Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 141 154 157
Rank change year-on-year +13 +3 +29
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 627 908 826
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.87% 1.94% 1.74%
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.58% 9.78% 8.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 577 530
London median daily rate £200 £191 £193
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.58% -0.91% +4.32%
10th Percentile £122 £120 £113
90th Percentile £437 £440 £475
England median daily rate £175 £190 £188
% change year-on-year -7.89% +1.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 134 105
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.70
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.00 £12.35
90th Percentile £22.93 £27.03 £47.83
England median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year +0.88% +2.32% +6.90%

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 5,925 9,285 9,866
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.64% 19.83% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,075 6,511 7,020
London median daily rate £450 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £159 £188 £200
90th Percentile £650 £650 £638
England median daily rate £418 £429 £425
% change year-on-year -2.57% +0.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 265 273
London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% - +3.89%
10th Percentile £14.00 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £55.90 £47.50 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 14 December 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 14 December 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 14 December 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 -14 159 £220 +25.71% 41
East London +33 33 £145 -17.14% 9
West London -7 22 £185 +15.63% 19
South London +48 9 £200 +45.45% 6
North London +9 6 £188 +33.93% 3
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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.

1 627 (100.00%) Windows
2 463 (73.84%) Windows 10
3 359 (57.26%) Active Directory
4 244 (38.92%) Microsoft
5 230 (36.68%) Office 365
6 193 (30.78%) Microsoft Office
7 171 (27.27%) SCCM
8 168 (26.79%) ITIL
9 112 (17.86%) Finance
10 106 (16.91%) Migration
11 99 (15.79%) Windows Server
12 84 (13.40%) Citrix
13 78 (12.44%) VMware
14 74 (11.80%) DHCP
15 73 (11.64%) TCP/IP
15 73 (11.64%) DNS
16 72 (11.48%) Apple
17 71 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
18 70 (11.16%) MS Exchange
18 70 (11.16%) Windows Server 2012
19 66 (10.53%) Android
20 65 (10.37%) LAN
21 64 (10.21%) Cisco
22 58 (9.25%) VMware Infrastructure
22 58 (9.25%) VPN
23 56 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
24 55 (8.77%) SLA
25 53 (8.45%) Blackberry
26 52 (8.29%) Windows 8
27 49 (7.81%) Ivanti

