Period
to 9 May 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 9 May 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
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 364 187 172
Rank change year-on-year -177 -15 -4
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 99 289 684
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.42% 1.35% 1.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.95% 7.80% 9.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 201 495
10th Percentile £139 £123 £125
25th Percentile £185 £145 £148
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £250 £190 £200
Median % change year-on-year +31.58% -5.00% -11.11%
75th Percentile £431 £288 £374
90th Percentile £545 £463 £475
England median daily rate £200 £180 £180
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 45 81
Median hourly rate - £19.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year - +1.60% +2.61%
England median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +0.88%

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 3,353 3,705 7,490
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.33% 17.31% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,363 2,633 5,311
10th Percentile £275 £172 £181
25th Percentile £400 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £488
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -7.69% +2.63%
75th Percentile £588 £575 £588
90th Percentile £684 £650 £656
England median daily rate £450 £425 £440
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 114 193
10th Percentile £14.98 £14.41 £14.00
25th Percentile £23.56 £18.00 £16.08
Median hourly rate £42.75 £21.13 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year +102.37% +5.63% +3.90%
75th Percentile £64.00 £47.44 £34.25
90th Percentile £68.20 £61.13 £48.57
England median hourly rate £17.75 £17.30 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.62% +1.75% -

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 9 May 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 9 May 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 -34 16 £320 +58.81% 6
West London +11 9 £525 +200.00% 3
East London +6 7 £178 -1.39% 1
South London +19 1 £180 -37.93% 1
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 9 May 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 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (75.76%) Windows 10
3 52 (52.53%) Active Directory
4 48 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 48 (48.48%) Microsoft 365
5 29 (29.29%) Windows Server
5 29 (29.29%) Social Skills
6 28 (28.28%) ITIL
7 26 (26.26%) Microsoft Office
7 26 (26.26%) VMware
7 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (25.25%) Migration
9 23 (23.23%) Finance
9 23 (23.23%) Cisco
9 23 (23.23%) Citrix
9 23 (23.23%) SCCM
10 21 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2016
11 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (18.18%) PowerShell
13 17 (17.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2019
15 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
15 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
15 14 (14.14%) Azure
16 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
16 13 (13.13%) ServiceNow
17 12 (12.12%) MS Exchange
18 10 (10.10%) VB
18 10 (10.10%) Cisco Certification

