Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 147 178 106
Rank change year-on-year +31 -72 -36
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 844 619 1,005
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.81% 1.49% 2.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.77% 7.17% 10.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 370 590
London median daily rate £200 £175 £180
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -2.78% -12.20%
10th Percentile £111 £115 £109
90th Percentile £465 £425 £469
England median daily rate £190 £180 £185
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.70% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 76 134
London median hourly rate £17.36 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.23% +10.00% +1.69%
10th Percentile £12.28 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £33.00 £23.69
England median hourly rate £15.68 £14.56 £15.00
% change year-on-year +7.67% -2.92% +3.45%

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 9,627 8,639 9,222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.64% 20.79% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,857 5,990 6,267
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £200 £238 £205
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 199 298
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.00 £17.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.58% +10.47% +4.24%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.45 £11.23
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.25 £43.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.77
% change year-on-year +6.06% -1.61% +4.81%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +18 175 £225 +15.38% 45
South London +1 51 £136 -30.13% 7
West London -26 50 £170 +2.73% 26
East London -2 26 £190 +24.59% 16
North London -4 6 £128 -50.00% 4
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 844 (100.00%) Windows
2 475 (56.28%) Active Directory
3 429 (50.83%) Windows 10
4 355 (42.06%) Microsoft
5 338 (40.05%) Microsoft Office
6 225 (26.66%) Office 365
7 212 (25.12%) Citrix
8 185 (21.92%) SCCM
9 184 (21.80%) ITIL
10 176 (20.85%) Finance
11 147 (17.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 143 (16.94%) VMware
13 138 (16.35%) Windows Server
14 129 (15.28%) Blackberry
15 121 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
16 107 (12.68%) Windows 8
17 96 (11.37%) MS Exchange
18 91 (10.78%) VPN
19 90 (10.66%) Cisco
19 90 (10.66%) PowerShell
20 89 (10.55%) Migration
20 89 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
21 87 (10.31%) Apple
22 86 (10.19%) DNS
23 83 (9.83%) Microsoft Certification
24 80 (9.48%) HP
25 77 (9.12%) Security Cleared
26 74 (8.77%) DHCP
27 71 (8.41%) SLA
28 68 (8.06%) Apple iOS

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 96 (11.37%) MS Exchange
2 44 (5.21%) SharePoint
3 29 (3.44%) IBM Notes
4 20 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (2.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 17 (2.01%) Skype for Business
6 13 (1.54%) CMS
7 12 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.18%) IIS
9 8 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
10 7 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.71%) Apache
12 5 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.36%) IBM Domino
13 3 (0.36%) JBoss
14 2 (0.24%) GroupWise
14 2 (0.24%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.24%) Tomcat
15 1 (0.12%) LiveLink
Applications
1 338 (40.05%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (4.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.83%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.36%) CINEMA 4D
5 3 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.36%) Vectorworks
6 2 (0.24%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.24%) Revit
7 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 23 (2.73%) Eikon
2 6 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.36%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.36%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.24%) Carpe Diem
