Period
to 28 November 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 28 November 2021 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
England > London
6 months to
28 Nov 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 396 275 146
Rank change year-on-year -121 -129 +3
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 186 111 661
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.71% 1.89%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.48% 4.34% 10.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 89 472
10th Percentile £130 £108 £123
25th Percentile £164 £150 £143
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £214 £213 £200
Median % change year-on-year +0.59% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £483 £406 £332
90th Percentile £565 £500 £437
England median daily rate £200 £180 £175
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 4 71
10th Percentile £16.00 " £12.04
25th Percentile £16.08 £19.39 £14.13
Median hourly rate £23.00 £19.70 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +16.78% +5.32% -
75th Percentile £25.50 £20.69 £21.00
90th Percentile " £21.93 £22.93
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.25 £15.86
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% -

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 5,344 2,555 6,160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.33% 16.28% 17.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,953 1,806 4,356
10th Percentile £250 £250 £160
25th Percentile £425 £366 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £540 £488 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.77% +8.33% -7.22%
75th Percentile £650 £588 £575
90th Percentile £713 £666 £650
England median daily rate £488 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +11.43% +2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 107 33 181
10th Percentile £15.00 £18.28 £14.00
25th Percentile £19.27 £21.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -2.00% +19.05% +12.30%
75th Percentile £46.46 £43.00 £36.70
90th Percentile £62.95 £52.45 £53.00
England median hourly rate £17.98 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.81% +5.71% +1.45%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in London

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for Windows 7 in London

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Windows 7 in London over the 6 months to 28 November 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in London

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in London

Windows 7
Contract Job Locations in 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 London region over the 6 months to 28 November 2021. 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
Central London -36 46 £250 - 11
South London +10 11 £165 -13.16% 5
West London -29 9 £566 +290.52% 9
East London - 5 £125 - 8
North London - 2 - -
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 28 November 2021, 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 London region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 186 (100.00%) Windows
2 126 (67.74%) Windows 10
3 97 (52.15%) Microsoft
4 92 (49.46%) Microsoft 365
5 91 (48.92%) Active Directory
6 67 (36.02%) Microsoft Office
7 62 (33.33%) Social Skills
8 50 (26.88%) ITIL
9 48 (25.81%) SCCM
10 40 (21.51%) Finance
11 33 (17.74%) VMware
12 32 (17.20%) ServiceNow
13 31 (16.67%) Citrix
13 31 (16.67%) VPN
14 30 (16.13%) Migration
15 29 (15.59%) Windows Server
16 27 (14.52%) Cisco
17 26 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
17 26 (13.98%) PowerShell
17 26 (13.98%) Azure
18 25 (13.44%) SLA
18 25 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
19 24 (12.90%) Apple
20 22 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
21 21 (11.29%) DNS
21 21 (11.29%) DHCP
22 20 (10.75%) ITSM
23 17 (9.14%) LAN
23 17 (9.14%) WAN
24 16 (8.60%) TCP/IP

