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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 24 May 2022 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
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 437 373 198
Rank change year-on-year -64 -175 -25
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 135 100 250
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.41% 1.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.61% 2.90% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 84 173
10th Percentile £130 £132 £125
25th Percentile £170 £185 £150
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £250 £250 £195
Median % change year-on-year - +28.21% -2.50%
75th Percentile £315 £405 £301
90th Percentile £485 £543 £473
England median daily rate £200 £200 £183
% change year-on-year - +9.44% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 38
10th Percentile £21.50 - £14.46
25th Percentile £23.75 - £17.75
Median hourly rate £27.50 - £19.00
75th Percentile £31.25 - £24.46
90th Percentile £33.50 - £37.66
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.47% -2.86% +9.38%

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 5,175 3,450 3,461
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.40% 14.21% 17.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,758 2,422 2,468
10th Percentile £227 £263 £184
25th Percentile £419 £401 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £475
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -2.56%
75th Percentile £670 £594 £575
90th Percentile £750 £688 £650
England median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 42 90
10th Percentile £15.75 £14.78 £13.97
25th Percentile £21.75 £21.50 £17.63
Median hourly rate £24.50 £41.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -40.96% +97.62% +3.32%
75th Percentile £50.00 £64.00 £40.68
90th Percentile £67.50 £67.85 £53.32
England median hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.42
% change year-on-year +22.86% +0.44% +2.79%

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022.

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 24 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -6 47 £250 -16.67% 9
West London -7 9 £240 -54.29% 3
South London -16 3 £313 +73.61%
North London - 3 £200 - 1
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, 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.

1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 90 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 82 (60.74%) Microsoft 365
3 82 (60.74%) Windows 10
4 65 (48.15%) Microsoft Office
5 61 (45.19%) Active Directory
6 44 (32.59%) Finance
7 42 (31.11%) Social Skills
8 37 (27.41%) Cisco
9 27 (20.00%) SCCM
9 27 (20.00%) ITIL
10 25 (18.52%) Service Delivery
11 22 (16.30%) Apple
12 21 (15.56%) VMware
13 20 (14.81%) Financial Institution
14 19 (14.07%) HP
14 19 (14.07%) Incident Management
15 17 (12.59%) Citrix
15 17 (12.59%) MS Exchange
15 17 (12.59%) French Language
15 17 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
16 16 (11.85%) Azure
17 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (11.11%) Windows 8
17 15 (11.11%) SLA
18 14 (10.37%) TCP/IP
18 14 (10.37%) VPN
18 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
19 13 (9.63%) Skype for Business
19 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2016

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 17 (12.59%) MS Exchange
2 13 (9.63%) Skype for Business
3 9 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (3.70%) IIS
5 3 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (2.22%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 65 (48.15%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.74%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.74%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.74%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.74%) Siemens NX
3 1 (0.74%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Eikon
1 1 (0.74%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 82 (60.74%) Microsoft 365
2 16 (11.85%) Azure
3 10 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (4.44%) OneDrive
5 2 (1.48%) AWS
5 2 (1.48%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.74%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.37%) TCP/IP
1 14 (10.37%) VPN
2 11 (8.15%) DHCP
2 11 (8.15%) DNS
3 10 (7.41%) VoIP
3 10 (7.41%) Wireless
4 8 (5.93%) Cisco IOS
4 8 (5.93%) Firewall
4 8 (5.93%) Skype
4 8 (5.93%) Telepresence
5 6 (4.44%) IPsec
5 6 (4.44%) LAN
5 6 (4.44%) WAN
6 5 (3.70%) Internet
7 4 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.22%) NAS
8 3 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (2.22%) WebEx
9 2 (1.48%) Bluetooth
9 2 (1.48%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.48%) InstallShield
1 2 (1.48%) MSI
2 1 (0.74%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.74%) AutoIt
2 1 (0.74%) HP UFT
2 1 (0.74%) Subversion
General
1 44 (32.59%) Finance
2 42 (31.11%) Social Skills
3 20 (14.81%) Financial Institution
4 17 (12.59%) French Language
5 9 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (6.67%) Banking
6 8 (5.93%) Front Office
7 6 (4.44%) Legal
8 4 (2.96%) Investment Banking
8 4 (2.96%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (2.22%) Public Sector
9 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.48%) Back Office
10 2 (1.48%) Mandarin Language
10 2 (1.48%) Retail
11 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 63 (46.67%) Support Engineer
2 39 (28.89%) Desktop Support
3 31 (22.96%) IT Support
4 29 (21.48%) IT Engineer
5 28 (20.74%) IT Support Engineer
6 27 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 24 (17.78%) Analyst
8 23 (17.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 18 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (11.11%) Support Analyst
11 13 (9.63%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 9 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (6.67%) IT Analyst
12 9 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
13 7 (5.19%) Senior IT Engineer
13 7 (5.19%) Senior IT Support
13 7 (5.19%) Senior Support Engineer
14 6 (4.44%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 6 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
15 5 (3.70%) Trade Floor Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.22%) XML
2 1 (0.74%) HTML
2 1 (0.74%) Itk
2 1 (0.74%) Middleware
2 1 (0.74%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.74%) Spring
2 1 (0.74%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.89%) Blackberry
2 10 (7.41%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (5.19%) iPad
3 7 (5.19%) iPhone
3 7 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (4.44%) PKI
4 6 (4.44%) User Experience
5 5 (3.70%) BYOD
5 5 (3.70%) Fat Client
5 5 (3.70%) NHS
5 5 (3.70%) Thin Client
6 4 (2.96%) Data Centre
6 4 (2.96%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.96%) Smartphone
7 3 (2.22%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.48%) Analytical Mindset
9 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.74%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.74%) IoT
9 1 (0.74%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 135 (100.00%) Windows
2 82 (60.74%) Windows 10
3 15 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 15 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (9.63%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (8.15%) Windows Server
7 10 (7.41%) Android
7 10 (7.41%) Mac OS
8 9 (6.67%) Linux
9 6 (4.44%) HPUX
9 6 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.96%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.96%) Windows XP
11 3 (2.22%) Windows Server 2019
12 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.48%) VMS
12 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.00%) ITIL
2 25 (18.52%) Service Delivery
3 19 (14.07%) Incident Management
4 12 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (5.19%) Migration
6 6 (4.44%) Break/Fix
6 6 (4.44%) Data Loss Prevention
6 6 (4.44%) ITSM
6 6 (4.44%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (4.44%) SIEM
6 6 (4.44%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (3.70%) Information Security
7 5 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
8 4 (2.96%) Application Packaging
8 4 (2.96%) Asset Management
8 4 (2.96%) Decision-Making
8 4 (2.96%) Project Delivery
9 3 (2.22%) Inventory Control
9 3 (2.22%) Inventory Management
9 3 (2.22%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.19%) PowerShell
2 3 (2.22%) C
2 3 (2.22%) Java
2 3 (2.22%) VB
3 2 (1.48%) C++
4 1 (0.74%) SQL
4 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 8 (5.93%) Degree
2 8 (5.93%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (5.19%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.70%) MCITP
5 5 (3.70%) MCSA
6 4 (2.96%) DBS Check
7 3 (2.22%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.74%) MCSE
8 1 (0.74%) MCTS
8 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.11%) SLA
2 5 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (2.22%) GDPR
4 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 61 (45.19%) Active Directory
2 17 (12.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.41%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (5.19%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (2.96%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (2.96%) XenApp
6 3 (2.22%) vSphere
6 3 (2.22%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.74%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.74%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 27 (20.00%) SCCM
2 9 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (4.44%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 6 (4.44%) WSUS
4 2 (1.48%) AirWatch
4 2 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (1.48%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.74%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.74%) SCOM
5 1 (0.74%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.74%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.74%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.74%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 90 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 37 (27.41%) Cisco
3 22 (16.30%) Apple
4 21 (15.56%) VMware
5 19 (14.07%) HP
6 17 (12.59%) Citrix
7 10 (7.41%) Bloomberg
8 9 (6.67%) Ivanti
8 9 (6.67%) McAfee
8 9 (6.67%) ServiceNow
9 8 (5.93%) Polycom
9 8 (5.93%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.19%) Altiris
10 7 (5.19%) BeyondTrust
10 7 (5.19%) Oracle
10 7 (5.19%) Reuters
11 6 (4.44%) FireEye
11 6 (4.44%) LogRhythm
11 6 (4.44%) Qualys
11 6 (4.44%) Tripwire