5 2 (0.24%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.24%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 225 (26.66%) Office 365
2 37 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (1.42%) Mimecast
4 8 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.71%) OneDrive
5 6 (0.71%) SaaS
6 4 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.47%) IaaS
6 4 (0.47%) Yammer
7 3 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.24%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 91 (10.78%) VPN
2 86 (10.19%) DNS
3 74 (8.77%) DHCP
4 63 (7.46%) LAN
5 60 (7.11%) TCP/IP
6 59 (6.99%) Internet
7 48 (5.69%) WAN
8 40 (4.74%) Firewall
9 33 (3.91%) Wireless
10 23 (2.73%) VoIP
11 22 (2.61%) Remote Desktop
11 22 (2.61%) Skype
12 21 (2.49%) Ethernet
13 18 (2.13%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (2.13%) Intranet
14 16 (1.90%) SAN
15 8 (0.95%) VLAN
15 8 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (0.71%) NAS
17 5 (0.59%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.47%) GIS
5 2 (0.24%) MySQL
5 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.12%) Big Data
6 1 (0.12%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.12%) MS Access
6 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (3.32%) MSI
2 11 (1.30%) InstallShield
3 9 (1.07%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.83%) Metasploit
5 5 (0.59%) JIRA
5 5 (0.59%) Wise Package Studio
6 3 (0.36%) Ant
6 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (0.24%) ClearCase
8 1 (0.12%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.12%) JMeter
8 1 (0.12%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.12%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.12%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.12%) TestRail
8 1 (0.12%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.12%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.12%) WiX
General
1 176 (20.85%) Finance
2 66 (7.82%) Banking
3 61 (7.23%) Legal
4 38 (4.50%) Law
5 19 (2.25%) Retail
6 17 (2.01%) Front Office
6 17 (2.01%) Investment Banking
7 16 (1.90%) Back Office
8 15 (1.78%) Telecoms
9 13 (1.54%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.54%) Spanish Language
10 11 (1.30%) Advertising
10 11 (1.30%) Hindi Language
10 11 (1.30%) Tamil Language
10 11 (1.30%) Urdu Language
11 8 (0.95%) French Language
12 7 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 7 (0.83%) Publishing
13 6 (0.71%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 240 (28.44%) Analyst
2 211 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 154 (18.25%) Support Engineer
4 116 (13.74%) Service Analyst
5 113 (13.39%) Service Desk Analyst
6 105 (12.44%) Desktop Engineer
7 102 (12.09%) 2nd Line Support
8 92 (10.90%) Support Analyst
9 70 (8.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 70 (8.29%) IT Support
10 58 (6.87%) Windows Engineer
11 50 (5.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 45 (5.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
12 45 (5.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 40 (4.74%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 38 (4.50%) IT Analyst
15 36 (4.27%) Service Desk Support
16 34 (4.03%) Desktop Analyst
16 34 (4.03%) IT Engineer
17 29 (3.44%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.66%) WPF
2 13 (1.54%) .NET
3 12 (1.42%) LDAP
4 11 (1.30%) XML
5 5 (0.59%) Web Services
6 4 (0.47%) .NET Framework
7 3 (0.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (0.36%) DOM
7 3 (0.36%) STL
7 3 (0.36%) XSLT
8 2 (0.24%) OCX
8 2 (0.24%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.12%) CSS
9 1 (0.12%) HTML
9 1 (0.12%) OAuth
9 1 (0.12%) OpenID
9 1 (0.12%) RESTful
9 1 (0.12%) SAML
9 1 (0.12%) WSDL
9 1 (0.12%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 129 (15.28%) Blackberry
2 66 (7.82%) iPhone
3 48 (5.69%) iPad
4 41 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (3.91%) Management Information System
6 31 (3.67%) Video Conferencing
7 20 (2.37%) Client/Server
7 20 (2.37%) Data Centre
8 17 (2.01%) BYOD
9 16 (1.90%) PKI
9 16 (1.90%) Smartphone
10 11 (1.30%) Computer Science
10 11 (1.30%) NHS
11 10 (1.18%) Clustering