Windows 7
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 8 (4.30%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.23%) ArcGIS
2 6 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.23%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.54%) Apache
5 1 (0.54%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.54%) IIS
5 1 (0.54%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 67 (36.02%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.91%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (3.23%) Photoshop
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Eikon
Cloud Services
1 92 (49.46%) Microsoft 365
2 26 (13.98%) Azure
3 8 (4.30%) AWS
4 5 (2.69%) OneDrive
5 4 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (2.15%) Mimecast
6 3 (1.61%) IaaS
6 3 (1.61%) SaaS
7 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.54%) Google Workspace
7 1 (0.54%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 31 (16.67%) VPN
2 21 (11.29%) DHCP
2 21 (11.29%) DNS
3 17 (9.14%) LAN
3 17 (9.14%) WAN
4 16 (8.60%) TCP/IP
5 15 (8.06%) Firewall
6 13 (6.99%) Wireless
7 12 (6.45%) IP Telephony
8 9 (4.84%) MPLS
9 7 (3.76%) Junos
9 7 (3.76%) SAN
9 7 (3.76%) Skype
10 5 (2.69%) Bluetooth
10 5 (2.69%) SMTP
10 5 (2.69%) VoIP
10 5 (2.69%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (2.15%) NetScaler
12 3 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (1.61%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.23%) GIS
3 1 (0.54%) MySQL
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.69%) AdminStudio
1 5 (2.69%) MSI
2 4 (2.15%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 62 (33.33%) Social Skills
2 40 (21.51%) Finance
3 15 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.38%) Banking
5 7 (3.76%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.23%) Organisational Skills
6 6 (3.23%) Presentation Skills
7 5 (2.69%) Legal
8 4 (2.15%) Automotive
8 4 (2.15%) French Language
8 4 (2.15%) Front Office
9 3 (1.61%) Public Sector
9 3 (1.61%) Retail
10 2 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.08%) Publishing
10 2 (1.08%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.54%) Advertising
11 1 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 46 (24.73%) Support Engineer
2 37 (19.89%) Analyst
3 23 (12.37%) Desktop Support
4 22 (11.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 22 (11.83%) Service Analyst
4 22 (11.83%) Service Desk Analyst
5 21 (11.29%) 2nd Line Support
6 20 (10.75%) Desktop Engineer
7 18 (9.68%) IT Support
8 16 (8.60%) IT Engineer
9 14 (7.53%) Support Analyst
10 13 (6.99%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 12 (6.45%) Windows Engineer
12 11 (5.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (5.38%) IT Support Engineer
13 10 (5.38%) Project Manager
14 9 (4.84%) Field Engineer
14 9 (4.84%) Infrastructure Manager
14 9 (4.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
15 7 (3.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.61%) Software Packaging
1 3 (1.61%) XMPP
2 1 (0.54%) HTML
2 1 (0.54%) HTML5
2 1 (0.54%) JMS
2 1 (0.54%) JSON
2 1 (0.54%) LAMP
2 1 (0.54%) REST
2 1 (0.54%) SOAP
2 1 (0.54%) XML
2 1 (0.54%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.45%) Blackberry
2 10 (5.38%) Fat Client
2 10 (5.38%) Thin Client
3 8 (4.30%) iPad
3 8 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.76%) iPhone
4 7 (3.76%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.69%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.69%) EPoS
5 5 (2.69%) Hedge funds
5 5 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (2.15%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (2.15%) BYOD
6 4 (2.15%) Legacy Applications
6 4 (2.15%) User Experience
7 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Licensing
8 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.08%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 186 (100.00%) Windows
2 126 (67.74%) Windows 10
3 29 (15.59%) Windows Server
4 22 (11.83%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (8.60%) Android
5 16 (8.60%) Windows 8
6 15 (8.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (7.53%) Windows Server 2019
8 13 (6.99%) Windows Server 2016
9 10 (5.38%) Windows XP
10 9 (4.84%) Linux
11 8 (4.30%) Apple iOS
12 7 (3.76%) Mac OS X
13 5 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (2.15%) Mac OS
14 4 (2.15%) Unix
15 2 (1.08%) HPUX
15 2 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.54%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (26.88%) ITIL
2 30 (16.13%) Migration
3 25 (13.44%) Problem-Solving
4 20 (10.75%) ITSM
5 14 (7.53%) Incident Management
6 13 (6.99%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (6.45%) Service Management
8 11 (5.91%) Service Delivery
9 10 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 9 (4.84%) Application Packaging
10 9 (4.84%) Data Protection
10 9 (4.84%) Email Migration
10 9 (4.84%) PRINCE2
11 8 (4.30%) Service Design
12 7 (3.76%) Change Management
12 7 (3.76%) Data Migration
12 7 (3.76%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (3.76%) Systems Engineering
13 6 (3.23%) Image Processing
13 6 (3.23%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.98%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.91%) VB
3 10 (5.38%) SQL
4 8 (4.30%) C
5 5 (2.69%) VBScript
6 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.08%) Python
7 1 (0.54%) Perl
7 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (6.99%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (6.45%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.84%) Degree
4 7 (3.76%) DV Cleared
4 7 (3.76%) SC Cleared
5 6 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.69%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (2.69%) MCP
6 5 (2.69%) MCSE
7 4 (2.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (1.61%) A+ Certification
8 3 (1.61%) MCSA
9 2 (1.08%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.54%) CCA
10 1 (0.54%) CISM
10 1 (0.54%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (0.54%) MCITP
10 1 (0.54%) MCTS
10 1 (0.54%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.44%) SLA
2 5 (2.69%) GDPR
3 1 (0.54%) DICOM
3 1 (0.54%) HL7
3 1 (0.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 91 (48.92%) Active Directory
2 26 (13.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.06%) vSphere
4 12 (6.45%) Virtual Desktop
5 11 (5.91%) Microsoft App-V
6 8 (4.30%) XenApp
6 8 (4.30%) XenDesktop
7 7 (3.76%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (3.23%) VMware NSX
9 4 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.54%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 48 (25.81%) SCCM
2 13 (6.99%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (3.23%) Ansible
3 6 (3.23%) SCOM
4 4 (2.15%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (2.15%) ThinApp
5 3 (1.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 3 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.08%) WSUS
7 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.54%) CASB
7 1 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.54%) Nagios
7 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.54%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 97 (52.15%) Microsoft
2 33 (17.74%) VMware
3 32 (17.20%) ServiceNow
4 31 (16.67%) Citrix
5 27 (14.52%) Cisco
6 24 (12.90%) Apple
7 16 (8.60%) Oracle
8 15 (8.06%) HP
9 14 (7.53%) Dell
10 9 (4.84%) Adobe
11 8 (4.30%) Ivanti
12 7 (3.76%) Juniper
12 7 (3.76%) Kaspersky
12 7 (3.76%) Veeam
13 6 (3.23%) Bloomberg
13 6 (3.23%) ESRI
13 6 (3.23%) Lumension
13 6 (3.23%) McAfee
13 6 (3.23%) Sophos
14 5 (2.69%) Reuters