Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 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
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 187 122
Rank change year-on-year +22 -65 -45
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 790 592 900
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.71% 1.48% 2.03%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.35% 7.18% 9.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 362 543
London median daily rate £225 £180 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £114 £105 £115
90th Percentile £488 £438 £473
England median daily rate £205 £180 £200
% change year-on-year +13.89% -10.00% -1.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 65 129
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.63% +31.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.11 £10.40
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.10 £27.00
England median hourly rate £15.86 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% -3.33% +4.57%

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 9,460 8,246 9,103
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.48% 20.56% 20.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,704 5,791 6,344
London median daily rate £480 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £213 £260 £213
90th Percentile £650 £625 £613
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 183 262
London median hourly rate £19.49 £21.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +22.86% -
10th Percentile £12.49 £12.88 £11.03
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £47.42
England median hourly rate £17.14 £16.64 £17.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% -2.12% +6.25%

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 22 April 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 -6 192 £225 +20.00% 32
South London -15 50 £155 +19.23% 8
West London -42 46 £185 +12.12% 34
East London +2 17 £130 - 9
North London 0 4 £320 +60.00% 3
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 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
2 468 (59.24%) Active Directory
3 445 (56.33%) Windows 10
4 359 (45.44%) Microsoft
5 304 (38.48%) Microsoft Office
6 237 (30.00%) Office 365
7 219 (27.72%) SCCM
8 183 (23.16%) Citrix
9 170 (21.52%) ITIL
10 146 (18.48%) Finance
11 145 (18.35%) Windows Server 2008
12 142 (17.97%) VMware
13 137 (17.34%) Windows Server
14 116 (14.68%) MS Exchange
15 106 (13.42%) Migration
15 106 (13.42%) PowerShell
16 104 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
17 97 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
18 96 (12.15%) VPN
19 94 (11.90%) Blackberry
20 93 (11.77%) DNS
20 93 (11.77%) SLA
21 91 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
22 88 (11.14%) DHCP
23 82 (10.38%) Security Cleared
24 77 (9.75%) Windows 8
25 74 (9.37%) Cisco
25 74 (9.37%) HP
26 73 (9.24%) Apple
27 71 (8.99%) 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
1 116 (14.68%) MS Exchange
2 46 (5.82%) SharePoint
3 44 (5.57%) Skype for Business
4 38 (4.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 21 (2.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (2.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (1.77%) IBM Notes
7 14 (1.77%) IIS
8 11 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
9 7 (0.89%) Apache
9 7 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (0.63%) CMS
10 5 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.51%) JBoss
12 3 (0.38%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.38%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
13 2 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 304 (38.48%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.51%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.38%) Revit
7 2 (0.25%) CINEMA 4D
7 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.25%) Vectorworks
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) InDesign
8 1 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.27%) Eikon
2 6 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.63%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.38%) LatentZero
5 2 (0.25%) Carpe Diem
5 2 (0.25%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.25%) Primavera
5 2 (0.25%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.25%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 237 (30.00%) Office 365
2 35 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.01%) Mimecast
5 8 (1.01%) OneDrive
6 7 (0.89%) SaaS
7 4 (0.51%) IaaS
8 3 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 2 (0.25%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.25%) G Suite
9 2 (0.25%) Yammer
10 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.13%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 96 (12.15%) VPN
2 93 (11.77%) DNS
3 88 (11.14%) DHCP
4 71 (8.99%) LAN
5 61 (7.72%) WAN
6 49 (6.20%) Skype
7 48 (6.08%) Internet
8 46 (5.82%) TCP/IP
9 36 (4.56%) Remote Desktop
10 34 (4.30%) Firewall
11 21 (2.66%) VoIP
12 19 (2.41%) Wireless
13 18 (2.28%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (2.28%) Intranet
14 11 (1.39%) SAN
14 11 (1.39%) SMTP
15 10 (1.27%) Ethernet
16 9 (1.14%) VLAN
17 8 (1.01%) Wi-Fi
17 8 (1.01%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.01%) GIS
3 7 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (0.76%) Relational Database
4 6 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.13%) Big Data
7 1 (0.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (3.54%) MSI
2 8 (1.01%) AdminStudio
3 5 (0.63%) JIRA
4 4 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (0.38%) InstallShield
6 2 (0.25%) ClearCase
6 2 (0.25%) HP UFT
6 2 (0.25%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.25%) WinDbg
6 2 (0.25%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.13%) Hudson
7 1 (0.13%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.13%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 146 (18.48%) Finance
2 59 (7.47%) Legal
3 57 (7.22%) Banking
4 45 (5.70%) Law
5 25 (3.16%) Retail
6 24 (3.04%) Telecoms
7 21 (2.66%) Publishing
8 15 (1.90%) Investment Banking
9 13 (1.65%) Back Office
10 12 (1.52%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.27%) Advertising
