Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 200 151
Rank change year-on-year +35 -49 -65
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 790 563 806
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.71% 1.35% 1.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.32% 6.64% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 344 486
London median daily rate £225 £200 £214
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -6.43% +1.79%
10th Percentile £121 £108 £121
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
England median daily rate £225 £175 £202
% change year-on-year +28.57% -13.15% -5.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 71 105
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +31.43% -17.53%
10th Percentile £13.13 £12.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £43.20 £28.24 £23.90
England median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +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 9,492 8,478 9,559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.55% 20.28% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,742 5,935 6,777
London median daily rate £486 £468 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.01% +3.89% +5.88%
10th Percentile £205 £250 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 317 218 214
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.23% +22.06% -7.91%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.53 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.87% +0.18% +2.10%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -8 200 £225 +12.50% 45
West London -20 44 £180 -16.28% 12
East London +2 35 £130 -28.18% 9
South London -23 32 £183 +25.86% 2
North London 0 2 £275 -31.25% 1
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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.

1 790 (100.00%) Windows
2 492 (62.28%) Windows 10
3 466 (58.99%) Active Directory
4 369 (46.71%) Microsoft
5 286 (36.20%) Microsoft Office
6 261 (33.04%) SCCM
7 243 (30.76%) Office 365
8 182 (23.04%) ITIL
9 173 (21.90%) Citrix
10 171 (21.65%) Finance
11 146 (18.48%) VMware
11 146 (18.48%) Windows Server
12 132 (16.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 117 (14.81%) MS Exchange
14 116 (14.68%) DNS
15 115 (14.56%) PowerShell
16 100 (12.66%) Migration
17 98 (12.41%) Windows Server 2012
18 95 (12.03%) Apple
18 95 (12.03%) DHCP
19 92 (11.65%) SLA
19 92 (11.65%) Windows 8
20 88 (11.14%) Problem-Solving
21 87 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
22 85 (10.76%) LAN
23 81 (10.25%) Blackberry
24 76 (9.62%) Microsoft App-V
25 75 (9.49%) Cisco
26 72 (9.11%) VPN
27 70 (8.86%) WAN

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
1 117 (14.81%) MS Exchange
2 66 (8.35%) Skype for Business
3 50 (6.33%) SharePoint
4 48 (6.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (3.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 17 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.14%) IIS
10 7 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.76%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.51%) CMS
13 3 (0.38%) Confluence
14 2 (0.25%) Apache
14 2 (0.25%) MS Project Server
14 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.13%) JBoss
Applications
1 286 (36.20%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.38%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.25%) AutoCAD
6 2 (0.25%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (0.25%) InVision
7 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.13%) InDesign
7 1 (0.13%) Revit
7 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 7 (0.89%) Eikon
2 5 (0.63%) SimCorp Dimension
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Primavera
4 1 (0.13%) Maximo
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 243 (30.76%) Office 365
2 32 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.66%) OneDrive
4 10 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (1.27%) Mimecast
5 5 (0.63%) SaaS
6 4 (0.51%) IaaS
7 3 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.38%) PaaS
