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 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 188 143 90
Rank change year-on-year -45 -53  
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 273 368 573
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 1.33% 1.72% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.69% 7.89% 11.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 223 372
Median daily rate £213 £200 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £155 £188 £190
% change year-on-year -17.33% -1.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 78
Median hourly rate £18.40 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.42% -17.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £21.90 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.87 £15.25 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.04% +1.66%  

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 4083 4666 5034
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.95% 21.83% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2871 3327 3367
Median daily rate £450 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £220 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 95 189
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.25 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

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 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 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 25 June 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 -7 52 £300 +33.33% 15
Surbiton - 3 - -
Westminster +6 2 £313 +42.04%
Paddington - 2 £165 -
Romford - 2 £125 -
Chiswick 0 1 - -
Brentford -2 1 £365 +151.72% 1
Croydon -3 1 £110 - 1
Enfield - 1 £200 - 1
Hayes - 1 - -
West End of London - 1 £538 - 6
Windows 7
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 535 (100.00%) Windows
2 313 (58.50%) Active Directory
3 260 (48.60%) Microsoft
4 201 (37.57%) Microsoft Office
5 198 (37.01%) Windows 10
6 133 (24.86%) ITIL
7 121 (22.62%) Office 365
8 116 (21.68%) Citrix
9 114 (21.31%) Windows Server
10 105 (19.63%) SCCM
11 103 (19.25%) Windows Server 2008
12 92 (17.20%) VMware
12 92 (17.20%) Blackberry
12 92 (17.20%) Windows 8
13 89 (16.64%) Finance
14 84 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
15 83 (15.51%) Cisco
16 75 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
17 68 (12.71%) Android
18 67 (12.52%) Apple
19 59 (11.03%) HP
19 59 (11.03%) TCP/IP
19 59 (11.03%) MS Exchange
20 57 (10.65%) VMware Infrastructure
21 56 (10.47%) SLA
21 56 (10.47%) Migration
22 53 (9.91%) VPN
23 51 (9.53%) LAN
24 50 (9.35%) SharePoint
25 48 (8.97%) DNS

