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 1 June 2016 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 75 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -6
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 22 40 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.59% 2.87% 3.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.59% 16.60% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 18
Median daily rate £118 £139 £135
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.31% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £101 £114 £119
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £319 £302
UK excluding London median daily rate £180 £188 £200
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 9
Median hourly rate - £12.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -42.85%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.63 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-0.85% -2.50%
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
290 241 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.00% 17.29% 19.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 124 145
Median daily rate £400 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.59% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Median hourly rate £12.00 £40.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% +90.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 1 June 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 1 June 2016, 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 31 (64.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 30 (62.50%) Active Directory
5 28 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (41.67%) MS Exchange
7 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
8 17 (35.42%) ITIL
9 16 (33.33%) SCCM
10 15 (31.25%) Windows 10
11 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
12 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
12 13 (27.08%) Migration
13 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
14 11 (22.92%) DNS
15 10 (20.83%) Citrix
15 10 (20.83%) Blackberry
15 10 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 10 (20.83%) DHCP
15 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
15 10 (20.83%) XenApp
16 9 (18.75%) SCOM
16 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (18.75%) Finance
17 8 (16.67%) VMware
17 8 (16.67%) MS Office
17 8 (16.67%) Linux
18 7 (14.58%) Root Cause Analysis
19 6 (12.50%) PaaS

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 20 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (20.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (10.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (12.50%) PaaS
2 2 (4.17%) IaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) DNS
2 10 (20.83%) DHCP
3 5 (10.42%) VPN
4 4 (8.33%) LDAP
5 2 (4.17%) Broadband
6 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.25%) MSBuild
1 3 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (6.25%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.08%) Hudson
2 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.08%) Travis CI
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory Engineer
1 10 (20.83%) IT Support
2 8 (16.67%) Administrator
2 8 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Active Directory Support
3 7 (14.58%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) IT Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) IT Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) Active Directory Specialist
5 4 (8.33%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Architect
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Support
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Blackberry
2 5 (10.42%) Clustering
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 31 (64.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (39.58%) Windows Server
5 15 (31.25%) Windows 10
6 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (16.67%) Linux
8 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.08%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) ITIL
2 13 (27.08%) Migration
3 7 (14.58%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (10.42%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (6.25%) DevOps
5 3 (6.25%) Project Management
5 3 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (6.25%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.17%) Service Management
7 1 (2.08%) Data Migration
7 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) Bourne shell
2 1 (2.08%) C#
2 1 (2.08%) Perl
2 1 (2.08%) Python
2 1 (2.08%) Ruby
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) VB
2 1 (2.08%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (8.33%) MCP
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (6.25%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.83%) XenApp
3 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.25%) Docker
4 3 (6.25%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (33.33%) SCCM
2 9 (18.75%) SCOM
3 5 (10.42%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (6.25%) Ansible
4 3 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (6.25%) Puppet
5 1 (2.08%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.83%) Citrix
3 8 (16.67%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) Cisco
4 5 (10.42%) Symantec
5 3 (6.25%) Splunk
6 2 (4.17%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) Apple
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle