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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 47 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 40 50 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.63% 3.90% 2.51%
As % of the Operating Systems category 14.81% 21.83% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.22% +68.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £119 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £375 £200
UK excluding London average daily rate £214 £208 £275
% change year-on-year
+3.01% -24.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Average hourly rate - £19.28 £22.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.38 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-7.75% -
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
270 229 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.77% 17.85% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 117 48
Average daily rate £340 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £135 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.12% +25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.05 £15.90 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.75 £25.00 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (50.82%) Active Directory
3 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
3 20 (32.79%) MS Office
4 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (22.95%) VMware
6 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
7 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (18.03%) SCCM
9 10 (16.39%) ITIL
10 9 (14.75%) Windows XP
10 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (13.11%) Blackberry
11 8 (13.11%) SAN
11 8 (13.11%) HP
11 8 (13.11%) Citrix
12 7 (11.48%) Finance
12 7 (11.48%) Migration
12 7 (11.48%) Application Packaging
12 7 (11.48%) Lync
12 7 (11.48%) vSphere
13 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (9.84%) Cisco
13 6 (9.84%) LAN
13 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
13 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
14 5 (8.20%) SQL
14 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
14 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
14 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.48%) Lync
3 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.28%) IBM Notes
5 2 (3.28%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 20 (32.79%) MS Office
2 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.92%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.11%) SAN
2 6 (9.84%) LAN
3 4 (6.56%) WAN
3 4 (6.56%) DHCP
3 4 (6.56%) VPN
3 4 (6.56%) DNS
3 4 (6.56%) NAS
4 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (4.92%) VoIP
5 2 (3.28%) WLAN
5 2 (3.28%) LDAP
5 2 (3.28%) Broadband
5 2 (3.28%) iSCSI
5 2 (3.28%) Internet
5 2 (3.28%) Unified Communications
5 2 (3.28%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (24.59%) Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Support Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Project Manager
3 7 (11.48%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) IT Support
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 4 (6.56%) Administrator
5 4 (6.56%) Network Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Service Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Applications Packager
6 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Desktop Support
6 3 (4.92%) Build Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Computer Technician
7 2 (3.28%) Data Centre Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.48%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.56%) Handset
2 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 61 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (29.51%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (14.75%) Windows XP
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.39%) ITIL
2 7 (11.48%) Migration
3 6 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.28%) Service Management
6 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.28%) Budget Control
7 1 (1.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.64%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.64%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
1 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.64%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (8.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.28%) MCP
3 2 (3.28%) CCNP
3 2 (3.28%) CCNA
3 2 (3.28%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) HND
4 1 (1.64%) MCSA
4 1 (1.64%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.64%) Degree
4 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (50.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.48%) vSphere
3 4 (6.56%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.92%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.28%) SCOM
3 2 (3.28%) SCSM
Vendors
1 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.95%) VMware
3 8 (13.11%) HP
3 8 (13.11%) Citrix
4 6 (9.84%) Cisco
5 4 (6.56%) Lotus
6 2 (3.28%) Oracle
7 1 (1.64%) Symantec
7 1 (1.64%) CommVault
7 1 (1.64%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.64%) Fujitsu
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