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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 70 48 40
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -8
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 24 40 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.56% 2.77% 3.62%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.38% 15.75% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 21 16
Average daily rate £200 £130 £213
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -38.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £114 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £320 £359
UK excluding London average daily rate £212 £223 £213
% change year-on-year
-4.71% +4.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £12.00 £19.28
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -10.00%
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
325 254 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.19% 17.57% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 128 126
Average daily rate £405 £340 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.11% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £115 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 10
Average hourly rate - £39.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +102.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 April 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 29 April 2016, 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 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 36 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (58.93%) Active Directory
5 30 (53.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (41.07%) MS Exchange
7 20 (35.71%) SCCM
7 20 (35.71%) Windows Server
8 16 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
9 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (26.79%) PowerShell
9 15 (26.79%) ITIL
10 14 (25.00%) Windows 10
11 13 (23.21%) MS Office
11 13 (23.21%) Migration
12 12 (21.43%) VMware
12 12 (21.43%) XenApp
12 12 (21.43%) SCOM
12 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
12 12 (21.43%) Citrix
13 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
14 10 (17.86%) DNS
14 10 (17.86%) Blackberry
14 10 (17.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (16.07%) DHCP
16 8 (14.29%) Finance
16 8 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
17 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
17 7 (12.50%) Linux

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 23 (41.07%) MS Exchange
2 15 (26.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (17.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (8.93%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Office
2 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (7.14%) PaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.86%) DNS
2 9 (16.07%) DHCP
3 5 (8.93%) LDAP
3 5 (8.93%) VPN
4 2 (3.57%) Broadband
5 1 (1.79%) Internet
5 1 (1.79%) LAN
5 1 (1.79%) VoIP
5 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.57%) MSBuild
1 2 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (3.57%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Legal
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (19.64%) IT Support
2 8 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
2 8 (14.29%) Administrator
2 8 (14.29%) Analyst
3 7 (12.50%) Active Directory Support
3 7 (12.50%) IT Administrator
4 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (8.93%) Developer
5 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) IT Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) VB Developer
6 4 (7.14%) VB6 Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Active Directory Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (5.36%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) COM+
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.93%) Clustering
4 3 (5.36%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.36%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (53.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 14 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 7 (12.50%) Linux
6 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X Server
7 1 (1.79%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) ITIL
2 13 (23.21%) Migration
3 8 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (8.93%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.36%) Project Management
5 3 (5.36%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (5.36%) Risk Management
5 3 (5.36%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (3.57%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.57%) DevOps
6 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.57%) Service Management
6 2 (3.57%) TOGAF
7 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.79%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.79%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.14%) C#
2 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 4 (7.14%) VB
2 4 (7.14%) VB6
3 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (7.14%) MCP
4 2 (3.57%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.79%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (5.36%) QA
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (58.93%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.43%) XenApp
3 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.36%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.36%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (5.36%) Terminal Services
4 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
4 3 (5.36%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.36%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (35.71%) SCCM
2 12 (21.43%) SCOM
3 5 (8.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (3.57%) Ansible
4 2 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.57%) Puppet
5 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 38 (67.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (21.43%) Citrix
2 12 (21.43%) VMware
3 6 (10.71%) Cisco
4 5 (8.93%) Symantec
5 4 (7.14%) HP
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) Splunk
7 1 (1.79%) Apple
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) Veritas
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