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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 74 38 43
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +5
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 15 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.89% 3.17% 2.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.61% 22.35% 13.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 19 9
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -57.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £110 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £330 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £214 £270
% change year-on-year
-6.43% -20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
227 170 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 13.50% 14.18% 17.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 89 61
Average daily rate £375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £110 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £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 3 September 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 3 September 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 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 46 (82.14%) Active Directory
3 31 (55.36%) Microsoft
4 28 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (48.21%) MS Office
6 24 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 21 (37.50%) ITIL
7 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (32.14%) SCCM
9 15 (26.79%) VMware
9 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (23.21%) DNS
11 12 (21.43%) VPN
11 12 (21.43%) Cisco
12 11 (19.64%) HP
12 11 (19.64%) DHCP
13 10 (17.86%) Windows XP
13 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (17.86%) Blackberry
13 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (17.86%) vSphere
14 9 (16.07%) Lync
14 9 (16.07%) Citrix
14 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
15 8 (14.29%) SAN
15 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
16 7 (12.50%) Application Packaging
16 7 (12.50%) Backup Exec
16 7 (12.50%) Migration
17 6 (10.71%) SQL Server

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 24 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
3 9 (16.07%) Lync
4 4 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.36%) IBM Notes
6 2 (3.57%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (48.21%) MS Office
2 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) DNS
2 12 (21.43%) VPN
3 11 (19.64%) DHCP
4 8 (14.29%) SAN
5 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
5 6 (10.71%) LAN
6 5 (8.93%) LDAP
6 5 (8.93%) WAN
7 3 (5.36%) Broadband
7 3 (5.36%) VoIP
7 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (5.36%) Network Security
7 3 (5.36%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
8 2 (3.57%) Wireless
8 2 (3.57%) Internet
8 2 (3.57%) WLAN
8 2 (3.57%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (1.79%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Analyst
2 18 (32.14%) Support Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Desktop Support
4 8 (14.29%) IT Support
5 6 (10.71%) IT Support Analyst
5 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Administrator
6 5 (8.93%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 5 (8.93%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Network Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (7.14%) Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.36%) Server Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Server Support
9 2 (3.57%) Data Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
9 2 (3.57%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Blackberry
2 8 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.93%) Thin Client
3 5 (8.93%) Fat Client
4 4 (7.14%) Handset
5 3 (5.36%) CLARiiON
5 3 (5.36%) iPhone
6 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.79%) Social Media
7 1 (1.79%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 28 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (26.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (17.86%) Windows XP
6 4 (7.14%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.14%) Android
7 3 (5.36%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (5.36%) Linux
8 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (37.50%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) Migration
3 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.57%) Incident Management
4 2 (3.57%) Service Management
5 1 (1.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.79%) Project Planning
5 1 (1.79%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.79%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (7.14%) MCP
3 3 (5.36%) CCNP
3 3 (5.36%) CCNA
3 3 (5.36%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.57%) HND
4 2 (3.57%) MCSE
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.79%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (82.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.86%) vSphere
3 5 (8.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 3 (5.36%) Terminal Services
5 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.57%) BitLocker
6 2 (3.57%) XenApp
6 2 (3.57%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (3.57%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.79%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 18 (32.14%) SCCM
2 7 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 5 (8.93%) SCOM
4 3 (5.36%) WSUS
5 2 (3.57%) SCSM
6 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (55.36%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) VMware
3 12 (21.43%) Cisco
4 11 (19.64%) HP
5 9 (16.07%) Citrix
6 5 (8.93%) Lotus
7 4 (7.14%) CommVault
7 4 (7.14%) Dell
7 4 (7.14%) EMC
8 3 (5.36%) Veritas
8 3 (5.36%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle
10 1 (1.79%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.79%) Apple
10 1 (1.79%) Reuters
10 1 (1.79%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.79%) Symantec
10 1 (1.79%) Wyse
10 1 (1.79%) Altiris
10 1 (1.79%) Brocade
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