Period
to 21 October 2018

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 October 2018 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 177 168
Rank change year-on-year +34 -9 -69
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 916 709 702
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.00% 1.57% 1.57%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.89% 7.61% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 587 448 416
London median daily rate £200 £190 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +3.90%
10th Percentile £120 £115 £116
90th Percentile £475 £438 £441
England median daily rate £200 £188 £190
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 89 85
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.00 £11.10
90th Percentile £27.25 £47.83 £22.30
England median hourly rate £15.86 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +5.73% - -1.64%

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 9,259 9,318 9,416
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.24% 20.68% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,538 6,583 6,534
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £190 £208 £245
90th Percentile £650 £631 £600
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +4.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 258 209
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.57 £47.83 £44.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018.

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 October 2018. 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 +48 266 £190 -12.64% 46
West London +30 67 £175 +16.67% 10
East London -4 41 £175 -18.60% 12
South London -39 15 £300 +126.42% 4
North London -2 6 £140 +9.80% 3
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, 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.

1 916 (100.00%) Windows
2 574 (62.66%) Windows 10
3 503 (54.91%) Active Directory
4 456 (49.78%) Microsoft
5 321 (35.04%) Microsoft Office
6 278 (30.35%) Office 365
7 259 (28.28%) ITIL
8 255 (27.84%) SCCM
9 251 (27.40%) Finance
10 192 (20.96%) Citrix
11 168 (18.34%) VMware
12 154 (16.81%) Apple
13 150 (16.38%) Windows Server
14 137 (14.96%) DNS
15 124 (13.54%) Windows 8
16 119 (12.99%) Migration
17 115 (12.55%) Cisco
18 113 (12.34%) MS Exchange
19 109 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
20 108 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
21 104 (11.35%) Blackberry
22 103 (11.24%) LAN
23 102 (11.14%) PowerShell
24 101 (11.03%) DHCP
25 100 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
26 99 (10.81%) Apple iOS
27 95 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
28 89 (9.72%) Service Management
29 85 (9.28%) Microsoft App-V
29 85 (9.28%) WAN

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
1 113 (12.34%) MS Exchange
2 57 (6.22%) SharePoint
3 54 (5.90%) Skype for Business
4 44 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 34 (3.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 15 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (0.44%) Confluence
10 3 (0.33%) IIS
10 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.22%) CMS
11 2 (0.22%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.11%) Apache
12 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 321 (35.04%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (5.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (2.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.66%) CINEMA 4D
5 5 (0.55%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.44%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.33%) InVision
8 2 (0.22%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.66%) Eikon
2 3 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.22%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.22%) SAP GTS
4 1 (0.11%) Carpe Diem
4 1 (0.11%) Maximo
4 1 (0.11%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.11%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 278 (30.35%) Office 365
2 52 (5.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.18%) OneDrive
4 15 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 15 (1.64%) Mimecast
5 5 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.55%) IaaS
6 3 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.33%) PaaS
7 2 (0.22%) G Suite
7 2 (0.22%) SaaS
7 2 (0.22%) Slack
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 1 (0.11%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 137 (14.96%) DNS
2 103 (11.24%) LAN
3 101 (11.03%) DHCP
4 85 (9.28%) WAN
5 77 (8.41%) TCP/IP
6 71 (7.75%) VPN
7 66 (7.21%) Skype
8 50 (5.46%) Cisco IOS
9 42 (4.59%) Internet
10 37 (4.04%) Firewall
11 35 (3.82%) VoIP
11 35 (3.82%) Wireless
12 28 (3.06%) WebEx
13 19 (2.07%) Remote Desktop
14 16 (1.75%) NetScaler
15 15 (1.64%) SAN
15 15 (1.64%) Telepresence
16 13 (1.42%) Structured Cabling
17 11 (1.20%) Intranet
18 10 (1.09%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.87%) GIS
3 4 (0.44%) Power BI
3 4 (0.44%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (0.33%) MS Access
4 3 (0.33%) OLTP
4 3 (0.33%) RDBMS
4 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.22%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.11%) Big Data
6 1 (0.11%) MySQL
6 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 33 (3.60%) MSI
2 25 (2.73%) AdminStudio
3 10 (1.09%) InstallShield
4 9 (0.98%) WinDbg
5 8 (0.87%) Git (software)
6 7 (0.76%) JIRA
7 4 (0.44%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (0.33%) Bitbucket
8 3 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.33%) Xcode
9 2 (0.22%) AutoIt
9 2 (0.22%) Hudson
10 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
10 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 251 (27.40%) Finance
2 68 (7.42%) Banking
3 44 (4.80%) Law
4 32 (3.49%) Retail
5 24 (2.62%) Front Office
6 20 (2.18%) Spanish Language
7 17 (1.86%) Legal
8 14 (1.53%) Billing
9 13 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.42%) Publishing
10 12 (1.31%) Advertising
10 12 (1.31%) Corporate Banking
11 11 (1.20%) Back Office
11 11 (1.20%) Telecoms
12 9 (0.98%) French Language
12 9 (0.98%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.33%) Local Government
13 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.33%) Marketing
14 2 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 235 (25.66%) Analyst
2 197 (21.51%) Desktop Support
3 175 (19.10%) Support Engineer
4 142 (15.50%) Support Analyst
5 119 (12.99%) 2nd Line Support
6 118 (12.88%) IT Support
7 92 (10.04%) Desktop Engineer
7 92 (10.04%) Service Analyst
8 88 (9.61%) Service Desk Analyst
9 69 (7.53%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 63 (6.88%) IT Analyst
11 57 (6.22%) Windows Engineer
12 51 (5.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 50 (5.46%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 50 (5.46%) IT Engineer
13 50 (5.46%) IT Support Analyst
14 46 (5.02%) IT Support Engineer
15 44 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 43 (4.69%) 1st Line Support
17 40 (4.37%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (2.07%) .NET
2 12 (1.31%) .NET Framework
3 8 (0.87%) HTML
4 7 (0.76%) Software Packaging
5 4 (0.44%) CSS
5 4 (0.44%) XMPP
6 3 (0.33%) CarPlay
6 3 (0.33%) Core Animation
6 3 (0.33%) iOS SDK
6 3 (0.33%) OCX
6 3 (0.33%) Protocol Buffers
6 3 (0.33%) Universal Windows Platform
7 2 (0.22%) COM
7 2 (0.22%) SAML
7 2 (0.22%) XML
7 2 (0.22%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.11%) LAMP
8 1 (0.11%) LDAP
8 1 (0.11%) WPF
8 1 (0.11%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 104 (11.35%) Blackberry
2 59 (6.44%) iPhone
