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 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
England / London
Rank 179 130 78
Rank change year-on-year -49 -52  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 258 419 562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.34% 1.91% 2.69%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.52% 9.52% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 253 327
Median daily rate £178 £225 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £131 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £473 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £210 £200
% change year-on-year -14.18% +5.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 65 92
Median hourly rate £18.70 £14.00 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.57% -16.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.64 £11.50 £13.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.30 £26.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -6.66% +11.11%  

Windows 7 is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3960 4400 4615
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.62% 20.01% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2768 3102 3147
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £218 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £335
% change year-on-year +6.89% +8.20%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 128 165
Median hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.80% -16.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.70 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.15 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -8.18% +6.45%  

Windows 7
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 49 £165 -34.00% 15
Hounslow +1 4 - - 1
Feltham - 3 £438 -
West End of London 0 2 £170 -10.52% 6
Canary Wharf -2 2 £220 -20.72%
Bromley +12 1 - -
Croydon +9 1 £450 +38.46% 1
Westminster +4 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £150 -
Chiswick - 1 - - 1
Enfield - 1 £200 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £400 - 3
Romford - 1 £145 -
Docklands, London - 1 - -
Windows 7
England

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 604 (100.00%) Windows
2 388 (64.24%) Active Directory
3 311 (51.49%) Microsoft
4 239 (39.57%) MS Office
5 163 (26.99%) Windows 10
6 153 (25.33%) ITIL
7 150 (24.83%) Windows Server
8 143 (23.68%) Citrix
9 126 (20.86%) VMware
10 123 (20.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 119 (19.70%) Blackberry
12 117 (19.37%) Office 365
13 114 (18.87%) Windows 8
14 113 (18.71%) Finance
15 110 (18.21%) MS Excel
16 101 (16.72%) Windows Server 2012
17 97 (16.06%) SCCM
18 90 (14.90%) Cisco
19 83 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
20 82 (13.58%) Apple
21 80 (13.25%) MS Exchange
22 72 (11.92%) Android
23 67 (11.09%) HP
24 65 (10.76%) TCP/IP
25 62 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
26 61 (10.10%) Windows XP
27 60 (9.93%) DNS
28 58 (9.60%) SLA
29 57 (9.44%) Mac OS X
30 56 (9.27%) VPN