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 12 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.08%) ArcGIS
3 6 (6.06%) Skype for Business
4 5 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.03%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.02%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.01%) Apache
7 1 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 26 (26.26%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (8.08%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.02%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.02%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 48 (48.48%) Microsoft 365
2 14 (14.14%) Azure
3 5 (5.05%) AWS
4 2 (2.02%) IaaS
4 2 (2.02%) SaaS
5 1 (1.01%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.01%) PaaS
5 1 (1.01%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.09%) DHCP
1 9 (9.09%) DNS
1 9 (9.09%) LAN
2 8 (8.08%) VPN
3 7 (7.07%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.07%) WAN
4 5 (5.05%) Firewall
4 5 (5.05%) NetScaler
4 5 (5.05%) SAN
4 5 (5.05%) VoIP
5 4 (4.04%) Internet
5 4 (4.04%) Wireless
6 3 (3.03%) Skype
6 3 (3.03%) VLAN
7 2 (2.02%) IP Telephony
7 2 (2.02%) MPLS
8 1 (1.01%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.01%) iSCSI
8 1 (1.01%) Network Security
8 1 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.07%) GIS
3 1 (1.01%) MS Access
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.03%) MSI
2 2 (2.02%) InstallShield
3 1 (1.01%) Axure RP
General
1 29 (29.29%) Social Skills
2 23 (23.23%) Finance
3 8 (8.08%) Banking
4 5 (5.05%) Retail
5 4 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.02%) Legal
6 2 (2.02%) Organisational Skills
6 2 (2.02%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.01%) Back Office
7 1 (1.01%) International Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.01%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (16.16%) Support Engineer
2 14 (14.14%) Analyst
2 14 (14.14%) Desktop Support
3 12 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (7.07%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (7.07%) IT Support
4 7 (7.07%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 6 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (5.05%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (5.05%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (5.05%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (4.04%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (4.04%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) .NET
1 1 (1.01%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.01%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.01%) LAMP
1 1 (1.01%) LDAP
1 1 (1.01%) REST
1 1 (1.01%) SOAP
1 1 (1.01%) Software Packaging
1 1 (1.01%) WSH
1 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.09%) NHS
2 6 (6.06%) Smartphone
3 4 (4.04%) Fat Client
3 4 (4.04%) Hedge funds
3 4 (4.04%) Thin Client
4 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.02%) BYOD
5 2 (2.02%) Clustering
5 2 (2.02%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.02%) Equities
5 2 (2.02%) iPad
5 2 (2.02%) iPhone
5 2 (2.02%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.01%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) PKI
6 1 (1.01%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.01%) Replication
6 1 (1.01%) User Experience
6 1 (1.01%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 99 (100.00%) Windows
2 75 (75.76%) Windows 10
3 29 (29.29%) Windows Server
4 26 (26.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (21.21%) Windows Server 2016
6 20 (20.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (15.15%) Windows Server 2019
8 9 (9.09%) Apple iOS
9 7 (7.07%) Android
10 4 (4.04%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.03%) Linux
11 3 (3.03%) Mac OS
12 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.01%) HPUX
13 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) ITIL
2 25 (25.25%) Migration
3 17 (17.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (10.10%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (8.08%) Data Migration
5 8 (8.08%) Service Design
5 8 (8.08%) Systems Engineering
5 8 (8.08%) Test Scripting
6 7 (7.07%) DevOps
6 7 (7.07%) Image Processing
6 7 (7.07%) Requirements Analysis
7 5 (5.05%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.05%) Project Management
8 4 (4.04%) ITSM
8 4 (4.04%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.03%) Application Packaging
9 3 (3.03%) Asset Management
9 3 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.03%) Process Improvement
9 3 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 10 (10.10%) VB
3 7 (7.07%) C
3 7 (7.07%) SQL
4 2 (2.02%) VBScript
5 1 (1.01%) PHP
5 1 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (14.14%) Security Cleared
2 13 (13.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.10%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.07%) DV Cleared
4 7 (7.07%) SC Cleared
5 5 (5.05%) Degree
6 3 (3.03%) CCNA
6 3 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.03%) MCSA
7 2 (2.02%) DBS Check
7 2 (2.02%) MCITP
7 2 (2.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.01%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.01%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.01%) MCP
8 1 (1.01%) MCSE
8 1 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.08%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 52 (52.53%) Active Directory
2 21 (21.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (7.07%) Hyper-V
4 7 (7.07%) VMware NSX
4 7 (7.07%) vSphere
5 5 (5.05%) XenApp
5 5 (5.05%) XenDesktop
6 4 (4.04%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.01%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.01%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.01%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (23.23%) SCCM
2 7 (7.07%) Ansible
3 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (4.04%) SCOM
4 2 (2.02%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.01%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.01%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (1.01%) vCenter Server
5 1 (1.01%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 48 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 26 (26.26%) VMware
3 23 (23.23%) Cisco
3 23 (23.23%) Citrix
4 13 (13.13%) ServiceNow
5 9 (9.09%) Oracle
5 9 (9.09%) Sophos
6 8 (8.08%) ESRI
6 8 (8.08%) Lumension
7 6 (6.06%) Ivanti
8 5 (5.05%) Apple
8 5 (5.05%) Bloomberg
9 4 (4.04%) Altiris
9 4 (4.04%) HP
9 4 (4.04%) Reuters
10 3 (3.03%) Remedy
11 2 (2.02%) FactSet
11 2 (2.02%) Lotus
11 2 (2.02%) McAfee
11 2 (2.02%) Snow