11 10 (1.18%) Fat Client
11 10 (1.18%) Thin Client
12 8 (0.95%) User Experience
13 7 (0.83%) Handset
14 5 (0.59%) EPoS
14 5 (0.59%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 844 (100.00%) Windows
2 429 (50.83%) Windows 10
3 147 (17.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 138 (16.35%) Windows Server
5 121 (14.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 107 (12.68%) Windows 8
7 68 (8.06%) Apple iOS
8 62 (7.35%) Windows XP
9 58 (6.87%) Android
10 41 (4.86%) Linux
11 34 (4.03%) Mac OS
12 28 (3.32%) Mac OS X
13 24 (2.84%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (1.66%) Unix
15 14 (1.66%) Windows Vista
16 12 (1.42%) Windows 2000
17 8 (0.95%) Debian
18 6 (0.71%) Ubuntu
19 5 (0.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (21.80%) ITIL
2 89 (10.55%) Migration
3 54 (6.40%) Service Management
4 50 (5.92%) Change Management
5 40 (4.74%) Time Management
6 33 (3.91%) Root Cause Analysis
7 31 (3.67%) Mobile Device Management
7 31 (3.67%) Problem Management
8 29 (3.44%) Application Packaging
9 27 (3.20%) ITSM
10 26 (3.08%) Configuration Management
11 23 (2.73%) Incident Management
12 22 (2.61%) Patch Management
13 20 (2.37%) Asset Management
13 20 (2.37%) Service Delivery
14 19 (2.25%) Project Management
15 16 (1.90%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (1.90%) Identity Management
15 16 (1.90%) ITIL V3
15 16 (1.90%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 90 (10.66%) PowerShell
2 50 (5.92%) VBScript
3 38 (4.50%) Java
4 22 (2.61%) Python
4 22 (2.61%) SQL
5 17 (2.01%) C#
6 13 (1.54%) C
7 11 (1.30%) VB
8 7 (0.83%) C++
9 6 (0.71%) Perl
10 4 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.36%) AWK
12 2 (0.24%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (9.83%) Microsoft Certification
2 77 (9.12%) Security Cleared
3 57 (6.75%) MCSE
4 48 (5.69%) SC Cleared
5 42 (4.98%) Degree
6 37 (4.38%) MCSA
7 34 (4.03%) MCP
8 26 (3.08%) MCDST
9 20 (2.37%) ITIL Certification
10 15 (1.78%) ACHDS
10 15 (1.78%) MCSM
10 15 (1.78%) Network+ Certification
11 14 (1.66%) A+ Certification
11 14 (1.66%) ACDT
11 14 (1.66%) ACTC
12 13 (1.54%) DV Cleared
13 11 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
14 10 (1.18%) CCNA
14 10 (1.18%) MCITP
15 9 (1.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (8.41%) SLA
2 11 (1.30%) PMO
3 6 (0.71%) QA
4 4 (0.47%) GDPR
5 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 475 (56.28%) Active Directory
2 89 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (6.52%) XenApp
4 44 (5.21%) Microsoft App-V
5 32 (3.79%) Virtual Machines
6 30 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
7 25 (2.96%) XenDesktop
8 21 (2.49%) Hyper-V
9 19 (2.25%) vSphere
10 18 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
11 17 (2.01%) BitLocker
12 16 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
13 14 (1.66%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.95%) Samba
15 7 (0.83%) DFS Replication
16 6 (0.71%) Terminal Server
17 5 (0.59%) Terminal Services
18 4 (0.47%) XenServer
19 3 (0.36%) KVM
19 3 (0.36%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 185 (21.92%) SCCM
2 24 (2.84%) AirWatch
3 22 (2.61%) SCOM
4 9 (1.07%) Ansible
4 9 (1.07%) DameWare
4 9 (1.07%) WSUS
5 8 (0.95%) NetBackup
6 7 (0.83%) Jamf Pro
6 7 (0.83%) vCenter Server
7 6 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 6 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.71%) ThinApp
8 5 (0.59%) Failover Clustering
8 5 (0.59%) Netcool
8 5 (0.59%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 5 (0.59%) PowerCLI
9 4 (0.47%) Backup Exec
9 4 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 3 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 355 (42.06%) Microsoft
2 212 (25.12%) Citrix
3 143 (16.94%) VMware
4 90 (10.66%) Cisco
5 87 (10.31%) Apple
6 80 (9.48%) HP
7 65 (7.70%) Bloomberg
8 63 (7.46%) Ivanti
9 45 (5.33%) Reuters
10 34 (4.03%) Dell
11 29 (3.44%) Lotus
12 27 (3.20%) Oracle
13 24 (2.84%) Symantec
14 22 (2.61%) ServiceNow
15 21 (2.49%) McAfee
16 20 (2.37%) FactSet
16 20 (2.37%) Remedy
17 19 (2.25%) Altiris
17 19 (2.25%) GFI Software
18 17 (2.01%) Red Hat