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 59 (11.03%) MS Exchange
2 50 (9.35%) SharePoint
3 39 (7.29%) Skype for Business
4 37 (6.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 31 (5.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 23 (4.30%) IBM Notes
7 20 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (3.55%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.93%) CMS
9 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2003
9 5 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.93%) IIS
10 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.37%) GroupWise
12 1 (0.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 201 (37.57%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (2.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.56%) InDesign
4 3 (0.56%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (0.37%) 3ds Max
5 2 (0.37%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.37%) CINEMA 4D
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.37%) SketchUp
6 1 (0.19%) Shockwave
Business Applications
1 9 (1.68%) Eikon
2 5 (0.93%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.75%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.19%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 121 (22.62%) Office 365
2 22 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.68%) Mimecast
4 8 (1.50%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.31%) OneDrive
5 7 (1.31%) SaaS
6 6 (1.12%) IaaS
7 4 (0.75%) Yammer
8 3 (0.56%) Google Drive
9 2 (0.37%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 59 (11.03%) TCP/IP
2 53 (9.91%) VPN
3 51 (9.53%) LAN
4 48 (8.97%) DNS
5 40 (7.48%) DHCP
6 38 (7.10%) WAN
7 32 (5.98%) Firewall
7 32 (5.98%) Wireless
8 27 (5.05%) SAN
9 22 (4.11%) Skype
10 21 (3.93%) Remote Desktop
11 20 (3.74%) Cisco IOS
11 20 (3.74%) VoIP
12 18 (3.36%) Internet
13 12 (2.24%) NetScaler
14 11 (2.06%) VLAN
15 8 (1.50%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (1.50%) IPv4
15 8 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
16 7 (1.31%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (3.55%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.37%) GIS
4 2 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.19%) Informix
5 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (2.43%) MSI
2 7 (1.31%) InstallShield
3 4 (0.75%) Metasploit
4 3 (0.56%) AdminStudio
5 2 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.19%) JIRA
General
1 89 (16.64%) Finance
2 45 (8.41%) Banking
3 36 (6.73%) Legal
4 30 (5.61%) Law
5 19 (3.55%) Retail
6 11 (2.06%) Front Office
7 6 (1.12%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.93%) Advertising
8 5 (0.93%) Back Office
8 5 (0.93%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.93%) Local Government
9 4 (0.75%) Military
10 3 (0.56%) Billing
10 3 (0.56%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.56%) Marketing
11 2 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.37%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 162 (30.28%) Analyst
2 106 (19.81%) Desktop Support
3 87 (16.26%) Support Engineer
4 80 (14.95%) 2nd Line Support
5 77 (14.39%) Service Analyst
5 77 (14.39%) Service Desk Analyst
5 77 (14.39%) Support Analyst
6 54 (10.09%) IT Support
7 50 (9.35%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 46 (8.60%) Desktop Engineer
9 40 (7.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 39 (7.29%) Windows Engineer
11 38 (7.10%) Service Desk Support
12 34 (6.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 34 (6.36%) IT Analyst
13 33 (6.17%) Desktop Support Engineer
14 28 (5.23%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
15 26 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
16 24 (4.49%) 1st Line Support
16 24 (4.49%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.12%) .NET
1 6 (1.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 6 (1.12%) STL
1 6 (1.12%) XML
2 3 (0.56%) 802.1X
2 3 (0.56%) WAP
2 3 (0.56%) XMPP
3 2 (0.37%) Electron Framework
3 2 (0.37%) Flash
3 2 (0.37%) HTML
3 2 (0.37%) Java SE
3 2 (0.37%) Middleware
3 2 (0.37%) Node.js
3 2 (0.37%) React
4 1 (0.19%) Ajax
4 1 (0.19%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.19%) CSS
4 1 (0.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 92 (17.20%) Blackberry
2 40 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (6.17%) iPhone
4 31 (5.79%) iPad
5 19 (3.55%) Video Conferencing
6 18 (3.36%) BYOD
6 18 (3.36%) Smartphone
7 17 (3.18%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.24%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.06%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.87%) Client/Server
11 9 (1.68%) NHS
12 8 (1.50%) e-Learning
13 7 (1.31%) Driving Licence
14 6 (1.12%) Derivative
14 6 (1.12%) Fixed Income
14 6 (1.12%) PDA
14 6 (1.12%) User Experience
15 5 (0.93%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 5 (0.93%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 535 (100.00%) Windows
2 198 (37.01%) Windows 10
3 114 (21.31%) Windows Server
4 103 (19.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 92 (17.20%) Windows 8
6 84 (15.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 68 (12.71%) Android
8 44 (8.22%) Windows XP
9 40 (7.48%) Mac OS X
10 34 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 30 (5.61%) Apple iOS
12 21 (3.93%) Linux
13 19 (3.55%) Mac OS
14 15 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 9 (1.68%) Windows 2000
16 8 (1.50%) Windows Phone
17 6 (1.12%) Windows Vista
18 4 (0.75%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.75%) Unix
19 2 (0.37%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (24.86%) ITIL
2 56 (10.47%) Migration
3 29 (5.42%) Change Management
4 27 (5.05%) Project Management
4 27 (5.05%) Service Management
5 23 (4.30%) ITSM
5 23 (4.30%) Problem Management
6 19 (3.55%) Asset Management
6 19 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (3.36%) Service Delivery
8 17 (3.18%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (3.18%) PRINCE2
9 16 (2.99%) Configuration Management
9 16 (2.99%) ITIL V3
10 15 (2.80%) Information Security
11 14 (2.62%) Time Management
12 13 (2.43%) Coaching
12 13 (2.43%) Incident Management
13 12 (2.24%) Application Packaging
13 12 (2.24%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (7.66%) PowerShell
2 19 (3.55%) SQL
3 14 (2.62%) C
4 11 (2.06%) Python
5 10 (1.87%) VBScript
6 7 (1.31%) C++
7 6 (1.12%) C#
7 6 (1.12%) Java
8 3 (0.56%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.56%) VB
9 2 (0.37%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 75 (14.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (6.54%) Security Cleared
3 30 (5.61%) MCSE
4 23 (4.30%) Degree
4 23 (4.30%) MCP
5 22 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (4.11%) ITIL Certification
6 20 (3.74%) CCNA
7 17 (3.18%) MCITP
8 16 (2.99%) MCSA
9 15 (2.80%) DV Cleared
10 14 (2.62%) SC Cleared
11 11 (2.06%) SSCP
12 8 (1.50%) MCDST
12 8 (1.50%) MCTS
13 7 (1.31%) A+ Certification
13 7 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
13 7 (1.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.12%) DBS Check
15 5 (0.93%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (10.47%) SLA
2 14 (2.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.12%) JSP 440
4 2 (0.37%) PMO
4 2 (0.37%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) BS25999
5 1 (0.19%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.19%) GxP
5 1 (0.19%) MiFID
5 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 313 (58.50%) Active Directory
2 57 (10.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (7.10%) XenApp
4 33 (6.17%) Hyper-V
5 31 (5.79%) Microsoft App-V
6 27 (5.05%) XenDesktop
7 21 (3.93%) Virtual Desktop
8 20 (3.74%) vSphere
9 11 (2.06%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (2.06%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (1.87%) XenServer
11 8 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.75%) KVM
12 4 (0.75%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 4 (0.75%) Terminal Services
13 2 (0.37%) BitLocker
13 2 (0.37%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.37%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.19%) Firmware
14 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 105 (19.63%) SCCM
2 11 (2.06%) AirWatch
2 11 (2.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 7 (1.31%) SCOM
4 6 (1.12%) Backup Exec
5 5 (0.93%) WSUS
6 4 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (0.75%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 4 (0.75%) ThinApp
7 3 (0.56%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (0.56%) Jamf Pro
7 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (0.56%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.37%) EdgeSight
8 2 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.37%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.37%) vCenter Server
8 2 (0.37%) vMotion
Vendors
1 260 (48.60%) Microsoft
2 116 (21.68%) Citrix
3 92 (17.20%) VMware
4 83 (15.51%) Cisco
5 67 (12.52%) Apple
6 59 (11.03%) HP
7 33 (6.17%) Bloomberg
8 28 (5.23%) Reuters
9 27 (5.05%) LANDesk
9 27 (5.05%) ServiceNow
10 25 (4.67%) Remedy
11 24 (4.49%) Dell
11 24 (4.49%) Symantec
12 22 (4.11%) Lotus
13 18 (3.36%) Altiris
14 17 (3.18%) AppSense
14 17 (3.18%) Avaya
15 16 (2.99%) Red Hat
16 15 (2.80%) MobileIron
17 14 (2.62%) Google
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