Period
to 21 February 2020

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 21 February 2020 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
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 153 164 161
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 +25
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 475 770 808
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.67% 1.75% 1.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.70% 9.15% 8.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 516 532
London median daily rate £198 £188 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £120 £123 £113
90th Percentile £441 £438 £469
England median daily rate £175 £180 £190
% change year-on-year -2.78% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 111 104
London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.63% -3.47%
10th Percentile £15.61 £13.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £25.88 £36.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £15.80 £15.86
% change year-on-year +10.76% -0.38% +9.38%

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 4,896 8,419 9,681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.19% 19.13% 20.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,335 5,859 6,916
London median daily rate £450 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £158 £180 £203
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
England median daily rate £415 £433 £425
% change year-on-year -4.05% +1.76% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 235 295
London median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +1.60% -6.50%
10th Percentile £15.19 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £47.20 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £17.30
% change year-on-year +1.45% -0.29% +4.85%

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020.

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 21 February 2020. 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 +2 129 £220 +25.71% 35
East London +59 28 £150 -10.45% 14
West London +8 17 £175 +9.38% 15
South London +33 13 £290 +110.91% 4
North London +13 2 £171 +3.79% 1
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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.

1 475 (100.00%) Windows
2 352 (74.11%) Windows 10
3 285 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 205 (43.16%) Office 365
5 168 (35.37%) Microsoft
6 128 (26.95%) Microsoft Office
7 126 (26.53%) ITIL
8 109 (22.95%) SCCM
9 94 (19.79%) Windows Server
10 91 (19.16%) Finance
11 76 (16.00%) Citrix
12 75 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
13 72 (15.16%) VMware
14 68 (14.32%) Migration
14 68 (14.32%) DNS
15 66 (13.89%) DHCP
16 63 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
17 62 (13.05%) Android
18 61 (12.84%) Cisco
19 59 (12.42%) TCP/IP
20 52 (10.95%) Windows Server 2008
21 51 (10.74%) LAN
22 50 (10.53%) MS Exchange
23 49 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
24 47 (9.89%) Ivanti
25 46 (9.68%) VPN
26 43 (9.05%) ITSM
26 43 (9.05%) Apple
27 42 (8.84%) WAN
27 42 (8.84%) PowerShell

