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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 10 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 3 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.82% 6.52% 6.67%
As % of the Operating Systems category 50.00% 35.29% 19.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£113 £110 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -52.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £175 £195 £260
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £13.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.87 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -3.33%
Windows 7
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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
6 17 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.64% 18.48% 34.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 28
Average daily rate £113 £130 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.46% -60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.93% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 4
Average hourly rate £13.87 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%

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
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 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) Perl
3 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle
3 5 (55.56%) PVCS
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
7 1 (11.11%) LAN
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
7 1 (11.11%) Citrix
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (11.11%) Intranet
7 1 (11.11%) Internet
7 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (11.11%) Kofax
7 1 (11.11%) Open Text
7 1 (11.11%) LiveLink
7 1 (11.11%) Document Management
7 1 (11.11%) C#
7 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
7 1 (11.11%) .NET
7 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (11.11%) Metadata Management
7 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (11.11%) LiveLink
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) LAN
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
1 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) PVCS
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Programmer
2 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support
4 1 (11.11%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Document Management
1 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (11.11%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
1 5 (55.56%) Perl
1 5 (55.56%) PL/SQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Citrix
2 1 (11.11%) Kofax
2 1 (11.11%) Open Text