Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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.

Microsoft Windows 7
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 165 171 100
Rank change year-on-year +6 -71 -39
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 767 706 1096
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.64% 1.56% 2.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.83% 7.46% 10.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 431 659
London median daily rate £190 £190 £190
10th Percentile £113 £114 £115
90th Percentile £439 £450 £438
England median daily rate £180 £188 £200
% change year-on-year -4.00% -6.25% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 83 137
London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £12.55 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.83 £31.80 £23.45
England median hourly rate £15.50 £14.75 £15.25
% change year-on-year +5.08% -3.28% +4.38%

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 9797 9470 10126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.92% 20.91% 21.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6956 6551 6902
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £200 £231 £205
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 282 210 318
London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.30% +8.91%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.46 £43.23
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

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 17 November 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 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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +2 144 £225 +12.50% 16
South London -3 38 £138 -57.69% 2
West London -22 37 £133 -8.62% 8
East London +4 28 £216 +35.00% 4
North London -10 7 £224 +11.88%
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 767 (100.00%) Windows
2 417 (54.37%) Active Directory
3 352 (45.89%) Microsoft
4 340 (44.33%) Windows 10
5 313 (40.81%) Microsoft Office
6 184 (23.99%) Office 365
7 172 (22.43%) Finance
8 164 (21.38%) ITIL
9 162 (21.12%) Citrix
10 159 (20.73%) SCCM
11 137 (17.86%) Blackberry
12 120 (15.65%) VMware
13 102 (13.30%) Windows Server 2008
14 101 (13.17%) Windows Server
15 99 (12.91%) Windows 8
16 95 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
17 84 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
18 83 (10.82%) Apple
19 82 (10.69%) Cisco
20 80 (10.43%) Migration
21 76 (9.91%) DNS
22 72 (9.39%) TCP/IP
22 72 (9.39%) HP
23 71 (9.26%) Bloomberg
24 69 (9.00%) VPN
24 69 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
25 68 (8.87%) MS Exchange
26 66 (8.60%) LAN
27 64 (8.34%) SLA
28 63 (8.21%) 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 68 (8.87%) MS Exchange
2 38 (4.95%) SharePoint
3 33 (4.30%) IBM Notes
4 26 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 24 (3.13%) CMS
6 23 (3.00%) Skype for Business
7 14 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 9 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
10 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (0.65%) GroupWise
11 4 (0.52%) IIS
11 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (0.39%) LiveLink
13 2 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
14 1 (0.13%) IBM Domino
14 1 (0.13%) Moodle
Applications
1 313 (40.81%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 16 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.91%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.65%) CINEMA 4D
7 4 (0.52%) Vectorworks
8 3 (0.39%) AutoCAD
8 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.26%) Revit
10 1 (0.13%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.13%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 27 (3.52%) Eikon
2 4 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.26%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.26%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.13%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.13%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 184 (23.99%) Office 365
