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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 63 31 33
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +2
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 18 52 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.33% 4.15% 3.52%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.65% 20.31% 14.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 12
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.51% +20.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £111 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £410 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £200 £200 £265
% change year-on-year
- -24.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Average hourly rate - £19.06 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
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
208 256 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.41% 20.43% 24.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 124 61
Average daily rate £350 £375 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +36.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £172 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 6
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.35 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+0.97% -6.96%

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 26 February 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 26 February 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 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (18.75%) MS Office
3 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) Migration
3 9 (18.75%) SCCM
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (16.67%) Finance
4 8 (16.67%) VMware
5 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 6 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (10.42%) NAS
6 5 (10.42%) SAN
6 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (8.33%) Middleware
7 4 (8.33%) DHCP
7 4 (8.33%) DNS
7 4 (8.33%) Oracle
7 4 (8.33%) Linux
7 4 (8.33%) JBoss
7 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (8.33%) Application Packaging
7 4 (8.33%) SCOM
8 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) JBoss
3 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) Apache
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) SAN
1 5 (10.42%) NAS
2 4 (8.33%) DHCP
2 4 (8.33%) DNS
3 3 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (4.17%) VoIP
4 2 (4.17%) Intranet
4 2 (4.17%) Firewall
4 2 (4.17%) LDAP
4 2 (4.17%) Network Security
5 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
General
1 8 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (12.50%) Project Manager
1 6 (12.50%) Desktop Support
1 6 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
1 6 (12.50%) Administrator
1 6 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (8.33%) Build Engineer
2 4 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 3 (6.25%) Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
4 2 (4.17%) Applications Packager
4 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (4.17%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Server Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 1 (2.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (2.08%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) Middleware
1 4 (8.33%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.17%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.33%) Linux
4 4 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.17%) UNIX
6 2 (4.17%) Mac OS X
7 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Migration
2 5 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 2 (4.17%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.17%) ITIL
4 2 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.08%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.08%) Budget Control
5 1 (2.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (2.08%) CRM
5 1 (2.08%) BCP
5 1 (2.08%) Project Management
5 1 (2.08%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.08%) C
2 1 (2.08%) Java
2 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.17%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) SCCM
2 4 (8.33%) SCOM
3 3 (6.25%) SCSM
4 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) VMware
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.08%) Fujitsu
6 1 (2.08%) Avaya
6 1 (2.08%) Sage
6 1 (2.08%) Symantec
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