Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 159 157 188
Rank change year-on-year -2 +31 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 719 849 635
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.82% 1.86% 1.49%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.08% 9.10% 7.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 529 386
London median daily rate £203 £225 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £125 £121 £109
90th Percentile £475 £488 £481
England median daily rate £180 £215 £180
% change year-on-year -16.28% +19.44% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 133 84
London median hourly rate £18.13 £18.70 £18.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +2.75% +30.00%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.25 £12.15
90th Percentile £21.43 £30.00 £42.25
England median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -3.88% +13.79% -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 7,132 9,326 8,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.06% 20.48% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,014 6,594 6,145
London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £175 £203 £230
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 314 234
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.00 £12.58
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.83 £49.76
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - +0.68% +5.35%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +6 189 £225 +9.76% 30
East London -2 29 £148 +5.36% 10
West London -1 28 £178 +1.43% 18
South London +17 19 £201 +15.00% 7
North London +4 7 £183 - 3
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 719 (100.00%) Windows
2 531 (73.85%) Windows 10
3 414 (57.58%) Active Directory
4 338 (47.01%) Microsoft
5 265 (36.86%) Office 365
6 247 (34.35%) SCCM
7 237 (32.96%) Microsoft Office
8 191 (26.56%) ITIL
9 171 (23.78%) Finance
10 122 (16.97%) Migration
11 117 (16.27%) Citrix
12 113 (15.72%) Windows Server
13 109 (15.16%) PowerShell
14 89 (12.38%) Banking
15 88 (12.24%) VMware
16 75 (10.43%) MS Exchange
17 74 (10.29%) Apple
18 70 (9.74%) Windows Server 2012
19 69 (9.60%) DNS
20 67 (9.32%) SLA
21 65 (9.04%) TCP/IP
22 62 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
23 60 (8.34%) Windows 8
23 60 (8.34%) VPN
23 60 (8.34%) Problem-Solving
24 59 (8.21%) DHCP
25 57 (7.93%) Application Packaging
26 55 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
26 55 (7.65%) Microsoft Certification
27 54 (7.51%) LAN

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 75 (10.43%) MS Exchange
2 43 (5.98%) Skype for Business
3 38 (5.29%) SharePoint
4 32 (4.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (1.39%) IBM Notes
6 7 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (0.97%) IIS
7 5 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.28%) Confluence
8 2 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.14%) CMS
Applications
1 237 (32.96%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (3.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.97%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.28%) Shockwave
7 1 (0.14%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.14%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 1 (0.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.83%) Eikon
2 5 (0.70%) Misys Opics
3 3 (0.42%) Carpe Diem
4 2 (0.28%) Retail-J
4 2 (0.28%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.14%) Global One
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 265 (36.86%) Office 365
2 44 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
4 14 (1.95%) OneDrive
5 12 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (1.11%) G Suite
7 5 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 4 (0.56%) Slack
9 3 (0.42%) Mimecast
9 3 (0.42%) OpenDNS
9 3 (0.42%) SaaS
10 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.14%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 69 (9.60%) DNS
2 65 (9.04%) TCP/IP
3 60 (8.34%) VPN
4 59 (8.21%) DHCP
5 54 (7.51%) LAN
6 47 (6.54%) Skype
7 38 (5.29%) WAN
8 29 (4.03%) Wireless
9 21 (2.92%) IP Telephony
10 18 (2.50%) Firewall
10 18 (2.50%) Remote Desktop
10 18 (2.50%) VoIP
11 16 (2.23%) Internet
12 10 (1.39%) NetScaler
13 9 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
13 9 (1.25%) SSL
14 8 (1.11%) SAN
15 7 (0.97%) NAS
16 6 (0.83%) FTP
16 6 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (2.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database
3 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.28%) GIS
6 1 (0.14%) EDMS
6 1 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 45 (6.26%) MSI
2 18 (2.50%) InstallShield
3 8 (1.11%) WinDbg
4 7 (0.97%) JIRA
5 3 (0.42%) AdminStudio
5 3 (0.42%) ProC
6 2 (0.28%) Ant
General
1 171 (23.78%) Finance
2 89 (12.38%) Banking
3 30 (4.17%) Law
4 27 (3.76%) Public Sector
5 25 (3.48%) Investment Banking
6 13 (1.81%) Legal
6 13 (1.81%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.67%) Retail
8 10 (1.39%) Advertising
8 10 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.83%) Back Office
9 6 (0.83%) Front Office
10 5 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.70%) Publishing
11 3 (0.42%) Local Government
11 3 (0.42%) Marketing
12 2 (0.28%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.14%) French Language
13 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 201 (27.96%) Analyst
2 156 (21.70%) Desktop Support
3 147 (20.45%) Support Engineer
4 124 (17.25%) Support Analyst
5 112 (15.58%) Desktop Engineer
6 88 (12.24%) 2nd Line Support
7 85 (11.82%) Windows Engineer
8 82 (11.40%) Service Analyst
8 82 (11.40%) Service Desk Analyst
9 77 (10.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 69 (9.60%) IT Support
11 48 (6.68%) Deployment Engineer
12 44 (6.12%) Service Desk Support
13 39 (5.42%) IT Analyst
14 37 (5.15%) Desktop Analyst
14 37 (5.15%) Desktop Support Analyst
15 36 (5.01%) IT Support Analyst
16 35 (4.87%) Applications Packager
17 34 (4.73%) Service Desk Support Analyst
17 34 (4.73%) Windows Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.25%) XML
2 8 (1.11%) Software Packaging
3 4 (0.56%) 802.1X
3 4 (0.56%) HTML
3 4 (0.56%) LDAP
4 3 (0.42%) XML Schema
5 2 (0.28%) DOM
5 2 (0.28%) Flash
5 2 (0.28%) Java RMI
5 2 (0.28%) XSLT
6 1 (0.14%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 39 (5.42%) Blackberry
2 38 (5.29%) Video Conferencing
3 33 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.03%) iPhone
5 26 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.09%) iPad
7 14 (1.95%) Smartphone
8 13 (1.81%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
9 10 (1.39%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.25%) Device Driver
10 9 (1.25%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.25%) Thin Client
11 7 (0.97%) User Experience
12 6 (0.83%) PKI
13 5 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (0.56%) Data Centre
14 4 (0.56%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.56%) Handset
15 3 (0.42%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 719 (100.00%) Windows
2 531 (73.85%) Windows 10
3 113 (15.72%) Windows Server
4 70 (9.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 60 (8.34%) Windows 8
6 55 (7.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 46 (6.40%) Mac OS X
8 42 (5.84%) Android
9 41 (5.70%) Apple iOS
10 37 (5.15%) Mac OS
11 19 (2.64%) Windows XP
12 17 (2.36%) Linux
13 7 (0.97%) Unix
14 6 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (0.56%) Windows Vista
16 3 (0.42%) Mac OS X Server
16 3 (0.42%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.14%) CentOS
17 1 (0.14%) Debian
17 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (26.56%) ITIL
2 122 (16.97%) Migration
3 60 (8.34%) Problem-Solving
4 57 (7.93%) Application Packaging
5 49 (6.82%) Service Management
6 37 (5.15%) Time Management
7 30 (4.17%) ITSM
7 30 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
8 25 (3.48%) Break/Fix
8 25 (3.48%) Root Cause Analysis
9 23 (3.20%) Data Protection
10 21 (2.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 18 (2.50%) Change Management
12 16 (2.23%) Project Management
12 16 (2.23%) Service Delivery
13 14 (1.95%) Asset Management
13 14 (1.95%) PRINCE2
13 14 (1.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 13 (1.81%) Cybersecurity
14 13 (1.81%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 109 (15.16%) PowerShell
2 21 (2.92%) VBScript
3 14 (1.95%) VBA
4 12 (1.67%) SQL
5 11 (1.53%) C
6 7 (0.97%) VB
7 6 (0.83%) Python
8 5 (0.70%) Java
9 4 (0.56%) JavaScript
10 2 (0.28%) AWK
10 2 (0.28%) Perl
11 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 55 (7.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (4.45%) ITIL Certification
3 27 (3.76%) MCSE
4 26 (3.62%) Security Cleared
5 24 (3.34%) MCSA
6 23 (3.20%) Degree
7 17 (2.36%) SC Cleared
8 16 (2.23%) MCP
9 15 (2.09%) A+ Certification
10 13 (1.81%) MCDST
11 8 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (0.97%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (0.97%) DBS Check
13 6 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.70%) CCNA
14 5 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.70%) PMI Certification
14 5 (0.70%) PMP
15 3 (0.42%) ACTC
15 3 (0.42%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (9.32%) SLA
2 11 (1.53%) QA
3 2 (0.28%) PMO
4 1 (0.14%) COBIT
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 414 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 62 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (6.54%) Virtual Desktop
4 44 (6.12%) Microsoft App-V
5 41 (5.70%) XenApp
6 39 (5.42%) XenDesktop
7 20 (2.78%) vSphere
8 19 (2.64%) VMware Workstation
9 16 (2.23%) BitLocker
9 16 (2.23%) Hyper-V
10 15 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 4 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.56%) VMware Server
13 3 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.28%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 1 (0.14%) Firmware
15 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.14%) Samba
Systems Management
1 247 (34.35%) SCCM
2 29 (4.03%) AirWatch
3 21 (2.92%) Perfmon
4 17 (2.36%) Microsoft Intune
5 12 (1.67%) WSUS
6 8 (1.11%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.83%) WMI
8 5 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.70%) ZENworks
9 4 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.42%) Jamf Pro
10 3 (0.42%) SCOM
10 3 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.28%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.28%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.28%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (0.14%) NetVault Backup
12 1 (0.14%) Puppet
12 1 (0.14%) vMotion
Vendors
1 338 (47.01%) Microsoft
2 117 (16.27%) Citrix
3 88 (12.24%) VMware
4 74 (10.29%) Apple
5 48 (6.68%) Cisco
6 38 (5.29%) Ivanti
7 34 (4.73%) Bloomberg
8 33 (4.59%) ServiceNow
9 26 (3.62%) HP
10 25 (3.48%) Reuters
11 19 (2.64%) Remedy
12 17 (2.36%) Symantec
13 14 (1.95%) Adobe
14 13 (1.81%) Dell
14 13 (1.81%) Sophos
15 11 (1.53%) Intel
15 11 (1.53%) Novell
16 10 (1.39%) Lotus
17 9 (1.25%) Google
17 9 (1.25%) McAfee