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 70 (11.16%) MS Exchange
2 37 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (4.47%) Skype for Business
4 21 (3.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 21 (3.35%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (1.44%) IIS
7 7 (1.12%) IBM Notes
8 5 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 193 (30.78%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.64%) CINEMA 4D
5 3 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.16%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.16%) Houdini
7 1 (0.16%) Maya
7 1 (0.16%) Revit
Business Applications
1 6 (0.96%) Misys Opics
2 3 (0.48%) Eikon
2 3 (0.48%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 2 (0.32%) OpenText VIM for SAP
3 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.16%) Global One
4 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 230 (36.68%) Office 365
2 46 (7.34%) Azure
3 25 (3.99%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (2.07%) AWS
5 12 (1.91%) Mimecast
6 9 (1.44%) SaaS
7 8 (1.28%) OneDrive
8 5 (0.80%) G Suite
9 4 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 2 (0.32%) Boomi
10 2 (0.32%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.16%) Google Docs
11 1 (0.16%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.16%) IaaS
11 1 (0.16%) PaaS
11 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 74 (11.80%) DHCP
2 73 (11.64%) DNS
2 73 (11.64%) TCP/IP
3 65 (10.37%) LAN
4 58 (9.25%) VPN
5 49 (7.81%) WAN
6 33 (5.26%) Skype
7 26 (4.15%) Remote Desktop
7 26 (4.15%) VoIP
8 22 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
9 21 (3.35%) Internet
10 20 (3.19%) Firewall
11 18 (2.87%) Wireless
12 14 (2.23%) IP Telephony
13 13 (2.07%) FTP
13 13 (2.07%) SAN
14 10 (1.59%) MPLS
15 8 (1.28%) VLAN
16 7 (1.12%) NAS
16 7 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (0.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database
4 6 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
4 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (0.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.32%) SAP HANA
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.16%) EDMS
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.16%) MS Access
7 1 (0.16%) MySQL
7 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 22 (3.51%) MSI
2 15 (2.39%) InstallShield
3 4 (0.64%) AdminStudio
4 3 (0.48%) JIRA
5 2 (0.32%) TestRail
5 2 (0.32%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.16%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.16%) WinDbg
6 1 (0.16%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 112 (17.86%) Finance
2 44 (7.02%) Banking
3 26 (4.15%) Law
4 23 (3.67%) Public Sector
5 15 (2.39%) Telecoms
6 13 (2.07%) Advertising
7 12 (1.91%) Retail
8 11 (1.75%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.59%) Front Office
10 8 (1.28%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.28%) Legal
11 7 (1.12%) Back Office
12 6 (0.96%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.64%) Mandarin Language
13 4 (0.64%) Marketing
14 3 (0.48%) Local Government
14 3 (0.48%) Publishing
15 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.16%) French Language
15 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 151 (24.08%) Analyst
2 148 (23.60%) Support Engineer
3 141 (22.49%) Desktop Support
4 89 (14.19%) Desktop Engineer
5 76 (12.12%) Support Analyst
6 72 (11.48%) Service Desk Analyst
7 71 (11.32%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 70 (11.16%) 2nd Line Support
9 69 (11.00%) Service Analyst
10 63 (10.05%) IT Support
11 61 (9.73%) Windows Engineer
12 39 (6.22%) 1st Line Support
13 33 (5.26%) IT Analyst
14 32 (5.10%) Deployment Engineer
14 32 (5.10%) IT Engineer
15 31 (4.94%) Desktop Analyst
16 29 (4.63%) Desktop Support Analyst
17 28 (4.47%) Service Desk Support
18 26 (4.15%) IT Support Engineer
19 25 (3.99%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.48%) 802.1X
1 3 (0.48%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.32%) HTML
2 2 (0.32%) Java RMI
3 1 (0.16%) .NET
3 1 (0.16%) ActiveX
3 1 (0.16%) COM
3 1 (0.16%) CSS
3 1 (0.16%) J2EE
3 1 (0.16%) SAML
3 1 (0.16%) V-Ray
3 1 (0.16%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.45%) Blackberry
2 40 (6.38%) iPhone
3 34 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (4.31%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (2.87%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (2.87%) Smartphone
6 16 (2.55%) iPad
7 13 (2.07%) Data Centre
8 11 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.75%) Handset
9 6 (0.96%) EPoS
9 6 (0.96%) Hedge funds
9 6 (0.96%) PKI
10 5 (0.80%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.64%) BYOD
11 4 (0.64%) Device Driver
11 4 (0.64%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.64%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.64%) Mobile Computing
11 4 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 627 (100.00%) Windows
2 463 (73.84%) Windows 10
3 99 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 70 (11.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (10.53%) Android
6 56 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (8.29%) Windows 8
8 46 (7.34%) Mac OS X
9 31 (4.94%) Apple iOS
10 29 (4.63%) Mac OS
11 23 (3.67%) Windows XP
12 13 (2.07%) Linux
13 8 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.32%) Debian
14 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.32%) SUSE
14 2 (0.32%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.16%) CentOS
15 1 (0.16%) Unix
15 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 168 (26.79%) ITIL
2 106 (16.91%) Migration
3 71 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
4 44 (7.02%) ITSM
5 41 (6.54%) Service Management
6 35 (5.58%) Break/Fix
7 33 (5.26%) Time Management
8 32 (5.10%) Application Packaging
9 23 (3.67%) Asset Management
10 22 (3.51%) Mobile Device Management
11 17 (2.71%) Patch Management
12 16 (2.55%) Incident Management
13 15 (2.39%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 15 (2.39%) Proactive Monitoring
14 14 (2.23%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (2.07%) Cybersecurity
15 13 (2.07%) Root Cause Analysis
16 11 (1.75%) Project Management
16 11 (1.75%) Software Distribution
17 10 (1.59%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 45 (7.18%) PowerShell
2 17 (2.71%) VBA
3 15 (2.39%) SQL
4 9 (1.44%) VBScript
5 8 (1.28%) VB
6 6 (0.96%) C
7 2 (0.32%) Java
7 2 (0.32%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.16%) C#
8 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.16%) PHP
8 1 (0.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (5.74%) ITIL Certification
1 36 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (4.15%) MCSE
3 25 (3.99%) Degree
4 23 (3.67%) MCP
5 14 (2.23%) Security Cleared
6 13 (2.07%) A+ Certification
7 9 (1.44%) SC Cleared
8 7 (1.12%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.64%) MCDST
9 4 (0.64%) MCSA
10 3 (0.48%) CCNA
10 3 (0.48%) Computer Science Degree
10 3 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.48%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.48%) PMP
11 2 (0.32%) CCNP
11 2 (0.32%) Dell Certification
11 2 (0.32%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (8.77%) SLA
2 8 (1.28%) QA
3 2 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) COBIT
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 359 (57.26%) Active Directory
2 58 (9.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (4.15%) Microsoft App-V
4 24 (3.83%) XenDesktop
5 20 (3.19%) Virtual Desktop
5 20 (3.19%) XenApp
6 16 (2.55%) vSphere
7 13 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
8 11 (1.75%) Hyper-V
9 7 (1.12%) VMware Server
10 5 (0.80%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.80%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.48%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.48%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
14 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 171 (27.27%) SCCM
2 29 (4.63%) AirWatch
3 17 (2.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 14 (2.23%) WSUS
5 11 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (0.96%) Jamf Pro
6 6 (0.96%) ZENworks
7 4 (0.64%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.48%) SCOM
9 2 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.32%) MaaS360
9 2 (0.32%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.32%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.16%) Malwarebytes
10 1 (0.16%) NetVault Backup
10 1 (0.16%) Perfmon
10 1 (0.16%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.16%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.16%) vMotion
Vendors
1 244 (38.92%) Microsoft
2 84 (13.40%) Citrix
3 78 (12.44%) VMware
4 72 (11.48%) Apple
5 64 (10.21%) Cisco
6 49 (7.81%) Ivanti
7 39 (6.22%) ServiceNow
8 36 (5.74%) Bloomberg
9 26 (4.15%) HP
10 19 (3.03%) Dell
10 19 (3.03%) Reuters
11 18 (2.87%) Adobe
12 17 (2.71%) Polycom
13 15 (2.39%) Remedy
14 14 (2.23%) Sophos
15 11 (1.75%) Google
16 8 (1.28%) Trayport
17 7 (1.12%) McAfee
17 7 (1.12%) Meraki
17 7 (1.12%) Symantec