Period
to 26 September 2020

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 26 September 2020 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
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 237 150 150
Rank change year-on-year -87 0 +27
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 113 717 882
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.85% 1.86% 1.92%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.11% 10.37% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 497 552
Median daily rate £240 £208 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% -0.95% +5.66%
10th Percentile £110 £125 £120
90th Percentile £498 £475 £487
England median daily rate £186 £175 £200
% change year-on-year +6.43% -12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 80 142
Median hourly rate £21.84 £17.60 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.06% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £13.91 £12.04 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.57 £21.58 £29.88
England median hourly rate £17.00 £15.86 £15.86
% change year-on-year +7.19% - +5.73%

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 2,212 6,913 9,297
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 16.63% 17.97% 20.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,429 4,868 6,569
Median daily rate £488 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £256 £173 £200
90th Percentile £657 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £438
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 196 293
Median hourly rate £35.00 £20.92 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +67.34% +11.84% -1.58%
10th Percentile £17.08 £12.63 £13.00
90th Percentile £50.57 £52.50 £47.83
Median hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -

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 26 September 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Windows 7 in London over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

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 26 September 2020. 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 +23 35 £275 - 9
West London +48 14 £130 -23.53% 3
South London +41 7 £250 +28.21% 1
East London +32 4 £168 +15.52%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (73.45%) Windows 10
3 65 (57.52%) Microsoft
4 64 (56.64%) Active Directory
5 46 (40.71%) Office 365
6 40 (35.40%) Microsoft Office
7 34 (30.09%) Windows Server
8 26 (23.01%) VMware
9 24 (21.24%) Citrix
10 23 (20.35%) Migration
11 21 (18.58%) SCCM
11 21 (18.58%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (17.70%) ITIL
13 19 (16.81%) PowerShell
13 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012
14 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2016
15 16 (14.16%) DNS
16 15 (13.27%) DHCP
17 14 (12.39%) Finance
18 13 (11.50%) NHS
18 13 (11.50%) Windows Server 2008
19 12 (10.62%) Cisco
19 12 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
19 12 (10.62%) Windows 8
20 11 (9.73%) Virtual Desktop
20 11 (9.73%) Azure
21 10 (8.85%) Security Cleared
21 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
21 10 (8.85%) VB
22 9 (7.96%) HP

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 5 (4.42%) ArcGIS
1 5 (4.42%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (3.54%) IIS
3 2 (1.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.77%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 40 (35.40%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (4.42%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 46 (40.71%) Office 365
2 11 (9.73%) Azure
3 4 (3.54%) Mimecast
4 3 (2.65%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.77%) AWS
5 2 (1.77%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.88%) Power Automate
6 1 (0.88%) PowerApps
6 1 (0.88%) WhatsApp
6 1 (0.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) DNS
2 15 (13.27%) DHCP
3 6 (5.31%) Remote Desktop
3 6 (5.31%) VPN
4 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.54%) Skype
5 4 (3.54%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.65%) Firewall
6 3 (2.65%) Internet
6 3 (2.65%) NetScaler
6 3 (2.65%) VoIP
6 3 (2.65%) Wireless
7 2 (1.77%) LAN
7 2 (1.77%) Network Security
7 2 (1.77%) Telepresence
7 2 (1.77%) WAN
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.88%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.88%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.85%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.65%) GIS
3 2 (1.77%) MS Access
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.88%) Power BI
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (6.19%) MSI
2 5 (4.42%) AdminStudio
3 1 (0.88%) Hudson
General
1 14 (12.39%) Finance
2 9 (7.96%) Public Sector
3 7 (6.19%) Banking
4 3 (2.65%) Multimedia
5 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.77%) French Language
5 2 (1.77%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Local Government
5 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Advertising
6 1 (0.88%) Back Office
6 1 (0.88%) Front Office
6 1 (0.88%) Housing Association
6 1 (0.88%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (23.01%) Support Engineer
2 23 (20.35%) Desktop Support
3 17 (15.04%) Analyst
4 15 (13.27%) Desktop Engineer
5 14 (12.39%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 12 (10.62%) Service Analyst
6 12 (10.62%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (8.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (7.08%) IT Support
9 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.19%) IT Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) IT Manager
10 6 (5.31%) IT Support Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Support Specialist
10 6 (5.31%) Windows Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.42%) Service Desk Support
12 4 (3.54%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) ActiveX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.50%) NHS
2 7 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.42%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.54%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.65%) BYOD
5 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.65%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.77%) CCTV
6 2 (1.77%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.77%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.77%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.88%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.88%) PKI
7 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.88%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.88%) User Experience
7 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Windows
2 83 (73.45%) Windows 10
3 34 (30.09%) Windows Server
4 19 (16.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2016
6 13 (11.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (10.62%) Windows 8
8 8 (7.08%) Apple iOS
9 5 (4.42%) Linux
9 5 (4.42%) Windows Server 2019
10 4 (3.54%) Android
11 3 (2.65%) HPUX
11 3 (2.65%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (1.77%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.88%) Unix
13 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.35%) Migration
2 20 (17.70%) ITIL
3 12 (10.62%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (7.08%) Application Packaging
5 7 (6.19%) Data Migration
5 7 (6.19%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (6.19%) Patch Management
6 6 (5.31%) Change Management
6 6 (5.31%) Release Management
6 6 (5.31%) Security Hardening
6 6 (5.31%) Software Distribution
6 6 (5.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.42%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (4.42%) Incident Management
7 5 (4.42%) Test Scripting
8 4 (3.54%) DevOps
8 4 (3.54%) Line Management
8 4 (3.54%) Project Delivery
8 4 (3.54%) Server Virtualisation
8 4 (3.54%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.81%) PowerShell
2 10 (8.85%) VB
3 8 (7.08%) VBScript
4 6 (5.31%) C
5 5 (4.42%) SQL
6 2 (1.77%) VBA
7 1 (0.88%) C#
7 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (8.85%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (5.31%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.42%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.65%) DBS Check
4 3 (2.65%) MCSE
5 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.77%) Degree
5 2 (1.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.88%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.88%) CCA
6 1 (0.88%) CISSP
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (0.88%) MCP
6 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.88%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 64 (56.64%) Active Directory
2 21 (18.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (9.73%) Virtual Desktop
4 9 (7.96%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (6.19%) XenDesktop
6 5 (4.42%) XenApp
7 3 (2.65%) BitLocker
7 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.65%) VMware NSX
8 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.77%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.77%) vSphere
9 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 21 (18.58%) SCCM
2 4 (3.54%) WSUS
3 3 (2.65%) Ansible
3 3 (2.65%) Perfmon
4 2 (1.77%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.77%) HP SIM
4 2 (1.77%) MaaS360
4 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.77%) SCOM
5 1 (0.88%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.88%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (0.88%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.88%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.88%) PowerCLI
5 1 (0.88%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 65 (57.52%) Microsoft
2 26 (23.01%) VMware
3 24 (21.24%) Citrix
4 12 (10.62%) Cisco
5 9 (7.96%) HP
5 9 (7.96%) ServiceNow
6 8 (7.08%) Oracle
7 6 (5.31%) Apple
8 5 (4.42%) ESRI
8 5 (4.42%) Lumension
8 5 (4.42%) Sophos
9 4 (3.54%) Ivanti
9 4 (3.54%) Juniper
10 3 (2.65%) Dell
10 3 (2.65%) Facebook
10 3 (2.65%) Instagram
10 3 (2.65%) NetApp
10 3 (2.65%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.65%) Symantec
10 3 (2.65%) Twitter