The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 13 25 5
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 10 6 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 9.62% 2.51% 12.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 32.26% 17.14% 35.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 7
Average daily rate
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£110 £180 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £180 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £180 £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £250 £263
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £11.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
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Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Operating Systems Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
31 35 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 29.81% 14.64% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 11 20
Average daily rate £135 £156 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.60% -45.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £108 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 8
Average hourly rate £15.70 £11.50 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.52% -4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.08 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+0.50% -5.88%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows 7 across the Aberdeen region.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Aberdeen region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Aberdeen

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 across the Aberdeen region.

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Aberdeen

Windows 7
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) MS Office
3 7 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) SCCM
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) ServiceNow
5 5 (35.71%) PDA
5 5 (35.71%) HP
5 5 (35.71%) Compaq
5 5 (35.71%) Dell
5 5 (35.71%) VPN
6 3 (21.43%) PVCS
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) Perl
6 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
6 3 (21.43%) SQL
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 1 (7.14%) Migration
8 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
8 1 (7.14%) SLA
8 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
8 1 (7.14%) VoIP
8 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows 7. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Desktop Support
3 5 (35.71%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (35.71%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) SQL DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Rollout Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) SQL Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) DBA
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Migration
1 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (7.14%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
1 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) HP
1 5 (35.71%) Compaq
1 5 (35.71%) Dell
1 5 (35.71%) ServiceNow
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £281.25 per day
Posted: 6 days ago