Windows 7
Top Related 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 80 (13.25%) MS Exchange
2 51 (8.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 49 (8.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 39 (6.46%) SharePoint
5 37 (6.13%) Skype for Business
6 31 (5.13%) IBM Notes
7 26 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
9 7 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (0.99%) IIS
10 6 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 239 (39.57%) MS Office
2 110 (18.21%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.99%) MS Project
4 5 (0.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.66%) InDesign
5 4 (0.66%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (2.65%) Eikon
2 3 (0.50%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.33%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 117 (19.37%) Office 365
2 24 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.15%) OneDrive
4 11 (1.82%) G Suite
5 8 (1.32%) SaaS
6 7 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (1.16%) IaaS
7 5 (0.83%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.83%) Yammer
8 4 (0.66%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 3 (0.50%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (10.76%) TCP/IP
2 60 (9.93%) DNS
3 56 (9.27%) VPN
4 55 (9.11%) DHCP
5 54 (8.94%) LAN
6 43 (7.12%) Wireless
7 40 (6.62%) WAN
8 34 (5.63%) Firewall
9 30 (4.97%) VoIP
10 27 (4.47%) SAN
11 22 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
12 21 (3.48%) Internet
13 17 (2.81%) Remote Desktop
14 16 (2.65%) Cisco IOS
14 16 (2.65%) Skype
15 14 (2.32%) Ethernet
16 10 (1.66%) SSL
17 9 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
18 8 (1.32%) PBX
18 8 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.17%) GIS
5 1 (0.17%) MS Access
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (1.99%) MSI
2 5 (0.83%) JIRA
3 4 (0.66%) eggPlant
3 4 (0.66%) HP UFT
4 3 (0.50%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 113 (18.71%) Finance
2 56 (9.27%) Banking
3 47 (7.78%) Legal
4 43 (7.12%) Law
5 38 (6.29%) Retail
6 16 (2.65%) Retail Banking
7 12 (1.99%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.82%) Advertising
8 11 (1.82%) Back Office
8 11 (1.82%) Financial Institution
9 6 (0.99%) Marketing
10 4 (0.66%) Games
10 4 (0.66%) Local Government
10 4 (0.66%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.50%) Billing
11 3 (0.50%) Front Office
11 3 (0.50%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.50%) Military
11 3 (0.50%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.33%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (30.30%) Analyst
2 129 (21.36%) Support Engineer
3 123 (20.36%) Desktop Support
4 114 (18.87%) 2nd Line Support
5 101 (16.72%) Support Analyst
6 93 (15.40%) Service Analyst
7 91 (15.07%) Service Desk Analyst
8 71 (11.75%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 64 (10.60%) Desktop Engineer
10 63 (10.43%) IT Support
11 57 (9.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 53 (8.77%) Service Desk Support
12 53 (8.77%) Windows Engineer
13 50 (8.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 46 (7.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 41 (6.79%) IT Analyst
16 39 (6.46%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
17 34 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 34 (5.63%) Desktop Analyst
18 32 (5.30%) Desktop Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.99%) .NET
2 4 (0.66%) XMPP
3 3 (0.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (0.50%) 802.1X
3 3 (0.50%) WAP
4 2 (0.33%) Electron Framework
4 2 (0.33%) HTML
4 2 (0.33%) Node.js
4 2 (0.33%) React
5 1 (0.17%) Ajax
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (0.17%) CSS
5 1 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.17%) Flash
5 1 (0.17%) HTML5
5 1 (0.17%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.17%) STL
5 1 (0.17%) WPF
5 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 119 (19.70%) Blackberry
2 53 (8.77%) iPad
3 37 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
4 35 (5.79%) iPhone
5 21 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 19 (3.15%) Video Conferencing
7 17 (2.81%) Smartphone
8 14 (2.32%) BYOD
9 13 (2.15%) Data Centre
10 12 (1.99%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.66%) Fat Client
11 10 (1.66%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.49%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.49%) Hedge funds
12 9 (1.49%) NHS
12 9 (1.49%) User Experience
13 7 (1.16%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.83%) Driving Licence
14 5 (0.83%) EPoS
14 5 (0.83%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 604 (100.00%) Windows
2 163 (26.99%) Windows 10
3 150 (24.83%) Windows Server
4 123 (20.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 114 (18.87%) Windows 8
6 101 (16.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 72 (11.92%) Android
8 61 (10.10%) Windows XP
9 57 (9.44%) Mac OS X
10 50 (8.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 40 (6.62%) Apple iOS
12 28 (4.64%) Mac OS
13 25 (4.14%) Linux
14 11 (1.82%) Windows 2000
15 9 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 8 (1.32%) Ubuntu
17 4 (0.66%) Windows Phone
18 3 (0.50%) Unix
19 2 (0.33%) SUSE
20 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (25.33%) ITIL
2 49 (8.11%) Migration
3 37 (6.13%) Problem Management
4 28 (4.64%) Asset Management
4 28 (4.64%) Change Management
4 28 (4.64%) Service Management
5 25 (4.14%) Time Management
6 24 (3.97%) Project Management
7 17 (2.81%) Incident Management
7 17 (2.81%) PRINCE2
8 16 (2.65%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (2.65%) Information Security
8 16 (2.65%) Root Cause Analysis
9 15 (2.48%) ITSM
9 15 (2.48%) Patch Management
9 15 (2.48%) Service Delivery
10 14 (2.32%) Configuration Management
10 14 (2.32%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (2.15%) Coaching
11 13 (2.15%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (7.12%) PowerShell
2 23 (3.81%) SQL
3 16 (2.65%) VBScript
4 11 (1.82%) C
5 9 (1.49%) Bash Shell
5 9 (1.49%) Python
6 8 (1.32%) VBA
7 5 (0.83%) VB
8 4 (0.66%) C#
8 4 (0.66%) Java
9 2 (0.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.17%) C++
10 1 (0.17%) XAML
Qualifications
1 62 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (5.30%) MCP
2 32 (5.30%) MCSE
3 31 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
4 28 (4.64%) Degree
5 26 (4.30%) Security Cleared
6 18 (2.98%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (2.65%) CCNA
7 16 (2.65%) DV Cleared
7 16 (2.65%) MCITP
8 15 (2.48%) MCSA
9 12 (1.99%) MCDST
10 10 (1.66%) DBS Check
11 9 (1.49%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (1.32%) ACDT
12 8 (1.32%) ACHDS
12 8 (1.32%) ACTC
12 8 (1.32%) MCSM
13 7 (1.16%) SC Cleared
14 6 (0.99%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (9.60%) SLA
2 6 (0.99%) JSP 440
3 5 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.33%) BS25999
5 1 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.17%) PMO
5 1 (0.17%) QA
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 388 (64.24%) Active Directory
2 83 (13.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (8.44%) XenApp
4 40 (6.62%) XenDesktop
5 37 (6.13%) Hyper-V
6 30 (4.97%) Virtual Desktop
7 28 (4.64%) vSphere
8 26 (4.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (2.65%) VMware ESX
10 15 (2.48%) Virtual Servers
11 11 (1.82%) BitLocker
11 11 (1.82%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (1.32%) Xen
13 7 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
14 5 (0.83%) Firmware
15 4 (0.66%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.66%) XenServer
16 2 (0.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.33%) KVM
17 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 97 (16.06%) SCCM
2 18 (2.98%) WSUS
3 14 (2.32%) AirWatch
4 11 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
5 9 (1.49%) SCOM
6 6 (0.99%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.83%) Jamf Pro
7 5 (0.83%) Sysprep
8 4 (0.66%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 3 (0.50%) DameWare
9 3 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (0.50%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.50%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.33%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.33%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 2 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 311 (51.49%) Microsoft
2 143 (23.68%) Citrix
3 126 (20.86%) VMware
4 90 (14.90%) Cisco
5 82 (13.58%) Apple
6 67 (11.09%) HP
7 50 (8.28%) Bloomberg
8 45 (7.45%) Reuters
9 37 (6.13%) LANDesk
10 31 (5.13%) Dell
10 31 (5.13%) Lotus
11 30 (4.97%) Google
12 29 (4.80%) Remedy
13 27 (4.47%) ServiceNow
14 26 (4.30%) Symantec
15 20 (3.31%) Avaya
16 16 (2.65%) Altiris
17 13 (2.15%) iManage
18 12 (1.99%) NetApp
19 11 (1.82%) Adobe
London
Omni RMS
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £160 - £180 Per Day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Plan-net
Rate: Unspecified Competitive rate
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Rate: From £15 to £17 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £100 - £120 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £225 - £250 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £420 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Plan-net
Rate: Competitive rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Pinner, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 6 days ago