2 29 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.17%) Mimecast
4 7 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (0.91%) OneDrive
5 4 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.52%) SaaS
5 4 (0.52%) Yammer
6 3 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 3 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.13%) G Suite
7 1 (0.13%) IaaS
7 1 (0.13%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 76 (9.91%) DNS
2 72 (9.39%) TCP/IP
3 69 (9.00%) VPN
4 66 (8.60%) LAN
5 58 (7.56%) Internet
6 57 (7.43%) DHCP
7 44 (5.74%) WAN
8 38 (4.95%) Wireless
9 34 (4.43%) Firewall
10 25 (3.26%) Skype
11 21 (2.74%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (2.61%) Ethernet
12 20 (2.61%) Remote Desktop
13 14 (1.83%) Intranet
13 14 (1.83%) LDAP
13 14 (1.83%) SAN
13 14 (1.83%) VoIP
14 7 (0.91%) ADSL
14 7 (0.91%) Broadband
14 7 (0.91%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.83%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.39%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.26%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.26%) GIS
5 2 (0.26%) MySQL
5 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.13%) Informix
6 1 (0.13%) MS Access
6 1 (0.13%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (3.39%) MSI
2 12 (1.56%) InstallShield
3 10 (1.30%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.17%) Metasploit
5 6 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.65%) Wise Package Studio
7 3 (0.39%) Ant
7 3 (0.39%) JIRA
8 1 (0.13%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.13%) JMeter
8 1 (0.13%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.13%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.13%) NeoLoad
8 1 (0.13%) TestRail
8 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.13%) WiX
General
1 172 (22.43%) Finance
2 51 (6.65%) Legal
3 50 (6.52%) Banking
4 38 (4.95%) Law
5 32 (4.17%) Front Office
6 18 (2.35%) Retail
7 12 (1.56%) Back Office
7 12 (1.56%) Spanish Language
8 11 (1.43%) Advertising
8 11 (1.43%) Hindi Language
8 11 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 11 (1.43%) Tamil Language
8 11 (1.43%) Urdu Language
9 10 (1.30%) Investment Banking
10 9 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.91%) Retail Banking
12 6 (0.78%) French Language
12 6 (0.78%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.52%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.26%) Romanian Language
Job Titles
1 215 (28.03%) Analyst
2 199 (25.95%) Desktop Support
3 142 (18.51%) Support Engineer
4 98 (12.78%) 2nd Line Support
5 97 (12.65%) Desktop Engineer
5 97 (12.65%) Service Analyst
6 93 (12.13%) Service Desk Analyst
7 89 (11.60%) Support Analyst
8 73 (9.52%) IT Support
9 65 (8.47%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 53 (6.91%) Windows Engineer
11 49 (6.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 47 (6.13%) 1st/2nd Line Support
13 42 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 41 (5.35%) Service Desk Support
15 39 (5.08%) IT Analyst
16 36 (4.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
17 35 (4.56%) Desktop Analyst
18 34 (4.43%) IT Engineer
19 33 (4.30%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (3.39%) .NET
2 23 (3.00%) XML
3 14 (1.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 14 (1.83%) STL
4 10 (1.30%) WPF
5 4 (0.52%) .NET Framework
5 4 (0.52%) Web Services
6 3 (0.39%) DOM
6 3 (0.39%) HTML
6 3 (0.39%) XSLT
7 2 (0.26%) Flash
7 2 (0.26%) HTML5
7 2 (0.26%) OCX
8 1 (0.13%) OAuth
8 1 (0.13%) OpenID
8 1 (0.13%) RESTful
8 1 (0.13%) SAML
8 1 (0.13%) WAP
8 1 (0.13%) WSDL
8 1 (0.13%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 137 (17.86%) Blackberry
2 52 (6.78%) iPhone
3 49 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
4 38 (4.95%) Video Conferencing
5 31 (4.04%) iPad
6 28 (3.65%) Management Information System
7 24 (3.13%) Client/Server
8 20 (2.61%) BYOD
8 20 (2.61%) Data Centre
9 18 (2.35%) Fixed Income
9 18 (2.35%) Smartphone
10 14 (1.83%) Derivative
10 14 (1.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (1.83%) Swaptions
11 13 (1.69%) NHS
12 12 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 9 (1.17%) Driving Licence
14 8 (1.04%) e-Learning
15 7 (0.91%) Equities
15 7 (0.91%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 767 (100.00%) Windows
2 340 (44.33%) Windows 10
3 102 (13.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 101 (13.17%) Windows Server
5 99 (12.91%) Windows 8
6 95 (12.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 63 (8.21%) Apple iOS
8 59 (7.69%) Android
8 59 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 44 (5.74%) Mac OS X
10 38 (4.95%) Mac OS
11 33 (4.30%) Linux
12 15 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (1.43%) Windows 2000
15 9 (1.17%) Debian
15 9 (1.17%) Windows Vista
16 7 (0.91%) Ubuntu
16 7 (0.91%) Windows Phone
17 4 (0.52%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (21.38%) ITIL
2 80 (10.43%) Migration
3 49 (6.39%) Service Management
4 40 (5.22%) Change Management
4 40 (5.22%) Time Management
5 33 (4.30%) Mobile Device Management
6 28 (3.65%) ITSM
6 28 (3.65%) Root Cause Analysis
7 24 (3.13%) Application Packaging
7 24 (3.13%) Service Delivery
8 23 (3.00%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (3.00%) Analytics
8 23 (3.00%) Configuration Management
8 23 (3.00%) Problem Management
9 22 (2.87%) Incident Management
9 22 (2.87%) Project Management
10 20 (2.61%) Validation
11 19 (2.48%) ITIL V3
12 18 (2.35%) Asset Management
13 17 (2.22%) Break/Fix
Programming Languages
1 58 (7.56%) PowerShell
2 34 (4.43%) Java
2 34 (4.43%) Python
3 31 (4.04%) VBScript
4 25 (3.26%) SQL
5 24 (3.13%) C#
6 17 (2.22%) C++
7 8 (1.04%) C
8 7 (0.91%) VB
9 5 (0.65%) Perl
10 3 (0.39%) AWK
10 3 (0.39%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 84 (10.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (7.82%) Security Cleared
3 52 (6.78%) MCSE
4 41 (5.35%) SC Cleared
5 39 (5.08%) Degree
6 36 (4.69%) MCP
7 34 (4.43%) MCSA
8 33 (4.30%) MCDST
9 19 (2.48%) A+ Certification
9 19 (2.48%) Network+ Certification
10 17 (2.22%) ACHDS
10 17 (2.22%) MCSM
11 16 (2.09%) ACDT
11 16 (2.09%) ACTC
12 13 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
12 13 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 12 (1.56%) CCNA
13 12 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (1.17%) MCITP
14 9 (1.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (8.34%) SLA
2 12 (1.56%) PMO
3 5 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.52%) GDPR
5 2 (0.26%) QA
6 1 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 417 (54.37%) Active Directory
2 69 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (5.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 41 (5.35%) XenApp
4 22 (2.87%) Virtual Desktop
4 22 (2.87%) VMware ESXi
5 21 (2.74%) Virtual Servers
6 18 (2.35%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (2.22%) Hyper-V
8 14 (1.83%) XenDesktop
9 12 (1.56%) vSphere
10 9 (1.17%) Samba
11 8 (1.04%) BitLocker
11 8 (1.04%) Terminal Server
12 7 (0.91%) XenServer
13 6 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.39%) KVM
14 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 3 (0.39%) pfSense
14 3 (0.39%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 159 (20.73%) SCCM
2 20 (2.61%) SCOM
3 16 (2.09%) AirWatch
4 10 (1.30%) Ansible
5 9 (1.17%) DameWare
6 7 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 6 (0.78%) Jamf Pro
7 6 (0.78%) ThinApp
8 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
8 5 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (0.65%) PowerCLI
8 5 (0.65%) WSUS
9 3 (0.39%) Backup Exec
9 3 (0.39%) Perfmon
10 2 (0.26%) EdgeSight
10 2 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.26%) vMotion
11 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
11 1 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 352 (45.89%) Microsoft
2 162 (21.12%) Citrix
3 120 (15.65%) VMware
4 83 (10.82%) Apple
5 82 (10.69%) Cisco
6 72 (9.39%) HP
7 71 (9.26%) Bloomberg
8 51 (6.65%) Reuters
9 33 (4.30%) Dell
9 33 (4.30%) LANDesk
9 33 (4.30%) Lotus
10 29 (3.78%) ServiceNow
11 26 (3.39%) Oracle
12 22 (2.87%) FactSet
12 22 (2.87%) Symantec
13 20 (2.61%) Remedy
14 19 (2.48%) AppSense
15 17 (2.22%) Avaya
16 16 (2.09%) Altiris
17 15 (1.96%) Sophos