8 2 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 2 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.25%) Yammer
9 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.13%) G Suite
9 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
9 1 (0.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 116 (14.68%) DNS
2 95 (12.03%) DHCP
3 85 (10.76%) LAN
4 72 (9.11%) VPN
5 70 (8.86%) WAN
6 68 (8.61%) Skype
7 62 (7.85%) TCP/IP
8 39 (4.94%) Internet
9 38 (4.81%) Firewall
10 30 (3.80%) Remote Desktop
11 28 (3.54%) Wireless
12 24 (3.04%) VoIP
13 17 (2.15%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (1.90%) NetScaler
15 12 (1.52%) Intranet
16 11 (1.39%) IP Telephony
16 11 (1.39%) SAN
16 11 (1.39%) SMTP
16 11 (1.39%) WLAN
17 10 (1.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.01%) Relational Database
3 7 (0.89%) GIS
3 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.38%) Power BI
6 3 (0.38%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.13%) Big Data
8 1 (0.13%) MS Access
8 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 36 (4.56%) MSI
2 17 (2.15%) AdminStudio
3 7 (0.89%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.89%) JIRA
4 5 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (0.51%) WinDbg
6 3 (0.38%) InstallShield
7 2 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (0.25%) Bitbucket
7 2 (0.25%) HP UFT
7 2 (0.25%) Hudson
7 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.25%) WinRunner
7 2 (0.25%) Xcode
8 1 (0.13%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.13%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 171 (21.65%) Finance
2 48 (6.08%) Banking
3 42 (5.32%) Law
4 25 (3.16%) Legal
5 24 (3.04%) Retail
6 16 (2.03%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.90%) Advertising
8 14 (1.77%) Publishing
9 10 (1.27%) Front Office
10 9 (1.14%) Back Office
11 8 (1.01%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.76%) Billing
12 6 (0.76%) French Language
13 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.51%) Local Government
13 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.38%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.13%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 199 (25.19%) Analyst
2 169 (21.39%) Desktop Support
3 148 (18.73%) Support Engineer
4 114 (14.43%) 2nd Line Support
5 108 (13.67%) Support Analyst
6 80 (10.13%) IT Support
7 70 (8.86%) Desktop Engineer
7 70 (8.86%) Service Analyst
8 67 (8.48%) Service Desk Analyst
9 59 (7.47%) Windows Engineer
10 52 (6.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 51 (6.46%) Desktop Support Engineer
12 47 (5.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 46 (5.82%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 42 (5.32%) IT Engineer
15 39 (4.94%) IT Analyst
16 35 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
17 33 (4.18%) 1st Line Support
17 33 (4.18%) IT Support Engineer
18 32 (4.05%) Desktop Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.77%) .NET
2 8 (1.01%) Software Packaging
2 8 (1.01%) XML
3 7 (0.89%) HTML
4 5 (0.63%) .NET Framework
4 5 (0.63%) XMPP
5 4 (0.51%) CSS
5 4 (0.51%) Web Services
6 3 (0.38%) LDAP
6 3 (0.38%) OCX
6 3 (0.38%) X-Windows
7 2 (0.25%) COM
7 2 (0.25%) Core Animation
7 2 (0.25%) iOS SDK
7 2 (0.25%) Protocol Buffers
7 2 (0.25%) WPF
8 1 (0.13%) 802.1X
8 1 (0.13%) SAML
8 1 (0.13%) Universal Windows Platform
8 1 (0.13%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 81 (10.25%) Blackberry
2 54 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (6.20%) iPhone
4 39 (4.94%) Self-Motivation
5 37 (4.68%) iPad
6 34 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
7 28 (3.54%) Smartphone
8 15 (1.90%) PKI
9 14 (1.77%) Data Centre
10 13 (1.65%) Fat Client
10 13 (1.65%) Management Information System
10 13 (1.65%) Thin Client
11 11 (1.39%) User Experience
12 8 (1.01%) Fintech
13 7 (0.89%) Computer Science
14 5 (0.63%) Handset
14 5 (0.63%) NHS
14 5 (0.63%) Taxonomies
15 4 (0.51%) Clustering
15 4 (0.51%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 790 (100.00%) Windows
2 492 (62.28%) Windows 10
3 146 (18.48%) Windows Server
4 132 (16.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 98 (12.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 92 (11.65%) Windows 8
7 70 (8.86%) Apple iOS
8 58 (7.34%) Android
9 52 (6.58%) Mac OS X
10 45 (5.70%) Mac OS
11 43 (5.44%) Linux
12 41 (5.19%) Windows XP
13 28 (3.54%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (2.03%) Windows 2000
15 8 (1.01%) Unix
16 6 (0.76%) AIX
17 5 (0.63%) Mac OS X Server
17 5 (0.63%) Solaris
17 5 (0.63%) Windows Phone
18 4 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (23.04%) ITIL
2 100 (12.66%) Migration
3 88 (11.14%) Problem-Solving
4 55 (6.96%) Service Management
5 34 (4.30%) Application Packaging
6 31 (3.92%) ITSM
7 28 (3.54%) Asset Management
7 28 (3.54%) ITIL V3
7 28 (3.54%) Root Cause Analysis
7 28 (3.54%) Time Management
8 27 (3.42%) Change Management
9 25 (3.16%) Incident Management
9 25 (3.16%) Investment Management
9 25 (3.16%) Problem Management
10 24 (3.04%) Mobile Device Management
10 24 (3.04%) Service Delivery
11 23 (2.91%) Patch Management
12 21 (2.66%) PRINCE2
13 19 (2.41%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (2.41%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 115 (14.56%) PowerShell
2 49 (6.20%) VBScript
3 46 (5.82%) SQL
4 21 (2.66%) VB
5 8 (1.01%) C
5 8 (1.01%) T-SQL
5 8 (1.01%) VBA
6 6 (0.76%) Apple Swift
6 6 (0.76%) Java
6 6 (0.76%) Objective-C
6 6 (0.76%) VB.NET
7 5 (0.63%) C#
7 5 (0.63%) JavaScript
7 5 (0.63%) R
8 4 (0.51%) C++
9 3 (0.38%) XPath
10 2 (0.25%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.25%) Perl
10 2 (0.25%) Python
11 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 66 (8.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (7.22%) Security Cleared
3 45 (5.70%) SC Cleared
4 35 (4.43%) Degree
5 32 (4.05%) MCP
5 32 (4.05%) MCSE
6 24 (3.04%) MCSA
7 22 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
8 15 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (1.77%) A+ Certification
10 13 (1.65%) CCNA
11 10 (1.27%) PMI Certification
12 7 (0.89%) DBS Check
12 7 (0.89%) DV Cleared
12 7 (0.89%) MCDST
12 7 (0.89%) MCITP
12 7 (0.89%) MCTS
12 7 (0.89%) PMP
13 6 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (11.65%) SLA
2 8 (1.01%) PMO
3 5 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.38%) QA
5 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 466 (58.99%) Active Directory
2 87 (11.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (9.62%) Microsoft App-V
4 54 (6.84%) XenDesktop
5 32 (4.05%) XenApp
6 30 (3.80%) Virtual Desktop
7 29 (3.67%) BitLocker
7 29 (3.67%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (3.42%) Hyper-V
9 21 (2.66%) VMware Workstation
10 18 (2.28%) Virtual Machines
11 17 (2.15%) vSphere
12 9 (1.14%) XenServer
13 8 (1.01%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.38%) VMware Server
14 3 (0.38%) Xen
15 2 (0.25%) Firmware
15 2 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.13%) Docker
16 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 261 (33.04%) SCCM
2 29 (3.67%) WSUS
3 26 (3.29%) AirWatch
4 14 (1.77%) Backup Exec
5 13 (1.65%) Microsoft Intune
6 12 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 10 (1.27%) Jamf Pro
7 10 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (1.01%) SCOM
9 7 (0.89%) vCenter Server
10 4 (0.51%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
10 4 (0.51%) PowerCLI
10 4 (0.51%) WhatsUp Gold
11 3 (0.38%) Control-M
11 3 (0.38%) DameWare
11 3 (0.38%) Netcool
11 3 (0.38%) Perfmon
12 2 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
12 2 (0.25%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 369 (46.71%) Microsoft
2 173 (21.90%) Citrix
3 146 (18.48%) VMware
4 95 (12.03%) Apple
5 75 (9.49%) Cisco
6 59 (7.47%) HP
7 58 (7.34%) Ivanti
8 43 (5.44%) ServiceNow
9 33 (4.18%) Bloomberg
10 30 (3.80%) Adobe
11 29 (3.67%) Dell
12 24 (3.04%) McAfee
13 21 (2.66%) Remedy
13 21 (2.66%) Reuters
14 20 (2.53%) Wyse
15 15 (1.90%) Sophos
16 13 (1.65%) NetApp
17 12 (1.52%) Avaya
18 11 (1.39%) Veeam
19 9 (1.14%) CheckPoint