3 51 (5.57%) Video Conferencing
4 49 (5.35%) Self-Motivation
5 48 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (4.69%) iPad
7 41 (4.48%) Smartphone
8 21 (2.29%) User Experience
9 20 (2.18%) Fat Client
9 20 (2.18%) Thin Client
10 19 (2.07%) Data Centre
11 11 (1.20%) Fintech
12 9 (0.98%) EPoS
12 9 (0.98%) Taxonomies
13 8 (0.87%) Driving Licence
14 6 (0.66%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.55%) Computer Science
15 5 (0.55%) Handset
15 5 (0.55%) PKI
15 5 (0.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 916 (100.00%) Windows
2 574 (62.66%) Windows 10
3 150 (16.38%) Windows Server
4 124 (13.54%) Windows 8
5 108 (11.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 99 (10.81%) Apple iOS
7 95 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 73 (7.97%) Android
9 69 (7.53%) Mac OS X
10 59 (6.44%) Mac OS
11 38 (4.15%) Windows XP
12 34 (3.71%) Linux
13 18 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (1.09%) Unix
15 8 (0.87%) Mac OS X Server
16 4 (0.44%) Windows Phone
17 3 (0.33%) Solaris
17 3 (0.33%) Windows 2000
17 3 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
18 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (28.28%) ITIL
2 119 (12.99%) Migration
3 100 (10.92%) Problem-Solving
4 89 (9.72%) Service Management
5 50 (5.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 45 (4.91%) ITSM
7 42 (4.59%) Patch Management
8 38 (4.15%) Asset Management
9 35 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 33 (3.60%) Investment Management
11 32 (3.49%) Change Management
12 31 (3.38%) Service Delivery
12 31 (3.38%) Time Management
13 30 (3.28%) Application Packaging
14 28 (3.06%) Incident Management
14 28 (3.06%) Proactive Monitoring
15 26 (2.84%) Application Virtualisation
15 26 (2.84%) BCP
15 26 (2.84%) ITIL V3
16 22 (2.40%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (11.14%) PowerShell
2 41 (4.48%) VBScript
3 40 (4.37%) SQL
4 19 (2.07%) C
5 18 (1.97%) C++
6 14 (1.53%) C#
6 14 (1.53%) VB
7 11 (1.20%) C++/CLI
8 7 (0.76%) Apple Swift
8 7 (0.76%) Objective-C
9 6 (0.66%) T-SQL
9 6 (0.66%) VBA
10 5 (0.55%) Java
10 5 (0.55%) JavaScript
11 4 (0.44%) Python
12 3 (0.33%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
13 2 (0.22%) Perl
14 1 (0.11%) Ruby
14 1 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 82 (8.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (4.59%) Degree
3 40 (4.37%) MCSE
4 39 (4.26%) ITIL Certification
5 34 (3.71%) MCSA
6 30 (3.28%) MCP
7 24 (2.62%) Security Cleared
8 18 (1.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 18 (1.97%) SC Cleared
9 15 (1.64%) A+ Certification
9 15 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (1.53%) CCNA
11 10 (1.09%) MCTS
12 6 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (0.55%) CHECK Team Member
13 5 (0.55%) DBS Check
13 5 (0.55%) MCDST
13 5 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (0.44%) ACSP
14 4 (0.44%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (9.28%) SLA
2 13 (1.42%) PMO
3 5 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.22%) QA
6 1 (0.11%) COBIT
6 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.11%) GDPR
6 1 (0.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 503 (54.91%) Active Directory
2 109 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (9.28%) Microsoft App-V
4 62 (6.77%) XenDesktop
5 53 (5.79%) XenApp
6 52 (5.68%) Virtual Desktop
7 46 (5.02%) BitLocker
8 30 (3.28%) Hyper-V
9 29 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (2.62%) VMware Workstation
11 16 (1.75%) vSphere
12 13 (1.42%) XenServer
13 12 (1.31%) Terminal Services
13 12 (1.31%) VMware Server
14 8 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (0.33%) SRDF
15 3 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.33%) Xen
16 2 (0.22%) Firmware
16 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 255 (27.84%) SCCM
2 37 (4.04%) WSUS
3 24 (2.62%) AirWatch
4 22 (2.40%) McAfee ePO
5 21 (2.29%) Backup Exec
6 18 (1.97%) vCenter Server
7 16 (1.75%) Microsoft Intune
8 14 (1.53%) Jamf Pro
9 11 (1.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 9 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
10 9 (0.98%) Perfmon
10 9 (0.98%) SCOM
11 7 (0.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 4 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (0.44%) ZABBIX
13 3 (0.33%) Control-M
13 3 (0.33%) DameWare
13 3 (0.33%) EMC NetWorker
13 3 (0.33%) Netcool
13 3 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 456 (49.78%) Microsoft
2 192 (20.96%) Citrix
3 168 (18.34%) VMware
4 154 (16.81%) Apple
5 115 (12.55%) Cisco
6 73 (7.97%) HP
7 66 (7.21%) Ivanti
8 55 (6.00%) McAfee
9 48 (5.24%) Bloomberg
10 39 (4.26%) ServiceNow
11 37 (4.04%) Reuters
12 35 (3.82%) Adobe
13 33 (3.60%) Wyse
14 29 (3.17%) Dell
15 28 (3.06%) Sophos
16 27 (2.95%) Symantec
17 24 (2.62%) Veeam
18 22 (2.40%) Avaya
18 22 (2.40%) Sony
19 20 (2.18%) Polycom