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 11 February 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.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Windows 7
Rank 65 58 32
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -26
Contract jobs citing Windows 7 28 21 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.97% 1.55% 3.88%
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.57% 9.01% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 14
Average daily rate £275 £130 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.53% -50.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £110 £112
10% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £275 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £198 £188 £193
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -2.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+8.14% -4.34%
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
242 233 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.05% 17.14% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 102 107
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £130 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £15.25 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 11 February 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 11 February 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%) Active Directory
3 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 35 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (39.29%) Windows Server
6 21 (37.50%) SCCM
7 20 (35.71%) MS Exchange
7 20 (35.71%) ITIL
8 15 (26.79%) MS Office
8 15 (26.79%) Disclosure Scotland
9 13 (23.21%) DNS
9 13 (23.21%) SCOM
9 13 (23.21%) PowerShell
9 13 (23.21%) VMware
10 12 (21.43%) DHCP
10 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (17.86%) XenApp
11 10 (17.86%) Citrix
11 10 (17.86%) Migration
11 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
12 9 (16.07%) Windows 10
13 8 (14.29%) Cisco
14 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
14 7 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
15 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
15 6 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
15 6 (10.71%) XenDesktop

Windows 7
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 20 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 12 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (3.57%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (26.79%) MS Office
2 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
1 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) DNS
2 12 (21.43%) DHCP
3 6 (10.71%) LDAP
4 5 (8.93%) VPN
5 4 (7.14%) LAN
5 4 (7.14%) WAN
6 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.79%) Broadband
7 1 (1.79%) Firewall
7 1 (1.79%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.79%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.07%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (8.93%) Finance
2 2 (3.57%) Back Office
3 1 (1.79%) Banking
3 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Analyst
2 9 (16.07%) Support Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) IT Support
4 7 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Desktop Support
4 7 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Active Directory Support
5 6 (10.71%) Administrator
5 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (8.93%) Deployment Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Developer
6 5 (8.93%) IT Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (7.14%) VB Developer
7 4 (7.14%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.14%) COM+
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.93%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.36%) Fat Client
3 3 (5.36%) Thin Client
4 2 (3.57%) Clustering
5 1 (1.79%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 56 (100.00%) Windows
2 35 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (39.29%) Windows Server
5 9 (16.07%) Windows 10
5 9 (16.07%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.36%) Linux
7 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.79%) Debian
8 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X Server
8 1 (1.79%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.71%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Migration
3 7 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (7.14%) Service Management
5 3 (5.36%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.57%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.57%) ITSM
6 2 (3.57%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.79%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.79%) Application Packaging
7 1 (1.79%) Change Management
7 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
7 1 (1.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.79%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.21%) PowerShell
2 5 (8.93%) SQL
3 4 (7.14%) C#
3 4 (7.14%) VB
3 4 (7.14%) VB6
4 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.93%) ITIL 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%) CCNA
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.79%) HNC
5 1 (1.79%) MCITP
5 1 (1.79%) MCSA
5 1 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (26.79%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (67.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (17.86%) XenApp
3 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.71%) VMware ESX
4 6 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (10.71%) XenDesktop
5 5 (8.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.36%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.57%) Firmware
8 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 21 (37.50%) SCCM
2 13 (23.21%) SCOM
3 2 (3.57%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) VMware
3 10 (17.86%) Citrix
4 8 (14.29%) Cisco
5 4 (7.14%) HP
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle
6 2 (3.57%) Symantec
7 1 (1.79%) Apple
7 1 (1.79%) Dell
7 1 (1.79%) Veritas
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago