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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 39 41 39
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 38 27 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.17% 2.45% 2.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 22.22% 13.92% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 8 6
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-56.12% +69.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £263 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £480 £245
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £275 £263
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +44.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -7.53%
Windows 7
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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
171 194 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.25% 17.59% 15.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 60 41
Average daily rate £315 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.25% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £298 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £450 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £18.00 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £18.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014, 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 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 45 (56.25%) MS Office
3 40 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 37 (46.25%) Active Directory
5 31 (38.75%) Citrix
6 22 (27.50%) SCCM
7 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (21.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 15 (18.75%) Finance
10 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
11 13 (16.25%) Windows XP
12 12 (15.00%) VMware
12 12 (15.00%) Blackberry
13 11 (13.75%) SLA
13 11 (13.75%) Migration
14 10 (12.50%) Banking
14 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
14 10 (12.50%) Software Deployment
15 9 (11.25%) ITIL
15 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
15 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
15 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
15 9 (11.25%) Publishing
16 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (10.00%) Internet
16 8 (10.00%) Symantec
16 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (8.75%) Dell
17 7 (8.75%) Windows Vista
18 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 14 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (7.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) Lync
5 1 (1.25%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 45 (56.25%) MS Office
2 10 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
3 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.00%) Internet
2 6 (7.50%) VoIP
2 6 (7.50%) DHCP
2 6 (7.50%) DNS
3 5 (6.25%) SAN
3 5 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.00%) VPN
5 3 (3.75%) Network Security
5 3 (3.75%) LAN
6 1 (1.25%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (1.25%) Intranet
6 1 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.25%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (5.00%) MSI
2 3 (3.75%) Wise Package Studio
2 3 (3.75%) InstallShield
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 10 (12.50%) Banking
3 9 (11.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (22.50%) Desktop Support
2 14 (17.50%) Support Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 12 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (13.75%) Analyst
5 11 (13.75%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 7 (8.75%) Support Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Applications Packager
7 6 (7.50%) Technical Support
8 5 (6.25%) Administrator
8 5 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
8 5 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.00%) Applications Support
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Support Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Architect
10 3 (3.75%) Deployment Engineer
10 3 (3.75%) Service Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) Application Packaging
2 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (1.25%) EDI
2 1 (1.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.00%) iPhone
3 3 (3.75%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.50%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.50%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.50%) Thin Client
4 2 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (1.25%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 80 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (23.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (16.25%) Windows XP
4 7 (8.75%) Windows Vista
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
6 3 (3.75%) Linux
7 2 (2.50%) Android
7 2 (2.50%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (13.75%) Migration
2 10 (12.50%) Software Deployment
3 9 (11.25%) ITIL
4 3 (3.75%) Project Management
5 2 (2.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (2.50%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.25%) Time Management
6 1 (1.25%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2
6 1 (1.25%) Logistics
6 1 (1.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (1.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (1.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.00%) VB
3 3 (3.75%) VBA
3 3 (3.75%) VBScript
4 1 (1.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (11.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (11.25%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (3.75%) MCP
5 2 (2.50%) MCDST
5 2 (2.50%) MCTS
5 2 (2.50%) CCNA
5 2 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.25%) MCSE
6 1 (1.25%) MCSA
6 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 37 (46.25%) Active Directory
2 17 (21.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 9 (11.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.50%) vSphere
5 5 (6.25%) XenApp
5 5 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.75%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.25%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
7 1 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 22 (27.50%) SCCM
2 5 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.00%) WSUS
4 2 (2.50%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.25%) ZENworks
5 1 (1.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 40 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (38.75%) Citrix
3 12 (15.00%) VMware
4 8 (10.00%) Symantec
5 7 (8.75%) Dell
6 5 (6.25%) Lumension
6 5 (6.25%) CA
6 5 (6.25%) LANDesk
6 5 (6.25%) AppSense
7 4 (5.00%) Altiris
7 4 (5.00%) CommVault
7 4 (5.00%) Apple
8 3 (3.75%) Dell KACE
9 2 (2.50%) EMC
10 1 (1.25%) Vermilion
10 1 (1.25%) Novell
10 1 (1.25%) Veritas
10 1 (1.25%) Lotus
10 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.25%) Cisco
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