12 8 (1.01%) Front Office
13 5 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
14 4 (0.51%) Local Government
14 4 (0.51%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.38%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.25%) French Language
16 2 (0.25%) German Language
16 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
17 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 220 (27.85%) Analyst
2 192 (24.30%) Desktop Support
3 154 (19.49%) Support Engineer
4 109 (13.80%) Service Analyst
4 109 (13.80%) Service Desk Analyst
5 107 (13.54%) 2nd Line Support
6 88 (11.14%) Support Analyst
7 86 (10.89%) Desktop Engineer
8 67 (8.48%) IT Support
9 64 (8.10%) Windows Engineer
10 61 (7.72%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 47 (5.95%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 43 (5.44%) 1st/2nd Line Support
12 43 (5.44%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 41 (5.19%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
14 38 (4.81%) IT Analyst
15 37 (4.68%) IT Engineer
16 36 (4.56%) Deskside Support
17 35 (4.43%) Service Desk Support
18 32 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (1.27%) .NET
1 10 (1.27%) WPF
2 6 (0.76%) LDAP
2 6 (0.76%) Web Services
2 6 (0.76%) XML
3 3 (0.38%) .NET Framework
3 3 (0.38%) Software Packaging
3 3 (0.38%) X-Windows
4 2 (0.25%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 94 (11.90%) Blackberry
2 61 (7.72%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (7.47%) iPhone
4 48 (6.08%) iPad
5 43 (5.44%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (3.04%) PKI
7 23 (2.91%) Video Conferencing
8 22 (2.78%) Management Information System
8 22 (2.78%) Smartphone
9 14 (1.77%) Clustering
10 13 (1.65%) NHS
11 10 (1.27%) Data Centre
11 10 (1.27%) User Experience
12 9 (1.14%) Computer Science
13 8 (1.01%) BYOD
14 6 (0.76%) Fat Client
14 6 (0.76%) Handset
14 6 (0.76%) Thin Client
15 4 (0.51%) Client/Server
16 3 (0.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 790 (100.00%) Windows
2 445 (56.33%) Windows 10
3 145 (18.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 137 (17.34%) Windows Server
5 104 (13.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 77 (9.75%) Windows 8
7 60 (7.59%) Android
8 51 (6.46%) Apple iOS
9 49 (6.20%) Windows XP
10 38 (4.81%) Mac OS X
11 34 (4.30%) Windows Server 2003
12 30 (3.80%) Linux
13 23 (2.91%) Mac OS
13 23 (2.91%) Windows 2000
14 16 (2.03%) Unix
15 11 (1.39%) Windows Vista
16 10 (1.27%) Solaris
17 6 (0.76%) AIX
18 5 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 4 (0.51%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (21.52%) ITIL
2 106 (13.42%) Migration
3 91 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
4 53 (6.71%) Service Management
5 44 (5.57%) Change Management
6 39 (4.94%) Problem Management
7 32 (4.05%) Time Management
8 30 (3.80%) Application Packaging
8 30 (3.80%) Mobile Device Management
8 30 (3.80%) Root Cause Analysis
9 26 (3.29%) ITSM
10 24 (3.04%) Software Deployment
11 23 (2.91%) Asset Management
11 23 (2.91%) ITIL V3
11 23 (2.91%) Service Delivery
12 21 (2.66%) Configuration Management
12 21 (2.66%) Incident Management
13 20 (2.53%) Patch Management
14 19 (2.41%) Virtual Environments
15 18 (2.28%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (13.42%) PowerShell
2 56 (7.09%) VBScript
3 31 (3.92%) SQL
4 18 (2.28%) VB
5 12 (1.52%) C
6 11 (1.39%) Java
7 10 (1.27%) C#
8 9 (1.14%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.01%) VBA
10 5 (0.63%) R
10 5 (0.63%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.38%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.38%) Python
11 3 (0.38%) XPath
12 2 (0.25%) C++
12 2 (0.25%) Perl
13 1 (0.13%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 82 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 66 (8.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (7.09%) SC Cleared
4 32 (4.05%) MCSE
5 25 (3.16%) MCP
6 24 (3.04%) Degree
7 22 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
8 21 (2.66%) MCSA
9 17 (2.15%) DV Cleared
10 12 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (1.52%) MCITP
11 11 (1.39%) DBS Check
12 10 (1.27%) A+ Certification
12 10 (1.27%) CCNA
12 10 (1.27%) PMI Certification
13 7 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 7 (0.89%) MCDST
13 7 (0.89%) PMP
14 5 (0.63%) CCNP
14 5 (0.63%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (11.77%) SLA
2 8 (1.01%) PMO
3 7 (0.89%) QA
4 5 (0.63%) GDPR
5 3 (0.38%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 468 (59.24%) Active Directory
2 97 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (5.57%) Microsoft App-V
4 34 (4.30%) XenDesktop
5 32 (4.05%) Virtual Machines
6 31 (3.92%) XenApp
7 29 (3.67%) Hyper-V
8 27 (3.42%) VMware ESXi
9 26 (3.29%) vSphere
10 25 (3.16%) BitLocker
10 25 (3.16%) VMware Workstation
11 15 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
12 7 (0.89%) DFS Replication
13 4 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.38%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.25%) Terminal Server
16 1 (0.13%) Docker
16 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 219 (27.72%) SCCM
2 32 (4.05%) AirWatch
3 15 (1.90%) SCOM
4 14 (1.77%) WSUS
5 12 (1.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 10 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 10 (1.27%) vCenter Server
7 9 (1.14%) Backup Exec
8 8 (1.01%) NetBackup
8 8 (1.01%) Netcool
9 7 (0.89%) Jamf Pro
9 7 (0.89%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 6 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
11 5 (0.63%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (0.51%) BladeLogic
12 4 (0.51%) PowerCLI
12 4 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 4 (0.51%) WhatsUp Gold
13 3 (0.38%) DameWare
13 3 (0.38%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 359 (45.44%) Microsoft
2 183 (23.16%) Citrix
3 142 (17.97%) VMware
4 74 (9.37%) Cisco
4 74 (9.37%) HP
5 73 (9.24%) Apple
6 63 (7.97%) Ivanti
7 35 (4.43%) Bloomberg
8 30 (3.80%) ServiceNow
9 28 (3.54%) Dell
10 23 (2.91%) Adobe
10 23 (2.91%) Reuters
11 21 (2.66%) McAfee
12 18 (2.28%) Remedy
13 14 (1.77%) Lotus
13 14 (1.77%) Symantec
14 13 (1.65%) Oracle
15 12 (1.52%) Altiris
15 12 (1.52%) iManage
15 12 (1.52%) Samsung