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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Windows 7
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 39 56 62
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 27 32 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.44% 2.30% 1.58%
As % of the Operating Systems category 20.61% 13.17% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 13 11
Median daily rate £375 £275 £165
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% +66.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £122 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £285 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £200 £170
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.25 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +22.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.35
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.56%

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
131 243 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.71% 17.47% 16.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 99 85
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £141 £248 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 1
Median hourly rate £52.00 £15.25 £12.42
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.98% +22.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017, 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 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 38 (73.08%) Microsoft
3 35 (67.31%) Active Directory
4 30 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (48.08%) Citrix
7 24 (46.15%) XenApp
8 23 (44.23%) Windows 10
9 21 (40.38%) XenDesktop
9 21 (40.38%) SCCM
10 19 (36.54%) VMware
10 19 (36.54%) Microsoft App-V
10 19 (36.54%) DNS
10 19 (36.54%) DHCP
10 19 (36.54%) MS Office
11 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
12 16 (30.77%) VMware ESX
12 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (25.00%) Finance
14 12 (23.08%) ITIL
14 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
15 11 (21.15%) Root Cause Analysis
16 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
16 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
16 9 (17.31%) SCOM
17 8 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
18 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
18 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
19 6 (11.54%) SQL
19 6 (11.54%) Blackberry

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 17 (32.69%) MS Exchange
2 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (9.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (7.69%) Skype for Business
5 2 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (36.54%) MS Office
2 7 (13.46%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.92%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Office 365
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (36.54%) DHCP
1 19 (36.54%) DNS
2 6 (11.54%) Internet
2 6 (11.54%) NetScaler
3 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.69%) VPN
4 2 (3.85%) Firewall
4 2 (3.85%) SAN
5 1 (1.92%) FTP
5 1 (1.92%) IP Telephony
5 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MSI
1 2 (3.85%) WinDbg
General
1 13 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Banking
3 3 (5.77%) Law
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
4 2 (3.85%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 8 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 7 (13.46%) IT Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) IT Support
5 5 (9.62%) Citrix Support
5 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Citrix Specialist
6 4 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.77%) Citrix Support Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 3 (5.77%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 4 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.85%) Clustering
3 2 (3.85%) iPad
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Windows
2 30 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (44.23%) Windows 10
5 12 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 2 (3.85%) Android
6 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.62%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (7.69%) Application Discovery
5 4 (7.69%) Application Packaging
5 4 (7.69%) Migration
6 3 (5.77%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (3.85%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.85%) Functional Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.85%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (1.92%) ITSM
8 1 (1.92%) Performance Testing
8 1 (1.92%) Project Management
8 1 (1.92%) Regression Testing
8 1 (1.92%) Release Management
8 1 (1.92%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (1.92%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (17.31%) PowerShell
2 6 (11.54%) SQL
3 3 (5.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.85%) MCP
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (3.85%) SLA
3 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 35 (67.31%) Active Directory
2 24 (46.15%) XenApp
3 21 (40.38%) XenDesktop
4 19 (36.54%) Microsoft App-V
5 16 (30.77%) VMware ESX
5 16 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (9.62%) Hyper-V
7 4 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (5.77%) vSphere
9 2 (3.85%) Terminal Services
9 2 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (1.92%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 21 (40.38%) SCCM
2 9 (17.31%) SCOM
3 4 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 4 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 38 (73.08%) Microsoft
2 25 (48.08%) Citrix
3 19 (36.54%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) CA
4 4 (7.69%) Cisco
4 4 (7.69%) Dell
4 4 (7.69%) Symantec
5 3 (5.77%) Mitel
6 2 (3.85%) Apple
6 2 (3.85%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) Varonis
6 2 (3.85%) Xerox
7 1 (1.92%) Adobe
7 1 (1.92%) Canon
7 1 (1.92%) CommVault
7 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow