Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 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
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 166 181
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15 -58
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 677 790 592
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.60% 1.71% 1.48%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.67% 8.35% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 491 362
London median daily rate £200 £225 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +25.00% -10.00%
10th Percentile £125 £114 £105
90th Percentile £488 £488 £438
England median daily rate £188 £205 £180
% change year-on-year -8.54% +13.89% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 125 65
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.63% +31.43%
10th Percentile £13.48 £13.00 £12.11
90th Percentile £36.67 £47.83 £47.10
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £14.50
% change year-on-year +0.88% +9.38% -3.33%

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 7,812 9,463 8,245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.49% 20.49% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,428 6,707 5,791
London median daily rate £480 £480 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £181 £213 £260
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
England median daily rate £438 £440 £425
% change year-on-year -0.57% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 312 183
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.49 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.78% -9.37% +22.86%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.49 £12.88
90th Percentile £48.88 £47.83 £51.25
England median hourly rate £17.47 £17.14 £16.64
% change year-on-year +1.93% +2.97% -2.12%

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Windows 7 in London

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Windows 7 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Windows 7 in London

Windows 7
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in London over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Windows 7 in London

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows 7 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Windows 7 in London

Windows 7
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Windows 7 in London over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 21 April 2019. 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 +18 202 £190 -15.56% 6
East London -19 23 £155 +19.23%
South London -21 20 £165 +6.45% 1
West London -14 19 £180 -2.70% 1
North London -6 6 £165 -48.44%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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.

1 677 (100.00%) Windows
2 477 (70.46%) Windows 10
3 370 (54.65%) Active Directory
4 331 (48.89%) Microsoft
5 238 (35.16%) Microsoft Office
6 233 (34.42%) Office 365
7 212 (31.31%) SCCM
8 172 (25.41%) ITIL
9 160 (23.63%) Finance
10 121 (17.87%) Citrix
11 110 (16.25%) Migration
11 110 (16.25%) Windows Server
12 104 (15.36%) VMware
13 94 (13.88%) Windows 8
14 81 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
15 78 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
15 78 (11.52%) Banking
16 76 (11.23%) VMware Infrastructure
17 75 (11.08%) LAN
18 74 (10.93%) DNS
18 74 (10.93%) PowerShell
19 70 (10.34%) Cisco
20 68 (10.04%) MS Exchange
21 59 (8.71%) VPN
22 58 (8.57%) DHCP
23 57 (8.42%) Service Management
23 57 (8.42%) Android
24 54 (7.98%) TCP/IP
25 53 (7.83%) WAN
25 53 (7.83%) SLA

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 68 (10.04%) MS Exchange
2 34 (5.02%) SharePoint
3 31 (4.58%) Skype for Business
4 29 (4.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (1.77%) IBM Notes
6 7 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (1.03%) IIS
7 3 (0.44%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.30%) CMS
8 2 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.15%) Apache
Applications
1 238 (35.16%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (2.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.44%) Shockwave
6 2 (0.30%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) Maya
7 1 (0.15%) NUKE
7 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.15%) Revit
Business Applications
1 5 (0.74%) Carpe Diem
2 4 (0.59%) Eikon
3 3 (0.44%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.30%) Retail-J
4 2 (0.30%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.15%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 233 (34.42%) Office 365
2 31 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (2.66%) OneDrive
4 8 (1.18%) SaaS
5 7 (1.03%) G Suite
6 4 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.44%) OpenDNS
8 2 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.30%) IaaS
8 2 (0.30%) PaaS
8 2 (0.30%) Slack
9 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 75 (11.08%) LAN
2 74 (10.93%) DNS
3 59 (8.71%) VPN
4 58 (8.57%) DHCP
5 54 (7.98%) TCP/IP
6 53 (7.83%) WAN
7 43 (6.35%) Skype
8 36 (5.32%) Internet
9 27 (3.99%) Wireless
10 26 (3.84%) VoIP
11 25 (3.69%) Firewall
12 12 (1.77%) SAN
13 10 (1.48%) Cisco IOS
14 9 (1.33%) NAS
15 8 (1.18%) IP Telephony
15 8 (1.18%) NetScaler
16 7 (1.03%) Intranet
16 7 (1.03%) PABX
16 7 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
16 7 (1.03%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.51%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (0.30%) MySQL
3 2 (0.30%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 35 (5.17%) MSI
2 6 (0.89%) InstallShield
2 6 (0.89%) WinDbg
3 5 (0.74%) AdminStudio
4 4 (0.59%) Ant
4 4 (0.59%) Hudson
5 3 (0.44%) JIRA
6 2 (0.30%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 160 (23.63%) Finance
2 78 (11.52%) Banking
3 23 (3.40%) Law
4 21 (3.10%) Investment Banking
5 15 (2.22%) Retail
6 14 (2.07%) Legal
6 14 (2.07%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.77%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.33%) Corporate Banking
8 9 (1.33%) Front Office
9 7 (1.03%) Billing
10 4 (0.59%) Advertising
10 4 (0.59%) Publishing
11 3 (0.44%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.15%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 188 (27.77%) Analyst
2 136 (20.09%) Desktop Support
3 131 (19.35%) Support Engineer
4 97 (14.33%) Support Analyst
5 95 (14.03%) Service Analyst
6 92 (13.59%) Desktop Engineer
7 91 (13.44%) Service Desk Analyst
8 85 (12.56%) Windows Engineer
9 80 (11.82%) 2nd Line Support
10 71 (10.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 59 (8.71%) IT Support
12 49 (7.24%) Deployment Engineer
13 47 (6.94%) IT Analyst
14 37 (5.47%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 37 (5.47%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 36 (5.32%) IT Support Analyst
16 35 (5.17%) Service Desk Support
17 34 (5.02%) Windows Deployment Engineer
18 32 (4.73%) Project Manager
19 31 (4.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.66%) .NET
2 16 (2.36%) .NET Framework
3 11 (1.62%) XML
4 6 (0.89%) 802.1X
5 5 (0.74%) HTML
6 4 (0.59%) DOM
6 4 (0.59%) LDAP
6 4 (0.59%) Software Packaging
6 4 (0.59%) XML Schema
6 4 (0.59%) XSLT
7 3 (0.44%) Flash
8 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.30%) WCF
8 2 (0.30%) WinForms
8 2 (0.30%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.15%) LAMP
9 1 (0.15%) OCX
9 1 (0.15%) Spring
9 1 (0.15%) WPF
9 1 (0.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.50%) iPhone
2 36 (5.32%) Video Conferencing
3 34 (5.02%) Blackberry
4 33 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (4.14%) Smartphone
6 26 (3.84%) Self-Motivation
7 25 (3.69%) iPad
8 13 (1.92%) Data Centre
9 12 (1.77%) Handset
10 11 (1.62%) Fat Client
10 11 (1.62%) Management Information System
10 11 (1.62%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.33%) User Experience
12 8 (1.18%) Hedge funds
13 4 (0.59%) Clustering
