The table below looks at the statistics for Windows 7 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 42 45 46
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 41 42 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.86% 3.34% 1.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.60% 16.73% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 18 5
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +14.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £119 £111
10% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £302 £131
UK excluding London average daily rate £188 £200 £275
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -
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 Edinburgh region.

Operating Systems Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
247 251 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.22% 19.98% 18.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 147 51
Average daily rate £338 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £128 £134
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows 7 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows 7 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Windows 7 across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Windows 7 Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Windows 7 Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Windows 7
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
4 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (35.00%) MS Office
6 16 (26.67%) MS Exchange
7 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (21.67%) VMware
8 13 (21.67%) ITIL
9 12 (20.00%) SCCM
9 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
10 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (18.33%) Windows XP
11 10 (16.67%) VPN
12 9 (15.00%) HP
12 9 (15.00%) Citrix
12 9 (15.00%) Blackberry
12 9 (15.00%) Cisco
12 9 (15.00%) Lync
13 8 (13.33%) Migration
13 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
13 8 (13.33%) LAN
14 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
14 7 (11.67%) SAN
14 7 (11.67%) vSphere
14 7 (11.67%) Application Packaging
15 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (10.00%) DHCP
15 6 (10.00%) DNS
16 5 (8.33%) WAN

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 16 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.00%) Lync
3 8 (13.33%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.33%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (35.00%) MS Office
2 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 10 (16.67%) VPN
2 8 (13.33%) LAN
3 7 (11.67%) SAN
4 6 (10.00%) DHCP
4 6 (10.00%) DNS
5 5 (8.33%) WAN
6 4 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (6.67%) LDAP
7 3 (5.00%) Broadband
7 3 (5.00%) NAS
7 3 (5.00%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.33%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.33%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (3.33%) Internet
8 2 (3.33%) Wireless
8 2 (3.33%) VoIP
8 2 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (8.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Analyst
2 13 (21.67%) Support Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Project Manager
4 7 (11.67%) Desktop Support
5 5 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) IT Support
6 4 (6.67%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Network Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Server Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (6.67%) Desktop Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.67%) Administrator
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Server Support
7 3 (5.00%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.67%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.67%) Handset
4 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (3.33%) iPhone
6 1 (1.67%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.67%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (36.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (18.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (18.33%) Windows XP
5 4 (6.67%) Android
5 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.00%) Linux
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) ITIL
2 8 (13.33%) Migration
3 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.33%) Budget Control
6 2 (3.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.33%) Service Management
7 1 (1.67%) Project Management
7 1 (1.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.33%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (5.00%) CCNP
2 3 (5.00%) CCNA
2 3 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (1.67%) HND
4 1 (1.67%) MCSA
4 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.67%) vSphere
3 4 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.00%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.33%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.33%) XenApp
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.33%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) SCCM
2 5 (8.33%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.00%) SCOM
4 2 (3.33%) SCSM
5 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 13 (21.67%) VMware
3 9 (15.00%) HP
3 9 (15.00%) Citrix
3 9 (15.00%) Cisco
4 4 (6.67%) Lotus
5 2 (3.33%) Symantec
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle
6 1 (1.67%) CommVault
6 1 (1.67%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.67%) LANDesk
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