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 50 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 29 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 22 (4.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 18 (3.79%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.16%) Skype for Business
6 12 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (1.89%) IIS
8 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 128 (26.95%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (0.84%) CINEMA 4D
3 4 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.21%) 3ds Max
6 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.21%) Houdini
6 1 (0.21%) Maya
6 1 (0.21%) Revit
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.63%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 2 (0.42%) Eikon
3 2 (0.42%) OpenText VIM for SAP
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Misys Opics
4 1 (0.21%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 205 (43.16%) Office 365
2 33 (6.95%) Azure
3 18 (3.79%) Mimecast
4 16 (3.37%) OneDrive
5 15 (3.16%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (1.68%) SaaS
7 6 (1.26%) AWS
8 4 (0.84%) Power Platform
8 4 (0.84%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.42%) Boomi
9 2 (0.42%) iPaaS
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.21%) G Suite
10 1 (0.21%) Google Docs
10 1 (0.21%) IaaS
10 1 (0.21%) PaaS
10 1 (0.21%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 68 (14.32%) DNS
2 66 (13.89%) DHCP
3 59 (12.42%) TCP/IP
4 51 (10.74%) LAN
5 46 (9.68%) VPN
6 42 (8.84%) WAN
7 28 (5.89%) VoIP
8 24 (5.05%) Skype
9 23 (4.84%) Cisco IOS
9 23 (4.84%) Internet
10 19 (4.00%) Firewall
10 19 (4.00%) Remote Desktop
11 15 (3.16%) FTP
12 14 (2.95%) NetScaler
13 12 (2.53%) SAN
14 11 (2.32%) Wireless
15 10 (2.11%) MPLS
16 7 (1.47%) IP Telephony
17 6 (1.26%) VLAN
17 6 (1.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (0.42%) SAP HANA
4 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.21%) MS Access
5 1 (0.21%) MySQL
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.21%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (2.53%) MSI
2 4 (0.84%) InstallShield
3 3 (0.63%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.42%) JIRA
4 2 (0.42%) TestRail
4 2 (0.42%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.21%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 91 (19.16%) Finance
2 24 (5.05%) Banking
3 19 (4.00%) Law
4 16 (3.37%) Public Sector
5 10 (2.11%) Advertising
6 9 (1.89%) Retail
6 9 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.68%) Front Office
8 6 (1.26%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.26%) Investment Banking
9 5 (1.05%) Legal
10 4 (0.84%) Mandarin Language
11 3 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.63%) Marketing
12 2 (0.42%) Local Government
12 2 (0.42%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.21%) Back Office
13 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.21%) Military
13 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (22.53%) Analyst
2 98 (20.63%) Desktop Support
3 92 (19.37%) Support Engineer
4 59 (12.42%) 2nd Line Support
5 53 (11.16%) Desktop Engineer
6 51 (10.74%) Support Analyst
7 44 (9.26%) IT Support
7 44 (9.26%) Service Analyst
7 44 (9.26%) Service Desk Analyst
8 41 (8.63%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 39 (8.21%) Windows Engineer
10 25 (5.26%) IT Analyst
11 24 (5.05%) 1st Line Support
11 24 (5.05%) Desktop Analyst
12 21 (4.42%) Service Desk Engineer
13 20 (4.21%) Desktop Support Analyst
13 20 (4.21%) IT Engineer
14 19 (4.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
14 19 (4.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 19 (4.00%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.63%) 802.1X
1 3 (0.63%) Software Packaging
2 2 (0.42%) .NET
2 2 (0.42%) HTML
2 2 (0.42%) X-Windows
3 1 (0.21%) ActiveX
3 1 (0.21%) CSS
3 1 (0.21%) J2EE
3 1 (0.21%) SAML
3 1 (0.21%) V-Ray
3 1 (0.21%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.42%) Blackberry
2 38 (8.00%) iPhone
3 36 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (5.68%) Video Conferencing
5 17 (3.58%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.16%) Smartphone
7 14 (2.95%) iPad
8 11 (2.32%) Data Centre
8 11 (2.32%) Handset
9 10 (2.11%) Hedge funds
10 9 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 7 (1.47%) Mobile Computing
12 6 (1.26%) EPoS
12 6 (1.26%) Management Information System
13 5 (1.05%) Driving Licence
14 4 (0.84%) BYOD
14 4 (0.84%) Fat Client
14 4 (0.84%) Thin Client
15 3 (0.63%) EMC VNX
15 3 (0.63%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 475 (100.00%) Windows
2 352 (74.11%) Windows 10
3 94 (19.79%) Windows Server
4 75 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 62 (13.05%) Android
6 52 (10.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 32 (6.74%) Windows 8
8 29 (6.11%) Mac OS X
9 25 (5.26%) Apple iOS
10 19 (4.00%) Windows XP
11 13 (2.74%) Linux
11 13 (2.74%) Mac OS
12 8 (1.68%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.42%) CentOS
14 2 (0.42%) SUSE
15 1 (0.21%) Debian
15 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.21%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.21%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (26.53%) ITIL
2 68 (14.32%) Migration
3 63 (13.26%) Problem-Solving
4 43 (9.05%) ITSM
5 34 (7.16%) Break/Fix
6 24 (5.05%) Service Management
7 21 (4.42%) Asset Management
7 21 (4.42%) Mobile Device Management
8 18 (3.79%) Application Packaging
8 18 (3.79%) Time Management
9 17 (3.58%) Incident Management
9 17 (3.58%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 16 (3.37%) Project Management
11 14 (2.95%) PRINCE2
12 12 (2.53%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (2.53%) ITIL V3
13 11 (2.32%) Application Virtualisation
13 11 (2.32%) Patch Management
14 10 (2.11%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (2.11%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 42 (8.84%) PowerShell
2 19 (4.00%) SQL
3 11 (2.32%) VBScript
4 10 (2.11%) VB
4 10 (2.11%) VBA
5 2 (0.42%) C#
5 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.21%) C
6 1 (0.21%) Java
6 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.21%) PHP
6 1 (0.21%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (5.89%) ITIL Certification
3 23 (4.84%) MCSE
4 17 (3.58%) Degree
5 15 (3.16%) MCP
6 12 (2.53%) Security Cleared
7 11 (2.32%) A+ Certification
8 9 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (1.47%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.47%) PMP
10 6 (1.26%) DBS Check
11 5 (1.05%) CCA
11 5 (1.05%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (1.05%) DV Cleared
12 4 (0.84%) CCNA
12 4 (0.84%) SC Cleared
13 3 (0.63%) Dell Certification
13 3 (0.63%) MCSA
13 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (0.42%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (6.11%) SLA
2 2 (0.42%) QA
3 1 (0.21%) COBIT
3 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 285 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 49 (10.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (5.26%) Microsoft App-V
4 19 (4.00%) XenDesktop
5 17 (3.58%) XenApp
6 16 (3.37%) Virtual Desktop
7 14 (2.95%) vSphere
8 11 (2.32%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (2.11%) Hyper-V
10 9 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (1.47%) BitLocker
12 4 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
13 3 (0.63%) VMware Server
14 2 (0.42%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 109 (22.95%) SCCM
2 23 (4.84%) AirWatch
3 12 (2.53%) Microsoft Intune
4 11 (2.32%) WSUS
5 9 (1.89%) Jamf Pro
6 5 (1.05%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (1.05%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 4 (0.84%) XenMobile
8 3 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (0.63%) SCOM
9 2 (0.42%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
9 2 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.42%) MaaS360
10 1 (0.21%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.21%) SAP Afaria
10 1 (0.21%) SCSM
10 1 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.21%) vMotion
10 1 (0.21%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 168 (35.37%) Microsoft
2 76 (16.00%) Citrix
3 72 (15.16%) VMware
4 61 (12.84%) Cisco
5 47 (9.89%) Ivanti
6 43 (9.05%) Apple
7 32 (6.74%) ServiceNow
8 27 (5.68%) Bloomberg
9 26 (5.47%) HP
10 23 (4.84%) Dell
11 18 (3.79%) Adobe
12 17 (3.58%) Polycom
13 12 (2.53%) Reuters
13 12 (2.53%) Symantec
14 11 (2.32%) McAfee
14 11 (2.32%) Remedy
15 7 (1.47%) Avaya
15 7 (1.47%) Canon
15 7 (1.47%) Google
15 7 (1.47%) Sophos