%) User Experience
7 2 (1.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.67%) PKI
8 1 (0.83%) CESG
8 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.83%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (0.83%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.83%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.83%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 120 (100.00%) Windows
2 61 (50.83%) Windows 10
3 17 (14.17%) Windows 8
4 15 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 14 (11.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (9.17%) Windows XP
8 9 (7.50%) Apple iOS
9 7 (5.83%) Android
10 6 (5.00%) Mac OS X
11 5 (4.17%) Linux
11 5 (4.17%) Mac OS
12 3 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.67%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.83%) Unix
14 1 (0.83%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.17%) ITIL
2 14 (11.67%) Migration
3 9 (7.50%) Change Management
4 8 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (5.83%) Service Management
6 6 (5.00%) Application Packaging
6 6 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 6 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 6 (5.00%) Problem Management
7 5 (4.17%) Change Control
7 5 (4.17%) ITIL V2
7 5 (4.17%) ITSM
7 5 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (4.17%) Network Architecture
7 5 (4.17%) Time Management
8 4 (3.33%) Coaching
8 4 (3.33%) Configuration Management
8 4 (3.33%) TOGAF
9 3 (2.50%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 5 (4.17%) VBScript
3 4 (3.33%) SQL
4 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.83%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (10.00%) MCSE
3 9 (7.50%) Degree
4 8 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 4 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 3 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 3 (2.50%) MCDST
6 3 (2.50%) MCP
7 2 (1.67%) ISEB
7 2 (1.67%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.67%) MCITP
7 2 (1.67%) MCSA
8 1 (0.83%) CCNA
8 1 (0.83%) CCNP
8 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.83%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (0.83%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.83%) GDPR
System Software
1 75 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (5.83%) Hyper-V
5 6 (5.00%) BitLocker
6 5 (4.17%) XenApp
7 4 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (3.33%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.50%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (2.50%) vSphere
9 2 (1.67%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.83%) Xen
Systems Management
1 39 (32.50%) SCCM
2 6 (5.00%) WSUS
3 5 (4.17%) AirWatch
4 4 (3.33%) Backup Exec
5 3 (2.50%) SCOM
6 2 (1.67%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.83%) DameWare
7 1 (0.83%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
7 1 (0.83%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (0.83%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.83%) vMotion
7 1 (0.83%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 50 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 24 (20.00%) Citrix
3 18 (15.00%) Bloomberg
3 18 (15.00%) VMware
4 17 (14.17%) Apple
5 13 (10.83%) Reuters
6 11 (9.17%) Cisco
7 10 (8.33%) Dell
8 9 (7.50%) FactSet
9 8 (6.67%) HP
9 8 (6.67%) Symantec
10 7 (5.83%) LANDesk
11 5 (4.17%) AppSense
12 4 (3.33%) Adobe
12 4 (3.33%) CQG
12 4 (3.33%) Fidessa
12 4 (3.33%) Remedy
13 3 (2.50%) Charles River
13 3 (2.50%) NetApp
13 3 (2.50%) Oracle