14 3 (0.44%) Celerra
14 3 (0.44%) CLARiiON
14 3 (0.44%) EMC Centera
14 3 (0.44%) EMC VMAX
14 3 (0.44%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 677 (100.00%) Windows
2 477 (70.46%) Windows 10
3 110 (16.25%) Windows Server
4 94 (13.88%) Windows 8
5 81 (11.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 78 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 57 (8.42%) Android
8 49 (7.24%) Apple iOS
9 32 (4.73%) Mac OS
10 30 (4.43%) Mac OS X
11 19 (2.81%) Windows XP
12 14 (2.07%) Linux
13 8 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
14 5 (0.74%) Windows Vista
15 4 (0.59%) Unix
16 3 (0.44%) Windows 2000
17 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X Server
17 2 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 1 (0.15%) CentOS
18 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (25.41%) ITIL
2 110 (16.25%) Migration
3 57 (8.42%) Service Management
4 51 (7.53%) Application Packaging
5 46 (6.79%) Problem-Solving
6 32 (4.73%) ITSM
7 31 (4.58%) Mobile Device Management
8 30 (4.43%) Change Management
9 29 (4.28%) Time Management
10 25 (3.69%) Project Management
11 22 (3.25%) User Acceptance Testing
12 21 (3.10%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (2.95%) PRINCE2
13 20 (2.95%) Service Delivery
14 18 (2.66%) Asset Management
15 17 (2.51%) ITIL V3
16 16 (2.36%) Break/Fix
17 15 (2.22%) Digital Signal Processing
17 15 (2.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 15 (2.22%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 74 (10.93%) PowerShell
2 27 (3.99%) SQL
3 20 (2.95%) C
4 19 (2.81%) C#
5 16 (2.36%) C++
5 16 (2.36%) C++/CLI
5 16 (2.36%) VBScript
6 9 (1.33%) VBA
7 8 (1.18%) VB
8 7 (1.03%) JavaScript
9 6 (0.89%) Python
10 4 (0.59%) AWK
10 4 (0.59%) Perl
11 3 (0.44%) Java
12 2 (0.30%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.30%) VB.NET
12 2 (0.30%) VB6
13 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (7.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (4.28%) ITIL Certification
3 22 (3.25%) MCP
3 22 (3.25%) MCSE
4 20 (2.95%) MCSA
5 19 (2.81%) Degree
6 18 (2.66%) Security Cleared
7 11 (1.62%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (1.48%) A+ Certification
8 10 (1.48%) SC Cleared
9 8 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (1.03%) PMI Certification
10 7 (1.03%) PMP
11 5 (0.74%) ACTC
11 5 (0.74%) CCNA
11 5 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.74%) DBS Check
11 5 (0.74%) MCITP
12 4 (0.59%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.83%) SLA
2 6 (0.89%) PMO
2 6 (0.89%) QA
System Software
1 370 (54.65%) Active Directory
2 76 (11.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (5.91%) XenApp
4 32 (4.73%) Microsoft App-V
5 31 (4.58%) Virtual Desktop
6 29 (4.28%) XenDesktop
7 23 (3.40%) BitLocker
8 19 (2.81%) Virtual Machines
9 14 (2.07%) VMware Workstation
10 13 (1.92%) Hyper-V
11 12 (1.77%) vSphere
12 9 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.59%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.44%) Firmware
14 3 (0.44%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.30%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 2 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.30%) XenServer
16 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 212 (31.31%) SCCM
2 25 (3.69%) AirWatch
3 14 (2.07%) vCenter Server
4 11 (1.62%) Backup Exec
4 11 (1.62%) WSUS
5 10 (1.48%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (1.48%) Perfmon
6 9 (1.33%) Jamf Pro
7 5 (0.74%) McAfee ePO
7 5 (0.74%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 4 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.59%) Norton AntiVirus
8 4 (0.59%) SCOM
9 3 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.30%) HP Data Protector
11 1 (0.15%) NetBackup
11 1 (0.15%) PaperCut
11 1 (0.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.15%) vMotion
11 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 331 (48.89%) Microsoft
2 121 (17.87%) Citrix
3 104 (15.36%) VMware
4 70 (10.34%) Cisco
5 53 (7.83%) Apple
6 46 (6.79%) HP
7 34 (5.02%) Ivanti
8 32 (4.73%) Bloomberg
9 25 (3.69%) ServiceNow
10 20 (2.95%) Sophos
11 18 (2.66%) Adobe
11 18 (2.66%) Dell
11 18 (2.66%) Reuters
11 18 (2.66%) Symantec
12 15 (2.22%) iManage
12 15 (2.22%) Wyse
13 13 (1.92%) McAfee
14 12 (1.77%) Avaya
14 12 (1.77%) Lotus
14 12 (1.77%) Mitel