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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 15 25 8
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 7 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 6.60% 3.13% 11.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 25.93% 25.93% 35.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 6
Average daily rate
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£110 £169 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.81% -0.73%
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £9.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.94 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.64% -7.10%
Windows 7
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
27 27 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 25.47% 12.05% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 20
Average daily rate £135 £158 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -45.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £108 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £301 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 8
Average hourly rate £15.70 £10.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.17% -14.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -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
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 18 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
2 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) SCCM
4 5 (45.45%) HP
4 5 (45.45%) Compaq
4 5 (45.45%) Dell
4 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 5 (45.45%) MS Office
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) PDA
4 5 (45.45%) ServiceNow
5 1 (9.09%) Migration
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) SLA
5 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (9.09%) VoIP

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) VPN
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Support Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) Desktop Support
3 5 (45.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 5 (45.45%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Rollout Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
1 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (63.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
1 5 (45.45%) HP
1 5 (45.45%) Compaq
1 5 (45.45%) Dell
1 5 (45.45%) ServiceNow