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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 8 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 11 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 13.58% 7.89% 7.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 45.83% 24.32% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 5
Average daily rate
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£170 £130 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £121 £114 £129
10% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £226 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £210 £200 £270
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £12.42 £18.00 £13.89
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.00% +29.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £14.63
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -0.85%
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
24 37 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 29.63% 32.46% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 17
Average daily rate £140 £130 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -60.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £114 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £308 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 7
Average hourly rate £29.00 £16.00 £15.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+81.25% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £15.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.17 £27.54 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 1 April 2015.

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 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) Perl
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 4 (28.57%) C++
4 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 4 (28.57%) IIS
4 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Change Control
5 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
5 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) MS Office
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Document Management
6 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.14%) Kofax
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) OpenText
6 1 (7.14%) LiveLink
6 1 (7.14%) Metadata Management
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 1 (7.14%) LiveLink
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Intranet
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
1 1 (7.14%) PVCS
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Applications Support
3 4 (28.57%) Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
5 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Change Control
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Document Management
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Metadata Management
2 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C++
2 4 (28.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Kofax
2 1 (7.14%) OpenText
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle