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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows 7 over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 66 67 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 29 21 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.29% 1.32% 3.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.03% 8.86% 17.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 11 15
Median daily rate £160 £150 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £254
UK excluding London median daily rate £175 £198 £200
% change year-on-year
-11.39% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
241 237 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.07% 14.87% 18.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 114 126
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £146 £175 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £498 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 12
Median hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +2.56%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

Windows 7
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Windows 7 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

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 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Windows 7 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Windows 7.

1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
3 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 31 (62.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (42.00%) Windows 10
7 20 (40.00%) ITIL
8 17 (34.00%) PowerShell
8 17 (34.00%) Windows Server
9 16 (32.00%) SCCM
9 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
9 16 (32.00%) Citrix
10 14 (28.00%) DHCP
10 14 (28.00%) DNS
11 13 (26.00%) Finance
11 13 (26.00%) XenApp
12 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (22.00%) Blackberry
13 11 (22.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 10 (20.00%) SCOM
14 10 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
16 8 (16.00%) Symantec
16 8 (16.00%) MS Office
16 8 (16.00%) Linux
16 8 (16.00%) Skype for Business
16 8 (16.00%) Disclosure Scotland
16 8 (16.00%) Data Centre

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (22.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (16.00%) Skype for Business
5 3 (6.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (18.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (12.00%) PaaS
2 3 (6.00%) Office 365
3 2 (4.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (28.00%) DHCP
1 14 (28.00%) DNS
2 2 (4.00%) ATM
2 2 (4.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (4.00%) Internet
2 2 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.00%) VPN
3 1 (2.00%) Broadband
3 1 (2.00%) LAN
3 1 (2.00%) LDAP
3 1 (2.00%) SAN
3 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.00%) MSBuild
1 3 (6.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (6.00%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.00%) StarTeam
3 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.00%) Hudson
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (26.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Legal
3 3 (6.00%) Law
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (22.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Administrator
2 10 (20.00%) IT Support
3 9 (18.00%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) IT Administrator
5 6 (12.00%) IT Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Active Directory Specialist
6 5 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Systems Support
6 5 (10.00%) Systems Support Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (8.00%) Active Directory Support
8 3 (6.00%) Active Directory Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Azure Architect
8 3 (6.00%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) PowerShell Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Blackberry
2 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (12.00%) Clustering
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.00%) iPad
4 1 (2.00%) iPhone
4 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (62.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (42.00%) Windows 10
5 17 (34.00%) Windows Server
6 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (16.00%) Linux
8 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
9 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
10 2 (4.00%) AIX
11 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
11 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
11 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.00%) ITIL
2 10 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (14.00%) Migration
4 4 (8.00%) Change Management
4 4 (8.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.00%) DevOps
5 3 (6.00%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (6.00%) Project Management
5 3 (6.00%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.00%) Service Management
5 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 2 (4.00%) Smoke Testing
6 2 (4.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (12.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) Bourne shell
3 1 (2.00%) Perl
3 1 (2.00%) Python
3 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.00%) MCITP
2 2 (4.00%) MCSA
2 2 (4.00%) MCSE
2 2 (4.00%) MCTS
2 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) HND
3 1 (2.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (6.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (72.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (26.00%) XenApp
3 7 (14.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (12.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (6.00%) Docker
7 2 (4.00%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
8 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (32.00%) SCCM
2 10 (20.00%) SCOM
3 8 (16.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 4 (8.00%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Clustering
4 4 (8.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (6.00%) Ansible
5 3 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (6.00%) Puppet
6 2 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (4.00%) Netcool
7 1 (2.00%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.00%) Citrix
3 8 (16.00%) Symantec
4 7 (14.00%) VMware
5 4 (8.00%) CA
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco
6 3 (6.00%) Splunk
7 2 (4.00%) Apple
7 2 (4.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.00%) NCR
7 2 (4.00%) TOWER Software
7 2 (4.00%) Veritas
7 2 (4.00%) Wincor Nixdorf